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Sudan rebel faction holds 1st round of peace talks with govt

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 4:46am

Sudan's largest rebel group is holding its first round of peace talks with the country's transitional government.

Pakistan avoids terror financing blacklist _ for now

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 4:29am

An international monitoring agency has given Pakistan four months to prove it is fighting terrorism financing and money laundering — or be put on a blacklist.

Former Israeli chief justice Meir Shamgar dies at 94

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 3:56am

Meir Shamgar, a long-serving former chief justice of the Israeli Supreme Court, has died. He was 94.

Pompeo seeks to reassure Israel amid Syria turmoil

Joseph Krauss, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 3:52am

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Israel's prime minister on Friday to reaffirm the countries' close ties at a time when many in Israel fear the Trump administration intends to cut and run from the Middle East.

The Latest: Catalan riots postpone Barcelona soccer game

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 3:26am

The Latest on the situation in Catalonia (all times local):

UK royal couple land in Pakistani capital after storm delay

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 3:16am

A plane carrying Britain's Prince William and wife Kate has safely landed in Pakistan's capital of Islamabad, hours after two failed landing attempts in bad weather forced them to fly back to the eastern city of Lahore.

Ex-Catalan leader hands himself into Belgian authorities

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 2:43am

Fugitive former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont has handed himself in to Belgian justice authorities after Spain issued a new warrant for his arrest following the sentencing of 12 of his former colleagues.

Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont hands himself to Belgian authorities after new arrest warrant issued in Spain

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 2:41am

Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont hands himself to Belgian authorities after new arrest warrant issued in Spain.

The Latest: Turkey's president: Kurdish fighters withdrawing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 2:22am

The latest on Turkey's invasion of northern Syria (all times local):

France: Person arrested in Sept. 11-style attack threat

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 1:14am

One person is in French custody on preliminary terrorism charges after threatening a Sept. 11-style plane hijacking and attack.

Protests paralyze Catalonia as marches head for Barcelona

Aritz Parra and Emilio Morenatti, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 1:02am

Spain's northeastern Catalonia region and its riot-swept regional capital, Barcelona, were paralyzed Friday by a mix of strikes and marches as it faced its fifth day of protests over the conviction of independence leaders.

Giorgia Meloni is rising star on Italy's far-right stage

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 12:54am

Italian right-wing leader Matteo Salvini's once-bold demeanor has turned nervous and edgy since his failed bid to become premier this summer, giving an opening on Italy's political stage to his junior ally, the energetic leader of the post-fascist Brothers of Italy party.

No agreement among EU leaders on launching membership talks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 12:44am

European Union leaders have broken off talks without agreement on whether to launch membership negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia, despite warnings that turning them away would tarnish the EU's reputation and risks inflaming the volatile Balkans region.

Fighting in Kurdish-held Syrian town despite cease-fire

Elena Becatoros, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 12:20am

Fighting continued Friday morning in a northeast Syrian border town at the center of the fight between Turkey and Kurdish forces, despite a U.S.-brokered cease-fire that went into effect overnight.

AP reporters see shelling, smoke in Syrian town at center of fight between Turkey and Kurdish forces despite cease-fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 12:05am

AP reporters see shelling, smoke in Syrian town at center of fight between Turkey and Kurdish forces despite cease-fire.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 7:40 a.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:40pm

Activists and a Syria war monitor says the Kurdish-led force and Turkey-backed fighters are clashing on the outskirts of Ras al-Ayn, a town along the border that is part of a cease-fire agreement. The Rojava Information Center and the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported fighting in villages on the western and eastern flanks of Ras al-Ayn. The Observatory says at least five people were killed and 14 injured.

Pakistan blacklists, expels global journalists' group leader

Kathy Gannon, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:10pm

Pakistan blacklisted and expelled the Asia coordinator of global press freedom group the Committee to Protect Journalists, the group's executive director said Friday.

Trump hails Syria cease-fire after he played role in crisis

Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:03pm

President Donald Trump framed the U.S.-brokered cease-fire deal with Turkey as "a great day for civilization," but its effect was largely to mitigate a foreign policy crisis widely seen to be of his own making.

Trudeau could lose power in Canada's election Monday

Rob Gillies, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:03pm

Ian Bremmer remembers the first time he met Justin Trudeau, at the annual gathering of elites in the Swiss ski resort of Davos.