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Bangladesh army kills 4 insurgents, ends 4-day standoff

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 10:10am

The Bangladesh army said Monday that it has killed all four militants believed to have seized a building in an eastern city four days ago with a large cache of ammunition.

The Latest: London attacker not linked to IS or al-Qaida

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 10:03am

The Latest on London attack investigation (all times local):

Maldives government thwarts opposition bid to oust speaker

Krishan Francis, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 10:03am

A bid by the opposition to wrest control of the Maldives' Parliament failed Monday after its lawmakers were either evicted or walked out from a vote on ousting the speaker following a dispute over problems with the electronic voting system.

EU denies it proposed banned drugs for Filipino addicts

Jim Gomez, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 9:53am

The European Union on Monday denied allegations by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte that it proposed solving the country's drug problem by creating treatment clinics where illegal drugs such as methamphetamine or cocaine would be dispensed.

Senior counterterror officer says there is no evidence London attacker was associated with Islamic State or al-Qaida

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 9:53am

Senior counterterror officer says there is no evidence London attacker was associated with Islamic State or al-Qaida.

Death toll in attack on South Sudan aid workers rises to 7

Sam Mednick, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 9:43am

The death toll of an attack on aid workers in South Sudan has risen to seven, with the news that the driver also died.

Russian protest leader Alexei Navalny gets 15 days in jail

Nataliya Vasilyeva, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 9:43am

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who organized a wave of nationwide protests against government corruption that rattled authorities, was jailed for 15 days on Monday by a Moscow court for resisting police orders.

Foreign labs help Poland probe 2010 president's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 9:43am

Polish prosecutors investigating the 2010 plane crash that killed President Lech Kaczynski and 95 others said Monday that they are seeking help from foreign laboratories in testing the evidence.

Italian police investigate body found in floating suitcase

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 9:34am

Italian police are investigating the discovery of a woman's body stuffed in a suitcase that was found floating at a marina in the Adriatic port of Rimini.

South African man, 22, in court for axe murder of his family

Stuart Graham, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 9:33am

A 22-year-old South African man appeared in court Monday on charges of murdering three members of his family with an axe in their luxury home in Cape Town in January 2015.

Hong Kong police arrest more 2014 democracy protest leaders

Kelvin Chan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 9:15am

A day after Hong Kong picked a new Beijing-backed leader, police launched a fresh round of arrests of student leaders and other prominent figures involved with the huge 2014 "Umbrella Movement" pro-democracy protests.

Swiss, Turks open probes over 'Kill Erdogan' protest banner

Jamey Keaten and Suzan Fraser, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 9:06am

Swiss and Turkish prosecutors announced separate investigations Monday after protesters hoisted a banner in Switzerland's capital showing a gun pointed at an image of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan next to the words, "Kill Erdogan."

Germany: Doctorate recipient who defied Nazis dies at 104

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 9:05am

Ingeborg Syllm-Rapoport, who became Germany's oldest recipient of a doctorate almost 80 years after fleeing the Nazis, has died. She was 104.

7 students, teacher feared dead in Japan avalanche

Junko Ogura CNN  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 9:00am

Seven high school students and a teacher are feared dead after being caught in an avalanche at a Japanese ski resort Monday, according to local police.

Austrian national found guilty of terror-related crimes

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 8:57am

An Austrian court has found a man guilty of terrorism-linked charges for spreading Islamic State group propaganda, and sentenced him to prison.

Avalanche kills 7 students, instructor in Japan

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 8:32am

An avalanche killed seven Japanese high school students and an instructor Monday during a mountaineering field trip at a ski resort north of Tokyo, authorities said.

US-backed fighters to pause military action near Syria dam

Bassem Mroue, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 8:32am

U.S.-backed forces in northern Syria said Monday they will pause military operations near a major dam held by the Islamic State group in order to allow engineers to fix any problems after conflicting reports about its stability.

Father of slain Hamas militant says Israel warned his son

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 8:30am

The father of a slain Hamas militant says Israeli officers raided his West Bank house three times in 2014 and 2015 to press his son to stop planning deadly attacks from Gaza.

Family of US man killed in London attack thanks well-wishers

Danica Kirka and Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 8:06am

The family of an American slain in last week's attack in London expressed gratitude Monday for the kindness of strangers as they insisted some good would come from the tragedy.