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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

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Ukraine: Tough challenges ahead for next government

Ukraine is in political turmoil as it seeks to form a new government. It follows the resignation of Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk. His likely

Ukraine is in political turmoil as it seeks to form a new government. It follows the resignation of Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk. His likely

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Brazil's Dilma Rousseff squares up for impeachment battle

A defiant President Dilma Rousseff has said no to a cabinet reshuffle, ignoring calls for changes which could have boosted her political support and

A defiant President Dilma Rousseff has said no to a cabinet reshuffle, ignoring calls for changes which could have boosted her political support and

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Venezuela: Congress kicks out Maduro's 'economic emergency' decree

Venezuela’s Congress has rejected President Nicolas Maduro’s decree requesting emergency powers to address the nation’s worsening recession. The

Venezuela’s Congress has rejected President Nicolas Maduro’s decree requesting emergency powers to address the nation’s worsening recession. The

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Deepening power struggle in Venezuela legislature

The Supreme Court in Venezuela has ruled that the new National Assembly’s decisions are void unless three banned opposition lawmakers are removed

The Supreme Court in Venezuela has ruled that the new National Assembly’s decisions are void unless three banned opposition lawmakers are removed

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Belgian citizens leave Burundi amid upsurge in violence

People are leaving Burundi, amid an upsurge in violence there – with some touching down at Brussels airport. It comes after Belgium, Burundi’s

People are leaving Burundi, amid an upsurge in violence there – with some touching down at Brussels airport. It comes after Belgium, Burundi’s

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Libya's rival factions sign up to UN-brokered peace deal

Both sides from Libya’s warring factions have come together to sign a UN-brokered peace deal. Four years after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi, Libya

Both sides from Libya’s warring factions have come together to sign a UN-brokered peace deal. Four years after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi, Libya