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Egypt court upholds corruption conviction of Mubarak, sons

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 7:30am

Egypt's highest appeals court has rejected a motion by former president Hosni Mubarak and his two sons to overturn their conviction on corruption charges.

Tanzanian official says survivor found in capsized ferry 2 days after deadly disaster on Lake Victoria

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 5:03am

Tanzanian official says survivor found in capsized ferry 2 days after deadly disaster on Lake Victoria.

Child drowns after boat with Syrians capsizes off Lebanon

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 4:44am

Lebanon's army says a child has drowned after a boat carrying 39 migrants hoping to get to Europe capsized off the northern Lebanese coast.

Libya's latest militia-on-militia fighting leaves 10 dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 4:42am

Libyan authorities say the latest bout of fighting between rival militias in the capital Tripoli has left 10 people dead.

Survivor found inside capsized Tanzania ferry; toll hits 167

Tom Odula, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 4:41am

A survivor has been found inside a capsized Tanzanian ferry two days after the disaster on Lake Victoria, an official said Saturday, while coffins arrived for at least 167 victims and counting.

Death toll in Tanzania ferry disaster rises to 167, official says, as coffins arrive at scene

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 4:37am

Death toll in Tanzania ferry disaster rises to 167, official says, as coffins arrive at scene .

Iran state-run IRNA news agency says 24 dead, 53 wounded in military parade attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 3:55am

Iran state-run IRNA news agency says 24 dead, 53 wounded in military parade attack .

Congo reports Ebola death close to busy Ugandan border

Saleh Mwanamilongo, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 3:49am

A Congolese woman who refused an Ebola vaccination and then disappeared has died of the virus near the heavily traveled border with Uganda, which is preparing to begin vaccinations as needed.

Raw sewage in streets: Cholera is Zimbabwe's latest crisis

Farai Mutsaka, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 3:07am

Raw sewage flows freely in some streets of Zimbabwe's capital, posing a deadly challenge to the recently elected president who has promised the troubled country a new dawn.

Iran's foreign minister warns regional powers, 'US masters' that Iran will respond 'swiftly and decisively' to attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 2:18am

Iran's foreign minister warns regional powers, 'US masters' that Iran will respond 'swiftly and decisively' to attack.

Iran's foreign minister on Twitter says gunmen who attacked military parade were armed, recruited by 'a foreign regime'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 2:17am

Iran's foreign minister on Twitter says gunmen who attacked military parade were armed, recruited by 'a foreign regime'

World Cup Diary: A'ja Wilson talks USA Basketball

A'By Wilson, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 1:43am

Here we are on the eve of the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup getting started and I'm so excited to wear the USA jersey again.

Semi-official Tasnim news agency says at least 8 Revolutionary Guard members killed in attack on Iranian military parade

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 12:57am

Semi-official Tasnim news agency says at least 8 Revolutionary Guard members killed in attack on Iranian military parade.

Iran's state-run IRNA news agency says 20 wounded in attack on military parade in Ahvaz

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 12:42am

Iran's state-run IRNA news agency says 20 wounded in attack on military parade in Ahvaz.

Gunmen attack Iran military parade, killing at least 25

Nasser Karimi and Jon Gambrell, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 12:14am

Gunmen disguised as soldiers attacked an annual Iranian military parade Saturday in the country's oil-rich southwest, killing at least 25 people and wounding 53 in the bloodiest assault to strike the country in recent years.

Iranian state television says gunmen open fire on military parade in Ahvaz, causing casualties

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 12:07am

Iranian state television says gunmen open fire on military parade in Ahvaz, causing casualties.

Roadside bombing kills 8 children in northern Afghanistan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 11:56pm

An Afghan official says at least eight children have been killed in a roadside bomb explosion in northern Faryab province.

The United Nations that Kofi Annan served pays tribute

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 10:21pm

Two secretaries-general and diplomats from the world that Kofi Annan served for nearly 45 years paid tribute to him at the United Nations Friday, but the most moving words were from his wife and son who urged people everywhere to continue his fight for a fairer and peaceful planet.

Pardoned Australian filmmaker to be deported from Cambodia

Sopheng Cheang, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 8:51pm

An Australian filmmaker was awaiting deportation from Cambodia on Saturday after receiving a royal pardon for his conviction on spying charges for flying a drone over a political rally.