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IAAF says Russia accepts ban, will cooperate with inspectors
MONACO (AP) -- Russia vowed Thursday to work "very actively" with track and field's governing body to eradicate the doping culture that led to its blanket ban from international competition, possibly including next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.... 11/26/2015 3:05 PM

2 Palestinians die in clashes; Israel toughens fence
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Two Palestinians were shot and killed in separate clashes with Israeli security forces in the West Bank on Thursday as Israel announced plans to strengthen a fence near the flashpoint city of Hebron in an effort to contain a two-month spate of violence.... 11/26/2015 3:02 PM

South Africa moves closer to legal trade in rhino horns
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- A South African court on Thursday opened the way to allowing local trade in rhino horns, alarming some conservationists who warned the ruling leaves rhinos even more vulnerable to poachers who are slaughtering them in record numbers.... 11/26/2015 3:00 PM

The Latest: Migrants clash with police at Macedonian border
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- The latest on the mass movement of asylum-seekers and others seeking refuge in Europe. All times local:... 11/26/2015 2:52 PM

Britain's Prince Harry opens children's center in Lesotho
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Prince Harry has named the buildings of a new children's center in Lesotho after the two most important women in his life - his mother and his nanny.... 11/26/2015 2:49 PM

Gambia leader denounces female genital mutilation
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- Gambia's president advocated banning female genital mutilation, giving hope to human rights activists who are urging Gambia to adopt a law against the practice.... 11/26/2015 2:44 PM

Turkish journalists face jail over arms smuggling reports
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey's state-run news agency says a prosecutor has demanded that the editor-in-chief of an opposition newspaper be jailed on charges of terror propaganda and for revealing state secrets along with the paper's Ankara representative.... 11/26/2015 2:42 PM

The Latest: Pope tells clergy to serve others
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- ... 11/26/2015 2:38 PM

Outspoken Miss World Canada denied entry to China
HONG KONG (AP) -- Canada's outspoken Miss World contestant said she was barred Thursday from entering China to take part in this year's pageant and accused Beijing of overreach in extending its campaign of censorship even to beauty contests.... 11/26/2015 2:31 PM

Thai police allege armed plot by government opponents
BANGKOK (AP) -- Thai police said Thursday they have uncovered a plot by opponents of the military government involving an armed attack during upcoming events commemorating the country's monarchy.... 11/26/2015 2:30 PM

Cameron: UK must attack IS in Syria to deny group safe haven
LONDON (AP) -- British Prime Minister David Cameron tried to persuade reluctant lawmakers to back airstrikes on the Islamic State group in Syria, saying Thursday that the Paris attacks have given the fight new urgency and Britain owes it to key allies to act.... 11/26/2015 2:29 PM

New Polish defense minister casts doubt on purchase plans
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Poland's new defense minister says the country may back out of plans to purchase French military helicopters and a U.S. Patriot missile system.... 11/26/2015 2:27 PM

The Latest: Authorities carry out raid in southern Belgium
PARIS (AP) -- The latest on the attacks in Paris and security alert in Brussels. All times local:... 11/26/2015 2:16 PM

Authorities carry out raid in southern Belgium linked to Paris attacks; no arrests.
BRUSSELS (AP) -- Authorities carry out raid in southern Belgium linked to Paris attacks; no arrests.... 11/26/2015 2:13 PM

The Latest: Turkish official hopes for good Russia relations
BEIRUT (AP) -- The latest developments regarding the war in Syria. All times local.... 11/26/2015 2:07 PM

In Saudi prison, artist facing death says he's no atheist
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- A Palestinian artist sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia for apostasy has told a local news website in an interview from inside prison that he isn't an atheist and that his case centers around a personal dispute he had with someone.... 11/26/2015 2:06 PM

Nigeria: Boko Haram cannot be crushed by December
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- Nigeria's military cannot meet the president's December deadline to crush Boko Haram's Islamic uprising, and Nigerians must expect suicide bombings to continue, a government spokesman said Thursday.... 11/26/2015 2:02 PM

Thai poultry producers accused of labor abuses
BANGKOK (AP) -- Poultry exported to Europe from factories in Thailand is sometimes prepared in conditions that violate labor rights, two Scandinavian groups promoting corporate responsibility charged Thursday. The claim comes as Thailand's seafood industry is reeling from charges that its products are tainted by major labor abuses, including slavery on fishing boats.... 11/26/2015 1:48 PM

AP PHOTOS: Graffiti artists depict Paris' resilience
PARIS (AP) -- As Paris reeled from the worst attacks France has known since the end of World War II, its street artists took to city walls and billboards to paint notes of defiance.... 11/26/2015 1:34 PM

Nepal asks India to investigate shooting by border guards
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Nepal asked India on Thursday to investigate a shooting by border guards that has wounded at least four people and to punish those involved.... 11/26/2015 1:30 PM

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