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El Salvador bans metal mining in world first

El Salvador on Thursday became the first country in the world to ban the mining of metals in what campaigners called a landmark move for environmental protection.

Violence erupts as protesters storm Macedonia parliament

Macedonia’s opposition leader was among at least 10 people injured in parliament Thursday after protesters stormed the building following an allegedly unfair vote for a parliamentary speaker, witnesses and local media reported.

Russian opposition leader Navalny hospitalised

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s principal opponent Alexei Navalny was briefly hospitalised Thursday after being hit in the eye by green dye that he said had damaged his cornea.

Six investigated over Italy avalanche tragedy

Italian authorities on Thursday placed six people, including senior local officials, under criminal investigation over the avalanche that engulfed the Rigopiano hotel in January, killing 29 people.

Rome court urged to jail Mafia Capitale boss

Prosecutors on Thursday requested a 28-year prison term for a one-eyed, far-right extremist who was the alleged kingpin of a mafia gang that preyed on Rome’s City Hall.

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