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Updated at 11:58 AM

BERLIN (AP) " Guenter Schabowski, the senior East German official whose cryptic announcement that the communist country was opening its fortified border precipitated the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, died Sunday at 86.

Updated at 11:54 AM

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) " Turks voted for the second time in five months Sunday in a crucial election that will determine whether the ruling party can restore the parliamentary majority it had enjoyed for 13 years.

Updated at 11:12 AM

PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) " U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter called on North Korea to shrink and eventually eliminate its nuclear weapons program, while acknowledging during a visit Sunday to the Demilitarized Zone dividing the two Koreas that...

Updated at 10:57 AM

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) " The latest developments after a Russian passenger plane crashed in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, killing all 224 people on board (all times local).

Updated at 10:53 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The change back to standard time in most parts of the United States shifts one hour of daylight to the morning from the evening.

Updated at 9:56 AM

ATHENS, Greece (AP) " The latest as hundreds of thousands of people seeking safety flood into Europe in search of a new life. All times local.

Updated at 9:36 AM

SAMARKAND, Uzbekistan (AP) " U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with some of the world's most repressive governments Sunday, hoping to deepen America's economic and security ties in Central Asia despite the often poor respect for human rights...

Updated at 9:16 AM

PARIS (AP) " French President Francois Hollande hopes to use a state visit to China to boost difficult climate negotiations a month before a U.N. conference in Paris aimed at slowing global warming.

Updated at 8:59 AM

JERUSALEM (AP) " Israel's deputy foreign minister says cadets training to become diplomats will now visit the West Bank and be taught how to defend Jewish settlements there.

Updated at 8:49 AM

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) " Somalia's Islamic extremists attacked a hotel at dawn Sunday in the capital, Mogadishu, killing at least nine people and injuring 10, a police official said.

Updated at 8:38 AM

PARIS (AP) " This Halloween, two brave souls got the dubious honor of waking up among 6 million dead bodies in Paris' creepy Catacombs.

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