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Saudi blames killing on 'rogue operation'

Subscriber onlySaudi Arabia's foreign minister denied on Sunday that the kingdom's crown prince and de facto ruler, Mohammed bin Salman, had any prior knowledge of an operation that resulted in the killing of Jamal Khashoggi and said that the agents involved "weren't people closely tied" to the crown prince. Continue reading...

Hondurans find warm welcome on Mexico road

Exodus swells; Trump fumes

Subscriber onlyA growing caravan of Honduran migrants streamed through southern Mexico on Sunday heading toward the United States, after making an end-run around Mexican agents who briefly blocked them at the Guatemalan border. Continue reading...

Treaty exit on agenda of Bolton's Russia visit

Subscriber onlyU.S. national security adviser John Bolton faces two days of high-tension talks in Moscow beginning today after President Donald Trump announced his intention to withdraw from a landmark nuclear weapons treaty. Continue reading...

14 people killed in Kashmir violence

Subscriber onlyThree rebels were killed in a gunbattle with Indian government forces in disputed Kashmir on Sunday, and six civilians were killed in an explosion at the site after the fighting was over, officials and residents said. Continue reading...

Voting ends in Afghanistan

Parliamentary election violence kills more than 50 people

Subscriber onlyAfghanistan's second day of parliamentary elections marred by violence and delays caused by technical issues came to a close as a roadside bomb on Sunday brought the death toll over the past two days to more than 50, including several children. Continue reading...

Congo attack disrupts Ebola fight

Work stops in area where rebel strike killed 15 civilians

Subscriber onlyCongolese rebels killed 15 civilians and abducted a dozen children in an attack at the epicenter of the latest deadly Ebola outbreak, Congo's military said Sunday, as the violence again forced crucial virus containment efforts to be suspended. Continue reading...

Mnuchin to visit Saudi counterparts

Subscriber onlyTreasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Sunday in Jerusalem that he would travel to the Saudi Arabian capital this week despite the international uproar over the killing of a dissident journalist, in an effort to reinforce ties at a time when the United States is seeking to ratchet up pressure on Iran. Continue reading...

Israel puts off razing West Bank hamlet

Subscriber onlyIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that he has decided to postpone the planned demolition of a West Bank hamlet to allow time for a negotiated solution with its residents, in a move that appeared aimed at staving off the international condemnation such a demolition would likely entail. Continue reading...

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Subscriber onlyAt least 18 people killed in train wreck Continue reading...

Deadly rebel attack in center of Ebola outbreak stalls work

Subscriber onlyJOHANNESBURG -- Congolese rebels killed 15 civilians and abducted a dozen children in an attack at the center of the latest deadly Ebola outbreak, Congo's military said Sunday, as the violence again forced the suspension of crucial virus containment efforts. Continue reading...

Turkey to reveal details of probe into Khashoggi's killing

Subscriber onlyISTANBUL -- In a sign of growing pressure on Saudi Arabia, Turkey said it will announce details of its investigation into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Tuesday and U.S. congressional leaders said the Gulf kingdom -- in particular its crown prince -- should face severe consequences for the death of the writer in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Continue reading...

The Latest: Mexicans give migrants water, clothes, rides

Subscriber onlyCIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico -- The Latest on the caravan of Central American migrants hoping to reach the United States (all times local): Continue reading...

Afghans vote for 2nd day amid violence, technical issues

Subscriber onlyKABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghanistan's second day of parliamentary elections marred by violence and delays caused by technical issues came to a close as a roadside bomb on Sunday brought the death toll over the past two days to over 50, including several children. Continue reading...

Saudi prince likely to survive worst crisis yet

Subscriber onlyDUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- The killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul is unlikely to halt Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's rise to power, but could cause irreparable harm to relations with Western governments and businesses, potentially endangering his ambitious reform plans. Continue reading...

Congo rebels kill 15, abduct kids in Ebola outbreak region

Subscriber onlyJOHANNESBURG -- Congolese rebels killed 15 civilians and abducted a dozen children in an attack at the center of the latest deadly Ebola outbreak, Congo's military said Sunday, as the violence threatened to again force the suspension of crucial virus containment efforts. Continue reading...

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