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Yemen officials: Government forces take separatist army camp

Ahmed Al-Haj, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 6:55am

Yemeni military officials say forces loyal to the country's internationally recognized government have wrested control of a military camp from a separatist militia backed by the United Arab Emirates just outside a key southern city.

Indian authorities bar opposition from visiting Kashmir

Ashok Sharma, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 6:37am

India's government on Saturday barred several opposition leaders from visiting Indian-administered Kashmir to assess the situation created by a massive security crackdown in the region that started early this month.

Tropical storm traps 18 in Taiwan before heading to China

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 6:36am

A landslide triggered by a tropical storm stranded 18 people in Taiwan on Saturday as the storm headed for China's southeastern coast.

Germany: Boy, 13, in stepfather's SUV sets off police chase

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 5:12am

A 13-year-old boy driving his stepfather's SUV set off a chase through the German city of Hannover that ended with the teenager driving into a patrol car, police said Saturday.

North Macedonia van crash kills migrant; 12 others injured

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 3:48am

North Macedonia police say a 20-year old migrant from Bangladesh was killed and 12 others injured when a van packed with migrants collided with a truck on the main highway in the south.

Corruption trial for Sudan's ex-president adjourns

Samy Magdy, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 3:42am

The trial of Sudan's autocratic former President Omar al-Bashir on corruption and money laundering charges was adjourned for one week following testimony from several witnesses Saturday, a judicial official said.

Spanish ex-king Juan Carlos I has successful heart surgery

Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 3:16am

Spain's former monarch Juan Carlos I underwent heart surgery Saturday and the hospital said the operation was a success.

The Latest: Hong Kong protest winds down after clashes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 2:34am

The Latest on Hong Kong protests (all times local):

Gunmen on motorcycles attack police in NW Pakistan, 2 killed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 2:31am

Pakistani police say gunmen on motorcycles attacked a security post overnight in the northwestern Daraban Kalan area, killing two employees at a nearby gas station.

75 years later, US World War II veterans say: Never forget

Angela Charlton, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 12:22am

Seventy-five years ago, they helped free Europe from the Nazis. This weekend, U.S. veterans are back in Paris to celebrate, and commemorate.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 10:40 a.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 10:41pm

President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron held a private lunch before the start of the Group of Seven summit in Biarritz. Macron said the leaders are discussing "a lot of crisis" around the world, including Libya, Iran and Russia, as well as trade policy and climate change. Trump was asked if he'd follow through on his threat to place tariffs on French wines in retaliation for France's digital services tax. Trump was noncommittal, saying only that "I love French wine."

Tropical Storm Ivo weakening over cooler waters off Mexico

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 10:03pm

Tropical Storm Ivo is losing strength off Mexico's Pacific coast as its moves northwestward over cooler waters and is expected to weaken into a remnant low weather system by Sunday night.

Hong Kong police and protesters clash, ending violence lull

Kelvin Chan, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 9:14pm

Hong Kong protesters threw bricks and gasoline bombs at police, who responded with tear gas, as chaotic scenes returned to the summer-long anti-government protests on Saturday for the first time in nearly two weeks.

Chinese police say Simon Cheng, detained staffer at UK consulate in Hong Kong, has been released

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 9:05pm

Chinese police say Simon Cheng, detained staffer at UK consulate in Hong Kong, has been released .

N. Korea test-fires missiles again after joint drills end

Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 5:11pm

North Korea fired two suspected short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast on Saturday in the seventh weapons launch in a month, South Korea's military said, a day after it vowed to remain America's biggest threat in protest of U.S.-led sanctions on the country.

South Korea says North Korea has fired two unidentified projectiles off its east coast

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 5:05pm

South Korea says North Korea has fired two unidentified projectiles off its east coast.

Leading presidential contender arrested in Tunisia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 2:24pm

A leading presidential candidate in Tunisia has been arrested and jailed on allegations of tax evasion and money laundering.

UN expert: No peace in Myanmar if no military prosecutions

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 1:30pm

There will be no long-term peace in Myanamar and no return of Rohingya refugees unless there is accountability for the "brutality" of the Asian country's military forces, a member of the U.N. Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar said Friday.

US Homeland Security chief tours Panama jungle migrant camp

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 1:19pm

The acting U.S. Homeland Security secretary has visited a camp with hundreds of migrants who survived the perilous jungle border crossing from Colombia to Panama.