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Murdered Polish mayor's funeral draws crowd of 45,000 in Gdansk

34 min 50 sec ago
Murdered Gdansk mayor Pawel Adamowicz's funeral drew tens of thousands of people in the Polish Baltic coast city on Saturday amid outrage over his murder six days ago.
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'Yellow Vests' march through Paris in 10th weekend of protests

38 min 41 sec ago
Five thousand "Yellow Vest" demonstrators marched through the French capital on Saturday, marking a tenth consecutive weekend of protests against President Emmanuel Macron's government.
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Anarchist group claims December attack on Athens church

39 min 24 sec ago
An anarchist group on Saturday said it was responsible for an explosive device that wounded a police officer and a civilian outside a church in central Athens last month.
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Syrian opposition sees window for political solution in Syria

47 min 9 sec ago
Syria now has a good opportunity to reach a political solution to its devastating eight-year war as ceasefires have brought calm to many areas of the country, Syria's chief opposition negotiator said on Saturday.
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Leader of Bavarian CSU promises new start with Merkel's party

49 min 20 sec ago
The new leader of Bavaria's Christian Social Union (CSU) on Saturday promised an era of improved cooperation with Angela Merkel's conservative party, with whom they share power at a federal level, in a bid to win back disillusioned voters.
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Austria's Kurz ready to consider Brexit delay

1 hour 24 min ago
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz told German newspaper Welt Am Sonntag he is open for a delay in Britain's exit from the European Union.
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At least three migrants dead after dinghy sinks off Libyan coast

1 hour 26 min ago
At least three people died at sea on Friday after a rubber dinghy carrying around 20 migrants ran into trouble in the Mediterranean some 100 km north of Tripoli, an Italian navy official said.
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Afghan interior minister resigns to join President Ghani's election team

1 hour 31 min ago
Afghan Interior Minister Amrullah Saleh stepped down from his post on Saturday in order to run for the vice-presidency alongside President Ashraf Ghani who plans to bid for a second term in July's election.
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Former Afghan warlord Hekmatyar enters presidential race

1 hour 31 min ago
A former warlord accused of historic war crimes entered Afghanistan's presidential race on Saturday in a new challenge to President Ashraf Ghani who allowed him to return from exile two decades he was forced out by the Taliban.
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Rival groups demonstrate in Thailand as election tensions grow

1 hour 35 min ago
Rival groups held demonstrations in Thailand's capital on Saturday, with hundreds of people demanding quick elections to end military rule and a much smaller group of pro-junta supporters saying it was too soon for a vote.
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Tunisian union calls new nationwide strike to press wage demands

2 hours 30 min ago
Tunisia’s powerful UGTT union called on Saturday for another national strike for two days next month to press its demand for higher wages for 670,000 public servants, the UGTT chief said.
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Indian opposition stages giant joint rally to oust Modi

2 hours 32 min ago
India's main opposition parties joined forces against Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday at a rally which attracted hundreds of thousands of people months ahead of elections.
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Spanish rescuers to start drilling for boy trapped in well

2 hours 35 min ago
Rescuers in southern Spain worked through the night as efforts to reach a two-year-old boy trapped in a deep well since Sunday entered a sixth day in an operation that has gripped the nation.
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French 'Yellow Vests' gather in Paris for tenth weekend of protests

2 hours 40 min ago
"Yellow Vest" demonstrators gathered in the French capital on Saturday for their tenth consecutive weekend of protests against President Emmanuel Macron's government.
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We have responsibility to get an orderly Brexit, says Merkel

2 hours 41 min ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday she would do all she could to make sure Britain leaves the European Union with an agreement and, striking a conciliatory tone, she felt a responsibility to get an orderly solution.
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Afghan interior minister resigns to run for vice-presidency: sources

2 hours 49 min ago
Afghan Interior Minister Amrullah Saleh resigned on Saturday to run for the vice-presidency in the July election, two political sources said.
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As teachers get paid, learning returns to bombed-out Yemen school

3 hours 8 sec ago
Its books have been looted and walls blown out, but a school in war-torn southern Yemen is hopeful that the resumption of regular salary payments can keep teachers and children in classrooms.
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Irish commitment to Brexit backstop 'absolute': foreign minister

3 hours 25 min ago
Ireland's commitment to the entire Brexit divorce deal struck with the British government but rejected by its parliament is "absolute", including the contentious border "backstop", foreign minister Simon Coveney said on Saturday.
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Arrested Portuguese hacker is Football Leaks 'whistleblower': lawyers

4 hours 12 min ago
A Portuguese man arrested in Hungary on suspicion of extortion and secrecy violations hacked football bodies' documents - which later appeared on the Football Leaks website - because he was "outraged" by criminality in the sport, his lawyers said.
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Former British PM Major urges May to drop Brexit red lines

4 hours 15 min ago
Former British prime minister John Major urged Theresa May on Saturday to drop her "red lines" on Brexit or allow parliament to find a way forward to avoid a damaging no-deal departure from the European Union in March.
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