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  • Suicide attack in Afghanistan kills at least 30 people

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomb attack on a bank branch in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad has killed at least 30 people, officials said. Ahmad Zia Abdulzai, spokesman for the provincial governor…

  • Rouhani says Saudis will harvest hatred in Yemen

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani harshly criticized Saudi Arabia Saturday, warning that the Saudi royal family in Riyadh will harvest the hatred it is sowing in Yemen through its airstrike campaign. Since…

  • Indian troops fire at Kashmir protesters; teenager killed

    SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Government forces fired on anti-India protesters in Kashmir on Saturday morning, killing a teenage student on the second day of violent clashes in the disputed Himalayan region, police said. The protesters,…

  • Australia arrests 5 on charges of plotting ANZAC Day attack

    SYDNEY (AP) — Five Australian teenagers were arrested Saturday on suspicion of plotting an Islamic State-inspired terrorist attack at a Veterans’ Day ceremony that included targeting police officers, officials said. The suspects included two 18-year-olds…

  • Amid growing migrant crisis, 20 burn victims rescued at sea

    MILAN (AP) — The unabated flow of migrants fleeing instability in Libya brought a new horror on Friday: The discovery of 20 migrants adrift at sea who had suffered grave burn injuries in a cooking…

  • Gunfights and roadblocks hit Mexican border city; 3 dead

    CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) — Gunfights and blockades of burning vehicles broke out Friday in the border city of Reynosa, across from McAllen, Texas, leaving at least three dead, Mexican authorities said. The government of…

  • Australia arrests 5 on charges of plotting ANZAC Day attack

    SYDNEY (AP) — Five Australian teenagers were arrested Saturday on suspicion of plotting a terrorist attack at a Veterans’ Day ceremony that included targeting police officers, officials said. The suspects included two 18-year-olds who are…

  • Colombia’s president wants rebels to set deadline for peace

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — President Juan Manual Santos delivered a sharp rebuke to Colombia’s largest rebel group Friday, calling on its leaders to set a deadline to reach a peace deal following this week’s slaughter…

  • Report says China building airstrip on reclaimed island

    BEIJING (AP) — China is building an airstrip on an artificially created island in a disputed section of the South China Sea, according to independent analysts, a move the U.S. has warned could raise tensions…

  • Guatemalan ex-dictator’s daughter announces presidential bid

    GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The daughter of Efrain Rios Montt, the former dictator facing charges of genocide for massacres committed during his 1982-83 regime, is running for president of Guatemala. Zury Rios Sosa, a three-time…

  • Veteran Chinese journalist Gao Yu sentenced to 7 years

    BEIJING (AP) — A Beijing court sentenced a veteran Chinese journalist to seven years in prison Friday on charges of leaking a document detailing the Communist Party leadership’s resolve to aggressively target civil society and…

  • Iran urges UN to try to end Saudi-led bombing in Yemen

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister urged U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday to try to end “the senseless aerial attacks” in Yemen by a Saudi-led coalition and establish a cease-fire. Javad Zarif said…

  • Obama, Renzi pledge to focus on threats from Libya

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama pledged Friday to work more intensely with Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on threats coming from instability in Libya that have led to an influx of migrants across the…

  • Canada charges 4 British Navy sailors with sex assault

    TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s military on Friday charged four British Navy sailors with sexual assault causing bodily harm at a Canadian Forces base in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The men were charged Thursday for their role…

  • Iraqi officials believe Saddam’s top deputy killed

    BAGHDAD (AP) — He was the last member of Saddam Hussein’s inner circle still on the run, depicted with his distinctive red moustache as the “king of clubs” on the U.S. military’s deck of cards…