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Greek creditors hope to pay more loans within weeks
LUXEMBOURG (AP) -- European creditors urged the re-elected Greek government to maintain its zeal for reforms so it can get billions more of bailout cash and start discussions on relieving the country's debt burden.... 10/5/2015 5:51 PM

Snowden: I'd go to prison to return to US
LONDON (AP) -- Edward Snowden says he has offered to return to the United States and go to jail for leaking details of National Security Agency programs to intercept electronic communications data on a vast scale.... 10/5/2015 5:50 PM

Pistorius release canceled, referred back to parole board
SOMERSET WEST, South Africa (AP) -- The decision granting Oscar Pistorius early release from prison to go to house arrest was cancelled Monday and referred back to a parole board to be reconsidered.... 10/5/2015 5:47 PM

Workers tear shirts off Air France managers in jobs protest
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 5:28 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, has turned himself into authorities, officials said Monday.... 10/5/2015 5:23 PM

The Latest: Asylum applications up across the Nordics
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 5:13 PM

Iraq officials: car bomb across Iraq kill 36, wound dozens
BAGHDAD (AP) -- A series of car bombings across Iraq Monday killed at least 36 people and wounded dozens as the government continued its efforts to combat extremism across the country.... 10/5/2015 5:09 PM

UN releases a draft for potential agreement on climate
PARIS (AP) -- The United Nations on Monday released a first draft of the negotiating text for the major conference on climate taking place in Paris in December.... 10/5/2015 5:04 PM

Syria presidency condemns destruction of Palmyra's arch
BEIRUT (AP) -- The office of Syria's president condemned on Monday the destruction of the 2,000- year-old iconic Arch of Triumph in Palmyra by the Islamic State group which controls the ancient city.... 10/5/2015 4:46 PM

Turkey seeks EU backing for Syria no-fly, buffer zones
BRUSSELS (AP) -- Turkey's president sought European backing on Monday for the creation of buffer and no-fly zones on the Syrian border, saying that such moves are key to ending the refugee crisis.... 10/5/2015 4:37 PM

Iraq officials: car bomb in eastern Diyala province kills 13 people, wounds 30
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraq officials: car bomb in eastern Diyala province kills 13 people, wounds 30.... 10/5/2015 4:33 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 the nation'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 4:31 PM

Croatia parliamentary vote to be held on Nov. 8
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) -- The next parliamentary elections in Croatia will be held on Nov. 8 with the leftist government facing a strong challenge from the conservatives amid the migrant crisis and bad economy.... 10/5/2015 4:30 PM

US, Chile declare new marine reserves, fight overfishing
VALPARAISO, Chile (AP) -- President Barack Obama declared new marine sanctuaries in Lake Michigan and the tidal waters of Maryland on Monday, while Chile blocked off more than 200,000 square miles of the Pacific Ocean near the world-famous Easter Island from commercial fishing and oil and gas exploration.... 10/5/2015 4:30 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 4:29 PM

US officials question 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 4:13 PM

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

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

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