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Russian opposition candidate on track to win regional vote

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 9:49am

Partial results in a regional election in Russia's Far East show an opposition candidate has beaten the incumbent governor by a wide margin.

Hamas says indirect cease-fire talks with Israel halted

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 8:54am

Gaza's Hamas rulers say their indirect cease-fire talks with Israel have halted.

Tunisia floods kill at least 4, cause major damage

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 8:48am

Severe floods have struck northeastern Tunisia, killing at least four people and damaging homes, bridges, roads and fields.

German police review handling of far-right protests

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 8:43am

Police in the German city of Dortmund say they will examine whether they were tough enough in handling a pair of far-right demonstrations during which they say an anti-Semitic slogan was chanted.

Egypt court sentences 65 people over 2013 violence

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 7:52am

An Egyptian court has sentenced 64 people to varying prison terms and one man to death over violence in 2013 when the military overthrew the elected Islamist president.

2 militant groups reject demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 7:43am

Two insurgent groups rejected a deal reached this month between Russia and Turkey to establish a demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib region with one saying Sunday that the agreement aims to "bury the revolution."

Macedonia's president says he won't vote in referendum

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 7:34am

Macedonia's president says he won't vote in a Sept. 30 referendum on whether to change the Balkan country's name to "North Macedonia."

Iran fears plot by US and its Gulf allies as pressure grows

Jon Gambrell, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 7:19am

On the same day Arab separatists killed at least 25 people in an attack targeting a military parade in southwestern Iran, President Donald Trump's lawyer mounted a stage in New York to declare that the government would be toppled.

Gunmen kill 4 pro-government militiamen in Pakistan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 6:16am

A Pakistani official says gunmen have attacked the base camp of a pro-government militia, killing four of its members.

Burials begin as deaths from capsized ferry rise to 224

Tom Odula, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 5:31am

Burials started Sunday of the 224 people who died when a ferry capsized on Lake Victoria, Tanzania's State broadcaster said Sunday.

The Latest: Boy wounded in Iran parade attack has died

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 5:11am

The Latest on the fallout from Saturday's attack on a military parade in Iran (all times local):

Marchers demand better protection for British wildlife

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 5:09am

The animals can't protest so people in London did that for them.

Spain rescues over 440 migrants from Mediterranean Sea

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 4:35am

Spain's maritime rescue service says it has saved over 440 migrants attempting the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea from North Africa.

India mob attacks police after Maoist rebels kill lawmaker

Omer Farooq, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 3:32am

Supporters of a lawmaker slain by Maoist insurgents in southern India on Sunday attacked two police stations in anger over the killing, setting fire to one and vandalizing the other, police said.

Russia blames Israel for downing of plane by Syrian forces

Nataliya Vasilyeva, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 3:22am

The Russian Defense Ministry on Sunday again blamed Israel for the downing of a Russian plane by Syrian government forces and said Israel appeared "ungrateful" for Moscow's efforts to rein in Iran-backed fighters in Syria.

Iran executes 9 men convicted of rape

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 3:09am

Iranian media say nine men convicted of raping a woman have been hanged.

Israel gives West Bank village Oct. 1 demolition deadline

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 2:15am

The Israeli military has informed residents of a West Bank hamlet that they have until Oct. 1 to leave before their homes face demolition.

German government seeks to end standoff over spy chief

Geir Moulson, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 1:59am

The leaders of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's governing coalition were trying Sunday to resolve a standoff over the future of the country's domestic intelligence chief and stabilize their six-month-old alliance.

American victims want Palestinian leader barred from UN meet

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 1:19am

A group of American victims of Palestinian violence are asking President Donald Trump to bar Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas from entering the United States for the annual United Nations General Assembly meeting.