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Jordan says it won't take in Syrians fleeing new offensive

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 12:11am

Officials say Jordan won't take in Syrians fleeing the Syrian government's latest offensive in the south of the country, near Jordan's border.

Water, mud block rescue attempt for 12 boys inside Thai cave

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 12:03am

Multiple attempts to locate 12 boys and their soccer coach missing in a flooded cave in northern Thailand for nearly two days have failed, but officials said Monday that they will keep trying.

Koreas discuss removing North's artillery from tense border

Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 11:44pm

The rival Koreas are discussing the possible relocation of North Korea's long-range artillery systems away from the tense Korean border, the South's prime minister said Monday, as the countries forge ahead with steps to lower tensions and extend a recent detente.

Australia and Vanuatu to negotiate security treaty

Rod McGuirk, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 10:37pm

Australia said on Monday it would negotiate a security treaty with Vanuatu, weeks after the Australian prime minister warned China against building a military base on the South Pacific island nation.

Floods and landslides kill 7, leave 12 missing in Vietnam

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 10:16pm

Flash floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains have killed at least 7 people and left 12 others missing in northern Vietnam.

AP PHOTOS: Incan festival pays homage to sun across Andes

Franklin Briceno, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 10:08pm

Long before electricity, ancient Incans relied on one sole energy source to power their daily lives: the sun.

Tropical Storm Daniel forms in Pacific, far off Mexico coast

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 10:07pm

The fourth named storm of the eastern Pacific hurricane season, Tropical Storm Daniel, is off Mexico's western coast, though it is predicted to move farther out to sea and pose no threat to land.

Water, mud block rescue attempt for 12 boys inside Thai cave

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 9:38pm

Rescuers are planning a second attempt Monday to try to get through a small, flooded passage inside a Thai cave to search for 12 boys and their soccer coach who entered the cave two days ago.

Prince William on historic Mideast trip, praises Jordan ties

Karin Laub, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 9:22pm

Britain's Prince William on Sunday praised "historic ties and friendship" with Jordan and the kingdom's commitment to Syrian and Palestinian refugees, as he began a historic five-day tour that also includes Israel and the Palestinian territories.

Erdogan proclaimed winner of Turkey's presidential election

Zeynep Bilginsoy, Elena Becatoros and Suzan Fraser, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 6:46pm

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was proclaimed the winner early Monday of a landmark election that ushers in a government system granting the president sweeping new powers and which critics say will cement what they call a one-man rule.

Turkey's electoral board says incumbent Erdogan has won the presidential election with 97.7 percent of votes counted

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 5:23pm

Turkey's electoral board says incumbent Erdogan has won the presidential election with 97.7 percent of votes counted.

Nigeria: 'Deeply unfortunate killings' as 86 reported dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 4:23pm

Nigeria's presidency late Sunday announced a "deeply unfortunate killings across a number of communities" in central Plateau State as one report cited police as saying 86 people were dead in clashes between mostly Muslim herders and Christian farmers.

Protest of Macedonia name deal gets unruly in Greece

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 3:54pm

Over 5,000 people demonstrated in Greece's second-largest city against a deal with Macedonia that seeks to end nearly 27 years of disagreement between the two countries over Macedonia's name.

Nigeria's presidency reports 'deeply unfortunate killings across a number of communities'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 3:40pm

Nigeria's presidency reports 'deeply unfortunate killings across a number of communities'

Tropical Storm Daniel forms far off Mexico's Pacific coast

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 3:24pm

Tropical Storm Daniel formed well off Mexico's Pacific coast Sunday, and forecasters said it was heading out to sea and posed no threat to land.

36 dead in militia attack on village in central Mali: Group

Baba Ahmed, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 3:16pm

A community militia killed 32 civilians in an attack on a village in central Mali then returned shortly after Malian soldiers left and killed four more, the head of the West African nation's largest ethnic Fulani association said late Sunday.

EU papers over differences after 'frank' migration talks

Raf Casert and Lorne Cook, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 2:04pm

The leaders of 16 countries survived the "frank talk" of an emergency meeting on immigration and emerged with a veneer of common purpose Sunday as the European Union enters a potentially vital week for its unity.

Thousands of Romanians stage anti-graft protests for 5th day

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 1:42pm

Thousands of anti-corruption protesters demonstrated in cities around Romania for a fifth day Sunday after a court sentenced the country's most powerful politician for official misconduct.

Incumbent Erdogan says unofficial results show he has won Turkey's presidential election

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 1:39pm

Incumbent Erdogan says unofficial results show he has won Turkey's presidential election.