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The Latest: France says Mosul operation Mosul will be won

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 10:33am

The Latest on the developments in Iraq where an operation by Iraqi forces and their allies to retake the city of Mosul from Islamic State militants is no in its second week (all times local):

Evacuation in progress, crews tear down French migrant camp

Elaine Ganley and Thomas Adamson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 10:32am

Crews in hard hats and orange jumpsuits on Tuesday started dismantling a makeshift camp in France that has become a symbol of Europe's migrant crisis while thousands of people remained there waiting to be relocated.

Montenegro PM hints Russian connection in coup attempt

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 10:31am

Montenegro's prime minister has suggested that Russia was involved in an alleged coup attempt on the country's election day.

Iraqi forces battle IS in western town, far from Mosul

Joseph Krauss and Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 10:31am

Iraqi forces battled Islamic State militants for a third day on Tuesday in a remote western town far from the Mosul offensive, but the U.S.-led coalition insists the militants have not succeeded in diverting resources from the fight to retake Iraq's second largest city.

Common-law wife of Mexico narco "El Chapo" files complaint

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 10:21am

The common-law wife of imprisoned drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has filed a complaint with Mexico's National Human Rights Commission complaining of his treatment in prison.

BA flight makes emergency landing in Vancouver with ill crew

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 10:13am

A plane traveling from San Francisco to London diverted to Vancouver after members of the crew reported feeling ill, British Airways said Tuesday.

The Latest: EU to prolong ID checks in 5 countries

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 10:11am

The Latest on Europe's response to the inflow of asylum-seekers and migrants (all times local):

Aid group urges EU to reconsider Libya training after attack

Frank Jordans, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 10:11am

A German aid group urged the European Union on Tuesday to reconsider its plans to train Libyan forces to conduct sea rescue operations after a vessel labeled as belonging to the country's coast guard attacked a dinghy full of migrants last week. Dozens of people were feared dead in the incident.

Russia: Weeklong halt of airstrikes on Aleppo to continue

Philip Issa, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 10:11am

The Russian military said Tuesday the weeklong halt of Russian and Syrian air strikes on the besieged city of Aleppo will continue and humanitarian corridors will remain open even as the Syrian army has unleashed a new offensive on the rebel-held neighborhoods.

Report: Iranian-American held in Iran gets 18-year sentence

Jon Gambrell, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 10:01am

An Iranian-American held in Tehran has reportedly been sentenced to 18 years in prison for "collaboration with a hostile government," yet another dual national convicted in a secret trial since Iran's nuclear deal with world powers.


Theme park accident: 4 dead in Queensland ride malfunction

Euan McKirdy, Rebecca Wright and James Masters, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:57am

Four people were killed at Australia's largest theme park Tuesday when a ride malfunctioned, police said.

Bosnia's administrator condemns honoring of war criminals

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:51am

Bosnia's top international official has condemned the Bosnian Serb parliament's decision to decorate indicted and convicted war criminals for their contribution in forming that institution in 1992.

Arafat museum recovers Nobel prize from Hamas

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:51am

A relative of Yasser Arafat says the Hamas militant group has returned the late Palestinian leader's 1994 Nobel Peace Prize to the Palestinian government in the West Bank.

Spain: Rajoy accepts king's call to form overdue government

Ciaran Giles, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:42am

Spain's conservative acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Tuesday he has accepted King Felipe VI's request to seek Parliament's approval to form a government and end the country's 10 months of political deadlock.

Romanians celebrate 95th birthday of their last king

Alison Mutler, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:41am

Romanians on Tuesday celebrated the 95th birthday of their former king, Michael, the nation's last sovereign and one of the last surviving heads of states from the World War II era.

Maduro's opponents flame Venezuela birther debate

Joshua Goodman and Jorge Rueda, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:33am

A birther debate in Venezuela is heating up as President Nicolas Maduro's opponents seek to push the embattled socialist leader from office at any cost.

German city tells residents: stay indoors after ammonia leak

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:21am

Authorities in the southwest German city of Ludwigshafen are telling residents to stay indoors after an ammonia leak.

Israeli army: Man killed by gunfire from Egypt

Tia Goldenberg, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:21am

An Israeli man reportedly working on a border fence between Israel and Egypt was shot and killed on Tuesday when gunmen in Egypt opened fire at him, officials from both countries said.

Moldova: 28 police officers detained on bribe suspicions

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:11am

Moldovan prosecutors have detained 28 police officers on suspicion that they took bribes instead of handing out traffic fines.