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Libya's new government moves into Tripoli

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 12:17 PM

Libya's UN-backed government has finally moved into its offices in the capital Tripoli as it tries to bring the chaotic country under its control.

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Video: The fight for Europe's soul is continuing say Merkel and Hollande

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 12:17 PM

The Chancellor of Germany and President of France have held a joint and poignant ceremony to mark the 100-year anniversary of the Battle of Verdun.

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Video: Indonesia cracks down on illegal fishing

Sunday, 29 May 2016 12:33 PM

Indonesia is cracking down on illegal fishing in its waters.

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Video: UN urges Greece to improve living conditions for refugees

Sunday, 29 May 2016 12:33 PM

Every week thousands more refugees arrive on Europe's shores hoping to find a safer life.

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Video: What Mexicans think of Trump's wall

Sunday, 29 May 2016 12:31 PM

With Donald Trump now having secured the support of enough Republican delegates to win the party's nomination for the US presidency all eyes are now on his policies.

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What is the real cost of UK's EU membership?

Thursday, 26 May 2016 12:51 PM

A closer look at some of the latest figures from the Treasury

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Eurozone agrees on easing Greek debt burden

Thursday, 26 May 2016 12:50 PM

Finance ministers reach deal with Greece to start debt relief for the country as demanded by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and to release 10.3bn euros ($11.5bn) in bailout funds

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Kurdish-led forces launch offensive on Syria's Raqqa

Thursday, 26 May 2016 12:50 PM

Syrian rebel alliance begins offensive against ISIL in countryside north of the city

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Turkey warns EU migrant deal could collapse if visa waiver isn't speeded up

Wednesday, 25 May 2016 3:14 PM

With the German chancellor attending the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Turkey's president has used the occasion to raise the issue of Turkish visa-free travel to the European Union

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US lifts arms embargo on former foe Vietnam

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 12:50 PM

US President Barack Obama has lifted a decades-old arms embargo on Vietnam, looking to bolster a former bitter enemy his government now sees as a crucial partner.

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Stuck in Idomeni: Refugees fear moving to Albania

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 12:50 PM

Greek authorities have indicated they will try and shut down refugee camp on Greece-Macedonia border where thousands are stranded

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Binali Yildirim poised to lead Turkey’s ruling party

Monday, 23 May 2016 12:00 PM

AKP to hold extraordinary congress to elect new leader after Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu announced he was stepping down following rift with President Recep Tayep Erdogan

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Taliban chief's death could lead to peace - Afghan government

Monday, 23 May 2016 12:00 PM

Both Afghanistan's spy agency and government say Mullah Akhtar Mansoor has been killed in US strike

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David Cameron's bid to heal Brexit split

Monday, 23 May 2016 10:38 AM

FT political editor George Parker says UK prime minister has made a bid to heal Tory splits over the EU referendum with new laws proposed in today’s Queen’s Speech focusing on modernisation, social reform and action against extremists.

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Mexico approves extradition of drug lord 'El Chapo' to US

Sunday, 22 May 2016 12:47 PM

The Mexican government has approved drug boss Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's extradition to the United States, after it received assurances that El Chapo would not be given the death penalty.


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