UN court convicts Mladic of genocide over Bosnia's horrors

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - Ratko Mladic, the former commander of the Bosnian Serb army, was sentenced Wednesday to life imprisonment after a United Nations special court found him guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity that it labeled as some of the "most heinous" in human history. Mladic, 75, was found guilty by the United Nations'…

Nigeria police say at least 50 killed in mosque bombing

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - A teenage suicide bomber attacked worshippers as they gathered for morning prayers Tuesday at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, killing at least 50 people, police said, in one of the region's deadliest assaults in years. Bloody debris covered the floor inside the mosque in Mubi town in Adamawa state where worshippers had

Syria's Assad travels to Russia, meets with Putin for peace talks

MOSCOW (AP) - Syrian President Bashar Assad was asked to come to Russia to get him to agree to potential peace initiatives drafted by Russia, Iran and Turkey as Russia prepares to scale down its military presence in the country's civil war, the Kremlin said Tuesday. Vladimir Putin hosted his Syrian counterpart in the Black Sea resort of Sochi on

Airbnb rentals in central Paris capped at 120 days a year

PARIS (AP) - Airbnb says hosts in central Paris can now only rent out their homes for up to 120 nights a year, a new cap introduced to comply with city regulations. The company's director for France and Belgium, Emmanuel Marill, said Tuesday the cap would apply to the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th districts, or arrondissements, of Paris. Hosts will have

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