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Erdogan, Obama agree on need to reduce tensions after Russian plane downed: Ankara

Ankara - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and US President Barack Obama on Tuesday agreed on the need to reduce tensions and prevent a repeat of similar incidents after Turkish forces shot down a Russian plane on the Syrian border for allegedly violating ...

U.S., France warn against escalation after Russia jet downing

Washington - France and the United States joined NATO and the United Nations in calling for a de-escalation of tensions Tuesday after Turkey shot down a Russian war plane over its volatile border with Syria.

Putin rages as Turkey shoots down Russian plane

Ankara - NATO member Turkey on Tuesday shot down a Russian war plane on the Syrian border, an act President Vladimir Putin said would have "serious consequences" for ties between two key protagonists in the Syria war.

Russian soldier killed in search for pilots of downed plane: military

Moscow - A Russian soldier was killed Tuesday during a failed operation to rescue two pilots whose jet was shot down by Turkey on the Syrian border, Moscow announced.

Anne Frank was a refugee who was denied asylum in U.S.

As the horrors of Hitler's Holocaust unfolded, growing in scope and severity, the United States and other nations failed to take action to save Jews, sending boatloads of Jewish refugees back to their almost certain deaths.

'Brussels bubble' works from home to beat terror alert

Brussels - While Brussels was shut down by its biggest ever terror alert, the huge EU and NATO bureaucracy kept on churning, even if some staff had to work from their homes in Europe's institutional capital.

Two pilots from downed Russian plane alive: Turkish official

Ankara - The two pilots who ejected from a Russian war plane downed by Turkey on the Syrian border are believed to be alive and Turkish authorities are seeking to recover them, a government official said on Tuesday.

Russia to strengthen 2018 World Cup security

Moscow - Security at the 2018 World Cup will be strengthened following this month's attacks in Paris, Russia's Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko promised on Tuesday.The vow came after the organising committee met with inspectors from FIFA.

U.S. says its forces not involved in shoot-down of Russian jet

Washington - The US military was not involved in the Turkish downing of a Russian fighter jet along the Syrian border Tuesday, a US defense official said.

Rebels kill Russia pilot, down chopper: Syria opposition, monitor

Birut - One Russian pilot of a warplane downed by Turkey in Syria on Tuesday was killed by rebels and the second is missing after they both parachuted, rebel and opposition sources said.

One killed as hostage standoff ends in French town

Lille - French police killed one man after his heavily armed group took the family of a bank manager hostage in a northern town on Tuesday, officials said, adding that there was no terrorist link.

Strained Sweden tightens asylum rules further

Stockholm - Sweden said Tuesday it would drastically tighten its asylum rules in a bid to stem the flow of migrants coming to the country, putting its rules on a par with the EU's minimum regulations.

NATO head urges 'calm, de-escalation' after Russian plane downed

Brussels - NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said on Tuesday that the military alliance stands by key ally Turkey after it shot down a Russia fighter jet on the Syrian border but urged both sides to try to calm the crisis.

Bomb attack on Tunisia presidential guard bus kills 12

Tunis - A bomb blast on a bus transporting Tunisia's presidential guard in central Tunis on Tuesday killed at least 12 people and wounded 16, the interior ministry said.

Argentina daily shocks with call to scrap 'dirty war' trials

Buenos Aires - A newspaper in Argentina has sparked outrage by urging the incoming government to end trials of people accused of crimes against humanity during the 1976-1983 dictatorship's "dirty war" on dissidents.

Haiti confirms candidates for presidential runoff

Port-au-prince - Haiti confirmed Tuesday the top two finishers in first round presidential voting, formally setting the stage for a runoff next month.

Blast targeting Tunisia presidential guard bus kills 12

Tunis - An explosion targeting a bus carrying presidential guards Tuesday killed at least 12 officers in the heart of the capital of Tunisia, the target of jihadist violence since the 2011 revolution.

Paris ringleader planned suicide attack in business district: prosecutor

Paris - The suspected ringleader of the deadly Paris attacks and an accomplice planned to carry out a suicide attack on the city's La Defense business district the following week, the chief prosecutor said Tuesday.

Hollande and Obama vow unity against IS, appeal to Russia

Washington - France and the United States pledged Tuesday to step up the fight against the Islamic State group, urging Russia to throw its weight behind global efforts to resolve the four-year Syrian conflict.
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