Wednesday's quake was felt more than 100 miles away in Rome, and was followed by several aftershocks amid dramatic rescues and cries for help.
It's 'one continent into another,' a geoscientist said. 'Italy's riddled with faults — the stress builds up and up until something gives way.'
Militants killed at least 14 people during a brazen attack on the American University of Afghanistan.
Several French towns have banned burkinis from their beaches, sparking outcry from religious groups who say the moves are discriminatory and illegal.
Syrian Kurdish forces have started withdrawing east of the Euphrates River, Turkish officials said, after warnings from Vice President Joe Biden.