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Brazilians rally to support big corruption investigation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 5:23pm

Thousands of Brazilians joined demonstrations across the country Sunday to urge that the government keep pursuing a mammoth corruption investigation and to show support for the justice minister, who has been hit with allegations he abused his powers as a judge overseeing the probe.

Journalist slain in Mexico promised readers "activism"

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 3:03pm

Mexico's National Human Rights Commission says a 12th journalist has been slain this year in the country, which is one of the world's deadliest for the profession.

Sudanese police: Tribal clashes kill 17 in eastern port city

Samy Magdy, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 2:43pm

Sudan's police have released a statement saying clashes between two tribes in an eastern port city have killed 17 people in three days.

Israeli aircraft strike Hamas site after Gaza rocket fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 1:24pm

Israeli aircraft carried out multiple strikes on Hamas military positions early Monday in the Gaza Strip after three rockets were launched from the territory into southern Israel.

Italian amusement park monorail falls off track, 7 injured

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 12:59pm

RAI state TV says seven people have been injured when a section of overhead monorail at an Italian amusement park crashed to the ground.

Flight data shows Iranian foreign minister's plane has left the city where this year's G-7 summit is taking place.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 12:06pm

Flight data shows Iranian foreign minister's plane has left the city where this year's G-7 summit is taking place.

Iraqi militia says new drone attack kills 2

Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 11:11am

Two unidentified drones killed two Iraqi members of an Iran-backed paramilitary force on Sunday, the group said in a statement, saying the attack took place in Iraq near the border with Syria.

Two officials from an Iran-backed Iraqi militia say a new drone attack killed 1 commander near the Syrian border.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 10:45am

Two officials from an Iran-backed Iraqi militia say a new drone attack killed 1 commander near the Syrian border.

Lebanon's Hezbollah leader says 2 of its members killed Saturday by Israeli airstrikes in Syria, promises retaliation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 10:24am

Lebanon's Hezbollah leader says 2 of its members killed Saturday by Israeli airstrikes in Syria, promises retaliation .

Hezbollah's leader vows to confront and shoot down Israeli drones in Lebanese skies from now on

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 10:17am

Hezbollah's leader vows to confront and shoot down Israeli drones in Lebanese skies from now on.

Lebanon's Hezbollah leader says one of the Israeli drones that crashed over Beirut was on a military "suicide mission"

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 10:15am

Lebanon's Hezbollah leader says one of the Israeli drones that crashed over Beirut was on a military "suicide mission"

Belgian parade goes ahead despite racism objections

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 8:48am

A Belgian street festival featuring a character called "Savage" played by a white person in blackface makeup has gone ahead amid objections from anti-racism activists.

Jordan police, protesters clash over anti-smuggling efforts

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 8:35am

Jordan's official news agency Petra says officials have reached a deal with local representatives to end two days of clashes over government efforts to curb cross-border cigarette smuggling from Syria.

2 divers found dead in underwater cave off Greek island

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 8:19am

Greek authorities say two foreign nationals have been found dead in an underwater cave off the island of Karpathos, in southeast Greece.

Small plane crashes near Alpine pass in Switzerland, 3 dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 8:09am

A small plane has crashed in the Simplon Pass area in the Swiss Alps, killing three people on board.

Hong Kong police pull their guns, reportedly shoot warning shot after being attacked by protesters with sticks and rods.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 7:39am

Hong Kong police pull their guns, reportedly shoot warning shot after being attacked by protesters with sticks and rods.

British navy says 3rd warship en route to Persian Gulf

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 7:32am

Britain says a third Royal Navy vessel is heading to the Persian Gulf to protect merchant shipping in the Strait of Hormuz.

Helicopter, small plane crash in Spain's Mallorca; 7 dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 7:20am

A mid-air collision between a sightseeing helicopter and a small plane on the Spanish island of Mallorca killed seven people Sunday, authorities said.

The Latest: 30 migrants found in truck in North Macedonia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 7:14am

The Latest on migration into Europe (all times local):