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Israel's Netanyahu vows to seek 'Zionist' government without Arab parties

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 6:35pm

Israel's Netanyahu vows to seek 'Zionist' government without Arab parties.

Gamble pays off for Lieberman, who becomes Israeli kingmaker

Aron Heller, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 4:53pm

The veteran Israeli politician Avigdor Lieberman took the political gamble of his life when he spurned his mentor, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and forced an unprecedented repeat election. As results began rolling in from Tuesday's vote, it appeared to have paid off.

Mexico asks French auctioneers to halt sale of artifacts

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 3:05pm

The Mexican government is asking a French auction house to halt the planned sale of a collection of about 120 pre-Hispanic artifacts, saying some are fakes and others should be returned to Mexico.

Israeli election kingmaker Avigdor Lieberman calls for unity government with Blue and White, Likud parties

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 2:53pm

Israeli election kingmaker Avigdor Lieberman calls for unity government with Blue and White, Likud parties.

Exit polls show Israeli PM Netanyahu short of securing parliamentary majority, political future in doubt.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 1:07pm

Exit polls show Israeli PM Netanyahu short of securing parliamentary majority, political future in doubt.

Spain's caretaker prime minister says fresh elections will take place in November as no leader can form a government

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 1:06pm

Spain's caretaker prime minister says fresh elections will take place in November as no leader can form a government.

Trump reveals short list for national security adviser

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 12:34pm

President Donald Trump says he's now considering five people to replace ousted National Security Adviser John Bolton.

RCMP official arrested after FBI, RCMP found documents

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 11:52am

The head of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police says the national force was working with the FBI on an investigation last year when it discovered documents that eventually led to the arrest of one of its senior intelligence officers.

Bachelet denied campaign took money from Brazil OAS company

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 11:49am

U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet is denying accusations by a former businessman that her 2013 presidential campaign in Chile illegally took money from Brazilian company OAS.

Vatican seeks trial for seminarian accused of sex abuse

Nicole Winfield, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 11:28am

The Vatican's criminal prosecutor is seeking to indict a one-time seminarian accused of sexually abusing younger seminarians who lived inside the Vatican and served as altar boys at papal Masses in St. Peter's Basilica.

Mexican experts piece together 41 bodies found in well

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 11:09am

Forensic examiners in western Mexico said Tuesday they have pieced together a total of 41 bodies from bags full of body parts found in a well earlier this month.

US, Belarus mend diplomatic ties with return of ambassadors

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 10:24am

A top U.S. diplomat says Washington and Belarus have agreed to return ambassadors to each other's countries, mending an 11-year break.

ICC judges authorize appeal against Afghanistan rejection

Mike Corder, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 10:13am

International Criminal Court judges said Tuesday that the court's prosecutor can appeal against the rejection of her request to open an investigation into crimes linked to the long-running conflict in Afghanistan.

Migrants anxious before court dates in Texas tents

Maria Verza, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 9:58am

Abel Oset was seized with panic. After an 11-country odyssey that began when he and his namesake son fled Cuba, and a brief moment on U.S. soil, he was crossing back into America.

Belgium, Congo normalize diplomatic relations during visit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 9:56am

Officials from Belgium and Congo have signed agreements aimed at normalizing relations between the former European colonial power and the Africa nation during an official visit of Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi to Belgium.

UN adopts Afghan resolution without China's 'Belt and Road'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 9:49am

The U.N. Security Council has unanimously adopted a compromise resolution extending the U.N. political mission in Afghanistan. It drops a Chinese demand to include a reference to China's $1 trillion "belt and road" initiative but stresses the need for regional connectivity.

Spanish court publishes ruling on Venezuelan ex-spy chief

Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 9:19am

Spain's National Court says it rejected the extradition to the United States of a former Venezuelan military spy chief accused of drug smuggling and other charges because the charges lacked detail and accepted the defense's claim that it was politically motivated.

Fighting for survival: Keys to Netanyahu's return to power

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 9:14am

Israel's prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, is in a race for political survival as the country holds repeat parliamentary elections Tuesday.

Cyprus president: Turkey's aim for control scuppers peace

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 9:14am

Cyprus' president says Turkey's aim to call the shots under a deal reunifying the ethnically split island nation is fanning fears among Greek Cypriots and hampering peace efforts.