A resident carrying his belongings passes in front of the collapsed bell tower of the Santa Maria in Via church in the town of Camerino, in central Italy, Thursday, Oct 27, 2016, after a 5.9 earthquake destroyed part of the town.<br>Alessandra Tarantino/AP

Powerful quakes wreak new havoc in Italian mountain towns

Authorities scrambled to find housing Thursday for thousands of people displaced by a pair of strong earthquakes that struck the same region of central Italy hit by a deadly quake in August, hoping to prevent a second night for them on the street or in cars.

Germany: Syrian teen scouted attack sites for Islamic State in Berlin

German prosecutors say a 19-year-old Syrian migrant scouted out potential sites in Berlin for an attack by the Islamic State group.

Turkey arrests dozens of pilots with alleged links to Muslim cleric in US

Turkey's state-run news agency says 45 military pilots were detained Thursday and 29 who had previously been detained were formally arrested as part of the ongoing investigation into the movement allegedly responsible for the failed coup on July 15.

Slovenia reburies 800 bodies from post-WWII mass grave

Slovenia on Thursday reburied the remains of some 800 people found in a mass grave containing the bodies of thousands believed killed in the aftermath of World War II by the communist authorities.

Russia to destroy all of its chemical weapons by end of 2017

A top Russian official says Russia will destroy all of its chemical weapons by the end of next year, a year earlier than previously announced.

Bulldozers start demolishing French migrant camp

Bulldozers have started demolishing the makeshift migrant camp in the French port city of Calais, one day after authorities declared it empty.

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