• The Latest: Mexico explosion death toll hits 66; 85 missing

    TLAHUELILPAN, Mexico (AP) — The Latest on a pipeline fire in Mexico (all times local):

  • Colombia blames ELN for bomb, presses Cuba to arrest leaders

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia called on Cuba to arrest 10 National Liberation Army commanders currently in Havana for stalled peace talks after a car bombing blamed on the leftist rebels killed 21 people and injured dozens at a police academy in Bogota.

  • Russian doping agency says reforms at risk if new suspension

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian anti-doping agency claimed Saturday that reforms in Russian sport are at risk if it is suspended again by the World Anti-Doping Agency.

  • AP Analysis: Climactic events in 1979 shaped modern Mideast

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Revolutionaries in the streets give way to black-and-white images of blindfolded American hostages. Two enemies sign a peace deal after years of hostilities. And one of the world’s two superpowers invades its southern neighbor, launching a bloody, decade-long conflict.

  • UN experts: Fuel from Iran is financing Yemen rebels’ war

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Fuel is being shipped illegally from Iran to Houthi Shiite rebels in Yemen to finance their war against the government, and both sides are violating international law with their military campaigns and arbitrary detention of rivals, U.N. experts said in a new report.

  • Mothers of slain Nicaraguan students unite to seek justice

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — The two mothers walked shoulder-to-shoulder ahead of a casket in the northern Nicaraguan city of Esteli, wailing in shared grief at the killings of their sons during a wave of anti-government protests.

  • Congo court poised to rule on presidential vote challenge

    KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo’s constitutional court is poised to rule on a challenge to the presidential election, with the government on Friday dismissing an unprecedented request by the African Union continental body to delay releasing the final results because of “serious doubts” about the vote.

  • Zimbabwe in ‘total internet shutdown’ amid violent crackdown

    HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe imposed a “total internet shutdown” for most of Friday in what critics called an attempt to hide growing reports of a violent crackdown on protests against a dramatic fuel price increase. Badly injured people streamed into a hospital in the capital, and rights groups said at least 12 people have been killed this week.

  • On the shop floor, workers wonder what Brexit will bring

    LONDON (AP) — It’s an understatement to say that Michael O’Brien is worried about Brexit.

  • May’s foes gather as Britain’s Brexit stalemate drags on

    LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May held talks Friday with European leaders and British Cabinet colleagues, but efforts to end Britain’s Brexit stalemate appeared deadlocked, with neither May nor Britain’s opposition leader shifting from their entrenched positions.