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German parliament approves same-sex marriage

Landmark vote comes after Chancellor Angela Merkel changes her mind and tells party members to follow their conscience.

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Norway press groups protest Al Jazeera closure call

Three journalist associations say 'ban on any media outlet is an outrageous attempt to censure' public debate.

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Russian court convicts five of murdering Boris Nemtsov

Opposition leader's supporters welcome verdict, but say case remains unsolved because masterminds has not been caught.

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Muslim girls 'racially abused' on Polish Holocaust trip

Group of German high school pupils say they were threatened and spat on during Holocaust study trip in Poland.

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Pope Francis: Suicide bombers are not 'martyrs'

The pontiff says true martyrs do not harm others as he addresses frequent attacks against Christian minorities.

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Renewed Cyprus talks set to begin in Switzerland

FMs of three guarantor powers, the UK, Greece and Turkey, will join talks alongside Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders.

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Ransomware attack causes disruptions across globe

Cyber-attacks in Ukraine, Denmark and Russia, among others, target companies, banks and government offices.

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UK's May faces backlash after DUP deal

Leaders in Scotland and Wales complain of austerity, and the DUP's rivals in Northern Ireland say deal threatens peace.

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Kiev car explosion kills Ukraine's senior military spy

Ukraine probes blast of Colonel Maksim Shapoval's car as 'terrorist act', saying it was caused by explosive device.

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Court: Dutch partially liable for Srebrenica deaths

Court in The Hague confirms 2014 ruling that held state partly responsible for the deaths of about 300 Muslims.

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