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Bomb hits tourist bus near Egypt's Giza Pyramids, wounds 16

Samy Magdy, Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 7:26am

Egyptian officials say a roadside bomb has hit a tourist bus near the Giza Pyramids.

Egyptian officials say roadside bomb attack wounds 16 people, including tourists, near Giza pyramids

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 7:16am

Egyptian officials say roadside bomb attack wounds 16 people, including tourists, near Giza pyramids .

Egyptian officials say roadside bomb attack wounds 16 people, including tourists, near Giza pyramids

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 7:15am

Egyptian officials say roadside bomb attack wounds 16 people, including tourists, near Giza pyramids.

Libyan fighters in Tripoli get armored vehicles from abroad

Samy Magdy, Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 6:26am

Fighters allied with the U.N.-recognized government in Libya's capital said they have received armored vehicles and "quality weapons" despite a U.N. arms embargo on the country.

2 Malta soldiers charged with race crimes in migrant death

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 5:52am

Two Maltese soldiers have pleaded not guilty to charges they participated in a racially-motivated, fatal drive-by shooting of a migrant from Ivory Coast.

Russia says Syrian government forces halt fire in Idlib

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 5:44am

Russia says Syrian government forces have unilaterally ceased fire in the northern Idlib province, the last major rebel stronghold.

The Latest: Swiss voters appear set to back tighter gun laws

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 4:52am

The Latest on Switzerland's referendum on tightening Swiss gun laws (all times local):

Bodies of Indian climbers brought back from mountain

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 4:28am

Rescuers on Sunday recovered the bodies of two Indian climbers who died on the world's third-tallest peak this past week and flew them to Nepal's capital.

Jobs, corruption top issues as Malawi votes for president

Gregory Gondwe, Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 3:30am

Corruption and the need for economic growth are the main campaign issues as Malawi goes to the polls Tuesday for a presidential election that pits the incumbent against his own vice president as well as the country's main opposition party.

Sudan's military council resumes talks with protesters

Omar Akour and Samy Magdy, Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 2:59am

Sudan's ruling military council is meeting with protesters on Sunday to discuss the country's political transition after talks were halted for three days while roads were cleared outside the main sit-in in the capital, Khartoum.

France's Macron forced to curb his ambitions for Europe

Sylvie Corbet and Angela Charlton, Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 1:33am

French President Emmanuel Macron sees himself as Europe's savior and this week's European Parliament elections as a make-or-break moment for the beleaguered European Union.

Swiss voters appear set to align with EU on tighter gun laws

Jamey Keaten, Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 12:41am

Swiss media were reporting that early exit polls Sunday show that voters approved a measure to strengthen Switzerland's gun laws, bringing the Alpine country in line with many of its European partners over the objections of many law-abiding gun aficionados.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 9:40 a.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 18th - 10:41pm

Former CIA Director John Brennan will speak with Capitol Hill Democrats about the situation in Iran amid concerns over the Trump administration's actions in the region. Brennan, an outspoken critic of President Donald Trump, has been invited to a private caucus meeting Tuesday. That's according to people familiar with the private meeting. The invitation to Brennan offers counterprogramming to the Trump administration's closed-door briefing for lawmakers, which is planned for the same day.

Australia's leader vows to get back to work after shock win

Trevor Marshallsea, Associated Press  |  Posted May 18th - 10:13pm

A jubilant Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison vowed Sunday to get straight back to work after a shock election victory by his conservative government that has left bewildered voters wondering how they were taken by surprise.

Bolivia's Morales begins bid for 4th term despite complaints

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 18th - 5:51pm

Cheered by thousands of supporters in Bolivia's coca-growing Chapare region, President Evo Morales began his campaign for his third consecutive re-election Saturday amid opposition assertions the constitution prohibits him from running again.

US-Nicaraguan man killed in detention served in US Navy

Gabriela Selser, Associated Press  |  Posted May 18th - 2:52pm

A Nicaraguan-American dual national who died in a prison disturbance in Nicaragua served in the U.S. Navy and was a staunch opponent of the government of President Daniel Ortega, his cousin said Saturday.

Report: 'Foreign bodies' enter Syrian airspace from Israel

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 18th - 12:52pm

Syrian state media is reporting that "foreign bodies" have entered Syrian air space from Israel in the country's south.

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is calling for a new election after his vice chancellor resigned due to scandal

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 18th - 11:59am

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is calling for a new election after his vice chancellor resigned due to scandal.

Ex-rebel hospitalized in Colombia day after polemical arrest

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 18th - 11:34am

A former Colombian rebel leader was hospitalized with signs of "altered consciousness" on Saturday, a day after being freed from jail and then rearrested in a highly-politicized drug case that has strained relations with the U.S.