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Pope Francis addresses the European Parl...Pope Francis addresses the European Parliament at the institution's headquarters in Strasbourg, November 25, 2014. Pope Francis urged European lawmakers to do more to help migrants and not to allow the Mediterranean to become a "vast cemetery.

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Pope Francis addresses the European Parliament at the institution’s headquarters in Strasbourg. Pope Francis urged European lawmakers to do more to help migrants.

European Parliament Session in Strasbourg...epa04121356 Members of the European Parliament for Alliance 90/The Greens wear paper masks depicting US whistleblower and former NSA employee Edward Snowden as they vote during the plenary session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, 12 March 2014. The politicians voted against the NSA surveillance programme of the USA, surveillance bodies in various Member States and impact on EU

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Members of the European Parliament hold paper masks depicting US whistleblower and former National Security Agency employee Edward Snowden during a vote in Strasbourg on the US’s surveillance programme and its impact on the rights of EU citizens 

Members of the EU Parliament take part in a vote during a plenary session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France.

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Members take part in a vote during a plenary session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France

Italy's Member of the European Parliament Ronzulli takes part with her daughter Vittoria in a voting session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg...Italy's Member of the European Parliament Licia Ronzulli (C) takes part with her daughter Vittoria (L) in a voting session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg November 19, 2013. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler

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Italy’s Member of the European Parliament Licia Ronzulli takes her daughter Vittoria to a voting session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France

Members of the European Parliament take part in a voting session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg...Members of the European Parliament take part in a voting session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, July 4, 2013. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler (FRANCE - Tags: POLITICS)

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Members of the European parliament take part in a voting session in Strasbourg on Thursday.

EU Parliament Session in Strasbourg...epa03709926 Members of the Parliament vote during a plenary session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, 21 May 2013. European Union leaders must go beyond promises when they tackle the issue of tax evasion at a Brussels summit this week, several leading EU parliamentarians said on 21 May - hours after internet giant Apple was accused of dodging US income taxes. 'Do we really have the courage and the willingness to fight tax evasion and tax havens? We need strong action, not only declarations,' Socialist leader Hannes Swoboda said during a debate at the European Parliament plenary in Strasbourg, France.  EPA/Patrick Seeger

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Members of the parliament on Tuesday vote during a plenary session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France. EU leaders must go beyond promises when they tackle the issue of tax evasion at a Brussels summit this week, several EU parliamentarians said, hours after Apple was accused of dodging US income taxes.