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Mario Borghezio ordered to pay Cecile Kyenge for racism

Milan court rules Northern League MEP was guilty of racism over comments he made about Italy's first black minister.

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Germany approves deportation of asylum seekers law

New legislation makes it easier to deport and monitor migrants, but rights groups call it an assault on refugee rights.

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Sweden drops Julian Assange rape investigation

UK police say Assange will still be arrested for 'minor offence' if he left Ecuadorian embassy where he is holed up.

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Greece approves more austerity to unlock bailout

Thousands rally against austerity outside parliament as MPs vote for further pension cuts and tax hikes in 2019-2020.

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Five things to know about Julian Assange

The founder of the whistleblowing website WikiLeaks has been holed up in the Ecuadoran embassy in London since 2012.

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Enda Kenny resigns as Irish Fine Gael party chief

Enda Kenny will step down as Fine Gael leader after almost 15 years and not lead party into election.

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EU Parliament demands action into Hungary's rule of law

Lawmakers vote on resolution to probe the state of democracy and deterioration in human rights.

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Putin offers to release Trump-Lavrov meeting transcript

Kremlin offer comes amid row over US president's disclosure of ISIL-related information to top Russian diplomats.

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Austria's parliament bans full-face veil in public

The provision, part of a larger integration package, means those wearing the veil in public will be fined $166.

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UK charges Muslim activist after stop-and-search arrest

Muhammad Rabbani of CAGE refused to give passwords to police after arrest at Heathrow airport, says campaign group.

Muhammad Rabbani of CAGE

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