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Mexican experts piece together 41 bodies found in well

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 11:09am

Forensic examiners in western Mexico say they've pieced together a total of 41 bodies from bags full of body parts found in a well.

US, Belarus mend diplomatic ties with return of ambassadors

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 10:24am

A top U.S. diplomat says Washington and Belarus have agreed to return ambassadors to each other's countries, mending an 11-year break.

ICC judges authorize appeal against Afghanistan rejection

Mike Corder, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 10:13am

International Criminal Court judges said Tuesday that the court's prosecutor can appeal against the rejection of her request to open an investigation into crimes linked to the long-running conflict in Afghanistan.

Belgium, Congo normalize diplomatic relations during visit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 9:56am

Officials from Belgium and Congo have signed agreements aimed at normalizing relations between the former European colonial power and the Africa nation during an official visit of Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi to Belgium.

UN adopts Afghan resolution without China's 'Belt and Road'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 9:49am

The U.N. Security Council has unanimously adopted a compromise resolution extending the U.N. political mission in Afghanistan. It drops a Chinese demand to include a reference to China's $1 trillion "belt and road" initiative but stresses the need for regional connectivity.

Spanish court publishes ruling on Venezuelan ex-spy chief

Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 9:19am

Spain's National Court says it rejected the extradition to the United States of a former Venezuelan military spy chief accused of drug smuggling and other charges because the charges lacked detail and accepted the defense's claim that it was politically motivated.

Fighting for survival: Keys to Netanyahu's return to power

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 9:14am

Israel's prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, is in a race for political survival as the country holds repeat parliamentary elections Tuesday.

Cyprus president: Turkey's aim for control scuppers peace

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 9:14am

Cyprus' president says Turkey's aim to call the shots under a deal reunifying the ethnically split island nation is fanning fears among Greek Cypriots and hampering peace efforts.

10 fighters killed in new, unclaimed strikes in east Syria

Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 8:32am

Unknown aircraft attacked a weapons depot belonging to Iranian-backed paramilitary forces in an eastern town near the Iraqi border early Tuesday, killing at least 10, a Syria war monitor and an Iraqi security official said.

Churchill home: 2nd suspect arrested in golden toilet theft

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 8:16am

Police have arrested a second suspect in the unusual case involving the theft of a golden toilet from Winston Churchill's birthplace.

EU's Tusk: North Macedonia is ready for EU membership talks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 7:55am

European Council President Donald Tusk says North Macedonia is ready to start membership talks with the European Union, following a deal the country reached with neighboring Greece to change its name.

Russian border guards injured by North Korean criminals

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 7:23am

Russia's main intelligence agency says three Russian border guards have been injured after they were attacked by North Koreans fishing illegally.

India-US relations in good health, foreign minister says

Sheikh Saaliq, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 7:08am

India's external affairs minister said Tuesday that India-U.S. relations have come a long way and are in very good health, playing down trade differences between the two countries.

Kabul police say 22 killed in Taliban suicide bombing in Afghan capital, bringing death toll in today's attacks to 46

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 6:58am

Kabul police say 22 killed in Taliban suicide bombing in Afghan capital, bringing death toll in today's attacks to 46.

4 dead after tourist boat capsizes off Senegal's capital

Carley Petesch and Babacar Dione, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 6:29am

Four Senegalese have died after a boat capsized in a storm during an excursion to a tiny island off the coast of Senegal's capital, officials said Tuesday.

Jordan's king: Israel annexing settlements would be disaster

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 6:24am

Jordan's King Abdullah II says if Israel goes ahead with the idea of annexing all the settlements in the West Bank it would be a "disaster" for attempts to find any two-state solution with the Palestinians.

The Latest: North Macedonia police detain 81 migrants

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 6:19am

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Arrest warrant for Lebanese-American who worked for Israel

Bassem Mroue, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 6:17am

A Lebanese judge issued an arrest warrant Tuesday for a Lebanese American who confessed he'd worked for Israel during its occupation of Lebanon for nearly two decades, Lebanese judicial officials said.

UN expert: Suu Kyi's role in Rohingya abuses still unclear

Jamey Keaten, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 6:07am

A top U.N. investigator said Tuesday "it's still an open-ended question" about how much Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi could be implicated in human rights violations against Rohingya Muslims.