Japan Says US Serviceman Kills Woman, Self in Okinawa
A U.S. serviceman has fatally stabbed a Japanese woman and then killed himself in Okinawa, according to the Japanese Foreign Ministry, amid growing resentment about the presence of American troops in Japan’s southwestern region.
In South Sudan, Midwives Bring Down Deaths Despite the Odds
Seated in a stifling hallway in South Sudan’s main hospital, the midwife recounted the day she watched a young mother bleed to death after giving birth.
Indonesians Flock to Final Presidential Campaign Rallies
Tens of thousands of Indonesians have flocked to presidential campaign rallies ahead of a final debate between the two candidates.
Yemen’s Parliament Convenes, Elects Speaker
Yemen’s President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi has attended a rare session of parliament in an eastern city.
Sudan Activists: ‘Regime’ Kills 16 After Al-Bashir’s Ouster
Sudanese activists say 16 people, including a soldier, have been killed since the military forced President Omar al-Bashir from power on Thursday following months of protests.
Finland’s Election Topics: Climate Change, Welfare, Aging
Finns will be voting Sunday to fill the country’s 200-seat Eduskunta parliament after a campaign that saw debates over the country’s generous welfare model, its rapidly aging population and how far to go to fight climate change.
AP PHOTOS: A Selection of Pictures From the Past Week
Here’s your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.
Belt Scores in 18th Inning as Giants Beat Rockies 3-2
Erik Kratz wasn’t tired after catching 18 innings. The 38-year-old San Francisco Giants backup had done it once before in his career, in 2016 with the Pittsburgh Pirates.
UK Lawmakers: Julian Assange Should Face Justice in Sweden
More than 70 British legislators have urged the government to make sure WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces Swedish justice if prosecutors there reopen a rape allegation against him.
Mercedes’ Bottas, Hamilton Qualify 1-2 for Chinese GP
Valtteri Bottas claimed the pole for Sunday’s Chinese Grand Prix with Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton taking the second spot on the grid after Saturday’s qualifying.