- The Latest: Polish PM against new quota of sharing migrants Updated: Nov-29-15 4:25 pm
BRUSSELS - The latest on the mass movement of asylum-seekers and others seeking refuge in Europe. All times local:
- EU, Turkey seek better relations at emergency refugee summit Updated: Nov-29-15 3:48 pm
BRUSSELS - European Union leaders and the Turkish prime minister sealed a joint summit with a commitment to re-energize Turkey's long-stalled membership talks and bolster their common resolve to deal with the Syrian refugee crisis.
- The Latest: Eiffel Tower lit in green for climate conference Updated: Nov-29-15 3:34 pm
PARIS - The latest from the much-anticipated U.N. climate conference that gets underway in Paris on Monday. All times local:
- UK, EU leaders to discuss technicalities of EU reform Updated: Nov-29-15 2:15 pm
BRUSSELS - A European official says British Prime Minister David Cameron and European Council President Donald Tusk are meeting Sunday night to discuss the EU reforms Britain is asking for ahead of a referendum on continued membership.
- Tens of billions promised to boost clean energy tech Updated: Nov-29-15 1:33 pm
PARIS - Government and business leaders are banking on clean energy technology to fight global warming, kicking off this week's high-stakes climate change negotiations by pledging tens of billions of dollars for research and development.
- Carson after tour: Syrian refugees don't want to come to US Updated: Nov-29-15 2:08 am
AZRAQ REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan - After touring Syrian refugee camps in Jordan, Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson on Saturday suggested that camps should serve as a long-term solution for millions, while other refugees could be absorbed by Middle Eastern countries.
- Former ambassador to Russia to receive honorary MSU degree Updated: Nov-28-15 8:27 pm
BOZEMAN, Montana - Michael McFaul, a former U.S. ambassador to Russia, will receive an honorary degree from Montana State University during fall commencement Dec. 12.
- UN: Maurice Strong, climate and development pioneer, dies Updated: Nov-28-15 5:54 pm
TORONTO - Maurice Strong, whose work helped lead to the landmark climate summit that begins in Paris on Monday, has died at age 86, the head of the U.N.'s environmental agency said Saturday.
- Iran lures foreign investors with new oil contracts Updated: Nov-28-15 2:26 pm
TEHRAN, Iran - Iran unveiled a new model of oil contracts Saturday aimed at attracting foreign investment once sanctions are lifted under a landmark nuclear deal reached earlier this year, and said U.S. companies would be welcome to participate.
- Carson visiting Syrian refugees in Jordan Updated: Nov-28-15 12:18 am
WASHINGTON - Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is in the Middle East this weekend to meet with Syrian refugees.
- Hundreds gather in Cuba in frustration at Ecuador visa rule Updated: Nov-27-15 3:14 pm
HAVANA - Hundreds of angry Cubans confronted police and Ecuadoran embassy officials in an unusual display of public discontent on Friday after the surprise announcement of a new visa requirement aimed at choking off this year's historic overland emigration of Cubans across more than 3,000 miles (5,000 kilometers) of South and Central America to the U.S. border with Mexico.
- Russia suspends visa-free travel with Turkey Updated: Nov-27-15 3:05 pm
MOSCOW - Russia announced Friday that it will suspend visa-free travel with Turkey amid the escalating spat over the downing of a Russian warplane by a Turkish fighter jet at the Syrian border.
- Stocks inch higher in quiet trading, but Disney stumbles Updated: Nov-27-15 2:48 pm
NEW YORK - Stocks finished mostly higher Friday as they wrapped up a quiet week of trading.
- Israel 'soon' to open Abu Dhabi office for renewable energy Updated: Nov-27-15 1:35 pm
JERUSALEM - Israel "soon" will open an office focused on renewable energy in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates - even though the two nations have no diplomatic relations, an Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman said Friday.
- Lawsuit alleges couple was warned of pending state visits Updated: Nov-27-15 12:33 pm
TULSA, Oklahoma - A federal lawsuit alleges a Delaware County couple who kept foster children and adopted others was alerted by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services of pending visits for checks on the children's welfare.
- Strikes on IS city, focus of international campaign, kill 8 Updated: Nov-27-15 11:30 am
BEIRUT - A new wave of airstrikes targeting the Syrian city of Raqqa, the headquarters of the extremist Islamic State group and the focus of an international military campaign, killed at least eight people, including five children, Syrian opposition groups said Friday.
- Hundreds protest jailing of 2 journalists in Turkey Updated: Nov-27-15 10:53 am
ISTANBUL - Hundreds of protesters gathered outside the Istanbul office of an opposition newspaper Friday, accusing the government of silencing critics and attempting to cover-up a scandal after two journalists were jailed on terror and espionage charges for their reports on alleged Turkish arms smuggling to Syria.
- EU turns to Turkey to help manage its migration woes Updated: Nov-27-15 10:38 am
BRUSSELS - Five years ago, Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi warned that millions of Africans wanted to come to the European Union and offered to make the continent's immigration problem disappear in exchange for billions of euros.
- The Latest: Russia supports closing of Turkish=Syria border Updated: Nov-27-15 10:20 am
ANKARA, Turkey - The latest developments regarding the war in Syria. All times local.
- British foreign secretary meets Tunisian leader after attack Updated: Nov-27-15 9:00 am
TUNIS, Tunisia - Britain's foreign secretary has met with Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, promising his nation's support after the third deadly attack this year in Tunisia claimed by the Islamic State group.
- Iran holds funeral for diplomat killed in Saudi hajj crush Updated: Nov-27-15 8:24 am
TEHRAN, Iran - Iran has held a ceremonious funeral for one of its diplomats, the former ambassador to Lebanon, who was killed in the hajj stampede outside Mecca in September.
- Japan Business Society Foundation gets commendation Updated: Nov-27-15 4:05 am
DETROIT - The Japan Business Society of Detroit Foundation has been recognized for efforts promoting relations between the United States and Japan.
- After Paris attacks, increased resolve for UN climate talks Updated: Nov-27-15 3:37 am
PARIS - Still gripped by shock and grief, Paris will play host to a long-awaited U.N. climate conference under tragic circumstances that none could have foreseen.
- Notorious warlord seeks comeback, leverage in Afghanistan Updated: Nov-27-15 3:14 am
KABUL, Afghanistan - After more than 40 years at war, one of Afghanistan's most notorious warlords, designated a "global terrorist" by the United States and blacklisted by the United Nations along with Osama bin Laden, wants to come out of the shadows.
- Russia, France agree to tighten cooperation against IS Updated: Nov-27-15 12:58 am
MOSCOW - The presidents of France and Russia agreed Thursday to tighten cooperation in the fight against the Islamic State group, although they remained at odds over their approach toward Syrian President Bashar Assad.