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Russian military jet crashes, 2 pilots missing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 10:58am

The Russian military says one of its training jets has crashed and two pilots are missing.

State media: Former Sudanese president al-Dahab dies, 83

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 10:19am

Sudan's state news agency is reporting that former field marshal and president of Sudan, Abdelrahman Swar al-Dahab, who seized power in a military coup but passed leadership over to civilians in 1986 after a year in power, has died at the age of 83.

Angry mothers take on Macron over fertility comments

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 10:12am

French President Emmanuel Macron is facing criticism from mothers with big families both at home and abroad for recent comments he made about women and fertility in Africa.

US student's legal team says Israeli Supreme Court overturns deportation order, allows her to study in Israel

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 10:08am

US student's legal team says Israeli Supreme Court overturns deportation order, allows her to study in Israel.

'Malnourished' animals report prompts Albania zoo closure

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 9:56am

A report claiming lions and other animals were left malnourished at a private zoo in Albania has prompted Albanian authorities to order the zoo's temporary closure.

EU leaders order sanctions mechanism against cyber-attacks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 9:48am

European Union leaders have commissioned work on a new system for slapping sanctions on the perpetrators of cyberattacks, in the wake of the attack on the world chemical weapons watchdog.

German prosecutors charge 2 Afghan teens in man's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 9:28am

German prosecutors have filed charges against two Afghan teenagers over a dispute with a 22-year-old man in an eastern town who then died of a heart attack.

Kosovo lawmakers agree to consider creating national army

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 8:46am

Lawmakers in Kosovo have agreed to consider whether to transform the country's security forces into a regular army.

Report: South Sudan armed opposition seized girls as 'wives'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 8:44am

South Sudan's armed opposition abducted women and girls as young as 12 and lined them up so commanders could choose "wives," and those not selected were left to be raped repeatedly by other fighters, a new U.N. report said Thursday.

Tunisia flash floods kill at least 5, cause major damage

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 8:42am

Tunisian authorities say at least five people have been killed in flash floods in the country caused by heavy rains Wednesday and Thursday.

Navalny accepts National Guard challenge to a verbal 'duel'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 8:18am

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny says he accepts the "duel" proposed by the chief of the National Guard — if it's is a televised debate with words as weapons.

Egyptian mediators return to Gaza for truce talks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 8:11am

A Hamas official says Egyptian mediators have returned to Gaza to resume discussions with the Islamic militant group over a cease-fire with Israel.

Afghan lawmaker says 3 top Kandahar officials killed by their own guards, 2 U.S. troops wounded in same attack.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 7:46am

Afghan lawmaker says 3 top Kandahar officials killed by their own guards, 2 U.S. troops wounded in same attack. .

The Latest: Putin: Iran pullout contingent on Syria security

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 7:44am

The Latest on Russia President Vladimir Putin's comments (all times local):

Police: 2 dead, dozens injured in protests across Haiti

Evens Sanon, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 7:42am

At least two people were killed and dozens injured during large protests across Haiti over alleged misuse of government funds, authorities said Thursday.

Parliamentarian Khalid Pashtun says Kandahar police chief, governor and intelligence chief killed in attack by guards

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 7:37am

Parliamentarian Khalid Pashtun says Kandahar police chief, governor and intelligence chief killed in attack by guards.

US downgrades Jerusalem diplomatic mission to Palestinians

Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 7:34am

The United States on Thursday downgraded the status of its main diplomatic mission to the Palestinians by placing it under the authority of the U.S. Embassy to Israel.

Putin: Russia 'ahead of competition' with latest weapons

Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 7:29am

President Vladimir Putin hailed new missiles in Russia's military arsenals but emphasized Thursday that the country would only use its nuclear weapons in response to an incoming missile attack.

New Zimbabwe documentary on massacres takes aim at president

Farai Mutsaka, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 7:16am

A new documentary on massacres by Zimbabwe's military has led to harsh exchanges as the 1980s killings challenge a new president who preaches unity but refuses to apologize for his alleged role in one of the country's deepest wounds.