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'Armenian genocide' vote: Turkey warns Germany

Erdogan says relations will be "seriously affected" after Germany identifies 1915 Ottoman era killings as "genocide".

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France puts Israel-Palestine conflict back in focus

Paris meeting of foreign ministers of key powers aims to find common ground to bring the two sides back to direct talks.

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Germany angers Turkey with 'Armenia genocide' vote

German MPs approve motion describing 1915 killings of Armenians as a "genocide", prompting Ankara to recall ambassador.

The German parliament

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Twitter criticised for suspending parody Putin account

Account @DarthPutinKGB, which mocked Russian president, had attracted over 50,000 followers before it was shut down.

Vladimir Putin

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Paris mayor announces plan to create refugee camp

Anne Hidalgo unveils plan to build shelter for refugees to replace makeshift camps shut down for health reasons.

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Three people die as thunderstorms batter Germany

Severe weather continues to bring flooding and damaging hail to Europe.

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UNHCR: 2,500 refugees drowned on way to Europe in 2016

UN releases figures after deadliest week of the year for refugees as 880 lost their lives in Mediterranean.

Mediterranean

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Mayotte: Hundreds evicted in anti-refugee unrest

Nearly 700 people forced to flee Ouangani on French island of Mayotte, as xenophobic groups target foreigners.

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More storms expected as lightning strikes in Europe

One fatality and many injuries as severe thunderstorms break out across the continent.

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UN: More than 700 refugees feared drowned off Italy

UN refugee agency says hundreds of people may have died in three separate shipwrecks in recent days.

Refugees on a boat

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