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Eleven police killed in attacks in Afghanistan

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Former Israeli Minister Stas Misezhnikov begins serving 15-month jail term

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EU's refugee relocation scheme 'not enough': UN

The head of the UN refugee agency Antonio Guterres (R) meets with people on a road shortly after they arrived with other migrants and refugees by boat on the Greek island of Lesbos on October 11, 2015The European Union’s current relocation scheme for refugees is “not enough” to address the scope of the problem, the head of the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Monday. UN High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres said the current EU scheme to share out 160,000 refugees from Italy and Greece over the next two years had to be broadened and “more legal opportunities” had to be provided to exiles. “You cannot have a technocratic approach to relocation,” he told a news conference in Athens.

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France's Syria strikes 'may have killed French jihadists'

A French army Mirage 2000 fighter jet prepares to take off on October 12, 2015, as the French Prime Minister and Defence Minister visit an army base in Jordan where French army aircraft are basedFrench air strikes in Syria may have killed French jihadists, a source close to Prime Minister Manuel Valls said Monday, although the defence ministry said the information could not yet be confirmed. The strikes Thursday night targeted a training camp for Islamic State group militants in the conflict-torn country — the second time that French jets have targeted IS camps in Syria. There might well be French jihadists among them,” said the source in Valls’s delegation during a visit to Jordan as part of a Middle East tour.

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