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Albanian taxi driver decorates his cab with Trump pictures

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 6:40am

An Albanian taxi driver who has plastered his cab with pictures of Donald Trump says the U.S. presidential candidate has helped his business prosper.

Ahmadinejad allies say Iran leader told him not to run again

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 6:31am

Close allies of former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad say Iran's supreme leader has recommended he not run in next May's presidential election because he is a polarizing figure among hard-liners.

Bosnian prosecutor to probe disputed Bosnian Serb referendum

Aida Cerkez, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 6:11am

Bosnia's state prosecutor has opened an investigation into a Bosnian Serb referendum that was held in violation of the constitution, he said Monday.

The Latest: More Syrian rebels leave Homs under truce deal

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 6:10am

The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):

Poachers target rare bird's "ivory" beak in Southeast Asia

Christopher Torchia, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 6:02am

Some call it "ivory on wings," part of the bill of a critically endangered bird in Southeast Asia that is sought by poachers and carved into ornaments for illegal sale to Chinese buyers.

Myanmar's Suu Kyi suffering from exhaustion after long trip

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 5:42am

Myanmar de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi's office says she is suffering from weakness and exhaustion after two weeks of travel to Britain and the United States.

Syrian foreign minister says cease-fire agreement 'not dead'

Philip Issa, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 5:41am

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem said in a TV interview broadcast Monday that an internationally-brokered cease-fire for Syria is still viable, as rescue workers in Aleppo cleaned up from what they said were the worst airstrikes on rebel-held areas of the northern city in five years.

EU launches large cash aid project for refugees in Turkey

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 5:30am

The European Union was set on Monday to launch a 348 million euros ($391 million) aid project to help the most vulnerable refugees in Turkey — part of a landmark EU deal with Turkey aimed at curbing the flow of migrants to Europe.

Spain: Political wrangling continues after regional votes

Ciaran Giles, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 5:00am

Spain's political quagmire showed no signs of being resolved Monday after a regional election gave a small boost to Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's conservative Popular Party, but failed to dissipate doubts over whether he can form a new national government.

170 bodies recovered so far in migrant boat disaster

Maggie Michael, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 5:00am

President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said on Monday that Egyptians must join hands with his government to prevent a repeat of the tragedy that struck last week when a Europe-bound boat carrying hundreds of migrants sank in the Mediterranean off the Egyptian coast, with the loss of at least 170 lives.

Thai police seek ID on dismembered body found in freezer

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 4:50am

Thai police are attempting to identify a dismembered body found in a freezer when they raided an apartment and arrested three men — two thought to be American and one British — suspected of trafficking in forged passports.

French president vows to shut down Calais camp this year

Sylvie Corbet and Thibault Camus, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 4:30am

The migrant camp in Calais must be fully dismantled by the end of the year, French President Francois Hollande said Monday in an attempt to highlight the Socialist government's efforts to tackle the issue ahead of next year's presidential election.

Nigeria military: 8 soldiers killed in attacks by extremists

Haruna Umar, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 4:20am

Islamic extremists have killed eight soldiers and wounded 17 in two attacks in northeastern Nigeria, the country's military said Monday.

Britain's Boris Johnson visits Syrian refugee camp in Turkey

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 4:00am

Turkey's state-run news agency says British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has arrived near Turkey's border with Syria where he is scheduled to visit a camp for Syrian refugees.

PKK attack on military vehicle in Turkey: 2 killed, 8 hurt

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 2:30am

Turkey's state-run news agency says Kurdish rebels have detonated a roadside bomb in southeast Turkey, killing two security force members and wounding eight others.

Azerbaijan votes on presidential term extension

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 1:20am

Amid international criticism, proposed constitutional changes that would extend the president's term and increase the office's power have come before Azerbaijan's voters in a referendum.

Japan vows to watch Chinese warplane activity closely

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 1:10am

Japan's top government spokesman warned China on Monday against expanding its military activity to the skies over disputed East China Sea islands after eight Chinese warplanes flew near the area over the weekend.

Teenage surfer stable after shark attack at Australian beach

Rod McGuirk, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 12:50am

A teenage surfer was in stable condition after he was bitten by a shark Monday at the same Australian beach where a Japanese surfer was fatally mauled last year, officials said.

Moderate quakes rattle Japan; no injuries or damage reported

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 12:30am

A pair of moderate earthquakes rattled northern and southern Japan on Monday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, and there was no danger of a tsunami.