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Pope brings peace message to Central African Republic
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) -- Pope Francis arrived Sunday in the conflict-torn Central African Republic, brushing aside security concerns to bring a message of peace and reconciliation to a country where violence between Christian and Muslim militants has divided the capital city and forced nearly 1 million from their homes over the last two years.... 11/29/2015 12:19 PM

Thousands of Syrian refugee children left in legal limbo
ZAWERGOSK, Iraq (AP) -- Aria is stateless. Like thousands of other children born to Syrian refugees living in Iraq, the 10-month-old girl is beginning her life in legal limbo.... 11/29/2015 12:11 PM

Gay rights activists march in New Delhi parade
NEW DELHI (AP) -- Hundreds of gay rights activists danced to drum beats and held colorful balloons as they marched in a parade in New Delhi on Sunday, celebrating what they call the diversity of gender and sexuality.... 11/29/2015 11:59 AM

Syrian opposition: Russian strikes kill 18, wound dozens
BEIRUT (AP) -- Airstrikes believed to have been carried out by Russian warplanes killed at least 18 people and wounded dozens more on Sunday in a northern Syrian town held by insurgents, Syrian opposition media reported.... 11/29/2015 11:42 AM

The Latest: Pope welcomed to Central African Republic
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) -- The latest on Pope Francis' first trip to Africa. (All times local.)... 11/29/2015 11:37 AM

Russian oil tanker grounded in north Pacific
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian emergency services say cleanup operations are underway after an oil tanker was grounded, damaging one of its fuel tanks.... 11/29/2015 11:22 AM

The Latest: Commonwealth seeks binding agreement in Paris
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 11:15 AM

South Africa: Meeting looks at new models for African cities
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Hundreds of city officials from across Africa have gathered in South Africa for a conference to consider new models for African cities.... 11/29/2015 10:33 AM

Thousands in Turkey attend funeral of human rights lawyer
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Several thousand people are attending the funeral of a prominent lawyer and human rights defender who was killed in a shooting along with two policemen.... 11/29/2015 10:30 AM

Palestinian shot dead after stabbing Israeli police officer
JERUSALEM (AP) -- A Palestinian stabbed an Israeli police officer in Jerusalem on Sunday before being shot dead by security forces, and another Palestinian stabbed a woman in the back as she was waiting for a bus, police said, as a two-month wave of violence showed no sign of relenting.... 11/29/2015 10:30 AM

Iraqis find 3 more mass graves in formerly IS-held Sinjar
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi officials say three more mass graves have been found in the northern town of Sinjar, where Kurdish forces backed by U.S.-led airstrikes drove out Islamic State militants earlier this month.... 11/29/2015 10:19 AM

Tens of thousands overcome Delhi pollution in half marathon
NEW DELHI (AP) -- The tens of thousands of people who participated in Sunday's half marathon in India's capital had more than just running 21 kilometers (13 miles) through New Delhi's streets on a misty, chilly morning to deal with. They also had to overcome the city's unparalleled air pollution.... 11/29/2015 10:05 AM

Turkey says pilot's body to be flown back to Russia
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- The Turkish prime minister says Turkey has taken delivery of the body of a Russian pilot who was killed after Turkish F-16s shot down a Russian warplane.... 11/29/2015 10:01 AM

You down with ADP? A glossary for UN climate talks
PARIS (AP) -- It sounds like English. Yet to the untrained ear the language used in the U.N. climate talks is about as comprehensible as Klingon.... 11/29/2015 10:00 AM

Pope Francis lands in capital of Central African Republic on final stop of Africa trip
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) -- Pope Francis lands in capital of Central African Republic on final stop of Africa trip.... 11/29/2015 9:12 AM

Burkina Faso holds 1st vote since popular uprising
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) -- Hundreds of voters lined up after morning prayers to vote Sunday in Burkina Faso's first presidential and legislative elections since a popular uprising toppled the West Africa nation's longtime leader last year.... 11/29/2015 8:35 AM

IS group claims killing of 4 Egyptian police
CAIRO (AP) -- An Islamic State affiliate in Egypt has claimed responsibility for a shooting near a historic site just outside Cairo that killed four police.... 11/29/2015 6:57 AM

In S. Korea, a town of Kims _ and an unusual shared history
NONSAN, South Korea (AP) -- Many of his students are Kims. So are his fellow teachers, an elementary school alumnus and the owners of restaurants and pubs that he patronizes in his small farming village. Lots of Kims in his neighborhood, too. Such is everyday life for Kim Sun Won, who, obviously, is a Kim too.... 11/29/2015 5:37 AM

Carson after tour: Syrian refugees don't want to come to US
AZRAQ REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan (AP) -- After touring Syrian refugee camps in Jordan, Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson on Saturday suggested that camps should serve as a long-term solution for millions, while other refugees could be absorbed by Middle Eastern countries.... 11/29/2015 3:18 AM

Twin suicide bombings kill at least 5 in north Cameroon
YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) -- A military official says two female suicide bombers have staged attacks in north Cameroon, killing at least five people.... 11/28/2015 11:12 PM

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