Chad executes 10 Boko Haram members 1 day after verdictN'DJAMENA, Chad (AP) ? Chad executed by firing squad 10 members of Boko Haram on Saturday, the security minister said, marking the first use of the death penalty since the country bolstered its anti-terror measures last month.
Thousands of Lebanese protesters pour into Beirut square
BEIRUT (AP) ? Waving red, white and green Lebanese flags, thousands of people poured into a major square in downtown Beirut Saturday, staging the largest of the demonstrations that began last week over garbage piling up in the streets of Beirut following the closure of a main landfill.
Thai police charge foreign man over Bangkok bombing
Thai police on Saturday charged a foreign man over last week's deadly Bangkok bombing, the first arrest connected to an attack that has rattled the junta-run kingdom and damaged its tourist-haven reputation. A senior military official told AFP he believed the suspect was a "Turkish national" but Thai police have not yet confirmed his nationality. "We believe that the suspect was involved with the bombing" at the Erawan shrine, national police spokesman Prawut Thavornsiri said on a live televised broadcast Saturday evening.
Oregon hemp farmer says startup going slow
Fed Vice Chair Fischer keeps open possibility of Sept. hikeWASHINGTON (AP) ? Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer left the door open Saturday for a Fed rate increase in September, saying the factors that have been keeping inflation below the central bank's target level have likely begun to fade.
Europe ministers want multinational patrols, named tickets on cross-border trains
Storm dissipates after killing at least 20 in Caribbean
HAVANA (AP) ? Tropical Storm Erika dissipated early Saturday, even as its remnants began drenching parts of eastern Cuba. But it left devastation in its path, killing at least 20 people and leaving nearly 50 missing on the small eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, authorities said.
Hungary court orders arrest of 4 men in migrant truck deaths
As Erika weakens, some in Tampa Bay area are still worriedST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) ? Tropical Storm Erika dissipated Saturday, but folks in the Tampa Bay area are watching it carefully.
Hungary detains three Bulgarians, one Afghan in migrant truck deaths
By Marton Dunai KECSKEMET, Hungary (Reuters) - Three Bulgarians and an Afghan arrested in Hungary in connection with the deaths of 71 refugees found in a truck in Austria made their first appearance in court on Saturday, where they were given one month's detention to allow for an investigation. The handcuffed suspects were escorted by special police to the court house in the central Hungarian town of Kecskemet and given one month's detention by the court. A prosecution spokesman told journalists the truck had left Kecskemet and picked up the migrants near the southern border with Serbia, before taking them through Hungary to Austria.