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Indian free in Pakistan after serving 3 years for spying

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 4:03am

An Indian man convicted of spying in Pakistan is free after serving a three-year prison sentence.

South Africa's former leader joins Twitter amid legal woes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 3:42am

South Africa's former president, who faces corruption charges, has taken to Twitter.

Swedish intelligence saw no foreign election meddling

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 3:21am

Sweden's domestic intelligence agency says foreign powers didn't carry out any comprehensive campaign to influence the Swedish parliamentary elections three months ago.

US conducts 6 airstrikes against Somalia extremists, 62 dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 3:08am

The U.S. military says it has carried out six airstrikes in the Gandarshe area of Somalia which killed a total of 62 al-Shabab extremist rebels.

US military carries out 6 airstrikes in Somalia against al-Shabab extremist rebels, 62 killed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 3:01am

US military carries out 6 airstrikes in Somalia against al-Shabab extremist rebels, 62 killed.

1 Thai dead, 7 S. Korean tourists hurt in Thailand car crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 2:29am

An accident Monday outside of Bangkok involving three vehicles killed one Thai man and left 11 other people injured, including seven South Korean tourists, Thai police said.

Can we talk? Ugandans try to coax longtime leader to leave

Rodney Muhumuza, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 2:07am

Can one of Africa's longest-serving leaders be talked into giving up power?

Israel partially demolishes suspected attacker's home

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 1:06am

The Israeli military has partially demolished the home of a Palestinian accused of killing two Israelis in a West Bank attack two months ago.

Polish president says attack victim tried to protect others

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 12:59am

Poland's president says that a Polish victim in last week's shooting attack in Strasbourg, France, had been trying to protect other people.

Indian troops enforce lockdown to foil Kashmir protest march

Aijaz Hussain, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 12:44am

Soldiers and police fanned out across Indian-controlled Kashmir on Monday to enforce a security lockdown for a second straight day to stop anti-India protests and foil a call by separatists for a march toward India's main military garrison in the disputed region.

Saudi Arabia rejects US Senate's 'interference' in kingdom

Aya Batrawy, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 10:56pm

Saudi Arabia issued an unusually strong rebuke of the U.S. Senate on Monday, rejecting a bipartisan resolution that put the blame for the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi squarely on the Saudi crown prince and describing it as interference in the kingdom's affairs.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 5:40 a.m. EST

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 10:41pm

The continued battle over a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border could bring a partial government shutdown at midnight Friday. Despite resistance from both parties on Capitol Hill, the White House is insisting that Congress provide $5 billion to build the wall. White House senior adviser Stephen Miller said Sunday, "We're going to do whatever is necessary to build the border wall to stop this ongoing crisis of illegal immigration."

Germany to compensate hundreds who fled Nazis as children

David Rising, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 10:02pm

Germany has agreed to one-time payments for survivors, primarily Jews, who were evacuated from Nazi Germany as children, many of whom never saw their parents again, the organization that negotiates compensation with the German government said Monday.

New Zealand leader excited for holiday break with infant

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 8:53pm

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says that six months after giving birth, she's looking forward to spending more time with her daughter Neve over the Christmas break and thanking everybody who's helped her juggle responsibilities.

Taliban say they're meeting US officials again on Monday

Kathy Gannon, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 8:47pm

The Taliban say they are holding "another" meeting on Monday with U.S. officials, this time in the United Arab Emirates and also involving Saudi, Pakistani and Emirati representatives in the latest attempt to bring a negotiated end to Afghanistan's 17-year war.

French city honors victims of Christmas market attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 8:22pm

People filled a square in the French city of Strasbourg on Sunday to show respect and sympathy for the victims of last week's shooting attack near a famous Christmas market as the death toll rose to five.

Romania party boss calls rival's comment on EU post treason

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 1:51pm

The leader of Romania's ruling party has asked a party colleague to press charges against the country's president for saying Romania wasn't prepared to assume the European Union's rotating presidency.

Sudan president lands in Syria in 1st visit by Arab leader

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 1:46pm

Sudan's president on Sunday became the first Arab League leader to visit Syria since civil war erupted there nearly eight years ago.

Israeli PM's son gets temporary ban on Facebook

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 1:13pm

Facebook has blocked Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's son Yair for 24 hours after he wrote a post criticizing the social media platform as "thought police" and sharing previously banned content.