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Boat with 160 African migrants reportedly capsizes off Yemen

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:45pm

Yemeni security officials and tribal leaders say a boat carrying more than 160 African migrants has capsized off the southern province of Shabwa. It is not immediately clear if there have been any fatalities or if any migrants have been rescued.

N. Korea puts reunion of war separated families in doubt

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:20pm

North Korea says an August reunion of Korean families separated by war may not happen if South Korea doesn't immediately return some of its citizens who arrived in the South in recent years.

Australia continues bid to return IS suspect from Turkey

Rod McGuirk, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:06pm

Australia will not give up its quest to prosecute an Australian Islamic State group suspect despite a Turkish court rejecting an extradition application, the Australian prime minister said on Friday.

Judicial chief resigns in latest scandal rocking Peru

Franklin Briceno, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 7:49pm

The head of Peru's judicial branch resigned Thursday in the wake of a mounting corruption scandal involving secret phone recordings capturing numerous judges making behind-the-scenes deals on everything from promotions to criminal sentences.

Brazilian police arrest 'Dr. Bumbum' after patient dies

Marcelo Silva By Sousa, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 5:29pm

Police arrested celebrity plastic surgeon Denis Cesar Barros Furtado on Thursday, five days after he went on the run following the death of a patient he gave injections to enlarge her buttocks.

Congo's president still coy on role in long-delayed election

Saleh Mwanamilongo, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 4:34pm

President Joseph Kabila said in a national address Thursday that Congo's long-delayed December election will go ahead but he still gave no indication what role he will play as the deadline for candidate announcements approaches.

Boat that took on migrants denied entry, pointed to Tunisia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 2:34pm

Four humanitarian groups say a commercial boat carrying 40 migrants who had been stranded in the Mediterranean Sea has been waiting to get a green light to dock in the Tunisian port of Zarzis for more than 48 hours.

Montenegro more puzzled than affronted by Trump's attention

Predrag Milic, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 2:29pm

World War III? Not us, say the puzzled people of Montenegro.

Syria rebels agree to surrender frontier with Israel

Philip Issa, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 2:09pm

Syrian rebels agreed to surrender their last pockets of control in southwest Quneitra province to the government, state media reported Thursday, making way for Damascus to re-establish its authority along the Israeli frontier.

The Latest: Boat that took on migrants pointed to Tunisia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 1:45pm

The Latest on the flow of migrants into Europe (all times local):

7 Puerto Rico policemen charged in federal corruption case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 1:14pm

Federal authorities say seven police officers in the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico have been indicted on charges including extortion, robbery and drug trafficking.

The Latest: Putin says US-Russia summit was successful

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 1:07pm

The Latest on Russian reaction to U.S. President Donald Trump (all times local):

Inquest opens into British woman poisoned by nerve agent

Sylvia Hui, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 12:59pm

A coroner on Thursday opened an inquest into the death of a British woman who was exposed to a military grade nerve agent, while British media reported that police may have identified suspects in an attack that poisoned a former Russian spy with the same deadly substance.

Cameroon military, separatists blamed for 'grave abuses'

Carley Petesch, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 12:38pm

Violent tensions between Cameroon's government and Anglophone separatists have forced more than 180,000 people from their homes since December, Human Rights Watch said Thursday in a new report that blames both sides for "grave abuses" against civilians.

New Jordanian government wins vote of confidence

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 12:26pm

Jordan's House of Representatives has given a vote of confidence to a new government that was formed after nationwide protests.

Burkina Faso captures 60 extremists near Mali, Niger border

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 12:24pm

Burkina Faso's army says its counterterror forces have captured some 60 extremists along the border with Mali and Niger during operations conducted since July 8.

For Russia, Trump is creating more problems than he solves

Angela Charlton, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 12:23pm

Having Donald Trump in the White House is looking increasingly like a liability for the Kremlin, rather than an asset. But don't expect President Vladimir Putin to say that out loud.

Video emerges of Macron bodyguard beating protester in Paris

Elaine Ganley, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 12:07pm

A video showing one of French President Emmanuel Macron's security chiefs beating a student demonstrator, until now cloaked in secrecy, drew fierce public backlash Thursday over what is seen as mild punishment and a possible cover-up.

Netanyahu greets Hungary's Orban as 'true friend of Israel'

Ilan Ben Zion, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 11:27am

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday welcomed Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, calling him a "true friend of Israel" despite the outcry over the visiting leader's past remarks that have been interpreted as anti-Semitic.