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Thai military-backed party says it should form post-election government after rival party makes same claim

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 4:34am

Thai military-backed party says it should form post-election government after rival party makes same claim.

Jordan king cancels Romania trip over Jerusalem declaration

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 4:19am

Jordan's King Abdullah II has canceled a visit to Romania to protest its prime minister's support for recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Italy's Salvini vows to change Europe after regional win

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 4:01am

Italy's center-right, led by Matteo Salvini's League, has wrested control of the small southern region of Basilicata from the center-left Democratic Party that ran the regional government for nearly a quarter of a century.

UN warns of spike in cholera, displacement in Yemen

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 3:59am

A United Nations humanitarian agency says Yemen has witnessed a sharp spike in the number of suspected cholera cases this year, as well as increased displacement in a northern province.

Indian police blame Kashmir rebels for death of boy hostage

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 3:57am

Indian police on Monday blamed rebels for the death of a 12-year-old boy who was held hostage during a clash in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir.

Norway to open probe into cruise in stormy weather

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 3:49am

Norwegian officials have opened an investigation into why a cruise ship carrying more than 1,300 people set sail despite storm warnings, forcing a major evacuation after a mayday call had been issued.

Pakistan charges former policeman in killing of male model

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 3:37am

Pakistan has charged a former police officer in last year's high-profile killing of a 27-year-old aspiring male model whose death triggered nationwide protests by members of his tribe.

New Zealand prime minister to visit China next week

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 3:32am

China says New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will visit next week, in a possible easing of recent tensions.

Aid increases to thousands homeless from Mozambique cyclone

Cara Anna, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 2:57am

Authorities in Mozambique say that with a key road open to the badly damaged city of Beira, conditions on the ground improving and more international help arriving, vital aid to those hit by Cyclone Idai should now flow more freely.

Israeli military says it's reinforcing troops along Gaza border and calling up reserves after rocket attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 2:45am

Israeli military says it's reinforcing troops along Gaza border and calling up reserves after rocket attack.

Ex-official: Duterte photographed with drug-linked Chinese

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 2:39am

A former senior Philippine police official says President Rodrigo Duterte has been photographed with two Chinese men involved in illegal drugs and sent a report to warn him about the two.

Thai vote results delayed, anti-junta party seeks leadership

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 2:09am

Thailand's anti-junta Pheu Thai party said Monday it will try to form a government despite losing the popular vote to a military-backed party in the first election since a 2014 coup, highlighting the nation's deep political polarization.

Leader of anti-junta Pheu Thai party says it won most constituency seats and will try to form government

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 1:54am

Leader of anti-junta Pheu Thai party says it won most constituency seats and will try to form government.

Thailand Election Commission says total vote count from election will be released Friday

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 1:52am

Thailand Election Commission says total vote count from election will be released Friday.

Afghan official: Taliban killed 33 troops, police in Helmand

Amir Shah, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 1:45am

A devastating Taliban attack over the weekend on an Afghan army outpost in southern Helmand province killed 26 soldiers and seven policemen, a provincial official said Monday — casualties the country's defense ministry has refused to disclose.

Mueller report gives Russia 'I told you so' moment

Nataliya Vasilyeva, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 1:43am

Russia is reacting with an "I told you so" on Monday in state media after the conclusion of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Moscow's involvement in the U.S. presidential election didn't find evidence of collusion.

The Latest: Israel military mobilizes troops after attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 12:19am

The Latest on developments in Israel and the Palestinian territories (all times local):

Seoul says some N. Korean officials back at liaison office

Kim Tong-Hyung, 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.