November 28th @ 3:58 PM GMT
Yahoo! A United Nations envoy says he will employ shuttle diplomacy to help Cyprus' rival leaders get back to the negotiating table after reunification talks broke down last week. (World)
November 28th @ 3:57 PM GMT
Yahoo! Montenegrin lawmakers on Monday swore in a pro-NATO government amid political tensions following an alleged foiled election-day coup orchestrated by Russian nationalists to derail the Balkan country's bid to join the alliance. (World)
November 28th @ 3:56 PM GMT
Yahoo! Two years after being brought to the U.S. to face charges in an attempted attack on American forces in Afghanistan, Irek Hamidullin is arguing he should never have been prosecuted at all. A federal court appeal from Hamidullin, a former Russian army officer who defected to fight alongside Taliban-affiliated forces, raises anew the question of how the U.S. government should handle people captured overseas for acts of violence they commit against the American military. At issue is whether Ham... (World)
November 28th @ 3:54 PM GMT
Yahoo! The soldiers were conducting an operation in the region when they were attacked and wounded by members of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), military sources said. The outlawed PKK has repeatedly targeted security forces, especially in the country's southeast, since abandoning a 2-1/2-year ceasefire in July 2015. Some 49 PKK militants have been killed or captured in operations over the past week, the Interior Ministry said on Monday, adding that 269 people suspected of aiding and financing... (World)
November 28th @ 3:54 PM GMT
AP France's presidential campaign is heating up, as candidates from the anti-immigrant far right to the Trotskyist far left join the race for election (World)
November 28th @ 3:52 PM GMT
Yahoo! The British government on Monday faced the prospect of a fresh Brexit legal challenge over whether it will automatically leave the tariff-free European Economic Area when it quits the EU. Pro-EU think-tank British Influence said there was a ''strong chance'' the government would be acting unlawfully if it took Britain out of the EEA as well as the European Union. The EEA, which allows for tariff-free trade and free movement of people, includes all 28 EU member states as well as Norway, ... (World)
November 28th @ 3:51 PM GMT
Yahoo! Some 960 members of the Canadian military reported being victims of sexual assault in the last year, and 27 percent of women in the armed forces have been sexually assaulted during their career, Statistics Canada said on Monday. The landmark survey, commissioned by the military, found 1.7 percent of regular force members of the military had been sexually assaulted in the last 12 months, nearly double the 0.9 percent rate of sexual assault among working Canadians. According to the Statistics... (World)
November 28th @ 3:51 PM GMT
Yahoo! The death toll has risen to 62 from weekend clashes in a traditional kingdom in western Uganda, which pitted security forces against royal guards accused of belonging to a separatist militia, police said Monday. The streets of the western town of Kasese were empty a day after the fighting which ended when police stormed the palace and arrested King Charles Wesley Mumbere of the Rwenzururu kingdom. ''So far police officers confirmed (the) dead are 16 after two who were in the hospital succ... (World)
November 28th @ 3:49 PM GMT
Yahoo! Kuwait's prime minister has submitted his Cabinet's resignation following parliamentary elections in the tiny Gulf nation. (World)
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