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Pakistan: Police kill 5 suspected separatists in southwest

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani security forces, acting on intelligence, raided a suspected hideout of a separatist group in southwestern Baluchistan province on Monday, triggering a shootout that k...

Hong Kong leader 'fully welcomes' proposed electoral reforms

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Monday the city's government “fully welcomes” the electoral reforms that have been proposed by Beijing and will increase central government control ov...

New protests in Spain over the jailing of rapper's backers

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Several hundred protesters marched Saturday in Barcelona against a Spanish government crackdown following a violent outcry over the imprisonment of Pablo Hasél, an anti-establi...

'Hotel Rwanda' hero was tricked onto plane, into arrest

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — A key piece of the mystery around the arrest of the man who inspired the film “Hotel Rwanda” became clear on Friday when a pastor told a Rwandan court he worked with someone from...

4 Hong Kong activists given bail as prosecutors drop appeal

HONG KONG (AP) — Four of 47 pro-democracy activists charged under Hong Kong's tough national security law were released on bail Friday after prosecutors dropped an appeal of an earlier court decision....

Sweden says probe into knife attack looking at terror links

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish authorities were investigating on Thursday whether an knife attack by an Afghan man who stabbed seven men and left three of them in critical but stable condition had any links...

Israeli minister sticks to Iran 'environmental terror' claim

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's environmental protection minister on Thursday stood by her allegation that a crude oil spill in the eastern Mediterranean last month was an intentional attack by Iran but pro...

New Zealand man charged over threats to Christchurch mosques

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A New Zealand man is facing criminal charges after allegedly posting online threats against two Christchurch mosques that were the sites of a terrorist attack that left ...

Ahead of Pope visit, survivor recalls Iraq church massacre

BAGHDAD (AP) — It began like any other Sunday in the Our Lady of Salvation Church in Baghdad for worshipper Louis Climis. That day nearly 11 years ago would end with blood-stained pews, anguish and li...

Hong Kong democracy activists' court hearing enters 4th day

HONG KONG (AP) — A marathon court hearing for 47 democracy activists charged under Hong Kong’s national security law entered its fourth day on Thursday, as the court deliberates whether the defendants...

Oregon moves to ban display of nooses, a racist symbol

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Greg Evans, a Black man who joined a parade of witnesses urging Oregon lawmakers to ban the display of nooses, said the issue was personal for him: A member of his family had been l...

Israel suspects Iran connection to Mediterranean oil spill

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli authorities said Wednesday that a Libyan-owned tanker suspected of smuggling oil from Iran to Syria was responsible for spilling tons of crude into the eastern Mediterranean l...

Spain: 8 jailed for burning police van amid rapper protests

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A judge in Spain on Wednesday denied bail to eight people following their arrest for violent clashes with police during protests against the imprisonment of a rap artist. ...

Yemen’s rebels say latest US sanctions will prolong the war

CAIRO (AP) — Yemen’s Iran-backed rebels on Wednesday warned that the U.S. sanctions imposed the previous day on two of their military leaders would only prolong the conflict in the improvised Arab cou...

National security officials to testify on Jan. 6 mistakes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal national security officials are set to testify in the second Senate hearing about what went wrong on Jan. 6, facing questions about missed intelligence and botched efforts to...