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Syrian government, ally Russia warn rebels in city of Aleppo

December 6, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Syrian government and its ally Russia on Tuesday issued stark warnings to rebels in besieged eastern neighborhoods of Aleppo, with Moscow's top diplomat saying the rebels will b... more »»

Danish officer shot outside police station near Copenhagen

December 6, 2016

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A gunman shot a Danish policeman in the head Tuesday outside a police station in suburban Copenhagen, briefly prompting security outside police stations to be stepped u... more »»

English FA says scope of review into sexual abuse increased

December 6, 2016

LONDON (AP) — The English Football Association's review of sexual abuse by youth soccer coaches linked to professional clubs has expanded as more victims come forward, the governing body said... more »»

Merkel seeks new party term amid concern over migrants

December 6, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday stressed her determination to ensure that there's no repeat of last year's huge migrant influx as she seeks a new two-year term in charge... more »»

Paris bans half of cars to tackle new peak of pollution

December 6, 2016

PARIS (AP) — Paris has temporarily barred half of all cars from traveling on city streets and made public transportation free for the day as it battles a peak in pollution. more »»

Japan, US burying World War II ghosts after 70 years

December 6, 2016

TOKYO (AP) — An American president in Hiroshima. A Japanese prime minister at Pearl Harbor. One longtime taboo has already fallen this year, and the other soon will.

On Dec. more »»

Bosnia arrests 8 Bosnian Serb war crimes suspects

December 6, 2016

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnian police have arrested eight former Bosnian Serb soldiers and policemen suspected of illegally detaining, torturing and then killing nearly 120 non-Serb... more »»

Lawmakers: South Korean leader to accept impeachment outcome

December 6, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Park Geun-hye is willing to "calmly" accept the outcome if the opposition-controlled parliament votes for her impeachment this week, but prefers t... more »»

Iran president: Trump won't be able to harm the nuclear deal

December 6, 2016

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's president said on Tuesday that his country will not allow incoming U.S. more »»

French premier steps down to focus on presidential election

December 6, 2016

PARIS (AP) — French Prime Minister Manuel Valls stepped down Tuesday to focus on running for president in next year's election and was replaced by Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve, a man who... more »»

Turkish, US military chiefs meet at Incirlik air base

December 6, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's military says the country's military chief has held talks with his U.S. counterpart during a previously announced visit to an air base in southern Turkey. more »»

German factory orders beat forecasts, up strongly in October

December 6, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — German factory orders were up a far stronger-than-expected 4.9 percent in October compared with the previous month, led higher by orders for cars and vehicle parts. more »»

'We have lost everything': Syrians return to ravaged Aleppo

December 6, 2016

ALEPPO, Syria (AP) — Amina Hamawy burst into tears and then fainted when she returned to eastern Aleppo to find that looters had ransacked her home. more »»

Cuba starts return to normal as mourning for Castro ends

December 6, 2016

HAVANA (AP) — Music is playing in the streets again. Tourists are sipping mojitos at sidewalk cafes. Flags are flapping at full staff. more »»

Japanese leader Abe won't apologize at Pearl Harbor

December 6, 2016

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won't apologize for Japan's attack when he visits the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor later this month, the government spokesman said Tuesday. more »»

By accident or design, Trump signals tougher China policy

December 6, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Whether by accident or design, President-elect Donald Trump is signaling a tougher American policy toward China, sparking warnings from both the outgoing Obama administration an... more »»

Indian actress-turned-politician Jayaram Jayalalithaa dies

December 6, 2016

CHENNAI, India (AP) — Jayaram Jayalalithaa, the hugely popular south Indian actress who later turned to politics and became the highest elected official in the state of Tamil Nadu, died Monday. more »»

Obama legacy: Handing Trump a broad view of war powers

December 5, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — After eight years as a wartime president, Barack Obama is handing his successor an expansive interpretation of the commander in chief's authority to wage war around the globe. more »»

German chancellor denounces rape-killing of student

December 5, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday denounced the rape and killing of a university student as a "tragic event," responding for the first time to a case that has inflamed... more »»

Top Gambian opposition leader, 18 others out of prison

December 5, 2016

BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — A top Gambian opposition politician and 18 other protesters were released from prison after an appeals court granted them bail on Monday, just days after strongman ruler... more »»

 
 
 

 

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