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Algerian president's party rejects his protest strategy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 5:04pm

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's own party is rejecting his plans for a national conference aimed at quelling mass protests against his leadership.

Venezuela says Russian planes land for military cooperation

Christopher Torchia, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 4:53pm

Russian aircraft arrived in Caracas this weekend as part of ongoing military cooperation between the two allies, a Venezuelan official said Sunday.

No 'financial ceiling' in search for missing in Mexico

Amy Guthrie, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 4:21pm

Families of missing people swarmed Mexico's president Sunday after he vowed to ramp up efforts to identify thousands of bodies. They held pictures of their loved ones or pressed large envelopes with details of their cases into his right hand. A woman broke into tears between pleas for help.

The Latest: Trump directs US military to aid Mozambique

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 3:49pm

The Latest on Mozambique Cyclone (all times local):

Moroccan teachers protest low wages, temporary contracts

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 11:48am

Several thousand Moroccan teachers have staged a protest in the capital Rabat, in the latest outbreak of anger at low-wage, temporary teaching contracts that do not cover health care or provide for pensions.

Italy's Premier Conte rules out another term in government

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 11:48am

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says that he does not plan to serve in any future governments.

Prince Charles and Camilla launch first royal visit to Cuba

Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 11:22am

Prince Charles and his wife Camilla began the first official trip to Cuba by the British royal family on Sunday, in a pomp-filled display of disagreement with the Trump administration's strategy of economically isolating the communist island.

Romania, Honduras recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 10:44am

The leaders of Romania and Honduras on Sunday announced that they will recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, following the lead of President Donald Trump.

France shows Britons splendor of citizenship as Brexit looms

Thomas Adamson, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 10:34am

Catherine Norris Trent, a British citizen who has lived in Paris since 2007, rushed to become French before her native country left the European Union. She worried Brexit might force her to leave her French partner and their two young children.

Anti-government protesters march in Belarusian capital

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 9:57am

About 2,000 opponents of Belarus' authoritarian government have rallied in the country's capital of Minsk.

Terror at sea: Helicopter rescues frightened cruise passengers

Mark Lewis and Jari Tanner, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 9:26am

Rodney Horgen recalled the moment he thought he was facing the end: when a huge wave crashed through the Viking Sky cruise ship's glass doors and swept his wife 30 feet across the floor.

Viking Sky cruise ship reaches port in Norway after harrowing helicopter airlifts rescued half its passengers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 9:25am

Viking Sky cruise ship reaches port in Norway after harrowing helicopter airlifts rescued half its passengers.

Teacher from remote Kenya village who gave away salary to poor wins $1 million global teacher prize

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 9:18am

Teacher from remote Kenya village who gave away salary to poor wins $1 million global teacher prize.

Military-backed party takes lead in Thailand's election with 89 percent of votes counted

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 8:34am

Military-backed party takes lead in Thailand's election with 89 percent of votes counted.

Dubai government tells AP singer R. Kelly has no planned concert and "has not been invited by the Dubai royal family."

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 8:30am

Dubai government tells AP singer R. Kelly has no planned concert and "has not been invited by the Dubai royal family."

Serbia, Kosovo mark start of NATO intervention 20 years ago

Jovana Gec, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 7:41am

Twenty years after NATO intervened to stop Serbia's onslaught in Kosovo, Belgrade on Sunday commemorated the victims of what it says was an aggression while Kosovo hailed the beginning of its national liberation.

Iraq parliament votes to sack official after ferry sinking

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 7:14am

Iraq's parliament voted on Sunday to sack a provincial official following the tragic sinking of a ferry in the Tigris River that killed nearly 100 people, the house's deputy speaker said.

Italy: Infant dies after parents circumcise him at home

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 7:12am

An infant boy in Italy has died as the result of a circumcision performed by his parents at home, according to Italian media reports on Sunday.

Death toll from central Mali massacre up to 134, says UN

Baba Ahmed and Krista Larson, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 7:01am

The death toll from a massacre in a central Malian village rose to 134 dead, the U.N. said, as new video emerged Sunday showing victims strewn on the ground amid the burning remains of their homes.