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Key UN committee condemns North Korea's rights violations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 2:47pm

A key U.N. committee has adopted a resolution condemning North Korea's "longstanding and ongoing systematic, widespread and gross violations of human rights."

Family: North Carolina hiker missing in Mexico killed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 1:19pm

The family of an American hiker missing in northern Mexico says that the state government has informed it that he was killed by a criminal organization.

Uruguay's Senate Oks law for entry of US planes, personnel

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 1:16pm

Uruguay's Senate approved a law Thursday allowing U.S. aircraft, military personnel and civilians into the South American country to help provide security for a Group of 20 summit of world leaders in neighboring Argentina.

Report: Airstrikes on IS-held area in Syria kill at least 18

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 11:48am

Syria's state news agency and a war monitor say airstrikes on an area controlled by the Islamic State group have killed at least 18 people.

Argentina detains 12 in bomb attacks ahead of G20

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 11:38am

Argentine officials said Thursday they have arrested 12 presumed anarchists in connection with two homemade bomb attacks two weeks before world leaders gather in Buenos Aires for the Group of 20 summit.

UN says 7 peacekeepers killed in fight against Congo rebels

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 10:41am

Seven U.N. peacekeepers were killed and 10 wounded in a military operation with Congolese forces against rebels in the northeast, which is facing a deadly Ebola outbreak, the United Nations said Thursday.

UN says 7 peacekeepers were killed and 10 wounded in an operation against rebels in Congo

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 10:39am

UN says 7 peacekeepers were killed and 10 wounded in an operation against rebels in Congo.

The 2018 Oxford Word of the Year isn't nice, it's toxic

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 10:35am

What single word best captures the tone of the past year? Oxford Dictionaries says it's "toxic."

UK's May vows to resist leadership challenge over Brexit, saying 'Am I going to see this through? Yes.'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 10:35am

UK's May vows to resist leadership challenge over Brexit, saying 'Am I going to see this through? Yes.'

CORRECTS: May says rejecting her Brexit deal would set Britain on path of 'deep and grave' uncertainty

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 10:34am

CORRECTS: May says rejecting her Brexit deal would set Britain on path of 'deep and grave' uncertainty. (Corrects APNewsAlert that gave the quote as "deep and great")

Ruling party reacts to claims of Moldova democracy imperiled

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 10:32am

Moldova's governing party is acknowledging the democratic shortcomings laid out in a European Parliament report this week, but downplayed blame directed at the government. .

UK's Theresa May says she believes 'with every fiber of my being' that her Brexit plan is right.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 10:29am

UK's Theresa May says she believes 'with every fiber of my being' that her Brexit plan is right.

Militant or poet? US sanctions Hezbollah leader's son

Zeina Karam and Bassem Mroue, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 10:04am

The son of Lebanon's Hezbollah leader designated by the U.S. State Department this week as a "global terrorist" is a poet and music lover who is said to move around without security and whose role within the group is shrouded in secrecy.

Ex-Chavez bodyguard fights extradition from Spain

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 9:33am

The lawyer for a former bodyguard of late Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez is arguing his client should not be extradited from Spain to face money-laundering charges because his home country doesn't respect human rights.

UK's defiant May tells critics it's her Brexit deal or chaos

Jill Lawless and Raf Casert, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 9:13am

Prime Minister Theresa May defied mounting calls to quit or change course Thursday over Britain's withdrawal from the European Union, warning that abandoning her Brexit plan would plunge the country into "deep and grave uncertainty."

Former Nazi guard testifies he wasn't involved in killings

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 7:41am

A former Nazi concentration camp guard on trial on hundreds of counts of accessory to murder has testified he was aware that inmates were dying but says he didn't know they were being killed.

School children among dozens injured in German bus crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 7:27am

Two public buses filled with students on their way home from school crashed head-on Thursday in southern Germany, injuring dozens of children and adults, authorities said.

German woman charged with Islamic State membership

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 7:04am

Federal prosecutors say they've charged a 26-year-old German woman with membership in a terrorist organization on allegations she joined the extremist Islamic State.

Denmark, citing human rights, withholds some aid to Tanzania

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 6:56am

Denmark is cutting about $10 million in aid to the government of Tanzania over what it called "negative developments" in human rights in the East African country.