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Nepal's 3 main parties discuss formation of new government
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Leaders of Nepal's three main political parties discussed formation of a new government on Monday following the adoption of a new constitution last month.... 10/5/2015 3:56 PM

Greek creditors hopeful new government will deliver reforms
LUXEMBOURG (AP) -- Greece's European creditors voiced hope Monday that the country's newly elected government will deliver on promises to overhaul its economy, which would pave the way to the release of billions of bailout cash and potential help on debt repayments.... 10/5/2015 3:50 PM

Reports: VW investigation focusing on development managers
BERLIN (AP) -- As the U.S. Congress prepares to question Volkswagen officials in Washington over its manipulation of American emissions tests, German media are reporting the company itself is focusing on three development managers who have been suspended.... 10/5/2015 3:45 PM

South Sudan: Red Cross leaves violent town after threats
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) -- The International Committee of the Red Cross says it has withdrawn its staff from a humanitarian compound in a violent county in South Sudan after its office was looted and its aid workers threatened.... 10/5/2015 3:40 PM

Rescuers say wreckage of missing Indonesian plane is found
MAKASSAR, Indonesia (AP) -- Indonesian rescuers said Monday they have found the wreckage of a small plane carrying 10 people that went missing on a domestic flight three days ago.... 10/5/2015 3:37 PM

2 Palestinian teens killed by Israeli fire in clashes
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) -- Israeli troops fired at stone-throwers in West Bank clashes Monday, killing two Palestinian teens and raising fears about an escalation of violence at a time of growing diplomatic friction between the Israeli and Palestinian leaders.... 10/5/2015 3:36 PM

Workers attack Air France managers, forcing them to flee
PARIS (AP) -- Union activists protesting nearly 3,000 proposed layoffs at Air France stormed the headquarters during a meeting Monday, zeroing in on two managers who had their shirts torn from their bodies, scaled a fence and fled under police protection.... 10/5/2015 3:35 PM

Official: US questions Russian flight incursion into Turkey
MADRID (AP) -- The U.S. does not believe Russia's incursion into Turkey's airspace was an accident, a senior U.S. official said Monday, adding that urgent talks are underway on what to do about the weekend incident.... 10/5/2015 3:30 PM

Correction: Afghanistan story
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- In stories on Oct. 3 and Oct. 4 about the bombing of a hospital run by Doctors Without Borders in the Afghan city of Kunduz, The Associated Press reported erroneously that AP video appeared to show weaponry in the windows of the medical facility. Further review of the images cast doubt on whether they were rifles and a machine gun or simply debris from the bombing.... 10/5/2015 3:28 PM

Weakening Joaquin passes Bermuda after lashing it with rain
HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) -- A weakening Hurricane Joaquin moved past Bermuda and farther out into the Atlantic on Monday after toppling trees and knocking out power to thousands in the wealthy financial haven and tourist destination.... 10/5/2015 3:24 PM

Belarusian media claim gov't attack on their websites
MINSK, Belarus (AP) -- Belarusian independent media outlets on Monday accused the government of blocking their websites less than a week before presidential elections, describing it as an attack against free press.... 10/5/2015 3:20 PM

Polish government indicates commitment to coal over nuclear
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Poland's prime minister says she does not consider nuclear energy a priority and is instead focused on strengthening the coal mining industry.... 10/5/2015 3:06 PM

The Latest: Romania ready to take more asylum-seekers
GENEVA (AP) -- The latest developments in the hundreds of thousands of refugees and other migrants passing through Europe on their way west. All times local.... 10/5/2015 3:04 PM

Top economies move toward crackdown on corporate tax dodging
PARIS (AP) -- Dozens of world economies are close to adopting sweeping changes to international tax rules that could end tax-dodging by powerful multinationals - practices believed to deprive governments of up to $240 billion every year.... 10/5/2015 3:03 PM

Late Philippine dictator's son to run for vice president
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- The son of late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos announced Monday that he will run for vice president in next year's elections in a new gauge of his family's political clout nearly three decades after they were ousted in a "people power" revolt.... 10/5/2015 3:03 PM

Turkey vows to protect borders after Russian jet incursion
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey's prime minister vowed Monday to take all necessary measures to protect Turkey's borders from violation after a Russian fighter jet entered its airspace over the weekend, prompting Turkey to scramble jets and summon the Russian ambassador in protest.... 10/5/2015 2:58 PM

UK's top counter-terror police official blames social media
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's senior counter-terrorism police official has warned that some social media companies undercut efforts to thwart plots by tipping off suspects about police inquiries.... 10/5/2015 2:55 PM

Accused leader of Guatemala corruption ring turns himself in
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) -- Juan Carlos Monzon Rojas, the alleged leader of a customs corruption scandal that has rocked the Guatemalan government, turned himself into authorities, officials said Monday.... 10/5/2015 2:55 PM

Best-selling Swedish author Henning Mankell dead at age 67
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Henning Mankell, the internationally renowned Swedish crime writer whose books about the gloomy, soul-searching police inspector Kurt Wallander enticed readers around the world, died early Monday, his publisher said. He was 67.... 10/5/2015 2:55 PM

3 share Nobel medicine prize for tropical disease drugs
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- A Chinese scientist who turned to ancient texts to discover a powerful malaria drug shared the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday with American and Japanese researchers whose discoveries have raised hopes of eliminating other tropical diseases.... 10/5/2015 2:36 PM

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