Nancy Benac and Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press | Posted Nov 30th - 8:00am
President Barack Obama urged Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday to decrease tensions with Turkey, as the U.S. and Russian leaders met briefly on the sidelines of global climate talks outside Paris.
Eight candidates in last month's disputed presidential election are demanding major changes in Haiti's electoral system and other agencies. And they say if that doesn't happen, a transitional government should be created to oversee a new vote.
Sylejman Kllokoqi, Associated Press | Posted Nov 30th - 7:22am
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.
Binaj Gurubacharya, Associated Press | Posted Nov 30th - 7:00am
Nepal's top political leaders met Monday with representatives of the Madhesi ethnic group who are protesting against the country's new constitution to try to end a months-long crisis, but no agreement was reached.
Jim Gomez, Associated Press | Posted Nov 30th - 6:50am
A Philippine court is expected to deliver its verdict Tuesday in the emotion-charged case of a U.S. Marine accused of murdering a transgender Filipino after discovering her gender when they checked into a hotel, officials said.
Daniella Cheslow, Associated Press | Posted Nov 30th - 6:40am
A Jerusalem court on Monday convicted two Israeli youths in the grisly killing of a 16-year-old Palestinian boy whose slaying played into a chain of events that led to last year's Gaza war. The court at the same time delayed the verdict for the third and chief suspect in the case due to a last-minute insanity plea, sparking claims that Israel is too lenient with Jewish assailants.
Ciaran Giles, Associated Press | Posted Nov 30th - 5:52am
Efforts by the acting president of Spain's powerful northeastern Catalonia region to form a pro-independence regional government have been dealt another blow after the radical pro-secession CUP party reaffirmed its opposition to his candidacy.
Mike Corder, Associated Press | Posted Nov 30th - 5:50am
A European Union envoy criticized Syria on Monday for "gaps and contradictions" in its declarations about its chemical weapons arsenal to the global watchdog overseeing the destruction of the toxic armaments.