Germany split over EU bank plan to nix fossil fuel funding

Officials say the German government is split over whether to back a proposal for the European Investment Bank to stop funding fossil fuel projects

Auditors urge EU to quickly fix migrant policy shortfalls

The European Court of Auditors is urging the European Union to improve its approach to easing migrant pressure on Greece and Italy, and draw lessons from its failures before a new crisis hits

EU Court: Food Made In Palestinian Territories…

The EU's top court has ruled that products made in Israeli settlements must be labeled has having been made in the Palestinian territories.

Beijing Calls for Fiercer Crackdown in Hong Kong

Beijing has urged Hong Kong authorities to crack down even more harshly on pro-democracy demonstrators, raising fears that the mainland is preparing to intervene after more than five months of protests. Beijing's liaison office in the territory issued a statement late Tuesday calling for the government to adopt "every necessary...

The Latest: Trump slams impeachment hearing…

President Donald Trump is lashing out at a pair of witnesses who are set to testify as the House impeachment inquiry goes public

U.N. Watchdog Says Iran Is Increasing Its Uranium…

Uranium particles have been discovered at an undeclared site in Iran, violating its 2015 nuclear pact with other world powers.

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Saudi Arabia, Yemen’s Houthi rebels in indirect…

Saudi Arabia, Yemen’s Iran-backed rebels holding indirect, behind-the-scenes talks to end 5-year war

Body of White Helmets’ founder to be flown to…

Turkey's state-run news agency says the body of a former British officer who helped found the White Helmets volunteer group in Syria, has been transferred to Istanbul's main airport to be flown to London, following an autopsy

Bolivia's Former President Morales Accepts Asylum…

Despite initially saying he would stay in Bolivia, Morales announced his departure to Mexico on Monday following what he has described as a "coup."

2 men arrested in Denmark following churchyard…

Police say two men, aged 27 and 38, have been arrested on suspicion of "gross vandalism" of gravestones in the Jewish section of a churchyard in northwestern Denmark

Chinese, other students flee Hong Kong as…

University students from mainland China and Taiwan are fleeing Hong Kong, while those from two Scandinavian countries have been moved or urged to leave as college campuses become the latest battleground in the city's 5-month-long anti-government unrest

Hong Kong Protesters Extend Demonstrations Into…

Protesters forced public transit delays and clashed with police on college campuses following two violent incidents on Monday.

Afghan officials: Kabul car bomb killed 12…

Afghan officials raise death toll to 12 in Kabul car bombing targeting security convoy; children among those killed

North Korea issues warning over US-South Korea…

North Korea’s supreme decision-making body has lashed out at planned U.S.-South Korean military drills and warned the U.S. not to ignore a year-end deadline to salvage nuclear talks

Gaza Launches Rockets After Israel Kills Islamic…

Israel's Foreign Ministry described Baha Abu Al-Ata as "a ticking bomb" who'd prepared to launch terror attacks against Israeli citizens.

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Venice Swamped by Highest Tide Since 1966

Venice is no stranger to flooding—the Italian city is made up of 118 islands in a lagoon—but what it is experiencing this week is extraordinary. Mayor Luigi Brugnaro plans to declare a state of emergency amid major flooding caused by the second-highest tide on record, the Guardian reports....

World thirst for oil keeps growing, with SUVs a…

The world's thirst for oil will continue to grow until the 2030s and climate-damaging emissions will keep climbing until at least 2040

'Non-Lethal' Crackdown On Protests Turns Deadly…

Photos and video evidence show an unexpected source of protester casualties: tear gas canisters fired directly into crowds.

Trump, Erdogan to meet as thorny issues stress…

President Donald Trump meets the president of Turkey Wednesday as relations between the two NATO allies are at their lowest point in decades

Syrian suspected of IS killings denies charges in…

A Syrian man on trial in Hungary has denied charges that he took part in a beheading and other killings in his homeland while a member of the Islamic State group

Chilean Government To Write New Constitution…

Chilean President Sebastián Piñera told a local news outlet the government has been working on a new draft of the constitution.

Slow down: Dutch cut max speed limit to rein in pollution

The Dutch government is lowering the top speed limit on highways in a bid to put the brakes on emissions of the pollutant nitrogen oxide

Spain says ex-Venezuelan spy chief wanted by US…

Spanish police say they have been unable to locate a former Venezuelan spymaster wanted by the United States for extradition on charges of drug trafficking

Boeing Says The 737 Max Could Be Flying Again In…

Boeing's 737 Max could get approval to fly again at the start of 2020.

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Islamic State returnees cloud anniversary of…

France is commemorating the fourth anniversary of the Islamic State attacks in Paris

Ex-Tory minister advises public to vote against…

A former Conservative Party Cabinet minister says giving the party a majority in next month's election would be "disastrous" because it would allow Prime Minister Boris Johnson to take the U.K. out of the European Union without a deal

Turkey Starts Repatriating Captured ISIS Fighters

A Turkish government spokesperson said at least three suspected ISIS fighters have been deported, with more expected to follow this week.