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Italian relatives want custody of boy in cable car accident

Sep. 13, 2021 16:07 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Italian relatives of a 6-year-old boy who was the sole survivor of a cable car crash in northern Italy said Monday they are working to secure his return from Israel as Italian authorities opened a probe into his possible kidnapping. Eitan Biran is...

Afghan translator safe in Italy, worries for family he left

Aug. 31, 2021 15:16 PM EDT

AVEZZANO, Italy (AP) — A 39-year-old man who served as a translator for the Italian military and embassy in Afghanistan says he is relieved to be safe in Italy but worries about his wife and four young children back in Kabul. He said before he left the Afghan capital,...

The Latest: US strikes at IS in retaliation for bombing

Aug. 27, 2021 21:38 PM EDT

WASHINGTON — The United States military struck back at the Islamic State on Saturday, bombing an IS member in Afghanistan less than 48 hours after a devastating suicide bombing claimed by the group killed as many as 169 Afghans and 13 American service members at the Kabul airport. ...

The Latest: Mexico accepts its 1st group of Afghan refugees

Aug. 24, 2021 21:50 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY — Mexico has accepted its first group of refugees from Afghanistan. The five women and one man arrived Tuesday in Mexico City, where they were welcomed by Foreign Relations Secretary Marcelo Ebrard. Ebrard told the group, “Welcome to your home.” ...

The Latest: Biden sending 1,000 more troops to Afghanistan

Aug. 14, 2021 17:20 PM EDT

The Latest developments on Afghanistan, where a weeklong Taliban offensive is now approaching the outskirts of the capital, Kabul, after the insurgents captured most of the north, west and south of the country, just weeks ahead of the final pullout of all U.S. and NATO troops: ...

G-20 talks in Italy yield pledge to fight hunger in Africa

Jun. 29, 2021 17:31 PM EDT

MATERA, Italy (AP) — A meeting of foreign and development ministers from the Group of 20 nations Tuesday ended with agreement to boost efforts to fight growing hunger in the world, worsened by the pandemic, especially in Africa, as well as climate change effects. But...

US warns that Islamic State extremists still a world threat

Jun. 28, 2021 12:37 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — As the U.S. works on its military withdrawal from Afghanistan, members of the global coalition fighting the Islamic State group met Monday to chart future steps against the extremist group. The meeting came just a day after the U.S. launched airstrikes...