After days of protests, Polish President Andrzej Duda has said he will block bills to reform Poland's judiciary. The opposition claimed the reform was an attack on the courts' independence.
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Swiss police launched a manhunt after an unknown suspect attacked several people with a chainsaw in the city of Schaffhausen, near the German border. The authorities sealed off the old town.
An Iraqi journalist who interviewed teenage IS bride Linda W. after she was found in Iraq says she might face several years in an Iraqi prison. Linda has said she regrets her decision to go to Iraq and wants to go home.
Angela Merkel is coming under renewed fire over her refugee policies as Germany's election battleground heats up. Left-wing rival Martin Schulz has added his voice to long-standing criticism from the right.
Employees of the Turkish newspaper Cumhuriyet are being tried on charges including the alleged support of "terrorist organizations." The case is seen as a indicator of the state of the Turkish justice system.
Facing further decline in German visitors due to political tensions, Turkey's tourism industry has already begun courting Middle Eastern and Balkan markets. Diego Cupolo reports from Antalya, Turkey.
A judge at the High Court in London is hearing new evidence before ruling on whether a critically ill child should be sent for treatment to the US or be taken off life support. The case has drawn world attention.
French President Emmanuel Macron's popularity rating has dropped 10 points in a month, according to an Ifop poll - the biggest decline for a new president since 1995. His prime minister's popularity also dipped.
A car bomb has exploded in western Kabul, killing dozens of people. The attack, which has been claimed by the Taliban, happened near the home of the deputy to Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah.
The International Monetary Fund has said it believes in an even broader economic upswing globally in the years ahead. The lender's latest revision of its quarterly growth outlook also bodes well for the eurozone.
Jared Kushner will face questions in probes over possible collusion between the now-president's election campaign and Russia. Ahead of the hearings, he admitted contacts with Russian officials, but denied any wrongdoing.
Immigrants in the US on temporary visas worry the Trump administration could send them home. New York's Nepalese community, in particular, now sees gaining citizenship as an urgent matter, Maya Shwayder reports.
Two Jordanians have been killed and an Israeli security guard injured in a shooting at the Israeli embassy complex in Amman, Israel said. Tensions between Israel and Jordan run high over Muslim shrines in Jerusalem.
A small Alaska town has lost its feline mayor after nearly two decades. Until he died at just over 20 years old, Mayor Stubbs liked to drink a cocktail of water and catnip from a margarita glass.
Police say Reichsbürger and allied far-right movements could commit violent terrorism, German media report. There are an estimated 12,800 members of such groups in Germany, according to the domestic intelligence agency.
Japan is seeking to diversify and expand security partnerships as it faces dual threats posed by an expansionist China and an unpredictable North Korea. Julian Ryall reports from Tokyo.
Images from an underwater robot showed large deposits of what is thought to be melted nuclear fuel at the bottom of a damaged reactor at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant. If confirmed, it would mark a major milestone.
Eight of the individuals were found dead, with a ninth victim dying later on, and survivors were rushed to nearby hospitals. Authorities described the operation as "an alien smuggling venture gone horribly wrong."
Japanese commuters are being encouraged to work from home, albeit only on July 24. The nationwide "Telework Day" is an experiment aimed at reducing congestion as the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo draw nearer.
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Thousands of young travelers take to the beaches of Greece each year to find sun, fun and increasingly wreak havoc. But could the death of a US tourist mean the party is over? Anthee Carassava reports from Athens.
Spanish business leaders think Catalonia's push to split from Spain is negatively affecting the economy, even if the effects are not directly impacting their companies. The economy minister also warned of economc damage.
Berlin is not La La Land. Thanks to local bureaucracy, engaged couples have a tough time tying the knot in Berlin.
It may have been less convincing than his three previous wins but his 2017 victory left Chris Froome "speechless". The Brit didn't win a stage this year but still held off his challengers to make it three in a row.
Germany's team has finished with eight gold, seven silver and seven bronze medals at the World Para Athletics Championships in London. China finished top of the overall medals table with a total of 65.
Malaysia has banned the global hit Despicato from state media for being "obscene" and "un-Islamic." It is the latest case of pop music being censored in Malaysia for affronting the sensibilities of political Islam.
New signings bring excitement for fans, hope for clubs and new opportunities for players. But in 2017, it's also what they bring off the pitch that can make a huge difference, as two recent Bundesliga moves show.
It's the annual highlight for China's Yi minority. They celebrate the Torch Festival in a remote part of the country. Beside a huge bonfire at night, people compete in rams and bulls fights at daytime.
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