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As it happened this morning: May 8

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Good morning, Europe! Here is the key news from this morning, May 8:

Armenia elects PM: Opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan has been elected Armenia' next prime minister. The appointment is expected to draw an end to weeks of mass protests in the country.

Italy coalition-building talks: Italy's third round coalition talks have failed. The country is now facing elections or a neutral caretaker government to see it through to the end of 2018, said President Sergio Mattarella.

Iran nuclear deal: US President Donald Trump said he would announce a decision on Tuesday about the future of an international nuclear agreement with Iran, as Tehran hinted it might stay in the 2015 accord even if Washington pulls out.

Syria war: Syrian rebels have begun withdrawing from the last big, besieged enclave that they held in a territory lying in central Syria, between Homs and Hama.

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