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Police: 5 killed in shooting at nightclub at Mexican resort

A Mexican police officer says a gunman has killed at least five people and wounded nine others at a nightclub in the Caribbean coast resort of Playa del Carmen

EU eyes UN-backed Syria conference in Brussels in…

The EU wants to host a conference on the future of Syria this spring and is hoping that it can focus on rebuilding the war-torn country

Deadly shooting rampage at popular Mexico resort…

Jonathan Hunt reports from Los Angeles

Returned 100-Year-Old Overdue Library Book Has…

It might have take 100 years, but this library book was finally returned. Emily Drooby (@emilydrooby) has the story.

France Hosts Israel-Palestine Peace Talks Without…

Both Israel and Palestine are absent from Paris peace talks aimed at a "two-state solution" to settle decades of conflict.

The Latest: Davos organizers urge shift in…

The World Economic Forum, which organizes the annual gathering of the global political and business elites in the Swiss ski resort of Davos, says the focus on economic growth, which has guided policymaking for decades, is no longer fit for purpose

Report: Trucking firms using gadgets to cheat on emissions

German public broadcaster ZDF reports that trucking companies in Europe may be using electronic equipment to commit large-scale emissions fraud

Players, spectators run for their lives as roof…

Raw video: Sports center's roof bows under the weight of 15 inches of snow during floorball match in Czech Republic

The Eiffel Tower Might Be Getting A Makeover

Paris officials have proposed more than $300 million in renovations.

Head of Poland's ruling party to reprimand…

Poland's most powerful politician said Monday he will tell German Chancellor Angela Merkel during an upcoming visit that she has some responsibility for what he sees as the German media's critical and harmful opinion of Poland

EU opposes shift of US Embassy site in Israel

The EU opposes any plan by President-elect Donald Trump to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem amid concern that it could ratchet up tensions with the Arab world

Cargo plane crashes into village in Kyrgyzstan

At least 37 people dead

Why Uganda's sugar prices are rising

Over the holiday season, sugar prices in Uganda surged because of a high demand and drop in production. Marketplace Africa takes a look at why.

Winter In Greece Means Snow, Rain And Freezing…

Refugees and migrants at a camp on the Greek island of Lesbos are suffering from wintry conditions and poor shelter.

Ford recalls more than 4,500 Kuga SUVs in South Africa

The South African unit of the Ford Motor Company says it is recalling 4,556 Kuga vehicles following several dozen reports of the car catching fire

Pound sags amid 'hard Brexit' signals ahead of…

The British pound fell to a three-month low amid reports Prime Minister Theresa May will signal her willingness to make a clean break with the European Union

Deadly nightclub shooting in Playa del Carmen…

Multiple people killed at beach resort music festival

How Neal Froneman mines for gold in Africa

Eleni Giokos meets the CEO of mining group Sibanye Gold, who has more than 20 years of experience in the industry.

Explosion targeting policemen reported in Turkey's southeast

Turkish media says police have been targeted in an explosion in a pre-dominantly Kurdish city in southeast Turkey, in an attack that appears to have killed at least one policeman

German vice chancellor rejects Trump's German car remarks

Germany's vice chancellor, responding to an interview with President-elect Donald Trump in daily Bild, has rejected threats by Trump to put tariffs of up to 35 percent on German automakers if they set up plants in Mexico instead of the U.S.

China says 'One China' policy is non-negotiable

'End of the Asian Century' author Michael Auslin reacts on 'America's News HQ'

Top UN official: 10,000 civilians killed in Yemen conflict

The United Nations' humanitarian aid official in Yemen says the civilian death toll in the nearly two-year conflict has reached 10,000, with 40,000 others wounded

Piccadilly Circus signboard goes dark for digital…

The lights have gone out at Piccadilly Circus

Woman denied Swiss passport because she's too…

Dutch activist has history of criticizing Switzerland's traditions

5 killed in shooting at Mexico nightclub

Gunfire erupted early Monday at a club in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, leaving at least five people dead and a dozen others injured, according to government sources.

Egypt court rules against handing islands to…

In landmark move, Egypt court rules against government decision to hand over 2 Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia