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Mainstream relief as leftist candidate wins in Austria

George Jahn, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 12:41pm

Left-leaning Alexander Van der Bellen and his message of moderation and tolerance prevailed in Austria's presidential election Sunday, with preliminary results showing him with an unbeatable margin over right-wing rival Norbert Hofer.

Netanyahu says Trump election has not changed 2-state goal

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 12:31pm

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his support for a two-state solution with the Palestinians remains the same after Donald Trump's victory in the U.S. presidential election.

The Latest: Italy voter turnout above 57 percent by evening

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 12:01pm

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Gunman kills 3 in Finland; police say no political motive

Matti Huuhtanen, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 12:01pm

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

Syrian army tells rebels in Aleppo to leave or die

Bassem Mroue and Philip Issa, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 12:01pm

The Syrian army on Sunday ordered rebels in Aleppo to leave the city or face "inevitable death," as a series of airstrikes on the neighboring Idlib province killed at least 50 people, including several children.

The Latest: Winner in Austria hails 'message of equality'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 11:51am

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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.

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 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.

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.