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Trump: China agrees NKorea nuclear weapon freeze not enough

Published Nov. 16 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that the U.S. and China agree North Korea cannot just freeze its...

Mugabe's 37-year-old reign deposed by Zimbabwe military

Published Nov. 16 2017

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's military was in control of the capital and the state broadcaster Wednesday and was holding...

Iran to probe state-built homes destroyed by deadly quake

Published Nov. 15 2017

SARPOL-E-ZAHAB, Iran (AP) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani launched an investigation Tuesday into why government housing built by his hard-line...

When child sex isn't rape: French to set age of consent

Published Nov. 15 2017

PARIS (AP) — Is a 13-year-old old enough to agree to sex with an adult? That's a question France is...

Lebanon's PM says he will return in next 2 days

Published Nov. 15 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who plunged the country into crisis with his surprise resignation during a...

Saudi-led coalition bombs airport runway in Yemen’s capital

Published Nov. 15 2017

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The Saudi-led military coalition fighting Yemen’s Shiite rebels bombed the airport Tuesday in the rebel-held capital,...

Myanmar military denies atrocities against Rohingya

Published Nov. 15 2017

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar’s military issued its most forceful denial yet that security forces committed atrocities during “clearance operations”...

Syria market atrocity shows peace-brokers unconcerned with attacks

Published Nov. 15 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — One day after a ferocious attack on a market in northern Syria killed more than 60 people,...

Key UN panel condemns North Korea

Published Nov. 15 2017

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A key U.N. committee approved a resolution Tuesday condemning North Korea for diverting its resources to...

'Lady Chatterley' lawyer Jeremy Hutchinson dies at 102

Published Nov. 15 2017

LONDON (AP) — Lawyer Jeremy Hutchinson, a towering legal figure who helped liberalize British laws around sex and freedom of...

Trump focuses on trade, fighting terrorism with Duterte

Published Nov. 14 2017

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — His lengthy Asia trip down to its final days, President Donald Trump opted Monday to keep...

Quake toll tops 400 dead in Iran-Iraq border area

Published Nov. 14 2017

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Rescuers dug with their bare hands Monday through the debris of buildings brought down by a...

Trump offers to mediate in South China Sea feud

Published Nov. 13 2017

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday offered to mediate in the South China Sea disputes, while his...

Lebanon PM says he will return to his country soon

Published Nov. 13 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri said Sunday he will return to his country "within days" amid a...

US carries out 3 drone strikes on extremists in Somalia

Published Nov. 13 2017

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — U.S. forces said they have carried out three drone strikes within 24 hours in Somalia, stepping...

UN food chief says to end hunger, end conflict

Published Nov. 12 2017

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of the U.N. food agency is telling world leaders the only way to end...

Lebanon: Saudi should clarify why Hariri hasn’t returned

Published Nov. 12 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s president called on Saudi Arabia on Saturday to clarify the reasons why the country’s prime minister...

Huge rally in Barcelona demands jailed separatists’ release

Published Nov. 12 2017

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people backing Catalonia’s bid to secede from Spain packed the streets in...

Pope reaffirms conscience as heresy debate divides church

Published Nov. 12 2017

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Saturday reaffirmed the “primacy” of using one’s conscience to navigate tough moral questions...

60,000 join far-right march on Poland’s Independence Day

Published Nov. 12 2017

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Tens of thousands of nationalists marched in a demonstration organized by far-right groups in Warsaw on...

Bahrain says militants hit oil pipeline, opening new front

Published Nov. 12 2017

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An explosion ripped through a pipeline belonging to Bahrain’s state-run oil company and sent...

US joins calls for PM’s return to Lebanon from Saudi Arabia

Published Nov. 11 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese officials insisted Friday on the return home of Prime Minister Saad Hariri from Saudi Arabia, and...

US, Russia seek understanding on next steps in Syria

Published Nov. 11 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the Islamic State group nears defeat, the United States and Russia are discussing next steps that...