Turkish markets hit by Moody's rating downgradeLONDON (AP) ? Turkish financial markets took a battering Monday after ratings agency Moody's downgraded the country's credit grade to junk status to account for a series of shocks to the economy that included a string of bombings and an attempted coup.
Bosnian prosecutor to probe disputed Bosnian Serb referendum
Labour plans borrowing to revive industry, win back supporters
By William James LIVERPOOL, England (Reuters) - The Labour Party promised on Monday to use borrowed money to protect struggling industries and spur growth, setting out an economic policy it hopes will re-engage with working class voters who backed leaving the European Union. Predicting a snap election next year, Labour is using its annual conference to outline its plans to win back the voters that abandoned the party at a 2015 election and spurned the political establishment by backing Brexit. Labour re-elected leader Jeremy Corbyn on Saturday following a failed attempt to oust him after the EU referendum.
The Latest: More Syrian rebels leave Homs under truce deal
Some elephants learning to avoid dangerous areas: ExpertNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) ? Some African elephant herds are adapting to the danger of poaching by moving out of risky areas, according to one conservation group. The plight of elephants is a key issue at the meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, or CITES, which began over the weekend and ends Oct. 5.
Debate Night: Clinton, Trump set for high-stakes showdown
After months of tangling from afar, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will confront each other face-to-face for the first time in Monday night's presidential debate, laying out for voters their vastly different ...
Poachers target rare bird's "ivory" beak in Southeast AsiaJOHANNESBURG (AP) ? Some call it "ivory on wings," part of the bill of a critically endangered bird in Southeast Asia that is sought by poachers and carved into ornaments for illegal sale to Chinese buyers.
Italy warns Swiss over Swiss-first employment referendumROME (AP) ? Italian officials warned Monday that Switzerland could face consequences after voters in the border canton of Ticino approved a referendum calling on authorities to grant preference to Swiss workers over foreigners in employment.
Covering Syria through hunger and fear
For Karam al-Masri, AFP's reporter, photographer and videojournalist in rebel-held Aleppo, the past five years have been a series of tragedies: detention by the regime, and then the Islamic State group, the death of his parents in an air strike, the siege of his hometown, hunger and bombardment. My life since the beginning of the bombing in Aleppo has become about trying to stay alive.
Dubai airport plans more gates to handle double-decker A380DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) ? Dubai Airports is boosting the number of specialized facilities to handle Airbus A380 planes at the Middle East's busiest airport as hometown carrier Emirates grows its fleet of the double-decker aircraft.