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  1. The Latest: Nobel Peace Prize 'sends message' to nuke powers

    10.06 / 10:27 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    OSLO, Norway (AP) — The Latest on the Nobel Peace Prize (all times l…
  2. Madagascar's Red Cross works to curb deadly plague outbreak

    10.06 / 10:27 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Madagascar's Red Cross is stepping up efforts to stem a plague outbreak that has killed 30 people and spread into urban a…
  3. The Latest: Catalan police chief leaves Madrid court

    10.06 / 10:27 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    MADRID (AP) — The Latest on Spain's political crisis amid Catalonia's push for independence (all times l…
  4. Rights group slams Egypt's media blackout on homosexuals

    10.06 / 10:27 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    CAIRO (AP) — An international rights group has slammed an Egyptian media regulatory body's order prohibiting homosexuals or their slogans from appearing on any outlet amid a mass arrest campaign against them and their s…
  5. Unrecognized at home, Rohingya refugee receives 1st ID card

    10.06 / 06:07 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    KUTAPALONG, Bangladesh (AP) — Mohammad Saleem was born and raised in Myanmar. But at no time in his 30 years of life did the government ever recognize him as a c…
  6. Hurricane mauled PR's renowned Monkey Island research center

    10.06 / 06:07 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    CAYO SANTIAGO, Puerto Rico (AP) — As thousands of troops and government workers struggle to restore normal life to Puerto Rico, a small group of scientists is racing to save more than 1,000 monkeys whose brains may contain clues t…
  7. Nobel Prize for peacemakers, peace seekers comes Friday

    10.06 / 06:07 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    OSLO, Norway (AP) — The Norwegian committee that chooses the Nobel Peace Prize winner sorted through more than 300 nominations for this year's award, which recognizes both accomplishments and i…
  8. British novelist Kazuo Ishiguro wins Nobel Literature Prize

    10.06 / 06:07 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    NEW YORK (AP) — Kazuo Ishiguro, the Japanese-born British novelist who in "The Remains of the Day," ''Never Let Me Go" and other novels captured memory's lasting pain and dangerous illusions in precise and elegant prose, won the Nobel L…
  9. AP PHOTOS: Memorable Nobel Peace Prize winners of the past

    10.06 / 06:07 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    LONDON (AP) — The Nobel Peace Prize is one of the most prestigious honors on the planet, but it's provoked plenty of debate over the y…
  10. Cardinal charged with sex offenses jeered at Australia court

    10.06 / 03:42 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    SYDNEY (AP) — Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic official to face sex offense charges, was jeered by protesters as he made a court appearance in his native Australia on Friday in a case that has rocked the V…
  11. Ex-Guatemalan president accused of campaign corruption

    10.06 / 03:21 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Prosecutors and a U.N. anti-corruption commission in Guatemala have accused former president and current Guatemala City Mayor Alvaro Arzu of campaign financing c…
  12. UN approves monitoring of ELN rebel cease-fire in Colombia

    10.06 / 03:21 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Thursday authorizing the U.N. mission in Colombia to monitor and verify the temporary cease-fire between the government and the country's last remaining rebel group, the National Liberation A…
  13. UN chief: Over 8,000 children killed and hurt in conflicts

    10.06 / 01:46 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Thursday it's unacceptable and appalling that more than 8,000 children were killed and injured in conflicts last year from Syria and Yemen to Congo and Afghanistan and urged combatants to do m…
  14. Tropical Storm Nate blamed for 22 deaths; threatens US coast

    10.06 / 01:46 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Newly formed Tropical Storm Nate was blamed Thursday for at least 22 deaths in Central America as it dumped rain across the region on a path that would carry it toward a potential landfall on t…
  15. UN ending 13-year military peacekeeping mission in Haiti

    10.06 / 01:46 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A U.N. peacekeeping mission in Haiti that has helped maintain order through 13 years of political turmoil and catastrophe is coming to an end as the last of the blue-helmeted soldiers from around the world l…
  16. 4 killed in clashes with Colombia coca growers, eradicators

    10.06 / 01:46 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Four people were killed and at least 14 injured Thursday in a confusing attack on protesting coca farmers that authorities blamed on a dissident faction of a disarmed guerrilla group and local activists attributed to g…
  17. Experts to start capturing rare vaquita porpoises in Mexico

    10.06 / 01:46 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    MEXICO CITY (AP) — U.S. Navy-trained dolphins and their handlers arrived in Mexico Thursday to participate in a last-ditch effort to catch, enclose and protect the last few dozen surviving vaquita porpoises to save them from e…
  18. Mental health concerns in aftermath of Puerto Rico hurricane

    10.04 / 22:27 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Locked out of his home and with nowhere else to go, Wilfredo Ortiz Marrero rode out Hurricane Maria inside a Jeep, which was lifted off its wheels by floodwaters in the parking lot. H…
  19. Morocco seizes 2.5 tons of cocaine in 3-city drug bust

    10.04 / 22:27 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    CASABLANCA, Morocco (AP) — Moroccan authorities say they seized a staggering 2.5 tons of raw cocaine and arrested 13 people in a three-city o…
  20. Syria preparing for World Cup playoff against Australia

    10.04 / 22:27 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Torn apart by war, Syria's national soccer team is coming together for a spot at next year's World C…