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Looming iceberg threatens Greenland village

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 3:33pm

Low-lying areas of a village in northwestern Greenland remain evacuated as villagers and local authorities monitor a vast iceberg for signs it could move closer or break apart, threatening the remote settlement.

AP Interview: Croatian leader says Trump, Putin key to peace

Angela Charlton and Amer Cohadzic, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 3:25pm

Croatia's president hopes her American and Russian counterparts show "responsibility" and remember they are the guarantors of the whole world's stability when they hold their first summit Monday.

Syrian government targets rebels near Israel-occupied Golan

Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 3:09pm

Syrian government forces unleashed hundreds of missiles on a rebel-held area near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Sunday, activists said, the latest phase in an offensive to clear southern Syria of insurgents.

Trump names EU a global foe, raps media before Putin summit

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 2:47pm

President Donald Trump named the European Union as a top adversary of the United States and denounced the news media as the "enemy of the people" before arriving in Helsinki on Sunday on the eve of his high-stakes summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin.

Report: Syria blames Israel for strikes in north

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 2:40pm

Syria's state news agency is reporting that Israeli missiles have hit a Syrian military base in the country's north, inflicting material damage.

The Latest: Supporters cheer as Trump nears Helsinki hotel

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 2:05pm

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Pakistanis mourning victims of carnage ahead of elections

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 2:01pm

Pakistanis observed a day of mourning on Sunday for the victims of the horrific weekend attacks that killed 153 people, including a provincial assembly candidate during an election rally in southwestern Baluchistan province.

Politics guide Syrians backing Croatia in World Cup final

Bassem Mroue, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 1:49pm

Syrian troops based in this town near the capital Damascus had their eyes glued to the TV set when France scored its third goal against Croatia in the World Cup final on Sunday. Four young men screamed in unison: "No!"

Eritrean, Ethiopian leaders call new peace example to Africa

Elias Meseret, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 1:35pm

Official rivals just weeks ago, the leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea embraced warmly to the roar of a crowd of thousands Sunday at a concert celebrating the end of a long state of war.

The Latest: Spain reports 479 migrants rescued over weekend

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 1:33pm

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Food sent to migrants off Sicily as Italy awaits EU offers

Frances D'Emilio, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 1:03pm

Another day's worth of food and beverages was sent Sunday to a pair of military ships off Sicily as Italy waited for more European nations to pledge to take a share of the hundreds of migrants on board before allowing the asylum-seekers to step off onto Italian soil.

Exit of US-backed Kurdish militia from Syrian town complete

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 12:43pm

A U.S-backed Syrian group says the withdrawal of a Kurdish militia from a strategic town in northern Syria has been completed, removing a major source of tension between Washington and Ankara.

President Donald Trump arrives in Helsinki for his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 11:53am

President Donald Trump arrives in Helsinki for his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday.

Victim's son calls on Trump to raise UK poisoning with Putin

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 11:29am

The 19-year-old son of a British woman who died after being exposed to a nerve agent first developed by the Soviet Union has called on U.S. President Donald Trump to discuss his mother with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the leaders' summit in Finland.

Obama in ancestral home Kenya to launch sister's project

Tom Odula, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 10:18am

Former U.S. President Barack Obama arrived in Kenya Sunday, the country of his father's birth, his first visit to this East African country since leaving office.

Putin wants to 'get over' problems with France

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 10:15am

Russian President Vladimir Putin says he told France's leader it's about time for Russia and France to "get over" the difficulties straining their relations.

Pompeo: US, N. Korea hold 'productive' talks on war remains

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 10:13am

U.S. and North Korean officials held "productive" talks Sunday to discuss the return of U.S. service members' remains missing since the Korean War, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said.

Haiti to name new prime minister 'as soon as possible'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 9:45am

Haiti's president says he will appoint a new prime minister as soon as possible following the resignation of the country's second highest official.

Cease-fire holds after day of intense Israel-Hamas fighting

Aron Heller, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 9:29am

The Israeli military lifted its restrictions along the Gaza border Sunday, indicating it had accepted an Egypt-mediated cease-fire that ended a 24-hour round of fighting with Hamas militants that had threatened to devolve into all-out war.