EU investigators are reported to have uncovered major deficits in security checks at Frankfurt Airport. Officials say the concerns have been addressed, however, aviation experts point out the need for more measures.
Jordan says it has hanged several people following a ban on the death penalty being lifted. Capital punishment has been reinstated in the country in response to an increase in crime.
Soldiers of the Kurdish peshmerga army have pushed back IS militants in the northern Iraqi town of Sinjar. The pershmerga offensive has triggered heavy clashes in the town.
Tunisians are going to the polls in a second round of voting to choose a president. It marks the country's first free presidential ballot following an uprising in 2011.
Authorities have said that the mother of several children killed in Australia has been charged with their murder. The incident happened in the north of the country on Friday.
Russia has dismissed the latest sanctions imposed on it by the US over its annexation of Crimea. President Vladimir Putin has said his country would not be intimidated or isolated over the Ukraine crisis.
The Austrian singer-songwriter Udo Jürgens, whose songs enjoy immense popularity in the German-speaking world and beyond, has died aged 80. His career spanned more than fifty years.
The German government has compensated hundreds of victims of extremist violence since 2007, Focus magazine has reported. More than one million euros went to people who suffered attacks by the neo-Nazi group NSU.
US President Barack Obama says he condemns the fatal shooting of two New York police officers on Saturday. They were killed in broad daylight by a gunman in suspected retaliation for the chokehold death of Eric Garner.
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Exit polls from Tunisia's presidential runoff show veteran politician Beji Caid Essebsi as the winner. The poll is seen as a last step to democracy after the ouster of dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali in 2011.
Uzbek voters have been to the polls in parliamentary elections. But with all four competing parties supporting President Islam Karimov, their choice was limited.
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