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Syrian troops march into rebel-held province of IdlibSyrian government forces have entered small parts of the northwestern rebel-held province of Idlib in one of their deepest incursions into the area where President Bashar Assad's government almost has no presence
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Egypt reopens ancient library in Sinai after renovationsEgypt inaugurates an ancient library in the famed St. Catherine's Monastery in South Sinai
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Pope Francis exchanges gifts with Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno, center, and his wife  Rocio Gonzalez Navas during a private audience at the Vatican, Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017. (Andreas Solaro/Pool Photo via AP)
Pope: Media sins by dredging up, sensationalizing old newsPope Francis is criticizing journalists who dredge up old scandals and sensationalize the news, saying it's a "very serious sin" that hurts all involved.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
South African President and President of the African National Congress, Jacob Zuma, addresses delegates at the delayed start of the ANC elective conference in Johannesburg, Saturday, Dec. 16 2017. The fight to replace scandal-prone Zuma is set to begin as thousands of delegates of the ruling party gather to elect a new leader. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
South Africa ruling party's fight for its future kicks offSouth Africa ruling party's fight for its future kicks off in the face of possible split
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Prince Charles of Britain, left, and Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg attend the funeral ceremony in tribute to late Romanian King Michael in Bucharest, Romania, Saturday, Dec.16, 2017. Thousands waited in line to pay their respects to Former King Michael, who ruled Romania during WWII, and died on Dec. 5, 2017, aged 96, in Switzerland. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Romanians join European royals for last king's state funeralTens of thousands of Romanians joined members of Europe's royal families to pay their respects to late King Michael as a state funeral got underway
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Libya's coast guard rescues over 270 migrantsA Libyan official says coast guards have rescued at least 270 migrants off Libya's east coast
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Foreign Minister and leader of the Austrian People's Party, OEVP, Sebastian Kurz, left,  and Heinz-Christian Strache,  chairman of the right-wing Freedom Party, FPOE, talk to press after talks with Austrian President Alexander van der Bellen  at the Hofburg palace in Vienna, Austria, Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)
New Austrian government pledges pro-EU approach, more policeThe new Austrian government led by a conservative and a nationalist party is pledging to tighten the country's asylum and immigration regulations while maintaining a firm commitment to the European Union
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Delegates wait for the delayed start of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) elective conference in Johannesburg, Saturday, Dec. 16 2017. The fight to replace South Africa's scandal-prone President Jacob Zuma began Saturday as thousands of delegates of the ruling African National Congress gathered to elect a new leader. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
The Latest: South Africa leader doesn't endorse a successorThe Latest: South Africa's leader doesn't endorse a successor as ruling party meets
The Associated Press2 hours ago
US Gov. Gets Serious About Tainted Alcohol in MexicoFollowing a months-long investigation by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and criticism from both Republican and Democrat lawmakers, the US State Department is stepping up on reports of American tourists being injured and worse after drinking possibly tainted alcohol in Mexico. Since launching its investigation in July, the Journal Sentinel has...
Newser2 hours ago
Relatives lose contact with Palestinian tycoon in SaudiRelatives say they lost touch with Jordanian-Palestinian tycoon after he flew to Saudi Arabia for a business trip
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Founder of Pharma Giant, Wife Found Dead in HomeA drug company billionaire and his wife were found dead in their mansion in what police describe as "suspicious circumstances," but investigators in Toronto say there were no signs of forced entry and they are not seeking any suspects. Barry Sherman, 75, and his wife, Honey, 70, were found around...
Newser3 hours ago
He Defected to North Korea, Came to Bitterly Regret ItFormer US Army soldier Charles Jenkins, who drank a few beers and slipped across the DMZ to defect to North Korea on a January night some 52 years ago, has died in Japan. He was 77. Jenkins, who feared being killed on patrol or being sent to Vietnam, had planned...
Newser3 hours ago
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