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Amena Khan quits L'Oreal campaign after Israel backlash

British video blogger steps down after right-wing outlets publish old tweets criticising Israel's war on Gaza.

Amena Khan

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Puigdemont, facing charges, to be Catalan president

Carles Puigdemont is the candidate to head the Catalan regional government, continuing the independence saga in Spain.

Carles Puigdemont

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Mahmoud Abbas urges EU to 'swiftly recognise' Palestine

Mahmoud Abbas urges EU to 'swiftly recognise' Palestine as US announces plan to move embassy to Jerusalem by 2019.

Abbas (L) met Federica Mogherini

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Greek far right burn squats, vandalise Holocaust statue

Violence followed rally by hundreds of thousands of nationalists Thessaloniki over Macedonia name dispute.

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Germany' SPD narrowly backs coalition talks with Merkel

Fresh elections avoided for now as Social Democrats approve negotiations with Merkel's conservatives by 56 percent.

Germany's Social Democrats (SPD)

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Romania: Tens of thousands protest against corruption

Tens of thousands brave snow in Bucharest to protest laws that critics say would weaken judicial independence.

Tens of thousands brave snow in Buchares

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Decapitated, bloodstained doll left at Amsterdam mosque

Muslim leader lambastes 'cowardly' act by right-wing group, which left note warning against what it calls Islamisation.

Decapitated, bloodstained doll

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Hungary blasted over 'Stop Soros' bill targeting NGOs

Government spokesman defends the bill as an effort against NGOs 'disguised' as human rights groups.

George Soros

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Belgium pledges $23m to UNRWA after US aid cut

Brussels steps up with multi-year funding of Palestinian aid agency after US cuts UNRWA funding by half.

UNRWA

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Ukraine declares Russian 'occupation' in eastern region

Law passes declaring Russia an 'aggressor' in the Donbass region, with Moscow calling it 'preparation for a new war.'

soldiers

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Puigdemont, facing charges, to be Catalan president

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Mahmoud Abbas urges EU to 'swiftly recognise' Palestine

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