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British police: 3 struck dead by train in south London

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 3:59am

British Transport Police say three people have died after being struck by a train in south London.

British Transport Police say 3 people have been killed by a train in south London

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 3:52am

British Transport Police say 3 people have been killed by a train in south London.

Number of asylum-seekers in Europe plunges in 2017

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 3:34am

The European Union's asylum office says the number of people applying for international protection in Europe has plunged but remains higher than before 2015, when more than one million migrants entered, many fleeing the war in Syria.

Bus crash in Poland kills 2 people, injures 27 retirees

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 3:30am

Officials in Poland say two people have been killed and at least 27 others injured when a bus carrying retirees on a seaside holiday veered of the road and into a grassy ditch in central Poland.

Rebels shell village in central Yemen, killing 8 civilians

Ahmed Al-Haj, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 3:29am

Witnesses say Yemen's Houthi rebels have shelled a village in the center of the country, killing at least eight civilians and wounding 15.

Macedonian police detain 25 after clashes in name protest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 3:24am

Macedonian authorities say seven policemen have been injured and 25 protesters detained during overnight clashes in the capital of Skopje, as demonstrators opposed to the name deal with Greece tried to push their way into parliament.

Police say 3 Polish men drown in southwest Germany

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 3:20am

Police say three Polish men have drowned after consuming alcohol before swimming in a lake Sunday evening in southwestern Germany.

Syria says US-led strike hits troops in east, US denies

Bassem Mroue and Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 2:55am

Syrian state media reported Monday that an airstrike against pro-government forces in the far east of the country caused casualties, while Iraqi officials said 20 Shiite paramilitaries were killed just across the border.

UN rights chief: US policy on migrant kids 'unconscionable'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 2:12am

The U.N. human rights chief is urging the Trump administration to end new policies separating migrant children from their parents after entering the United States from Mexico, saying they've affected nearly 2,000 kids in the last six weeks.

Philippine airstrikes target IS-linked militants near Marawi

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 1:47am

A Philippine military official says airstrikes and ground assaults have targeted a group of Islamic State group-linked militants, including their leader, who helped lead a five-month siege in southern Marawi city last year.

Iran hangs Sufi over killing of 3 policemen

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 1:13am

Iran has executed a member of a Sufi order who rammed a bus into police as they tried to disperse a rally, killing three of them.

Difficult Merkel allies mull next move in German migrant row

Geir Moulson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 1:12am

Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian allies were expected Monday to decide how far to push in a dispute with the German leader over migration, a conflict that has escalated into a threat to her government.

1 dead, 3 injured in van crash at end of Dutch pop festival

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 12:44am

A van has run into a small group of pop fans at a festival in the Netherlands, killing one and injuring three, before fleeing the scene.

2 Koreas discuss how to cooperate in Asian Games

Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 12:22am

Sports officials from the rival Koreas met at a border village on Monday to discuss how to cooperate in the Asian Games being held in Indonesia in August.

The Latest: More than 210 injured in Osaka-area earthquake

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 12:14am

The Latest on the earthquake in Japan (all times local):

Peace convoy arrives in Afghan capital after 40-day march

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 12:14am

Dozens of Afghans have arrived in Kabul after trekking across the country on foot calling for an end to the 17-year war.

Israel strikes Hamas targets in bid to deter burning kites

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 11:56pm

The Israeli military says it struck nine Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip in a bid to deter Palestinians from launching incendiary kites and balloons into Israel.

Injured former Cambodian PM Ranariddh sent to Thai hospital

Sopheng Cheang, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 11:10pm

A Cambodian prince who was a candidate in upcoming general elections was transferred early Monday to a hospital in neighboring Thailand after being injured in a road crash that killed his wife, said a fellow politician and a Cambodian news agency.

US-led coalition hits Syrian army post, causing casualties

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 10:12pm

Syrian state TV is reporting that the U.S.-led coalition has struck a military position in the country's east, leaving several troops dead and wounded.