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  • Clarification: Paradise Papers-Bono story

    Clarification: Paradise Papers-Bono story

    Saturday, December 9 2017 10:51 AM EST2017-12-09 15:51:55 GMT
    Monday, December 11 2017 6:12 AM EST2017-12-11 11:12:58 GMT
    U2 frontman Bono says he takes the investigation into his business arrangements "incredibly seriously" and wants them to be transparent.
    U2 frontman Bono says he takes the investigation into his business arrangements "incredibly seriously" and wants them to be transparent.
  • Russia's Putin lands in Egypt in sign of growing ties

    Russia's Putin lands in Egypt in sign of growing ties

    Monday, December 11 2017 6:03 AM EST2017-12-11 11:03:06 GMT
    Monday, December 11 2017 6:12 AM EST2017-12-11 11:12:57 GMT
    Russia's Putin in Egypt for talks with President el-Sissi on their countries' rapidly growing ties.
    Russia's Putin in Egypt for talks with President el-Sissi on their countries' rapidly growing ties.
  • France to name winners of anti-Trump climate change grants

    France to name winners of anti-Trump climate change grants

    Monday, December 11 2017 3:52 AM EST2017-12-11 08:52:58 GMT
    Monday, December 11 2017 6:06 AM EST2017-12-11 11:06:29 GMT
    A group of U.S.-based climate scientists are about to win multi-year grants worth more than $1 million each to relocate to France instead.
    A group of U.S.-based climate scientists are about to win multi-year grants worth more than $1 million each to relocate to France instead.
  • Baby milk maker orders global recall over salmonella fears

    Baby milk maker orders global recall over salmonella fears

    Monday, December 11 2017 4:03 AM EST2017-12-11 09:03:11 GMT
    Monday, December 11 2017 6:06 AM EST2017-12-11 11:06:17 GMT
    French baby milk maker Lactalis has ordered a global recall of millions of its products over fears of salmonella bacteria contamination.
    French baby milk maker Lactalis has ordered a global recall of millions of its products over fears of salmonella bacteria contamination.
  • Russia's Putin stops at Russian military base in Syria

    Russia's Putin stops at Russian military base in Syria

    Monday, December 11 2017 5:12 AM EST2017-12-11 10:12:56 GMT
    Monday, December 11 2017 6:06 AM EST2017-12-11 11:06:08 GMT
    The Tass news agency says that Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived at a Russian military air base in Syria.
    The Tass news agency says that Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived at a Russian military air base in Syria.
  • Ukraine's anti-corruption agency faces strong resistance

    Ukraine's anti-corruption agency faces strong resistance

    Monday, December 11 2017 1:32 AM EST2017-12-11 06:32:56 GMT
    Monday, December 11 2017 6:06 AM EST2017-12-11 11:06:06 GMT
    Ukraine's anti-corruption agency that was seen of symbol of reform comes under pressure from Ukrainian authorities.
    Ukraine's anti-corruption agency that was seen of symbol of reform comes under pressure from Ukrainian authorities.
  • Venezuela's socialists romp to victory in mayoral elections

    Venezuela's socialists romp to victory in mayoral elections

    Monday, December 11 2017 4:06 AM EST2017-12-11 09:06:28 GMT
    Monday, December 11 2017 6:05 AM EST2017-12-11 11:05:56 GMT
    Venezuela's ruling socialists swept nearly all the races for mayors across the country, and President Nicolas Maduro is now threatening to ban key opposition parties from future elections in the oil-rich country...
    Venezuela's ruling socialists swept nearly all the races for mayors across the country, and President Nicolas Maduro is now threatening to ban key opposition parties from future elections in the oil-rich country wracked by economic crisis.
  • Saudi Arabia to allow movie theaters after decades of ban

    Saudi Arabia to allow movie theaters after decades of ban

    Monday, December 11 2017 4:23 AM EST2017-12-11 09:23:07 GMT
    Monday, December 11 2017 6:05 AM EST2017-12-11 11:05:43 GMT
    Saudi Arabia to allow movie theaters next year, for first time in more than 35 years.
    Saudi Arabia to allow movie theaters next year, for first time in more than 35 years.
  • Russia claims radioactivity spike not due to nuclear plant

    Russia claims radioactivity spike not due to nuclear plant

    Friday, December 8 2017 5:51 AM EST2017-12-08 10:51:36 GMT
    Monday, December 11 2017 6:05 AM EST2017-12-11 11:05:15 GMT
    Russian authorities have denied that a radioactivity spike in Europe resulted from a nuclear fuel plant leak in the Urals, saying their probe has found no release of radioactivity there.
    Russian authorities have denied that a radioactivity spike in Europe resulted from a nuclear fuel plant leak in the Urals, saying their probe has found no release of radioactivity there.
  • Firefighters brace for second week of California wildfires

    Firefighters brace for second week of California wildfires

    Monday, December 11 2017 3:13 AM EST2017-12-11 08:13:18 GMT
    Monday, December 11 2017 6:05 AM EST2017-12-11 11:05:10 GMT

    Officials say the largest, most destructive wildfire burning in Southern California is expected to grow as it enters its second week.

    Officials say the largest, most destructive wildfire burning in Southern California is expected to grow as it enters its second week.

  • Smoke alarm sets off fire scare in Austrian Alpine tunnel

    Smoke alarm sets off fire scare in Austrian Alpine tunnel

    Monday, December 11 2017 3:43 AM EST2017-12-11 08:43:06 GMT
    Monday, December 11 2017 6:03 AM EST2017-12-11 11:03:40 GMT
    Austrian media are reporting that a tunnel-boring machine has caught fire at the construction site of a tunnel under the Alps that will link Austria with Italy.
    Austrian media are reporting that a tunnel-boring machine has caught fire at the construction site of a tunnel under the Alps that will link Austria with Italy.
  • UK leader says there's new optimism in Brexit talks

    UK leader says there's new optimism in Brexit talks

    Monday, December 11 2017 5:03 AM EST2017-12-11 10:03:05 GMT
    Monday, December 11 2017 6:03 AM EST2017-12-11 11:03:36 GMT
    Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May says there's new optimism in Brexit talks.
    Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May says there's new optimism in Brexit talks.
  • Snow wreaks havoc on travelers in Britain, schools closed

    Snow wreaks havoc on travelers in Britain, schools closed

    Monday, December 11 2017 4:53 AM EST2017-12-11 09:53:02 GMT
    Monday, December 11 2017 5:14 AM EST2017-12-11 10:14:48 GMT
    Snow and wintry weather are still wreaking havoc on travelers in Britain, with flights cancelled, roads sheathed in ice and rail travel disrupted.
    Snow and wintry weather are still wreaking havoc on travelers in Britain, with flights cancelled, roads sheathed in ice and rail travel disrupted.
  • Israel urges EU to back US Mideast peace moves

    Israel urges EU to back US Mideast peace moves

    Monday, December 11 2017 3:02 AM EST2017-12-11 08:02:54 GMT
    Monday, December 11 2017 5:05 AM EST2017-12-11 10:05:02 GMT
    European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini is meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address the issues of Jerusalem as Israel's capital and the chances of reinvigorating negotiations...
    European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini is meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address the issues of Jerusalem as Israel's capital and the chances of reinvigorating negotiations on the peace process.
  • Trial begins against suspects in Istanbul nightclub attack

    Trial begins against suspects in Istanbul nightclub attack

    Monday, December 11 2017 3:23 AM EST2017-12-11 08:23:25 GMT
    Monday, December 11 2017 4:46 AM EST2017-12-11 09:46:43 GMT
    Trial against dozens of suspects, including the alleged shooter in the New Year's Eve attack in Istanbul killing 39 people, has begun.
    Trial against dozens of suspects, including the alleged shooter in the New Year's Eve attack in Istanbul killing 39 people, has begun.
  • Tears, pomp, extravagance as France mourns rocker Hallyday

    Tears, pomp, extravagance as France mourns rocker Hallyday

    Saturday, December 9 2017 2:21 AM EST2017-12-09 07:21:42 GMT
    Monday, December 11 2017 4:44 AM EST2017-12-11 09:44:23 GMT
    France is bidding farewell to its biggest rock star, honoring Johnny Hallyday with an exceptional funeral procession down the Champs-Elysees, a presidential speech and a public concert - all under intense security.
    France is bidding farewell to its biggest rock star, honoring Johnny Hallyday with an exceptional funeral procession down the Champs-Elysees, a presidential speech and a public concert - all under intense security.
  • German intelligence warns of increased Chinese cyberspying

    German intelligence warns of increased Chinese cyberspying

    Sunday, December 10 2017 6:12 AM EST2017-12-10 11:12:38 GMT
    Monday, December 11 2017 4:33 AM EST2017-12-11 09:33:35 GMT
    The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency is warning that China is using social networks to try to cultivate sources of information.
    The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency is warning that China is using social networks to try to cultivate sources of information.
  • Israeli, French leaders tangle over US Jerusalem decision

    Israeli, French leaders tangle over US Jerusalem decision

    Sunday, December 10 2017 6:12 AM EST2017-12-10 11:12:28 GMT
    Monday, December 11 2017 4:06 AM EST2017-12-11 09:06:56 GMT
    Israel's defense minister is calling for a boycott of Arab businesses in an area where residents carried out violent protests against President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
    Israel's defense minister is calling for a boycott of Arab businesses in an area where residents carried out violent protests against President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
  • US Nobel laureate worries politics could undermine science

    US Nobel laureate worries politics could undermine science

    Sunday, December 10 2017 9:02 AM EST2017-12-10 14:02:58 GMT
    Monday, December 11 2017 4:06 AM EST2017-12-11 09:06:09 GMT
    A leading activist in the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, this year's Nobel Peace Prize winner, has likened her group's aim with her struggle to survive the Hiroshima atomic bombing.
    A leading activist in the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, this year's Nobel Peace Prize winner, has likened her group's aim with her struggle to survive the Hiroshima atomic bombing.
  • The Latest: Israeli PM urges approval of Jerusalem decision

    The Latest: Israeli PM urges approval of Jerusalem decision

    Sunday, December 10 2017 8:02 AM EST2017-12-10 13:02:38 GMT
    Monday, December 11 2017 3:54 AM EST2017-12-11 08:54:43 GMT
    Israeli police say that a security guard has been stabbed near Jerusalem's central bus station.
    Israeli police say that a security guard has been stabbed near Jerusalem's central bus station.
  • Princes William and Harry chose sculptor for Diana statue

    Princes William and Harry chose sculptor for Diana statue

    Sunday, December 10 2017 3:42 AM EST2017-12-10 08:42:19 GMT
    Monday, December 11 2017 3:23 AM EST2017-12-11 08:23:03 GMT
    Kensington Palace says Princes William and Harry have chosen sculptor Ian Rank-Broadley to create a statute of their mother, Princess Diana, to mark the 20th anniversary of her death.
    Kensington Palace says Princes William and Harry have chosen sculptor Ian Rank-Broadley to create a statute of their mother, Princess Diana, to mark the 20th anniversary of her death.
  • Ferry runs aground in Channel in high winds, all are rescued

    Ferry runs aground in Channel in high winds, all are rescued

    Monday, December 11 2017 2:23 AM EST2017-12-11 07:23:05 GMT
    Monday, December 11 2017 2:25 AM EST2017-12-11 07:25:28 GMT
    French authorities have evacuated a ferry carrying 313 people that ran aground at the port city of Calais, interrupting boat traffic across the English Channel.
    French authorities have evacuated a ferry carrying 313 people that ran aground at the port city of Calais, interrupting boat traffic across the English Channel.
  • World leaders congratulate Iraq on defeating IS

    World leaders congratulate Iraq on defeating IS

    Sunday, December 10 2017 9:22 AM EST2017-12-10 14:22:34 GMT
    Monday, December 11 2017 1:44 AM EST2017-12-11 06:44:04 GMT
    The top U.S.-led coalition commander is congratulating Iraq on defeating the Islamic State group.
    The top U.S.-led coalition commander is congratulating Iraq on defeating the Islamic State group.
  • 3 people arrested in firebomb attack on Swedish synagogue

    3 people arrested in firebomb attack on Swedish synagogue

    Sunday, December 10 2017 4:42 AM EST2017-12-10 09:42:18 GMT
    Monday, December 11 2017 1:34 AM EST2017-12-11 06:34:55 GMT
    Three people arrested over fire bomb attack on Swedish synagogue in Goteborg.
    Three people arrested over fire bomb attack on Swedish synagogue in Goteborg.
  • Brexit secretary says a no-deal Brexit now less likely

    Brexit secretary says a no-deal Brexit now less likely

    Sunday, December 10 2017 9:22 AM EST2017-12-10 14:22:29 GMT
    Monday, December 11 2017 1:24 AM EST2017-12-11 06:24:41 GMT
    The man in charge of Britain's departure from the European Union says the chances the country will leave the 28-nation bloc with no trade deal "dropped dramatically" after the two sides reached a preliminary...
    The man in charge of Britain's departure from the European Union says the chances the country will leave the 28-nation bloc with no trade deal "dropped dramatically" after the two sides reached a preliminary agreement on divorce terms last week.
  • 'The Square' wins big at European Film Awards

    'The Square' wins big at European Film Awards

    Sunday, December 10 2017 11:02 AM EST2017-12-10 16:02:47 GMT
    Monday, December 11 2017 1:23 AM EST2017-12-11 06:23:39 GMT
    Swedish comedy "The Square" has swept this year's European Film Awards, winning six prizes, including for best film, director and screenwriter.
    Swedish comedy "The Square" has swept this year's European Film Awards, winning six prizes, including for best film, director and screenwriter.
  • UN calls for urgent evacuation of 137 sick Syrian children

    UN calls for urgent evacuation of 137 sick Syrian children

    Sunday, December 10 2017 9:32 AM EST2017-12-10 14:32:46 GMT
    Sunday, December 10 2017 9:44 PM EST2017-12-11 02:44:54 GMT
    The United Nations children's agency says 137 children stranded in a rebel-held suburb near the Syrian capital require immediate medical evacuation amid a crippling siege that reportedly killed five because of lack...
    The United Nations children's agency says 137 children stranded in a rebel-held suburb near the Syrian capital require immediate medical evacuation amid a crippling siege that reportedly killed five because of lack of medical care.
  • Anti-migrant leader pushes to win national power in Italy

    Anti-migrant leader pushes to win national power in Italy

    Sunday, December 10 2017 9:52 AM EST2017-12-10 14:52:29 GMT
    Sunday, December 10 2017 7:25 PM EST2017-12-11 00:25:53 GMT
    An Italian right-wing party leader has used a rally opposing easier citizenship for foreigners to seek more support in Italy's upcoming national election.
    An Italian right-wing party leader has used a rally opposing easier citizenship for foreigners to seek more support in Italy's upcoming national election.
  • Israeli strikes kill 2 Hamas men after Gaza rocket attack

    Israeli strikes kill 2 Hamas men after Gaza rocket attack

    Saturday, December 9 2017 3:21 AM EST2017-12-09 08:21:42 GMT
    Sunday, December 10 2017 3:23 PM EST2017-12-10 20:23:48 GMT

    Gaza officials say two Hamas members have been killed in Israeli airstrikes following a rocket attack on Israel.

    Gaza officials say two Hamas members have been killed in Israeli airstrikes following a rocket attack on Israel.

  • Qatar buys 24 Typhoon fighters as part of $8 billion deal

    Qatar buys 24 Typhoon fighters as part of $8 billion deal

    Sunday, December 10 2017 3:22 PM EST2017-12-10 20:22:34 GMT
    Sunday, December 10 2017 3:23 PM EST2017-12-10 20:23:26 GMT
    BAE Systems has agreed to sell 24 Typhoon fighter planes to Qatar as part of a 6 billion pound ($8 billion) deal with European defense contractors.
    BAE Systems has agreed to sell 24 Typhoon fighter planes to Qatar as part of a 6 billion pound ($8 billion) deal with European defense contractors.
  • Snow disrupts road, air travel in England and northern Wales

    Snow disrupts road, air travel in England and northern Wales

    Sunday, December 10 2017 6:12 AM EST2017-12-10 11:12:34 GMT
    Sunday, December 10 2017 2:43 PM EST2017-12-10 19:43:22 GMT
    Heavy snow is causing road and travel disruption across central England and northern Wales, grounding flights, shutting roads and causing traffic accidents.
    Heavy snow is causing road and travel disruption across central England and northern Wales, grounding flights, shutting roads and causing traffic accidents.
  • Nobel Laureates say change is coming for women in sciences

    Nobel Laureates say change is coming for women in sciences

    Thursday, December 7 2017 5:50 AM EST2017-12-07 10:50:45 GMT
    Sunday, December 10 2017 2:06 PM EST2017-12-10 19:06:17 GMT
    A group of 2017 Nobel Laureates have addressed the lack of female representation in sciences ahead of the prize-awarding ceremony in Stockholm.
    A group of 2017 Nobel Laureates have addressed the lack of female representation in sciences ahead of the prize-awarding ceremony in Stockholm.
  • Kenya opposition group says protest mock inaugural postponed

    Kenya opposition group says protest mock inaugural postponed

    Sunday, December 10 2017 11:52 AM EST2017-12-10 16:52:49 GMT
    Sunday, December 10 2017 12:32 PM EST2017-12-10 17:32:36 GMT
    Kenya's main opposition leader says his group is postponing a mock ceremony to inaugurate him as president until a later date.
    Kenya's main opposition leader says his group is postponing a mock ceremony to inaugurate him as president until a later date.
  • Kuwait names ruler's son as defense minister in shakeup

    Kuwait names ruler's son as defense minister in shakeup

    Sunday, December 10 2017 9:12 AM EST2017-12-10 14:12:38 GMT
    Sunday, December 10 2017 11:52 AM EST2017-12-10 16:52:55 GMT
    Kuwait has announced new picks for Cabinet, with five out of 16 members hailing from the royal family, including the ruler's son who has been chosen to head the defense ministry.
    Kuwait has announced new picks for Cabinet, with five out of 16 members hailing from the royal family, including the ruler's son who has been chosen to head the defense ministry.
  • PM announces on state TV Iraq's war against IS has ended

    PM announces on state TV Iraq's war against IS has ended

    Saturday, December 9 2017 6:31 AM EST2017-12-09 11:31:46 GMT
    Sunday, December 10 2017 11:12 AM EST2017-12-10 16:12:33 GMT
    A senior Iraqi military commander says his country's war against the Islamic State group is over.
    A senior Iraqi military commander says his country's war against the Islamic State group is over.
  • Swiss woman angry over champagne refusal ejected from plane

    Swiss woman angry over champagne refusal ejected from plane

    Sunday, December 10 2017 11:02 AM EST2017-12-10 16:02:44 GMT
    Sunday, December 10 2017 11:04 AM EST2017-12-10 16:04:59 GMT
    German police say the pilot of a passenger jet destined for Zurich made an unscheduled stop at Stuttgart airport because a Swiss passenger become aggressive after being denied champagne.
    German police say the pilot of a passenger jet destined for Zurich made an unscheduled stop at Stuttgart airport because a Swiss passenger become aggressive after being denied champagne.
  • Celebrity publicist Clifford dies during sex crimes sentence

    Celebrity publicist Clifford dies during sex crimes sentence

    Sunday, December 10 2017 8:02 AM EST2017-12-10 13:02:46 GMT
    Sunday, December 10 2017 11:04 AM EST2017-12-10 16:04:58 GMT
    Britain's Ministry of Justice says former celebrity publicist Max Clifford has died after collapsing in prison while serving his sentence for sexual assault.
    Britain's Ministry of Justice says former celebrity publicist Max Clifford has died after collapsing in prison while serving his sentence for sexual assault.
  • Saakashvili supporters demand Ukraine's leader be impeached

    Saakashvili supporters demand Ukraine's leader be impeached

    Sunday, December 10 2017 6:52 AM EST2017-12-10 11:52:28 GMT
    Sunday, December 10 2017 9:34 AM EST2017-12-10 14:34:43 GMT
    Several thousand supporters of opposition leader Mikheil Saakashvili are rallying in the Ukrainian capital to demand his release from jail.
    Several thousand supporters of opposition leader Mikheil Saakashvili are rallying in the Ukrainian capital to demand his release from jail.
  • Arab ministers demand reversal of Trump Jerusalem decision

    Arab ministers demand reversal of Trump Jerusalem decision

    Saturday, December 9 2017 1:43 PM EST2017-12-09 18:43:10 GMT
    Sunday, December 10 2017 9:24 AM EST2017-12-10 14:24:16 GMT
    Arab foreign ministers meet in Cairo amid wave of anger over Trump's decision on Jerusalem.
    Arab foreign ministers meet in Cairo amid wave of anger over Trump's decision on Jerusalem.
  • Israel says it destroyed Hamas tunnel using new techniques

    Israel says it destroyed Hamas tunnel using new techniques

    Sunday, December 10 2017 9:02 AM EST2017-12-10 14:02:25 GMT
    Sunday, December 10 2017 9:03 AM EST2017-12-10 14:03:37 GMT
    The Israeli military says it has destroyed a tunnel built by the Hamas militant group that stretched from the Gaza Strip several hundred meters (yards) into Israel.
    The Israeli military says it has destroyed a tunnel built by the Hamas militant group that stretched from the Gaza Strip several hundred meters (yards) into Israel.
  • Western Europe hit by high winds, rain from Storm Ana

    Western Europe hit by high winds, rain from Storm Ana

    Sunday, December 10 2017 5:52 AM EST2017-12-10 10:52:20 GMT
    Sunday, December 10 2017 9:03 AM EST2017-12-10 14:03:26 GMT
    Spain and Portugal have issued warnings of high winds and heavy rain for Sunday as a storm reaches the Iberian Peninsula from the Atlantic.
    Spain and Portugal have issued warnings of high winds and heavy rain for Sunday as a storm reaches the Iberian Peninsula from the Atlantic.
  • Archaeologists discover 2 ancient tombs in Egypt's Luxor

    Archaeologists discover 2 ancient tombs in Egypt's Luxor

    Saturday, December 9 2017 9:41 AM EST2017-12-09 14:41:55 GMT
    Sunday, December 10 2017 8:54 AM EST2017-12-10 13:54:44 GMT
    Egypt's Antiquities Ministry says archaeologists have uncovered two ancient tombs in the southern city of Luxor.
    Egypt's Antiquities Ministry says archaeologists have uncovered two ancient tombs in the southern city of Luxor.
  • Bahrain faith group visits Israel amid Jerusalem tensions

    Bahrain faith group visits Israel amid Jerusalem tensions

    Sunday, December 10 2017 7:42 AM EST2017-12-10 12:42:23 GMT
    Sunday, December 10 2017 8:55 AM EST2017-12-10 13:55:05 GMT
    An interfaith group from Bahrain is visiting Israel amid turmoil there over U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital.
    An interfaith group from Bahrain is visiting Israel amid turmoil there over U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital.
  • Spain rescues 104 migrants crossing Mediterranean Sea

    Spain rescues 104 migrants crossing Mediterranean Sea

    Sunday, December 10 2017 8:02 AM EST2017-12-10 13:02:47 GMT
    Sunday, December 10 2017 8:04 AM EST2017-12-10 13:04:52 GMT
    Spain's maritime rescue service says it has saved over a hundred migrants trying to make the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea to Europe.
    Spain's maritime rescue service says it has saved over a hundred migrants trying to make the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea to Europe.
  • Nobel laureate: If atomic bombs exist, disaster inevitable

    Nobel laureate: If atomic bombs exist, disaster inevitable

    Saturday, December 9 2017 7:21 AM EST2017-12-09 12:21:46 GMT
    Sunday, December 10 2017 6:44 AM EST2017-12-10 11:44:35 GMT
    The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, the recipient on this year's Nobel Peace Prize, has installed a 1,000 red paper cranes outside the Norwegian Parliament ahead of formally receiving the prize.
    The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, the recipient on this year's Nobel Peace Prize, has installed a 1,000 red paper cranes outside the Norwegian Parliament ahead of formally receiving the prize.
  • The Latest: US congratulates Iraq on end of war against IS

    The Latest: US congratulates Iraq on end of war against IS

    Saturday, December 9 2017 11:52 AM EST2017-12-09 16:52:14 GMT
    Sunday, December 10 2017 6:15 AM EST2017-12-10 11:15:02 GMT
    Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi tells the nation the fight against the Islamic State group is over after more than three years of combat operations.
    Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi tells the nation the fight against the Islamic State group is over after more than three years of combat operations.
  • German intel chief: Islamic radical numbers are growing

    German intel chief: Islamic radical numbers are growing

    Sunday, December 10 2017 6:12 AM EST2017-12-10 11:12:23 GMT
    Sunday, December 10 2017 6:14 AM EST2017-12-10 11:14:35 GMT
    The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency says the number of Islamic radicals is growing and that they're becoming increasingly difficult to keep under surveillance as recruiting efforts move underground.
    The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency says the number of Islamic radicals is growing and that they're becoming increasingly difficult to keep under surveillance as recruiting efforts move underground.
  • Italy's left rallies to warn that fascism could return

    Italy's left rallies to warn that fascism could return

    Saturday, December 9 2017 8:51 AM EST2017-12-09 13:51:56 GMT
    Sunday, December 10 2017 4:44 AM EST2017-12-10 09:44:07 GMT
    Italy's governing Democrats have led a rally to warn about the danger of fascism making a comeback.
    Italy's governing Democrats have led a rally to warn about the danger of fascism making a comeback.
  • The Latest: Arab leader asks nations to recognize Palestine

    The Latest: Arab leader asks nations to recognize Palestine

    Saturday, December 9 2017 5:01 AM EST2017-12-09 10:01:44 GMT
    Sunday, December 10 2017 3:44 AM EST2017-12-10 08:44:58 GMT
    A senior official has confirmed that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will not meet with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence in the West Bank this month because of U.S. recognition of contested Jerusalem as Israel's...
    A senior official has confirmed that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will not meet with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence in the West Bank this month because of U.S. recognition of contested Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
  • 1 man dies, another injured climbing Greece's Mount Olympus

    1 man dies, another injured climbing Greece's Mount Olympus

    Saturday, December 9 2017 4:02 PM EST2017-12-09 21:02:09 GMT
    Saturday, December 9 2017 4:02 PM EST2017-12-09 21:02:11 GMT
    Police say a 26-year-old Greek man has died and another was slightly injured as they attempted to climb Mount Olympus, Greece's highest mountain.
    Police say a 26-year-old Greek man has died and another was slightly injured as they attempted to climb Mount Olympus, Greece's highest mountain.
  • Trainers rushed to save terrified horses as flames closed in

    Trainers rushed to save terrified horses as flames closed in

    Friday, December 8 2017 11:01 AM EST2017-12-08 16:01:23 GMT
    Saturday, December 9 2017 11:35 AM EST2017-12-09 16:35:17 GMT

    The California Horse Racing Board says approximately 25 race horses were killed when a wildfire engulfed about eight barns at a training center in northeast San Diego County.

    The California Horse Racing Board says approximately 25 race horses were killed when a wildfire engulfed about eight barns at a training center in northeast San Diego County.

  • US gently urges Saudi Arabia to be more 'measured' overseas

    US gently urges Saudi Arabia to be more 'measured' overseas

    Friday, December 8 2017 9:21 AM EST2017-12-08 14:21:50 GMT
    Saturday, December 9 2017 11:14 AM EST2017-12-09 16:14:22 GMT
    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is urging Saudi Arabia to be more "measured" in its military intervention in war-ravaged Yemen.
    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is urging Saudi Arabia to be more "measured" in its military intervention in war-ravaged Yemen.
  • Kenya president says no talks with defiant opposition leader

    Kenya president says no talks with defiant opposition leader

    Saturday, December 9 2017 11:12 AM EST2017-12-09 16:12:01 GMT
    Saturday, December 9 2017 11:14 AM EST2017-12-09 16:14:01 GMT
    Kenya's president rules out talks with defiant opposition leader who plans mock 'inauguration'.
    Kenya's president rules out talks with defiant opposition leader who plans mock 'inauguration'.
  • Report: Croat war criminal cremated after death at Hague

    Report: Croat war criminal cremated after death at Hague

    Saturday, December 9 2017 7:51 AM EST2017-12-09 12:51:52 GMT
    Saturday, December 9 2017 9:53 AM EST2017-12-09 14:53:01 GMT
    Croatia's state TV says former general who died after taking what he said was poison at a UN war crimes court, has been cremated.
    Croatia's state TV says former general who died after taking what he said was poison at a UN war crimes court, has been cremated.
  • Jailed Saakashvili calls for Ukraine president's impeachment

    Jailed Saakashvili calls for Ukraine president's impeachment

    Saturday, December 9 2017 3:21 AM EST2017-12-09 08:21:57 GMT
    Saturday, December 9 2017 9:43 AM EST2017-12-09 14:43:49 GMT
    From his jail cell in Ukraine's capital, opposition leader Mikheil Saakashvili is calling on supporters to rally for the impeachment of the president and has declared a hunger strike.
    From his jail cell in Ukraine's capital, opposition leader Mikheil Saakashvili is calling on supporters to rally for the impeachment of the president and has declared a hunger strike.
  • Berlin zoo celebrates polar bear birth, caught on camera

    Berlin zoo celebrates polar bear birth, caught on camera

    Saturday, December 9 2017 8:01 AM EST2017-12-09 13:01:47 GMT
    Saturday, December 9 2017 9:43 AM EST2017-12-09 14:43:33 GMT
    Berlin's Tierpark zoo is celebrating the birth of a polar bear, nine months after its mother lost a cub.
    Berlin's Tierpark zoo is celebrating the birth of a polar bear, nine months after its mother lost a cub.
  • Honduran opposition challenges election results at deadline

    Honduran opposition challenges election results at deadline

    Saturday, December 9 2017 1:51 AM EST2017-12-09 06:51:46 GMT
    Saturday, December 9 2017 9:43 AM EST2017-12-09 14:43:22 GMT
    The challenger in Honduras' still unresolved presidential election has filed a challenge to the Nov. 26 contest that would annul the results and request a full recount.
    The challenger in Honduras' still unresolved presidential election has filed a challenge to the Nov. 26 contest that would annul the results and request a full recount.
  • American evangelist leads rare event in communist Vietnam

    American evangelist leads rare event in communist Vietnam

    Friday, December 8 2017 10:11 PM EST2017-12-09 03:11:38 GMT
    Saturday, December 9 2017 8:23 AM EST2017-12-09 13:23:26 GMT

    More than 10,000 Vietnamese have filled up a stadium in a rare Christian evangelistic event led by the Rev. Franklin Graham.

    More than 10,000 Vietnamese have filled up a stadium in a rare Christian evangelistic event led by the Rev. Franklin Graham.

  • 2 die after pilotage boat capsizes in Gulf of Finland

    2 die after pilotage boat capsizes in Gulf of Finland

    Saturday, December 9 2017 4:51 AM EST2017-12-09 09:51:43 GMT
    Saturday, December 9 2017 8:04 AM EST2017-12-09 13:04:53 GMT
    The Finnish Border Guards says two people have been found dead inside a pilot boat that had capsized and sank off southern Finland.
    The Finnish Border Guards says two people have been found dead inside a pilot boat that had capsized and sank off southern Finland.
  • 14 Security Council member criticize US action on Jerusalem

    14 Security Council member criticize US action on Jerusalem

    Friday, December 8 2017 7:42 PM EST2017-12-09 00:42:10 GMT
    Saturday, December 9 2017 7:33 AM EST2017-12-09 12:33:21 GMT
    One by one, 14 members of the UN Security Council spoke out against President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on Friday, some with regret and some with anger at the United...
    One by one, 14 members of the UN Security Council spoke out against President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on Friday, some with regret and some with anger at the United States, its remaining member.
  • Greece, Romania, Bulgaria support Serbia's EU bid

    Greece, Romania, Bulgaria support Serbia's EU bid

    Saturday, December 9 2017 7:31 AM EST2017-12-09 12:31:48 GMT
    Saturday, December 9 2017 7:34 AM EST2017-12-09 12:34:15 GMT
    The prime ministers of Greece, Bulgaria and Romania have pledged support for Serbia's membership in the European Union, saying it would boost stability in the Balkans.
    The prime ministers of Greece, Bulgaria and Romania have pledged support for Serbia's membership in the European Union, saying it would boost stability in the Balkans.
  • 15 UN peacekeepers killed, over 50 hurt in Congo attack

    15 UN peacekeepers killed, over 50 hurt in Congo attack

    Friday, December 8 2017 9:51 AM EST2017-12-08 14:51:29 GMT
    Saturday, December 9 2017 6:24 AM EST2017-12-09 11:24:19 GMT
    'Large number' of UN peacekeepers killed and wounded in Congo attack: UN peacekeeping chief.
    'Large number' of UN peacekeepers killed and wounded in Congo attack: UN peacekeeping chief.
  • Angry worshippers lash out against Trump across Muslim world

    Angry worshippers lash out against Trump across Muslim world

    Friday, December 8 2017 3:21 AM EST2017-12-08 08:21:57 GMT
    Saturday, December 9 2017 6:03 AM EST2017-12-09 11:03:52 GMT
    Massive Palestinian rallies expected after Friday prayers over Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
    Massive Palestinian rallies expected after Friday prayers over Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
  • UK, EU hail Brexit breakthrough despite unresolved questions

    UK, EU hail Brexit breakthrough despite unresolved questions

    Friday, December 8 2017 1:11 AM EST2017-12-08 06:11:17 GMT
    Saturday, December 9 2017 5:12 AM EST2017-12-09 10:12:14 GMT
    British Prime Minister Theresa May is meeting with top European Union officials to make a final push to expand talks on her country leaving the bloc to the vital issues of future relations and trade.
    British Prime Minister Theresa May is meeting with top European Union officials to make a final push to expand talks on her country leaving the bloc to the vital issues of future relations and trade.
  • The Latest: Tanzania president in shock over UN Congo attack

    The Latest: Tanzania president in shock over UN Congo attack

    Friday, December 8 2017 10:21 AM EST2017-12-08 15:21:48 GMT
    Saturday, December 9 2017 3:34 AM EST2017-12-09 08:34:15 GMT
    The Latest: 14 UN peacekeepers killed, over 40 wounded in eastern Congo attack.
    The Latest: 14 UN peacekeepers killed, over 40 wounded in eastern Congo attack.
  • US writer is detained in Cameroon, meets with lawyer

    US writer is detained in Cameroon, meets with lawyer

    Friday, December 8 2017 3:21 PM EST2017-12-08 20:21:25 GMT
    Saturday, December 9 2017 1:54 AM EST2017-12-09 06:54:05 GMT
    Cameroon detains US writer who criticized government over Anglophone protests.
    Cameroon detains US writer who criticized government over Anglophone protests.
  • Fast-moving flames force people to flee on a moment's notice

    Fast-moving flames force people to flee on a moment's notice

    Friday, December 8 2017 3:21 AM EST2017-12-08 08:21:34 GMT
    Friday, December 8 2017 11:52 PM EST2017-12-09 04:52:31 GMT

    The fire broke out Thursday amid dry, hot, windy conditions across the region that would be extreme for any season, but are especially stunning just two weeks from winter.

    The fire broke out Thursday amid dry, hot, windy conditions across the region that would be extreme for any season, but are especially stunning just two weeks from winter.

  • The Latest: EU's Tusk sees better ties with new Polish PM

    The Latest: EU's Tusk sees better ties with new Polish PM

    Friday, December 8 2017 8:31 AM EST2017-12-08 13:31:14 GMT
    Friday, December 8 2017 11:12 PM EST2017-12-09 04:12:03 GMT
    Poland's parliament has passed a bill that will change how the country's Supreme Court functions, a step critics see as an erosion of judicial independence under the populist Law and Justice party.
    Poland's parliament has passed a bill that will change how the country's Supreme Court functions, a step critics see as an erosion of judicial independence under the populist Law and Justice party.
  • On historic trip, Turkey's Erdogan meets Muslims in Greece

    On historic trip, Turkey's Erdogan meets Muslims in Greece

    Friday, December 8 2017 4:41 AM EST2017-12-08 09:41:36 GMT
    Friday, December 8 2017 7:44 PM EST2017-12-09 00:44:42 GMT
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is heading to northeastern Greece to meet with members of the country's Muslim minority on the second day of an official visit to Greece that got off to a rocky start.
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is heading to northeastern Greece to meet with members of the country's Muslim minority on the second day of an official visit to Greece that got off to a rocky start.
  • The Latest: White House says president has called for calm

    The Latest: White House says president has called for calm

    Friday, December 8 2017 5:01 AM EST2017-12-08 10:01:38 GMT
    Friday, December 8 2017 7:42 PM EST2017-12-09 00:42:02 GMT
    The Latest: Al-Qaida urges followers to target US, its allies and Israel in response to Trump's recognition of Jerusalem.
    The Latest: Al-Qaida urges followers to target US, its allies and Israel in response to Trump's recognition of Jerusalem.
  • Ukraine arrests anti-corruption activist Saakashvili

    Ukraine arrests anti-corruption activist Saakashvili

    Friday, December 8 2017 4:31 PM EST2017-12-08 21:31:40 GMT
    Friday, December 8 2017 7:33 PM EST2017-12-09 00:33:32 GMT
    Ukraine's prosecutor-general says opposition figure Mikheil Saakashvili has been arrested.
    Ukraine's prosecutor-general says opposition figure Mikheil Saakashvili has been arrested.
  • Israeli warplanes hit targets in Gaza Strip after rockets

    Israeli warplanes hit targets in Gaza Strip after rockets

    Friday, December 8 2017 4:01 PM EST2017-12-08 21:01:32 GMT
    Friday, December 8 2017 4:14 PM EST2017-12-08 21:14:01 GMT
    Israeli warplanes have struck Hamas military targets in the Gaza Strip after Palestinian militants fired rockets into Israel.
    Israeli warplanes have struck Hamas military targets in the Gaza Strip after Palestinian militants fired rockets into Israel.
  • Polish govt gets more power over the courts, defying EU

    Polish govt gets more power over the courts, defying EU

    Friday, December 8 2017 4:41 AM EST2017-12-08 09:41:22 GMT
    Friday, December 8 2017 4:14 PM EST2017-12-08 21:14:12 GMT
    Poland's outgoing prime minister says she will hold a job in the new government that is to be led by current Finance Minister Mateusz Morawiecki.
    Poland's outgoing prime minister says she will hold a job in the new government that is to be led by current Finance Minister Mateusz Morawiecki.
  • Slovenian magazine apologizes to US first lady Melania Trump

    Slovenian magazine apologizes to US first lady Melania Trump

    Friday, December 8 2017 4:51 AM EST2017-12-08 09:51:16 GMT
    Friday, December 8 2017 3:03 PM EST2017-12-08 20:03:56 GMT
    A Slovenian magazine has apologized to U.S. first lady Melania Trump for suggesting she worked as a high-end escort while working as a fashion model.
    A Slovenian magazine has apologized to U.S. first lady Melania Trump for suggesting she worked as a high-end escort while working as a fashion model.
  • Russian FM: North Korea talks chances are low

    Russian FM: North Korea talks chances are low

    Friday, December 8 2017 3:01 PM EST2017-12-08 20:01:29 GMT
    Friday, December 8 2017 3:03 PM EST2017-12-08 20:03:16 GMT
    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says he believes the chances of dialogue to resolve the tensions over North Korea's nuclear weapons program are low.
    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says he believes the chances of dialogue to resolve the tensions over North Korea's nuclear weapons program are low.
  • The Latest: Labour leader says 'wait and see' on Brexit deal

    The Latest: Labour leader says 'wait and see' on Brexit deal

    Friday, December 8 2017 2:01 AM EST2017-12-08 07:01:05 GMT
    Friday, December 8 2017 1:41 PM EST2017-12-08 18:41:32 GMT
    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is lauding a breakthrough in Brexit talks and says he will recommend expanding negotiations to future relations and trade.
    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is lauding a breakthrough in Brexit talks and says he will recommend expanding negotiations to future relations and trade.
  • Hungary's Jobbik party says fine may keep it out of election

    Hungary's Jobbik party says fine may keep it out of election

    Friday, December 8 2017 11:02 AM EST2017-12-08 16:02:12 GMT
    Friday, December 8 2017 12:51 PM EST2017-12-08 17:51:56 GMT
    Hungary's far-right Jobbik party says a fine by the state audit office threatens its participation in April's parliamentary election.
    Hungary's far-right Jobbik party says a fine by the state audit office threatens its participation in April's parliamentary election.
  • Pope: Let's defeat indifference and fear of foreigners

    Pope: Let's defeat indifference and fear of foreigners

    Friday, December 8 2017 11:01 AM EST2017-12-08 16:01:59 GMT
    Friday, December 8 2017 11:54 AM EST2017-12-08 16:54:02 GMT
    Pope Francis is rallying people to rid society of ills like indifference, fear of foreigners and whatever's different than us.
    Pope Francis is rallying people to rid society of ills like indifference, fear of foreigners and whatever's different than us.
  • George Soros' group decries pig photo as anti-Semitic attack

    George Soros' group decries pig photo as anti-Semitic attack

    Friday, December 8 2017 11:31 AM EST2017-12-08 16:31:22 GMT
    Friday, December 8 2017 11:34 AM EST2017-12-08 16:34:11 GMT
    George Soros' Open Society Foundations say that a picture of a dead pig with an ambiguous inscription posted by a government party lawmaker on his Facebook page is an anti-Semitic attack on their founder.
    George Soros' Open Society Foundations say that a picture of a dead pig with an ambiguous inscription posted by a government party lawmaker on his Facebook page is an anti-Semitic attack on their founder.
  • 17 suspects identified in Hungary extremist group probe

    17 suspects identified in Hungary extremist group probe

    Friday, December 8 2017 8:31 AM EST2017-12-08 13:31:19 GMT
    Friday, December 8 2017 11:03 AM EST2017-12-08 16:03:59 GMT
    Hungarian police say 17 suspects have been identified in an investigation into the activities of the Hungarian National Front, a marginal, ultra-nationalist group.
    Hungarian police say 17 suspects have been identified in an investigation into the activities of the Hungarian National Front, a marginal, ultra-nationalist group.
  • Lebanon PM seeks international support at Paris summit

    Lebanon PM seeks international support at Paris summit

    Friday, December 8 2017 1:31 AM EST2017-12-08 06:31:01 GMT
    Friday, December 8 2017 10:42 AM EST2017-12-08 15:42:02 GMT
    The United States says it will voice support for Lebanon's "sovereignty, stability and independence" during a gathering of world diplomats in Paris.
    The United States says it will voice support for Lebanon's "sovereignty, stability and independence" during a gathering of world diplomats in Paris.
  • 10 on trial over deaths in Germany's Love Parade in 2010

    10 on trial over deaths in Germany's Love Parade in 2010

    Friday, December 8 2017 5:41 AM EST2017-12-08 10:41:29 GMT
    Friday, December 8 2017 10:22 AM EST2017-12-08 15:22:59 GMT
    Ten people have gone on trial on charges related to a deadly mass panic at the Love Parade techno music festival in 2010.
    Ten people have gone on trial on charges related to a deadly mass panic at the Love Parade techno music festival in 2010.
  • Gay marriage becomes law in Australia; weddings start in Jan

    Gay marriage becomes law in Australia; weddings start in Jan

    Friday, December 8 2017 2:31 AM EST2017-12-08 07:31:50 GMT
    Friday, December 8 2017 10:14 AM EST2017-12-08 15:14:17 GMT
    Gay marriage in Australia has become a law as the prime minister gained a final signature on a bill hours after it was overwhelming endorsed by Parliament, and the nation started planning weddings that can take...
    Gay marriage in Australia has become a law as the prime minister gained a final signature on a bill hours after it was overwhelming endorsed by Parliament, and the nation started planning weddings that can take place in a month.
  • Hundreds of West African migrants return home from Libya

    Hundreds of West African migrants return home from Libya

    Friday, December 8 2017 6:11 AM EST2017-12-08 11:11:08 GMT
    Friday, December 8 2017 9:21 AM EST2017-12-08 14:21:48 GMT
    Hundreds of West African migrants return home from Libya amid outrage over slave auctions.
    Hundreds of West African migrants return home from Libya amid outrage over slave auctions.
  • France's Macron wins prestigious German European unity prize

    France's Macron wins prestigious German European unity prize

    Friday, December 8 2017 8:51 AM EST2017-12-08 13:51:56 GMT
    Friday, December 8 2017 9:11 AM EST2017-12-08 14:11:50 GMT
    French President Emmanuel Macron has been awarded a prestigious German prize for contributions to European unity in recognition of his "vision of a new Europe.".
    French President Emmanuel Macron has been awarded a prestigious German prize for contributions to European unity in recognition of his "vision of a new Europe.".
  • Vatican prosecutors urged to go after money laundering

    Vatican prosecutors urged to go after money laundering

    Friday, December 8 2017 3:41 AM EST2017-12-08 08:41:07 GMT
    Friday, December 8 2017 8:03 AM EST2017-12-08 13:03:15 GMT
    Vatican financial authority praised for efficiency, but prosecutors faulted for lack of money laundering trials.
    Vatican financial authority praised for efficiency, but prosecutors faulted for lack of money laundering trials.
  • 2 Australians jailed in brutal slaying of Aboriginal woman

    2 Australians jailed in brutal slaying of Aboriginal woman

    Thursday, December 7 2017 10:40 PM EST2017-12-08 03:40:56 GMT
    Friday, December 8 2017 7:32 AM EST2017-12-08 12:32:04 GMT
    A judge has sentenced a man to at least 14 years in prison for the slaying of an Aboriginal woman who bled to death from a violent sexual assault on a remote beach.
    A judge has sentenced a man to at least 14 years in prison for the slaying of an Aboriginal woman who bled to death from a violent sexual assault on a remote beach.
  • German exports decline for 2nd month, trade surplus narrows

    German exports decline for 2nd month, trade surplus narrows

    Friday, December 8 2017 4:11 AM EST2017-12-08 09:11:07 GMT
    Friday, December 8 2017 5:52 AM EST2017-12-08 10:52:18 GMT
    German exports dropped in October for the second straight month while imports grew, narrowing the trade surplus of Europe's largest economy.
    German exports dropped in October for the second straight month while imports grew, narrowing the trade surplus of Europe's largest economy.
  • Correction: Italy-La Scala story

    Correction: Italy-La Scala story

    Friday, December 8 2017 4:41 AM EST2017-12-08 09:41:10 GMT
    Friday, December 8 2017 5:01 AM EST2017-12-08 10:01:07 GMT
    Umberto Giordano's long-neglected opera 'Andrea Chenier' has made a heroic return to La Scala for the season premiere, with long applause for soprano Anna Netrebko and husband tenor Yusif Eyvazov who sang opposite...
    Umberto Giordano's long-neglected opera 'Andrea Chenier' has made a heroic return to La Scala for the season premiere, with long applause for soprano Anna Netrebko and husband tenor Yusif Eyvazov who sang opposite each other as ill-fated lovers.
  • Polish finance chief Morawiecki to be new prime minister

    Polish finance chief Morawiecki to be new prime minister

    Thursday, December 7 2017 5:20 AM EST2017-12-07 10:20:47 GMT
    Friday, December 8 2017 4:23 AM EST2017-12-08 09:23:33 GMT
    Poland's president is meeting with the prime minister and the ruling party leader amid rumors that the government head Beata Szydlo will be replaced by her deputy, economist Mateusz Morawiecki.
    Poland's president is meeting with the prime minister and the ruling party leader amid rumors that the government head Beata Szydlo will be replaced by her deputy, economist Mateusz Morawiecki.
  • Pearl Harbor survivors in their 90s attend solemn ceremony

    Pearl Harbor survivors in their 90s attend solemn ceremony

    Thursday, December 7 2017 10:30 AM EST2017-12-07 15:30:49 GMT
    Friday, December 8 2017 4:16 AM EST2017-12-08 09:16:13 GMT
    Survivors will gather at the site of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor to remember fellow servicemen killed in the early morning raid 76 years ago.
    Survivors will gather at the site of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor to remember fellow servicemen killed in the early morning raid 76 years ago.
  • India's cleaning quandary: How to scale the Taj Mahal dome?

    India's cleaning quandary: How to scale the Taj Mahal dome?

    Thursday, December 7 2017 8:23 PM EST2017-12-08 01:23:02 GMT
    Friday, December 8 2017 3:34 AM EST2017-12-08 08:34:26 GMT
    Authorities are considering how workers will scale the Taj Mahal's majestic but delicate dome to finish the first thorough cleaning of the site since it was built 369 years ago.
    Authorities are considering how workers will scale the Taj Mahal's majestic but delicate dome to finish the first thorough cleaning of the site since it was built 369 years ago.
  • Argentine judge seeks arrest of ex-President Fernandez

    Argentine judge seeks arrest of ex-President Fernandez

    Thursday, December 7 2017 8:52 AM EST2017-12-07 13:52:03 GMT
    Friday, December 8 2017 3:33 AM EST2017-12-08 08:33:50 GMT
    A federal judge is asking Argentina's Senate to allow the arrest and trial of former President Cristina Fernandez for allegedly covering up the role of Iranians in a terror attack on a Jewish center.
    A federal judge is asking Argentina's Senate to allow the arrest and trial of former President Cristina Fernandez for allegedly covering up the role of Iranians in a terror attack on a Jewish center.
  • Wildfire destroys mobile homes in California retirement park

    Wildfire destroys mobile homes in California retirement park

    Thursday, December 7 2017 3:40 AM EST2017-12-07 08:40:55 GMT
    Friday, December 8 2017 3:33 AM EST2017-12-08 08:33:10 GMT

    Southern California has already been hit hard by three major fires that have put tens of thousands of people under evacuation orders and destroyed at nearly 200 homes and buildings, a figure that is almost certain to grow.

    Southern California has already been hit hard by three major fires that have put tens of thousands of people under evacuation orders and destroyed at nearly 200 homes and buildings, a figure that is almost certain to grow.

  • Palestinians protest Trump move, more unrest feared

    Palestinians protest Trump move, more unrest feared

    Thursday, December 7 2017 1:50 AM EST2017-12-07 06:50:35 GMT
    Friday, December 8 2017 3:12 AM EST2017-12-08 08:12:49 GMT

    In recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Trump was seen as siding with Israel's hard-line government which says it will not give up any part of the city.

    In recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Trump was seen as siding with Israel's hard-line government which says it will not give up any part of the city.

  • Australian prime minister rushes gay marriage into law

    Australian prime minister rushes gay marriage into law

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 11:40 PM EST2017-12-07 04:40:47 GMT
    Friday, December 8 2017 2:34 AM EST2017-12-08 07:34:04 GMT

    Gay rights have advocates celebrated outside Australia's Parliament House in anticipation of same-sex marriage being legalized within hours.

    Gay rights have advocates celebrated outside Australia's Parliament House in anticipation of same-sex marriage being legalized within hours.

  • Leaders of Turkey, Greece air grievances at tense conference

    Leaders of Turkey, Greece air grievances at tense conference

    Thursday, December 7 2017 3:50 AM EST2017-12-07 08:50:38 GMT
    Friday, December 8 2017 1:13 AM EST2017-12-08 06:13:56 GMT
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan heads to Athens for the first official visit by a Turkish president in decades, with his arrival overshadowed by comments he made on the eve of his visit concerning the peace...
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan heads to Athens for the first official visit by a Turkish president in decades, with his arrival overshadowed by comments he made on the eve of his visit concerning the peace treaty that determined regional borders.
  • Bitcoin tops $17,000; hack raises concerns ahead of US trade

    Bitcoin tops $17,000; hack raises concerns ahead of US trade

    Thursday, December 7 2017 12:50 AM EST2017-12-07 05:50:32 GMT
    Thursday, December 7 2017 9:12 PM EST2017-12-08 02:12:06 GMT

    The bitcoin miner NiceHash says it is investigating a security breach and the theft of the contents of the NiceHash "bitcoin wallet.".

    The bitcoin miner NiceHash says it is investigating a security breach and the theft of the contents of the NiceHash "bitcoin wallet.".

  • The Latest: Bosnian war crime suspect eager for deportation

    The Latest: Bosnian war crime suspect eager for deportation

    Thursday, December 7 2017 5:11 PM EST2017-12-07 22:11:12 GMT
    Thursday, December 7 2017 7:44 PM EST2017-12-08 00:44:41 GMT
    The government says an Ohio man has pleaded guilty to an immigration fraud charge after he was accused of hiding his role in a 1995 Serbian massacre of more than 8,000 Muslim Bosnians.
    The government says an Ohio man has pleaded guilty to an immigration fraud charge after he was accused of hiding his role in a 1995 Serbian massacre of more than 8,000 Muslim Bosnians.
  • The Latest: Somalia calls Trump Jerusalem move 'dangerous'

    The Latest: Somalia calls Trump Jerusalem move 'dangerous'

    Thursday, December 7 2017 2:40 AM EST2017-12-07 07:40:38 GMT
    Thursday, December 7 2017 7:44 PM EST2017-12-08 00:44:36 GMT
    The Latest: Turkey's Erdogan accuses Trump of throwing Mideast into 'ring of fire' by his Jerusalem recognition.
    The Latest: Turkey's Erdogan accuses Trump of throwing Mideast into 'ring of fire' by his Jerusalem recognition.
  • Poland: Time abroad, in finance seen as assets of PM nominee

    Poland: Time abroad, in finance seen as assets of PM nominee

    Thursday, December 7 2017 5:11 PM EST2017-12-07 22:11:19 GMT
    Thursday, December 7 2017 5:13 PM EST2017-12-07 22:13:52 GMT
    Finance minister tapped to be Poland's next prime minister has economic and international experience seen as assets amid criticism from other European Union members.
    Finance minister tapped to be Poland's next prime minister has economic and international experience seen as assets amid criticism from other European Union members.
  • The Latest:

    The Latest:

    Thursday, December 7 2017 2:41 PM EST2017-12-07 19:41:01 GMT
    Thursday, December 7 2017 5:04 PM EST2017-12-07 22:04:03 GMT
    Poland's conservative ruling party says Prime Minister Beata Szydlo has resigned and will be replaced by Finance Minister Mateusz Morawiecki.
    Poland's conservative ruling party says Prime Minister Beata Szydlo has resigned and will be replaced by Finance Minister Mateusz Morawiecki.
  • Years after Lehman: Final rules set on strengthening banks

    Years after Lehman: Final rules set on strengthening banks

    Thursday, December 7 2017 11:11 AM EST2017-12-07 16:11:03 GMT
    Thursday, December 7 2017 4:21 PM EST2017-12-07 21:21:58 GMT
    A global forum of banking regulators has completed a set of rules aimed at keeping bad banks from needing taxpayer bailouts and hurting the economy.
    A global forum of banking regulators has completed a set of rules aimed at keeping bad banks from needing taxpayer bailouts and hurting the economy.
  • French far-right militants convicted in mosque occupation

    French far-right militants convicted in mosque occupation

    Thursday, December 7 2017 12:11 PM EST2017-12-07 17:11:25 GMT
    Thursday, December 7 2017 3:34 PM EST2017-12-07 20:34:17 GMT
    The French far-right group Generation Identity and five militants have been convicted for organizing and taking part in a 2012 anti-Muslim demonstration on the roof of a mosque in Poitiers _ where Arab invaders...
    The French far-right group Generation Identity and five militants have been convicted for organizing and taking part in a 2012 anti-Muslim demonstration on the roof of a mosque in Poitiers _ where Arab invaders were stopped in the 8th century.
  • Poland: Jewish community dismayed by digging at old cemetery

    Poland: Jewish community dismayed by digging at old cemetery

    Thursday, December 7 2017 8:10 AM EST2017-12-07 13:10:49 GMT
    Thursday, December 7 2017 2:43 PM EST2017-12-07 19:43:08 GMT
    Authorities say human remains from an old Jewish cemetery in Poland have been dug up and dumped unceremoniously in an empty lot to make way for the construction of a supermarket, parking lot and an electrical...
    Authorities say human remains from an old Jewish cemetery in Poland have been dug up and dumped unceremoniously in an empty lot to make way for the construction of a supermarket, parking lot and an electrical transformer station.
  • Germany's Social Democrats OK talks on a new Merkel govt

    Germany's Social Democrats OK talks on a new Merkel govt

    Thursday, December 7 2017 4:00 AM EST2017-12-07 09:00:39 GMT
    Thursday, December 7 2017 2:22 PM EST2017-12-07 19:22:13 GMT
    Germany's center-left Social Democrats are discussing whether to open talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on extending their governing coalition, or at least backing a minority government.
    Germany's center-left Social Democrats are discussing whether to open talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on extending their governing coalition, or at least backing a minority government.
  • On Jerusalem, Trump delivers for supporters at home

    On Jerusalem, Trump delivers for supporters at home

    Thursday, December 7 2017 4:10 AM EST2017-12-07 09:10:58 GMT
    Thursday, December 7 2017 2:12 PM EST2017-12-07 19:12:52 GMT
    Trump sees decision on Jerusalem as important way to make good on a promise to his political base.
    Trump sees decision on Jerusalem as important way to make good on a promise to his political base.
  • Liberia court says presidential runoff vote can go ahead

    Liberia court says presidential runoff vote can go ahead

    Thursday, December 7 2017 1:20 PM EST2017-12-07 18:20:52 GMT
    Thursday, December 7 2017 2:11 PM EST2017-12-07 19:11:43 GMT
    Liberia court clears the way for presidential runoff vote to go forward after fraud challenge.
    Liberia court clears the way for presidential runoff vote to go forward after fraud challenge.
  • The Latest: German Social Democrats back talks on government

    The Latest: German Social Democrats back talks on government

    Thursday, December 7 2017 1:10 PM EST2017-12-07 18:10:57 GMT
    Thursday, December 7 2017 1:22 PM EST2017-12-07 18:22:52 GMT
    Members of Germany's center-left Social Democrats have agreed to open talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on whether to renew their governing coalition or at least support a minority government.
    Members of Germany's center-left Social Democrats have agreed to open talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on whether to renew their governing coalition or at least support a minority government.
  • Trump administration praises Honduras amid election crisis

    Trump administration praises Honduras amid election crisis

    Thursday, December 7 2017 12:51 PM EST2017-12-07 17:51:00 GMT
    Thursday, December 7 2017 1:02 PM EST2017-12-07 18:02:17 GMT
    The administration of President Donald Trump is certifying Honduras' progress in protecting human rights and attacking corruption even as the country struggles with a deepening electoral crisis.
    The administration of President Donald Trump is certifying Honduras' progress in protecting human rights and attacking corruption even as the country struggles with a deepening electoral crisis.
  • Germany urges Libya to improve refugee camp conditions

    Germany urges Libya to improve refugee camp conditions

    Thursday, December 7 2017 11:30 AM EST2017-12-07 16:30:53 GMT
    Thursday, December 7 2017 11:41 AM EST2017-12-07 16:41:57 GMT
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is urging Libya to work to improve conditions for hundreds of thousands of migrants living in camps, and to improve access for international aid organizations to the facilities.
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is urging Libya to work to improve conditions for hundreds of thousands of migrants living in camps, and to improve access for international aid organizations to the facilities.
  • Queen Elizabeth commissions aircraft carrier with her name

    Queen Elizabeth commissions aircraft carrier with her name

    Thursday, December 7 2017 9:10 AM EST2017-12-07 14:10:45 GMT
    Thursday, December 7 2017 11:21 AM EST2017-12-07 16:21:09 GMT
    Queen Elizabeth II has commissions Britain's new aircraft carrier, which is named after the monarch.
    Queen Elizabeth II has commissions Britain's new aircraft carrier, which is named after the monarch.
  • Italy man arrested on suspicion of poisoning entire family

    Italy man arrested on suspicion of poisoning entire family

    Thursday, December 7 2017 9:30 AM EST2017-12-07 14:30:47 GMT
    Thursday, December 7 2017 11:21 AM EST2017-12-07 16:21:08 GMT
    A 27-year-old Italian has been arrested on suspicion he poisoned his entire family with thallium, leading to the deaths of his grandparents and an aunt, and the hospitalization of five other people.
    A 27-year-old Italian has been arrested on suspicion he poisoned his entire family with thallium, leading to the deaths of his grandparents and an aunt, and the hospitalization of five other people.
  • Thousands of Catalans rally, feeling abandoned by the EU

    Thousands of Catalans rally, feeling abandoned by the EU

    Thursday, December 7 2017 7:30 AM EST2017-12-07 12:30:45 GMT
    Thursday, December 7 2017 11:21 AM EST2017-12-07 16:21:06 GMT
    Tens of thousands of people from Catalonia are rallying in Belgium to complain about what they see as the EU's failure to help them following a failed independence referendum.
    Tens of thousands of people from Catalonia are rallying in Belgium to complain about what they see as the EU's failure to help them following a failed independence referendum.
  • Spies on strike: Spooks in Slovenia demand higher wages

    Spies on strike: Spooks in Slovenia demand higher wages

    Thursday, December 7 2017 8:40 AM EST2017-12-07 13:40:49 GMT
    Thursday, December 7 2017 11:11 AM EST2017-12-07 16:11:10 GMT
    Employees at Slovenia's state intelligence agency have gone on strike, demanding higher wages and better working conditions.
    Employees at Slovenia's state intelligence agency have gone on strike, demanding higher wages and better working conditions.
  • Serb ultranationalist refuses to go back to Hague tribunal

    Serb ultranationalist refuses to go back to Hague tribunal

    Thursday, December 7 2017 8:22 AM EST2017-12-07 13:22:00 GMT
    Thursday, December 7 2017 10:02 AM EST2017-12-07 15:02:48 GMT
    Serbia's extreme nationalist leader Vojislav Seselj says he won't attend an appeals hearing next week in his case before the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal.
    Serbia's extreme nationalist leader Vojislav Seselj says he won't attend an appeals hearing next week in his case before the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal.
  • Pentagon: About 2,000 US troops in Syria

    Pentagon: About 2,000 US troops in Syria

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 12:42 PM EST2017-12-06 17:42:14 GMT
    Thursday, December 7 2017 9:52 AM EST2017-12-07 14:52:37 GMT

    The Pentagon says there are about 2,000 U.S. troops in Syria _ four times as many as officials had publicly acknowledged as recently as last month.

    The Pentagon says there are about 2,000 U.S. troops in Syria _ four times as many as officials had publicly acknowledged as recently as last month.

  • Putin undecided whether to run as an independent or not

    Putin undecided whether to run as an independent or not

    Thursday, December 7 2017 8:22 AM EST2017-12-07 13:22:18 GMT
    Thursday, December 7 2017 9:32 AM EST2017-12-07 14:32:10 GMT
    The spokesman for Vladimir Putin says the Russian president has not decided yet whether to run for office next year as an independent candidate or secure support of the ruling party.
    The spokesman for Vladimir Putin says the Russian president has not decided yet whether to run for office next year as an independent candidate or secure support of the ruling party.
  • Millions in Nepal vote for provincial, national assemblies

    Millions in Nepal vote for provincial, national assemblies

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 10:40 PM EST2017-12-07 03:40:30 GMT
    Thursday, December 7 2017 9:11 AM EST2017-12-07 14:11:55 GMT
    Millions of people in Nepal are voting in the final phase of elections for members of the national and provincial assemblies.
    Millions of people in Nepal are voting in the final phase of elections for members of the national and provincial assemblies.
  • Ireland expects UK to make new Brexit proposal

    Ireland expects UK to make new Brexit proposal

    Thursday, December 7 2017 4:50 AM EST2017-12-07 09:50:39 GMT
    Thursday, December 7 2017 8:40 AM EST2017-12-07 13:40:59 GMT
    Ireland's government expects Britain to make a new proposal on Brexit by Friday as officials in London struggle to resolve issues surrounding the Irish border that are stalling talks with the European Union.
    Ireland's government expects Britain to make a new proposal on Brexit by Friday as officials in London struggle to resolve issues surrounding the Irish border that are stalling talks with the European Union.
  • Russian ex-minister gives final argument in corruption trial

    Russian ex-minister gives final argument in corruption trial

    Thursday, December 7 2017 4:20 AM EST2017-12-07 09:20:47 GMT
    Thursday, December 7 2017 8:31 AM EST2017-12-07 13:31:26 GMT
    A former Russian economic development minister on trial for bribery has accused an oil executive of setting him up.
    A former Russian economic development minister on trial for bribery has accused an oil executive of setting him up.
  • Kenya says 'swearing-in' of Odinga would be seen as treason

    Kenya says 'swearing-in' of Odinga would be seen as treason

    Thursday, December 7 2017 4:10 AM EST2017-12-07 09:10:38 GMT
    Thursday, December 7 2017 8:02 AM EST2017-12-07 13:02:22 GMT
    Kenya's opposition leader is rejecting U.S. advice to cancel a planned mock inauguration of him as president, saying he doesn't recognize the legitimacy of President Uhuru Kenyatta.
    Kenya's opposition leader is rejecting U.S. advice to cancel a planned mock inauguration of him as president, saying he doesn't recognize the legitimacy of President Uhuru Kenyatta.
  • Jailed pro-Kurdish party leader's trial opens in Turkey

    Jailed pro-Kurdish party leader's trial opens in Turkey

    Thursday, December 7 2017 5:00 AM EST2017-12-07 10:00:38 GMT
    Thursday, December 7 2017 8:01 AM EST2017-12-07 13:01:55 GMT
    A trial against the imprisoned leader of Turkey's pro-Kurdish opposition party on terror charges has opened in the Turkish capital.
    A trial against the imprisoned leader of Turkey's pro-Kurdish opposition party on terror charges has opened in the Turkish capital.
  • N. Korea says war is inevitable as allies continue war games

    N. Korea says war is inevitable as allies continue war games

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 8:30 PM EST2017-12-07 01:30:41 GMT
    Thursday, December 7 2017 7:12 AM EST2017-12-07 12:12:18 GMT

    North Korea says a nuclear war on the Korean Peninsula has become a matter of when, not if, as it continued to criticize a massive joint military exercise between the United States and South Korea.

    North Korea says a nuclear war on the Korean Peninsula has become a matter of when, not if, as it continued to criticize a massive joint military exercise between the United States and South Korea.

  • Pope names new archbishops for Paris, Mexico City

    Pope names new archbishops for Paris, Mexico City

    Thursday, December 7 2017 6:40 AM EST2017-12-07 11:40:48 GMT
    Thursday, December 7 2017 6:41 AM EST2017-12-07 11:41:00 GMT
    Pope names new Paris, Mexico City archbishops.
    Pope names new Paris, Mexico City archbishops.
  • The Latest: Erdogan's visit to Greece starts on tense note

    The Latest: Erdogan's visit to Greece starts on tense note

    Thursday, December 7 2017 6:10 AM EST2017-12-07 11:10:45 GMT
    Thursday, December 7 2017 6:11 AM EST2017-12-07 11:11:28 GMT
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrives in Athens for the first official visit by a Turkish president in decades, with Greece hoping the trip will help improve often frosty ties with its neighbor.
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrives in Athens for the first official visit by a Turkish president in decades, with Greece hoping the trip will help improve often frosty ties with its neighbor.
  • Dozens of Ugandan troops withdrawn from Somalia duty

    Dozens of Ugandan troops withdrawn from Somalia duty

    Thursday, December 7 2017 3:50 AM EST2017-12-07 08:50:47 GMT
    Thursday, December 7 2017 5:10 AM EST2017-12-07 10:10:56 GMT
    Uganda's military says it has begun withdrawing dozens of its troops from peacekeeping duty in Somalia.
    Uganda's military says it has begun withdrawing dozens of its troops from peacekeeping duty in Somalia.
  • S. Korea human rights body urges probe of abuse of vagrants

    S. Korea human rights body urges probe of abuse of vagrants

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 10:10 PM EST2017-12-07 03:10:30 GMT
    Thursday, December 7 2017 5:01 AM EST2017-12-07 10:01:02 GMT
    A South Korean commission has urged lawmakers to pass a law starting an investigation into the enslavement and violent mistreatment of thousands of people at a vagrants' facility during the 1970s and '80s.
    A South Korean commission has urged lawmakers to pass a law starting an investigation into the enslavement and violent mistreatment of thousands of people at a vagrants' facility during the 1970s and '80s.
  • Prosecutors seek prison term for ex-Miss Turkey

    Prosecutors seek prison term for ex-Miss Turkey

    Thursday, December 7 2017 3:31 AM EST2017-12-07 08:31:02 GMT
    Thursday, December 7 2017 4:50 AM EST2017-12-07 09:50:57 GMT
    Turkey's state-run news agency says prosecutors are seeking a maximum one year prison term for a former beauty queen who was stripped of her crown over a social media posting deemed to be "insulting" to the victims...
    Turkey's state-run news agency says prosecutors are seeking a maximum one year prison term for a former beauty queen who was stripped of her crown over a social media posting deemed to be "insulting" to the victims of last year's failed coup.
  • Travel ban faces scrutiny from judges who blocked it before

    Travel ban faces scrutiny from judges who blocked it before

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 5:30 AM EST2017-12-06 10:30:16 GMT
    Thursday, December 7 2017 3:53 AM EST2017-12-07 08:53:49 GMT
    The U.S. Supreme Court's decision allowing President Donald Trump's third travel ban to take effect has intensified the attention on a legal showdown before three judges in Seattle who have previously been cool to...
    The U.S. Supreme Court's decision allowing President Donald Trump's third travel ban to take effect has intensified the attention on a legal showdown before three judges in Seattle who have previously been cool to the administration's efforts.
  • US restricts visas for Cambodians 'undermining democracy'

    US restricts visas for Cambodians 'undermining democracy'

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 1:30 PM EST2017-12-06 18:30:14 GMT
    Thursday, December 7 2017 3:53 AM EST2017-12-07 08:53:01 GMT
    The Trump administration has announced it will restrict visas for Cambodians "undermining democracy" in the Southeast Asian nation.
    The Trump administration has announced it will restrict visas for Cambodians "undermining democracy" in the Southeast Asian nation.
  • China hosts global forum featuring own take on human rights

    China hosts global forum featuring own take on human rights

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 10:10 PM EST2017-12-07 03:10:52 GMT
    Thursday, December 7 2017 3:52 AM EST2017-12-07 08:52:52 GMT
    China is hosting a global human rights forum as part of energetic new drive to showcase what it considers the strengths of its authoritarian political system under President Xi Jinping.
    China is hosting a global human rights forum as part of energetic new drive to showcase what it considers the strengths of its authoritarian political system under President Xi Jinping.
  • Hundreds of thousands of poor people detained in hospitals

    Hundreds of thousands of poor people detained in hospitals

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 3:50 AM EST2017-12-06 08:50:11 GMT
    Thursday, December 7 2017 3:41 AM EST2017-12-07 08:41:20 GMT
    Hundreds of thousands of poor people detained in hospitals because they can't pay: New report.
    Hundreds of thousands of poor people detained in hospitals because they can't pay: New report.
  • The Latest: 5 register opposition to Australian bill

    The Latest: 5 register opposition to Australian bill

    Thursday, December 7 2017 2:00 AM EST2017-12-07 07:00:40 GMT
    Thursday, December 7 2017 2:51 AM EST2017-12-07 07:51:09 GMT
    The Australian Parliament votes to allow same-sex marriage, following a divisive debate settled by the government polling voters in a much-criticized ballot survey that strongly endorsed change.
    The Australian Parliament votes to allow same-sex marriage, following a divisive debate settled by the government polling voters in a much-criticized ballot survey that strongly endorsed change.
  • Doctors find brain abnormalities in victims of Cuba mystery

    Doctors find brain abnormalities in victims of Cuba mystery

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 6:10 AM EST2017-12-06 11:10:43 GMT
    Thursday, December 7 2017 2:31 AM EST2017-12-07 07:31:55 GMT

    Doctors treating the U.S. Embassy victims of mysterious, invisible attacks in Cuba have discovered brain abnormalities as they search for clues to explain hearing, vision, balance and memory damage.

    Doctors treating the U.S. Embassy victims of mysterious, invisible attacks in Cuba have discovered brain abnormalities as they search for clues to explain hearing, vision, balance and memory damage.

  • Trump move on Jerusalem highlights Arab divisions

    Trump move on Jerusalem highlights Arab divisions

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 2:30 PM EST2017-12-06 19:30:41 GMT
    Thursday, December 7 2017 2:11 AM EST2017-12-07 07:11:40 GMT
    Muslims across the Middle East are warning of disastrous consequences if President Donald Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital, but in a region more divided than ever, many ask what leaders can do beyond...
    Muslims across the Middle East are warning of disastrous consequences if President Donald Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital, but in a region more divided than ever, many ask what leaders can do beyond the vehement rhetoric.
  • UN envoy meets North Korean foreign minister

    UN envoy meets North Korean foreign minister

    Thursday, December 7 2017 1:00 AM EST2017-12-07 06:00:34 GMT
    Thursday, December 7 2017 2:10 AM EST2017-12-07 07:10:41 GMT
    Senior United Nations official and North Korea's foreign minister hold talks in Pyongyang on the second full day of the rare, high level U.N. visit.
    Senior United Nations official and North Korea's foreign minister hold talks in Pyongyang on the second full day of the rare, high level U.N. visit.
  • Putin announces 2018 re-election bid, ends long speculation

    Putin announces 2018 re-election bid, ends long speculation

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 10:10 AM EST2017-12-06 15:10:14 GMT
    Thursday, December 7 2017 1:21 AM EST2017-12-07 06:21:24 GMT
    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday declared his intention to seek re-election next March, the vote he appears certain to win.
    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday declared his intention to seek re-election next March, the vote he appears certain to win.
  • Newly crowned by US as Israel's capital, Jerusalem is unique

    Newly crowned by US as Israel's capital, Jerusalem is unique

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 4:00 PM EST2017-12-06 21:00:45 GMT
    Thursday, December 7 2017 1:02 AM EST2017-12-07 06:02:46 GMT
    Jerusalem, newly crowned by US as capital of Israel, is unique in many ways.
    Jerusalem, newly crowned by US as capital of Israel, is unique in many ways.
  • As UN envoy visits, a look at N.Korea's diplomatic pipelines

    As UN envoy visits, a look at N.Korea's diplomatic pipelines

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 4:20 AM EST2017-12-06 09:20:55 GMT
    Thursday, December 7 2017 1:02 AM EST2017-12-07 06:02:26 GMT
    As North Korea hosts a senior U.N. official, a look at the ways it is engaging the world that don't involve launching long-range missiles.
    As North Korea hosts a senior U.N. official, a look at the ways it is engaging the world that don't involve launching long-range missiles.
  • The Latest: Trump declares Jerusalem Israel's capital

    The Latest: Trump declares Jerusalem Israel's capital

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 9:12 AM EST2017-12-06 14:12:07 GMT
    Wednesday, December 6 2017 11:00 PM EST2017-12-07 04:00:55 GMT
    British Prime Minister Theresa May says she plans to call President Donald Trump to discuss his plan to relocate the American Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.
    British Prime Minister Theresa May says she plans to call President Donald Trump to discuss his plan to relocate the American Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.
  • Man charged with posting Prince George's photo to aid attack

    Man charged with posting Prince George's photo to aid attack

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 10:30 AM EST2017-12-06 15:30:18 GMT
    Wednesday, December 6 2017 9:22 PM EST2017-12-07 02:22:30 GMT
    A 31-year-old man has been charged in England with sharing a photo of Prince George and details about his pre-school in a social media post prosecutors allege was meant to help others plan terror attacks.
    A 31-year-old man has been charged in England with sharing a photo of Prince George and details about his pre-school in a social media post prosecutors allege was meant to help others plan terror attacks.
  • Warnings intensify as Trump readies Jerusalem declaration

    Warnings intensify as Trump readies Jerusalem declaration

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 4:02 AM EST2017-12-06 09:02:20 GMT
    Wednesday, December 6 2017 8:42 PM EST2017-12-07 01:42:20 GMT
    U.S. officials say President Donald Trump will recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday and instruct the State Department to begin a multi-year process of moving the American embassy from Tel Aviv to...
    U.S. officials say President Donald Trump will recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday and instruct the State Department to begin a multi-year process of moving the American embassy from Tel Aviv to the holy city.
  • 2 kiwi birds are rare bright spot in grim extinction report

    2 kiwi birds are rare bright spot in grim extinction report

    Tuesday, December 5 2017 2:19 AM EST2017-12-05 07:19:23 GMT
    Wednesday, December 6 2017 6:23 PM EST2017-12-06 23:23:12 GMT
    Two types of New Zealand kiwi birds are a rare bright spot in a mostly grim assessment of global species at risk of extinction.
    Two types of New Zealand kiwi birds are a rare bright spot in a mostly grim assessment of global species at risk of extinction.
  • 22 detained as Greeks mark 2008 police shooting of teenager

    22 detained as Greeks mark 2008 police shooting of teenager

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 6:00 AM EST2017-12-06 11:00:04 GMT
    Wednesday, December 6 2017 5:20 PM EST2017-12-06 22:20:33 GMT
    Small groups of youths have clashed with Greek police before a demonstration to mark the ninth anniversary of the fatal police shooting of a teenager in Athens that sparked the worst rioting Greece had seen in...
    Small groups of youths have clashed with Greek police before a demonstration to mark the ninth anniversary of the fatal police shooting of a teenager in Athens that sparked the worst rioting Greece had seen in decades.
  • The Latest: Palestinians in Gaza burn US, Israel flags

    The Latest: Palestinians in Gaza burn US, Israel flags

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 2:50 AM EST2017-12-06 07:50:04 GMT
    Wednesday, December 6 2017 4:13 PM EST2017-12-06 21:13:38 GMT
    The Latest: Turkish PM says Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel capital would make region's problems unresolvable.
    The Latest: Turkish PM says Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel capital would make region's problems unresolvable.
  • Doubts grow over UK government's preparation for Brexit

    Doubts grow over UK government's preparation for Brexit

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 3:40 AM EST2017-12-06 08:40:01 GMT
    Wednesday, December 6 2017 2:32 PM EST2017-12-06 19:32:52 GMT
    British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says Brexit negotiations must not be held up by disputes over Irish borders and that the issue should be tackled in phase two of departure talks.
    British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says Brexit negotiations must not be held up by disputes over Irish borders and that the issue should be tackled in phase two of departure talks.
  • Nigerian migrants return from Libya with tales of horror

    Nigerian migrants return from Libya with tales of horror

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 5:12 AM EST2017-12-06 10:12:14 GMT
    Wednesday, December 6 2017 12:53 PM EST2017-12-06 17:53:17 GMT
    Shocked Nigerian migrants return from Libya; '3 times a day, you will be severely beaten'.
    Shocked Nigerian migrants return from Libya; '3 times a day, you will be severely beaten'.
  • The Latest: Putin says he will stand for re-election

    The Latest: Putin says he will stand for re-election

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 9:40 AM EST2017-12-06 14:40:15 GMT
    Wednesday, December 6 2017 12:12 PM EST2017-12-06 17:12:08 GMT
    Russian President Vladimir Putin says he will seek re-election in next March's election.
    Russian President Vladimir Putin says he will seek re-election in next March's election.
  • China dominates top Western economies in patent applications

    China dominates top Western economies in patent applications

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 9:00 AM EST2017-12-06 14:00:20 GMT
    Wednesday, December 6 2017 11:41 AM EST2017-12-06 16:41:11 GMT
    The U.N.'s intellectual property agency says China racked up a record 1.3 million patent applications last year, topping the combined total in the United States, Japan, Korea and Europe.
    The U.N.'s intellectual property agency says China racked up a record 1.3 million patent applications last year, topping the combined total in the United States, Japan, Korea and Europe.
  • The Latest: EU lauds Hallyday as cultural bridge builder

    The Latest: EU lauds Hallyday as cultural bridge builder

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 3:30 AM EST2017-12-06 08:30:12 GMT
    Wednesday, December 6 2017 11:01 AM EST2017-12-06 16:01:53 GMT
    French police have installed barricades outside the home of rock icon Johnny Hallyday as fans gathered to mourn his death.
    French police have installed barricades outside the home of rock icon Johnny Hallyday as fans gathered to mourn his death.
  • Catalan leader speaks for first time since warrants lifted

    Catalan leader speaks for first time since warrants lifted

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 10:00 AM EST2017-12-06 15:00:27 GMT
    Wednesday, December 6 2017 10:02 AM EST2017-12-06 15:02:45 GMT
    Catalonia's secessionist leader says that he and four of his closest allies will stay in Belgium for the foreseeable future even though Spain has lifted the international arrest warrants against them.
    Catalonia's secessionist leader says that he and four of his closest allies will stay in Belgium for the foreseeable future even though Spain has lifted the international arrest warrants against them.
  • Man held in terror plot to kill British prime minister

    Man held in terror plot to kill British prime minister

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 2:39 AM EST2017-12-06 07:39:59 GMT
    Wednesday, December 6 2017 10:01 AM EST2017-12-06 15:01:13 GMT
    British media are reporting that two men due in court on terror charges plotted to assassinate Prime Minister Theresa May.
    British media are reporting that two men due in court on terror charges plotted to assassinate Prime Minister Theresa May.
  • Hungarian EU parliament member indicted for alleged spying

    Hungarian EU parliament member indicted for alleged spying

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 5:41 AM EST2017-12-06 10:41:54 GMT
    Wednesday, December 6 2017 9:12 AM EST2017-12-06 14:12:11 GMT
    Hungarian prosecutors say they have indicted Bela Kovacs, a member of the European Parliament, for allegedly spying on the European Union.
    Hungarian prosecutors say they have indicted Bela Kovacs, a member of the European Parliament, for allegedly spying on the European Union.
  • Rock icon Johnny Hallyday, known as French Elvis, dies at 74

    Rock icon Johnny Hallyday, known as French Elvis, dies at 74

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 3:00 AM EST2017-12-06 08:00:12 GMT
    Wednesday, December 6 2017 8:30 AM EST2017-12-06 13:30:14 GMT
    Johnny Hallyday, France's biggest rock star for more than half a century who all but lit up the Eiffel Tower with his pumping pelvis and high-voltage tunes, has died at age 74.
    Johnny Hallyday, France's biggest rock star for more than half a century who all but lit up the Eiffel Tower with his pumping pelvis and high-voltage tunes, has died at age 74.
  • US flies B-1B over South in show of force against N. Korea

    US flies B-1B over South in show of force against N. Korea

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 1:00 AM EST2017-12-06 06:00:01 GMT
    Wednesday, December 6 2017 7:40 AM EST2017-12-06 12:40:17 GMT

    North Korea hates such displays of American military might at close range and claimed through its state media that the "U.S. imperialist war mongers' extremely reckless war hysteria" has put the region at risk of a nuclear war.

    North Korea hates such displays of American military might at close range and claimed through its state media that the "U.S. imperialist war mongers' extremely reckless war hysteria" has put the region at risk of a nuclear war.

  • Ukraine: Police clash with protesters over Saakashvili

    Ukraine: Police clash with protesters over Saakashvili

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 4:12 AM EST2017-12-06 09:12:31 GMT
    Wednesday, December 6 2017 7:40 AM EST2017-12-06 12:40:11 GMT
    The former president of Georgia who has become Ukraine's top opposition politician says he will not give himself up to authorities after the prosecutors issued an ultimatum.
    The former president of Georgia who has become Ukraine's top opposition politician says he will not give himself up to authorities after the prosecutors issued an ultimatum.
  • False alarm prompts brief shutdown of street in German city

    False alarm prompts brief shutdown of street in German city

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 5:40 AM EST2017-12-06 10:40:04 GMT
    Wednesday, December 6 2017 7:30 AM EST2017-12-06 12:30:30 GMT
    German police say they've closed off a portion of a street in downtown Ulm after a suspicious package was sent to a building in the southern city.
    German police say they've closed off a portion of a street in downtown Ulm after a suspicious package was sent to a building in the southern city.
  • Lubaina Himid wins prestigious Turner Prize for art

    Lubaina Himid wins prestigious Turner Prize for art

    Tuesday, December 5 2017 5:39 PM EST2017-12-05 22:39:47 GMT
    Wednesday, December 6 2017 7:21 AM EST2017-12-06 12:21:04 GMT
    Zanzibar-born artist Lubaina Himid has won Britain's prestigious Turner Prize for works that tackle the legacy of colonialism and celebrate the people of the African diaspora.
    Zanzibar-born artist Lubaina Himid has won Britain's prestigious Turner Prize for works that tackle the legacy of colonialism and celebrate the people of the African diaspora.
  • Trump forges ahead on Jerusalem-as-capital despite warnings

    Trump forges ahead on Jerusalem-as-capital despite warnings

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 2:20 AM EST2017-12-06 07:20:14 GMT
    Wednesday, December 6 2017 6:52 AM EST2017-12-06 11:52:28 GMT

    The United States has never endorsed the Jewish state's claim of sovereignty over any part of Jerusalem and has insisted its status be resolved through Israeli-Palestinian negotiation.

    The United States has never endorsed the Jewish state's claim of sovereignty over any part of Jerusalem and has insisted its status be resolved through Israeli-Palestinian negotiation.

  • Germany drops Turkish espionage probe of clerics

    Germany drops Turkish espionage probe of clerics

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 6:30 AM EST2017-12-06 11:30:06 GMT
    Wednesday, December 6 2017 6:31 AM EST2017-12-06 11:31:35 GMT
    German prosecutors say they've dropped an espionage investigation against seven people, largely Islamic clerics, who were suspected of spying on opponents of the Turkish government.
    German prosecutors say they've dropped an espionage investigation against seven people, largely Islamic clerics, who were suspected of spying on opponents of the Turkish government.
  • Senior UN official meets NKorea's deputy foreign minister

    Senior UN official meets NKorea's deputy foreign minister

    Tuesday, December 5 2017 10:29 PM EST2017-12-06 03:29:57 GMT
    Wednesday, December 6 2017 6:00 AM EST2017-12-06 11:00:27 GMT

    A senior United Nations official meets vice foreign minister to start rare trip to Pyongyang.

    A senior United Nations official meets vice foreign minister to start rare trip to Pyongyang.

  • IOC: Russians can compete at Olympics, but without flag

    IOC: Russians can compete at Olympics, but without flag

    Tuesday, December 5 2017 4:49 AM EST2017-12-05 09:49:26 GMT
    Wednesday, December 6 2017 4:21 AM EST2017-12-06 09:21:23 GMT
    The IOC executive board is meeting to decide if Russian athletes can compete at the upcoming Pyeongchang Olympics despite evidence that the country ran an orchestrated doping program at the 2014 Sochi Games.
    The IOC executive board is meeting to decide if Russian athletes can compete at the upcoming Pyeongchang Olympics despite evidence that the country ran an orchestrated doping program at the 2014 Sochi Games.
  • Lawyer: No subpoena for records relating to Trump finances

    Lawyer: No subpoena for records relating to Trump finances

    Tuesday, December 5 2017 12:09 PM EST2017-12-05 17:09:53 GMT
    Wednesday, December 6 2017 4:10 AM EST2017-12-06 09:10:57 GMT
    A German business newspaper is reporting that former FBI director Robert Mueller has subpoenaed Deutsche Bank seeking records as part of his investigation into allegations that Russia helped Donald Trump win the...
    A German business newspaper is reporting that former FBI director Robert Mueller has subpoenaed Deutsche Bank seeking records as part of his investigation into allegations that Russia helped Donald Trump win the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
  • UN voices alarm about spread of HIV in Egypt

    UN voices alarm about spread of HIV in Egypt

    Monday, December 4 2017 1:20 AM EST2017-12-04 06:20:07 GMT
    Wednesday, December 6 2017 3:52 AM EST2017-12-06 08:52:09 GMT
    The U.N. is voicing alarm over the spread of HIV in Egypt, where the number of new cases is growing by up to 40 percent a year, and where efforts to combat the epidemic are hampered by social stigma and a lack of...
    The U.N. is voicing alarm over the spread of HIV in Egypt, where the number of new cases is growing by up to 40 percent a year, and where efforts to combat the epidemic are hampered by social stigma and a lack of funding to address the crisis.
  • Detentions spike, border arrests fall in Trump's first year

    Detentions spike, border arrests fall in Trump's first year

    Tuesday, December 5 2017 6:09 AM EST2017-12-05 11:09:27 GMT
    Wednesday, December 6 2017 3:42 AM EST2017-12-06 08:42:43 GMT

    APNewsBreak: Border Patrol arrests plunge to 45-year low, deportation arrests soar in most complete statistical snapshot of immigration enforcement under President Donald Trump.

    APNewsBreak: Border Patrol arrests plunge to 45-year low, deportation arrests soar in most complete statistical snapshot of immigration enforcement under President Donald Trump.

  • UN: Myanmar's Rohingya likely faced crimes against humanity

    UN: Myanmar's Rohingya likely faced crimes against humanity

    Tuesday, December 5 2017 5:59 AM EST2017-12-05 10:59:30 GMT
    Wednesday, December 6 2017 3:42 AM EST2017-12-06 08:42:12 GMT
    The U.N. human rights chief says actions by Myanmar's government to "dehumanize" the Rohingya minority are likely to fan more violence and draw in communities from across the region.
    The U.N. human rights chief says actions by Myanmar's government to "dehumanize" the Rohingya minority are likely to fan more violence and draw in communities from across the region.
  • Maltese court charges 3 with murder of journalist, 7 on bail

    Maltese court charges 3 with murder of journalist, 7 on bail

    Tuesday, December 5 2017 5:19 PM EST2017-12-05 22:19:53 GMT
    Wednesday, December 6 2017 3:33 AM EST2017-12-06 08:33:52 GMT
    A Maltese court has charged three men with the murder of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, who was killed by a car bomb, and it freed seven others on bail pending further investigation.
    A Maltese court has charged three men with the murder of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, who was killed by a car bomb, and it freed seven others on bail pending further investigation.
  • Australian lawmaker says uncertainty won't stop gay marriage

    Australian lawmaker says uncertainty won't stop gay marriage

    Tuesday, December 5 2017 8:21 PM EST2017-12-06 01:21:12 GMT
    Wednesday, December 6 2017 3:22 AM EST2017-12-06 08:22:09 GMT
    A leading opponent of marriage equality says Australia's Parliament will legalize gay marriage this week despite some lawmakers' concerns about whether Australian cake makers should have to cater for same-sex...
    A leading opponent of marriage equality says Australia's Parliament will legalize gay marriage this week despite some lawmakers' concerns about whether Australian cake makers should have to cater for same-sex weddings.
  • Rock icon Johnny Hallyday, known as French Elvis, dies at 74

    Rock icon Johnny Hallyday, known as French Elvis, dies at 74

    Tuesday, December 5 2017 10:21 PM EST2017-12-06 03:21:03 GMT
    Wednesday, December 6 2017 3:00 AM EST2017-12-06 08:00:24 GMT
    French rock icon Johnny Hallyday, who packed sports stadiums and was the country's top rock star for decades, has died at 74.
    French rock icon Johnny Hallyday, who packed sports stadiums and was the country's top rock star for decades, has died at 74.
  • Model in Britain's sex-and-spy Profumo scandal dies at 75

    Model in Britain's sex-and-spy Profumo scandal dies at 75

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 2:50 AM EST2017-12-06 07:50:11 GMT
    Wednesday, December 6 2017 2:50 AM EST2017-12-06 07:50:22 GMT
    Christine Keeler, the central figure in the sex-and-espionage Profumo scandal that rocked Cold War Britain, has died.
    Christine Keeler, the central figure in the sex-and-espionage Profumo scandal that rocked Cold War Britain, has died.
  • Trump forges ahead on Jerusalem-as-capital despite warnings

    Trump forges ahead on Jerusalem-as-capital despite warnings

    Tuesday, December 5 2017 3:49 AM EST2017-12-05 08:49:25 GMT
    Wednesday, December 6 2017 2:22 AM EST2017-12-06 07:22:24 GMT

    Abbas' adviser says Palestinian leaders would 'stop contacts' with US if Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

    Abbas' adviser says Palestinian leaders would 'stop contacts' with US if Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

  • In Europe, Tillerson carries on but with diminished standing

    In Europe, Tillerson carries on but with diminished standing

    Tuesday, December 5 2017 1:59 AM EST2017-12-05 06:59:30 GMT
    Wednesday, December 6 2017 1:52 AM EST2017-12-06 06:52:18 GMT
    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is touring Europe this week under circumstances unparalleled in recent memory.
    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is touring Europe this week under circumstances unparalleled in recent memory.
  • The Latest: Trump to declare Jerusalem as Israeli capital

    The Latest: Trump to declare Jerusalem as Israeli capital

    Tuesday, December 5 2017 4:59 AM EST2017-12-05 09:59:28 GMT
    Wednesday, December 6 2017 12:50 AM EST2017-12-06 05:50:25 GMT
    The Latest: Turkey warns US that recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital is 'red line' for Muslims.
    The Latest: Turkey warns US that recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital is 'red line' for Muslims.
  • Saudi strikes rock Yemeni capital after ex-president slain

    Saudi strikes rock Yemeni capital after ex-president slain

    Tuesday, December 5 2017 1:09 AM EST2017-12-05 06:09:57 GMT
    Wednesday, December 6 2017 12:41 AM EST2017-12-06 05:41:39 GMT

    With Yemeni rebels' killing of ex-President Saleh and collapse of their alliance, chaos of civil war deepens.

    With Yemeni rebels' killing of ex-President Saleh and collapse of their alliance, chaos of civil war deepens.

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