Fox News The Latest: 11 killed in Syrian town taken by Turkey, allies 2018-03-19T08:46:14.000000000+00:00 The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): 9:40 a.m. The Latest: Russian authorities punish ballot stuffing 2018-03-19T08:14:40.000000000+00:00 The Latest on Russian President Vladimir Putin's re-election victory (all times local): 10:10 a.m. Israel arrests French Consulate employee for Gaza smuggling 2018-03-19T08:12:02.000000000+00:00 Israel's internal security agency says a French employee of France's Consulate in Jerusalem has been arrested on charges of smuggling dozens of guns from the Gaza Strip to the West Bank. Egypt: 4 troops, 36 Islamic militants killed in Sinai battle 2018-03-19T07:42:45.000000000+00:00 Egypt's military says four troops and 36 Islamic militants have died in the past five days of fighting in the restive Sinai Peninsula. Syria monitors: Turkish-allied militiamen looting in Afrin 2018-03-19T07:17:49.000000000+00:00 A Syria war monitoring group says Turkish-allied militiamen are looting the northern Syrian town of Afrin after the Turkish military and allied Syrian fighters seized control of it. Japan PM's approval ratings dive over land sale scandal 2018-03-19T07:14:20.000000000+00:00 Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been grilled in parliament by opposition lawmakers over a widening school land sale scandal linked to his wife, as approval ratings for his Cabinet plunged to their lowest levels. Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea 2018-03-19T06:31:39.000000000+00:00 A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil and gas reserves: ___ EDITOR'S NOTE: This is a weekly look at t... Putin's huge victory deflates, divides Russian opposition 2018-03-19T06:27:26.000000000+00:00 Russian President Vladimir Putin's crushing re-election victory puts his opponents in a tough spot. Israeli man stabbed in Jerusalem attack dies in hospital 2018-03-19T06:27:02.000000000+00:00 Israeli police say an Israeli man has died of his wounds after a Palestinian attacker stabbed him in Jerusalem's Old City. China appoints US-trained central banker 2018-03-19T05:44:20.000000000+00:00 A U.S.-trained economist was appointed Monday to succeed the longtime governor of China's central bank, Zhou Xiaochuan, at a time when the ruling Communist Party is trying to reduce financial risks and surging debt.