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In this undated image made available Wednesday Feb. 22, 2017, by Hertfordshire Constabulary, showing Ian Stewart who has been found guilty of the murder of children's author Helen Bailey at St Albans Crown Court, on Wednesday Feb. 22, 2017.   The jury found Ian Stewart, the partner of Helen Bailey, guilty of killing her and dumping her body in a cesspool at her home, in a financially motivated murder. (Hertfordshire Constabulary via AP)
Author Helen Bailey's partner jailed for 34 years for murderThe partner of children's author Helen Bailey has been sentenced to at least 34 years in prison for murdering her and dumping her body in a cesspool at their home
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UN Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Syria Staffan de Mistura informs the media one day before the resumption of the negotiation between the Syrian government and the opposition, at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017.  (Martial Trezzini/Keystone via AP)
UN-sponsored Syria talks resume in Geneva after 10 monthsSyria peace talks under the auspices of the United Nations have resumed in Geneva, 10 months after they fell apart over escalating bloodshed in the war-torn country
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Paris teens block schools, protesting police violenceParis teenagers have blockaded 16 city high schools with burning garbage cans and makeshift barricades to protest the alleged rape of a young black man with a police baton and other police abuse
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UN says new Cyprus peace talks meetings 'in due course'The United Nations says dates for new meetings to get Cyprus reunification talks back on track will be announced in "due course."
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Danes to decide on SKorea extradition within a monthDenmark's top prosecutor says a decision whether to meet a South Korean extradition request for the daughter of the former confidante of South Korea's president, is expected within a month
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Albania opposition boycotts parliamentAlbania's main opposition Democratic party has boycotted parliament in their street protest calling for free and fair elections
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Romania: 1,300 officials prosecuted for graft last yearRomania's chief anti-corruption prosecutor says nearly 1,300 officials were sent to trial last year in corruption cases with damages amounting to 260 million euros ($273 million)
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In Denmark, first blasphemy charge since 1971A Danish prosecutor says a 42-year-old man in northern Denmark has been charged with blasphemy for burning the Quran and posting a video of it on Facebook
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UN hosts 'Geneva IV' talks: Sequel or new script for Syria?UN envoy for Syria reconvenes talks between the government, opposition in new bid to end six-year war
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Belgian authorities arrest man over several hoax bomb alertsBelgian authorities say they have arrested a man for calling in several hoax bomb alerts that led to security services being scrambled and the evacuation of key buildings
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The logo of French carmaker Peugeot is pictured during the presentation of the company's 2016 full year results, in Paris, Wednesday, Feb.22, 2017. French carmaker PSA Group saw its profits jump last year and is giving dividends for the first time since 2011, burnishing its image as it weighs a buyout of General Motors' money-losing European operations. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
France's PSA seeks to be 'European car champion' with OpelThe chairman of French carmaker PSA Group wants to create a "European car champion" with the purchase of General Motors' European car business
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Romania's huge protests cause rifts among families, friendsThe recent anti-corruption protests in Romania are dividing families and friends, mostly along generational lines
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Transport strike snarls traffic in AthensMetro, urban rail and tram workers in the Greek capital have walked off the job for 24 hours to protest legislation that would allow the Athens transport organization to make commercial use of stations
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Turkish Airlines passenger held in Miami over bomb threatTurkey's state-run news agency says U.S. security officers at Miami airport have detained a passenger on board a Turkish Airlines plane who claimed to have a bomb on him
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Gucci presents otherworldly fall-winter collection in MilanAlessandro Michele worked his alchemy at Gucci with otherworldly looks that hewed to his own aesthetic
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