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.
Hilary Uguru, Associated Press | Posted Jun 26th - 4:52pm
Three Australians, a New Zealander, a South African and two Nigerians were freed on Sunday, four days after they were kidnapped in an ambush on a police convoy in southeastern Nigeria that killed a driver, officials said.
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.
Sinan Salaheddin and Susannah George, Associated Press | Posted Jun 26th - 12:11pm
Five weeks after a military operation began, a senior Iraqi commander declared Sunday that the city of Fallujah was "fully liberated" from the Islamic State group, giving a major boost to the country's security and political leadership in its fight against the extremists.
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.
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.