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Paris police make arrests after clashes with protesters

Workers from energy industry lead march in the French capital, causing oil refineries to shut down.

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Two refugee boats capsize in 24 hours off Libya coast

At least five die as Italian navy rescues 562 people, taking the total transferred to the country this year to 40,000.

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Fresh strikes in France as nuclear workers join protest

Protests against labour law changes seen as "too pro-business" continue, forcing nation to use emergency fuel reserves.

Nuclear power station

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Nadezhda Savchenko calls on Russians to defy regime

Nadezhda Savchenko, jailed over deaths of two Russian journalists, returns to Ukraine after prisoner swap.

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France on strike: Refineries blockaded by protesters

Country suffering from major fuel shortages with oil refineries targeted by striking oil workers.

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Cyprus peace talks: Anastasiades upset by dinner invite

President Anastasiades calls off meeting with breakaway Turkish Cypriot leader over dinner invitation at UN summit.

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World Humanitarian Summit attacks 'broken' system

Participants in UN summit in Istanbul call for better aid system and new focus on preventing trouble before it begins.

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Greece begins Idomeni refugee camp evacuation

Riot police launch effort to remove more than 8,000 people from informal refugee camp on border with Macedonia.

Idomeni refugee camp

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Independent candidate wins Austrian presidential polls

Alexander van der Bellen beats far-right leader Norbert Hofer of Freedom Party in knife-edge election.

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British director Ken Loach wins Palme D'Or at Cannes

I, Daniel Blake, a story of a man's struggles within Britain's welfare system, wins filmmaker his second Palme D'Or.

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