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Ex-aide is star witness of panel probing French crisis

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 12:55am

A former security aide of French President Emmanuel Macron who triggered a political crisis after being videotaped beating a protester is grudgingly appearing before a Senate inquiry commission whose members he insulted as "little people" for whom he has no respect.

Indian police arrest nurse after woman's death in abortion

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 12:34am

Indian police have arrested a nurse for trying to perform an abortion on a 28-year-old woman who died at her home in southern India, an official said Wednesday.

Palestinian schools strive to modernize classrooms

Mohammed Daraghmeh, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 12:08am

As the teacher pointed to the large touch screen, her first-grade classroom came alive. With the click of a link, an animated character popped up on the screen, singing and dancing as it taught the children how to read.

Pakistan's new PM, Imran Khan, visits Saudi Arabia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 12:03am

Pakistan's new prime minister, former cricket player Imran Khan, is in Saudi Arabia as part of his first official overseas trip.

New Zealand celebrates 125 years of women having the vote

Nick Perry, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 11:23pm

New Zealand became the first nation in the world to allow women to vote 125 years ago, and hundreds of people celebrated the anniversary on Wednesday by turning out to gatherings and speeches. Some wore period costumes or white camellia flowers, a symbol of the historic movement.

New Zealand to increase annual refugee quota to 1,500

Nick Perry, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:10pm

New Zealand plans to increase the number of refugees it takes each year from 1,000 to 1,500.

A year after Maria, Puerto Rican kidney patients fear death

Danica Coto, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:04pm

As weeks turned into months, the seats of the small plane began to empty out.

AP Photos: A look at Mexico City buildings devastated quake

Rebecca Blackwell, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:03pm

Cracked and leaning buildings remain uninhabited and displaced people live in outdoor camps a year after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake killed 228 people in Mexico's capital and 141 more in nearby states.

Koreas agree to disarm a jointly controlled border village, starting with the removal of land mines

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 9:49pm

Koreas agree to disarm a jointly controlled border village, starting with the removal of land mines.

Koreas agree to set up first-ever joint search effort at their border for bodies of soldiers killed in Korean War

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 9:46pm

Koreas agree to set up first-ever joint search effort at their border for bodies of soldiers killed in Korean War.

Koreas agree to withdraw 11 guard posts from the Demilitarized Zone by December, with aim of removing them all one day

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 9:43pm

Koreas agree to withdraw 11 guard posts from the Demilitarized Zone by December, with aim of removing them all one day.

Two Koreas agree to establish "buffer zones" along their land and sea borders to prevent danger of accidental clash

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 9:41pm

Two Koreas agree to establish "buffer zones" along their land and sea borders to prevent danger of accidental clash.

Malaysia urged to ban child marriages as older man weds teen

Eileen Ng, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 9:24pm

Malaysia's government has come under renewed pressure to outlaw child marriages after another case of a child bride surfaced in a poor rural state, the second in weeks.

South Korean leader says North will permanently dismantle its main nuclear complex if US takes corresponding measures

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 8:58pm

South Korean leader says North will permanently dismantle its main nuclear complex if US takes corresponding measures.

South Korean president says North agrees to dismantle missile engine test site, launch pad and allow inspections

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 8:56pm

South Korean president says North agrees to dismantle missile engine test site, launch pad and allow inspections.

South Korean President Moon Jae-in says two Koreas agree to "eliminate all the danger of war from the Korean Peninsula"

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 8:54pm

South Korean President Moon Jae-in says two Koreas agree to "eliminate all the danger of war from the Korean Peninsula"

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un promises to visit Seoul in the "near future"

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 8:49pm

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un promises to visit Seoul in the "near future"

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un agree to push for Korean Peninsula without nukes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 8:48pm

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un agree to push for Korean Peninsula without nukes.

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sign a joint statement, no details disclosed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 8:34pm

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sign a joint statement, no details disclosed.