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Anti-India rebels abduct and kill 3 policemen in Kashmir

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 12:48am

Police say rebels fighting against Indian rule have abducted and killed three police officers in disputed Kashmir.

Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang dead at 61 due to illness

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 11:27pm

Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang, the country's second in command after the Communist party's leader, died Friday of a serious illness, the government said. He was 61.

Official media say Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang has died at age 61 due to illness

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 11:15pm

Official media say Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang has died at age 61 due to illness.

Despite strong laws, domestic violence in Brazil is rampant

Beatrice Christofaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 10:04pm

Rogeria Cardeal had spent most of the day in a muggy waiting room at the public defenders' office. She wanted to report that a former partner, who had beaten her for years, had violated a restraining order by approaching her and the kids at church.

Philippine villages at risk of landslides forcibly evacuated

Bullit Marquez and Joeal Calupitan, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 9:51pm

Philippine troops and police forcibly evacuated residents of five villages vulnerable to landslides after the collapse of a mountainside buried dozens of homes and killed at least 22 people in a central region.

A Kim Jong Un visit to Seoul? It would be surreal challenge

Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 8:15pm

The spectacle and surprise on display at the three inter-Korean summits this year have been, at times, intense. The fourth one could be surreal — if it happens.

In China's far west, authorities are distancing Muslim children from their families with orphanages, boarding schools

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 7:02pm

In China's far west, authorities are distancing Muslim children from their families with orphanages, boarding schools.

Police papers say Toronto shooter 'emotionally disturbed'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 5:08pm

The man who went on a shooting rampage that killed two people and wounded 13 in Toronto was an emotionally disturbed loner and did not appear to act out of any particular ideological motivation, according to police documents released Thursday.

Survey of 104 countries says 1.3 billion live in poverty

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 4:45pm

A survey of 104 countries comprising 5.5 billion people that looked at health, education and living standards has found that some 1.3 billion people are living in poverty — including 662 million children.

Colombian police shut down Pablo Escobar museum

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 4:22pm

Police have shut down a small museum in Medellin that showcased the life and times of notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar because its managers do not have a tourism license, authorities said Thursday.

8 EU countries urge Israel to reconsider village demolition

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 4:21pm

Eight European Union nations are underlining their opposition to Israel's planned demolition of the Palestinian village of Khan al-Ahmar and are urging its government to reconsider the decision.

UN chief urges pardon for 2 journalists jailed in Myanmar

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 2:15pm

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he hopes Myanmar's government will pardon "as quickly as possible" two Reuters journalists jailed on charges of possessing state secrets in connection with their reporting about massacres of Rohingya Muslims.

Tanzania regional official says at least 44 dead after ferry capsizes on Lake Victoria

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 1:19pm

Tanzania regional official says at least 44 dead after ferry capsizes on Lake Victoria.

UN chief: No inter-Korean success without US-NKorea success

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 11:59am

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Thursday that negotiations between the two Koreas won't be successful unless there is simultaneous success in U.S.-North Korean negotiations to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula.

Catalan separatists mark anniversary of independence push

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 11:47am

Thousands of Catalan pro-independence activists are protesting in Barcelona to mark the anniversary of demonstrations that fired up the region's secessionist drive and brought Spain's worst political crisis in decades.

Guatemalan protesters demand Morales reverse on graft body

Sonia Perez D., Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 11:14am

Thousands marched Thursday to protest President Jimmy Morales' decision to end the work of a U.N. anti-corruption commission that has helped lead high-profile graft probes targeting dozens of powerful Guatemalans, including one involving Morales.

Turkey frees prominent opposition lawmaker Berberoglu

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 11:13am

A Turkish court on Thursday released a prominent lawmaker from the main opposition party who had been sentenced to more than five years in prison for revealing state secrets and espionage.

Germany, France help Western Balkans get rid of illicit arms

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 10:40am

Germany and France have launched a project fighting illicit firearms trafficking in the Western Balkans as part of preparations for those nations to seek European Union membership.

More mass graves discovered from Rwanda's genocide

Ignatius Ssuuna, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 10:00am

Authorities in Rwanda have found new mass graves they say contain 5,400 bodies of genocide victims nearly a quarter-century after the 1994 bloodshed.