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'IS' went on a killing spree for weeks in a town in Syria's central Homs province ahead of its retreat, according to a Syrian official. The killings raise fears of more revenge attacks as the jihadis loose ground.
The EU has pledged €30 million as the UN holds a fundraising conference to aid Rohingya Muslims who have fled Myanmar. More than 600,000 Rohingya have escaped to Bangladesh amid persecution at home.
The secretary of state made a short visit to Afghanistan to discuss the new US policy in South Asia. He told Afghan leaders he was open to peace with the Taliban if they accepted military defeat.
The Catalan parliament will meet Thursday to decide how to respond after Spain announced unprecedented measures to stop secession. A Catalan spokesman says the EU will lose credibility if Madrid imposes direct rule.
The Czech government has said it will buy a pig farm at the site of a former Nazi concentration camp. A memorial to honor the hundreds of Roma victims who lost their lives at the camp is to go up in the farm's place.
Turkey has expressed frustration at Germany's lack of movement on extradition requests after a failed coup. A German lawmaker said Berlin should "exert resistance" to instead get German citizens out of Turkish custody.
A court has again refused to grant arrest warrants for imams accused of spying for Turkey's government in Germany. The Turkish-Islamic Union for Religious Affairs, a state organization, regularly sends clerics abroad.
As aides and reporters battled on Twitter over leaks from a Brexit dinner between UK Prime Minister Theresa May and the EU's Jean-Claude Juncker, British business lobbies called on their government to provide clarity.
A German lawmaker has criticized discrepancies in the reporting of right-wing sympathizers among the military's ranks. The identified extremists could use their military training to advance their cause, she warned.
On Tuesday, parliament will convene for the first time in decades with a far-right party. But the Alternative for Germany is already in 14 state legislatures — so what can we expect from the AfD in Berlin?
According to a new study, 21 percent of German children and their families live in permanent poverty. Such kids are excluded from lives that many of their peers take for granted.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition is set for a two-thirds majority in Sunday's election, according to exit polls. Abe says his imminent task is to deal with the crisis over North Korea.
Russia has accused the US of "barbaric" bombardment of Raqqa, after US-backed forces took control of the city earlier this week. Forces on both sides are racing to reclaim land in Syria's oil-rich Deir el-Zour province.
The German army has restarted a training mission in Iraqi Kurdistan after a week pause. But the mission's continuation is in doubt due to conflict between the autonomous Kurdish region and Iraq.
A fight is brewing over an EU plan to stop companies from hiring cheap Eastern European workers for short-term jobs in Western Europe. But what could a solution look like — policymakers are divided over the issue.
The UK's Financial Conduct Authority has confirmed it has imposed a multi-million-pound fine on Merrill Lynch. It explained the punishment came on the bank's failure to properly report millions of transactions.
Czech billionaire Andrej Babis' election win has sparked widespread warnings of a shift to the right in Eastern Europe.
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The US Environmental Protection Agency has cancelled a talk on global warming by three of its scientists – in what activists fear is its latest attack on climate action.
Pakistan has started constructing a controversial border fence along Afghanistan.
Though laws may forbid minors from marrying, forced premature matrimony remains a major issue for girls across the world. Many are condemned to lives of suffering.
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Lewis Hamilton recovered from a poor start to win in Austin, but his main title rival Sebastian Vettel finished second to extend the title race. Hamilton will try to clinch the title again next weekend in Mexico.
Cristiano Ronaldo is the clear favorite to be named the world's top men's football player of 2017. The Portuguese superstar is the holder of the award, which was handed out for the first time in 2016.
Young adventurers explore abandoned buildings in Kyiv.
Many Britons have made their home in France. Brexit could leave them with big problems.
There are dozens of illegal landfills in Romania.
Greece's tax inspectors are battling massive evasion and fraud.
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