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 7:34am 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.

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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Chicago calm a day after release of video of police shooting teenager

CHICAGO The white Chicago policeman charged with murdering a black teenager he shot 16 times spent his first full day in custody on Wednesday in a jail hospital ward, as calm prevailed in a city braced for civil unrest over new video footage of the slaying. | Video


Stranded migrants try to storm into Macedonia, tear down fence

IDOMENI, Greece Hundreds of Moroccans, Algerians and Pakistanis tried to storm the Greek-Macedonian border on Thursday, tearing down part of the barbed wire at the crossing and demanding to continue their journey to northern Europe.


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.


Pope, in Africa, says failure of climate summit would be catastrophic

NAIROBI World leaders must reach a historic agreement to fight climate change and poverty at coming Paris, facing the stark choice to either "improve or destroy the environment", Pope Francis said in Africa on Thursday. | Video

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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