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Convicted killer of Kim Wall on last day of sentence appeals

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 1:40am

Danish submarine inventor Peter Madsen, convicted of torturing and murdering Swedish reporter Kim Wall last year, has appeared in court on the last day of his appeal against a life sentence.

Pakistanis in China seek answers about detained Uighur wives

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 1:37am

Two Pakistani men are lobbying their embassy in Beijing for help reuniting with their wives, who they say are ethnic Uighurs blocked from leaving China in the latest example of how a sweeping crackdown has spilled across China's borders.

UN says 21 Afghan civilians killed in separate airstrikes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 1:26am

The U.N. mission in Afghanistan says 21 civilians were killed in two separate airstrikes over the weekend.

Special throne for Japan's next emperor arrives in Tokyo

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 1:04am

The special imperial throne to be used for the coronation of Japan's new emperor has arrived in Tokyo from an ancient imperial palace in Kyoto more than a year ahead of time.

Trump to meet with Netanyahu, chair Security Council meeting

Jonathan Lemire and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 10:23pm

President Donald Trump poured scorn on the "ideology of globalism" and heaped praise on his own administration's achievements in a speech to the U.N. General Assembly that drew headshakes and even mocking laughter from his audience of fellow world leaders.

Mourners pay tribute at funeral of Vietnam's late president

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 9:20pm

Vietnam's late President Tran Dai Quang was mourned as a great loss and praised for his contributions to his country at his funeral Wednesday.

Bus falls into river in Peru, killing at least 21 people

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 8:04pm

Peruvian authorities say a bus collided with a car on a mountain road in the Andes, then crashed down into a river at the foot of a canyon, killing at least 21 people.

Ex-wife of Brazil candidate denies he sent her death threats

Mauricio Savarese, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 7:07pm

An ex-wife of a leading Brazilian presidential candidate disputed a news report Tuesday that she accused him of sending her a death threat amid a legal fight over their son's custody in 2011.

Trump at UN Security Council: 'Most watched meeting ever'?

Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 6:39pm

The U.N. Security Council tends to proceed in a scripted, measured way. U.S. President Donald Trump does not.

Ex-Colombia rebel leader is arrested upon return from US

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 6:32pm

A former Colombian guerrilla leader has returned to her country after serving prison time in the United States, only to find herself re-arrested on old money-laundering charges.

At UN this year, it's Trump versus the world

Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 4:17pm

A gaping ideological divide cuts through this year's gathering of world leaders at the United Nations. It's not between capitalists and communists, rich and poor, East and West. It's between multilateralists who advocate nations working together and unilateralists who are pushing for national sovereignty.

Guatemala again refuses to readmit UN graft investigator

Sonia Perez D., Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 3:51pm

Guatemala's government reiterated Tuesday that it is refusing to readmit the head of a U.N. commission investigating corruption in the country, including one pending case against President Jimmy Morales.

They said it: Less-quoted leaders at UN, in their own words

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 3:27pm

Lots of leaders saying lots of things about lots of topics — topics that matter to them, to their regions, to the world.

Pope acknowledges underground Chinese will suffer with new deal, but takes responsibility and assures he names bishops

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 3:03pm

Pope acknowledges underground Chinese will suffer with new deal, but takes responsibility and assures he names bishops.

Russia's Lavrov lashes out at Norway arrest of suspected spy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 2:55pm

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is slamming Norway for arresting a Russian parliamentary official suspected of spying.

AP Interview: NATO chief plays balancing act with Russia

Frank Jordans and Angela Charlton, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 2:01pm

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Tuesday he wants a more constructive relationship with Russia — even as the Western alliance is taking measures to respond to Moscow's increasing military assertiveness.

Iran says US wants to overthrow govt, rejects two-way talks

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 1:29pm

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani accused the United States on Tuesday of trying to overthrow his government, rejecting bilateral talks after President Donald Trump denounced Iran's leaders and predicted stepped-up U.S. sanctions would get Tehran to negotiate over its nuclear program.

Mexico disarms Acapulco police force linked to drug gangs

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 1:07pm

Authorities in southern Mexico disarmed and placed under investigation the entire police force in the once-glittering resort of Acapulco on Tuesday, claiming the local cops were infiltrated by drug gangs.

The Latest: US to warn Iran of 'hell to pay' for defiance

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 12:41pm

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