- AP Exclusive: Saudi crush was deadliest hajj tragedy ever Updated: Oct-09-15 9:54 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - One survivor of last month's crush and stampede at the hajj in Saudi Arabia recalled seeing so many bodies that he couldn't tell how many there were.
- Mormons gather to discuss race issues within faith Updated: Oct-09-15 7:15 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - African-American Mormons discussed the ongoing challenges of belonging to a predominantly white religion Friday during a university conference designed to address the status of blacks in the faith.
- Japan aims to continue incredible RWC journey into last 8 Updated: Oct-09-15 5:46 pm
LONDON - With every match on Japan's Rugby World Cup journey, millions more people tune in back home to follow the Brave Blossoms.
- Ex-child soldier from Sierra Leone freed in Minnesota Updated: Oct-09-15 5:18 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - A former child-soldier from Sierra Leone has been released after more than two years of immigration detention in Minnesota, his lawyers said Friday.
- Suspected jihadists attack central Mali, kill official Updated: Oct-09-15 4:59 pm
BAMAKO, Mali - A mayor says a group of suspected jihadists attacked a village in central Mali, killing a local official in front of his family.
- Nobel Peace Prize boosts struggling Tunisian democracy Updated: Oct-09-15 4:09 pm
TUNIS, Tunisia - It was the fall of 2013 and Tunisia's newfound democracy was in grave danger. The assassination of a left-wing politician had prompted the opposition to walk out of the constitutional assembly. The government was paralyzed, the constitution unfinished and the country on the brink of war.
- UN wants peacekeeping drones in South Sudan, which objects Updated: Oct-09-15 4:08 pm
UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council is urging the use of unarmed drones in the peacekeeping mission in South Sudan, but the government there says that could cause "disagreement and hostility" as a peace deal tries to take hold.
- GLANCE: Tunisia, Nobel winner, shines as Arab Spring success Updated: Oct-09-15 3:30 pm
The Nobel Peace Prize announced Friday pointed to the relative success of Tunisia in building toward democracy after a 2011 uprising ousted a longtime dictator. That makes it a resounding exception among the nations of the Arab Spring revolts.
- With a history of ethnic tension, Guinea holds election Updated: Oct-09-15 2:07 pm
DAKAR, Senegal - Guinea's president faces an electoral rematch Sunday as ethnic clashes that marked the last presidential election threaten to resurface.
- Embattled former oil minister asks Nigerians for prayers Updated: Oct-09-15 1:56 pm
LAGOS, Nigeria - The family of the former oil minister is asking Nigerians to pray for her as she fights cancer and British allegations of corruption.
- Associate says Blatter hopes to be back within 10 days Updated: Oct-09-15 1:11 pm
LONDON - Suspended and shamed, Sepp Blatter is still hoping to return to power as FIFA president within the next 10 days.
- Egypt to restore King Tut mask after botched epoxy job Updated: Oct-09-15 12:21 pm
CAIRO - The restoration of King Tutankhamun's world-famous golden mask will begin Saturday, over a year after the beard was accidentally broken off and hastily glued back with epoxy, Egypt's state-run news agency said Friday.
- Poachers kill 4 in anti-poaching patrol in Congo park Updated: Oct-09-15 12:04 pm
JOHANNESBURG - Poachers killed three rangers and one Congolese military colonel who were part of a 10-man patrol that tracked the satellite collar of a killed elephant to a poachers' camp in a national park in Congo, the park's managers said Friday
- UN Security Council OKs migrants resolution for 1 year Updated: Oct-09-15 12:03 pm
- Gunmen attack Burkina Faso police station; 3 dead Updated: Oct-09-15 11:16 am
OUAGDOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Authorities say three police officers have been killed after some 50 armed men attacked a police station near Burkina Faso's border with Mali.
- Tanzania: Wildlife activists praise arrest of Chinese woman Updated: Oct-09-15 11:14 am
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania - Wildlife activists are applauding the arrest by Tanzanian authorities of a Chinese woman for alleged ivory smuggling but caution that it's a small step toward stemming the "slaughter of industrial proportions" of elephants
- British nurse who contracted Ebola hospitalized again Updated: Oct-09-15 10:22 am
LONDON - A British nurse who recovered from Ebola last year has been hospitalized again for treatment of an unusual late complication, London's Royal Free Hospital said Friday.
- Things to know about the Nobel Peace Prize winner Updated: Oct-09-15 9:12 am
The group with a cumbersome name and some unlikely partners played a determining role in pulling Tunisia from the edge of civil war - and guiding it to the doorstep of democracy. Here are some things to know about this year's winner of the Nobel Peace Prize:
- The Latest: Nobel chair hopes prize may be example to Libya Updated: Oct-09-15 8:51 am
OSLO, Norway - The latest developments in the awarding of the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize. All times local.
- Airlines begin applying tax hike on flights departing Egypt Updated: Oct-09-15 8:29 am
CAIRO - Egypt's aviation minister says airlines have begun applying a tax increase on all flights out of the country.
- The Latest: Hungarian pres. warns of risks in migrant crisis Updated: Oct-09-15 7:53 am
ATHENS, Greece - The latest developments as hundreds of thousands of people seeking safety make an epic trek through Europe. All times local.
- Correction: Libya story Updated: Oct-09-15 7:33 am
SKHIRAT, Morocco - In a story Oct. 8 about the Libyan national unity government, The Associated Press reported erroneously that proposed Prime Minister Fayez Sarraj is a member of the Tripoli-based parliament. He is in fact a Tripoli representative in the internationally recognized Tobruk House of Representatives.
- Libyan authorities detain 300 African migrants Updated: Oct-09-15 7:20 am
BENGHAZI, Libya - A Libyan official with the Islamist-backed government controlling the capital, Tripoli, says they have detained 300 African migrants captured while boarding boats headed to Europe.
- 'Overwhelmed' Nobel peace winner describes Tunisia's danger Updated: Oct-09-15 7:10 am
TUNIS, Tunisia - A Tunisian labor leader at the forefront of a democracy movement that won the Nobel Peace Prize says he hopes it's a boon to his nation - and an example to the world.
- Johnson & Johnson starts Ebola vaccine trial in Sierra Leone Updated: Oct-09-15 7:01 am
NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey - Johnson & Johnson has begun clinical trials for an Ebola vaccine in Sierra Leone.