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Israeli rights group: Troops seize Palestinian boy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 6:57am

An Israeli rights group has released an amateur video it says shows soldiers seizing a terrified 8-year-old Palestinian boy as they tried to get him to identify people who had thrown a firebomb in the West Bank.

The Latest: US-backed fighters press on to take IS capital

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 6:53am

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The Latest: Police secure Rome as EU leaders arrive

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 6:50am

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British police reveal more details of Parliament attacker

Danica Kirka and Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 6:42am

UK police are combing through "massive amounts of computer data" and more than 2,500 items seized in searches across the country as they look for clues about why a British-born man became radicalized and launched a deadly attack on Parliament.

Somali pirates seize trawler, likely for hijackings: Police

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 6:40am

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

Turkish media outlet DHA says 11 migrants died and four are missing after a boat capsized off the Aegean coast.

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 6:40am

Turkish media outlet DHA says 11 migrants died and four are missing after a boat capsized off the Aegean coast. .

Merkel affirms German backing for two-state solution

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 6:32am

Chancellor Angela Merkel is reiterating Germany's long-held support for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and its rejection of Israeli settlements.

Father rejects claim Germanwings co-pilot was depressed

Frank Jordans, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 6:30am

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 investigation's conclusions were faulty.

International court orders reparations for Congo attack

Mike Corder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 6:24am

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.

Egypt's Mubarak returns home after years-long detention

Maggie Michael, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 6:22am

Egypt's former President Hosni Mubarak returned home on Friday, free following his release from custody after legal proceedings that took years since his 2011 ouster — years during which the country witnessed major upheavals and rights activists saw their hopes scuttled that the autocrat would face justice for the deaths of hundreds who defied his rule.

Kosovo experts find remains of 5 missing since 1998-9 war

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 6:20am

Kosovo authorities say they have discovered the remains of five people killed during the 1998-99 war.

The Latest: Witness describes attempts to save officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 6:20am

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Aid group fears hundreds of migrants drowned off Libya

Ciaran Giles, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 6:00am

A Spanish aid organization said Friday that it feared that hundreds of migrants may have died Libya's coast after five bodies were found near two capsized boats while the search for a third vessel reported missing has so far proved futile.

French president denounces Fillon's claims of dirty tricks

Angela Charlton, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 5:51am

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.

US-born panda Bao Bao makes first public appearance in China

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 5:51am

American-born giant panda Bao Bao made her first appearance Friday before the public in southwestern China following her move there from Washington, D.C.

Car bomb near Somalia presidential palace kills 1, hurts 2

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 5:30am

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.

Belgian authorities charge man with terror-related attempted murder after high-speed drive down Antwerp shopping street

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 5:30am

Belgian authorities charge man with terror-related attempted murder after high-speed drive down Antwerp shopping street.

Indonesian police arrest militants setting up jihadi camp

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 5:11am

Indonesia's counterterrorism squad has arrested four suspected Islamic militants who were trying to establish a jihadist training camp in eastern Indonesia and who likely had links with Abu Sayyaf militants in the southern Philippines, police said Friday.

An Egyptian security official says ousted President Hosni Mubarak is back home, free after his release from detention

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 5:00am

An Egyptian security official says ousted President Hosni Mubarak is back home, free after his release from detention.