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Koreas discuss removing North's artillery from tense border

Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 4:02am

The rival Koreas are discussing the possible relocation of North Korea's long-range artillery guns away from the tense Korean border, South Korea's prime minister said Monday, as the countries forge ahead with steps to lower tensions and extend a recent detente.

US to send FBI experts to investigate deadly Ethiopia blast

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 3:47am

Ethiopia says the United States will send FBI investigators to look into Saturday's deadly attack on a massive rally for the new prime minister.

NATO chief sees July decision on launching Macedonia talks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 3:38am

NATO's chief says he expect the leaders of the military alliance will decide at a summit next month to officially launch membership talks with Macedonia.

The Latest: Opposition candidate concedes defeat in Turkey

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 3:31am

The Latest on the results of presidential and parliamentary elections in Turkey (all times local):

South Sudan's rival leaders set to meet again in Sudan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 3:23am

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has arrived in neighboring Sudan to meet again with rival Riek Machar amid fragile efforts to end their country's five-year civil war.

Magnitude 5.4 quake rattles Greece, no injuries reported

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 3:21am

A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.4 struck off southern Greece Monday but no injuries or damage were reported, Greek authorities said.

Thai officials believe 12 boys missing in cave are alive

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 3:16am

Multiple attempts to locate 12 boys and their soccer coach missing in a flooded cave complex in northern Thailand for nearly two days have failed, but officials said Monday they believe they're still alive.

Prince William tours Roman ruins in Jordan, meets refugees

Omar Akour, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 3:16am

Britain's Prince William on Monday toured the ruins of the Roman city of Jerash and met with children, including Syrian refugees, from a U.N.-run education program on the second day of a five-day Mideast tour that will also take him to Israel and the Palestinian territories.

Turkey election: Opposition candidate says Turkey transitioning to one-man rule under election winner Erdogan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 3:12am

Turkey election: Opposition candidate says Turkey transitioning to one-man rule under election winner Erdogan.

Turkish opposition candidate concedes defeat, calls on Erdogan to end divisive rhetoric, embrace nation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 3:11am

Turkish opposition candidate concedes defeat, calls on Erdogan to end divisive rhetoric, embrace nation.

Jordan says it won't take in Syrians fleeing new offensive

Karin Laub, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 3:08am

Jordan will not take in Syrians fleeing their government's latest offensive in the country's south, officials said Monday as violence in the Syrian province of Daraa claimed more lives and displaced thousands.

Ethiopia says rival Eritrea sending 1st delegation this week

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 3:07am

Ethiopia says a delegation from longtime rival Eritrea is visiting this week for the first time in two decades after surprising gestures by both sides aimed at ending one of Africa's longest-running conflicts.

The Latest: Banksy apparently talking migration in Paris

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 2:53am

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

In sign of detente, North Korea skips annual anti-US rally

Cha Song By and Eric Talmadge, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 2:38am

In another sign of detente following the summit between leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, North Korea has decided to skip one of the most symbolic and politically charged events of its calendar: the annual "anti-U.S. imperialism" rally marking the start of the Korean War.

EU seeks Africa money to pay for migrant screening centers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 1:48am

European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini is urging EU member countries to put more money into an Africa trust fund as the bloc looks to set up migrant screening centers outside Europe.

French extreme far-right group detained in attack plot

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 1:23am

A group of people linked to France's extreme far-right has been arrested on suspicion of planning an attack.

Walk or die: Algeria abandons 13,000 migrants in the Sahara

Lori Hinnant, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 1:22am

Algeria has abandoned more than 13,000 people in the Sahara Desert over the past 14 months, including pregnant women and children, expelling them without food or water and forcing them to walk, sometimes at gunpoint, under a blistering sun. Some never make it out alive.

Walk or die: Algeria abandons 13,000 migrants in the Sahara

Lori Hinnant, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 1:20am

From this isolated frontier post deep in the sands of the Sahara, the expelled migrants can be seen coming over the horizon by the hundreds. They look like specks in the distance, trudging miserably across some of the world's most unforgiving terrain in the blistering sun.

AP PHOTOS: Traveling off the map on the Trans-Sahara highway

Jerome Delay, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 12:49am

On the map, it links Algeria's Mediterranean coast to the distant Atlantic shore in Nigeria. Along the way, however, the Trans-Sahara highway frequently deteriorates from black tar into sand tracks lined by half-buried tires.