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As it happened: Wednesday morning, May 2

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As it happened: Wednesday morning, May 2

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Good morning Europe! Welcome to our live coverage of the European and international news on Wednesday, May 2.

The main stories today:

Libya attack: At least seven people were killed in an attack on Libyan electoral commission offices in Tripoli, a spokesman said.

Armenia strike: Protesters in Armenia Wednesday blocked some routes into the capital, Yerevan, and a road to the airport, after protest movement leader Nikol Pashinyan announced a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience.

Shoe protest: Muntazer al-Zaidi a man who threw his shoes at George W. Bush in 2008 is running for office in Iraq.

Aftermath of Paris protests: More than 200 people were arrested in Paris on Tuesday after masked anarchists smashed shop windows, torched cars and hurled stones at police during a May Day rally by labour unions.

Kanye: Kanye West has Tweeted to attempt to diffuse a row he caused when he said 400 years of slavery "sounds like a choice".

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