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War criminal Slobodan Praljak 'drinks poison' in court

War crimes tribunal in The Hague suspends case against Bosnian Croat after he appeared to drink poison in court.

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Pro-refugee mayor of Altena in Germany stabbed

Attacker being prosecuted for attempted murder after striking Andreas Hollstein of ruling CDU in the neck in a shop.

Andreas Hollstein

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Frances Fitzgerald resigns to avoid 'unwelcome poll'

Ireland's deputy prime minister steps down, hours before a no-confidence motion in PM Leo Varadkar's government.

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Amnesty: Shell involved in Nigeria abuses in 1990s

Anglo-Dutch oil giant was involved in a brutal campaign by Nigerian police to silence Ogoniland protesters, report says.

Royal Dutch Shell

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Aung San Suu Kyi stripped of 'Freedom of Oxford' honour

City council withdraws award given to Burmese leader in 1997 because of her 'inaction' over abuses against the Rohingya.

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Russia's Chechnya leader says he is ready to resign

' Now we have order and prosperity ... and time has come for changes in the Chechen Republic'

Vladimir Putin and Ramzan Kadyrov

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Ireland will block Brexit talks on border issues

Phil Hogan

Ireland's EU commissioner said Dublin would "continue to play tough" over its threat to veto talks about trade after Brexit, unless Britain provided guarantees over the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic.

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South Ossetia in three-way prisoner swap with Tbilisi

Three-way deal sees a man released by South Ossetia in exchange for Tbilisi's prisoner from another breakaway Abkhazia.

South Ossetia

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Afghan boy, 10, 'crushed to death' on Greece-bound boat

Family of five was among 65 people trying to reach Greek island of Lesbos on a flimsy boy that had departed from Turkey.

Greece's islands

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Georgian forces storm building to seize armed suspects

Suspects allegedly opened fire on special forces during large-scale operation on the outskirts of the capital, Tbilisi.

Georgian forces

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Ukraine authorities to appeal Saakashvili's release

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EU shuns call to recognise Jerusalem as Israeli capital

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New drug offers hope for treating Huntington's disease

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UK: First snow of the year reaches London

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British politicians vote in favour of giving parliament the final say on any withdrawal deal with the European Union.

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