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Report: Crew of Iranian cargo ship poisoned, 3 seamen die

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 6:03am

Iran's official IRNA news agency says three seamen have died from an unspecified toxic substance that poisoned all 11 crew members of an Iranian cargo ship on the Caspian Sea.

Suspect says he didn't mean to kill Bulgarian journalist

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 4:13am

A 21-year-old suspect in the rape and slaying of a Bulgarian television journalist said Friday that he killed Viktoria Marinova, but didn't mean to.

The Latest: FM: Turkey hasn't shared Khashoggi audio with US

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 3:47am

The Latest on the disappearance of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist who went missing after entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul earlier this month (all times local):

Former general says UK-US military cooperation under threat

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 3:47am

The former commander of American forces in Iraq and Afghanistan warned Friday that the United States' military cooperation with the U.K. could be threatened by the growing use of human rights laws to target British soldiers.

Mother, son die in shooting after police called in Germany

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 3:28am

A mother and her son died and two police officers were seriously injured when police were called to an altercation at an apartment in southwestern Germany on Friday, authorities said.

Turkish foreign minister says they have not shared any audio from Saudi journalist's disappearance with US officials

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 3:28am

Turkish foreign minister says they have not shared any audio from Saudi journalist's disappearance with US officials.

South African city set to seize land in national 'test case'

Krista Mahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 3:19am

As South Africa's passionate debate over land redistribution grows, one city outside Johannesburg is preparing what the mayor calls a "test case" for the nation — the seizure of hundreds of acres of land from private owners, without paying for it, to build low-cost housing.

Gaza protests to test Egypt cease-fire negotiation efforts

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 2:53am

Thousands of Palestinian protesters are expected to mass along Israel's border with Gaza for another weekly protest, testing Egypt's efforts to mediate a lasting cease-fire between Israel and the militant Hamas group.

Brit, Canadian face 10 years in jail for spraying Thai wall

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 2:45am

A Briton and Canadian face up to 10 years in prison on charges of spraying paint on an ancient wall in northern Thailand, police said Friday.

Brexit prompts surge in Brits reclaiming German citizenship

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 2:36am

The number of people in Britain seeking to restore their German citizenship has jumped following the U.K.'s decision to leave the European Union.

Macedonian lawmakers gear up for vote to amend constitution

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 2:35am

Macedonia's parliament is resuming a debate on proposed constitutional changes to rename the country North Macedonia, changes that would allow it to join NATO following a deal with neighboring Greece.

Afghanistan's election commission postpones parliamentary polls in Kandahar province for a week following deadly attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 2:23am

Afghanistan's election commission postpones parliamentary polls in Kandahar province for a week following deadly attack.

Turkey suggests Khashoggi's remains taken out of consulate

Ayse Wieting and Suzan Fraser, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 2:21am

A Turkish official said Friday that investigators are looking into the possibility that missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's remains may have been taken to a forest on the outskirts of Istanbul or to another city — if and after he was killed in Istanbul earlier this month. Ankara's top diplomat, meanwhile, denied sharing any audio from the Saudi consulate with U.S. officials.

Radical preacher Anjem Choudary released from UK prison

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 2:12am

A radical Islamic preacher was released from a British prison Friday after serving less than half of a 5-1/2-year prison sentence for encouraging support for the Islamic State group.

New Zealand surfer bitten on arm by shark, taken to hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 2:08am

A New Zealand surfer was attacked by a shark Friday and airlifted to a hospital after suffering moderate injuries.

Rwanda names 50 percent female Cabinet, following Ethiopia

Ignatius Ssuuna, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 1:20am

Two days after Ethiopia announced one of the world's few "gender-balanced" Cabinets with 50 percent women, Rwanda has done the same.

Copter crashes on USS Ronald Reagan in Asia, sailors hurt

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 1:15am

A U.S. Navy helicopter crashed on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan on Friday, causing non-fatal injuries to a dozen sailors, the Navy said.

The Latest: Afghan polling in Kandahar postponed over attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 1:07am

The Latest on the situation in Afghanistan ahead of the country's parliamentary election on Saturday (all times local):

U.S. Navy helicopter crashes on flight deck of the USS Ronald Reagan, causing non-fatal injuries to sailors

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 1:07am

U.S. Navy helicopter crashes on flight deck of the USS Ronald Reagan, causing non-fatal injuries to sailors.