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U.S. Navy plane crashes in Philippine Sea, three missing11/22/2017 7:02:14 PMTOKYO - A U.S. Navy transport plane carrying 11 people crashed in the Philippine Sea south of Japan on Wednesday as it flew to the aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan and three people were missing, in the latest Navy accident in the region."The people have spoken," says Zimbabwe's new leader11/22/2017 7:24:01 PMHARARE - Zimbabwe's new leader Emmerson Mnangagwa told a cheering crowd in Harare on Wednesday that the country was entering a new stage of democracy following Robert Mugabe's removal as president after nearly four decades in power.Ex-Bosnian Serb commander Mladic convicted of genocide, gets life in prison11/22/2017 7:20:29 PMTHE HAGUE - A U.N. tribunal on Wednesday convicted ex-Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic of genocide and crimes against humanity for massacres of Bosnian Muslims and ethnic cleansing campaigns to forge a "Greater Serbia", and jailed him for life.Putin wins backing from Iran, Turkey for new Syria peace push11/22/2017 6:13:11 PMSOCHI, Russia/RIYADH - Russia's Vladimir Putin won the backing of Turkey and Iran on Wednesday to host a Syrian peace congress, taking the central role in a major diplomatic push to finally end a civil war all but won by Moscow's ally, President Bashar al-Assad.Saudi-led coalition to reopen Yemen's Hodeidah port, Sanaa airport for aid11/22/2017 6:59:34 PMDUBAI - The Saudi-led military coalition fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen said on Wednesday it would allow humanitarian aid access through Yemen's port of Hodeidah and United Nations flights to the capital Sanaa, more than two weeks after blockading the country.Palestinian factions agree to hold general elections by end-201811/22/2017 8:21:35 PMCAIRO - Palestinian factions, including rival groups Hamas and Fatah, have agreed to hold a general election by the end of 2018, a joint statement by several groups said on Wednesday following talks in Cairo.Besieged Syrians eating trash, fainting from hunger: U.N. survey11/22/2017 7:23:39 PMGENEVA - Syrians in the besieged enclave of Eastern Ghouta are so short of food that they are eating trash, fainting from hunger and forcing their children to eat on alternate days, the U.N. World Food Programme said in a report on Wednesday.German Social Democrats face pressure over coalition talks11/22/2017 4:18:07 PMBERLIN - Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) faced pressure on Wednesday to consider offering coalition talks to Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives to settle the worst political crisis in modern German history.Italian magistrates investigate whether ex-Treasury official sold secrets11/22/2017 7:35:46 PMROME - Italian magistrates are investigating whether a Treasury official sold confidential government information to her previous employers, Ernst & Young, two judicial sources involved in the case said on Wednesday.South Korea, China to hold summit next month to mend ties11/22/2017 4:28:11 PM - South Korean President Moon Jae-in will visit Beijing next month for a summit with China's Xi Jinping as the two countries seek to mend ties frayed by a year-long spat over the deployment of a U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea, Seoul's foreign ministry said on Thursday.