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Germany votes in key national elections

Angela Merkel looking all but certain to win historic fourth term, as Germany votes in federal elections.

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German weapon removed from Mikhail Kalashnikov statue

Removal occurs after Moscow residents notice that metal bas-relief behind new monument includes image of German weapon.

Mikhail Kalashnikov statue

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Theresa May proposes two-year transition after Brexit

Cautious praise by EU to UK leader's speech, while European leaders urge more clarity on citizens' issue and budget.

Theresa May

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Refugees drown as boat capsizes in Black Sea

At least 21 dead and several others missing after Romania-bound boat sinks off Turkey's Black Sea coast.

coffin of a drowned refugee

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London: Police charge teen over Parsons Green attack

Ahmed Hassan, 18, will face court on Friday after being charged with attempted murder following attack that injured 30.

Parsons Green in London

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Separatist supporters mass outside Barcelona top court

Protesters gather outside Supreme Court in a show of support for next month's planned independence referendum.

Pro-independence supporters

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Catalan leader accuses Spain of 'totalitarian' actions

President Carles Puigdemont denounces detentions of high-ranking regional officials in the run-up to independence vote.

Catalan capital, Barcelona

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Police arrest Catalan minister Josep Maria Jove

Junior economy minister held in morning raid and local government offices searched in run-up to contentious referendum.

Police

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Amsterdam mayor steps down over lung cancer battle

Eberhard van der Laan's notice prompts outpouring of grief, as Dutch media declare popular politician a 'folk hero'.

Eberhard van der Laan

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Polls suggest jump in German far-right party's support

AfD, the first far-right party set to enter German parliament in more than half a century, attacks Islam and refugees.

AfD co-leader Alice Weidel (left)

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European dream becomes nightmare mirage for Bangladeshi

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Dozens die as wildfires ravage Portugal and Spain

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Protests erupt as Catalan separatist leaders jailed

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Daphne Caruana Galizia killed in Malta car bomb blast

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Ireland braces for storm Ophelia's arrival

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Austria elections: Sebastian Kurz's OVP 'leads' vote

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Muslim women particularly vulnerable of rising racist sentiment say activists and victims, as government releases study.

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