Hundreds of migrants corralled at detention center in Mexico
TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) — Hundreds of migrants from Africa, the Caribbean and Central America found themselves corralled in a migrant detention facility in southern Mexico on Sunday after a futile attempt to head north as part of a caravan aiming to reach the United States.
US pulling out of northern Syria; full withdrawal possible
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States appears to be heading toward a full military withdrawal from Syria amid growing chaos , cries of betrayal and signs that Turkey's invasion could fuel a broader war.
Orban's party suffers major losses in Hungary's local votes
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Prime Minister Viktor Orban's dominant right-wing Fidesz party suffered large losses in Sunday's local elections in Hungary.
Poland's ruling party declares victory in divided nation
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's conservative governing Law and Justice party won the most votes in Sunday's election in the deeply divided nation and appeared, according to an exit poll, to have secured a comfortable majority in parliament to govern for four more years.
Tunisia polls suggest conservative professor wins election
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — A conservative, Islamist-backed law professor looked set to assume Tunisia's presidency after polling agencies suggested he overwhelmingly won Sunday's runoff election in the country that unleashed the Arab Spring pro-democracy uprisings.
The Latest: Polish ruling party leader declares victory
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on Poland's general election (all times local): 9:30 p.m. The leader of Poland's conservative ruling party has declared victory in an election after an exit poll showed his party expected to have a majority of seats in parliament.
The Latest: Tunisia projections say professor wins election
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — The Latest on the Tunisia presidential election (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Tunisian polling agencies are forecasting that conservative law professor Kais Saied has overwhelmingly won the North African country's presidential election.
Brexit divorce talks between UK and EU go down to the wire
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told Cabinet colleagues that it will require a "significant amount of work" to strike a Brexit deal with the European Union, amid signs of progress in last-minute talks but also deep-seated skepticism about the chances of an agreement.
Kremlin relishes US pullback from Syria, turmoil in Ukraine
MOSCOW (AP) — From Syria to Ukraine, new fault lines and tensions are offering the Kremlin fresh opportunities to expand its clout and advance its interests.
'Be water': Police swoop as Hong Kong protests shift tactics
HONG KONG (AP) — Taking a page from ancient Chinese military philosophy, black-clad protesters in Hong Kong changed tactics and wreaked havoc by popping up in small groups in multiple locations across the city Sunday, pursued by but also often eluding police who made scores of muscular arrests.
Typhoon leaves as many as 33 dead as Japan continues rescue
TOKYO (AP) — Helicopters, boats and thousands of troops were deployed across Japan to rescue people stranded in flooded homes Sunday, as the death toll from a ferocious typhoon climbed to as high as 33.
Sudanese rebel groups seek peace after years of fighting
CAIRO (AP) — Sudan's new, transitional authorities have six months to make peace with the country's rebels under a power-sharing deal reached this summer between the military and the pro-democracy movement following the ouster of longtime autocrat Omar al-Bashir in April.
Mozambique braces for 'ill-tempered and nasty' election
MAPUTO, Mozambique (AP) — Mozambique's elections on Tuesday are almost certain to be won by the ruling Frelimo party and President Filipe Nyusi but it is unclear if the results will bring badly needed stability and economic growth.
Pope canonizes John Henry Newman, 19th-century theologian
VATICAN CITY (AP) — With Prince Charles looking on, Pope Francis on Sunday canonized Cardinal John Henry Newman, praising the 19th-century Anglican convert who became an influential, unifying figure in both the Anglican and Catholic churches.
The Latest: Pope urges dialogue to end Syria offensive
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Turkey's offensive in Syria (all times local): 1:40 p.m. Pope Francis has appealed for a new effort at dialogue after U.S.
President orders army onto streets of Ecuadorian capital
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador's army took to the streets after President Lenín Moreno ordered the first 24-hour curfew in decades in response to a day of attacks on government buildings and media offices.
In Hong Kong, all trust gone between police and protesters
HONG KONG (AP) — As a police van sped past them, the 90-year-old woman and her 60-year-old daughter raised their fists, pointed their thumbs very deliberately down and yelled, "Triads!" That silver-haired women in Hong Kong no longer think twice about openly accusing officers of being in cahoots with mafia gangs shows how public trust in the city's 30,000-strong police force, once considered among the finest in Asia, has been catastrophically damaged in the storm of protest gripping the international business hub.
The Latest: Ecuador indigenous leaders willing to negotiate
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — The Latest on Ecuador's political crisis (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Indigenous leaders of protests that have paralyzed Ecuador's economy for nearly a week say they are willing to negotiate with President Lenín Moreno, signaling a possible exit from the crisis.
Eritrean soccer players who defected say they live in fear
PALERMO, Italy (AP) — Soccer gave Mewal Tesfai Yosief hope in an authoritarian nation, a job in a country of forced military conscription and, possibly, freedom at last.
Tokyo area shuts down as powerful typhoon lashes Japan
TOKYO (AP) — A heavy downpour and strong winds pounded Tokyo and surrounding areas on Saturday as a powerful typhoon forecast to be Japan's worst in six decades made landfall and passed over the capital, where streets, nearby beaches and train stations were long deserted.
For opera legend Placido Domingo, the show goes on in Europe
MILAN (AP) — Even as his U.S. career seemingly winds down amid accusations of sexual harassment, opera legend Placido Domingo remains on the bill of a host of European opera houses.
Poles to vote in one of most important elections in decades
LEGIONOWO, Poland (AP) — Poland's ruling conservative party has targeted gays as a campaign tactic. Its programming on state media has drawn comparisons with communist-era propaganda and it has asserted so much control over the judicial system that the European Union has declared the rule of law at risk.
Man seized in Scotland not French fugitive murder suspect
PARIS (AP) — French police say a man was mistakenly arrested in Scotland on suspicion he was a French fugitive accused of killing his wife and four children eight years ago.
Brexit negotiators set to work through the weekend
LONDON (AP) — British and European Union negotiators plan to work through the weekend to see if they can agree a Brexit deal in time for next week's summit of EU leaders.
Modi tells Xi relations are stable, differences manageable
MAMALLAPURAM, India (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday that relations between their countries have attained stability and momentum in the past year, and that it should enable them to manage their differences and avoid disputes.