With the UK noticeably absent, European Union leaders have met in Rome to celebrate the founding treaties of the bloc. Amid trouble and uncertainty, they sought to portray a united Europe.
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As Britain prepares to start its formal divorce from the EU, pro-European demonstrators have gathered in London. The rally went ahead amid tight security following Wednesday's deadly terror attack on Westminster.
Central and eastern EU member states are wary that a so-called "multi-speed" Europe will relegate them to the bloc's second tier. However, a more flexible Europe may just be the boost they've always needed.
Germany's "super election year" of 2017 will soon be underway: State parliamentary elections will be held on Sunday in the German state of Saarland. Suddenly, everyone has their eye on Germany's smallest state.
Several Middle Eastern airports have started implementing a ban on carry-on laptops on flights to the US and UK. The ban has received mixed response from passengers and the countries affected by the restrictions.
A rude Caribbean awakening: The jihadist group "Islamic State" is recruiting in the island state of Trinidad and Tobago, just a short flight from the United States. Why are they targeting the Caribbean?
Two men have been charged with allegedly supplying a weapon used by the gunman who attacked soldiers at Paris's Orly airport. The attacker, Ziyed Ben Belgacem, was shot dead.
Belarusian police have arrested dozens of people after its president warned of a Western plot to oust him. Mounting protests against the authoritarian president have drawn thousands of people in recent weeks.
US envoy Rex Tillerson has reversed his decision not to attend a NATO meeting in Brussels. The announcement came as German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen called on the US to acknowledge Berlin's contributions.
His team haven't conceded since Euro 2016 and have a perfect World Cup qualifying record but coach Joachim Löw still wants more. An improving Azerbaijan hope to throw a spanner in the works on Sunday.
Lewis Hamilton posted the fastest ever lap at Albert Park to claim pole for Sunday's Australian Grand Prix. The British driver held off the challenge of German Sebastian Vettel, who also starts on the front row.
A top US military commander has said the LRA has been reduced to "irrelevance" after years of joint military operations have killed most of its forces. Its leader, Joseph Kony, is still on the run.
A key vote by the US House of Representatives on a health care bill to dismantle Obamacare has been withdrawn. The new law would have increased the number of Americans without health insurance.
Sydney's Opera House has dimmed its lights in a climate-change statement. The annual Earth Hour event has grown into a global movement urging climate action. But can it make a difference?
Three Egyptian journalists have seen their jail sentences reduced by a Cairo appeals court. Critics argue the case is part of a larger crackdown on free speech in the country.
A US judge has granted asylum to Singaporean blogger Amos Yee, ruling that the 18-year-old qualified as a political refugee. Yee has been jailed twice for critical comments on religion and former leader Lee Kuan Yew.
Israel has taken no steps to stop settlement building on occupied territories, despite a UN resolution condemning such projects as illegal, the Security Council has heard. The resolution had enraged Israel's government.
A group of around 10 people took off their clothes, killed a sheep and chained themselves together next to the infamous "Arbeit Macht Frei" gate at Auschwitz. Their motives were not immediately clear.
Civil war and geopolitical rivalries have brought Yemen to the brink of collapse two years since a Saudi-led intervention against Houthi rebels. With famine looming, all signs point to the situation getting worse.
The deliberate destruction of cultural heritage sites may amount to war crimes, a new resolution adopted by the UN Security Council says. Officials have warned of "cultural cleansing" in the Middle East, Asia and Africa.
Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro has said he asked the United Nations for help in boosting his country's medicine supplies. Hospitals in the country are reportedly running on just 3 percent of the supplies they need.
The militant group has claimed responsibility for a deadly attack on a military facility in the restive region. A National Guard spokesman said the agency was at the forefront of fighting "international terrorism."
A court in southern Australia has found the man guilty of assault and kidnapping, but cleared him of attempted murder. The two backpackers, one of whom was German, had met the man online.
The German parliament has finally passed a much-contested toll on highways - a key demand of the government's conservative wing. But opposition from border states and neighboring countries could still block it.
The EU is still a success story, and the current crisis provides an opportunity as well, writes Alexander Kudascheff.
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Egypt's erstwhile dictator Hosni Mubarak has been released from custody after six years, while many of the young activists who helped overthrow his regime languish in prison. Tom Stevenson reports.
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Japanese members of the Global Shapers Community have founded Tokyo's first private student dorm.
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Bride kidnapping is an old tradition in Kyrgyzstan. Women are abducted and forced to marry.
Aid organizations in Somalia are struggling to provide help to people suffering from drought.
Finland launched a test of the universal basic income in hopes of boosting its economy.
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In Afghanistan, few women can participate in sports. Many in the country are opposed to it.
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