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Paraguay: 3 guerrillas die in clash with troops

|Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Paraguay's government says three members of a recently formed guerrilla group have died in a clash with security forces in the South American country.

2 Iranians arrested in Kenya with forged passports

|Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

A Kenyan official says two Iranians carrying forged Israeli passports have been arrested in Nairobi.

Lawyer: EU court agrees to hear Berlusconi appeal

|Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

A lawyer for ex-Premier Silvio Berlusconi said Friday the European Court for Human Rights has agreed to take up one point of an appeal related to a tax fraud conviction that cost him his Senate seat.

Germany, France to provide airlifts in Ebola fight

|Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Germany says it plans to work with France to establish airlifts to Ebola-affected countries.

Air France pilots extend strike to Sept. 26

|Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Air France pilots are prolonging a walkout that has grounded more than half the airline's flights all week.

UN urges global support for Iraq to fight terror

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

The U.N. Security Council urged the international community Friday to expand support for the Iraqi government as it fights the Islamic State group and its allies, and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said there is a role for nearly every country in the world — including Iran.

UN reaffirms support for force in Golan Heights

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

The U.N. Security Council on Friday reaffirmed its unconditional support for maintaining the U.N. peacekeeping force in the Golan Heights that has been caught up in Syria's civil war.

Uighur terrorism thwarting China’s push to draw tourists to country’s wild west

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

A Shanghai development group opened a gleaming hotel earlier this year in Kashgar, the ancient Silk Road oasis that is the westernmost city in China. With 15 private dining rooms, a beauty salon, gym and swimming pool, the Yue Xing Jin Jiang International Hotel became Kashgar’s first five-star hotel, built with hopes of attracting hordes of elite Chinese travelers.

Sweden: Russian military jets violate air space

|Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Sweden says it has summoned the Russian ambassador over an air space violation by two Russian military aircraft.

New round of Iran nuclear talks faces old hurdles

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Seven months and more than a half dozen rounds into talks on a substantive nuclear deal, Iran and six world powers gathering for another session appear no closer to an agreement.

6 dead in cartel-style killings in western Mexico

|Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

The bound bodies of six men were found dumped on a street Friday in the western Mexico state of Michoacan, where authorities have claimed to be making headway against drug gang violence.

Bahrain: Protesters dismiss government plans

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Thousands of opposition supporters rallied in the tiny island nation of Bahrain on Friday to protest a proposal by the country's leadership for legislative, security and judicial reforms.

Quebec separatists look for positives in Scot vote

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Quebec separatists tried Friday to find the silver lining in Scotland's decision to stay within the United Kingdom.

Britain plans political upheaval after Scot vote

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

The saga of Scottish independence is over, but a new journey of political upheaval is only beginning for the United Kingdom.

Kenya: 1 year after attack, guards still unarmed

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

David Odhiambo was one of the blue-uniformed security guards tasked with protecting Nairobi's Westgate Mall one year ago when four heavily armed terrorists attacked. The work David was paid to do — search purses and bags, mostly — earned him two bullets in the head, injuries that cost him his job.

Court again delays Kenya president's trial

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

The International Criminal Court again delayed the trial of Kenya's president on Friday, after prosecutors said they did not have a strong enough case to convict him because Kenya was not cooperating in turning over potential evidence.

Iran, 6 powers seek to unblock nuclear talks

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

With little more than two months to deadline, Iran and six world powers on Friday launched a fresh effort at narrowing stubborn differences on what nuclear concessions Tehran must agree to in exchange for full sanctions relief.

Malta rejects ship with suspected Ebola case

|Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Malta has refused entry to a cargo ship with a Filippino on board who was showing symptoms of Ebola, citing fears the virus might spread on the Mediterranean island.

France: Sarkozy announces political comeback

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Nicolas Sarkozy may want his old job back.

German Muslims protest against Islamic State group

|Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Thousands of Muslims in Germany have taken part in a "Day of Peace" to protest against the Islamic State extremist group.