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Yemen security chief in Aden survives suicide attack, 5 dead

Ahmed Al-Haj, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 10:40am

Yemen's security directorate in Aden says a suicide bomber attacked the security chief's motorcade in the southern port city, killing five of his bodyguards.

Egypt police block workers' assembly, labor activist says

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 10:20am

Egyptian police prevented hundreds of workers from holding a meeting in Cairo to commemorate International Workers' Day, an independent Egyptian trade union leader said.

Poland blocks entry to 7 bikers with pro-Kremlin group

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 10:10am

Polish border police say they have prevented seven members of a pro-Kremlin motorcycle club from entering Poland.

Calm returns to much of Syria as government extends truce

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 9:41am

Syria's military extended a unilateral cease-fire around the capital for another 24 hours on Sunday, as relative calm set in across much of the country after days of heavy fighting concentrated in the northern city of Aleppo.

Somalia: 11 soldiers killed as extremists retake town

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 9:40am

A Somali military official says fighters from Islamic extremist rebels recaptured a town in southern Somalia, killing at least 11 Somali government soldiers.

Grenade explodes during drunken argument in Russia; 1 killed

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 9:20am

Local police say a grenade explosion during a drunken argument in Russia's north has killed one person and wounded four others.

Car bomb in southern Turkey kills 2 policemen, 22 wounded

Suzan Fraser and Dominique Soguel, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 9:10am

A car bomb struck the entrance of a Turkish police station Sunday in the southern city of Gaziantep, killing two police officers and wounding 22 other people, according to the state-run Anadolu Agency.

South Korean president visits Iran to boost ties

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 8:51am

South Korea's president arrived in Tehran on Sunday for the first summit between the two countries since they established diplomatic ties in 1962.

Frenchman flies more than a mile on a hoverboard

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 8:50am

A Frenchman has flown more than 2 kilometers (over a mile) on a hoverboard in an apparent new world record.

Neighbors deny rescue of quake-buried man in Ecuador

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 8:30am

Ecuadorean news media say relatives, neighbors and a nurse are denying reports that a 72-year-old man had been buried in his quake-damaged house for two weeks before being rescued.

Slovakia's premier leaves hospital after heart surgery

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 8:00am

Slovakia's prime minister has been discharged from a clinic in the capital following heart surgery.

French far-right father-daughter feud disrupts tradition

Elaine Ganley, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 7:40am

Jean-Marie Le Pen, a founder and the decades-long leader of France's far-right National Front, declared Sunday that his daughter, the party president who has expelled him, will lose next year's presidential race if she fails to unify the party.

3 dead in eastern Ukraine amid Easter armistice violations

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 7:20am

Three deaths were reported Sunday in the fighting in eastern Ukraine despite a recently brokered armistice for Orthodox Easter.

Labour Party denies anti-Semitism in its ranks as vote nears

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 7:00am

Senior Labour Party figures are fighting back against charges there is anti-Semitism in the party's ranks ahead of Thursday's vote for a new mayor of London and other posts.

Militants free 10 Indonesian hostages in south Philippines

Jim Gomez, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 7:00am

Abu Sayyaf militants have freed 10 Indonesian crewmen who were seized at sea in March in the first of three attacks on tugboats that have sparked a regional maritime security alarm, officials said Sunday.

3 detained in Bangladesh after stabbing death of Hindu man

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 6:50am

Police in Bangladesh detained three men Sunday, including the head of an Islamic school, in connection with the stabbing death of a Hindu tailor in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group.

Iraqi officials: Double car bombings in southern Iraq kill at least 18 people, wound up to 40 others

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 4:50am

Iraqi officials: Double car bombings in southern Iraq kill at least 18 people, wound up to 40 others.

Palestinians blast Eurovision Song Contest's flag policy

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 2:20am

Palestinian leaders are blasting the Eurovision Song Contest for preventing their flag from being flown during the event this month.

Turkish media: Explosion near police station in southern Turkey wounds 9 people

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 1:10am

Turkish media: Explosion near police station in southern Turkey wounds 9 people.