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Turkish minister: 29 killed, 166 wounded in twin bombings

December 11, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu says two blasts after an Istanbul soccer match killed have 29 people and wounded 166 others. more »»

Turkish official: 15 killed, dozens wounded in twin bombings

December 11, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — Two bombs exploded outside a major soccer stadium in Istanbul after fans had gone home Saturday night, killing 15 people and wounding dozens, a Turkish official said, citing healt... more »»

Patti Smith blanks out during Nobel Prize performance

December 10, 2016

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Patti Smith needed two attempts to get through Bob Dylan's "A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall" at the Nobel Prize ceremony in Stockholm on Saturday. more »»

Glencore, Qatari fund finalize deal to acquire Rosneft stake

December 10, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Rosneft oil company said Saturday that commodities company Glencore and Qatar's sovereign wealth fund will invest $3 billion of their own funds to acquire a 19. more »»

Death toll in Yemen suicide bombing rises to 45

December 10, 2016

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A suicide bomber on Saturday blew himself up inside an army base in the southern city of Aden, killing 45 soldiers and wounding another 50, security officials said. more »»

Radio journalist shot dead outside home in northern Mexico

December 10, 2016

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A radio station in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua says one of its reporters has been shot dead outside his home. more »»

Islamic State militants re-enter Syria's historic Palmyra

December 10, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State militants re-entered the historic city of Palmyra in central Syria on Saturday for the first time since they were expelled by Syrian and Russian forces nine months ago. more »»

Turkey shifts closer to expanding powers for Erdogan

December 10, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's ruling party on Saturday submitted proposed constitutional amendments that could greatly expand the powers and extend the mandate of the country's presiden. more »»

Netanyahu's coalition chair angers Arabs with voting remarks

December 10, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — The coalition chairman of Benjamin Netanyahu's government angered Israel's Arab minority on Saturday by saying he would rather they didn't vote, in comments reminiscent of those... more »»

Italian president: We need a new government urgently

December 10, 2016

ROME (AP) — Italy's president promised Saturday he'll decide "in the next hours" about who to tap as the next premier, saying the country needs a new government as soon as possible to tackle... more »»

Venezuela seizes nearly 4M toys, will give them to poor kids

December 10, 2016

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Venezuela's socialist government has seized nearly 4 million toys from a private company and says it intends to hand them out as Christmas gifts to poor children this... more »»

Colombia's Santos accepts Nobel, urges shift in drug war

December 10, 2016

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos accepted the Nobel Peace Prize on Saturday, saying it helped his country achieve the "impossible dream" of ending a half-century-long civil... more »»

Non-OPEC oil producers to cut output 558,000 barrels a day

December 10, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — OPEC has persuaded 11 non-member countries to cut their oil production in an attempt to raise low prices that have put pressure on government finances in resource-dependent countries. more »»

7 killed, 29 injured in Bulgarian tanker train explosion

December 10, 2016

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — A derailed tanker train exploded Saturday and decimated a village in northeastern Bulgaria, killing seven people and leaving least 29 injured, many with severe burns, the... more »»

Santos accepts Nobel for peace deal, urges shift in drug war

December 10, 2016

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Saturday accepted the Nobel Peace Prize, saying it helped his country achieve the "impossible dream" of ending a half-century-long civil... more »»

Gambia's president-elect says Jammeh can't demand new vote

December 10, 2016

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Gambia's president-elect said Saturday that the outgoing leader who now rejects his defeat has no constitutional authority to call for another election, and he called on... more »»

John Kerry awarded French Legion of Honor for peace-making

December 10, 2016

PARIS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is now an officer in France's Legion of Hono. more »»

Syrians stream out of eastern Aleppo as fighting rages

December 10, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Hundreds more civilians fled what remained of the Syrian opposition's enclave in Aleppo on Saturday as rebels and government forces exchanged artillery and mortar fire across the... more »»

S. Koreans rally again, this time to celebrate impeachment

December 10, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The previous time South Korea's parliament voted to impeach a president, ruling party lawmakers bawled and hurled ballot boxes, a man set himself on fire in front of the... more »»

Adding 200 more troops to Syria, US deepens involvement

December 10, 2016

MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — Drawing the U.S. more »»

 
 
 

 

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