UK troops in largest armoured deployment in Eastern Europe for six years
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is carrying out its largest armoured deployment in Eastern Europe for six years, in a joint exercise with Poland to reassure it in the wake of Russia's intervention in Ukraine, the Ministry of Defence said on Friday.






Boy beating the odds with his music
A young refugee boy survives in Turkey thanks to his flute but no thanks to police.

Beating smog in style
High fashion isn't often inspired by environmental hazards, but as air pollution levels soared in Beijing on Tuesday, models at China Fashion Week walked the runway wearing designer respiratory face masks.

Retailers look to U.S. Black Friday for Christmas lift-off
LONDON (Reuters) - Next week's "Black Friday", a traditional discount day for U.S. retailers, looks set to be the biggest ever for British shops as more join in the promotional event to kickstart Christmas sales.






2 in Missouri Charged With Lying on Forms to Buy Guns Ahead of Grand Jury Decision
Federal authorities in Missouri charged two men with lying on forms to purchase guns ahead of the grand jury decision in the police shooting of Michael Brown.Olajuwon Davis and Brandon Baldwin only faced those charges as of late Friday, but sources told ABC News that authorities were looking into whether they tried to acquire ready-made explosives and other weapons ahead of the decision, which is expected soon.The two men are believed to be associated with radical groups and the charges that were filed were intended to "take them out of the rotation," said one source. ...

UK men planned to behead member of the public, terrorism trial hears
LONDON (Reuters) - Three men appeared in court on Thursday charged with terrorism offences relating to an alleged plot to carry out a beheading in Britain.






Photos: The Week in Pictures: Nov. 15 - Nov. 21, 2013
Find this week's top photos from around the globe in ABC News' This Week in Pictures slideshow

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