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Hungary blasted over 'Stop Soros' bill targeting NGOs

Government spokesman defends the bill as an effort against NGOs 'disguised' as human rights groups.

George Soros

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Belgium pledges $23m to UNRWA after US aid cut

Brussels steps up with multi-year funding of Palestinian aid agency after US cuts UNRWA funding by half.

UNRWA

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Ukraine declares Russian 'occupation' in eastern region

Law passes declaring Russia an 'aggressor' in the Donbass region, with Moscow calling it 'preparation for a new war.'

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Three killed as severe storm lashes Netherlands

Air traffic, trains and buses halted nationwide after Code Red weather alert is issued for large parts of the country.

KNMI issued a Code Red

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Italy: Some 1,400 refugees rescued at sea

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Around 1,400 refugees have been rescued from overcrowded boats in the Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of Libya, Italy's coastguard said. Two bodies were also recovered.

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Czech Republic: PM Andrej Babis loses confidence vote

Prime Minister Andrej Babis and his cabinet will resign on Wednesday, leaving the Czech Republic in political limbo.

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Catalan MPs meet for first time since referendum bid

Former leader Carles Puigdemont is preferred choice for separatist parties who form a ruling majority in parliament.

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Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic shot dead

Belgrade-Pristina dialogue terminated after prominent opposition figure killed outside his office in Mitrovica.

Oliver Ivanovic

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Rights groups to UK: Cancel Mohammed bin Salman's visit

Coalition of human rights groups calls on Prime Minister May to withdraw the invitation to Saudi Arabia's crown prince.

Theresa May,  Mohammed bin Salman

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Severe Storm Fionn to slam northwest Europe

Damaging winds, torrential rain and heavy snow threaten widespread disruption.

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