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UN expert worried rights not mentioned at NKorea summits

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 1:40pm

The U.N. investigator on human rights in North Korea says he's "very concerned" that statements following Kim Jong Un's summits with the leaders of South Korea and the United States made no mention of human rights and ongoing widespread rights violations by Pyongyang.

Report: Russian researcher stabs colleague in Antarctica

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 1:40pm

The Interfax news agency says that a researcher at Russia's Antarctic station has stabbed and injured a colleague in an apparent emotional breakdown.

Rome escalator accident injures 20 Russian soccer fans

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 1:21pm

An accident involving an escalator in the Rome metropolitan system has injured about 20 people, mostly Russian soccer fans.

The Latest: Mexico says 4,250 evacuate before Willa

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 12:53pm

The Latest on Hurricane Willa (all times local):

Bolton says he told officials vote meddling hurt Russia

Jim Heintz, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 12:19pm

U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said Tuesday that he told Russian officials the Kremlin hurt itself by meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

Palestinians: Israeli fire kills teen at Gaza protest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 12:16pm

Gaza's Health Ministry says a 17-year-old Palestinian was killed by Israeli fire during a protest along the perimeter fence with Israel.

Stampede at railroad station kills 2, injures 17 in India

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 11:46am

At least two people were killed and another 17 injured in a stampede as people crowded an overpass bridge at a railroad station in eastern India on Tuesday, a state official said.

A glance at the 1987 nuclear arms pact Trump intends to dump

Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 11:39am

U.S. President Donald Trump has declared his intention to withdraw from a landmark nuclear weapons treaty, a move the Kremlin warned would "make the world a more dangerous place."

Poland awards Ukrainian filmmaker imprisoned in Russia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 10:57am

Poland has honored a Ukrainian filmmaker imprisoned in Russia on charges of plotting acts of terrorism for his defense of Ukrainians held captive in Russia.

Chinese VP Wang meets Israeli, Palestinian officials

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 10:37am

China's vice president has met with Israeli and Palestinian officials as part of a three-day trip to the region.

The Latest: Mexico: 1,699 Hondurans have filed for asylum

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 10:24am

The Latest on the caravan of Central American migrants trying to reach the United States (all times local):

Hungary's Orban says EU elections are decisive for migration

Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 9:21am

Hungary's prime minister on Tuesday repeated claims that the leadership of the European Union wants to create a "European empire" which would subjugate the continent's nation-states. He also accused European leaders of deliberately failing to stop the flows of migrants into the continent.

Japan: Man believed to be missing journalist in Syria freed

Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 8:32am

Japan's government said Tuesday that a man believed to be a Japanese freelance journalist who went missing three years ago while in Syria has been released and is now in Turkey.

Key moments surrounding the killing of Jamal Khashoggi

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 8:31am

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who wrote critically of the kingdom's policies and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was killed in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul earlier this month. Turkish officials say a 15-men team tortured, killed and dismembered the writer, while Saudi Arabia says he died in a "fistfight."

Japan's government says a man believed to be a Japanese journalist missing in Syria has been released and is in Turkey

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 8:21am

Japan's government says a man believed to be a Japanese journalist missing in Syria has been released and is in Turkey.

Deputy chief of IS-linked group in Somalia killed: Officials

Abdi Guled, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 7:33am

Somali intelligence officials say the deputy leader of an Islamic State-affiliated extremist group based in northern Somalia has been killed in the capital.

Israeli marks 70th anniversary of 1st diplomatic outpost

Vanessa Gera, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 7:15am

Israel marked the 70th anniversary of its first diplomatic mission as a new nation Tuesday with a re-enactment in the city that hosted the outpost — Warsaw, Poland.

Weary migrants still far from reaching US border

Mark Stevenson, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 7:03am

Thousands of Central American migrants awoke Tuesday in a makeshift encampment in a rain-soaked town square in far-southern Mexico, some weary, foot-sore and coughing, still distant from their goal of reaching the U.S. border.

Turkish president: Saudis must name masterminds of killing

Christopher Torchia and Jon Gambrell, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 6:56am

Saudi Arabia must identify those who ordered the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and turn over the suspects for trial, the Turkish president said Tuesday in remarks that carefully ratcheted up pressure on a country that is a source of investment for Turkey, but also a rival for influence in the Middle East.