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Romania: Ruling on intelligence pact puts trials in doubt

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

Romania's Constitutional Court has 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

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 8:06am

The Security Council has voted unanimously 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.

ICC judges confirm former Ivory Coast president and youth minister must be released following acquittal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 7:58am

ICC judges confirm former Ivory Coast president and youth minister must be released following acquittal.

US military says American service members killed in explosion while conducting routine patrol in Syria

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 7:57am

US military says American service members killed in explosion while conducting routine patrol in Syria.

The UN has voted to authorize monitoring of a cease-fire and withdrawal of forces from Yemen's key port of Hodeida.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 7:55am

The UN has voted to authorize monitoring of a cease-fire and withdrawal of forces from Yemen's key port of Hodeida.

Egypt says police forces kill 5 militants in northern Sinai

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 7:52am

Egypt says its police forces have killed five militants in a shootout in the city of el-Arish in the turbulent northern Sinai Peninsula.

The Latest: Military says service members killed in Syria

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 7:43am

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The Latest: Body of skier hit by Norway avalanche recovered

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 7:28am

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German police raid far-right group members, find weapons

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 7:18am

Authorities have conducted raids in several parts of Germany on suspected members of a far-right group calling itself the National Socialist Knights of the Ku Klux Klan Deutschland.

Fighting flares up in Libyan capital, killing 1, wounding 17

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 6:58am

Libyan authorities say fighting between rival armed groups in the capital of Tripoli has flared up again, four months after a U.N.-brokered cease-fire.

May's govt faces no-confidence vote after huge Brexit defeat

Danica Kirka and Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 6:48am

British Prime Minister Theresa May faced a no-confidence vote Wednesday, a day after Parliament rejected her Brexit deal by a historic margin, unleashing a power struggle over control of Britain's planned exit from the European Union.

Putin blasts US, West over NATO before Serbia visit

Dusan Stojanovic, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 6:26am

Vladimir Putin has accused the U.S. and the West of destabilizing the Balkans with NATO expansionist policies as Serbia prepares a hero's welcome for the Russian president.

Weather front brings sandstorms, hail, rain to Middle East

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 6:24am

A harsh weather front brought sandstorms, hail and rain to parts of the Middle East on Wednesday, with visibility down in the Egyptian capital as an orange cloud of dust blocked out the sky and pedestrians covered their faces from the wind gusts.

German village evacuated amid avalanche risk

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 6:08am

Officials have ordered residents of a village in southern Germany to leave their homes immediately due to "acute" avalanche risk.

Bulgaria's parliament OKs talks with US on F-16 jet deal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 5:32am

Bulgaria's Parliament has approved a government plan to open talks with the United States on a deal for eight new F-16 fighter jets to replace its aging Russian MiG-29s and bring its air force in line with NATO standards.

The Latest: Zimbabwe president denounces 'wanton violence'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 5:10am

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Croatia police save 15 migrants from snow and cold

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 4:58am

Croatian police say they have saved 15 migrants who were stuck in a mountainous area in deep snow and low temperatures, including six children.

Blast near Syria US-led coalition patrol causes casualties

Bassem Mroue, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 4:47am

An explosion struck Wednesday near a patrol of the U.S.-led coalition in the northern Syrian town of Manbij, killing and wounding more than a dozen people, a Syrian war monitoring group and a local town council said.

UN says Yemen's warring parties meeting in Jordan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 4:31am

Representatives of Yemen's warring sides have arrived in the Jordanian capital for talks on implementing a prisoners exchange agreed to in Sweden last month.