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Man linked to Saudi prince at consulate when writer vanished

Suzan Fraser, Sarah El Deeb and Jon Gambrell, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 1:24am

A pro-government Turkish newspaper on Thursday published surveillance video images showing a man who previously traveled with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's entourage to the United States walking into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul before writer Jamal Khashoggi vanished there.

10 of the wounded in Crimea shooting to be flown to Russia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 1:24am

Russia's health minister says at least 10 of the wounded in a shooting by a student at a vocational school in Crimea will be airlifted to hospitals in Russia.

Critics slam Seoul for denying refugee status to Yemenis

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 1:10am

South Korean progressives are criticizing their government for rejecting a plea for refugee status by nearly 400 asylum seekers from war-ravaged Yemen whose arrival on the southern resort island of Jeju earlier this year triggered an anti-immigration uproar.

EU leaders plan to beef up borders to stop flow of migrants

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 12:32am

European Union leaders are set to push ahead with plans to boost cooperation with North African countries and beef up the bloc's borders in an effort to stop migrants entering Europe.

Taliban target NATO convoy, killing 2 Afghan civilians

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 12:25am

Afghan and NATO officials say a bombing targeted a NATO convoy near the capital, Kabul. An Afghan spokeswoman says the attack involved a suicide bomber and killed at least two civilians.

Candidate: Elections key to countering Afghan conservatism

Kathy Gannon, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 12:08am

Hameeda Danesh was locked away at age 13 and beaten daily for six months by uncles who abhorred the thought of her attending school. Now, she's running for a seat in Afghanistan's Parliament, hoping to guarantee education for the next generation of Afghan girls, despite threats from the Taliban and outraged government-aligned warlords.

China orders evacuations after landslide blocks Tibet river

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 11:14pm

Around 6,000 people have been evacuated following a landslide in Tibet that blocked the flow of one of the region's key rivers, China's emergency services said Thursday.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:46pm

A pro-government Turkish newspaper has published surveillance video images showing a man who previously traveled with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's entourage to the United States walking into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul before writer Jamal Khashoggi vanished there. The Sabah newspaper's report on Thursday shows the man also later outside the Saudi consul general's home, checking out of a Turkish hotel and leaving Turkey on Oct. 2.

Pakistan launches search for 11 abducted Iranian guards

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:46pm

Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has told Tehran that its security forces are trying to trace 11 members of Iran's border force who were abducted by militants this week.

US officials optimistic on US-China military ties

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:44pm

After a rocky few months, Pentagon officials say they sense that relations with the Chinese military may be stabilizing.

Peru's president soars as he channels anger over corruption

Franklin Briceno, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:13pm

Martin Vizcarra stepped down from a military helicopter into a small Peruvian jungle village where no president had ventured before.

Food, water, ride: Guatemalans aid Honduran caravan migrants

Sonia Perez D., Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:09pm

Sweaty, sunburned and exhausted, Jonathan Zuniga had been carrying his 1-year-old baby in his arms for five hours when help arrived unexpectedly from a local woman who offered him a used baby carriage.

Mexican government shields officials from corruption probe

Maria Verza, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 7:24pm

Less than two months before President Enrique Pena Nieto leaves offices, his administration is seeking to shield itself from a corruption investigation that has the potential to sweep up federal officials.

German nationalists pictured with Hitler wine, swastikas

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 1:37pm

The far-right Alternative for Germany party is trying to expel a regional lawmaker who posed in front of wine bottles featuring pictures of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler.

UN: Ebola outbreak is worrying but not a global emergency

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 11:29am

The World Health Organization says it is "deeply concerned" by the ongoing Ebola outbreak in Congo but the situation does not yet warrant being declared a global emergency.

The European Union's Brexit negotiator says both the EU and Britain need "much more time" to reach a deal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 11:12am

The European Union's Brexit negotiator says both the EU and Britain need "much more time" to reach a deal.

Haitians protest alleged misuse of Petrocaribe funds

Evens Sanon, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:13am

A protest by tens of thousands of people across Haiti turned violent Wednesday as anger grows over the alleged misuse of funds from an oil assistance program sponsored by Venezuela.

Pakistani police: Suspected drug dealer's sons kill reporter

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:10am

Pakistani police say the sons of a suspected drug dealer arrested in the country's northwest have killed a local reporter who wrote about their father's case.

AP Explains: Why Congo's latest Ebola outbreak is worrying

Cara Anna, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 9:57am

The World Health Organization has announced that Congo's latest outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus is not yet considered a global health emergency. Some aid groups expressed alarm when the rate of new cases more than doubled this month. With the area compared to a war zone, resistance to health workers sometimes turning violent and confirmed cases found near the heavily traveled Ugandan border, the risk of regional spread is "very high."