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UN: Renewed fighting in Libyan capital displaces thousands

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 3:04am

The U.N. aid agency says renewed fighting between rival militias in Libya's capital has displaced 1,700 families in the past two days.

Cameroon lurches toward election amid separatist conflict

Edwin Kindzeka Moki, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 3:03am

John Nlom has five children and wants to keep them alive. When machete-wielding men attacked a nearby school this month in a suspected strike against the teaching of French, wounded students were rushed to hospitals while frightened parents decided to flee.

Syrian official says S-300 defenses will give Israel pause

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 2:53am

A Syrian official says Israel should think carefully before attacking Syria again once it obtains the sophisticated S-300 defense system from Russia.

UK police arrest man suspected of stealing Mr. Muk, a cat

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 2:44am

British police have made an unusual arrest of a man accused of stealing a cat.

2 guards killed in explosion in southeastern Turkey

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 2:31am

Turkey's state-run news agency says an improvised explosive device believed to have been planted by Kurdish rebels has exploded on a road in the country's southeast, killing two government-paid village guards.

French court reduces seizure of Le Pen's party funding

Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 1:59am

A French court decided on Wednesday to release half of the 2 million euros ($2.35 million) in state funding to Marine Le Pen's far-right party that had been withheld during an ongoing investigation into alleged misuse of EU funds.

Congo says Ebola efforts can resume after deadly attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 1:50am

Congo's health ministry says efforts to contain the latest Ebola outbreak can resume Wednesday in a key community where a deadly rebel attack over the weekend caused work to be suspended.

Turkish president to visit Moldova after teachers expelled

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 1:50am

Moldovan authorities say Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is to visit the former Soviet republic, weeks after Moldova expelled seven Turkish teachers in a joint operation with the Turkish intelligence service.

Convicted killer of Kim Wall on last day of sentence appeals

Jan M. Olsen, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 1:40am

Danish submarine inventor Peter Madsen, convicted of torturing and murdering Swedish reporter Kim Wall last year, appeared in court Wednesday on the last day of his appeal against a life sentence.

Pakistanis in China seek answers about detained Uighur wives

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 1:37am

Two Pakistani men are lobbying their embassy in Beijing for help reuniting with their wives, who they say are ethnic Uighurs blocked from leaving China in the latest example of how a sweeping crackdown has spilled across China's borders.

UN says 21 Afghan civilians killed in separate airstrikes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 1:26am

The U.N. mission in Afghanistan said Wednesday that 21 civilians were killed in two separate airstrikes over the weekend.

With bated breath, UN awaits another first for Trump

Matthew Pennington and Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 1:07am

More world leaders step up to the podium at the U.N. General Assembly on Wednesday but the lion's share of attention will be down the hall where U.S. President Donald Trump will be chairing the Security Council.

Elaborate throne for Japan's next emperor arrives in Tokyo

Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 1:04am

The monumental imperial throne for the coronation of Japan's new emperor has arrived in Tokyo from an ancient imperial palace in Kyoto more than a year ahead of time, officials said Wednesday.

Trump to meet with Netanyahu, chair Security Council meeting

Jonathan Lemire and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 10:23pm

President Donald Trump poured scorn on the "ideology of globalism" and heaped praise on his own administration's achievements in a speech to the U.N. General Assembly that drew headshakes and even mocking laughter from his audience of fellow world leaders.

Mourners pay tribute at funeral of Vietnam's late president

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 9:20pm

Vietnam's late President Tran Dai Quang was mourned as a great loss and praised for his contributions to his country at his funeral Wednesday.

Bus falls into river in Peru, killing at least 21 people

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 8:04pm

Peruvian authorities say a bus collided with a car on a mountain road in the Andes, then crashed down into a river at the foot of a canyon, killing at least 21 people.

Ex-wife of Brazil candidate denies he sent her death threats

Mauricio Savarese, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 7:07pm

An ex-wife of a leading Brazilian presidential candidate disputed a news report Tuesday that she accused him of sending her a death threat amid a legal fight over their son's custody in 2011.

Trump at UN Security Council: 'Most watched meeting ever'?

Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 6:39pm

The U.N. Security Council tends to proceed in a scripted, measured way. U.S. President Donald Trump does not.

Ex-Colombia rebel leader is arrested upon return from US

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 6:32pm

A former Colombian guerrilla leader has returned to her country after serving prison time in the United States, only to find herself re-arrested on old money-laundering charges.