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Families struggle to meet Kashmiris lodged in Indian jail

Sheikh Saaliq, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 9:30am

Families from the Himalayan region of Kashmir have traveled nearly 1,000 kilometers (600 miles) in sweltering heat to meet relatives being held in an Indian jail in the city of Agra.

US says airstrike against IS in Libya kills 8

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 9:05am

The U.S. military says it has carried out an airstrike against the Islamic State group in Libya. It's the first U.S. airstrike in the North African country in over a year.

Notre Dame Cathedral: 'lot of work' before rebuild can begin

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 8:48am

Notre Dame Cathedral has far to go to recover from a destructive fire but a hardy copper rooster that once topped the spire is serving as a reminder that all wasn't lost.

Nigerian military accuses aid group of aiding Boko Haram

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 7:40am

Nigeria's army has shut down offices of the international aid organization Action Against Hunger, accusing it of providing food and drugs to the Boko Haram extremist group.

Nigeria police nab main suspect in apparent serial killings

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 6:58am

Police in Nigeria say they have arrested the main suspect in apparent serial killings that have sparked protests by women demanding greater security.

UN agency says 124 suspected cholera cases in Sudan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 6:45am

The U.N.'s humanitarian agency says that two of Sudan's southeastern provinces have reported 124 suspected cholera cases with seven deaths.

US envoy meets Israel's embattled PM to discuss peace plan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 6:14am

The U.S. envoy to the Middle East has met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu days after elections that left the Israeli leader's political future in doubt.

Russian anti-doping CEO says track team set to miss worlds

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 6:10am

The CEO of the Russian anti-doping agency has predicted that the country's track team won't be reinstated in time for the upcoming world athletics championships.

Activist: Egyptian authorities arrest brother to silence me

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 6:05am

The U.S.-based Egyptian activist whose Facebook page helped ignite the 2011 pro-democracy uprising says that authorities have arrested his brother in Cairo in retaliation for his criticism of President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi.

Philippines confirms 2nd polio case after declaring outbreak

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 6:01am

Philippine health officials have confirmed a second case of polio in a 5-year-old child a day after declaring the country's first outbreak in nearly two decades and announced plans for a massive immunization program.

Russian actor arrested at rally released pending appeal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 5:19am

A Russian actor sentenced to 3-1/2 years in prison for allegedly assaulting a police officer has been released from custody following a massive outcry.

Bombing kills 2 Pakistani soldiers near Afghan border

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 5:16am

Pakistan's military says a roadside bomb has killed two soldiers, when it struck an army vehicle in the country's northwest near the Afghan border.

Kuwait raises security levels at ports amid Mideast tensions

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 4:56am

Kuwait says it has raised security levels at its ports given ongoing regional tensions following an attack on Saudi Arabia.

Tough tactics test Algeria's 31st week of peaceful protests

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 4:40am

Security forces have set up roadblocks on major highways leading into the Algerian capital to stop citizens with "malicious" designs from taking part in a weekly protest march.

The Latest: Migrant killed by train in North macedonia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 4:25am

The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local):

Indonesia's president delays vote on new criminal code

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 4:12am

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has asked lawmakers to delay a vote on a proposed new criminal code because of public opposition.

Australian-Lebanese jailed on Sydney bomb plot set free

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 3:33am

Lebanese authorities have released a Lebanese-Australian man detained for more than two years over an alleged plot to bring down a passenger plane bound for the United Arab Emirates from Sydney.

Haze from Indonesian fires now affecting Philippines

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 3:27am

A Philippine official says haze blown by monsoon winds from intentionally ignited fires in Indonesia has started to affect some regions in the western Philippines and raised concerns about aviation safety and possible health risks.

NKorea welcomes Trump's call for 'new method' in talks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 3:14am

North Korea has praised President Donald Trump for saying Washington may pursue an unspecified "new method" in nuclear negotiations with Pyongyang.