Macron to speak to France amid mounting protest violence

French President Emmanuel Macron is preparing to speak to the nation at last, after increasingly violent protests against his leadership

China pressures US, Canada ahead of Huawei hearing

Iraq marks anniversary of victory over Islamic State

Big investors call for carbon price, end to coal power

Think tank: Russia emerges as world's No. 2 arms producer

Poland's president, Jewish leaders light Hanukkah candles

The Latest: OECD sees share of highly educated migrants grow

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Copa Libertadores saga ends as River Plate wins in Madrid

German railway workers' union calls strike over pay

Climate talks pause as battle over key science report looms

Cyprus police detain 40 Syrian migrants after boat arrival

UK nerve agent survivor fears poison will soon kill him

Nobel peace winners demand action against sex abuse

Congo's Kabila doesn't rule out seeking presidency in future

AP Interview: Congo's Kabila, soon to step aside, doesn't rule out seeking presidency again

UK leader warns of 'uncharted waters' if Brexit deal nixed

Britain's Parliament resumes debate on Monday, a day before a crucial vote on whether to accept or reject a Brexit deal

  Paris cleans up after latest riot; pressure builds on Macron

Saturday's protests were a direct blow to President Emmanuel Macron, who made a stunning retreat last week and decided to abandon the fuel tax rise that initially prompted the protest movement.

Afghanistan suspends soccer officials amid abuse allegations

Afghan authorities have suspended the head of the soccer federation and five other senior officials amid allegations of sexual and physical abuse of female athletes

Italian police question witnesses in deadly disco stampede

Armenia premier's bloc winning vote, early returns show

At scene of South Sudan mass rape, 'no one could hear me'

Macron to break silence, address French nation amid protests

New Zealand police find body they believe is British tourist

Exit polling indicates Peruvians vote to fight corruption

The Latest: British Columbia cancels China trade trip

A trade mission to China by the Canadian province of British Columbia has been cancelled because of the detention of a top Huawei executive in Canada

China summons US envoy to protest detention of Huawei exec

China has summoned the U.S. ambassador to protest the detention of a senior executive of electronics giant Huawei in Canada at Washington's behest

Big rally by Malaysia Muslims calls for upholding privileges

Tens of thousands of Malaysian Muslims have rallied in Kuala Lumpur against any attempt to strip ethnic Malay majority of their privileges, in the first massive street gathering since Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's alliance won a historic vote in May

Russia's most famous human rights activist dies at 91

Lyudmila Alexeyeva, noted Russian human rights defender, passes away at 91

Avalanche in Italian Alps kills French skier; other escapes

An avalanche in Italy's Alps has fatally struck a skier, but his girlfriend survived

Rioting engulfs Paris as anger grows over high French taxes

Armored trucks and tear gas smoke blanketed central Paris on Saturday, as French riot police faced off against thousands of yellow-vested protesters in a movement that has degenerated into new violence by the week

Albanian students demand that tuition fees be cut in half

Public university students are continuing to protest in the Albanian capital, turning down offers to negotiate with the government unless their demands are met

Is there a Brexit 'Plan B?' UK minister offers alternatives

A senior British Cabinet minister has said that a second referendum or a so-called "Norway-plus" deal could be in the cards if Prime Minister Theresa May fails to win lawmakers' approval for her Brexit deal

Clashes as yellow vest protests grow in Belgium, Netherlands

Belgian police fired tear gas and water cannon at yellow-vested protesters calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Charles Michel after they tried to breach a riot barricade, as the movement made its mark in Belgium and the Netherlands

New head of Merkel party seeks to build bridges with rivals

Chancellor Angela Merkel's successor at the helm of Germany's main center-right party is seeking to consolidate her power after a narrow victory

Protesters march as UN climate talks hit fossil fuel snag

Thousands of people from around the world marched through the southern Polish city that's hosting this year's U.N. climate talks, calling Saturday for governments to take tougher action on curbing global warming

The Latest: France: 135 hurt in protests; 1,000 detained

France's interior minister says the protest violence in Paris is "under control" despite scattered tensions but is calling it "totally unacceptable."

Yemen's warring parties meet for 3rd day of talks in Sweden

Yemen's warring parties are meeting for a third day in Sweden for talks aimed at halting the country's catastrophic 4-year-old war

Closer legal peril for Trump in probes; he sees no collusion

New court filings, in cases involving former Donald Trump lawyer Michael Cohen and former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, cap a week of revelations in the special counsel's probe into possible coordination between the campaign and the Kremlin

Working while they wait, migrants seek jobs at US border

Before dawn each morning, migrants slip out of a Tijuana shelter to head to jobs across the sprawling city

Ex-Colombian President Belisario Betancur dies at 95

Former Colombian President Belisario Betancur, whose bold efforts to reach a peace deal with leftist rebels in the 1980s were undone by a drug-fueled bloodletting and explosion in violence backed by state security forces, died on Friday

Former Armenian president is arrested for deadly crackdown

An Armenian court has ruled that the nation's former president should be put in custody on charges linked to the dispersal of a 2008 protest

Russian chemistry teacher accused of setting up a drug lab

Prosecutors in St. Petersburg have charged two Russian high school teachers of producing and selling drugs, a case that has drawn comparisons with the "Breaking Bad" television series

As protests rages in France, Macron remains invisible

As protests rage through France and Paris locks down fearing new riots, the man whose presidency unleashed the anger is nowhere to be seen

Chinese executive facing US extradition appears in court

Huawei arrest complicates US-China trade talks, illustrating an underlying clash over technology

US envoy for Afghanistan holds talks in Moscow with Russians

The Russian Foreign Ministry says that it has hosted a U.S. special envoy for talks on Afghanistan

Press freedom group says reporters being harassed in Poland

A leading press freedom group is calling on Polish authorities to "end their harassment and attempts to intimidate independent journalists," after a string of incidents that have raised concerns about media freedom

Ship saves British sailor after storm in Southern Ocean

A cargo ship has rescued a British sailor after a violent storm ripped off her mast and flung her yacht end over end in the Southern Ocean as she competed in a solo round-the-world race

The Latest: Ship rescues British sailor in Southern Ocean

A cargo ship has rescued a British woman who was dismasted by a violent storm in the Southern Ocean while sailing solo in a round-the-world race

The Latest: Merkel ally elected leader of chancellor's party

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, an ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, has been elected as the new leader of Merkel's center-right party

Russia and Greece say spat over diplomats expulsions is over

The leaders of Russia and Greece say they have overcome a rift over recent diplomats' expulsions that strained their traditionally friendly ties

Greek Ombudsman: Poor conditions in several detention areas

A report from Greece's Ombudsman on detention facilities reveals cases of conditions so poor they constitute "inhuman and degrading treatment," and continued overcrowding in about half of the country's prisons

Croatia arrest 13 people suspected of smuggling migrants

Police in Croatia have arrested 13 people suspected of smuggling migrants into the country and on toward other nations in Western Europe

EU set to prolong sanctions against Congo election candidate

EU set to prolong sanctions against Congolese president's chosen successor, days before vote

12 dead in bank robbery attempts, police shootout in Brazil

12 die in Brazil in foiled attempts to rob 2 banks that ended in shootout with police

UNAIDS found in 'crisis' after sex harassment claims

Independent experts looking into allegations of sexual harassment inside UNAIDS says the U.N agency's leadership is "in crisis" and says it should consider whether its top official must go

Young Afghan Messi fan threatened by criminals, Taliban

Young Afghan soccer fan who shot to fame after he was photographed in a Messi shirt made from a plastic bag has been forced to flee with his family to the Afghan capital after criminal gangs and the Taliban threatened to kill or kidnap him

UK teen jailed for 3 years for bomb hoaxes

A UK teenager has been jailed for three years after his bogus bomb threats led to school evacuations and an airport security incident

Vatican investigates after nuns report sex abuse by priests

The Vatican has launched an investigation into a small Chilean religious order of nuns after some sisters denounced sexual abuse at the hands of priests and mistreatment by their superiors

To the barricades: why a nursery aide joins French protests

Mathilde Pouzet set out for Paris on Nov. 17 for her first protest with a grassroots movement that is now shaking France

US backers of Paris accord set up camp at climate talks

Hundreds of U.S. states, cities, businesses and churches are establishing a presence at the U.N. climate talks to show many Americans remain committed to curbing global warming

UN says civilian casualties in Yemen average 123 per week

UN refugee agency: Nearly 1,500 civilian casualties in Yemen from August through October this year

Nobel prize winner: no progress from Trump on carbon taxing

A winner of this year's Nobel Prize for Economics who advocates for carbon taxes as the best way to address the problems of greenhouse gas emissions says he does not expect President Donald Trump to make any moves toward accepting that view

Australia anti-encryption law rushed to passage

A new law rushed through Australia's parliament will compel technology companies including Apple, Facebook and Google to help police catch terrorists and other criminals by disabling encryption protections

Greece: More than 100 people detained during rioting

Greek authorities say more than 100 people were detained during rioting in Athens and the northern city of Thessaloniki following events marking the 10th anniversary of the fatal police shooting of a teenager

The Latest: France's Macron meets with riot police

French President Emmanuel Macron has met with anti-riot security officers who will be deployed Saturday in Paris as authorities fear new riots in the French capital

AP Interview: New Zealand minister says emissions to rise

New Zealand has set itself apart from neighboring Australia by declaring climate change a top priority. But despite some lofty goals, greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise in the South Pacific nation and could do so for years to come

North Korea tells China it's committed to denuclearization

China says North Korea's foreign minister has told his Chinese counterpart that his country remains committed to ending its nuclear weapons programs

UK PM May deploys ministers to sell Brexit deal to public

Britain's prime minister is deploying 30 members of her government throughout the country to rally support for her deal on leaving the European Union

Ebola spreads to major Congo city as vaccines a concern

Deadly Ebola outbreak spreads to major Congo city as vaccine supply becomes a concern

Japan OKs divisive bill allowing more foreign workers

Japan set to open door to foreign workers for unskilled jobs

France girds for weekend protests, fearing more violence

Anticipating a fourth straight weekend of violent protests, France is mobilizing thousands of police, cordoning off Paris' broad boulevards and making plans to shut down tourist sites like the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre

Merkel ally becomes German conservative party's leader

Angela Merkel's party has elected an ally of the longtime German chancellor, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, as its new leader

Aid groups terminate Aquarius migrant rescue operations

Aid group Doctors Without Borders and SOS Mediterranee say the Aquarius migrant rescue ship will end its rescue operations in the Mediterranean

Afghan official: Taliban kill 14 troops in western province

Afghan official: Taliban kill 14 Afghan soldiers, take another 21 captive in western Herat province

China launches pioneering mission to far side of moon

Rising space power China has launched a ground-breaking mission to land an unmanned spacecraft on the far side of the moon

Brazil future unclear amid opposing ideologies of ministers

Brazil future unclear amid opposing ideologies of ministers and President-elect Jair Bolsonaro

Clashing views color future of stalled N.Korea nuclear talks

Since President Donald Trump claimed in June he can make peace with North Korea, there have been recriminations, simmering bad blood and very little progress in getting rid of nuclear weapons

US fails to win UN condemnation of Hamas militants in Gaza

A U.S.-sponsored draft resolution that for the first time would have condemned the militant Islamic group Hamas, which controls Gaza, failed to win the required two-thirds majority in the U.N. General Assembly

Turkish Cypriot police: 3 dead, 1 missing in flash flood

Police in northern Cyprus say three people have been killed and one person is still missing after a flash flood swept their car off a mountain road

Russian warplanes, navy ships to visit Venezuela

Russia's defense minister says that the country's aircraft and navy ships will make visits to Venezuela

Rights groups urge Greece to scrap EU-Turkey migrant deal

Human rights and migrant welfare groups are urging Greece to scrap its part of a deal between the European Union and Turkey, designed to reduce unchecked migration to Europe

Poland's Lech Walesa wears protest T-shirt to Bush funeral

Poland's former president and democracy icon Lech Walesa wears T-shirt that is symbol of political protest in his homeland