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MH17: Four charged with shooting down plane over Ukraine

Media captionThe suspects were named at a media conference For the first time since Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down in July 2014, prosecutors have announced...

Michel Platini questioned over awarding of World Cup to Qatar

Michel Platini was head of Uefa from 2007 until he was banned in 2015 Former Uefa president Michel Platini is being questioned by French anti-corruption investigators...

Berlin backs five-year rent freeze amid housing pressure

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A fair rent march in Berlin: The top banner reads “My home is not your profit” Berlin’s left-wing government...

Germany’s Angela Merkel ‘fine’ after seen shaking in heatwave

Media captionAngela Merkel was seen trembling and later said she had been dehydrated German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she is fine, after she was seen trembling...

Hong Kong protest: Joshua Wong calls for HK leader Carrie Lam to resign

Media caption“Carrie Lam must step down” – Joshua Wong Hong Kong’s most prominent student activist, Joshua Wong, has called for the resignation...

Iran nuclear deal: Enriched uranium limit will be breached on 27 June

Image copyright EPA Image caption Iran said last month that it would quadruple its production of low-enriched uranium Iran has announced it will breach on 27 June the...

Egypt’s ousted president Mohammed Morsi dies during trial

Image copyright AFP Image caption Morsi was detained after being ousted by the army in 2013 Egypt’s former President Mohammed Morsi, who was ousted by the military...

Electrical failure cuts power to all of Argentina and Uruguay, supplier says

Media captionVideo footage shows Lanus in Buenos Aires in almost total darkness A massive electrical failure has left almost all of Argentina and Uruguay without power,...

Protests return to Hong Kong streets

Protesters took part in a demonstration to state their dissatisfaction at Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s recent decision to suspend a controversial law which would allow...

Hong Kong protest: ‘Nearly two million’ join demonstration

Media captionProtests returned to Hong Kong streets following the suspension of the extradition bill Nearly two million people have taken part in a mass protest in Hong...