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November 15, 2015 - 7:15am
1 week 4 days ago

ANTALYA, Turkey (AP) — U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says that the response to the Paris attacks should be "robust, but always within the rule of law."

Speaking in Antalya, Turkey at a meeting of the Group of 20 summit of leading rich and developing nations, Ban says the response must respect human rights: "Otherwise we will only fan the fire we are trying to put out."

He is also cautioning against action that would "only perpetuate the cycle of...

November 15, 2015 - 6:18am
1 week 4 days ago

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian officials in the Sinai Peninsula say police killed 15 Sudanese migrants and wounded another eight who were trying to jump the border fence into Israel.

The officials say police opened fire on the migrants Sunday after they ignored warning shots and sprinted toward the fence. The security forces arrested another eight Sudanese migrants who were not wounded.

Israel's Interior Ministry says more than 45,000 African...

November 15, 2015 - 5:54am
1 week 4 days ago

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Police in the Maltese capital of Valletta say 71 people have been injured when a glass banister in a nightclub collapsed as scores of people were trying to leave at the same time after experiencing difficulty breathing.

The banister shattered under their collective weight early Sunday, with many falling the height of a one-story building. Injuries included fractures and cuts from glass shards.

The health parliamentary secretary...

November 15, 2015 - 5:28am
1 week 4 days ago

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says a drone strike killed 12 Taliban fighters in a volatile district bordering Pakistan.

Ahmad Zai Abdulzai, spokesman for the governor of Nangarhar province, said Sunday the dead included three Afghans and nine foreigners, usually a reference to Pakistanis.

The strike late Saturday took place in Khogyani district, where insurgents have been active for months. Abdulzai says the Taliban's shadow governor...

November 15, 2015 - 5:27am
1 week 4 days ago

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A governor's office in Turkey says a suicide bomber caused the explosion that injured five policemen during a raid on a suspected Islamic State militant's hideout near the border with Syria.

The Gaziantep governor's office said Sunday that five policemen were injured in the raid late Saturday. The suicide bomber blew himself up as police broke down the door. The governor's office said two women have been detained in the raid while three children...

November 15, 2015 - 4:39am
1 week 4 days ago

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's president has vowed to abide by the law to ensure a smooth transition to a new government next year, after his ruling party was trounced in the Nov. 8 general election.

President Thein Sein, whose Union Solidarity and Development Party lost by a landslide to the National League for Democracy of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, spoke at a Sunday meeting with the leaders of more than 70 political parties to discuss the period before power...

November 15, 2015 - 3:59am
1 week 4 days ago

ANTALYA, Turkey (AP) — President Barack Obama says the terror attacks in Paris were an "attack on the civilized world." He says "the skies have been darkened" by the horrific attacks.

Obama is pledging U.S. solidarity with France in the effort to hunt down the perpetrators and bring them to justice.

Obama is speaking in a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of the Group of 20 economic summit featuring leading...

November 15, 2015 - 3:55am
1 week 4 days ago

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel has arrested a Palestinian suspect in the killing of two Israelis in a drive-by shooting in the West Bank.

The Shin Bet internal security service said Sunday that forces also seized a weapon and vehicle used in the shooting. It says the suspect admitted to involvement in Friday's attack, which killed a rabbi and his son, who were driving with family south of the city of Hebron.

Israeli media say more than a dozen Palestinians...

November 15, 2015 - 1:13am
1 week 3 days ago

PARIS (AP) — The latest on the deadly attacks in Paris. (All times local):

5:56 a.m.

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley has announced he is refusing Syrian refugees relocating to his state.

In a news release Sunday Bentley said, "After full consideration of this weekend's attacks of terror on innocent citizens in Paris, I will oppose any attempt to relocate Syrian refugees to Alabama through the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program. As your...

November 15, 2015 - 1:10am
1 week 4 days ago

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Holly Holm pulled off a stunning upset victory over Ronda Rousey in UFC 193, knocking out the women's bantamweight champion in the second round with a powerful kick to the head Sunday.

The fight started at a frenetic pace with Holm landing some powerful shots to the unbeaten Rousey's head, leaving the frustrated champion with a bloodied nose at the end of the first round.

Rousey attempted to dominate the second round,...

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