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Pawel Adamowicz, stabbed Gdansk mayor, dies of injuries

Image copyright EPA Image caption Adamowicz was attacked at the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity event The mayor of the Polish city of Gdansk has died in hospital a day after being stabbed at a charity event.Pawel Adamowicz, 53, was attacked on stage in front of hundreds of people on Sunday.He was hospitalised for serious…
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Pawel Adamowicz: Witness describes seeing knife as mayor fatally stabbed

The mayor of Gdansk, Poland, has died after being stabbed at a charity event.Pawel Adamowicz was attacked by an intruder who accessed the stage at the fundraiser, which was raising money for children's hospitals.The 27-year-old suspect, who has a criminal record, has been detained.He said the Civic Platform party, which led the previous government and…
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Trump threatens to 'devastate' Turkish economy over Syrian Kurds

Image copyright EPA Image caption Turkish-backed forces are poised to launch an offensive against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria US President Donald Trump has threatened to "devastate Turkey economically" if it attacks Kurdish forces in Syria following a planned pullout of US troops. In two tweets on Sunday, Mr Trump said that he didn't want…
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Has Trump turned his back on Europe?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Donald Trump (R) has clashed with European leaders including French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel As the EU says the US government has effectively downgraded its diplomatic status in Washington, how has the transatlantic relationship changed under Donald Trump's presidency?For generations, American presidents have saved some…
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A church under surveillance by a man in a Toyota

Officially the Orthodox Church of Ukraine is now fully independent of Moscow, but many parishes remain loyal to the Russian patriarch - leading in some cases to local tensions. The BBC's Nick Sturdee witnessed this in a town in the nationalist west of the country.The sun is streaming through the lofty windows of the Church…
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Greek government crisis over Macedonia name change

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Tsipras may be counting on a split within the junior coalition party Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has said he will call a confidence vote after his governing coalition split over the Macedonia name change. Defence Minister Panos Kammenos withdrew his party's support, signalling his opposition ahead of an…