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Mexican gov't agency says 1968 massacre was a 'state crime'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 9:55pm

For the first time, a Mexican government body acknowledged on Monday that the massacre of student protesters at the capital's Plaza of the Three Cultures on Oct. 2, 1968, was a "state crime."

Polish globe-trotter blunders into Indonesia-Papua conflict

Stephen Wright, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 7:05pm

To the Indonesian government, the 39-year-old factory worker and globe-trotting Polish traveler is a danger to the state, a man who plotted with shadowy gunmen to foment revolt in isolated eastern jungles.

Rescued Indian and Irish sailors head for remote island

Rod McGuirk, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 7:01pm

An Indian and an Irish sailor rescued from damaged sailboats in the remote southern Indian Ocean will be delivered to land on Tuesday when they reach an island and undergo medical assessments, an official said.

Venezuelan official to crash UN meeting on migrant crisis

Claudia Torrens, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 6:49pm

Venezuela's foreign minister said Monday that he is ready to crash a meeting at the United Nations called to help surrounding countries struggling to deal with the flood of migrants fleeing his nation's economic crisis.

Mexico: Alleged lookout nabbed in murder of Chiapas reporter

Maria Verza and Peter Orsi, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 3:22pm

A man was arrested Monday in the shooting death of a journalist who worked for the newspaper El Heraldo de Chiapas, and authorities were searching for three other people suspected of having ordered the killing.

Venezuela says diplomats may be tied to assassination try

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 12:15pm

Venezuela's government said Monday that diplomats from three Latin American countries may have played a role in an attempt to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro, and it demanded the foreign governments investigate.

Palestinian killed by Israeli fire at protest near frontier

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 11:51am

Gaza's Health Ministry says a Palestinian was killed and 10 others wounded by Israeli fire during a protest near the perimeter fence.

Greek police arrest 8 over attack on government lawmaker

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 11:38am

Greek police say they have arrested eight people on suspicion of involvement in a mob attack by alleged far-rightists on a lawmaker with the governing Syriza party.

Dior and Gucci theatrically kick off Paris Fashion Week

Thomas Adamson, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 10:11am

Dance and theatricality were at the heart of Paris Fashion Week's first day of spring shows, as American stars Blake Lively and Shailene Woodley gushed over Dior's balletic presentation at the famed Longchamps racecourse. While, Gucci held its evening spectacle at France's answer to Studio 54, the iconic Le Palace — once the club that showcased fashion's most dramatic looks.

Hundreds arrested in Ethiopia after violence around capital

Elias Meseret, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 10:01am

An Ethiopian security official has confirmed the arrests of hundreds of youths in the capital, Addis Ababa, following violence within the city and in nearby towns last week in which several dozen people were killed.

UK police warn about rare goat-antelope escaped from zoo

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 9:37am

British police warned the public Monday to stay away from a rare goat-antelope that has escaped from a zoo in western England.

Kenya police charge provincial governor with student murder

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 8:54am

Kenyan police have charged a provincial governor with the murder of a university student who claimed he had impregnated her in an extramarital affair.

Kenya's military says it's killed 10 extremists in attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 8:48am

Kenya's military says it's killed 10 rebels from the al-Shabab extremist group in an ambush in Kenya's south where several soldiers have died from roadside bombs.

Charities operating migrant rescue ship ask Europe for help

Samuel Petrequin, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 8:41am

Humanitarian groups operating the sole private rescue ship near the deadly central Mediterranean human trafficking route have asked French authorities to allow 58 refugees to disembark in the southern port of Marseille.

Charles Kao, Nobel-winning optical fiber pioneer, dies at 84

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 8:28am

Charles K. Kao, who shared a 2009 Nobel Prize in physics for pioneering work in optical fiber technology that helped to lay the foundation for modern telecommunications, has died. He was 84.

Suspected rebels kill 18 in Congo's east amid Ebola

Saleh Mwanamilongo and Carley Petesch, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 8:23am

A Congolese civil society group says that 18 people have been killed in attacks by suspected Allied Democratic Forces rebels in the eastern city of Beni, an added threat to the city and region which are battling an Ebola outbreak.

Uganda's opposition pop star says he doesn't feel safe

Rodney Muhumuza, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 8:01am

Ugandan pop star and opposition figure Bobi Wine said on Monday he is concerned about his safety four days after returning from the United States, where he sought medical care for injuries sustained during alleged state torture.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 7:55am

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