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Rival militias negotiate truce in Libya's Tripoli

Rami Musa, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 6:53am

Libyan security officials say a temporary cease-fire has taken hold in the capital of Tripoli, after deadly fighting between rival militias that dominate the city flared up last week.

Holocaust victims buried after remains found in UK museum

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 6:19am

The remains of six unidentified Holocaust victims have been buried at a Jewish cemetery after spending years in storage at a British museum.

Turkish employee of US Consulate indicted for espionage

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 6:07am

Turkish prosecutors are seeking a life sentence for a local employee of the United States consulate in Istanbul accused of attempting to overthrow the government and espionage.

Hard terrain slows rescue of Spanish boy trapped in borehole

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 6:03am

Rescuers in southern Spain said Sunday that the frantic effort to reach a two-year-old boy who fell into a narrow, deep borehole seven days ago has again been slowed by difficult terrain.

Al-Qaida-linked jihadists attack UN base in North Mali

Baba Ahmed, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 5:54am

Al-Qaida-linked jihadists attacked a United Nations peacekeeping base in Aguelhoc in northern Mali's Kidal region, killing at least eight peackeepers, the U.N. mission in Mali said Sunday.

Greek protesters angry over Macedonia deal clash with police

Demetris Nellas, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 5:43am

Protesters clashed with police outside Greece's parliament during a rally that drew tens of thousands of people Sunday against the Greek-Macedonia name deal.

The Latest: Regional group congratulates Congo poll winner

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 4:54am

The Latest on Congo's election results (all times local):

The Latest: Blast aboard bus in northern Syria kills 3

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 4:41am

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Sudan police deploy in large numbers ahead of fresh protests

Brian Rohan, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 4:06am

Sudanese security forces were deploying in large numbers on Sunday in Khartoum and the capital's twin city in anticipation of fresh protests calling on longtime ruler Omar al-Bashir to step down, according to activists and video clips circulating online.

Congo calm after court upholds election win of Tshisekedi

Saleh Mwanamilongo, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 3:27am

Congo's capital was calm Sunday with residents attending church after the Constitutional Court confirmed the presidential election victory of Felix Tshisekedi. It was not clear if the population would heed runner-up Martin Fayulu's call for non-violent protests against the court ruling.

IRA dissidents suspected in Northern Ireland car bomb blast

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 2:57am

Police in Northern Ireland said Sunday they suspect Irish Republican Army dissidents were behind a car bombing outside a courthouse in the city of Londonderry. Two men in their 20s have been arrested.

World's oldest man, 113, dies at his home in northern Japan

Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 2:51am

The world's oldest man has died at his home — a hot springs inn — in northern Japan at the age of 113.

2 killed, 25 injured in large fire at French ski resort

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 2:40am

Two people have been killed and 25 others injured in a large blaze that broke out on Sunday in the French ski resort of Courchevel, local authorities said.

UK police speak to Prince Philip about not wearing seatbelt

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 1:33am

British police have spoken with Prince Philip after the husband of Queen Elizabeth II was photographed apparently driving without wearing a seatbelt — just two days after he was involved in a serious car crash.

Iran denies allegations of spying on German army

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 1:11am

Iran has dismissed allegations by German prosecutors that an army employee was spying for Tehran.

Afghanistan braces for rematch between political rivals

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 11:51pm

Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah on Sunday registered to run for president later this year, setting up a rematch after a bitterly disputed 2014 vote led to a power-sharing agreement brokered by the United States.

Syria says it repelled Israeli air raid near Damascus

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 11:49pm

Syrian state media say air defenses repelled an Israeli air raid near the international airport south of Damascus on Sunday.

Pakistan arrests officers after shooting that left 4 dead

Asim Tanveer and Munir Ahmed, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 11:31pm

Authorities in Pakistan have arrested more than a dozen counter-terrorism officers after police shot and killed a middle-aged couple, their 13-year-old daughter and another man in what they initially claimed was a shootout with insurgents, officials said Sunday.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 8:40 a.m. EST

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 10:41pm

The Senate's majority leader says he'll take action this coming week on President Donald Trump's proposal to end the partial government shutdown. But Trump's plan seems to stand little chance of getting the 60 votes needed to move ahead in the GOP-controlled the Senate. Delaware Sen. Chris Coons, a Democrat seen by White House as a possible partner on immigration negotiations, says he won't support it. And Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska says she'll study the details.