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Iran summons UK envoy amid anti-government protests

Iran’s Foreign Ministry says it has summoned Britain's and Norway's ambassadors.
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Members of the Iranian community and their supporters rally in solidarity with protesters in Iran, after 22-year-old Mahsa Amini died in police custody for allegedly improperly wearing a hijab, in Ottawa, Ontario, on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP)
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Cuba holds unusual vote on law allowing same-sex marriage

The government-backed code would allow same-sex couples to marry and adopt.
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Cuba's President Miguel Diaz Canel walks with his wife Lis Cuesta Peraza before casting his vote at a polling station during the new Family Code referendum in Havana, Cuba, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022. The draft of the new Family Code, which has more than 480 articles, was drawn up by a team of 30 experts, and it is expected to replace the current one that dates from 1975 and has been overtaken by new family structures and social changes. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
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Meloni's far-right alliance leads in Italian elections

Giorgia Meloni’s far-right party was leading in projections based on very partial results early Monday in voting for Parliament
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Lists of candidates as displayed at a polling station in Rome, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022. Italians were voting on Sunday in an election that could move the country's politics sharply toward the right during a critical time for Europe, with war in Ukraine fueling skyrocketing energy bills and testing the West's resolve to stand united against Russian aggression. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
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Canadian military to help clean up Fiona's devastation

Canadian military to help clean up Fiona's ruin
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Waves coming ashore at l'Étang-du-Nord caused by post-tropical storm Fiona are shown on the Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Que., Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022. CStrong rain and winds are lashing the Atlantic Canada region as Fiona hits as a powerful post-tropical cyclone. (Nigel Quinn /The Canadian Press via AP)
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Exit poll suggests Italian far-right leader Giorgia Meloni’s alliance leading in vote

Exit poll suggests Italian far-right leader Giorgia Meloni’s alliance leading in vote
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Russia's call-up splits EU; Ukraine says it shows weakness

Ukraine's president says Russia’s rush to mobilize hundreds of thousands of recruits to staunch stinging losses is a tacit acknowledgement that its “army is not able to fight."
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Police officers detain a demonstrator during a protest against a partial mobilization in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022. (AP Photo)
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Puerto Ricans await aid, fret about post-hurricane recovery

Officials are fanning out across Puerto Rico to gauge the damage inflicted by Hurricane Fiona
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View of a damaged bridge after Hurricane Fiona hit Villa Esperanza in Salinas, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, September 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Alejandro Granadillo)
September 25

Fire breaks out at world's biggest produce market in Paris

The cause of the blaze was unknown but will be investigated.
September 25
In this image taken from video, smoke rises from a warehouse blaze at a produce market in Paris' southern suburbs, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022. A billowing column of dark smoke towered over Paris on Sunday from a warehouse blaze at a massive produce market that supplies the French capital and surrounding region with much of its fresh food and bills itself as the largest of its kind in the world. (Martin Rouger, Sonia Hamdi via AP)
September 25

EXPLAINER: Mexican army's role in students' disappearance

The army's alleged role is at the center of a case that has shaken the nation.
September 25
Relatives of the missing 43 Ayotzinapa students hold signs that read in Spanish "You took them alive, We want them back alive" during a protest outside a military base in Mexico City, Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, days before the anniversary of the disappearance of the students in Iguala, Guerrero in 2014. One week prior, Mexican authorities said they arrested a retired general and three other members of the army for alleged connection to their disappearance. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
September 25

Jewish pilgrims gather in Ukraine despite the perils of war

Thousands of Hasidic Jewish pilgrims have flocked to central Ukraine to mark the Jewish new year, ignoring international travel warnings
September 25
Orthodox Jews pray at the tomb of Rabbi Nachman, the great grandson of the founder of Hasidic movement, in the town of Uman, 200 kilometers (125 miles) south of Ukraine's capital Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022. Thousands of Hasidic Jewish pilgrims flocked to central Ukraine to mark the Jewish new year Sunday, ignoring international travel warnings as Russia struck more targets from the air and mobilized its citizens to stem losses in the war that has entered its eighth month. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
September 25

Unrest erupts near Iranian embassy in London over death

Violent street protests have erupted outside the Iranian embassy in London, with rocks thrown and five people arrested
September 25
Demonstrators hold placards outside the Iranian Embassy in London, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022. They were protesting against the death of Iranian Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old woman who died in Iran while in police custody, who was arrested by Iran's morality police for allegedly violating its strictly-enforced dress code. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
September 25

Swiss voters OK plan to raise retirement age for women to 65

Swiss voters have narrowly backed a proposal to raise the retirement age for women from 64 to 65
September 25
September 25

Family of Palestinian slain by Israel denies he was attacker

Relatives have pushed back against Israeli claims that a Palestinian teacher intentionally rammed an Israeli police car before he was shot dead by security forces
September 25
Palestinian men point at a motorcycle in the northern West Bank, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022. Israeli soldiers shot and killed a suspected Palestinian gunman during an arrest raid overnight in the northern West Bank, according to Israeli and Palestinian reports. The army said it spotted a group of armed men traveling in a car and on a motorcycle during an operation near the city of Nablus and opened fire. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)
September 25

South Korea’s solar-powered bike path connects cities

A 5.5-mile bike lane, topped with a solar panel, produces clean energy while connecting cities in South Korea.
September 25
A 5.5-mile bike lane, topped with a solar panel, produces clean energy while connecting cities in South Korea.
September 25

Boat capsize in Bangladesh kills at least 24 Hindu pilgrims

At least 24 Hindu pilgrims have been killed after an overcrowded boat capsized in northern Bangladesh
September 25
September 25

Controversy erupts over former Japanese prime minister's funeral

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris is attending his funeral.
September 25
A picture of late former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is seen in Tokyo, Japan, on July 12, 2022.
September 25

South Korea says North Korea test-fired missile toward sea

North Korea has fired a short-range ballistic missile toward its eastern seas, extending a provocative streak in weapons testing as a U.S. aircraft carrier visits South Korea for joint military exercises in response to the North’s growing nuclear threat
September 25
People watch a news program showing a file image of a missile launch by North Korea at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022. North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile Sunday toward its eastern seas, extending a provocative streak in weapons testing as a U.S. aircraft carrier visits South Korea for joint military exercises in response to the North's growing nuclear threat. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
September 25

Powerful typhoon hits north Philippines, thousands evacuated

A powerful typhoon has slammed into the northeastern Philippines and is barreling across the main Luzon island toward the capital in a densely populated path where thousands have been evacuated to safety
September 25
This Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022 satellite image released by NASA shows Typhoon Noru approaching Philippines. (NASA Worldview, Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS) via AP)
September 25

Labour conference starts with focus on 'immoral' tax cuts

Britain’s opposition Labour Party has opened its annual conference with leaders attacking the “immoral” tax-cutting of the new Conservative government
September 25
Labour party leader Keir Starmer, right, leads tributes to Queen Elizabeth II as the national anthem is sung during the Labour Party Conference in Liverpool, Sunday Sept. 25, 2022. Britain’s opposition Labour Party opened its annual conference Sunday, with leaders attacking the “immoral” tax-cutting of the new Conservative government. (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP)
September 25

Pope urges Italians to have more children, welcome migrants

Pope Francis has traveled to southern Italy to close out an Italian church congress that coincided with Italy’s national election
September 25
Pope Francis celebrates mass on the occasion of the 27th national Eucharistic congress, in Matera, southern Italy, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
September 25

Pakistan police arrest journalist they say aided son's crime

Pakistani police have arrested a veteran journalist for his alleged involvement in his son’s beating death of his new wife at their suburban home
September 25
September 25

Retired senior army officer shot dead by Myanmar guerrrilla

A retired high-ranking officer in Myanmar’s military has been shot dead at his home in the country’s biggest city, Yangon, the latest such killing attributed to militants opposed to army rule
September 25
September 25

Serbian minister defends deal with Russia amid criticism

Serbia’s foreign minister has sought to play down the importance of an agreement with Russia, after the Balkan state that is seeking European Union membership faced criticism for signing it
September 25
September 25

World Bank pledges $2 billion for flood-ravaged Pakistan

The World Bank says it will provide about $2 billion in aid to Pakistan, ravaged by floods that have killed more than 1,600 people this year, the largest pledge of assistance so far
September 25
A Pakistani patient suffering from dengue fever, a mosquito-borne disease, is treated in an isolation ward, at a hospital in Karachi, Pakistan, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022. Pakistan has deployed thousands of additional doctors and paramedics in the country's worst flood-hit province to contain the spread of diseases that have killed hundreds of people among the flood victims, officials said Friday. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)
September 25

Spanish PM Sánchez says he has COVID, cancels appearance

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez says he has tested positive for COVID-19
September 25
President of Spain Pedro Sanchez addresses the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
September 25

Solar panel bike lane generates eco-friendly energy in South Korea

South Korea has run this eco-friendly cycle lane since 2014.
September 25
A biker is cycling under solar panel roof in Sejong, South Korea.
September 25

Dave Caulkin, Associated Press photographer, dies at 77

Dave Caulkin, a retired Associated Press photographer who captured the iconic moment when ice dancers Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean won the 1984 Olympic gold medal, has died
September 25
FILE - Britain's Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean kiss during their performance in the Olympic ice dancing at the Winter Olympics in Sarajevo, Bosnia on Feb. 14, 1984. Caulkin, a retired Associated Press photographer who captured the iconic moment when ice dancers Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean won the 1984 Olympic gold medal, has died. He was 77 and suffered from cancer. (AP Photo/Dave Caulkin, File)
September 25

Dave Caulkin, Associated Press photographer, dies at 77

Dave Caulkin, a retired Associated Press photographer who captured the iconic moment when ice dancers Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean won the 1984 Olympic gold medal, has died
September 25
FILE - Britain's Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean kiss during their performance in the Olympic ice dancing at the Winter Olympics in Sarajevo, Bosnia on Feb. 14, 1984. Caulkin, a retired Associated Press photographer who captured the iconic moment when ice dancers Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean won the 1984 Olympic gold medal, has died. He was 77 and suffered from cancer. (AP Photo/Dave Caulkin, File)
September 25

Italians vote in election that could take far-right to power

Italians vote in election that could take far-right to power
September 25
September 24

Chinese survivors had no food, water on sinking boat

Chinese survivors from a boat that sank near a Cambodian island have described embarking on what they believed would be a short-term fishing job and ended up without food and water aboard the vessel and their belongings taken away
September 24
Survivor Zhu Pingfan, 41, from Hunan province, China, recuperates in a hospital bed, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022, Preah Sihanouk Province, Southwestern Cambodia after being rescued from a sinking boat days earlier. Authorities are searching for multiple people in the surrounding waters after their boat sank near Cambodia's Koh Tang island on Thursday. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)
September 24

Meloni may become Italy's first female PM

Polls indicate Giorgia Meloni will win power with a right-wing coalition.
September 24
Giorgia Meloni, heads the Brothers of Italy political party, and the president of the European Conservatives and Reformists Party, holds a speech of conclusion during the electoral campaign in Bagnoli, Italy, Sept. 23, 2022.
September 24

Elon Musk, US ponder ways to help Iranians under internet blackout

The internet crackdown comes amid weeks of protests.
September 24
People take part in a protest following the death of Mahsa Amini in front of the United Nations headquarters in Erbil, Iraq, Sept. 24, 2022.
September 24

Kremlin stages votes in Ukraine, sees protests in Russia

Russian forces launched new strikes on Ukrainian cities as Kremlin-orchestrated votes took place in occupied regions of Ukraine to create a pretext for their annexation by Moscow
September 24
A Russian Orthodox priest blesses a group of recruits at a military recruitment center in Volgograd, Russia, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday ordered a partial mobilization of reservists to beef up his forces in Ukraine. (AP Photo)
September 24

Palace reveals ledger stone at queen's final resting place

Buckingham Palace has released a photo giving the first public glimpse of the new ledger stone installed at the final resting place of Queen Elizabeth II
September 24
This photo provided by Buckingham Palace on Saturday Sept. 24, 2022 shows the ledger stone at the King George VI Memorial Chapel, St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle in Windsor, England. (Royal Collection Trust/The Dean and Canons of Windsor, PA via AP)
September 24

South Korea says North Korea test-fired missile toward sea

South Korea says North Korea test-fired missile toward sea
September 24
September 24

Fiona becomes most intense landfalling system Canada has ever seen

Fiona made landfall in Nova Scotia Saturday morning.
September 24
Hurricane Fiona advances towards Canada's Maritimes provinces in a composite image from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) GOES-East weather satellite, Sept.23, 2022. 
THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY.
September 24

Opposition leads in 1st round of Czech Senate election

The major opposition party in the Czech Republic appears to be leading in the first round of elections for one-third of the seats in Parliament’s upper house, the Senate
September 24
September 24

Sri Lankans describe abuse as Russian captives in Ukraine

Seven Sri Lankans held in a Ukraine agricultural factory say they were tortured.
September 24
Sri-lankan former captives Nilojan Vasanthakumar, 20, Uthayakamar Mary Edid Prema, 50, Sharujan Gianeswaran, 25, Thinees Jokenthhiran, 34, Dilukshan Robertclive, 25, Dilujan Paththinajakan, 20, Ainkaranathan Ganesamoorthi, 38 and Head of investigation police department attend a press conference in Kharkiv, Ukraine, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022. Seven Sri Lankans held captive by Russian forces in an agricultural factory in eastern Ukraine say they were beaten and tortured for months before escaping on foot as the Russians withdrew from the area. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
September 24

EU candidate Serbia and Russia sign foreign policy agreement

European Union candidate Serbia has signed an agreement with Russia to hold mutual “consultations” on foreign policy matters
September 24
FILE - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, left, speaks with Serbia's President Aleksandar Vucic after a press conference in Belgrade, Serbia, Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021. European Union candidate Serbia has signed an agreement with Russia to hold mutual “consultations” on foreign policy matters. Serbian Foreign Affairs Minister Nikola Selakovic signed the agreement with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on the margins of the U.N. General Assembly. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic, File)
September 24

Russian police block mobilization protests, arrest hundreds

Peaceful protests against President Putin’s military mobilization order.
September 24
Police officers detain a demonstrator during a protest against a partial mobilization in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022. (AP Photo)
September 24

Egypt’s leader meets with Sudan’s military ruler in Cairo

President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi of Egypt has met with Sudan’s leader in Cairo for talks that focused on ties between the two neighbors
September 24
September 24

In Lebanon, boat tragedy kills 94 but others plan to migrate

Thousands of Palestinians have held prayers in a small football field in a refugee camp in northern Lebanon for one of the scores of migrants who lost their lives this week when their boat sank off Syria’s coast
September 24
Mourners pray over the coffin of Palestinian Abdul-Al Omar Abdul-Al, 24, who was on a boat carrying migrants from Lebanon that sank in Syrian waters, during his funeral in the Palestinian refugee camp of Nahr el-Bared near the northern city of Tripoli, Lebanon, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022. Thousands of Palestinians attended the funeral Saturday for one of the scores of migrants who lost their lives this week when their boat sank off Syria's coast. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)
September 24

Police in Laos seize meth pills in one of biggest busts

A U.N. anti-crime agency official says authorities in northwestern Laos have made their third largest seizure ever of methamphetamine, confiscating a haul of 33 million tablets along with 1,100 pounds of crystal methamphetamine
September 24
September 24

German leader seeks energy deals, alliances on Gulf trip

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has arrived in Saudi Arabia for the first stop of a two-day, three-country visit aimed at striking new energy deals and forging fresh alliances
September 24
In this photo released by Saudi Press Agency, SPA, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, right, shakes hands with Chancellor Olaf Scholz, after his arrival in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Saturday, Sept 24, 2022. (Saudi Press Agency via AP)
September 24

Israeli troops kill Palestinian after alleged car-ramming

A Palestinian motorist allegedly tried to ram his car into a group of soldiers.
September 24
Israeli soldiers take position at a roadblock near the West Bank town of Nablus, Saturday, Sept. 24 2022. Israeli troops on Saturday shot and killed a Palestinian motorist who allegedly tried to ram his car into a group of soldiers patrolling in the occupied West Bank, according to Israeli soldiers and media. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)
September 24

EXPLAINER: Italian election only part of forming government

A Sunday parliamentary election will determine who next governs major industrial economy and key NATO member Italy
September 24
A view of the Azione Party's final rally ahead of Sunday's election in Rome, Friday, Sept. 23, 2022. Italians vote on Sunday for a new Parliament, and they could elect their first far-right premier of the post-war era. If opinion polls hold, Giorgia Meloni could be that premier, as well as become the first woman to lead an Italian government. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
September 24

Puerto Ricans seething over lack of power days after Fiona

Half of Puerto Rico is without power more than five days after Hurricane Fiona struck the U.S. territory — including an entire town where not a single work crew has arrived
September 24
Nancy Galarza looks at the damage that Hurricane Fiona inflicted on her community, which remained cut off four days after the Category 1 storm slammed the rural community of San Salvador in the town of Caguas, Puerto Rico, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Danica Coto)
September 24

Swiss mull animal welfare, women's pensions in weekend votes

Switzerland is considering whether to improve the living conditions of its livestock and whether women should work a year longer before becoming eligible for full benefits in the state pension scheme
September 24
September 24

Heavy rains, lightning kill at least 36 in northern India

Hazardous weather has killed at least 36 people in northern India over the past 24 hours, including 12 who were struck by lightning
September 24
September 24

Pope appeals to the young to save the planet, find peace

Pope Francis has traveled to Assisi, the birthplace of his namesake saint to deliver an appeal aimed at young people in hopes they can help save the Earth and make the world's economy more attentive to the poor
September 24
A woman shows to Pope Francis a t-shirt supporting former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva during the 'Economy of Francesco' meetings with young entrepreneurs for a more inclusive and human economy, in Assisi, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)