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Mexican police find 75 migrants in border town safe house

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 5:01pm

Mexican federal police have found 75 Central American migrants hidden at a safe house in a border town outside Reynosa, across the border from McAllen, Texas.

Pompeo urges fresh thinking on Mideast, warns Iran

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 2:27pm

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says greater cooperation and "fresh thinking to solve old problems" are needed in the Middle East — but he also warns that Iran and its proxies are continuing "to foment terror and unrest" in the region.

Burkina Faso president says extremists kill 24 soldiers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 1:55pm

An attack by extremists in Burkina Faso's northern province has killed at least 24 soldiers, one of the deadliest attacks on military in the West African nation's history, the president said Tuesday.

Rescuers find equipment from 2 missing cavers in Poland

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 1:49pm

Rescuers in southern Poland say they have come across some equipment and food belonging to the two missing spelunkers they are searching for amid rising water in a cave.

Sudan's pro-democracy group, army announce joint ruling body to lead the country during transition to elections

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 1:46pm

Sudan's pro-democracy group, army announce joint ruling body to lead the country during transition to elections.

Russia decries US missile test, warns of destabilization

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 1:35pm

A top Russian diplomat has lamented the U.S. test of a type of missile that was banned for decades before both Washington and Moscow quit the treaty earlier this year.

Italian government stays in caretaker role as president starts talks Wednesday with parties on forming new government

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 1:22pm

Italian government stays in caretaker role as president starts talks Wednesday with parties on forming new government.

Italian PM Giuseppe Conte gave his resignation to Italy's president but was asked to stay on as a caretaker leader

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 1:18pm

Italian PM Giuseppe Conte gave his resignation to Italy's president but was asked to stay on as a caretaker leader .

Colombia ex-rebels join quest to find nation's missing

CÉsar GarcÍa, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 12:49pm

Ex-combatants with Colombia's once largest guerrilla group turned over names and information Tuesday on several hundred people who went missing during the nation's long civil conflict in a first step toward helping more families find closure.

UN envoy: International aid for Venezuela exodus falls short

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 11:42am

A United Nations special envoy is warning that the international community is falling short in helping nations like Colombia respond to the massive exodus of Venezuelans.

Italian news agency ANSA: Prosecutor has seized Spanish rescue ship Open Arms, ordered the evacuation of its migrants

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 11:29am

Italian news agency ANSA: Prosecutor has seized Spanish rescue ship Open Arms, ordered the evacuation of its migrants.

Mexico reporter recovers after being punched on camera

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:44am

A television reporter was recovering from surgery Tuesday after a man punched him on camera during a protest last week in Mexico City.

UN envoy warns threat of Yemen's fragmentation gets stronger

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:34am

The U.N. envoy for Yemen warned Tuesday that fragmentation of the war-torn Arab nation "is becoming a stronger and more pressing threat," making peace efforts that have been frustratingly slow more urgent than ever.

New explosion rocks arms depot north of Iraqi capital

Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:27am

A large explosion hit an arms depot belonging to an Iranian-backed militia faction north of Baghdad on Tuesday, the latest in a series of mysterious blasts at military bases and munitions depots around the country in the past few weeks.

Cameroon tribunal sentences separatist leader to life

Edwin Kindzeka Moki, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:17am

A Cameroon military tribunal sentenced to life in prison a leader of the country's English-speaking separatist movement and 9 supporters on Tuesday, after finding them guilty of charges including secession, terrorism and hostility against the state.

Iraqi officials say an explosion has happened in an arms depot belonging to an Iran-backed faction north of Baghdad

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:14am

Iraqi officials say an explosion has happened in an arms depot belonging to an Iran-backed faction north of Baghdad.

Israeli, US militaries simulate ship hijacking amid tensions

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 9:55am

Israel's military said Tuesday it has conducted a joint exercise with U.S. Special Forces simulating the retaking of a hijacked ship.

Egypt says its forces kill 11 militants in Sinai Peninsula

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 9:32am

Egypt says its security forces have killed 11 suspected militants in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, where it has been fighting an insurgency for years.

Suspects in pregnant teen's killing in Germany go on trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 9:32am

Two German men have gone on trial, accused of killing a pregnant teenager on the Baltic sea island of Usedom because they wanted to see someone die.