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European rights court rejects case on terminally ill toddler

Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:49am

The European Court of Human Rights has rejected a case from a British mother and father who want to take their terminally ill toddler to Italy for treatment instead of allowing a hospital to remove him from life support.

Armenian PM resigns in face of protests

Avet Demourian, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:46am

Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan resigned unexpectedly on Monday, an apparent move to bring to an end massive anti-government protests.

Turkish foreign minister to address German arson memorial

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:42am

Turkey's foreign minister is planning to visit Germany for the 25th anniversary of a firebombing in which five Turks were killed. The visit comes at a sensitive time, weeks before elections in Turkey.

The Latest: Macron tells Putin he wants Syrian dialogue

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:31am

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

Syrian troops look to isolate IS in Damascus battle

Bassem Mroue, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:24am

Syrian government forces moved to cut off Islamic State militants in southern Damascus from nearby rebel-held suburbs in an attempt to force the extremists to surrender or evacuate the district, state media reported.

EU's Tusk testifies in Poland over president's plane crash

Monika Scislowska, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:22am

Top European Union official Donald Tusk said Monday he had no power or role in the preparation of any flights taken by himself or Poland's president when he was the nation's prime minister.

Germany: suspect's home searched in French SS memorial probe

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:08am

German prosecutors say they've searched the home of a man suspected in a French investigation of a monument to a Nazi SS division in France.

Iraq to boost military cooperation with Czech Republic

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:02am

The Czech and Iraqi defense ministers have vowed to further boost the military cooperation between their states.

Radovan Karadzic launches appeal against UN convictions

Mike Corder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 6:50am

Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic insisted Monday that Serb forces acted only in self-defense during Bosnia's bloody 1992-95 conflict as he called on appeals judges to overturn his multiple convictions and 40-year sentence for masterminding Serb atrocities throughout the war.

The Latest: Armenian prime minister resigns amid protests

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 6:42am

The Latest on political upheaval in Armenia (all times local):

Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan has resigned, according to his website.

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 6:22am

Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan has resigned, according to his website.

Prosecutor: Danish submarine inventor could kill again

Jan M. Olsen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 6:17am

The prosecutor in the trial of a Danish inventor accused of torturing and murdering a Swedish journalist during a private submarine trip said Monday there is "a risk that he that can commit the same kind of crime again."

At least 10 hurt after migrants attacked on Greek island

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 6:00am

Authorities on the Greek island of Lesbos say at least 10 people were hospitalized and more than 100 detained following a violent protest against migrants who had been camped out at the island's main port for five days.

Italy to turn to 5-Stars to lead talks to end impasse

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 6:00am

Italy's president is launching another round of consultations to try to overcome the impasse from inconclusive March 4 elections, and he's expected to turn to the populist 5-Star Movement to head up talks.

US builds drone base in Niger, crossroads of extremism fight

Carley Petesch, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 5:18am

On the scorching edge of the Sahara Desert, the U.S. Air Force is building a base for armed drones, the newest front in America's battle against the growing extremist threat in Africa's vast Sahel region.

Correction: Armenia-Protests story

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 5:18am

In a story April 22 about protests in Armenia, The Associated Press misspelled the protest leader's name. It's Nikol, not Nikola.

Saudi-led airstrike at Yemen wedding killed at least 20

Ahmed Al-Haj, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 5:09am

An airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition hit a wedding party in northern Yemen, killing at least 20 people, health officials said Monday, as harrowing images emerged on social media of the deadly bombing, the third to hit Yemeni civilians since the weekend.

S.Korea halts propaganda broadcasts before summit with North

Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 5:04am

South Korea halted anti-North Korea propaganda broadcasts across their tense border on Monday as officials from the two Koreas met again to work out details of their leaders' upcoming talks, expected to focus on the North's nuclear program.

Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam gets 20 years in related case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 4:52am

A Belgian court on Monday found 2015 Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam and an accomplice guilty of attempted murder over shots fired at police as they sought to avoid arrest in Brussels.