Hanau shooting: Germany to raise police presence after nine killed in racist attack; mosques to be under surveillance
Germany's top security official said Friday that authorities will step up the police presence throughout the country and keep a closer watch on mosques and other sites after the racially motivated shootings that killed nine people
International Weightlifting Federation to investigate Tamas Ajan's 44-year tenure as president after allegations of corruption
Weightlifting has a chronic doping problem, including dozens of positive tests for steroids in reanalysis of samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympics and 2012 London Olympics
German chancellor Angela Merkel won't risk unstable minority govt, ready to lead party into snap elections
Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that she was ready to lead her party into snap elections rather than risk leading an unstable minority government.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad pledged Tuesday to do his part to ensure a fragile ceasefire holds and offered "full amnesty" to rebels who hand in their weapons.