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Ahed Tamimi to be held in Israeli detention throughout her trial

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 09:25
The 16-year-old Palestinian was seen slapping and punching two Israeli soldiers in a viral video. She could remain in detention for months. Human rights groups have called for her immediate release.

France offers to loan Bayeux Tapestry to the UK

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 09:11
The work depicts the bloody conquest of England by the Normans in 1066. Prime Minister Theresa May thanked France ahead of talks with President Emmanuel Macron over migration controls between the two countries.

British govt. scrutinizes second outsourcing firm after Carillion collapse

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 08:56
Shares in Interserve, a British outsourcing services firm, have fallen 15 percent amid concerns about its financial health. The company insists it won't go bankrupt like its competitor Carillion.

Austria's Kurz visits Germany's Merkel in meeting of generations

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 08:53
For many in Germany, Austria's 31-year-old chancellor represents an alternative to veteran Angela Merkel. So how did the two get along when they met in Berlin to talk about migrants, the EU and other issues?

France: Police raid Lactalis after baby milk scandal

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 08:53
Police in France have raided five Lactalis sites after contaminated baby milk products caused dozens of children to fall ill. Compensation has been offered to families, who say the company is trying to buy their silence.

In Berlin, Salafist extremist scene nears 1,000 members: report

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 08:12
Berlin's Salafist extremist scene has tripled since 2011, according to a report from Germany's domestic intelligence agency. Russians comprise the largest foreign national group in the scene.

German, Polish police bust human trafficking ring

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 06:52
Authorities have made five arrests over a smuggling ring that illegally brought Syrians to Germany. A Syrian-Polish family allegedly made €300,000 by trafficking refugees.

Palestinian leader Abbas calls for Arab solidarity against Trump's Jerusalem decision

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 06:00
President Abbas has called on Arabs to visit Jerusalem, saying Trump's decision to recognize the holy city as the Israeli capital was "sinful." The comments come ahead of a visit to the region by US Vice President Pence.

North and South Korea to march under unified flag at Winter Olympics

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 05:27
North and South Korea have agreed to make a joint entrance under a unified Korean peninsula flag at the opening ceremony of the upcoming Winter Olympics. They will also send a combined women's ice hockey team.

Catalonia's new parliament meets following failed independence bid

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 03:01
The newly elected Catalan parliament has met after a failed attempt at secession from Spain last year. The question remains whether sacked leader Carles Puigdemont will be allowed to present himself for re-election.

Builders go on trial for Cologne city archive collapse

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 02:10
Nine years after the devastating collapse of Cologne's historic archive, five defendants are finally on trial. They face charges of negligent homicide and hazardous building practices.

The economy, stupid? Trump's first year

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 22:10
Donald Trump's presidency is 1 year old this week. His stunning election victory was heavily influenced by some of the promises he made regarding economic matters. How has he done so far?

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong jailed over 2014 pro-democracy protest

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 21:42
A court in Hong Kong has sentenced Joshua Wong to three months in prison for playing a "leading role" in pro-democracy demonstrations in 2014. It's the second time the 21-year-old has been jailed.

Australian Open: Rafael Nadal powers on, teenager Marta Kostyuk shines

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 21:38
The men's No. 1 seed was comfortable in victory, while it was a good day for Ukraine's women, especially teenage star Marta Kostyuk. The news wasn't so good for Germany's highest-ranked woman, Julia Görges, though.

Australian Open: Kostyuk, Svitolina through, Bencic out

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 21:38
It was a good day for Ukraine's women with second-round victories for Marta Kostyuk, Elina Svitolina and Kateryna Bondarenko. Belinda Bencic is out two days after she upset 2017 finalist Venus Williams.

Korean War allies consider further sanctions against North Korea

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 20:54
As North and South Korea engage in talks, a group of 20 countries has said Kim Jong Un needs to be forced to the negotiating table. Pyongyang has said it would send a cheering squad to next month's Winter Olympics.

Germany, Turkey to resume regular consultations in sign of thawing relations

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 20:07
Berlin and Ankara are set to restart regular government consultations after a break of almost a year, German media report. Relations between the two countries deteriorated after a failed coup against President Erdogan.

Germany, Turkey to resume regular consultations in sign of thawing ties: paper

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 20:07
Berlin and Ankara are set to restart regular government consultations after a break of almost a year, German media report. Relations between the two countries deteriorated after a failed coup against President Erdogan.

US states sue to reverse repeal of net-neutrality rules

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 17:37
More than 21 attorneys general have banded together to overturn a decision they say will hurt consumers and businesses. The Republican-controlled Federal Communications Commission ordered the repeal in December.

US President Donald Trump 'healthy' with perfect cognitive score, says doctor

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 16:22
The White House doctor says Donald Trump is in excellent health following his first physical as president. The exam took place days after a controversial book raised questions about Trump's mental fitness for office.