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Spanish police arrest gang smuggling Syrians into EU

Spanish police arrest gang smuggling Syrians into EUSpanish police on Tuesday have arrested members of an international human trafficking group, which smuggled families from Syria into the European Union

Palestinian delegation visits Anadolu Agency

Palestinian delegation visits Anadolu AgencyThe deputy speaker of the Palestinian parliament visited the headquarters of The Anadolu Agency in Ankara Wednesday

Ukraine decides to sue Russia for 'trillions' at courts

Ukraine decides to sue Russia for Ukraine will sue Russia at international courts to seek compensation for damage it caused in the country, Ukraine's Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said Wednesday

European Parliament debates recognizing Palestine

European Parliament debates recognizing PalestineEuropean Parliament MEPs discussed on Wednesday the impact recognizing an independent state of Palestine would have on the Israel-Palestine peace process, as well as the wider region

Germany accuses Russia of complicating Georgia conflict

Germany accuses Russia of complicating Georgia conflictThe strategic alliance agreement between Russia and Abkhazia has made the Russia-Georgia talks in Geneva more difficult, German Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman, Steffen Seibert, said on Wednesday

Concerns raised over UK's anti-terror bill

Concerns raised over UKBritain's Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation, David Anderson, has raised his concerns over the government's new Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill

At least 6 more young blacks killed by police since Ferguson

At least 6 more young blacks killed by police since FergusonMichael Browns death at the hands of a police officer turned the tragedy into a symbol that represents the killing of all black teenagers by police officers

South Africa urges halt to Israeli settlements as Abbas visits

South Africa urges halt to Israeli settlements as Abbas visitsIsrael's settlements policy is "undermining" prospects for a two state solution, South African President Jacob Zuma said Wednesday as he welcomed President Mahmoud Abbas on a state visit

Egypt to open Rafah crossing for 2 days

Egypt to open Rafah crossing for 2 daysEgyptian authorities will open the Rafah crossing with Gaza to allow thousands of Palestinians, stranded for weeks on the Egyptian side, to return home to the Strip, an official said Wednesday

Hamas official: National unity govt mandate expires Dec. 2

Hamas official: National unity govt mandate expires Dec. 2Hamas leader Moussa Abu Marzouq on Wednesday said that the mandate of the Palestinian government of national unity between the PLO and Hamas will expire on Dec. 2