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The Latest: 1 dead, over 2 dozen injured in Philippine quake

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 9:44am

The Latest on an earthquake in the southern Philippines (all times local):

Sudanese rebel group suspends peace talks after attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 9:26am

A Sudanese rebel group says it has suspended peace talks with the transitional government, accusing the military of storming a southern area under its control.

Thai Red Shirt chiefs ordered to pay for 2010 arson damage

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 8:40am

Thailand's Supreme Court has ordered three leaders of the Red Shirt political movement to pay 21 million baht ($691,000) compensation to business owners whose commercial buildings were set on fire at the climax of two months of aggressive street protests in 2010.

Britain scraps plan aimed at blocking minors' access to porn

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 8:18am

The British government has abandoned a plan to require pornography websites to verify that their users are adults.

9 dead as Guineans protest president's bid to extend power

Boubacar Diallo, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 8:10am

At least nine people have been killed in three days of protests in Guinea against the president's bid to extend his time in power, while hospitals are overwhelmed with scores of people wounded, a doctor told The Associated Press on Wednesday.

Small Northern Irish party plays big role in Brexit talks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 8:02am

The Democratic Unionist Party is a small Northern Irish political grouping with an outsized Brexit role.

Jordan calls on Israel to release woman on hunger strike

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 7:00am

Jordan is calling on Israel to release a Jordanian woman detained for over a month without trial on security charges.

Cambodian police arrest suspects in rape of French tourist

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 6:51am

Police in Cambodia say they have arrested three men accused of raping a female French tourist last week.

The Latest: Number of migrants crossing from Turkey rises

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 6:50am

The Latest on the migrant inflow into Europe (all times local):

Turkish invasion sparks NATO crisis but eviction is unlikely

Lorne Cook, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 6:25am

Turkey's invasion of northern Syria — along with the criticism and threats of sanctions brandished by fellow NATO members at Ankara over the offensive — is close to sparking a crisis at the world's biggest military alliance.

Strong earthquake strikes southern Philippines

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 6:24am

A strong and shallow earthquake has struck the southern Philippines.

Polish couple sentenced for sprawling pyramid scheme

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 6:13am

The two founders of a pyramid scheme in Poland have been sentenced to years in prison for cheating thousands of people out of their savings in one of the nation's biggest financial scandals, calculated at 200 million euros ($220 million).

U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.4 earthquake has struck Mindanao, Philippines

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 6:12am

U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.4 earthquake has struck Mindanao, Philippines.

Libya's coast guard intercepts 90 Europe-bound migrants

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 6:06am

Libya's coast guard says it has intercepted 90 Europe-bound migrants off the country's Mediterranean coast.

Bosnian authorities round up migrants amid crisis warnings

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 5:18am

Authorities in northwestern Bosnia have rounded up hundreds of migrants and moved them to a refugee center while warning of a looming crisis ahead of upcoming winter.

Turkey: Patriotic sentiment on display amid Syria operation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 4:47am

Since Turkey announced its incursion into neighboring Syria to clear out Kurdish fighters last week, patriotic sentiment has run high — as has bewilderment and anger at the overwhelmingly negative international reaction to Ankara's actions.

Mozambique counts votes amid sporadic protests

Tom Bowker, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 4:28am

Vote counting continues Wednesday in Mozambique's presidential and parliamentary elections, after isolated incidents of vandalism and violence tainted a generally peaceful night of tallying the ballots.

Indian capital's air quality plunges despite new measures

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 4:27am

The Indian capital's air quality levels have plunged to "poor," a day after the government initiated stricter measures to fight chronic air pollution.

Sri Lanka's army chief in controversy over election ad

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 4:09am

Sri Lanka's election chief says he has asked for an explanation from the defense ministry on why the army commander features in an advertisement promoting a candidate for next month's presidential election.