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Russia maintains grip on Crimea bases
Crimean volunteers turn out to denounce Yanukovich's ousting and support troops believed to be Russian soldiers.
Last updated: 05 Mar 2014 15:26 GMT
Dutch to ban Muslim face veils next year
Minority government set to prohibit niqabs and burqas and other forms of clothing that cover the face.
Last updated: 27 Jan 2012 21:38 GMT
Semi-finalists France send England home
A miserable evening for England sees France progress to semi-finals of the World Cup and avenge losses in 2003 and 2007.
Rugby World Cup 2011
Last updated: 08 Oct 2011 10:46 GMT
Netherlands plans to ban 'strong cannabis'
Dutch government says it will move to classify high-potency cannabis alongside hard drugs such as cocaine and ecstasy.
Last updated: 08 Oct 2011 02:36 GMT
French 'aid ship' sails towards Gaza
Yacht carrying pro-Palestinian activists expected to reach Gaza Strip on Tuesday after leaving Greek waters.
Last updated: 18 Jul 2011 11:00 GMT
Dutch coalition embraces Wilders
Ruling Christian Democrats in the Netherlands vote in favour of forming government with backing of anti-Islam party.
Last updated: 02 Oct 2010 21:09 GMT
'Burqa ban' key to Dutch coalition
Political deal to form minority government including anti-immigration party could result in ban on face-covering veil.
Last updated: 01 Oct 2010 15:37 GMT
Dutch coalition talks collapse
Talks to form government in the Netherlands with support from anti-Islam party end without agreement.
Last updated: 03 Sep 2010 19:33 GMT
Suriname elects former coup leader
Parliament backs convicted drug smuggler Desi Bouterse as president.
Last updated: 20 Jul 2010 12:59 GMT
Canada FM quits over document row
Maxime Bernier admits to security breach by leaving classified documents unsecured.
Last updated: 27 May 2008 01:20 GMT
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