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Algerian military court convicts ex-counterespionage chief
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) -- An Algerian military tribunal has convicted the nation's long-time counterespionage chief of breaching orders and destroying documents and sentenced him to five years in prison.... 11/27/2015 1:51 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 1:46 PM

Pope: land grabs a serious problem in Kenya
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Pope Francis on Friday took aim at the injustice of land grabs by Kenya's powerful and wealthy individuals, acts that government probes have identified as a major source of conflict and ethnic tension in the country.... 11/27/2015 1:45 PM

The Latest: Pope Francis leaves Kenya bound for Uganda
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- The latest on Pope Francis' first trip to Africa. (All times local.)... 11/27/2015 1:44 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 1:44 PM

Spanish city takes steps to probe Franco crimes
MADRID (AP) -- The city council in Spain's northern city of Pamplona on Friday called for an investigation into crimes allegedly committed against its residents by the dictatorship of the late Gen. Francisco Franco, making it the first city known to take such action.... 11/27/2015 1:44 PM

The Latest: Turkish president says he warned Putin
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- The latest developments regarding the war in Syria. All times local.... 11/27/2015 1:39 PM

IOC leaders to discuss Mexico dispute next month
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- A dispute that could lead to Mexico's suspension from the Olympics will be discussed by IOC leaders next month.... 11/27/2015 1:36 PM

The Latest: EU official says take migrants direct from camps
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- The latest on the mass movement of asylum-seekers and others seeking refuge in Europe. All times local:... 11/27/2015 1:28 PM

Iran holds funeral for diplomat killed in Saudi hajj crush
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran has held a ceremonious funeral for one of its diplomats, the former ambassador to Lebanon, who was killed in the hajj stampede outside Mecca in September.... 11/27/2015 1:24 PM

The Latest: Davis Cup final in Belgium sees tight security
PARIS (AP) -- The latest on the attacks in Paris and security alert in Brussels. All times local:... 11/27/2015 1:21 PM

Burkina Faso: 'Large-scale attack' thwarted ahead of vote
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) -- Security forces disrupted a "large-scale attack" in Burkina Faso, arresting 13 suspects and seizing weapons and bomb-making materials in the west near Mali's border, the security minister said Friday.... 11/27/2015 1:19 PM

European markets resilient despite earlier China slide
LONDON (AP) -- European stock markets recouped earlier losses to trade little changed Friday despite an earlier big fall in China's main stock index, which suffered in the wake of news that investigations into the securities industry has widened to include two top brokerages.... 11/27/2015 1:12 PM

German court orders ancient Olmec figures returned to Mexico
BERLIN (AP) -- A Munich civil court says it has ordered a Costa Rican art dealer living in Germany to return two ancient wooden figures to Mexico after determining they were improperly obtained and exported.... 11/27/2015 1:08 PM

2 Palestinians killed after attacking Israeli troops
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli troops shot and killed two Palestinians after they rammed their cars into soldiers in separate attacks in the West Bank on Friday as the country's defense minister urged Israelis to brace themselves for more violence, saying he cannot see an end to the near-daily Palestinian attacks.... 11/27/2015 1:06 PM

3 Chinese brokerages say they are under investigation
BEIJING (AP) -- Three of China's biggest securities firms are under investigation in a fresh aftershock from this summer's market plunge.... 11/27/2015 1:04 PM

Mali arrests 2 over attack on luxury hotel in Bamako
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) -- Malian special forces have arrested two men over last week's attack on a luxury hotel in the capital, according to a statement distributed Friday morning, as the government provided a breakdown by nationality of the 20 people killed in the attack.... 11/27/2015 1:03 PM

Romania OKs visit by Russian official under EU travel ban
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- Romania's foreign ministry has defended a visit by a Russian legislator who is on a European Union sanctions list, saying restrictions do not apply for international meetings.... 11/27/2015 12:45 PM

UNICEF: AIDS leading cause of death for African teenagers
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- The United Nations' agency for children says AIDS is now the leading cause of death for African teenagers and the second most common killer for adolescents across the globe.... 11/27/2015 12:29 PM

Central, eastern Europe protest Russian gas pipeline project
PRAGUE (AP) -- Slovakia's economy minister says his country will join forces with other Central and Eastern members of the European Union to protest a recent deal to expand a pipeline that delivers natural gas directly from Russia to Germany.... 11/27/2015 12:26 PM

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