Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam was forced to abort her annual policy address amid chaotic scenes inside the city's legislature. She later delivered her speech via video.
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Negotiating teams are aiming to hammer out the legal text of a Brexit deal ahead of the bloc's summit of leaders. Any potential deal they reach faces its toughest test at the political level.
US Vice President Mike Pence is traveling to Ankara to persuade President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to halt his military offensive in northeastern Syria. But Turkey has rejected calls for a truce.
A family of six discovered in makeshift rooms on a farm in the Netherlands was thought to be "waiting for the end of time." An Austrian man has been arrested in connection with the discovery.
The US accused high-ranking government officials in both Iran and Turkey of participating in and protecting the scheme. It comes as NATO allies Washington and Ankara are at odds over Turkey's military offensive in Syria.
The strategic city of Manbij has come under Syrian government control after Russia and Syria moved troops into areas near Turkey's border, filling a vacuum left by withdrawal of US forces.
A 55-year-old woman was found by police in remote South Australia after a three-day missing search. Police came to the rescue after a man spotted 'SOS' on his CCTV footage.
Turkey's military offensive in northern Syria, facilitated by a withdrawal of US troops, is threatening to rebalance geopolitics in the region. The changing dynamics could put Israel in a precarious position.
German regulators have released a set of guidelines on network security for companies wanting to help build next-generation 5G infrastructure. The conditions stop short of excluding controversial Chinese telecom Huawei.
US Democrats have wrapped up a three-hour debate on a bloated stage. Candidates for the party's 2020 presidential nomination took wild potshots at Elizabeth Warren, seeming to indicate a new front-runner in the race.
German security officials want more authority to target and prevent far-right violence. Among the proposals on the table is more monitoring of the internet and gathering evidence to outlaw some far-right groups.
The United Nations Security Council has ended 15 years of peacekeeping and justice operations in Haiti. Officials have voiced regret that Haiti's economic, political and social woes continue.
Borislav Mihaylov, the president of Bulgaria's football association, has resigned. Bulgaria's prime minister had earlier called on him to quit after home fans racially abused England players in a Euro 2020 qualifier.
Days after the powerful typhoon, the death toll in Japan has risen and many are still without homes or power.
In a region where many communities chastise unmarried women for not being "virgins," tampons, believed by some to cause hymen breakage, are still rare.
Police do not suspect a terror motive behind an October 7 ramming incident in Limburg. A Syrian man was arrested following the incident, which injured eight people.
A closer look Moscow's allies in the Middle East shows that "gift" could prove to be a complicated one.
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German footballers of Turkish origin have been caught up in a debate over Turkey's military offensive against Kurds.
Ex-Eastern bloc citizens' views about democracy and the free market vary with economic success, a new study reveals.
With Norway as the country of honor, Norwegian authors are in the spotlight at the world's largest trade fair for books.
India has reversed a decision to allow text messages in Kashmir after a truck driver was killed by militants. Although a two-month communications lockdown has been partially lifted, most services remain cut.
Environmental degradation top fears among German's next parental generation, according to a regularly run youth survey.
Germany's women footballers still seek recognition, despite decades of smashing records and exceeding expectations.
Paula, who lives in a German zoo, set a new record as the world's oldest living two-toed sloth in captivity.
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