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Governor says 52 killed in northern Mexico prison riot

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 8:20am

Governor says 52 killed in northern Mexico prison riot.

Pakistan's ex-President Musharraf discharged from hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 8:20am

Pakistan's former president Pervez Musharraf was briefly hospitalized in the port city of Karachi on Thursday after suffering chest pain and breathing problems but was allowed home later that day, a senior leader of his party and his spokeswoman said.

Czechs propose to send pilot trainers to Iraq

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 8:10am

The Czech defense minister says he is planning to send about 30 instructors and military technicians to Iraq to train pilots for Czech-made planes.

Fire breaks out at northern Mexico prison; deaths reported

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 8:10am

A fire and riot broke out Thursday at a prison in northern Mexico, and local media said numerous inmates appeared to have died.

The Latest: Saudis call ground troop decision 'irreversible'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 8:10am

The Latest developments on the war in Syria, the refugee crisis and security talks in Munich, Germany. (all times local):

Tutu asks why it took years to prosecute apartheid murder

Lynsey Chutel, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 8:01am

Why has it taken South African prosecutors so long to charge four former members of the apartheid-era security forces for the 1983 murder of a young activist, Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu asked Thursday.

Thai deputy PM sets July 31 vote on charter, 2017 election

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 8:00am

The deputy prime minister of Thailand's military government says a referendum on a new constitution will be held on July 31 and will be followed by a general election before the end of next year, whether or not the new charter is approved.

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Former Auschwitz guard, 94, goes on trial in Germany

David Rising, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 8:00am

A 94-year-old former SS sergeant went on trial Thursday in western Germany on 170,000 counts of accessory to murder, based on accusations that he served as a guard in the Auschwitz death camp as hundreds of thousands of Hungarian Jews and others were gassed to death there.

The Latest: Russia and US open Syria talks in Munich

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 7:51am

The Latest developments on the war in Syria, the refugee crisis and security talks in Munich, Germany. (all times local):

Putin praises Russian military over Crimea maneuvers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 7:50am

President Vladimir Putin says the Russian military in Crimea has proven its capability during war games this week.

Brazil and University of Texas reach deal on Zika vaccine

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 7:50am

Brazil is signing an agreement with the University of Texas to develop a vaccine against the Zika virus, the country's health minister said Thursday, adding the goal is for the vaccine to be ready for clinical testing within 12 months.

2 alleged human smugglers on trial over Aylan Kurdi's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 7:20am

Two alleged people-smugglers went on trial in Turkey on Thursday accused of causing the death of 3-year-old Aylan Kurdi — who put a human face on the Syrian refugee crisis — and four other people.

South African police captain arrested in fatal beatings

Christopher Torchia, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 7:00am

A police captain in South Africa faces murder charges for allegedly helping four farmers beat two suspected thieves to death in a case that ignited racial tension in a rural town.

Carter seeks more help in campaign against Islamic State

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 6:20am

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Thursday he expects a gathering of more than two dozen countries contributing to the war against the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq to endorse a U.S. plan for accelerating the campaign.

Russian deputy prime minister barred from Montenegro

Predrag Milic, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 6:20am

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin has been barred from entering Montenegro, which is facing strong pressure from the Kremlin for its plans to join NATO, the country's foreign ministry said Thursday.

The Latest: Germany extends border controls for 3 months

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 6:20am

The Latest on the massive influx of migrants into Europe (all times local):

Turkish military ends operations in Kurdish town of Cizre

Suzan Fraser, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 6:10am

Turkey's military on Thursday ended a "successful" operation to root out Kurdish militants from the southeastern town of Cizre, the country's interior minister said.

South Korea says all of its more than 280 workers have left a jointly run factory park in North Korea hours after the North orde

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 6:10am

South Korea says all of its more than 280 workers have left a jointly run factory park in North Korea hours after the North ordered a military takeover of the facility.

The Latest: S. Koreans still at joint factory after deadline

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 6:10am

The latest on tensions between North and South Korea following North Korea's rocket launch (all times local):