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Hong Kong gets a new leader

Critics say Carrie Lam's appointment was a selection and not an election.

Critics say Carrie Lam's appointment was a selection and not an election.

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UKIP loses its only MP

Douglas Carswell's announcement comes just days before UK Prime Minister Theresa May formally triggers the divorce process triggered by last June's vote to quit the EU.

Douglas Carswell's announcement comes just days before UK Prime Minister Theresa May formally triggers the divorce process triggered by last June's vote to quit the EU.

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EU leaders sign Rome Declaration at milestone moment

Sixty years after the EU’s founding treaty, leaders have signed the Rome Declaration during anniversary events in the Italian city.

Sixty years after the EU’s founding treaty, leaders have signed the Rome Declaration during anniversary events in the Italian city.

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European Union: 1957 – 2017

The leaders of Belgium, France, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and West Germany signing the Treaty of Rome on 25 March 1957.

The leaders of Belgium, France, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and West Germany signing the Treaty of Rome on 25 March 1957.

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Italian capital prepares to celebrate Treaty of Rome

The Italian capital has been putting the finishing touches as the city prepares to mark 60 years since the signing of the Treaty of Rome.

The Italian capital has been putting the finishing touches as the city prepares to mark 60 years since the signing of the Treaty of Rome.

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Trump approves Keystone XL pipeline

Ahead of his healthcare defeat in Congress, President Trump gave his permission on Friday for Canadian company TransCanada to complete construction of the Keystone XL…

Ahead of his healthcare defeat in Congress, President Trump gave his permission on Friday for Canadian company TransCanada to complete construction of the Keystone XL…

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Westminster attack condemned abroad

Messages of condemnation and solidarity pour in from abroad after five people die in an assault on Westminster

Messages of condemnation and solidarity pour in from abroad after five people die in an assault on Westminster

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Martin McGuinness: the armalite to the ballot box

Mixed reactions are pouring in after the death of Martin McGuinness, the Sinn Fein leader and former Irish Republican Army (IRA) leader who turned peacemaker helping end Northern Ireland's 30-year con

Mixed reactions are pouring in after the death of Martin McGuinness, the Sinn Fein leader and former Irish Republican Army (IRA) leader who turned peacemaker helping end Northern Ireland's 30-year con

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Ex-IRA leader turned peacemaker Martin McGuinness dies

Sinn Fein confirms the death of Martin McGuinness, who went from IRA commander to Northern Ireland peacemaker and leading figure in the province's power-sharing government.

Sinn Fein confirms the death of Martin McGuinness, who went from IRA commander to Northern Ireland peacemaker and leading figure in the province's power-sharing government.

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Beirut tax protest turns angry

Thousands of people marched through Beirut to protest against a broad tax hike they say unfairly targets the less affluent sectors of the country's population.

Thousands of people marched through Beirut to protest against a broad tax hike they say unfairly targets the less affluent sectors of the country's population.

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Trump and Merkel - the first meeting

It was a meeting of might, if not of minds, when the German Chancellor and the new US president met for the first time in Washington.

It was a meeting of might, if not of minds, when the German Chancellor and the new US president met for the first time in Washington.

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China closes NPC with warning to US

China closes its National People's Congress with a push for trade talks with the US.

China closes its National People's Congress with a push for trade talks with the US.

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South Korea's impeached Park Geun-hye leaves presidential palace

South Korea’s ousted leader Park Geun-hye has left the presidential palace, two days after the country’s constitutional court upheld parliament’s decision to impeach…

South Korea’s ousted leader Park Geun-hye has left the presidential palace, two days after the country’s constitutional court upheld parliament’s decision to impeach…

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EU split on multi-speed Europe

Poland has hit out at plans for a “multi speed” EU, arguing it will sideline some of the newer member states.

Poland has hit out at plans for a “multi speed” EU, arguing it will sideline some of the newer member states.

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Woman power and immigration - this week in pictures

People attend a rally calling for impeached President Park Geun-hye’s arrest in central Seoul, South Korea, March 10, 2017.

People attend a rally calling for impeached President Park Geun-hye’s arrest in central Seoul, South Korea, March 10, 2017.

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10 ways you can make a difference

Nowadays comics and cartoons are often more powerful and convey more messages than a simple photo

Nowadays comics and cartoons are often more powerful and convey more messages than a simple photo