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Tuesday, December 1, 2015
3 more mass graves found in formerly IS-held Sinjar
Kurdish officials said Sunday three more mass graves have been found in the northern town of Sinjar, where Kurdish forces backed by heavy U.S.-led airstrikes drove out Islamic State militants earlier this month.
The University of Chicago canceled all classes and activities scheduled for Monday on its main campus following an online threat of gun violence passed on by the FBI.
A highly unusual online exchange took place on Twitter between the prime ministers of Greece and Turkey late Sunday before the former deleted his tweets -- but only from the English version of his account.
El Salvador church says sorry over abuse cases
The archbishop of El Salvador's capital apologized Sunday for pedophilia cases involving a bishop and a priest and pledged to clean house.
Hundreds of people protested in the Polish city of Poznan on Sunday against terrorism and racism, in one of the first such demonstrations called by Muslim leaders in the overwhelmingly Catholic country.
Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic on Sunday passed a lie detector test that he took voluntarily over local tabloid allegations of involvement in a blackmailing affair.
Russian truckers indignant at a new tax have caused huge tailbacks across the country, as they block roads in a rare mass protest rattling the authorities under President Vladimir Putin.
Efforts to get lifesaving antiretrovial drugs to HIV-positive patients in many sub-Saharan African countries are routinely failing at "the last mile," an international medical group said Monday.
EU and Turkey seek better relations at refugee summit
European Union leaders and the Turkish prime minister sealed a joint summit with a commitment to re-energize Turkey's long-stalled membership talks and bolster their common resolve to deal with the Syrian refugee crisis.
Defying calls from Moscow, Turkey's prime minister said Monday that his country won't apologize to Russia for shooting down a warplane operating over Syria, saying the Turkish military was doing its job defending the national airspace.
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