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Third life sentence requested for 'Carlos the Jackal'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 6:30am

A French prosecutor has requested a third life sentence for the man known as "Carlos the Jackal," once the world's most-wanted fugitive, for a deadly 1974 attack on a Paris shopping arcade.

The Latest: Russian opposition leader Navalny gets jail term

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 6:30am

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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been jailed for 15 days for resisting police orders

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 6:20am

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been jailed for 15 days for resisting police orders.

UK faces government decision on deadlocked Northern Ireland

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 6:00am

The British government faces a deadline on whether to extend negotiations on Northern Ireland's political future or renew direct control from London.

Parody politician is new star in Serbia's presidential race

Jovana Gec, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 5:52am

Ahead of Serbia's presidential election on Sunday, a political parody has emerged as a true star.

Police: 2 killed when train hits car on rail crossing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 5:50am

Police say two people have been killed when a train hit a car at a rail crossing in the northern Netherlands.

Russian protest leader hit with comparatively light fine

Nataliya Vasilyeva, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 5:43am

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who organized a wave of nationwide protests against government corruption that rattled authorities, was fined 20,000 rubles ($340) by a Moscow court on Monday.

The Latest: Family honors American killed in London attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 5:30am

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Germany renews call for access to journalist held in Turkey

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 5:30am

Germany says it will keep calling for access to a German-Turkish journalist detained in Istanbul since January on charges of terrorist propaganda and incitement to hatred.

US-backed fighters to pause military action near Syria dam

Bassem Mroue, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 5:24am

U.S.-backed forces in northern Syria said Monday they will pause military operations near a major dam held by the Islamic State group in order to allow engineers to fix any problems after conflicting reports about its stability.

Poland questions legality of Tusk's EU re-election

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 5:24am

Poland's foreign minister on Monday challenged the legality of Donald Tusk's re-election to a top European Union job, saying the vote was "fake" and that it exposed the EU as having "double standards."

The Latest: Greece: man carrying asylum papers found hanged

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 5:24am

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Swiss, Turks open probes over 'Kill Erdogan' protest banner

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 5:24am

Swiss and Turkish prosecutors have opened investigations after protesters against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Switzerland's capital hoisted a banner showing a gun pointed an image of his face next to the words "Kill Erdogan."

Russia opposition leader Navalny fined $340 on one charge; still awaiting ruling on other charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 5:12am

Russia opposition leader Navalny fined $340 on one charge; still awaiting ruling on other charges.

Italian police investigate body found in floating suitcase

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 5:12am

Italian police are investigating the discovery of a woman's body stuffed in a suitcase that was found floating at a marina in the Adriatic port of Rimini.

Activists: Hong Kong to arrest democracy protest leaders

Kelvin Chan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 5:02am

A day after Hong Kong picked a new pro-Beijing leader, police are planning to arrest student leaders and other prominent figures involved with the huge 2014 "Umbrella Movement" pro-democracy protests, activists said Monday.

Sudan's al-Bashir to attend Jordan summit despite warrant

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 4:20am

Sudan's official news agency says President Omar al-Bashir will attend Wednesday's Arab Summit in Jordan, despite a long-standing warrant for his arrest by the International Criminal Court on charges of war crimes and genocide.

Russian president's spokesman criticizes anti-corruption protests, accuses opposition of provoking violence

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 4:10am

Russian president's spokesman criticizes anti-corruption protests, accuses opposition of provoking violence.

8 students presumed dead in Japan avalanche

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 4:00am

Eight Japanese high school students were presumed dead after being caught in an avalanche Monday while being trained in mountain climbing at a ski resort, authorities and media said.