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French police detain four people over knife attack in Marseille

French authorities on Tuesday detained four people suspected of helping a man who later stabbed to death two women in the southern port city of Marseille.

In a separate case, five people remained in custody after being detained by French authorities over an apparent 

US ‘to expel’ 60 percent of Cuban embassy staff from Washington

The Trump administration is preparing to ask Cuba to withdraw 60 percent of its diplomats from Washington, U.S. officials said Monday, in response to last week's U.S. move to cut its own embassy staff in Havana by a similar amount.

The U.S. request marks yet another major setback

More than 20 killed after gunman opens fire on Las Vegas Strip, sheriff says

A Las Vegas sheriff says more than 20 people are dead and more than 100 people were wounded after a gunman opened fire at a concert on the Las Vegas Strip.

Police described the suspect as being a local Las Vegas man who acted alone, Sheriff Joseph Lombar

Special report: ‘I thought we were going to die’ says young Rohingya refugee

More than 500,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Burma over the past month. As streams of those fleeing arrive in Bangladesh, refugee camps fill to bursting and aid workers are struggling to cope.

“Aung San Suu Kyi says the military operations in Rakhine state ended on September 5,

PSG thump Bayern 3-0 to top Champions League group

Edinson Cavani and Neymar both scored as Paris Saint-Germain claimed a convincing 3-0 victory over Bayern Munich in their heavyweight Champions League clash in the French capital on Wednesday.


Thailand’s ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra sentenced in absentia to five years in prison

Thailand’s Supreme Court sentenced former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra in absentia to five years in prison on Wednesday for mismanaging a rice subsidy scheme that cost the country billions of dollars.

Landmark CETA trade deal between Canada and EU enters into force

A landmark free trade deal linking the EU and Canada went into effect on Thursday despite lingering opposition from activists worried about the pact's consequences on the environment and health.


New Trump travel ban targets North Korea, Venezuela, Chad

President Donald Trump on Sunday slapped new travel restrictions on citizens from North Korea, Venezuela and Chad, expanding the list of countries covered by his original travel bans that have been derided by critics and challenged in court.

Uber London UK Europe City of London will not renew Uber’s operating licence

London stripped Uber on Friday of its licence to operate from the end of September in a huge blow to the taxi app that will affect more than 40,000 drivers in one of the world's biggest cities.

Regulator Transport for London (TfL) said Uber's conduct posed risks to public safety

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