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October 19, 2018 10:20 AM With Naval Exercises, China Cozies Up to U.S. Friends in Southeast Asia

Washington has long used joint maneuvers to build relationships with countries such as Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines and Indonesia SINGAPORE—China is expanding its military cooperation with U.S. security partners in Southeast Asia, seeking to bind those countries closer to Beijing and loosen their long-established defense ties with Washington 78

October 14, 2018 11:12 PM Merkel’s Allies in Bavaria Hit With Worst Election Showing Since 1950

Poor results for the Christian Social Union and Social Democratic Party raise questions about the German chancellor’s shaky coalition MUNICH—Germany’s political fragmentation deepened after allies of Angela Merkel took a beating in a crucial regional election in Bavaria, raising questions about how long the chancellor can keep control of her brittle 68

October 11, 2018 12:26 PM Bulgarian mother says her son killed TV journalist: report

SOFIA (Reuters) - The mother of the 20-year-old man arrested in Germany over the rape and murder of Bulgarian TV host Viktoria Marinova said her son had admitted his guilt to her, Bulgarian TV channel NOVA said on Thursday. “He admitted he did it while drunk and heavily on drugs,” Nadezhda Krasimirova, told NOVA TV’s reporter in Germany, where she lives 64

October 6, 2018 8:43 PM Czech PM's party wins municipal elections

PRAGUE (Reuters) - The Czech prime minister’s ANO emerged the strongest party in nationwide municipal elections on Saturday, winning in all regional capitals except two including Prague, in the first popular test for the minority government formed in July. The four-yearly municipal vote may carry more weight this time as local budgets have helped to keep the overall 82

October 6, 2018 12:06 PM Fuel tanker crash kills 50 in Congo

KINSHASA/MATADI, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Around 50 people were killed and another 100 suffered serious burns after a fuel tanker collided with a vehicle in Democratic Republic of Congo on Saturday, a regional official said. Deputy Governor of Kongo Central province, Atou Matubuana Nkuluki, said authorities were doing what they could 71

October 3, 2018 8:35 PM Missing Saudi Journalist Puts Kingdom on Collision Course With Turkey

Turkish officials say critic of crown prince’s leadership has been detained by Saudis in Istanbul consulate ISTANBUL—Turkey and Saudi Arabia were at odds over the disappearance of a prominent Saudi journalist in Istanbul in a case that risks damaging relations between the two regional powers. Turkish officials said they were convinced that Jamal Khashoggi 42

October 2, 2018 1:47 PM Catalan parliament refuses to suspend pro-independence politicians

MADRID (Reuters) - The Catalan parliament voted on Tuesday to reject a Spanish Supreme Court ruling that suspended former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and five other pro-independence politicians from public office, marking a new standoff with Madrid. The assembly also backed a motion allowing all six parliament members, who have either fled Spain 59

September 30, 2018 5:38 PM Car Makers Turning North Africa into Auto Hub

Seeing high potential for growth, auto makers are transforming North Africa into a regional manufacturing center BERLIN—Auto manufacturers are betting on Africa as the next growth frontier, and they’re building a new production hub to power it. In a rare industrialization success story for the continent, some of the largest car makers have been transforming 123

September 29, 2018 2:47 AM 'Armed and dangerous' suspect at large after NY hospital shooting

Suspect Joshua Stuart, at large after Friday's shooting in Ellenville, N.Y., was considered "armed and dangerous," authorities said. Authorities were searching for a suspect described as “armed and dangerous” Friday after a morning shooting in a New York state hospital. The suspect, identified as Joshua Stuart, was said to be in his early 40s, and was last seen wearing 75

September 28, 2018 4:38 PM Russian Orthodox Church issues warning to Orthodoxy's leader

FILE - In this Tuesday, May 25, 2010 file photo, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople, left, and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill tour the Kremlin during a meeting in Moscow, Russia. The Russian Orthodox Church warned Friday Sept. 28, 2018, that it would sever ties with the leader of the worldwide Orthodox community if he grants autonomy 54