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Russian minister: 71 die in plane crash near Moscow

Saratov Airlines Flight 703 with 71 people aboard goes down near Moscow soon after take-off from Domodedovo airport.

Emergency services work

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British MP received $20,700 for anti-Qatar conference

Buzzfeed says British parliamentarian was paid thousands to help organise conference criticising Qatar in London.

Daniel Kawczynski

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Mary Lou McDonald takes over as Sinn Fein leader

The 48-year-old succeeds Gerry Adams, who led the Irish nationalist party for nearly 35 years.

Mary Lou McDonald

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Mikheil Saakashvili blasts corruption in Ukraine

Mikheil Saakashvili

Mikheil Saakashvili, former Georgian president and current leader of an opposition party in Ukraine, has accused Ukrainian officials of wanting to "get rid" of him; days after a court rejected his plea for protection from possible extradition.

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Paula Modersohn-Becker: Why Google honours her today

Described as a precursor of German Expressionism, the late painter has had great impact on the art world for decades.

Paula Modersohn-Becker

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Scientists say earliest Britons had dark skin

Skeleton, termed 'Cheddar Man', dates back 10,000 years, before mutations for light skin had occurred.

Cheddar Man

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Germany's top two parties broker 'grand coalition' deal

Germany's top two political parties broker coalition deal, with Merkel set to continue as chancellor for a fourth term.

Merkel will continue as chancellor

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Poland's president to sign controversial Holocaust bill

Legislation aims to punish people for referring to Nazi German death camps located in Poland as Polish.

Auschwitz-Birkenau

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UK hacking suspect wins appeal on extradition to US

Accused hacker Lauri Love wins appeal to avoid extradition to the United States, but could still face charges in the UK.

Lauri Love

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The Hague: Mosque vandalized

No group has claimed responsibility for act of vandalism in port city The Hague.

Amsterdam

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Poland's Morawiecki defends Holocaust law in Munich

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Sergey Lavrov denies allegations of US vote meddling

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Theresa May: 'UK committed to Europe's future security'

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French Muslims urge Macron not to interfere in Islam

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What's behind Mikheil Saakashvili's Ukraine ordeal?

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Israel boycotts film festival over Foxtrot screening

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Mateusz Morawiecki stands by previous statements as he rejects criticism of his country's new Holocaust law.

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