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Out of Cambodian jail, filmmaker strolls on beach back home

Rod McGuirk, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 9:27pm

Australian filmmaker James Ricketson took a stroll on a Sydney beach at dawn Monday while recuperating from more than a year in a Cambodian prison, his nephew said.

In a first, Hong Kong bans pro-independence political party

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 9:21pm

Authorities in Hong Kong on Monday took an unprecedented step against separatist voices by banning a political party that advocates independence for the southern Chinese territory on national security grounds.

Hong Kong takes unprecedented step by banning a pro-independence political party on national security grounds

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 9:18pm

Hong Kong takes unprecedented step by banning a pro-independence political party on national security grounds.

Vietnam to hold state funeral for President Tran Dai Quang

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 8:25pm

Vietnam will hold a state funeral and national mourning this week for President Tran Dai Quang, who died last week of a viral illness at age 61.

Pilot blamed for Australian plane crash that killed Texans

Rod McGuirk, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 8:16pm

The pilot of a plane that crashed last year into an Australian shopping mall, killing him and his four Americans passengers, didn't properly check the aircraft before takeoff, crash investigators said Monday.

Guatemalan human rights activist shot to death, 21st in 2018

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 5:00pm

Authorities in Guatemala say another indigenous rights activist has been killed in the Central American nation.

Tackling climate change to be key talking point at UN summit

Frank Jordans, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 4:50pm

With global temperatures rising, superstorms taking their deadly toll and a year-end deadline to firm up the Paris climate deal, leaders at this year's U.N. General Assembly are feeling a sense of urgency to keep up the momentum on combating climate change.

Gaza officials say Palestinian killed in overnight protest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 3:08pm

Gaza's Health Ministry says a Palestinian has been killed and 20 injured by Israeli gunfire in east Gaza.

Children's remains found in Mexican mass graves

Amy Guthrie, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 1:57pm

Tiny pants for a baby no older than 6 months and shiny pink sandals for a toddler are among the personal items that have turned up at mass graves in the Gulf state of Veracruz, driving home the brutality of rising violence in Mexico.

Maldives' opposition presidential candidate has declared victory in contentious election

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 1:22pm

Maldives' opposition presidential candidate has declared victory in contentious election.

German interior minister says leaders of governing coalition have reached deal to resolve dispute over spy chief

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 12:22pm

German interior minister says leaders of governing coalition have reached deal to resolve dispute over spy chief.

The Latest: Panama pulls migrant rescue boat's registration

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 12:13pm

The Latest on Europe's migrant crisis (all times local):

The Latest: German coalition reaches deal on spy chief

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 11:47am

The Latest on a standoff in Germany's governing coalition over the future of the country's domestic intelligence chief (all times local):

3 Greek journalists set free after minister's complaint

Demetris Nellas, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 11:31am

Three journalists were released from custody Sunday following a complaint against them by Greece's defense minister.

Russian opposition candidate on track to win regional vote

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 9:49am

Partial results in a regional election in Russia's Far East show an opposition candidate has beaten the incumbent governor by a wide margin.

Hamas says indirect cease-fire talks with Israel halted

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 8:54am

Gaza's Hamas rulers say their indirect cease-fire talks with Israel have halted.

Tunisia floods kill at least 4, cause major damage

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 8:48am

Severe floods have struck northeastern Tunisia, killing at least four people and damaging homes, bridges, roads and fields.

German police review handling of far-right protests

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 8:43am

Police in the German city of Dortmund say they will examine whether they were tough enough in handling a pair of far-right demonstrations during which they say an anti-Semitic slogan was chanted.

Egypt court sentences 65 people over 2013 violence

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 7:52am

An Egyptian court has sentenced 64 people to varying prison terms and one man to death over violence in 2013 when the military overthrew the elected Islamist president.