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Anti-India protests hit Kashmir after top rebel is killed

Aijaz Hussain, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 4:52am

One civilian was killed and dozens of others injured Saturday after massive anti-India protests and clashes erupted in Indian-controlled Kashmir following the killing of a prominent rebel commander and his associate in a gunbattle with government forces in the disputed region.

G-7 source: US gets more time on in-out climate pact answer

David McHugh, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 4:52am

Seven wealthy democracies have reached a deal at their annual summit to give the Trump administration time to tell them whether the United States plans to stay in the Paris climate agreement.

Small plane crashes near Mount Everest, injuring 3

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 4:41am

A small plane carrying only crew members and cargo crashed near Mount Everest on Saturday, injuring all three people on board, Nepalese officials said.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 6:40 a.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 4:41am

Leaders of seven wealthy democracies have reached a deal to give the Trump administration more time to tell them whether the United States plans to stay in the Paris climate agreement. Trump is meeting with leaders Saturday in Sicily. It's the final day of the president's nine-day trip. He'll be returning to Washington, D.C. late Saturday.

Spain saves 38 migrants in 2 boats crossing from Africa

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 4:40am

Spain's maritime rescue service says it has saved 38 migrants from two small boats attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea to European shores.

S. Korea confirms fishing crew's safety after hijack scare

Tong-Hyung Kim, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 4:01am

South Korea said Saturday that it has confirmed the safety of crew members from a fishing vessel that had lost contact in waters off Somalia, prompting Seoul to dispatch a naval unit over fears that the vessel had been hijacked by pirates.

Afghan official says 18 killed in suicide car bomb attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 3:50am

At least 18 people, mostly civilians, were killed Saturday when a suicide car bomber targeted a convoy of provincial security forces in eastern Afghanistan, an Interior Ministry official said.

Palestinian prisoners end mass hunger strike

Ian Deitch, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 3:31am

Hundreds of hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners ended their 40-day fast on Saturday after reaching a compromise with Israel for additional family visits, Israeli and Palestinian officials said.

Iraq says Iranian commander killed fighting IS

Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 3:31am

A senior Iranian Revolutionary Guard commander was killed in an explosion during clashes with the Islamic State group west of Mosul, an Iraqi official told The Associated Press on Saturday, as aid groups voiced concern for the safety of civilians after Iraq's government called for residents in militant-held neighborhoods to flee immediately.

UK police arrest 2 more bomb suspects, raising total to 11

Mstyslav Chernov and Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 3:20am

Police arrested two more suspects Saturday over the deadly Manchester concert bombing, as Britons began a sunny holiday long weekend under heightened security.

Bombing puts British security officials on back foot again

Paisley Dodds, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 3:01am

There were plenty of warning signs before Salman Abedi unleashed carnage at Manchester Arena.

Sri Lanka confirms 100 dead in mudslides; 99 missing

Bharatha Mallawarachi, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 2:42am

Sri Lanka has appealed for outside help as the death toll from floods and mudslides on Saturday rose to 100 with 99 others missing.

Philippine forces hit militants; civilians wave white flags

Jim Gomez, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 2:33am

Philippine military jets fired rockets at militant positions Saturday as soldiers fought to wrest control of a southern city from gunmen linked to the Islamic State group, witnesses said. Civilians waved flags from their windows to show they are not combatants.

The Latest: Iraq says Iranian commander killed fighting IS

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 2:30am

The Latest on developments in Iraq (all times local):

Philippines president jokes about rape in speech to soldiers

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 2:00am

President Rodrigo Duterte made a joke about rape as he urged soldiers to use the powers of martial law to take control of a besieged city in the southern Philippines.

Massive anti-India protests, clashes hit Kashmir after Indian forces say they killed top rebel leader

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 1:50am

Massive anti-India protests, clashes hit Kashmir after Indian forces say they killed top rebel leader.

Sounds of silence? Trump's body language speaks volumes

Nancy Benac and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 12:43am

The alpha-male handshake. The deadpan reaction from NATO leaders. The presidential push to the front of the pack.

South Korean military dispatches naval unit after fishing vessel is presumed to be hijacked in waters off Somalia

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 12:33am

South Korean military dispatches naval unit after fishing vessel is presumed to be hijacked in waters off Somalia .

Interior Ministry says 18 people killed in suicide car bomb attack in eastern Afghanistan

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 12:30am

Interior Ministry says 18 people killed in suicide car bomb attack in eastern Afghanistan.