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Turkey frees prominent opposition lawmaker Berberoglu

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 11:13am

A Turkish court has released a prominent lawmaker from the main opposition party who had been sentenced to more than five years in prison for revealing state secrets and espionage.

Germany, France help Western Balkans get rid of illicit arms

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 10:40am

Germany and France have launched a project fighting illicit firearms trafficking in the Western Balkans as part of preparations for those nations to seek European Union membership.

More mass graves discovered from Rwanda's genocide

Ignatius Ssuuna, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 10:00am

Authorities in Rwanda have found new mass graves they say contain 5,400 bodies of genocide victims nearly a quarter-century after the 1994 bloodshed.

Mexican officials say 273 corpses were on wandering truck

Mark Stevenson, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 9:47am

A wandering refrigerated truck carrying corpses from an overflowing morgue in Mexico actually contained 273 bodies, not 157 as originally stated.

French priest found dead after 'improper' behavior to woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 9:31am

French prosecutors are investigating the death of a priest believed to have killed himself days after a mother accused him of inappropriate behavior with her daughter.

Report: Benedict XVI hits back at criticism of resignation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 9:27am

A German newspaper has quoted a letter allegedly written by Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI in which he hit back at criticism of his 2013 resignation.

The Latest: UN official: Great potential for Idlib fighting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 9:11am

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Mexico's president-elect stuck aboard delayed flight

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 8:50am

Mexico's austerity-minded president-elect has vowed to sell the presidential jet and fly commercial. And he even appears prepared to suffer the plight of average travelers: being trapped on delayed flights.

Court rules against Poland over plane crash exhumations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 8:35am

The European Court of Human rights has ruled that the Polish government violated the rights of two women whose husbands were exhumed without their consent as part of a probe into a plane crash that also killed the president.

British police solve mystery of the 'Croydon Cat Killer'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 7:48am

For years, police have sought a killer who was decapitating cats across a south London district.

Denmark quake slightly stronger that initially recorded

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 7:37am

Officials say that the rare earthquake that hit Denmark over the weekend was a tad stronger than first believed.

Moon to carry private message from Kim Jong Un to Trump

Foster Klug and Eric Talmadge, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 7:03am

A beaming South Korean President Moon Jae-in, freshly returned home Thursday from a whirlwind three-day summit with Kim Jong Un, said the North Korean leader wants the U.S. secretary of state to visit Pyongyang soon for nuclear talks, and also hopes for a quick follow-up to his June summit with President Donald Trump.

Plight of jailed Catalans strains dialogue with Spain

Renata Brito and Aritz Parra, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 6:49am

A farm tractor with a crane lifts up half a dozen people holding Catalan independence flags in northeast Spain, trying to get high enough so they can peek into a prison courtyard and see their separatist heroes.

Pakistan PM tells Indian counterpart he's ready to talk

Zarar Khan, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 6:47am

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has written to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, seeking to resolve outstanding disputes between the two nuclear-armed nations, including the issue of the divided region of Kashmir, an official said Thursday.

Israeli air force chief due in Moscow after plane downing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 6:22am

Israel's air force chief is flying to Moscow on Thursday to brief Russian President Vladimir Putin on the incident over Syria that led to the downing of a Russian reconnaissance plane.

French far-right leader refuses court-ordered psych exam

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 6:18am

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen is refusing to undergo a court-ordered psychiatric exam for tweeting brutal images of Islamic State violence, comparing the demand to methods used in totalitarian regimes.

Greek foreign minister confident on name deal with Macedonia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 6:05am

Greece's foreign minister says he's confident a preliminary deal to rename neighboring Macedonia will be fully ratified despite opposition in both countries.

The Latest: 65 Syrian migrants land in Cyprus

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 6:01am

The Latest on Europe's response to the influx of migrants (all times local):

Russian Far East to hold new election after vote rigging

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 5:25am

Election officials in Russia's Far East have cancelled the results of Sunday's gubernatorial election following reports of blatant vote rigging and say they will hold a new vote.