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Gay rights activists detained in Russia's Moscow

Five people held as they try to deliver petition protesting against alleged abuses of gay men in Chechnya.

Russian police

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ECJ: Non-EU parents have right to residency in the bloc

Non-EU citizens may obtains right to reside and enjoy benefits, if their child is a citizen of the bloc, court rules.

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Blogger sentenced for playing Pokemon Go in church

Ruslan Sokolovsky was arrested for posting video on YouTube of him playing Pokemon Go inside a Russian Orthodox church.

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Germany not 'first in line' to boost Afghanistan troops

Chancellor Angela Merkel's comments come as NATO considers increased presence in Afghanistan to fight the Taliban.

Jens Stoltenberg, Angela Merkel

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PM Isa Mustafa loses no confidence vote in Kosovo

Members of parliament dismiss government in no-confidence motion, triggering a snap election in June.

Isa Mustafa

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250 feared dead in the Mediterranean Sea

Nearly 250 refugees are still missing after two boats sank in the Mediterranean Sea over the weekend.

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Police evict refugees from makeshift Paris camp

About 1,000 refugees and migrants, mostly Afghans and Africans, expelled from the Porte de la Chapelle area.

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Nearly 200 asylum seekers feared dead off Libya coast

Eleven have died and 200 are missing after two boats heading for Europe sink off the Libyan coast.

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UK: Facebook deletes tens of thousands of accounts

The social network giant announces big overhaul in crackdown on fake news one month before UK general election.

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Merkel's CDU wins elections in Schleswig-Holstein

Social Democrats suffer second consecutive blow while anti-immigrant AfD enters state's legislature for the first time.

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