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The Latest: Romanian woman who fell in river doing better

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 8:40am

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The Latest: Clashes erupt near key IS-held dam in Syria

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 8:36am

The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):

Israeli rights group video: Troops question Palestinian boy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 8:25am

An Israeli rights group has released an amateur video of Israeli soldiers surrounding and questioning a terrified 8-year-old Palestinian boy in the tense West Bank city of Hebron.

French president denounces rival's claims of dirty tricks

Angela Charlton, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 8:18am

French President Francois Hollande on Friday vigorously denounced suggestions by the conservative presidential hopeful that he is trying to discredit political rivals behind the scenes by using dirty tricks.

French candidate Macron wins key backer: defense chief

Sylvie Corbet, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 8:18am

Independent French presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron has won the backing of the country's defense minister, which could bolster voter confidence that the 39-year-old is presidential material despite having no party and limited political experience.

International court orders reparations for Congo attack

Mike Corder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 8:05am

The International Criminal Court on Friday awarded symbolic reparations of $250 (230 euros) each to nearly 300 people who lost relatives, property or livestock or suffered psychological harm in a deadly attack on a Congolese village in 2003.

Father of Germanwings co-pilot challenges crash probes

Frank Jordans, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 8:00am

The father of Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz said Friday his son loved life and wasn't suffering from depression on the day his plane crashed in the French Alps, killing all 150 people on board, suggesting the official investigations were faulty.

EU prolongs satellite support to Ukraine monitors

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 7:50am

The European Union is prolonging its satellite imagery support to help observers monitor the conflict in eastern Ukraine.

UN's South Sudan inquiry gets wider powers to pursue abuses

Justin Lynch, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 7:44am

The United Nations commission of inquiry for South Sudan now has broader powers to pursue human rights abuses like mass rape and torture in the country's three-year civil war.

Aid group fears hundreds of migrants drowned off Libya

Ciaran Giles, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 7:36am

A Spanish aid organization said Friday that it feared hundreds of migrants may have died off Libya's coast, while Turkish media reported that 11 migrants died and a further four were missing after a boat sank in the Aegean.

Car bomb near Somalia presidential palace kills 1, hurts 2

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 7:27am

A police official says a car bomb blast near a restaurant and hotel in Somalia's capital has killed at least one person and wounded two others.

UK police give details of London attacker, make more arrests

Danica Kirka and Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 7:22am

Police are combing through "massive amounts of computer data" and have contacted thousands of witnesses as they look for clues about why a British-born man became radicalized and launched a deadly attack on Parliament, a senior police official said Friday.

Somali pirates seize trawler, likely for hijackings: Police

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 7:12am

Police say Somali pirates have seized a fishing trawler owned by a local businessman and forced the mostly foreign crew to disembark.

Authorities file terror charges against Antwerp driver

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 6:55am

Belgian authorities have charged a Tunisian man with terror-related offenses after he allegedly drove his car at high speed around a busy shopping area in Antwerp.

The Latest: Police secure Rome as EU leaders arrive

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 6:50am

The Latest on the upcoming European Union summit (all times local):

Turkish media outlet DHA says 11 migrants died and four are missing after a boat capsized off the Aegean coast.

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 6:40am

Turkish media outlet DHA says 11 migrants died and four are missing after a boat capsized off the Aegean coast. .

Merkel affirms German backing for two-state solution

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 6:32am

Chancellor Angela Merkel is reiterating Germany's long-held support for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and its rejection of Israeli settlements.

Kosovo experts find remains of 5 missing since 1998-9 war

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 6:20am

Kosovo authorities say they have discovered the remains of five people killed during the 1998-99 war.

US-born panda Bao Bao makes first public appearance in China

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 5:51am

American-born giant panda Bao Bao made her first appearance Friday before the public in southwestern China following her move there from Washington, D.C.