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Rebels push on towards strategic rail hub

Sergio Mattarella to be Italy’s next president

Election of Sicilian judge is victory for Renzi

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Tens of thousands of Podemos supporters march in Madrid

Anti austerity party in show of strength

French solidarity faces ballot box test

Poll to signal parties’ standings after terrorist attacks

Golan risks rise as Hizbollah drops rules

Shia group’s progress increases threat of regional conflict

Dish spends $13.3bn in spectrum auction

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DeepMind’s founder talks about computers acting like humans, joining forces with Google, and why eating is time wasted

Germany suspends wage law for hauliers

Foreign drivers exempted from minimum pay level

How Qatar snared the Canary

Three shareholders sealed the deal for London’s Canary Wharf

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FCA puts bank’s London office into ‘enhanced supervision’

Mugabe becomes African Union chairman

Ageing autocrat accepts role with speech aimed at the west

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Richard von Weizsäcker, German president

Constructive critic who called for honesty about individuals’ complicity in Germany’s Nazi past

Lubyanka Square monument
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From glasnost to the Kremlin’s line of fire

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