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Many human remains found at Irish site

Image copyright RTÉ Image caption The burial site at Tuam mother-and-baby home in County Galway “Significant quantities” of human remains have been...

China congress: BBC team forced to sign confession

Media captionThe moment the BBC team was attacked in China The plan was a simple one. We’d arranged to meet a woman in her village in China’s central Hunan...

Trump defends under-fire Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Media captionJeff Sessions: “I have recused myself in the matters that deal with the Trump campaign” President Donald Trump has defended Attorney General...

Germany arrests Syria war crimes suspect

Image copyright AP Image caption The man was arrested in Duesseldorf. Pictured: An al-Nusra Front fighter A Syrian national has been arrested in Germany accused of war...

Marine Le Pen loses immunity from prosecution over IS images

Image copyright AP Image caption Ms Le Pen is currently running to be French president The European Parliament has lifted French far-right leader Marine Le Pen’s...

Sweden brings back military conscription amid Baltic tensions

Image copyright AFP Image caption The Swedish military has struggled to get enough volunteers in recent years The Swedish government has decided to reintroduce military...

Israel’s Netanyahu criticised over 2014 Gaza war preparations

Image copyright AFP Image caption The Israeli military said it was “implementing lessons learned” in the report on the 2014 war Israeli Prime Minister...

French police sniper shoots two in error at Hollande speech

Media captionWatch President Hollande’s reaction as he hears the shot A French police sniper has accidentally shot and injured two people during a speech by...

Syria war: Russia and China veto sanctions

Image copyright Reuters Image caption UN investigations have said that the Syrian government carried out three chemical weapons attacks Russia and China have vetoed a UN...

James O’Connor and Ali Williams charged in Paris over cocaine

Image copyright AFP Image caption Williams (L) won the 2011 World Cup with the All Blacks; O’Connor was the second youngest player to debut for Australia Two...