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No food, little water for Syrians stranded on Jordan border

Karin Laub, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 10:40am

No food and little water have reached 64,000 Syrian refugees stuck in the desert since Jordan sealed its border last week in response to a suicide attack, aid officials said Sunday.

The Latest: 30 African migrants get over fence, reach Spain

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 10:11am

The Latest on Europe's migration crisis (all times local):

Italian police capture fugitive mob boss sought for 20 years

Frances D'Emilio, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 9:50am

Italy's second most sought-after fugitive, a convicted, ruthless 'ndrangheta crime syndicate boss, was captured Sunday as he slept in his bed in a hideout in the rugged Calabrian mountains, police and prosecutors said.

German defense minister wants to visit Turkish air base

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 9:11am

Germany's defense minister wants to visit a Turkish base where German troops are stationed — an announcement that comes days after a German deputy defense minister and lawmakers were denied a visit there by Turkey.

Forest fire threatens Turkish resort; tourists evacuated

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 9:01am

Turkey's state-run news agency says authorities are evacuating residents and tourists from a resort in the Mediterranean coastal province of Antalya that is being threatened by a forest fire.

Strong earthquake hits Kyrgyzstan, no injuries reported

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 9:00am

A strong earthquake has hit southern Kyrgyzstan, but emergency officials say there are no immediate reports of any damage or injuries in the remote corner of the Central Asian nation.

Egypt defends transfer of Red Sea islands to Saudis

Hamza Hendawi, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 8:51am

Egypt's government on Sunday defended its decision to hand over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia at an appeals court hearing after the move was struck down by a lower court last week.

Academic declares victory in Icelandic presidential election

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 8:31am

Historian and associate university professor Gudni Johannesson has declared victory in Iceland's presidential election, with early results showing him capturing 39 percent of the vote to beat eight other candidates.

IS video shows killing of 5 captured Syrian media activists

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 8:21am

A graphic video emerged Sunday showing the killing of five Syrian media activists captured by the Islamic State group last year.

German police free missing Swiss boy from man's house

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 8:21am

A 12-year-old Swiss boy was liberated from the home of a 35-year-old man by police in the western German city of Duesseldorf early Sunday.

Spaniards vote once more, trying to break govt stalemate

Barry Hatton and Teresa Medrano, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 7:50am

Spaniards headed to the polls Sunday for an unprecedented repeat election that aimed to break six months of political deadlock after a December ballot left the country without an elected government.

Iraqi commander: Fallujah 'fully liberated' from IS

Sinan Salaheddin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 7:50am

A senior Iraqi commander said the city of Fallujah was "fully liberated" from Islamic State militants on Sunday, after a more than monthlong military operation.

14 killed in clash over land in central Mali, police say

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 6:10am

A police official says 14 people have been killed in a clash over land in central Mali.

India irked by China stalling its nuclear group membership

Ashok Sharma, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 5:20am

India expressed disappointment Sunday with China for raising procedural hurdles to the South Asian country joining the 48-nation group controlling access to sensitive nuclear technology.

Yemeni officials: at least 55 killed in 2 days of fighting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 4:00am

Yemeni security and health officials say two days of fierce fighting between Shiite rebels and forces loyal to the internationally recognized government has killed at least 55 people from both sides.

China state broadcaster says 35 people killed in bus fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 2:20am

Local authorities say a long-distance bus has smashed into a guardrail in central China, sparking a fire that killed 35 people and injured 20 others.

Commander leading Iraqi operation against Islamic State group in Fallujah declares the city 'fully liberated'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 2:20am

Commander leading Iraqi operation against Islamic State group in Fallujah declares the city 'fully liberated'

Search resumes for Thai air force helicopter with 3 aboard

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 12:40am

Rescuers in Thailand are searching for an air force helicopter a day after contact was lost during heavy rains.

At least 14 killed in Somalia hotel attack; police say ended

Abdi Guled, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 1:51pm

Gunmen stormed a hotel in Somalia's seaside capital Saturday, taking guests hostage and "shooting at everyone they could see," before security forces pursued the grenade-throwing assailants to the top floor and ended the hours-long assault, police and witnesses said. At least 14 people were killed.