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Indonesia arrests 5 foreigners in Bali for drug smuggling

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 12:20am

Indonesian police say some of the five foreigners arrested for drug smuggling on the tourist island of Bali since the end of November face the death penalty if convicted.

Turkish officials say death toll has risen to 7 in Ankara train crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 12:12am

Turkish officials say death toll has risen to 7 in Ankara train crash.

Police confirm arrest of Chinese photographer, wife says

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 10:54pm

Police have confirmed that a prominent Chinese photographer who has been missing more than a month was arrested, his wife said.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 1:40 a.m. EST

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 10:45pm

Prime Minister Theresa May says she is "grateful" for the support she received from Conservative Party lawmakers who voted to keep her as their leader. The prime minister acknowledged Wednesday after she survived a party confidence vote with a 200-117 tally that a substantial number of Conservatives voted against her.

The Latest: Death toll in Turkey train crash rises to 7

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 10:44pm

The Latest on the train crash in Ankara (all times local):

Biographical sketches of 2 Canadians missing in China

Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 10:37pm

Two Canadian citizens have been detained in China in recent days after Canada seized a Chinese business executive wanted in the U.S. on bank fraud charges.

Official: 4 dead, 43 injured in high-speed train accident in Turkish capital Ankara

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 10:36pm

Official: 4 dead, 43 injured in high-speed train accident in Turkish capital Ankara.

Amnesty says Islamic State group decimated rural Iraq

Sinan Salaheddin, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 10:15pm

The Islamic State group's deliberate destruction of agriculture in northern Iraq has hindered the return of hundreds of thousands of residents, Amnesty International said in a report released Thursday.

Scores of migrant girls quietly vanishing from Indonesia

Kristen Gelineau and Niniek Karmini, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 10:11pm

The stranger showed up at the girl's door one night with a tantalizing job offer: Give up your world, and I will give you a future.

Turkey train crash leaves 7 dead, dozens injured

Burhan Ozbilici and Suzan Fraser, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 10:01pm

A high-speed train hit a railway engine and crashed into a pedestrian overpass at a station in the Turkish capital Ankara on Thursday, killing seven people and injuring 46 others, officials and news re said.

State media: Several injured in high-speed train accident in Turkish capital Ankara

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 9:56pm

State media: Several injured in high-speed train accident in Turkish capital Ankara.

Cambodian lawmakers pass measure to ease political ban

Sopheng Cheang, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 9:35pm

Cambodia's Parliament passed legislation Thursday that could allow a five-year ban on political activity by some top opposition politicians to be lifted.

Official: N. Korea leader unlikely to visit Seoul this month

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 6:59pm

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's return visit to Seoul appears unlikely to take place this month, a senior South Korean official said.

UN group slams Mexican plan to hold more suspects pending

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 6:54pm

A U.N. rights group is criticizing a proposal by Mexico's leftist Morena party to broaden the list of charges that require suspects be jailed while on trial.

Polish chairman says UN climate talks call for higher effort

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 3:55pm

The Polish government official serving as president of a U.N. climate summit said Wednesday the international talks have entered a "critical phase" and require dedication from all involved if they are to end in success.

Mexico leader says he talked with Trump about migrants, jobs

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 3:49pm

Mexico's leftist President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he spoke by telephone Wednesday with U.S. President Donald Trump about migration and job creation.

Congress moves to ban cockfighting in US territories

Danica Coto, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 3:19pm

Congress on Wednesday gave final passage to legislation that would shut down legal cockfights in U.S. territories including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, ending an institution dating from the colonial era that generates millions of dollars each year.

Nicaraguan lawmakers go after allegedly anti-government NGOs

Luis Manuel Galeano, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 2:41pm

President Daniel Ortega's allies in Nicaragua's legislature are canceling the legal status of non-governmental groups identified as supporting months-long opposition protests.

The Latest: Iran accuses US of 'lies' about its missiles

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 2:27pm

The latest on U.N. Security Council meeting on Iran's compliance with the 2015 nuclear agreement (all times local):