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In detente sign, NKorea not holding its annual anti-US rally

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 1:56am

North Korea has opted not to hold an "anti-U.S. imperialism" rally marking the anniversary of the start of the Korean War, another sign of detente following the summit between leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump.

EU seeks Africa money to pay for migrant screening centers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 1:48am

European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini is urging EU member countries to put more money into an Africa trust fund as the bloc looks to set up migrant screening centers outside Europe.

Turkey's victorious Erdogan set to assume sweeping powers

Suzan Fraser, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 1:34am

Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has dominated Turkish politics for the past 15 years, was set on Monday to extend his rule with sweeping new powers after winning landmark presidential and parliamentary elections.

French extreme far-right group detained in attack plot

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 1:23am

A group of people linked to France's extreme far-right has been arrested on suspicion of planning an attack.

Walk or die: Algeria abandons 13,000 migrants in the Sahara

Lori Hinnant, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 1:22am

Algeria has abandoned more than 13,000 people in the Sahara Desert over the past 14 months, including pregnant women and children, expelling them without food or water and forcing them to walk, sometimes at gunpoint, under a blistering sun. Some never make it out alive.

Walk or die: Algeria abandons 13,000 migrants in the Sahara

Lori Hinnant, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 1:20am

From this isolated frontier post deep in the sands of the Sahara, the expelled migrants can be seen coming over the horizon by the hundreds. They look like specks in the distance, trudging miserably across some of the world's most unforgiving terrain in the blistering sun.

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

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 1:18am

Multiple attempts to locate 12 boys and their soccer coach missing in a flooded cave complex in northern Thailand for nearly two days have failed, but officials said Monday they believe they're still alive.

Magnitude 5.4 quake rattles Greece, no injuries reported

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 12:56am

Greek authorities say a strong earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 5.4 has struck off southern Greece but no injuries or damage have been reported.

AP PHOTOS: Traveling off the map on the Trans-Sahara highway

Jerome Delay, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 12:49am

On the map, it links Algeria's Mediterranean coast to the distant Atlantic shore in Nigeria. Along the way, however, the Trans-Sahara highway frequently deteriorates from black tar into sand tracks lined by half-buried tires.

AP PHOTOS: Nameless migrant erases his history with silence

Jerome Delay, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 12:46am

The migrant holds a pole for hours on end, mutely standing or crouching.

Algeria abandons more than 13,000 migrants in the Sahara Desert, in a forced march that often turns deadly, AP finds

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 12:31am

Algeria abandons more than 13,000 migrants in the Sahara Desert, in a forced march that often turns deadly, AP finds.

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.

The Latest: Turkey's election board declares Erdogan winner

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 11:50pm

The Latest on Turkey's presidential and parliamentary elections (all times local):

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.