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Barcelona van attacker among five killed by police - Spanish media

BARCELONA The driver of the van that plowed into crowds in Barcelona on Thursday, killing 13 people, was one of five men shot dead by police in a Catalan seaside resort hours later, two Spanish newspapers reported on Friday. | Video

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Germany bets on second time lucky with migrant workers

GESCHER, Germany As Germany struggles to absorb more than a million migrants from the Middle East and Africa, the government is hoping to avoid the mistakes it made half a century ago when it brought in a generation of guest workers from Turkey.

Germany, Africa 10:51am EDT

Yemen violence worsening, more access to north needed: U.N.

UNITED NATIONS Top United Nations officials on Friday warned violence in Yemen was worsening and greater access was needed to the Houthi rebel-held north, particularly through the key Red Sea port of Hodeidah.

United Nations, Yemen 2:45pm EDT

Erdogan tells Turks in Germany to vote against Merkel

ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday said German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats were enemies of Turkey and called on Turks in Germany to vote against major parties in next month's elections.

Germany, Turkey 1:55pm EDT

Furor erupts over killing of teenager as Philippines drugs war escalates

MANILA The Philippines police came under pressure on Friday to explain the killing of a high-school student after the 17-year-old became one of at least 80 people shot dead this week in an escalation of President Rodrigo Duterte's ruthless war on drugs. | Video

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South Africa has granted Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity: source

JOHANNESBURG South Africa has granted diplomatic immunity to Zimbabwe's first lady, Grace Mugabe, allowing her to return to Harare and avoid prosecution for the alleged assault of a 20-year-old model, a security source said on Friday.

Africa 1:57pm EDT

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