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A retrial of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny for embezzlement begins in the provincial city of Kirov after the original 2013 guilty verdict was overturned by the Supreme Court.
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Austria's voters have resoundingly rejected anti-immigration and euroskeptic Norbert Hofer's bid to become the European Union's first far-right president, a result greeted with relief from centrist po
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Popular New Zealand Prime Minister John Key announced his shock resignation Monday, saying he was never a career politician and it was the right time to go after eight years in the job.
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Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi announced his resignation Monday, hours after it was confirmed he had suffered a crushing defeat in a referendum on constitutional reform.
A government-commissioned review into British social integration found ethnic segregation is growing in some places with Dame Louise Casey slamming the failures of past administration
Russia had proposed a renewable truce of only 24 hours, and for militant groups such as the Al-Nusra Front to be excluded.
For the first time ever, all 11 Supreme Court judges will convene for the four-day hearing which threatens to upset May's timetable for leaving the European Union.
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PARIS (Reuters) - Socialist French Prime Minister Manuel Valls is to announce later on Monday that he will run for president in next year's election, Agence France-Presse and French television reporte
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