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An Iraqi Kurdish man casts his ballot during the referendum on independence from Iraq in Irbil, Iraq, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)
The Latest: Syria rejects Iraqi Kurdish independence voteThe Latest: Syria's foreign minister says his country doesn't recognize Iraqi Kurdish vote on independence
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
Guests at an Alternative for Germany party, AfD,  election party react to the first projections for the German election in Erfurt, Germany,  Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. (Martin Schutt/dpa via AP)
German nationalists seek to allay fears; show cracks at topLeaders of the anti-migrant nationalist Alternative for Germany pledged Monday to use their strong third-place finish to form a robust but "constructive" opposition, and sought to allay fears raised by Jewish groups and others
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
A security guard votes for Kurdish independence at polling station in the disputed city of Kirkuk, Monday Sept. 25, 2017. Iraq's Kurdish region vote in a referendum on whether to secede from Iraq. The vote has cause tensions in Kirkuk which is divided between Kurds, Turkmen and Arabs. (AP Photo/Bram Janssen)
Iraqi Kurds vote in referendum on independence from BaghdadIraqi Kurds vote in their provinces, disputed Kirkuk on independence; Turkey's Erdogan threatens military intervention
The Associated Press6 minutes ago
Thames Water field operation manager Natalie Stearn holds a piece of the Fatberg in an 1852-built sewer at Westminster in London, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017. British engineers are studying ways to dispose of yet another oversize “fatberg” threatening London’s sewers. Stuart White of Thames Water says the latest fat blob is located in a busy area beneath Chinatown near London’s famed Leicester Square. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
London studying ways to reduce new fatberg under ChinatownBritish engineers are studying ways to dispose of yet another oversize "fatberg" threatening London's sewers
The Associated Press6 minutes ago
The Uber website is displayed on a phone in London, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. London's transport authority said Friday it won't renew Uber's license to operate in the British capital, arguing that it demonstrates a lack of corporate responsibility with implications in public safety and security. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
Uber CEO apologizes to London users for company's mistakesThe new CEO of Uber has apologized for past mistakes just days after London told the company it was revoking its operating license
The Associated Press5 minutes ago
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a press conference at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017. Prime Minister Abe announced Monday he will call a snap election for parliament's more powerful lower house for next month.  Abe said at a news conference that he will dissolve the chamber on Thursday when it convenes after a three-month summer recess. The election is to be held Oct. 22. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
Japan's Abe says he will call snap election for parliamentJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has announced he will dissolve the lower house of parliament and call a snap election for next month
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this June 27, 2015, file photo, passengers board an Air Koryo plane bound for Beijing, at the Pyongyang International Airport in Pyongyang, North Korea.  A proclamation President Donald Trump signed Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017,  would suspend all immigrant and non-immigrant visas for North Koreans. But the measure is largely symbolic since most North Koreans in the U.S. are based at the United Nations and certain North Koreans are banned from traveling due to sanctions. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)
Trump's travel ban unlikely to affect North KoreaEven though President Donald Trump has imposed strict new restrictions on visitors from North Korea and several other nations, the move is largely symbolic for the North because not many people from the country visit the United States
The Associated Press2 hours ago
AfD's top candidate Alice Weidel, left, and Alexander Gauland leave after a press conference of the Alternative for Germany, AfD, in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, the day after the nationalist party was elected first time into the German parliament. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
The Latest: Business leader calls for stable German govtA German business leader is calling on the country's politicians to form a stable government after a complicated election result
The Associated Press2 hours ago
A police officer patrol near abandoned houses in Besakih, located a few kilometers away from the mountain's slopes, in Bali, Indonesia, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017.  More than 35,000 people have fled a menacing volcano on the Indonesia tourist island of Bali, fearing will erupt for the first time in more than half a century as increasing tremors rattle the region. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)
Evacuations from Bali volcano swell to about 50,000Nearly 50,000 people have fled the Mount Agung volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali, fearing an imminent eruption
The Associated Press2 hours ago
President Donald Trump walks towards the White House in Washington, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, after speaking to reporters upon his return. Citizens of eight countries will face new restrictions on entry to the U.S. under a proclamation signed by Trump on Sunday. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
The Latest: Mideast airlines say they're aware of travel banThe three major long-haul airlines of the Gulf say they are aware of the new travel restrictions implemented by U.S. President Donald Trump's administration
The Associated Press3 hours ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, head of the Christian Democratic Party CDU, is greeted by her her challenger Martin Schulz, head of the Social Democratic Party SPD, prior to a TV talk of the party leaders in Berlin, Germany, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, after the German parliament elections. (AP Photo/Gero Breloer, pool)
Germany's Merkel faces tricky task to build governmentGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel is embarking on a complicated quest to form a new government and find answers to the rise of a nationalist, anti-migrant party
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Myanmar police: Insurgents killed 28 Hindu women and boysPolice say they have discovered at least 28 slain Hindus in two mass graves in Myanmar's conflict-torn northern Rakhine state, and the government blames Muslim insurgents for the killings
The Associated Press4 hours ago
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