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Mali arrests 2 over attack on luxury hotel in Bamako
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) -- Malian special forces have arrested two men over last week's attack on a luxury hotel in the capital that killed 19 people, according to a statement distributed Friday morning.... 11/27/2015 10:33 AM

The Latest: National anthem closes ceremony for Paris dead
PARIS (AP) -- The latest on the attacks in Paris and security alert in Brussels. All times local:... 11/27/2015 10:33 AM

The Latest: Francis says education, jobs stop radicalization
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- The latest on Pope Francis' first trip to Africa. (All times local.)... 11/27/2015 10:08 AM

French president promises he will destroy 'army of fanatics' responsible for Paris attacks
PARIS (AP) -- French president promises he will destroy 'army of fanatics' responsible for Paris attacks.... 11/27/2015 10:06 AM

Queen Elizabeth II to open Commonwealth meeting in Malta
VALLETTA, Malta (AP) -- Queen Elizabeth II is set to open the Commonwealth heads of government meeting on the Mediterranean island of Malta.... 11/27/2015 9:54 AM

France honors attack victims in city subdued by mourning
PARIS (AP) -- A subdued France paid homage Friday to those killed two weeks ago in the attacks that gripped Paris in fear and mourning.... 11/27/2015 9:48 AM

Global shares mostly down, China slides on brokerage probe
TOKYO (AP) -- Global stocks were mostly lower in muted trading Friday, after Wall Street was closed for Thanksgiving, but China's market fell sharply as investigations into the securities industry widened to include two top brokerages.... 11/27/2015 9:46 AM

Philippine website to seek tips on missing Marcos paintings
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- The Philippine government will launch a website to crowd-source tips on the whereabouts of some 200 missing art works, including paintings by Van Gogh, Picasso, and Rembrandt that were owned by former first lady Imelda Marcos, an official said Friday.... 11/27/2015 9:43 AM

6 migrant children drown on way to Greece
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- The latest on the mass movement of asylum-seekers and others seeking refuge in Europe. All times local:... 11/27/2015 10:34 AM

Pope calls slum conditions in Nairobi an injustice
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Pope Francis denounced the conditions slum-dwellers are forced to live in during a visit to one of Nairobi's many shantytowns Friday, saying that access to safe water is a basic human right and that everyone should have dignified, adequate housing.... 11/27/2015 9:36 AM

Israel soon to open Abu Dhabi office for renewable energy
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's Foreign Ministry says the country will soon open an office at a renewable energy agency in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates' capital - even though the two nations have no diplomatic relations.... 11/27/2015 9:33 AM

The Latest: France focused on destroying IS HQ in Raqqa
PARIS (AP) -- The latest developments regarding the war in Syria. All times local.... 11/27/2015 9:20 AM

Affiliate of IS group claims Bangladesh Shiite mosque attack
NEW DELHI (AP) -- An Islamic State group affiliate in Bangladesh said Friday it was behind an attack on a Shiite mosque in the country's north that killed one man and wounded three others.... 11/27/2015 9:18 AM

Chinese stocks fall after probes of brokers launched
BEIJING (AP) -- Two major Chinese brokerages announced they are under investigation in the latest aftershock of this summer's market plunge, sending share prices sharply lower Friday.... 11/27/2015 8:48 AM

After Paris attacks, increased resolve for UN climate talks
PARIS (AP) -- Still gripped by shock and grief, Paris will play host to a long-awaited U.N. climate conference under tragic circumstances that none could have foreseen.... 11/27/2015 8:37 AM

Notorious warlord seeks comeback, leverage in Afghanistan
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- After more than 40 years at war, one of Afghanistan's most notorious warlords, designated a "global terrorist" by the United States and blacklisted by the United Nations along with Osama bin Laden, wants to come out of the shadows.... 11/27/2015 8:14 AM

Japan plans extra budget, handouts, to pump up recovery
TOKYO (AP) -- Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has ordered Cabinet ministers to prepare an extra spending package, including cash handouts for the poorest pensioners, seeking to breathe fresh life into Japan's stalling recovery.... 11/27/2015 7:25 AM

Fiji sevens team to the rescue as passenger taken ill
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- The world champion Fiji sevens rugby team has been praised after stepping in to assist cabin crew during a medical emergency on a flight from Fiji to Brisbane on Thursday.... 11/27/2015 6:50 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.... 11/27/2015 6:48 AM

Vietnam passes law abolishing death penalty for 7 crimes
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) -- Death sentences imposed on corrupt Vietnamese officials will now be commuted to life in prison if they pay back at least 75 percent of the illegal money they made.... 11/27/2015 6:45 AM

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