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Polling firm projects outsider candidate Kais Saied as ranked 1st in Tunisia presidential vote, ahead of jailed magnate

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 1:16pm

Polling firm projects outsider candidate Kais Saied as ranked 1st in Tunisia presidential vote, ahead of jailed magnate.

Egypt says no 'breakthrough' with Ethiopia over Nile dam

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 10:15am

Egypt says negotiations over an upstream Nile dam being built by Ethiopia have not led to any "breakthrough."

Ethiopia releases Lebanese businessman held since last week

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 9:05am

The Lebanese Foreign Ministry says Ethiopia has released a Lebanese businessman who had been detained in the African nation since last week.

Syrian president issues new amnesty, reduces sentences

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 8:00am

Syrian President Bashar Assad issued a decree Sunday granting amnesty and reducing sentences for all crimes committed before Sept. 14, state news agency SANA said.

12 dead, 25 missing in boat accident on southern India river

Omer Farooq, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 5:52am

A sightseeing boat capsized on a swollen river in southern India on Sunday, killing 12 people and leaving 25 others missing, an official said.

Boris Johnson likens himself to the Hulk in Brexit fight

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 5:49am

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has compared himself to the Hulk in a newspaper interview emphasizing his determination to take Britain out of the European Union next month.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 5:26am

Official says 12 dead, 35 missing in boat accident on southern India river.

Afghan officials: Thousands of troops ready for polling day

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 5:12am

Afghan officials say around 100,000 members of the country's security forces are ready for polling day. The presidential election is scheduled for Sept 28.

Italian hard-liner Salvini vows to return League to power

Colleen Barry, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 4:24am

Down but not out, Matteo Salvini pledged Sunday to tens of thousands of die-hard backers of his populist League that the party will return to government with even more power than before, and he hit a euro-skeptic note as he warned Italy's European allies in shaky French, German and English that "the Italian people are no one's servant."

Iraqi prime minister's office denies the country's territory was used to launch the drones that attacked Saudi oil sites

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 3:14am

Iraqi prime minister's office denies the country's territory was used to launch the drones that attacked Saudi oil sites.

Israeli PM convenes Cabinet in West Bank ahead of election

Aron Heller, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 2:16am

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu convened his final pre-election Cabinet meeting on Sunday in a part of the West Bank he has vowed to annex if re-elected and laid out a plan to build a new settlement there, amid a last-ditch drive to galvanize his nationalistic base.

Iran Foreign Ministry dismisses US claim it was behind Saudi oil attacks, calling it part of US policy of 'maximum lies'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 2:00am

Iran Foreign Ministry dismisses US claim it was behind Saudi oil attacks, calling it part of US policy of 'maximum lies'

Berlin celebrates postwar visitor program for expelled Jews

Kirsten Grieshaber, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 1:32am

Berlin was the last place Helga Melmed had expected to see again.

British prime minister's aide divides, but will he conquer?

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 12:44am

To some, he's a strategic genius. Others call him a mayhem-loving anarchist.

AP PHOTOS: Ex-army chief hoping to be Israel's next premier

Oded Balilty, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 12:39am

As former army chief of staff Benny Gantz campaigns to be Israel's next leader, he is relying less on policy specifics than on the archetypal image of a military man who can rise above the political fray and defend a country that feels perpetually under siege.

Embattled Israeli PM fights for survival in do-over election

Josef Federman, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 12:06am

A visibly frantic Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in the fight of his political life as the country heads to national elections for the second time this year.

Violence flares after Hong Kong protesters defy police ban

Eileen By and Phoebe Lai, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 11:10pm

Police fired chemical-laced blue water and tear gas at protesters who lobbed Molotov cocktails outside the Hong Kong government office complex Sunday, as violence flared anew after thousands of pro-democracy supporters marched through downtown in defiance of a police ban.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 10:41pm

Satellite images examined by The Associated Press appear to show damage at the heart of a Saudi oil processing facility targeted in a claimed drone attack by Yemen's Houthi rebels. The images Sunday come from the European Commission's Sentinel-2 satellite.

No kites, pigeon flying as China preps for 70th anniversary

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 10:22pm

China has banned flying kites, drones and captive pigeons over central Beijing for more than two weeks as it prepares for a military parade and other celebrations to mark the 70th anniversary of Communist Party rule on Oct. 1.