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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Tuesday praised the bravery of mosque worshippers as a lone gunman massacred their friends and family, saying the nation stood with its grieving Muslim community in this "darkest of days".
Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plans were in disarray on Tuesday as her government sought to plot a way around the speaker of parliament's ruling that she had to change her twice-defeated divorce deal to put it to a third vote.
U.S.-backed fighters said they took a big step towards eradicating Islamic State's last territorial possession in eastern Syria on Monday, seizing the jihadist camp at Baghouz and cornering remaining fighters against the Euphrates river.
The European Union is increasingly exhausted by Brexit negotiations and needs a "clear and precise" request from the UK on reasons behind any Brexit delay, Germany's EU minister Michael Roth said on Tuesday.
Clashes are still ongoing in the final Islamic State enclave at Baghouz and the jihadists are still holding some families as human shields, a media official with the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Tuesday.
A city in South Korea, which has the world's highest smartphone penetration rate, has installed flickering lights and laser beams at a road crossing to warn "smartphone zombies" to look up and drivers to slow down, in the hope of preventing accidents.
German lawmakers on Monday criticized deputy finance minister Joerg Kukies and Goldman Sachs, alleging a conflict of interest in the U.S. investment bank advising state-backed Commerzbank on a possible merger with Deutsche Bank.
Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank faced concerns from workers unions, Chancellor Angela Merkel's office and top shareholders on Monday after confirming merger talks.
The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have seized full control of a camp where Islamic State militants have been holed up in Baghouz near the Iraqi border though the operation is not yet over, an SDF media official said on Tuesday.
The European Union needs to hear from Britain on what it wants on Brexit before being able to decide its next steps, Swedish European Affairs Minister Hans Dahlgren said on Tuesday.
A new group headed by political leaders, opposition figures and activists called on Algeria's powerful generals to stay out of politics as it pressed President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and the government to quit.
Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday that Russia was concerned by protests in Algeria and saw attempts underway to destabilize the situation in the North African country.
Britain's Brexit Secretary Steve Barclay warned lawmakers on Tuesday they risked either destroying Brexit or leaving the European Union without a deal if they did not back Prime Minister Theresa May's twice-defeated deal.
The European Union needs clarity from London on Brexit, a Romanian minister said in Brussels on Tuesday before chairing talks among his European peers, a day after British Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce plan was undermined further.
The Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism, said on Monday it was possible that once he dies his incarnation could be found in India, where he has lived in exile for 60 years, and warned that any other successor named by China would not be respected.
Alan Krueger, a prominent Princeton University economics professor who advised U.S. Presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, took his own life over the weekend, his family said in a statement on Monday. He was 58.
Democratic congressional leaders have asked the FBI to investigate the founder of a Florida massage parlor chain who is an alleged acquaintance of President Donald Trump, according to a letter released on Monday.
Flags flew at half mast on government buildings across the Netherlands on Tuesday, a day after a gunman opened fire on a tram on the outskirts of Utrecht, killing three people.
The Syrian government's threat to recover the Kurdish-led region of northern Syria through force unless it submits to state rule shows Damascus is determined to pursue a policy of "oppression and violence", the Kurdish-led administration said.
Asian shares held to tight ranges on Tuesday ahead of a Federal Reserve policy meeting, but were broadly supported near 6-1/2-month highs on expectations the U.S. central bank might strike a dovish tone, while fresh Brexit worries weighed on the pound.