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Dutch divided over law against insulting the king
The Netherlands is one of the few European countries with a law of lèse-majesté

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

05, Feb, 2018 @11:05 AM

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Berlusconi pledges to deport 600,000 illegal immigrants from Italy
Former PM warns of ‘social bomb ready to explode’ in election run-up after weekend shooting

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

05, Feb, 2018 @10:33 AM

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Trump’s rhetoric threatens peace-making in Korean peninsula
Cautious overtures to Kim Jong-un from the South being undermined by the US

Simon Tisdall

05, Feb, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Dr Hugh Wirth, animal advocate and much-loved radio vet, dies aged 79
Wirth, who was president of RSPCA Victoria for 43 years, gained a loyal following with his no-nonsense advice and dogged campaigning

Calla Wahlquist

05, Feb, 2018 @6:33 AM

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Monday briefing: May tries hard to clarify Brexit customs plan
No post-Brexit union, says No 10 … Holocaust denier becomes Republican candidate … Tonga gets first Olympic skier

Graham Russell

05, Feb, 2018 @6:30 AM

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Witness to a massacre: the former Myanmar soldier who saw his village burn
Nazmul Islam watched as the army prepared to attack his home in Tula Toli, where its Rohingya residents were raped and murdered

Poppy McPherson in Cox's Bazar

05, Feb, 2018 @5:43 AM

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'Nothing's impossible': Tonga’s lone skier strikes out for Olympic glory in South Korea
Pita Taufatofua hadn’t seen snow until two years ago, but this week he will become the Pacific nation’s first cross-country competitor

Eleanor Ainge Roy in Dunedin

05, Feb, 2018 @5:38 AM

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How Turin turned against its Five Star Movement mayor
Chiara Appendino, elected in a ‘protest vote’ in 2016, has come under fire for failing to deliver on her promises

Angela Giuffrida in Turin

04, Feb, 2018 @10:35 PM

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Cyprus president Anastasiades defeats leftist challenger
Second five-year term for conservative who has promised to reactivate reunification talks

Helena Smith in Nicosia

04, Feb, 2018 @7:08 PM

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'Most of the children still have parents': behind the facade of a Bali orphanage
Special report: Former workers at Jodie O’Shea House – named after a Bali bombing victim – say children are brought from remote villages to help solicit donations

Christopher Knaus and Kate Lamb

04, Feb, 2018 @5:00 PM

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Iran accuses US of 'shamelessly threatening' Russia with nuclear weapons
Rouhani’s remarks follow Trump administration document outlining plans to expand its nuclear capabilities

Guardian staff and agencies

04, Feb, 2018 @4:46 PM

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Mike Pence to stop North Korea 'hijacking' Winter Olympics, aide says
US vice-president to use own presence at Games to remind world ‘everything the North Koreans do at the Olympics is a charade’

Martin Pengelly

04, Feb, 2018 @3:30 PM

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