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Aid group fears hundreds of migrants drowned off Libya

Ciaran Giles, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 9:26am

A Spanish aid organization said Friday that it feared hundreds of migrants may have died off Libya's coast, while Turkish media reported that 11 migrants died after a boat sank in the Aegean.

Burkina Faso forces kill key jihadist, arrest others

Brahima Ouedraogo, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 9:26am

Burkina Faso's government says its military forces have killed a key jihadist and arrested 18 others in the country's north, close to the West African nation's border with Mali.

US-backed Syrian fighters reach IS-held dam in north Syria

Bassem Mroue and Jamey Keaten, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 9:06am

U.S.-backed Syrian fighters reached a major dam held by the Islamic State group in northern Syria Friday as Syria's U.N. ambassador said hundreds of American personnel are "invading my country," insisting that any effort to liberate the city of Raqqa — the de facto capital of the Islamic State group — should be done in coordination with the Damascus government.

The Latest: Prince Charles meets with London attack victims

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 9:06am

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New video shows delay removing Theresa May from attack scene

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 8:56am

Newly published video showing British Prime Minister Theresa May being rushed out of Parliament while an attack unfolded nearby seems to show some confusion and delays on the part of her security detail.

Egypt's Mubarak free, acquitted after years-long detention

Maggie Michael, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 8:48am

Ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was freed from custody Friday morning after six years of legal proceedings and wrangling that frustrated activists who had hoped he would face justice for the deaths of hundreds defying his rule.

Swiss authorities extradite war crimes suspect to Bosnia

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 8:48am

Prosecutors in Bosnia say a woman wanted for war crimes she allegedly committed against Serb civilians during the country's 1992-95 war has been extradited from Switzerland.

The Latest: 11 dead, 9 rescued after Aegean boat sinking

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 8:48am

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The Latest: Clashes erupt near key IS-held dam in Syria

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 8:36am

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Israeli rights group video: Troops question Palestinian boy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 8:25am

An Israeli rights group has released an amateur video of Israeli soldiers surrounding and questioning a terrified 8-year-old Palestinian boy in the tense West Bank city of Hebron.

French president denounces rival's claims of dirty tricks

Angela Charlton, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 8:18am

French President Francois Hollande on Friday vigorously denounced suggestions by the conservative presidential hopeful that he is trying to discredit political rivals behind the scenes by using dirty tricks.

French candidate Macron wins key backer: defense chief

Sylvie Corbet, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 8:18am

Independent French presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron has won the backing of the country's defense minister, which could bolster voter confidence that the 39-year-old is presidential material despite having no party and limited political experience.

International court orders reparations for Congo attack

Mike Corder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 8:05am

The International Criminal Court on Friday awarded symbolic reparations of $250 (230 euros) each to nearly 300 people who lost relatives, property or livestock or suffered psychological harm in a deadly attack on a Congolese village in 2003.

Father of Germanwings co-pilot challenges crash probes

Frank Jordans, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 8:00am

The father of Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz said Friday his son loved life and wasn't suffering from depression on the day his plane crashed in the French Alps, killing all 150 people on board, suggesting the official investigations were faulty.

EU prolongs satellite support to Ukraine monitors

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 7:50am

The European Union is prolonging its satellite imagery support to help observers monitor the conflict in eastern Ukraine.

UN's South Sudan inquiry gets wider powers to pursue abuses

Justin Lynch, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 7:44am

The United Nations commission of inquiry for South Sudan now has broader powers to pursue human rights abuses like mass rape and torture in the country's three-year civil war.

Car bomb near Somalia presidential palace kills 1, hurts 2

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 7:27am

A police official says a car bomb blast near a restaurant and hotel in Somalia's capital has killed at least one person and wounded two others.

UK police give details of London attacker, make more arrests

Danica Kirka and Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 7:22am

Police are combing through "massive amounts of computer data" and have contacted thousands of witnesses as they look for clues about why a British-born man became radicalized and launched a deadly attack on Parliament, a senior police official said Friday.

Somali pirates seize trawler, likely for hijackings: Police

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 7:12am

Police say Somali pirates have seized a fishing trawler owned by a local businessman and forced the mostly foreign crew to disembark.