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Syria lets Russia expand its Mediterranean naval facility

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 7:51am

Syria has allowed Russia to significantly expand its naval facility in the Mediterranean port of Tartus and keep using it for decades to come.

Macedonia warns Serbia to keep out of the name game

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 7:51am

Macedonia's name, a source of friction with neighboring Greece, is now souring relations with Serbia.

Brazil judge dies in crash ahead of corruption probe ruling

Peter Prengaman and Mauricio Savarese, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 7:30am

Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki has died in a small-plane crash just weeks before he was to rule in a major corruption case that could implicate high-ranking politicians in several Latin American countries.

Gambian leader told to cede power or be forced out

Carley Petesch and Babacar Dione, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 7:21am

The leaders of Guinea and Mauritania arrived in Gambia's capital Friday in a last-ditch diplomatic effort to get defeated President Yahya Jammeh to cede power, while a regional military force was awaiting orders to act.

The Latest: Signs of more survivors in Italy avalanche hotel

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 7:20am

The Latest on the avalanche that buried a hotel in central Italy (all times local):

Italian firefighter: Rescue crews have indications of other survivors under rubble of avalanche-struck hotel

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 7:10am

Italian firefighter: Rescue crews have indications of other survivors under rubble of avalanche-struck hotel.

IS in Syria destroys part of Roman theater in Palmyra

Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 7:04am

Islamic State militants destroyed parts of the second-century Roman theater in Syria's historic town of Palmyra and the site's landmark ancient Tetrapylon, the government and opposition activists said Friday.

Turkish army: IS attack kills 5 Turkish soldiers in Syria

Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 7:00am

Turkey's military said the Islamic State group has killed five Turkish soldiers and wounded nine others in a bomb attack in a northern Syrian town.

Royal Navy removes WWII bomb from River Thames in London

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 6:32am

Britain's Royal Navy on Friday removed and detonated a still-dangerous World War II bomb whose discovery in the River Thames shut down a chunk of central London.

Rescue crews find some 8 people alive after Italy avalanche

Paolo Santalucia and Gregorio Borgia, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 6:30am

Rescue crews located up to eight people alive in the kitchen of an avalanche-crushed hotel on Friday, an incredible discovery that boosted spirits two days after the massive snow slide buried around 30 people in the resort.

Nice prosecutor: no security lapse in Nice attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 6:10am

Nice public prosecutor has dismissed allegations that French authorities and the city of Nice failed to implement proper security measures in July when a man drove a truck into the crowds, killing 86 people.

With little room to maneuver, Syria's rebels head for talks

Sarah El Deeb and Zeina Karam, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 6:10am

Syrian rebels are sending more than a dozen representatives next week to the capital of Kazakhstan for talks with government representatives, the first such negotiations between the two sides in a year.

8 people found alive in rubble of avalanche-struck hotel, including 2 children, ANSA reports, citing carabinieri

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 5:31am

8 people found alive in rubble of avalanche-struck hotel, including 2 children, ANSA reports, citing carabinieri.

Russian political elites revel in Trump's inauguration

Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 5:20am

Russian officials and lawmakers lauded Donald Trump's inauguration Friday, hoping it will herald a period of better ties with the United States, while revelers in Moscow and elsewhere gathered for celebrations as bar and club owners sought to cash in on public excitement.

Danes can also fight militants with Iraqi troops

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 5:20am

Denmark has extended the mandate of an undisclosed number of special Danish troops training Iraqi troops fighting Islamic State group, to also fight militants.

4 killed, 15 hurt after car strikes pedestrians in Melbourne

Kristen Gelineau, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 5:10am

A man with a history of mental health and drug abuse issues drove into a street crowded with pedestrians in Australia's second-largest city on Friday, killing at least four people, including a child, and injuring around 15 others, police said.

Man with knife attacks in Paris rail system, flees

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 4:50am

Police say a man armed with a knife attacked passengers in the Paris rail system seemingly at random, before fleeing into the night.

UNESCO: 30 percent of Aleppo's ancient city destroyed

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 4:50am

UNESCO says about a third of the ancient city of Aleppo has been destroyed during the war in Syria.

Police radio that 5 people believed alive in avalanche hotel, request rescue helicopters

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 3:51am

Police radio that 5 people believed alive in avalanche hotel, request rescue helicopters.