Spain's ruling conservative Popular Party has won the country's unprecedented repeat elections but, falling far short of a majority, it remains to be seen if acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy can muster enough support to form a new government.
Susannah George, Associated Press | Posted Jun 27th - 1:40am
Iraqi forces say they have completely liberated the city of Fallujah from the Islamic State group after a monthlong operation, marking one of their biggest victories since the extremists swept across large parts of the country in 2014.
Zeina Karam, Associated Press | Posted Jun 27th - 1:30am
A group of suicide bombers detonated their explosives in a northeastern Lebanese village near the border with Syria on Monday, killing five people and wounding at least 15, a Lebanese military official and paramedics said.
The extremist Islamic State group claimed responsibility for last week's deadly suicide attack on a Jordanian army post on the Syrian border, posting a video online Monday it said shows the car bomb blast.
Hilary Uguru, Associated Press | Posted Jun 27th - 12:11am
Three Australians, two Nigerians, a New Zealander and a South African were in a "safe location" on Monday a day after they were freed from kidnappers who ambushed a police convoy last week in southeastern Nigeria and killed a driver, officials said.
Barry Hatton and Teresa Medrano, Associated Press | Posted Jun 26th - 5:11pm
Spain's repeat election Sunday failed to clarify the political future of the European Union's fifth-largest economy, as another inconclusive ballot compelled political leaders to resume six months of negotiations on who should form a government.
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.
Hussain Al-Qatari and Ahmed Al-Qaj, Associated Press | Posted Jun 26th - 12:30pm
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon urged Yemen's warring factions to keep working toward a comprehensive agreement, warning that "time is not on the side of the Yemeni people," in remarks Sunday to delegates taking part in peace talks that began in Kuwait two months ago.