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No mercy for South Korea's embattled president

Opposition parties have vowed to push ahead with attempts to impeach President Park Geun-hye, rejecting her offer to resign amid a growing influence-peddling scandal.

Opposition parties have vowed to push ahead with attempts to impeach President Park Geun-hye, rejecting her offer to resign amid a growing influence-peddling scandal.

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South Korea: Park Geun-hye asks permission to step down

South Korea's embattled president says she is willing to step down in a move opponents have labelled a ploy to avoid impeachment.

South Korea's embattled president says she is willing to step down in a move opponents have labelled a ploy to avoid impeachment.

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Turkey's pro-Kurd opposition announces partial parliament boycott

Turkey’s pro-Kurdish opposition has announced a partial boycott of parliament, after the controversial detentions of it co-leaders and other lawmakers.

Turkey’s pro-Kurdish opposition has announced a partial boycott of parliament, after the controversial detentions of it co-leaders and other lawmakers.

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Lebanon's political vacuum finally filled

After two and a half years without a President, Michel Aoun has taken office but the real test is yet to come

After two and a half years without a President, Michel Aoun has taken office but the real test is yet to come

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Spain's political deadlock continues

On Friday, for the second time in 48 hours Mariano Rajoy failed to form a government in the Spanish Parliament.

On Friday, for the second time in 48 hours Mariano Rajoy failed to form a government in the Spanish Parliament.

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End of the road for Brazil's suspended president Rousseff?

As witnesses take to the stand in the impeachment trial against Brazil’s suspended president Dilma Rousseff, political scientist David Fleischer says this is the end of the road for the embattled…

As witnesses take to the stand in the impeachment trial against Brazil’s suspended president Dilma Rousseff, political scientist David Fleischer says this is the end of the road for the embattled…

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Yemen: Peace talks in crisis as Houthis sign government deal

Houthi rebels and political allies of ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh have signed a deal to set up a power-sharing council to govern war-shattered Yemen.

Houthi rebels and political allies of ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh have signed a deal to set up a power-sharing council to govern war-shattered Yemen.

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Turkey's president hints state of emergency could be extended

Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan says there were significant intelligence failures in the run up to last week’s failed coup.

Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan says there were significant intelligence failures in the run up to last week’s failed coup.

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UN calls for calm following deadly clashes in South Sudan capital

Fears are growing of a return to civil war in South Sudan after renewed fighting between forces loyal to the country’s president and vice president.

Fears are growing of a return to civil war in South Sudan after renewed fighting between forces loyal to the country’s president and vice president.

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State of the Union: 'Anarchy in the UK'

The State of the Union is euronews’ weekly round-up of the top stories making headlines across Europe over the past 7 days.

The State of the Union is euronews’ weekly round-up of the top stories making headlines across Europe over the past 7 days.

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Putin slams Russian athletes Rio Olympics doping ban

Vladimir Putin has condemned the decision by the world athletics’ governing body to uphold a ban on Russia for systematic doping, thereby excluding its track and field competitors from this summer’s R

Vladimir Putin has condemned the decision by the world athletics’ governing body to uphold a ban on Russia for systematic doping, thereby excluding its track and field competitors from this summer’s R

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Spain's party leaders fight for votes in TV debate

For the first time the leaders of four political parties have taken part in a televised debate before Spain’s June 26 election.

For the first time the leaders of four political parties have taken part in a televised debate before Spain’s June 26 election.

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Houthis defending Yemen from US and Israel, leader tells euronews

America and Israel are the sworn enemies of the Ansar Allah Movement, the Houthis. The armed political-religious group is based in the city of Saada

America and Israel are the sworn enemies of the Ansar Allah Movement, the Houthis. The armed political-religious group is based in the city of Saada

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Rousseff's suspension divides Brazilians

Pro-impeachment protesters have turned out in Brasilia to celebrate news that President Dilma Rousseff will go on trial for allegedly breaking budget

Pro-impeachment protesters have turned out in Brasilia to celebrate news that President Dilma Rousseff will go on trial for allegedly breaking budget

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Brazilian senate due to vote on Dilma Rousseff impeachment

The Brazilian senate is due to vote on Wednesday on whether to impeach the president. If senators vote in favour, Dilma Rousseff will be suspended

The Brazilian senate is due to vote on Wednesday on whether to impeach the president. If senators vote in favour, Dilma Rousseff will be suspended

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Turkey: Davutoglu departure raises concerns over authoritarianism

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu’s parting of company with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has raised concerns from critics about increasing

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu’s parting of company with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has raised concerns from critics about increasing

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Syrian opposition stays away from Geneva peace talks

A bad day for the UN’s man in Geneva, Staffan de Mistura, who faced empty chairs when he sat down with the main Syrian opposition, who decided to

A bad day for the UN’s man in Geneva, Staffan de Mistura, who faced empty chairs when he sat down with the main Syrian opposition, who decided to

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Iraq PM warns political crisis could harm fight against ISIL

Iraq’s Prime Minister has warned that a political crisis gripping the country could harm the war against ISIL militants. Grappling to retain control

Iraq’s Prime Minister has warned that a political crisis gripping the country could harm the war against ISIL militants. Grappling to retain control