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Death of man in police custody sparks riots in Egypt
A senior Egyptian police official and witnesses say the death of a man in police custody has sparked riots in the southern Luxor province, wounding four policemen and at least one civilian.
Canadian PM Trudeau: Syrian refugees not security risk
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he has slowed down plans to settle 25,000 Syrian refugees within weeks in order to allay citizens' security concerns after the Paris attacks.
2 massacres in 12 hours leave 15 dead in Honduras
Honduran police say 15 people have died in two massacres within a span of 12 hours.
Sudan accuses Egyptian police of abusing its citizens
The Sudanese Embassy in Cairo has accused Egyptian authorities of unlawfully detaining and beating 16 Sudanese over the past six weeks, charges denied by Egypt.
Germany gives Greece 10,000 records on possible tax cheats
Germany has shared some 10,000 records on possible Greek tax cheats with Athens.
Lithuania leads way in reducing Russia's clout in energy
Andrius Petraitis watches the flickering blue flame on his cooker and sighs with relief. This winter, he won't have to worry about supplies of gas for heating or cooking.
Overnight fighting in contested Yemen province kills 47
Yemeni security officials say overnight clashes between Shiite Houthi rebels and pro-government militias have killed 47 people, nearly all of them fighters.
VW to offer quick fix for diesel engines in Europe
Volkswagen says it will take less than an hour to bring 1.6 and 2.0 liter turbodiesel engines in Europe into line with emissions rules.
UN chief will try to visit North Korea as soon as possible
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he will try to visit North Korea "at the earliest possible date" in an effort to promote peace on the Korean peninsula.
Paris attackers exploited intelligence gaps that remain open
The Paris attackers exploited intelligence holes from France to Syria, authorities say, taking advantage of mistrust between European governments, France's overwhelmed security services and the collapse of authority across the war zone contested by the Islamic State group.
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