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BERLIN (AP) — Germany says it will take in a further 5,000 refugees from Syria, doubling its current offer of shelter for people fleeing the Arab nation's civil war.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's opposition has failed in its attempt to force out the government with a no-confidence vote in parliament.
BRUSSELS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is joining diplomats from around the world in hopes of persuading Afghan leaders to let international troops remain in the war-torn country beyond 2014.
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi authorities say insurgents have assaulted a mayor's office in a Sunni town just north of Baghdad, killing six.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's foreign ministry says a U.S. security deal with Kabul is not "useful" for Afghanistan, and also impact "regional issues" negatively.
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says its troops have come under attack from Syria and have fired back in retaliation.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.S.-led international coalition in Afghanistan says it is investigating an airstrike it launched that killed a child and injured two women, leading to a condemnation of the incident by Afghanistan's president.
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state TV says government forces have captured a western town near the border with Lebanon, a week after opposition fighters seized it.
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Syrian government says it will participate in U.N.-sponsored peace talks aimed at ending the country's civil war, but insists that it is not going to the conference to hand over power.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A Saudi court has sentenced a man to death and 19 others to prison terms of up to 25 years in connection with the 2004 armed assault on the U.S. Consulate in Jiddah that killed five employees in an attack blamed on al-Qaida.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police have intervened to prevent activists who were protesting U.S. drone strikes from halting NATO troop supply trucks traveling to and from Afghanistan.
LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland (AP) — Northern Ireland authorities say a bus driver was ordered to deliver an IRA-style bomb to a police station, but instead she parked her vehicle and called police.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A spokesman for the global chemical weapons watchdog says destroying Syria's stockpile of poison gas and nerve agents at sea is a possible alternative to finding a country willing to host the destruction.
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say a wave of attacks has hit commercial areas in Baghdad, killing at least 21 people and wounding 72 in mostly Shiite areas.
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Police say gunmen on a motorcycle have killed a Shiite Muslim university director and his driver in eastern Pakistan in a possible sectarian attack.
BEIRUT (AP) — Two explosions have struck near the Iranian Embassy in the Lebanese capital of Beirut, killing at least five people.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The South African president's office says that Jacob Zuma visited 95-year-old anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela on Monday morning and said that the anti-apartheid leader remains in stable but critical condition.
TOKYO (AP) — Japan is planning to send about 1,000 troops to the Philippines in what officials say could become the military's biggest relief effort ever.
BAGHDAD (AP) — Officials in Iraq say attacks against Shiites and police ahead of a religious ritual have killed at least 21 people.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Thousands of Hamas security forces are staging a military parade in the Gaza Strip to mark the anniversary of an eight-day battle against Israel last year.
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi has accused the military chief who deposed him of treason and says in a message read by lawyers that the country cannot return to stability until the coup is reversed and those behind it are tried.
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say a triple bombing targeting Shiites observing a key religious ritual killed at least eight people in the country's east.
BANGKOK (AP) — Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has issued a plea to protesters to end their street demonstrations after opposition leaders called for a three-day general strike starting Wednesday.
TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine general says that inmates have escaped from a provincial jail in the typhoon-hit city of Tacloban after breaking down a jail wall.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Across the nation on Veterans Day today, Americans are honoring the sacrifices and service of the armed forces.