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Iranian Guard drills near Iraq ahead of Kurdish referendumIran's powerful Revolutionary Guard has begun a military exercise in the northwestern Kurdish region near the Iraqi border ahead of a Kurdish independence referendum in the neighboring country
The Associated Press39 minutes ago
The top candidate of the left-wing party "Die Linke"',  Dietmar Bartsch,  casts his ballot  during the German parliament election at a polling station in Prerow, Germany, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. Chancellor Angela Merkel is widely expected to win a fourth term in office as Germans go to the polls. (Stefan Sauer/dpa via AP)
Merkel bids for fourth term as Germans head to the pollsChancellor Angela Merkel seeks a fourth term in office with her conservative bloc enjoying a wide lead in the final polls, in an election also expected to see the farthest right-wing party in some 60 years win seats in parliament
The Associated Press41 minutes ago
Newly arrived Rohingya Muslim man, Syed Noor, center, who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, sits beside his children as they eat lunch after they arrived at Kutupalong refugee camp, Bangladesh, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. The massive exodus of Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar to escape brutal persecution appears to have slowed down, but several recent refugees say at least tens of thousands more are huddled near beaches or in forests waiting to escape. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
Witnesses: Many Rohingya still trying to flee MyanmarThe massive exodus of Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar to escape brutal persecution appears to have slowed down, but several recent refugees say at least tens of thousands more are huddled near beaches or in forests waiting to escape
The Associated Press42 minutes ago
Iran displays S-300 air defense missile system to publicIran's elite Revolutionary Guard has displayed the country's sophisticated Russian-made S-300 air defense system in central Tehran
The Associated Press57 minutes ago
Attack in north Mali kills 3 peacekeepersThe United Nations mission in Mali says 3 peacekeepers have been killed, 5 others wounded injured in an attack on a convoy
The Associated Press1 hour ago
This photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Civil Defense workers searching through the rubble after airstrikes hit in Khan Sheikhoun, in the northern province of Idlib, Syria, Sunday, Sept, 24, 2017. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Syrian war monitoring group says airstrikes have targeted rural Aleppo for the first time in months since a cease-fire took hold in the province. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)
Monitor: Airstrikes in Syria's Aleppo despite ceasefireA Syrian war monitoring group says airstrikes have targeted rural Aleppo for the first time in months since a cease-fire has taken hold in the province
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A German flag flutters over the Reichstag building in Berlin, Germany, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017 when Germans elect a new parliament. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
The Latest: Voter turnout in Germany down slightlyGermany's federal election authority says national voter turnout is slightly down so far compared to the last election in 2013
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Former Rwandan presidential aspirant Rwigara is arrestedRwandan police say they have arrested Diane Rwigara, a leading critic of Rwandan President Paul Kagame and women's rights activist over offenses against state security
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 photo released by Saudi Press Agency, SPA, Saudi men perform under a giant screen showing an image of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman during National Day ceremonies, at the King Fahd Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia is celebrating its National Day with an array of family-friendly festivities, including allowing women to enter the main stadium in the capital, Riyadh, for the first time, to see a performance recounting the country's founding 87 years ago. The King Fahd stadium has previously been reserved for male-only crowds to watch soccer matches. (Saudi Press Agency via AP)
Saudi festivities stress unity amid political, economic woesSaudi Arabia is celebrating its National Day with an array of family-friendly festivities, including allowing women to enter the main stadium in the capital, Riyadh, for the first time, to see a performance recounting the country's founding 87 years ago
The Associated Press2 hours ago
In this Friday, Sept. 22, 2017 photo provided by the Virginia Task Force 1, crew members ultilize a hot stick to assess electrical lines in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, in eastern Puerto Rico. Days after Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, flooding towns, crushing homes, millions on the island face the dispiriting prospect of weeks and perhaps months without electricity. (Virginia Task Force 1 via AP)
Aid begins to flow to hurricane-hit Puerto RicoLarge amounts of federal aid began moving into Puerto Rico on Saturday, welcomed by local officials who praised the Trump administration's response but called for the emergency loosening of rules blamed for condemning Puerto Rico to second-class status
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Egypt: Life sentences for 2 over 2015 soccer violenceAn Egyptian court has sentenced two men to life in prison and a dozen others to two to ten years over deadly soccer violence in 2015 that it blamed on the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Vatican denounces ousted auditor who says he was forced outThe Vatican is denouncing its ousted auditor general for revealing that he resigned under threat of arrest for what he says were trumped-up charges
The Associated Press3 hours ago
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