Catalan police have shot and killed Younes Abouyaaqoub, the fugitive driver suspected behind the Barcelona terror attack. He was the last known at large member of a suspected terror cell.
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German-Turkish author Dogan Akhanli, who was detained in Spain after Turkey issued an Interpol arrest warrant, has been released. His detention added more strain to ties between Turkey and Germany.
The controversial arrest of German author Dogan Akhanli by Spanish authorities on an Interpol warrant issued by Turkey has triggered questions about the international policing agency's modus operandi.
Amid serious tensions on the Korean Peninsula, the US and South Korea have begun their joint military exercises. For Pyongyang, the drills are a prelude to invading North Korea. Fabian Kretschmer reports from Seoul.
The Alternative for Germany wants to scrap the right to asylum and make development aid conditional upon stopping emigration. The party says its suggestions are "humane," but in practice they would be anything but that.
Breitbart London has issued an apology after posting a picture of German footballer Lukas Podolski on an article about human trafficking gangs. The jet-ski photo was actually snapped during the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
The US embassy said it had no alternative but to cut visa services given the sharp reduction in embassy staff ordered by the Kremlin. Moscow accuses the US of trying to provoke Russians against their own government.
A woman has been killed and another person injured after a car crashed into two bus stops in the southern French port city of Marseille. Police told locals to avoid the area around the old port.
The former German chancellor has come under fire from his successor for taking a top job with Russian oil giant Rosneft. The firm is a target of US and EU sanctions that were imposed after Russia's annexation of Crimea.
Sanctions are taking their toll on the North Korean regime, which has allegedly resumed the production of narcotics to earn the hard currency required to advance its nuclear and missile programs. Julian Ryall reports.
Rescue crews have responded to the USS John S. McCain to ensure the safety of the ship's crew, Navy officials say. At least 10 sailors are missing and another five injured after the incident off Singapore.
Lower Saxony's state parliament has dissolved to pave the way for early elections in October. The coalition government lost its majority of one recently when a Green deputy jumped ship for the Christian Democrats.
The EU hasn't yet had another system to link its emissions trading system with. But a national Chinese scheme launching later this year could be a game-changer.
In his first speech since returning from a long medical absence in the UK, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari vowed to step up the fight against terror group Boko Haram. Buhari did not address the cause of his illness.
Danish police say an inventor dumped Swedish journalist Kim Wall's body into the ocean after she died in an accident on his DIY submarine. Hopes of finding Wall alive had diminished since her disappearance on August 10.
The Big Ben bell's final bong has rung out from the UK parliament's clock tower. The cherished symbol will be silent for most of the next four years while the tower is renovated, to the ire of some lawmakers.
Morocco is launching a charm offensive as the kingdom seeks to expand its influence in West Africa by joining the economic union ECOWAS. But Nigeria is reluctant to see Morocco join as it stands to lose power.
US comedian Jerry Lewis has died in Las Vegas at the age of 91, US media report. Lewis, who died of natural causes, was one of the most successful and revered actors in the history of Hollywood.
Swift action by Berlin has undone the Turkish leader's moves against "anti-Turkish" Germans elsewhere in the EU for now.
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