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Islamic State suspect arrested in western Germany

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 1:23am

German authorities have arrested a 23-year-old Syrian on suspicion of membership in a terror organization for allegedly fighting for the extremist Islamic State group in his homeland.

Woman dies after Stockholm truck attack; death toll now 5

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 1:20am

Swedish authorities say a woman in her 60s injured in the April 7 truck attack in Stockholm has died, raising the death toll to five.

Woman injured in Stockholm truck attack on April 7 dies, bringing death toll to five

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 1:20am

Woman injured in Stockholm truck attack on April 7 dies, bringing death toll to five.

EU: Violence in Macedonia amid political crisis unacceptable

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 1:12am

The European Union has condemned the violence that swept Macedonia's parliament and said that the cornerstones of democracy should be respected.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 2:50 a.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 12:52am

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says China has asked North Korea to conduct no further nuclear tests. Tillerson says China also told the U.S. that it had informed North Korea "that if they did conduct further nuclear tests, China would be taking sanctions actions on their own." The top U.S. diplomat made the remarks in an interview Thursday on Fox News Channel.

Human rights group demands India prosecute attacks over cows

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 12:42am

A human rights group has expressed concern over rising brutal attacks in India by self-appointed "cow protectors" against Muslims and lower castes over rumors that they sold, bought or killed cows for beef.

Southeast Asian nations have expressed "grave concern" over North Korea's nuclear tests and ballistic missile launches

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 12:40am

Southeast Asian nations have expressed "grave concern" over North Korea's nuclear tests and ballistic missile launches.

Jerusalem mayor: City's diverse residents 'all my children'

Aron Heller, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 12:23am

Fifty years after Israel conquered east Jerusalem, the city's mayor says the upcoming anniversary is a time to celebrate, despite the deep rifts and occasional bursts of violence that disrupt daily life in the volatile city.

Yemen's president fires minister, Aden governor

Ahmed Al-Haj, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 12:20am

Yemen's internationally backed president has fired a Cabinet minister and the governor of the southern port city of Aden, two figures known to be close to the United Arab Emirates, a key member of a Saudi-led coalition fighting Shiite rebels in Yemen since 2015.

The Latest: Philippines investigates secret police jail

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 10:40pm

The Latest on drug violence in the Philippines (all times local):

Philippines charges 2 police for deaths of drug suspects

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:58pm

Philippine prosecutors have filed murder charges against two police officers accused of killing a suspected drug dealer and his father inside a police station.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 11:40 p.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:41pm

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says China has asked North Korea to conduct no further nuclear tests. Tillerson says China also told the U.S. that it had informed North Korea "that if they did conduct further nuclear tests, China would be taking sanctions actions on their own." The top U.S. diplomat made the remarks in an interview Thursday on Fox News Channel.

Taliban announce spring offensive, vow to build institutions

Kathy Gannon, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 8:58pm

Afghanistan's Taliban announced the start of their spring offensive Friday, promising to build their political base in the country while focusing military assaults on coalition and Afghan security forces.

Lawmakers attacked as protesters storm Macedonian parliament

Konstantin Testorides, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 6:36pm

Chaos swept into Macedonia's parliament Thursday as demonstrators stormed the building and attacked lawmakers to protest the election of a new speaker despite a months-old deadlock in efforts to form a new government.

Mexico Senate OKs disappearance law, calls for search system

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 6:36pm

Mexico's Senate approved a legislation Thursday that would impose long prison sentences for forced disappearances and calls for a national system for searching for missing persons.

Rio governor asks for federal help to fight violence in slum

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 6:06pm

The governor of Rio de Janeiro called on Thursday for Brazil's federal government to help put more police officers on the streets following a spike in violence.

Top official's son calls out his dad as Venezuela quits OAS

Joshua Goodman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 5:57pm

The son of Venezuela's top human rights official is urging his father to prevent further bloodshed tied to anti-government street clashes as officials defy international criticism by withdrawing from the Organization of American States.

The Latest: Police say 77 injured in Macedonia clashes

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 5:55pm

The latest on the political crisis in Macedonia (all times local):

'I cannot go back': South Sudan refugee clan begins new life

Jerome Delay, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 5:06pm

Eighty-year-old Alfred Wani walks across the wooden bridge over the Kaya River, the border between South Sudan and Uganda, clinging to his Bibles and family photo album, with his wife, three goats and 27 relatives in tow. Missing are a few sons (off fighting) and his cattle (stolen).