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Violence in Greece breaks out after annual US Embassy march
Hundreds of youths attacked with police in Greece's two largest cities, hurling rocks and petrol bombs, following large and peaceful marches to mark the anniversary of a 1973 student uprising
The Latest: 2 bystanders hurt in Greek clashes with police
Two bystanders have been injured in clashes in Greece where youths clashed with police in the country's two largest cities.
House GOP chair criticizes Trump policy on elephant imports
The top Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee says the Trump administration's decision to allow the importation of body parts from African elephants shot for sport is the "wrong move at the wrong time."
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe appears in public 1st time since apparent military coup
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe showed no signs of loosening his iron grip on power Friday as he appeared in public for the first time since the military apparently took control this week. Clad in blue and yellow academic robes with a cap, the 93-year-old leader presided over and delivered a
Today in History
Today in History Today is Friday, Nov. 17, the 321st day of 2017. There are 44 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 17, 1917, French sculptor Auguste Rodin (roh-DAN') died in Meudon at age 77. On this date: In 1558, Elizabeth I acceded to the English throne upon the death of
The Latest: African Union backs regional efforts in Zimbabwe
The Latest on Zimbabwe's political turmoil (all times local): 6:05 a.m. The head of the African Union Commission is backing efforts by the Southern African Development Community to resolve the political crisis in Zimbabwe. Moussa Faki Mahamat tells The Associated Press that the AU is working with
Trump reverses ban on importing elephants killed as trophies
Trump administration to allow the importation of body parts of African elephants shot for sport, reversing an Obama-era ban.
Regional summit expected to formalize terms of Mugabe exit
Mugabe meets with army commander as crisis solution sought; end to become clear 'shortly'
Criticism of US sanctions returns in Iran after earthquake
Criticism of US sanctions on Iran rekindled after a powerful earthquake that killed over 530 people
US Embassy expresses confidence in Liberia disputed election
US Embassy expresses confidence in Liberia's disputed election as runoff vote on hold