Talks adopt 'rulebook' to put Paris climate deal into action

Talks adopt 'rulebook' to put Paris climate deal into action

Nearly 200 countries at the U.N. climate talks have agreed upon universal, transparent rules on how nations can cut greenhouse gas emissions and curb global warming.

Sunday, December 16th 2018, 3:27 AM AKST
French city honors victims of Christmas market attack

French city honors victims of Christmas market attack

A gathering is being held in a central square of the eastern French city of Strasbourg to pay homage to the victims of a gunman who killed four people and wounded a dozen more several days ago.

Sunday, December 16th 2018, 1:17 AM AKST
UK ministers seek to downplay chance of second Brexit vote

UK ministers seek to downplay chance of second Brexit vote

UK Prime Minister Theresa May and former Prime Minister Tony Blair have exchanged insults as Britain's divorce from the European Union kept getting uglier.

Sunday, December 16th 2018, 4:37 AM AKST
Fighting around Yemen's Hodeida leaves 12 dead, 25 wounded

Fighting around Yemen's Hodeida leaves 12 dead, 25 wounded

Fighting around Yemen's port city of Hodeida leaves 12 dead and 25 injured.

Sunday, December 16th 2018, 7:37 AM AKST
Executive's arrest, security worries stymie Huawei's reach

Executive's arrest, security worries stymie Huawei's reach

Chinese tech giant Huawei's ambition to be a leader in next-generation telecoms is colliding with security worries abroad, while one of its top executives faces U.S. charges over trade with Iran.

Sunday, December 16th 2018, 2:27 AM AKST
Sri Lankan president doubts he can work with reappointed PM

Sri Lankan president doubts he can work with reappointed PM

Sri Lanka's president has reappointed Ranil Wickremesinghe as prime minister, nearly two months after firing him and setting off weeks of political stalemate.

Saturday, December 15th 2018, 9:37 PM AKST
Canada caught between 2 powers, feeling alone in the world

Canada caught between 2 powers, feeling alone in the world

China has Canada in its cross-hairs, detaining two Canadians in apparent retaliation for Canada's arrest of a top Chinese tech executive on behalf of the U.S. States.

Thursday, December 13th 2018, 2:49 PM AKST
Detentions raise fears, cast doubt on China's policies

Detentions raise fears, cast doubt on China's policies

China's detentions of Canadians worries executives, raises doubts about commitment to reform.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 11:57 AM AKST
North Korea marks 7th anniversary of Kim Jong Il's death

North Korea marks 7th anniversary of Kim Jong Il's death

North Koreans are marking the anniversary of the death of leader Kim Jong Il seven years ago with visits to statues and vows of loyalty to his son, Kim Jong Un.

Sunday, December 16th 2018, 2:47 AM AKST
Hungary sees 4th day of protests over overtime, other issues

Hungary sees 4th day of protests over overtime, other issues

Several thousand protesters have marched through Budapest for a fourth day to oppose laws introduced by the Hungarian government that critics say will restrict workers' rights.

Sunday, December 16th 2018, 12:47 PM AKST
Sudan president lands in Syria in 1st visit by Arab leader

Sudan president lands in Syria in 1st visit by Arab leader

Sudan's president has become the first Arab League leader to visit Syria since a war erupted there nearly eight years ago.

Sunday, December 16th 2018, 11:57 AM AKST
Iraq lays cornerstone to rebuild iconic Mosul mosque

Iraq lays cornerstone to rebuild iconic Mosul mosque

Iraqi religious leaders have laid the cornerstone to rebuild Mosul's landmark al-Nuri Grand Mosque, which was blown up in the battle with Islamic State militants in 2017.

Sunday, December 16th 2018, 11:07 AM AKST
Family of migrant girl disputes official story on her death

Family of migrant girl disputes official story on her death

Lawyers for the family of a 7-year-old girl who died while in U.S. Border Patrol custody say she did not suffer from a lack of food or water before being picked up by authorities.

Saturday, December 15th 2018, 2:07 PM AKST
Germany sees notable drop in asylum applications in 2018

Germany sees notable drop in asylum applications in 2018

The German government anticipates a notable drop in asylum applications in 2018 even including all the babies born to recent migrants in Germany.

Sunday, December 16th 2018, 2:47 AM AKST
German rail operator, union agree on new wage package

German rail operator, union agree on new wage package

Germany's rail operator says it has reached a new wage agreement with workers, averting the possibility of more strikes during the Christmas crunch.

Saturday, December 15th 2018, 2:07 AM AKST
Yellow vest protesters still block French traffic circles

Yellow vest protesters still block French traffic circles

Yellow vest protesters are occupying dozens of traffic roundabouts in France, even as their movement for economic justice appears to be losing momentum on the fifth straight weekend of demonstrations.

Sunday, December 16th 2018, 3:37 AM AKST
The Latest: French official reports 8th protest death

The Latest: French official reports 8th protest death

Paris police say 21 people have been detained in the French capital before protests by the "yellow vests" movement.

Saturday, December 15th 2018, 12:27 AM AKST
Putin says rap should be controlled in Russia, not banned

Putin says rap should be controlled in Russia, not banned

Putin calls for Kremlin to get in to the rap game.

Saturday, December 15th 2018, 4:47 AM AKST
Spanish prosecutors file tax evasion charges against Shakira

Spanish prosecutors file tax evasion charges against Shakira

Spanish prosecutors are charging pop music star Shakira with tax evasion, alleging she defrauded the treasury of more than 14.5 million euros ($16.3 million) between 2012 and 2014.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 5:19 AM AKST
Kids at a Vatican charity give Pope Francis a birthday cake

Kids at a Vatican charity give Pope Francis a birthday cake

Children who receive help at a Vatican pediatric dispensary have given Pope Francis a cake on the eve of his 82nd birthday.

Sunday, December 16th 2018, 5:27 AM AKST
Israeli PM's son gets temporary ban on Facebook

Israeli PM's son gets temporary ban on Facebook

Facebook has temporarily blocked Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's son Yair for writing a post criticizing the social media platform as "thought police.".

Sunday, December 16th 2018, 11:17 AM AKST
Death of 7-year-old on border raises questions

Death of 7-year-old on border raises questions

Immigration officials say an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death of a 7-year-old migrant girl who suffered seizures in custody and later died.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 4:19 AM AKST
Tens of thousands rally in Gaza to mark Hamas anniversary

Tens of thousands rally in Gaza to mark Hamas anniversary

Tens of thousands of Palestinians have gathered in Gaza City for a rally marking the 31st anniversary of the militant Hamas group's establishment.

Sunday, December 16th 2018, 7:37 AM AKST
Canada gets access to detainee in China 6 days after arrest

Canada gets access to detainee in China 6 days after arrest

Canada's ambassador to China was given access to detained Canadian entrepreneur Michael Spavor six days after he was arrested in China.

Sunday, December 16th 2018, 9:57 AM AKST
Croatia denies police violently push migrants into Bosnia

Croatia denies police violently push migrants into Bosnia

Croatian authorities are denying a report by an international watchdog group that the country's police are illegally and sometimes violently pushing migrants back into neighboring Bosnia.

Sunday, December 16th 2018, 5:27 AM AKST
Bomb kills 8 in Syrian town held by Turkey-backed forces

Bomb kills 8 in Syrian town held by Turkey-backed forces

Syrian activists say a bomb blast in a northern town held by Turkish-backed opposition forces has killed at least eight people.

Sunday, December 16th 2018, 5:07 AM AKST
Kosovo president: Decision to form army 'irreversible'

Kosovo president: Decision to form army 'irreversible'

Kosovo's president says the decision to transform the country's security force into an army is "irreversible" but assures neighboring Serbia it doesn't have to worry about ethnic Serbs living in Kosovo.

Sunday, December 16th 2018, 6:07 AM AKST
Girl who died fled intensely poor Guatemalan village

Girl who died fled intensely poor Guatemalan village

Jakelin Caal Maquin had received her first pair of shoes several weeks ago, when her father said they would set out together for the United States, thousands of miles from her impoverished Guatemalan village.

Saturday, December 15th 2018, 2:07 PM AKST
Report: Iranian general fatally shoots himself by accident

Report: Iranian general fatally shoots himself by accident

A Revolutionary Guard general who fought in Syria and Iraq has accidentally killed himself while cleaning a gun.

Sunday, December 16th 2018, 7:57 AM AKST
Kremlin candidate wins Far East governorship in repeat vote

Kremlin candidate wins Far East governorship in repeat vote

Russians living in the far eastern region of Primorsky Krai have voted for a new governor after previous election was tainted by fraud.

Sunday, December 16th 2018, 1:57 AM AKST
Somalia closes notorious prison amid abuse allegations

Somalia closes notorious prison amid abuse allegations

Somalia has closed an underground prison where the government has held extremist suspects and journalists, amid allegations of abuses against inmates, the security minister said Sunday.

Sunday, December 16th 2018, 8:57 AM AKST
'Young miracle:' Baby recovers from Ebola in Congo outbreak

'Young miracle:' Baby recovers from Ebola in Congo outbreak

'Young miracle:' Baby recovers from Ebola in Congo outbreak; mother died in childbirth.

Thursday, December 13th 2018, 10:19 PM AKST
4 die in crash of Portuguese medical emergency helicopter

4 die in crash of Portuguese medical emergency helicopter

Portuguese authorities say four people have died when a helicopter in the country's medical emergency service crashed.

Sunday, December 16th 2018, 3:27 AM AKST
Georgia's 1st woman president is inaugurated amid protests

Georgia's 1st woman president is inaugurated amid protests

The first woman president of Georgia has been sworn into office amid continued protests from opposition figures who allege her election was tainted.

Sunday, December 16th 2018, 7:07 AM AKST
Report: Iran prisoner who died in hospital was a terrorist

Report: Iran prisoner who died in hospital was a terrorist

Iranian semi-official ISNA news agency is reporting that a detained activist who died last week was a member of terrorist group planning attacks.

Sunday, December 16th 2018, 7:17 AM AKST
Police, anti-migration protesters clash at EU headquarters

Police, anti-migration protesters clash at EU headquarters

Police have used tear gas and water cannons on demonstrators who assembled around the European Union's headquarters in Brussels to protest the adoption of a United Nations migration pact.

Sunday, December 16th 2018, 6:47 AM AKST
1 dead, 44 injured in Switzerland bus crash

1 dead, 44 injured in Switzerland bus crash

Zurich police say a tour bus on its way to Germany has crashed in Switzerland, killing one person and injuring 44 others.

Sunday, December 16th 2018, 1:07 AM AKST
Turkey expects 'concrete steps' from US on cleric's return

Turkey expects 'concrete steps' from US on cleric's return

Turkey's foreign minister is expressing impatience with the United States for not extraditing a cleric whom the Turkish government alleges masterminded a failed 2016 coup.

Sunday, December 16th 2018, 6:37 AM AKST
Brexit debate needs a change of tone, Anglican bishops say

Brexit debate needs a change of tone, Anglican bishops say

The Church of England's bishops are appealing for national unity following a week of divisive discussions around Britain's efforts to leave the European Union, urging politicians and the public to adopt a more civilized tone in the debate.

Saturday, December 15th 2018, 2:27 AM AKST
New Ukrainian Orthodox leader gives 1st liturgy, urges unity

New Ukrainian Orthodox leader gives 1st liturgy, urges unity

New Ukrainian Orthodox leader urges peace and unity in first liturgy.

Sunday, December 16th 2018, 4:27 AM AKST
Moscow police arrest least 5 protesters near security office

Moscow police arrest least 5 protesters near security office

A human rights activist says Moscow police have arrested at least five protesters at an unsanctioned rally outside the headquarters of the Federal Security Service (FSB), the successor agency to the KGB.

Sunday, December 16th 2018, 5:07 AM AKST
Strike, lockdown shut Kashmir amid anger over killings

Strike, lockdown shut Kashmir amid anger over killings

A security clampdown and a strike sponsored by separatists fighting against Indian rule has shut most of Indian-administered Kashmir a day after protests and fighting killed seven civilians and four combatants.

Saturday, December 15th 2018, 8:57 PM AKST
Tear gas in Paris, but fewer protesters and bigger demands

Tear gas in Paris, but fewer protesters and bigger demands

A strong police presence has deployed in Paris ahead of planned demonstrations by the "yellow vest" protesters, with authorities repeating calls for calm after previous protests degenerated into violence.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 11:27 PM AKST
2 killed in attack in Rwanda, near border with Burundi

2 killed in attack in Rwanda, near border with Burundi

At least two Rwandan civilians were killed and eight injured when attackers set fire to three passenger vehicles in the southern Nyamagabe district, which borders Burundi, said a Rwandan army official.

Sunday, December 16th 2018, 3:37 AM AKST
Nations at UN climate talks back universal emissions rules

Nations at UN climate talks back universal emissions rules

Officials from around the world are still working to agree on the fine print of the Paris climate accord after two weeks of talks, even as workers busily dismantle sections of the conferenced venue around them.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 10:57 PM AKST
Ukraine Orthodox leaders approve break with Russian church

Ukraine Orthodox leaders approve break with Russian church

Thousands of people have gathered outside a Kiev cathedral to witness the birth of a new Ukrainian Orthodox Church as tensions between Ukraine and Russia continue to drive the two farther apart.

Saturday, December 15th 2018, 2:17 AM AKST
Frogs, fish and small birds die in English zoo fire

Frogs, fish and small birds die in English zoo fire

Chester Zoo says insects, frogs, fish and small birds perished in a fire that broke out in an enclosure devoted to exotic tropical habitats.

Sunday, December 16th 2018, 4:37 AM AKST
North Korea marks 7th anniversary of Kim Jong Il's death

North Korea marks 7th anniversary of Kim Jong Il's death

North Koreans are marking the anniversary of the death of leader Kim Jong Il seven years ago with visits to statues and vows of loyalty to his son, Kim Jong Un.

Saturday, December 15th 2018, 9:57 PM AKST
Prosecutor: Bavarian stabbing suspect has long arrest record

Prosecutor: Bavarian stabbing suspect has long arrest record

Bavarian authorities say the 38-year-old German man arrested in connection with stabbing three women in Nuremberg last week has a long criminal record, including a sexual assault conviction.

Sunday, December 16th 2018, 3:47 AM AKST
Pope hopes new UN global pact sparks compassion for migrants

Pope hopes new UN global pact sparks compassion for migrants

Pope Francis is expressing hope that the new, U.N. global pact for safe, orderly migration, spurs solidarity toward migrants.

Sunday, December 16th 2018, 3:27 AM AKST
The Latest: UN climate talks agree on reporting emissions

The Latest: UN climate talks agree on reporting emissions

Attempts by developed nations at the U.N. climate talks in Poland to create watertight rules for international carbon emissions trading have prompted new, last-minute demands from Brazil.

Saturday, December 15th 2018, 6:47 AM AKST
Canada says entrepreneur feared detained in China

Canada says entrepreneur feared detained in China

Chinese are cheering a Canadian court's decision to release a top Huawei Technologies executive on bail.

Wednesday, December 12th 2018, 12:31 AM AKST
Bus crash in snowy Serbia kills 3, injures 32

Bus crash in snowy Serbia kills 3, injures 32

Serbian police say a bus has skidded and overturned in wintry weather killing three people and injuring 32.

Saturday, December 15th 2018, 11:17 PM AKST
China suspends tariff hikes on US cars, auto parts

China suspends tariff hikes on US cars, auto parts

China suspends tariff hikes on $126 billion of U.S. cars, trucks and auto parts following its trade cease-fire with Washington.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 2:29 AM AKST
Father of Strasbourg attacker said his son backed IS group

Father of Strasbourg attacker said his son backed IS group

The man described as the father of the 29-year-old suspect in this week's deadly Christmas market attack in Strasbourg says his son subscribed to the beliefs of the Islamic State group.

Saturday, December 15th 2018, 4:47 PM AKST
Russia claims US ignoring outreach on nuclear disagreement

Russia claims US ignoring outreach on nuclear disagreement

Russia claims Pentagon ignoring efforts to work out nuclear treaty dispute.

Saturday, December 15th 2018, 1:27 AM AKST
Troops kill 7 civilians as protest turns bloody in Kashmir

Troops kill 7 civilians as protest turns bloody in Kashmir

Police say seven men have been killed and nearly two dozens injured when government forces fired at anti-India protesters in Kashmir following a gunbattle that left three rebels and a soldier dead.

Saturday, December 15th 2018, 12:17 AM AKST
Australia recognizes west Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Australia recognizes west Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison says his government has decided to formally recognize west Jerusalem as Israel's capital, but won't move its embassy until there's a peace settlement.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 5:27 PM AKST
The Latest: Migrant girl's family disputes officials' story

The Latest: Migrant girl's family disputes officials' story

An official with Guatemala's foreign ministry has identified the 7-year-old migrant girl who died in U.S. Border Patrol custody as Jackeline Caal.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 6:59 AM AKST
Sri Lanka's disputed prime minister resigns to end impasse

Sri Lanka's disputed prime minister resigns to end impasse

Sri Lanka's disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has resigned, saying he wants to end a political impasse over his appointment.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 11:07 PM AKST
Thousands brave snow to rally against Serbian leader Vucic

Thousands brave snow to rally against Serbian leader Vucic

Braving snow and cold weather, thousands have rallied in Serbia's capital in an outpouring of discontent with the autocratic rule of President Aleksandar Vucic and his government.

Saturday, December 15th 2018, 10:17 AM AKST
Genoa mayor says new bridge to be built by Christmas 2019

Genoa mayor says new bridge to be built by Christmas 2019

Genoa mayor says new bridge to be built by Christmas 2019 to replace the one that collapsed.

Saturday, December 15th 2018, 10:27 AM AKST
Visitors evacuated, animals moved after fire at British zoo

Visitors evacuated, animals moved after fire at British zoo

A British zoo says a fire has broken out at one of its enclosures and that visitors are being evacuated.

Saturday, December 15th 2018, 3:57 AM AKST
Spain rescues 2 minors crossing Mediterranean on truck tire

Spain rescues 2 minors crossing Mediterranean on truck tire

Spain's maritime rescue service says it has saved two underage migrants who were trying to cross the Strait of Gibraltar afloat a truck tire.

Saturday, December 15th 2018, 4:57 AM AKST
German police arrest male suspect in Nuremberg stabbings

German police arrest male suspect in Nuremberg stabbings

German police say they have a man in custody suspected in the stabbing of three women in the southern city of Nuremberg.

Saturday, December 15th 2018, 10:17 AM AKST
US says new airstrike in Somalia kills 8 al-Shabab fighters

US says new airstrike in Somalia kills 8 al-Shabab fighters

US says new airstrike in Somalia kills 8 al-Shabab fighters; at least 40 such strikes in 2018.

Saturday, December 15th 2018, 3:37 AM AKST
The Latest: Ukraine Orthodox OKs break with Russian church

The Latest: Ukraine Orthodox OKs break with Russian church

Ukrainian Orthodox leaders say they have approved the creation of a unified church independent of the Moscow Patriarchate and elected a leader to head the new church.

Saturday, December 15th 2018, 7:37 AM AKST
AP Interview: Catalans on hunger strike speak before trial

AP Interview: Catalans on hunger strike speak before trial

AP Interview: Jailed Catalan separatist politicians on hunger strike for the past two weeks say their upcoming trial will be a platform to foster their cause for independence.

Saturday, December 15th 2018, 2:47 AM AKST
US Official: 'End days' nearing for Islamic State in Syria

US Official: 'End days' nearing for Islamic State in Syria

A U.S. military official says fighting against the Islamic State group in its last enclave in eastern Syria "is going very well.".

Saturday, December 15th 2018, 4:07 AM AKST
Egypt announces discovery of 4,400-year-old tomb

Egypt announces discovery of 4,400-year-old tomb

Egypt has announced the discovery of a private tomb belonging to a senior official from the 5th dynasty of the pharaohs, which ruled roughly 4,400 years ago.

Saturday, December 15th 2018, 3:57 AM AKST
Ukrainian fighter jet crashes on landing, pilot is killed

Ukrainian fighter jet crashes on landing, pilot is killed

Ukraine's military says a Ukrainian Air Force pilot has died when his Sukhoi Su-27 fighter jet crashed while attempting to land at a base in the northern region of Zhytomyr.

Saturday, December 15th 2018, 5:37 AM AKST
Poland's ruling conservatives strike strong pro-EU tone

Poland's ruling conservatives strike strong pro-EU tone

Poland's prime minister and other leaders of the ruling conservative party, long seen as euroskeptic, have set a strongly pro-European tone at a party convention.

Saturday, December 15th 2018, 4:17 AM AKST
Russian policeman injured after discovering WWII land mine

Russian policeman injured after discovering WWII land mine

Moscow police say an off-duty Russian police lieutenant has been hospitalized after a World War II-era land mine exploded on the side of a highway.

Saturday, December 15th 2018, 4:07 AM AKST
Somalia uproar continues after former al-Shabab No. 2 seized

Somalia uproar continues after former al-Shabab No. 2 seized

AU force in Somalia says not involved in arrest of former al-Shabab leader-turned-candidate.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 9:07 PM AKST
French hunt for possible accomplices of Strasbourg attacker

French hunt for possible accomplices of Strasbourg attacker

The immediate aftermath of the shootout between French security forces and the suspect in the Strasbourg attack has been caught on camera from across the street, with footage showing armed officers at the scene and the body of the man slumped in a doorway.

Thursday, December 13th 2018, 11:09 PM AKST
May aims to rescue Brexit plan; EU says ball's in UK's court

May aims to rescue Brexit plan; EU says ball's in UK's court

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic says European Union leaders could meet in January for a new Brexit summit once Britain clarifies exactly what help it needs to pass the deal in the U.K. Parliament.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 12:09 AM AKST
Nigeria's military lifts suspension of UNICEF activities

Nigeria's military lifts suspension of UNICEF activities

Nigeria military lifts suspension of UNICEF activities after accusing it of 'clandestine' work.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 8:37 PM AKST
Macron urges calm, Paris police prepare for more violence

Macron urges calm, Paris police prepare for more violence

Anticipating a fifth straight weekend of violent protests, Paris police prefect says thousands of officers and armored vehicles will be deployed again in the French capital on Saturday.

Thursday, December 13th 2018, 11:19 PM AKST
Rajapaksa set to quit as Sri Lanka's premier to end crisis

Rajapaksa set to quit as Sri Lanka's premier to end crisis

A Sri Lankan lawmaker says disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa will resign Saturday to end the country's political crisis.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 5:19 AM AKST
Climate talks extended as island nations demand action

Climate talks extended as island nations demand action

Negotiators at the U.N. climate meeting in Poland are gathering to discuss the first comprehensive draft agreement to emerge after almost two weeks of talks.

Thursday, December 13th 2018, 11:49 PM AKST
The Latest: Chile to host next year's UN climate summit

The Latest: Chile to host next year's UN climate summit

Germany says failure to curb climate change would cost the world "a lot more" than the trillions of dollars President Donald Trump's claim he's saving by quitting the 2015 Paris accord.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 12:49 AM AKST
Serbia talks up armed intervention as Kosovo OKs new army

Serbia talks up armed intervention as Kosovo OKs new army

Kosovo's Assembly, or parliament, convenes to approve the formation of an army, a move that has angered Serbia which says it would threaten peace in the war-scarred region.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 12:09 AM AKST
UN envoy: UN monitors needed to observe Yemen cease-fire

UN envoy: UN monitors needed to observe Yemen cease-fire

The U.N. envoy for Yemen is calling for the urgent deployment of U.N. monitors to observe the implementation of a cease-fire in the strategic port city of Hodeida and the withdrawal of rival forces.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 7:27 PM AKST
UNAIDS head to quit post early following scathing report

UNAIDS head to quit post early following scathing report

The head of the U.N. agency AIDS says he'll leave his post in June, an early departure date that comes a week after an independent report looking into sexual harassment at the body blasted UNAIDS' "defective leadership.".

Thursday, December 13th 2018, 3:31 AM AKST
Nicaraguan police raid NGO offices, seize records

Nicaraguan police raid NGO offices, seize records

Nicaraguan police raided the offices of five nongovernmental organizations and an independent media outlet, alleging that they sought the government's overthrow.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 1:17 PM AKST
Dutch court upholds maximum sentence for cyberbully

Dutch court upholds maximum sentence for cyberbully

A Dutch appeals court has upheld a prison sentence of nearly 11 years for a man convicted of cyberbullying dozens of young women and gay men around the world.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 5:49 AM AKST
Slain US student texted friend about roommate's threat

Slain US student texted friend about roommate's threat

An American student living in the Dutch port city of Rotterdam has been stabbed to death in her apartment and police are preparing to arraign a 23-year-old man suspected in the slaying.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 12:39 AM AKST
EU leaders approve small steps to buttress euro currency

EU leaders approve small steps to buttress euro currency

Leaders of the European Union have agreed to press ahead with a common eurozone budget to help the currency union weather future crises.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 7:57 AM AKST
Venezuela's El Nacional publishes last print edition

Venezuela's El Nacional publishes last print edition

Venezuela's last nationally circulated, anti-government newspaper has published its final print edition.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 10:07 AM AKST
Belarus' leader slams Russian talk of taking over his nation

Belarus' leader slams Russian talk of taking over his nation

The leader of Belarus is charging that Russia has pondered incorporation of his nation.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 9:57 AM AKST
The Latest: Serbian leader lashes out at US over Kosovo army

The Latest: Serbian leader lashes out at US over Kosovo army

The U.S. has hailed Kosovo's parliament vote to form a new army as a first step and reaffirmed "its support for the gradual transition ... to a force with a territorial defense mandate, as is Kosovo's sovereign right.".

Friday, December 14th 2018, 2:19 AM AKST
Greek protest against Macedonia deal ends in violence

Greek protest against Macedonia deal ends in violence

Police in northern Greece have used tear gas and water cannon to disperse anti-government protesters opposed to a proposed agreement with neighbor Macedonia that would end a decades-long name dispute.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 11:27 AM AKST
Turkey's Erdogan reveals part of Khashoggi killing audio

Turkey's Erdogan reveals part of Khashoggi killing audio

Turkey's president says he has heard an audio recording in which a suspected killer of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi allegedly says: "I know how to cut well.".

Friday, December 14th 2018, 10:27 AM AKST
Nigeria suspends UNICEF work, alleges 'clandestine' activity

Nigeria suspends UNICEF work, alleges 'clandestine' activity

Nigeria's military suspends UNICEF work in troubled northeast, alleging 'clandestine' activity.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 8:27 AM AKST
Israeli ambassador bemoans glorification of Ukrainian leader

Israeli ambassador bemoans glorification of Ukrainian leader

The Israeli ambassador to Ukraine has sharply criticized legislators' move to honor a Ukrainian nationalist leader.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 9:57 AM AKST
10 die of suspected food poisoning at Indian temple ceremony

10 die of suspected food poisoning at Indian temple ceremony

Police say at least 10 people in southern India have died of suspected food poisoning after a ceremony to celebrate the construction of a new Hindu temple.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 8:57 AM AKST
Pakistan says bomb attack kills 6 troops in Baluchistan

Pakistan says bomb attack kills 6 troops in Baluchistan

Pakistan's military says a roadside bomb targeting security forces has killed six troops and wounded several others in the country's southwestern town of Buleda.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 9:37 AM AKST
The Latest: UK minister says Brexit bill can pass Parliament

The Latest: UK minister says Brexit bill can pass Parliament

Belgium's prime minister says European Union leaders aren't convinced that Britain can respect their Brexit agreement and they are planning for a potentially catastrophic "no-deal" scenario.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 12:29 AM AKST
The Latest: Italian journalist among the dead in Strasbourg

The Latest: Italian journalist among the dead in Strasbourg

The Christmas market in Strasbourg has reopened amid tight security a day after the gunman suspected of killing three people in an attack earlier this week was shot dead by police.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 2:49 AM AKST
Israeli army kills Palestinian in West Bank clashes

Israeli army kills Palestinian in West Bank clashes

Hamas official in West Bank: Israeli forces arrest dozens of Hamas activists, including lawmakers, in overnight raids.

Friday, December 14th 2018, 6:39 AM AKST

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