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The Latest: Canada's Trudeau defends international court

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 9:23am

The Latest on the United Nations General Assembly (all times local):

Trump at UN endorses two states for Israel, Palestinians

Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 9:23am

For the first time since taking office, President Donald Trump endorsed a two-state solution as the best way to resolve the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, as he met Wednesday at the U.N. with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Trump: China "attempting to interfere" with 2018 US election

Zeke Miller and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 9:19am

President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused China of attempting to interfere with the upcoming United States congressional elections, and claimed its efforts are motivated by opposition to his tough trade policy.

Hapless helpers recount own rescue by divers from Thai cave

Kaweewit Kaewjinda, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 9:19am

There were a host of heroes in July's dramatic rescue of 13 members of a youth soccer team from a cave in northern Thailand ... and then there were the hapless would-be helpers from the Thai Well Water Association.

Ethiopia, seeking election advice, turns to Zimbabwe

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 9:14am

Ethiopian authorities are in Zimbabwe to learn how best to conduct an election, according to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission, which faced criticism over July's disputed vote.

Convicted Danish submarine killer loses appeal

Jan M. Olsen, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 8:59am

Danish submarine inventor Peter Madsen, convicted of torturing and murdering Swedish reporter Kim Wall last year, lost his appeal against his life sentence Wednesday, shortly after he apologized to the victim's family.

Mandela's ordinariness helped make him great, lawyers say

Christopher Torchia, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 8:53am

While Nelson Mandela is celebrated at the United Nations this week, two prominent South African lawyers say his greatness lay partly in his ordinary qualities and recognition of his mistakes.

Zimbabwe's leader says he offers Trump land for golf course

Farai Mutsaka, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 8:19am

Zimbabwe's leader says he is willing to offer land to President Donald Trump to build a golf course in a national park teeming with wildlife.

Albania police arrest 2 US drug suspects

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 8:11am

Police in Albania say they have arrested two American citizens who allegedly were trying to produce and sell synthetic drugs through the internet.

Romanian ex-prison chief sentenced to 20 years dies in jail

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 7:58am

Ion Ficior, who was incarcerated for the deaths of 103 political inmates while in charge of a communist-era labor camp in Romania, has died. He was 90.

Protests erupt over border deal in Russia's North Caucasus

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 7:52am

Two regions in Russia's North Caucasus have signed a land swap deal, triggering protests.

UK: health worker infected with smallpox-like disease

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 7:41am

British officials say a health worker involved in treating a patient with monkeypox has been infected with the rare disease, suggesting possible lapses in the hospital's infection control procedures.

With bated breath, UN awaits another first for Trump

Matthew Pennington and Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 7:25am

More world leaders step up to the podium at the U.N. General Assembly on Wednesday but the lion's share of attention will be down the hall where U.S. President Donald Trump will be chairing the Security Council.

Cease-fire holds in Libya after clashes that killed 117

Rami Musa, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 7:25am

A recent bout of heavy fighting in the capital Tripoli has come to a halt after warring militias signed a new cease-fire agreement, Libyan authorities said Wednesday.

The Latest: Convicted killer of Kim Wall loses appeal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 7:07am

The Latest on the appeal of convicted murderer Peter Madsen (all times local):

Danish submarine inventor Peter Madsen, convicted of murdering Swedish reporter, loses appeal against life sentence

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 7:02am

Danish submarine inventor Peter Madsen, convicted of murdering Swedish reporter, loses appeal against life sentence .

8 Burkina Faso soldiers die after vehicle hits explosive

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 6:59am

Burkina Faso's government says eight soldiers are dead after their vehicle hit an explosive device in Soum province.

Armed men kill 12 civilians in Mali near Niger border

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 6:45am

A Tuareg leader says armed men on motorcycles have attacked a nomadic community near Mali's border with Niger, killing at least 12 civilians.

Far-right German party's plans for Jewish section criticized

Kirsten Grieshaber, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 26th - 6:45am

The far-right Alternative for Germany party has announced it will create a Jewish section within the party, drawing widespread criticism by Jewish groups across the country.