Study: 4,500 deaths a year from high Europe diesel emissions 2017-09-19T22:44:49Z 2017-09-18T06:31:24Z 2017-09-19T22:44:49Z Researchers say there have been more than 4,500 premature deaths annually in Europe because diesel cars emitted higher levels of pollution than claimed. The Latest: Death toll in Mexican quake rises to 79 2017-09-19T22:44:42Z 2017-09-19T18:52:36Z 2017-09-19T22:44:42Z The U.S. Geological Survey says it calculates the earthquake that struck central Mexico as magnitude 7.1 It says the epicenter was near the town of Raboso, about 76 miles (123 kilometers) southeast of Mexico City.
Hurricane Maria aims at Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica 2017-09-19T22:44:32Z 2017-09-19T04:12:27Z 2017-09-19T22:44:32Z Hurricane Maria is sweeping over the small island of Dominica with catastrophic Category 5 winds, starting a charge into the eastern Caribbean that threatens islands already wrecked by Hurricane Irma and holds the chance of a direct hit on Puerto Rico.
Global differences abound as leaders address UN 2017-09-19T22:44:20Z 2017-09-19T04:12:21Z 2017-09-19T22:44:19Z President Donald Trump and French leader Emmanuel Macron are expected to take the spotlight at the annual gathering of world leaders at the U.N. _ but discussions will be dominated by tough challenges like North Korea and Myanmar's Muslim minority.
Trump slams Venezuela at UN; Maduro calls him 'Hitler' 2017-09-19T22:44:00Z 2017-09-19T17:02:29Z 2017-09-19T22:44:00Z President Donald Trump has singled out Venezuela in a speech to the U.N. as a threat to democratic principles alongside North Korea, Iran and Syria.
Rohingya Muslims are being wiped off Myanmar's map 2017-09-19T22:43:52Z 2017-09-19T06:52:06Z 2017-09-19T22:43:52Z Rights group: Muslim Rohingya almost completely erased from Myanmar's Maungdaw township; other townships also damaged. 7.1 magnitude quake kills 79 as buildings collapse in Mexico 2017-09-19T22:43:43Z 2017-09-19T18:32:35Z 2017-09-19T22:43:43Z A powerful earthquake has shaken Mexico City, causing buildings to sway sickeningly.
The Latest: El-Sissi makes passionate plea for Mideast peace 2017-09-19T22:43:36Z 2017-09-19T16:02:45Z 2017-09-19T22:43:35Z French President Emmanuel Macron says he isn't about to quit trying to convince President Donald Trump to reverse himself on his decision to exit the climate accords _ and thinks he will succeed.
In stark UN speech, Trump threatens to "destroy" North Korea 2017-09-19T22:43:27Z 2017-09-19T07:52:06Z 2017-09-19T22:43:26Z Trump to use his UN General Assembly address to press for UN members acting in their own self-interest to unite to face global dangers.
Under fire over Rohingya, Suu Kyi defends Myanmar actions 2017-09-19T22:36:34Z 2017-09-19T08:22:09Z 2017-09-19T22:36:07Z Rights groups are critical of Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi's defense of her country's conduct in violence that has driven out more than 400,000 Rohingya Muslims. Hurricane Maria thrusts Dominica leader into spotlight 2017-09-19T22:36:11Z 2017-09-19T21:22:26Z 2017-09-19T22:35:54Z A dramatic series of social media posts at the height of Hurricane Maria have put the spotlight on the prime minister of the small Caribbean island of Dominica. Police: Third arrest made in London subway attack 2017-09-19T22:36:06Z 2017-09-19T21:05:43Z 2017-09-19T22:35:51Z British police have arrested a third suspect in connection with the bomb that partially exploded on a London subway last week.
Congo leader opens peace conference in bloody Kasai region 2017-09-19T22:36:01Z 2017-09-19T18:24:09Z 2017-09-19T22:35:49Z Congo leader opens peace conference in bloody Kasais, blames unrest on 'terrorist militia'.
Toys R Us joins bankruptcy list as Amazon exerts influence 2017-09-19T22:28:17Z 2017-09-19T07:02:11Z 2017-09-19T22:28:16Z Toys R Us, pioneering big box toy retailer, says it has filed voluntarily for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
Facebook may be facing an 'era of accountability' 2017-09-19T22:23:34Z 2017-09-19T07:12:04Z 2017-09-19T22:23:23Z Facebook may be facing an 'era of accountability'. Norway's massive wealth fund hits $1 trillion in value 2017-09-19T22:23:11Z 2017-09-19T12:12:11Z 2017-09-19T22:23:09Z Norway's sovereign petrodollar wealth fund hits "milestone" $1 trillion in value, beating all expectations since 1996 establishment.
Moscow unveils monument to Kalashnikov, designer of AK-47 2017-09-19T22:17:21Z 2017-09-19T13:12:16Z 2017-09-19T22:17:04Z The new statue of Mikhail Kalashnikov cradling his signature AK-47 assault rifle unveiled Tuesday in Moscow commemorates one of Russia's most renowned and reviled inventions. Russia seeks extradition from Greece of suspect wanted by US 2017-09-19T22:17:14Z 2017-09-19T10:02:19Z 2017-09-19T22:16:56Z Russia seeks extradition of Russian citizen arrested in Greece and wanted by US in major cybercrime fraud case.
The Latest: Ivanka Trump urges fight against forced labor 2017-09-19T22:16:54Z 2017-09-19T14:32:27Z 2017-09-19T22:16:27Z President Donald Trump is opening his maiden address in front of the United Nationals General Assembly by praising his accomplishments in office so far. German WWI U-boat found off Belgium with 23 bodies inside 2017-09-19T22:10:46Z 2017-09-19T10:42:12Z 2017-09-19T22:10:46Z Belgian regional authorities say an intact German World War I submarine has been found off the coast of Belgium and contains the bodies of 23 people. Huntsman says Moscow's meddling led to low level of trust 2017-09-19T21:26:31Z 2017-09-19T15:23:44Z 2017-09-19T21:26:07Z Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, President Donald Trump's nominee to be U.S. ambassador to Russia, says Moscow's meddling in the 2016 presidential election led directly to the low level of trust between the two former Cold War foes. Prosecutors to argue Pistorius should get more jail time 2017-09-19T21:10:43Z 2017-09-19T07:22:03Z 2017-09-19T21:10:43Z Oscar Pistorius faces another legal challenge when South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal convenes Nov. 3 to hear arguments by state prosecutors that the former track star and convicted murderer should get more jail time.
Al-Qaida-led fighters on the offensive against Syrian troops 2017-09-19T19:15:00Z 2017-09-19T17:22:35Z 2017-09-19T19:14:56Z Insurgents led by an al-Qaida-linked group have launched one of their widest offensives yet against Syrian pro-government forces, which responded with heavy airstrikes targeting hospitals and first responders. Ex-head of Vatican hospital justifies apartment renovations 2017-09-19T19:05:47Z 2017-09-19T18:52:23Z 2017-09-19T19:04:28Z The ex-president of the Vatican's children's hospital has defended spending nearly a half million euros in hospital donations to renovate a cardinal's apartment, saying the investment would have brought new donations. Italy urges more patrols, punishment after spate of rapes 2017-09-19T18:45:28Z 2017-09-19T18:42:33Z 2017-09-19T18:45:28Z Officials are calling for increased police patrols and new laws to punish perpetrators after a spate of rapes around Italy. Pope overhauls key institute to reflect his vision of family 2017-09-19T18:07:32Z 2017-09-19T16:22:28Z 2017-09-19T18:07:32Z Pope Francis has overhauled the Vatican institute most closely associated with the conservative sexual morals promoted by St. John Paul II, saying it was necessary to adapt and expand its mission to address the reality of today's Catholics. Wallenberg relatives vow to appeal Russian court ruling 2017-09-19T17:33:48Z 2017-09-19T17:22:55Z 2017-09-19T17:33:45Z Relatives of Raoul Wallenberg say they will appeal a Russian court's move to turn down their lawsuit asking the KGB's successor to provide full information about the Swedish diplomat who disappeared after helping 20,000 Hungarian Jews escape the Holocaust.
Czech zoo burns rhino horns, condemns auction in SAfrica 2017-09-19T17:15:09Z 2017-09-19T17:12:34Z 2017-09-19T17:14:47Z A zoo in the Czech Republic has burned its stockpiles to rhino horn with an estimated black market value of more than $2 million in a protest against a controversial auction of rhino horn in South Africa.
Motorists trapped as suspicious object shuts main UK highway 2017-09-19T16:56:03Z 2017-09-19T16:02:19Z 2017-09-19T16:56:03Z Hundreds of motorists have been stuck for hours on one of Britain's main highways after it was closed due to a "suspicious object.". UN report says 40 million in 'modern slavery' in 2016 2017-09-19T16:23:00Z 2017-09-19T15:32:18Z 2017-09-19T16:22:52Z U.N. agencies and partners say some 40 million people were ensnared by modern slavery last year, decrying a scourge that disproportionately affects women and girls.
The Latest: UN head says nuclear threat at high level 2017-09-19T16:09:11Z 2017-09-19T13:32:21Z 2017-09-19T16:09:11Z U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is warning the world's leaders that the threat of a nuclear attack is at its highest level since the end of the Cold War and "fiery talk can lead to fatal misunderstandings.".
Russian navy launches barrage of cruise missiles in drills 2017-09-19T16:08:48Z 2017-09-19T16:02:26Z 2017-09-19T16:08:48Z The Russian military says its warships have test-fired cruise missiles in an exercise that comes along with weeklong war games held by Russia and Belarus. Roads near Frankfurt Airport to close for WWII bomb removal 2017-09-19T15:32:59Z 2017-09-19T15:22:36Z 2017-09-19T15:32:53Z German authorities say they will be shutting down some roads to traffic near the Frankfurt Airport after the discovery of a World War II-era bomb during construction work. Germany arrests 2 Islamic State suspects in Berlin 2017-09-19T15:32:22Z 2017-09-19T15:24:46Z 2017-09-19T15:32:21Z Federal prosecutors say two Iraqi men have been arrested in the German capital on suspicion of membership in a terrorist organization and war crimes as part of the Islamic State group in their home country. At least 65 skulls found so far at a mass grave in Bosnia 2017-09-19T15:26:28Z 2017-09-19T13:32:28Z 2017-09-19T15:25:06Z Bosnian forensic experts find mass grave hiding remains of at least 65 victims of country's 1992-95 war. Stanislav Petrov, who averted nuclear war, dies at 77 2017-09-19T15:26:15Z 2017-09-19T13:42:20Z 2017-09-19T15:26:15Z Stanislav Petrov, a former Soviet military officer known in the West as "The man who saved the world" for his role in averting a nuclear war has died. Senate panel backs Trump's pick for US envoy to Afghanistan 2017-09-19T15:15:51Z 2017-09-19T15:02:20Z 2017-09-19T15:15:44Z The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has approved the nomination of a veteran diplomat to serve as President Donald Trump's ambassador to Afghanistan.
America 2nd: Traditions mean Trump must wait his turn at UN 2017-09-19T14:34:48Z 2017-09-19T07:32:05Z 2017-09-19T14:34:43Z America 2nd: Tradition at the U.N. General Assembly means Brazil first, then the U.S. in speech lineup. Mattis: No need yet to shoot down NKorean missiles 2017-09-19T13:56:14Z 2017-09-18T19:52:02Z 2017-09-19T13:56:14Z Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the U.S. has not attempted to shoot down any of North Korea's missiles -- including two that recently overflew Japan -- because they have not posed a direct threat.
Forgotten people stranded for years by South Sudan's war 2017-09-19T13:34:38Z 2017-09-19T10:22:19Z 2017-09-19T13:34:37Z Forgotten people stranded for years by South Sudan's war and their unwillingness to give up their belongings. Japan deploys missile interceptor near NKorea flight path 2017-09-19T11:43:51Z 2017-09-19T07:02:03Z 2017-09-19T11:43:48Z Japan is deploying a mobile missile defense system on the northern island of Hokkaido following two recent North Korean missile flyovers. Saudi authorities pressure Snapchat to block Al-Jazeera 2017-09-19T10:44:50Z 2017-09-18T19:11:53Z 2017-09-19T10:44:45Z Snapchat has blocked Al-Jazeera's Discover channel in Saudi Arabia amid an ongoing dispute between Gulf states and Qatar, where the media network is headquartered.
Tanker being used in Greece oil spill cleanup to be replaced 2017-09-19T09:13:42Z 2017-09-19T08:12:09Z 2017-09-19T09:13:38Z Greek authorities say a tanker being used to pump oil from a sunken ship that is polluting the coastline is to be replaced because its certificate of seaworthiness is expiring. Police arrest Pakistani jihadi suspect in Spain 2017-09-19T09:13:38Z 2017-09-19T08:12:06Z 2017-09-19T09:13:35Z Spain's Interior Ministry says police have arrested a Pakistani man suspected of promoting terrorism and spreading Islamic jihadi propaganda on social media networks.
Defending Myanmar, Suu Kyi says most Rohingya villages calm 2017-09-19T08:25:12Z 2017-09-18T12:11:45Z 2017-09-19T08:24:03Z More than 10,000 Muslims in Bangladesh have marched toward Myanmar's embassy to protest the country's crackdown on Rohingya Muslims.
Kane mixes it up, Erdem sparkles at London Fashion Week 2017-09-19T08:22:46Z 2017-09-18T12:12:04Z 2017-09-19T08:22:45Z The Canada-born designer Erdem Moralioglu turned the Old Selfridges Hotel into a glamorous vintage speakeasy for his London Fashion Week catwalk show.
The Latest: Envoy says China understands Myanmar's efforts 2017-09-19T08:13:30Z 2017-09-19T04:22:06Z 2017-09-19T08:13:30Z Suu Kyi says most Rohingya Muslim villages not affected by violence in Myanmar, invites diplomats to visit them.
Trump calls for UN reform, but with more restrained tones 2017-09-19T07:34:14Z 2017-09-18T08:21:27Z 2017-09-19T07:34:14Z President Donald Trump is plunging into a foreign policy-focused week that will be anchored by his first address to the United Nations General Assembly.
The Latest: North Korea's top diplomat heading to UN meeting 2017-09-19T07:33:42Z 2017-09-18T21:21:47Z 2017-09-19T07:33:36Z The plight of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims that U.N. officials have described as ethnic cleansing is getting early attention at the annual gathering of government leaders at the world body.
The Latest: Ivanka Trump pursues her own agenda at UN 2017-09-19T07:25:11Z 2017-09-18T14:33:02Z 2017-09-19T07:25:11Z President Donald Trump presses the need for reform at the United Nations as he makes his debut address to a session of the U.N. General Assembly in New York. Navy fires 2 commanders in connection with ship collisions 2017-09-19T07:15:11Z 2017-09-18T17:12:02Z 2017-09-19T07:15:03Z Navy fires 2 commanders in connection with ship collisions as part of sweeping purge of leadership in the Japan-based fleet.
New misconduct allegations hang over UN meeting on sex abuse 2017-09-19T07:14:33Z 2017-09-19T00:01:54Z 2017-09-19T07:14:28Z U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says sexual abuse is problem that goes beyond peacekeeping missions and plagues the entire United Nations.
Rohingya Muslims being wiped off Myanmar's map 2017-09-19T06:34:07Z 2017-09-19T01:42:15Z 2017-09-19T06:34:05Z Rights group: Muslim Rohingya almost completely erased from Myanmar's Maungdaw township; other townships also damaged.
Students in France acid attack show compassion for assailant 2017-09-19T05:44:03Z 2017-09-18T15:11:41Z 2017-09-19T05:43:59Z The four American college students attacked with acid at a Marseille train station have forgiven their assailant, who reportedly suffers from a mental illness, a spokesman for their school said on Monday.
UK police quiz 2 ex-foster children over London subway bomb 2017-09-19T04:26:07Z 2017-09-18T07:41:27Z 2017-09-19T04:26:07Z British police are still holding two suspects in custody over the London subway blast as commuters head to work Monday in the first morning rush hour since the attack.
Hurricane Maria batters Dominica as a Category 5 storm 2017-09-19T04:24:53Z 2017-09-18T04:13:08Z 2017-09-19T04:23:45Z A strengthening Hurricane Maria is swirling toward the eastern Caribbean, with forecasters warning it probably will be a major storm by the time it passes through the already battered Leeward Islands late Monday.
French envoy at UN: Discord at highest level since Cold War 2017-09-19T04:14:13Z 2017-09-18T17:01:52Z 2017-09-19T04:14:13Z France's foreign minister says dissention and conflict are at their highest level since the Cold War, while cooperation among nations has become more difficult. US flies powerful warplanes amid tensions with North Korea 2017-09-19T03:22:35Z 2017-09-18T08:11:37Z 2017-09-19T03:22:30Z South Korea says the U.S. military has flown powerful bombers and stealth jets over the Korean Peninsula in joint drills with South Korean warplanes.
German foreign minister urges direct talks with North Korea 2017-09-19T01:04:10Z 2017-09-18T07:42:55Z 2017-09-19T01:03:23Z Germany's foreign minister is calling for direct talks with North Korea in the standoff over Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs.
Putin attends military drills that worry Russia's neighbors 2017-09-19T00:53:52Z 2017-09-18T13:41:53Z 2017-09-19T00:53:19Z Russian President Vladimir Putin is attending military maneuvers that have worried his country's neighbors.
Uproar in Turkey over removing evolution from biology class 2017-09-18T23:13:43Z 2017-09-17T12:20:56Z 2017-09-18T23:13:42Z Students in Turkey are returning to school where they will be taught evolution for the last time in their biology classes.
As world leaders meet at UN, opinion hardens against Myanmar 2017-09-18T23:12:39Z 2017-09-18T23:11:56Z 2017-09-18T23:12:37Z International opinion is hardening against Myanmar as the U.S., Britain and other powers renew calls for an end to violence against Rohingya Muslims, whose plight is overshadowing the Southeast Asian nation's transition to democracy.
Syrian troops battling IS cross river toward US-backed force 2017-09-18T22:33:34Z 2017-09-18T18:02:26Z 2017-09-18T22:33:32Z Syrian troops battling the Islamic State group have crossed to the eastern bank of the Euphrates River in Deir el-Zour, securing their hold on the eastern city but threatening a potential standoff with U.S.-backed forces operating nearby. Opposition sees Brexit 'chaos' in UK govt shifts and feuds 2017-09-18T21:33:51Z 2017-09-18T09:11:32Z 2017-09-18T21:33:51Z Britain's statistics regulator has accused Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson of misleadingly claiming that leaving the European Union will give Britain an extra 350 million pounds ($475 million) a week to spend on health care. UN says 1 Tanzanian peacekeeper killed in Congo, 1 injured 2017-09-18T21:13:37Z 2017-09-18T21:12:02Z 2017-09-18T21:13:33Z The United Nations mission in Congo says that a peacekeeper has been killed amid fighting in Beni territory in the country's North Kivu province.
Iraq's top court suspends Kurdish region's independence vote 2017-09-18T20:13:21Z 2017-09-18T11:42:48Z 2017-09-18T20:13:20Z Iraq's Supreme Court temporarily suspends northern Kurdish region's referendum on independence due next week. Lady Gaga postpones European leg of world tour 2017-09-18T20:02:50Z 2017-09-18T08:21:36Z 2017-09-18T20:02:01Z Lady Gaga has postponed her world tour's European leg until next year because of ongoing health problems.
Trump's childhood home becomes showcase for refugees 2017-09-18T19:56:15Z 2017-09-18T04:16:59Z 2017-09-18T19:55:26Z President Donald Trump's childhood home had some new occupants over the weekend _ refugees.
World Wildlife Fund sues over Greece oil spill from tanker 2017-09-18T19:54:02Z 2017-09-18T19:51:54Z 2017-09-18T19:53:19Z The World Wildlife Fund has filed a lawsuit over extensive pollution to the coastline outside Athens following the sinking of a tanker near Greece's largest port.
The Latest: US says Syrian allies in touch with Assad forces 2017-09-18T19:04:03Z 2017-09-18T19:01:44Z 2017-09-18T19:03:17Z The spokesman for the U.S.-led coalition says their allies on the ground in Syria are keeping "open lines" of communication with President Bashar Assad's forces to avoid frictions between them as both wage offensives against the Islamic State group.
Israel and US open first American military base in Israel 2017-09-18T19:04:01Z 2017-09-18T18:01:43Z 2017-09-18T19:03:16Z Israel and the U.S. have inaugurated the first American military base on Israeli soil. Swiss state blocks cyberattack, but another hits contractor 2017-09-18T18:33:30Z 2017-09-15T15:48:55Z 2017-09-18T18:33:26Z Switzerland's government says state cyber-experts detected and prevented an attempted cyberattack on the Swiss defense department, while another attack "disrupted" the systems of a contractor for the foreign affairs department. German nationalist party presents anti-Islam platform 2017-09-18T18:04:57Z 2017-09-18T12:02:44Z 2017-09-18T18:04:51Z The nationalist Alternative for Germany party is insisting that Islam is incompatible with democracy as Germany's election campaign enters its final stretch. Pakistan: Attack at Afghan border kills 1, wounds 11 2017-09-18T17:42:33Z 2017-09-18T17:41:40Z 2017-09-18T17:42:28Z A Pakistan government official says a suicide attack has killed one civilian and wounded 12 others attempting to target a paramilitary vehicle near the Chaman border crossing with Afghanistan. Uganda police detain 11 protesting 'life presidency' 2017-09-18T17:22:22Z 2017-09-18T17:21:40Z 2017-09-18T17:22:21Z Ugandan police have detained a lawmaker and 10 others who were arrested while protesting against a plan that they charge would enable the country's long-term president to rule for life. Moscow court rejects lawsuit by Raoul Wallenberg's relatives 2017-09-18T17:13:48Z 2017-09-18T17:03:17Z 2017-09-18T17:13:46Z A court in Moscow has turned down a lawsuit by the relatives of Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish diplomat who disappeared after helping at least 20,000 Hungarian Jews escape the Holocaust. Egypt acquits Irish-Egyptian after 4 years in detention 2017-09-18T17:13:27Z 2017-09-18T15:11:54Z 2017-09-18T17:13:21Z An Egyptian criminal court has acquitted an Irish-Egyptian who has been detained for four years on a slew of charges, including murder, arson and illegal possession of weapons.
Bolshoi opera singer Zurab Sotkilava dies at 80 2017-09-18T17:11:53Z 2017-09-18T17:01:40Z 2017-09-18T17:11:51Z The Bolshoi Theater has announced that renowned Soviet and Russian opera singer Zurab Sotkilava has died.
The Latest: UK shifts Brexit team; opposition sees "chaos" 2017-09-18T16:12:27Z 2017-09-18T14:21:49Z 2017-09-18T16:12:17Z The top civil servant on Britain's Brexit negotiating team has left the Department for Exiting the European Union in what opponents said was a sign of chaos in Britain's Conservative government.
Trump: Fate of Iran nuclear deal hangs on tough UN policing 2017-09-18T15:13:28Z 2017-09-18T12:01:41Z 2017-09-18T15:13:28Z U.S. President Donald Trump is warning that Washington will walk away from a nuclear deal it agreed to with Iran if it deems that the U.N. agency monitoring the agreement is not tough enough in monitoring it.
The Latest: London bomb suspects fostered by British couple 2017-09-18T15:13:19Z 2017-09-18T10:31:32Z 2017-09-18T15:13:16Z A local official and media reports say the two suspects arrested over last week's London subway bombing are an 18-year-old refugee from Iraq and a 21-year old believed to be from Syria, both of whom were fostered by a British couple. Somalia regional state sides with Saudi Arabia over Qatar 2017-09-18T15:12:56Z 2017-09-18T15:11:56Z 2017-09-18T15:12:47Z A Somali regional state has declared it would side with Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries that have cut ties with Qatar, in a new challenge to Somalia's efforts to stay neutral in the dispute. Boko Haram suicide attack kills at least 15 in north Nigeria 2017-09-18T15:12:54Z 2017-09-18T15:11:55Z 2017-09-18T15:12:46Z A Nigerian rescue official says that at least 15 people have been killed and 43 others injured in a suicide attack on Mashimari village in Borno state. Egypt plans to plug budget gaps with more foreign debt 2017-09-18T14:33:11Z 2017-09-18T14:31:40Z 2017-09-18T14:33:07Z Egypt's Finance Minister says the country will face a $10 to $12 billion budget shortfall for the current 2017-18 fiscal year, and plans expanded foreign debt issuance to overcome it. 3 bank customers in Germany fined for ignoring collapsed man 2017-09-18T14:22:09Z 2017-09-18T13:11:46Z 2017-09-18T14:22:06Z German court has fined three bank customers for failing to help an elderly man who collapsed in a bank branch and later died.
The Latest: Turkey warns Kurds against 'artificial' state 2017-09-18T13:33:12Z 2017-09-18T11:11:34Z 2017-09-18T13:33:09Z The Latest: Iraq's Supreme Court temporarily suspends northern Kurdish region's referendum on independence. Burst fuel pipe to disrupt New Zealand flights through week 2017-09-18T11:52:08Z 2017-09-18T01:51:21Z 2017-09-18T11:52:07Z A rupture in the main pipeline carrying jet fuel to New Zealand's largest airport has disrupted the travel plans of thousands of people and is expected to cause further cancellations and delays through next week. UN says 2 Americans unjustly held in Iran part of a pattern 2017-09-18T11:12:44Z 2017-09-18T09:11:33Z 2017-09-18T11:12:24Z UN panel urges immediate release for 2 Iranian-Americans serving 10-year prison sentences on spying charges. Motor accident in Uganda kills 13 people, police say 2017-09-18T11:02:36Z 2017-09-18T10:21:30Z 2017-09-18T11:02:33Z Ugandan police say 13 people, including 12 Tanzanian nationals, have been killed in a motor accident on a highway in central Uganda. Turkey: Ex-newspaper managers, columnists go on trial 2017-09-18T10:22:21Z 2017-09-18T10:21:36Z 2017-09-18T10:22:07Z Former managers and columnists of a newspaper in Turkey linked to a U.S.-based cleric have gone on trial, accused of supporting last year's failed coup. Yemen officials: Airstrike by Saudi-led coalition kills 12 2017-09-18T10:11:45Z 2017-09-18T10:11:30Z 2017-09-18T10:11:30Z Yemeni officials, tribesmen: Strike by Saudi-led coalition fighting Shiite rebels killed 12 civilians in Marib province. Young democracy activist among Macau election winners 2017-09-18T08:54:09Z 2017-09-18T05:21:28Z 2017-09-18T08:53:19Z Young pro-democracy activist among winners in elections for Chinese-controlled casino capital Macau's legislature. Dubai port operator DP World to pull out of Indonesia 2017-09-18T08:52:01Z 2017-09-17T15:51:00Z 2017-09-18T08:51:58Z One of the world's largest port operators, DP World, says it will not be renewing its contract in Indonesia after failing to agree on renewal terms with the government.
Top US diplomat says closing embassy in Cuba 'under review' 2017-09-18T08:13:07Z 2017-09-17T15:31:24Z 2017-09-18T08:13:07Z Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the Trump administration is considering closing down the U.S. Embassy in Havana following unexplained incidents affecting the health of American diplomats. France: Acid attack on 4 US students not seen as terror act 2017-09-18T08:02:46Z 2017-09-17T13:50:56Z 2017-09-18T08:02:43Z The Marseille prosecutor's office says four young female U.S. tourists have been attacked with acid in Marseille's main train station by a woman who has been arrested.
UK lowers terror threat level as subway bomb probe advances 2017-09-18T07:53:23Z 2017-09-17T07:42:03Z 2017-09-18T07:53:02Z London police say a second man has been arrested in connection with the London subway attack.
Bangladesh restricts Rohingya refugees, starts immunization 2017-09-18T07:43:31Z 2017-09-17T06:00:49Z 2017-09-18T07:43:31Z Bangladeshi authorities are trying to restrict the movement of Muslim Rohingya refugees fleeing violence in Myanmar into crowded border camps and have started immunizing tens of thousands of children against diseases. Hard to spot: criminals find new ways to smuggle rhino horns 2017-09-18T07:43:15Z 2017-09-17T22:11:16Z 2017-09-18T07:43:13Z Conservationists say some criminal groups are processing rhino horns into powder and trinkets in South Africa before smuggling it to Asia, a developing trend that could make it harder for law enforcement agencies to intercept trafficked horns.
Fatah welcomes Hamas pledge to try to end Palestinian split 2017-09-18T05:54:41Z 2017-09-17T06:20:49Z 2017-09-18T05:53:49Z A senior Fatah leader has welcomed a pledge by the rival group Hamas, after talks with Egypt, to accept key conditions for ending a decade-old Palestinian political and territorial split. Warm waters off West Coast has lingering effects for salmon 2017-09-18T05:41:49Z 2017-09-17T17:01:01Z 2017-09-18T05:41:33Z The mass of warm water known as "the blob" that heated up the North Pacific Ocean has dissipated, but scientists are still seeing the domino-effect it is having on Northwest salmon and steelhead. World leaders face crises in North Korea and Myanmar at UN 2017-09-18T04:44:01Z 2017-09-16T18:09:29Z 2017-09-18T04:43:58Z Facing an escalating nuclear threat from North Korea and the mass flight of minority Muslims from Myanmar, world leaders gather at the United Nations starting Monday to tackle these and other tough challenges _ from terrorism to a warming planet. Pakistan ex-PM's wife wins his parliament seat: unofficial 2017-09-18T04:24:48Z 2017-09-17T20:21:14Z 2017-09-18T04:24:46Z A Pakistani minister says the wife of ousted Pakistani premier Nawaz Sharif has won his parliament seat which fell vacant after the country's Supreme Court disqualified him for concealing assets, according to unofficial results.
Strengthening Hurricane Maria a threat to Irma-hit Caribbean 2017-09-18T04:24:27Z 2017-09-17T04:12:50Z 2017-09-18T04:24:08Z Hurricane season roared on as Jose threatened heavy surf along the U.S. East Coast, Tropical Storm Norma was set to brush Mexico's resort-studded Baja California Peninsula, and Tropical Storm Maria formed and was expected to strengthen into a hurricane. Israeli police arrest 8 in ultra-Orthodox military protest 2017-09-18T03:04:28Z 2017-09-17T15:52:09Z 2017-09-18T03:04:25Z Israeli police say they have arrested eight people during a protest by ultra-Orthodox Jews against the arrest of a community member for refusing to enlist in the military.
London Fashion Week: Burberry brings back vintage check 2017-09-18T00:42:11Z 2017-09-16T16:49:32Z 2017-09-18T00:42:12Z Unfazed by the London subway attack, celebrities, models and fashion editors have flocked to London Fashion Week to celebrate all things stylish. The Latest: 4 Boston college students hurt in France attack 2017-09-18T00:33:10Z 2017-09-17T14:40:58Z 2017-09-18T00:33:07Z The spokeswoman for the Marseille prosecutor's office says the suspect who attacked four American women with acid in the Marseille train station did not yell any out any terror-linked threats.
The Latest: UK lowers its national threat level to "severe" 2017-09-17T20:52:38Z 2017-09-17T10:21:00Z 2017-09-17T20:52:26Z A senior British minister has renewed criticism of U.S. President Donald Trump for tweeting about the police inquiry into the bombing of a subway train in London. BA flight in Paris gets extra security checks after threat 2017-09-17T20:01:33Z 2017-09-17T08:51:09Z 2017-09-17T20:01:07Z Police and firefighters are verifying a British Airways plane on the tarmac of Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport after reports of a problem. 8 dead, dozens injured as fierce storm hits western Romania 2017-09-17T19:42:42Z 2017-09-17T16:51:01Z 2017-09-17T19:42:42Z Authorities say five people have died and at least 30 were injured during a violent storm in western Romania that produced winds of up to 100 kilometers (60 miles) an hour. Prime minister attends gay pride march in a first for Serbia 2017-09-17T18:51:08Z 2017-09-17T10:00:50Z 2017-09-17T18:51:07Z Serbian riot police have cordoned off central Belgrade to protect a gay pride march that for the first time will be attended by a prime minister in the conservative Balkan country. Ethiopia: 55,000 people displaced amid ethnic clashes. 2017-09-17T17:22:12Z 2017-09-17T15:31:21Z 2017-09-17T17:22:09Z The government of Ethiopia's restive Oromia region says 55,000 ethnic Oromos have been displaced from the neighboring Somali region after a week of unrest in which dozens were killed. Russia denies claim of airstrike on US-backed Syrian force 2017-09-17T16:52:22Z 2017-09-17T13:01:09Z 2017-09-17T16:51:59Z A Russian military spokesman is denying claims that a Russian airstrike wounded six fighters from a U.S.-backed opposition force in Syria.
Beer flowing in Munich: Thousands head to Oktoberfest 2017-09-17T16:31:17Z 2017-09-16T11:49:22Z 2017-09-17T16:31:16Z The beer is flowing again at Munich's fabled Oktoberfest.
Boris Johnson fuels speculation about UK leadership bid 2017-09-17T16:21:16Z 2017-09-16T10:39:18Z 2017-09-17T16:21:15Z British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has fueled speculation that he hopes to eventually succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, spelling out his Brexit goals days before her major policy speech on the subject.
Kenya dump dwellers make a living recycling hair extensions 2017-09-17T15:51:38Z 2017-09-17T10:10:54Z 2017-09-17T15:51:37Z Kenyan dump dwellers make a living recycling hair extensions, from trash to beauty salons.
Iraq says may use force if Kurdish referendum turns violent 2017-09-17T15:42:31Z 2017-09-17T12:30:56Z 2017-09-17T15:42:26Z Iraqi Prime Minister says he's prepared to intervene militarily if Kurdish region's planned independence referendum results in violence. Kenya's opposition urges reform of electoral commission 2017-09-17T15:03:09Z 2017-09-17T13:31:11Z 2017-09-17T15:03:08Z Kenya opposition leader presses for reforms of the electoral commission before repeat of presidential election in Oct.
The Latest: Animal rights protesters disrupt Burberry show 2017-09-17T15:02:11Z 2017-09-16T18:19:32Z 2017-09-17T15:02:11Z Guests attending Burberry's catwalk show at London Fashion Week have found their usual red carpet welcome replaced by heckling protesters. The Latest: WFP sends relief to Syria's Deir el-Zour by land 2017-09-17T14:21:55Z 2017-09-17T14:00:57Z 2017-09-17T14:21:53Z The U.N.'s World Food Program is halting its air drops to Deir El Zour after five of its trucks were able to reach the city with food relief.
Spain: Police confiscate trove of posters for Catalan vote 2017-09-17T14:21:31Z 2017-09-17T14:21:00Z 2017-09-17T14:21:31Z Spain's paramilitary national police force says its agents have confiscated more than 1.3 million posters, flyers and pamphlets promoting the planned independence referendum by Catalonia's regional government. Kuwait to expel North Korean ambassador, other diplomats 2017-09-17T13:03:29Z 2017-09-17T08:41:19Z 2017-09-17T13:03:27Z Kuwait says it will expel North Korea's ambassador and four other diplomats from its embassy in Kuwait City.
Iraq says may use force if Kurdish referendum turns violent 2017-09-17T12:32:19Z 2017-09-16T16:39:28Z 2017-09-17T12:32:18Z Iraqi Prime Minister says he's prepared to intervene militarily if Kurdish region's planned referendum results in violence. Iraq PM: Half of IS families detained near Mosul are Turkish 2017-09-17T11:32:39Z 2017-09-16T20:49:42Z 2017-09-17T11:32:37Z Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says Turkish nationals make up half of the 1,333 women and children being held in a camp near Mosul for suspected links to the Islamic State group. French journalist back home after being detained in Turkey 2017-09-17T11:32:03Z 2017-09-17T11:30:52Z 2017-09-17T11:32:03Z A French journalist who was detained for 51 days in Turkey on charges of aiding a terror group has returned to France, saying his sudden release came as a surprise.
Tropical storm warning for Los Cabos, Mexico due to Norma 2017-09-17T11:31:42Z 2017-09-16T18:59:50Z 2017-09-17T11:31:39Z Hurricane season is roaring on as Norma edges toward Mexico's resort-studded Baja California Peninsula, Jose threatens heavy surf along the U.S. East Coast and Tropical Storm Lee forms in the Atlantic far from land.
NATO concerned about Russia's transparency on military games 2017-09-17T08:22:28Z 2017-09-16T19:19:37Z 2017-09-17T08:22:16Z A senior NATO official says there's reason to be concerned about the large-scale Zapad 2017 military maneuvers being conducted now by Russia and Belarus, since they could be seen as "a serious preparation for big war.".
UK makes 'significant' bomb arrest but attack seen imminent 2017-09-17T07:32:25Z 2017-09-16T06:49:13Z 2017-09-17T07:32:25Z British authorities are searching for suspects in the London subway blast that injured more than two dozen people as hundreds of soldiers are being deployed across the country. Hamas says it accepts reconciliation demands 2017-09-17T06:02:04Z 2017-09-17T03:10:39Z 2017-09-17T06:01:34Z The Hamas militant group says it has accepted all of the conditions demanded by its rival, President Mahmoud Abbas, to clear the way for a reconciliation deal after a 10-year rift. Dirty money? Wads of cut-up cash found in Geneva toilets 2017-09-17T05:35:21Z 2017-09-15T17:38:50Z 2017-09-17T05:34:57Z A Geneva official has confirmed a local newspaper report saying wads of cut-up 500-euro (about $600) currency bills mysteriously turned up jammed into the toilets of three neighborhood restaurants and a bank in separate episodes in recent months. 36 Burundi refugees killed in clashes with Congo forces: UN 2017-09-17T02:32:47Z 2017-09-16T10:20:45Z 2017-09-17T02:32:43Z 34 Burundian refugees killed by Congolese forces, UN peacekeeping official says.
Don't remove the tie: France's Macron bound by unspoken rule 2017-09-16T20:41:56Z 2017-09-16T13:09:25Z 2017-09-16T20:41:56Z French President Emmanuel Macron just won't take his tie off, even when picking his way in sweltering heat through the rubble left by Hurricane Irma on the French island of St. Martin. Airstrike hits US-backed fighters in east Syria wounding 6 2017-09-16T20:01:13Z 2017-09-16T10:20:44Z 2017-09-16T20:01:09Z A U.S.-backed force in Syria says an airstrike has its fighters near an eastern city wounding six of them.
The Latest: Iraq PM says Mosul abuses not systematic 2017-09-16T19:30:48Z 2017-09-16T17:09:28Z 2017-09-16T19:30:46Z Iraqi Prime Minister says he's prepared to intervene militarily if Kurdish region's planned referendum results in violence.
The Latest: UK police search home in bomb probe after arrest 2017-09-16T19:01:31Z 2017-09-16T07:29:14Z 2017-09-16T19:01:15Z London transport authorities say they have re-opened the station where a bomb partially detonated on a subway car, injuring 29 people.
Cuba mystery: Even Castro baffled by harm to US diplomats 2017-09-16T18:20:46Z 2017-09-15T10:28:45Z 2017-09-16T18:20:46Z Cuban leader Raul Castro stepped in personally to deny his government was responsible after the United States demanded answers about a spate of diplomats harmed in Havana.
700 Catalan mayors support holding independence vote 2017-09-16T17:40:32Z 2017-09-16T12:59:27Z 2017-09-16T17:40:31Z More than 700 mayors from Catalonia are meeting in Barcelona in a show of strength amid pressure from Spain's central government not to hold an independence referendum for the northeastern region that has been deemed illegal by the courts.
Champagne on ice: London Fashion Week off and running 2017-09-16T17:20:34Z 2017-09-15T15:38:49Z 2017-09-16T17:20:33Z London has stepped into its role as style capital with the opening of Fashion Week.
Malaysia police arrest 7 boys linked to deadly school fire 2017-09-16T17:01:05Z 2017-09-16T13:49:57Z 2017-09-16T17:01:05Z Malaysia police chief says authorities arrest 7 boys suspected of starting a deadly blaze an Islamic dormitory because students there allegedly mocked them. The Latest: UN: 36 Burundi refugees killed in Congo clashes 2017-09-16T17:00:35Z 2017-09-16T16:49:28Z 2017-09-16T17:00:32Z The Latest: UN says 36 Burundi refugees killed in clashes with Congolese security forces. President loyalists clash with UAE-backed forces in Yemen 2017-09-16T16:41:05Z 2017-09-16T16:29:37Z 2017-09-16T16:41:03Z Yemeni security and medical officials say clashes between forces loyal to the country's internationally recognized president and others backed by the United Arab Emirates have killed at least one and wounded four others, including civilians.
Bangladesh accuses Myanmar of violating its airspace 2017-09-16T16:30:44Z 2017-09-16T05:19:28Z 2017-09-16T16:30:40Z Amid refugee crisis, Bangladesh accuses Myanmar of violating its airspace; Myanmar denies charge. Istanbul police detain 74 suspected Islamic State militants 2017-09-16T15:11:09Z 2017-09-16T15:09:35Z 2017-09-16T15:11:00Z Turkey's official news agency says police have detained 74 suspects who are alleged members of the Islamic State group. Iceland PM's resigns, new election expected on Nov.4 2017-09-16T14:51:14Z 2017-09-16T13:29:22Z 2017-09-16T14:51:13Z Iceland's president has accepted the resignation of the volcanic island's prime minister, who says a new election mostly likely will be held on Nov. 4.
Defiant N. Korea leader says he will complete nuke program 2017-09-16T14:50:59Z 2017-09-16T09:39:23Z 2017-09-16T14:50:58Z North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un vows to complete his nuclear weapons program after he inspected a powerful new intermediate-range missile that was fired over Japan. Commander: Iraq launches operation near Syrian border 2017-09-16T13:30:52Z 2017-09-16T07:19:12Z 2017-09-16T13:30:50Z An Iraqi military commander says troops have launched a multi-pronged operation to capture a town near the Syrian border from Islamic State group.
Indian priest says Yemeni captors did him no physical harm 2017-09-16T13:19:40Z 2017-09-16T12:29:22Z 2017-09-16T13:19:28Z A Catholic priest from India who was freed after being held 18 months in Yemen says he was never physically harmed during his captivity, even if his captors feigned hitting him on videos seeking ransom. German police stop truck with 51 migrants squeezed inside 2017-09-16T12:20:59Z 2017-09-16T12:19:20Z 2017-09-16T12:20:59Z Germany's federal police say they have stopped a truck near the German-Polish border with 51 people squeezed inside, among them 17 children.
Indian priest says Yemeni captors did him no physical harm 2017-09-16T11:19:57Z 2017-09-16T11:19:25Z 2017-09-16T11:19:57Z A Catholic priest from India who was freed after being held 18 months in Yemen says he was never physically harmed during his captivity, even if his captors feigned hitting him on videos seeking ransom.
UN seeks more peacekeepers for Central African Republic 2017-09-16T11:00:18Z 2017-09-16T09:09:16Z 2017-09-16T11:00:18Z UN seeks more peacekeepers for Central African Republic as deadly violence surges again. Defiant N. Korea leader says he will complete nuke program 2017-09-16T09:30:35Z 2017-09-15T22:38:58Z 2017-09-16T09:30:35Z North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un vowed to complete his nuclear weapons program in the face of strengthening sanctions after he inspected a powerful new intermediate-range missile that was fired over Japan. Aided by Russia, Syrian forces consolidate military gains 2017-09-16T09:19:37Z 2017-09-15T09:08:37Z 2017-09-16T09:19:20Z Observer group says intense clashes are ongoing in the Syrian central province of Hama between pro-government forces and members of the Islamic State group.
UN chief to urge world leaders to prevent sexual abuse 2017-09-16T07:32:42Z 2017-09-16T04:09:08Z 2017-09-16T07:31:59Z Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has invited world leaders to a special event Monday on preventing sexual exploitation and abuse _ an issue that has left a black mark on the UN's peacekeeping operations and persists despite UN vows to combat the scourge. Vatican diplomat recalled amid child porn investigation 2017-09-16T07:32:37Z 2017-09-15T11:49:12Z 2017-09-16T07:31:44Z A Vatican diplomat working in the Holy See's embassy in Washington has been recalled after U.S. officials launched a child pornography investigation.
How far can you go with English? Just ask Melania Trump 2017-09-16T07:21:32Z 2017-09-15T20:28:56Z 2017-09-16T07:21:28Z How far can you get with a little bit of foreign language? Billboards say just ask Melania Trump. UK threat level raised to "critical" after subway bombing 2017-09-16T07:21:17Z 2017-09-15T08:08:42Z 2017-09-16T07:21:17Z London's Metropolitan Police and ambulance services are confirming they are at the scene of "an incident" at the Parsons Green subway station in the southwest of the capital.
The Latest: London attack highlights need to train US agents 2017-09-16T07:20:47Z 2017-09-15T08:38:38Z 2017-09-16T07:20:47Z A commuter whose train had just left the Parsons Green station in southwest London says there was panic after a woman on the platform saw what appeared to be an explosion. The Latest: UN sends supplies to Syria's Deir el-Zour 2017-09-16T04:23:33Z 2017-09-15T11:40:29Z 2017-09-16T04:22:46Z Turkish Foreign Ministry says Turkey, Russia and Iran have announced the establishment of a "de-escalation" zone in Syria's northern province of Idlib.
Erdogan: Trump conveyed sadness over US moves against Turks 2017-09-16T01:30:12Z 2017-09-15T19:09:17Z 2017-09-16T01:30:09Z Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says U.S. President Donald Trump has conveyed sadness over moves by U.S. authorities that have further strained relations between the two allies.
UN condemns North Korea's 'highly provocative' missile test 2017-09-16T00:04:08Z 2017-09-15T06:48:44Z 2017-09-16T00:03:51Z North Korea fired a missile over Japan in its longest such flight and a clear message of defiance days after the U.N. Security Council adopted further sanctions.
No-confidence vote in Peru forces Cabinet resignations 2017-09-15T22:19:11Z 2017-09-15T16:49:53Z 2017-09-15T22:18:58Z Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski's entire Cabinet has been forced to resign following a no-confidence vote by the opposition-led congress, throwing the country into political turmoil. UN expert defends use of donation before reporting on Russia 2017-09-15T21:39:12Z 2017-09-15T20:03:20Z 2017-09-15T21:39:11Z A U.N. human rights expert has taken the rare step of publicly defending his use of a $50,000 donation from Russia's government to support his work before he reported on the impact of economic sanctions on Russia. Iceland's center-right govt collapses amid pedophile scandal 2017-09-15T20:51:44Z 2017-09-15T20:49:28Z 2017-09-15T20:51:29Z Iceland's nine-month-old, center-right government collapsed Friday after a small coalition member quit and the country's prime minister called for a new election "as soon as possible.". Drone strike kills 3 militants in NW Pakistan, say officials 2017-09-15T20:21:55Z 2017-09-15T15:28:58Z 2017-09-15T20:21:43Z Two Pakistani officials say a suspected U.S. drone strike has targeted a compound in a northwestern tribal region along the Afghan border, killing three suspected militants. Italy party files complaint over deal with Libyan militias 2017-09-15T19:32:31Z 2017-09-15T19:29:08Z 2017-09-15T19:32:07Z Italy's Radical Party has filed a formal complaint with prosecutors over a deal with Libyan militias backed by Italy and the Libyan government to stop the flow of migrants to Europe. UN: Global hunger rising with conflicts, climate shocks 2017-09-15T19:32:28Z 2017-09-15T10:38:48Z 2017-09-15T19:32:05Z UN says global hunger on the rise again due to conflicts, climate shocks. Officials: More than 80 dead in IS-claimed Iraq attack 2017-09-15T19:32:24Z 2017-09-15T07:59:01Z 2017-09-15T19:31:44Z Iraqi officials say the death toll has risen to more than 80 killed in an Islamic State group-claimed attack in southern Iraq. Kurdish parliament votes to move ahead with referendum 2017-09-15T19:31:21Z 2017-09-15T18:28:51Z 2017-09-15T19:31:00Z Iraq's Prime Minister says he received a call from his Turkish counterpart who underscored his rejection of the controversial referendum Iraq's Kurdish region plans to hold this month. Nigeria declares Biafra separatist movement terrorist group 2017-09-15T19:31:00Z 2017-09-15T18:38:52Z 2017-09-15T19:30:54Z Nigeria's military declares Biafra separatist movement a terrorist group as tensions rise. Albania to add an infantry platoon in Afghanistan 2017-09-15T18:40:37Z 2017-09-15T18:38:55Z 2017-09-15T18:40:35Z Albania's defense minister says it plans to send a third infantry platoon in Afghanistan. Tunisia lifts ban on Muslim women marrying non-Muslims 2017-09-15T18:02:11Z 2017-09-15T17:48:51Z 2017-09-15T18:01:19Z Tunisian officials say the government has lifted a ban on Muslim women marrying non-Muslims on the recommendation of the president, who says Tunisia needs to modernize. Turkey mulls response to Kurdish independence vote 2017-09-15T17:50:25Z 2017-09-15T17:48:50Z 2017-09-15T17:50:21Z Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country will hold a high-level security meeting on Sept. 22 to decide what response to take over a planned Kurdish referendum on independence.
Fleeing Rohingya Muslims watch as homes burn in Myanmar 2017-09-15T17:49:18Z 2017-09-15T07:19:11Z 2017-09-15T17:48:54Z Flames could be seen in a Myanmar village from a Bangladeshi border point where the Rohingya Muslims who lived there had escaped and then watched as their homes burned. Turkey releases French journalist detained on terror charges 2017-09-15T17:32:33Z 2017-09-15T16:49:56Z 2017-09-15T17:32:26Z Turkey to release jailed French journalist 'soon,' media watchdog group says.
French Olympic delegation celebrates 2024 Games victory 2017-09-15T17:20:55Z 2017-09-15T13:48:48Z 2017-09-15T17:20:54Z The French Olympic delegation has been welcomed back in Paris after securing the 2024 Olympic Games at a meeting in Lima, Peru.
Oil spill forces Greek authorities to close Athens beaches 2017-09-15T16:19:11Z 2017-09-15T14:48:50Z 2017-09-15T16:18:55Z Greek health authorities have banned swimming along a long line of popular Athens beaches, following extensive sea pollution from the sinking of a small oil tanker five days ago.
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