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Tsipras insists he can lead Greece out of crisis by 2019
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece's left-wing prime minister is pledging to usher the bailout-reliant country out of its financial crisis by 2019, mitigating creditor-mandated austerity with support for the poor.... 10/7/2015 10:16 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 10:02 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 9:49 PM

Brazil court discusses alleged gov't accounting violations
SAO PAULO (AP) -- Brazil's federal audit court has begun discussing whether President Dilma Rousseff's government violated accounting practices and broke the country's finance law.... 10/7/2015 9:47 PM

IMF Chief: We're cooked if we fail on climate change
LIMA, Peru (AP) -- International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde said Wednesday that failure to take urgent action on global warming will condemn humanity to the same fate as the Peruvian poultry that so many delegates to the group's annual meeting are enjoying this week in a country famed for its cuisine.... 10/7/2015 10:19 PM

Britain expects UN vote to allow EU action on migrant boats
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Britain says it hopes for a vote in the coming days on a U.N. Security Council resolution that would authorize the European Union and individual countries to take "enforcement action" on the high seas off Libya against boats suspected of smuggling migrants and refugees to Europe.... 10/7/2015 9:32 PM

Some Syrians chart pre-approved path to European asylum
CRETEIL, France (AP) -- Her slain husband, bombed-out Damascus home and refugee life are behind her. The recipient of a coveted asylum-seeker visa, Syrian teacher Amena Abomosa is settling into a new life in France with her family. But now what?... 10/7/2015 9:28 PM

The Latest: Merkel defends her policies in migrants crisis
BERLIN (AP) -- The latest developments as hundreds of thousands of people seeking safety make an epic trek through Europe. All times local.... 10/7/2015 9:20 PM

UN says Shiite rebels in Yemen have agreed to stop fighting
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Shiite rebels in conflict-torn Yemen have agreed to stop fighting, the United Nations said Wednesday.... 10/7/2015 9:18 PM

Sarkozy nixes disciple from vote for 'white race' remark
PARIS (AP) -- The conservative party of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Wednesday excluded one of its most high-profile figures from running in December regional elections after she said that France is a "country of the white race," a remark that caused a scandal reaching beyond the party.... 10/7/2015 8:58 PM

Battling IS, Iraqi Kurdish fighters exposed to mustard gas
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) -- Several Iraqi Kurdish troops tested positive for mustard gas after battles this summer with the Islamic State group in northern Iraq, a spokesman for the paramilitary group said Wednesday.... 10/7/2015 8:51 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 8:50 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

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

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

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

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

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