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Unbearable stench: Giant sewage spill befouls Peru's capital

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 2:54pm

Amid an unbearable stench, thousands of workers, police and soldiers struggled Wednesday to contain and clean up a flood of sewage that has caused the government to declare a health emergency in one of the most populous parts of Peru's capital.

After crossing into Guatemala, new group of migrants sets sights on Mexico

Sonia Perez D., Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 2:32pm

More than 1,000 Hondurans were walking and hitchhiking through Guatemala on Wednesday, heading toward the Mexico border as part of a new caravan of migrants hoping to reach the United States.

Russia: Ex-Marine held on spying charge gets prison visit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 2:21pm

The brother of a former U.S. Marine with multiple citizenships says Irish government representatives have visited Paul Whelan at the Russian prison where he is being held on spying charges.

The Latest: Greek PM Tsipras survives confidence vote

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 2:04pm

The Latest on the confidence vote in Greece (all times local):

Greece's left-wing prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, survives confidence vote days after governing coalition collapses

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 1:50pm

Greece's left-wing prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, survives confidence vote days after governing coalition collapses.

ORRR-DUHHH: Britain Parliament speaker seeks to calm debate

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 12:54pm

The speaker of the House of Commons is usually taken for granted, except for those rare moments when Britain is having a legislative meltdown and Parliament gets center stage.

Kenyan police: Death toll from extremist attack climbs to 21, plus five attackers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 12:29pm

Kenyan police: Death toll from extremist attack climbs to 21, plus five attackers.

UK PM Theresa May's government wins no-confidence vote in Parliament but faces battle to keep control of Brexit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 12:18pm

UK PM Theresa May's government wins no-confidence vote in Parliament but faces battle to keep control of Brexit.

Turkey's Erdogan calls for revision of Bosnia peace accords

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 12:06pm

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called for a revision of the 1995 peace agreement that ended the Bosnian War, saying they failed to address the former Yugoslav republic's future.

Several thousand in Belgrade seek truth about Kosovo murder

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 11:57am

Thousands of people have marched in the capital of Serbia, demanding that the authorities find out who killed a moderate Serb politician in Kosovo a year ago.

UN: At least 890 killed in December clashes in Congo

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 11:47am

The U.N. human rights office says "credible sources" indicate that at least 890 people were killed last month during three days of clashes among villages in western Congo.

UN human rights office: At least 890 people killed last month in western Congo in 3 days of clashes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 11:41am

UN human rights office: At least 890 people killed last month in western Congo in 3 days of clashes.

Zimbabwe's state security minister says more than 600 people have been arrested countrywide for fuel price protests

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 11:35am

Zimbabwe's state security minister says more than 600 people have been arrested countrywide for fuel price protests .

Serbia court acquits suspects in 2008 torching of US embassy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 10:52am

A Serbian appeals court has acquitted the suspects in the 2008 rioting and torching of the U.S. embassy in Belgrade after a rally against Kosovo's declaration of independence.

Burkina Faso says Canadian abducted by suspected extremists

Arsene Kabore, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 10:51am

A Canadian national has been kidnapped by suspected extremists in Burkina Faso near its border with Niger, the West African nation's security ministry said Wednesday.

The Latest: Son: Jailed Iran state TV anchor would help FBI

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 10:49am

The Latest on detention of American-born news anchor for Iran's state television (all times local):

Burkina Faso says Canadian abducted by suspected extremists, latest foreigner seized in Sahel

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 10:49am

Burkina Faso says Canadian abducted by suspected extremists, latest foreigner seized in Sahel.

Albania parliament backs government reshuffle

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 10:28am

Albania's parliament has backed a government reshuffle in a vote called by the prime minister after the country's president refused to accept his nominee for the foreign minister.

Gunmen attack villages in central Mali, kill 20 people

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 10:17am

The spokesman for a Tuareg group in Mali says gunmen have attacked two villages in the country's central Menaka region near the border with Niger, killing at least 20 people.