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MADRID | Djokovic: Exhibition in Saudi Arabia not happening this year

MADRID— Novak Djokovic says an exhibition match against Rafael Nadal in Saudi Arabia has been called off because the Spaniard underwent ankle surgery. The top-ranked Djokovic told BBC Sports on Friday that “the match is not happening this year” because of Nadal’s injury. Djokovic and Nadal had expressed doubt as to whether they would play … Continue reading MADRID | Djokovic: Exhibition in Saudi Arabia not happening this year

ANKARA, Turkey | Turkey: Highest level of Saudi govt ordered writer’s slaying

ANKARA, Turkey— The order to kill Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi came from the highest level of the Saudi government, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday, adding that the international community had the responsibility to “reveal the puppet masters” behind the slaying. In an op-ed in The Washington Post, Erdogan said he did not believe … Continue reading ANKARA, Turkey | Turkey: Highest level of Saudi govt ordered writer’s slaying

JERUSALEM | AP Interview: Jerusalem mayor wants UN agency out of city

JERUSALEM— Jerusalem’s outgoing mayor is calling on the international community to consider his proposal to end the local operations of the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees, saying there is “no such thing” as a refugee in the city. In an interview, Barkat, who is leaving office after elections later this month, said Sunday he was … Continue reading JERUSALEM | AP Interview: Jerusalem mayor wants UN agency out of city

DAKAR, Senegal | Alarm as Red Cross workers attacked in Congo Ebola efforts

DAKAR, Senegal— The international community is sounding new alarm after three Red Cross workers were attacked while trying to contain the latest deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo. The U.N. Security Council seeks an immediate end to hostilities as it leaves for a Congo visit Thursday. Human Rights Watch urges an investigation into massacres that have … Continue reading DAKAR, Senegal | Alarm as Red Cross workers attacked in Congo Ebola efforts

UNITED NATIONS | Syria at UN: ‘Our battle against terrorism is almost over’

UNITED NATIONS  — North Korea needs more trust in the U.S. and their developing relationship before it will get rid of its nuclear weapons, Pyongyang’s top diplomat said Saturday as an envoy from another of the international community’s biggest worries — Syria — demanded that the U.S., France and Turkey withdraw their troops from his … Continue reading UNITED NATIONS | Syria at UN: ‘Our battle against terrorism is almost over’

UNITED NATIONS | The Latest: South Sudan urges support for peace effort

UNITED NATIONS — The Latest on the United Nations General Assembly (all times local): 9:30 a.m. Civil war-torn South Sudan is calling on the international community, “including those who are skeptical, to give peace a chance” as the latest agreement to end the conflict moves forward. First Vice President Taban Deng Gai told the U.N. … Continue reading UNITED NATIONS | The Latest: South Sudan urges support for peace effort

UNITED NATIONS | The Latest: Ukrainian leader rails at Russia in UN speech

UNITED NATIONS — The Latest on the United Nations General Assembly (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Ukraine’s president has used his speech to world leaders at the U.N. General Assembly to excoriate Russia and urge the international community to “make them care.” Petro Poroshenko devoted most of his address Wednesday to his country’s powerful neighbor, … Continue reading UNITED NATIONS | The Latest: Ukrainian leader rails at Russia in UN speech