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Peru orders arrest of 2 suspects in Canadian man's killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 4:37pm

Peru's attorney general has ordered the arrest of two suspects in the killing of a Canadian man who traveled to the Amazon rain forest to study hallucinogenic medicine, officials said Monday.

Van kills 9, injures 16 on Toronto street; driver in custody

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 3:43pm

A rented van jumped onto a crowded Toronto sidewalk Monday, killing nine people and injuring 16 before the driver fled and was later arrested in a confrontation with police, Canadian authorities said.

Saudi-led airstrike at Yemen wedding killed at least 20

Ahmed Al-Haj, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 3:06pm

An airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition hit a wedding party in northern Yemen, killing at least 20 people including the bride, health officials said Monday, as harrowing images emerged on social media of the deadly bombing, the third to hit Yemeni civilians since the weekend.

The Latest: Toronto police say 9 dead, 16 injured by van

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 3:03pm

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Toronto police say 9 dead, 16 injured after van struck pedestrians in Toronto; driver in custody

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 2:52pm

Toronto police say 9 dead, 16 injured after van struck pedestrians in Toronto; driver in custody.

Armenia's leader quits amid protests, saying 'I was wrong'

Avet Demourian, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 2:27pm

Serzh Sargsyan, who ruled Armenia for 10 years, resigned Monday as prime minister after thousands of people poured into the streets to protest his political maneuvering to cling to power in this former Soviet republic.

The Latest: Canada official: Too soon for van crash motive

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 2:27pm

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Remnants of Mexico migrant caravan closer to US border

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 1:34pm

The remnants of a caravan of Central American migrants protested in northern Mexico on Monday, even as once again they drew angry tweets from U.S. President Donald Trump.

Jailed Egyptian photojournalist wins UN press freedom prize

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 12:29pm

The United Nations' cultural agency ignored warnings from Egypt and awarded the World Press Freedom Prize Monday to an imprisoned Egyptian photographer.

Organizers: Basque event next month to bring lasting peace

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 11:29am

Basque civil society groups and international observers said that there will be an event next month in southern France that will be key to ending the Basque conflict.

Greek police arrest 120 migrants after violence by islanders

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 11:21am

Police on the eastern Greek island of Lesbos on Monday arrested 120 asylum-seekers for illegal camping, following overnight violence by local residents trying to end their five-day sit-in protest in the heart of the island capital.

The Latest: Armenia opposition to demand snap election

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:52am

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Johnson: G7 officials focus on Russia's 'malign' behavior

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:44am

Cabinet ministers from the G7 countries have committed to taking Russia to task for what Britain's foreign secretary described Monday as a broad range of "malign" behavior

The Latest: UN chief says retreat 'cooled' Syria tensions

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:44am

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Germany takes 10,000 refugees from UN resettlement program

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:38am

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the country will take in some 10,000 migrants who were selected by the United Nations' refugee agency.

The Latest: Yemen rebels say strike kills senior official

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:38am

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Political overtone at Catalan celebration of patron saint

Renata Brito, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:36am

Hundreds of Catalans left yellow roses at a central Barcelona square Monday in support of jailed separatists they view as political prisoners in their campaign to break away from Spain.

Yemen's rebels say airstrike by Saudi-led coalition has killed the head of their presidential council

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:22am

Yemen's rebels say airstrike by Saudi-led coalition has killed the head of their presidential council.

Italy turns to 5-Stars to lead talks to end impasse

Nicole Winfield, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:18am

Italy's president asked the populist 5-Star Movement on Monday to see if it can find a parliamentary majority with the Democratic Party, after weeks of consultations failed to yield a government following inconclusive March 4 elections.