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62 soldiers on trial in Istanbul for alleged part in coup

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 5:10am

Dozens of officers and soldiers went on trial Monday in Istanbul for their alleged role in the failed military coup in July.

Eq. Guinea opposition denounces arrival of Gambia's Jammeh

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 5:00am

Equatorial Guinea's opposition has denounced the government's decision to welcome exiled Gambian President Yahya Jammeh, who flew to the Central African nation over the weekend after 22 years in power.

Hungary's Orban praises Trump's 'end of multilateralism'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 4:40am

Hungary's prime minister says U.S. President Donald Trump's position that all countries have the right to put their own interests first was the key phrase of his inaugural address.

Fight for the right: Dutch PM says integrate or leave

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 4:40am

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte is seeking to lure voters away from anti-immigration lawmaker Geert Wilders, as campaigning for March 15 national elections heats up.

Glance at Kazakh capital Astana, host of Syria talks

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 4:30am

Astana, the capital city of Kazakhstan, which is hosting Syria peace talks, is a relatively new name on the map.

The Latest: Syrian rebel: Rebels ready for peace, also war

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 4:30am

The latest on Syria talks that are being held in Kazakhstan and developments on the ground in the war-torn country (all times local):

Syria talks may signal shift in conflict dynamics

Sarah El Deeb and Zeina Karam, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 4:30am

Syria talks in the Kazakh capital Astana come at a time of significant changes to the conflict in its sixth year. Although promising to focus on reinforcing a cease-fire, the conference has raised expectations of a path toward a political settlement of the civil war.

Trump properties face global terror risk with presidency

Jon Gambrell, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 4:30am

Businesses around the world bearing U.S. President Donald Trump's name face an increased risk now that he is in the White House, security experts warn, especially as several are in areas previously targeted by violence.

Syrian government envoy denounces speech by rebel representative at Astana talks, calls it 'insolent' and 'provocative'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 4:00am

Syrian government envoy denounces speech by rebel representative at Astana talks, calls it 'insolent' and 'provocative'

Austrian official: suspect potentially dangerous radical

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 3:30am

Austrian authorities are treating a recently arrested teenager as a potentially dangerous radical with connections to the Islamic State group, the country's interior minister said Monday.

Questions swirl about Italy response to snow-isolated hotel

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 3:21am

Rescue crews are considering whether to start using heavy equipment to speed up the search for 23 people still buried under the ruins of a central Italy hotel crushed by an avalanche.

Greece to rule on Turkish servicemen later this week

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 3:10am

A group of Turkish servicemen who fled to Greece in a military helicopter after last year's failed coup have appeared at Greece's Supreme Court in a closely watched extradition hearing.

Jerusalem mayor says Trump 'serious' about embassy move

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 3:00am

The mayor of Jerusalem says the Trump administration is "serious" and committed to moving the American Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Egyptian army says militants kill 5 soldiers in Sinai

Brian Rohan, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 2:50am

The Egyptian army says jihadi militants have killed five soldiers in the restive Sinai Peninsula, the latest casualties in a yearslong struggle to control the area's northeast.

Panel's report to support letting Japan's emperor abdicate

Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 2:10am

A government panel studying a possible abdication of Japanese Emperor Akihito is to release a report Monday that supports enacting special legislation that would apply to him but not to future monarchs.

Spiritual leader of Thailand's southern insurgents dies

Dake Kang, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 1:20am

More than a decade ago, Sapae-ing Basor was one of Thailand's most wanted, his face plastered on posters around the south offering 10 million baht, more than $250,000, for his capture.

Russia- and Turkey-backed talks between Syrian rebel factions and government representatives open in Kazakhstan

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 1:00am

Russia- and Turkey-backed talks between Syrian rebel factions and government representatives open in Kazakhstan.

Roof collapses in eastern Afghanistan refugee camp, kills 6

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 11:40pm

An Afghan official says the roof of a shoddily constructed house in a refugee camp in eastern Afghanistan collapsed as a family was sleeping inside, killing 6 family members, including two women and two children.

US lawmakers call for action on Venezuela food corruption

Hannah Dreier and Joshua Goodman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 10:43pm

Venezuelan officials may face U.S. sanctions for profiting from food shortages that have exacerbated hunger in the South American country.