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Rights group say blockade puts Nepalese children at risk
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Child rights groups warned Tuesday that shortages of fuel, medicine and other supplies in Nepal due to a border blockade with India are putting millions of children at the risk of disease and even death.... 12/1/2015 7:15 AM

Israeli military shoots, kills suspected Palestinian stabber
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Israeli military says it has shot and killed a Palestinian who was trying to stab an Israeli pedestrian at a busy West Bank junction.... 12/1/2015 7:15 AM

Beijing air pollution reaches hazardous levels
BEIJING (AP) -- Schools in the Chinese capital kept students indoors and parents brought their kids to hospitals with breathing ailments Tuesday as Beijing grappled with extremely severe air pollution for the fifth straight day.... 12/1/2015 6:37 AM

France, Germany, Canada call on world to put price on carbon
LE BOURGET, France (AP) -- One of the smartest ways to fight global warming is putting a price on carbon dioxide pollution, some key world leaders said at Monday's international climate summit.... 12/1/2015 5:06 AM

AP Photos: Victims of 1992 Peru massacre get proper burial
VALLE ESMERALDA DE HUAYAO, Peru (AP) -- More than two decades after they were massacred by Maoist-inspired insurgents during Peru's bloody civil conflict, 34 Andean villagers were finally given a proper burial.... 12/1/2015 5:00 AM

China joins IMF currency basket: Why it matters
BEIJING (AP) -- The addition of China's yuan to the select basket of currencies used as a yardstick by the International Monetary Fund is a sign, experts say, that the yuan may one day become as recognizable as the dollar or euro.... 12/1/2015 2:52 AM

Burkina Faso commission says Kabore wins presidency
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) -- Roch Marc Christian Kabore was elected Burkina Faso's president, according to preliminary results announced early Tuesday, replacing the transitional government put in place after the West African nation's longtime leader was toppled in a popular uprising last year.... 12/1/2015 2:20 AM

UN chief recommends stepped-up UN presence in Burundi
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon recommended Monday that the U.N. Security Council authorize a stepped-up U.N. presence in violence-wracked Burundi to promote a political dialogue but stopped short of calling for a full-fledged U.N. peacekeeping force.... 12/1/2015 2:14 AM

Burkina Faso electoral commission says Roch Marc Christian Kabore wins presidency
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) -- Burkina Faso electoral commission says Roch Marc Christian Kabore wins presidency.... 12/1/2015 1:27 AM

Puerto Rico going down to the wire on $355M debt payment
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Puerto Rican officials had not decided whether the U.S. island territory can make a looming $355 million bond payment a day before its due date, the governor said Monday.... 11/30/2015 11:39 PM

3 men arrested in killing of Venezuela opposition leader
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Venezuelan officials have arrested three men in connection with the assassination of an opposition leader.... 11/30/2015 11:04 PM

Pope urges peace while visiting C. African Republic mosque
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) -- Pope Francis made a historic visit to the last remaining Muslim neighborhood in Central African Republic's capital Monday, a move that almost immediately opened up a part of the divided city troubled for months by retaliatory violence between Muslim and Christian militias.... 11/30/2015 10:06 PM

Turkey won?t apologize to Russia over warplane downing
BRUSSELS (AP) -- Turkey won?t apologize to Russia for shooting down a warplane operating over Syria, the Turkish prime minister said Monday, stressing that the military was doing its job defending the country?s airspace.... 11/30/2015 10:00 PM

Climate talks: What's happened and what's next
LE BOURGET, France (AP) -- An unprecedented number of world leaders joined together Monday to give a boost to difficult, years-long efforts to fight climate change collectively.... 11/30/2015 9:54 PM

Mexico: burned-out van belonged to missing Australians
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Prosecutors in the northern Mexico state of Sinaloa said Monday that the burned-out vehicle found with two charred bodies inside was registered in the name of one of two missing Australians.... 11/30/2015 9:39 PM

US warns of 'imminent' attack in Afghan capital
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The U.S. Embassy said Monday it has received "credible reports of an imminent attack" in the Afghan capital.... 11/30/2015 9:36 PM

World leaders gather to try to save Earth from overheating
LE BOURGET, France (AP) -- With dramatic vows to save future generations from an overheated planet, the largest gathering ever of world leaders began two weeks of talks Monday aimed at producing the most far-reaching pact yet to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions and avert environmental havoc.... 11/30/2015 9:23 PM

Top carbon culprits US, China, India debate nuances of roles
LE BOURGET, France (AP) -- Call them the culprits of carbon.... 11/30/2015 9:13 PM

British leader sets Syria airstrikes debate for Wednesday
LONDON (AP) -- Prime Minister David Cameron called for a debate and vote in Parliament on Wednesday on whether Britain should launch airstrikes against militants in Syria, arguing that the nation must stand with its allies in confronting extremism.... 11/30/2015 9:11 PM

Kenyan university: 1 dead during stampede over drill
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- A drill to test terrorism preparedness at a leading Kenyan university led to a stampede in which one person died and 20 others were injured, the institution said Monday.... 11/30/2015 8:39 PM

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