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Former Honduran president criticizes brother's prosecution

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 4:19pm

Former Honduran President Porfirio Lobo says the Central American country's current government is trampling his honor by bringing corruption cases against his wife and most recently his brother.

UN envoy: New Iraq government plans to uproot IS extremists

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 4:00pm

Iraq's new government plans to intensify efforts to uproot cells of the Islamic State extremist group and introduce "robust measures" to achieve sustainable security throughout the country, the country's U.N. envoy said Tuesday.

Premier: Romania ready for EU presidency amid EU criticism

Alison Mutler, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 2:06pm

Romania's prime minister dismissed suggestions Tuesday that the country isn't prepared to take over the rotating presidency of the European Union next year, despite criticism from the bloc that the country is backsliding on democratic reforms.

Slovak president condemns questioning of protest organizers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 12:11pm

Slovakia's president has condemned a move by the country's police, which started questioning the organizers of recent massive anti-government protests over allegations of staging a coup and corruption.

Gaza timeline: Main events in years of Israel-Hamas clashes

Isabel Debre, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 11:21am

The latest round of fighting in Gaza is rooted in the decades-old Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and comes after Israel and the territory's Hamas rulers have fought three wars in the past decade.

WHO official predicts 6 more months battling Ebola in Congo

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 10:51am

The emergencies chief for the World Health Organization predicted Tuesday that Congo's Ebola outbreak will last at least another six months, saying that informal health facilities have become "major drivers" of the current, deadly transmission.

Erdogan: Audio recording of Khashoggi killing is a 'true disaster'

Euan McKirdy, CNN  |  Posted Nov 13th - 10:21am

An audio recording of the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi is a "true disaster" that "shocked" the Saudi intelligence officer who heard it, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said.

Czech government to face no-confidence vote over PM scandal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 9:26am

The coalition government of the Czech prime minister will face a no-confidence vote proposed by the opposition amid allegations that Andrej Babis' son was deliberately kept abroad to avoid being questioned about the leader's fraud charges.

US hardens border at Tijuana to prepare for migrant caravan

Maria Verza, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 9:07am

The U.S. government said it was starting work Tuesday to "harden" the border crossing from Tijuana, Mexico, to prepare for the arrival of a migrant caravan leapfrogging its way across western Mexico.

Macedonia to seek arrest in Hungary of former prime minister

Konstantin Testorides and Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 9:03am

Macedonia will seek the arrest with an international warrant of conservative former Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski after confirming he fled to Hungary to avoid serving a two-year prison sentence for corruption, authorities said Tuesday.

Norway says Russia jammed GPS signal during NATO drill

Jan M. Olsen and Jari Tanner, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 8:54am

The Norwegian Defense Ministry said Tuesday that Russian forces in the Arctic disturbed GPS location signals during a recent large NATO drill in Norway.

UK medics deliver baby after mother dies in crossbow attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 8:43am

British police say doctors have delivered a baby boy whose pregnant mother was shot dead with a crossbow at her home in London.

Gaza militant groups say in a joint statement they have accepted an Egyptian-brokered cease-fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 8:35am

Gaza militant groups say in a joint statement they have accepted an Egyptian-brokered cease-fire.

Germany's Merkel calls for creation of an EU army

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 8:33am

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the European Union should work toward creating its own joint army, just after marking the centenary of the end of World War I with world leaders in France.

Chemical attack investigative team to start work next year

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 8:19am

A new investigative team being set up to apportion blame for poison gas and nerve agent attacks in Syria will be ready to start work early next year, the chief of the global chemical weapons watchdog said Tuesday.

Italian journalists protest against governing party insults

Colleen Barry, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 8:09am

Italy's leaders sought to affirm their commitment to a free press Tuesday after journalists protested around the country against insults emanating from prominent figures in the governing 5-Star Movement.

UN rights chief urges halt to Rohingya repatriation plan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 7:59am

The U.N. human rights chief says Bangladesh's government should halt plans to repatriate more than 2,200 Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar, saying such a move would endanger their lives.

Israeli Security Cabinet orders military to continue Gaza strikes "as is necessary," as Palestinians keep firing rockets

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 7:56am

Israeli Security Cabinet orders military to continue Gaza strikes "as is necessary," as Palestinians keep firing rockets.

Cambodia charges 18 people in surrogacy case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 7:49am

A Cambodian court on Tuesday charged 18 people, including 11 pregnant women, with violating laws against surrogate births.