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Russia denies targeting French presidential contender

Party chief of frontrunner Emmanuel Macron accuses Russia of targeting the campaign of the centrist politician.

Emmanuel Macron

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Romania: Parliament approves anti-corruption referendum

Politicians back a vote on anti-corruption reforms after weeks of angry protests at attempts to sideline graft laws.

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Tens of thousands defy cold to protest for 13th day

At least 60,000 gather in Bucharest to call for the government's resignation for trying to curb anti-corruption fight.

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Frank-Walter Steinmeier elected as Germany's president

German politicians elect former foreign minister by an overwhelming majority to be the country's new president.

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Paris rally over alleged police rape descends into riot

Anger over rape of 22-year-old black youth worker boils over as more than 2,000 gather outside courthouse in Bobigny.

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Anti-government protests continue in Romania

Protesters brave freezing temperatures as they take to the streets against attempts to water down anti-corruption laws.

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Swiss voters accept new citizenship rules

Voters decide to make it easier for third-generation immigrants to become citizens, according to official results.

Swiss voters

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Swiss referendum on citizenship after anti-Muslim row

Voters decides whether to make it easier for third generation immigrants to become citizens amid anti-Islam campaign.

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Thessaloniki starts evacuating 70,000 over WWII bomb

Authorities in Greece's second-biggest city, Thessaloniki, have begun evacuating some 70,000 residents ahead of an operation to defuse a 250kg unexploded World War II bomb.

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Paris police say rape of black man an 'accident'

More protests planned as assault on 22-year-old arrested in Paris suburb is deemed accidental by French investigators.

Justice for Theo

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