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Oscar Pistorius could be granted parole on Friday after nearly 10 years in prison for killing his girlfriend. The double-amputee Olympic runner was convicted of a charge comparable to third-degree … more
Nicaragua’s increasingly isolated and repressive government thought it had scored a rare PR victory last week when Miss Nicaragua Sheynnis Palacios won the Miss Universe competition. But “the … more
An inexperienced politician and heir to a fortune built on the banana trade has been sworn in as Ecuador’s president. Daniel Noboa took on the job Thursday during a ceremony in Quito, the South … more
Former President Donald Trump has told Argentina’s President-elect Javier Milei that he plans to travel to the South American country so the two can meet. Milei’s office said Thursday that Trump … more
A Kyiv official says a Russian attack using cluster munitions has killed three people in a suburb of Ukraine’s southern city of Kherson. The deaths bring to at least six the number of civilians … more
Venice authorities have rolled out a pilot program to charge day-trippers 5 euros ($5.45) apiece to enter the fragile lagoon city on peak weekends next year. The aim is to reduce crowds, encourage … more
He’s been called the Dutch Donald Trump. He’s been threatened with death countless times by Islamic extremists, convicted of insulting Moroccans and the British government once banned him from … more
The far-right and anti-Islam populist Geert Wilders is heading for a massive parliamentary election victory. It’s one of the biggest political upsets in Dutch politics since World War II and one … more
Hundreds of police officers are searching the properties of Hamas members and followers in Germany with the majority of the raids taking place in Berlin. On Nov. 2, the German government implemented … more
An agreement for a four-day cease-fire in Gaza and the release of dozens of Hamas-held hostages and Palestinians imprisoned by Israel appears to have hit a last-minute snag. A senior Israeli official … more
Israeli military officials have shown a group of international journalists a small living quarters they found in a tunnel underneath Shifa Hospital, claiming that the space had been used by Hamas … more
Argentina’s President-elect Javier Milei has called for the wholesale reinvention of the government but he has precious little time. With less than three weeks until his Dec. 10 inauguration, … more
Since Hamas fighters carried out the deadliest attack on Israel in decades, Israeli officials have vowed to crush the Palestinian militant group and its enigmatic leader in Gaza. But seven weeks into … more
One thing is certain as Dutch voters cast ballots in a general election: Mark Rutte, the country’s longest-serving prime minister, is on the way out. His replacement after 13 years in office could … more
Officials say Israel and Hamas have agreed to a four-day cease-fire in the war in Gaza. The breakthrough will facilitate the release of dozens of hostages held by militants as well as Palestinians … more
Pope Francis has met separately with relatives of Israeli hostages in Gaza and Palestinian prisoners in Israel. He held the meetings before his weekly general audience Wednesday. There, he begged for … more
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel and Hamas have agreed to a four-day halt in their devastating war in exchange for the release of dozens of hostages taken captive by militants on Oct. 7, when Israeli … more
South Korea says it will partially suspend an inter-Korean agreement to restart frontline aerial surveillance of North Korea, after the North said it launched a military spy satellite in violation of … more
Argentina's populist President-elect Javier Milei lacks a group of well-known political advisers but has surrounded himself with a group of women who are set to be influential players in his … more
AN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres have given Mike Shildt another chance to manage in the big leagues, just two years after his run with St. Louis ended abruptly despite him leading the Cardinals … more
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