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North Korea's Kim inspects newly built submarine

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 7:29pm

North Korea's state media say leader Kim Jong Un has inspected a newly built submarine to be deployed soon.

Venezuela capital in the dark again after massive blackout

Fabiola SÁnchez and Joshua Goodman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 4:18pm

The lights went out across much of Venezuela Monday, reviving fears of the blackouts that plunged the country into chaos a few months ago as the government once again accused opponents of sabotaging the nation's hydroelectric power system.

Mexico, US to launch plan against arms smuggling at border

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 10:52am

The Mexican government said Monday it has reached agreement with the United States for a joint operation to combat gun smuggling along the U.S. border after seeing a spike in the number of illegal firearms detected.

Yemeni officials: fighting among rebel allies kills 10

Ahmed El-Haj, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 10:34am

Yemeni officials say fighting between two tribal groups loyal to the country's rebels has killed at least 10 people in the northwestern Amran province.

Kosovo prime minister formally hands in resignation letter

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 9:58am

Kosovo's prime minister has formally handed in his resignation after being summoned for questioning by a Hague-based court investigating crimes against ethnic Serbs during and after the country's 1998-99 war.

Sri Lanka imposes emergency for 4th month after bombings

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 9:57am

Sri Lanka's government has extended emergency laws that give wide-ranging powers to security forces for the fourth time since the Easter Day bomb blasts that killed more than 250 people.

Congo's health minister quits over Ebola response changes

Saleh Mwanamilongo, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 8:53am

Congo's Health Minister Oly Ilunga resigned from his post Monday to protest the president's decision to take over management of the response to the Ebola outbreak.

B.C. police searching for 2 missing, investigating murders

Jim Morris, Rob Gillies and Jonathan Drew, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 7:59am

The separate discoveries of three bodies and a burning car with missing occupants are shaking rural northern British Columbia.

AP Explains: Deadly mega-fires bring new challenge to Europe

Barry Hatton, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 7:34am

The European Union describes wildfires as "a serious and increasing threat" across the continent.

Japan's Abe pushes charter change despite election results

Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 7:29am

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday called for public debate on revising Japan's pacifist constitution, saying voters who handed his ruling bloc a majority in weekend parliamentary elections have given him a mandate.

Egypt hands out 11 life sentences for joining Islamic State

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 7:29am

An Egyptian court has sentenced 11 people to life in prison on charges of joining the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq.

Missing Polish boy's body found; dead father only suspect

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 6:45am

Prosecutors in Poland say the father of a 5-year-old boy whose body was found over the weekend is the sole suspect in the child's slaying.

Kenya's finance minister arrested, to be charged with fraud

Tom Odula, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 6:37am

Kenya's finance minister has been arrested on charges of fraud and corruption over contracts for the construction of two dams in western Kenya, a top police official said Monday.

Cambodian leader denies allowing China naval base

Sopheng Cheang, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 5:56am

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday strongly denied that he was allowing China to set up a military outpost in the Southeast Asian nation, after a news report alleged that the two nations signed a secret pact allowing Beijing exclusive use of a naval base on the Gulf of Thailand.

89 safely rescued after Mumbai office building catches fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 5:54am

Firefighters rescued 89 people after a nine-story office building caught fire on Monday in Mumbai, India's financial capital, an official said. No injuries were reported.

Denmark police investigate after 100 gravestones vandalized

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 5:44am

About 100 gravestones in Denmark have been found vandalized with graffiti in a cemetery adjacent to Hadsund Church in the eastern part of the Jutland peninsula.

UK legislator charged with 2 sexual assaults against women

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 5:32am

A Conservative Party legislator in Britain has been charged with sexually assaulting two women.

Afghan officials: Airstrike kills 6 in eastern province

Rahim Faiez, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 5:27am

A joint airstrike by NATO and Afghan forces killed at least six civilians in eastern Logar province, officials said Monday.

Pilot of Libyan jet lands in Tunisia, reports plane problem

Bouazza Ben Bouazza, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 5:06am

A Libyan military jet trainer was forced to land on the outskirts of a city in southeast Tunisia after it violated Tunisian airspace, a Tunisian Defense Ministry spokesman said Monday.