BERLIN (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of people marched in
Berlin on Saturday in protest against a planned free trade deal
between Europe and the United States that they say is
anti-democratic and will lower food safety, labor and environmental
ANKARA (Reuters) - At least 86 people were killed when two
suspected suicide bombers hit a rally of pro-Kurdish and leftist
activists outside Ankara's main train station on Saturday, weeks
ahead of an election, in the deadliest attack of its kind on
BEIRUT/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Saturday it had
stepped up its bombing campaign against Islamic State militants in
Syria, while local observers said several of the air strikes had
hit areas in western Syria where the hardline group has little
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli security forces shot dead two
Palestinians in East Jerusalem on Saturday, one of whom had stabbed
two Israelis, police said, in a further wave of violence that has
raised concerns about a new Palestinian uprising.
PYONGYANG (Reuters) - Isolated North Korea marked the 70th
anniversary of its ruling Workers' Party on Saturday with a massive
military parade overseen by leader Kim Jong Un, who said his
country was ready to fight any war waged by the United States.
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China has completed the construction of
two lighthouses in the disputed South China Sea, the official
Xinhua news agency reported, as tensions in the region mount over
Beijing's maritime ambitions.
BEIRUT/ANKARA (Reuters) - Islamic State fighters have seized
villages close to the northern city of Aleppo from rival
insurgents, a monitoring group said on Friday, despite an
intensifying Russian air-and-sea campaign that Moscow says has
targeted the militant group.