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In numbers: Newly elected Parliament is UK's most diverse

Last week's U.K. election produced a resounding majority for Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives, but Britain's new Parliament is also the country's most diverse...

Bogota's history-making mayor-elect weds partner in Colombia

The first woman to be elected mayor of Colombia’s capital city has married her partner in a private civil ceremony before taking office By CHRISTINE ARMARIO...

Leaders of Russia, Turkey discuss fighting in Libya

The Kremlin says the leaders of Russia and Turkey have discussed the fighting in Libya in a phone call By The Associated Press December 17, 2019, 4:05...

Greece: 2 arrested for attacks on extreme-right party

Greek authorities say two people have been arrested on terrorism-related charges for allegedly participating in a pair of arson attacks at offices of the...

Jewish cemetery vandalized in northern Slovakian town

Police say dozens of gravestones have been vandalized at a Jewish cemetery in northern Slovakia By The Associated Press December 17, 2019, 1:54 PM 1 min read BRATISLAVA, Slovakia...

Kuwait forms new Cabinet after row by ruling family members

Kuwait's ruling emir has approved the country's new Cabinet, which includes two women and does not include the previous interior and defense ministers By The Associated...

Spanish court refuses to extradite Venezuelan ex-minister

Spain's National Court has rejected the extradition to the United States of a former Venezuelan minister wanted by the U.S. for money laundering linked...

High-profile US murder case parolee deported back to Germany

A German diplomat's son who served more than 33 years in prison for a double murder in Virginia that he has steadfastly maintained he...

Finland offers crash course in artificial intelligence to EU

Officials in Finland say the country is offering a free-of-charge online course in artificial intelligence for European Union citizens in their own language By JARI TANNER...

Airstrikes, shelling kill 11 in Syria's rebel-held areas

Opposition activists say airstrikes and artillery shelling in northwest Syria killed at least 11 civilians, including six members of the same family By The Associated Press December...

Egyptian officials unveil new archaeological finds

Egyptian officials say archaeologists have made two new finds, a rare statue of one of the country’s most famous pharaohs and a diminutive ancient...

Rights official expresses concern about Albanian media law

A top European human rights official has expressed deep concern at plans by Albania’s government to pass a law that critics say would deal...