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German plane evacuated Madeira bus crash survivors

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 5:57am

A German army plane has evacuated 12 German tourists who survived this week's bus accident on the island of Madeira that claimed 29 lives, Portuguese authorities said Saturday.

UN says 220 killed in fighting over Libya's capital

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 5:41am

The U.N. health agency says at least 15 more people died in fighting over control of Libya's capital in the past two days, bringing the total to 220 dead including civilians.

Young Algerian protester dies of injuries; police accused

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 5:21am

A young Algerian protester has died from head injuries that his family and friends believe were caused by a police beating.

Iraq summit brings together rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 5:16am

A summit organized by Iraq is bringing together regional rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran to bridge relations and invest in Iraq.

IS militants ambush Syrian government troops, kill scores

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 4:43am

Islamic State militants ambushed Syrian government forces in the country's desert, setting off two days of clashes that killed over two dozen soldiers, a war monitoring organization said Saturday.

France's yellow vests: Who they are, what they want, and why

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 4:31am

France's yellow vest protesters are still a force to be reckoned with as they hold their 23rd straight weekend of demonstrations since the movement started in November. Here's a look at their movement:

Pakistan says Iran-based group carried out deadly attack

Munir Ahmed, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 4:10am

A group of militants crossed the border from neighboring Iran earlier this week and carried out a deadly attack against Pakistan armed forces in southwestern Baluchistan province, killing 14, the Foreign Ministry said Saturday.

Ukraine quiet ahead of presidential election

Yuras Karmanau, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 3:44am

A comedian who plays the role of Ukraine's president on television is set to take on the job for real, pushing out the man who currently holds the office, according to public opinion surveys ahead of Sunday's election.

New attack on Ebola center in Congo; 1 militia member killed

Al-Hadji Kudra Maliro, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 3:40am

Militia members have attacked an Ebola treatment center hours after another attack killed a staffer with the World Health Organization, a Congolese official said Saturday.

Police in northern Greece stop truck with 59 migrants inside

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 3:31am

Greek police say they have stopped a truck with stolen license plates and found 59 undocumented migrants inside.

'I'm going to die': Survivor recounts Mali ethnic massacre

Baba Ahmed, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 3:31am

The sun had yet to rise and Ada Diallo was preparing for morning prayers when gunfire rang out in her village in central Mali. The 55-year-old ran through the darkness to the home of the local spiritual leader.

US gives 3 Black Hawk helicopters to Albania military

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 2:45am

Albania's Defense Ministry says the United States has provided three Black Hawk helicopters to bolster its military capacities.

NKorea issues mild criticism of Bolton over media interview

Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 2:21am

North Korea on Saturday issued a relatively mild criticism of White House national security adviser John Bolton for calling on North Korea to show more evidence of its disarmament commitment before a possible third leaders' summit.

Afghan official: Blast rocks country's capital

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 2:18am

A suicide blast rocked Afghanistan's capital city on Saturday during a gun battle with security forces, Afghan officials said, a day after hopes for all-encompassing peace talks collapsed. At least six people were wounded but there were no immediate reports of fatalities.

Paris: Yellow vest anger mixes with Notre Dame mourning

Angela Charlton, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 2:14am

French yellow vest protesters set small fires as they marched through Paris on Saturday to drive home their latest message to the government: that rebuilding the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral isn't the only problem the nation needs to solve.

Police in Northern Ireland say they have arrested two men in connection with the killing of journalist Lyra McKee

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 1:38am

Police in Northern Ireland say they have arrested two men in connection with the killing of journalist Lyra McKee.

3 candidates vie for North Macedonia presidency

Konstantin Testorides, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 1:27am

Three candidates are vying for the presidency in North Macedonia, where voters go to the polls on Sunday for the first round of elections.

The Latest: Egypt begins vote on extending el-Sissi's rule

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 1:27am

The Latest on Egypt's vote on a referendum potentially extending President el-Sissi's rule to 2030 (all times local):

110 Kosovars, mostly children and women, returned from Syria

Florent Bajrami and Llazar Semini, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 1:17am

Kosovo authorities announced Saturday they have brought back from Syria 110 Kosovar citizens, mostly women and children, with the assistance of the United States.