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Egypt former anti-graft chief sentenced to 5 years in jail

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 4:22am

A defense lawyer says an Egyptian military court has convicted the country's former anti-graft chief of insulting the armed forces and sentenced him to five years in prison.

Moon to raise Japanese abductee issue in North Korea summit

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 4:10am

South Korean President Moon Jae-in plans to raise the issue of Japanese citizens who were abducted decades ago by North Korea in his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this week.

Lawyer says court has sentenced Egypt's former anti-graft chief to 5 years in prison for insulting the military

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 3:59am

Lawyer says court has sentenced Egypt's former anti-graft chief to 5 years in prison for insulting the military.

Father: Sick UK child surviving after life support withdrawn

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 3:59am

The father of a terminally ill British toddler said the child is surviving after being taken off life support, surprising doctors who had argued he should be allowed to die.

Israeli army says it demolished Palestinian attacker's home

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 3:56am

The Israeli military says it has demolished the home of a Palestinian involved in the killing of a West Bank settler.

As Trump and Macron meet, Iran's Rouhani warns on nuke deal

Nasser Karimi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 3:33am

Iran's president reiterated his warning against a U.S. pullout from the landmark nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers as meetings between President Donald Trump France's Emmanuel Macron got underway in Washington.

Corrupt Indonesia politician sentenced to 15 years in prison

Niniek Karmini and Stephen Wright, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 2:55am

An Indonesian court sentenced a politician praised by President Donald Trump to 15 years in prison on Tuesday for his role in the theft of $170 million of public money, a victory for anti-corruption police fighting the country's rampant graft.

Dozens injured after earthquake in southeast Turkey

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 2:41am

Turkish officials say dozens were slightly injured after an earthquake in southeastern Turkey.

Afghan officials: Taliban attacks kill 11 troops, policemen

Amir Shah and Rahim Faiez, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 2:39am

A new wave of Taliban attacks across Afghanistan killed at least 11 Afghan soldiers and policemen on Tuesday, officials said, the latest in a particularly deadly week of assaults by militants.

2 Indian troops, rebel killed in Kashmir fighting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 2:30am

A soldier, a counterinsurgency police official and a rebel were killed in a gunfight on Tuesday in Indian-controlled Kashmir, police said, triggering anti-India protests and clashes.

The Latest: Taliban kill 2 Afghan police, capture 6 troops

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 2:05am

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

China says terrorism tops meeting of Central Asian states

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 1:57am

China's defense minister said Tuesday that fighting the threat of terrorism is a top concern to be discussed by a Beijing-led group of Central Asian states at a meeting this week that highlights Chinese ambitions to dominate the Asian security agenda.

Police arrest suspect in China arson attack that killed 18

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 1:53am

Police in a southern Chinese city have caught a man suspected of setting a fire at a three-story building Tuesday that killed 18 people and injured five others.

Motive elusive after van driver kills 10 on Toronto sidewalk

Charmaine Noronha, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 1:51am

Police in Canada's biggest city are piecing together witness accounts and surveillance video trying to determine why a driver plowed a rented van along a crowded sidewalk, killing 10 people and injuring 15 in what many said seemed a deliberate attack.

Police say 6 more Maoist rebels killed in western India

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 12:27am

Government troops in western India have killed at least six Maoist rebels in a gunbattle, raising the total death toll of rebels killed over the last three days to 22.

The Latest: Toronto van rampage suspect due in court Tuesday

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 11:23pm

The latest on the van striking pedestrians in Toronto (all times local):

Motive elusive after van driver kills 10 on Toronto sidewalk

Charmaine Noronha, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:28pm

Police in Canada's biggest city are piecing together witness accounts and surveillance video trying to determine why a driver plowed a rented van along a crowded sidewalk, killing 10 people and injuring 15 in what many said seemed a deliberate attack.

Official: Suspect in killing of Mexican journalist arrested

Maria Verza and Christopher Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 9:48pm

Mexican authorities arrested a suspect in the killing of internationally recognized journalist Javier Valdez on Monday night, Interior Secretary Alfonso Navarrete Prida said.

Mag 5.6 quake hits off Nicaragua's coast; no damage reported

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 9:44pm

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 struck in the Pacific off the coast of Nicaragua on Monday night, and was felt strongly across Nicaragua and El Salvador, though there were no reports of damage or injuries in either country.