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The Latest: Nearly 200,000 passed through Austria last month
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The latest developments as hundreds of thousands of people seeking safety make an epic trek through Europe. All times local.... 10/7/2015 8:22 PM

Attack on UN convoy in C. African Republic kills peacekeeper
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) -- The United Nations says one peacekeeper in Central African Republic has been killed and another injured by armed attackers north of the capital, Bangui.... 10/7/2015 8:19 PM

Alleged mastermind of Nigeria bomb attempts suicide in court
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- He's alive: the message comes from Nigerian prison officials after the alleged mastermind of a 2010 bomb attack at Nigeria's Independence Day celebrations tried to kill himself at a court hearing, followed by rumors he had died in jail.... 10/7/2015 8:17 PM

Inmates end uprising at prison in southern Brazil; 12 hurt
SAO PAULO (AP) -- Brazilian officials say inmates at a southern prison have returned to their cells and ended a 24-hour rebellion that injured at least 12 prisoners.... 10/7/2015 8:16 PM

UN says Shiite rebels in Yemen have agreed to stop fighting
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. says the Shiite rebels in conflict-torn Yemen known as the Houthis have agreed to stop fighting.... 10/7/2015 8:15 PM

Guyana rushes water to indigenous area hit by dry spell
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) -- Officials in the South American country of Guyana are rushing water to parched areas as indigenous communities struggle with dry wells and withered crops.... 10/7/2015 8:08 PM

Albania fans arrested with weapons before Serbia match
TIRANA, Albania (AP) -- Police in Albania have arrested a man who claimed to have flown a drone carrying a nationalist banner over a stadium in Serbia last year during a European Championship qualifier, in an incident that prompted fan violence and a diplomatic spat between the two countries.... 10/7/2015 8:06 PM

Algeria kills 'dangerous terrorist' near Tunisian border
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) -- The Algerian Defense Ministry says its security forces have killed a "dangerous terrorist" active since 1995 in an eastern region near the border with Tunisia.... 10/7/2015 8:06 PM

Powerful Honduran businessman accused of money laundering
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) -- One of Honduras's most powerful businessmen has been indicted in the United States for allegedly laundering money for drug traffickers.... 10/7/2015 8:02 PM

Nigeria: Suicide bombers kill 40 including in 2 mosques
DAMATURU, Nigeria (AP) -- Suicide bombers, some screaming "God is great," killed at least 40 people in two northeastern Nigerian states Wednesday, including explosions in two mosques, officials and witnesses said. All the bombers died.... 10/7/2015 8:01 PM

Yemen forces capture last rebel outpost in key province
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Yemeni government forces and their allies, including troops from a Saudi-led coalition, on Wednesday captured the last outpost of Shiite rebels in the key Marib province, officials said.... 10/7/2015 7:55 PM

South Africa: Archbishop Desmond Tutu marks 84th birthday
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) -- South Africa's Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu marked his 84th birthday on Wednesday with one of his first public appearances since being hospitalized for a persistent infection.... 10/7/2015 7:53 PM

IMF: Up to $3 trillion in over-borrowing in emerging markets
LIMA, Peru (AP) -- The biggest risks to the global economy are now in emerging markets, where private companies have racked up considerable debt amid a fifth straight year of slowing growth, the International Monetary Fund said Wednesday.... 10/7/2015 7:50 PM

AP INVESTIGATION: Nuclear black market seeks IS extremists
CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) -- Over the pulsating beat at an exclusive nightclub, the arms smuggler made his pitch to a client: 2.5 million euros for enough radioactive cesium to contaminate several city blocks.... 10/7/2015 7:45 PM

AP obtains video of damage to ancient Palmyra arch in Syria
BEIRUT (AP) -- Video footage obtained by The Associated Press shows the main structure of 2,000- year-old iconic Arch of Triumph in Syria's Palmyra has been destroyed. Activists have said that Islamic State extremists, who are in control of the ancient city, blew up the arch.... 10/7/2015 7:35 PM

Blatter awaiting fate after ethics committee investigation
LONDON (AP) -- Sepp Blatter could be facing a 90-day suspension.... 10/7/2015 7:26 PM

Argentine government: ex-spy chief went to US in February
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- The Argentine government says a former spymaster it wants to question in the mysterious death of prosecutor traveled to the United States on an Italian passport.... 10/7/2015 7:20 PM

Italy considering more active anti-Islamic State in Iraq
ROME (AP) -- Italy is considering playing a more active role in Iraq combating the Islamic State group but no decision has been made.... 10/7/2015 7:20 PM

Inter-communal violence kills 1 in north Mali, 4 kidnapped
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) -- A community leader for a militia group allied to Mali's government says at least one person has been killed and four people were kidnapped in an attack by separatists in the north of the country.... 10/7/2015 7:18 PM

Putin spends his birthday playing hockey with NHL stars
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin spent his 63rd birthday on the ice Wednesday, playing hockey with NHL stars against Russian officials and tycoons.... 10/7/2015 7:09 PM

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