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Hysni Gucati, the head of the War Veterans Organization of the Kosovo Liberation Army is escorted by European Union security police officers, from the offices of a war veterans association in Kosovo, in Pristina, Friday, Sept. 25, 2020. Witnesses say European Union security police have stormed the offices of a war veterans association in Kosovo. The association represents the former ethnic Albanian separatists who fought Serbian troops in a 1998-1999 war for independence. Members of the group said police from the European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo, or EULEX, prevented them from going into the association’s offices in Pristina on Friday.  (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)

EU police raid Kosovo war veterans' office, detain leader

Sep. 25, 2020 9:16 AM EDT

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — European Union security police stormed the offices of a war veterans association in Kosovo on Friday, apparently to get hold of international prosecutors' files from a war crimes investigation that the association said it received anonymously, according to witnesses and veterans....

French soldiers patrol after four people have been wounded in a knife attack near the former offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, Friday Sept. 25, 2020 in Paris. A police official said officers are

Terror probe opened after 2 wounded in Paris knife attack

Sep. 25, 2020 8:54 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — French terrorism authorities are investigating a knife attack that wounded at least two people Friday near the former offices of the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris, authorities said. A suspect has been arrested. The area in eastern Paris remained cordoned off by police two hours...

In this undated photo issued by the PDSA, People's Dispensary for Sick Animals,  Cambodian landmine detection rat, Magawa is photographed wearing his PDSA Gold Medal, the animal equivalent of the George Cross, in Siem, Cambodia. A British animal charity has on Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, for the first time awarded its top civilian honor to a rat, recognizing the rodent for his

Giant rat wins animal hero award for sniffing out landmines

Sep. 25, 2020 8:14 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A rat has for the first time won a British charity's top civilian award for animal bravery, receiving the honor for searching out unexploded landmines in Cambodia. Magawa, a giant African pouched rat, was awarded the PDSA’s Gold Medal for his "lifesaving bravery and devotion”...

French prosecutors open terrorism investigation after 2 wounded in knife attack near former Charlie Hebdo offices

Sep. 25, 2020 7:50 AM EDT
PARIS (AP) — French prosecutors open terrorism investigation after 2 wounded in knife attack near former Charlie Hebdo offices.
FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 31, 2020 file photo, Paul Rusesabagina appears in front of the media at the headquarters of the Rwanda Bureau of Investigations building in Kigali, Rwanda. Rusesabagina, who inspired the film

'Hotel Rwanda' hero admits backing rebels, denies violence

Sep. 25, 2020 7:11 AM EDT

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — The man portrayed as a hero in the movie ‘Hotel Rwanda’ has admitted in court that he backed a rebel group, but denied that he supported any violence or killings. Paul Rusesabagina, in a pink prison uniform for his bail hearing on Friday, told the court in Kigali, the...

Paris police say assailant suspected of knife attack near ex-Charlie Hebdo offices arrested, no other suspect sought

Sep. 25, 2020 6:53 AM EDT
PARIS (AP) — Paris police say assailant suspected of knife attack near ex-Charlie Hebdo offices arrested, no other suspect sought.

Paris police : 4 wounded in knife attack near ex-Charlie Hebdo offices, 2 assailants on the run

Sep. 25, 2020 6:34 AM EDT
PARIS (AP) — Paris police : 4 wounded in knife attack near ex-Charlie Hebdo offices, 2 assailants on the run.

‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero admits in court that he backed a rebel group, but denies that he supported any violence or killings

Sep. 25, 2020 6:29 AM EDT
KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — ‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero admits in court that he backed a rebel group, but denies that he supported any violence or killings.
People watch a TV showing a file image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Sept. 25, 2020. North Korean leader Kim apologized Friday over the killing of a South Korea official near the rivals’ disputed sea boundary, saying he’s “very sorry” about the incident he called unexpected and unfortunate, South Korean officials said.  (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

N. Korea's Kim apologizes over shooting death of S. Korean

Sep. 25, 2020 6:15 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un apologized Friday over the killing of a South Korea official who was apparently trying to defect near the rivals’ disputed sea boundary, saying he’s “very sorry” about the incident, South Korean officials said....

Assailants shoot and kill prominent Kashmir lawyer

Sep. 25, 2020 6:04 AM EDT

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — A prominent lawyer was fatally shot by assailants in the main city in Indian-controlled Kashmir, police and the victim’s relatives said Friday. Babar Qadri was shot Thursday evening at his home in Srinagar by unidentified gunmen. Police blamed militants fighting against Indian...