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  • Putin criticizes Turkey for not apologizing for jet downing

    11 minutes ago

    (AP) MOSCOW (AP) — The latest developments regarding the war in Syria. All times local. 2:25 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin says Turkey still has not apologized for the downing of a Russian warplane or given assurances that "the culprits of ...

  • Poland's ruling party blasted in conflict over top judges

    23 minutes ago

    (AP) WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The political conflict surrounding Poland's top court has intensified after the new ruling party had the parliament void a recent appointment of judges. In a hostile argument that has been going on ever since the conservative ...

  • Report: Hezbollah kills IS figure involved in Beirut blast

    29 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIRUT (AP) — A Hezbollah TV station says a joint operation by the Lebanese militant group and Syrian security agents killed an Islamic State figure suspected of involvement in Beirut's deadly bombing earlier this month. AL-Manar TV says Abdul-Salam Hendawi, ...

  • Chinese gloat over Obama's turkey named Abe _ not Ah-bey

    42 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — President Barack Obama's pardoning of a turkey named "Abe" this Thanksgiving has led some Chinese to gloat at the Japanese prime minister's expense. .As part of a peculiar annual tradition at the White House, Obama on Wednesday ...

  • UN: No assurance all of Iran's nuclear program is peaceful

    48 minutes ago

    (AP) VIENNA (AP) — Iran is reducing its nuclear activities under a deal with six world powers, but a senior U.N. official says he cannot guarantee that everything it is doing is peaceful. International Atomic Energy Agency chief Yukiya Amano spoke ...

  • Thai police allege armed plot by government opponents

    49 minutes ago

    (AP) BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police say they have uncovered a plot by opponents of the military government involving an armed attack during upcoming events commemorating the country's monarchy. Police made the allegation at a news conference after showing two arrested ...

  • Russian agency: S-400 missiles already deployed in Syria

    1 hour ago

    (AP) MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's state-owned RIA Novosti news agency is reporting that Russia has already deployed long-range air defense missiles at its base in Syria. Moscow announced the move on Wednesday, saying the missiles would help destroy any target that ...

  • Russian state-owned news agency says promised S-400 anti-aircraft missiles deployed in Syria.

    1 hour, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) MOSCOW (AP) — Russian state-owned news agency says promised S-400 anti-aircraft missiles deployed in Syria.

  • Queen Elizabeth II visits beloved Malta and Commonwealth

    1 hour, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) LONDON (AP) — It is a bittersweet moment for Queen Elizabeth II. She is visiting a country she loves, on what may be her final visit to an organization she cherishes — one that might struggle without her. The 89-year-old ...

  • China in talks with Djibouti on establishing logistics base

    1 hour, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — China says it is holding discussions with Djibouti on setting up a naval logistics center in the Horn of Africa nation to service Chinese anti-piracy patrols in the Gulf of Aden and other regional missions. China has ...

  • The Latest: Dutch court says asylum-seekers must cooperate

    1 hour, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The latest on the mass movement of asylum-seekers and others seeking refuge in Europe. All times local: 10:30 a.m. A Dutch advisory court says that the government can demand of migrants who have had their ...

  • Cameron: UK must attack IS in Syria to deny group safe haven

    1 hour, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron says Britain must join airstrikes in Syria to deny the Islamic State group a "safe haven" from which to plot mass-casualty attacks around the world. Cameron is trying to persuade lawmakers to back ...

  • Tiny Marshall Islands face threats from global warming

    1 hour, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) MAJURO, Marshall Islands (AP) — ATOLLS AT RISK Consisting of 29 atolls and five free-standing islands spread over vast distances in the Pacific Ocean, the Marshall Islands is home to 70,000 residents living on a total land area similar to ...

  • BC-EU--Europe-Migrants-The Latest, EU

    2 hours, 22 minutes ago

    (AP) A Dutch advisory court says that the government can demand of migrants who have had their asylum applications rejected that they cooperate with efforts to repatriate them in return for basic accommodation in the Netherlands. The Council of State said ...

  • Italian premier pledges to fight terrorism alongside France

    2 hours, 12 minutes ago

    (AP) PARIS (AP) — The latest on the attacks in Paris and security alert in Brussels. All times local: 10:25 a.m. Italy's prime minister has renewed his commitment to fighting terrorism alongside France, saying a broader coalition is needed to destroy ...

  • Turkey releases recording of warnings to Russian plane

    2 hours, 41 minutes ago

    (AP) ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey has released audio recordings of what it says are the Turkish military's warnings to the pilot of the Russian plane that was shot down at the border with Syria. The recordings made available to The ...

  • Algeria's ex-counter-espionage chief to go on trial

    2 hours, 47 minutes ago

    (AP) ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria's long-time counterespionage chief who helped lead the country's war on Islamist extremists is going before a military tribunal for an unusual trial. Abdelkader Ait Ouarabi, best known as Gen. Hassan, faces trial Thursday in Oran ...

  • Palestinian dies in clashes with Israeli troops in West Bank

    3 hours, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) JERUSALEM (AP) — The Palestinian health ministry says a 21-year-old Palestinian has died in clashes with Israeli troops in the West Bank. Ministry spokesman Mohammed Awawdeh says Yehya Taha died in a Ramallah hospital of bullet wounds to the head. ...

  • Qatar launches probe after rains exposed poor construction

    4 hours, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar has launched an investigation after heavy rains exposed poor construction in the oil-rich country set to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The state-run Qatar News Agency says five firms are under investigation, ...

  • The Latest: Pope Francis greeted by thousands in Nairobi

    4 hours, 56 minutes ago

    (AP) NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The latest on Pope Francis' first trip to Africa. (All times local.) ___ 9:40 a.m. Pope Francis has boarded his open-sided popemobile for a spin through the tens of thousands of people gathered for his first ...

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