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Women, children drown fleeing attack in Nigeria’s north

Several women and children drowned while trying to escape an armed attack in Nigeria’s troubled north, according to residents and a government official
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5 migrants killed in SUV crash in Mexico's Veracruz state

Five migrants are dead and seven others are injured following a highway accident in Mexico's Gulf coast state of Veracruz
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Drug gang kills 20 in attack on city hall in southern Mexico

A drug gang has shot to death 20 people, including a mayor and his father in the mountains of southern Mexico
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Residents carry the coffin of Wilmer Rojas the day after he was killed in a mass shooting in San Miguel Totolapan, Mexico, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. A drug gang bursted into the town hall and shot to death 20 people, including a mayor and his father, officials said Thursday. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
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Thai police: More than 30 killed in childcare center attack

A former police officer facing a drug charge burst into a day care center in Thailand, killing dozens of preschoolers and teachers and then shooting more people as he fled
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In this image taken from video, a distraught woman is led away from the site of an attack at a daycare center, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, in the town of Nongbua Lamphu, north eastern Thailand. More than 30 people, primarily children, were killed Thursday when a gunman opened fire in the childcare center authorities said. (Mungkorn Sriboonreung Rescue Group via AP)
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2 Russians seeking asylum arrive by boat to Alaskan island, senators say

It's unclear why the two people fled Russia.
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The Yupik Eskimo village Gambell, on St. Lawrence Island in the Bearing Sea, in Alaska, is seen through the window of an airplane, April 19, 2005.
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Calls for help, humanitarian corridor as gangs siege Haiti

The United Nations is proposing a “humanitarian corridor” in Haiti’s capital to help people get gasoline and aid amid a mounting crisis as gangs keep blockading roads and access to some areas, including to one key fuel terminal in Port-au-Prince
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A protester prays outside St Peter's Church as he holds a pot and a spoon in his hands during a protest to demand the resignation of the prime minister Ariel Henry in the Petion-Ville area of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Odelyn Joseph)
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Russia strikes Ukraine housing; detains refugees at border

Russian missile attacks have hit apartments in the southern Ukrainian city of Zaporizhzhia, killing at least seven people, with at least five other missing
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In this photo provided by the Ukrainian Emergency Service, rescuers work at the scene of a building damaged by shelling in Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. (Ukrainian Emergency Service via AP Photo)
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Sweden seizes evidence at Baltic Sea pipeline leak site

Sweden’s domestic security agency says its preliminary investigation of leaks from two Russian gas pipelines in the Baltic Sea “has strengthened the suspicions of serious sabotage” as the cause
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In this photo provided by the Armed Forces of Denmark, a view the disturbance in the water above the gas leak, in the Baltic Sea, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022. Following the suspected sabotage this week of the Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines that carry Russian natural gas to Europe, there were two leaks off Sweden, including a large one above North Stream 1, and a smaller one above North Stream 2. (Rune Dyrholm/Armed Forces of Denmark via AP)
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Leaders of Turkey, Armenia hold face-to-face meeting

The leaders of Turkey and Armenia have held their first face-to-face meeting since the two countries agreed to improve relations
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, right, arrives for a meeting of the European Political Community at Prague Castle in Prague, Czech Republic, Thursday, Oct 6, 2022. Leaders from around 44 countries are gathering Thursday to launch a "European Political Community" aimed at boosting security and economic prosperity across the continent, with Russia the one major European power not invited. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
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Turkey suggests Sweden, Finland can join NATO separately

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says there is a difference in the approaches of Sweden and Finland to meeting Turkey’s security demands for them to join NATO
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a media conference after a meeting of the European Political Community at Prague Castle in Prague, Czech Republic, Thursday, Oct 6, 2022. The leaders of 44 European countries stretching from Iceland all the way to Turkey met Thursday in what many said was a united stand against Russia's war on Ukraine, as an energy crisis and high inflation fueled by the conflict wreak havoc on their economies. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
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U.S. forces kill Islamic State official in eastern Syria

The U.S. military says it killed an Islamic State group official in a helicopter-borne raid in a village in northeastern Syria
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Europe hails united stand over Russia's war in Ukraine

The leaders of 44 European countries are hailing their united stand against Russia’s war on Ukraine as the conflict fuels an energy crisis and high inflation
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British Prime Minister Liz Truss, center, arrives for a meeting of the European Political Community at Prague Castle in Prague, Czech Republic, Thursday, Oct 6, 2022. Leaders from around 44 countries are gathering Thursday to launch a "European Political Community" aimed at boosting security and economic prosperity across the continent, with Russia the one major European power not invited. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
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Live Updates: Russia-Ukraine War

The head of the U.S. Agency for International Development has met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy to discuss Ukraine’s humanitarian, economic and development needs
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USAID Administrator Samantha Power observes drones which were received by local farmers from the USAID on the outskirts of Kyiv, Ukraine, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. The U.S. deployed its international development chief to Ukraine on Thursday, the highest-ranking American official to visit the country since Russia illegally annexed the four regions. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky, Pool)
October 06

At least 37 killed during mass shooting at Thailand child care center

Police say the suspected shooter’s wife and child were among the victims.
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 Police say the suspected shooter’s wife and child were among the victims.
October 06

Munich Re to stop its backing for new oil, gas fields

Munich Re, one of the world’s biggest insurance companies, says it will stop backing new oil and gas fields beginning next April
October 06
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Floods strand thousands, kill 7 in northcentral Nigeria

Authorities say thousands of travelers remain stranded in Nigeria’s northcentral Kogi state after connecting roads to other parts of the West African nation were submerged amid the country’s worst flooding in a decade
October 06
People stranded due to floods following several days of downpours In Kogi Nigeria, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. Thousands of travelers remained stranded in Nigeria's northcentral Kogi state after major connecting roads to other parts of the West African nation were submerged in floods, locals and authorities said Thursday. (AP Photo/Fatai Campbell)
October 06

Harrowing rescues save migrants off Greece; at least 22 die

Bodies floated off two Greek islands as the death toll from the sinking of two migrant boats reached 22, with about a dozen still missing
October 06
Authorities and local residents save a migrant during a large-scale rescue operation on the island of Kythira, some 225 kilometers (140 miles) south of Athens, early Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. The operation is underway off a southern Greek island where a sailboat carrying up to 100 migrants sank in high winds. The coast guard said its vessels, private boats and a rescue helicopter were involved in the effort off the coast of the island of Kythira. (Ippolytos Prekas/kythera.news via AP)
October 06

Argentine judge launches probe into Nicaragua abuse claims

A judge in Argentina has launched a criminal investigation into Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega and Vice President Rosario María Murillo to determine whether they are responsible for crimes against humanity
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FILE - Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega and his wife and Vice President Rosario Murillo, lead a rally in Managua, Nicaragua, Sept. 5, 2018. A Federal Judge in Argentina launched a criminal investigation Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022, into Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega and Vice President Rosario María Murillo to determine whether they are responsible for crimes against humanity. (AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga, File)
October 06

Biden visits Florida, shipwrecked migrants, barking deer: World in Photos, Oct. 6

A look at the top photos from around the globe.
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VIDEO: Biden visits Florida, shipwrecked migrants, barking deer: World in Photos, Oct. 6
October 06

Survivors tell grim tale of southern Greek migrant shipwreck

Survivors from a migrant boat that hit rocks and smashed to pieces off a southern Greek island say the omens for their journey were bad from the offset in Turkey
October 06
Migrants, most of them from Afghanistan, eat at an old school used as a temporary shelter on the island of Kythira, southern Greece, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. Bodies floated amid splintered wreckage in the wind-tossed waters off a Greek island Thursday as the death toll from the separate sinkings of two migrant boats rose to 22, with many still missing. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
October 06

Protesters allege pro-Russia Bosnian Serb leader rigged vote

Several thousand people in Bosnia held an election protest where they accused a pro-Russia Bosnian Serb leader of rigging a vote to win the position he sought
October 06
People protest against alleged election fraud in a general elections in the Bosnian town of Banja Luka, 240 kms northwest of Sarajevo, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. Opposition parties asking to open the bags and recount the votes for the President of Republika Srpska. (AP Photo/Radivoje Pavicic)
October 06

Sierra Leone journalist Clarence Roy-Macaulay dies at 85

Journalist Clarence Roy-Macaulay, who covered Sierra Leone for The Associated Press for nearly four decades including the country’s brutal civil war and the Ebola epidemic that killed thousands there, has died
October 06
Associated Press reporter Clarence Roy-Macaulay, who covered Sierra Leone for The Associated Press for nearly four decades, from the country's brutal civil war to the Ebola epidemic that killed thousands there, is seen in the capital Freetown on Nov. 15, 2004. Clarence Roy-Macaulay, who had been filing stories to the AP until about a week ago, died on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022 aged 85, his daughter said on Thursday. (Peter Anderson via AP)
October 06

Belarus hands 4 independent journalists lengthy prison terms

A Belarusian court has sentenced four journalists at country’s largest independent news agency to lengthy prison terms on charges widely seen as politically motivated
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Pakistani FM says water receded 50% in flood-ravaged Sindh

Pakistan’s foreign minister says about 50% of the water has receded in the country’s worst flood-hit province
October 06
A pregnant woman carries water as she take a refuge at a camp after leaving her flood-hit homes, in Jaffarabad, a district of Baluchistan province, Pakistan, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. Devastating floods in Pakistan's worst-hit province have killed 10 more people in the past day, including four children, officials said Wednesday as the U.N. children's agency renewed its appeal for $39 million to help the most vulnerable flood victims. (AP Photo/Zahid Hussain)
October 06

Germans warned: Gas use is too high to avoid energy crisis

Germans are using too much gas now to avoid a potential energy shortage this winter
October 06
A long exposure photo shows traffic moving along a highway in Frankfurt, Germany, early Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
October 06

Iran airs video with 2 French citizens it claims were spying

Iran has published video footage showing two French citizens purportedly confessing to acting on behalf of a French security service
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October 06

France fights winter shortages with new energy-saving drive

Under the watchword “Every gesture counts,” France's government has launched an energy-saving drive to get the country through the winter without gas from Russia
October 06
French President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech at the Sub-Prefecture in Saint-Nazaire after a visit at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm, off the coast of the Guerande peninsula in western France, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022. (Stephane Mahe/Pool photo via AP)
October 06

Russia charges jailed Kremlin critic with treason

Russian authorities have brought treason charges against an opposition activist who was jailed for allegedly spreading “false information” about Russia’s military operation in Ukraine
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October 06

Sudan's democracy groups approve charter opposing army rule

More than 50 Sudanese pro-democracy groups have agreed on a new draft constitution, in one of the greatest shows of unity from the country’s opposition since the 2019 popular uprising
October 06
Sudanese demonstrators attend rally to demand the return to civilian rule, in Khartoum, Sudan, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. Sudan has been mired in political turmoil since its military seized power in a coup last October after three decades of repressive Islamist rule under former President Omar Al Bashir. (AP Photo/Marwan Ali)
October 06

France's Macron opposes building new Iberia gas pipeline

French President Emmanuel Macron says his government doesn't support building a new pipeline to pump natural gas between the Iberian Peninsula and the rest of Europe despite the continent’s energy crisis
October 06
France's President Emmanuel Macron arrives for a meeting of the European Political Community at Prague Castle in Prague, Czech Republic, Thursday, Oct 6, 2022. Leaders from around 44 countries are gathering Thursday to launch a "European Political Community" aimed at boosting security and economic prosperity across the continent, with Russia the one major European power not invited. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
October 06

Myanmar sentences Japanese journalist to prison on 2 charges

A court in military-ruled Myanmar has sentenced a Japanese journalist to serve seven years prison after he filmed an anti-government protest
October 06
FILE - An image of Toru Kubota, a Japanese journalist detained in Myanmar while covering a protest, is displayed at the Japan Press Club in Tokyo on Aug. 3, 2022 as his friends gathered at the club calling for his immediate release. Diplomat says Myanmar court gives 10-year prison sentence to Japanese journalist who filmed anti-government protest. (AP Photo/Yuri Kageyama, File)
October 06

Dozens dead after mass shooting at child care center in Thailand

A gunman opened fire at a child care center on Thursday, local police said.
October 06
A police officer stands outside a day care center which was the scene of a mass shooting, in the town of Uthai Sawan, in the province of Nong Bua Lam Phu, Thailand, Oct. 6, 2022.
October 06

Over 30 dead, including 24 children, after shooting at a day care in Thailand

Police said a 34-year-old man opened fire at a child care center before killing his own family and himself.
October 06
VIDEO: Over 30 dead, including 24 children, after shooting at a day care in Thailand
October 06

2021 Nobel Peace Prize winners have faced a year of battles

When the Nobel Peace Prize is announced on Friday, it could provide a boost for a grassroots activist or international group working for peace and human rights
October 06
FILE - Nobel Peace Prize winners Dmitry Muratov from Russia, right, and Maria Ressa of the Philippines embrace during the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony at Oslo City Hall, Norway, Friday, Dec. 10, 2021. For the two journalists who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2021, the past year has not been easy. Dmitry Muratov of Russia and Maria Ressa of the Philippines have been fighting for the survival of their news organizations, defying government efforts to silence them. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)
October 06

Food security, consumer groups protest Kenya's GMO decision

Food security, consumer rights and biodiversity groups are protesting Kenya’s reversal of a ban on genetically modified foods, saying the public wasn’t consulted on an issue key to the East African country’s economy and safety
October 06
Kenya's new president William Ruto arrives to be sworn in to office at a ceremony held at Kasarani stadium in Nairobi, Kenya Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022. On Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, food security, consumer rights and biodiversity groups issued a join statement to protest against the decision of Kenya’s new President William Ruto to lift the decade-old ban on openly cultivating and importing genetically modified crops. (AP Photo/Brian Inganga, File)
October 06

Diving world series champion jumps off helicopter into Sydney Harbor

A six-time Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series champion celebrated her latest series victory by diving off a helicopter into Sydney Harbor.
October 06
VIDEO: Diving world series champion jumps off helicopter into Sydney Harbor
October 06

Man staggers across railroad tracks before close call

Surveillance footage shows a man staggering across railroad tracks just moments before a freight train comes through.
October 06
VIDEO: Man staggers across railroad tracks before close call
October 06

Israel army clears itself in death of 7-year-old Palestinian

​​The Israeli military says it committed no wrongdoing in the death of a 7-year-old Palestinian boy whose family says he “died of fear” after an encounter with Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank
October 06
FILE - Mourners carry the body of 7-year-old Palestinian boy Rayan Suleiman during his funeral in the West Bank village of Tequa near Bethlehem Friday, Sept. 30, 2022. ​​The Israeli military on Thursday, Oct. 6, cleared itself of wrongdoing in the death of a 7-year-old Palestinian boy whose family says he “died of fear” after an interaction with Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean, File)
October 06

Israel army clears itself in death of 7-year-old Palestinian

​​The Israeli military says it committed no wrongdoing in the death of a 7-year-old Palestinian boy whose family says he “died of fear” after an encounter with Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank
October 06
FILE - Mourners carry the body of 7-year-old Palestinian boy Rayan Suleiman during his funeral in the West Bank village of Tequa near Bethlehem Friday, Sept. 30, 2022. ​​The Israeli military on Thursday, Oct. 6, cleared itself of wrongdoing in the death of a 7-year-old Palestinian boy whose family says he “died of fear” after an interaction with Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean, File)
October 06

New S Korea gov't seeks to abolish gender equality ministry

South Korea’s new conservative government says it will push to abolish a gender equality ministry and create a new agency with broader responsibilities, one of President Yoon Suk Yeol’s campaign promises that roiled March’s hotly contested election
October 06
The sign for the ministry of Gender Equality and Family is seen at the government complex in Seoul, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022. South Korea’s new conservative government said Thursday it’ll push to abolish a ministry on gender equality and create a new agency tasked with broader responsibilities, one of President Yoon Suk Yeol’s contentious campaign promises that roiled March’s hotly contested election. (Kim Seung-doo/Yonhap via AP)
October 06

North Korea flies warplanes near South Korea after series of missile tests

North Korea launched ballistic missiles six times in the last two weeks.
October 06
A man walks past a television report showing a news broadcast with file footage of a North Korean missile test, at a railway station in Seoul on Oct. 6, 2022.
October 06

EXPLAINER: Russia's military woes mount amid Ukraine attacks

Even as the Kremlin moved to absorb parts of Ukraine in a sharp escalation of the conflict, the Russian military suffered new defeats that highlighted its deep problems on the battlefield and opened rifts at the top of the Russian government
October 06
FILE - From left, Moscow-appointed head of Kherson Region Vladimir Saldo, Moscow-appointed head of Zaporizhzhia region Yevgeny Balitsky, Russian President Vladimir Putin, center, Denis Pushilin, leader of self-proclaimed of the Donetsk People's Republic and Leonid Pasechnik, leader of self-proclaimed Luhansk People's Republic pose for a photo during a ceremony to sign the treaties for four regions of Ukraine to join Russia, at the Kremlin in Moscow, on Sept. 30, 2022. (Grigory Sysoyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP, File)
October 06

Dutch court orders government to improve migrant centers

A Dutch court has ordered the government and its asylum-seeker accommodation agency to significantly improve conditions at overcrowded and unsanitary emergency migrant housing facilities
October 06
FILE - A man sits outside the gate of an overcrowded asylum seekers center where hundreds of migrants seek shelter in Ter Apel, northern Netherlands, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022. A Dutch court on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022 ordered the government and its asylum seeker accommodation agency to significantly improve conditions at overcrowded and unsanitary emergency migrant housing facilities. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)
October 06

Spanish PM decries video of students insulting women

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has condemned the behavior of male students at a Madrid university residence hall who cheered after one of them screamed a string of sexist and vulgar obscenities at female students
October 06
October 06

21 more Malaysian scam victims return from Cambodia, Laos

An additional 21 Malaysians rescued from human traffickers in Cambodia and Laos have returned home as the government intensifies efforts to locate scam victims reported missing abroad
October 06
Malaysian youths rescued from human traffickers in Cambodia arrive at the Kuala Lumpur Airport Terminal in Sepang, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. Another 21 Malaysians rescued from human traffickers in Cambodia and Laos returned to the country Thursday, as the government intensified effort to detect scam victims stranded abroad. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
October 06

EU lawmakers condemn Myanmar's crackdown on media freedom

EU lawmakers have condemned the crackdown on media freedom in military-ruled Myanmar
October 06
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, center, speaks during a commission on Russia's escalation of its war of aggression against Ukraine, at the European Parliament, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022, in Strasbourg, eastern France. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)
October 06

Sydney beats 1950 rainfall record with 3 wet months to spare

Australia’s largest city, Sydney, has been soaked by its wettest year on record with almost three months of expected above-average rain to spare
October 06
A commuter waits in the rain in Sydney, Australia, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. Sydney notched up its wettest year in over 160 years of records, Weatherzone's Andrew Miskelly said, recording 2199.8mm at 1.10pm. The previous record was 2194mm in 1950. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)
October 06

Japan's Toyota finds wheel, airbag fixes for recalled EVs

Japan’s top automaker Toyota says it has identified how to fix its 2023 model year bZ4X crossover electric vehicles after recalling 2,700 of them in June out of concern wheel bolts might become loose, risking a crash
October 06
FILE - A logo of Toyota Motor Corp. at a dealer Wednesday, May 11, 2022, in Tokyo. Toyota said Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, that it has identified how to fix its 2023 model year bZ4X crossover electric vehicles after recalling 2,700 of them in June out of concern wheel bolts might become loose, risking a crash. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
October 06

Judge fines Lebanese bank heist figure, issues travel ban

A Lebanese judge has fined and issued a six-month travel ban to a woman who stormed her bank with a fake pistol and forcefully withdrew her trapped savings
October 06
Beirut legislator Cynthia Zarazir speaks on the phone as she walks inside a Byblos Bank branch near the capital Beirut, demanding some of her trapped savings to cover medical expenses, in Antelias, Lebanon, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022. Cash-strapped Lebanon in recent weeks has witnessed a surge in depositors storming bank branches to forcefully withdraw their locked savings, as the country's economy continues to spiral. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)
October 06

N.Korea flies warplanes near S.Korea after missile launches

South Korea says North Korea flew 12 warplanes near their mutual border on Thursday, prompting South Korea to scramble 30 military planes in response
October 06
A TV screen showing a news program reporting about North Korea's missile launch with file footage of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, is seen at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. North Korea launched two ballistic missiles toward its eastern waters on Thursday, as the United States redeployed one of its aircraft carriers near the Korean Peninsula in response to the North's recent launch of a powerful missile over Japan. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)