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Richard Gere may testify in Matteo Salvini trial over rescue ship standoff
Actor helped deliver food to people onboard NGO vessel that was refused entry to Italian port by then minister

Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo

27, Sep, 2021 @1:23 PM

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Dutch PM given extra security amid fears of drug gang attack
‘Spotters’ were seen scoping out movements of Mark Rutte, who cycles to work in The Hague

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

27, Sep, 2021 @12:32 PM

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Gastro hub: Macron creates centre of excellence for French food
President says aim is to promote culinary traditions and prepare chefs ‘as athletes’ to win prizes

Kim Willsher in Paris

27, Sep, 2021 @11:47 AM

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Taliban threatening Chevening scholars’ families, says MP
Caroline Lucas warns five of those studying in Brighton feel desperate about relatives’ safety in Afghanistan

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

27, Sep, 2021 @10:57 AM

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ICC asked to relaunch inquiry into Taliban and IS ‘war crimes’
Move shows court’s determination to investigate contemporary as well as past crimes against humanity

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

27, Sep, 2021 @10:14 AM

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Japan urged to abolish third-party consent from abortion law
Restrictions amount to ‘sexual assault’ on women by Japanese state, say rights campaigners

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

27, Sep, 2021 @8:30 AM

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German election: Social Democrats secure narrow win as CDU plunges to historic low – as it happened
Official preliminary results show SPD secured 25.7% of the vote and CDU won 24.1%

Helen Livingstone and Jon Henley

27, Sep, 2021 @7:36 AM

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Monday briefing: PM could call in the troops over petrol crisis
Labour shortage warning over Christmas turkey supplies … Social Democrats clinch narrow win in Germany … and Mike Leigh on portraying ‘real people’

Warren Murray

27, Sep, 2021 @5:28 AM

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German election 2021: full results and analysis
Official provisional results show Olaf Scholz’s centre-left SPD will be the largest party in Germany’s new federal parliament, the Bundestag. Get full results from around the country, and find out what coalitions are possible

Antonio Voce and Seán Clarke

27, Sep, 2021 @5:14 AM

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Ambassador in limbo makes plea for Afghans to be allowed into EU
Former Afghan government’s ambassador in Greece appalled by Athens’ media blitz against ‘illegal migrant flows’

Helena Smith in Athens

27, Sep, 2021 @4:00 AM

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Germany election: SPD wins narrow victory as Merkel era ends in near-deadlock
Social Democrats edge out Christian Democrats, according to preliminary results, but tight finish leaves third-placed Green party as kingmaker

Kate Connolly in Berlin

27, Sep, 2021 @3:55 AM

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‘A great loss’: tributes pour in for pioneering PNG female doctor who died from Covid
Naomi Kori Pomat, the first female doctor in her province, died in country’s first government-confirmed death of a health worker from virus

Leanne Jorari in Port Moresby

27, Sep, 2021 @1:40 AM

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