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Indonesian navy fires shots, seizes Chinese fishing boat

Niniek Karmini, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 9:10am

Indonesia's navy said Monday it fired shots at a Chinese trawler when it refused to stop fishing in Indonesian waters, and then seized the vessel and its eight crewmembers.

UK charges 2 men with immigration offenses after boat rescue

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 9:10am

Two British men have been charged with immigration offenses after the weekend rescue of 18 Albanians whose small inflatable boat was taking on water in the English Channel, UK officials said Monday.

Poland's ruling party leader vague on support for EU's Tusk

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 8:30am

The leader of Poland's ruling party says the government isn't ready to confirm whether it will support a second term for European Council head Donald Tusk.

2 men sentenced to life terms for bombing Somali airliner

Abdi Guled, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 8:20am

A military court in the Somali capital on Monday gave life terms to two men convicted of masterminding the bombing in February of an airliner which made an emergency landing with a gaping hole in the fuselage.

French jihadi network that groomed Bataclan killer on trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 8:20am

The jihadi network that recruited and groomed one of the suicide attackers in the Nov. 13 attacks in Paris is on trial this week.

Libyan American father and son acquitted in UAE trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 8:00am

Two Libyan Americans detained in the United Arab Emirates since August 2014 have been acquitted of charges they illegally raised funds for a foreign entity.

Chad ex-dictator found guilty, sentence to life for abuses

Carley Petesch, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 7:51am

Chad's former dictator Hissene Habre was found guilty and sentenced to life imprisonment for abuses during his time in power, Judge Gberdao Gustave Kam said Monday at the end of the trial that began in July 2015.

Pakistan says new sampling shows progress against polio

Zarar Khan, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 7:50am

For the first time in Pakistan's history all the previous month's environmental samples for polio have tested negative — a sign of progress in the campaign to eradicate the virus, an official said Monday.

NATO urged to show stronger resolve on Russia, boost defense

Llazar Semini, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 7:41am

NATO's Parliamentary Assembly urged member nations Monday to stand up to Russia's military assertiveness as a senior official vowed to strengthen forces along the alliance's eastern borders.

London's Labour Party mayor joins Cameron against 'Brexit'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 7:40am

London's new mayor has joined forces with Prime Minister David Cameron in the campaign to prevent a British exit from the European Union.

EU cites progress on visa-free travel talks with Turkey

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 7:30am

The European Union says Turkey is making progress on measures that need to be passed before visa-free travel to the EU can be instituted.

Rome police: Young woman was burned alive by ex-beau

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 7:20am

Italian police say a Rome university student has been burned alive by her ex-boyfriend.

Turkey: Germany should not call Armenian killings genocide

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 7:10am

Turkey has criticized plans by Germany's parliament to recognize the World War I killings of Armenians as genocide.

As peace talks stall, Syrian opposition negotiator resigns

Bassem Mroue, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 7:00am

The chief Syrian opposition negotiator in the Geneva peace talks has resigned amid no signs of progress in the peace process that began earlier this year.

Hong Kong activist beaten by police sentenced to prison

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 6:50am

A Hong Kong activist whose beating by police was caught on video was sentenced Monday to five weeks in prison on charges related to the confrontation, stirring outrage among pro-democracy supporters.

Japanese boy disappears after parents leave him in forest

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 6:21am

A 7-year-old boy is missing in a forest in northern Japan after his parents made him get out of their car as punishment for misbehaving.

Poachers in Zimbabwe use cyanide to kill 5 elephants

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 6:20am

Zimbabwean officials say poachers killed five elephants by poisoning them with cyanide.

Afghan official says Taliban attacks killed 12 policemen

Mirwais Khan, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 6:20am

A string of coordinated Taliban attacks on police checkpoints in the increasingly volatile southern Afghan province of Helmand killed at least 12 policemen, an official said Monday.

Turkey says it could seize IS stronghold with US

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 6:11am

Turkey's foreign minister suggested his country could carry out joint military operations with the United States to oust the Islamic State group from Syria.