S. Korea to halt work at joint industrial park with N. Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Wednesday that it would suspend operations at a joint industrial park with North Korea in response to the North’s recent rocket launch, the first time in the park’s decade of operation that Seoul has halted work there....

German authorities say no one missing in deadly train crash

BERLIN (AP) — Police say they are no longer looking for a missing person in the train crash that has killed 10 and injured dozens in a rural area in southern Germany. Police spokesman Stefan Sonntag said Wednesday that after contacting all hospitals in the region,...

Russian Opposition leader attacked with a cake

MOSCOW (AP) — A prominent Russian opposition figure says he has been attacked — with a cake. Mikhail Kasyanov told the Russian news agency Interfax that about 10 men of “non-Slavic appearance” entered a Moscow restaurant where he was dining Tuesday night...

The Latest: European stocks close down amid world volatility

LONDON (AP) — The latest on the turmoil afflicting global financial markets (all times local): 5:35 p.m. European stock indexes have closed lower, adding to recent losses amid heightened market volatility around the globe. After opening higher, European stocks turned down,...

US Army study: Iraq’s Mosul dam at ‘higher risk’ of failure

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s Mosul Dam has long been branded the world’s most dangerous dam, at risk of collapsing and sending water crashing over millions of people. That prospect is even greater than was previously believed after the Islamic State group captured the...

Sikh man barred from Mexico flight sees ‘small victory’

MEXICO CITY (AP) — An Indian-American actor and designer who was turned away from an airline flight after refusing to remove his Sikh turban during a security check said he’s “thrilled” that Aeromexico is vowing to overhaul its screening protocols. In an...

Hoarding in Syria’s largest city as government advances

BEIRUT (AP) — As government troops close in on Aleppo, some residents are preparing to flee Syria’s largest city while others are hoarding food in case of a long siege, even laying out bread on rooftops to dry it out for storage. The U.N. warned Tuesday that hundreds...

IS car bomb in Syrian capital kills 10

BEIRUT (AP) — A suicide car bomber dispatched by the Islamic State group struck near a police officers’ club in the Syrian capital on Tuesday, killing at least 10 people and destroying a number of cars. Syrian state TV reported the toll and showed footage of the...

IS car bomb in Syrian capital kills 10

BEIRUT (AP) — A suicide car bomber dispatched by the Islamic State group struck near a police officers’ club in the Syrian capital on Tuesday, killing at least 10 people and destroying a number of cars. Syrian state TV reported the toll and showed footage of the...

UN urges Turkey to open border to Syrians fleeing Aleppo

KILIS, Turkey (AP) — Turkey must open its doors to the tens of thousands of Syrians who have massed at the border after fleeing violence, the U.N. demanded Tuesday, as an aide group said tents on the Syrian side are overcrowded and food in short supply. Turkey, already home...