Police in Spain have expanded their search for the man they suspect drove a van into crowds of pedestrians in Barcelona to include all of Europe. More properties in the northern town of Ripoll have been raided.
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A woman has been killed and another person injured after a car crashed into two bus stops in the southern French port city of Marseille. Police told locals to avoid the area around the old port.
Rescue crews have responded to the USS John S. McCain to ensure the safety of the ship's crew, Navy officials say. At least 10 sailors are missing and another five injured after the incident off Singapore.
Chancellor Angela Merkel was the center of a televised question and answer session with voters tackling issues of security, the status of immigrants and the VW emissions scandal. She is standing for a fourth term.
Danish police say an inventor dumped Swedish journalist Kim Wall's body into the ocean after she died in an accident on his DIY submarine. Hopes of finding Wall alive had diminished since her disappearance on August 10.
South Korea and the US have begun their annual war games. In Seoul, President Moon Jae-in warned his nuclear-armed counterpart in the North against using the drills to continue cranking the "vicious cycle" of tensions.
The Big Ben bell's final bong has rung out from the UK parliament's clock tower. The cherished symbol will be silent for most of the next four years while the tower is renovated, to the ire of some lawmakers.
With significant advances in robotics and AI, technology leaders have called for safeguards to avoid "destabilizing effects." They warned that "once this Pandora's box is opened, it will be hard to close."
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More than 600,000 people from Africa, Asia and the Middle East have arrived in Italy over the last three years. The eviction of 800 migrants from a former office block in central Rome left some sleeping on the streets.
Breitbart London has issued an apology after posting a picture of German footballer Lukas Podolski on an article about human trafficking gangs. The jet-ski photo was actually snapped during the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
German-Turkish author Dogan Akhanli, who was detained in Spain after Turkey issued an Interpol arrest warrant, has been released. His detention added more strain to ties between Ankara and Berlin.
At only 30 years old, Sebastian Kurz is angling not only to become chancellor of Austria, but also to give his country a more powerful stance on the world stage. To that end, he warned against any "meddling" from Turkey.
Tensions on the Korean peninsula are at their highest in decades. It's not only a standoff between Washington, Seoul and Pyongyang. The conflict is polarizing South Korea, where some see the US defense missile system THAAD as part of the problem.
A Bangladeshi court has sentenced ten Islamist militants to death over a failed attempt to assassinate Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in 2000. The extremists belong to the banned Harkat-ul-Jihad al-Islami group.
Morocco is launching a charm offensive as the kingdom seeks to expand its influence in West Africa by joining the economic union ECOWAS. But Nigeria is reluctant to see Morocco join as it stands to lose power.
US comedian Jerry Lewis has died in Las Vegas at the age of 91, US media report. Lewis, who died of natural causes, was one of the most successful and revered actors in the history of Hollywood.
Swift action by Berlin has undone the Turkish leader's moves against "anti-Turkish" Germans elsewhere in the EU for now.
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