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Guatemala ex-president back in court after night behind bars
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) -- Otto Perez Molina was back in court Friday after spending his first night as an ex-president in military custody. Perez Molina's jailing followed a historic day in which he resigned and Guatemala's Congress swore in Vice President Alejandro Maldonado to serve the remainder of his term.... 9/4/2015 7:00 PM

United Arab Emirates says 45 of its troops killed in Yemen
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The state news agency of the United Arab Emirates says the number of its troops killed in Yemen has risen to 45.... 9/4/2015 6:47 PM

Czech agency: Russian spies are focusing on nuclear sector
PRAGUE (AP) -- The Czech Republic's counter-intelligence agency says the number of Russian spies remains high and they are particularly interested in the country's nuclear program.... 9/4/2015 6:41 PM

UN chief to host meeting on Israeli-Palestinian conflict
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. says Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will host a ministerial meeting of key global players trying to end the decades-old Israeli-Palestinian conflict on Sept. 30 during the annual high-level session of the General Assembly.... 9/4/2015 6:41 PM

UN Libya envoy sees progress in Geneva talks
BERLIN (AP) -- The United Nations' Libya envoy says there has been progress in two days of talks with Libya's rival factions and he's hopeful of a deal soon on a national unity government.... 9/4/2015 6:36 PM


DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- United Arab Emirates says number of its troops killed in Yemen rises to 45.... 9/4/2015 6:33 PM

Contours of landmark UN climate pact starting to take shape
BONN, Germany (AP) -- U.N. climate talks are plodding ahead toward a worldwide deal to fight global warming, with negotiators agreeing to start work on a draft agreement.... 9/4/2015 6:32 PM

Supporters of Christian politician hold huge rally in Beirut
BEIRUT (AP) -- Thousands of supporters of a Lebanese Christian leader staged a protest in downtown Beirut on Friday, demanding a new electoral law and parliament and presidential elections.... 9/4/2015 6:26 PM

Prominent anti-Assad cleric killed in Syria bombing
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- Two rare explosions went off Friday near a hospital in a province in southern Syria, killing a prominent anti-government cleric and at least seven others, pro-government media and activists said.... 9/4/2015 6:19 PM

The Latest: EU hopes to redistribute 120,000 migrants
BICSKE, Hungary (AP) -- The latest news as tens of thousands of migrants pour into countries across Europe. All times local (CET):... 9/4/2015 6:09 PM

UN agency forced to cut food aid to 200,000 Syrian refugees
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- The cash-strapped World Food Program has had to drop one-third of Syrian refugees from its food voucher program in Middle Eastern host countries this year, including more than 200,000 in Jordan who stopped receiving food aid in September, a spokeswoman said Friday.... 9/4/2015 6:07 PM

Victoria, heir to Swedish throne, is pregnant with 2nd child
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- Sweden's royal palace says Crown Princess Victoria and her husband, Prince Daniel, are expecting their second child in March.... 9/4/2015 5:58 PM

Canada dismisses Chevron appeal in Ecuador rainforest case
TORONTO (AP) -- The Supreme Court of Canada has dismissed an attempt by oil giant Chevron to block Ecuadorian villagers from using an Ontario court to collect billions in damages over rainforest pollution.... 9/4/2015 5:55 PM

Wave of new Windows 10 devices on show at Berlin tech fair
BERLIN (AP) -- Computer manufacturers are unveiling the first big batch of devices running Windows 10 at the IFA home electronics show opening in Berlin on Friday.... 9/4/2015 5:54 PM

Argentina: doors are open to welcome Syrian refugees
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- Argentina's cabinet chief says his nation is willing to welcome more Syrian refugees fleeing their country's civil war.... 9/4/2015 5:46 PM

Fire at an Athens psychiatric hospital kills 3 patients
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greek authorities say a fire at an Athens psychiatric hospital has killed three patients, while two more required treatment for smoke inhalation.... 9/4/2015 5:40 PM

VENICE WATCH: Ukraine revolution inspires Venice documentary
VENICE, Italy (AP) -- The Venice Film Festival is bringing 11 days of red carpet premieres, innovative movies and Hollywood glamour to the Italian city. Here's what has been catching the eye of The Associated Press:... 9/4/2015 5:37 PM

Refugees in Hungary start moving west on foot
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Hundreds of migrants frustrated at being stuck at two train stations in Hungary set off on foot for Austria on Friday, one group forming a line nearly a half-mile long as they streamed out of Budapest, the other breaking out of a train near a migrant reception center and then running toward the West after overwhelming police.... 9/4/2015 5:17 PM

Germany: 30 apparently suffer amphetamine poisoning
BERLIN (AP) -- Authorities say emergency workers called to a conference center in northern Germany found some 30 people staggering and suffering from cramps, apparently as a result of amphetamine poisoning.... 9/4/2015 5:15 PM

Former Bosnian Serb leader has gall bladder removed
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, who is waiting for verdicts in his genocide trial at a United Nations war crimes tribunal, has had surgery to remove his gall bladder.... 9/4/2015 4:22 PM



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