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Afghan blasts kill 30 police cadets

KABUL — Dozens of Afghan police cadets were killed Thursday when two Taliban suicide bombers targeted their convoy near Kabul in one of the deadliest ...

Johnson backs out of race for premier

LONDON — Throwing a chaos-weary British public another political curve, former London Mayor Boris Johnson abruptly withdrew Thursday from the race to become the next ...

Smugglers use Uber-registered drivers to transfer migrants to U.S. border

MEXICO CITY — Human traffickers are finding increasingly creative ways of shuttling Central American migrants through Mexico to the U.S. border and that includes hiring ...

Sleeping girl, 13, stabbed to death in Israeli settlement

JERUSALEM — A Palestinian youth jumped over the security fence Thursday into a Jewish settlement in the West Bank, entered a family home and stabbed ...

ISIS convoy bombed while fleeing

BAGHDAD — A mixture of U.S., coalition and Iraqi aircraft targeted two large masses of Islamic State vehicles as they escaped from the outskirts of ...

Sailors divulged sensitive info while held by Iran, Navy says

WASHINGTON — Sailors who blundered into Iranian waters in January divulged sensitive information to their captors while held at gunpoint by Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard ...

15 killed as roadside bomb hits minibus in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia — A police officer says a roadside bomb has struck a minibus outside Somalia's capital, killing at least 15 people. Col. Ahmed Haji ...

Turkish raids target Islamic State group, 13 held

ISTANBUL — Police on Thursday conducted simultaneous raids on 16 locations in Istanbul, rounding up 13 people suspected of involvement in a devastating attack at ...

At least 15 killed in suicide bomb attacks in north Cameroon

YAOUNDE, Cameroon — Authorities in northern Cameroon say at least 15 people have died and dozens are wounded after two suicide bombing attacks. Midjiyawa Bakary, ...

Syrians trapped without aid near Jordan face starvation

AMMAN, Jordan — The medical aid group Doctors Without Borders has urged the international community to rescue tens of thousands of displaced Syrians who have ...

Nepal agrees to speed up aid grants to quake victims

KATHMANDU, Nepal — Nepal has finalized rules for granting aid money to families seeking to rebuild homes destroyed in a set of devastating earthquakes that ...

U.S. complains to Russia about treatment of diplomats

WASHINGTON — U.S. and other western diplomats in Russia have reported a surge in harassment from Russian intelligence services, prompting Secretary of State John Kerry ...

Tunnel to flee Nazis located in Lithuania

A tunnel that was dug by Jews to escape Nazi death squads has been unearthed in Lithuania, according to a team of archaeologists from the ...

Cameron tells Britain's Labor Party leader Corbyn: 'For heaven's sake, go!'

LONDON — Pressure intensified on Labor Party leader Jeremy Corbyn to resign Wednesday, with Britain's outgoing prime minister, the country's last Labor prime minister and ...

'Three Amigos' take on Trumpism

Donald Trump was not at the "Three Amigos" summit of North American leaders Wednesday, but his presence hung over the continental conference anyway. The leaders of ...

Pakistan Muslim clerics OK transgender people's right to marry

Muslim clerics in Pakistan are usually known for issuing stern, conservative pronouncements on gender-related issues, mostly limiting the rights of women. But in a surprising ...