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At least 15 dead as truck falls off south Philippine cliff

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 1:09am

Philippine police say at least 15 villagers were killed and several others injured when the truck they were riding in lost control and fell off a cliff in a remote mountain village in the country's south.

Round 2: The main parties, blocs in Israel's repeat election

Ilan Ben Zion, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 1:04am

Israel heads to the polls on Tuesday for the second time this year.

Netanyahu and Gantz face off in repeat Israeli elections

Isabel Debre, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 12:58am

For the second time this year, Israel's long-serving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces off again against a former military chief, Benny Gantz, in national elections.

The Latest: Israel kingmaker Lieberman vows unity government

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 12:24am

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Ahead of UN meeting, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says 'there will be no talks with the US at any level'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 12:19am

Ahead of UN meeting, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says 'there will be no talks with the US at any level'

Jihad, history link Taliban to al-Qaida in Afghanistan

Kathy Gannon, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 11:44pm

The Taliban promised Washington during months of negotiations that the United States would never again be attacked from Afghan soil. Such a pledge would have included al-Qaida, which planned the 9/11 attacks from inside Afghanistan.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 2:40 a.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 10:41pm

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says "there will be no talks with the U.S. at any level" _ remarks apparently meant to end all speculation about a U.S.-Iran meeting at the U.N. later this month. Iranian state TV on Tuesday quotes Khamenei as saying this is the position of the entire leadership of the country and that "all officials in the Islamic Republic unanimously believe" this.

Israelis vote in repeat election centered on PM Netanyahu

Aron Heller, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 10:08pm

Israelis began voting Tuesday in an unprecedented repeat election that will decide whether longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stays in power despite a looming indictment on corruption charges.

Israelis have begun voting in historic repeat election seen as referendum on longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 10:02pm

Israelis have begun voting in historic repeat election seen as referendum on longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Taiwan loses biggest Pacific ally as Solomons embraces China

Nick Perry, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 9:49pm

Taiwan has lost its largest ally in the Pacific after the Solomon Islands confirmed Tuesday that it is switching diplomatic allegiance to China, and observers say other Pacific nations may soon follow.

In leaderless Hong Kong movement, Joshua Wong just 1 voice

Eileen Ng, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 9:04pm

Overseas, Joshua Wong has emerged as a prominent face of Hong Kong's months-long protests for full democracy. At home, he is just another protester.

China and US clash over 'belt and road' in Afghan resolution

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 5:24pm

China and Russia clashed with the U.S. and other Security Council members Monday over China's insistence on including a reference to Beijing's $1 trillion "belt and road" global infrastructure program in a resolution on the U.N. political mission in Afghanistan.

Egypt says no progress in talks over Ethiopia's Nile dam

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 2:24pm

Egypt says a new round of talks over a soon-to-be-finished Nile River dam being built by Ethiopia have failed to achieve progress.

Rescuers save 6 orcas from Argentine beach

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 1:19pm

Rescue workers and volunteers have saved six of seven orcas that became stranded on an Argentine beach.

Burberry, Christopher Kane show new collections in London

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 1:07pm

There were glittery runway shows Monday as London Fashion Week showcased some of its top stars including Burberry and Christopher Kane. Venues were packed as designers tried to build on past successes and break new ground with daring collections.

Italy arrests 3 accused of migrant torture in Libya

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 12:47pm

Italian officials say three men who disembarked on the tiny island of Lampedusa over the summer have been arrested at a migrant reception center in Italy after fellow migrants recognized them as their torturers in Libya.

Greece: Biker hurt after man's fatal fall from bridge

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 12:46pm

Greek police say a motorcyclist is being treated with non-life-threatening injuries after a man who suffered a fatal fall off a highway flyover hit his passing motorcycle, causing him to lose balance and crash.

Split emerges in Venezuela opposition over talks with gov't

Scott Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 12:02pm

A minority group of opposition parties in Venezuela agreed Monday to enter negotiations with President Nicolas Maduro's government without the participation of U.S.-backed opposition leader Juan Guaidó, eroding his efforts to hold together a coalition to confront the socialist administration.

The Latest: NATO: US service member killed in Afghanistan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 11:10am

The Latest on violence in Afghanistan (all times local):