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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2016 file photo, former Syrian Prime Minister Riad Hijab, now coordinator of the Syrian opposition team talks to the press after his meeting with French President Francois Hollande at the Elysee Palace in Paris. Syria's opposition is gathering in Saudi Arabia hoping to close ranks ahead of new negotiations starting Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, but they are a house divided in ways that enhance Syrian President Bashar Assad's upper hand. Hours before the meeting, a dozen opposition figures resigned. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)
UN envoy for Syria urges opposition to unite before talksU.N. envoy for Syria urges Syrian opposition to come up with united delegation for Geneva talks later this month
The Associated Press17 minutes ago
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, center, arrives to attend a military parade to mark the 74th anniversary of Lebanon's independence from France in downtown Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. Hours after returning to the country following a nearly three week puzzling absence, Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri participated in Independence Day celebrations Wednesday, his first official appearance since he suddenly announced his resignation from abroad, stunning the country. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
In surprise reversal, Lebanese PM puts resignation on holdLebanon's Prime Minister Hariri announces he will put his resignation on hold to give way for more consultations
The Associated Press29 minutes ago
Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic flashes a thumbs up as he enters the Yugoslav War Crimes Tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, to hear the verdict in his genocide trial. Mladic's trial is the last major case for the Netherlands-based tribunal for former Yugoslavia, which was set up in 1993 to prosecute those most responsible for the worst carnage in Europe since World War II. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, Pool)
The Latest: Supporters of Mladic praise their 'hero'Supporters of Ratko Mladic have put up posters in Bosnia praising the former Bosnian Serb military chief.
The Associated Press37 minutes ago
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, left, arrives to attend a military parade to mark the 74th anniversary of Lebanon's independence from France in downtown Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. Hours after returning to the country following a nearly three week puzzling absence, Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri participated in Independence Day celebrations Wednesday, his first official appearance since he suddenly announced his resignation from abroad, stunning the country. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
The Latest: Lebanon PM puts resignation on holdLebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri says he is putting his resignation on hold following a request from the Lebanese president to reconsider
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Thursday, March 16, 2017 file photo, Britain's Chancellor Philip Hammond walks out of 11 Downing Street in London. Britain's Treasury chief is likely to ignore demands that the government ease seven years of austerity when he unveils the budget Wednesday Nov. 22, 2017, opting instead to keep a tight rein on spending as economic growth slows and the country prepares for the impact of Brexit. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
UK Treasury chief between rock and hard place on budgetBritain's Treasury chief under pressure to ease austerity in budget, but has little room for spending increases as Brexit shock looms
The Associated Press5 minutes ago
FILE - In this Dec. 10, 2015, file photo, Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, gives a state medal to world-renowned Russian baritone opera singer Dmitry Khvorostovsky during the award ceremony in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia  Hvorostovsky died after a long battle with cancer. He was 55. Hvorostovsky's office said in a statement Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, that the acclaimed singer "died peacefully" earlier and was "surrounded by family" near his home in London. (Mikhail Klimentyev/Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP, File)
Russian baritone Hvorostovsky dies at 55Russian baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky has died after a long battle with cancer
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A Romanian truck driver gets his handcuffs removed in a courtroom in Freiburg, Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. He has confessed to having raped and killed a woman in southwestern Germany at the opening of his trial. The German news agency dpa reported that the 40-year-old said in court that he killed the woman out of “inexplicable aggression,” but that he didn’t have a sexual motive. (Patrick Seeger/dpa via AP)
Romanian confesses to rape, killing of German joggerA Romanian truck driver has confessed to having raped and killed a woman in southwestern Germany at the opening of his trial in Freiburg
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Two women walk under handwritten notes hanging from string tied between trees, of the hopes of Zimbabwean protesters gathered opposite the parliament building, in downtown Harare, Zimbabwe Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. Mugabe resigned as president with immediate effect Tuesday after 37 years in power, shortly after parliament began impeachment proceedings against him. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
The Latest: Zimbabwe's new leader to be sworn in FridayThe Latest: Zimbabwe's new leader Mnangagwa to be sworn in Friday, parliament speaker confirms
The Associated Press4 minutes ago
FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, file photo, the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier arrives in Hong Kong. A U.S. Navy C-2 Greyhound plane carrying 11 crew and passengers crashed into the Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, while on the way to the USS Ronald Reagan the Navy said. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)
US Navy plane with 11 crashes into Pacific; 8 found aliveEight people aboard a Navy plane that crashed in the Pacific were recovered in good condition and a search continues for three other missing personnel
The Associated Press4 minutes ago
FILE - In this March 14, 2017, file photo, a U.S. Navy C-2 Greyhound approaches the deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson during the annual joint military exercise called Foal Eagle between South Korea and the United States at an unidentified location in the international waters, east of the Korean Peninsula. A similar type of the U.S. Navy plane carrying 11 crew and passengers crashed into the Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, while on the way to the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier, the Navy said. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
The Latest: Navy says 8 people recovered in good conditionThe U.S. Navy says eight people recovered from the crash of a transport aircraft in the Pacific are in good condition and the search continues for three others
The Associated Press11 minutes ago
German business groups say country needs new government soonThe heads of two influential business lobby group says Germany needs a new government soon, in order to tackle important issues facing the economy
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Satellite trucks and cameras are set up outside the Yugoslav War Crimes Tribunal, rear, where the court is scheduled to hand down the verdict in the genocide case against Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic, in The Hague, Netherlands, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. Mladic's trial is the last major case for the Netherlands-based tribunal for former Yugoslavia, which was set up in 1993 to prosecute those most responsible for the worst carnage in Europe since World War II. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
UN judges set to pass judgment in trial of Ratko MladicThe UN Yugoslav war crimes tribunal is passing judgment on former Bosnian Serb military chief Gen. Ratko Mladic, who is accused of crimes including genocide for allegedly masterminding atrocities by Serb forces throughout Bosnia's war
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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