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Ex-Auschwitz guard appeals accessory to murder conviction

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 5:00am

A German court says a 94-year-old former SS sergeant who served as an Auschwitz guard is appealing his conviction on 170,000 counts of accessory to murder.

IS claims responsibility for Jordan border attack last week

Karin Laub, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 5:00am

The extremist group Islamic State group claimed responsibility Monday for one of the deadliest attacks in Jordan in years, posting a video online that it said showed a car bomb exploding near a Jordanian border post.

Liberians eager to welcome 'sister' Michelle Obama

Jonathan Paye-Layleh, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 5:00am

First lady Michelle Obama, her mother and her daughters are arriving Monday afternoon in Liberia, where they will kick off an overseas trip promoting education for girls.

Turkish premier says Gaza blockade 'is largely lifted' through Turkish-Israel reconciliation deal

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 4:30am

Turkish premier says Gaza blockade 'is largely lifted' through Turkish-Israel reconciliation deal.

Turkish premier says Turkey and Israel will re-appoint ambassadors within weeks

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 4:30am

Turkish premier says Turkey and Israel will re-appoint ambassadors within weeks.

2 killed, dozens injured in Madagascar attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 4:30am

An explosion in a stadium in Madagascar has killed two people and injured dozens in what authorities describe as a terrorist attack.

Israel's Netanyahu announces reconciliation deal with Turkey, says it'll help bring 'stability' to turbulent Middle East

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 4:20am

Israel's Netanyahu announces reconciliation deal with Turkey, says it'll help bring 'stability' to turbulent Middle East.

Turkish premier: First ship carrying aid to Gaza will depart this week, following Israel reconciliation deal

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 4:20am

Turkish premier: First ship carrying aid to Gaza will depart this week, following Israel reconciliation deal.

German actor Goetz George dies at age 77

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 4:10am

German actor Goetz George, much beloved for his role as hard-nosed but good-hearted inspector in the country's iconic "Tatort" TV crime series, has died. He was 77.

Serbian police find 29 migrants, arrest suspected smuggler

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 4:00am

Serbian police say they have found 29 migrants with no documents and arrested a suspected people smuggler.

Former Afghan warlord scuttles peace deal with Kabul

Kathy Gannon, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 4:00am

A former Afghan warlord has announced that a much-touted peace deal between his militant group and the Kabul government is effectively "dead."

Top China envoy visits Vietnam ahead of court ruling

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 3:30am

A top Chinese diplomat is visiting Vietnam ahead of a ruling by an international court on Beijing's extensive territorial claims in the South China Sea.

Egypt lawyers claim government meddling in case over islands

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 3:30am

Egyptian lawyers opposed to the government's decision to hand over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia are accusing authorities of meddling in court proceedings over the case.

Suicide bombers kill 5 in eastern Lebanon, near Syria border

Zeina Karam, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 2:40am

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.

Spain conservatives win vote but face problems to form govt

Ciaran Giles, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 2:30am

Spain's ruling conservative Popular Party has won the country's unprecedented repeat elections but it remains to be seen if acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy can muster enough support to form a new government.

India joins elite missile tech group controlling global sale

Nirmala George, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 1:50am

India on Monday joined an exclusive club of countries controlling exports in missile technology, just a day after bemoaning its exclusion from another elite group that governs international nuclear fuel and technology.

A look at Iraq's war against IS after Fallujah

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.

Officials say 7 mine workers kidnapped in Nigeria freed

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.

Lebanese news agency says 5 people have been killed in successive suicide bomb blasts near the border with Syria

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 11:00pm

Lebanese news agency says 5 people have been killed in successive suicide bomb blasts near the border with Syria.