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Erasmus at 30: what it is and how it works

The flagship EU mobility initiative is 30 years old. Research has suggested it is the best way to get a good job - and a partner.

The flagship EU mobility initiative is 30 years old. Research has suggested it is the best way to get a good job - and a partner.

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Two years after tragedy, "Charlie Hebdo" remains reassuringly rabid

French satirical weekly "Charlie Hebdo" is marking the second anniversary of the terror attack that nearly destroyed it. Unbowed and defiant, the paper is stronger than ever.

French satirical weekly "Charlie Hebdo" is marking the second anniversary of the terror attack that nearly destroyed it. Unbowed and defiant, the paper is stronger than ever.

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What is Thanksgiving? A look at the US holiday and why Americans celebrate it

Held on the fourth Thursday of November, Thanksgiving is a celebration stemming from the Harvest festival celebrated by the Pilgrims at Plymouth According to legend, the holiday is intrinsically linke

Held on the fourth Thursday of November, Thanksgiving is a celebration stemming from the Harvest festival celebrated by the Pilgrims at Plymouth According to legend, the holiday is intrinsically linke

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Ukraine marks Day of Dignity and Freedom

Thousands of Ukrainians have marked the third anniversary of the deadly Euromaidan protests.

Thousands of Ukrainians have marked the third anniversary of the deadly Euromaidan protests.

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Croatia marks 25th anniversary of Vukovar massacre

A quarter of a century on, Croatia is commemorating one of the ugliest episodes of the wars that led to the break-up of Yugoslavia.

A quarter of a century on, Croatia is commemorating one of the ugliest episodes of the wars that led to the break-up of Yugoslavia.

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Greeks mark anniversary of bloody student uprising

It is 43 years since Greece's students rose up for Democracy and tried to face down the soldiers and tanks of the military regime.

It is 43 years since Greece's students rose up for Democracy and tried to face down the soldiers and tanks of the military regime.

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Minute's silence at Stade de France in memory of Paris attacks

A minute’s silence has been held ahead of France’s World Cup qualifying match against Sweden – marking the first anniversary of the Paris attacks.

A minute’s silence has been held ahead of France’s World Cup qualifying match against Sweden – marking the first anniversary of the Paris attacks.

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Rival marches bring Warsaw to a halt

Two rival protest marches have brought tens of thousands of people onto the snowy streets of the Polish capital as the country marks Independence Day.

Two rival protest marches have brought tens of thousands of people onto the snowy streets of the Polish capital as the country marks Independence Day.

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Armistice day 2016: Britain and France remember war dead

Armistice Day commemorations have taken place in France and the UK to remember the end of the first world war and those killed in conflict.

Armistice Day commemorations have taken place in France and the UK to remember the end of the first world war and those killed in conflict.

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Xi calls for Chinese unity

China’s President Xi Jinping has appealed for unity to quell political unrest in Hong Kong and self-governing Taiwan.

China’s President Xi Jinping has appealed for unity to quell political unrest in Hong Kong and self-governing Taiwan.

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Moscow commemorates 75th anniversary of WW2 march

Thousands of officers decked out in 1940s military uniforms have marched on Moscow’s Red Square to mark the 75th anniversary of the 1941 parade when Soviet soldiers headed to the front lines in World

Thousands of officers decked out in 1940s military uniforms have marched on Moscow’s Red Square to mark the 75th anniversary of the 1941 parade when Soviet soldiers headed to the front lines in World

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Iran marks anniversary of US embassy takeover

Thousands of protesters have rallied in the Iranian capital to mark the anniversary of the takeover of the US Embassy in Tehran.

Thousands of protesters have rallied in the Iranian capital to mark the anniversary of the takeover of the US Embassy in Tehran.

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Pope Francis praises secular Sweden over asylum seekers

Pope Francis has praised as “blessed” people who take in asylum seekers, as he celebrated Mass with thousands of followers during his visit to Sweden.

Pope Francis has praised as “blessed” people who take in asylum seekers, as he celebrated Mass with thousands of followers during his visit to Sweden.

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Romania marks anniversary of deadly nightclub fire

Thousands of Romanians on Sunday paid their own silent tribute to the 64 people who died one year ago in a nightclub fire in the capital Bucharest.

Thousands of Romanians on Sunday paid their own silent tribute to the 64 people who died one year ago in a nightclub fire in the capital Bucharest.

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Turkey marks Republic Day

Speaking at the event, the president likened events leading up to the founding of the country to the failed coup against his government on 25 July, 2016.

Speaking at the event, the president likened events leading up to the founding of the country to the failed coup against his government on 25 July, 2016.

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Hundreds recreate Napoleonic battle

Members of Russian historical reconstruction clubs on Sunday reenacted the Battle of Maloyaroslavets which took place near Moscow during the 1812 Napoleonic war in…

Members of Russian historical reconstruction clubs on Sunday reenacted the Battle of Maloyaroslavets which took place near Moscow during the 1812 Napoleonic war in…

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Stand up to the "Sovietisation" of Europe - Orban

Speaking to crowds at a ceremony to mark the 60th anniversary of Hungary's uprising, the prime minister said freedom depends on the nation state

Speaking to crowds at a ceremony to mark the 60th anniversary of Hungary's uprising, the prime minister said freedom depends on the nation state

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London's V&A celebrates the Sixties

A new exhibit at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum explores the late 1960’s and its impact on our world today.

A new exhibit at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum explores the late 1960’s and its impact on our world today.

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China: ceremony to mark 85th anniversary of Sept 18

A ceremony is held to commemorate the 85th anniversary of the September 18 incident in Shenyang City, capital of northeast China’s Liaoning Province on Sunday.

A ceremony is held to commemorate the 85th anniversary of the September 18 incident in Shenyang City, capital of northeast China’s Liaoning Province on Sunday.