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Suicide bomber in Yemen's Aden kills 45 government fighters

Ahmed Al-Haj, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 2:42am

A suicide attacker set off a massive car bomb in Yemen's southern city of Aden on Monday, killing at least 45 pro-government troops who had been preparing to travel to Saudi Arabia to fight Houthi rebels in Yemen's north, officials said.

Kerry in Bangladesh for security talks amid terror concerns

Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 2:40am

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's is in Bangladesh for security and human rights talks amid increasing concern about terrorism in the South Asian nation in the wake of a series of extremist attacks.

Suicide bomber strikes wedding in Iraq, kills 15

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 2:31am

An Iraqi security official says a suicide bomber has struck a wedding south of Baghdad, killing at least 15 people.

Iraqi officials say suicide bomber strikes wedding south of Baghdad, killing 15

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 2:30am

Iraqi officials say suicide bomber strikes wedding south of Baghdad, killing 15.

German prosecutors file terror charge against teenage girl

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 2:30am

German federal prosecutors have indicted a teenage girl on charges of attempted murder and supporting a terrorist organization.

Iran deploys S-300 air defense around nuclear site

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 1:50am

Iranian state media says the military has begun deploying a Russia-supplied S-300 air defense system around the underground Fordo nuclear facility.

Indian officials lift curfew from most of Kashmir

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 1:41am

Authorities on Monday lifted a curfew imposed in most parts of Indian-controlled Kashmir as part of a 52-day security lockdown, although most shops and businesses remained closed due to an ongoing strike called to protest Indian rule in the disputed Himalayan region.

Yemeni security officials say suicide bomber in southern city of Aden kills 25 pro-government fighters

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 1:40am

Yemeni security officials say suicide bomber in southern city of Aden kills 25 pro-government fighters.

3 Canadians charged in Sydney in $23 million cocaine case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 1:30am

Three Canadian cruise ship passengers were charged with drug smuggling Monday after Sydney police allegedly found 95 kilograms (209 pounds) of cocaine in their cabin luggage.

Suspended Turkish teachers caught up in post-coup crackdown

Elena Becatoros and Berza Simsek, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 1:30am

It was a notice received by tens of thousands of professionals in the aftermath of Turkey's failed coup, and one that profoundly shocked Uygar Ozdemir.

Prosecutors: Brussels attack was probably arson, not a bomb

Lorne Cook, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 1:20am

Reports of a bomb outside Belgium's criminal institute early Monday are probably false, the Brussels prosecutor's office said, describing the incident as much more likely an arson attack designed to destroy criminal evidence.

Watchdog calls out India for failing to protect journalists

Ashok Sharma, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 1:01am

India is failing to help and protect journalists who are facing violent threats or attacks for their work, an international watchdog agency said Monday, noting a pattern of resistance in investigating crimes targeting reporters.

Philippine president says no genocide in his bloody drug war

Jim Gomez, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 12:40am

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Monday that his bloody anti-drug campaign that has left nearly 1,800 people dead does not amount to genocide, but that he's ready to go to jail to defend his men from lawsuits.

Permanent cease-fire taking effect in Colombia under accord

Joshua Goodman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 12:20am

A permanent cease-fire is taking effect in Colombia on Monday, the latest step in bringing an end to 52 years of bloody combat between the government and the country's biggest rebel group.

Survivors of Nepal insurgency fear crimes will go unpunished

Binaj Gurubacharya, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 12:10am

The image of the teacher's body tied to a tree and riddled with bullets still haunts his son 14 years later. Communist militants allegedly dragged the Nepalese man from the class he was teaching and then killed him for refusing to give part of his salary to fund their bloody rebellion.

AP NewsAlert

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 11:40pm

Belgian media say an explosion has rocked the nation's criminology institute in the capital Brussels.

Australian freed 4 months after kidnapping in Afghanistan

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 10:11pm

Australia's foreign minister says an Australian aid worker kidnapped in Afghanistan in April has been released and is safe and well.

Australia plan for vote on gay marriage hits stumbling block

Rod McGuirk, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 9:30pm

The government's plan to hold a popular vote on whether Australia should allow same-sex marriage suffered a setback Monday when a political party announced it would not support the proposed plebiscite.

FARC sets permanent cease-fire under Colombia peace deal

Andrea Rodriguez, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 7:30pm

The commander of Colombia's biggest rebel movement said Sunday its fighters will permanently cease hostilities with the government beginning with the first minute of Monday, as a result of their peace accord ending one of the world's longest-running conflicts.