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Suicide bombing kills 12, injures 10 more in Afghan capital

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 04:34:51 GMT2017-07-24T04:34:51Z

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- A suicide car bomb killed 12 people as well as the bomber and injured another 10 people early Monday morning in a western neighborhood of Afghanistan's capital where several prominent politicians reside, a government official said....



The Latest: Official: Suicide bomb death toll climbs to 12

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 04:04:23 GMT2017-07-24T04:04:23Z

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The Latest on suicide car attack in western neighborhood of Kabul (all times local):...



64 years after Korean War, North still digging up bombs

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 04:14:48 GMT2017-07-24T04:14:48Z

HAMHUNG, North Korea (AP) -- In the 10 years he has been digging up ordnance from the Korean War, Maj. Jong Il Hyon has lost five colleagues to explosions. He carries a lighter one gave him before he died. He also bears a scar on his left cheek from a bomb disposal mission gone wrong....



2 Jordanians killed, 1 Israeli wounded at Israeli embassy

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 03:55:38 GMT2017-07-24T03:55:38Z

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- Two Jordanians were killed and an Israeli was wounded by gunfire Sunday in a residential building at the Israeli embassy compound in Jordan's capital, the kingdom's Public Security Directorate said....



Brazilians funneled as "slaves" by US church, ex-members say

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 04:37:39 GMT2017-07-24T04:37:39Z

SPINDALE, N.C. (AP) -- When Andre Oliveira answered the call to leave his Word of Faith Fellowship congregation in Brazil to move to the mother church in North Carolina at the age of 18, his passport and money were confiscated by church leaders - for safekeeping, he said he was told....



East Timor's main parties able to form gov't but lose ground

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 02:38:39 GMT2017-07-24T02:38:39Z

DILI, East Timor (AP) -- East Timor's two main political parties won enough votes in a weekend parliamentary election to form another national unity government but lost ground to opposition forces in a sign of frustration with slow economic progress....



Israeli security Cabinet meets to review policy at shrine

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 19:55:19 GMT2017-07-23T19:55:19Z

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's security Cabinet met Sunday to review a decision to install metal detectors at a contested Jerusalem holy site, following a week of escalating tensions with the Muslim world, mass prayer protests and Israeli-Palestinian violence....



Divided UK, inconclusive election could put brakes on Brexit

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 16:38:16 GMT2017-07-23T16:38:16Z

LONDON (AP) -- Lucy Harris thinks Britain's decision to leave the European Union is a dream come true. Nick Hopkinson thinks it's a nightmare....



Turkish leader wades into Qatar dispute with Gulf tour

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 04:41:35 GMT2017-07-24T04:41:35Z

KUWAIT CITY (AP) -- Turkey's president waded into the diplomatic crisis gripping Qatar and four other Arab nations on Sunday, traveling to Saudi Arabia and Kuwait as part of a three-country Gulf tour aimed at helping break the impasse....



South Sudan sexual violence on 'massive scale,' report says

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 23:12:15 GMT2017-07-23T23:12:15Z

WAU, South Sudan (AP) -- It's been five months since the shy, frail 13-year-old was snatched from his bed, drugged and raped in the middle of the night. The boy hasn't been able to say much since....