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Dozens arrested at Moscow opposition rally

Police arrest 29 protesters for 'breaching public order', a week after hundreds were detained in the Russian capital.

Moscow opposition rally

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Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic bids for presidency

Populist Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic expected to clinch overwhelming victory against a fragmented opposition.

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Scotland requests second referendum on independence

Scottish Minister Nicola Sturgeon requests independence vote for late 2018 or early 2019 in letter to UK PM Theresa May.

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Vladimir Putin visits Arctic to reaffirm Russia's claim

Touring oil-rich north region, Russian leader calls for the protection of his country's economic and security interests.

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British government takes next steps towards Brexit

London to outline immediate plans towards leaving the European Union as EU reacts to the triggering of Article 50.

Tim Barrow

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Theresa May triggers Brexit Article 50

British prime minister signs letter to be delivered to European Union, triggering countdown to EU exit.

Theresa May

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Scottish parliament backs new independence referendum

Motion passed 69 votes to 59 and comes a day before the United Kingdom takes the formal step towards Brexit.

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Longer jail term sought for Bosnian Croat official

Prosecutors say Jadranko Prlic should get 40-year sentence for his role in the deaths of Bosnian Muslims during the war.

Jadranko Prlic

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French Guiana paralysed by general strike

Protests over crime rates and cost of living have propelled overseas territory into spotlight of French elections.

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London gives N Ireland more time for power-sharing deal

Northern Ireland parties have "short window of opportunity" to avoid suspension of self-rule despite expired deadline.

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