A woman holds a banner as hundreds of pairs of shoes are displayed at the place de la Republique, in Paris, as part of a climate rally, Nov. 29, 2015.

Video Protests Worldwide Call for Climate Controls Ahead of Paris Summit

More than 2,000 rallies took place or were set to be held Sunday in cities around globe as world leaders gather in Paris for key talks on global warming 

Photos of Lt.Col. Oleg Peshkov, left, and sailor Alexander Pozynich are placed at a monument to Soviet Officers with flowers and a toy jet made of paper outside Russian Army General Staff headquarters in Moscow, Nov.  26, 2015.

Turkey Returning Body of Russian Pilot

Pilot died after parachuting out of a Russian jet that was shot down by Turkish forces last week 

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu (L), European Council President Donald Tusk (C) and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker address a media conference at an EU-Turkey summit in Brussels, Nov. 29, 2015.

EU, Turkey Reach Billion-dollar Deal Over Migration Crisis

Agreement consists of $3.2 billion aid package intended to help Ankara cope with millions of refugees it is already hosting 

Thousands of people march during the funeral of Tahir Elci, president of the Diyarbakir Bar Association and a leading human rights defender, in Diyarbakir, Turkey, Nov. 29, 2015. Elci was killed Saturday while making a press statement intended to call attention to damage done to the 1,500-year-old Four-Legged Minaret Mosque by recent clashes between Turkish security forces and Kurdistan Workers' Party militants. The banner  in Turkish and Kurdish reads: " We will not forget you."

Thousands Gather for Funeral of Pro-Kurdish Turkish Lawyer

Tahir Elci was killed Saturday during gun battle between Kurdish rebels and security forces in southeastern city of Diyarbakir 

Mounted French Republican Guards patrol under the Eiffel Tower as the French capital remains under a high security alert following recent fatal shootings and ahead of the World Climate Conference 2015, in Paris, France, Nov. 28, 2015.

Since Paris Attacks, France Bars Entry to Nearly 1,000

Besides those barred from entering France, 300 people have been placed under house arrest as part of state of emergency 


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Video Protests Set Stage for Global Climate Talks in Paris

Leaders from around the world have gathered in Paris for a United Nations conference aimed at reaching a new agreement on controlling carbon emissions. The opening of the two-week summit Monday follows a day of massive demonstrations in many countries, with participants urging political leaders to adopt a global environmental treaty that would reduce global warming. Zlatica Hoke has more.