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  • Norway police: Suspected mosque gunman’s sister shot 4 times

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norwegian police say the teenage stepsister of a man suspected of an attempted terrorist attack on a mosque was shot three times in the head and once in the chest by a .22-caliber rifle that was later found in his car. Oslo police told Norwegian news agency NTB that an autopsy […]
  • House of Ukraine’s ex-Central Banker set on fire

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — The home of Ukraine’s former central bank chief has been burned to the ground in the third chilling incident concerning the banker. Police said in a statement on Tuesday that they are investigating a suspected arson attack late Monday on the house of Valeria Gontareva outside the capital, Kyiv. Gontareva has […]
  • Slovak prime minister survives no-confidence vote

    BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia’s prime minister has survived a parliamentary no-confidence vote over the alleged contacts between a senior government official and a controversial businessman linked to a slain investigative journalist. Only 62 lawmakers in the 150-seat Parliament voted to dismiss Peter Pellegrini. His dismissal would mean the end of his coalition government. Tuesday’s […]
  • France evacuates 900 migrants from camp near English Channel

    PARIS (AP) — French police are evacuating at least 900 migrants from a gym and a nearby tent camp near the English Channel, citing concerns about security and hygiene. A spokesman for the Nord region said the migrants being removed from Tuesday from the town of Grande Synthe include an unspecified number of children with […]
  • Indonesia sends more people, aircraft to battle forest fires

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s president traveled to the area hardest hit by forest fires, as neighboring countries urged his government to do more to tackle the blazes that have spread a thick, noxious haze around Southeast Asia. President Joko Widodo flew to Riau province, where nearly 50,000 hectares (123,500 acres) have burned, to encourage […]
  • Vigilantes in Slovenia patrol borders to keep out migrants

    RADOVICA, Slovenia (AP) — Blaz Zidar has a mission: patrol along a razor-wire fence on Slovenia’s border with Croatia, catch migrants trying to climb over, hand them to police and make sure they are swiftly sent out of the country. The 47-year-old former Slovenian army soldier, dressed in camouflage trousers with a long knife hanging […]
  • At least 15 dead as truck falls off south Philippine cliff

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — At least 15 villagers were killed and several others injured when the truck they were riding in lost control and fell off a cliff Tuesday in a remote mountain village in the southern Philippines, police and the Red Cross said. Provincial police chief Joel Limson said the truck was negotiating a […]
  • Is Parliament’s suspension illegal? UK’s top court to decide

    LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Brexit battle is heading to the country’s top court. The Supreme Court is set to decide whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson broke the law when he suspended Parliament on Sept. 9, sending lawmakers home until Oct. 14 — just over two weeks before the U.K. is due to leave the European […]
  • Russian complaint against AP to be heard by media council

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press has agreed to accept the jurisdiction of Russia’s press council in a dispute between the news agency and the head of the country’s elections commission. The dispute stems from an Aug. 29 story by a Moscow correspondent based largely on an interview with elections commission chairwoman Ella Pamfilova. […]
  • Jihad, history link Taliban to al-Qaida in Afghanistan

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Taliban promised Washington during months of negotiations that the United States would never again be attacked from Afghan soil. Such a pledge would have included al-Qaida, which planned the 9/11 attacks from inside Afghanistan. Yet jihad, or holy war, and a shared history continue to bind the two militant groups, and […]