Oskar Groening is accused by prosecutors of being an accessory in the murder at Auschwitz

Auschwitz bookkeeper admits to 'moral guilt'

11.41 Former SS officer Oskar Groening, known as the "bookkeeper of Auschwitz", admitted at his trial to "moral guilt" over the mass murder at the death camp and asked for "forgiveness".

Mursi was acquitted of murder charges that could have seen him face the death penalty

Former Egyptian leader given 20-year sentence

11.04 An Egyptian court has sentenced ousted president Mohammed Mursi to 20 years in prison without parole for the killing of protesters in December 2012, in a decision broadcast on state television.

Lee Wan-koo has denied receiving funds from businessman Sung Wan-jong when he was seeking re-election

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Tomislav Nikolic had to cancel his official visit to the Vatican after the incident

Coffee mishap caused Serb president's plane dive

12.12 A co-pilot who spilled coffee on the instrument panel of the Serbian president's plane and then hit an emergency button while trying to mop it up, caused the jet to plunge, an investigation showed.

The plan proposes a 'systematic effort to capture and destroy vessels used by smugglers'

EU announces proposals to address migration crisis

20 Apr The EU has unveiled a ten-point action plan to stem the tide of migrants crossing the Mediterranean after the latest disastrous loss of life, promising to step up both control and rescue operations.

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