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Kenyan police: Death toll from extremist attack climbs to 21, plus five attackers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 12:29pm

Kenyan police: Death toll from extremist attack climbs to 21, plus five attackers.

UK PM Theresa May's government wins no-confidence vote in Parliament but faces battle to keep control of Brexit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 12:18pm

UK PM Theresa May's government wins no-confidence vote in Parliament but faces battle to keep control of Brexit.

Several thousand in Belgrade seek truth about Kosovo murder

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 11:57am

Thousands of people have marched in the capital of Serbia, demanding that the authorities find out who killed a moderate Serb politician in Kosovo a year ago.

UN: At least 890 killed in December clashes in Congo

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 11:47am

The U.N. human rights office says "credible sources" indicate that at least 890 people were killed last month during three days of clashes among villages in western Congo.

UN human rights office: At least 890 people killed last month in western Congo in 3 days of clashes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 11:41am

UN human rights office: At least 890 people killed last month in western Congo in 3 days of clashes.

Zimbabwe's state security minister says more than 600 people have been arrested countrywide for fuel price protests

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 11:35am

Zimbabwe's state security minister says more than 600 people have been arrested countrywide for fuel price protests .

Serbia court acquits suspects in 2008 torching of US embassy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 10:52am

A Serbian appeals court has acquitted the suspects in the 2008 rioting and torching of the U.S. embassy in Belgrade after a rally against Kosovo's declaration of independence.

Burkina Faso says Canadian abducted by suspected extremists

Arsene Kabore, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 10:51am

A Canadian national has been kidnapped by suspected extremists in Burkina Faso near its border with Niger, the West African nation's security ministry said Wednesday.

The Latest: Iran state TV English channel anchor held in US

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 10:49am

The Latest on detention of American-born news anchor for Iran's state television (all times local):

Burkina Faso says Canadian abducted by suspected extremists, latest foreigner seized in Sahel

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 10:49am

Burkina Faso says Canadian abducted by suspected extremists, latest foreigner seized in Sahel.

Albania parliament backs government reshuffle

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 10:28am

Albania's parliament has backed a government reshuffle in a vote called by the prime minister after the country's president refused to accept his nominee for the foreign minister.

Gunmen attack villages in central Mali, kill 20 people

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 10:17am

The spokesman for a Tuareg group in Mali says gunmen have attacked two villages in the country's central Menaka region near the border with Niger, killing at least 20 people.

French court upholds prison sentence for Sarkozy former aide

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 10:01am

The French court of cassation has upheld a two-year jail sentence, including one suspended, against ex-French President Nicolas Sarkozy's former aide for misappropriation of public funds.

Czechs honor student who wanted self-immolation to inspire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 9:44am

Czechs are paying tribute to a university student who burned himself to death in Prague 50 years ago to inspire resistance against the 1968 Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia.

US says China's death sentence against Canadian political

Rob Gillies, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 9:07am

The U.S. State Department said Wednesday China's death sentence on a Canadian man is "politically motivated."

Kenya's deadly hotel attack: A timeline of how it occurred

Cara Anna, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 8:54am

It began with cars exploding and several armed young men, wrapped in ammunition belts, sauntering onto the scene. It was declared over nearly 20 hours later with at least 14 people killed, 700 people evacuated and the Islamic extremist attackers "eliminated." Overnight, scores of frightened people hid in washrooms, offices and elsewhere as gunfire popped and security forces hunted the gunmen. Here's a rough timeline of what occurred in the deadly attack on a luxury hotel complex in Kenya's capital.

US military says service members killed in Syria blast

Bassem Mroue, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 8:33am

A number of U.S. troops were killed in an explosion while conducting a routine patrol in Syria on Wednesday, the U.S. military said, an attack that came less than a month after U.S. President Donald Trump announced his intention to withdraw troops from the war torn country.

Romania: Ruling on intelligence pact puts trials in doubt

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 8:23am

Romania's Constitutional Court on Wednesday ruled that secret protocols between prosecutors and the country's domestic intelligence agency were unconstitutional.

UN authorizes monitoring of Yemen cease-fire in key port

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 8:06am

The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Wednesday to authorize a U.N. mission to monitor implementation of a cease-fire and the withdrawal of rival forces from Yemen's key port of Hodeida agreed to by the government and Houthi Shiite rebels.