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The Latest: Austrian leader hails leftist's presidential win

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 11:23am

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No more room for the dead as Syria's Aleppo is crushed

Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 11:22am

The old Aleppo cemetery filled up a year ago. The new one filled up last week. Now the dead are left in the besieged enclave's streets, buried in backyards and overwhelming the morgues.

Mainstream relief as leftist candidate wins in Austria

George Jahn, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 11:01am

Alexander Van der Bellen, a left-leaning politician who preached moderation and tolerance, won Austria's presidential election Sunday over right-wing populist Norbert Hofer, according to preliminary results that showed Van der Bellen convincingly ahead.

12 people killed, 20 injured in bus crash in Siberia

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 10:12am

At least 12 people, including nine members of a children's acrobatics team, were killed and 20 people were injured Sunday in a road collision in eastern Siberia, officials said.

The Latest: Airstrike kills at least 20 in Syria

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 9:40am

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The Latest: No tears shed by Miami exiles for Castro funeral

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 9:40am

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Activists: Airstrike on Syrian market kills at least 18 in rebel-held Idlib province

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 9:20am

Activists: Airstrike on Syrian market kills at least 18 in rebel-held Idlib province.

Bus strikes truck in Dubai, 5 migrant workers killed

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 9:00am

Police in Dubai say five migrant workers have been killed in a bus accident in the Mideast commercial hub.

Palestinian Fatah party ends conference with boost for Abbas

Mohammed Daraghmeh, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 9:00am

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas tightened his hold on the governing Fatah party and shut out a key rival, according to results Sunday of leadership elections in the movement that has dominated West Bank politics for decades.

German opposition Left Party chooses duo for election drive

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 8:30am

Germany's opposition Left Party has chosen its two parliamentary leaders to head its campaign for next year's election, a combination that reflects its divisions amid questions over whether it's ready to consider entering a national government.

Philippine vice president to quit Cabinet, stay on as VP

Jim Gomez, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 8:20am

The Philippine vice president said Sunday that she will resign her Cabinet post, citing "major differences in principles and values" with President Rodrigo Duterte and an unspecified plot to remove her from the vice presidency.

Local politician, 2 reporters killed in Finland shooting

Matti Huuhtanen, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 7:10am

A gunman killed a local town councilor and two journalists in an apparent random shooting in a nightlife district in a small town in southeastern Finland, police said Sunday. A man has been detained on suspicion of murder.

Syrian army tells rebels in Aleppo to leave or die

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 7:00am

The Syrian army on Sunday ordered rebels in Aleppo to leave the city or face "inevitable death," as a series of airstrikes on an opposition-held town elsewhere in the country killed 21 people, including three children.

Local politician, 2 journalists the victims in Finland shooting in southeastern town, police spokeswoman says

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 6:10am

Local politician, 2 journalists the victims in Finland shooting in southeastern town, police spokeswoman says.

The Latest: Italy voter turnout above 20 percent at midday

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 6:00am

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Indian, Afghan leaders urge end to terror support

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 5:50am

The leaders of India and Afghanistan on Sunday urged countries in their region to stop supporting armed militants.

Heavy rain causes flooding in southern Spain

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 5:40am

Spain's government has issued a public safety warning after heavy rainfall has caused flooding in and around the southern city of Malaga.

Fidel Castro's ashes have arrived at Santiago, Cuba cemetery for funeral

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 5:20am

Fidel Castro's ashes have arrived at Santiago, Cuba cemetery for funeral.

Cuban military fires 21-gun artillery salute to mark start of funeral ceremonies for Fidel Castro

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 5:10am

Cuban military fires 21-gun artillery salute to mark start of funeral ceremonies for Fidel Castro.