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Finnish court orders detention of Moroccan in stabbings

A Finnish court has ruled that a Moroccan asylum-seeker be remanded in custody after a knife attack that killed two and wounded eight people in the southwestern city of Turku.

Video shows Mexico mayor threatened by drug gang

A newly released video shows the mayor of a town in south-central Mexico being threatened and humiliated by armed members of a drug gang, and the mayor confirmed on Tuesday it is genuine.

Chile grants political asylum to 5 Venezuelan judges

Chile has granted political asylum to five Venezuelans who have been threatened by the government-stacked Supreme Court after being named to the court by the opposition-controlled congress.

Vatican secretary of state urges Russia to help in Venezuela

The Vatican secretary of state is visiting Russia for talks spanning inter-church relations to global crises.

Iran says only 5 days needed to ramp up uranium enrichment

Iran’s atomic chief warned Tuesday the country needs only five days to bolster its uranium enrichment to a level at which the material could be used for a nuclear weapon.

Barcelona attack suspect admits 'bigger attack' was planned, reports say

One of the four alleged members of the extremist cell arrested after a pair of deadly Spanish terror attacks last week appeared before a judge in Spain's National Court on Tuesday -- and reportedly admitted there was a "bigger attack" being planned.

Attack victims came from around world to celebrate Barcelona

The victims of last week's attacks in Barcelona and a nearby resort town came from around the world and across generations.

Spain attack raises questions on extremism among Moroccans

Morocco has long considered itself a haven of stability in a volatile region and a key ally in the fight against Islamic extremism, but in recent months, it has found itself shaken by carnage in Europe blamed on Moroccans who moved abroad.

North Korea shipments to Syria's chemical arms agency 'intercepted' as it warns of 'ruthless' retaliation over US-South Korea drills

Two North Korean shipments bound for Syria's chemical arms agency were recently "intercepted," according to a new U.N. report, and the revelation comes amid continued threats from Pyongyang, including a promise of "ruthless" retaliation for U.S.-South Korean joint military drills.

Denmark: DNA test underway to see if body was reporter's

Danish police say they have combed a Baltic Sea coast where a headless torso was found without finding new evidence in their investigation of a Swedish journalist who is believed to have died while on a privately built submarine.

Italian rescue workers rescue three brothers from rubble following earthquake

Italian firefighters extracted three young siblings from the rubble of their home early Tuesday following a 4.0-magnitude earthquake on the resort island of Ischia off Naples that killed at least two people.

Palestinians seek answers from US envoy Kushner

A top Palestinian official says the Palestinians are hoping for some clear answers from the U.S. when White House envoy Jared Kushner returns to the region this week.

Part of busy German-Swiss railway route shut through Oct. 7

Germany's national railway says that part of a busy route connecting Germany and Switzerland is expected to remain closed until Oct. 7 after tracks above a tunnel that was under construction sagged.

Mexican soldiers seize 140 pounds of fentanyl at US border

Soldiers in northern Mexico say they have seized a surprisingly large stash of the powerful opioid fentanyl from a truck near the U.S. border.

Polish prosecutors investigate Walesa's sworn testimony

Poland's special prosecutors say they are investigating whether former president and democracy icon Lech Walesa made false statements during sworn testimony.

UK seeks smooth rules to resolve legal disputes after Brexit

Britain says rules governing judicial cooperation with the European Union should stay much as they are now after Brexit to prevent international business disputes and divorce battles from becoming longer and more complicated.

UN opens employment center for Syrians in Jordan

Aid groups have opened an employment center in a sprawling refugee camp in Jordan to provide more work permits for Syrians who have fled civil war.

South African rhino breeder readies online auction of horns

Lawyers for a rhino breeder in South Africa say bidding will start Wednesday in an online auction of 264 rhino horns after a court ordered the government to hand over a permit allowing the sale to proceed.

Busy waters around Singapore carry a host of hazards

The shipping lanes around Singapore, among the world's busiest, carry a host of challenges to safe navigation, including a narrow strait, frequently limited visibility and thousands of vessels sailing through daily.

Several fires raging on Croatia's Adriatic coast

Several wildfires are raging on the Croatian Adriatic coast, reaching some homes and prompting evacuations of dozens of villagers.

Remains of Navy sailors found on USS John S. McCain

Remains of some of the Navy sailors who went missing after a collision between USS John S. McCain and a tanker near Singapore were found in a compartment aboard the destroyer, Commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet Adm. Scott Swift said Tuesday.

Irish church aims to end stigma for the children of priests

Bishops in Ireland have created detailed guidelines to address an issue the Roman Catholic Church has tried to keep under wraps for centuries: the plight of children born to Catholic priests and the women who bear them.

Headless body found in search for missing journalist Kim Wall

The headless body of a woman was found Monday in the Baltic Sea near the location where a Swedish journalist disappeared -- the grim discovery coming just hours after the owner of a home-built submarine told authorities she died aboard the craft and he buried her at sea.

Is someone hacking our 7th Fleet? Navy to investigate after USS John S McCain collision

A top U.S. Navy admiral on Monday called for an extensive investigation into the recent collisions of two U.S. warships in the Pacific, including a review into the possibility of “cyber intrusion or sabotage.”

2 children pulled from rubble on quake-hit Italian island

At least two people died in an earthquake in the Ischia Island, Italy.

Remains of Navy sailors found on USS John S. McCain

Remains of the Navy sailors who went missing after the USS John McCain collided with a tanker near Singapore were found in a compartment on the destroyer, Commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet said on Tuesday.

Qatar criticizes Saudi "political manipulation" of hajj

Qatar's Foreign Ministry is criticizing as "illogical" Saudi Arabia's decision to only fly Qatari pilgrims to the kingdom on Saudi aircraft, and cautioned against exploiting the hajj "as a tool for political manipulation."

Filipino officials: Chinese navy stalked Philippine area

Two Filipino security officials say China has deployed its navy and coast guard ships in a cluster of uninhabited sandbars in the disputed South China Sea amid concerns that the Philippines may build structures on them in an emerging territorial issue that the government stated was quickly resolved.

UN: Boko Haram use of kids as 'human bombs' soars in 2017

UNICEF is reporting a four-fold increase in use of children as "human bombs" by the radical Boko Haram group in northeastern Nigeria already this year compared to all of 2016.

Cambodia rescinds expulsion of US charity workers

Cambodia's prime minister has rescinded his decision to expel an American-led Christian organization that seeks to rescue and rehabilitate women working in the sex trade, accepting its apology and explanation that it did not intend to demean Cambodians.

Poland to boost defenses by training student volunteers

Poland's Defense Ministry says it is starting a new program to boost the nation's defenses by offering military training to university student volunteers.

Commander: Iraqi troops reach first urban areas of Tal Afar

A military commander says Iraqi troops have reached the first urban areas of the Islamic State-held northern town of Tal Afar.

Japan minister sees unity with Trump, pressure on N. Korea

Japan's new foreign minister says he sees no major shifts or divisions with the policies of U.S. President Donald Trump's administration.

German minister urges EU rethink on Turkish warrants

Germany's justice minister is calling for European Union countries to reconsider how they deal with Turkish warrants following the arrest in Spain of a Turkish-born German writer.

China seizes on USS John S. McCain collision

China, Washington's main rival for influence in the Asia-Pacific, has seized on the collision of a U.S. destroyer to accuse the Navy of endangering maritime navigation in the region.

The Latest: 2nd child freed from rubble on Italian island

The Latest on the quake that hit the Italian resort island of Ischia : 11:10 a.m.

Indonesian police declare cleric key suspect in 2016 attack

Indonesian police have named a radical Islamic cleric as the key suspect in a suicide bombing and gun attack that killed eight people in Jakarta last year.

Dozens killed in airstrikes on Syrian city of Raqqa

Syrian state media and opposition activists are reporting that airstrikes on the northern city of Raqqa have killed dozens of civilians.

Angola's dos Santos to quit after 38 years in power

Angolans vote Wednesday in an election that will see President Jose Eduardo dos Santos quit after nearly four decades in power.

Ford to offer incentives to scrap older cars

Ford is offering car buyers in Britain a 2,000-pound incentive to trade in older vehicles for newer, less polluting models.

German lawmaker's 2 cars damaged in arson attack

Police say two cars used by a German lawmaker have been targeted in an arson attack in the western town of Herne.

The Latest: Spain attack car 'flagged for speeding' in Paris

The Latest on news relating to the Spanish attacks : 10 a.m.

Taliban spokesman not impressed by Trump's 'old, 'unclear' Afghanistan speech

A spokesman for the Taliban on Monday criticized President Trump’s nationally televised address on his desire to achieve lasting peace in Afghanistan and the region.

4 suspects in Barcelona attacks to testify in court

Four men arrested last week for their alleged involvement in the planning or execution of attacks in and near Barcelona that killed 15 people are testifying in Spain's National Court before a judge.

Baby rescued from rubble on quake-hit Italian resort island

Firefighters in Italy have freed a 7-month-old baby from the rubble of a house where he had been trapped with his family following a 4.0-magnitude quake on the Italian resort island of Ischia.

UN report urges justice for Iraqi women, girls abused by IS

A new United Nations report urges Iraq's government to do more to help thousands of women and girls who faced rape, sexual abuse and other violations by the Islamic State group.

Lebanon launched third phase of attack against IS militants

The Lebanese Armed Forces say they have launched the third phase of a broad offensive to capture areas controlled by the Islamic State group on the border with Syria.

Afghan reaction mixed on Trump's tough-talking speech

Afghans are welcoming U.S. President Donald Trump's harsh words for Pakistan in a speech on his new strategy for the war-torn country.

Iran says only 5 days needed to ramp up uranium enrichment

Iranian state television is quoting the country's atomic chief as saying the Islamic Republic would need only five days to ramp up its uranium enrichment to 20 percent — a level at which the material could start to be used for a nuclear weapon.

The Latest: US military leaders stress need for joint drills

The Latest on the start of the annual U.S.-South Korea war games : 3 p.m.