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The Latest: Official: Suicide attack kills 2 in west Kabul

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 9:30pm

The Latest on suicide car attack in western neighborhood of Kabul (all times local):

An Afghan health ministry official says 2 people were killed and another 2 injured in suicide car bombing in Kabul

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 9:30pm

An Afghan health ministry official says 2 people were killed and another 2 injured in suicide car bombing in Kabul.

Official: Suicide attack hits western neighborhood of Kabul

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 9:14pm

An Afghan government spokesman said a suicide car bomb exploded in a western neighborhood of Kabul, but there were no immediate reports of further casualties.

Police say an explosion has occurred in western neighborhood of Kabul but no reports yet of casualties or cause

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 8:50pm

Police say an explosion has occurred in western neighborhood of Kabul but no reports yet of casualties or cause.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 10:40 p.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 8:41pm

A Mexican official says some Mexican nationals were among the survivors and those who died on a tractor-trailer found at a San Antonio Walmart. Mexican Consul General in San Antonio Reyna Torres says consulate officials are working to identify the survivors and notify family members. Guatemala's foreign ministry, meanwhile, says at least two Guatemalans were on the abandoned rig. The two survivors told officials they crossed the border by foot at Laredo.

Britain's Boris Johnson jokes about New Zealand greeting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 7:30pm

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson joked on his visit to New Zealand on Monday that a traditional Maori greeting could be misinterpreted as a head butt elsewhere.

South Sudan sexual violence on 'massive scale,' report says

Sam Mednick, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 5:25pm

It's been five months since the shy, frail 13-year-old was snatched from his bed, drugged and raped in the middle of the night. The boy hasn't been able to say much since.

2 Jordanians killed, 1 Israeli wounded at Israeli embassy

Omar Akour, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 4:40pm

Two Jordanians were killed and an Israeli was wounded by gunfire Sunday in a residential building in the heavily fortified Israeli embassy compound in Jordan's capital, the kingdom's Public Security Directorate said.

Poles protest for 8th day over contentious judicial changes

Vanessa Gera, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 3:21pm

Poles protested in cities and towns across Poland for the eighth day Sunday over new rules passed by the ruling party that would drastically limit the independence of the judiciary.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 4:40 p.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 3:06pm

A U.S. official says the death toll from people found in the back of a sweltering tractor-trailer in the parking lot of a San Antonio Walmart has risen to 10. Thomas Homan, acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, told The Associated Press that two people died in a hospital. Eight dead bodies were found in the truck.

Cuba's public face of diplomacy with US leaving post

Michael Weissenstein and Andrea Rodriguez, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 2:20pm

The public face of Cuba's diplomatic opening with the United States is leaving her post to become ambassador to Canada, officials said Sunday.

Israeli security Cabinet meets to review policy at shrine

Ian Deitch and Karin Laub, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 2:01pm

Israel's security Cabinet met Sunday to review a decision to install metal detectors at a contested Jerusalem holy site, following a week of escalating tensions with the Muslim world, mass prayer protests and Israeli-Palestinian violence.

Yemen's president sacks governor accused of ties to al-Qaida

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 1:45pm

Yemen's president has sacked a governor who was sanctioned by the U.S. Treasury Department for his ties with al-Qaida.

The Latest: Hamas leader praises 'heroic' knife attacker

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 11:04am

The Latest on developments in Israel and the Palestinian territories (all times local):

360 camera, drones: AP team gears up for a melting Arctic

Frank Jordans, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 10:12am

One of the big benefits of being a text reporter is that I can travel fairly light — a notebook, pencils and sharpeners. The same can't be said for my colleagues, Associated Press photographer David Goldman and video journalist David Keyton.

Russian ambassador to the US Sergei Kislyak ends his term

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 9:10am

The Russian ambassador to the United States, Sergei Kislyak, a prominent figure in the controversy over Russia's possible involvement in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, has ended his assignment in Washington.

Fire in south Croatia triggers explosions of war mines

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 8:08am

Emergency officials say a forest fire that has spread to southern Croatia from neighboring Montenegro has triggered 34 explosions, probably from mines left over from the region's war in the 1990s.

Mexico judge orders corruption trial for ex-Gov. Duarte

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 7:21am

Mexican prosecutors say an ex-governor accused of corruption and other crimes has been ordered to stand trial.

Book about Nelson Mandela's medical treatment stirs dispute

Christopher Torchia, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 7:21am

A new book by a former South African military doctor that documents Nelson Mandela's medical treatments before his 2013 death violates doctor-patient confidentiality, according to some relatives of the anti-apartheid leader and Nobel laureate.