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Trump tells Turkey’s leader: US to stop arming Syrian Kurds

By SUZAN FRASER and JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The United States will cut off its supply of arms to Kurdish fighters in Syria, President Donald Trump told the Turkish president on Friday, in a move sure to please Turkey but further alienate Syrian Kurds who bore ...

Argentina president: Search for missing sub will continue

By LUIS ANDRES HENAO and ALMUDENA CALATRAVA, Associated Press MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's president said Friday an international search will continue for a submarine carrying 44 crew members that has been lost in the South Atlantic for nine days and that the sub's ...

Chinese police detain woman suspected of abusing children

BEIJING (AP) — Authorities in China detained a woman on Saturday suspected of abusing children at a Beijing kindergarten run by a U.S.-listed company in a case that has caused nationwide anger. Police in Beijing's Chaoyang district said in a statement that an investigation into a ...

Nigeria police say at least 50 killed in mosque bombing

By SAM OLUKOYA, Associated Press LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — A teenage suicide bomber attacked as worshippers gathered for morning prayers at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, killing at least 50 people, police said Tuesday, in one of the region's deadliest assaults in years. Police spokesman ...

Trump administration announces sanctions against North Korea

By MATTHEW PENNINGTON, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration plans to announce Tuesday new sanctions on North Korea, after declaring it a state sponsor of terrorism in the latest push to isolate the pariah nation. North Korea has joined Iran, Sudan and Syria on ...

Myanmar treatment of Rohingya called apartheid in new report

By KAWEEWIT KAEWJINDA, Associated Press BANGKOK (AP) — Myanmar has subjected Rohingya Muslims to long-term discrimination and persecution that amounts to "dehumanizing apartheid," Amnesty International said Tuesday in a report that raises questions about what those who have fled a violent ...

Zimbabwe’s Parliament opens in effort to impeach Mugabe

By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and FARAI MUTSAKA, Associated Press HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe should acknowledge the nation's "insatiable desire" for a leadership change and resign immediately, the recently fired vice president and likely successor to the 93-year-old ...

White House: Trump, Putin set to speak Tuesday

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump plans to speak with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday. Trump and Putin spoke informally several times last week when they attended a summit in Vietnam. They agreed on a number of principles for the future of war-torn ...

Lebanon premier heading to Egypt amid political tensions

By ANGELA CHARLTON, Associated Press PARIS (AP) — Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri left France on Tuesday for Egypt, a French official said, as Lebanon awaits his return and clarity about his political future. But first, Hariri went for what appeared to be a morning jog. He left his ...

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe passes deadline to resign; now impeachment

By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and FARAI MUTSAKA, Associated Press HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Longtime President Robert Mugabe ignored a midday deadline set by the ruling party to step down or face impeachment proceedings, while Zimbabweans stunned by his defiance during a national address vowed more ...