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UN says 13 people reportedly killed in Philippines typhoon

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 12:15pm

U.N. humanitarian officials say typhoon Kammuri reportedly killed 13 people and displaced nearly 400,000 others as it crossed the Philippines with fierce winds and rain this week.

Israel: Hezbollah undeterred after recent setbacks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 12:06pm

A year after uncovering a network of cross-border Hezbollah tunnels, the Israeli military says the Lebanese militant group has beefed up its presence along the volatile frontier.

PM: Israel has ‘full right’ to annex strategic Jordan Valley

Aron Heller, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 11:33am

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that Israel has the “full right” to annex the Jordan Valley if it chose to, even as the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court warned the country against taking the bold step.

Turkey says 2 killed in car bomb attack in northeast Syria

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 10:37am

Turkey's Defense Ministry says a car bomb explosion in a Turkish-controlled area of northeastern Syria has killed two civilians.

Young and old march in unity, fear at French pension change

Claire Parker, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 10:35am

Anger, solidarity, tear gas and frozen noses.

Giuliani in Ukraine as Congress moves closer to impeachment

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 10:31am

President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani was in Ukraine on Thursday, reviving the efforts that landed him and Trump in the impeachment inquiry now roiling Washington.

Spain hospital saves British woman after 6-hour heart stop

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 9:37am

A 34-year-old British woman has been revived by Spanish doctors after enduring a six-hour cardiac arrest.

Putin offers US an immediate extension to key nuclear pact

Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 9:30am

Russian President Vladimir Putin offered Thursday to immediately extend the only remaining nuclear arms reduction pact with the United States, but a senior U.S. official said Washington wants a broader deal involving China.

Ex-Slovak prime minister Robert Fico charged with racism

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 9:21am

Slovakia’s police say they have charged former Prime Minister Robert Fico with racism for his comments about the embattled Roma minority.

Authorities say at least 28 killed in landslides in Burundi

Eloge Willy Kaneza, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 8:19am

At least 28 people have died in landslides in Burundi and that toll could grow with many people missing, local authorities said Thursday, as East Africa continued to struggle with weeks of unusually heavy rains.

Authorities say at least 28 people killed in landslides in Burundi, with many others missing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 8:17am

Authorities say at least 28 people killed in landslides in Burundi, with many others missing.

Iraqi protesters: At least 15 stabbed in Baghdad square

Samya Kullab, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 8:12am

Anti-government protesters say at least 15 people have suffered stab wounds in Baghdad’s Tahrir Square, the epicenter of their movement, after political parties and Iran-backed militia groups briefly joined them, raising fears of infiltration by authorities.

2 Pakistani soldiers, 2 militants killed in shootout in NW

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 7:46am

Pakistan’s military says its troops have raided a militant hideout in a former tribal region bordering Afghanistan, triggering a shootout that killed two soldiers and two militants.

UK judge clears 3 men falsely convicted 50 years ago

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 7:42am

London’s Court of Appeal on Thursday exonerated three men who had served time in prison nearly 50 years ago following the testimony of a corrupt police officer — one of several high-profile cases involving black men that proved controversial.

Europe pledges additional support for quake-hit Albania

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 7:40am

The European Union’s head for crisis management on Thursday visited Albania to assess damages and reconstruction needs after last week’s powerful earthquake.

Russia’s state-run nuclear fuel company suspends project with Iran because of its move to resume uranium enrichment

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 7:37am

Russia’s state-run nuclear fuel company suspends project with Iran because of its move to resume uranium enrichment.

Nobel body: ‘Highly problematic’ that peace winner silent

Jan M. Olsen and Elias Meseret, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 7:06am

The director of the Norwegian Nobel Institute has called it “highly problematic” that the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize winner won’t attend any event next week where he could be asked questions publicly, while the spokesman for Ethiopia’s prime minister cited “pressing” domestic issues and the leader’s “humble disposition.”

Bosnian lawmakers break deadlock and appoint prime minister

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 7:00am

Bosnian lawmakers have appointed a new prime minister, paving the way for the formation of a government more than a year after a general election.

Spain launches app to fight trafficking of protected timber

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 6:50am

Spain’s Ministry for Ecological Transition has launched a mobile app to fight the trafficking of tropical species of timber, one of the world’s greatest environmental crimes.