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#Greece rescues migrants stranded at sea

Authorities in Greece say they have rescued 140 people whose boat broke down in the Aegean Sea as they were trying to enter the country illegally.

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European court upholds France's face veil ban

The European Court of Human Rights has upheld France's law banning face-covering Muslim veils from the streets, in a case brought by a woman who said that her freedom of religion was violated.

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France's Sarkozy held for questioning

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been held in police custody for questioning over suspected influence-peddling, sources said.

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Erdogan nominated for #Turkey presidency

Turkey's ruling party has nominated Recep Tayyip Erdogan to run in Turkey's first directly elected presidential race in August.

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#Ukraine attacks separatists after truce fails

tanks and fighterUkrainian tanks and fighter bombers have launched a ferocious assault against pro-Russian separatists after rejecting European attempts to save a tenuous 10-day truce.

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#Ukraine ends ceasefire with rebels

Ukrainian President Petro PoroshenkoUkrainian President Petro Poroshenko has vowed to renew operations against pro-Russian rebels, hours after a ceasefire with the separatists in the east of the country expired.

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Italian navy picks up thousands of migrants

More than 5,000 migrants have been picked up by the Italian navy in the past 48 hours in several rescue operations between Sicily and North Africa.

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Russian cameraman killed in east #Ukraine

A cameraman for Russia's state-owned Channel One television has been killed in Ukraine's eastern Donetsk region, the channel has said.

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#Ukraine and #Russia agree to work on ceasefire

President PoroshenkoThe Russian and Ukrainian presidents have agreed in a phone conversation to work on extending a ceasefire between Kiev and pro-Kremlin militias, the French presidency has said.

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#Ukraine seeks EU help with Putin talks

Ukraine's new president has enlisted support from the leaders of Germany and France for a call to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin as a ceasefire deadline looms.

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