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More stormy weather in store for Western Europe

There is only a brief respite before another spell of strong winds will hit the UK, France and the Low Countries.

stormy weather

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Aina Gamzatova: The Muslim woman challenging Putin

A 46-year old with no chance of winning the presidency has announced her bid, and she wants to get tough on fighters.

Aina Gamzatova

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Greece moves to cancel Turkish soldier's asylum

A Turkish officer who fled Turkey after a failed 2016 coup has been granted asylum in Greece, despite extradition calls.

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Milo Yiannopoulos to speak at Hungary-funded V4 event

Far-right provocateur who made his name by attacking feminists and refugees slated to speak at Visegrad group meeting.

Milo Yiannopoulos

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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.

The prisoners

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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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Hungary blasted over 'Stop Soros' bill targeting NGOs

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Belgium pledges $23m to UNRWA after US aid cut

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Ukraine declares Russian 'occupation' in eastern region

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Three killed as severe storm lashes Netherlands

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Italy: Some 1,400 refugees rescued at sea

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Czech Republic: PM Andrej Babis loses confidence vote

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Muslim leader lambastes 'cowardly' act by right-wing group, which left note warning against what it calls Islamisation.

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