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EU nations bicker over migration policy as summit opens

December 15, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union nations bickered over migration policy Thursday in an east-west divide centered on several nations that refuse to accept refugee quotas. more »»

The Latest: Syrian opposition says peace talks in danger

December 14, 2017

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria's conflict and he U.N.-sponsored talks in Geneva (all times local):

11:35 p.m.

The head of the Syrian opposition is warning that the U. more »»

As tensions ease, China keeps building on disputed islands

December 14, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tensions over China's island-building in the South China Sea may have eased in the past year, but Beijing has kept busy. more »»

4 children killed in bus-train collision in southern France

December 14, 2017

PARIS (AP) — A regional train hit a school bus on a crossing in southern France on Thursday, killing four children and critically injuring 11 other people on the bus, the French interior ministry... more »»

US says missile parts prove Iran is illicitly arming Houthis

December 14, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Flanked by singed missile remnants, President Donald Trump's envoy to the United Nations declared Thursday that "undeniable" evidence proves Iran is arming Houthi rebels in... more »»

UN chief: It's key to avoid miscalculations on North Korea

December 14, 2017

TOKYO (AP) — United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called Thursday for urgent efforts to create conditions for talks on North Korea's growing missile and nuclear threat, saying it's... more »»

Holocaust survivors worldwide celebrate Hanukkah

December 14, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — Hundreds of Holocaust survivors participated in the third candle lighting of Hanukkah in Berlin, Jerusalem and New York on Thursday — part of a tribute to survivors worldwide that... more »»

The Latest: French prime minister: cause of crash unknown

December 14, 2017

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on a collision between a train and a school bus in southern France (all times local):

8:55 p.m. more »»

UN envoy says 'opportunity missed' as Syria talks wrap up

December 14, 2017

GENEVA (AP) — The U.. more »»

Putin says Trump foes harm US with Russia collusion probes

December 14, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin said Thursday the U.S. more »»

US-backed Syria fighters kill 20-plus IS fighters

December 14, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — An American-supported Syrian opposition force killed more than 20 Islamic State fighters in an area near the Jordanian and Iraqi borders, U.S. officials said. more »»

Nigeria governors approve $1 billion to fight Boko Haram

December 14, 2017

WARRI, Nigeria (AP) — Dozens of Nigerian state governors on Thursday approved the transfer of $1 billion to aid the federal government's fight against the deadly Boko Haram insurgency, signaling... more »»

Opponents of refugee quotas give money to bolster EU borders

December 14, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia announced Thursday that they plan to spend around 35 million euros ($41 million) to beef up European Union borders as they come... more »»

Indian tycoon Mallya's extradition case in London extended

December 14, 2017

LONDON (AP) — The extradition hearing for Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya, sought by India on money-laundering allegations, has been extended until January when a session on what evidence meets legal... more »»

Disney buying large part of 21st Century Fox in $52.4B deal

December 14, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Disney is buying the Murdoch family's Fox movie and television studios and some cable and international TV businesses for about $52. more »»

Israeli drugmaker Teva to cut quarter of global work force

December 14, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. more »»

Syria's government team won't talk with opposition in Geneva

December 14, 2017

GENEVA (AP) — Syria's government team at the U.N. more »»

Italy OKs living wills amid long-running euthanasia debate

December 14, 2017

ROME (AP) — Italy's Senate gave final approval Thursday to a law allowing Italians to write living wills and refuse artificial nutrition and hydration, the latest step in the Roman Catholic... more »»

EU's Tusk warns of bruising Brexit battle ahead, urges unity

December 14, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union chief Donald Tusk warned Thursday of a bruising Brexit battle ahead as Britain and the remaining 27 EU countries move onto to discussions over their future trade... more »»

Suicide bomber kills 18 at Somalia police academy

December 14, 2017

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — An Islamic extremist suicide bomber disguised as a police officer killed at least 18 people at a police academy in Somalia's capital on Thursday, authorities said. more »»

The Latest: New Polish leader hopes for compromise on Brexit

December 14, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local):

3:30 p.m. more »»



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