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EU, Israel meet on peace process, status of Jerusalem


Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is urging the EU to back a new U.S. peace initiative in the Middle East, after President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital triggered clashes in the Palestinian…

Myanmar military's rape of Rohingya sweeping, methodical


The Associated Press has found that the rape of Rohingya women by Myanmar's security forces has been sweeping and methodical

Iraqi Shiite cleric urges militias to disarm after IS defeat


An influential Iraqi Shiite cleric has urged his fighters to hand state-issued weapons back to the government, following Iraq's declaration of victory against the Islamic State group

American diplomat: US looks to counter Iran in post-war Iraq


American ambassador: As Iraq emerges from war against IS, US looking to roll back Iran's influence in the country

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21 Rohingya women recount rape by Myanmar armed forces


Twenty-one Rohingya Muslim women and girls recount stories of gang rape by the Myanmar armed forces

Venezuela's socialists romp to victory in mayoral elections


Venezuela's ruling socialists swept nearly all the races for mayors across the country, and President Nicolas Maduro is now threatening to ban key opposition parties from future elections in the oil-rich country wracked by economic crisis


Venezuela's ruling party wins big in mayoral elections


Venezuelan officials say the ruling socialist party has swept mayoral races in most of the state capitals and major cities in elections boycotted by several opposition parties


APNewsBreak: Files show birth of Papua independence struggle


APNewsBreak: Declassified State Department cables show prominent Papuans pleaded for the U.S. to give them money and arms in the mid-1960s to fight Indonesia's colonization


US Nobel laureate worries politics could undermine science


An American researcher who shared this year's Nobel Prize for medicine has bluntly criticized political developments at home in his address at the awards' gala banquet in Sweden


Middle East protests erupt after Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital


Unrest spilled out onto the streets of several Middle East cities Sunday.


Honduras' electoral court finds results 'consistent'


Honduras' electoral court has finished a hand recount of votes in nearly 5,000 ballot boxes and says results are "extremely consistent" with original data for the presidential election two weeks earlier


Israeli, French leaders tangle over US Jerusalem decision


The French and Israeli leaders have verbally sparred over the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, as new violence rippled across the region in the wake of the American move


Romania: Protests of laws viewed as lax on graft renewed


More than 10,000 people are participating in another round of protests against Romanian legislation that critics say would make it harder to punish high-level corruption


The Latest: Israeli PM urges approval of Jerusalem decision


Israel's prime minister says the Palestinians must "come to grips" with Jerusalem being Israel's capital


World leaders congratulate Iraq on defeating IS


World leaders are congratulating Iraq following the prime minister's declaration of victory over the Islamic State group


Anti-migrant leader pushes to win national power in Italy


An Italian right-wing party leader has used a rally opposing easier citizenship for foreigners to seek more support in Italy's upcoming national election


3 people arrested in firebomb attack on Swedish synagogue


Three people have been arrested over a firebomb attack on Swedish synagogue in Goteborg


Saakashvili supporters demand Ukraine's leader be impeached


Several thousand supporters of opposition leader Mikheil Saakashvili are rallying in the Ukrainian capital to demand his release from jail

Sunday, Dec 10

Bahrain faith group visits Israel amid Jerusalem tensions


An interfaith group from Bahrain is visiting Israel amid turmoil there over U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital

Italy's left rallies to warn that fascism could return


Governing Democrats have led a rally to warn about the danger of fascism.

Arab ministers demand reversal of Trump Jerusalem decision


Arab foreign ministers kick off emergency meeting with criticism of Trump.

Trump administration has yet to fill many US ambassador posts in Europe

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Twenty ambassador positions in Europe remain open.

Saturday, Dec 9

The Latest: Arab leader asks nations to recognize Palestine


The Arab League chief has called on world nations to recognize the State of Palestine with east Jerusalem as its capital

Thousands protest against Netanyahu, corruption in Tel Aviv


Thousands of Israelis have poured into the streets of Tel Aviv for an anti-corruption rally calling on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to resign

PM announces on state TV Iraq's war against IS has ended


Iraq's PM announces on state TV the country's war on the Islamic State is over after more than three years of combat operations

The Latest: White House says president has called for calm


The White House is urging all parties to "act in a matter conducive to peace" amid violent protests over President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel

Friday, Dec 8

Reporter's notebook: Chaos at Jerusalem protests, ABC News at the flash point


"It's not Trumpland," a Palestinian from Jerusalem said.

Angry worshippers lash out against Trump across Muslim world


Angry crowds of worshippers lash out against Trump across the Muslim world

Chronicler of Islamic State 'killing machine' goes public


Months after fall of Islamic State group, Mosul Eye, living in a European city, was ready to shed the burden of anonymity

Pearl Harbor survivors in their 90s attend solemn ceremony


Survivors have gathered at the site of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor to remember fellow servicemen killed in the early morning raid 76 years ago

Thursday, Dec 7

Australian Parliament approves same-sex marriage

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The vote ends a long and at times bitter debate.

Japanese nursery school hit by possible US aircraft part

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The military is investigating reports saying an object from a U.S. Military aircraft fell onto the roof of a Midorigaoka Nursery School in Okinawa Thursday

Trump's Jerusalem decision could be dangerous, experts warn

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Trump announced today the U.S. will move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.

Putin says Russia will not boycott 2018 Winter Olympics after ban


“Undoubtedly, we will not declare any blockade."

Wednesday, Dec 6

Driver recounts moment woman was pushed in front of bus by jogger


The bus driver who barely missed a woman pushed by a jogger says that the man who pushed her could have "had a bad day."

Putin announces 2018 re-election bid, ends long speculation


It could put him on track to become Russia's longest-serving ruler since Stalin.

Trump decision on Jerusalem could have deep repercussions


President Trump's move to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital could have deep repercussions across the region.

US embassies beefing up security ahead of Trump's expected announcement on Jerusalem

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More Marines are heading to some U.S. embassies in Middle East.