Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | Posted Nov 30th - 3:50pm
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon recommended Monday that the U.N. Security Council authorize a stepped-up U.N. presence in violence-wracked Burundi to promote a political dialogue but stopped short of calling for a full-fledged U.N. peacekeeping force.
Jamey Keaten, Associated Press | Posted Nov 30th - 1:40pm
Turkey won't apologize to Russia for shooting down a warplane operating over Syria, the Turkish prime minister said Monday, stressing that the military was doing its job defending the country's airspace.
David McFadden, Associated Press | Posted Nov 30th - 1:11pm
Eight candidates in last month's disputed presidential vote are demanding changes in Haiti's electoral council and national police department. And if that doesn't happen by next month, they are calling for a transitional government to oversee new general elections.
Russian President Vladimir Putin says he and President Barack Obama have a shared understanding on how to move toward a political settlement in Syria, but added that incidents like the recent downing of a Russian warplane by a Turkish fighter jet stymie broader cooperation against extremism.
Sylejman Kllokoqi, Associated Press | Posted Nov 30th - 10:51am
The opposition in Kosovo said Monday it would turn to street protests to get the government to cancel deals with Serbia and Montenegro after its lawmakers were barred from Parliament after they again broke up a session with tear gas.