No civilians were evacuated during the three-day Russian-backed truce in Aleppo. Neither residents nor rebels in the opposition-held part of the city heeded calls from Syria's army or Moscow to leave.
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Rebel Houthi groups and the Saudi-backed government in Yemen have accused each other of violating a three-day truce. The ceasefire is expected to end at midnight local time (2100 UTC) Saturday.
Security forces in Iraq have overcome a major assault by "Islamic State" in Kirkuk, killing 48 of the militants. The advance comes amid claims of a mass grave found outside the city of Mosul, which is still held by IS.
Almost a week ago, the anti-"IS" coalition launched the Mosul offensive. The civilian population faces the threat of being caught in the crossfire and bombing. Yet attempts to leave the city are punished.
Egypt's top appeal court has upheld a 20-year sentence against ex-president Mohammed Morsi for attacks on protesters in late 2012. The Islamist leader is still appealing a death sentence and two other prison terms.
British police have found a second suspicious device, a day after arresting a man over a package that was found on London's underground rail network. Security has been stepped up in the British capital.
Pro-government forces in Libya say they have freed 13 foreign nationals, including 11 female Eritrean captives, from "Islamic State" militants in Sirte. Troops claim only a small part of the city is still held by IS.
US presidential candidate Donald Trump has laid out plans for his first 100 days in office at an address in Gettysburg. Trump slammed the women accusing him of harassment and pledged to unwind "horrible" trade deals.
Turkish Prime Minister Yildirim has warned the EU that it has other alternatives to membership in the bloc. Yildirim did not name any options, but critics suspect Turkey could be hinting at closer relations with Russia.
Ankara has not yet answered a German politician's request to visit soldiers in the Incirlik airbase. The denial could mean that Turkey intends to block visits to the camp, like it did some months ago.
A trade agreement between Canada and the EU should be signed next week, according to European Parliament President Martin Schulz. However, the Belgian region of Wallonia remains a stumbling block.
The worldwide refugee crisis is getting worse. Donation requests during the holiday season in Germany show that the plight of refugees is not a priority for donors. Germans prefer to help out in long-term aid projects.
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Vienna's Habibi & Hawara restaurant employs a dozen mainly Syrian refugees. But it's not just a job: The goal is to teach newcomers how to run a company in Austria, reports Matteo Tacconi.
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