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World

  • Interpol urges world response to Iraq extremists
    Interpol says the execution of an American journalist kidnapped in Syria shows the need for a coordinated international effort against the stream of foreign fighters joining extremists in the Middle East.
  • Pakistan holds talks with opposition protesters
    Pakistani officials have held first, “initial” talks with two opposition groups whose supporters have been besieging the parliament for a second day demanding the prime minister resign over alleged election fraud.
  • Indonesian police fire tear gas at poll protesters
    Indonesian police fired tear gas Thursday to disperse protesters trying to get close to a court set to rule on a challenge to the legality of last month’s elections.
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Magnitude-7.1 earthquake hits just off the coast of southern Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Seismologists say a magnitude-7.1 earthquake has shaken southernmost Mexico. Local media say the quake was felt strongly across much of southern Mexico, but there are no immediate reports of injury. The U.S. Geological Survey says it was centered about 22 miles (35 kilometers) west-southwest of Tapachula on the Pacific coast.

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