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Indonesia sports minister resigns over corruption allegation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 5:03am

Indonesia's sports minister has resigned after being accused of stealing $1.8 million in public money.

Philippines declares new polio outbreak after 19 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 4:47am

The Philippine health department has declared a polio outbreak in the country nearly two decades after the World Health Organization declared it to be free of the highly contagious and potentially deadly disease.

Iranian foreign minister tells CNN that any Saudi or US strike on Iran will result in 'all-out war'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 4:33am

Iranian foreign minister tells CNN that any Saudi or US strike on Iran will result in 'all-out war'

Belgian fighter jet crashes in France, pilot hits power line

Angela Charlton, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 4:14am

French authorities say a Belgian F-16 fighter jet has crashed in a populated area in western France and one of its pilots is caught on a high-voltage electricity line.

Belgian fighter jet crashes in western France; pilot stuck on high-voltage electricity line, authorities say

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 4:10am

Belgian fighter jet crashes in western France; pilot stuck on high-voltage electricity line, authorities say.

The Latest: Slovenia police detain 4 human traffickers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 4:01am

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ICC pretrial hearing starts in Central African Republic case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 3:55am

Two alleged leaders of a predominantly Christian militia involved in a bitter conflict with Muslim forces in the Central African Republic have appeared at the International Criminal Court for a hearing at which prosecutors will seek to persuade judges that there is sufficient evidence to send the suspects to trial.

China attacks Pelosi for meeting Hong Kong activists

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 3:36am

China's foreign ministry has accused U.S. congressional leader Nancy Pelosi of making irresponsible remarks about pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong and urged the U.S. to stop interfering in China's internal affairs.

Suspect in German politician's killing linked to 2nd attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 3:17am

German prosecutors say a far-right extremist arrested over the killing of a regional politician from Chancellor Angela Merkel's party is also now suspected in the attempted killing of an Iraqi asylum-seeker.

Thieves take 2 million euros in jewels from French chateau

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 3:10am

French authorities say six unidentified thieves have broken into one of France's most opulent chateaus, tied up its owners and escaped with at least 2 million euros' ($2.2 million) worth of jewels and cash.

Ex-UK PM Cameron says he sought queen's help in Scots vote

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 3:00am

Former British Prime Minister David Cameron says he asked Queen Elizabeth II to help the pro-"remain" side in Scotland's 2014 independence referendum.

France dismisses Snowden's latest request for asylum

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 2:21am

France's foreign minister says "it's not the time" to grant a new asylum request from former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden.

The Latest: Iraq rejects joining US-led maritime coalition

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 1:52am

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Indonesian police arrest hundreds linked to forest fires

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 1:17am

Indonesian police say they have arrested 230 people suspected of starting fires that are spreading health-damaging haze across a large part of Southeast Asia.

In new Sudan, women want more freedom, bigger political role

Samy Magdy, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 1:09am

Sudan's uprising has raised hopes for a new era for the nation and for Sudanese women after three decades of autocratic rule by Omar al-Bashir.

Israel's political future unclear in post-election deadlock

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 12:50am

Israelis are coming to grips with an uncertain political future two days after an election that left the country's two main political parties deadlocked and with no clear path to a coalition government.

'Deeply sorry' Trudeau begs forgiveness for brownface photo

Rob Gillies, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 12:04am

Canadian leader Justin Trudeau's campaign is working to contain a growing scandal following the publication of a yearbook photo showing him in brownface makeup at a 2001 costume party.

UAE joins US-led coalition to protect Mideast waterways

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 11:17pm

The United Arab Emirates says it has joined a U.S.-led coalition to protect waterways across the Mideast after an attack on Saudi oil installations.

United Arab Emirates says it joins a US-led coalition to protect Mideast waterways after attack on Saudi oil sites

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 11:07pm

United Arab Emirates says it joins a US-led coalition to protect Mideast waterways after attack on Saudi oil sites.

UN chief rejects claim he didn't condemn China over Muslims

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:48pm

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is strongly rejecting claims by five human rights groups that he hasn't condemned the Chinese government's detention of more than a million Muslims in the Xinjiang region, saying he has spoken out forcefully.