EU offers Turkey cash, closer ties to curb migration

BRUSSELS - Leaders of the European Union and Turkey were set to sign an agreement offering Ankara cash and closer ties in return for help in stemming the flow of migrants to Europe, draft conclusions of their summit showed.

Planned Parenthood says Colorado shooter opposed abortion 1:36pm EST

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. Planned Parenthood said on Sunday that news reports that the gunman who attacked its Colorado health clinic had uttered "no more baby parts" during his arrest showed that the suspect was motivated by an anti-abortion agenda.


Negotiators grab head start on monumental climate challenge

PARIS Senior negotiators from almost 200 nations on Sunday began thrashing out a new global deal to curb climate change as the president of China, the world's biggest polluter, landed in Paris. | Video


VW knew fuel usage in some cars was too high a year ago: report

FRANKFURT Volkswagen's top executives knew a year ago that some of the company's cars were markedly less fuel efficient than had been officially stated, Sunday paper Bild am Sonntag reported, without specifying its sources.


Syria's Assad says his enemies increasing support for insurgents

BEIRUT/AMMAN Syrian President Bashar al Assad told a senior Iranian official on Sunday that his adversaries had increased weapon supplies and financial support to insurgents since the start of a major offensive aided by his allies to regain lost territory.


Germany outlines plan to support fight against Islamic State: media

FRANKFURT Germany could send 1,200 soldiers to the Middle East by the end of the year to support a coalition battling Islamic State, Germany's top defense official told a newspaper on Sunday as his minister backed an international alliance against the group.


Under tightest security, pope urges peace in central Africa

BANGUI Protected by the heaviest security ever seen on his trips, Pope Francis on Sunday preached reconciliation in the divided Central African Republic, a nation racked by bloodshed between Muslims and Christians.

China: when an only child dies

Fan Guohui comforts his wife Zheng Qing as they show their son's resting place to reporters on their visit to the graveyard in Zhangjiakou, China, November 22, 2015. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Zhangjiakou, CHINA - For many Chinese parents who lost the only child their government once allowed them to have, the recent change in China's "one-child policy" is a bitter pill.  Wider Image 

New GOP primary rules could benefit Donald Trump

Reuters Campaign Correspondent Erin McPike explains how changes in the Republican primary election calendar since 2012 could help the billionaire businessman in his quest for the GOP nomination.

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