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Gunmen kill 4 policemen in Pakistan's Quetta city

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 10:50pm

A police spokesman says gunmen in twin attacks minutes apart have shot and killed four policemen in southwestern Pakistan before escaping.

Australian opposition leader shifts position on gay marriage

Rod McGuirk, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 10:41pm

Australia's opposition leader on Wednesday explained his shift on gay marriage, which will be a key issue in this weekend's elections.

Vietnam recovers 8 bodies from missing search plane

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 9:50pm

Vietnam's military says the bodies of eight crew from a search plane that crashed two weeks ago while looking for a missing fighter jet have been recovered.

Syrian civilian groups threaten to pull out of peace talks

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 8:42pm

Two dozen Syrian civilian organizations and humanitarian aid groups are threatening to end their participation in peace talks unless the international community takes major steps to protect civilians and enforce a cessation of hostilities in the country.

Suspected IS suicide bombers kill dozens at Istanbul airport

Zeynep Bilginsoy, Suzan Fraser and Dominique Soguel, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 8:22pm

A suicide attack at Istanbul's busy Ataturk Airport Tuesday killed dozens and wounded more than 140 as Turkish officials blamed the carnage at the international terminal on three suspected Islamic State group militants.

Home explosion kills 1 in Toronto-area town

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 6:31pm

An explosion leveled one home and damaged at least two dozen others Tuesday afternoon in a town west of Toronto, killing one person, authorities said.

Netherlands and Italy agree to split Security Council term

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 5:31pm

Sweden and Kazakhstan won contested elections for coveted seats on the Security Council on Tuesday and the Netherlands and Italy ended a battle for another seat by agreeing to split the two-year term on the U.N.'s most powerful body.

CORRECTS: Turkish officials say 31 people confirmed dead in airport attack, death toll expected to rise

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 5:20pm

CORRECTS: Turkish officials say 31 people confirmed dead in airport attack, death toll expected to rise. (Corrects APNewsAlert that said nearly 50 killed)

British-Lebanese TV host deported from Egypt to Beirut

Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 4:50pm

A prominent dual British-Lebanese journalist who hosted a talk show critical of the government of Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi arrived in Beirut on Tuesday after authorities in Cairo briefly detained her and then deported her, her lawyer said.

Senior Turkish official says nearly 50 people killed in attack at Istanbul's airport

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 4:21pm

Senior Turkish official says nearly 50 people killed in attack at Istanbul's airport.

Canada to lift visa for Mexican visitors

Rob Gillies, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 4:20pm

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday that Canada will lift visa requirements for Mexican visitors as of December 2016, removing a major irritant in relations between the two countries.

Yemeni officials say Saudi-led airstrike has killed 25

Ahmed Al-Haj, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 4:02pm

An airstrike early on Tuesday by a Saudi-led coalition targeting Shiite rebels in Yemen's southern province of Taiz killed 25 people — 15 fighters and 10 civilians, security officials said.

Germany's Merkel says she sees no way to reverse British EU exit vote

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 4:00pm

Germany's Merkel says she sees no way to reverse British EU exit vote.

Cameron at EU summit: Everyone wants to see a "clear model" for future relations

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 3:40pm

Cameron at EU summit: Everyone wants to see a "clear model" for future relations.

EU chief Tusk says bloc's leaders want UK exit plans to 'to be specified as soon as possible."

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 3:40pm

EU chief Tusk says bloc's leaders want UK exit plans to 'to be specified as soon as possible."

Report: Istanbul's governor says 28 people were killed in airport attacks, 60 wounded

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 3:10pm

Report: Istanbul's governor says 28 people were killed in airport attacks, 60 wounded.

Supporters say detained Bahrain activist taken to hospital

Jon Gambrell, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 2:41pm

An activist detained in Bahrain in an intensifying crackdown on dissent was taken to a military hospital Tuesday after suffering an irregular heartbeat following 15 days of being held in isolation, his supporters said.

Mexico rights group: rights of federal police violated

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 2:41pm

Mexico's National Human Rights Commission has issued a rare condemnation of demonstrators, saying participants in teachers' protest abused two federal police officers they held hostage.

After cleaning, EgyptAir plane's data files studied in Egypt

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 2:02pm

Egyptian authorities are analyzing flight recorder data files from an EgyptAir flight that crashed with 66 people aboard but say it will take several days to reach any conclusions.