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Dozens of homes burned, looted in Iraqi city freed from IS

Susannah George, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 10:10am

Iraqi officials say dozens of homes have been burned and looted in the city of Fallujah, which was recently taken back from the Islamic State group.

France opens manslaughter inquiry into EgyptAir crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 9:52am

French authorities opened a manslaughter inquiry Monday into the May crash of an EgyptAir plane that killed 66 people, saying there is no evidence so far to link it to terrorism.

Report says South African leader should pay $507,000

Christopher Torchia, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 9:52am

South African President Jacob Zuma should reimburse the state for $507,000 in a scandal over upgrades to his private home, according to a report by the national treasury released Monday.

Spanish parties reject Rajoy's attempt at a grand coalition

Ciaran Giles, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 9:41am

Mariano Rajoy, the leader of Spain's conservative Popular Party, tried to form a "grand coalition" Monday after his party won the country's unprecedented repeat election — but his offer was quickly rejected by both the center-left Socialists and the business-friendly Ciudadanos party.

Egypt says black boxes of crashed plane arrive in Paris

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 9:31am

Egyptian investigators on Monday said the black boxes from a passenger plane that crashed last month have arrived in Paris, where technicians will attempt to repair them.

Prosecutor: France opens manslaughter inquiry into EgyptAir crash, says no evidence so far of terrorism

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 9:31am

Prosecutor: France opens manslaughter inquiry into EgyptAir crash, says no evidence so far of terrorism.

Suicide bombers kill 5 in eastern Lebanon, near Syria border

Zeina Karam, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 9:30am

Suicide bombers killed five people and wounded at least 15 in a northwestern Lebanese village near the Syrian border on Monday, witnesses and paramedics said.

Paint splashed on controversial Mannerheim plaque in Russia

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 9:21am

A plaque commemorating Carl Mannerheim in the Russian city of St. Petersburg has been splashed with red paint, highlighting the controversy over the Finnish soldier and statesman who served in the Imperial Russian Army but later led troops against the Soviet Union.

Germany wants UN Security Council seat in 2019-20

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 9:21am

Germany's foreign minister says his country will seek a non-permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council in 2019 and 2020.

Cambodia says tests confirm Angkor boat 8 centuries old

Sopheng Cheang, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 8:51am

Tests have confirmed that a wooden boat found buried in a dry riverbed near Cambodia's famous Angkor Wat temple complex is from the early 13th century, an official at the agency overseeing the archaeological site said Monday.

Turkish president apologizes for downing of Russian jet

Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 8:51am

Turkey's president has apologized to Moscow for the downing of a Russian military jet at the Syrian border, Russian and Turkish officials said Monday, a move that could open the way for easing a bitter strain in Russia-Turkey ties.

German who held Swiss boy investigated for sexual abuse

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 8:50am

German prosecutors say they are investigating a man on suspicion of kidnapping, sexual abuse and possession of child pornography after police found a missing 12-year-old Swiss boy at his home.

Cameron: Referendum result must be respected, implemented in 'best possible way'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 8:41am

Cameron: Referendum result must be respected, implemented in 'best possible way'

UK's Cameron: referendum result not the outcome I think is best for Britain

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 8:41am

UK's Cameron: referendum result not the outcome I think is best for Britain.

Aid convoy enters Damascus suburb

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 8:20am

The U.N. and the International Committee of the Red Cross delivered aid Monday for 30,000 people in a besieged rebel-held Damascus suburb.

Mexico arrests drug gang members in killings of 3 police

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 8:11am

Mexican authorities say they have arrested three members of a drug gang in connection with last week's slaying of three federal police officers in southern Guerrero state.

Brexit's broken promises: Health care, immigration and the economy

Mark Thompson and Katie Hunt, CNN  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 8:03am

So much for all those promises. Leading politicians in the campaign to pull the U.K. out of the European Union are back-pedaling fast on a number of pledges, particularly over extra money for health care.

Bahrain strips 5 of citizenship on terrorism grounds

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 7:50am

Bahrain's state news agency says a court has stripped five people linked to radical Shiite groups of their citizenship and ordered them jailed after convicting them on terrorism charges.

Report: 18 deaths by police unit in Central African Republic

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 7:30am

Human Rights Watch says it has documented the killings of at least 18 people by a police unit in Central African Republic.