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Spanish police arrest man in connection with Barcelona attack

Spanish police on Friday arrested a man suspected to have been close to a number of those involved in last month's terrorist attacks in Barcelona,...

China claims gold in track cycling at Asian Games - sport

A sporting celebrity back home, Hong Kong's Lee Wai Sze is one of the stars of track cycling at the "Asian Indoor and Martial Arts...

Macron signs 5 decrees to overhaul French labour laws

President Emmanuel Macron has formally signed five decrees overhauling France's labour rules. These are the first major economic reforms since he...

Iran to increase military capabilities

The ramifications of Donald Trump's very direct speech to the UN have continued to heighten tensions around the world. Iran has said that it will...

Caribbean islands assess damage from Hurricane Maria

At least 15 people have died and 20 remain missing on the small Caribbean island of Dominica, where Hurricane Maria first made landfall on Monday....

Picasso exhibition in Rome celebrates centenary of artist's visit to Italy

An exhibition to celebrate the hundredth anniversary of Pablo Picasso's trip to Italy has opened in Rome. An exciting preview of the #Picasso...

The AfD: the rise to power of Germany's far-right

One party is getting all the attention in Germany's parliamentary elections: the AfD, Alternative for Germany. Founded in 2013 as a eurosceptic...

UN and EU say Geneva talks must restart to keep Syria intact

Both the UN's envoy on Syria and the EU's foreign policy chief, meeting in New York on Thursday, have warned that the Geneva talks must resume to...

Martin Schulz: a classic social democrat

When Martin Schulz was nominated by Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) in March to run against conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel, everything...

Angela Merkel: from Kohl's girl to global leader

Ever since the German election campaign started, polls indicated that Europe's longest-serving female Chancellor Angela Merkel was likely to emerge...

Youth uninspired by Social Democrats and 'the Schulz Effect'

These young people are campaigning outside a shopping mall in the Neukölln district of Berlin. It is a working-class and left-wing part of the...

L'Oréal heiress Liliane Bettencourt dies aged 94

L'Oréal heiress Liliane Bettencourt has died at the age of 94, her family said on Thursday. The elderly widow was the world's richest woman, with...

Norway under fire for deporting woman who was whipped in Iran

"Social media":http://iroon.com/irtn/blog/11370/ is subjecting Norway's ultra-strict attitude with asylum seekers to public trial after an Iranian...

Amal Clooney describes UN investigation into ISIL war crimes as step in the right direction

Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney has described the United Nations' unanimous vote to create an investigation into the war crimes committed by ISIL...