The caravan of Central American migrants moving through Mexico toward the U.S. border has bloomed to more than 7,000 people. Here's why the caravan is bigger than previous ones and drawing so much attention.
A prominent lawyer and newspaper publisher who is tied to Bangladesh's political opposition has been arrested on a defamation charge amid concern the government is acting tough on dissent ahead of national elections.
Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | PostedOct 22nd - 7:24pm
A senior Russian official voiced concerns Monday that Washington is increasing the role of nuclear weapons in its military planning as part of a stepped-up campaign by the Trump administration to ensure "U.S. military superiority over the rest of the world," while he also denied U.S. allegations that Moscow has violated an arms treaty.
Christopher Sherman, Associated Press | PostedOct 22nd - 3:25pm
President Donald Trump is offering no evidence to support his assertion that "unknown Middle Easterners are mixed in" with Central American migrants moving toward the U.S. southern border. Associated Press journalists who have traveled with the migrant caravan for more than a week have seen nothing that verifies his claim.
Cara Anna, Associated Press | PostedOct 22nd - 2:34pm
Health teams responding to Congo's latest Ebola outbreak are attacked three or four times a week on average, a level of violence unseen in the country's nine previous outbreaks of the deadly virus, the health ministry said Monday.
Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press | PostedOct 22nd - 1:26pm
The top U.S. commander for the Middle East made an unannounced visit Monday to a key military outpost in southern Syria, pressing the need for a continued U.S. presence there to root out remaining Islamic State fighters and serve as leverage against growing Iranian activity in the region.
Three supreme court justices on Monday criticized the son of presidential front-runner Jair Bolsonaro for saying that Brazil's top court could be closed if it tried to remove his father from the presidency.
Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | PostedOct 22nd - 11:53am
The joint U.N.-African Union envoy for Darfur urged the Security Council on Monday to consider "stern measures" — likely sanctions — against Sudan Liberation Army founder Abdul Wahid Elnur, who has refused to join the peace process.
Christopher Torchia, Associated Press | PostedOct 22nd - 9:59am
One mystery surrounding the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul is the existence of purported audio recordings of his death. The recordings, reported to include voices of Saudi officials who were present as well as confirmation of a grisly scheme to dispose of the dismembered body, were reported in pro-government newspapers in Turkey but have not been officially confirmed.