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Seoul: 2 North Korean fishermen defect to South Korea

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 12:04am

South Korea says two of four North Korean fishermen who were rescued off a boat drifting in South Korean waters will remain in the country after expressing their desire to defect.

Car bomb targets Indian army vehicle in Kashmir, 2 killed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 11:47pm

The Indian army says two soldiers have been killed after a car bombing targeted an armored vehicle in disputed Kashmir.

Watchdog says Filipino gangs seized 10 fishermen off Borneo

Eileen Ng, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 11:25pm

Filipino kidnap-for-ransom gangs raided two fishing boats and abducted 10 crew members Tuesday in waters off Borneo island, a Malaysian official and a maritime watchdog said.

Egypt's ousted President Morsi buried after courtroom death

Samy Magdy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 10:45pm

Egypt's first democratically elected president, Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi, was buried under heavy security early on Tuesday, a day after his dramatic collapse and death inside a glass cage of a Cairo courtroom, a member of his defense team said.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 1:40 a.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 10:41pm

The U.S. and Iran are taking actions that move them a step closer to what could become an open conflict. Tehran says it will no longer comply with the nuclear deal that keeps it from making nuclear weapons, which means it could soon start to enrich uranium on a track to weapons-grade levels. In Washington, the Trump administration has decided to deploy 1,000 more troops to the Middle East, a deterrent as well as a signal to allies worried about keeping open shipping lanes in the region.

A defense lawyer says Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi has been buried in Cairo, with family attending

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 10:35pm

A defense lawyer says Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi has been buried in Cairo, with family attending.

Pakistani climber killed, Italians injured by avalanche

Munir Ahmed, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 10:11pm

A Pakistani climber was killed and Italian and Pakistani members of the same expedition were injured after being caught in an avalanche on a mountain in remote northern Pakistan, a mountaineering group said Tuesday.

Expert: UN failed before Rohingya crackdown in Myanmar

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 9:23pm

An independent review of United Nations operations in the years before hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims fled a violent crackdown by Myanmar's military concluded that the organization's many bodies failed to act together, resulting in "systemic and structural failures."

Hong Kong protests fade as activists mull next steps

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 8:54pm

Hong Kong's government headquarters reopened Tuesday as the number of protesters outside dwindled to a few dozen and life returned to normal in the former British colony.

Egypt's ousted president Morsi dies in court during trial

Samy Magdy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 4:34pm

Egypt's first democratically elected president, Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi who was ousted by the military in 2013 after a year in office, collapsed in court while on trial Monday and died, state TV and his family said.

Cartel ex-boss 'La Tuta' sentenced to 55 years in Mexico

Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 2:56pm

Mexican authorities say former Knights Templar cartel boss Servando Gómez has been sentenced to 55 years in prison.

Rockets land in an Iraqi military post home to US personnel

Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 2:51pm

The Iraqi military says three rockets have hit an installation north of Baghdad used by Iraqi troops and where American trainers are also present. There was no immediate word on casualties.

Roma leave 2 Russian villages after fatal brawl

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 2:35pm

Russian officials say all the Roma families in two villages have left after a large brawl that left one person dead.

Algeria's army chief renews push for presidential election

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 2:19pm

Algeria's powerful army chief is stressing the need for political dialogue that would lead to a presidential election, as a people's revolt for democracy remains at an impasse with the government.

EU to wait for official report on Iranian compliance

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 12:24pm

The European Union said Monday that it will consider Iran to be complying with its obligations under a global nuclear deal up until the point scientific evidence emerges that it has breached its commitments.

Mexico's crackdown on migrants sends some heading south

Maria Verza and Christopher Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 12:15pm

Mexico's efforts to slow Central American migration across its territory showed some bite Monday as some people turned around to head south in the face of increased enforcement, while government officials said they would target human smuggling rings.

Car bomb targets Indian army vehicle in Kashmir, 8 injured

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 11:16am

A car bombing targeted an armored vehicle belonging to the Indian army in disputed Kashmir late Monday, wounding at least six soldiers and two civilians, officials said. Separately, an army officer and a suspected rebel were killed in a gunbattle.

British air force jets in Estonia intercept Russian jets

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 11:00am

Britain's Royal Air Force said Monday that two of its jets deployed in Estonia have been scrambled twice in recent days to intercept Russian aircraft.

Sources: US to question Assange pal jailed in Ecuador

Joshua Goodman and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 10:59am

U.S. investigators have received permission from Ecuador to question a Swedish programmer close to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange who has been held in jail for more than two months on suspicion of hacking, The Associated Press has learned.