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Bavarian governor, Horst Seehofer, answers questions during an interview with German TV broadcaster ARD in Berlin, Germany, Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017. In background the parliament building, the Reichstag.  (Gregor Fischer/dpa via AP)
Merkel ally drops call for cap on refugees entering GermanyA key ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel says he's no longer making a cap on refugees a condition for coalition talks after next month's election
The Associated Press40 minutes ago
Protesters display placards during a rally to condemn the recent killings in President Rodirgo Duterte's renewed crackdown on drug offenders which also claimed the life of a minor Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, in Quezon city north of Manila, Philippines. President Rodrigo Duterte's renewed crackdown on drug offenders has resulted in some dozens of killings over the past three days alone.(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
Philippine churches to ring bells to protest drug killingsRoman Catholic Church in the Philippines will ring bells every night for three months to raise alarm over a renewed police crackdown that has left more than 80 drug and crime suspects dead in just a week
The Associated Press41 minutes ago
A police officer stands guard as people sit next to candles and flowers placed on the ground, after a terror attack that killed 14 people and wounded over 120 in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
Attack victims came from around world to celebrate BarcelonaThe victims of vehicle attacks in Barcelona and a nearby resort came from around the world and across generations
The Associated Press58 minutes ago
The Latest: UN says thousands will flee Tal Afar operationU.N. warns thousands of civilians will flee Islamic State-held Tal Afar and surrounding areas as Iraqi security forces begin operation to retake town
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this Aug. 19, 2017 photo participants at a far-right protest commemorating the 30th anniversary of the death of leading Nazi figure Rudolf Hess rally  in Berlin, Germany, on Saturday, August 19, 2017.  (AP Photo/Frank Jordans)
Police say 39 people detained over neo-Nazi march in BerlinBerlin police say 39 people were detained Saturday in connection with a far-right march commemorating the 30th anniversary of the death of high-ranking Nazi official Rudolf Hess
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Iran parliament Oks all but 1 of Rouhani Cabinet picksIran parliament approves all but one of Rouhani Cabinet picks, including defense minister
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Gabriella Engels looks on during a media conference in Pretoria, South Africa, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. The model who accuses Zimbabwe's first lady of assault, 20-year-old Gabriella Engels, has been offered legal assistance by a prominent lawyer Gerrie Nel, who secured the murder conviction of Oscar Pistorius. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
Grace Mugabe returns to Zimbabwe despite assault claimZimbabwean state media say the wife of President Robert Mugabe has returned home from South Africa despite calls that she be prosecuted for allegedly assaulting a young model at a luxury hotel in Johannesburg
The Associated Press1 hour ago
The Latest: Reports say shell hits Syrian fairSources say a shell has hit Syria's first international trade fair since the war broke out six years ago, killing and wounding several
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2016 file photo, Popular Mobilization Units fighters ride on the back of a truck on their way to fight against Islamic State militants in the airport of Tal Afar, west of Mosul, Iraq. The operation to retake the town of Tal Afar, west of Mosul, from the Islamic State group began Sunday morning, Aug. 20, 2017,  Iraq's prime minister said. Tal Afar and the surrounding area is one of the last pockets of IS-held territory in Iraq after victory was declared in July in Mosul, the country's second-largest city. The town, about 150 kilometers (93 miles) east of the Syrian border, sits along a major road that was once a key IS supply route.(AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)
Iraq launches operation to take back IS-held town near MosulU.S.-backed Iraqi forces have launched a multi-pronged assault to retake the town of Tal Afar, west of Mosul, marking the next phase in the country's war on the Islamic State group
The Associated Press14 minutes ago
FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2011 file photo, Turkish born German writer Doghan Akhanli is photographed in Cologne, Germany. Germany's foreign minister is urging Spain not to extradite a German writer to Turkey after he was arrested on a Turkish warrant. Sigmar Gabriel called his Spanish counterpart Saturday Aug. 19, 2017 over the arrest of Doghan Akhanli while on holiday in Spain. Akhanli was born in Turkey but emigrated to Germany in 1991 after spending years in Turkish prison following the 1984 military coup in the country. (Oliver Berg/dpa via AP,file)
Germany welcomes release of writer sought by TurkeyGermany's foreign minister welcomed the release Sunday of a German writer detained in Spain on a Turkish warrant
The Associated Press9 minutes ago
Syria's Assad reject security cooperation with the WestSyrian President Bashar Assad has blasted the West rejecting any security cooperation or reopening of embassies in Damascus before these countries cut relations with opposition groups
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Gabriella Engels looks on during a media conference in Pretoria, South Africa, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. The model who accuses Zimbabwe's first lady of assault, 20-year-old Gabriella Engels, has been offered legal assistance by a prominent lawyer Gerrie Nel, who secured the murder conviction of Oscar Pistorius. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
The Latest: South Africa grants immunity to Zim first ladySouth Africa granted diplomatic immunity to Zimbabwe's first lady, who was accused of assaulting a woman in a Johannesburg hotel a week ago
The Associated Press11 minutes ago
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