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Pakistan official: Gunmen kill policeman guarding polio team

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 1:49am

A Pakistani government official says gunmen have shot and killed a policeman assigned to protect polio workers in the country's northwest.

Philippine president's fiercest critic ordered arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 1:47am

A court has ordered Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's fiercest critic in Congress arrested after the president revoked the senator's 2011 amnesty for a failed coup attempt and revived rebellion charges against him.

Watchdog accuses Yemen rebels of taking hostages, torture

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 1:34am

An international watchdog is accusing Yemen's Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, of committing "serious abuses" — including "taking hostages, torture and enforced disappearances" — against people they hold in detention.

Kabul mural honors AFP photographer slain in IS bombing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 1:00am

Amnesty International and an Afghan art collective have unveiled a mural in Kabul in the memory of AFP's slain chief Afghanistan photographer, Shah Marai, who was killed in April along with eight other reporters in a double suicide bombing by the Islamic State group.

College players getting on court education at World Cup

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 12:59am

Kitija Laksa and Digna Strautmane, along with about a half dozen other college players, are getting quite the education on the court playing against the best players at the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup.

UN rushes aid to hunger-stricken Yemeni district

Maggie Michael, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 12:11am

The United Nations and individual donors are rushing food to a desperate corner of northern Yemen where starving villagers were found to be living off leaves. Aid officials are searching for ways to ensure aid reaches those in need amid alarm that the country's hunger crisis is worsening beyond the relief effort's already strained capabilities.

UN to caution against populism in high-level week

Edith M. Lederer and Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 10:44pm

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is expected to paint a grim picture of the state of the world when leaders open their annual meeting on Tuesday, spotlighting the breakdown of trust around the globe and the need to counter unilateralism and reinvigorate international cooperation which is the foundation of the United Nations.

UN to caution against populism in high-level week

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 10:43pm

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is expected to paint a grim picture of the state of the world when leaders open their annual meeting on Tuesday, spotlighting the breakdown of trust around the globe and the need to counter unilateralism and reinvigorate international cooperation which is the foundation of the United Nations.

Messy domestic politics overshadow Trump's address to UN

Jonathan Lemire and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 10:43pm

President Donald Trump charged into office on the resonance of his aggressive "America First" agenda, but now, as he returns to the pinnacle of global diplomacy, he can't escape the growing shadows of domestic political troubles.

Mexican gov't agency says 1968 massacre was a 'state crime'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 9:55pm

For the first time, a Mexican government body acknowledged on Monday that the massacre of student protesters at the capital's Plaza of the Three Cultures on Oct. 2, 1968, was a "state crime."

Vietnam jails activist for anti-government posts on Facebook

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 9:32pm

A court in southern Vietnam has sentenced an activist to 27 months in prison for Facebook posts that judges say insulted the ruling Communist Party and government and called for anti-government protests.

Polish globe-trotter blunders into Indonesia-Papua conflict

Stephen Wright, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 7:05pm

To the Indonesian government, the 39-year-old factory worker and globe-trotting Polish traveler is a danger to the state, a man who plotted with shadowy gunmen to foment revolt in isolated eastern jungles.

Rescued Indian and Irish sailors reach remote island

Rod McGuirk, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 7:01pm

An Indian and an Irish sailor rescued from damaged sailboats in the remote southern Indian Ocean set foot on land on Tuesday when they reached an island to undergo medical assessments, officials said.

Venezuelan official to crash UN meeting on migrant crisis

Claudia Torrens, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 6:49pm

Venezuela's foreign minister said Monday that he is ready to crash a meeting at the United Nations called to help surrounding countries struggling to deal with the flood of migrants fleeing his nation's economic crisis.

Mexico: Alleged lookout nabbed in murder of Chiapas reporter

Maria Verza and Peter Orsi, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 3:22pm

A man was arrested Monday in the shooting death of a journalist who worked for the newspaper El Heraldo de Chiapas, and authorities were searching for three other people suspected of having ordered the killing.

Venezuela says diplomats may be tied to assassination try

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 12:15pm

Venezuela's government said Monday that diplomats from three Latin American countries may have played a role in an attempt to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro, and it demanded the foreign governments investigate.

Palestinian killed by Israeli fire at protest near frontier

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 11:51am

Gaza's Health Ministry says a Palestinian was killed and 10 others wounded by Israeli fire during a protest near the perimeter fence.

Greek police arrest 8 over attack on government lawmaker

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 11:38am

Greek police say they have arrested eight people on suspicion of involvement in a mob attack by alleged far-rightists on a lawmaker with the governing Syriza party.

Dior and Gucci theatrically kick off Paris Fashion Week

Thomas Adamson, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 10:11am

Dance and theatricality were at the heart of Paris Fashion Week's first day of spring shows, as American stars Blake Lively and Shailene Woodley gushed over Dior's balletic presentation at the famed Longchamps racecourse. While, Gucci held its evening spectacle at France's answer to Studio 54, the iconic Le Palace — once the club that showcased fashion's most dramatic looks.