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Top ex-Albanian official arrested on suspicion of corruption

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 11:38am

Albanian police say that a former head of the prison department has been arrested on suspicion of corruption.

US, Turkey to soon begin joint patrols in north Syria

Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 9:44am

The top U.S. commander for the Middle East says Turkish and American troops could begin joint patrols in a matter of days around the northern Syrian city of Manbij.

5 dead in Costa Rica rafting accident

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 9:42am

Four American tourists and a Costa Rican guide were killed in a weekend rafting accident in the Central American country, authorities said Sunday.

Turkish president says he will announce details of Turkey's investigation into Saudi journalist's killing on Tuesday

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 8:49am

Turkish president says he will announce details of Turkey's investigation into Saudi journalist's killing on Tuesday.

Migrant caravan swells to 5,000, resumes advance toward US

Mark Stevenson and Sonia Perez D., Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 7:57am

A growing throng of Central American migrants resumed their advance toward the U.S. border in southern Mexico on Sunday, overwhelming Mexican government attempts to stop them at the border.

Monitor: Blast in Syria's rebel-held Idlib kills 3

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 7:56am

A Syrian war monitor and an opposition paramedics group say an explosion in the rebel-held northwestern city of Idlib has killed at least three people and wounded others.

One of Taiwan's fastest trains derails, killing at least 18

Ralph Jennings, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 7:31am

One of Taiwan's fastest passenger trains derailed Sunday on a curve along a popular weekend route, killing at least 18 people and injuring more than 170 others, authorities said.

Student threatens teacher with fake gun outside Paris

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 7:13am

France's president has called for stronger punishments for students who threaten teachers after a pupil brandished a fake gun in a classroom.

The Latest: Federal police on highway ahead of caravan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 6:49am

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

Honduran migrants who crossed into Mexico have started marching again toward the US border

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 6:29am

Honduran migrants who crossed into Mexico have started marching again toward the US border.

Jordan cancels part of peace agreement with Israel

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 6:12am

Jordan's King Abdullah II on Sunday said he has decided not to renew parts of his country's landmark peace treaty with Israel.

Forecasters say newly formed Hurricane Willa growing rapidly, could hit Mexican coast by midweek

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 6:09am

Forecasters say newly formed Hurricane Willa growing rapidly, could hit Mexican coast by midweek.

UK defense minister backs Trump move to exit nuclear pact

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 6:00am

Britain's defense secretary says the U.K. stands "absolutely resolute" with the United States as President Donald Trump announced he will pull out from a landmark arms control agreement with Russia.

Migrants storm Spanish border enclave fence, 200 get in

Joseph Wilson, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 5:41am

Some 300 migrants attacked a fence separating Spain's North African enclave of Melilla from Morocco on Sunday, an effort that left one migrant dead and saw 200 others enter Spanish territory, authorities said.

Taiwan's railway administration says 17 people have been killed and 101 injured after a train derailed.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 5:19am

Taiwan's railway administration says 17 people have been killed and 101 injured after a train derailed.

Spanish firefighter dies as flash flooding hits south

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 5:17am

A Spanish firefighter died while emergency services responded to flash floods caused by heavy rain in southern Spain, authorities said Sunday.

Swedish prosecutors indict woman who blocked deportation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 5:03am

Swedish prosecutors say they have indicted a 21-year-old woman for breaking aviation laws after she blocked the deportation of an Afghan asylum-seeker earlier this year.

Suspected militants kill 3 workers in Egypt's Sinai

Ashraf Sweilam, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 3:50am

Egyptian security officials say three workers contracted to build a security wall in the northern Sinai city of el-Arish have been shot dead by suspected militants.

Kurdish party behind referendum wins regional polls in Iraq

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 3:15am

The Iraqi Kurdish party behind last year's ill-fated independence referendum has won the most seats in parliamentary elections held in the autonomous Kurdish region, authorities said Sunday.