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Indonesia arrests 4 foreigners on drug charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 7:51am

Indonesian customs officials have arrested four foreigners for allegedly trying to smuggle drugs onto the resort island of Bali.

German woman charged with Islamic State membership

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 7:43am

Prosecutors have charged a German woman with membership in a terrorist organization and child endangerment for taking her three minor children to Syria and joining the Islamic State extremist group.

Indonesia's losing presidential candidate to join Cabinet

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 7:02am

Indonesia's losing presidential candidate says he'll join his election rival's Cabinet to help strengthen the country's defense.

Russia's new focus on Africa takes advantage of US drift

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 6:00am

Russian President Vladimir Putin is following China's lead and making a splashy bid for influence in Africa, hosting the continent's leaders this week in the first-ever Russia-Africa Summit. The Kremlin has said 47 of the continent's 54 heads of state or government are expected to attend.

Water deliveries cut for crammed Bosnia migrant camp

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 5:39am

Authorities in northwestern Bosnia have stopped supplying water to an overcrowded migrant camp criticized as unfit by international organizations in the country.

Iran says 5.6 magnitude earthquake strikes its south

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 5:35am

Authorities in Iran say an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 has shaken the country's south.

Libya coast guard intercepts 126 Europe-bound migrants

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 5:08am

Libya's coast guard says it's intercepted 126 Europe-bound migrants off the country's Mediterranean coast.

Czech spy agency says Russia built cyberattack network

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 4:58am

The head of the Czech counterintelligence service says a Russian spying network that his agency broke up last year was meant to be used for cyberattacks against the Czech Republic and its foreign allies.

Sudan activists call for protest to disband old ruling party

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 4:57am

Sudanese activists are calling for mass protests in the capital, Khartoum, and elsewhere across the country to demand the disbanding of former President Omar al-Bashir's National Congress Party.

Japan braces for 2 more storms after deadly typhoon

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 4:55am

Japan is bracing for two more storms heading its way a week after a typhoon devastated the country's central and northern regions.

US Defense Secretary says troops to stay near Syria's eastern oilfields during US pullout which will take weeks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 4:33am

US Defense Secretary says troops to stay near Syria's eastern oilfields during US pullout which will take weeks.

French probe into Paris Nov. 2015 attacks has finished

Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 4:29am

French counterterrorism prosecutors have announced that the judicial investigation into the deadly Nov. 13, 2015, attacks in and around Paris has been completed.

The Latest: 70,000 children displaced by NE Syrian violence

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 4:24am

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

China detains Japanese man, possibly on spying allegations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 4:16am

Japan's government says China has a detained a Japanese man and news reports suggest he might be accused of spying.

Residents of a Kurdish-dominated city in northeastern Syria pelt US troops with potatoes as they drive through.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 4:03am

Residents of a Kurdish-dominated city in northeastern Syria pelt US troops with potatoes as they drive through.

China issues stinging rebuke of US at Beijing defense forum

Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 3:46am

China's defense minister lashed out at U.S. foreign policy Monday, saying China wasn't fazed by sanctions, pressure or a "big stick" approach, while reiterating threats to force the self-governing island democracy of Taiwan to accept rule from Beijing.

4 suspects indicted in case of slain Slovak journalist

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 3:36am

Slovakia prosecutors have indicted four suspects in the slaying of an investigative reporter and his fiancee, a case that brought down the government.

Iran sends US list of names for proposed prisoner swap

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 3:33am

Iran's foreign ministry says it has sent a list of names it is demanding in a prisoner swap Tehran is proposing with the United States and other Western nations.

Nancy Pelosi meets top officials in Afghanistan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 3:29am

Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani has met with U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a group of American lawmakers in an unannounced visit to the country.