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EU commissioner calls on Hungary to comply with asylum rules

Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:43am

Hungary's new legislation allowing for the placement of all asylum-seekers in border container camps took effect Tuesday, with the European Union's commissioner for migration saying that it needs to comply with the bloc's rules.

China concerned over Paris Asian community clash with police

Thomas Adamson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:35am

Violent clashes in Paris between baton-wielding police and protesters outraged at the police killing of a Chinese man in his home injured three police officers and led to the arrest of 35 protesters, authorities said Tuesday.

Biggest EU group warns Brexit time to talk too tight

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:30am

The European Parliament's biggest group says that it will not be possible to negotiate Britain's divorce proceedings and a new relationship at the same time, and warns that the 2-year negotiation timeframe will be too short to have a full Brexit resolution.

'Carlos the Jackal' sentenced to life for 1974 attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:30am

The man known as "Carlos the Jackal" has been convicted in a French court of a deadly 1974 attack on a Paris shopping arcade and sentenced to life in prison for the third time.

French Socialist candidate meets Merkel, assails austerity

Geir Moulson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:23am

French Socialist presidential candidate Benoit Hamon assailed European austerity policies as he met German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday, arguing that they have helped fuel the rise of the far right.

Extremist known as 'Carlos the Jackal' convicted of 1974 Paris bombing, given 3rd life sentence

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:20am

Extremist known as 'Carlos the Jackal' convicted of 1974 Paris bombing, given 3rd life sentence.

Staff of opposition leader's anti-corruption fund jailed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:20am

Twelve people working for prominent opposition leader Alexei Navalny's anti-corruption fund have been jailed following their arrests in the group's office during nationwide protests at the weekend.

Cheney blasts Russia's alleged interference in US election

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:12am

Former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney has criticized Russia's alleged interference in the U.S. presidential election, calling it a hostile act.

UN chief: With US cuts looming, UN to rally other donors

Karin Laub, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:12am

The United Nations, faced with the possibility of deep U.S. funding cuts, is trying to mobilize more support from Europe, the Arab Gulf states and elsewhere, the U.N. chief said on Tuesday, adding that a time of growing global need is "not the moment to reduce solidarity."

South Korea says bones found near ferry wreckage were remains of animals, not missing passengers

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:10am

South Korea says bones found near ferry wreckage were remains of animals, not missing passengers.

NATO, Russia ambassadors to meet to resolve differences

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:02am

Ambassadors from NATO and Russia will meet this week for the first time this year in a fresh attempt to resolve some of their differences.

3 Kashmir civilians killed in protests against Indian rule

Aijaz Hussain, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 5:52am

Three civilians were killed and 28 other people were injured in anti-India protests that erupted Tuesday following a gunbattle between rebels and government forces that killed a rebel in disputed Kashmir, police and witnesses said.

Complaints as UK paper focuses on leaders' legs, not policy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 5:42am

Britain's Daily Mail tabloid has sparked complaints with a front page photograph focusing on the legs of Prime Minister Theresa May and Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.

Poland's defense minister welcomes NATO troops

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 5:40am

The Polish defense minister has welcomed a multinational NATO battalion to Poland made up of troops from the United States, Britain and Romania, saying the deployment improves the region's security given the "threat from the East."

Taiwan democracy activist said to be detained in China

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 5:30am

People close to a Taiwanese pro-democracy activist say he went missing nine days ago during a visit to the Chinese territory of Macau and appears to be in Chinese custody.

The Latest: French Socialist candidate meets Merkel, Schulz

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 5:20am

The Latest on France's presidential campaign (all times local):

Taiwan ex-president Ma found innocent of secrets leak, libel

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 5:02am

Taiwan's China-friendly former President Ma Ying-jeou was found innocent Tuesday of libel and leaking confidential information in a case involving suspected influence peddling by a powerful lawmaker.

Russia general claims US-led coalition hit dam in Syria

Howard Amos, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 4:53am

A senior Russian general on Tuesday criticized the U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State militants for allegedly targeting infrastructure — including a key dam — in territory held by the extremist group in Syria.

Court cuts sentence of UK marine who killed injured militant

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 4:53am

A British court on Tuesday shortened the sentence of a Royal Marine convicted of killing a wounded Taliban fighter in Afghanistan, meaning he will likely be released from prison within weeks.