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The Latest: Missing writer's fiancee says he wasn't nervous

Oct. 12, 2018 6:54 PM EDT

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on missing Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi (all times local): 1:45 a.m. The Turkish fiancee of missing Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi says he wasn't nervous when he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul and did not suspect that anything bad would happen to him....

EU security chiefs, Sessions hold stadium terrorism exercise

Oct. 9, 2018 4:23 PM EDT

LYON, France (AP) — European security chiefs struggled over solutions to the migrant crisis and oversaw a simulated terrorist attack on a stadium Tuesday, with U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions looking on. Elite police forces staged the anti-terrorism exercise in the French city of Lyon as part of...

Spanish group: 34 migrants feared dead in waters off Morocco

Oct. 2, 2018 5:04 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish nonprofit group said 34 migrants were feared dead after their group waited for more than 36 hours to be rescued from a semi-sunken boat in waters off Morocco. The Moroccan Interior Ministry said Tuesday 11 bodies were recovered and the boat's teenage skipper had been detained. The...

The Latest: Morocco navy fires on boat carrying migrants

Sep. 25, 2018 4:32 PM EDT

PIRAEUS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migrant crisis (all times local): 11:25 p.m. Morocco's government says the country's navy opened fire on a boat suspected of carrying migrants, wounding four. The Moroccan Interior Ministry says that a naval unit operating in the Mediterranean fired on the boat...

Morocco shaken by harrowing account of tortured teen

Aug. 29, 2018 12:22 PM EDT

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — A lawyer for a 17-year-old Moroccan girl who told police she was gang-raped, forcibly tattooed and held against her will for two months says authorities have arrested 12 suspects in a case that's sparking fresh public outcry over women's rights and sexual abuse in the North African...

The Latest: Greek police arrest migrants over mugging death

Aug. 24, 2018 1:10 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migrant crisis (all times local): 7:00 p.m. Greek police say they have arrested three migrants allegedly responsible for a fatal mugging in which a man fell to his death from a cliff on a hill popular with tourists in central Athens earlier this month. A police...