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5 Frankfurt police suspected of sharing far-right images

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 8:57am

German authorities say five Frankfurt police officers are under investigation over allegations they shared far-right images, videos and texts in a chat group with one another.

US envoy dismisses Russia's warnings of Ukraine attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 8:07am

The special envoy of the United States on Ukraine has dismissed Russia's warning of a Ukrainian offensive near Crimea as an attempt to deflect attention from its own aggressive actions.

Tension as Israel rolls out barbed wire on Lebanon border

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 7:40am

Lebanon's state-run news agency says Lebanese soldiers have gone on alert after Israeli troops rolled out barbed wire along the border.

Madagascar's presidential runoff pits 2 ex-heads of state

Laetitia Bezain, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 7:04am

The Indian Ocean island nation of Madagascar goes to the polls on Wednesday for a runoff presidential election that features two former heads of state who have a prickly past.

Romania leader asks for govt agenda, fearing graft amnesty

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 6:46am

Romania's president wants to be sent the government agenda in advance amid concerns it will pass an amnesty for people imprisoned on corruption charges.

Turkey sees 'positive' signals from US on northern Syria

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 6:03am

Turkey's leader says he received "positive answers" from President Donald Trump on the situation in northern Syria, where Turkey has threatened to launch a new operation against American-backed Syrian Kurdish fighters.

Roadside bombs hit police convoy in Egypt's Sinai, kill 2

Ashraf Sweilam, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 5:31am

Egyptian security officials say two roadside bombs have hit a police convoy in northern Sinai, killing two conscripts.

2 men die in cold spell in Serbia; schools close in Bosnia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 4:39am

Two men reportedly have frozen to death in Serbia as a cold spell throughout the Balkan region slowed down traffic, disrupted power supplies and closed down schools in some areas.

Indian free in Pakistan after serving 3 years for spying

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 4:03am

An Indian man convicted of spying in Pakistan is free after serving a three-year prison sentence.

South Africa's former leader joins Twitter amid legal woes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 3:42am

South Africa's former president, who faces corruption charges, has taken to Twitter.

Hungary: Protesting MPs ejected from state Broadcasting HQ

Kester Eddy, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 3:23am

Security forces physically ejected Hungarian opposition lawmakers from the headquarters of the Hungarian state broadcaster MTVA in Budapest in the early hours of Monday morning.

Swedish intelligence saw no foreign election meddling

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 3:21am

Sweden's domestic intelligence agency says foreign powers didn't carry out any comprehensive campaign to influence the Swedish parliamentary elections three months ago.

US conducts 6 airstrikes against Somalia extremists, 62 dead

Abdi Guled, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 3:08am

Six U.S. airstrikes that killed more than 60 people in a coastal Somali town were pre-emptive strikes to prevent a major extremist attack, according to a Somali intelligence officer.

US military carries out 6 airstrikes in Somalia against al-Shabab extremist rebels, 62 killed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 3:01am

US military carries out 6 airstrikes in Somalia against al-Shabab extremist rebels, 62 killed.

1 Thai dead, 7 S. Korean tourists hurt in Thailand car crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 2:29am

An accident Monday outside of Bangkok involving three vehicles killed one Thai man and left 11 other people injured, including seven South Korean tourists, Thai police said.

Can we talk? Ugandans try to coax longtime leader to leave

Rodney Muhumuza, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 2:07am

Can one of Africa's longest-serving leaders be talked into giving up power?

Israeli military partially destroys home of alleged militant

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 1:06am

The Israeli military on Monday partially demolished the home of a Palestinian accused of killing two Israelis in an attack two months ago.

France attack: 1 person to appear before judge

Elena Becatoros, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 12:59am

One person is to appear before a judge as part of a terrorism-related investigation into a shooting attack that killed five people last week near a Christmas market in the eastern French city of Strasbourg, the Paris prosecutor's office said Monday.

Indian troops enforce lockdown to foil Kashmir protest march

Aijaz Hussain, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 17th - 12:44am

Soldiers and police fanned out across Indian-controlled Kashmir on Monday to enforce a security lockdown for a second straight day to stop anti-India protests and foil a call by separatists for a march toward India's main military garrison in the disputed region.