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SALEM, Ore. | More crossing US-Mexico border come from far-flung lands

SALEM, Ore.— The young man traversed Andean mountains, plains and cities in buses, took a harrowing boat ride in which five fellow migrants drowned, walked through thick jungle for days, and finally reached the U.S.-Mexico border. Then Abdoulaye Camara, from the poor West African country of Mauritania, asked U.S. officials for asylum. Camara’s arduous journey … Continue reading SALEM, Ore. | More crossing US-Mexico border come from far-flung lands

ZAGREB, Croatia | UK extradites fugitive tycoon to Croatia to face charges

ZAGREB, Croatia — British authorities on Wednesday extradited Ivica Todoric, the founder of a deeply indebted food and retail company, to Croatia in a case that has shaken the Balkans. A year after Todoric was detained in London on embezzlement charges, the 67-year-old landed in Zagreb on a commercial flight from London and was escorted … Continue reading ZAGREB, Croatia | UK extradites fugitive tycoon to Croatia to face charges

LONDON  | Jaguars: 4 players detained over bill restitution in London

LONDON  — The Jacksonville Jaguars say four players were detained over restitution of a bill in London. The Jaguars (3-4) play Philadelphia (3-4) at Wembley Stadium on Sunday. The incident reportedly happened early Saturday following what typically is an off night for players. The teams says “we are aware that four of our players were … Continue reading LONDON  | Jaguars: 4 players detained over bill restitution in London

ANKARA, Turkey | The Latest: Trump: I do find Saudi explanation credible

ANKARA, Turkey  — The Latest on the disappearance of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist who vanished after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul earlier this month (all times local): 4:15 a.m. Asked whether he thought Saudi Arabia’s explanation for the death of Jamal Khashoggi was credible, President Trump said “I do. I … Continue reading ANKARA, Turkey | The Latest: Trump: I do find Saudi explanation credible

TEHRAN, Iran | Iran arrests member of military over deadly Ahvaz attack

TEHRAN, Iran  — Iran’s official IRNA news agency is saying that authorities have detained a member of the military over the September attack on a military parade in the southwestern city of Ahvaz that killed 24 people. The Sunday report quotes judiciary spokesman Gholamhossin Mohseni Ejehi as saying prosecutors have already investigated 11 other military … Continue reading TEHRAN, Iran | Iran arrests member of military over deadly Ahvaz attack

LIMA, Peru | Peru opposition leader Fujimori detained in corruption probe

LIMA, Peru— Former Peruvian presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori was detained on Wednesday as part of a money-laundering investigation, the latest political leader in the Andean nation to face scrutiny over alleged corruption. Photos of Fujimori covering her cuffed hands with a black jacket and escorted by police officers circulated on social media to the surprise … Continue reading LIMA, Peru | Peru opposition leader Fujimori detained in corruption probe

BEIJING | China says detained former Interpol chief accused of bribery

BEIJING  — Chinese authorities scrambled to contain a public relations mess over the disappearance of the former Interpol president during his trip home to China, saying Monday that he was being lawfully investigated for bribery and other crimes. But the government’s announcement did little to address concerns raised about the risks of appointing Chinese officials … Continue reading BEIJING | China says detained former Interpol chief accused of bribery

ISTANBUL | 3 arrested for firing bullets at US Embassy in Turkey

ISTANBUL — Turkey’s official news agency says three people have been arrested for alleged involvement in a drive-by shooting at the U.S. Embassy last month. Anadolu news agency said a court ordered them to be jailed pending trial. Three others who had been detained were released on Saturday under judicial control, requiring them to regularly … Continue reading ISTANBUL | 3 arrested for firing bullets at US Embassy in Turkey