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UN appeals court increases Radovan Karadzic's sentence to life imprisonment

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 8:02am

UN appeals court increases Radovan Karadzic's sentence to life imprisonment .

UN appeals court upholds Radovan Karadzic's convictions for genocide in Srebrenica, war crimes, crimes against humanity

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 8:01am

UN appeals court upholds Radovan Karadzic's convictions for genocide in Srebrenica, war crimes, crimes against humanity.

The Latest: UN judges up Karadzic sentence to life in prison

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 7:14am

The Latest on a U.N. court's decision on the conviction and sentencing of ex-Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic (all times local):

UN says Libya factions to meet in Tripoli over elections

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 6:37am

The U.N. envoy to Libya says rival factions will meet next month to set dates for parliamentary and presidential elections.

AP Interview: Thai PM hopeful wants constitutional changes

Preeyapa T. Khunsong and Tassanee Vejpongsa, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 5:47am

The leader of Thailand's oldest political party said Wednesday that if he becomes prime minister after elections on Sunday, he will make forceful but careful efforts to undo undemocratic provisions in the constitution imposed by the military government that seized power in 2014.

Pakistan sentences Czech model to 8 years on drug charge

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 5:46am

A Pakistani court has sentenced a 22-year-old Czech model to eight years and eight months in prison on charges of drug trafficking.

The Latest: Italian minister explains refusal of migrants

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 5:44am

The Latest on the flow of migrants into Europe (all times local):

Hungarian party faces discipline from center-right EU bloc

Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 5:39am

Hungary's ruling Fidesz party will immediately leave the main center-right alliance in the European Parliament if the group votes to suspend it, the Hungarian prime minister's chief of staff said Wednesday.

North Macedonia: 7 plead guilty to joining, fighting for IS

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 5:27am

Officials in North Macedonia say seven of the country's nationals have pleaded guilty to joining the Islamic State group and fighting with it in Syria and Iraq.

Catalan yellow ribbon protest intrudes into Spanish election

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 5:21am

A dispute between Spanish authorities and Catalan separatists over a yellow ribbon symbol is building into a hot issue ahead of Spain's general election next month.

The Latest: Outgoing Kazakh leader's daughter named speaker

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 5:13am

The Latest on the change of president in Kazakhstan (all times local):

Iranians prepare for Nowruz, the Persian new year

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 5:12am

Iranians on Wednesday were preparing for the annual Nowruz holiday that marks the Persian new year and the arrival of spring.

US man arrested for allegedly stabbing wife at Tokyo court

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 4:57am

Japanese police arrested an American man on Wednesday on suspicion of fatally stabbing his Japanese wife at a court where they were to settle a divorce, officials and media reports said.

Greek police suspect racist motive in attack on Afghan teens

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 4:51am

Greek police say they are investigating a possible racist motive in a violent attack by hooded men on a group of teenage Afghan asylum-seekers in the northern town of Konitsa.

Egyptian author concerned about lawsuit reports against him

Samy Magdy, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 4:34am

A prominent Egyptian novelist is concerned about a possible lawsuit against him after a Cairo lawyer filed a complaint accusing him of "insulting the president, the armed forces and judicial institutions."

The Latest: Pope prays for victims of Cyclone Idai floods

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 4:29am

The Latest on Cyclone Idai and the flooding damage to Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi (all times local):

UK police arrest wealthy Indian jeweler Nirav Modi

Danica Kirka and Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 4:17am

Diamond tycoon Nirav Modi, whose jewels once adorned stars from Bollywood to Hollywood, was arrested in London Tuesday, more than a year after Indian authorities alleged he was involved in a $1.8 billion bank fraud.

UK Police: Wealthy jeweler Nirav Modi arrested in London at request of Indian authorities

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 4:03am

UK Police: Wealthy jeweler Nirav Modi arrested in London at request of Indian authorities.

Spain's far-right seeks looser arms control laws

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 4:02am

The leader of Spain's far-right Vox party says that Spaniards should be allowed to possess firearms and use them for self-defense without legal consequences.