BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces continued their push into rebel-held districts of Aleppo on Thursday as international officials issue... Full Story
UN warns of 'merciless abyss' in besieged eastern Aleppo
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces continued their push into rebel-held districts of Aleppo on Thursday as international officials issued dire warnings of an ongoing humanitarian disaster in Syria's largest city.
Denmark's crown prince couple kick off 2-day Boston trip
BOSTON (AP) — Denmark's Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary are kicking off a two-day trade mission to Boston.
Austria: Man convicted of murder for plowing car into crowd
VIENNA (AP) — An Austrian court has found a man guilty on multiple murder and attempted murder counts and sentenced him to life in prison for plowing his car through a crowd of pedestrians, killing three and injuring dozens.
UN rights council seeks greater monitoring of Yemen abuses
GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations Human Rights Council has passed a resolution calling for greater U.N. monitoring of rights abuses in war-torn Yemen, while shrugging off calls from the U.N. human rights chief and others for an independent investigation of abuses.
The Latest: Russia says US boycott would help 'terrorists'
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):
Catalan parliament debates new proposal for secession vote
MADRID (AP) — Catalan regional lawmakers are debating regional President Carles Puigdemont's latest promise to hold another independence referendum next September with or without agreement from Spain.
Russia accuses US of nurturing aggressive nuclear strategy
MOSCOW (AP) — Amid the widening U.S.-Russian spat over Syria, the Russian Foreign Ministry on Thursday issued a strongly-worded statement accusing the Pentagon of nurturing an aggressive nuclear strategy threatening Russia.
Russia accuses US of siding with 'terrorists' in Syria
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian officials accused the U.S. on Thursday of siding with "terrorists" in Syria, in a sign of escalating tensions between Moscow and Washington amid the battle for the northern Syrian city of Aleppo.
Italy's Novamont invests $112 million in biochemical plant
MILAN (AP) — The Italian biochemical company Novamont on Thursday unveiled the first plant in the world to make a chemical compound used in the production of plastics with renewable sources.
France nabs prosperous smuggler sneaking migrants to Britain
PARIS (AP) — French authorities have arrested and convicted a top smuggler and his accomplice who had reigned over desperate migrants trying to sneak to Britain, earning 300,000 pounds ($390,000) a month and hiding travelers amid onions to keep police off their trail.
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