Expect more war in Syria

BEIRUT - The Syria war is escalating in tandem with intensified diplomacy, but neither growing foreign military intervention nor a revived political track look capable of bringing an end to the conflict.

Euro on shaky ground, stocks up on talk of aggressive ECB easing 11:38am EST

LONDON The euro slipped back towards seven-month lows, bond yields fell and European shares rallied on Thursday as talk of aggressive stimulus from the European Central Bank next week gained ground.

Live: Mikhail Khodorkovsky speaks to Reuters

Russian opposition figure Mikhail Khodorkovsky speaks at a Reuters Newsmaker event.     | Full Coverage 

Thanksgiving in America

Floats gather on Central Park West prior to start of the 89th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in Manhattan, New York November 26, 2015. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

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Belgium lowers security alert level in Brussels

BRUSSELS Belgium lowered the security threat level in Brussels on Thursday after nearly a week on maximum alert following the Islamic State attacks in Paris, a government minister said.


Stranded migrants try to storm into Macedonia, tear down fence

IDOMENI, Greece Hundreds of Moroccans, Algerians and Pakistanis tried to storm the border between Greece and Macedonia on Thursday, tearing down part of the barbed wire fence at the crossing and demanding to be allowed to carry on into northern Europe.


Arsenic and mercury found in river days after Brazil dam burst

RIO DE JANEIRO Illegal levels of arsenic and mercury polluted the Rio Doce river in the days after a dam burst at an iron ore mine in early November in Brazil's worst-ever environmental disaster, according to tests by a state water agency.


Russia accepts IAAF ban

MONACO The Russian athletics federation has accepted its ban from the sport in the wake of widespread doping revelations, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) said on Thursday.

India commemorates 7th anniversary of Mumbai attacks

On the 7th anniversary of the deadly attacks in Mumbai security experts say the city is still vulnerable. Julie Noce reports.

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