European Union governments have
agreed to step up deportations of illegal immigrants and
discussed creating an border guard force among measures to
cope with a surge in refugees from Syria's civil war.
US Air Force airman Spencer Stone, one of the three Americans
who thwarted an August train attack in France, was stabbed
several times during a fight outside a Sacramento bar and was
hospitalized in serious condition, police say.
Lebanese security forces have fired tear gas and water canon
to break up an anti-government protest in Beirut, and the
country's fractious leaders have postponed talks aimed at
resolving a political crisis that is feeding public
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for religious
harmony, breaking a week-long silence after the mob killing
of a Muslim man rumoured to have slaughtered a cow sparked
fears that Hindu zealots were targeting minorities.