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UN urges Turkey to open border; warns Aleppo could lack aid
KILIS, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey must open its doors to the thousands of Syrians who have massed at the border after fleeing violence, the U.N. demanded Tuesday, warning that hundreds of thousands of others in Syria's largest city could be soon cut off from humanitarian aid amid blistering Syrian and Russian airstrikes.... 2/9/2016 3:16 PM

The Latest: Sweden arrests 14 over plan to attack migrants
GENEVA (AP) -- The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local):... 2/9/2016 3:14 PM

Closely fought Philippine presidential race gets underway
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Philippine presidential candidates launched their campaigns Tuesday in festive showbiz-style rallies to draw in the crowds in what is emerging as a closely fought contest to lead one of Asia's most unwieldy democracies.... 2/9/2016 3:11 PM

Turkey's Erdogan rewards cigarette quitters with reception
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- He snatched away their cigarette packets and made them promise to quit.... 2/9/2016 3:08 PM

South African court hears case against president
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- South Africa's highest court on Tuesday heard a case against President Jacob Zuma, who is accused of violating the constitution in a scandal over state spending on his private home.... 2/9/2016 3:07 PM

The Latest: Wall Street edges up after weak opening
LONDON (AP) -- The latest on the turmoil afflicting global financial markets (all times local):... 2/9/2016 2:59 PM

Spain drops fraud investigation of former Mexico politician
MADRID (AP) -- Spain's National Court has dropped an investigation into a prominent former Mexican politician arrested last month in a corruption probe.... 2/9/2016 2:53 PM

IS car bomb in Syrian capital kills 10
BEIRUT (AP) -- A suicide car bomber dispatched by the Islamic State group struck near a police officers' club in the Syrian capital on Tuesday, killing at least 10 people and destroying a number of cars.... 2/9/2016 2:52 PM

Oil supply seen outpacing demand, capping price
PARIS (AP) -- The International Energy Agency says oil supply is set to outpace demand this year, keeping a lid on any expected price increases.... 2/9/2016 2:48 PM

Poland to ask Germany about satirical Carnival float
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- The Polish government has taken offense at a German Carnival float that satirizes the country's ruling party leader, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, and plans to raise the matter with the German government, Poland's foreign minister said Tuesday.... 2/9/2016 2:44 PM

Pakistan army training aircraft crashes, 2 dead
ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Pakistan's army says a training aircraft has crashed near Gujranwala in the eastern Punjab province, killing the instructor and trainee who were on board.... 2/9/2016 2:33 PM

UK media groups lose secrecy challenge on terror trial
LONDON (AP) -- British media trying to report on the terrorism trial of a law student lost a legal challenge Tuesday over unprecedented secrecy surrounding the case.... 2/9/2016 2:25 PM

The Latest: Islamic State group claims Damascus bombing
BEIRUT (AP) -- The Latest developments on the war in Syria and the tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing violence (all times local):... 2/9/2016 2:12 PM

Bring on the drones: Mediterranean sees severe overfishing
BRUSSELS (AP) -- Experts say almost all species in the Mediterranean are still overfished despite decades of seeing stocks dwindle - and that is forcing the European Union to consider creative solutions like using drones or space technology to catch fraudulent fishermen.... 2/9/2016 2:00 PM

Train crash in Germany kills at least 9, injures 150
BAD AIBLING, Germany (AP) -- Two commuter trains crashed head-on Tuesday morning in southern Germany, killing at least nine people and injuring around 150, slamming into each other on a curve without braking after an automatic safety system apparently failed to stop them, the transport minister said.... 2/9/2016 1:43 PM

Bosnian Serb convicted in Srebrenica genocide dies in cell
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- A Bosnian Serb general convicted by United Nations judges of genocide in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre and described as the "right hand" of Ratko Mladic has died in his cell, the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal announced Tuesday.... 2/9/2016 1:41 PM

UN official asks Sri Lanka to locate people missing from war
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) -- The top United Nations human rights official asked Sri Lanka's government on Tuesday to quickly locate thousands of civilians reported missing during the country's civil war. The government has said most are probably dead.... 2/9/2016 1:18 PM

Indonesia sentences 7 for IS links, as Bashir files appeal
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- An Indonesian court on Tuesday sentenced seven men for conspiring with the Islamic State group, the first time the country has sent anyone to prison for IS links, as radical cleric Abu Bakar Bashir appealed his conviction.... 2/9/2016 1:09 PM

Italian bank UniCredit earnings drop amid market turmoil
MILAN (AP) -- Italian lender UniCredit says its earnings dropped in the fourth quarter, on a day its shares were being battered amid broad concerns over the country's banking system.... 2/9/2016 1:04 PM

Saudi Arabia says it shot down missile fired from Yemen
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- Saudi Arabia says it has shot down a ballistic missile fired from Yemen as a police officer was killed by cross-border fire.... 2/9/2016 12:52 PM



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