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Somalia's extremists vow violence against British troops
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- A spokesman for Somalia's Islamic extremists says their rebels will fight the British troops that are to be deployed to the country as peacekeepers.... 10/6/2015 6:46 PM

Vatican: Pope Francis to visit Mexico next year, no date yet
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- The Vatican says Pope Francis is planning to visit Mexico next year.... 10/6/2015 6:45 PM

New generation of disillusioned Palestinians drives unrest
SURDA, West Bank (AP) -- A new generation of angry, disillusioned Palestinians is driving the current wave of clashes with Israeli forces: Too young to remember the hardships of life during Israel's clampdown on the last major uprising, they have lost faith in statehood through negotiations, distrust their political leaders and believe Israel only understands force.... 10/6/2015 6:10 PM

Belarus' president says he doesn't want Russian air base
MINSK, Belarus (AP) -- Belarus doesn't want to host a Russian military air base, President Alexander Lukashenko said Tuesday, a statement that highlighted a strain between the two neighbors and allies.... 10/6/2015 6:07 PM

Journalist released from prison in Egypt leaves country
CAIRO (AP) -- Mohamed Fahmy, a journalist who was released from prison in Egypt last month, posted on social media that he left the country Tuesday.... 10/6/2015 6:06 PM

Eastern European nations work jointly to secure borders
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Several Eastern European countries are cooperating on controlling the flow of migrants at the external borders of the European Union - a program a top Hungarian official said Tuesday could set an example for the rest of the 28-nation bloc.... 10/6/2015 5:55 PM

The Latest: UN official warns EU on 'hotspot' migrant triage
GENEVA (AP) -- The latest developments as hundreds of thousands of people seeking safety make an epic trek through Europe. All times local.... 10/6/2015 5:54 PM

The Latest: UN chief calls for probe of Palestinian deaths
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The latest developments in ongoing tensions between Palestinians and Israel following days of violence in Jerusalem and the West Bank (all times local).... 10/6/2015 5:42 PM

Mexico City investigates reports of dog poisoning at park
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- A popular dog run in a picturesque Mexico City park remained closed Tuesday following reported cases of dog poisoning.... 10/6/2015 5:41 PM

Flogged Saudi blogger wins Pinter free-speech prize
LONDON (AP) -- A Saudi blogger who has been jailed and flogged for insulting Muslim clerics was awarded a major free-speech prize on Tuesday.... 10/6/2015 5:38 PM

Guatemala declares mudslide-hit community uninhabitable
SANTA CATARINA PINULA, Guatemala (AP) -- Prosecutors in Guatemala said Tuesday they have opened an investigation into who allowed homes to be built in an unsafe area where a massive mudslide killed at least 161 people.... 10/6/2015 5:25 PM

Car bombers claimed by IS kill 15 in Yemen's Aden
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Suicide car bombings targeting exiled Yemeni officials and the Saudi and Emirati troops backing their efforts to retake the country killed at least 15 people Tuesday in the port city of Aden, authorities said. A new Islamic State affiliate claimed responsibility for the assault, which officials earlier blamed on Yemen's Shiite rebels.... 10/6/2015 5:20 PM

Arpad Goncz, Hungary's 1st post-communist president, dies
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Arpad Goncz, a much-loved Hungarian writer and translator who survived a communist-era life sentence for taking part in the 1956 anti-Soviet revolt and later become Hungary's first democratically chosen president, died Tuesday at age 93.... 10/6/2015 5:02 PM

Saudi police say 2 killed after gunman opened fire in a bank
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- Saudi police say two people have been killed and another two wounded by a gunman inside a bank in the southern city of Jizan, near the kingdom's border with Yemen.... 10/6/2015 4:54 PM

Taliban attack police HQ in embattled Afghan city
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Fighting erupted anew in the embattled northern Afghan city of Kunduz on Tuesday after the Taliban attacked a police headquarters overnight and officials warned that food and other emergency aid cannot get through to the city.... 10/6/2015 4:41 PM

Trump's bluster is heard around the world
BALMEDIE, Scotland (AP) -- Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is well known in this serene coastal section of Scotland, where shimmering, golden sand dunes meet the ice-blue North Sea and people play on his golf course. He's known in the Himalayas, too, far from any sign with his name on it. And in the Middle East, Africa and beyond.... 10/6/2015 4:34 PM

Nigeria Senate names 20 nominees for president's new Cabinet
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- Nigeria's Senate announced 20 nominees for the Cabinet of President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, representing all regions of this West African nation but only three women in a team expected to fight endemic corruption.... 10/6/2015 4:33 PM

Paris police crack down on pickpockets targeting tourists
PARIS (AP) -- Paris police say they are getting a handle on crime against tourists.... 10/6/2015 4:27 PM

Ukraine rebels to delay local elections
MOSCOW (AP) -- Officials of the eastern Ukraine regions under the control of Russia-backed separatists say they will postpone local elections that were to be held in the next several weeks, an issue that had impeded progress toward a firm resolution of the conflict.... 10/6/2015 4:05 PM

Czechs outraged by Norway's decision over Czech children
PRAGUE (AP) -- The Czech government is sending a diplomatic note to Norway to protest a decision by child welfare authorities to strip a Czech national of the parental rights to her two sons.... 10/6/2015 4:01 PM

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