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Japan's prime minister says South Korean decision to scrap agreement to share military intelligence damages trust.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 8:56pm

Japan's prime minister says South Korean decision to scrap agreement to share military intelligence damages trust.

North Korea foreign minister calls Pompeo 'poisonous plant'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 8:05pm

North Korea's foreign minister on Friday called U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo a "poisonous plant of American diplomacy" who hampers efforts to restart nuclear negotiations.

UN: Possible to eradicate malaria, but probably not soon

Maria Cheng, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 6:03pm

The World Health Organization says it's theoretically possible to wipe out malaria, but probably not with the flawed vaccine and other control methods being used at the moment.

Guatemala certifies result of Aug. 11 presidential vote

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 5:14pm

Guatemala's Supreme Electoral Tribunal made it official Thursday: Alejandro Giammattei will be the country's next president.

Global worry over Amazon fires escalates; Bolsonaro defiant

Marcelo Silva By Sousa, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 4:07pm

Amid global concern about raging Amazon fires, Brazil on Thursday said it was the target of a smear campaign by critics who contend President Jair Bolsonaro is not doing enough to curb widespread deforestation.

2 more El Salvador ex-officers to face trial in '81 massacre

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 3:34pm

Two ex-military officers were notified Thursday that they will join more than a dozen others in being prosecuted for the 1981 El Mozote massacre, a particularly infamous moment from El Salvador's nation's civil war.

US and Russia blame each other for abandoning missile treaty

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 2:31pm

Russia and the United States blamed each other Thursday for abandoning a landmark arms control agreement on missiles, with Moscow warning of a new arms race and the Trump administration demanding details of a recent mysterious explosion that killed five Russian nuclear engineers.

France presses India to opt for dialogue in Kashmir crisis

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 2:09pm

French President Emmanuel Macron has met with India's prime minister, discussing climate and other concerns ahead of the G-7 summit but also pressing for dialogue with Pakistan over the crisis in Kashmir.

Polish authorities say 5 dead, more than 100 people injured in lightning strikes in Tatra Mountains

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 1:24pm

Polish authorities say 5 dead, more than 100 people injured in lightning strikes in Tatra Mountains.

Mexico struggles: whether to talk to vigilantes or jail them

Mark Stevenson, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 1:04pm

Mexico's government appears to be split about whether it should talk to armed vigilante groups, or treat them as criminals.

US-Central America talks focus on drug, migrant trafficking

Juan Zamorano, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 12:53pm

Officials from the United States, Central America and Colombia agreed Thursday at a meeting on drugs and migrant-trafficking to adopt unspecified increased controls to combat people-smuggling as part of a regional effort.

Navalny to be released Friday, court rejects term extension

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 12:33pm

A Moscow court has rejected an attempt to prolong the jail sentence of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, clearing the way for him to be released on Friday morning.

Mexico arrests 6 police in 2015 killings of civilians

Maria Verza, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 10:56am

Prosecutors in Mexico said Thursday they have arrested six federal police officers in connection with a series of shootings in 2015 in which at least eight demonstrators died.

The Latest: Italy's president gives parties more time

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 10:25am

The Latest on political developments as Italy tries to form new government (all times local):

Polish air ambulance service says 4 dead, over 30 injured by lightning strikes in Tatra Mountains

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 10:11am

Polish air ambulance service says 4 dead, over 30 injured by lightning strikes in Tatra Mountains.

Hundreds gather in Goma, Congo for "Stop Ebola" march

Saleh Mwanamilongo and Al-Hadji Kudra Maliro, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 10:05am

Hundreds gathered in Congo's eastern city of Goma Thursday to support Ebola response teams that have seen increasing attacks and resistance among communities where Ebola continues to spread.

France, Greece to push for EU solidarity on migrant crisis

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 9:53am

French President Emmanuel Macron and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis agreed to push for more solidarity in the European Union over the migrant crisis.

Foot on table: British PM at home in French president palace

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 9:43am

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson apparently wasn't sweating it despite the high stakes subject of his talks with the president of France: Brexit.

US and Taliban resume talks on ending America's longest war

Kathy Gannon and Cara Anna, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 9:29am

A United States envoy and the Taliban resumed negotiations Thursday on ending America's longest war after earlier signaling they were close to a deal.