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Congolese refugees' protest in Rwanda turns violent

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:49am

The United Nations refugee agency says protests by Congolese refugees in Rwanda have turned violent with several people injured and that police have fired into the air to disperse them.

Palestinian killed in West Bank, raid captured on video

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:47am

A 33-year-old Palestinian man was killed early on Thursday by Israeli soldiers who are seen on a security camera video kicking and beating him with their rifles after he comes charging down an alley, carrying a long object on his shoulder.

Australians nabbed in Serbia over drug haul to be extradited

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:35am

A Serbian court has ruled that two Australians arrested over a $390 million cocaine haul can be extradited to Australia.

Pakistan says Indian sniper fire killed worker in Kashmir

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:32am

Pakistan's foreign ministry says Indian troops opened fire in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, killing a laborer on the Pakistani side of the boundary.

Montenegro police source: US embassy attacker an ex-soldier

Predrag Milic, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:28am

The man who hurled a bomb into the U.S. embassy compound in Podgorica, Montenegro's capital, and then killed himself, was an ex-soldier decorated by former Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic after NATO's bombing of Serbia and Montenegro in 1999, a police official said Thursday.

UK police investigating package sent to Harry and Meghan

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:21am

London police say they are investigating a suspicious package that was sent to Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle.

Duterte bans reporter from presidential palace compound

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:19am

The Philippine president said Thursday he has banned a reporter from entering the presidential palace compound to attend news briefings because her online news organization's license to operate was revoked by the government's corporate watchdog.

US women beat Canada in Olympic hockey; Gisin tops Shiffrin

Dennis Waszak Jr., Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:14am

A tense shootout, a dazzling deke and the end of an impressive streak.

Belgian police seal off part of Brussels amid media reports of possible gunman

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:04am

Belgian police seal off part of Brussels amid media reports of possible gunman .

Egyptian court sentences 21 to death on terrorism charges

Menna Zaki, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:01am

An Egyptian court sentenced on Thursday 21 people to death and seven others to up to life in prison over belonging to a group believed to be affiliated with the extremist Islamic State group, the state-run MENA news agency reported.

New raids kill 13 in Syria suburb; calls to end carnage

Philip Issa, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:00am

A new wave of deadly Syrian government bombardment in the opposition-held eastern suburbs of the capital Damascus on Thursday killed 13 people as world leaders and aid groups called for an end to the carnage that has left hundreds of people dead in recent days.

The Latest: Russia says will consider UN cease-fire in Syria

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 5:45am

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EU court: Poland has violated EU air quality laws

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 5:37am

The European Union's top court says that Poland has violated EU law on air quality by continuously exceeding the bloc's pollution limit from 2007-2015.

Russia says it will consider supporting UN-proposed cease-fire in Syria if it doesn't cover IS and al-Qaida-linked group

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 5:35am

Russia says it will consider supporting UN-proposed cease-fire in Syria if it doesn't cover IS and al-Qaida-linked group.

Bangladesh High Court accepts appeal by ex-PM in graft case

Julhas Alam, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 5:24am

Bangladesh's High Court on Thursday accepted an appeal by former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia of her five-year prison sentence in a corruption case.

The Latest: Montenegro attacker was former Serb soldier

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 5:20am

The Latest on the attack on the U.S. embassy in Montenegro (all times local):

Afghan officials: Taliban attack police, intelligence

Amir Shah, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 5:13am

Taliban fighters attacked a police security post in Afghanistan's central Ghazni province, killing eight local policemen, while four intelligence officials died in an ambush by insurgents in the north, Afghan officials said Thursday.

Russian opposition leader Navalny briefly detained

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 5:06am

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who has been barred from running in the next month's presidential election, said he was briefly detained by police on Thursday.

China probing possible violation of UN sanctions on N. Korea

Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 4:19am

China is "highly concerned" about a reported ship-to-ship transfer on the high seas that could violate U.N. sanctions on North Korea and has launched an investigation, the foreign ministry said Thursday.