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France FM arrives in Sudan to meet new leaders

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 9:24am

France's foreign minister has arrived in Sudan to meet with the African country's new leaders, weeks after the formation of the first civilian-led government since the military ousted former President Omar al-Bashir in April.

ICC prosecutor appeals acquittal of ex-Ivory Coast president

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 9:21am

International Criminal Court prosecutors have appealed against the acquittal of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo and a youth minister on charges of involvement in deadly post-election violence.

Greece: Time for EU to step up and deal with migration issue

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 9:10am

Greece's migration policy minister says the European Union's Mediterranean states are in a better position to convince other EU partners to help them cope with migrant arrivals.

Trapped in Syria, French families file suit against envoy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 8:53am

French wives and children of Islamic State fighters have filed a legal complaint against France's foreign minister, saying he was "sacrificing children" in the face of public opinion.

US official urges transparency in Tanzania mystery death

Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 8:42am

The U.S. health and human services secretary is urging Tanzanian authorities to show transparency in the case of a patient who recently died after suffering Ebola-like symptoms.

Dutch-based court files new charges against Hariri suspect

Mike Corder, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 8:24am

A U.N.-backed court based in the Netherlands unveiled new charges Monday, including terrorism and intentional homicide, against a Hezbollah fighter who also is accused of assassinating former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri.

Saudi military spokesman says initial investigation suggests 'Iranian weapons' used in oil installation attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 7:57am

Saudi military spokesman says initial investigation suggests 'Iranian weapons' used in oil installation attack.

Saudi military spokesman says initial investigation suggests attack on oil installations 'was not launched from Yemen'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 7:57am

Saudi military spokesman says initial investigation suggests attack on oil installations 'was not launched from Yemen'

American teen's lawyers drop bid for his release in Italy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 6:00am

The lawyers of one of two American teenagers being held in the slaying of an Italian police officer have dropped a request for their client to be released.

Taiwan says Solomon Islands switches recognition to China

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 5:53am

The Solomon Islands switched diplomatic recognition from Taiwan to China on Monday, becoming the latest country to leave the dwindling Taiwanese camp.

Australian leader preps for US trip featuring state dinner

Rod McGuirk, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 5:52am

Australia's prime minister said on Monday his upcoming official trip to the U.S. will include visits to New York, Chicago and Ohio, in addition to a state dinner at the White House.

Police say 36 people missing after boat sinks in Congo

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 5:44am

Police in Congo say 36 people are missing after a boat sank on the Congo River east of the capital, Kinshasa.

Taiwan says Solomon Islands has switched diplomatic recognition to mainland China, condemns move

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 5:44am

Taiwan says Solomon Islands has switched diplomatic recognition to mainland China, condemns move.

Moscow court sentences protest bystander to years in prison

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 5:33am

A Moscow court has sentenced a man who claimed to be a bystander at a summer opposition protest to 3 ½ years in prison.

Sudan says cholera outbreak kills 7, dozens infected

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 5:25am

Sudan's Health Ministry says at least seven people have died from a cholera outbreak over the past three weeks in a southeastern province.

Sri Lanka's Tamil-majority north shuts down to support rally

Mariyathas Newtan, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 5:24am

Shops were shut in Sri Lanka's ethnic Tamil-majority north on Monday in support of a rally demanding an international probe into alleged atrocities during the nation's civil war and an end to reported state-sponsored efforts to change the ethnic balance of the Tamils' traditional homeland.

Indonesian police arrest 185 over forest fires

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 4:38am

Indonesian authorities have arrested 185 people suspected of starting forest fires that are spreading a thick, noxious haze around Southeast Asia, police said Monday.

N. Korea says talks with US could resume in a 'few weeks'

Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 4:29am

North Korea said Monday that diplomatic talks with the United States could resume in a "few weeks," but that it will not consider abandoning its nuclear weapons unless external threats are fully removed.

UN mission accuses accountability for Myanmar 'genocide'

Grant Peck, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 4:19am

A special U.N. fact-finding mission has urged that Myanmar be held responsible in international legal forums for alleged genocide against its Muslim Rohingya minority.