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The Latest: Protest staged at Turkish Embassy in Moscow
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- The latest on the war in Syria, including Russian warplane shot down by Turkey. All times local:... 11/25/2015 12:58 PM

VW to offer quick fix for diesel engines in Europe
BERLIN (AP) -- Volkswagen says it will take less than an hour to bring 1.6 and 2.0 liter turbodiesel engines in Europe into line with emissions rules.... 11/25/2015 12:56 PM

Indian media say paramilitary force is curtailing freedom
GAUHATI, India (AP) -- Indian media and a rights group accused a paramilitary force on Wednesday of attempting to curtail press freedom by asking newspapers in an insurgency-hit northeastern state to stop publishing statements from a banned rebel group.... 11/25/2015 12:56 PM

Tunisian Interior Ministry: 10 kilograms of explosives used in attack on presidential guar...
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) -- Tunisian Interior Ministry: 10 kilograms of explosives used in attack on presidential guard.... 11/25/2015 12:56 PM

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MOSCOW (AP) -- Tensions between Russia and Ukraine escalated further on 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 12:51 PM

Union cancels strikes at Lufthansa
BERLIN (AP) -- A strike at Germany's flagship airline, Lufthansa, has been averted after a cabin crew union announced it would hold further negotiations with the company.... 11/25/2015 12:50 PM

Burundi implicates respected journalist in failed coup
KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) -- A prominent Burundian journalist says his government is seeking his extradition from Belgium over charges he played a role in a failed coup attempt against the government.... 11/25/2015 12:48 PM

Putin sends air defense missiles to Syria to deter Turkey
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday ordered state-of-the art air defense missile systems to be deployed at a Russian air base in Syria following the downing of a Russian warplane by Turkey, a move that raised the threat of a military confrontation between the NATO member and Russia.... 11/25/2015 12:40 PM

Emergency situation chiefs suspended after nightclub fire
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- Roman's Interior Ministry has suspended top emergency situation officials following revelations that they lied when they said they were unaware of the existence of a Bucharest nightclub where 60 people died in a fire.... 11/25/2015 12:27 PM

New Polish gov't reopens questions about 2010 plane crash
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Poland's new conservative government has shut down the website of a state investigation into the 2010 plane crash that killed President Lech Kaczynski, reopening debate over the disaster.... 11/25/2015 12:18 PM

Israel court allows transgender woman's cremation
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The body of an Israeli transgender woman who committed suicide will be cremated despite her ultra-Orthodox family's wishes, Israel's Supreme Court ruled in documents obtained Wednesday.... 11/25/2015 12:09 PM

Tunisia explosion death toll rises to 13
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) -- Tunisia's Interior Ministry says the death toll in an explosion targeting the presidential guard has risen to 13, and the attacker or attackers remain unidentified.... 11/25/2015 12:01 PM

Turkish Foreign Ministry: Russian, Turkish ministers agree to hold talks on plane downing
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkish Foreign Ministry: Russian, Turkish ministers agree to hold talks on plane downing.... 11/25/2015 11:59 AM

The Latest: Belgium believed attack was imminent on Sunday
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The latest on the attacks in Paris and security alert in Brussels:... 11/25/2015 11:47 AM

Huge Australian wildfire kills at least 2 and injures others
ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) -- Officials say at least two people have been killed and several others injured by huge wildfires that also destroyed homes near the southern Australian city of Adelaide and continue to burn out of control.... 11/25/2015 11:32 AM

Russian crackdown on Muslims fuels exodus to Islamic State
KOMSOMOLSKOYE, Russia (AP) -- Security forces in Russia's southernmost republic of Dagestan keep devout Muslims under surveillance, routinely raid their homes and haul them to police stations to give DNA samples and fingerprints.... 11/25/2015 11:25 AM

Brussels schools reopen, maximum threat alert still in place
BRUSSELS (AP) -- After a four-day shutdown prompted by a threat alert across Brussels, schools are reopening their doors with the help of beefed up security, including police armed with machine guns.... 11/25/2015 11:22 AM

AP staffers win prestigious Indian journalism awards
NEW DELHI (AP) -- Two Associated Press journalists are among the winners of the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards, India's most prestigious, for work exposing the public health and environmental damage done by the country's asbestos industry and capturing the devastation of last year's floods in the Kashmir region.... 11/25/2015 11:06 AM

Biden meets southeast Europe leaders about surge of migrants
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) -- U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is attending a summit of southeast European leaders on Wednesday that focuses on tensions and security concerns over a surge of asylum-seekers and migrants crossing the region.... 11/25/2015 11:05 AM

Revised nuclear deal between South Korea, US takes effect
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- A new nuclear treaty with the United States governing South Korea's commercial nuclear activities during the next 20 years went into effect Wednesday, the South Korean government said.... 11/25/2015 10:39 AM

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