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The Latest: EU refers Hungarian asylum policies to court

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 5:21am

The Latest on the flow of migrants into Europe (all times local):

The Latest: Putin says US-Russia summit was successful

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 5:19am

The Latest on Russian reaction to U.S. President Donald Trump (all times local):

Inquest opens into British woman poisoned by nerve agent

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 5:19am

A coroner has opened an inquest into the poisoning death of a British woman who was exposed to the nerve agent Novichok.

Indian forces kill 8 Maoist insurgents in forest gunbattle

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 5:13am

Security forces killed eight Maoist insurgents, including four women, in an exchange of gunfire early Thursday in their stronghold in central India, a police officer said.

Russian President Putin calls summit with Trump a success, slams US critics for discrediting their progress

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 5:09am

Russian President Putin calls summit with Trump a success, slams US critics for discrediting their progress.

Russian officials to meet suspected spy jailed in US

Angela Charlton, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 4:57am

Russian Embassy officials were to meet Thursday with a Siberian gun rights activist jailed in Washington on charges of spying on the United States, as Moscow blasted the arrest as "anti-Russian hysteria."

After rescue, soccer boys pray for protection at Thai temple

Tassanee Vejpongsa and Kaweewit Kaewjinda, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 4:33am

The youth soccer teammates rescued from a flooded cave began their first day back home with their families Thursday by going to a Buddhist temple to pray for protection from misfortunes.

Video emerges of Macron bodyguard beating protester in Paris

Elaine Ganley, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 4:33am

A video showing one of French President Emmanuel Macron's security chiefs beating a student demonstrator in May, until now cloaked in secrecy, is drawing a fierce public backlash over what is seen as mild punishment — a two-week suspension and a change in responsibilities.

Growing extremism threatens Mali's July 29 elections

Carley Petesch and Baba Ahmed, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 4:31am

As deadly attacks by extremists become more brazen in Mali, officials and citizens fear this month's presidential election will be at risk from growing insecurity.

Turkey debates new terror bill as state of emergency ends

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 3:59am

A Turkish parliamentary committee on Thursday began deliberations on new anti-terror legislation that the government says is aimed at dealing with continued security threats, following the lifting of a two-year-long state of emergency.

Russia slams proposal to question Trump summit translator

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 3:54am

Russian politicians are rallying behind Vladimir Putin and denouncing American suggestions that the translator at his meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump be interrogated about what they discussed privately.

Germany arrests Syrian man over suspected IS membership

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 3:44am

German authorities have arrested a Syrian man suspected of being a member of the Islamic State group and spreading propaganda for the extremist organization.

Iran indicates talks with US on nuclear program unlikely

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 3:42am

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's chief of staff claims the president rejected eight requests from President Donald Trump last year for one-on-one talks.

Red Cross: Migrants at Croatian border tell of being beaten

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 3:37am

The Red Cross is warning about reports of violence by border guards in Croatia against migrants attempting to enter from neighboring Bosnia.

Netanyahu greets Hungary's Orban as 'true friend of Israel'

Ilan Ben Zion, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 3:23am

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday welcomed Hungarian Prime Minister Victor Orban, calling him a "true friend of Israel" despite the outcry over the visiting leader's past remarks that have been interpreted as anti-Semitic.

Syrian media: 2 besieged pro-government villages evacuated

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 2:57am

Over 7,000 people from two Syrian pro-government villages in the country's northwest that were besieged by the rebels for three years have been evacuated, Syria's state-run media reported Thursday.

Rights group details lead-up to Myanmar attacks on Rohingya

Elaine Kurtenbach, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 2:49am

The Myanmar military systematically prepared for attacks on Rohingya Muslims, confiscating knives and other sharp-edged tools, arming and training non-Muslim civilians and forcing Rohingya families to remove protective fences around their homes, the independent group Fortify Rights said Thursday.

Macedonian PM reveals question for referendum on name change

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 1:18am

Macedonia's prime minister has announced the question his country's citizens will face in a referendum this fall on a recent deal with Greece changing the country's name to "North Macedonia".

Rescuers find 9 bodies after 2 buildings collapse in India

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 11:37pm

Rescuers found nine bodies as they almost finished clearing a mound of rubble after the collapse of two multistory buildings east of New Delhi, an official said Thursday.