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IDOMENI, Greece (AP) — Hundreds of migrants stranded at Greece's northern border clashed with police Thursday while trying to force their way into Macedonia.
PARIS (AP) — The latest on the attacks in Paris and security alert in Brussels. All times local:
By Noah Barkin and Sabine Siebold BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany plans to play a bigger role in the fight against Islamic State militants in Syria by deploying Tornado reconnaissance jets, refueling aircraft and a frigate to the region following a direct appeal from close partner France for Berlin to do more. The decision to commit military personnel and hardware is a shift for Germany, which has resisted such direct involvement in the conflict. It has no plans to join France, the United States and Russia in conducting air strikes in Syria.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's air force flew 134 sorties and hit 449 terrorist targets in Syria over last three days, Interfax news agency quoted the Russian Defence Ministry as saying on Thursday. Russian jets hit targets in Syria's Aleppo, Damascus, Idlib, Latakia, Hama, Homs, Raqqa and Deir ez-Zor provinces, the ministry said, according to Interfax, adding that all warplanes safely returned to their base. (Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin)
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The 14-year-old girl had just arrived home from school when her family told her to swap her school uniform for traditional wedding robes. While she had been sitting in her 7th grade classroom in South Africa, her male relatives had received a $570 bride price for her from a man she'd never met who was twice her age.
Russia on Thursday pledged broad retaliatory measures against Turkey's economy in revenge for the downing of one of its warplane, as recriminations between Moscow and Ankara reached fever pitch. President Vladimir Putin demanded an apology but his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan bluntly refused, accusing Moscow of slander over claims his country was supporting the brutal Islamic State group. The downing of the plane raised fears it could fuel a wider geopolitical conflict and highlighted the difficulty of forging consensus on the fate of Syria as French President Francois Hollande arrived in Moscow for talks with Putin.
CHICAGO (AP) — The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer (all times local):
By Kylie Gumpert and Alexander Besant NEW YORK (Reuters) - Spectators packed Manhattan sidewalks on Thursday to watch the marching bands, floats and giant balloons of Macy's annual Thanksgiving Day Parade, held under tight security two weeks after deadly attacks in Paris. President Barack Obama sought to reassure Americans on Wednesday they were safe to take to roads, trains and planes over the holiday. Police walked alongside many of the parade groups and helicopters hovered overhead amid the enhanced security following the Nov. 13 attacks in Paris.
By Kirstin Ridley LONDON (Reuters) - A High Court judge on Thursday delayed the trial in a drawn-out battle between Royal Bank of Scotland and shareholders, criticising the lender and its legal advisers for being "unfocused" and swamped by 25 million documents. Thousands of shareholders are claiming around 4 billion pounds in compensation and alleging that RBS's 12 billion pound ($18 bln) investor cash call in 2008 - launched just before the bank's near collapse - contained misstatements and omissions. Judge Robert Hildyard adjourned the date for the high-profile trial by three months to March 6, 2017, saying he wanted to ensure fair and orderly legal proceedings in the case.
Pope Francis held his first open-air mass in Africa on Thursday with huge crowds hailing heavy rains as "God's blessing" as they sung and danced in the Kenyan capital. Thousands of people queued through the night braving torrential downpours to take part in the historic mass, the first celebrated by Francis on African soil. At least 200,000 people crammed into the park at the University of Nairobi, Kenyan media said, in the pope's first major public appearance on a six-day trip which will also take him to Uganda and Central African Republic (CAR).
Russia is preparing wide-ranging economic sanctions against Turkey after the downing of one of its jets, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says.
Belgian authorities have reduced the threat level in Brussels from its highest level of four to three
Republican presidential contender Donald Trump is criticised for mocking a disabled New York Times reporter.
David Cameron sets out his case for air strikes against IS in Syria, telling MPs it will reduce the risk of a terror attack in the UK.
President Barack Obama says he is "deeply disturbed" by a police video that shows a white officer shooting a black teenager 16 times in Chicago.
Half of banking jobs and branches could be scrapped in the next 10 years as smaller start-up firms take on traditional banks, says ex-Barclays boss.
Pope Francis celebrates Mass with many thousands of people in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, on his first visit as pontiff to Africa.
The EU will give fresh impetus next month to Turkey's bid to join the 28-nation bloc by opening talks on economic policy, Turkey says.
A separatist leader from Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province, previously thought to have died in a raid in August, is shown in a new video.
A convicted Czech software pirate agrees to make an anti-piracy film in order to avoid being sued by the firms whose software he pirated.
Citizen journalists are the main - and often only - source of information about life in a city controlled by the so-called Islamic State.
The BBC speaks to Sonita Alizadeh, who started rapping after she was nearly sold as a bride by her family.
A man who was filming on his phone while driving past a bushfire says he is lucky to be alive, after the flames engulfed his car.
Drone footage shows one of India's many open cast coal mines.
A newborn baby has been called ''a miracle child'' after being found in the nativity manger of the Holy Child Jesus Church in Queens, New York.
Testing the suitcase with built-in shelves and other travel gadgets
President Barack Obama pardons turkeys for the seventh year in a row, this time a pair named 'Honest' and 'Abe'.
Striking drone footage shows the extent of the retreat of Switzerland's Rhone Glacier, as scientists warn such magisterial ice-masses will have almost vanished by the end of the century.
Prior to his arrival in Kenya for a three-nation African tour, Pope Francis was filmed on board the papal plane greeting reporters.
Hilary Swank, Oscar-winning actor, talks to BBC 100 Women.