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Trump says 'total termination' of Iran deal possible

Published Oct. 16 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is renewing his threat to fully withdraw the United States from the landmark Iran...

AP video journalist describes Somalia's deadliest attack

Published Oct. 16 2017

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Mohamed Sheikh Nor was relaxing and playing with his 10-month-old daughter when his home shook with the...

Ex hostage tells AP why he had kids in captivity

Published Oct. 16 2017

TORONTO (AP) - Former hostage Joshua Boyle said Monday he and his wife decided to have children even while held...

US-backed Syrian force expects Raqqa victory in 'a few days'

Published Oct. 16 2017

BEIRUT (AP) - A U.S.-backed Kurdish-led force battling the Islamic State group in Syria will be in control of Raqqa...

Clinton brands WikiLeaks boss 'tool of Russian intelligence'

Published Oct. 16 2017

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - Hillary Clinton has told an Australian state broadcaster that WlkiLeaks founder Julian Assange was a tool...

Roman theater uncovered at base of Jerusalem's Western Wall

Published Oct. 16 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israeli archaeologists on Monday announced the discovery of the first known Roman-era theater in Jerusalem's Old City,...

Center-right party win secure as Austrians count ballots

Published Oct. 16 2017

VIENNA (AP) - Hundreds of thousands of ballots must still be counted in Austria's general elections, but the tally is...

The Latest: Spain leader travels to region hit by wildfires

Published Oct. 16 2017

MADRID (AP) - The Latest on wildfires in Portugal and Spain (all times local):

The Latest: Turkey sends aid as Somalia toll rises above 300

Published Oct. 16 2017

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - The Latest on deadly bombing in Somalia's capital (all times local):

Wildfires in Portugal, Spain kill at least 9 people

Published Oct. 16 2017

Authorities in Portugal and Spain say that nine people died over the weekend in hundreds of wildfires fanned by strong...

Funerals begin as Somalia truck bombing toll reaches 276

Published Oct. 16 2017

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - Funerals have begun and the death toll is expected to rise as Somalia reels from the...

Iraqi Kurds say federal forces attack near disputed Kirkuk

Published Oct. 16 2017

Iraqi Kurdish officials said early Monday that federal forces and state-backed militias have launched a "major, multi-pronged" attack aimed at...

The Latest: Iraqi Kurds say 'lots of casualties' near Kirkuk

Published Oct. 16 2017

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) - The Latest on Iraq, where federal forces have attacked the Kurdish-held city of Kirkuk (all times...

Venezuela opposition cries foul as socialists claim victory

Published Oct. 16 2017

Candidates with the socialist movement founded by the late President Hugo Chavez won a vast majority of Venezuela's 23 governorships...

'It's a dark day for us': Somalia reels from deadliest blast

Published Oct. 15 2017

Maryan Abdullahi's father had been preparing to fly to Somalia's capital on Sunday to attend the happiest moment in his...

The Latest: Defense chief confirms 2 militant leaders dead

Published Oct. 15 2017

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - The Latest on the militant siege in the southern Philippine city of Marawi (all times local):

Philippines: Last leaders of IS-tied siege killed in Marawi

Published Oct. 15 2017

The two final surviving leaders of a deadly siege in the southern Philippines, including a top Asian terror suspect, were...

Iraqi forces enter territory disputed with Kurds

Published Oct. 15 2017

Iraqi federal forces entered disputed territory held by Kurds early Monday, seeking to end a nearly month-old political fight over...

The Latest: Venezuela ruling party wins most governor races

Published Oct. 15 2017

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - The latest on Venezuela's gubernatorial elections (all times local):

Tillerson: North Korea diplomacy continues until 1st 'bomb drops'

Published Oct. 15 2017

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday that diplomatic efforts aimed at resolving the North Korean crisis "will continue until...

Ireland, UK brace for impact of Hurricane Ophelia

Published Oct. 15 2017

The remnants of Hurricane Ophelia could bring wind gusts of 80 mph (130 kph), disruption and damage to Ireland and...


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The Latest: Polls close in pivotal Austrian election

Published Oct. 15 2017

VIENNA (AP) - The Latest on Austria's general election (all times local):

The Latest: Spain minister says 'not too late' for Catalonia

Published Oct. 15 2017

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - The Latest on the Spain-Catalonia political crisis (all times local):