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AP News - 11 hours ago

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — A top United Nations human rights official expressed concern Friday over the political crisis that has triggered mass protests in Macedonia.UN Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Simonovic said he was "deep ...more

AP News - 11 hours ago

VIENNA (AP) — The U.N. crime prevention agency has revised international standards on treatment of prisoners to focus on greater respect for human rights.The revisions were passed Friday by the Vienna-based U.N. Commission on Crime Prevention an ...more

AP News - 12 hours ago

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — An outbreak of cholera has infected 3,000 people in a Tanzanian border region where refugees fleeing political unrest in Burundi have massed, the U.N. Refugee Agency said Friday.Some 300 to 400 new cases of cholera are bei ...more

AP News - 12 hours ago

LONDON (AP) — A British tabloid reporter accused of paying police for news tips has been found guilty of aiding and abetting public office misconduct.Anthony France, a crime reporter for the Rupert Murdoch-owned Sun newspaper, was accused of cul ...more

AP News - 12 hours ago

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Malian soldiers publicly killed nine residents of a Tuareg village in the country's north, a coalition of separatist groups said on Friday, and the U.N. said a team has been sent to investigate.The nine civilians were first a ...more

AP News - 13 hours ago

BERLIN (AP) — The chief executive of German airline Lufthansa says unannounced tests to check pilots for prescription drugs might help improve air safety.Carsten Spohr made the comments in an interview with the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, pu ...more

AP News - 13 hours ago

RIGA, Latvia (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron set off Friday on a whirlwind campaign to change the way the European Union is run, warning of a rough road ahead to achieve the reform needed to keep his country from leaving.Ever the hal ...more

AP News - 13 hours ago

PARIS (AP) — The Eiffel Tower closed to the public for most of the day Friday as workers protested a rise in aggressive pickpockets around the Paris landmark that attracts thousands of visitors daily.The walkout came a day after Paris authoritie ...more

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DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (AP) — An Islamic extremist leader appeared in a Tanzania court on Friday to challenge his extradition home to Uganda, where he is wanted for allegedly ordering deadly attacks on civilians in the 1990s.Jamil Mukulu also i ...more

AP News - 14 hours ago

CANNES, France (AP) — Director Nanni Moretti is pleased to hear that some audience members came out of "Mia Madre," his new movie about a filmmaker whose mother is dying, and immediately called their own moms to say "I love you.""Every once in a ...more