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Turkish army thrusts deeper into Syria, monitor says 35 villagers killed

KARKAMIS, Turkey Turkey's army and its allies thrust deeper into Syria on Sunday, seizing territory controlled by Kurdish-aligned forces on the fifth day of a cross-border campaign that a monitoring group said had killed at least 35 villagers. | Video

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Germany, Poland and France revive Weimar group to bolster EU confidence

WEIMAR, Germany Germany, Poland and France vowed on Sunday to reinvigorate the "Weimar Triangle" group first formed 25 years ago after the end of the Cold War to help deal with the many challenges now facing Europe, including Britain's vote to leave the European Union.

28 Aug 2016

Pakistan says three accused of 2009 Sri Lanka cricket team attack killed

LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistani police said on Sunday that three Islamists suspected of being behind an attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in the city of Lahore in 2009 had been killed during a shootout.

Middle East 28 Aug 2016

Former Obama aide calls Trump a 'psychopath'

WASHINGTON A former top adviser to President Barack Obama on Sunday labelled Donald Trump a "psychopath", saying the Republican presidential nominee met the clinical definition of the personality disorder.

28 Aug 2016

Half of Germans against Merkel serving fourth term - poll

BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel's domestic popularity has declined, a poll showed on Sunday, with 50 percent of Germans against her serving a fourth term in office after a federal election next year.

28 Aug 2016

Anti-burkini law in France would worsen tension - interior minister

PARIS A law banning the full-body "burkini" swimsuit in France would stoke tensions between communities and would be both unconstitutional and ineffective, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said in an interview published on Sunday.

28 Aug 2016

Wall St Weekahead-Jobs data to be a big deal for record-high stocks

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 26 Wall Street will fixate on a wave of U.S. economic data next week, crested by payrolls data on Friday that could sway expectations about the timing of future interest rate hikes and spark volatility in record-high stock prices.