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Hundreds of Russian truck drivers head to Moscow for protest
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) -- Russian truck drivers have been protesting across the country, and one of their leaders says hundreds of trucks are now heading toward Moscow to press their demands.... 11/29/2015 2:42 PM

The Latest: Belgium seeks Turkish progress on human rights
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The latest on the mass movement of asylum-seekers and others seeking refuge in Europe. All times local:... 11/29/2015 2:40 PM

Burkina Faso holds 1st vote since popular uprising
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) -- Thousands of people are casting their ballots Sunday in Burkina Faso's first presidential and legislative elections since a popular uprising toppled the nation's longtime leader last year.... 11/29/2015 2:37 PM

Stockholm apartment building fire kills 1, injures several
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Swedish police say that a fire in a central Stockholm apartment building has left one person dead and several others injured.... 11/29/2015 2:34 PM

The Latest: Police, demonstrators scuffle in Paris
PARIS (AP) -- The latest from the much-anticipated U.N. climate conference that gets underway in Paris on Monday. All times local:... 11/29/2015 2:43 PM

Norway mulls using heroin to prevent deadly overdoses
BERGEN, Norway (AP) -- The pale, zombie-like addicts staggering through concrete underpasses make an unlikely scene in wealthy Norway's picturesque second city. As a gateway to the fjords which zigzag the oil-rich nation's long coastline, Bergen is the last stop on a global drug route that gives it one of the worst heroin problems in Europe.... 11/29/2015 2:08 PM

Russia: 3 Islamic State-allied militants killed in Dagestan
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia's counter-terrorism agency says security forces in Dagestan have killed three militants who had sworn allegiance to the Islamic State group, including one who had returned from Syria this year.... 11/29/2015 1:54 PM

Meeting in South Africa views new models for African cities
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- With more than half of Africa's population expected to live in cities by the year 2050, a gathering in South Africa on Sunday is exploring new models for urban Africa.... 11/29/2015 1:47 PM

Russian oil tanker grounded in north Pacific
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian emergency services say cleanup operations are underway after an oil tanker was grounded, damaging one of its fuel tanks.... 11/29/2015 1:17 PM

Calm before the storm as Paris prepares for climate summit
PARIS (AP) -- Empty shoes were lined up in downtown Paris ahead of the start of international climate negotiations Sunday, filling in for global warming protesters who were not permitted to march because of security after this month's attacks. Instead environmental advocacy groups held marches outside of Paris and around the world.... 11/29/2015 1:03 PM

The Latest: Pope welcomed to Central African Republic
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) -- The latest on Pope Francis' first trip to Africa. (All times local.)... 11/29/2015 1:00 PM

Earth is a wilder, warmer place since last climate deal made
PARIS (AP) -- This time, it's a hotter, waterier, wilder Earth that world leaders are trying to save.... 11/29/2015 12:56 PM

Pope brings peace message to Central African Republic
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) -- Pope Francis arrived Sunday in the conflict-torn Central African Republic, brushing aside security concerns to bring a message of peace and reconciliation to a country where violence between Christian and Muslim militants has divided the capital city and forced nearly 1 million from their homes over the last two years.... 11/29/2015 12:19 PM

Thousands of Syrian refugee children left in legal limbo
ZAWERGOSK, Iraq (AP) -- Aria is stateless. Like thousands of other children born to Syrian refugees living in Iraq, the 10-month-old girl is beginning her life in legal limbo.... 11/29/2015 12:11 PM

Gay rights activists march in New Delhi parade
NEW DELHI (AP) -- Hundreds of gay rights activists danced to drum beats and held colorful balloons as they marched in a parade in New Delhi on Sunday, celebrating what they call the diversity of gender and sexuality.... 11/29/2015 11:59 AM

Syrian opposition: Russian strikes kill 18, wound dozens
BEIRUT (AP) -- Airstrikes believed to have been carried out by Russian warplanes killed at least 18 people and wounded dozens more on Sunday in a northern Syrian town held by insurgents, Syrian opposition media reported.... 11/29/2015 11:42 AM

Thousands in Turkey attend funeral of human rights lawyer
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Several thousand people are attending the funeral of a prominent lawyer and human rights defender who was killed in a shooting along with two policemen.... 11/29/2015 10:30 AM

Palestinian shot dead after stabbing Israeli police officer
JERUSALEM (AP) -- A Palestinian stabbed an Israeli police officer in Jerusalem on Sunday before being shot dead by security forces, and another Palestinian stabbed a woman in the back as she was waiting for a bus, police said, as a two-month wave of violence showed no sign of relenting.... 11/29/2015 10:30 AM

Iraqis find 3 more mass graves in formerly IS-held Sinjar
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi officials say three more mass graves have been found in the northern town of Sinjar, where Kurdish forces backed by U.S.-led airstrikes drove out Islamic State militants earlier this month.... 11/29/2015 10:19 AM

Tens of thousands overcome Delhi pollution in half marathon
NEW DELHI (AP) -- The tens of thousands of people who participated in Sunday's half marathon in India's capital had more than just running 21 kilometers (13 miles) through New Delhi's streets on a misty, chilly morning to deal with. They also had to overcome the city's unparalleled air pollution.... 11/29/2015 10:05 AM

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