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3 Turkish soldiers killed in northern Iraq

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 5:22am

Turkey's official news agency is reporting that three Turkish soldiers were killed in northern Iraq in clashes with Kurdish militants.

Migrant dies after van plunges into river in Croatia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 5:07am

Police in Croatia say a migrant has died after a van carrying 12 of them plunged into a river near the border with Slovenia.

The Latest: Lebanese PM condemns Israeli 'aggression'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 3:44am

The Latest on the reported crash of two Israeli drones in Lebanon, following Israeli attacks on Iranian targets in neighboring Syria (all times local):

IS mortar attack on soccer field kills 6 in Iraq

Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 3:42am

Police in Iraq say Islamic State militants have fired mortar rounds at a soccer field near a Shiite shrine, killing six civilians and wounding nine others.

2 police officers wounded in Finland shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 3:28am

Police in Finland say two officers have been shot and wounded while on duty in the southern town of Porvoo.

Hong Kong police fire tear gas, roll out water cannon trucks

Kelvin Chan and Katie Tam, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 1:12am

Police in Hong Kong used tear gas Sunday to clear pro-democracy demonstrators who had taken over a street and brought out water cannon trucks for the first time in the summerlong protests.

2 Israeli drones crash over Beirut, Hezbollah denies firing

Zeina Karam, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 1:04am

Two Israeli drones crashed in a Hezbollah stronghold in the Lebanese capital overnight without the militants firing on them, a spokesman for the group said Sunday, saying the first fell on the roof of a building housing Hezbollah's media office while the second landed in a plot behind it.

Hezbollah says it did not shoot either of the 2 Israeli drones over Beirut; one fell on building housing media office.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 12:51am

Hezbollah says it did not shoot either of the 2 Israeli drones over Beirut; one fell on building housing media office.

AP Was There: Allied forces liberate Paris from Nazis

Don Whitehead, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 12:46am

This story was first published after Allied troops entered Paris on Aug. 25, 1944 to liberate the French capital from Nazi occupation. The Associated Press is republishing a version of the story to mark the 75th anniversary of the important moment in World War II, along with wartime photos . It was the first witness account published in the U.S. press, and was passed through field censors.

Paris celebrates its liberation from Nazis, 75 years on

Angela Charlton and Elaine Ganley, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 12:34am

Paris is celebrating the American soldiers, French Resistance fighters and others who liberated the City of Light from Nazi occupation exactly 75 years ago.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 7:40 a.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 10:40pm

The White House says President Donald Trump's only regret in escalating the trade war with China was in not being more aggressive. Press secretary Stephanie Grisham says Trump was "greatly misinterpreted" earlier Sunday when he was asked if he had any second thoughts about escalating the trade war with China.

Rohingya refugees rally to mark 2nd anniversary of exodus

Tofayel Ahmad and Julhas Alam, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 10:22pm

Tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees marked the second anniversary of their exodus from Myanmar into Bangladesh by rallying, crying and praying Sunday as they demanded that Myanmar grant them citizenship and other rights before they agree to return.

Thousands protest in Germany against racism, discrimination

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 8:47pm

Thousands of people attended a protest against racism and discrimination in the German city of Dresden on Saturday, a week ahead of two state elections in the country's east in which the far-right Alternative for Germany party is expected to make gains.

N. Korea tests new 'super-large' multiple rocket launcher

Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 7:36pm

North Korea said Sunday leader Kim Jong Un supervised the test-firing of a "newly developed super-large multiple rocket launcher," another demonstration of its expanding weapons arsenal apparently aimed at increasing its leverage ahead of a possible resumption of nuclear talks with the U.S.

A Hezbollah official says an Israeli drone went down over Beirut, another crashed and exploded amid regional tensions

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 6:50pm

A Hezbollah official says an Israeli drone went down over Beirut, another crashed and exploded amid regional tensions.

Hezbollah: Israeli drone falls, another explodes over Beirut

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 6:27pm

A Hezbollah official said Sunday that an Israeli drone went down over the Lebanese capital of Beirut and another exploded in the air, amid regional tensions between Israel and Iran.

Explosion shakes Hezbollah stronghold in southern part of Lebanon's capital; cause is unclear

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 6:15pm

Explosion shakes Hezbollah stronghold in southern part of Lebanon's capital; cause is unclear.

Mexican women knit hearts at memorial for murdered females

Amy Guthrie, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 4:52pm

A dozen women spread across the grass of Alameda park in the capital Saturday knitting hearts for a memorial to murdered girls as Mexico grapples with endemic violence against females.

Israel says it thwarts imminent Iranian attack from Syria

Josef Federman, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 2:43pm

The Israeli military attacked targets near Damascus late Saturday in what it said was a successful effort to thwart an imminent Iranian drone strike on Israel, stepping up an already heightened campaign against Iranian military activity in the region.