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Turkey seeks more police authority

ImageA draft law taken to parliament in Turkey has proposed greater powers for police on matters including detention, weapons and wiretapping. This comes as Kurds protest over the situation in neighboring Iraq and Syria.


France postpones warship delivery to Russia 'until further notice'

French President Francois Hollande has delayed the controversial delivery of a warship to Russia "until further notice." The decison comes as a result of the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine.

Catholic Church

Pope calls on Europe to reflect on founders' hopes to create a better future

Speaking at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, Pope Francis has urged the EU to remember the aims of its founders. He called on a "united response" to immigration, and "to keep democracy alive."

Food and Drink

Why Norwegians love coffee

Many consider Italy to be the home of the espresso, but Norwegians are taking aim at teaching the world how to brew the best coffees in the world - putting them in the globe's top three coffee consuming nations.