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France to recognise Palestine if talks fail
Foreign minister sets two-year deadline to break impasse as MPs debate motion to recognise Palestine.
Plight of Christian communities throughout Middle East expected to figure prominently in talks in Ankara and Istanbul.
EU meeting on migration comes as a smuggling ship carrying more than 700 men, women and children is towed to Crete.
OPEC resists pressure from its poorer members, notably Venezuela, to cut output and triggers five-year low in prices.
Military commander says annexed region could be used as launchpad for attacks amid reports of OSCE team being targeted.
British author sold millions of books in many countries, including "The Children of Men", which was turned into a film.
Museum trustees have pledged to work with German authorities to ensure all looted art is returned to rightful owners.
Georgia denounces Moscow's deal with its breakaway region that puts Russian commander in charge of the territory.
Jose Socrates arrives in Lisbon court for third day of hearings looking into suspected corruption and tax-fraud.
Watercolour of Munich's old city hall, believed to be painted by late-Nazi leader, sold to anonymous Middle East buyer.
Western diplomats say they are still working to iron out differences at Vienna talks before Monday's deadline.
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