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Undocumented migrants storm Pantheon monument in Paris

Hundreds of undocumented migrants calling themselves "black vests" stormed the Pantheon monument in central Paris on Friday demanding the right to remain in France. Police...

Turkey receives Russia’s S-400 missile defence system defying US

Russia began delivery of an advanced missile defence system to Turkey on Friday, a move expected to trigger US sanctions against a NATO ally and...

France passes law imposing tax on big tech companies

France's Senate gave final approval to a tax on big technology companies on Thursday, potentially opening up a new front in a trade row...

EU mulls adding Saudi Arabia to money-laundering grey list

The European Union is preparing an overhaul of its listing of countries that pose money-laundering risks, an EU confidential document shows, a review that...

US Key Committee seeks more steps to enhance defense ties with India 

Reflecting the strong bi-partisan support in the US Congress to boost Indo-US defense ties, a powerful congressional committee has passed a legislative amendment seeking...

UN, Syria close to agreeing constitutional committee

The United Nations is close to agreement with Syria on setting up a constitutional committee, a long-awaited step in a stalled peace process, the...

Merkel has third bout of shaking, says she is fine and ‘working through’ issue

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she was "working through" a bout of shaking that first occurred in mid-June and struck for the third time...

Gunmen massacre 18, including children, in Papua New Guinea attack

Gunmen have massacred as many as 18 people including women and children in a remote village in Papua New Guinea, apparently the latest victims...

Iran threatens British shipping in retaliation for tanker seizure

An Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander threatened on Friday to seize a British ship in retaliation for the capture of an Iranian supertanker in Gibraltar...

Sudan’s military council, opposition reach power-sharing agreement

Sudan's ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups have agreed to share power for three years and then hold elections,...