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South Koreans mourn ex-President Kim in state funeral
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Thousands of mourners gathered Thursday at the lawn outside South Korea's parliament to bid farewell to former President Kim Young-sam, whose landmark 1992 election victory ended decades of military rule and ushered in a series of reforms.... 11/26/2015 10:32 AM

China in talks with Djibouti on establishing logistics base
BEIJING (AP) -- China says it is holding discussions with Djibouti on setting up a naval logistics center in the Horn of Africa nation to service Chinese anti-piracy patrols in the Gulf of Aden and other regional missions.... 11/26/2015 10:26 AM

Pope says Christian-Muslim dialogue 'essential' for peace
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Pope Francis told Christian and Muslim leaders in Kenya on Thursday that they have little choice but to engage in dialogue to guard against the "barbarous" Islamic extremist attacks that have struck Kenya, saying they need to be "prophets of peace."... 11/26/2015 10:26 AM

The Latest: Police say fewer than predicted at Nairobi Mass
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- The latest on Pope Francis' first trip to Africa. (All times local.)... 11/26/2015 10:26 AM

Japan announces $10.6 billion in climate financing for 2020
TOKYO (AP) -- Gearing up for global warming talks in Paris next week, Japan said Thursday it plans to provide 1.3 trillion yen ($10.6 billion) in climate financing a year for developing countries from 2020, including public and private funds.... 11/26/2015 10:16 AM

The Latest: Dutch court says asylum-seekers must cooperate
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 10:16 AM

South Korea: VW rigged emissions in 125,000 diesel vehicles
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea said Thursday it fined Volkswagen $12.3 million and ordered recalls of 125,522 diesel vehicles after the government found their emissions tests were rigged.... 11/26/2015 10:12 AM

Cameron: UK must attack IS in Syria to deny group safe haven
LONDON (AP) -- Prime Minister David Cameron says Britain must join airstrikes in Syria to deny the Islamic State group a "safe haven" from which to plot mass-casualty attacks around the world.... 11/26/2015 10:11 AM

Russia holding up Turkish goods at border as relations sour
MOSCOW (AP) -- A spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin says customs officials are scrutinizing Turkish goods at the border due to "various reasons" including a possible terrorist threat.... 11/26/2015 10:10 AM

Rights court upholds French headscarf ban in hospital job
PARIS (AP) -- Europe's top human rights court is upholding France's headscarf ban in the case of a Muslim social worker who lost her hospital job because she would not remove her scarf.... 11/26/2015 9:55 AM

AP NewsAlert
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian state-owned news agency says promised S-400 anti-aircraft missiles deployed in Syria.... 11/26/2015 10:33 AM

Arkansas a refuge from rising seas in Marshall Islands
MAJURO ATOLL, Marshall Islands (AP) -- Valentino Keimbar hides from the intense heat in the shade of a breadfruit tree, waiting for his basketball game to begin. It was supposed to start a couple of hours ago, maybe three, but time matters little here on the Marshall Islands.... 11/26/2015 9:40 AM

BC-EU--Europe-Migrants-The Latest
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- A Dutch advisory court says that the government can demand of migrants who have had their asylum applications rejected that they cooperate with efforts to repatriate them in return for basic accommodation in the Netherlands.... 11/26/2015 9:38 AM

Palestinian attacker with knife shot and killed in West Bank
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli police say border guards shot and killed a Palestinian attacker wielding a knife after he attempted to stab troops at a West Bank checkpoint.... 11/26/2015 9:36 AM

Italian premier pledges to fight terrorism alongside France
PARIS (AP) -- The latest on the attacks in Paris and security alert in Brussels. All times local:... 11/26/2015 9:28 AM

Japan plans to deploy troops near disputed islands
TOKYO (AP) -- Japan's deputy defense minister met with the mayor of a southern island Thursday to seek his support for the planned deployment of hundreds of troops in the region including nearby disputed East China Sea islands.... 11/26/2015 9:08 AM

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 warnings to the pilot of the Russian plane that was shot down at the border with Syria.... 11/26/2015 9:00 AM

Algeria's ex-counter-espionage chief to go on trial
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) -- Algeria's long-time counterespionage chief who helped lead the country's war on Islamist extremists is going before a military tribunal for an unusual trial.... 11/26/2015 8:53 AM

Pope says Christian-Muslim dialogue ?essential? for peace
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Pope Francis told Christian and Muslim leaders in Kenya on Thursday that they have little choice but to engage in dialogue to guard against the "barbarous" Islamic extremist attacks that have struck Kenya as he kicked off his first full day in Africa with a message of tolerance and peace.... 11/26/2015 8:33 AM

Is Portugal about to go down the same road as Greece?
LISBON, Portugal (AP) -- An anti-austerity alliance including radical leftist parties takes power. A shaky economy and huge debts menace the national economy. The rest of Europe watches with a wary eye.... 11/26/2015 8:25 AM

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