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Ex-spy chief says Brexit leaves UK vulnerable to attack

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

A former head of Britain's overseas intelligence agency says Brexit could leave Britain more vulnerable to attacks like the nerve-agent poisoning of a former Russian spy in Salisbury.

Egypt, Saudi conclude Tabuk-4 joint military drills

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 8:05am

Egypt's military says its forces have concluded drills with Saudi Arabia held in Egypt's southern military zone.

State media: Turkish prosecutors are questioning Saudi consulate employees over missing journalist

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 7:40am

State media: Turkish prosecutors are questioning Saudi consulate employees over missing journalist.

Wife of ex-Interpol president wary of Chinese envoys

John Leicester, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 7:33am

The wife of the former Interpol president who is being detained in China on bribery charges says she has been contacted by Chinese diplomats, who have told her they're holding a letter from him for her.

Turkey asks Albania to close US-based cleric's businesses

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 7:32am

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says he expects Albania to close all businesses owned by Fethullah Gulen, the U.S.-based Turkish cleric Ankara blames for an attempted coup two years ago.

The Latest: Migrants prepare to cross into Mexico territory

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 7:24am

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

3 crewmembers die on board Iranian ship, 8 hospitalized

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 7:23am

Azerbaijani health officials say three members of an Iranian ship crew have died from acute poisoning and another eight have been hospitalized.

Red Cross assists in key prisoner release in South Sudan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 7:07am

The International Committee of the Red Cross says it has assisted in the release of 24 people detained in relation to South Sudan's civil war, calling it the first release the organization has supervised since the latest peace deal was signed last month.

Poland: Local races offer gauge of ruling party's support

Monika Scislowska, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 7:04am

Local elections on Sunday are expected to measure popular support for Poland's conservative ruling party, whose policies have produced street protests and repeated clashes with European Union leaders.

EU, Asia leaders underline support for Iran nuclear deal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 7:00am

European and Asian leaders are giving their backing to the Iran nuclear deal, saying the pact is good for global security and that it's important to respect international agreements.

EU top court tells Poland to suspend supreme court measure

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 6:46am

The European Union's top court ruled on Friday that Poland must immediately suspend politically-charged measures relating to the lowering of retirement age for supreme court judges.

EU top court orders Poland to suspend application of Polish Supreme Court measure to lower retirement age for judges.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 6:28am

EU top court orders Poland to suspend application of Polish Supreme Court measure to lower retirement age for judges.

Report: Crew of Iranian cargo ship poisoned, 3 seamen die

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 6:03am

Iran's official IRNA news agency says three seamen have died from an unspecified toxic substance that poisoned all 11 crew members of an Iranian cargo ship on the Caspian Sea.

Turkey to host four-nation summit on Syria crisis

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 4:18am

A summit between the leaders of Turkey, France, Germany and Russia will be held in Istanbul this month to discuss the conflict in Syria and efforts for a lasting solution to the war in the Arab country, a Turkish official said Friday.

Suspect says he didn't mean to kill Bulgarian journalist

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 4:13am

A 21-year-old suspect in the rape and slaying of a Bulgarian television journalist said Friday that he killed Viktoria Marinova, but didn't mean to.

The Latest: State TV: Turkey questions Saudi consulate staff

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 3:47am

The Latest on the disappearance of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist who went missing after entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul earlier this month (all times local):

Former general says UK-US military cooperation under threat

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 3:47am

The former commander of American forces in Iraq and Afghanistan warned Friday that the United States' military cooperation with the U.K. could be threatened by the growing use of human rights laws to target British soldiers.

Mother, son die in shooting after police called in Germany

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 3:28am

A mother and her son died and two police officers were seriously injured when police were called to an altercation at an apartment in southwestern Germany on Friday, authorities said.

Turkish foreign minister says they have not shared any audio from Saudi journalist's disappearance with US officials

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 3:28am

Turkish foreign minister says they have not shared any audio from Saudi journalist's disappearance with US officials.