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Court: 26 to hang for Narayanganj abductions, murders

US tanks and troops in Poland a threat, Russia says

Russia begins withdrawal of forces from Syria

Britain's EU ambassador quits ahead of Brexit talks

Nightclub attack: Istanbul police continue search

UK: Richard Kingston sentenced for destroying bribery, corruption evidence

German school in Istanbul, Turkey 'bans Christmas'

Spanish police arrest 200 Chinese over fraud

New Italian PM Paolo Gentiloni sworn in

Italy PM resigns after referendum defeat

Austria re-runs presidential election

Sarkozy out of centre-right primary