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2 explosions rock Istanbul airport, killing at least 10

Dominique Soguel and Bram Janssen, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 2:42pm

Two explosions have rocked Istanbul's Ataturk airport, killing at least 10 people and wounding around 20 others, Turkey's justice minister and another official said Tuesday.

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.

Report: Turkish justice minister says 10 people killed in blasts at Istanbul airport

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 2:01pm

Report: Turkish justice minister says 10 people killed in blasts at Istanbul airport.

Turkish official says 2 attackers blew themselves up at Istanbul airport after police fired at them

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 2:01pm

Turkish official says 2 attackers blew themselves up at Istanbul airport after police fired at them.

Turkish official says 2 explosions rock Istanbul airport, multiple people injured

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 1:21pm

Turkish official says 2 explosions rock Istanbul airport, multiple people injured .

Canada to lift visa for Mexican visitors

Rob Gillies, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 12:42pm

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.

US first lady promotes learning to empower Moroccan girls

Samia Errazzouki, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 12:10pm

Michelle Obama told Moroccan teenage girls that her parents knew the value of education, her brother set an example "and I thought if he can do it, then I can do it, because I know I am smarter than him!"

Iran's Guard clashes with Kurds, 14 dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 11:52am

Iran's semi-official Fars news agency says the Revolutionary Guard has killed 11 Kurdish insurgents and lost three of its own in two days of fighting.

Sweden, Kazakhstan win contested Security Council elections

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 11:51am

Sweden and Kazakhstan won contested elections for seats on the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday, but the Netherlands and Italy were still fighting for a second open seat for the Western group of nations.

Israeli university cancels prize to veterans group

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 11:21am

An Israeli university has canceled an award for a group of military veterans who criticize Israeli actions toward Palestinians.

Zimbabwe wildlife boss put on leave over missing rhino horns

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 11:10am

Zimbabwe's wildlife management authority says it has sent its director-general on leave to allow for investigations into more than 220 kilograms (485 pounds) of missing rhino horns.

South Sudan says new rebel group has formed; 43 said killed

Charlton Doki, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 11:01am

A new rebel group has formed against the South Sudanese government months after a peace deal was signed with another band of rebels to end a deadly civil war, a senior official said Tuesday.

Israel drops divisive tactic for recovering captive soldiers

Daniella Cheslow, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 10:42am

The Israeli army will no longer employ the tactic of using overwhelming fire to prevent the capture of a soldier, even at the risk of killing the soldier, a military official said Tuesday.

US-backed Syrian rebels move toward IS-held town near Iraq

Bassem Mroue, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 10:40am

Syrian rebels aided by U.S.-led airstrikes launched an offensive against an Islamic State stronghold near the Iraqi border on Tuesday, hoping to sever one of the extremists' main transit links between the two countries, a rebel spokesman said.

Germany: Man finds $166,000 in old cupboard, hands it back

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 10:12am

Police in the German town of Minden say a 25-year-old man who arrived last year as a refugee is their "hero of the day" after he found some 150,000 euros ($166,095) — and handed it to authorities.

Greece: Fire north of Athens rages for 4th day

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 9:51am

Firefighters and army conscripts are for a fourth day battling a fire north of Athens that has burned an estimated 1,200 acres (nearly 500 hectares) of pine forest in a mountainous area, with erratic winds hampering containment efforts.

UN chief criticizes Gaza blockade after Israel-Turkey deal

Fares Akram, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 9:10am

The U.N. chief on Tuesday criticized Israel's blockade of Gaza, a day after Israel and Turkey reached a broad reconciliation pact that looked to ease, but not eliminate, the isolation of the coastal strip.