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Israeli killed by gunfire from Egypt on border

Tia Goldenberg, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 11:50am

An Israeli was shot and killed near a border fence with Egypt on Tuesday, Israel said, in an incident that an Egyptian official said occurred when an Egyptian soldier mistook him for an illegal migrant and opened fire.

Iraqi forces battle IS in western town, far from Mosul

Joseph Krauss and Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 11:50am

Iraqi forces battled Islamic State militants for a third day on Tuesday in a remote western town far from the Mosul offensive, but the U.S.-led coalition insists the militants have not succeeded in diverting resources from the fight to retake Iraq's second largest city.

UN Envoy to Yemen hands peace plan outline to rival parties

Ahmed Al-Haj, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 11:42am

The United Nations envoy to Yemen has handed an outline for a peace plan to Houthi rebels in control of the capital which includes depriving their rival, President Abed-Rabbo Mansour Hadi, of his authorities and the withdrawal of militias from major cities, a Houthi-affiliated politician said Tuesday.

Syria refugees in Lebanon now get aid with debit card

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 11:41am

International agencies in Lebanon have begun distributing aid to Syrian refugees through a single debit card.

Romanians celebrate 95th birthday of their last king

Alison Mutler, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 11:41am

Romanians on Tuesday celebrated the 95th birthday of their former king, Michael, the nation's last sovereign and one of the last surviving heads of states from the World War II era.

Police vehicle set on fire near South African university

Christopher Torchia, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 11:41am

Rioters in South Africa set a police vehicle on fire Tuesday and stoned vehicles near a Johannesburg university that has been the scene of sometimes violent protests by students demanding free education.

Boy arrested after stabbing teen in clown mask in Germany

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 11:41am

German police say a teenager's attempt to frighten a group of young people by wearing a clown mask and brandishing a hammer on a Berlin street turned out very badly.

The Latest: Iraq PM offers new details of assault on town

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 11:34am

The Latest on the developments in Iraq where an operation by Iraqi forces and their allies to retake the city of Mosul from Islamic State militants is no in its second week (all times local):

German court: Doctor who killed husband can still practice

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 11:31am

A court in western Germany says a doctor who killed her husband with morphine can continue practicing medicine.

Russia: Halt of airstrikes on Aleppo to continue

Philip Issa, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 11:31am

The Russian military said Tuesday the halt of Russian and Syrian air strikes, now in its seventh day, on besieged eastern parts of the city of Aleppo will continue and humanitarian corridors will remain open even as the Syrian army has unleashed a new offensive on the rebel-held neighborhoods.

Ontario nurse charged in deaths of 8 nursing home residents

Charmaine Noronha, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 11:31am

A nurse has been charged with the murders of eight elderly people at nursing homes in southwestern Ontario over a seven-year period, police said Tuesday.

Prince Harry 'grateful' for chance to return to Caribbean

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 11:21am

Prince Harry will return next month to Barbados, where he previously charmed locals with his dance moves.

Common-law wife of Mexico narco "El Chapo" files complaint

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 11:11am

The common-law wife of imprisoned drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has filed a complaint with Mexico's National Human Rights Commission complaining of his treatment in prison.

Maduro's opponents fan flames of Venezuela birther debate

Joshua Goodman and Jorge Rueda, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 11:01am

A birther debate is heating up in Venezuela as President Nicolas Maduro's opponents seek to push the embattled socialist leader from office at any cost.

Arafat museum recovers Nobel prize from Hamas

Mohammed Daraghmeh, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 10:51am

A new museum dedicated to the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat will display his 1994 Nobel Peace Prize — now that the Hamas militant group has returned the medal to the rival Palestinian government in the West Bank.

Iran official: Gay Utah senator watched during recent trip

Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 10:39am

Iran's intelligence minister is defending his agents' handling of a visit by a gay Utah state senator after hard-liners alleged it represented a security breach.

Evacuation in progress, crews tear down French migrant camp

Elaine Ganley and Thomas Adamson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 10:32am

Crews in hard hats and orange jumpsuits on Tuesday started dismantling a makeshift camp in France that has become a symbol of Europe's migrant crisis while thousands of people remained there waiting to be relocated.

Montenegro PM hints Russian connection in coup attempt

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 10:31am

Montenegro's prime minister has suggested that Russia was involved in an alleged coup attempt on the country's election day.

BA flight makes emergency landing in Vancouver with ill crew

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 10:13am

A plane traveling from San Francisco to London diverted to Vancouver after members of the crew reported feeling ill, British Airways said Tuesday.