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Yemeni officials: at least 55 killed in 2 days of fighting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 4:00am

Yemeni security and health officials say two days of fierce fighting between Shiite rebels and forces loyal to the internationally recognized government has killed at least 55 people from both sides.

Iraqi commander: Fallujah 'fully liberated' from IS

Sinan Salaheddin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 3:40am

A senior Iraqi commander declared that the city of Fallujah was "fully liberated" from Islamic State group militants on Sunday, after a more than monthlong military operation.

China state broadcaster says 35 people killed in bus fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 2:20am

Local authorities say a long-distance bus has smashed into a guardrail in central China, sparking a fire that killed 35 people and injured 20 others.

Commander leading Iraqi operation against Islamic State group in Fallujah declares the city 'fully liberated'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 2:20am

Commander leading Iraqi operation against Islamic State group in Fallujah declares the city 'fully liberated'

Search resumes for Thai air force helicopter with 3 aboard

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 12:40am

Rescuers in Thailand are searching for an air force helicopter a day after contact was lost during heavy rains.

At least 14 killed in Somalia hotel attack; police say ended

Abdi Guled, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 1:51pm

Gunmen stormed a hotel in Somalia's seaside capital Saturday, taking guests hostage and "shooting at everyone they could see," before security forces pursued the grenade-throwing assailants to the top floor and ended the hours-long assault, police and witnesses said. At least 14 people were killed.

9 musicians drown in Kenya boat accident, official says

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 1:10pm

A Kenya police official says nine musicians have drowned when their boat capsized on the Kenyan side of Lake Victoria.

Man serving term for Briton's slaying gets 36-hour pass

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 12:01pm

A man from the Ivory Coast who is serving 16 years in an Italian prison for a British student's slaying is enjoying 36 hours outside jail for good behavior.

Police arrest 9 in Madrid drug bust for methamphetamines

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 11:11am

Spanish police have arrested nine people on drug trafficking and racketeering charges after raids of their underground laboratories in Madrid revealed the synthetic drug known as Tucibi, a relatively new type of methamphetamine.

Mexico: 3 police officers shot dead while eating at market

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 10:51am

Authorities in southern Mexico say three Federal Police officers were shot dead at a market in an attack that also wounded two civilians.

Hundreds of Syrian Kurds flee IS-held areas amid abductions

Bassem Mroue, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 9:31am

Hundreds of Kurds fleeing Islamic State-held villages in northern Syria amid a wave of mass abductions have come under fire, with several killed or wounded, opposition activists and a Kurdish official said Saturday.

Suspected rebels kill 8 Indian soldiers in ambush in Kashmir

Aijaz Hussain, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 9:10am

Suspected rebels killed at least eight Indian paramilitary soldiers and wounded another 20 in a highway ambush Saturday that was one of the year's deadliest attacks in the Indian portion of Kashmir, authorities said.

Police: Gunmen take unknown number of guests hostage in attack on hotel in Somalia capital

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 9:10am

Police: Gunmen take unknown number of guests hostage in attack on hotel in Somalia capital.

Syrian activists say airstrikes on Islamic State-held eastern village kill at least 30

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 8:50am

Syrian activists say airstrikes on Islamic State-held eastern village kill at least 30.

Somali police say car bomb explodes outside Mogadishu hotel, gunmen fighting way inside

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 7:50am

Somali police say car bomb explodes outside Mogadishu hotel, gunmen fighting way inside.

EU's founding members say talks on UK exit needed urgently

Kirsten Grieshaber, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 7:40am

Foreign ministers of the European Union's founding members on Saturday urged quick negotiations about Britain's departure from the bloc, saying the other 27 countries in the union need to move ahead and think about the future.

Michelle Obama, daughters heading to Liberia, Morocco, Spain

Cara Anna, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 7:00am

Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia are leaving Sunday for Africa, where they will promote girls' education in Liberia and Morocco before going to Spain.

Belgian anti-terror police detain 2 in overnight raids

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 6:40am

Belgian anti-terror police have taken two people into custody in raids overnight.

Car bomb near Benghazi hospital kills 5 in eastern Libya

Rami Musa, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 6:11am

A car bomb has gone off outside a hospital in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, killing five people and wounding 14, security and hospital officials said.