• Londoners fought back to curtail carnage in bridge attack

    LONDON (AP) — Even in times of shared, senseless tragedy, an uplifting moment sometimes emerges.

  • Relic thought to be from Jesus’ manger arrives in Bethlehem

    BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — A tiny wooden relic that some Christians believe to be part of Jesus’ manger arrived Saturday in its permanent home in the biblical city of Bethlehem 1,400 years after it was sent to Rome as a gift to the pope.

  • Science warnings, US retreat add urgency to UN climate talks

    MADRID (AP) — Mass protests, a last-minute venue change and talk of climate tipping points are adding some unplanned drama to this year’s international talks on tackling global warming.

  • Iran opposition leader compares supreme leader to shah

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A long-detained opposition leader in Iran on Saturday compared a bloody crackdown on those protesting government-set gasoline prices rising under its supreme leader to soldiers of the shah gunning down demonstrators in an event that led to the Islamic Revolution.

  • Albania’s search for quake victims ends; death toll up to 51

    TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The search and rescue operation for earthquake survivors in Albania has ended, the prime minister said Saturday, with the death toll at 51 and no more bodies believed to be in the ruins.

  • Hong Kong elders, youths vow to keep up pro-democracy fight

    HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of silver-haired activists joined young Hong Kong protesters for a unity rally Saturday, vowing that their monthslong movement will not fade away until there is greater democracy in the Chinese territory.

  • Vietnam receives last of 39 remains of trafficking victims

    DO THANH, Vietnam (AP) — The last remains of the 39 Vietnamese who died while being smuggled in a truck to England last month were repatriated to their home country on Saturday.

  • Dutch police continue hunt for attacker who stabbed 3

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police are continuing their hunt for an attacker who stabbed three youth on a street in The Hague that was crowded with Black Friday shoppers.

  • Peru’s Keiko Fujimori leaves prison after top court ruling

    LIMA, Peru (AP) — Supporters cheered late Friday as once-powerful opposition leader and two-time Peruvian presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori left the prison where she had been held while being investigated for alleged corruption. Peru’s Constitutional Tribunal approved her release.

  • UK police clear London Bridge after reports of gunshots

    LONDON (AP) — A man imprisoned six years for terrorism offenses before his release last year stabbed several people in London on Friday, two fatally, before being tackled by members of the public and then fatally shot by officers on London Bridge.