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KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Rwanda's army says its forces have fought and repelled suspected rebels who crossed into the country from neighboring Congo, killing four of them.Army spokesman Innocent Munyengango tells The Associated Press that the attack by suspected Forces for the Liberation of …
HONG KONG (AP) — A runaway school bus with no one aboard accelerated downhill and plowed into pedestrians in Hong Kong on Monday, killing two people and injuring a dozen others, authorities said.Dash-cam video from another vehicle, posted online by the Apple Daily newspaper, shows a man who …
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on charges against former Nissan Motor Co. chairman Carlos Ghosn, who was arrested last month on suspicion of underreporting his income (all times local):7 p.m.Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says Japan-French relations are unshakable despite concerns over the …
LONDON (AP) — It's crunch time for Brexit, and investors will be on high alert in the run-up to Christmas.British lawmakers are set to vote Tuesday on Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal with the European Union. All indications are that she will suffer a major defeat, opening up a …
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A Serbian court has sentenced a Balkan drug lord to 15 years in prison for smuggling 5.7 tons of cocaine from South America to Europe.The Organized Crime court ruled on Monday that Darko Saric was guilty of leading a criminal organization that smuggled cocaine from …
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Thousands of people in Indian-controlled Kashmir joined a funeral procession Monday for two teenage rebels who were killed over the weekend in a long gunbattle with Indian troops in the disputed region.Villagers carried the teens' bodies to a "martyr's graveyard" in …
ROME (AP) — Pope Francis is denouncing that the poor, the unborn, those imprisoned and those who have been forcibly "disappeared" do not enjoy the same human rights protections as the wealthy.Francis marked the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on Monday with a …
BEIJING (AP) — China raised the pressure on the United States and Canada as a bail hearing for a top Chinese technology executive was set to resume Monday in Vancouver, British Columbia.A headline in a Communist Party newspaper called Canada's treatment of Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial …
KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — The Latest on climate talks taking place in Poland (all times local):11:20 a.m.Groups that monitor countries' performance in tackling climate change say Sweden remains top of the league, while the United States has dropped in the index.The Climate Change Performance …
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has prolonged sanctions against Congolese President Joseph Kabila's chosen successor just two weeks before a historic election in the resource-rich Central African country.EU headquarters said Monday that travel bans and asset freezes will be renewed for a …
TOKYO (AP) — The price for the initial public offering of SoftBank Group Corp.'s Japanese mobile subsidiary was set Monday at 1,500 yen ($13) a share.The Dec. 19 IPO on the Tokyo Stock Exchange will likely raise more than 2 trillion yen ($18 billion) and will be one of the world's biggest …
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is preparing to speak to the nation Monday at last, after increasingly violent and radicalized protests against his leadership and a long silence that aggravated the anger. Many protesters only want one thing: for him to declare "I quit."That's …
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors said Monday that they have charged four people with illegally importing North Korean coal via Russia in violation of U.N. sanctions.The indictments, handed down on Friday, came four months after customs authorities accused three of the four …
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The World Health Organization says Ebola vaccinations soon will begin in South Sudan as the country is at "very high risk" in the current outbreak based in neighboring Congo.A statement says South Sudan's health ministry will begin vaccinating some health workers and …
MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. migration conference (all times local):10:55 a.m.The Norwegian Refugee Council says a nonbinding international deal on migration "recognizes the rising threats of disaster displacement and impacts of climate change and brings hope for the …
MADRID (AP) — In a speech during Real Madrid's most recent general assembly, club president Florentino Perez spoke proudly about how esports will be part of the club's future.Perez also talked about plans for a possible Real Madrid theme park to be built in the Spanish capital.The president …
BEIRUT (AP) — U.S.-backed Syrian fighters have pushed deeper into the Islamic State group's last remaining stronghold, capturing a hospital.The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces entered the eastern Syrian town of Hajin last week and intense fighting has been ongoing since.SDF spokesman …
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's top court ruled Monday that Britain can change its mind over Brexit, boosting the hopes of people who want to stay in the EU that the process can be reversed.The European Court of Justice ruled that when an EU member country has notified its intent to …
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq on Monday celebrated the anniversary of its costly victory over the Islamic State group, which has lost virtually all the territory it once held but still carries out sporadic attacks.The government declared victory last December after a grueling three-year war in which …
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Dressed as Father Christmas, a man dozes off while sitting in a supermarket in Zimbabwe's capital, Harare. No one seems to care.The holiday mood is not catching on in a country where a currency crisis has forced people to risk jail time to buy basics such as medicine …

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