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World leaders gather at UN under threat from unilateralism

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 2:39pm

With rising unilateralism challenging its very existence, the United Nations convenes its annual meeting of world leaders Monday and will try once more to tackle problems together as a community of nations, addressing threats ranging from Mideast conflicts to the effects of global warming — and also encouraging the glimmer of hope over the nuclear standoff in North Korea.

UN: Excessive drinking killed over 3 million people in 2016

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 12:11pm

Drinking too much alcohol killed more than 3 million people in 2016, mostly men, the World Health Organization said.

7 Pakistani soldiers, 9 militants killed in shootout

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 11:06am

Pakistan's military says security forces have raided militant hideouts setting off a shootout that left seven soldiers and nine militants dead.

Italy extends time for vaccine proof for young school kids

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 10:59am

Italian parents have more time before having to produce proof to schools that their children have received 10 mandatory vaccinations.

Bannon dubs the far-right Europe's "new elite" patriots

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 9:31am

Former Trump strategist Steve Bannon declared Saturday that far-right "patriots" are the "new elite" of Europe as he brought his push for a trans-national, anti-European Union drive to Italy.

Maldives police say they have raided the main campaign office of opposition presidential candidate on eve of election

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 8:36am

Maldives police say they have raided the main campaign office of opposition presidential candidate on eve of election.

US airstrike kills 18 al-Shabab after US attacked in Somalia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 7:56am

A U.S. military airstrike has killed 18 al-Shabab extremists after U.S. and local forces on the ground came under attack in southern Somalia, the U.S. Africa Command said Saturday.

Egypt court upholds corruption conviction of Mubarak, sons

Hamza Hendawi, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 7:30am

Egypt's highest appeals court on Saturday rejected a motion by former president Hosni Mubarak and his two sons to overturn their conviction on corruption charges.

The Latest: Video shows rescued Tanzania ferry survivor

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 5:05am

The Latest on capsized Tanzanian ferry (all times local):

Tanzanian official says survivor found in capsized ferry 2 days after deadly disaster on Lake Victoria

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 5:03am

Tanzanian official says survivor found in capsized ferry 2 days after deadly disaster on Lake Victoria.

Child drowns after boat with Syrians capsizes off Lebanon

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 4:44am

Lebanon's army says a child has drowned after a boat carrying 39 migrants hoping to get to Europe capsized off the northern Lebanese coast.

Libya's latest militia-on-militia fighting leaves 10 dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 4:42am

Libyan authorities say the latest bout of fighting between rival militias in the capital Tripoli has left 10 people dead.

Tanzania death toll 209 as survivor found in capsized ferry

Tom Odula, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 4:41am

It was a stunning discovery. As rescue divers probed a capsized Tanzanian ferry two days after the disaster and the death toll soared past 200, a man was found in an air pocket, alive.

Death toll in Tanzania ferry disaster rises to 167, official says, as coffins arrive at scene

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 4:37am

Death toll in Tanzania ferry disaster rises to 167, official says, as coffins arrive at scene .

Iran state-run IRNA news agency says 24 dead, 53 wounded in military parade attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 3:55am

Iran state-run IRNA news agency says 24 dead, 53 wounded in military parade attack .

Congo reports Ebola death close to busy Ugandan border

Saleh Mwanamilongo, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 3:49am

A Congolese woman who refused an Ebola vaccination and then disappeared has died of the virus near the heavily traveled border with Uganda, which is preparing to begin vaccinations as needed.

Raw sewage in streets: Cholera is Zimbabwe's latest crisis

Farai Mutsaka, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 3:07am

Raw sewage flows freely in some streets of Zimbabwe's capital, posing a deadly challenge to the recently elected president who has promised the troubled country a new dawn.

Iran's foreign minister warns regional powers, 'US masters' that Iran will respond 'swiftly and decisively' to attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 2:18am

Iran's foreign minister warns regional powers, 'US masters' that Iran will respond 'swiftly and decisively' to attack.

Iran's foreign minister on Twitter says gunmen who attacked military parade were armed, recruited by 'a foreign regime'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 2:17am

Iran's foreign minister on Twitter says gunmen who attacked military parade were armed, recruited by 'a foreign regime'