Sunday November 19th, 2017 2:21PM

AP World News

Ex-President Pinera favored in Chile vote, runoff likely
Former President Sebastian Pinera is widely expected to win Sunday's election backed by Chileans who hope the billionaire businessman can lift the country from an economic slowdown, but he's unlikely to avoid a runoff
11:55AM ( 2 hours ago )
Saudi wants resolute anti-Iran stand from Arab League
Saudi Arabia asks Arab League to take "serious and honest" stand against Iran, saying leniency will only encourage it to press on with its "aggression"
11:52AM ( 2 hours ago )
The Latest: Zimbabwe's Mugabe to address nation on live TV
The Latest: Zimbabwe's Mugabe to address nation on live TV amid pressure to resign
11:48AM ( 2 hours ago )
EU official backs Spain in fight against Catalan secession
The European Commission's president says that Catalonia's secessionist push is nothing short of a "disaster" that the European Union will work to impede in support of a unified Spain
11:26AM ( 2 hours ago )
EU official Tusk likens Poland polices to 'Kremlin plan'
European Union president Donald Tusk has strongly criticized the political direction of the ruling right-wing party in his native Poland, prompting an angry retort from the prime minister there
11:18AM ( 3 hours ago )
Police question Israeli leader over corruption accusations
Police question Israeli prime minister as part of investigation into corruption allegations
10:30AM ( 3 hours ago )
Syria: IS militants defeated in final stronghold
Syrian state media says pro-government forces have defeated the Islamic State group in its last stronghold in the country, at a town on the border with Iraq called Boukamal
10:27AM ( 3 hours ago )
Pakistan arrests 'human smuggler' linked to deaths in Turbat
A Pakistani investigator says federal agents have arrested human smuggler linked to recent deaths of 20 people in insurgency hit part of the country near Iran border
10:20AM ( 4 hours ago )
New Delhi's polluted air doesn't deter distance runners
The air in New Delhi has been so acrid lately that people have suffered from burning eyes, but the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon went ahead Sunday, despite the Indian Medical Association taking last-minute court action seeking to have it postponed
10:17AM ( 4 hours ago )
Saudis, allies discuss Iran ahead of Arab League meeting
The foreign ministers of four Arab nations are meeting in Cairo to discuss a draft Saudi declaration on countering Iranian influence in Arab affairs
10:14AM ( 4 hours ago )