Britain says Russian contractors have no say in visa process
Britain says Russian contractors have no say in visa process

Britain's Home Office says that the company contracted to collect visa applications in Russia has "absolutely no involvement with the decision-making process.".

Macron, Merkel seek common approaches to Trump, euro
Macron, Merkel seek common approaches to Trump, euro

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, both limping in the polls, are looking for common approaches to Donald Trump and fixing the flaws in the euro currency.

1 hr 4 mins ago
The Latest: APEC leaders fail to agree on final communique
The Latest: APEC leaders fail to agree on final communique

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says leaders at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting in Papua New Guinea were unable to agree on a final communique.

1 hr 44 mins ago
Turkey keeps 1 activist under arrest, releases 12 others
Turkey keeps 1 activist under arrest, releases 12 others

Turkey's official news agency says one person has been arrested in an investigation over allegations of supporting mass anti-government protests in 2013 with links to a prominent philanthropist.

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Interpol meets to select new president after China's arrest
Interpol meets to select new president after China's arrest

Interpol member-states are gathering in Dubai to select a new president after the agency's former leader was detained in China.

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UK leader fights back against critics amid Brexit upheaval
UK leader fights back against critics amid Brexit upheaval

British Prime Minister Theresa May is fighting back against critics of her Brexit deal, telling her Conservative opponents that their alternative plans for Britain's departure from the European Union wouldn't work.

21 hrs 45 mins ago
Turkey keeps 1 activist under arrest, releases 12 others
Turkey keeps 1 activist under arrest, releases 12 others

Turkey's official news agency says one person has been arrested in an investigation over allegations of supporting mass anti-government protests in 2013 with links to a prominent philanthropist.

14 mins ago
Interpol meets to select new president after China's arrest
Interpol meets to select new president after China's arrest

Interpol member-states are gathering in Dubai to select a new president after the agency's former leader was detained in China.

34 mins ago
UK leader fights back against critics amid Brexit upheaval
UK leader fights back against critics amid Brexit upheaval

British Prime Minister Theresa May is fighting back against critics of her Brexit deal, telling her Conservative opponents that their alternative plans for Britain's departure from the European Union wouldn't work.

21 hrs 45 mins ago
Trump says report on Khashoggi's death coming in 2 days
Trump says report on Khashoggi's death coming in 2 days

U.S. intelligence officials have concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi.

November 17th, 12:50 AM CST
Iraqi cleric linked to Basra protests killed
Iraqi cleric linked to Basra protests killed

Iraqi police say a Muslim cleric has been killed outside his home after he suggested that demonstrators should take up arms over poor public services in Basra.

14 mins ago
Afghan official: Taliban target police checkpoint, killing 5
Afghan official: Taliban target police checkpoint, killing 5

An Afghan official says that at least five police officers have been killed when their checkpoint came under attack by insurgents in the northwestern Badghis province.

19 hrs 55 mins ago
UN envoy: Warring parties in Yemen agree to meet in Sweden
UN envoy: Warring parties in Yemen agree to meet in Sweden

The U.N. envoy for Yemen says the country's internationally recognized government and Houthi Shiite rebels have agreed to attend talks in Sweden aimed at ending their three-year war, which has the Arab world's poorest country on the brink of famine.

November 16th, 6:00 PM CST
1 dead, scores injured in fuel tax protests around France
1 dead, scores injured in fuel tax protests around France

French drivers plan to block roads to protest rising fuel taxes and President Emmanuel Macron's policies.

November 17th, 1:30 AM CST
Trump: Sending cleric to Turkey 'not under consideration'
Trump: Sending cleric to Turkey 'not under consideration'

President Donald Trump says extraditing a Turkish-born Muslim cleric whom Turkey blames for engineering a 2016 military coup attempt is "not under consideration.''.

17 hrs 25 mins ago
C. African Republic militia leader turned over to tribunal
C. African Republic militia leader turned over to tribunal

The International Criminal Court says a commander in a Central African Republic militia has been arrested and turned over to the court to face charges that include murder and torture.

13 hrs 44 mins ago
Pence, Xi trade barbs in speeches at Pacific summit
Pence, Xi trade barbs in speeches at Pacific summit

China's president says the world faces a choice of cooperation or confrontation in a speech to a summit of leaders that is divided by tensions stemming from increased U.S. protectionism.

November 16th, 8:10 PM CST
Azerbaijan opposition leaders arrested in capital
Azerbaijan opposition leaders arrested in capital

Authorities in Azerbaijan have arrested two opposition leaders in the capital for attempting to organize a procession, including the laying of flowers, at a national cemetery known as the Alley of Martyrs.

18 hrs 45 mins ago
Taliban hold talks with US envoy in Qatar
Taliban hold talks with US envoy in Qatar

The Taliban have held three days of talks with U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad in the Gulf state of Qatar, where the Afghan insurgent group has a political office.

1 hr 44 mins ago
Argentina minister says country without means to rescue sub
Argentina minister says country without means to rescue sub

Argentina's navy has announced that searchers have found the missing submarine ARA San Juan deep in the Atlantic a year after it disappeared with 44 crewmen aboard.

November 16th, 11:10 PM CST
The Latest: US intel says prince ordered Khashoggi killing
The Latest: US intel says prince ordered Khashoggi killing

U.S. intelligence officials have concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi.

November 16th, 6:30 PM CST

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Take a weight off: Tears, joy as kilo gets historic update
Take a weight off: Tears, joy as kilo gets historic update

The so-called "Grand K" kilogram, a cylinder of polished platinum-iridium alloy that has been the world's sole true kilo since 1889, is to be retired.

November 16th, 2:09 AM CST
Cargo ship launch clears crewed mission to space station
Cargo ship launch clears crewed mission to space station

A Russian Soyuz rocket has put a cargo ship en route to the International Space Station, a successful launch that clears the way for the next crew to travel to the space outpost next month.

November 16th, 12:42 PM CST
Climate change protesters block off 5 London bridges
Climate change protesters block off 5 London bridges

Hundreds of protesters have turned out in central London and blocked off the capital's main bridges to demand the government take climate change seriously.

18 hrs 25 mins ago
Migrants won't see armed US soldiers on border
Migrants won't see armed US soldiers on border

As thousands of migrants in caravan of Central American asylum-seekers converge on doorstep of US, they won't find armed soldiers standing guard.

November 16th, 3:50 PM CST
Criminal case as pollution surges in Russian river
Criminal case as pollution surges in Russian river

Sharp rise in pollution of Russian river sparks criminal investigation.

20 hrs 25 mins ago
Report: US-led airstrikes kill 40 in IS-held area of Syria
Report: US-led airstrikes kill 40 in IS-held area of Syria

A Syria war monitor and state media are reporting that at least 40 people, mostly civilians, have been killed by U.S.-led airstrikes on the last pocket held by Islamic State militants in eastern Syria.

19 hrs 4 mins ago
Congo rebels attack, burn homes near UN base in east
Congo rebels attack, burn homes near UN base in east

Congo's army spokesman says rebels have burned homes and a car in a neighborhood in the country's east where U.N. peacekeeping forces have a base.

18 hrs 22 mins ago
Pakistani Taliban kill former police officer in Quetta
Pakistani Taliban kill former police officer in Quetta

Pakistani police say gunmen have shot dead a former senior police officer in a drive-by shooting in the southwestern city of Quetta.

14 hrs 25 mins ago
Supporters, opponents clash over Dutch character Black Pete
Supporters, opponents clash over Dutch character Black Pete

A nationally televised parade has welcomed the Dutch version of Santa Claus to the Netherlands amid a fierce national debate about his helper "Black Pete." White people often daub their faces with black paint when they dress up to play the character.

20 hrs 25 mins ago
Iraq resumes Kirkuk oil exports after yearlong pause
Iraq resumes Kirkuk oil exports after yearlong pause

Iraq's Oil Ministry says Iraq has resumed oil exports from its fields around Kirkuk, a year after the city was seized by federal forces from the autonomous Kurdish administration in the north of the country.

November 16th, 6:50 AM CST
African leaders applaud Ethiopia prime minister for reforms
African leaders applaud Ethiopia prime minister for reforms

Africa's leaders applauded Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed for making substantial reforms in his country as they met to consider improvements to the continent-wide body at a summit that started Saturday.

19 hrs 55 mins ago
US official: US intel says prince ordered Khashoggi killing
US official: US intel says prince ordered Khashoggi killing

Funeral prayers have been held in Istanbul for journalist Jamal Khashoggi more than a month after his slaying at the Saudi Consulate.

November 16th, 7:21 AM CST
The Latest: 1 killed, 47 injured in France gas protests
The Latest: 1 killed, 47 injured in France gas protests

French interior ministry officials say that one protester has been killed and 47 injured as demonstrators block roads around France to protest gas price increases.

20 hrs 45 mins ago
Social media eases worries for migrants, families back home
Social media eases worries for migrants, families back home

Thousands of migrants in the caravan traveling through Mexico have relied on social media, text messages and brief phone calls to connect with worried loved ones back home as they traverse a country that can often be deadly for migrants.

November 16th, 2:10 PM CST
Experts weigh the record of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal
Experts weigh the record of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal

Experts consider the costs and benefits of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal, which has tried and convicted a total of three defendants over nine years at a cost of more than $300 million.

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