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The Latest: IS oil production is greatly reduced since 2014

October 23, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the war in Syria (all times local):

7:20 p.m.

The U.. more »»

Japanese Prime Minister Abe wins big in national elections

October 23, 2017

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's leader has scored a major victory in national elections that returned his ruling coalition to power in decisive fashion. more »»

Malta's people and media take up slain reporter's message

October 23, 2017

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Several thousand Maltese citizens rallied Sunday to honor an investigative journalist killed by a car bomb, but the prime minister and opposition leader who were chief... more »»

Tillerson seeks Arab help in US effort to isolate Iran

October 23, 2017

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — U.S. more »»

Italy's 2 richest regions claim victory in autonomy votes

October 22, 2017

MILAN (AP) — The presidents of Italy's wealthy northern regions of Veneto and Lombardy on Sunday claimed victory in autonomy referendums that seek to grab additional powers and tax revenue from... more »»

Spanish leader moves aggressively to clip Catalonia's wings

October 22, 2017

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy left the nation breathless when he announced the steps he wants to take to crush the separatist movement in the prosperous Catalonia... more »»

Slovenia's president wins most votes, but faces runoff

October 22, 2017

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenia's President Borut Pahor, a former model and veteran politician known for his use of social media, won the most votes in a presidential election Sunday, but wil... more »»

The Latest: Charity hails decision to revoke Mugabe honor

October 22, 2017

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's president and the World Health Organization (all times local):

7:15 p.m. more »»

Yemeni journalist denied entry to US to receive press award

October 22, 2017

CAIRO (AP) — A Yemeni journalist has been denied a visa to the United States where she is set to receive a press award, said the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalist. more »»

World Health Organization revokes appointment of Mugabe

October 22, 2017

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The head of the World Health Organization revoked his appointment of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe as a "goodwill ambassador" on Sunday after the choice drew widespread... more »»

Kenya's leader urges peace ahead of vote as tensions rise

October 22, 2017

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — President Uhuru Kenyatta urged Kenyans to remain peaceful ahead of Thursday's fresh presidential election, while a witness said police shot and wounded at least one person... more »»

Russian opposition leader Navalny leaves jail, goes to rally

October 22, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — Alexei Navalny, Russia's most prominent opposition figure, was released from jail Sunday after serving a 20-day sentence for calling an unauthorized demonstration. more »»

Egypt's el-Sissi vows to quash terrorism after police ambush

October 22, 2017

CAIRO (AP) — In his first remarks after a deadly attack on the country's police force, Egypt's president vowed on Sunday to press ahead with the country's war against terrorism, secure its border... more »»

Letter penned a day before Titanic sank sold at UK auction

October 22, 2017

LONDON (AP) — A letter written by one of the Titanic's passengers a day before the ocean liner sank has sold for 126,000 pounds ($166,000) at an auction in England. more »»

Ethiopia: 11 killed in continued violence in restive region

October 22, 2017

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Eleven people have been killed in clashes in Ethiopia's restive Oromia region as the country continues to experience anti-government protests that at times lead to... more »»

Bavarian town honors horses' patron saint in procession

October 22, 2017

WARNGAU, Germany (AP) — Townspeople and farmers in the small Bavarian town of Warngau have donned traditional costumes for their annual procession in horse-drawn carriages to a local church in... more »»

African rhino injures poacher in rare reversal of fortunes

October 22, 2017

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A rhino turned the tables on a suspected poacher in Namibia, charging and injuring the man while he was allegedly tracking it. more »»

Japan votes for lower house; Abe's party seen headed for win

October 22, 2017

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese are voting in a general election that will most likely hand Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition a majority in parliament. more »»

Japan election: How deep is support for Prime Minister Abe?

October 22, 2017

TOKYO (AP) — An expected victory for Japan's ruling coalition in national elections Sunday may overstate public support for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Liberal-Democratic Party. more »»

Spanish PM aims to take over Catalan govt; residents aghast

October 21, 2017

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain announced an unprecedented plan Saturday to sack Catalonia's separatist leaders, install its own people in their place and call a new local election, using previousl... more »»



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