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Pakistan arrests father, uncle in Italian's 'honor' killing

Munir Ahmed, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 6:45am

Pakistani police on Tuesday arrested the father and the uncle suspected in an "honor" killing of a 25-year-old Italian citizen, a woman of Pakistani origin who refused to marry the man they chose for her.

Political foes in Armenia mark massacre by Ottoman Turks

Yuras Karmanau, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 6:41am

Armenia's government and the country's opposition are putting their differences aside Tuesday to mark the massacre of 1.5 million Armenians a century ago by Ottoman Turks.

Palestinians: Hamas militant's body to be returned to Gaza

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 6:41am

The Palestinian envoy in Malaysia says the body of a Hamas militant killed last week in Kuala Lumpur will be repatriated to the Gaza Strip for burial.

Thailand says it's willing to host Trump-Kim summit

Kaweewit Kaewjinda, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 6:24am

Thailand is willing and able to host a meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, but no plans have been made to do so, the country's foreign minister said Tuesday.

Verdict looms into macabre death of Swedish journalist

Jan M. Olsen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 6:20am

One of the most talked-about and macabre court cases in recent Danish history is set to conclude Wednesday when the verdict is handed down on whether Peter Madsen tortured and murdered a Swedish journalist during a private submarine trip.

Police: Bomb kills Hezbollah operative in southern Lebanon

Bassem Mroue, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 6:15am

Lebanese police officials say an operative with Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group was killed when a bomb he was holding went off in his home in the country's south.

Spain eyes EU piracy mission HQ as Brexit sell off continues

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 6:08am

Spain looks set to take charge of the European Union's anti-piracy operation off Somalia despite a challenge from Italy, as EU countries continue to pick over the spoils left by Britain's departure from the bloc next year.

UN prosecutor urges judges to give Karadzic life sentence

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 6:00am

A United Nations prosecution lawyer has urged appeals judges to convict former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic on a second genocide count and increase his 40-year sentence for overseeing Serb atrocities during the Bosnian war to a life sentence.

Motive elusive after van driver kills 10 on Toronto sidewalk

Charmaine Noronha, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 5:54am

Police in Canada's biggest city are piecing together witness accounts and surveillance video trying to determine why a driver plowed a rented van along a crowded sidewalk, killing 10 people and injuring 15 in what many said seemed a deliberate attack.

Dozens injured after earthquake in southeast Turkey

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 5:52am

Turkish officials say dozens were slightly injured after an earthquake in southeastern Turkey.

Corrupt Indonesia politician sentenced to 15 years in prison

Niniek Karmini and Stephen Wright, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 5:44am

An Indonesian court sentenced a politician praised by President Donald Trump to 15 years in prison on Tuesday for his role in the theft of $170 million of public money, a victory for anti-corruption police fighting the country's rampant graft.

Philippines ambassador to Kuwait apologizes amid tensions

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 5:44am

The Philippines' ambassador to Kuwait has offered a public apology after he made comments about his diplomatic mission's efforts to help abused Filipino housemaids in the Gulf nation.

Timeline for case against Danish inventor Peter Madsen

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 5:14am

— Aug 10: Kim Wall goes on submarine trip with Peter Madsen. They are the only two people on the sub. It is the last time Wall is seen alive.

Twitter blocks Israeli lawmaker for wishing Palestinian shot

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 5:11am

A hard-line Israeli lawmaker is sarcastically thanking Twitter for briefly freezing his account following a post he wrote about wishing a teen Palestinian protester had been shot.

Ahead of summits, US tones down war games with S. Korea

Eric Talmadge, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 5:08am

Spring on the Korean Peninsula is normally the season of D-Day-style beach landings with big guns thumping in the distance and skies crisscrossed by the contrails of fighter aircraft.

Egypt sends former anti-graft chief to prison for 5 years

Samy Magdy, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 5:06am

An Egyptian military court on Tuesday convicted the country's former anti-graft chief of insulting the armed forces and sentenced him to five years in prison, according to two defense lawyers.

Suffragist is 1st woman to get statue outside UK Parliament

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 4:57am

British Prime Minister Theresa May has helped unveil a statue of women's rights campaigner Millicent Fawcett outside Britain's Parliament. Fawcett is the first woman to be commemorated there alongside 11 statues of men including Nelson Mandela and Winston Churchill.

German Jewish leader advises against skullcaps in cities

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 4:55am

Germany's main Jewish leader says he would advise people visiting big cities against wearing Jewish skullcaps, following a street assault last week on two young men wearing them.

Syrian migrants bring traditional Arab dance to Berlin

Jona Kallgren, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 4:19am

With stomping feet, swinging hips, a drumbeat and lots of laughter, two Syrian migrants lead a group of Germans and others in traditional Arab dance at a Berlin studio to share part of their culture with the country that took them in.