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#Bulgaria facing fragile government after poll

Bulgaria's former prime minister has said he will try to form a government and avoid national "bankruptcy" after his right-wing party came first in elections but fell well short of a majority.

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Latvia's ruling coalition wins election

Latvia's ruling centre-right has won a clear majority in its general election, after taking a hard line over the actions of Russia, its neighbour and former ruler, in Ukraine.

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Four die in #Chechnya suicide blast

ChechnyaA suicide bomber has killed at least four police officers and injured four others in a reported attempt to attack a concert hall in Chechnya.

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First womb-transplant baby born in #Sweden

A 36-year-old Swede has become the world's first woman to give birth after receiving a womb transplant, doctors said."It was breathtaking.

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#Ukraine says 12 rebels killed in Donetsk

Fresh fighting in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk has killed at least 12 rebels, as pro-Russian separatists suffered their worst losses since a ceasefire with Ukraine officially began on September 5.

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#Latvia parliamentary elections under way

Latvians are choosing a new parliament in an election overshadowed by the Ukraine crisis and worries over how to deal with resurgent neighbour Russia.

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#Sweden to recognise state of #Palestine

Swedish PM Sweden may become the first member of the European Union to recognise the state of Palestine, after the Nordic country's new centre-left government said it will do so.

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Turkish MPs back operations in #Syria and #Iraq

military incursionsTurkey's parliament has authorised the government to carry out cross-border military operations in Iraq and Syria to fight the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and other armed groups.

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Fighting over Donetsk airport intensifies

Thick black smoke has been seen to be rising over the international airport in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk as Kiev forces in control of the facility fight pro-Russian rebels attempting to seize it.

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Karadzic denies criminal role in Balkans war

Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic has denied responsibility for the death of 100,000 people during the 1992-1995 war in Bosnia, claiming UN prosecutors have no "shred of evidence" against him.

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