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More South Koreans begin leaving inter-Korean factory park in North Korea hours after the ...
PAJU, South Korea (AP) -- More South Koreans begin leaving inter-Korean factory park in North Korea hours after the North ordered military takeover, freeze of South Korean assets.... 2/11/2016 12:56 PM

Fire erupts at northern Mexican prison; reports of deaths
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Fire erupts at northern Mexican prison; reports of deaths.... 2/11/2016 12:54 PM

The Latest: Unease as Greek, Portuguese bond rates spike
LONDON (AP) -- The latest on the turmoil afflicting global financial markets (all times local):... 2/11/2016 12:51 PM

Russia proposes March 1 ceasefire in Syria; US wants it now
MUNICH (AP) -- Russia has proposed a March 1 ceasefire in Syria, U.S. officials say, but Washington believes Moscow is giving itself and the Syrian government three weeks to try to crush moderate rebel groups.... 2/11/2016 12:49 PM

South African police captain arrested in fatal beatings
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- South African authorities say a police captain faces murder charges for allegedly helping four farmers beat two suspected thieves to death in a case that ignited racial tension in a rural town.... 2/11/2016 12:44 PM

7 arrested in attack on Kurdish migrants in northern France
PARIS (AP) -- A French prosecutor says seven masked men carrying iron bars were arrested overnight in northern France after an attack on migrants near the city of Calais.... 2/11/2016 12:36 PM

Turkish military ends operations in Kurdish town of Cizre
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey's Interior Minister says military operations against militants in the mainly Kurdish southeastern town of Cizre have ended.... 2/11/2016 12:36 PM

Hong Kong to send Chinese man back to US over teen deaths
HONG KONG (AP) -- A Chinese man agreed in a Hong Kong court Thursday to be sent back to the U.S., where he is wanted by authorities in connection with the slayings of his teenage nephews.... 2/11/2016 12:34 PM

Turkish minister: military operations against Kurdish militants in southeastern town have ...
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkish minister: military operations against Kurdish militants in southeastern town have ended.... 2/11/2016 12:29 PM

Witness: Spouse of Spain princess wanted sports deal 'toll'
MADRID (AP) -- A witness at the trial of Spain's Princess Cristina and 16 others has testified that the princess' husband wanted a commission of 300,000 euros ($339,000) as a "toll" to help the regional Balearic Islands government land a cycling sponsorship deal.... 2/11/2016 12:19 PM

Russian deputy prime minister barred from Montenegro
PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) -- Russian deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin has been barred from entering Montenegro, which is facing strong pressure from the Kremlin for its plans to join NATO.... 2/11/2016 12:18 PM

Sweden cuts key interest rate further below zero
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Sweden's central bank, worried about a long period of low inflation, decided Thursday to cut its key interest further below zero to a record minus 0.50 percent - and didn't rule out further action.... 2/11/2016 12:17 PM

Head of Google in Europe grilled by UK tax authorities
LONDON (AP) -- A British parliamentary committee has grilled the head of Google in Europe, sharply questioning whether the Internet giant had paid its fair share of taxes.... 2/11/2016 12:15 PM

Poland approves child benefits to aid families, boost births
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Polish lawmakers have passed a new child benefit scheme under which the government will make monthly payments of 500 zlotys ($125) for all second and subsequent children in a family.... 2/11/2016 12:11 PM

Indian capital to curb cars again to control air pollution
NEW DELHI (AP) -- The New Delhi government will restrict cars on the streets for another two weeks to fight the extreme air pollution that has made the Indian capital the world's most polluted city.... 2/11/2016 12:11 PM

Lawmakers say UK's draft online spying law needs changes
LONDON (AP) -- The British government is under pressure to amend a contentious Internet surveillance bill after a parliamentary committee said plans to make service providers retain all users' data have not been adequately thought through.... 2/11/2016 12:06 PM

Cleanup in train crash continues in southern Germany
BERLIN (AP) -- Emergency workers on Thursday were working with two huge cranes to remove the wreckage of a head-on train crash that killed 10 people and injured dozens in southern Germany. They were also still looking for a missing black box hoping to get more clues about the cause of the accident.... 2/11/2016 12:02 PM

The Latest: Erdogan threatened to send migrants to Europe
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The Latest on the massive influx of migrants into Europe (all times local):... 2/11/2016 11:58 AM

UN agency: Major droughts count rises amid record-hot 2015
GENEVA (AP) -- The U.N. agency specializing in reduction of disaster risks says the Earth faced more than twice as many major droughts last year than the average of the last decade.... 2/11/2016 11:54 AM

Iranians rally to celebrate anniversary of 1979 revolution
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iranians stated nationwide celebrations Thursday to commemorate the anniversary of the 1979 revolution that ousted a pro-Western monarchy and brought Islamists to power.... 2/11/2016 11:52 AM



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