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Fatal fight sets off anti-India protests, clashes in Kashmir

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 1:18am

Police say at least two rebels, a police official and a civilian were killed during a gunbattle in disputed Kashmir, triggering anti-India protests and clashes in which several people have been injured.

Turkey detains 14 suspected IS militants in raids

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 1:18am

Turkey's state-run news agency says police have rounded up 14 suspected Islamic State militants in simultaneous raids in the capital, Ankara.

German EU commissioner warns Merkel allies in migration spat

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 1:02am

Germany's representative on the European Union's executive is warning Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian allies against escalating a conflict over migration further, arguing that they are weakening the country's standing in the EU.

Pakistani rights activist's home ransacked; laptops taken

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 12:16am

The family of a rights activist known for her criticism of Pakistan's military says their home in Islamabad was broken into and ransacked, and that two laptops and travel documents were taken.

New East Timor government marred by corruption allegations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 11:56pm

East Timor's president is refusing to swear in 11 members of Cabinet because of corruption investigations, marring the formation of a new government following a protracted political stalemate in the young nation.

Australian jury deadlocked on alleged killer-driver

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 11:04pm

A Melbourne jury could not decide on Friday whether a man was mentally fit to stand trial on charges that he had murdered six people by driving a car through a lunch-time crowd in a pedestrian-only street in Australia's second largest city.

New Zealand leader recovers with mac-n-cheese after birth

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 10:42pm

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is regaining her strength with macaroni and cheese and plans to spend at least one more night in an Auckland public hospital with her newborn girl.

2 Koreas discuss holding new reunions of war-split families

Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 10:26pm

North and South Korean officials met Friday for talks on resuming reunions of families divided by the 1950-53 Korean War as the rivals boost reconciliation amid a diplomatic push to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis.

Indonesian court sentences radical cleric who instigated 2016 suicide bombing at a Starbucks, other attacks to death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 10:18pm

Indonesian court sentences radical cleric who instigated 2016 suicide bombing at a Starbucks, other attacks to death.

'He cried and hugged me': Brazilian still separated from son

Peter Prengaman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 10:10pm

Twenty-six days after being apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border with his son, a Brazilian man in detention says he has no idea when he may see his 9-year-old, who he fears is distraught and having difficulty communicating because he only speaks Portuguese.

AP Explains: Reunions between Korean families divided by war

Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 9:50pm

North and South Korean officials met Friday to map out details for what would be a highly emotional reunion of families separated since the 1950-53 Korean War. A look at key issues:

Stray bullets kill 2 14-year-olds as Rio violence rises

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 7:02pm

Two 14-year-olds were killed by stray bullets in Rio de Janeiro as violence and police efforts to contain it increase in the Brazilian city.

US diplomat thinks Trump's UK itinerary includes the queen

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 6:26pm

An official at the U.S. Embassy in London says he thinks President Donald Trump will meet Queen Elizabeth II during his visit to Britain next month.

Colombia: Bodies of kidnapped press workers possibly found

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 6:05pm

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said Thursday the bodies of three Ecuadorean press workers kidnapped in a conflictive border region may have been found.

UN Yemen envoy: 'Confident' pact can be reached on port city

Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 5:02pm

The U.N. envoy for Yemen said Thursday he fears "severe" humanitarian and political fallout if fighting intensifies in the crucial port city of Hodeida, but he's confident a pact can be forged to prevent increased violence.

South Sudan's armed opposition rejects 'imposition' of peace

Elias Meseret and Sam Mednick, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 4:10pm

South Sudan's armed opposition on Thursday rejected any "imposition" of a peace deal and asked for more time after the first face-to-face meeting between President Salva Kiir and rival Riek Machar in almost two years.

Iraq set for election recount to salvage tainted result

Philip Issa, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 3:20pm

Iraq's Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a disputed law ordering a hand recount of the ballots from last month's national elections after widespread allegations of fraud embarrassed political leaders and marred the initial result.

Violence keeps Central Americans coming to US despite Trump

Marcos Aleman and Joshua Goodman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 3:08pm

Nightfall in El Salvador's capital was fast approaching and Ernesto Pena was waiting for a bus that never arrived. His work day delivering rice and cooking oil to street vendors in the bustling district of Santa Tecla had ended and like most people he was anxious to get home before the gangs that control the poor neighborhood where he lives enforce an informal curfew.

Moldovan court rejects appeal from winner of voided election

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 2:52pm

A Moldovan court rejected an appeal Thursday of its ruling to invalidate the results of a local election in the former Soviet republic's capital city.