- Colombia, FARC sign historic peace deal ending long conflict
September 26, 20169:14 PM ET
CARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's government and its largest rebel movement signed a historic peace accord Monday in an emotional ceremony that seeks to put an end to a half-century of combat and put the war-weary nation on the path to reconciliation.JOSHUA GOODMANANDREA RODRIGUEZAPCopyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
- India says Pakistan believes terror will bring territory
September 26, 20162:31 PM ET
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Pakistan continues to believe terrorist attacks will allow it to obtain territory it covets in Jammu and Kashmir, India's foreign minister said Monday.
- Syria says truce still viable after week of airstrikes
September 26, 20163:12 PM ET
BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's foreign minister said Monday that an internationally-brokered cease-fire is still viable, as rescue workers in Aleppo sifted through the rubble from the heaviest airstrikes on rebel-held areas of the northern city in five years.
- Chinese firm charged with plotting to evade NKorea sanctions
September 26, 20168:51 PM ET
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department on Monday unsealed criminal charges against a China-based company and four of its executives for conspiring to evade U.S. economic sanctions that target North Korea's nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles programs.
- Iran releases Canadian-Iranian professor held since June
September 26, 20163:53 PM ET
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A Canadian-Iranian retired professor was released from prison on "humanitarian grounds" and flown out of Iran on Monday, Iran's state-run news agency said, ending her months of detention alongside other dual nationals swept up by hard-liners in the security services.
- Venezuela opposition to push 2016 recall despite ruling
September 26, 20163:24 PM ET
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's opposition vowed Monday to press forward with its bid to recall President Nicolas Maduro this year and promised street demonstrations should the government continue to stymie the vote.
- Building a life in Germany, a Syrian watches war at home
September 26, 20162:21 AM ET
SAARBRUECKEN, Germany (AP) — At the intersection, Mohammed al-Haj waited patiently for the "green man." It seemed a bit silly: No cars were coming, no policemen watching. Back home in Syria, he wouldn't hesitate.
- Lucky few leave Greece under refugee relocation plan
September 26, 201611:48 AM ET
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The bus winding its way through the pre-dawn darkness of Athens' empty streets marks the end of months of danger, hardship and uncertainty. After surviving war, smugglers and perilous sea crossings, its 31 passengers are finally about to start new lives in Europe.
- Egypt's president calls for unity after migrant boat tragedy
September 26, 201612:29 PM ET
ROSETTA, Egypt (AP) — President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said on Monday that Egyptians must join hands with the government to prevent a repeat of the tragedy that struck last week when a Europe-bound boat carrying hundreds of migrants sank off Egypt's coast, drowning at least 170 people.
- Hundreds of Romanian couples cash in on lasting love
September 26, 20164:28 PM ET
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A district of the Romanian capital on Monday celebrated hundreds of couples who have been married for at least half a century by handing out cash awards and inviting them to a joint lunch.