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Pope to visit Lithuania in 2018, presidential office says

Embrace modern world as I embrace history, Pope tells Church

Pope Francis on Tuesday launched an extraordinary Catholic Jubilee year of mercy by opening a “Holy Door” in the walls of St Peter’s, embracing...
German parliament passes law subjecting pilots to drug tests

German parliament passes law subjecting pilots to drug tests

The German parliament has passed a legislation that imposes drug and alcohol tests on airline pilots. The legislation was in response to last year's crash...
Paris hit by 'three teams of attackers' – French Prosecutor

Paris hit by ‘three teams of attackers’ – French Prosecutor

Three teams carried out the attacks in the French capital which killed 129 people and left more than 350 wounded, the Paris chief prosecutor...
Paris attack: France is committed to "destroying" IS, Hollande vows

Paris attack: France is committed to “destroying” IS, Hollande vows

France is committed to "destroying" the so-called Islamic State group after Friday's deadly attacks, President Francois Hollande has said. He said he would table a...

10 German tourists killed in Istanbul bomb blast

No fewer than 10 persons, most of them German tourists, have been killed in an explosion in a central area of Istanbul, Turkish officials...
French war jets strike ISIS as Britain offers support

French war jets strike ISIS as Britain offers support

French President Francois Hollande met British Prime Minister David Cameron in Paris on Monday as part of efforts to rally support for the fight...
Australia: Two shot dead near Sydney police HQ

Australia: Two shot dead near Sydney police HQ

Two people have been killed in a shooting outside New South Wales state police headquarters in western Sydney, Australian police say. A police statement said...

France opens inquiry into Volkswagen ‘deception’ scandal

French authorities have opened an inquiry into Volkswagen over the rigging of emission tests. The Paris prosecutor said it was investigating suspicions of "aggravated deception". Last...

US prepares to work with Russia, Iran to end Syria conflict

President Barack Obama has said the US is prepared to work with any nation, including Russia and Iran, to resolve the conflict in Syria. He...
Russia, Sudan have good prospects for economic cooperation – Putin

Russia seeks ‘co-ordination’ against IS to end Syria conflict

Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for a regional "co-ordinating structure" against jihadist militant group Islamic State (IS). Mr Putin reiterated his support for Syrian...