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Man arrested after bottle attack on woman in German subway

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 6:36am

German police say they have arrested a man in connection with an attack on a young woman in the western city of Essen that was caught on video last week.

Romania: leaders row about relocating embassy to Jerusalem

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 6:35am

Romania's president and the country's foreign minister on Friday downplayed a statement from the leader of Romania's ruling party that the country was ready to soon join the U.S. and move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.

South Africa's leader cuts short UK visit after protests

Nqobile Ntshangase, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 6:24am

South Africa's president has cut short a visit to Britain to return home and deal with violent protests in a provincial capital.

Evacuation in Slovakia after unexploded WWII bombs found

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

Slovak authorities have started evacuating people in a town near the southern border with Hungary after four unexploded World War II bombs were found.

Indonesian fishermen rescue Rohingya in seas off Aceh

Zik Maulana, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 6:18am

Indonesian fishermen rescued 76 Rohingya Muslims stranded off the coast of Aceh on Friday, authorities said, in the latest attempt by members of the persecuted ethnic group to flee Myanmar by sea.

1 dead, 10 injured during shoot-out in Puerto Rico

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 6:17am

One person has been killed and 10 others injured in a shoot-out in Puerto Rico.

Burundi's new foreign minister once led violent youth group

Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 6:10am

Burundi's president has appointed the former leader of a violent youth group linked to the ruling party as his foreign minister.

Croatia's president honors victims of WWII camp

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

Croatian president has visited the site of a World War II concentration camp and honored its victims. Croatia's Jews, however, have boycotted the official commemoration ceremonies.

WWII bomb defused in Berlin after large central evacuation

David Rising, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 5:52am

Berlin police evacuated thousands of people from a central area of the German capital Friday and shut down the main train station as a precaution while they defused and removed an unexploded World War II bomb found during recent construction work.

German official, lawyers probed in bribes-for-asylum case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 5:46am

German authorities are investigating an official and three lawyers on suspicion of corruption in the granting of asylum to people who weren't eligible.

Who's next? Leaders to discuss next Commonwealth head

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 5:46am

Commonwealth leaders met behind the thick walls of Windsor Castle Friday to discuss whether Prince Charles should succeed his mother Queen Elizabeth II as head of the 53-nation alliance.

Myanmar policeman testifies arrested reporters were set up

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 5:38am

The prosecution of two Myanmar journalists accused of violating a state secrets law by acquiring official documents given to them by police suffered a major setback Friday when a police officer testified that he and his colleagues were ordered to entrap the reporters.

Gaza man killed by Israeli fire as 4th border protest begins

Fares Akram, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 5:31am

A Gaza man was killed on Friday by Israeli troops firing from across the strip's border, health officials said, as hundreds of Palestinians flocked to the frontier for the fourth weekly protest.

South Sudan says military chief has died during Egypt visit

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

South Sudan says its military chief has died during a visit to Egypt and after a "short illness."

Saudi ministry: Gunmen attack, kill 4 policemen in the south

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 5:11am

Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry says four policemen were killed after gunmen attacked a security checkpoint in the southwestern province of Asir, which borders Yemen.

Islamic State group to give up last pocket in Syrian capital

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 5:08am

Syrian state media says Islamic State group militants have agreed to give up their last pocket in Damascus.

The Latest: Gaza youth dies of Israeli fire near border

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 5:04am

The Latest on the crisis along the Israel-Gaza border (all times local):

UK lawmakers form group to combat 'malign' Russian influence

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 5:00am

British lawmakers have set up a special group to focus on Russian meddling, saying more must be done to understand the extent of Moscow's "malign influence."

Gaza health officials: 25-year-old Palestinian has died after being critically wounded by Israeli fire near Gaza border

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 4:53am

Gaza health officials: 25-year-old Palestinian has died after being critically wounded by Israeli fire near Gaza border.