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Pope to visit South Sudan

Pope Francis has made a surprise announcement saying he wants to make a trip to famine-struck, war-torn South Sudan, but not on his own.

Pope Francis has made a surprise announcement saying he wants to make a trip to famine-struck, war-torn South Sudan, but not on his own.

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Kiev march marks third anniversary of Russian annexation of Crimea

Three years after Russian troops seized control of the strategic peninsula, Crimean Tatars are joined by Kiev residents to protest occupation.

Three years after Russian troops seized control of the strategic peninsula, Crimean Tatars are joined by Kiev residents to protest occupation.

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Protests in Belarus over 'social parasite tax'

Street protests in Belarus against a new tax on part-time workers spread on Sunday from Minsk to other towns.

Street protests in Belarus against a new tax on part-time workers spread on Sunday from Minsk to other towns.

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Russian anti-Kremlin activist freed after conviction overturned

Russia has released anti-Kremlin activist Ildar Dadin from a Siberian prison after the Supreme Court overturned his conviction on Wednesday.

Russia has released anti-Kremlin activist Ildar Dadin from a Siberian prison after the Supreme Court overturned his conviction on Wednesday.

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France election: clashes in Nantes ahead of Le Pen rally

There have been clashes in the western French city of Nantes, as two-thousand people gathered to demonstrate against Marine Le Pen.

There have been clashes in the western French city of Nantes, as two-thousand people gathered to demonstrate against Marine Le Pen.

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Ireland down France to keep alive Six Nations title hopes

Ireland kept alive their hopes of a third Six Nations title in four years when they came from behind early on to beat France in a bruising contest at the Aviva Stadium in…

Ireland kept alive their hopes of a third Six Nations title in four years when they came from behind early on to beat France in a bruising contest at the Aviva Stadium in…

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Video: Red Bull's playstreets returns

Hundreds of fans packed into the centre of Bad Gastein in Austria to watch 19 skiers take on the seventh edition of Red Bull’s playstreets contest.

Hundreds of fans packed into the centre of Bad Gastein in Austria to watch 19 skiers take on the seventh edition of Red Bull’s playstreets contest.

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France: Le Pen aide charged in party financing probe

A close aide to French Front National leader Marine Le Pen has been charged amid an inquiry into the party’s financing.

A close aide to French Front National leader Marine Le Pen has been charged amid an inquiry into the party’s financing.

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Paris: Cesar Awards honour best in film

It was a night to remember at the Cesar Awards in Paris for Dutch director Paul Verhoeven.

It was a night to remember at the Cesar Awards in Paris for Dutch director Paul Verhoeven.

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ERASMUS at 30: what next?

The ERASMUS programme celebrates its 30th birthday this year.

The ERASMUS programme celebrates its 30th birthday this year.

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Investigation into French presidential candidate Francois Fillon steps up a gear

The investigation into French presidential candidate Francois Fillon steps up a gear as prosecutors appoint a magistrate to investigate allegations of payment for bogus jobs.

The investigation into French presidential candidate Francois Fillon steps up a gear as prosecutors appoint a magistrate to investigate allegations of payment for bogus jobs.

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Hopes and hurdles for Cyprus reunification

It is believed to be Aphrodite’s birthplace, yet Cyprus’ modern history has not been one marked by love – rather by a great deal of violence that ended with the island’s division between a Turkish nor

It is believed to be Aphrodite’s birthplace, yet Cyprus’ modern history has not been one marked by love – rather by a great deal of violence that ended with the island’s division between a Turkish nor

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Russia honours fallen diplomat Vitaly Churkin

Russia's late ambassador to the UN, Vitaly Churkin, has been honoured in Moscow at a memorial service.

Russia's late ambassador to the UN, Vitaly Churkin, has been honoured in Moscow at a memorial service.