Eyes in the sky capture carbon, other climate culprits
KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — A growing fleet of satellites is monitoring man-made greenhouse gas emissions from space, spurred by the need to track down major sources of climate changing gases such as methane and carbon dioxide.
Celebrities flock to Indian business scions' lavish wedding
NEW DELHI (AP) — In a season of big Indian weddings, the Wednesday marriage of two business scions is set to be the biggest of them all.
Suspicious optics said to have exposed Israeli raid in Gaza
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The small town of Abassan in the Gaza Strip is a tough place to infiltrate: Everyone knows everyone and outsiders passing through quickly attract attention.
China says no information on detained ex-Canadian diplomat
BEIJING (AP) — China's Foreign Ministry says it has no information about a former Canadian diplomat believed to have been detained in Beijing in retaliation for Canada's arrest of a leading Chinese executive.
Indian Prime Minister Modi's party loses key state elections
NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party has suffered an embarrassing defeat in three state elections in its Hindu stronghold just months before national elections.
France hunts terror suspect who attacked Christmas market
STRASBOURG, France (AP) — France is hunting for a suspected extremist who sprayed gunfire near the famous Christmas market in the eastern city of Strasbourg, killing three and wounding at least 11.
Huawei CFO gets bail; China detains ex-Canadian diplomat
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A Canadian court granted bail Tuesday to a top Chinese executive arrested at the United States' request in a case that has set off a diplomatic furor among the three countries and complicated high-stakes U.S.-China trade talks.
Pakistan rejects US rebuke on religious freedoms
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan on Wednesday condemned a U.S. decision to add it to a list of nations that infringe on religious freedom, calling the move "unilateral and politically motivated."
Attack at Christmas market in French city kills 3, wounds 12
STRASBOURG, France (AP) — A man who had been flagged as a possible extremist sprayed gunfire near the famous Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg on Tuesday, killing three people, wounding up to a dozen and sparking a massive manhunt when he got away.
Italy's far-right minister visits Israel, drawing criticism
JERUSALEM (AP) — One of Europe's most divisive political figures, Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, opened his visit to Israel Tuesday with warm words of support for his hosts, condemning Hezbollah as a "terrorist" organization and denouncing rising waves of anti-Semitism in Europe.
AP PHOTOS: AP photojournalist portrays volcano's devastation
SAN MIGUEL LOS LOTES, Guatemala (AP) — They call it the Volcano of Fire, one of the most active volcanoes in the Americas, frequently spewing ash and gas across a swath of Guatemala west of the capital.
Canadian ex-diplomat detained in China, official confirms
TORONTO (AP) — A former Canadian diplomat has been detained while visiting Beijing amid a dispute between the two counties over Canada's arrest of a Chinese executive at the request of the United States.
The Latest: French minister says Strasbourg gunman killed 3
PARIS (AP) — The latest on the fatal shooting at a Christmas market in Strasbourg (all times local): 2:40 a.m. France's interior minister says a gunman "sowed terror" in three parts of the eastern city of Strasbourg with a shooting spree that killed three people and left six others with serious injuries.
Yellow, green, saffron: Colors of protests around the world
When you're an activist looking for a way to convey a complex message in a complicated world, you need a hook — something that can command attention across cultures in a memorable and visually arresting way.
UN science panel chief calls for more action to curb warming
KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — The world needs to "do more and faster" to prevent global warming on a scale that would cause irreversible environmental damage and hit poor societies hard, the head of the U.N.'s top science panel on climate change said Tuesday.
UK's May hits narrowing road for help rescuing Brexit deal
BRUSSELS (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May said she found "a shared determination" among some European leaders Tuesday to persuade the British Parliament to accept a proposed Brexit deal, but her continental counterparts insisted any room for revisions was small.
Gunman kills 4, then himself, after Mass at Brazil cathedral
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A man opened fire in a cathedral in southern Brazil after Mass on Tuesday, killing four people and wounding four more before taking a bullet in the ribs in a firefight with police and then shooting himself in the head, authorities said.
Yemen's warring sides said to agree on prisoner swap
RIMBO, Sweden (AP) — Both sides in Yemen's civil war agreed Tuesday to exchange more than 15,000 prisoners by Jan. 20, a member of the rebel delegation said, in what could be the first major breakthrough in the 4-year-old conflict that has killed thousands of people and left millions more facing hunger.
The Latest: May doesn't answer reports of office challenge
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the Brexit negotiations (all times local): 9:40 p.m. British Prime Minster Theresa May is refusing to comment on renewed speculation that Conservative Party rivals are about to trigger a leadership challenge.
US downgrades Pakistan in religious freedom rankings
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Tuesday placed Pakistan on its annual list of worst offenders for nations that it says infringe on religious freedom.
China and US discuss plans for trade talks
BEIJING (AP) — China's economy czar and U.S. trade envoys discussed plans for talks on a tariff battle, the government said Tuesday, indicating that negotiations are going ahead despite tension over the arrest of a Chinese tech executive.
Former Ford Argentina executives sentenced in torture cases
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — An Argentine court on Tuesday sentenced two former Ford Motor Co. executives to prison for helping agents of the country's former dictatorship round up 24 Argentine union workers who were tortured and held in military jails.
The cost of France's protests running into billions
PARIS (AP) — France's wave of protests and violence over the past month or so has already cost the eurozone's second-largest economy a fortune.
Stumbling bloc: How did Brexit become such a mess?
LONDON (AP) — Tuesday was supposed to be the day that Britain's battle over Brexit was resolved. Parliament was supposed to approve a plan painstakingly worked out by Prime Minister Theresa May and the European Union for Britain's orderly departure from the 28-nation bloc.

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