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Hundreds protest jailing of 2 journalists in Turkey
ISTANBUL (AP) -- Hundreds of protesters gathered outside the Istanbul office of an opposition newspaper Friday, accusing the government of silencing critics and attempting to cover-up a scandal after two journalists were jailed on terror and espionage charges for their reports on alleged Turkish arms smuggling to Syria.... 11/27/2015 3:53 PM

Burkina Faso ex-leader's hometown adapts to life without him
ZINIARE, Burkina Faso (AP) -- During his nearly three decades in power, the hometown of Burkina Faso's ex-president transformed from a dusty village into a fast-growing provincial capital boasting paved roads, a private presidential estate and even a zoo with hippos and giraffes.... 11/27/2015 3:53 PM

Lebanon arrests Syrian 'terrorist' trying to flee country
BEIRUT (AP) -- The Lebanese army says it has arrested a man belonging to a "terrorist" organization as he was trying to flee Lebanon on a fake passport.... 11/27/2015 3:52 PM

EU turns to Turkey to help manage its migration woes
BRUSSELS (AP) -- Five years ago, Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi warned that millions of Africans wanted to come to the European Union and offered to make the continent's immigration problem disappear in exchange for billions of euros.... 11/27/2015 3:55 PM

Israel 'soon' to open Abu Dhabi office for renewable energy
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel "soon" will open an office focused on renewable energy in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates - even though the two nations have no diplomatic relations, an Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman said Friday.... 11/27/2015 3:42 PM

Russia vows to follows all WADA recommendations on
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia said Friday it will follow any recommendations from the World Anti-Doping Agency to clean up its own troubled drug-testing body.... 11/27/2015 3:41 PM

Lawyer detained for obstructing Brazil corruption probe
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Brazilian police say they have detained a lawyer representing a key convict in the mushrooming corruption scandal at the state-run oil giant Petrobras.... 11/27/2015 3:40 PM

The Latest: Pope Francis arrives in Uganda
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- The latest on Pope Francis' first trip to Africa. (All times local.)... 11/27/2015 3:38 PM

Former FIFA president Joao Havelange hospitalized in Rio
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Former FIFA president Joao Havelange is being treated in a Rio de Janeiro hospital for respiratory problems.... 11/27/2015 3:38 PM

Danish teen suspected of online threats next to video
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- A Danish teenager has been ordered held in custody for three weeks on suspicion of posting online a video, purportedly made by Islamic extremists, and comments deemed threatening to others.... 11/27/2015 3:38 PM

Swiss court convicts ex-HSBC employee for leaking bank data
GENEVA (AP) -- A Swiss court has convicted in absentia a former employee with international bank HSBC for economic espionage and sentenced him to five years in prison.... 11/27/2015 3:33 PM

UN: 2 killed in border town between South Sudan and Sudan
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) -- The U.N. says a 4-year-old girl and an Ethiopian peacekeeper were killed and three others wounded in an attack on Thursday in the contested Abyei area between Sudan and South Sudan.... 11/27/2015 3:28 PM

The Latest: Russia supports closing of Turkish=Syria border
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- The latest developments regarding the war in Syria. All times local.... 11/27/2015 3:20 PM

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, honoring each of the 130 dead by name as the president pledged to ?destroy the army of fanatics? who claimed so many young lives.... 11/27/2015 3:19 PM

Polish cargo ship attacked off Nigeria; 5 abducted
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Armed attackers abducted five Polish seamen from a cargo ship in Nigerian waters, Poland's government said Friday.... 11/27/2015 2:19 PM

Pope calls slum conditions in Nairobi an injustice
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Visiting one of Nairobi's many shantytowns on Friday, Pope Francis denounced conditions slum-dwellers are forced to live in, saying access to safe water is a basic human right and that everyone should have dignified, adequate housing.... 11/27/2015 2:15 PM

UNICEF: AIDS leading cause of death for African teenagers
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- While the global push to eradicate HIV may have saved over a million babies, AIDS is now the leading cause of death for African teenagers and the second most common killer for adolescents across the globe, the United Nations' agency for children said on Friday.... 11/27/2015 2:11 PM

The Latest: Greece sees rebound in migrant crossings
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- The latest on the mass movement of asylum-seekers and others seeking refuge in Europe. All times local:... 11/27/2015 2:09 PM

British foreign secretary meets Tunisian leader after attack
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) -- Britain's foreign secretary has met with Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, promising his nation's support after the third deadly attack this year in Tunisia claimed by the Islamic State group.... 11/27/2015 2:00 PM

Russian foreign minister says Moscow will suspend visa-free travel with Turkey
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian foreign minister says Moscow will suspend visa-free travel with Turkey.... 11/27/2015 1:59 PM

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