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Body of White Helmets’ founder to be flown to London

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 6:29am

Turkey's state-run news agency says the body of a former British officer who helped found the White Helmets volunteer group in Syria, has been transferred to Istanbul's main airport to be flown to London, following an autopsy.

Officials: At least 13 dead in Slovakia bus crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 6:19am

Officials say a bus has collided with a truck in Slovakia, killing at least 13 people.

North Korea issues warning over US-South Korea drills

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 6:01am

North Korea's supreme decision-making body has lashed out at planned U.S.-South Korean military drills and warned that the United States will face a "bigger threat and harsh suffering" if it ignores North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's end-of-year deadline to salvage nuclear talks.

Officials: Missile attack kills 5 soldiers in central Yemen

Ahmed Al-Haj, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 5:40am

Officials from Yemen's internationally recognized government say a missile attack has killed five soldiers in a central province.

The Latest: Johnson visits flood-hit area, to cold reception

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 5:09am

The Latest on campaigning for Britain's general election (all times local):

EU chief Juncker's aneurysm operation has been successful

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 5:00am

The spokeswoman for European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says he is recovering well from an aneurysm operation and is expected to leave intensive care later Wednesday.

Islamic State returnees cloud anniversary of Paris attacks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 4:15am

France is commemorating the fourth anniversary of the Islamic State attacks in Paris.

Germany introduces bill to criminalize 'upskirting' photos

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 3:51am

Germany's Cabinet has approved legislation that will criminalize "upskirting" photos and taking unauthorized pictures of people killed in accidents.

Spain says ex-Venezuelan spy chief wanted by US is missing

Ciaran Giles and Joseph Wilson, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 3:50am

Spanish police said Wednesday they have been unable to locate a Venezuelan former spymaster wanted by the United States for extradition on charges of drug trafficking.

Syrian suspected of IS killings denies charges in Hungary

Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 3:22am

A Syrian man on trial in Hungary denied charges Wednesday that he took part in a beheading and other killings in his homeland while a member of the Islamic State group.

2 men arrested in Denmark following churchyard vandalism

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 3:08am

Two men, aged 27 and 38, were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of "gross vandalism" of gravestones in the Jewish section of a churchyard in northwestern Denmark.

Gambia truth hearings grip nation as past atrocities emerge

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 2:17am

For more than two decades people in Gambia knew life was deeply troubled under dictator Yahya Jammeh, who fled into exile nearly three years ago after a surprise election loss.

German parliament committee ousts far-right chairman

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 2:13am

The German parliament's legal affairs committee on Wednesday ousted its chairman, a member of the far-right Alternative for Germany, amid anger over a string of provocative comments.

Hundreds of motorists blocked by Catalan separatists

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 2:11am

Hundreds of car and truck drivers are stuck in a large traffic jam in northeastern Spain caused by Catalan separatists blocking a major highway near the city of Girona.

Ex-Tory minister advises public to vote against party

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 1:55am

A former Conservative Party Cabinet minister said Wednesday that giving the party a majority in next month's election would be "disastrous" for the U.K., in the latest example of how the Brexit debate has shattered traditional party alliances in this deeply divided country.

Turkey says it captured 'important' IS figure in Syria

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 1:33am

The Turkish interior minister says Turkey has captured an "important" figure within the Islamic State group in Syria.

South Korean court begins trial over Japan's sexual slavery

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 1:32am

A Seoul court has begun hearing a long-awaited civil case filed against the Japanese government by South Korean women who were forced to work in Japan's World War II military brothels.

New Zealand lawmakers pass euthanasia bill, referendum next

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 1:27am

New Zealand lawmakers have voted in favor of a bill to legalize euthanasia, a watershed moment that ended a contentious two-year debate.

The Latest: UN mediator in Cairo over Israel-Gaza escalation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 1:17am

The Latest on the new escalation between Israel and Gaza (all times local):