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Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at a meeting of the Valdai International Discussion Club in Sochi, Russia, on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. Russian President Vladimir Putin has called the deadly shooting and bomb attack by a teenager in Crimea a "result of globalization" and says that adults are failing to offer young people an alternative to an outburst of violence. An 18-year-old student went on a rampage at his vocational school in the city of Kerch on Wednesday, killing about 20 people and injuring more than 50. (Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
Putin says IS seized 700 hostages in Syria, executing someRussian President Vladimir Putin says Islamic State militants in Syria have recently seized some 700 people as hostages and are carrying out executions
The Associated Press7 hours ago
The Kremlin guards march past candles and flowers placed in memory of the victims of Wednesday's attack on a vocational college in Kerch, Crimea, at the memorial stone with the word Kerch in the Alexander Garden near the Kremlin, Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. A top official in Crimea says authorities are searching for a possible accomplice of the student whose shooting-and-bomb attack on his vocational school killed 20 people and wounded more than 50 others. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
Crimean city turns to mourning 20 victims of school attackWhile authorities are searching for clues about why a student gunned down 20 people at his vocational school before killing himself, the stunned Crimean city of Kerch is preparing to say farewell to the victims
The Associated Press9 hours ago
UN official: Syria has withdrawn controversial property lawA U.N. humanitarian aid official says Russian officials have told him Syria's government has withdrawn a controversial law that allowed for authorities to seize property left behind by civilians who fled the country's civil war
The Associated Press10 hours ago
UN to host meeting of divided Cyprus' rival leadersThe United Nations says it is hosting a meeting between the rival leaders of Cyprus in the U.N.-controlled buffer zone on the ethnically divided island nation
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EU warns Italy on budget but walks a fine lineThe EU budget chief hands Italy a stinging letter warning that significantly higher deficit targets represented a deviation "unprecedented in the history" of the stability pact, while offering reassurances that Brussels is "not an adversary of Italy.''
The Associated Press11 hours ago
French President Emmanuel Macron arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. EU leaders meet for a second day on Thursday to discuss migration, cybersecurity and more discussion on stalled Brexit talks. (AP Photo/Francois Walschaerts, Pool)
Mothers of big families challenge Macron's fertility stanceFrench President Emmanuel Macron is facing criticism from mothers with big families for comments taken out of context he made about women and fertility in Africa
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, right, arrives for an EU summit in Brussels, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. European Union leaders are converging on Brussels for what had been billed as a "moment of truth" Brexit summit but which now holds little promise for a breakthrough. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
The Latest: EU voices concerns over Italy's budget deficitThe European Commission has chastised Italy for a spending plan that will triple its deficit from what was previously agreed, calling the deviation "unprecedented in the history" of the EU's stability and growth compact
The Associated Press13 hours ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel pauses before speaking during a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. EU leaders met for a second day on Thursday to discuss migration, cybersecurity and to try and move ahead on stalled Brexit talks. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
EU looks to African nations, border control to stop migrantsEU leaders agree to push ahead with plans to boost cooperation with northern African countries and beef up the bloc's borders in an effort to stop migrants entering Europe
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Reports: Widow of slain former Swedish PM Olof Palme diesSwedish media say Lisbeth Palme, the widow of the slain former Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme and a key witness to his unsolved murder over 32 years ago, has died.
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, drives the Aurus, or Cortege, limousine during his meeting with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi at the Sochi Autodrom circuit in Sochi, Russia, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. (Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
Putin: Russia 'ahead of competition' with latest weaponsPresident Vladimir Putin says Russia would only use nuclear weapons in response to an incoming missile attack
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Russian military jet crashes, 2 pilots missingThe Russian military says one of its training jets has crashed and two pilots are missing
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Kosovo lawmakers agree to consider creating national armyKosovo's parliament has taken another step to consider the draft laws on transforming the country's security forces into a regular army
The Associated Press14 hours ago
'Malnourished' animals report prompts Albania zoo closureA report claiming lions and other animals were left malnourished at a private zoo in Albania has prompted Albanian authorities to order the zoo's temporary closure
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Kleenex Mansize tissues are pictured in London, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. Kleenex maker Kimberly-Clark says it will re-brand its "Mansize" tissues after consumers complained the name was sexist. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
Kleenex to rebrand 'mansize' tissues after gender complaintsKleenex says it will re-brand its "Mansize" tissues in Britain after consumers complained the name was sexist.
The Associated Press14 hours ago
European Council President Donald Tusk attends a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. EU leaders meet for a second day on Thursday to discuss migration, cybersecurity and to try and move ahead on stalled Brexit talks. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
EU leaders order sanctions mechanism against cyber-attacksEU leaders have commissioned work on a new system for slapping sanctions on the perpetrators of cyber-attacks, in the wake of the attack on the world chemical weapons watchdog
The Associated Press15 hours ago
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