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More than 100 children die in India in encephalitis outbreak

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 5:57am

An encephalitis outbreak has killed more than 100 children in India's eastern state of Bihar.

Saudi security say 2 Italians injured in apparent attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 5:40am

Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry says two Italians were wounded in the coastal city of Jiddah earlier this month in what appears to have been a premeditated attack targeting their cars.

Serbian court acquits ex-US Marine citing lack of evidence

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 5:39am

A Serbian court has acquitted a former U.S. Marine charged with illegal possession and distribution of weapons.

Spain smashes prostitution ring that duped Ukrainian women

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 4:42am

Spanish police say they have freed 11 women, most of them Ukrainian, who traveled to Spain thinking they were taking jobs as hotel chambermaids but were forced to work as prostitutes.

About 160 dead after days of Congo intercommunal violence

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 4:39am

The governor of Congo's northeast Ituri province says two weeks of intercommunal violence have killed more than 160 people in several villages while many others have fled.

The Latest: Helicopter saves 6 climbers in Pakistan's north

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 4:36am

The Latest on a climbing expedition's rescue in Pakistan after being hit by an avalanche (all times local):

Pakistani official says army helicopter has rescued 4 Italian and 2 Pakistani climbers stranded after avalanche.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 4:15am

Pakistani official says army helicopter has rescued 4 Italian and 2 Pakistani climbers stranded after avalanche.

Report: Syria holding 2 Lebanese security agents

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 4:10am

Lebanon's state-run National News Agency says Syrian troops are holding two Lebanese security agents who crossed by mistake into the neighboring country.

Russia moves closer to pulling out of arms treaty with US

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 4:05am

Russia has moved closer to suspending its participation in a key nuclear arms treaty.

Germany condemns official's slaying as 'attack on all of us'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 3:51am

The killing of a pro-migrant politician this month, allegedly at the hands of a violent neo-Nazi, illustrates the threat posed by far-right extremism, Germany's top security official said Tuesday.

Iranian president: Iran isn't seeking war against any nation

Nasser Karimi, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 3:24am

Iran is not seeking to wage war against any nation, the country's president said Tuesday while at the same time stressing that Iranians will withstand mounting U.S. pressure and emerge victorious.

Porous border could hinder efforts to stem spread of Ebola

Rodney Muhumuza, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 3:04am

Several well-trodden paths crisscross this lush area where people walk between Congo and Uganda to visit nearby family and friends and go to the busy markets.

Hong Kong leader says she intends to finish out her term over next 3 years, regain public trust.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 2:24am

Hong Kong leader says she intends to finish out her term over next 3 years, regain public trust.

Hong Kong's leader says she won't revive work on contentious extradition bill unless it can be done "well."

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 2:20am

Hong Kong's leader says she won't revive work on contentious extradition bill unless it can be done "well."

Hong Kong leader apologizes for her handling of unpopular extradition bill, says city needs hope.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 2:11am

Hong Kong leader apologizes for her handling of unpopular extradition bill, says city needs hope.

Kazakhstan updates tally of protest arrests to nearly 4,000

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 2:03am

Kazakhstan's interior minister has updated the tally of arrests during protests before and after the presidential election earlier this month to nearly 4,000 people.

The Latest: HK activists vow resistance if demands not met

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 1:23am

The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local):

Lebanese US resident, freed by Iran, leaves for America

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 12:53am

A Lebanese man and permanent U.S. resident released by Tehran after years in an Iranian prison has left Lebanon for the United States, where his three sons reside.

Japan pushes 300 North Korean boats out of fishing grounds

Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 12:24am

The Japanese coast guard said Tuesday its patrol boats have been pushing back hundreds of North Korean boats trying to poach in fishing grounds rich with squid off Japan's northern coast.