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UN expert worried rights not mentioned at NKorea summits

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 1:40pm

The U.N. investigator on human rights in North Korea says he's "very concerned" that statements following Kim Jong Un's summits with the leaders of South Korea and the United States made no mention of human rights and ongoing widespread rights violations by Pyongyang.

Report: Russian researcher stabs colleague in Antarctica

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 1:40pm

The Interfax news agency says that a researcher at Russia's Antarctic station has stabbed and injured a colleague in an apparent emotional breakdown.

Rome escalator accident injures 20 Russian soccer fans

Paolo Santalucia, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 1:21pm

At least 20 people were injured when an escalator in the Rome metropolitan system collapsed Tuesday night.

Litvinenko widow says Saudi death should be a wake-up call

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 1:19pm

The widow of former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko, who was killed by radioactive poison in 2006, said Tuesday that the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi should be a wake-up call to the world about the deadly behavior of authoritarian states.

The Latest: Mexico says 4,250 evacuate before Willa

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 12:53pm

The Latest on Hurricane Willa (all times local):

Bolton says he told officials vote meddling hurt Russia

Jim Heintz, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 12:19pm

U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said Tuesday that he told Russian officials the Kremlin hurt itself by meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

Palestinians: Israeli fire kills teen at Gaza protest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 12:16pm

Gaza's Health Ministry says a 17-year-old Palestinian was killed by Israeli fire during a protest along the perimeter fence with Israel.

Stampede at railroad station kills 2, injures 17 in India

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 11:46am

At least two people were killed and another 17 injured in a stampede as people crowded an overpass bridge at a railroad station in eastern India on Tuesday, a state official said.

A glance at the 1987 nuclear arms pact Trump intends to dump

Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 11:39am

U.S. President Donald Trump has declared his intention to withdraw from a landmark nuclear weapons treaty, a move the Kremlin warned would "make the world a more dangerous place."

Poland awards Ukrainian filmmaker imprisoned in Russia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 10:57am

Poland has honored a Ukrainian filmmaker imprisoned in Russia on charges of plotting acts of terrorism for his defense of Ukrainians held captive in Russia.

Chinese VP Wang meets Israeli, Palestinian officials

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 10:37am

China's vice president has met with Israeli and Palestinian officials as part of a three-day trip to the region.

The Latest: Analyst says aid cut for CentAm could backfire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 10:24am

The latest on the caravan of Central American migrants trying to reach the United States (all times local):

Hungary's Orban says EU elections are decisive for migration

Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 9:21am

Hungary's prime minister reasserted Tuesday that European Union leaders deliberately failed to stop mass migration to the continent and want to create a "European empire" to subjugate individual nations.

Japan: Man believed to be missing journalist in Syria freed

Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 8:32am

Japan's government said Tuesday that a man believed to be a Japanese freelance journalist who went missing three years ago while in Syria has been released and is now in Turkey.

Key moments surrounding the killing of Jamal Khashoggi

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 8:31am

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who wrote critically of the kingdom's policies and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was killed in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul earlier this month. Turkish officials say a 15-men team tortured, killed and dismembered the writer, while Saudi Arabia says he died in a "fistfight."

Japan's government says a man believed to be a Japanese journalist missing in Syria has been released and is in Turkey

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 8:21am

Japan's government says a man believed to be a Japanese journalist missing in Syria has been released and is in Turkey.

Deputy chief of IS-linked group in Somalia killed: Officials

Abdi Guled, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 7:33am

Somali intelligence officials say the deputy leader of an Islamic State-affiliated extremist group based in northern Somalia has been killed in the capital.

Israeli marks 70th anniversary of 1st diplomatic outpost

Vanessa Gera, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 7:15am

Israel marked the 70th anniversary of its first diplomatic mission as a new nation Tuesday with a re-enactment in the city that hosted the outpost — Warsaw, Poland.

Migrants pause to honor dead man, rest, still far from US

Mark Stevenson, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 7:03am

Still more than 1,000 miles from their goal of reaching the United States, a caravan of Central American migrants briefly halted their arduous journey Tuesday to mourn a fellow traveler killed in a road accident, and to rest weary, blistered feet and try to heal illnesses and injuries suffered on the road.