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Court upholds ban on Navalny running for president

Navalny had filed the appeal after the election committee decided last week he was barred from running for president.

Alexei Navalny

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St Petersburg explosion 'an act of terror': Putin

President's description at odds with inquiry opened by local authorities into 'attempted murder of two or more people'.

Russian President Vladimir Putin

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Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels swap hundreds of prisoners

The swap of Ukrainian soldiers for Russia-backed separatists is the largest since the Ukraine conflict began in 2014.

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Russia's Alexei Navalny barred from presidential run

Opposition leader calls for boycott of 2018 vote after poll committee cites his fraud conviction to hand down ruling.

The election committee

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Pope warns of 'winds of war' in Christmas message

Pontiff hopes for peace in Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Yemen, Iraq and Syria as well as Korean Peninsula.

Vatican basilica

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Pope Francis pleads for refugees at Christmas Eve mass

Pontiff strongly defends refugees, urging the world not to ignore plight of people 'driven from their land'.

Pope Francis

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Alexei Navalny launches bid to challenge Vladimir Putin

Opposition leader Alexei Navalny plans to compete against Vladimir Putin in the 2018 presidential elections.

Alexei Navalny

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Russia condemns US move to sell weapons to Ukraine

US to provide Kiev with 'enhanced defensive capabilities' as the country battles Russian-backed separatists.

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Puigdemont declares victory for 'Catalan Republic'

Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont declares victory over Spanish government as separatists win majority.

Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont

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Brexit win or cringe? UK reacts to new blue passport

Anti-EU right wing celebrates return of pre-EU colour but others are less enthusiastic.

blue passport

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French Muslims urge Macron not to interfere in Islam

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What's behind Mikheil Saakashvili's Ukraine ordeal?

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Israel boycotts film festival over Foxtrot screening

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UK judge upholds arrest warrant for Julian Assange

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Rosenmontag 2018: What is it and how is it celebrated?

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Opposition leader Sakaashvili deported from Ukraine

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Russian foreign minister dismisses accusations of Moscow interference in the 2016 US presidential as 'blather'.

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