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Prominent Azerbaijani human rights activist Leyla Yunus was detained on July 30 and could face charges, a family spokesman said
LONDON - Agence France-Presse
Britain's prime minister announced new measures to cut immigration on Tuesday in a bid to lure voters from eurosceptic rivals 10 months from a general election.
DONETSK, Ukraine - Agence France-Presse
Ukraine's prime minister resigned after his governing coalition collapsed, plunging the former Soviet state into political limbo as it struggles to quell a deadly rebellion in the east.
London's landmark "Gherkin" office tower, one of the landmarks on the British capital's skyline, went on sale for about 650 million ($1.1 billion, 820 million euros) on Tuesday after being placed into receivership.
Pro-Russian rebels shot down two Ukrainian fighter jets on July 23, not far from where a Malaysian airliner was brought down last week in eastern Ukraine
THE HAGUE - Agence France-Presse
Heavy shelling around the crash site of downed Malaysian flight MH17 forced Dutch and Australian police to scrap a planned visit as they sought to secure the scene 10 days after the disaster.
GLASGOW - Agence France-Presse
As the Commonwealth Games kicked off in Glasgow on Wednesday, the chief protagonists in Scotland's independence debate called an unofficial ceasefire, as voters said they would not be swayed by attempts to exploit the event for political ends.
MOSCOW / KYIV
Russia has said that new European Union sanctions targeting Russian intelligence chiefs over its role in Ukraine risked ending all joint cooperation on security
GIGLIO ISLAND, Italy - Agence France-Presse
Italy's once-luxurious Costa Concordia cruise ship embarked on its last voyage on Wednesday, as tug boats began towing it from island wreck site to scrapyard grave in one of the biggest salvage operations in maritime history.
PARIS - Agence France-Presse
French police have banned a protest against Israel's Gaza offensive that was due to take place in Paris on Saturday, following several similar rallies that turned violent.
ROME - Reuters
Italy's navy said it rescued nearly 1,800 migrants in overcrowded boats in the Mediterranean over the weekend, and a merchant ship recovered five bodies from a sinking rubber raft off the coast of Libya.
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