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The Latest: Albania says another group of Afghans arrives

Sep. 25, 2021 13:52 PM EDT

TIRANA, Albania --- Albanian authorities say that another group of Afghans on Saturday arrived in the country fleeing their homeland after the Taliban took power there. The Foreign Ministry said that 259 children, women and men have arrived from Mazar Al Sharif...

8 dead as al-Shabab claims blast in Somalia’s capital

Sep. 25, 2021 07:31 AM EDT

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A vehicle laden with explosives rammed into cars and trucks at a checkpoint leading to the entrance of the Presidential Palace in Somalia, killing at least eight people, police said Saturday. The checkpoint is the one used by Somalia’s...

Court acquits associate of Italy's ex-premier of Mafia deal

Sep. 23, 2021 14:12 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — An appeals court in Palermo, Sicily, acquitted a close associate of former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi on Thursday of having negotiated with the Mafia during the 1990s. In 2018, a lower court convicted Marcello Dell’Utri, who had been a senator for...

Afghan Taliban's new UN envoy urges quick recognition

Sep. 22, 2021 16:08 PM EDT

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban’s newly appointed envoy to the United Nations on Wednesday urged quick world recognition of Afghanistan’s new rulers even as the World Health Organization raised the alarm of an impending health care disaster in the war-wracked country. ...

2 teens arrested for making false threats at Mesa schools

Sep. 20, 2021 14:18 PM EDT

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Two students have been arrested for allegedly making false threats at the high schools they attend in Mesa, according to police. They said a 14-year-old girl attending Red Mountain High allegedly claimed she had an explosive device in her backpack...

IS bomb attacks on Taliban raise specter of wider conflict

Sep. 20, 2021 14:05 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The extremist Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a series of deadly roadside bombs targeting Taliban fighters in eastern Afghanistan, raising the specter of wider conflict between the country’s new Taliban rulers and their long-time...

FBI investigates 2 bombs found near northern Michigan stores

Sep. 19, 2021 12:45 PM EDT

CHEBOYGAN, Mich. (AP) — The FBI said two explosive devices recently found outside cellphone stores in northern Michigan are believed to be linked to letters found last month in the Upper Peninsula. The bombs, which were discovered and defused Thursday, were found in...

Witnesses: Taliban vehicle targeted in 2nd deadly bombing attack in 2 days in Islamic State stronghold of Afghanistan

Sep. 19, 2021 07:30 AM EDT
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Witnesses: Taliban vehicle targeted in 2nd deadly bombing attack in 2 days in Islamic State stronghold of Afghanistan.

Indonesia retrieves most-wanted militant's body from jungle

Sep. 19, 2021 01:53 AM EDT

PALU, Indonesia (AP) — The bodies of Indonesia’s most wanted militant with ties to the Islamic State group and a follower, who were killed in a jungle shootout with security forces, were evacuated early Sunday to a police hospital for further investigation, police said. ...

Mourners in California honor 3 Marines killed in Afghanistan

Sep. 18, 2021 22:08 PM EDT

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Mourners in California said prayers and their final goodbyes Saturday to three Marines killed in last month’s bombing in Afghanistan. Family and friends of Lance Cpl. Kareem Nikoui packed a church in Riverside to celebrate the life of the...