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Erdogan in Sarajevo to rally European Turks for re-election

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 6:18am

Turkey's president has arrived in the Bosnian capital to address supporters living in Europe, ahead of snap elections in his country.

Palestinian president hospitalized with fever

Ian Deitch, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 6:11am

A Palestinian official says President Mahmoud Abbas has been hospitalized with fever.

Sudan protests Egyptian serial about terrorists

Samy Magdy, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 5:07am

Sudan has summoned Egypt's ambassador to complain about a TV series that it says portrays Egyptian terrorists living in the neighboring country.

Reports: Islamic State surrendering in Syria's capital

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 4:34am

A cease-fire between Syrian government forces and Islamic State militants in the southern neighborhoods of Damascus has held for 24 hours amid reports that some of the fighters have been allowed to leave, a Syrian war monitoring group said Sunday.

Ebola deaths rise to 26, says Congo health ministry

Saleh Mwanamilongo, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 3:49am

Congo's health ministry says there is one new death from Ebola, bringing to 26 the number of deaths from the deadly outbreak in Equateur province in the country's northwest.

Maoist rebels detonate bomb in east India; 6 police killed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 3:48am

At least six police officials were killed and another was critically injured on Sunday when Maoist rebels targeted their vehicle with a bomb in eastern India, police said.

Insect ambassadors: Honeybees buzz on Berlin cathedral

Geir Moulson, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 3:38am

On the roof of Berlin's cathedral, bees are buzzing.

Taiwan president, pressed by Beijing, pledges more security

Ralph Jennings, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 10:55pm

Taiwan's president said Sunday her government will step up security measures to respond to military threats from China.

Cuba: 110 died in plane crash, 3 survivors 'critical'

Andrea Rodriguez and Michael Weissenstein, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 6:49pm

The only three survivors of Cuba's worst aviation disaster in three decades were clinging to life Saturday, a day after their passenger jet crashed in a fireball in Havana's rural outskirts with 113 people on board.

US criticizes China's militarization of disputed waters

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 6:49pm

The Pentagon criticized what it called China's "continued militarization" of island outposts in the disputed South China Sea, where the Chinese air force landed long-range bombers for the first time, putting entire Southeast Asia within their range.

Sri Lanka marks end to civil war as a divided nation

Krishan Francis, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 6:31pm

Sri Lanka commemorated the ninth anniversary of the end of its civil war as a divided nation, with minority Tamils calling for an international investigation into alleged wartime atrocities and the government defending soldiers from allegations.

Macedonian PM says Greece agrees to discuss proposed name

Konstantin Testorides and Demetris Nellas, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 3:49pm

Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said Saturday he is ready to go ahead with a new name for his country in order to solve a decades-long name dispute with Greece and pave the way for full integration of the small Balkan country into the European Union and NATO.

Colombia ex-rebel halts hunger strike as extradition lingers

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 3:40pm

A former rebel ideologue who helped craft Colombia's 2016 peace deal has suspended a 41-day hunger strike after a special peace tribunal cast doubt on his expected extradition to the U.S. on drug charges.

Official: Nationalist mob beats mayor of major Greek city

Costas Kantouris, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 2:32pm

A city official says the mayor of Greece's second-largest city has been hospitalized with head, back and leg injuries after being set upon by nationalist extremists.

CORRECTS: Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda's 'Shoplifters' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 2:10pm

CORRECTS: Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda's 'Shoplifters' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival. (Corrects APNewsAlert that misspelled Kore-eda's first name.)

CORRECTS: Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda's 'Shoplifters' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 2:10pm

CORRECTS: Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda's 'Shoplifters' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival. (Corrects APNewsAlert that misspelled Kore-eda's first name.)

CORRECTS: Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda's 'Shoplifters' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 2:10pm

CORRECTS: Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda's 'Shoplifters' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival. (Corrects APNewsAlert that misspelled Kore-eda's first name.)

CORRECTS: Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda's 'Shoplifters' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 2:10pm

CORRECTS: Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda's 'Shoplifters' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival. (Corrects APNewsAlert that misspelled Kore-eda's first name.)

The Latest: Cuba official: 110 dead in crash, recorder found

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 1:59pm

The Latest on the crash in Cuba of a passenger jet with 113 people on board (all times local):