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Chopper crash in Rio flashpoint with police in 'City of God'

December 6, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Viviane Goncalves cries softly as she explains why she believes her husband was killed. more »»

Merkel is last of Obama's key European allies still standing

December 6, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — Just a few months ago, German Chancellor Angela Merkel brought together the leaders of the U.. more »»

German conservatives back Merkel amid tough talk on migrants

December 6, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel won a new term Tuesday as the leader of Germany's main conservative party after stressing her determination to prevent a repeat of last year's huge migrant... more »»

Syrian government forces advance on 2 fronts in Aleppo

December 6, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces and allied militias captured Aleppo's centrally located al-Shaar neighborhood from rebels on Tuesday as the government and its ally Russia rejected a... more »»

Southern Madagascar to suffer drought impact into 2017

December 6, 2016

ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar (AP) — Some rain fell in southern Madagascar last week, a rare piece of good news for a drought-hit region where nearly 1 million people face severe hunger because of... more »»

Germany's Merkel re-elected as conservative party leader

December 6, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel won a new two-year term Tuesday as the leader of Germany's main conservative party, gaining solid backing after stressing her determination to prevent a... more »»

Iraqi troops enter another IS-held neighborhood in Mosul

December 6, 2016

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — The Iraqi army on Tuesday pushed into another neighborhood held by the Islamic State group on the southeastern edge of Mosul, according to a military statement and Iraqi... more »»

Israel artist displays golden statue of Netanyahu in protest

December 6, 2016

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Tel Aviv residents woke up Tuesday to an unusual site — a golden statue of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu displayed prominently in front of City Hall in an act of... more »»

The Latest: Syrian forces take more east Aleppo districts

December 6, 2016

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

4 p.m. more »»

Amnesty slams lasting, forced displacement of Turkey's Kurds

December 6, 2016

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (AP) — Turkish authorities have forcibly evicted tens of thousands of people in security operations in a predominantly Kurdish district of southeastern Turkey, a human rights... more »»

Saudi court sentences 15 to death in Iran spy cell trial

December 6, 2016

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A court in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday sentenced 15 people to death and several others to prison terms in a case involving an alleged Iranian spy cell, a sign of the... more »»

Germany's Merkel seeks new party term amid migrant concerns

December 6, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday stressed her determination to prevent a repeat of last year's huge migrant influx as she seeks a new two-year term in charge of her... more »»

Ugandan rebel charged with 70 counts, including murder, rape

December 6, 2016

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — An alleged senior commander in the brutal militia of fugitive warlord Joseph Kony pleaded not guilty Tuesday to 70 charges including murder, rape, sexual enslavement... more »»

Poland's top court upholds refusal to extradite Polanski

December 6, 2016

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's Supreme Court on Tuesday confirmed a refusal to detain and extradite filmmaker Roman Polanski to the U.S. if he enters Poland. more »»

Syrian government, ally Russia warn rebels in city of Aleppo

December 6, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Syrian government and its ally Russia on Tuesday issued stark warnings to rebels in besieged eastern neighborhoods of Aleppo, with Moscow's top diplomat saying the rebels will b... more »»

Danish officer shot outside police station near Copenhagen

December 6, 2016

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A gunman shot a Danish policeman in the head Tuesday outside a police station in suburban Copenhagen, briefly prompting security outside police stations to be stepped u... more »»

English FA says scope of review into sexual abuse increased

December 6, 2016

LONDON (AP) — The English Football Association's review of sexual abuse by youth soccer coaches linked to professional clubs has expanded as more victims come forward, the governing body said... more »»

Merkel seeks new party term amid concern over migrants

December 6, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday stressed her determination to ensure that there's no repeat of last year's huge migrant influx as she seeks a new two-year term in charge... more »»

Paris bans half of cars to tackle new peak of pollution

December 6, 2016

PARIS (AP) — Paris has temporarily barred half of all cars from traveling on city streets and made public transportation free for the day as it battles a peak in pollution. more »»

Japan, US burying World War II ghosts after 70 years

December 6, 2016

TOKYO (AP) — An American president in Hiroshima. A Japanese prime minister at Pearl Harbor. One longtime taboo has already fallen this year, and the other soon will.

On Dec. more »»

 
 

 

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