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Zamira Hajiyeva failed to overturn the UK’s first unexplained wealth order. Photograph: Kirsty O’Connor/PA Wire

The wife of a jailed Azeri banker lost her fight to overturn the UK’s first unexplained-wealth order - a tool heralded by police that forces individua(...)

Prime minister Viktor Orban’s “defence” of the nation against migrants and diatribes against a “meddling” Brussels are broadly popular in Hungary. Photograph: Ferenc Isza/AFP/Getty Images

Hungary’s government has broken ranks with the European Union by refusing to condemn Turkey’s invasion of Syria and saying it is in the Hungarian nati(...)

When Donald Trump issues dark warnings about the “fake news media”, he emboldens autocrats elsewhere. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

In Algiers last Sunday, police arrested the reporter Sofiane Merrakchi on suspicion of having filmed a demonstration for Al Jazeera, whose coverage of(...)

Sportswomen of Month winners Rhasidat Adeleke (Athletics) and Kate O’Connor (Athletics). Photographs: Sportsfile/Getty Images

When the judges began their chatting about the destination of our Sportswoman of the Month for July award, there was a sizeable sense of déjà vu about(...)

Dundalk head coach Vinny Perth at a press conference at the Hilton Baku in Azerbaijan. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Uefa Champions League second qualifying round second leg: FK Qarabag (1) v Dundalk (1), 6pm Irish time Dundalk head coach Vinny Perth believes all th(...)

Chelsea manager  Maurizio Sarri kicks his hat away in  frustration during his side’s final training session ahead of the Europa League final against Arsenal in Baku. Photograph:  Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Manager Maurizio Sarri stormed away from Chelsea’s training session at the Olympic Stadium in Baku on the eve of the Europa League final against Arsen(...)

Former Arsenal’s manager Arsène Wenger: he feels for supporters who have abandoned hope of attending the final because travel has proved so expensive. Photograph: Getty Images

Arsène Wenger has described Arsenal’s predicament in heading to Baku for the Europa League final as “a little bit of a nightmare”. The club’s former m(...)

Minister for Justice wants European football’s governing body to do more to allay safety concerns.

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan has criticised European football’s governing body Uefa after safety concerns prompted Arsenal midfielder Henrikh(...)

Moninne Griffith of BeLonG To: ‘We still regularly have young people arrive on our doorstep, having been asked to leave the family home because they have come out.’ Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Young LGBT people are still being “asked to leave” their homes after coming out to family, a leading campaigner for LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, tran(...)

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini:  said ministers had made it clear that the International Atomic Energy Agency was the only body that could legitimately verify Iranian compliance with the nuclear deal. Photograph: EPA

The US needs to exercise “maximum restraint” to avoid escalating its dispute with Iran over the nuclear deal, EU foreign ministers in Brussels  t(...)

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