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The Latest: White powder causes alarm at Brussels mosque
PARIS (AP) -- The latest on the attacks in Paris and security alert in Brussels. All times local:... 11/26/2015 1:50 PM

Thai poultry producers accused of labor abuses
BANGKOK (AP) -- Poultry exported to Europe from factories in Thailand is sometimes prepared in conditions that violate labor rights, two Scandinavian groups promoting corporate responsibility charged Thursday. The claim comes as Thailand's seafood industry is reeling from charges that its products are tainted by major labor abuses, including slavery on fishing boats.... 11/26/2015 1:48 PM

AP PHOTOS: Graffiti artists depict Paris' resilience
PARIS (AP) -- As Paris reeled from the worst attacks France has known since the end of World War II, its street artists took to city walls and billboards to paint notes of defiance.... 11/26/2015 1:34 PM

Nepal asks India to investigate shooting by border guards
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Nepal asked India on Thursday to investigate a shooting by border guards that has wounded at least four people and to punish those involved.... 11/26/2015 1:30 PM

Island nations seek tough deal against global warming
PARIS (AP) -- France's president is seeking to reassure island populations that their concerns about rising seas and extreme weather will be taken into account in critical global climate talks starting Monday.... 11/26/2015 1:26 PM

French president to visit Moscow for terrorism talks
MOSCOW (AP) -- French President Francois Hollande is traveling to Moscow on Thursday, part of his weeklong push for a stronger coalition against Islamic State militants in Syria that should unite France, the United States and Russia in the aftermath of the Paris attacks that killed 130 people and jolted the West.... 11/26/2015 1:12 PM

The Latest: Cameron says Britain won't target Assad
BEIRUT (AP) -- The latest developments regarding the war in Syria. All times local.... 11/26/2015 1:09 PM

Algeria's ex-counter-espionage chief to go on trial
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) -- Algeria's longtime counterespionage chief who helped lead the country's war on Islamist extremists went before a military tribunal Thursday for an unusual trial.... 11/26/2015 1:09 PM

Nigeria: Boko Haram cannot be crushed by December
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- Nigeria says it cannot meet President Muhammadu Buhari's December deadline to crush Boko Haram's Islamic uprising in the northeast.... 11/26/2015 12:49 PM

Moldova: 13 detained on suspicion of plot to attack cities
CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) -- Moldovan police have detained a total of 13 suspected members of a paramilitary group allegedly planning to attack the capital and a northern city with a majority Russian population, with the aim of creating a new separatist republic similar to the one in eastern Ukraine.... 11/26/2015 12:48 PM

Qatar launches probe after rains exposed poor construction
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Qatar has launched an investigation after heavy rains exposed poor construction in a country set to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup, a deluge that saw water cascade through the roof of its $15 billion main airport.... 11/26/2015 12:46 PM

The Latest: Norway starts ID checks at the border
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- The latest on the mass movement of asylum-seekers and others seeking refuge in Europe. All times local:... 11/26/2015 12:43 PM

Iran diplomat missing since Saudi hajj stampede found dead
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran says a senior diplomat missing since the Saudi hajj stampede in September has been found dead.... 11/26/2015 12:43 PM

Polish experts analyzing data concerning alleged Nazi train
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- A Polish mining academy says its experts are analyzing data gathered from a site allegedly hiding a Nazi train, which local lore says is laden with gold.... 11/26/2015 12:33 PM

Cameron: UK must attack IS in Syria to deny group safe haven
LONDON (AP) -- Prime Minister David Cameron tried to persuade reluctant lawmakers to back airstrikes on the Islamic State group in Syria, saying Thursday that the Paris attacks have given the fight new urgency and Britain owes it to key allies to act.... 11/26/2015 12:30 PM

Russia looks to cut economic ties with Turkey
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia said Thursday it would be looking to cut economic ties with Turkey and scrap investment projects in a matter of days in the aftermath of the Turkish downing of a Russian warplane.... 11/26/2015 12:26 PM

Security steps in Paris, Brussels, may be spreading anxiety
BRUSSELS (AP) -- At a Paris train station, the zap of a pigeon getting electrocuted on the tracks was enough to send some jittery people scurrying for cover, in the aftermath of the devastating attacks on Nov. 13.... 11/26/2015 12:21 PM

Turkey releases recording of warnings to Russian plane
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey has released audio recordings of what it says are the Turkish military's repeated warnings to the pilot of the Russian plane before it was shot down at the border with Syria - audio that grows increasingly more agitated.... 11/26/2015 12:15 PM

Israel to build new fence; 2 Palestinians die in West Bank
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Two Palestinians were shot and killed in separate incidents Thursday in the West Bank as Israel announced plans to build a new fence near the flashpoint city of Hebron in an effort to contain a two-month spate of violence.... 11/26/2015 12:14 PM

Gambia leader denounces female genital mutilation
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- Activists are urging Gambia to adopt a law against female genital mutilation after the country's leader voiced support for banning the practice this week.... 11/26/2015 12:09 PM

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