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-Europe News Digest, AP

-Europe News Digest, AP

Stories from Europe planned for today, Wednesday, 29 July:

TWO POLANDS -- A quarter-century after Poland made a full embrace of laissez-faire capitalism, the gap between the haves and have-nots is now so deep that Poles sometimes speak of there being "two Polands" -- a Poland of high earners concentrated in the cities and one of unskilled workers struggling on low wages and job insecurity, often in rural areas and small towns. UPCOMING: 880 words, photos by 1000 GMT.

ISLAMIC STATE -- Turkey's parliament -- currently in recess -- is convening for an extraordinary session to discuss terror attacks and Turkey's response. The meeting was called after a suicide bombing, blamed on the Islamic State group that killed 32 people. UPCOMING: Developing from session scheduled to start 1200 GMT.

ROME-CHAOS -- A look at how Rome is descending into chaos with public service strikes and corruption. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos.

ITALY-COWBOYS-PHOTO GALLERY -- Italy may be better-known for its soccer skills, but on ranches across the country, cowboys are honing their skills of horsemanship and cattle management, and dreaming of taking on the Americans at their own game. UPCOMING: 300 words, photos by 1000 GMT.

Updated : 2021-09-29 10:09 GMT+08:00