The German armed forces Budeswehr and police participated in the massive anti-terrorism exercise BWTEX (Baden-Wuerttemberg Terrorism Defense Exercise) at the Heuberg Training Area in Stetten am kalten Markt, in the south of Germany, on Saturday.
Germany holds massive anti-terrorism exercise
Japan says it will not join any US coalition in the Middle East, but is considering sending its own forces in a bid to ensure oil shipments from the region.
Japan says will not join US anti-Iran 'coalition' in Mideast
Italy has recovered the bodies of a child and six other people from the bottom of the Mediterranean Sea, more than a week after a crowded migrant boat capsized off the coast of the island of Lampedusa.
Italy retrieves seven bodies from October 7 migrant shipwreck
An Indian court on Thursday sent the former managing director of Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative (PMC) Bank, Joy Thomas, to jail as a probe into an alleged 43.55 billion rupees ($610 million) fraud intensifies.
Indian court jails former MD of PMC Bank as fraud probe deepens
Five siblings and a man believed to be their father were receiving medical treatment after Dutch police acting on a tip discovered them locked away in a secret room at an isolated farm, officials in the Netherlands said.
Dutch police discover five siblings locked away for years on farm
Nations around the world are “stumbling zombie-like into a digital welfare dystopia” in which artificial intelligence (AI) and other technologies are used to target, surveil and punish the poorest people, the United Nation’s monitor on poverty warned.
Big Tech allowed to target, surveil the poor, UN warns
A United Nations (UN) report says dozens of people have been killed and hundreds more wounded in violence related to Afghanistan’s recent presidential election.
Election-related violence killed dozens in Afghanistan: UN
A Japanese evacuation center turned away two homeless people as a deadly typhoon approached on the weekend, prompting widespread criticism and a promise from the prime minister on Tuesday that it would not happen again.
Japanese storm shelter faces outrage after turning away two homeless
Big cats are elusive, but the snow leopard especially so. Locals living alongside the leopards often refer to them as the ‘ghosts of the mountains’ as they are hardly ever seen.
Saving the snow leopard
US Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell, who last week called President Donald Trump's decision to pull out troops from Syria "a strategic nightmare" for Israel, has said that he will introduce his own resolution calling on Trump to end the withdrawal from Syria.
Grave consequences of US withdrawal from Syria: McConnell

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