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In this Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, photo, a prisoner's drawing of the Islamic State militant flag remains on the wall of a makeshift IS prison in the basement off the main stadium in Raqqa, Syria. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)
From IS camp, Syrian family returns home to a hostile cityKurdish-led authorities in northeast Syria are allowing hundreds of Syrian families linked to the Islamic State group to return home to the city of Raqqa
The Associated Press41 minutes ago
A man reads Al-Shorouk daily newspaper showing candidates Kais Saied, right, ) and Nabil Karoui on its front-page, a day after the first round of presidential elections, in a coffee shop in Tunis, Tunisia, Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. A polling firm projected Sunday that an independent outsider candidate and a jailed media magnate will head to Tunisia's presidential runoff, after a roller coaster, 26-candidate election. Headline in Arabic reads "Political earthquake". (AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy)
Jailed Tunisia magnate optimistic about winning presidencyJailed Tunisian media magnate Nabil Karoui says he's "reasonably optimistic" about winning Tunisia's presidential runoff, where he is facing independent law professor Kais Saied
The Associated Press49 minutes ago
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker listens Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019 in Strasbourg, eastern France, as members of the European Parliament discuss the current state of play of the UK's withdrawal from the EU. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)
EU's Juncker: Irish border controls needed in no-deal BrexitJean-Claude Juncker, chief of the European Union's executive arm, says border controls will be placed on the Irish border if Britain leaves the bloc without a deal
The Associated Press51 minutes ago
Protesters block the entrance to a subway station with debris Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, in Hong Kong. Protesters smashed surveillance cameras and electronic ticket sensors in the subway station, as pro-democracy demonstrations took a violent turn once again. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Hong Kong protesters trample Chinese flag, set firesHong Kong protesters have vandalized a subway station as pro-democracy demonstrations take a violent turn once again
The Associated Press9 minutes ago
FILE - In this May 19, 2016 file photo, a Thomas Cook plane takes off in England. Thomas Cook, one of the world’s oldest and largest travel companies, is facing a race against time to stay afloat it was announced Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. The debt-laden British-based company has confirmed it is seeking 200 million pounds ($250 billion) in extra funding to avoid its collapse. (Tim Goode/PA via AP, file)
Travel firm Thomas Cook holds talks to avoid a collapseThomas Cook, one of the world's oldest and largest travel companies, is holding talks with shareholders in a last-ditch bid to avoid going bankrupt
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Colombia's President Ivan Duque arrives to speak to journalists before departing to attend the U.N. General Assembly from CATAM air base in Bogota, Colombia, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Ivan Valencia)
AP interview: Colombia to denounce Maduro at UN meetingColombia's leader says "brutality" of Nicolás Maduro must end and that any aggression by Venezuela's armed forces would immediately trigger a regional response.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this photo released by the official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, President Hassan Rouhani speaks at a military parade marking 39th anniversary of outset of Iran-Iraq war, in front of the shrine of the late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, just outside Tehran, Iran, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019. (Iranian Presidency Office via AP)
Iran vows to lead Gulf security, as US sends more troopsIran's president says his country should lead Gulf security, as US sends more troops
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Damaged cars outside the Faculty of Geology building after an earthquake in Tirana, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019. Albania's government and news reports say an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.8 shook in the country's west and injured at least two people. (AP Photo/Hektor Pustina)
Albania inspects quake damages, sees over 100 aftershocksMany Albanians in the capital of Tirana and the port city of Durres have not gone back home after a 5.8 magnitude earthquake injured 105 people and damaged hundreds of homes
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this June 30, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea. Trump, the self-styled deal-maker president, is struggling to close big deals. He heads to the United Nations this coming week saddled with a heavy load of unresolved foreign policy challenges involving Iran, North Korea, Afghanistan, the Mideast and more.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Trump heads to UN with long list of deals he's yet to closeUnfinished business: Trump heads to United Nations with long list of foreign policy deals he's yet to close
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2018, file photo, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Dr. Denis Mukwege speaks to the media during a news conference in Oslo, Norway. The Nobel Peace-prize winning surgeon whose hospital in war-torn Congo has treated over 50,000 victims of sexual violence has launched a fund with the goal of providing reparations for survivors of conflicts around the world. (Lise Aserud/NTB scanpix via AP, File)
Nobel laureate starts fund for survivors of sexual violenceA Nobel Peace Prize-winning surgeon has launched a fund with the goal of providing reparations for survivors of conflicts around the world
The Associated Press10 hours ago
A tourist poses for a photo in front breaking waves before the expected arrival of Hurricane Lorena, in Los Cabos, Mexico, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. Hurricane Lorena neared Mexico's resort-studded Los Cabos area Friday as owners pulled their boats from the water, tourists hunkered down in hotels, and police and soldiers went through low-lying, low-income neighborhoods urging people to evacuate. (AP Photo/Fernando Castillo)
Lorena spares Los Cabos, heads up coast of Mexico's BajaHurricane Lorena spared the resort-studded twin cities of Los Cabos a direct hit and has been reduced to a tropical storm Saturday as it heads up the east coast of Mexico's Baja California Peninsula
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Man Proposes Underwater, Never Comes Back UpAn American who proposed to his girlfriend underwater never emerged to hear "I do," CNN reports. Steven Weber was on vacation in Tanzania with Kenesha Antoine in a cabin with a submerged bedroom when he apparently made the fatal proposal. "You never emerged from those depths, so you never got...
Newser12 hours ago
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