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Visitors from Australia and New Zealand attend a dawn ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Gallipoli, at Anzac Cove on April 25

Gallipoli centenary: Thousands gather in Turkey to pay tribute to the fallen on Anzac Day

It is 100 years since the Gallipoli Campaign against the Ottoman Empire

Francois Hollande and Vladimir Putin in Yerevan

In Armenia, the plea rang out: never forget our tragedy

Putin and Hollande take pride of place as a nation mourns, reports Andrew Connelly from Yerevan

A memorial in Istanbul to mark the 100th anniversary of the mass killings of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire. Armenia claims 1.5 million people were killed in the atrocities, a figure Turkey disputes

Armenian genocide: Turkey's day of denial amid remembrance for a genocide in all but name

As brave Turks dared to challenge the consensus to mark the anniversary of the Armenian genocide, the President chose to look the other way

The Grand Palais in Paris will be transformed into a 4,000-seat cinema, with 44 double beds at the front

A summer of cinema and champagne in the city of love

From floating down the Seine to lying in a double bed, there are all suddenly sorts of novel ways to watch films

Federico Trillo

Spanish Ambassador to Britain caught up in financial controversy

The company, Corporación Llorente, is under scrutiny as part of a wider investigation into how state permits were distributed to energy firms

'We're not heroes, just tourists': Swedish police officers on holiday stop vicious assault on New York subway

The officers were on their way to watch a performance of Les Misérables, but they were hit by drama sooner than they imagined

Gendarmes take part in research operations in the area of Grandpre, east of Reims, looking for the alleged kidnapper of 7-year-old girl Berenyss who was abducted on 23 April in Sancy, northeastern France, and found safe 8 hours later in Grandpre, some 120 kilometers away

French nationwide alarm system successful again after missing girl returned to parents

The policy of triggering emergency bulletins on all radio and TV programmes to sound the alert has worked each of the 14 times enacted

Pope Francis and Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI pray together at Castel Gandolfo

Vatican 'bomb attack': Terrorists linked to Al-Qaeda planned possible attack in 2010

Pope Francis has said he knows he is a target

The most miserable countries in the world revealed

5 out the 10 ten countries ranked the least happy in the world are situated in East Africa

Police officers look towards the Macedonian mountain village of Gosince from a police check point set near the northern Macedonian border with Kosovo, on 21 April 2015

Migrants killed by train in Macedonia while taking land route to western Europe to avoid sea

Authorities said 14 people out of group of 50 from Somalia and Afghanistan died

Ireland to consider decriminalising marijuana

'We need to have a proper discussion'

Twenty-four coffins were buried in Msida, Malta in a funeral for some of the migrants who drowned

Migrant crisis: EU leaders declare war on people traffickers as leaders vow to 'identify, capture and destroy' their vessels

The budget for the Triton border force that patrols the Mediterranean Sea will triple in size to €9m a month, but campaigners are not impressed

The canonisation ceremony for victims of the Armenian genocide in Echmiadzin

Armenia genocide victims canonised on centenary of atrocity that Turkey still refuses to recognise

Turkish President Erdogan said: 'We will not allow historical incidents to be taken out of context and be used as a tool to campaign against our country'

Race for life: Kannan Ganga is running the London Marathon this weekend to raise money for Bowel Cancer UK

Icelandic women run faster than British men

Whilst Spain was top of the overall average time for amateurs, it was Iceland that came top of both of the men's and women's tables

The railway tracks leading to the main gates at Auschwitz - Birkenau

Auschwitz museum warns that visitors could be turned away due to huge spike in interest

The 70th anniversary of the camp's liberation was marked in January

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Terrorism and boatloads of desperate migrants will be the outcome of the Saudi air campaign, says Patrick Cockburn
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Marginal Streets project documents voters

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How to survive a Twitter mauling

Mary Beard, Caroline Criado-Perez, Louise Mensch, Bunny La Roche and Courtney Barrasford reveal how to trounce the trolls
Gallipoli centenary: At dawn, the young remember the young who perished in one of the First World War's bloodiest battles

At dawn, the young remember the young

A century ago, soldiers of the Empire – many no more than boys – spilt on to Gallipoli’s beaches. On this 100th Anzac Day, there are personal, poetic tributes to their sacrifice
Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves

Follow the money as never before

Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves, reports Rupert Cornwell
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Samuel West interview

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Imagine if the leading political parties were fashion labels

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