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Uzbekistan votes in first election since autocrat's death

December 4, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — Uzbekistan held a tightly controlled presidential election Sunday, the first vote since the death of authoritarian leader Islam Karimov who ruled the country for 27 years. more »»

Europe watches warily as Austrians vote for president

December 4, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — Austria's presidential election Sunday between a left-leaning candidate and a right-wing populist is being seen as an indicator of how well other euroskeptic candidates will do... more »»

Local politician, 2 reporters killed in Finland shooting

December 4, 2016

HELSINKI (AP) — A gunman killed a local town councilor and two journalists in an apparent random shooting in a nightlife district in a small town in southeastern Finland, police said Sunda. more »»

Syrian army tells rebels in Aleppo to leave or die

December 4, 2016

ALEPPO, Syria (AP) — The Syrian army on Sunday ordered rebels in Aleppo to leave the city or face "inevitable death," as a series of airstrikes on an opposition-held town elsewhere in the country... more »»

UK foreign secretary downplays EU payment suggestions

December 4, 2016

LONDON (AP) — Britain's foreign secretary dismissed as "speculation" suggestions that the U.K. would pay for tariff-free trade with the European Union after it leaves the bloc. more »»

Europe watches as Austrians vote for their president

December 4, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — With voting well underway, much of Europe was waiting for results of Austrian presidential elections Sunday between a left-leaning candidate and a right-wing populist as an indicato... more »»

Still grieving, French man seeks clues to Flight 370 mystery

December 4, 2016

ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar (AP) — A Frenchman whose wife and two of his three children were on a Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared in 2014 said Sunday that he was still trying to find out... more »»

Fidel Castro's ashes interred in private ceremony in Cuba

December 4, 2016

SANTIAGO, Cuba (AP) — Fidel Castro's ashes were being interred in a private ceremony Sunday morning, ending nine days of mourning for the man who ruled Cuba for nearly half a century. more »»

Fidel Castro's ashes interred in a private ceremony

December 4, 2016

SANTIAGO, Cuba (AP) — Fidel Castro's ashes were being interred in a private ceremony Sunday morning after Cuban officials made a last-minute cancellation of plans to broadcast the events live on... more »»

The Latest: Hofer tells Austrians he's not a radical

December 4, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — The Latest on Austria's presidential election (all times local):

2 p.. more »»

The Latest: Italy voter turnout above 20 percent at midday

December 4, 2016

MILAN (AP) — The Latest on Italy's referendum on constitutional reforms (all times local):

1:50 p.m. more »»

Heavy rain causes flooding in southern Spain

December 4, 2016

MADRID (AP) — Spain's government has issued a public safety warning after heavy rainfall has caused flooding in and around the southern city of Malaga. more »»

Italians vote in referendum; Renzi vows to quit if he loses

December 4, 2016

MILAN (AP) — Italians vote Sunday in a referendum on constitutional reforms that is being closely watched abroad to see if Italy becomes the next country to reject the political status quo. more »»

Iraq's government ferrying relief supplies to Mosul

December 4, 2016

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — The Iraqi government on Sunday sent truckloads of food, heating oil and drinking water to residents of areas retaken from the Islamic State group in and around the northern cit... more »»

Russian patriarch blesses new Paris church, a Putin project

December 4, 2016

PARIS (AP) — The patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church consecrated a prominent new church Sunday near the Eiffel Tower seen as a controversial symbol of President Vladimir Putin's influence in... more »»

Trump's call inspires hope in Taiwan, concern in Beijing

December 4, 2016

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — With a 10-minute phone call and two tweets, Donald Trump inspired banner headlines and renewed hopes across Taiwan for a stronger partnership with the United States, while... more »»

Palestinian Fatah party ends conference with boost for Abbas

December 4, 2016

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas tightened his hold on Fatah and shut out a key rival, according to unofficial results Sunday of leadership elections in the movement... more »»

Iran demands that Obama allow US sanctions to expire

December 4, 2016

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's President Hassan Rouhani demanded Sunday that U.S. President Barack Obama not sign an extension of U.S. more »»

Austrians vote for president in election watched Europe-wide

December 4, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — In an election sure to reverberate across Europe, Austrian voters are choosing between a right-wing populist and a left-leaning former politician for their next president. more »»

France pledges $30 million for wartime heritage protection

December 4, 2016

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — France committed $30 million toward protecting cultural heritage sites during wartime on Saturday, a first step in the creation of an international fund... more »»

 
 
 

 

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