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Israeli tourist gang-raped after accepting car ride in India

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 9:31am

Police were questioning two men Monday in the gang rape of a 25-year-old Israeli tourist who accepted a car ride while traveling in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.

Israel hopes to sign new US military aid package soonest

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 9:30am

The Israeli prime minister's office says an official will travel to Washington next week in the hopes of signing a long-anticipated agreement that could result in increased U.S. military assistance to Israel.

Kosovo seeks to expel Iranian suspected of terrorism funding

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 9:21am

Kosovo prosecutors have asked a court to expel an Iranian man from the country on charges related to money laundering and terrorism funding.

As severe drought threatens southern Africa, US gives $127M

Cara Anna, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 8:51am

The United States on Monday announced $127 million in aid for southern African countries where the worst drought in decades is affecting millions of people, stunting children and tempting some farmers to eat their grains instead of saving them as seed for the next crop.

US-backed fighters renew offer for IS to leave Syrian town

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 8:51am

U.S.-backed fighters in northern Syria renewed an offer Monday to Islamic State militants in Manbij, saying that if they allow civilians to leave the besieged northern town IS fighters will be allowed to leave too and will not be attacked.

The Latest: IS claims responsibility for Ansbach attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 8:51am

The Latest on a series of attacks in Germany in the past week (all times local):

Lebanese comments on Mauritania trigger spat ahead of summit

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 8:20am

Lebanon's prime minister is attending an Arab League summit in the Mauritanian capital but isn't spending the night there after his health minister questioned the impoverished African nation's ability to host top delegations.

UK leader May seeks to ease Brexit fears in Northern Ireland

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 8:00am

Britain wants to find a "practical solution" to ensure there will be no new border controls between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland when the U.K. leaves the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May said Monday.

Poland arrests Iraqi man for possession of explosives

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 7:41am

Law enforcement officials in central Poland said Monday that a 48-year-old Iraqi man has been arrested on charges of possessing explosives.

Bavaria's top security official says video found on Ansbach bomber's phone pledging allegiance to IS leader

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 7:30am

Bavaria's top security official says video found on Ansbach bomber's phone pledging allegiance to IS leader.

Bavaria's top security official says Ansbach bomber had received asylum in Bulgaria

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 7:20am

Bavaria's top security official says Ansbach bomber had received asylum in Bulgaria .

Bavaria's top security official says police found violent videos, bomb-making material at Ansbach attacker's home

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 7:20am

Bavaria's top security official says police found violent videos, bomb-making material at Ansbach attacker's home.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 7:20am

German interior minister orders increased security presence at airports, train stations and elsewhere in wake of attacks.

Suicide bomber kills 14 at Iraq checkpoint; 9 die in Baghdad

Sinan Salaheddin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 6:40am

A suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden car into a checkpoint outside a Shiite town north of Baghdad on Monday, killing at least 14 people, Iraqi officials said, while a string of bombings in the Iraqi capital killed nine more people.

Romania institute praises Moldova for condemning Holocaust

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 6:30am

The Elie Wiesel Institute for the Study of the Holocaust in Romania has praised Moldova's Parliament for condemning the Holocaust in the country.

Obama aide visits China after South China Sea ruling

Gillian Wong, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 6:00am

China and the U.S. should deal with their differences candidly, U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice told Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday, as ties were set to be tested after a tribunal invalidated Beijing's vast claims in the South China Sea.

German official says Ansbach bomber received 2 deportation orders, latest on July 13

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 5:30am

German official says Ansbach bomber received 2 deportation orders, latest on July 13.

Former top Chinese general sentenced for taking bribes

Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 5:01am

A Chinese military court on Monday sentenced a former top general to life in prison for taking bribes, concluding China's highest-level prosecution of a military figure in decades.

Egypt's el-Sissi scraps attendance at summit in Mauritania

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 4:40am

Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has canceled his visit to Mauritania to attend the Arab League summit there, sending instead his premier as the head of the delegation.