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Building collapses in northern Brazil; unclear if casualties

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 8:58am

Authorities in Brazil say a building has collapsed in the northeastern city of Fortaleza and that ambulances and fire trucks are at the scene.

Yemeni officials: Saudi troops take control Aden in deal

Ahmed Al-Haj, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 8:39am

Yemeni officials say Saudi Arabian troops have taken control of the airport and ports in the interim capital Aden from separatists backed by the United Arab Emirates.

Afghan officials: Military chopper crashes, killing 7

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 8:24am

Officials say an Afghan army helicopter has crashed in northern Balkh Province, leaving at least seven army personnel, including the crew members, dead.

The Latest: Migrant in Austria kills 1, injures 1

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 8:19am

The Latest on Europe migrant issues (all times local):

U.S. military spokesman says U.S. forces have left formerly Kurdish-held town of Manbij, in pullout from northeast Syria

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 6:18am

U.S. military spokesman says U.S. forces have left formerly Kurdish-held town of Manbij, in pullout from northeast Syria.

Moscow says it won't allow Turkish, Syrian government forces to clash, underscoring de facto power broker role in Syria.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 5:42am

Moscow says it won't allow Turkish, Syrian government forces to clash, underscoring de facto power broker role in Syria.

Newborn baby girl found buried alive in India

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 4:57am

Police say a newborn baby girl has been found buried alive in an earthen pot in northern India and was hospitalized in critical condition.

Hungary police say tour boat not to blame in Danube crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 4:47am

Hungarian police say the deceased captain of a tour boat which sank after colliding with a river cruise ship on the Danube River was not to blame.

UN: 85 civilians killed in attacks targeting Afghan election

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 4:39am

A special U.N. report has described the severe impact of election-related violence on Afghanistan's civilians, mainly from the Taliban's campaign targeting its presidential election last month.

Bulgarian prime minister condemns soccer racism

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 4:20am

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov has condemned the racist behavior of his country's soccer fans.

German man suspected of drowning elderly mother in well

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 4:07am

Authorities in Germany say they've arrested a 55-year-old man on suspicion of killing his mother by drowning her in a well.

Wildfires burn out of control in Lebanon and Syria

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 3:48am

Strong fires spread in different parts of Lebanon forcing some residents to flee their homes in the middle of the night as the flames reached residential areas in villages south of Beirut.

Lebanon, Cyprus to work on curbing migrant arrivals by boat

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 3:42am

Lebanon's defense minister said his country and Cyprus have agreed to work together on curbing boat loads of migrants from reaching the east Mediterranean island nation.

Russia's Putin arrives in UAE on first visit since 2007

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 3:28am

Russian Vladimir Putin has arrived in the United Arab Emirates on his first visit to the oil-rich nation in over a decade.

Spain targets online group behind Catalan separatist protest

Aritz Parra, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 3:16am

New disruptions to Catalonia's transportation network on Tuesday followed a night of clashes between activists and police over the conviction of separatist leaders, as Spanish authorities announced an investigation into the group organizing the protests.

UK child abuser who preyed on Malaysians killed in prison

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 2:57am

A British man serving 22 life sentences for abusing scores of Malaysian children has been killed in prison.

Delay in ex-South African leader's case as appeal planned

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 2:50am

Court proceedings for former South African president Jacob Zuma have been pushed back to Feb. 4 as his legal team says it will appeal a ruling dismissing its attempt to halt prosecution for good.

North Korea holds South Korea to 0-0 in World Cup qualifier

Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 2:44am

North Korea held South Korea to a 0-0 draw Tuesday in a World Cup qualifying soccer match played in an empty stadium in Pyongyang.

Sri Lanka presidential hopeful says won't honor deal with UN

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 2:36am

A former Sri Lankan defense chief who's a front-runner in next month's presidential election says if he wins he won't recognize an agreement the government made with the U.N. human rights council to investigate alleged war crimes during the nation's civil war.