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After multiple failed attempts to pass the government's Brexit deal, the British parliament backed a motion Thursday seeking to extend the withdrawal period beyond March 29, in abid to prevent the UK from leaving the bloc without a deal in place.
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ROTHERHAM peer Lord Nazir Ahmed has been charged with three sexual offences against a boy and a girl aged under 13 dating back to the 1970s when he wa...


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Over the past few days, the YouTube king’s name has been embroiled in a series of controversies: first it was used to deface a World War II memorial in New York, and then the New Zealand shooter, who live-streamed himself killing Muslims at two mosques in Christchurch, appeared to be encouraging people to subscribe to PewDiePie.
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Peaceful weekly protests against Serbia’s current president, Aleksandar Vučić, have swept across the country since early December, with demonstrators demanding his resignation.
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Amid the contentious Brexit talks, the UK prime minister who had stepped out to negotiate the terms of the divorce agreement with the EU has seen all kinds of criticism and insults sent her way. After the nebulous uproar, triggered by Jean-Claude Juncker, Mark Rutte has praised her efforts in a way that does not seem particularly flattering.
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Somali-Swedish MP Leila Ali Elmi has sparked a storm with a proposal to introduce racial profiling. According to her, this step would remedy Sweden's perceived problem with discrimination and structural racism. However, for many Swedes this proposal echoes Nazi Germany.
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At least 2 people died in incident during a St. Patrick's event at a hotel in Cookstown, Northern Ireland, Reuters reports, citing local police.
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A murder investigation has been opened by prosecutors in Italy into the death of an Italian model who testified against the nation’s former prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi, regarding his notorious ‘bunga-bunga’ sex parties.
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Zuzana Caputova, a lawyer and anti-corruption campaigner, won 40.5 percent of the vote Sunday in Slovakia’s presidential election, while the country’s ruling Smer-SD party candidate Maros Sefcovic garnered just 18.7 percent.
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Former British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson said that there was still time for the UK government to get "real change" to Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit divorce deal, adding that May should outline her strategy for talks on the future relationship with the EU, Reuters reported Sunday.
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Historic St. Sulpice church caught fire in Paris on Sunday. The blaze had damaged the main door as well as an internal staircase.
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The European Union reaffirmed its commitment to the policy of non-recognition of the results of the referendum in Crimea, after which the peninsula rejoined Russia, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said in a statement on Sunday, amid the fifth anniversary of the peninsula's reunification with Russia.
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BELGRADE (Sputnik) - Demonstrators broke through the police cordon around the presidential residence in Belgrade and attacked police officers on Sunday, the Serbian Interior Ministry said.
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Earlier this week, the European Parliament adopted a resolution calling for the stopping of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, which the document claimed boosts the EU's dependence on Russian gas supplies and threatens the bloc's energy security.
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On 16 March, some venues and stores, including the Fouquet’s restaurant, a Hugo Boss menswear store and a Banque Tarneaud branch in Paris, were vandalised and looted during a Yellow Vests protest.
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The leak comes after UK Prime Minister Theresa May held emergency talks with the Northern Ireland-based Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) in a bid to save her beleaguered Brexit deal before a third Commons vote on the package takes place next Tuesday.
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Riot police arrived at the scene in downtown Belgrade, entered the TV headquarters and began to peacefully escort the protesters out of the building one by one, according to The Guardian.
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian embassy in Latvia condemned the march of Waffen-SS legionnaires and their supporters in the Latvian capital of Riga and called this event an act of disgrace.
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The United States has seen a steady rise in hate crimes and associated acts of terrorism at the hands of white supremacist and neo-Nazi groups over the past decade.
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PARIS (Sputnik) - France’s Bureau of Enquiry and Analysis for Civil Aviation Safety (BEA) said on Saturday that its experts had downloaded data from the cockpit voice recorder (CVR) of the Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft that crashed minutes after takeoff from Addis Ababa last week.
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Though a reason for the dismissal hasn't been announced, French outlet Le Monde claims that the decision may be connected to the investigation of Macron's ex-security aid Alexandre Benalla.
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Italian magistrates have launched an investigation into the possible murder of Imane Fadil, a 34-year-old Moroccan-born showgirl who served as a key witness in a prostitution trial against Berlusconi in 2012.
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Albanian police used tear gas and water cannons against the participants of the anti-government rally in the capital city of Tirana on Saturday after they sought to break through the security cordon around the parliament, Albanian Daily News reported.
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The Parisian establishments that fell victim of the protesters’ anger today include the Fouquet’s restaurant, a Hugo Boss menswear store and a Banque Tarneaud branch, along with several other venues.
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Catalonian independence activists are protesting on the streets of Madrid under the banner ‘self-determination is not a crime’.



 




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RIGA (Sputnik) - Over 1,000 people took part in the march of Waffen-SS legionnaires and their supporters in the Latvian capital of Riga on Saturday, a Sputnik correspondent reported.
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This comes after the German Frankfurt Allgemeine Zeitung newspaper reported last week that state police opened an investigation in an alleged right-wing extremist network in the Frankfurt police force.
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The UK Parliament turned down May's Brexit deal with Brussels in January, mainly due to differences over how trade would proceed between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.


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German authorities have cancelled the Berlin speaking engagement of Rasmea Odeh, a convicted Palestinian terrorist who murdered two Israeli students, and annulled her visa.
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On the final day of the three-month nationwide events organised by French President Emmanuel Macron named the “Grand Debate", Yellow Vests protesters are calling for new demonstrations.
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The model told the court in 2012 that young women stripped for Berlusconi at his plush villa near Milan while he was still Italy's prime minister. She claimed that she did not have sex with him, but that those who did received significant sums of cash.
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