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Parents of sick British toddler to return to court

Jill Lawless and Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 6:39am

The parents of a terminally ill British toddler whose case has drawn support from Pope Francis plan to return to the Court of Appeal Wednesday in hope of winning the right to take him to Italy for treatment.

Germany wants to deport alleged former bin Laden follower

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 6:35am

The German government says it is trying to deport a former follower of Osama bin Laden despite court rulings barring his transfer to Tunisia.

UN says donors pledge 4.4 billion dollars in aid for Syria and its neighbors in 2018

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 6:33am

UN says donors pledge 4.4 billion dollars in aid for Syria and its neighbors in 2018.

Pakistan bars US diplomat from travel over fatal crash

Munir Ahmed, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 6:20am

An American diplomat who struck a Pakistani motorcyclist in a fatal road accident earlier this month has been barred from leaving the country, pending a civil court case, Pakistani officials said Wednesday.

Indonesian oil well fire kills 18 people, injures dozens

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 6:17am

A newly drilled unregulated oil well in western Indonesia exploded into flames early Wednesday, burning 18 people to death and injuring dozens of others.

Russia hints it may provide advanced air defenses to Syria

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 6:13am

The Russian military indicated on Wednesday it will supply the Syrian government with a sophisticated air defense system following Moscow's condemnation of the missile attack launched by the United States, Britain and France earlier this month.

Danish inventor convicted of reporter's murder, gets life

Jan M. Olsen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 6:13am

Danish submarine inventor Peter Madsen was found guilty Wednesday of torturing and murdering Swedish reporter Kim Wall before dismembering her body during a private submarine trip. He was sentenced to life in prison.

Egypt's parliament passes law to fine aggressive touts

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 6:07am

Egypt's parliament has passed a law that would impose fines on overly aggressive touts as part of efforts to revive the country's tourism sector.

Iran's president says no changes, additions to nuclear deal

Amir Vahdat, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 6:05am

Iran's president on Wednesday ruled out any changes or additions to the 2015 nuclear deal, amid European efforts to convince U.S. President Donald Trump to stick with the landmark agreement.

Greek police seize horses, illegally harvested wild herbs

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 6:04am

Greek police say they have arrested six Albanian men near the border that separates the two countries and seized 10 horses and more than 100 kilograms (220 pounds) of an illegally harvested wild mountain herb traditionally used to cure various ailments.

Germany sees skullcap protests against anti-Semitism

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 5:47am

People wearing Jewish skullcaps as a sign of protest are taking to the streets in several German cities, taking a stand against an anti-Semitic assault in Berlin.

The Latest: Danish inventor to appeal murder sentence

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 5:37am

The Latest on the murder trial of Danish inventor Peter Madsen (all times local):

EU wants 28-nation bloc to invest $24b in AI by end 2020

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 5:31am

The European Union's executive branch wants the bloc's public and private sectors to invest at least $24 billion in artificial intelligence through 2020 in an attempt to remain globally competitive.

Danish inventor Peter Madsen says he will appeal murder conviction, life sentence

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 5:24am

Danish inventor Peter Madsen says he will appeal murder conviction, life sentence.

Korean leaders seek to control optics at historic summit

Foster Klug, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 5:19am

Kim Jong Un will be in uncharted territory when the third-generation autocrat crosses over to the southern half of the Demilitarized Zone separating the rival Koreas on Friday, possibly on foot, and greets South Korean President Moon Jae-in.

Photographer Joao Silva still shooting despite injury

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 5:17am

Joao Silva, a photographer who was grievously injured in Afghanistan in 2010, says journalists who choose to cover conflict should have a clear understanding of the horrific consequences of combat.

Spanish politician resigns over theft and degree scandals

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 5:11am

A top politician for Spain's ruling party has resigned as the head of the Madrid region, opening a new crisis for the conservative government of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy.

The Latest: Israel welcomes Trump's hard line on Iran

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 5:04am

The Latest on the fate of the Iran nuclear deal (all times local):

Danish submarine inventor sentenced to life in prison for torturing and murdering Swedish reporter Kim Wall

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 5:03am

Danish submarine inventor sentenced to life in prison for torturing and murdering Swedish reporter Kim Wall.