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Cyprus arrests Turkish Kurd terror suspect wanted by Germany

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 2:56pm

Cyprus' government spokesman says authorities have arrested a Turkish Kurd against whom Germany has launched criminal proceedings for "terrorist activities."

Thousands rally against leaders in Serbia, Montenegro

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 2:23pm

Thousands of people have rallied in Serbia against populist President Aleksandar Vucic after political tensions soared last weekend when protesters burst into the state TV building angry over the station's reporting that they view as biased.

Magnitude 6.1 quake rattles nerves in southwestern Colombia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 2:08pm

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake that struck in Colombia shook buildings and frightened residents, but does not appear to have caused any damage.

Venezuela lays out accusations against Guaido's top aide

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 1:59pm

Venezuela's government is laying out accusations against a jailed top aide to opposition leader Juan Guaido.

Pompeo tours Lebanese historical sites in ancient city

Bassem Mroue, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 1:09pm

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his wife Susan spent much of the second and last day of their visit to Lebanon touring historical churches and a centuries-old citadel in this coastal city Saturday.

Mexican officials pick up 21 lost migrants south of Texas

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 12:23pm

Mexican immigration authorities say 21 migrants have been rescued in the northeastern state of Coahuila after wandering near the U.S. border for seven days.

1 killed, 1 injured in Austrian avalanche

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 12:15pm

Authorities say one person was killed and a second seriously injured after getting caught in an avalanche in Austria.

Legendary Israeli Mossad agent Rafi Eitan dies at 92

Aron Heller, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 12:07pm

Rafi Eitan, a legendary Israeli Mossad spy who led the capture of Holocaust mastermind Adolf Eichmann, died Saturday. He was 92.

115 reported dead after attack on central Malian village

Baba Ahmed, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 12:06pm

Militia fighters descended on a village in central Mali before dawn Saturday, killing at least 115 people in the latest deadly attack blamed on an ethnic militia, local authorities said.

The Latest: 115 reported dead after attack on Malian village

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 11:45am

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US-allied Syrian force declares victory over Islamic State

Philip Issa, Andrea Rosa and Maya Alleruzzo, The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 10:12am

U.S.-backed forces declared military victory over the Islamic State group in Syria on Saturday after liberating the last pocket of territory held by the militants, marking the end of a brutal self-styled caliphate the group carved out in large parts of Iraq and Syria in 2014.

Police: Cruise ship off western Norway issues mayday call in heavy winds, 1,300 passengers are being evacuated

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 10:07am

Police: Cruise ship off western Norway issues mayday call in heavy winds, 1,300 passengers are being evacuated.

Kazakh capital changes name to honor longtime leader

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 8:33am

Kazakhstan has renamed its capital to Nur-Sultan, in honor of the country's longtime leader who resigned this week.

Trump, Israeli leader have mutually beneficial relationship

Matthew Lee and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 8:29am

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was glowing as he stepped up to a podium in the backyard of his Jerusalem home to welcome U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to a holiday dinner.

The Latest: US commander: IS fighters could 're-emerge'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 6:49am

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The Latest: Somali forces end attack by Islamic extremists

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 4:32am

The Latest on an extremist attack in Somalia's capital of Mogadishu (all times local):

Extremists attack Somalia govt office, minister among 5 dead

Abdi Guled, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 2:52am

Gunmen set off a suicide car bombing and then stormed a government building in Somalia's capital Saturday, killing at least five people including the country's deputy labor minister, police said. It was the latest attack by Islamic extremists in the troubled Horn of Africa nation.

Explosion heard in Somali capital Mogadishu, scene of many deadly attacks by Islamic extremists

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 2:47am

Explosion heard in Somali capital Mogadishu, scene of many deadly attacks by Islamic extremists.

Timeline of the rise and fall of the Islamic State group

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 2:07am

The Islamic State group erupted from the chaos of Syria and Iraq's conflicts and swiftly did what no Islamic militant group had done before, conquering a giant stretch of territory and declaring itself a "caliphate."