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Germany denies Qatar quotes attributed to defense minister

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 6:37am

Germany is denying comments about Qatar attributed to the German defense minister in Arab media, saying the articles "are in large parts wrong."

Gas cylinder explosion at restaurant in Pakistan kills 3

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 6:00am

A Pakistani rescue official says a gas cylinder exploded at a restaurant in the central city of Multan and killed at least three people.

Indonesia mob kills hundreds of crocodiles after man dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 5:45am

A mob slaughtered nearly 300 crocodiles at a breeding ground in Indonesia's West Papua province in retaliation for the death of a local man, officials said Monday.

Royalty, the pope, and now Trump _ Putin makes everyone wait

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 5:45am

Famous for his tardiness at official talks, President Vladimir Putin did it again Monday — to U.S. President Donald Trump.

Obama praises Kenya's political reconciliation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 5:42am

Former U.S. President Barack Obama says Kenya is making progress in getting the government and opposition to work together.

The Latest: Trump to Putin: The world wants us to get along

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 5:31am

The Latest on President Donald Trump's summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times local):

Romania: 18 wedding guests hurt in restaurant floor collapse

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 5:21am

Romanian authorities say 18 wedding guests were injured when the wooden floor of a restaurant balcony collapsed.

Kicking off summit with Russia's Putin, Trump says 'I really think the world wants to see us get along'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 5:16am

Kicking off summit with Russia's Putin, Trump says 'I really think the world wants to see us get along'

President Donald Trump arrives at Finnish Presidential Palace for summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 4:57am

President Donald Trump arrives at Finnish Presidential Palace for summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Iran: If Trump wants to talk, he'll have to call

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 4:47am

Iran says if President Donald Trump wants to negotiate after pulling the United States out of the international deal meant to prevent Tehran from developing nuclear weapons, he'll have to make the call.

Libya says 8 migrants suffocated inside shipping container

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 4:40am

Libya says at least eight people, mainly children, died of suffocation inside a shipping container crammed with migrants in the western coastal city of Zuwara.

School starts early in West Bank village set for demolition

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 4:31am

The Palestinian ministry of education has decided to start the schoolyear early in a Bedouin village in the West Bank that is slated for demolition.

Netanyahu visits southern region following Gaza escalation

Aron Heller, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 4:29am

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited a southern Israeli town bordering Gaza on Monday that was pummeled with rockets over the weekend from the strip and told community leaders there that Israel is engaged in a "lengthy battle."

Cambodian spy trial of Australian filmmaker postponed again

Sopheng Cheang, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 4:15am

The trial of an Australian filmmaker who could get five to 10 years in prison for flying a drone over a campaign rally last year was postponed Monday for a second straight month to allow his new lawyer to get acquainted with the case.

Russian President Vladimir Putin's plane has landed in Helsinki

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 4:02am

Russian President Vladimir Putin's plane has landed in Helsinki.

Saudi Arabia says 3 wounded in projectile attack from Yemen

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 4:01am

Saudi Arabia says three civilians, including a 10-year old child, were wounded when a projectile fired by Yemen's Shiite rebels struck the kingdom's southwest border region of Jizan.

EU, embassies write to Sri Lankan leader on executions

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 3:39am

The European Union and other diplomatic missions on Monday sought verification from the Sri Lankan government on its stand to resume executions after a rise in crime.

Obama to make rare high-profile speech on Mandela's legacy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 3:38am

In a speech marking the 100th birthday of anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela, former U.S. President Barack Obama will urge youths around the world to work for human rights and fair societies, highlighting the late South African leader's example of campaigning for democracy and equal rights.

Truck hits bus carrying wedding party, killing 15 Pakistanis

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 3:27am

Pakistani police say a trailer truck has hit a parked passenger bus carrying wedding guests on a busy highway near the southern city of Hyderabad, killing at least 15 people.