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The Latest: Russia hits 1,900 targets in Syria in a week

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 2:11am

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

Dozens detained, life paralyzed by strike in Indian Kashmir

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 2:10am

Indian authorities have detained dozens of Kashmiri activists and placed separatist leaders under house arrest to prevent them from holding anti-India protests to mark the anniversary of a top separatist leader's hanging more than three decades ago.

At least 69 injured in train derailment in Egypt

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 2:10am

At least 69 people were injured when a train derailed and two of its cars overturned as it was travelling north toward Cairo on Thursday, an Egyptian Health Ministry official said.

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

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 2:10am

Two alleged people-smugglers are on trial in Turkey accused of causing the death of 3-year-old Syrian migrant boy Aylan Kurdi and four other people.

Indian soldier dies after rescue from avalanche in Kashmir

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 2:00am

An Indian army soldier rescued after six days buried under deep snow by an enormous avalanche in the Himalayan region of Kashmir died Thursday in a hospital in the Indian capital.

Cleanup in train crash continues in southern Germany

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 2:00am

Emergency workers are working with two huge cranes to remove the wreckage of a head-on train crash that killed 10 people and injured dozens in southern Germany.

Taiwan earthquake death toll rises to 59; 76 still missing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 1:50am

Taiwan's Ministry of Interior says the death toll from a weekend earthquake has risen to 59, with 76 people still missing and presumed trapped under the rubble of a collapsed residential building.

North Korea responds to South Korea's closing of jointly run factory park by vowing to scrap two crucial cross-border communicat

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 1:20am

North Korea responds to South Korea's closing of jointly run factory park by vowing to scrap two crucial cross-border communication hotlines.

Afghan policeman opens fire on colleagues, kills 4

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 1:20am

An Afghan official says that a policeman in the southern province of Kandahar has killed four of his colleagues and wounded another seven.

North Korea says it will deport all South Korean nationals from jointly run factory park in North

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 1:10am

North Korea says it will deport all South Korean nationals from jointly run factory park in North .

Hong Kong activists face riot charges after holiday protest

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 1:00am

Several dozen people appeared in a Hong Kong court Thursday to face rioting charges following a violent clash earlier this week between protesters and police sparked by a clampdown on holiday street food vendors.

Kurdish fighters capture military air base in northern Syria

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 12:50am

An opposition activist group and a rebel say Kurdish fighters and their allies have captured a military air base in northern Syria.

Hong Kong to send Chinese man back to US over teen deaths

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 9:51pm

A Chinese man agreed in a Hong Kong court Thursday to be sent back to the U.S., where he is wanted by authorities in connection with the slayings of his teenage nephews.

Seoul: N. Korean leader Kim had his military chief executed

Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 8:31pm

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had his military chief executed for corruption and other charges, a South Korean official said Thursday.

South Koreans begin shutting down factory park in North Korea, part of Seoul's punishment for North Korean rocket launch

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 7:31pm

South Koreans begin shutting down factory park in North Korea, part of Seoul's punishment for North Korean rocket launch.

Australian deputy prime minister announces retirement

Rod McGuirk, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 7:11pm

Australia's deputy prime minister announced his retirement Thursday, with the prime minister likely to announce a cabinet reshuffle before elections due this year.

Australian charged with sex attack on 2 backpackers on beach

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 5:00pm

Two female backpackers from Europe were savagely attacked on a remote Australian beach by a traveling companion they had met hours earlier, police said on Wednesday.

Salvador high court orders civil prosecution of ex-president

Marcos Aleman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 4:50pm

El Salvador's Supreme Court ordered a lower tribunal to open a civil prosecution Wednesday against former President Mauricio Funes for possible illicit enrichment.

Prosecutor requests life sentence for ex-Chad dictator

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 4:10pm

The prosecution has requested that Chad's former dictator Hissene Habre be sentenced to life imprisonment if convicted of crimes against humanity, torture and war crimes in an unprecedented trial in which one African country is prosecuting the former ruler of another.