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Italy, UniCredit break off talks on ailing Italian bank

Italy's economy ministry and UniCredit bank have announced that they are breaking off acquistion talks regarding an ailing Italian bank
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Husband of detained Iranian-British woman on hunger strike

The husband of U.K. charity worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has gone on a hunger strike again after a court decided she has to spend another year in an Iranian prison
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FILE - In this Thursday. Sept. 23, 2021 file photo, Richard Ratcliffe, the husband of imprisoned British-Iranian Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe gives a television interview in Parliament Square, London, whilst marking the 2,000 days she has been detained in Iran. The husband of U.K. charity worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been detained more than five years in Iran, has gone on a hunger strike again after a court decided she has to spend another year in prison. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
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Uzbek president heading toward landslide win in election

Uzbeks have voted in a presidential election that the incumbent is expected to win in a landslide against weak competition
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A woman walks to cast her ballot at a polling station during the presidential election in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021. Uzbekistan's President, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, who has relaxed many of the policies of his dictatorial predecessor but has made little effort at political reform, is expected to win a new term by a landslide against weak competition in an election Sunday. (AP Photo)
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16 rescued from burning container ship off coast of Canada

Some of the containers contained hazardous material.
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Smoke rises from the container ship Zim Kingston, burning from a fire on board, off the coast of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, Oct. 23, 2021.
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Pope: Don't send migrants back to Libya and 'inhumane' camps

Francis says migrants rescued at sea shouldn't be returned to unsafe countries.
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Pope Francis delivers his blessing as he recites the Angelus noon prayer from the window of his studio overlooking St.Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
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Taiwan shaken by 6.5-magnitude quake, woman hurt by rockfall

Buildings in Taipei swayed, and subway and mass transit services were suspended.
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Islamists suspend march under agreement with Pakistan govt

A radical Islamist party has agreed to suspend for three days its march of thousands toward the capital Islamabad after Pakistan agreed to drop pending charges against the party’s leader
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A covey of supporters of Tehreek-e-Labiak Pakistan, a banned radical Islamist party, moves toward Islamabad during a protest march, on the outskirts of Lahore, Pakistan, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021. Thousands of supporters of the banned radical Islamist party Saturday departed the eastern Pakistan city of Lahore, clashing for a second straight day with police who lobbed tear gas into the crowd, a party spokesman and witnesses said. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)
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Fire burns aboard container ship off British Columbia

A fire is burning in several containers aboard a cargo ship off Canada's Pacific coast province of British Columbia
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Finland's leader: Turkey decision on envoys 'regrettable'

10 foreign ambassadors called for Turkey to free a jailed human rights activist.
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Finland's Prime Minister Sanna Marin arrives for an EU summit in Brussels, Friday, Oct. 22, 2021. European Union leaders conclude a two-day summit on Friday in which they discuss issues such as climate change, the energy crisis, COVID-19 developments and migration. (Johanna Geron, Pool Photo via AP)
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What to know about the Japanese royal family as Princess Mako prepares to bow out

Japan's continuous hereditary monarchy is believed to be the world's oldest.
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Japan's Princess Mako, the daughter of Crown Prince Akishino and Crown Princess Kiko, walks towards the Three Palace Sanctuaries to pray ahead of her marriage at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, Oct. 19, 2021.
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US urges NKorea to stop missile tests and return to talks

A senior U.S. diplomat has urged North Korea to refrain from additional missile tests and resume nuclear diplomacy,  days after the North fired off its first underwater-launched ballistic missile in two years
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U.S. Special Representative for North Korea, Sung Kim, right, and South Korea's Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Affairs Noh Kyu-duk attend a briefing after their meeting at a hotel in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, Pool)
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French sexual abuse victims denounce police mistreatment

Thousands of French women denounced the response of police victim-blaming them.
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FILE - This March 18, 2015 file photo shows the logo of the French national police during a ceremony in Paris. Thousands of French women have denounced in a new online campaign the shocking response of police officers victim-blaming them or mishandling their complaints as they were reporting sexual abuse. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere, File)
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Hurricane Rick heads toward Mexico's Pacific coast

With winds as high as 85 mph, Rick is expected to hit around Zihuatanejo.
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Israel set to OK 3,000 West Bank settler homes this week

The U.S. voiced "concern" over the expected approvals for the occupied territory
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FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2020 file photo, workers take a break before European Union officials visit the construction site for the Givat Hamatos Israeli settlement, in Jerusalem. A West Bank settlement watchdog group said Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021, that Israel is expected to move forward this week with thousands of new homes for Jewish settlers in the occupied territory. Hagit Ofran from the anti-settlement group Peace Now said a committee is set to meet Wednesday to approve 2,800 units deep in the West Bank, complicating any efforts to create a Palestinian state. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo, File)
October 24

Emirati prosecutors investigating Dubai's Union Properties

Federal prosecutors in the United Arab Emirates say they’ve launched a major investigation into Dubai-based real estate developer Union Properties
October 24
A Union Properties construction project in Dubai Motor City unfinished for years is seen in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021. Emirati prosecutors said Sunday they had launched a major investigation into Dubai-based real estate developer Union Properties, saying they would probe allegations that the long-troubled firm committed fraud and other offenses while trying to claw its way out of debt. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)
October 24

Sudan: Political tensions continue as protesters block roads

Pro-military protesters have briefly blocked major roads and bridges in Sudan’s capital amid growing tensions between the generals and the pro-democracy movement that fueled the uprising against autocratic former president Omar al-Bashir
October 24
October 24

Uganda's president says deadly blast likely a terrorist act

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni says an explosion at an eatery in the capital, Kampala, was an apparent terrorist act
October 24
Police secure a road leading to the scene of an explosion in the Komamboga suburb of the capital Kampala, Uganda Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021. Police said one person was killed and several others injured in the explosion late Saturday and that detectives would "determine whether the explosion arose from an intentional act or not." (AP Photo/Nicholas Bamulanzeki)
October 24

AP PHOTOS: Sufi religious order finally able to gather again

Followers of a Sufi religious order convened on a Moroccan village near the city of Nador for the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad in the first such gathering since the pandemic
October 24
Members of the Sufi Karkariya order reach out to kiss the hands of their leader during a religious celebration of the prophet Muhammed's birthday, in Aroui, near Nador, eastern Morocco, Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. It was the first such gathering since the pandemic. The order, the Karkariya, follows a mystical form of Islam recognizable by its unique dress code: A modest yet colorful patchwork robe. (AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy)
October 24

Colombia's most wanted drug lord captured in jungle raid

Colombian authorities captured the country’s most wanted drug trafficker for whom the U.S. government had been offering a $5 million reward
October 24
In this photo released by the Colombian presidential press office, one of the country’s most wanted drug traffickers, Dairo Antonio Usuga, alias “Otoniel,” leader of the violent Clan del Golfo cartel, is presented to the media at a military base in Necocli, Colombia, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021. (Colombian presidential press office via AP)
October 23

Over 2,000 migrants march out of southern city in Mexico

The group of mainly Central Americans had been essentially been trapped there.
October 23
A caravan of migrants, most from Central America, break through a Mexican police barricade in Tapachula, Mexico, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021. Immigration activists say they will lead migrants out of the southern Mexico city of Tapachula Saturday at the start of a march they hope will bring them to Mexico City to press their case for better treatment. (AP Photo/ Edgar H. Clemente)
October 23

Hurricane Rick gains force off Mexico's Pacific coast

It's forecast to hit Mexico’s southern Pacific coast by Monday.
October 23
October 23

Erdogan orders removal of 10 ambassadors, including US envoy

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has ordered 10 foreign ambassadors who called for the release of a jailed philanthropist to be declared persona non grata
October 23
October 23

Colombian authorities announce capture of Dairo Antonio Úsuga, one of country’s most wanted drug traffickers.

Colombian authorities announce capture of Dairo Antonio Úsuga, one of country’s most wanted drug traffickers.
October 23
October 23

UK says time running out for solution in Brexit trade talks

Britain warns about talks to resolve post-Brexit trade troubles with the EU.
October 23
FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020 file photo,the Union Flag and European Union flags flap in the wind prior a meeting between European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson at EU headquarters in Brussels. Across the English Channel, Brexit supporters in British politics and the media often depict a conniving EU, deeply hurt by the U.K.'s decision to leave, and doing its utmost to make Brexit less than a success by throwing up bureaucratic impediments. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, File)
October 23

Uganda police say 1 killed, 7 injured in explosion at eatery

Ugandan police say one person has been killed and seven others injured in an explosion at an eatery in a suburb of the capital, Kampala
October 23
October 23

Aerial footage shows lava flows from La Palma volcano

Lava from the volcano on Spain's La Palma island had spread across about 3.3 square miles as of Oct. 21, the Copernicus Emergency Management Service reported.
October 23
Lava from the volcano on Spain's La Palma island had spread across about 3.3 square miles as of Oct. 21, the Copernicus Emergency Management Service reported.
October 23

Tens of thousands in Orban rally in Hungary capital Budapest

Tens of thousands of supporters of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his right-wing government marched in Budapest on Saturday in a demonstration of unity behind the populist leader’s contentious policies
October 23
People hold banners that read "Never Again" during a march marking the 65th anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian revolution, in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021. Thousands of supporters of Prime Minister Viktor Orban, who is expected to deliver a speech marking the 65th anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian revolution, march in Budapest, Hungary to demonstrate loyalty to his right-wing government. (AP Photo/Laszlo Balogh)
October 23

Palestinian rights groups see muzzle in Israel's terror tag

Activists have called on the international community to help reverse Israel’s unprecedented designation of six Palestinian human rights groups as terrorist organizations
October 23
Shawan Jabarin, director of the al-Haq human rights group, at the organization's offices in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021. Israel on Friday, Oct. 22, declared six prominent Palestinian human rights groups to be terrorist organizations, saying they were secretly linked to a left-wing militant movement. It was not immediately clear what the distinction would mean for the groups, most of which also protest rights violations by the Western-backed Palestinian Authority. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)
October 23

Facing rising COVID cases, UK government resists calls for new restrictions

Doctors and scientists have described the government as 'willfully negligent.'
October 23
A COVID-19 PCR test centre in London, Oct. 21, 2021.
October 23

Uzbek president who has eased restrictions heads to new term

Uzbekistan’s president is expected to win a new term by a landslide against weak competition in an election Sunday
October 23
October 23

Spain pledges quicker help for La Palma volcano damage

Homes and livelihoods have been destroyed by a protracted volcanic eruption.
October 23
October 23

Iran provincial governor slapped in a rare security breach

He was slapped in the face by an angry man during his inauguration.
October 23
October 23

Officials: 16 militants, 2 soldiers killed in Pakistan raids

Pakistan’s security forces say they have killed 16 militants in separate shootouts during raids against extremists and separatists, with two soldiers killed in the process
October 23
October 23

575 inmates escape in latest Nigeria jailbreak

It's the third jailbreak in Africa’s most populous country this year.
October 23
October 23

Libya FM: Security, stability necessary to usher in new govt

Libya’s chief diplomat says the transitional government is working to hold long-awaited elections later this year, but security and political and economic stability are necessary for a peaceful transition to a new government
October 23
FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2021, file photo, Libyan Foreign Minister Najla Mangoush speaks during a joint news conference with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey following their talks in Moscow, Russia. Libya’s chief diplomat says the transitional government is working to hold long-awaited elections as planned later this year. Mangoush on Friday, Oct. 22, has warned that security, political and economic stability remain crucial to a peaceful transition. (Maxim Shipenkov/Pool Photo via AP, File)
October 23

Some Ukrainians eschew vaccine for fake COVID vaccine certificates

Some are refusing to get a free shot but will pay for a fake certificate.
October 23
People wait for their turn at a vaccination center in Kramatorsk, Ukraine, Oct. 22, 2021.
October 23

Salvini on trial in Italy over 2019 migrant ship

U.S. actor Richard Gere is officially on the witness list to testify at the trial against Italy’s right-wing former Interior Minister Matteo Salvini
October 23
Demonstrators show a placard reading "Mr. Salvini is this how you save innocent lives?" as they stage a protest outside Palermo's court where the trial of Former minister of interior Matteo Salvini has started in Palermo, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021. Salvini is accused of kidnapping more than one hundred migrants and keeping them for weeks on board of the small Open Arms rescue boat in front of the coasts of Lampedusa, after refusing to let it dock in an Italian port, in 2019. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
October 23

Thousands of Islamists continue marching to Pakistan capital

The group began their journey with the goal of reaching the capital Islamabad
October 23
Supporters of Tehreek-e-Labiak Pakistan, a radical Islamist political party, run for cover after police fire tear gas shell to stop them marching toward Islamabad, in Lahore, Pakistan, Friday, Oct. 22, 2021. Thousands of Islamists launched their "long march" from the eastern city of Lahore toward Pakistan's capital, demanding that the government release the leader of their Saad Rizvi, who was arrested last year amid demonstrations against France over publishing caricatures of Islam's Prophet Muhammad. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)
October 23

Bangladesh to share 'climate prosperity plan' at COP26

Bangladesh says it will present its climate prosperity plan to lessen the effects of climate change on the economy at the forthcoming U.N. climate talks in Glasgow
October 23
October 23

Roadside bombing targets Taliban, kills Afghan civilians

Officials say a roadside bombing targeting a Taliban vehicle in eastern Afghanistan has killed at least two civilians, including a child
October 23
Taliban fighters inspect at the site roadside bombing in Jalalabad east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021. A roadside bombing targeting a Taliban vehicle in eastern Afghanistan killed at least two civilians Saturday, including a child, Taliban and health officials said. Four others were wounded. (AP Photo/Shir Shah Hamdard)
October 23

Bosnia police say 6 people die in fire, some injured

Police say a fire in a town in northern Bosnia has killed six people and injured several others
October 23
October 23

Major oil producer Saudi Arabia announces net-zero by 2060

One of the world’s largest oil producers, Saudi Arabia, has announced it aims to reach “net zero” greenhouse gas emissions by 2060, joining more than 100 countries in a global effort to try and curb man-made climate change
October 23
FILE - In this June 28, 2021, file photo, Saudi Aramco engineers and journalists look at the Hawiyah Natural Gas Liquids Recovery Plant in Hawiyah, in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. One of the world's largest oil producers, Saudi Arabia, announced on Saturday, Oct. 23, it aims to reach “net zero” greenhouse gas emissions by 2060, joining more than 100 countries in a global effort to try and curb man-made climate change. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil, File)
October 23

Saudi Arabia announces ambitious net-zero target by 2060, joining more than 100 nations to curb man-made climate change

Saudi Arabia announces ambitious net-zero target by 2060, joining more than 100 nations to curb man-made climate change
October 23
October 23

Frenchman tied to far-right abduction charged with terrorism

A former politician who called for the overthrow of the French government has been charged with terrorism in connection with what authorities have said was a far-right plot to attack vaccination centers, a masonic lodge and other targets
October 23
October 22

Ethiopian airstrikes in Tigray force UN flight to turn back

Ethiopian military airstrikes have forced a United Nations humanitarian flight to abandon its landing in the capital of the country’s Tigray region
October 22
FILE - In this Thursday, May 6, 2021 file photo, the city of Mekele is seen through a bullet hole in a stairway window of the Ayder Referral Hospital, in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia. Ethiopian military airstrikes have hit the capital of the country's Tigray region Monday, Oct. 18, 2021, according to witnesses. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
October 22

Tropical Storm Rick forms off Mexico's south Pacific coast

Tropical Storm Rick formed Friday off Mexico’s southern Pacific coast and is forecast to hit that coast at hurricane strength by late Sunday or Monday
October 22
October 22

By the numbers: Ivory trade led to ‘rapid evolution’ of tuskless elephants

A new study finds that ivory poaching caused the natural selection of tuskless African elephants, whose rare genetic mutation has made them five times more likely to survive.
October 22
VIDEO: By the numbers: Ivory trade led to ‘rapid evolution’ of tuskless elephants
October 22

Puerto Rico battles state of darkness

ABC News’ Victor Oquendo reports on the Puerto Rico electricity crisis, as residents protest ongoing blackouts that have occurred since Hurricane Maria hit four years ago.
October 22
VIDEO: Puerto Rico battles state of darkness
October 22

Suspected poacher likely killed by elephant in South Africa

The body was found by rangers in Kruger National Park.
October 22
In this undated file photo, a herd of elephants walk in Kruger National Park, in South Africa.
October 22

Group clings to faith as US works on Haiti kidnapping case

A U.S. religious organization whose 17 members were kidnapped in Haiti is asking supporters to pray and share stories with the victims’ families of how their faith helped them through difficult times as efforts to recover them entered a sixth day
October 22
A child stands on the grounds of the Christian Aid Ministries headquarters in Titanyen, Haiti, Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021. The leader of the 400 Mawozo gang that police say is holding 17 members of missionary group is seen in a video released Thursday saying he will kill them if he doesn’t get what he’s demanding. (AP Photo/Matias Delacroix)