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As coalition haggling resumes, Merkel races to shore up power

Chancellor Angela Merkel called Friday for a quick end to the last stretch of tortuous negotiations to forge a government for Germany, in a...

IS planned Paris-style attack for Barcelona: report

The Islamic State group planned a Paris-style attack on crowded areas in Barcelona weeks before its November 2015 rampage in the French capital, according...

Davis promises independent UK amid fresh Brexit tensions

Brexit minister David Davis will seek to reassure eurosceptics about the government's strategy for leaving the EU on Friday after fresh splits emerged in...

Erdogan threatens to expand offensive to other northern Syrian cities

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday threatened to expand Turkey's offensive against the Afrin region in Syria to other cities in the country's north...

Trump denies he ordered sacking of Russia investigator

US President Donald Trump on Friday dismissed as "fake news" bombshell reports that he had ordered the firing of Russia investigation special prosecutor Robert...

Dozens dead in South Korea hospital blaze

A huge fire tore through a South Korean hospital on Friday killing at least 37 people, the government said, in the country's worst blaze...

Students protest in Hong Kong over compulsory Mandarin

Hundreds of Hong Kong students protested Friday as tensions escalate on campuses over compulsory testing of Mandarin -- the dominant language of mainland China. The...

No safe haven as shootings rock US schools

With 11 shootings so far this year, US schools once again find themselves vulnerable to spasms of gun violence that authorities seem powerless to...

UN hosts ‘critical’ Syria peace talks in Vienna

The United Nations embarked on fresh efforts Thursday to jump-start Syrian peace talks that Western countries and the opposition fear are being undermined by...

Macron ‘completely changed’ France’s image, says tech billionaire

President Emmanuel Macron has "completely changed" France's image, telecoms billionaire Xavier Niel said Wednesday, crediting the youthful, pro-business politician with attracting an influx of...
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