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Man in north China drives into pedestrians, killing 6

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 12:58am

Authorities in northern China say a man trying to kill his wife and daughter has crashed his car into pedestrians and killed six people.

NZ's foreign minister arrives in Turkey for Muslim summit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 12:37am

New Zealand's deputy prime minister is attending an emergency session of an umbrella organization of Muslim nations in Turkey after a gunman killed 50 people in two mosques in the South Pacific nation.

Bomb disposal team at Russian consulate in Athens

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 12:13am

Greek police say a bomb disposal squad has been sent to the Russian consulate in Athens after cameras showed a suspicious object believed to be a hand grenade being thrown over the perimeter fence overnight.

2 powerful cyclones spinning toward north Australian coast

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 11:47pm

Two powerful cyclones are blowing toward Australia's sparsely populated north where around 2,000 people have been evacuated from the east coast of the Northern Territory ahead of strong winds, mountainous waves and flooding rain that are forecast.

US forces say 2 American soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Amir Shah, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 11:43pm

Two American service members were killed during an operation in Afghanistan on Friday, the U.S. and NATO forces said without providing any other details on the combat deaths.

U.S. forces say 2 American service members have been killed during an operation in Afghanistan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 11:26pm

U.S. forces say 2 American service members have been killed during an operation in Afghanistan.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 10:41pm

Thousands of people have gathered for a mass funeral to bury 26 of the victims of the mosque attacks in New Zealand. The funeral is taking place at a Muslim cemetery where more than a dozen already have been laid to rest. People earlier in the day attended Friday prayers in a Christchurch park, including Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Friday's burials include the youngest victim, 3-year-old Mucaad Ibrahim.

New Thai election rules make it hard to trump junta's pick

Grant Peck, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 9:03pm

Thailand heads to the polls Sunday to vote in the country's first general election since the military toppled an elected government in a coup nearly five years ago.

American skier, 20, dies in fall from cliff in Swiss Alps

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 4:18pm

Police in southwestern Switzerland say a 20-year-old American who was skiing off-piste has died after falling dozens of meters off a rocky cliff.

Nicaragua government, opposition to discuss prisoner release

Gabriela Selser, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 2:23pm

Nicaragua's government and opposition began negotiating Thursday how to carry out the release of hundreds of political prisoners arrested in the past year of unrest.

Steve Bannon says Europe's populists 'don't need me'

Karl Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 2:14pm

Former White House strategist Steve Bannon on Thursday predicted a "stunning victory" for populists and nationalists in the European Parliament elections in May and said they can achieve it without his help.

Facing arrest warrant, candidate delays return to Guatemala

Sonia Perez D., Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 1:21pm

Presidential hopeful and former chief prosecutor Thelma Aldana will not immediately return to Guatemala after a warrant was issued for her arrest, she said in interviews with local media Thursday.

Iraqi health official says death toll from river ferry disaster has climbed to 83

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 12:31pm

Iraqi health official says death toll from river ferry disaster has climbed to 83.

UN food agency cites progress in Yemen

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 11:46am

The head of the U.N.'s World Food Program says progress has been made in Yemen, months after he accused Houthi rebels of stealing food from the hungry by diverting aid.

Italian citizenship urged for boy whose SOS call saved lives

Colleen Barry, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 11:13am

The leader of Italy's 5-Star Movement called Thursday to award speedy citizenship to a 13-year-old Egyptian boy hailed as a hero for being the first to alert police that he and scores of his middle school classmates had been abducted by their bus driver.

The Latest: Trump tweets abrupt shift on Golan Heights

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 11:09am

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Ukraine, US bicker over corruption fight ahead of election

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 11:09am

Ukraine and the United States are having a diplomatic spat after Washington criticized the Ukrainian government's anti-corruption efforts ahead of the nation's March 31 presidential election.

Swiss police arrest woman, 75, over fatal stabbing of child

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 10:21am

Police in the northwestern Swiss city of Basel say they have arrested a 75-year-old woman on suspicion of killing a 7-year-old boy in the street.

North Macedonia jails 7 IS fighters captured in Syria

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 10:02am

A court in North Macedonia has jailed seven citizens, accusing them of fighting with the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq.