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France's Hollande: would be "very good signal" if Germany went further in fight against IS
PARIS (AP) -- France's Hollande: would be "very good signal" if Germany went further in fight against IS.... 11/25/2015 6:59 PM

Sudan accuses Egyptian police of abusing its citizens
CAIRO (AP) -- The Sudanese Embassy in Cairo has accused Egyptian authorities of unlawfully detaining and beating 16 Sudanese over the past six weeks, charges denied by Egypt.... 11/25/2015 6:53 PM

Paris attacks boost popularity of French Tricolor flag
PARIS (AP) -- A young Parisian who once might have stopped and stared in distaste now walks nonchalantly past a large Tricolor flag flapping in the November rain on a home in Paris' 8th district.... 11/25/2015 6:52 PM

As border checks return in Europe, economic costs loom
LONDON (AP) -- Queues, bottlenecks and security checks - their return in Europe could have a sizeable economic impact if they become entrenched in the wake of the attacks in Paris and the unprecedented flow of refugees from conflict zones like Syria.... 11/25/2015 6:49 PM

The Latest: Airstrikes hit aid convoy near Turkey border
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- The latest on the war in Syria, including a Russian warplane shot down by Turkey. All times local:... 11/25/2015 6:46 PM

The Latest: German chancellor pays tribute to Paris victims
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The latest on the attacks in Paris and security alert in Brussels. All times local:... 11/25/2015 6:43 PM

From lashes to death: Artist caught in tangles of Saudi law
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- When Palestinian artist Ashraf Fayadh was tried last year on blasphemy-related charges, the Saudi judges overseeing the case rejected the prosecution's request for a death sentence for apostasy. Instead, he was sentenced to 800 lashes and four years in prison over a book of poetry he wrote and for allegedly having illicit relations with women.... 11/25/2015 6:37 PM

Hungary suspects detained last week not Islamic radicals
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Six suspects detained last week by police in two separate cases are not Islamic extremists but are still dangerous, Hungarian lawmakers said Wednesday.... 11/25/2015 6:17 PM

Germany gives Greece 10,000 records on possible tax cheats
BERLIN (AP) -- Germany has shared some 10,000 records on possible Greek tax cheats with Athens.... 11/25/2015 6:12 PM

Mali president to bestow medals on hotel assault victims
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) -- Mali's president announced on Wednesday that he would bestow medals on the 19 people killed during an assault at a luxury hotel in the capital last week, as funerals were held for three of its employees.... 11/25/2015 6:08 PM

Canadian PM Trudeau: Syrian refugees not security risk
LONDON (AP) -- Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he has slowed down plans to settle 25,000 Syrian refugees within weeks in order to allay citizens' security concerns after the Paris attacks.... 11/25/2015 6:01 PM

Brazil police arrest government Senate leader
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Brazilian police Wednesday arrested the government's leader in the Senate for allegedly obstructing the investigation into a corruption scandal at state-owned oil company Petrobras.... 11/25/2015 5:59 PM

The Latest: Canadian PM slows down Syrian resettlement
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) -- The latest on the mass movement of asylum-seekers and others seeking refuge in Europe. All times local:... 11/25/2015 5:46 PM

Pope urges Kenyans to work for peace
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Brushing aside security concerns, Pope Francis arrived in Kenya on Wednesday on his first-ever trip to Africa and urged Kenyans to work for peace and forgiveness amid a wave of extremist violence on the continent that threatens to disrupt his trip.... 11/25/2015 5:41 PM

Polish minister: Country against further gas emission cuts
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Poland's new environment minister said Wednesday he is against further cuts in carbon gas emissions, a key topic during climate talks next week in Paris.... 11/25/2015 5:20 PM

Overnight fighting in contested Yemen province kills 47
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Yemeni security officials say overnight clashes between Shiite Houthi rebels and pro-government militias have killed 47 people, nearly all of them fighters.... 11/25/2015 4:55 PM

Outgoing Argentine president says she's not going away
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- When Argentines chose a new president in recent elections, many voters seemed more concerned about what would happen with the old one.... 11/25/2015 4:43 PM

Ukraine s
MOSCOW (AP) -- Tensions between Russia and Ukraine escalated Wednesday as Ukraine decided to stop buying Russian natural gas - hoping to rely on supplies from other countries - and closed its airspace to its eastern neighbor.... 11/25/2015 4:41 PM

Lithuania leads way in reducing Russia's clout in energy
KLAIPEDA, Lithuania (AP) -- Andrius Petraitis watches the flickering blue flame on his cooker and sighs with relief. This winter, he won't have to worry about supplies of gas for heating or cooking.... 11/25/2015 4:36 PM

Brussels schools reopen, manhunt ongoing for Paris suspects
BRUSSELS (AP) -- As police armed with automatic weapons stood guard, schools and some subway stations in the Belgian capital reopened Wednesday for the first time since emergency measures were imposed four days ago in the wake of the Paris attacks.... 11/25/2015 4:29 PM

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