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Separatists fail to elect Quim Torra as new Catalonia leader

It remains likely that Torra will clinch the position in a second vote on Monday that requires only a simple majority.

Quim Torra

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Italy tribunal lifts ban on Berlusconi holding public office

Berlusconi was convicted of tax fraud in 2013, triggering a bar on holding any elected position for six years.

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Catalan lawmakers to vote on new regional leader

A close vote is expected as Catalonia's parliament decides whether to appoint Quim Torra as regional president.

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German primary school teacher barred from wearing hijab

Berlin's neutrality law bars the wearing of overt religious symbols and clothing for state employees on duty.

Berlin

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European foreign ministers to hold summit with Iranian leaders

Iran and other signatories to the JCPOA say they will remain committed to the nuclear deal, despite US withdrawal.

Germany's Foreign Minister Heiko Maas

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Erdogan slams French intellectuals: You're no different than ISIL

Remarks come after open letter signed by 300 prominent French people called for removal of some verses from the Quran.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

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Armenia: Nikol Pashinyan elected as new prime minister

Parliament votes in favour of Pashinyan, days after PM Sargsyan resigned following widespread anti-government protests.

Nikol Pashinyan

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Russia inauguration: What did Vladimir Putin say

President Putin took the oath of office on Monday. Here is a full transcript of what he said at his inauguration.

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Putin sworn in as Russian president for fourth term

Former KGB spy begins another six-year term as Russian president after his re-election in March.

Vladimir Putin

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Catalonia separatists propose Carles Puigdemont as new president

Secessionists view Puigdemont as legitimate candidate for region's presidency but Spain wants him tried for rebellion.

Carles Puigdemont

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UK's Theresa May comes out against US child separation policy

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Italy's Salvini causes outrage over Roma census plan

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May 2018 was the world’s 'fourth-warmest' May on record

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Bosnian police block migrants from reaching EU member Croatia

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Germany: Interior minister gives Merkel ultimatum on migrants

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Greece and Macedonia sign agreement on name change

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