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Kosovo Albanians block roads to prevent Serb rally

Sylejman Kllokoqi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 7:47am

Albanians in Kosovo blocked roads Wednesday to prevent the local Serb minority and people coming from Serbia from holding an electoral rally.

Calls for UN, Congo to investigate deaths of American, Swede

Jan M. Olsen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 7:37am

Sweden's national police said Wednesday it has initiated a murder investigation into the death in Congo of a Swedish expert for the United Nations, two days after the bodies of the woman and an American colleague were found in a shallow grave.

Turkey arrests suspected IS European recruiter

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 7:37am

Turkish authorities arrested a Syrian man who allegedly recruited militants from European countries to fight for the Islamic State group, the state-run news agency reported Wednesday.

Arab summit to endorse Palestinian positions with eye on US

Karin Laub and Mohammed Daraghmeh, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 7:27am

Arab leaders held their annual summit on Wednesday, poised to endorse key Palestinian positions in the conflict with Israel — a signal to President Donald Trump that a deal on Palestinian statehood must precede any Israeli-Arab normalization.

Romania: ex-prison chief gets 20 years for detainee deaths

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 7:27am

A Romanian court on Wednesday upheld the 20-year sentence of a former prison commander for the deaths of 103 political prisoners while he was in charge of a communist-era labor camp.

German court urged to reopen Auschwitz medic trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 7:26am

A group of Holocaust survivors, historians and others are urging a German court to reopen as soon as possible the trial of an ex-SS medic who served at the Auschwitz death camp.

Joy, sorrow: People in UK, Europe react to Brexit triggering

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 7:14am

Across the United Kingdom and throughout Europe, there was joy and sorrow Wednesday as Prime Minister Theresa May formally triggered a two-year process that will end with Britain exiting the European Union. The country voted 52 to 48 percent to leave in a June referendum.

Slain man's daughter disputes police account of Paris raid

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 7:14am

The adult daughter of a Chinese man killed in a police raid in Paris says her father never had a chance against the officers who broke down their door and shot him.

Quotes from key players in Brexit

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 7:10am

British Prime Minister Theresa May in the House of Commons:

Feuds and fault-lines loom in UK-EU showdown over Brexit

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 7:02am

British Prime Minister Theresa May says Brexit is an opportunity to build an "independent, self-governing, global Britain." European Parliament chief negotiator Guy Verhofstadt says it's "a tragedy, a disaster, a catastrophe."

Indonesia man swallowed by python, villagers and reports say

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 6:51am

A 25-year-old Indonesian man has been swallowed whole by a python on the island of Sulawesi, villagers and news reports said.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 8:40 a.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 6:44am

A senior European diplomat says the European Union won't seek to punish Britain for leaving the bloc. There has been speculation in the British press since last year's referendum on the so-called Brexit that the other 27 EU members could try to extract maximum suffering from the UK in order to discourage others from leaving.

UN: Malaria outbreak kills over 4,000 in Burundi this year

Rodney Muhumuza, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 6:36am

An outbreak of malaria has killed over 4,000 people in Burundi so far this year, the United Nations said Wednesday, a dramatic rise over the 700 victims the government announced just two weeks ago.

Italy law gives comprehensive care for solo young migrants

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 6:36am

Italy's parliament has given final approval to a law outlining comprehensive standards of care for unaccompanied migrant children arriving in Italy, including a strict prohibition of turning them away at the border.

Bahrain sentences 2 to death on terror charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 6:26am

A court in Bahrain has sentenced two people to death on terror charges and handed 11 others lengthy sentences, including a former member of parliament sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Pakistan halts extradition of US man accused of terror plot

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 6:26am

A defense lawyer says a Pakistani court has temporarily barred the extradition of a U.S. citizen of Pakistani origin accused of planning a terrorist attack in New York with help from the Islamic State group.

Coalition: US service member dies in Syria of natural causes

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 6:16am

The U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq says that a U.S. service member has died of suspected natural causes in northern Syria.

The Latest: Egypt, Saudi leaders meet in sign of thaw

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 6:09am

The Latest on the Arab summit being held in Jordan (all times local):

EU Council President Donald Tusk says there is 'no reason to pretend this is a happy day'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 6:07am

EU Council President Donald Tusk says there is 'no reason to pretend this is a happy day'