International News http://enews.earthlink.net/channel/news/int International News Supplied by AP en-us (c) 2018 EarthLink Networks Inc. Fri, 14 Dec 2018 18:36:39 EST Fri, 14 Dec 2018 19:24:45 EST 5 Serbia talks up armed intervention as Kosovo OKs new army http://enews.earthlink.net/article/int?guid=20181214/da5ea570-7ab2-4816-92f9-11ffd9927296 PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Serbia threatened a possible armed intervention in Kosovo after the Kosovo parliament on Friday overwhelmingly approved the formation of an army. Fri, 14 Dec 2018 18:36:39 EST 20181214/da5ea570-7ab2-4816-92f9-11ffd9927296 By FLORENT BAJRAMI and LLAZAR SEMINI Associated Press Nicaraguan police raid NGO offices, seize records http://enews.earthlink.net/article/int?guid=20181214/49936c12-eeca-4e73-86a0-bb07c9be688a MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaraguan police have raided the offices of five nongovernmental organizations and an independent media outlet, alleging that they participated in seeking the government's overthrow. Fri, 14 Dec 2018 17:14:02 EST 20181214/49936c12-eeca-4e73-86a0-bb07c9be688a By LUIS MANUEL GALEANO Associated Press Climate talks extended as island nations demand action http://enews.earthlink.net/article/int?guid=20181214/7cee0147-c13a-45e1-bdad-034bdd92a262 KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — Weary officials from almost 200 countries faced another day of negotiations at the U.N. climate talks to bridge their last remaining differences as small island nations on Friday demanded an ambitious stance against global warming. Fri, 14 Dec 2018 17:08:52 EST 20181214/7cee0147-c13a-45e1-bdad-034bdd92a262 By FRANK JORDANS and MONIKA SCISLOWSKA Associated Press Detentions raise fears, cast doubt on China's policies http://enews.earthlink.net/article/int?guid=20181214/dad45ae5-6d77-49c3-9779-c9d66de0ec74 WASHINGTON (AP) — By detaining two Canadians in an apparent act of retaliation, China is looking like the country its harshest critics say it is: one unbound by the laws, rules and procedures that govern other major industrial nations. Fri, 14 Dec 2018 15:48:42 EST 20181214/dad45ae5-6d77-49c3-9779-c9d66de0ec74 By PAUL WISEMAN, ROB GILLIES and JOE MCDONALD Associated Press Macron urges calm, Paris police prepare for more violence http://enews.earthlink.net/article/int?guid=20181214/cf4c15c3-881e-4bec-a634-aca674dd52db PARIS (AP) — French President Emanuel Macron called Friday for calm as authorities prepared to deploy armored vehicles and thousands of security forces for a possible fifth-straight weekend of violent protests on the streets of Paris. Fri, 14 Dec 2018 15:44:10 EST 20181214/cf4c15c3-881e-4bec-a634-aca674dd52db By ELENA BECATOROS Associated Press