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Peru says former president Alejandro Toledo arrested in US

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 1:03pm

Peruvian authorities say former President Alejandro Toledo has been arrested in the United States. He's wanted on corruption charges in his homeland.

Peru authorities say ex-president Alejandro Toledo, wanted for alleged corruption, has been arrested in United States

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 12:51pm

Peru authorities say ex-president Alejandro Toledo, wanted for alleged corruption, has been arrested in United States.

Saudi business hours extended, leaving prayer rules in place

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 12:28pm

Saudi Arabia's Cabinet has approved a measure to allow shops to remain open for 24 hours, but the move stops short of explicitly peeling back the mandatory closure of stores during daily Muslim prayers.

Sudan army, protesters meet to discuss transition deal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 11:48am

Sudan's ruling generals and the pro-democracy movement are meeting to finalize a power-sharing deal.

3 dead, 4 missing in float plane crash in Canada

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 11:43am

At least three people died and a search is under way for four others missing after a float plane crashed into a lake in the Eastern Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Portugal suspends visas to Iranians 'for security reasons'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 11:28am

Portugal's foreign minister says his country has temporarily stopped granting visas to Iranians "for security reasons."

International judges give reasons for Ivory Coast acquittals

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 10:53am

Judges at the International Criminal Court have issued lengthy explanations for the decision to acquit Ivory Coast's ex-president on crimes against humanity charges resulting from postelection violence in 2010.

Bukele defends Salvador on migration, crime, raps neighbors

Marcos AlemÁn, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 10:37am

El Salvador's new president said his country is trying to reduce irregular migration and fight crime and drug trafficking, and deserves to be treated differently than nearby countries.

UN health agency calls emergency meeting on Ebola outbreak

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 10:19am

The head of the World Health Organization is convening a meeting of experts on Wednesday to decide whether the Ebola outbreak should be declared an international emergency after spreading to eastern Congo's biggest city this week.

North Korea suggests it might lift weapons test moratorium

Foster Klug, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 9:28am

North Korea on Tuesday suggested it might call off its 20-month suspension of nuclear and missile tests because of summertime U.S.-South Korean military drills that the North calls preparation for an eventual invasion.

Officials: Migrants return to bombed Libya detention center

Lori Hinnant and Sam Magdy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 9:19am

A Libyan detention center where an airstrike killed more than 50 people two weeks ago is filling with migrants again, and work has resumed at a nearby weapons workshop, despite calls from the United Nations to empty the compound and others like it near the front-lines of the country's civil war.

PM of Iraq's Kurdish region meets top officials in Baghdad

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 9:05am

The newly confirmed prime minister of Iraq's self-ruled Kurdish region is meeting with top officials on his first visit to the Iraqi capital since he was named to the post last month.

Lithuania president against any EU sanctions for Poland

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 7:53am

Lithuania's new president spoke out Tuesday against the possibility of European Union sanctions on Poland for changes the country has made to its judiciary.

Reports: Airstrikes hit market in Syria's north, kill 9

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 7:52am

Paramedics and a war monitor say at least nine civilians have been killed in Syrian government airstrikes on a residential area in the northwestern province of Idlib.

Top French minister resigns over alleged lavish lifestyle

Elaine Ganley and Lori Hinnant, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 7:09am

The No. 2 official in the French government resigned Tuesday following media reports that he has been living a lavish lifestyle at taxpayer expense, including hosting lobster and Champagne soirees and ordering up exorbitant renovations of his ministerial apartment.

French ecology minister Francois de Rugy resigns over reports of publicly funded lavish lifestyle

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 6:59am

French ecology minister Francois de Rugy resigns over reports of publicly funded lavish lifestyle.

EU is preparing for more Venezuela sanctions

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 6:51am

The European Union is preparing to impose more sanctions on Venezuela targeting officials who are accused of being involved in torture and other human rights violations.

Italy's Salvini bows to pressure to respond on Russia report

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 6:14am

Italy's Deputy Premier Matteo Salvini bowed Tuesday to days of pressure and agreed to respond to questions in Parliament about allegations that an associate sought Russian money for Salvini's pro-Moscow League party.

Thailand's new Cabinet sworn in, ending rule by army junta

Kaweewit Kaewjinda and Grant Peck, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 5:59am

Thailand's new Cabinet was sworn in Tuesday, creating a nominally elected government after five years of military rule but keeping power in the hands of the same allies of the army.