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Earthquake strikes southern Greece; no injuries, damage

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 2:31am

The Athens Geodynamic Institute says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5 has struck off the southern coast of the Peloponnese in southern Greece. No damage or injuries were reported immediately.

Minister: 32,000 people arrested since failed coup in Turkey

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 2:31am

The Turkish justice minister says 32,000 people have been arrested since the country's failed coup.

World figures to attend funeral of Israel's Shimon Peres

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 2:31am

The following world figures will attend Shimon Peres' funeral in Jerusalem on Friday, according to Israel's Foreign Ministry:

The Latest: Vatican says pope will not attend Peres funeral

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 2:30am

The Latest on the death of former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon Peres (all times local):

Shimon Peres, ex-Israeli president and PM, dies at 93

Aron Heller, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 2:30am

Shimon Peres, a former Israeli president and prime minister, whose life story mirrored that of the Jewish state and who was celebrated around the world as a Nobel Prize-winning visionary who pushed his country toward peace, died early Wednesday. He was 93.

Afghan official says 13 civilians killed in airstrike on residential building; US military says it is investigating

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 2:20am

Afghan official says 13 civilians killed in airstrike on residential building; US military says it is investigating.

5 jihadi suspects arrested in Spain, Belgium, Germany

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 2:11am

Officials say police in Spain, Belgium and Germany have arrested five people that allegedly formed part of a cell that spread propaganda and sought to recruit militants for the Islamic State armed group.

Israeli Foreign Ministry: Obama, Clintons, pope and Prince Charles to attend Shimon Peres' funeral.

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 1:11am

Israeli Foreign Ministry: Obama, Clintons, pope and Prince Charles to attend Shimon Peres' funeral.

Indonesia evacuates tourists after Mount Barujari eruption

Niniek Karmini, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 1:00am

Indonesian authorities are searching for several hundred tourists after Mount Barujari on Lombok island spewed a massive column of ash into the atmosphere and have evacuated more than 1,100 others, the country's disaster agency said Wednesday.

A look at the career highlight of Shimon Peres

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 12:20am

In an unprecedented seven-decade political career, Shimon Peres has filled nearly every position in Israeli public life.

AP Photos: Pyongyang starts day early with patriotic music

Eric Talmadge, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 12:11am

North Korea's capital is still a pretty quiet place compared to most urban centers around the world, but it gets its start early — and orderly.

Up to 8 inmates fight in Philippine prison, 1 Chinese killed

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 12:01am

Up to eight inmates fought at the Philippine national penitentiary Wednesday, leaving a high-profile Chinese drug lord dead and four other inmates injured, officials said. The melee occurred amid a congressional investigation into the drug trade within the facility.

Shimon Peres witnessed Israel's history, and shaped it

Josef Federman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 11:11pm

At every corner of Israel's tumultuous history, Shimon Peres was there.

Massive typhoon hits eastern China, Taiwan, killing 5

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 10:50pm

A massive typhoon left one person dead in eastern China on Wednesday, a day after killing four and injuring 260 in Taiwan.

Maduro: top US diplomat to visit Venezuela soon

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 10:31pm

President Nicolas Maduro said a top U.S. State Department official would soon visit Venezuela in a bid to ease tensions between the two nations.

Guatemala alleges fraud in food buys during disaster

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 9:11pm

Guatemalan authorities have broken up a group that sold the government millions of dollars' worth of contraband corn and beans, some of it not fit for human consumption, an official said Tuesday.

Israeli media: Former Israeli President Shimon Peres has died at 93, two weeks after suffering major stroke

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 8:31pm

Israeli media: Former Israeli President Shimon Peres has died at 93, two weeks after suffering major stroke.

Poll shows Australians back gay marriage but not plebiscite

Rod McGuirk, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 7:10pm

A majority of Australians support gay marriage, an opinion poll on Wednesday showed, but they do not back the government's plan to hold a national vote on whether it should be allowed.

Muslim radical convicted in destruction of mausoleums

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 6:41pm

An international court on Tuesday found a Muslim radical guilty of committing a war crime by overseeing the destruction of historic mausoleums in the Malian desert city of Timbuktu, and sentenced him to nine years in prison.