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Greek authorities evacuate island migrant camp after fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 4:19pm

Greek authorities are evacuating an overcrowded camp for asylum-seekers on the eastern Aegean island of Samos, where a large fire broke out following clashes between residents.

Foreigners exit northeastern Syria fearing government reach

Andrea Rosa and Hussein Malla, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 4:07pm

It was a sign of the sudden transformation sweeping Kurdish-run northeast Syria: foreign aid workers and journalists packed this border crossing on Monday, rushing to get out to Iraq.

The Latest: Atwood, Evaristo joint winners of Booker Prize

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 3:00pm

The latest on the awarding of this year's Booker Prize for fiction (all times local):

2 women convicted in failed 2016 Notre Dame car bomb plot

Nicolas Vaux-Montagny, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 2:49pm

Two women who tried to blow up a car near Notre Dame cathedral have been convicted of terrorism charges in France and sentenced to 30 and 25 years in prison.

Turkey says it is acting in self-defense in Syria

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 1:03pm

Turkey has justified its ongoing invasion of northeast Syria to the United Nations by saying it's exercising its right to self-defense under the U.N. Charter, according to a letter circulated Monday.

Police: 81-year-old woman found with cocaine in wheelchair

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 12:35pm

An 81-year-old woman has been captured in Colombia after authorities discovered cocaine embedded in her wheelchair as she tried to board a flight to Spain.

13 police killed by suspected cartel gunmen in west Mexico

Maria Verza, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 11:10am

At least 13 police officers were killed and three others wounded Monday in an ambush by gunmen in the Mexican state of Michoacan, a western region where violence attributed to drug cartels has spiked in recent months.

UK's Prince William, Kate arrive in Pakistan for 5-day visit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 10:56am

Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate arrived in Pakistan's capital, Islamabad on Monday on a five-day visit, which authorities say will help further improve relations between the two countries.

German police lost Halle gunman for an hour, lawmakers say

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 10:18am

German lawmakers say police lost track for an hour of a suspected far-right extremist who killed two people after a failed attack on a synagogue.

Hong Kong police say homemade bomb targeted officers

John Leicester, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 8:06am

A homemade, remote-controlled bomb intended to "kill or to harm" riot control officers was detonated as they deployed against renewed violence in Hong Kong over the weekend, police said Monday, in a further escalation of destructive street battles gripping the business hub.

Libyan officials: Airstrike kills 4 civilians in Tripoli

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 8:03am

Libyan health authorities say an airstrike has slammed into a house in the capital, Tripoli, killing at least four people and wounding four others, including a child.

4 Russian protesters jailed on charges of assaulting police

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 7:33am

Four more people suspected of assaulting Russian police officers during a July opposition protest in Moscow have been arrested, Russia's top state investigative agency said Monday.

Vatican police chief resigns over leak of police flyer identifying Vatican officials suspended in financial probe

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 7:04am

Vatican police chief resigns over leak of police flyer identifying Vatican officials suspended in financial probe.

Haiti's embattled president faces 5th week of protests

DÁnica Coto, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 6:58am

Haiti's embattled president faced a fifth week of protests on Monday as road blocks went up across the country after opposition leaders said they will not back down on their call for Jovenel Moïse to resign.

Tunisia: Knife attack kills French citizen, injures officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 6:57am

Tunisia's Interior Ministry says a French citizen has been killed in a knife attack that also injured a police officer near a northern city.

Dutch court convicts asylum-seeker in station terror attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 6:31am

A Dutch court has convicted an Afghan asylum-seeker and sentenced him to nearly 27 years imprisonment for stabbing two American tourists in a terror attack at Amsterdam's main railway station.

EU nations commit to arms export ban against Turkey

Raf Casert, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 6:18am

European Union nations vented outrage Monday at Turkey's military offensive in northern Syria against the Kurds and joined France and Germany in banning arms sales to Ankara, a rare move against a NATO ally for many of them.

4 dead as Guineans protest president's bid to extend power

Boubacar Diallo, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 6:15am

At least four people have been killed in Guinea's capital after police fired tear gas and bullets Monday to disperse thousands of opposition supporters, civil society groups and trade unionists gathering in Conakry and across the country to protest the president's bid to extend his time in office, Guinea's Red Cross said.

22 Indonesian militants arrested after minister attacked

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 6:10am

An Indonesian police official says at least 22 suspected militants plotting bombings and other attacks have been arrested in a new counterterrorism crackdown since last week's brazen assault by a knife-wielding militant couple who wounded the country's top security minister in a western province.