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Malaysia becoming 'police state' as govt battles scandal: HRW
Malaysia becoming 'police state' as govt battles scandal: HRW

Malaysia increasingly resembles a "police state" as the government uses repressive laws to silence critics including those demanding the prime minister answer corruption allegations.

Malaysia becoming 'police state' as govt battles scandal: HRW
Montenegro PM shrugs off violent demos calling for resignation
Montenegro PM shrugs off violent demos calling for resignation

Montenegro's Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic brushed off violent protests calling for his resignation, insisting they were not a threat to his country's stability.

Montenegro PM shrugs off violent demos calling for resignation
UN chief 'not optimistic' about Israeli-Palestinian crisis
UN chief 'not optimistic' about Israeli-Palestinian crisis

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told the Security Council that he was "not optimistic" following his talks with Israeli and Palestinian leaders to urge them to defuse tensions.

UN chief 'not optimistic' about Israeli-Palestinian crisis
Germany's PEGIDA condemned over 'concentration camp' speech
Germany's PEGIDA condemned over 'concentration camp' speech

Germany's xenophobic PEGIDA movement drew widespread condemnation from lawmakers and Jewish groups after a speaker at an anti-refugee rally used Nazi-era rhetoric.

Germany's PEGIDA condemned over 'concentration camp' speech
One seriously hurt as thousands mass in Dresden for anti-migrant rally, counter-protest
One seriously hurt as thousands mass in Dresden for anti-migrant rally, counter-protest

Tens of thousands of people massed in the eastern German city of Dresden in counter rallies over the anti-migrant movement PEGIDA, with one demonstrator left seriously injured in a brief clash between the two sides.

One seriously hurt as thousands mass in Dresden for anti-migrant rally, counter-protest
Hollande says Air France turbulence doesn't reflect state of country
Hollande says Air France turbulence doesn't reflect state of country

French President Francois Hollande said the social turbulence currently gripping Air France, which was rocked by violent protests over job cuts, was not a reflection of the state of the country.

Hollande says Air France turbulence doesn't reflect state of country
Slovenia blocks over 1,000 migrants at border
Slovenia blocks over 1,000 migrants at border

Slovenian authorities said they had refused to let in more than 1,000 migrants arriving from Croatia after a daily quota had been reached.

Slovenia blocks over 1,000 migrants at border
Stalin portraits and Soviet nostalgia rule in Ukraine's rebel regions
Stalin portraits and Soviet nostalgia rule in Ukraine's rebel regions

Three portraits of former Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin are on display in the centre of Donetsk, the rebel capital of eastern Ukraineю

Stalin portraits and Soviet nostalgia rule in Ukraine's rebel regions
Migrant flow turns to Slovenia as EU rift over crisis grows
Migrant flow turns to Slovenia as EU rift over crisis grows

Croatia diverted the flow of thousands of migrants toward Slovenia after Hungary sealed its border to block the path of the streams of refugees desperate to reach northern Europe.

Migrant flow turns to Slovenia as EU rift over crisis grows
A year on, Germany's PEGIDA radicalised by refugee influx
A year on, Germany's PEGIDA radicalised by refugee influx

They gather in the dark, wave German flags and vent their fury at foreigners they fear are overrunning their homeland -- next week Germany's anti-Islamic PEGIDA movement turns one year old.

A year on, Germany's PEGIDA radicalised by refugee influx
Netanyahu vows to defeat 'knife terror' after three new attacks
Netanyahu vows to defeat 'knife terror' after three new attacks

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed that Israel would not bow to "knife terror" as three new stabbings in Jerusalem spread more fear among Israelis and Palestinian unrest showed little sign of slowing.

Netanyahu vows to defeat 'knife terror' after three new attacks
Turkey says two male suicide bombers behind Ankara blasts
Turkey says two male suicide bombers behind Ankara blasts

Two male suicide bombers carried out the devastating twin bombings this weekend in Ankara, the office of the Turkish prime minister said, as the toll rose to 97 dead.

Turkey says two male suicide bombers behind Ankara blasts
Fury towards Erdogan intensifies after Ankara attack
Fury towards Erdogan intensifies after Ankara attack

Anger towards President Recep Tayyip Erdogan over Turkey's worst-ever terrorist attack intensified Sunday as authorities raced to identify the two male suicide bombers it blamed for the bloodshed.

Fury towards Erdogan intensifies after Ankara attack
At least 30 dead in 'terrorist' attack on Ankara peace rally
At least 30 dead in 'terrorist' attack on Ankara peace rally

At least 30 people were killed in twin explosions in Turkey's capital Ankara, targeting activists gathering for a peace rally organised by leftist and pro-Kurdish opposition groups.

At least 30 dead in 'terrorist' attack on Ankara peace rally
Hollande warns Air France violence 'could harm country's image'
Hollande warns Air France violence 'could harm country's image'

French President Francois Hollande said scenes of Air France executives fleeing an angry mob after having their shirts ripped off by striking workers were "unacceptable" and put the country's image at risk.

Hollande warns Air France violence 'could harm country's image'
Victims, horror of Oregon shooting remembered at Sunday service
Victims, horror of Oregon shooting remembered at Sunday service

In Roseburg, the small western US town thrown into the national spotlight last week by the shooting of nine students, it was time to reflect and pray.

Victims, horror of Oregon shooting remembered at Sunday service
Netanyahu: Israel 'in fight to death against Palestinian terror'
Netanyahu: Israel 'in fight to death against Palestinian terror'

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel was "waging a fight to the death against Palestinian terror", and ordered tough new measures after the killing of two Israelis in Jerusalem.

Netanyahu: Israel 'in fight to death against Palestinian terror'
Facts about 'routine' mass shootings in the US
Facts about 'routine' mass shootings in the US

President Barack Obama has voiced anger and sadness over "routine" mass shootings in the United States after 10 people were killed in an attack at a community college in Oregon.

Facts about 'routine' mass shootings in the US
Staff ends strike at London's National Gallery

A protracted strike by hundreds of staff at London's National Gallery over the outsourcing of some services to the private sector ended.

Staff ends strike at London's National Gallery
Clinton urges gun control after deadly Oregon shooting
Clinton urges gun control after deadly Oregon shooting

US presidential candidates took time from campaigning to reflect on Thursday's deadly mass shooting at an Oregon college, with Democrat Hillary Clinton calling for "sensible" gun law reform.

Clinton urges gun control after deadly Oregon shooting