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Hong Kong police defuse bombs designed ‘to kill and to maim’

Hong Kong police say they have defused two large homemade bombs packed with nails and designed “to kill and to maim people By The Associated Press December...

AP Explains: A look at El Salvador’s new anti-graft body

Fulfilling a campaign promise, Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele has moved to create the International Commission Against Impunity in El Salvador, tasked with tackling corruption,...

Canada charges Volkswagen over faking car emissions tests

Canada is charging Volkswagen for importing cars that company executives knew violated emissions standards By The Associated Press December 9, 2019, 9:56 PM 2 min read The Canadian government...

Syria’s Assad: OPCW faked a report on attack near Damascus

Syrian President Bashar Assad is accusing the global chemical weapons watchdog of faking and falsifying a report over an attack near the capital of...

Egyptian whistleblower gets 5-year jail sentence in absentia

A state-run Egyptian newspaper says a self-exiled businessman who sparked rare protesters with his allegations of military corruption has been sentenced in absentia to...

650 House seats, 3 days to go: the UK election in numbers

The numbers say a lot about Britain's most unusual election By JILL LAWLESS Associated Press December 9, 2019, 2:54 PM 4 min read There are just three days to...

Lebanon protesters scuffle with lawmaker’s bodyguards

Lebanese soldiers have had to separate protesters and the bodyguards of a member of parliament after scuffles broke out under heavy rain in the northern...

Finland’s next prime minister breaks the mold in many ways

Finland’s next government is breaking the mold in multiple ways By JAN M. OLSEN and VANESSA GERA Associated Press December 9, 2019, 5:07 PM 4 min read Finland's next...

Heavy rain causes floods, paralyzes Lebanon’s capital

A rainstorm paralyzed parts of Lebanon's capital Beirut, turning streets to small rivers, stranding motorists inside their vehicles and damaging homes in some areas By The...

Intl journalist group: fewer media staff killed this year

The world federation of journalists says that far fewer journalists are being killed this year but warned also that part of the reason is...