Belgians have reached a consensus over a contested EU-Canada free trade deal, announced Belgium's Prime Minister. Thursday's planned summit to sign the deal with Canada, however, had already been canceled.
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A pair of Yazidi women's advocates have been awarded the European Parliament's Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. The 50,000-euro prize for human rights has been handed out since 1988.
Dozens of migrants, including many children, have remained at the makeshift "Jungle" migrant camp, a day after authorities declared it empty. Bulldozers also began tearing down the last remaining camp shelters.
Rescuers spent a long night assessing the damage after three major quakes shook its central region. Buildings were toppled and hundreds of people are injured in an area still recovering from August's deadly temblors.
Germany has confirmed it is sending Leopard 2 tanks to Lithuania as part of NATO plans to reinforce the Baltic states. But the presence is largely symbolic, since Russia is still militarily superior in the region.
The European Union has imposed sanctions on 10 more officials over their roles in the "violent repression" of Syria's civilian population. The move is a response to the Syrian regime's devastating offensive in Aleppo.
Turkey's president has said the US must not involve Kurdish fighters in a plan to retake "Islamic State's" de facto capital. But Washington regards the Kurds as the most effective ground force against the jihadis.
A 24-hour strike has grounded flights across Germany, leaving thousands of passengers stranded, severely delayed or rerouted. At Cologne Bonn Airport, most folks seemed disappointed but resigned.
The WWF's new Living Planet Report is ready for you to read - and for inspiring action. Its findings are heartbreaking, yet also encouraging. Its message is clear: the time to act is now.
A key decision emerging from the International Whaling Commission could curtail Japan's exploitation of an exception to a ban on commercial whaling, which it claims is for "scientific research."
The European Court of Human Rights has dismissed the claims of the National Democratic Party of Germany. The right-wing extremist party had claimed to be the victim of discrimination in Germany.
Media reports have called into question Uwe Böhnhardt's involvement in the murder of 9-year-old Peggy K. The late alleged neo-Nazi was linked to the girl's unsolved murder after his DNA was recovered near her remains.
A man who tried to sell his infant daughter on eBay can meet his child only in the presence of a third person, a court in Duisburg has ruled. The father had put up the child for sale on the online portal a few weeks ago.
Eastern Europe's defense industry prospects have rarely looked better, as NATO puts its military money where its mouth was. But could upping the alliance's presence in the region set off a new arms race with Russia?
Britain's economic growth has slowed only moderately after the nation's referendum in favor of leaving the EU. Government representatives viewed this as a sign that the challenges ahead were manageable.
Bosnia-Herzegovina is trekking the long road toward joining the EU. Along for the ride are an uncounted number of LGBT individuals still living in a patriarchal and homophobic culture. Maya Shwayder reports.
The Chinese Communist Party has declared President Xi Jinping the party's "core," a title that was bestowed on ex-presidents Deng Xiaoping and Jiang Zemin. The nomenclature suggests Xi has further consolidated power.
On his visit to Tokyo, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte emphasized the importance of Japan for the economic development of his country, while reiterating his anti-US stance. Martin Fritz reports.
A Chinese sailor has vanished in the Pacific Ocean after setting off from San Francisco in his trimaran. His fans continued to hold out hope, though the US announced it was suspending its search for him.
German car group Volkswagen has raised its guidance for profit and revenue after posting higher-than-expected quarterly earnings despite huge legal costs resulting from its core brand's emissions-cheating scandal.
The semiconductor industry's second- and seventh-largest companies have agreed to merge. US-based Qualcomm said it would take over NXP from the Netherlands in what was billed as the industry's largest tie-up so far.
Angelique Kerber has beaten Madison Keys to maintain her perfect record at this year's WTA Finals in Singapore. The German now moves on to the semifinals of the season-ending tournament for the first time in her career.
Dortmund and Schalke meet in the Ruhr derby with their form heading in opposite directions, Hertha face a stern test and Anthony Modeste tries to keep his scoring run going. Here's what you need to know about Matchday 9.
The Chicago Cubs have won the second game of the World Series, evening the best-of-seven series at 1-1. The series moves to Wrigley Field for Game 3.
Germany's arms exports are rising, making it a party to conflicts in many regions.
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7,000 people lived in tents and huts in Calais in Northern France. Police have now closed the camp, refugees are on the road again. For Robert Mudge, this picture symbolizes Europe's failure to address the refugee crisis.
Iceland is in many ways a model country in matters of feminism. Yet here, too, women earn less than men. They are striking to try to change this.
Books in Iran, in general, are subjected to a strenuous approval process. But, the glorification of violence, even in children's books, does not appear to be a problem.
Accelerating desertions and diminishing morale among Afghan government troops add to security woes as the Taliban gain ground across the country. Observers censure the government for the poor state of affairs.
Violence has plagued southern Thailand for decades, with Muslim separatist groups demanding independence for the ethnic Malay people. Activists say the humanitarian aspect of the conflict has largely been overlooked.
African Twitter users are imagining how people would be discussing the US elections if they were taking place in Africa.
Spain is the EU's biggest GM corn producer. There genetically modified corn has been found in the fields of organic corn farmers. Their livelihoods are threatened as GM corn can spread unchecked via cross-pollination.
Bill Gates is one backer of a project that deliberately infects mosquito populations with virus-fighting bacteria. The modified insects will then, hopefully, take over local populations.
With international condemnation for Russia's bombing campaign in Syria and alleged human rights violations in Crimea, Conflict Zone talked to Russia's ambassador to NATO, Alexander Grushko, who rejected the criticism.
With war raging in the Middle East, the arms industry is booming. Robot soldiers and nuclear weapons are on the agenda.
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