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'Islamic State'

Hollande seeks unity with Russia in anti-'IS' coalition

ImageFrench President Francois Hollande is headed to Moscow on a quest to seek unity against the "Islamic State" group. The visit comes amid a crisis in diplomatic relations between Russia and France's NATO ally Turkey.


Pope calls for interfaith peace, end of violence in God's name

ImageCoinciding with a terrorism crisis in Europe, the head of the Roman Catholic Church is making the rounds in Africa. On the second day of his trip, he focused on Kenyans' own experiences with radicalization and bloodshed.


Merkel vows to help France in fight against 'IS' terrorism

ImageFrench President Francois Hollande returned to Paris from a diplomatic tour driven by the November 13 attacks. He met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who pledged further assistance in the fight against terror.


US general: MSF hospital strike in Kunduz caused by 'human error'

A US airstrike on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan that killed at least 30 people in October was caused primarily by human error, the military reports. Disciplinary action has reportedly been taken.

Korean Peninsula

Korean officials meet to pave way for high-level dialogue

Officials from North and South Korea sat down for talks in the border truce village of Panmunjom. They have agreed on a commitment to resume high-level talks in the near future.


DAX-listed Infineon beats expectations

The German chipmaker has wrapped up the latest earnings season of Germany's 30 blue chip DAX companies, taking analysts by surprise. Fourth-quarter earnings were considerably above estimates.


Macri announces Argentina's incoming cabinet

Argentine President-elect Macri has tapped a number of business managers for cabinet positions. Former central bank chief Alfonso Prat Gay will become finance minister in a sign of moves towards economic liberalization.


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