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Saudi-led coalition says Yemeni rebels hijacked vessel

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 9:30am

The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen says Iran-aligned rebels have hijacked a vessel south of the Red Sea.

Brazil says Amazon deforestation is worst since 2008

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 9:21am

A report by a Brazilian government agency says the rate of deforestation in the Amazon rainforest is at its highest in more than a decade.

Food, gasoline shortages reported in Bolivian cities

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 9:02am

Residents in several Bolivian cities are reporting food and gasoline shortages because of protests by supporters of ousted President Evo Morales.

Spanish court says wanted Venezuelan spy still missing

Ciaran Giles, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 8:15am

A Spanish National Court official confirmed Monday that a former Venezuelan spymaster accused of attempting to "flood" the United States with drugs remains missing since an order for his arrest pending extradition was issued this month.

Lebanese banks to reopen as withdrawal limits made official

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 8:08am

Lebanon’s bank staff union has announced it’s ending a week-long strike after increased security and new regulations that make limits on withdrawal and dollar transfers official.

Georgian police move to disperse large protest in Tbilisi

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 7:21am

Police in riot gear in the country of Georgia are trying to push thousands of demonstrators away from the parliament building in the capital on the second day of sizeable protests over the failure of promised election reforms.

France, Denmark call for more unified asylum rules in Europe

Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 7:18am

France’s President Emmanuel Macron and Denmark’s Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen have called for more unified European Union rules on granting asylum to better handle uncontrolled immigration.

Spain: men convicted in rape case stand trial in 2nd case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 6:43am

Four Spanish men convicted earlier this year of raping a woman in a notorious case are standing trial on charges of sexual abuse in a separate incident.

Iran spokesman says protesters took police officers hostage

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 5:26am

Iran’s government spokesman is saying that violent protesters angry over higher gasoline prices took police and security personnel hostage during the unrest.

Yemeni government back in Aden under deal with separatists

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 5:19am

Yemen’s internationally recognized government has returned to the country for the first time since it was forced out by southern separatists during infighting last summer.

Libya’s health ministry says an airstrike hit a biscuit factory in Tripoli, killing 7 workers including 5 foreigners

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 5:19am

Libya’s health ministry says an airstrike hit a biscuit factory in Tripoli, killing 7 workers including 5 foreigners.

Yemen’s prime minister lands in southern port city of Aden, marking government’s return under deal with separatists

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 5:13am

Yemen’s prime minister lands in southern port city of Aden, marking government’s return under deal with separatists.

Russia returns 3 seized ships to Ukraine, talks about summit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 4:30am

Three Ukrainian naval ships that were seized by Russia nearly a year ago have been returned, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said Monday.

Cambodian princess, classical dance star, dies at 76

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 4:13am

Princess Norodom Buppha Devi, eldest daughter of Cambodia’s late King Norodom Sihanouk, has died at age 76.

Van with 52 migrants smashes through Spanish enclave border

CiarÁn Giles, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 3:04am

A van carrying 52 migrants and going at high speed smashed through a border barrier between Morocco and Spain to enter the Spanish enclave of Ceuta, officials said Monday.

Indian students face off with police amid fee protest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 3:03am

Hundreds of students from a New Delhi university faced off Monday with police, who stopped their march toward Parliament to protest increased student housing fees.

Indonesia arrests 43 people following suicide attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 2:40am

Indonesian police say they have arrested 43 suspected militants believed to have links to last week’s suicide attack at a busy police station in the country’s third-largest city.

Report: Leaked intelligence cables show Iran’s grip on Iraq

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 2:13am

The New York Times and The Intercept say they have reviewed hundreds of pages of purported Iranian intelligence documents that detail Iran’s massive influence in neighboring Iraq.

Group: Sudan crackdown may amount to crime against humanity

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 2:05am

A leading human rights group says the deadly crackdown in Sudan against pro-democracy protesters in June may have amounted to a crime against humanity.