The US president and the head of the Catholic Church have clashed on a number of key issues. But both men emerged smiling from their private audience, with the president saying he "wouldn't forget" Pope Francis' words.
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Around 4,000 troops could be deployed to patrol UK streets after the government warned the Manchester bomber probably did not carry out the attack alone. Manchester police have made three more arrests.
Germany's 'Kirchentag,' a Protestant form of Woodstock, begins on Wednesday in Berlin. This year, the 500th anniversary of the Reformation will be the featured topic, with many big names expected to make an appearance.
A quarter of the amount went to asylum seekers who were still waiting to be processed, while over half went to combatting the causes of forced migration. More than a million migrants have entered Germany since 2015.
German foreign minister Sigmar Gabriel is expecting new Chinese rules on e-car sales to be relaxed, saying there was a deal with Beijing avoiding massive fallout from a speedy introduction of the quotas.
After ratings agency Moody's cut China's sovereign credit rating, Asian shares have fallen and the Australian dollar skidded on renewed worries about the impact of rising debt in Asia's economic powerhouse.
Islamist militants captured a Catholic priest and a dozen churchgoers after clashes erupted in the city of Marawi in south Philippines. President Duterte said he may impose martial law across the whole country.
Taiwan's Constitutional Court has ruled in favor of marriage equality as a matter of "human dignity." The government of President Tsai Ing-wen welcomed the decision.
Dangerous levels of chemicals in soil and ground water mean that the market cannot open, leaving traders out of pocket and Tokyo's governor with an intractable problem. Julian Ryall reports from the Japanese capital.
A team of rescuers has discovered the bodies of four climbers, believed to be two Sherpas and two foreigners, at the highest camp on Mount Everest. The rescuers were recovering a body of a climber who had died earlier.
After two years of testimony, authorities have released the final inquest into the 2014 hostage crisis that left three dead. The coroner slammed police hesitation and 'erroneous' advice from the consulting psychiatrist.
Turkey accuses German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yucel of inciting hatred and terrorist propaganda. In the following letter, his wife Dilek Mayaturk Yucel describes what life has been like since his arrest 100 days ago.
An increasing number of so-called "spiritual" gurus or "godmen" in India are implicated in ghastly crimes ranging from sexual abuse to murder. Murali Krishnan from New Delhi explores the reasons behind it.
South Korean forces have fired at objects flown across the border from North Korea, officials said. The balloon-like items flew with the wind and may have been carrying propaganda leaflets.
A woman smuggled technology used for communications for years before she was caught. If convicted, she could face up to 150 years in prison.
More than two-thirds of Germans expect President Trump to be out of office before his term expires and talk about impeachment has been rife for weeks in the US. But for now, Donald Trump is going nowhere.
President Nicolas Maduro has detailed his plans for a brand new popular assembly designed to defeat a 'fascist coup' in Venezuela. Critics say it's just a sham to avoid going to a general election.
The former US national security adviser refused to produce documents after he was subpoenaed by the Senate Intelligence Committee. But the panel's vice-chair says a business 'does not have the right to take the Fifth.'
Government officials have announced that the Qatar News Agency website was hacked by an unknown source and published several "false" articles on several topics. The agency's website is still not functioning.
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has been voted the next leader of the World Health Organization (WHO). The former Ethiopian health minister takes over as the WHO works to restore its credibility following the Ebola epidemic.
Wacken Open Air Festival is constructing a 7-kilometer network of pipes to quench its thirsty fans. Attendees will drink an average of 5.1 liters of beer each over the festival.
Germany is sponsoring the work of a West African research consortium to tackle land use affected by climate change. The devastating impact of drought has impacted the livelihoods of farmers.
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