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Seoul says some N. Korean officials back at liaison office

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 12:06am

South Korea said some North Korean officials returned to an inter-Korean liaison office on Monday, three days after the North abruptly withdrew its entire staff citing unspecified instructions from "higher-level authorities."

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he is cutting Washington visit short after Gaza rocket attack on Israel

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 12:06am

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he is cutting Washington visit short after Gaza rocket attack on Israel.

Key developments from Thailand's post-coup election

Grant Peck, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 11:03pm

A military-backed party appears to have won the most votes in Thailand's first election since a 2014 coup after tilting the electoral system in its favor. If the preliminary results hold, it will likely add to nearly two decades of political instability in Thailand. Some key developments from the election.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 10:46pm

Attorney General William Barr has made his determination about Robert Mueller's investigation. Now Democrats want to make their own. The delivery Sunday of Barr's summary to Congress about Mueller's conclusion has opened an new chapter in the battle over the two-year investigation that is likely to consume Capitol Hill in the coming weeks and months. Democratic lawmakers are demanding a full look at Mueller's findings and dismissing Barr's summary as incomplete, at best, and biased, at worst.

Cyclone lashing northwest Australia weakens

Rod McGuirk, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 10:39pm

A slow-moving cyclone that lashed northwest Australia was weakening on Monday.

Gaza rocket strikes home in central Israel, 7 wounded

Aron Heller, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 10:16pm

An early morning rocket from the Gaza Strip struck a house in central Israel on Monday, wounding seven people, an Israeli rescue service said, an attack that could set off another round of violence shortly before the Israeli election.

Explosion heard in central Israel after air raid sirens wail; military says rocket fired from Gaza

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 10:04pm

Explosion heard in central Israel after air raid sirens wail; military says rocket fired from Gaza.

New Zealand prime minister announces top-level inquiry into Christchurch mosque massacre

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 8:49pm

New Zealand prime minister announces top-level inquiry into Christchurch mosque massacre.

Swedes keep room ready for US diplomats in Pyongyang

Eric Talmadge, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 7:59pm

Swedish diplomats are keeping a room ready for the U.S. to use if it ever decides to have an official presence in the North Korean capital.

Algerian president's party rejects his protest strategy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 5:04pm

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's own party is rejecting his plans for a national conference aimed at quelling mass protests against his leadership.

Venezuela says Russian planes land for military cooperation

Christopher Torchia, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 4:53pm

Russian aircraft arrived in Caracas this weekend as part of ongoing military cooperation between the two allies, a Venezuelan official said Sunday.

No 'financial ceiling' in search for missing in Mexico

Amy Guthrie, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 4:21pm

Families of missing people swarmed Mexico's president Sunday after he vowed to ramp up efforts to identify thousands of bodies. They held pictures of their loved ones or pressed large envelopes with details of their cases into his right hand. A woman broke into tears between pleas for help.

The Latest: Trump directs US military to aid Mozambique

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 3:49pm

The Latest on Mozambique Cyclone (all times local):

Moroccan teachers protest low wages, temporary contracts

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 11:48am

Several thousand Moroccan teachers have staged a protest in the capital Rabat, in the latest outbreak of anger at low-wage, temporary teaching contracts that do not cover health care or provide for pensions.

Italy's Premier Conte rules out another term in government

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 11:48am

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says that he does not plan to serve in any future governments.

Prince Charles and Camilla launch first royal visit to Cuba

Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 11:22am

Prince Charles and his wife Camilla began the first official trip to Cuba by the British royal family on Sunday, in a pomp-filled display of disagreement with the Trump administration's strategy of economically isolating the communist island.

Romania, Honduras recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 10:44am

The leaders of Romania and Honduras on Sunday announced that they will recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, following the lead of President Donald Trump.

France shows Britons splendor of citizenship as Brexit looms

Thomas Adamson, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 10:34am

Catherine Norris Trent, a British citizen who has lived in Paris since 2007, rushed to become French before her native country left the European Union. She worried Brexit might force her to leave her French partner and their two young children.

Anti-government protesters march in Belarusian capital

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 9:57am

About 2,000 opponents of Belarus' authoritarian government have rallied in the country's capital of Minsk.