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Kidnapped Italian priest released in Nigeria with 2 others

Italy's foreign minister says an Italian priest kidnapped last week in Nigeria has been freed and is in good shape.

Is ISIS defeated in Iraq and Syria?

In the span of nine months, ISIS has gone back to being the "JV team."

4 dead as fighting continues in southern Philippine city

Four Islamic State-allied militants died and 10 government soldiers were injured in fighting that continued in the southern Philippine city of Marawi after the president declared it liberated from "terrorist influence," military officials said Wednesday.

The Latest: Senior Syrian commander killed in eastern city

The Latest on the developments in Syria after the liberation of the city of Raqqa from the Islamic State group : 3 p.m.

Portugal recovers weapons stolen from national armory

Investigators in Portugal say they have recovered all the weapons stolen in June from the country's national armory.

Hungary: Police search Scientology center in Budapest

Hungarian police say they are carrying out a search at a Church of Scientology center in Budapest.

Talk of 'no deal' Brexit rises as divorce negotiations stall

As Brexit negotiations between Britain and the European Union stutter and stall, one nagging question looms larger and larger: What if there is no deal?

Pakistan arrests cleric over involvement in murder of model

Pakistani police say they have arrested a Muslim cleric for alleged involvement in the 2016 murder of social media model Qandeel Baloch.

Finland charges 3 men planning to join Syrian militants

Finnish prosecutors have charged three men who planned to travel to Syria to become "foreign fighters with a terrorist group" between 2012 and 2013.

New result boosts ruling party advantage in Venezuela vote

Venezuela's National Electoral Council has added to the victory total for the ruling socialists in a round of gubernatorial elections.

George Soros transfers $18 billion to his liberal philanthropic foundation

Uber-liberal billionaire George Soros infused “the bulk of his wealth” -- $18 billion -- into his charity arm Tuesday, making the philanthropic organization second only to Bill and Melinda Gates' Foundation in U.S. assets and further extending and strengthening the reach of Soros' ...

Israel to keep funding feeding ground for migrating pelicans

Migrating pelicans can once again stop by for a mouthful of fish in Israel.

Pakistan says fence on Afghan border will reduce attacks

Pakistan's military says new fencing and guard posts along the border with Afghanistan will help prevent militant attacks, but the stepped-up fortifications have angered Kabul, which does not recognize the frontier as an international border.

Swedish FM: Sexual misconduct also a problem in politics

Sweden's foreign minister says sexual misconduct "also occurs at the highest political level" and she has experienced it as a woman in politics.

Former hostage says his American wife was rushed to hospital

An American woman who was rescued with her family last week after years held by a Taliban-linked group has been hospitalized in Canada, her husband says.

The Latest: Kenya vote chief: Credible election 'difficult'

The Latest on Kenya's new presidential election : 4:40 p.m.

UN judges to deliver verdicts next month in Mladic trial

A U.N. war crimes tribunal will deliver its verdicts next month in the long-running trial of former Bosnian Serb military chief Gen. Ratko Mladic.

Swiss man on trial accused of spying in Germany

A Swiss man is on trial in Frankfurt on espionage charges over allegations he spied on German tax investigators for his homeland.

EU court: Police height limit may discriminate against women

Europe's top court has ruled that setting a blanket minimum height requirement for all police academy recruits could be considered discrimination against women.

German parties meet to sound out red lines for coalition

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is meeting members of three smaller political parties to sound out their red lines before formal talks on forging a coalition government.

Turkey says Iraqi Kurds miscalculated with referendum vote

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says leaders of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region "miscalculated" in going ahead with last month's independence referendum.

'Frog fans' of China's elder Jiang light up social media

Chinese President Xi Jinping was at the podium giving a three-and-a-half hour speech to outline his grand vision for a "new era" of China.

The Latest: Pope Francis deplores Somalia's deadliest attack

The Latest on deadliest attack in Somalia's history : 1 p.m. Pope Francis has deplored the Somalia bombing that killed more than 300 people and wounded nearly 400 others.

Germany approves extension of Afghanistan, Mali deployments

Chancellor Angela Merkel's Cabinet has approved extending Germany's military deployments in Afghanistan, Mali and several other nations — but only for three months as she seeks to form a new government.

Thousands in Somali capital march in defiance after attack

Thousands of people have taken to the streets of Somalia's capital in a show of defiance after the country's deadliest attack.

5 things to know about China's twice-a-decade party congress

The crucial parts will be held behind closed doors, but journalists, academics and more than a billion Chinese citizens will be closely watching for any public hints signaling change at this week's twice-a-decade congress of China's ruling Communist Party.

Pope deplores Somalia bombing that killed over 300

Pope Francis has deplored the Somalia bombing that killed more than 300 people.

Qatar ruler urges end to trade embargo, calls for talks

Qatar's emir has urged neighboring states to lift an "unfair" 4-month-old trade embargo and said he's ready to open talks to end the diplomatic crisis.

Portugal's interior minister resigns over wildfires response

The Portuguese government minister in charge of emergency services has resigned after 106 people were killed in wildfires this year.

In Egypt, archaeologists find part of 4,000-year-old statue

Egypt says archaeologists have discovered the head of a wooden statue, likely belonging to a female regent who ruled the country more than 4,000 years ago.

The Latest: Allies stress diplomacy over North Korean nukes

The Latest on diplomatic meetings between the United States, South Korea and Japan over the threat posed by North Korea's nuclear program : ___ 5:40 p.m. Senior officials from the United States, South Korea and Japan say the allies remain committed to finding diplomatic solutions to the threat posed ...

Bosnian Serbs pass resolution against NATO membership

Bosnian Serb lawmakers have passed a non-binding resolution opposing the country's potential membership in NATO as part of years-long efforts to keep Bosnia away from the Western military alliance.

Catalan lawmakers protest jailing of secession leaders

About 50 Spanish and Catalan party lawmakers have held up posters in Spain's parliament demanding the release of two pro-Catalonia independence movement leaders, describing them as political prisoners.

US-backed fighters clearing war remnants in Syria's Raqqa

The spokesman for U.S.-backed forces fighting Islamic State militants in Syria says the fighters are removing land mines and clearing main roads in the city of Raqqa, a day after they announced it was captured.

UN, US failed to prevent ethnic cleansing in South Sudan

Until the summer of 2016, South Sudan's Yei region was a leafy oasis in the midst of the country's civil war.

Rights groups deplore worsening repression in Cambodia

Rights groups say foreign governments should refuse to recognize Cambodia's next elections and consider sanctions on its leaders if the main opposition party is dissolved.

German police conduct series of raids on Hells Angels

More than 700 German police officers have raided buildings used by a local chapter of the Hells Angels biker gang near the western city of Duesseldorf after state authorities banned the group on suspicion it was engaged in a wide range of criminal activity.

Swedish police station damaged in explosion, no injuries

Swedish authorities say a powerful explosion outside a police station in southern Sweden has caused significant damage to the building.

Talks among US, South Korea, Japan center on North Korea

Senior officials from the United States, South Korea and Japan were scheduled to meet in Seoul on Wednesday to discuss the growing threat of North Korea’s nuclear missile program.

Israel finds a welcome audience with Christian journalists

Israel's nationalist government may be unpopular with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among the world's evangelical Christians and their media outlets.

China's Xi touts socialist vision at Communist Party congress

China's President Xi Jinping promised Wednesday to build "a great modern socialist country" with "Chinese characteristics," as he opened the ruling Communist Party's twice-a-decade national congress.

Philippines says militant's widow recruited foreign fighters

Philippine authorities have arrested the widow of the leader of a militant band sympathetic to the Islamic State group and say she recruited foreign fighters to the country and spread extremist propaganda.

Puerto Rico youth stranded with school still out from storm

Alanys Arroyo and her little brothers have been cooped up in a school for weeks, but they aren't in class.

Kenya election official says she's resigning before new vote

A Kenyan electoral commissioner has announced her resignation and says the presidential vote just eight days away cannot credibly proceed as planned.

Al-Qaida set to gain as Islamic State disintegrates

Over several nights in September, some 10,000 men, women and children fled areas under Islamic State control, hurrying through fields in northern Syria and risking fire from government troops to reach a province held by an al-Qaida-linked group.

Diplomats from Washington, Seoul, Tokyo talk N. Korea threat

Diplomats from the United States, South Korea and Japan are meeting in Seoul to discuss policy responses to North Korea's accelerating efforts to expand its nuclear weapons program.

Car bomb kills 4 police, 2 civilians in southwest Pakistan

Pakistani police say a car bomb attack on a police truck has killed at least four policemen and two civilians in the southwestern city of Quetta.

North Korea plans more satellites, says US violating UN sanctions

North Korea’s deputy U.N. ambassador Tuesday accused the United States of violating U.N. sanctions as he announced Pyongyang’s plan to launch more satellites as a part of a space development program.

Trump Iran speech emboldening ordinary Iranians to speak out against regime

President Donald Trump followed up his Iran speech announcing that he would not be certifying the Iran nuclear deal by also making clear his administration stood in solidarity with ordinary Iranians.

North Korea says it plans to launch many more satellites

North Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador says the country plans to launch many more satellites and is accusing the United States of trying to block its efforts to help achieve the peaceful development of outer space.