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The Latest: Attacker in Ethiopia blast wore police uniform

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 4:27am

The Latest on rally for Ethiopia's reformist new prime minister (all times local):

Congo says it will give Bemba diplomatic passport to return

Saleh Mwanamilongo, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 4:17am

Congo's government says it will give former Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba, recently acquitted on appeal at the International Criminal Court of war crimes, a diplomatic passport to allow him to return to the country.

Clash leave 6 militants, 2 soldiers dead in Pakistan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 3:50am

Pakistan's army says it killed six militants in a search operation in South Waziristan near the Afghan border where two soldiers were also killed in the clash.

Cambodia arrests 5 in crackdown on commercial surrogacy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 3:41am

Cambodian police have arrested five people on charges of providing commercial surrogate services, an official said Saturday.

EU election observers deploy for historic Zimbabwe election

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 3:32am

The European Union has deployed election observers in Zimbabwe for the first time in 16 years as the country prepares for its first vote since independence without longtime leader Robert Mugabe.

US prepares for North Korea's return of American war remains

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 3:29am

The U.S. military said Saturday that it was moving "assets" to a U.S. air base near South Korea's capital and to the inter-Korean border to prepare for North Korea's returning of the remains of U.S. soldiers who have been missing since the 1950-53 Korean War.

Deadly blast at Ethiopia rally a 'well-orchestrated attack'

Elias Meseret, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 3:21am

A deadly explosion struck a huge rally for Ethiopia's reformist new prime minister on Saturday shortly after he spoke and was waving to the crowd that had turned out in numbers unseen in recent years in the East African nation.

Popular hashtags take sides on Egypt president's leadership

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 3:15am

Tens of thousands of Egyptians have set social media alight with tweets on opposing hashtags, one calling on President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to resign and another praising his leadership.

The Latest: US sets for return of Korean War troops' remains

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 3:03am

The Latest on preparations for the return of the remains of U.S. soldiers who have been missing since the Korean War (all times local):

Report: Imprisoned Iranian rights lawyer rejects bail

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 3:03am

Iran's semi-official ISNA news agency is citing the husband of a prominent human rights lawyer who says authorities have set bail at 6.5 billion-rial (around $152,500) for his imprisoned wife, who rejected it.

Ex-S. Korean premier Kim Jong-pil, spy agency founder, dies

Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 2:57am

Kim Jong-pil, the founder of South Korea's spy agency whose political skills helped him also serve twice as prime minister, first under his dictator boss and later under a man his agency kidnapped, has died. He was 92.

EU leaders to hold mini-migration summit as crisis festers

Lorne Cook, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 2:43am

European Union leaders on Sunday will try to find common ground for tackling migrants arriving on Europe's shores in search of better lives — a growing political crisis threatening to undermine the entire EU project.

Deadly explosion at rally was 'well-orchestrated attack,' Ethiopia's prime minister says

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 2:11am

Deadly explosion at rally was 'well-orchestrated attack,' Ethiopia's prime minister says.

Ethiopia's prime minister says 'a few people' are dead after blast at rally he was addressing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 1:58am

Ethiopia's prime minister says 'a few people' are dead after blast at rally he was addressing.

Explosion at rally for Ethiopia's new prime minister; state broadcaster reports 'few' injured

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 1:02am

Explosion at rally for Ethiopia's new prime minister; state broadcaster reports 'few' injured.

Hospital says former South Korean Prime Minister Kim Jong-pil has died at age of 92

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 7:11pm

Hospital says former South Korean Prime Minister Kim Jong-pil has died at age of 92 .

US officials say girl on Time cover isn't separated from mom

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 5:53pm

A crying Honduran girl depicted in a widely-seen photograph that became a symbol for many of President Donald Trump's immigration policies was not actually separated from her mother, U.S. government officials said on Friday.

UN: Basic human rights being 'chiseled away' in Venezuela

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 3:21pm

Government security forces in Venezuela carry out unjustified killings without any apparent consequences as the rule of law in the country quickly vanishes, a United Nations report charged Friday, drawing a rejection from Caracas.

UN puts together a 'Youth World Cup' in New York

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 2:02pm

While the World Cup plays out in Russia, dozens of New York City children are set to play in a U.N.-sponsored youth version of the global soccer tournament.