International News http://enews.earthlink.net/channel/news/int International News Supplied by AP en-us (c) 2016 EarthLink Networks Inc. Mon, 05 Dec 2016 20:01:12 EST Mon, 05 Dec 2016 21:44:18 EST 5 Now in Bangladesh, Rohingya describe rape, murder in Myanmar http://enews.earthlink.net/article/int?guid=20161205/08b180c5-174e-43db-97b9-44d3c3023911 COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — The Myanmar soldiers came in the morning, the young mother says. They set fire to the concrete-and-thatch homes, forcing the villagers to cluster together. Mon, 05 Dec 2016 20:01:12 EST 20161205/08b180c5-174e-43db-97b9-44d3c3023911 By JULHAS ALAM Associated Press German chancellor denounces rape-killing of student http://enews.earthlink.net/article/int?guid=20161205/f1cc9142-c7d7-42ce-981f-ff170de11061 BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday denounced the rape and killing of a university student as a "tragic event," responding for the first time to a case that has inflamed passions since police arrested a 17-year-old Afghan migrant last week. Mon, 05 Dec 2016 18:17:52 EST 20161205/f1cc9142-c7d7-42ce-981f-ff170de11061 By GEIR MOULSON Associated Press Fake US embassy in Ghana shut down after 'about a decade' http://enews.earthlink.net/article/int?guid=20161205/952a5d13-a6b7-4085-8783-948bc89f483c ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — A fake U.S. embassy that operated for "about a decade" in Ghana's capital issuing counterfeit and fraudulently obtained visas has been shut down, the U.S. Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:48:09 EST 20161205/952a5d13-a6b7-4085-8783-948bc89f483c By FRANCIS KOKUTSE Associated Press Top Gambian opposition leader, 18 others out of prison http://enews.earthlink.net/article/int?guid=20161205/e9f65282-790f-4601-8632-56d7d031079a BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — A top Gambian opposition politician and 18 other protesters were released from prison after an appeals court granted them bail on Monday, just days after strongman ruler Yahya Jammeh agreed to step aside after losing the presidential election. Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:36:53 EST 20161205/e9f65282-790f-4601-8632-56d7d031079a By CARLEY PETESCH Associated Press 2 Russian nurses killed in rebel shelling of Syria's Aleppo http://enews.earthlink.net/article/int?guid=20161205/4d6c4910-0811-4352-b425-2089194a6aee ALEPPO, Syria (AP) — Rebel shelling killed two Russian nurses and eight civilians Monday in Aleppo, and a Russian fighter jet crashed as it was returning to an aircraft carrier in the Mediterranean after a sortie over Syria, but the pilot ejected safely, Moscow officials said. Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:35:26 EST 20161205/4d6c4910-0811-4352-b425-2089194a6aee By ALBERT AJI and BASSEM MROUE Associated Press