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Puigdemont must return to Spain to rule

Image copyright AFP Image caption Carles Puigdemont faces arrest if he returns to Spain A Spanish court has moved to block pro-independence politician Carles Puigdemont from assuming the presidency of Catalonia. The former leader has been living in Brussels since he declared independence in October, resulting in charges of sedition and rebellion against him. Mr…

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Israel criticises Polish Holocaust law

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption 1.1 million people, most of them Jews, died at the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp in Poland Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has criticised a proposed bill that would make it illegal to describe Nazi death camps as Polish. "I strongly oppose it. One cannot change history and the Holocaust cannot…

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