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North Macedonia: Special prosecutor a suspect in scandal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 10:52am

Authorities in North Macedonia are seeking the detention of a special prosecutor after she was named as a suspect in a high-profile corruption scandal.

The Latest: Trump calls comments by Danish leader 'nasty'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 10:44am

The Latest on U.S. President Donald Trump and his desire to buy the Arctic territory of Greenland (all times local):

Bomb threats sent to Bulgarian media offices, airports

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 10:11am

Police in Bulgaria are investigating several bomb threats sent by email to media outlets in the capital, Sofia, and to major airports in the country.

Jerusalem demolishes illegally built Palestinian home

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 9:54am

Jerusalem's municipality has carried out the court-ordered demolition of what it said was an illegally built Palestinian home in the city's eastern sector.

Uganda, Rwanda presidents agree to cease hostilities

Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 8:57am

The leaders of Uganda and Rwanda have agreed to re-open their border following a summit mediated in Angola.

The Latest: Iran-backed militias blame US for attacks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 8:47am

The Latest on explosion near Baghdad earlier in the month (all times local):

Flights canceled due to strike at Kosovo's Pristina airport

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 8:38am

A short strike at the Pristina International Airport has caused the cancellation of some flights and delays of others.

Mexican court says cocaine should be allowed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 8:36am

A pro-legalization group in Mexico says a court has granted two injunctions ordering the government to allow plaintiffs to carry and use cocaine, though not to buy or sell it.

Turkey: 30 detained in protest over elected mayors' ouster

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 8:02am

Turkish media reports say police have used water cannons to disperse crowds protesting a government decision to oust three elected mayors in Turkey's mainly Kurdish-populated southeast and replace them with government appointees.

More Rohingya families say they will not return to Myanmar

Tofayel Ahmad and Julhas Alam, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 7:31am

Members of about 200 Rohingya Muslim families interviewed Wednesday by officials from the U.N. refugee agency and the Bangladesh government all said they do not want to return to Myanmar unless their citizenship and safety are ensured, an official said.

Hong Kong police in standoff with protesters after sit-in

Johnson Lai and Yves Van Dam, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 7:25am

Hong Kong riot police faced off briefly with protesters occupying a suburban train station Wednesday evening following a commemoration of a violent attack there by masked assailants on supporters of the anti-government movement.

The Latest: Danish PM standing behind Greenland leader

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 7:19am

The Latest on Donald Trump's cancellation of his trip to Denmark (all times local):

Italy's Democrats seek to ward off early vote and Salvini

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 7:17am

Some Italian political leaders are trying for a deal to keep at bay elections and right-wing League leader Matteo Salvini, who's rising in popularity.

Danish Prime Minister: 'disappointed and surprised' by Trump's decision to cancel trip over Greenland sale.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 7:10am

Danish Prime Minister: 'disappointed and surprised' by Trump's decision to cancel trip over Greenland sale. .

The Latest: Germany sees little chance for new Brexit talks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 6:52am

The Latest on Britain's plan to leave the European Union (all times local):

More Rohingya families say they will not return to Myanmar

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 5:58am

A Bangladeshi refugee official says the heads of some 200 Rohingya families interviewed by officials from the U.N. refugee agency and the government have told them they will not go back to Myanmar unless their demands for citizenship and safety are ensured.

The Latest: EU stands ready to supervise migrant relocation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 5:16am

The Latest on the European migrant crisis (all times local):

Polish judges want lawmakers to probe hate campaign

Monika Scislowska, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 5:07am

Polish judges on Wednesday urged lawmakers to investigate an online hate campaign against some of them that was apparently encouraged by a deputy justice minister who has resigned over the allegations.

Syrian activists: Airstrikes hit hospital in rebel village

Basse Mroue, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 5:06am

Airstrikes hit a hospital in a rebel-held village in northwestern Syria, knocking it out of service early on Wednesday, opposition activists said as government forces pressed their offensive on the last major rebel stronghold in the war-torn country.