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

The U.S. government said it was starting work on 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.

Lebanese premier accuses Hezbollah of blocking government

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 7:31am

Lebanon's prime minister-designate on Tuesday accused Hezbollah of hindering the formation of a new government six months after parliamentary elections were held, a reflection of growing tensions amid serious concerns over the country's faltering economy.

Zimbabwean generals deny troops shot and killed 6 protesters

Farai Mutsaka, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 7:28am

Zimbabweans have reacted with stunned disbelief to the testimony by two generals who denied troops killed six people in August when the military was called in to crush protests following the country's disputed elections.

Bahrain arrests man for tweets critical of upcoming election

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 7:21am

Bahrain's state-run news agency says prosecutors have detained and charged a man for tweets critical of the country's upcoming parliamentary elections.

Former SS guard testifies he was aware of camp conditions

David Rising, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 6:34am

A 94-year-old former SS concentration guard on trial on hundreds of counts of accessory to murder painted himself Tuesday as an unwilling participant in the Nazi machinery of death.

Sri Lankan top court suspends decree dissolving Parliament

Bharatha Mallawarachi, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 6:30am

Sri Lanka's Supreme Court on Tuesday suspended the president's order to dissolve Parliament and hold new elections, opening the way for lawmakers to vote on whether to accept his earlier ouster of the prime minister.