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The Latest: Un envoy hopeful ahead of Geneva Aleppo meeting

December 9, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local):

7:45 p.m.

The U.N. more »»

US defense secretary offers assurances to Afghan leaders

December 9, 2016

BAGRAM AIR BASE, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Friday that America will stick with Afghanistan for years to come as a new U.S. more »»

Giant panda, father of twins this year, dies in Austrian zoo

December 9, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — Vienna's zoo says that the giant panda that fathered twins earlier this year has died while under anesthesia during an examination for a tumor. more »»

Rats! Paris fights back against rodent infestation

December 9, 2016

PARIS (AP) — Both Nadine Mahe des Portes and the rat panicked when she inadvertently stepped on it on her walk back from work through Paris. more »»

Dutch detain man with rifle, ammo, image of IS flag at home

December 9, 2016

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police detained a 30-year-old man on suspicion of preparing a terrorist crime after finding a Kalashnikov rifle, two full ammunition clips and a painting... more »»

South Korean president impeachment tarnishes family legacy

December 9, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Park Geun-hye could always rely on one unwavering gift throughout a political career that saw a triumphant return as South Korea's first female president to the palatial... more »»

Bomb blasts kill 30 in northeast Nigeria; Boko Haram blamed

December 9, 2016

YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — Two women suicide bombers blew themselves up at a bustling market in northeast Nigeria's Madagali town on Friday morning, killing at least 30 people and wounding 67, an army... more »»

Iraqi officials: Separate bombings kill 10 people in Baghdad

December 9, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — Separate bombings in the Iraqi capital killed 10 people and wounded another 22 on Friday, according to Iraqi officials. more »»

Colombian president to collect Nobel without rebels in tow

December 9, 2016

OSLO, Norway (AP) — Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos brought no members of the leftist FARC rebel group to Oslo for the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony because he didn't want to "create a... more »»

Populist lawmaker Wilders convicted of anti-Moroccan chants

December 9, 2016

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Populist anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders was found guilty Friday of insulting and inciting discrimination against Moroccans, a conviction he immediately slammed as a "shameful"... more »»

Bombing on Cairo road to pyramids kills 6 Egyptian police

December 9, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — A bombing on a main Cairo road leading to the Giza pyramids killed six police and wounded another three on Friday, the deadliest attack on security forces in the capital in more than... more »»

Doping report details 'institutional conspiracy' in Russia

December 9, 2016

LONDON (AP) — A new report into systematic Russian doping details a wide-ranging "institutional conspiracy" that involved more than 1,000 athletes across more than 30 sports, including evidence... more »»

The Latest: Activists say IS push killed 49 Syrian soldiers

December 9, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local):

3:10 p.m. more »»

Syrian civilians leave crumbling rebel enclave in Aleppo

December 9, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Hundreds of Syrian civilians streamed out on foot from the eastern part of the city of Aleppo on Friday in the wake of the relentless campaign by government troops and their allies... more »»

Civilians stream out of crumbling rebel enclave in Aleppo

December 9, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Hundreds of civilians streamed out of eastern Aleppo by foot on Friday as Syrian troops and allied forces waged a relentless campaign to drive rebels from their rapidly crumbling... more »»

The Latest: S. Korea PM says he feels 'deep responsibility'

December 9, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the impeachment of South Korean President Park Geun-hye (all times local):

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8:10 p.m. more »»

Germany: teens arrested over suspected extremist attack plan

December 9, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — Prosecutors say two teenagers have been arrested in Germany on suspicion that they were planning an Islamic extremist attack. more »»

S. Korea's interim leader was Park defender; powers unclear

December 9, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The man who takes over as government caretaker in the wake of President Park Geun-hye's impeachment is seen by critics as a stiff and uncompromising defender of the... more »»

South Korean president is impeached in stunning fall

December 9, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean lawmakers on Friday impeached President Park Geun-hye, a stunning and swift fall for the country's first female leader amid protests that drew millions into... more »»

Somali political leaders OK presidential polls for Dec. 28

December 9, 2016

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia's political leaders say they have agreed to hold presidential polls on Dec. 28 after three delays and amid allegations of bribery, fraud and voter intimidation. more »»

 
 
 

 

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