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Ankara police detain suspected IS members, free students

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 8:10am

Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency says police have detained several suspects in anti-Islamic State raids across the capital Ankara and "liberated" over two dozen students in one of their schools.

The Latest: UN says it wasn't consulted on Syria-Daraya deal

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 7:50am

The Latest on developments in Syria's civil war (all times local):

Rebels, civilians evacuating long-besieged Damascus suburb

Albert Aji and Zeina Karam, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 7:50am

Syrian rebels and their families began evacuating a long-besieged Damascus suburb Friday as part of an agreement reached with the government following four years of grueling airstrikes and siege that left the suburb in ruins.

Kurdish militants claim deadly car bomb attack in Turkey

Suzan Fraser, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 7:40am

A Kurdish suicide bomber rammed an explosives-laden truck into a checkpoint near a police station Friday in southeast Turkey, killing at least 11 police officers and wounding 78 other people, the prime minister said.

Tunisian parliament voting on new premier after shakeup

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 7:20am

Tunisia's newly nominated prime minister and his proposed Cabinet are facing a vote of confidence in parliament which would allow them to take power.

The Latest: 3 British citizens among the dead in Italy quake

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 7:12am

The Latest on the earthquake in Italy (all times local):

France's top administrative court overturns burkini ban amid shock and anger worldwide

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 7:10am

France's top administrative court overturns burkini ban amid shock and anger worldwide.

Rights group urges Russia to release Crimean Tatar leader

Natalia Suvorova, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 7:01am

An international rights group on Friday urged Russia to release Crimean Tatar leader Ilmi Umerov, who has been sent to a psychiatric hospital.

Colombia's president rushing vote on deal with rebels

Joshua Goodman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 7:00am

Colombia's president is moving quickly to hold a national referendum on a peace deal meant to end a half-century of bloody conflict with leftist rebels, delivering the final text of the deal to congress on Thursday and declaring a definitive cease-fire with the guerrillas.

Amatrice mayor says aftershock damage to 2 roads threatens to isolate the quake-struck town

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 6:40am

Amatrice mayor says aftershock damage to 2 roads threatens to isolate the quake-struck town.

US, Russia renew push for elusive agreement on Syria

Matthew Lee and Jamey Keaten, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 6:40am

The United States and Russia on Friday renewed efforts to secure a military and humanitarian cooperation agreement for war-torn Syria after months of hesitation, missed deadlines and failed attempts to forge a truce.

Somali extremists attack beach restaurant killing 8

Abdi Guled, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 6:32am

Somalia's security forces Friday morning ended an overnight siege of a beach restaurant by al-Shabab gunmen in which eight people were killed.

Syrian rebels, civilians start leaving long-besieged Damascus suburb as part of deal with government

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 6:30am

Syrian rebels, civilians start leaving long-besieged Damascus suburb as part of deal with government.

Greece: 4 hurt in wildfire on Greek island of Chios

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 6:30am

Authorities on the Greek island of Chios say four people were injured overnight in a wildfire that threatened homes.

Saudi-led airstrikes reportedly kill 11 civilians in Yemen

Ahmed Al-Haj, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 6:30am

Airstrikes by a Saudi-led coalition in northern Yemen killed 11 civilians, including women and children, Yemen's rebel-run news agency said Friday.

Zimbabwe police battle anti-government protesters in capital

Farai Mutsaka, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 6:00am

Zimbabwe police battled anti-government protesters Friday with batons, tear gas and water cannons, despite a court order that police should not to interfere with the demonstration in the capital Friday.

Philippine rebels agree to indefinite cease-fire

David Keyton, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 5:51am

Philippine communist rebels announced an indefinite cease-fire Friday in peace talks aimed at ending one of Asia's longest-running insurgencies.

Warsaw officials fired over property restitution questions

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 5:50am

Warsaw's mayor said Friday she was firing three officials for what she described as lax oversight over town hall's decisions to return property seized by the communists into private hands.

Iran investigates young men at risk of being recruited by IS

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 5:30am

Iran's intelligence minister says security officers have investigated more than 1,500 young men at risk of being recruited by the extremist Islamic State group.