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UN chief recommends stepped-up UN presence in Burundi
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is recommending that the Security Council authorize a stepped-up U.N. presence in violence-wracked Burundi but has stopped short of calling for a full-fledged U.N. peacekeeping operation.... 11/30/2015 10:43 PM

Pope urges peace while visiting C. African Republic mosque
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) -- Pope Francis made a historic visit to the last remaining Muslim neighborhood in Central African Republic's capital Monday, a move that almost immediately opened up a part of the divided city troubled for months by retaliatory violence between Muslim and Christian militias.... 11/30/2015 10:06 PM

Turkey won?t apologize to Russia over warplane downing
BRUSSELS (AP) -- Turkey won?t apologize to Russia for shooting down a warplane operating over Syria, the Turkish prime minister said Monday, stressing that the military was doing its job defending the country?s airspace.... 11/30/2015 10:00 PM

Climate talks: What's happened and what's next
LE BOURGET, France (AP) -- An unprecedented number of world leaders joined together Monday to give a boost to difficult, years-long efforts to fight climate change collectively.... 11/30/2015 9:54 PM

Mexico: burned-out van belonged to missing Australians
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Prosecutors in the northern Mexico state of Sinaloa said Monday that the burned-out vehicle found with two charred bodies inside was registered in the name of one of two missing Australians.... 11/30/2015 9:39 PM

US warns of 'imminent' attack in Afghan capital
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The U.S. Embassy said Monday it has received "credible reports of an imminent attack" in the Afghan capital.... 11/30/2015 9:36 PM

World leaders gather to try to save Earth from overheating
LE BOURGET, France (AP) -- With dramatic vows to save future generations from an overheated planet, the largest gathering ever of world leaders began two weeks of talks Monday aimed at producing the most far-reaching pact yet to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions and avert environmental havoc.... 11/30/2015 9:23 PM

Top carbon culprits US, China, India debate nuances of roles
LE BOURGET, France (AP) -- Call them the culprits of carbon.... 11/30/2015 9:13 PM

British leader sets Syria airstrikes debate for Wednesday
LONDON (AP) -- Prime Minister David Cameron called for a debate and vote in Parliament on Wednesday on whether Britain should launch airstrikes against militants in Syria, arguing that the nation must stand with its allies in confronting extremism.... 11/30/2015 9:11 PM

Kenyan university: 1 dead during stampede over drill
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- A drill to test terrorism preparedness at a leading Kenyan university led to a stampede in which one person died and 20 others were injured, the institution said Monday.... 11/30/2015 8:39 PM

Putin, Obama discuss Syria political settlement
PARIS (AP) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday that he and President Barack Obama have a shared understanding on how to move toward a political settlement in Syria, but added that incidents like the recent downing of a Russian warplane by a Turkish fighter jet stymie broader cooperation against extremism.... 11/30/2015 8:33 PM

Turkey won't apologize to Russia over warplane downing
BRUSSELS (AP) -- Turkey won't apologize to Russia for shooting down a warplane operating over Syria, the Turkish prime minister said Monday, stressing that the military was doing its job defending the country's airspace.... 11/30/2015 8:30 PM

British prime minister says he will call a one-day debate Wednesday on airstrikes in Syria
LONDON (AP) -- British prime minister says he will call a one-day debate Wednesday on airstrikes in Syria.... 11/30/2015 8:26 PM

France carries out strikes on IS in Iraq after Paris attacks
PARIS (AP) -- France says it has carried out five airstrikes in northern Iraq as part of stepped-up military operations against Islamic State militants.... 11/30/2015 8:24 PM

17 dead in fight at overcrowded Guatemala prison
ESCUINTLA, Guatemala (AP) -- Seventeen prisoners were killed in a gang brawl inside an overcrowded Guatemalan prison, including seven who were decapitated, officials said Monday.... 11/30/2015 8:20 PM

Russia to impose food ban in new sanctions against Turkey
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia will restrict imports of Turkish fruit and vegetables as part of a package of new sanctions following the downing of a Russian warplane by Turkey last week.... 11/30/2015 8:18 PM

The Latest: US House leader won't pay for climate deal
PARIS (AP) -- The latest news from the U.N. climate conference that began Monday in Paris. All times local:... 11/30/2015 8:16 PM

Pope backs more defense time in Vatican leaks trial
ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) -- Pope Francis has acknowledged criticism that the Vatican's trial over leaked documents has been rushed, saying the defendants and their lawyers must have time to mount a proper defense.... 11/30/2015 8:13 PM

Obama: Climate pact an 'act of defiance' after Paris attacks
LE BOURGET, France (AP) -- Pushing for a powerful climate deal, President Barack Obama called the global talks opening Monday outside Paris an "act of defiance" against terrorism that proves the world stands undeterred by Islamic State-linked attacks in Europe and beyond.... 11/30/2015 8:09 PM

Haiti opposition says transitional gov't may be needed
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) -- Eight candidates in last month's disputed presidential vote are demanding changes in Haiti's electoral council and national police department. And if that doesn't happen by next month, they are calling for a transitional government to oversee new general elections.... 11/30/2015 8:05 PM

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