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Mexico, El Salvador presidents to meet on immigration

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 10:30am

The presidents of Mexico and El Salvador are set to meet in Mexico to discuss a development plan that aims to slow a surge of mostly Central American migrants toward the U.S. border.

UN refugee agency evacuates 131 refugees from Libya to Niger

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 10:14am

The United Nations refugee agency says it has evacuated 131 African refugees from Libya to its emergency transit center in neighboring Niger.

Spanish police raid 'narcoflats' in Barcelona

Aritz Parra, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 9:27am

Police in Barcelona say that around one thousand officers are searching dozens of city center establishments that are believed to be used in the trafficking and consumption of drugs.

25 killed as bus falls into deep gorge in northern India

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 7:32am

A bus fell into a deep gorge along a sharp curve on a mountainous road in northern India, killing at least 25 people, police said.

Sudan military leader says perpetrators of crackdown ID'd

Hussein Malla and Noha Elhennawy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 7:31am

The deputy chief of Sudan's ruling military council said Thursday the military has identified the perpetrators of the violent dispersal of a pro-democracy sit-in earlier this month, but said he won't reveal their identities because of an ongoing investigation.

Sweden won't appeal decision not to arrest Assange

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 7:09am

A Swedish prosecutor won't appeal a decision not to detain WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is now jailed in Britain and suspected of rape in Sweden.

Indian police officer jailed over death of person in custody

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 6:51am

An Indian court on Thursday sentenced a former police officer who alleged Prime Minister Narendra Modi's complicity in killings of Muslims in 2002 to life in prison over the death of a person in custody.

Turkey to take delivery of Russian missile systems in July

Ayse Wieting, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 6:50am

Turkey is standing firm against U.S. opposition and expects to take delivery of Russia's S-400 missile defense systems next month, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday.

Russian President Vladimir Putin says use of force against Iran would trigger a catastrophe

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 6:44am

Russian President Vladimir Putin says use of force against Iran would trigger a catastrophe.

Iran shoots down US surveillance drone, heightening tensions

Nasser Karimi and Jon Gambrell, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 6:36am

Iran's Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. surveillance drone Thursday in the Strait of Hormuz, marking the first time the Islamic Republic directly attacked the American military amid tensions over Tehran's unraveling nuclear deal with world powers.

2 ambulance workers killed in strikes on Syria rebel enclave

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 6:32am

Syrian rescuers say at least two ambulance workers and several other civilians, including children, have been killed in government airstrikes in the last rebel stronghold in the country's northwest.

Boris Johnson increases lead in race to be next UK prime minister as field of Conservative contenders is cut to three.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 6:09am

Boris Johnson increases lead in race to be next UK prime minister as field of Conservative contenders is cut to three.

Police fire tear gas as thousands in Malawi protest election

Gregory Gondwe, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 6:00am

Police in Malawi fired tear gas at some protesters on Thursday as thousands demonstrated in major cities over last month's disputed election.

US military's Central Command: Iran's shooting down of US drone was 'unprovoked attack' in international airspace

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 5:49am

US military's Central Command: Iran's shooting down of US drone was 'unprovoked attack' in international airspace.

Italy: 3 killed in apparent gas explosion

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 5:06am

Italian firefighters say three people were killed by an explosion in an apartment building that appears to have been caused by a gas leak.

Israel's Arab parties reunite for upcoming elections

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 4:58am

Four political parties representing Israel's Arab minority have announced they will unite for the upcoming parliamentary elections.

American charged with spying in Russia appeals to Trump

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 4:22am

An American man kept behind bars in Russia on spying charges on Thursday appealed to U.S. President Donald Trump for help.

Hamas chief: Israel ignoring cease-fire terms for Gaza

Fares Akram and Josef Federman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 4:12am

Hamas' chief Ismail Haniyeh on Thursday accused Israel of dragging its feet in carrying out its obligations under an indirect cease-fire for the Gaza Strip, saying the fragile deal was in danger of collapsing.

Human traffickers get life in Hungary over 71 deaths

Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 4:04am

A Hungarian court has extended the prison sentences of four human traffickers convicted last year for their roles in a 2015 incident in which 71 migrants suffocated in the back of a refrigerated truck found on a highway in Austria.