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German chancellor visiting scene of far-right violence

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 1:08am

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading to Chemnitz to talk with residents of the eastern city three months after it was the scene of violent far-right protests.

More than 40 killed in bus accident in Zimbabwe

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 12:56am

Police in Zimbabwe say more than 40 people have been killed in a bus accident.

Turkish police detain 12 academics, activists in raids

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 12:54am

Turkey's state-run news agency says police have detained 12 academics, businesspeople and journalists as part of an investigation into an association that was headed by a jailed prominent businessman and activist.

Police say a bus accident in Zimbabwe has killed more than 40 people and injured at least 20, some with severe burns

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 12:50am

Police say a bus accident in Zimbabwe has killed more than 40 people and injured at least 20, some with severe burns.

North Korea to deport American it detained for illegal entry

Hyung-Jin Kim and Kim Hyung-Jyung, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 11:56pm

North Korea said Friday that it will deport an American citizen it detained one month ago for illegally entering the country.

North Korea says it will deport an American citizen it recently detained for illegal entry

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 11:47pm

North Korea says it will deport an American citizen it recently detained for illegal entry.

Cyclone damages homes, kills 10 in southern India

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 10:46pm

A cyclone blew ashore Friday in a southern India coastal region, killing at least 10 people and damaging homes after more than 80,000 residents were evacuated.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 10:41pm

Paradise, California, a town of 27,000 literally went up in smoke in the deadliest, most destructive wildfire in California history. The death toll, for now, is 63, but hundreds are missing. And memories are all that's left for many of the survivors. They recall a friendly place where the pace was relaxed, where families put down roots and visitors opted to stay. In a matter of hours last week, it all disappeared.

The tribunal that found two former Khmer Rouge leaders guilty of genocide has sentenced them to life in prison

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 9:59pm

The tribunal that found two former Khmer Rouge leaders guilty of genocide has sentenced them to life in prison.

The Latest: Last Khmer Rouge leaders get 2nd life sentence

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 9:49pm

The Latest on the tribunal judging Khmer Rouge responsibility (all times local):

Imelda Marcos posts bail for graft conviction in Philippines

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 9:48pm

Former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos on Friday posted a $7,400 bail for provisional liberty after she was found guilty of graft and ordered imprisoned.

Two former Khmer Rouge leaders have been found guilty of genocide for killings during group's brutal rule of Cambodia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 9:41pm

Two former Khmer Rouge leaders have been found guilty of genocide for killings during group's brutal rule of Cambodia.

Group calls for bigger Seoul role in tackling TB in NKorea

Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 8:51pm

A U.S.-based nonprofit group has called for South Korea to take stronger steps to fight a tuberculosis crisis in North Korea it says has worsened under strengthened U.S.-led sanctions over its nuclear weapons and missile program.

The Latest: Pence cites progress on N. Korea but more needed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 8:44pm

The Latest on North Korea's new tactical weapon test (all times local):

Australia, Malaysia trade words over Israel embassy shift

Trevor Marshallsea, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 8:44pm

A top Australian official seized Friday on past comments from Malaysia's prime minister seen as anti-Semitic, amid a diplomatic war of words over the possibility of Canberra moving its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.

New Zealand makes biggest cocaine bust in banana shipment

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 8:43pm

New Zealand police have made the country's largest cocaine seizure, with 190 kilograms (418 pounds) of the drug found in a container of bananas shipped from Panama.

Last Khmer Rouge leaders guilty of genocide, get life terms

Sopheng Cheang, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 7:58pm

The last surviving leaders of the communist Khmer Rouge regime that brutally ruled Cambodia in the 1970s were convicted of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes Friday by an international tribunal.

US fails to weaken UN references to sexual health

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 6:19pm

The United States failed in an attempt to water down references to "sexual and reproductive health" in a U.N. resolution Thursday despite support from China and many Islamic countries.

North Korea tests new weapon amid stalled nuclear diplomacy

Foster Klug and Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 4:49pm

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un observed the successful test of an unspecified "newly developed ultramodern tactical weapon," state media reported Friday, in an apparent bid to apply pressure on the United States and South Korea.