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  • Ex-CIA agent convicted in Italy fights to stay in Portugal
    Associated Press | October 09, 2015 6:21 am
    A former CIA operative convicted of kidnapping an Egyptian cleric in Milan as part of the U.S. extraordinary renditions program is fighting against being sent to Italy to serve the six-year sentence she received in absentia there, a Portuguese court official said Friday.
  • The Latest: Slain Iran general was key figure in Syria war
    Associated Press | October 09, 2015 6:20 am
    The latest developments as Syrian troops and other nations battle militants in Syria. (All times local in Syria).
  • Hungarian president warns about migration's security aspect
    Associated Press | October 09, 2015 6:01 am
    Solidarity with refugees escaping war must not overshadow concerns about human trafficking and the threat from extremists, Hungary's president said Friday.
  • Central bank says Malaysian fund broke forex rules, must pay
    Associated Press | October 09, 2015 5:36 am
    Malaysia's central bank said Friday a debt-laden state investment fund violated foreign exchange rules and must repatriate $1.83 billion it used abroad.
  • Official: Moscow could hand over imprisoned Ukrainian
    Associated Press | October 09, 2015 5:24 am
    Moscow is open to discussing handing over to Kiev a Ukrainian pilot charged with the murder of two journalists once there is a verdict in her trial, the Russian justice minister said on Friday, in contrast to previous statements.
  • Couple cleared of abusing baby, but may never regain custody
    Associated Press | October 09, 2015 5:12 am
    A legal battle over a child's best interests and the rights of its anguished parents has thrown two British families into turmoil.
  • EU official: Bloc may suspend sanctions on Belarus
    Associated Press | October 09, 2015 5:12 am
    The European Union may suspend sanctions on Belarus, following the release of political prisoners there earlier this year, an EU official said on Friday, signaling what could be the end of the nine-year-long international isolation for authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko.
  • Hindu hardliners block Pakistani singer's concert in Mumbai
    Associated Press | October 09, 2015 4:40 am
    A local Hindu nationalist party has protested the presence of a Pakistani singer and forced organizers to cancel his concert in Mumbai, India's entertainment capital.
  • Correction: Libya story
    Associated Press | October 09, 2015 4:36 am
    In a story Oct. 8 about the Libyan national unity government, The Associated Press reported erroneously that proposed Prime Minister Fayez Sarraj is a member of the Tripoli-based parliament. He is in fact a Tripoli representative in the internationally recognized Tobruk House of Representatives.
  • Popular Filipino entertainer Elizabeth Ramsey dies at 83
    Associated Press | October 09, 2015 4:36 am
    Elizabeth Ramsey, a popular Filipino singer, comedian and actress who entertained crowds with racy gags and a raspy voice, has died. She was 83.
  • Libyan authorities detain 300 African migrants
    Associated Press | October 09, 2015 4:24 am
    A Libyan official with the Islamist-backed government controlling the capital, Tripoli, says they have detained 300 African migrants captured while boarding boats headed to Europe.
  • 'Overwhelmed' Nobel peace winner describes Tunisia's danger
    Associated Press | October 09, 2015 4:12 am
    A Tunisian labor leader at the forefront of a democracy movement that won the Nobel Peace Prize says he hopes it's a boon to his nation -- and an example to the world.
  • Nepal's parliament to choose new prime minister on Sunday
    Associated Press | October 09, 2015 3:56 am
    Nepal's parliament speaker announced Friday that members will vote Sunday to choose a new prime minister of this Himalayan nation.
  • Gas pipeline from Romania to Moldova to be built in 2016
    Associated Press | October 09, 2015 3:52 am
    A Moldovan government official says work on a pipeline that will transport natural gas from Romania to the Moldovan capital will begin next year.
  • Turkey snubs possible PKK ceasefire announcement
    Associated Press | October 09, 2015 3:40 am
    A senior Turkish official has renewed a call on Kurdish rebels to lay down their arms and leave the Turkish territory.