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The Latest: Syria's UN envoy says US 'invading' country

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 8:09am

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Father of Germanwings co-pilot challenges crash probes

Frank Jordans, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 8:00am

The father of Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz said Friday his son loved life and wasn't suffering from depression on the day his plane crashed in the French Alps, killing all 150 people on board, suggesting the official investigations were faulty.

French president denounces rival's claims of dirty tricks

Angela Charlton, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 7:53am

French President Francois Hollande on Friday vigorously denounced suggestions by the conservative presidential hopeful that he is trying to discredit political rivals behind the scenes by using dirty tricks.

EU prolongs satellite support to Ukraine monitors

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 7:50am

The European Union is prolonging its satellite imagery support to help observers monitor the conflict in eastern Ukraine.

UN's South Sudan inquiry gets wider powers to pursue abuses

Justin Lynch, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 7:44am

The United Nations commission of inquiry for South Sudan now has broader powers to pursue human rights abuses like mass rape and torture in the country's three-year civil war.

Aid group fears hundreds of migrants drowned off Libya

Ciaran Giles, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 7:36am

A Spanish aid organization said Friday that it feared hundreds of migrants may have died off Libya's coast, while Turkish media reported that 11 migrants died and a further four were missing after a boat sank in the Aegean.

Car bomb near Somalia presidential palace kills 1, hurts 2

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 7:27am

A police official says a car bomb blast near a restaurant and hotel in Somalia's capital has killed at least one person and wounded two others.

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UK police give details of London attacker, make more arrests

Danica Kirka and Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 7:22am

Police are combing through "massive amounts of computer data" and have contacted thousands of witnesses as they look for clues about why a British-born man became radicalized and launched a deadly attack on Parliament, a senior police official said Friday.

Somali pirates seize trawler, likely for hijackings: Police

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 7:12am

Police say Somali pirates have seized a fishing trawler owned by a local businessman and forced the mostly foreign crew to disembark.

Israeli rights group: Troops seize Palestinian boy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 7:00am

An Israeli rights group has released an amateur video it says shows soldiers seizing a terrified 8-year-old Palestinian boy as they tried to get him to identify people who had thrown a firebomb in the West Bank.

Authorities file terror charges against Antwerp driver

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 6:55am

Belgian authorities have charged a Tunisian man with terror-related offenses after he allegedly drove his car at high speed around a busy shopping area in Antwerp.

The Latest: Police secure Rome as EU leaders arrive

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 6:50am

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Turkish media outlet DHA says 11 migrants died and four are missing after a boat capsized off the Aegean coast.

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 6:40am

Turkish media outlet DHA says 11 migrants died and four are missing after a boat capsized off the Aegean coast. .

Merkel affirms German backing for two-state solution

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 6:32am

Chancellor Angela Merkel is reiterating Germany's long-held support for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and its rejection of Israeli settlements.

Egypt's Mubarak returns home after years-long detention

Maggie Michael, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 6:22am

Egypt's former President Hosni Mubarak returned home on Friday, free following his release from custody after legal proceedings that took years since his 2011 ouster — years during which the country witnessed major upheavals and rights activists saw their hopes scuttled that the autocrat would face justice for the deaths of hundreds who defied his rule.

Kosovo experts find remains of 5 missing since 1998-9 war

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 6:20am

Kosovo authorities say they have discovered the remains of five people killed during the 1998-99 war.

The Latest: Witness describes attempts to save officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 6:20am

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US-born panda Bao Bao makes first public appearance in China

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 5:51am

American-born giant panda Bao Bao made her first appearance Friday before the public in southwestern China following her move there from Washington, D.C.

Belgian authorities charge man with terror-related attempted murder after high-speed drive down Antwerp shopping street

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 5:30am

Belgian authorities charge man with terror-related attempted murder after high-speed drive down Antwerp shopping street.