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Colombia deports man called Peru's most-wanted drug criminal

Libardo Cardona, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 4:30pm

Colombian police on Sunday announced the capture of an alleged dangerous drug lord described as Peru's most-wanted criminal.

Egypt police block labor day assembly, workers urge freedoms

Brian Rohan, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 4:11pm

Egyptian police prevented hundreds of workers from holding a meeting in Cairo to commemorate International Workers' Day on Sunday, while independent trade union leaders urged the government to allow them freedom of assembly.

5-year-old boy fatally mauled in Greece by Rottweiler dogs

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 2:50pm

Greek police say a 5-year-old boy has died after being mauled by two Rottweiler dogs.

Kurdish group claims attack in Turkish city of Bursa

Dominique Soguel, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 1:50pm

A Kurdish militant group claimed responsibility Sunday for a suicide attack in the Turkish city of Bursa that wounded 13 people last month.

South Africa: Rescued lions explore new home in sanctuary

Stuart Graham, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 11:21am

Lions rescued from circuses in Colombia and Peru and airlifted to South Africa scratched their manes on trees and explored their new territory in the African bush after being released into a sanctuary north of Johannesburg Sunday.

Saudi police capture man wanted for bombing, assassination

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 11:10am

Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry says police have arrested a man wanted in connection with a number of terrorist acts, including a suicide bombing that targeted a mosque inside a special forces compound, killing 15 people last year.

Slovakia's premier leaves hospital after heart surgery

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 11:10am

Slovakia's prime minister has been discharged from a clinic in the capital following heart surgery.

French far-right father-daughter feud disrupts tradition

Elaine Ganley, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 11:10am

Jean-Marie Le Pen, a founder and the decades-long leader of France's far-right National Front, declared Sunday that his daughter, the party president who has expelled him, will lose next year's presidential race if she fails to unify the party.

Labour Party denies anti-Semitism in its ranks as vote nears

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 11:01am

Senior Labour Party figures including leader Jeremy Corbyn are fighting back against charges there is anti-Semitism in the party's ranks before Thursday's vote for a new mayor of London and other posts.

Yemen security chief in Aden survives suicide attack, 5 dead

Ahmed Al-Haj, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 10:40am

Yemen's security directorate in Aden says a suicide bomber attacked the security chief's motorcade in the southern port city, killing five of his bodyguards.

Poland blocks entry to 7 bikers with pro-Kremlin group

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 10:10am

Polish border police say they have prevented seven members of a pro-Kremlin motorcycle club from entering Poland.

Calm returns to much of Syria as government extends truce

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 9:41am

Syria's military extended a unilateral cease-fire around the capital for another 24 hours on Sunday, as relative calm set in across much of the country after days of heavy fighting concentrated in the northern city of Aleppo.

Somalia: 11 soldiers killed as extremists retake town

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 9:40am

A Somali military official says fighters from Islamic extremist rebels recaptured a town in southern Somalia, killing at least 11 Somali government soldiers.

Grenade explodes during drunken argument in Russia; 1 killed

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 9:20am

Local police say a grenade explosion during a drunken argument in Russia's north has killed one person and wounded four others.

South Korean president visits Iran to boost ties

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 8:51am

South Korea's president arrived in Tehran on Sunday for the first summit between the two countries since they established diplomatic ties in 1962.

Frenchman flies more than a mile on a hoverboard

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 8:50am

A Frenchman has flown more than 2 kilometers (over a mile) on a hoverboard in an apparent new world record.

Neighbors deny rescue of quake-buried man in Ecuador

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 8:30am

Ecuadorean news media say relatives, neighbors and a nurse are denying reports that a 72-year-old man had been buried in his quake-damaged house for two weeks before being rescued.

3 dead in eastern Ukraine amid Easter armistice violations

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 7:20am

Three deaths were reported Sunday in the fighting in eastern Ukraine despite a recently brokered armistice for Orthodox Easter.

Militants free 10 Indonesian hostages in south Philippines

Jim Gomez, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 7:00am

Abu Sayyaf militants have freed 10 Indonesian crewmen who were seized at sea in March in the first of three attacks on tugboats that have sparked a regional maritime security alarm, officials said Sunday.