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The Latest: Greece pledges to toughen asylum procedure

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 6:32am

The Latest on developments involving migrants to Europe (all times local):

Amnesty: Possible war crimes in fighting for Libya's capital

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 6:23am

A leading rights group says it has evidence of potential war crimes by Libyan factions fighting a months-long battle for the capital, Tripoli.

Days of attacks in Burkina Faso kill at least 19 civilians

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 6:18am

Officials in Burkina Faso say attacks in the past few days have killed at least 19 civilians in the West African nation's northern region where Islamic extremists are gaining ground.

Lawsuit vs Sri Lankan presidential hopeful dismissed in US

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 5:39am

The daughter of a Sri Lankan journalist assassinated during the country's civil war says she'll appeal a U.S. court's decision to throw out her lawsuit against Gotabaya Rajapaksa, the front-runner in Sri Lanka's upcoming presidential election.

Norwegian police say officers shoot man who stole ambulance, reports say he drove into crowd in Oslo

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 5:30am

Norwegian police say officers shoot man who stole ambulance, reports say he drove into crowd in Oslo.

Bosnia police stop migrants from reaching northwest area

Eldar Emric, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 5:16am

Bosnian police have pulled dozens of migrants off a train to prevent them from reaching a northwestern region of the country, where an overcrowded tent camp on Tuesday remained without water supplies for a second consecutive day.

Palestinian court blocks 59 websites critical of government

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 5:16am

A Palestinian court has blocked access to 59 websites critical of the Palestinian Authority, a decision that has drawn wide criticism.

Zimbabwe declares new public holiday to protest US sanctions

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 4:54am

Zimbabwe has declared a new public holiday to protest U.S sanctions it says are hurting its economy, and the day comes with a state-sponsored festival.

Polish ruling party seeks vote recount after loss of Senate

Vanessa Gera, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 4:48am

Poland's ruling conservative party has requested a recount in six districts of votes for candidates to the Senate after losing control of that chamber in the country's recent election.

UK police to travel to US in car crash probe

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 4:34am

British police plan to travel to the U.S. to interview an American diplomat's wife involved in a crash that killed a British teenager.

Italy's next move vs. racism: anti-terrorism listening tools

Andrew Dampf, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 4:16am

After five cases of racist chants in eight rounds of Serie A, the Italian soccer federation is considering employing advanced listening devices used in anti-terrorism operations to identify offending fans.

Ethiopia's Nobel-winning leader issues warning over dam

Elias Meseret, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 4:16am

Ethiopia's Nobel Peace Prize-winning prime minister warned Tuesday that if there's a need to go to war over a dam project disputed with Egypt his country could ready millions of people, but he said only negotiation can resolve a current deadlock.

US diplomat: Kashmir human rights a concern for Washington

Krithika Varagur, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 4:15am

The Trump administration remains concerned about the ongoing crackdown in India-administered Kashmir, the restive Himalayan region stripped of its special constitutional status in August, but supports India's development "objectives" there, a U.S. diplomat said in a statement Tuesday ahead of a congressional hearing in Washington.

Yemen rebels say Saudi-led airstrike kills 5 civilians

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 4:14am

Yemen's Houthi rebels say an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition has killed at least five civilians, including two children, when it hit a vehicle in a northern province.

Iraq: American troops leaving Syria cannot stay in Iraq

Qassim Abdul-Zahra and Zeina Karam, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 4:01am

U.S. troops leaving Syria and heading to neighboring Iraq do not have permission to stay in the country, Iraq's military said Tuesday as American forces continued to pull out of northern Syria after Turkey's invasion of the border region.

Bangladesh to start relocating some Rohingya to island soon

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 3:49am

Authorities in Bangladesh said Tuesday that they want to start relocating thousands of Rohingya refugees to a Bay of Bengal island soon from crammed camps near the border with Myanmar, from where they fled.

Syria's Assad slams Erdogan as 'thief' as he makes his first visit to Idlib areas retaken from Turkey-backed rebels

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 3:17am

Syria's Assad slams Erdogan as 'thief' as he makes his first visit to Idlib areas retaken from Turkey-backed rebels.

South Sudan's former child soldiers struggle to move on

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 2:45am

An estimated 19,000 child soldiers are in South Sudan, one of the highest rates in the world, according to the United Nations. As the country emerges from civil war, some worry the fighting could re-ignite if former child soldiers aren't properly reintegrated into society.

The Latest: Syria's Assad supports resistance against Turkey

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 2:20am

The Latest on the situation in Syria following the Turkish invasion earlier this month into the country's north (all times local):