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Worldwide climate rallies draw tens of thousands
PARIS (AP) -- Tens of thousands of people have taken part in rallies around the world on Sunday, calling on leaders to halt climate change on the eve of a major conference in Paris. Because of a state of emergency in France imposed after the Nov. 13 Paris attacks, many of the rallies are taking place outside the country.... 11/29/2015 4:31 PM

Hundreds of Russian truck drivers head to Moscow for protest
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) -- Hundreds of the Russian truck drivers who have been protesting around the country were driving their rigs toward Moscow on Sunday to demand that the government cancel a new road tax, one protest leader said.... 11/29/2015 4:27 PM

The Latest: UK: Turkey required to solve migrants crisis
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The latest on the mass movement of asylum-seekers and others seeking refuge in Europe. All times local:... 11/29/2015 4:27 PM

AP Interview: Iraqi envoy: Paris attack marks new global war
PARIS (AP) -- The wave of suicide bombers and gunmen who terrorized Paris marked a new stage in the war against extremism that will leave no country in the world untouched, Iraq's foreign minister said Sunday.... 11/29/2015 4:23 PM

Andy Murray gives Britain Davis Cup title after 79 years
GHENT, Belgium (AP) -- Andy Murray gave Britain its first Davis Cup title in 79 years when he beat Belgium's David Goffin 6-3, 7-5, 6-3 in the first of reverse singles Sunday.... 11/29/2015 4:18 PM

Syrian opposition: Russian strikes kill 18, wound dozens
BEIRUT (AP) -- Airstrikes believed to have been carried out by Russian warplanes killed at least 18 civilians and wounded dozens more on Sunday in a northern Syrian town held by insurgents, Syrian opposition media reported.... 11/29/2015 4:16 PM

AP Interview: Ban asks Turkey, Russia to de-escalate tension
PARIS (AP) -- U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he's deeply concerned about tensions between Russia and Turkey after Turkish F-16s shot down a Russian warplane last week.... 11/29/2015 4:05 PM

Pope brings peace message to Central African Republic
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) -- Flanked by Vatican bodyguards in flak vests and machine-gun-toting U.N. peacekeepers, Pope Francis plunged Sunday into conflict-wracked Central African Republic to bring a message of peace and reconciliation to a country where Christian-Muslim violence has divided the capital and forced nearly 1 million people to flee their homes.... 11/29/2015 4:04 PM

Thousands stage anti-govt protest in Moldova
CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) -- Thousands of anti-government protesters have gathered in Moldova's capital and other towns demanding better governance and an end to widespread corruption.... 11/29/2015 3:55 PM

Kuwait appoints deputy prime minister as new oil minister
KUWAIT CITY (AP) -- Kuwait's named a new oil minister on Sunday after disputes arose between his predecessor and top executives at state-owned firms.... 11/29/2015 3:46 PM

The Latest: 100 people detained after environmental protest
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 3:44 PM

Paris police: About 100 people detained after violent environmental protest
PARIS (AP) -- Paris police: About 100 people detained after violent environmental protest.... 11/29/2015 3:34 PM

Israel defense minister says Russian plane breached airspace
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's defense minister says a Russian plane recently penetrated Israeli airspace but was not shot down thanks to open communications between the two countries.... 11/29/2015 3:32 PM

Tens of billions promised to goose clean energy tech
PARIS (AP) -- Government and business leaders plan to spend tens of billions of dollars in the next five years to develop clean energy technology in efforts to fight global warming, an official and a former official have told The Associated Press.... 11/29/2015 3:20 PM

AP Interview: UN chief wants climate target review by 2020
PARIS (AP) -- U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says governments' pledges to cut global warming emissions aren't enough and should be reviewed before 2020.... 11/29/2015 3:18 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

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

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