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Venezuela opposition leader vows to boycott early election

Fabiola Sanchez and Scott Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 10:50am

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó says that opponents of President Nicolás Maduro won't participate in any early legislative elections he calls.

Despite recent agreement Rwanda says no travel to Uganda

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 10:35am

Rwanda says its citizens are not allowed yet to travel to Uganda despite a deal reached between leaders of the two countries on Wednesday in Angolan capital. The leaders agreed to resume "as soon as possible" the cross-border activities including the movement of persons and goods.

Mexico sees jungle lakes evaporate amid lower rainfall

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 10:34am

Some of the mystical blue-green lakes of the Lacandon jungle in southern Mexico are drying up this year, the result of what experts say is an extended drought and rising temperatures in the region.

International warrant for Kosovo ethnic Serb minority leader

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 9:38am

Kosovo's justice minister says an international arrest warrant has been issued for a leading ethnic Serb minority leader suspected of involvement in the killing of a moderate Serb politician a year ago.

Amnesty: Egypt should vestigate death of inmate

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 9:07am

Rights group Amnesty International is urging Egyptian authorities to carry out an impartial investigation into the death of an inmate at Egypt's most notorious prison amid torture allegations.

Turkey vows to tackle violence after woman's brutal killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 8:39am

Turkey's ruling party has vowed to tackle violence against women and children after the brutal killing of a woman in front of her 10-year-old daughter appalled the country.

Handwritten notes highlight British Queen Victoria's grief

Mike Corder, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 7:54am

British royal documents including Queen Victoria's heart-wrenching, handwritten account of her husband Prince Albert's death have been put online, offering a firsthand account of her overwhelming grief.

UN: Ebola outbreak in Congo has killed nearly 2,000 people

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 7:46am

The World Health Organization's emergencies chief said the ongoing Ebola outbreak in Congo is approaching a "stark" milestone with nearly 2,000 people killed by the virus in the year-long epidemic.

France opens Epstein-linked rape investigation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 7:46am

France opened an investigation on Friday into the alleged rape of minors and a raft of other charges linked to the Jeffrey Epstein case, the chief Paris prosecutor announced.

Report: West, Central Africa violence closes 9,000 schools

Carley Petesch, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 7:39am

Fourteen-year-old Hussaini said he first heard screaming. Then people fired guns, shooting at and killing at least one of his teachers in his northern Burkina Faso village.

Prosecutor says France opening preliminary investigation of rape of minors, other charges linked to Epstein case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 7:35am

Prosecutor says France opening preliminary investigation of rape of minors, other charges linked to Epstein case.

Al-Qaida claims Pakistan detained wife of its chief Zawahiri

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 7:20am

Al-Qaida has accused Pakistani security forces of detaining the wife of its chief, Ayman al-Zawahiri, and two other families of the insurgent group's "martyrs" for nearly a year.

Trump vows response as China plans tariffs on $75B US goods

Joe McDonald, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 7:12am

President Donald Trump on Friday called on U.S. companies with operations in China to consider an alternative place to do business after Beijing announced a series of retaliatory tariffs Friday.

Zimbabwe comedian is latest in torture of government critics

Farai Mutsaka, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 7:04am

A wave of abductions, torture and arrests in Zimbabwe are targeting opposition activists and other government critics, the latest being a popular comedian dragged from her home by armed and masked men.

As Malta disembarks migrants more charity-govt clashes loom

Aritz Parra, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 7:03am

Pledges by six European countries to accept over 350 migrants from a rescue ship in the central Mediterranean on Friday capped weeks of standoffs between charities and governments that have dramatically exposed Europe's inability to deal with sea migration from Africa.

Norway: Dutch cybersecurity expert likely died in accident

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 7:02am

Police in Norway believe a missing Dutch cybersecurity expert who had worked for the anti-secrecy organization WikiLeaks "most likely perished as a result of an accident" in a fjord.

China announces tariff hike on $75 billion of US goods in retaliation for Trump's Sept. 1 increase

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 6:26am

China announces tariff hike on $75 billion of US goods in retaliation for Trump's Sept. 1 increase.

Moscow court extends arrest for American charged with spying

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 6:00am

A Moscow court has ruled to keep an American man suspected of spying in prison for two more months.

Poland search for trapped cavers now a recovery operation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 5:53am

Rescuers in Poland say they are turning their search operation for two spelunkers into a retrieval of bodies after the remains of one of them have been found in a narrow passage in a cave.