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UK police issue pics of suspects in airman abduction attempt

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 7:00am

British police have released likenesses of two men suspected of trying to abduct a serviceman near a Royal Air Force base in eastern England.

Kerry talks with new Philippine president critical of US

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 6:50am

America's top diplomat has shared a working lunch with the new Philippine president, who has criticized U.S. security policies and publicly made friendly overtures to China.

UN rights chief urges Indonesia to halt looming executions

Stephen Wright, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 6:40am

The U.N. human rights chief urged the Indonesian government Wednesday to abandon plans to execute more than a dozen people for drug offenses.

The Latest: German bomber may have detonated inadvertently

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 6:30am

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

Bavarian official: Ansbach suicide bomber was talking online immediately before he set off bomb

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 6:00am

Bavarian official: Ansbach suicide bomber was talking online immediately before he set off bomb.

5 Philippine leaders, often rivals, unite to discuss China

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 5:51am

The new Philippine leader on Wednesday gathered four past presidents, most of whom have been politically at odds with one another, to discuss a unifying worry: their country's territorial disputes with China.

EU again chides Poland over rule of law; threatens sanctions

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 5:50am

The European Union's executive has again chided the Polish government over its treatment of the country's top constitutional court, and is giving Warsaw three months to fix a series of perceived flaws or face sanctions.

Morocco says it arrests 52 suspects in IS-linked terror cell

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 5:50am

Morocco's Interior Ministry says it has arrested 52 people suspected of being part of a cell linked to the Islamic State group.

EU says Poland's government still poses a threat to the rule of law; takes further steps toward sanctions

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 5:40am

EU says Poland's government still poses a threat to the rule of law; takes further steps toward sanctions.

Saudi Arabia: Israel visit doesn't reflect government stance

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 5:40am

Saudi Arabia's Foreign Ministry is distancing itself from a recent visit to Israel by a number of Saudi citizens, including an outspoken former military general.

Mali arrests jihadist head of group that killed 17

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 5:40am

A Mali intelligence official says authorities have arrested a jihadist leader whose group claimed responsibility for an attack on an army base in central Mali that killed at least 17 soldiers.

Thai former PM opposes army's proposed constitution

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 5:30am

The head of Thailand's oldest political party has joined a growing chorus of voices opposed to a new constitution proposed by the military government.

Romania PM wants plan for NATO multinational brigade

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 5:20am

Romania's prime minister has asked ministers to present him with a plan for the formation of a NATO multinational sea and air brigade to be based in Romania.

Baghdad suicide bomb kills 6; province takes on militants

Sinan Salaheddin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 5:20am

A suicide bomber targeted a police checkpoint in a Shiite neighborhood in Baghdad on Wednesday, killing at least six people. South of the Iraqi capital, a provincial council approved a decision allowing authorities to demolish homes of convicted militants and banish their families from the province.

Prostitution allegations investigated against Samsung boss

Tong-Hyung Kim, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 5:10am

South Korean prosecutors said Wednesday that they have started investigating allegations that ailing Samsung Group chairman Lee Kun-hee bought sex from prostitutes several times between 2011 and 2013.

IS says it's behind attack that killed 44 in northern Syria

Albert Aji, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 4:40am

A twin bombing struck a crowd in a predominantly Kurdish town in northern Syria on Wednesday, killing 44 people and wounding dozens more, Syria's state-run news agency and Kurdish media reported. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack.

Syrian state TV raises death toll from what it says was a twin bombing in the northern town of Qamishli to 44 killed

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 4:00am

Syrian state TV raises death toll from what it says was a twin bombing in the northern town of Qamishli to 44 killed.

Hiroshima unhappy atomic-bomb park is 'Pokemon Go' site

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 4:00am

"Pokemon Go" players are descending on an atomic bomb memorial park in Hiroshima, and officials of the western Japanese city are displeased.

Greek asylum hearings for 8 Turkish soldiers are postponed

Costas Kantouris and Demetris Nellas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 3:50am

A lawyer says the eight Turkish military personnel who fled to Greece in a military helicopter after the failed July 15 coup in Turkey have earned a postponement in the discussion of their applications for political asylum.