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Zimbabwe accuses 2nd American of illegally hunting lion

Farai Mutsaka, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 12:21am

Zimbabwe has accused a Pennsylvania doctor of illegally killing a lion in April, as it seeks to extradite a Minnesota dentist who killed a well-known lion named Cecil in July.

Gov't reaction criticized in case of Mexico slain journalist

Katherine Corcoran and Alberto Arce, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 7:31pm

Mexico City officials said Sunday they are pursuing all lines of investigation into the killing of a photojournalist whose body was found along with four slain women in the capital, where he had fled because of harassment in the state he covered.

US, Egypt resume formal security talks with Kerry visit

Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 6:31pm

Despite persistent human rights concerns, the United States on Sunday resumed formal security talks with Egypt that were last held six years ago and kept on hiatus until now amid political unrest that swept the country in the wake of the Arab Spring.

Confirmed: Jericho the lion is alive

Michael Martinez, Deborah Bloom and David McKenzie CNN  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 6:14pm

Jericho the lion is alive and well and roaming his park habitat in Zimbabwe, the Oxford University researcher tracking the lion confirmed on Sunday.

Israeli premier vows 'zero tolerance' for Jewish extremists

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 1:11pm

Israel's security cabinet approved new measures Sunday against Israelis who attack Palestinians, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said his government will have "zero tolerance" for Jewish extremists.

Internal dispute over Taliban succession hints at rifts

Lynne O'Donnell, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 12:41pm

The brother of Mullah Mohammad Omar on Sunday joined a growing chorus of opposition to the opaque selection of the late Taliban leader's successor, indicating widening rifts within the militant group as it weighs whether to revive peace talks or intensify its 14-year insurgency in Afghanistan.

Activists: Syria warplane crashes, killing and wounding many

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 2:40am

Air raids and the subsequent crash of a Syrian warplane in a residential area in the northwestern town of Ariha on Monday killed and wounded dozens of people, two activist groups said.

Saudi king leaves France after 8 days of beach controversy

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 2:00am

The Saudi king's visit to his family's French Riviera mansion is over after eight days of controversy surrounding the public beach that was closed at his arrival.

China bureau probing controversial Shaolin Temple abbot

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 1:00am

Chinese authorities are investigating allegations of misbehavior made online against the controversial abbot of China's famed Shaolin Temple.

Nigeria: troops rescue 178 people, destroy extremist camps

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 8:10pm

The Nigerian army says its troops have rescued 178 people from Boko Haram in attacks that destroyed several camps of the Islamic extremists in the northeast of the country.

Kerry in Qatar to ease Arab concerns about Iran nuke deal

Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 6:20pm

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Qatar talks with Arab officials whose countries are wary of the nuclear deal world powers have struck with Iran.

Official: Top Burundi general assassinated in the capital

Gerard Nzohabona, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 5:52pm

A Burundi general who was a key security ally of President Pierre Nkurunziza was killed Sunday in a drive-by shooting in the capital, Bujumbura, a presidential spokesman said.

Central African Republic: UN peacekeeper killed in capital

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 5:11pm

One United Nations peacekeeper was killed and eight were injured Sunday in Central African Republic's capital after they came under attack by armed men bearing machine guns and grenades, a U.N. spokesman said.

Canada PM triggers election with vote in October

Rob Gillies, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 3:01pm

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper triggered an election campaign Sunday and set the vote for Oct. 19, when Harper and his Conservative party hope to earn a fourth term after almost a decade in power.

Zimbabwe alleges 2nd American illegally hunted lion

Farai Mutsaka, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 2:41pm

Now there are two: Zimbabwe accused a Pennsylvania doctor on Sunday of illegally killing a lion in April, adding to the outcry over a Minnesota dentist the African government wants to extradite for killing a well-known lion named Cecil in early July.

Monsoon rains kill more than 100 people in India

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 2:21pm

Heavy monsoon rains have killed more than 100 people in India in the past week and forced tens of thousands of people to take shelter in state-run relief camps, India's Home Ministry said Sunday.

Mali: 2 soldiers killed in convoy ambush

Baba Ahmed, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 2:02pm

Two Malian soldiers were killed and five were injured when their convoy was ambushed in the center of the country, a defense official said Sunday.

Gypsies' plight emphasized on Roma Holocaust Day

Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 1:11pm

Europe's top human right official drew attention to the abuses and discrimination faced by the Roma minority as Europe commemorated the tens of thousands of Gypsies killed during World War II.

Iran's president says nuclear deal achieves goals

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 1:01pm

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani says his country achieved its main goals in the landmark nuclear deal reached with world powers last month.