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Shootout between Kashmir rebels, Indian police kills 4

Jun. 12, 2021 10:29 AM EDT

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — A heated gunbattle between militants and Indian police broke out Saturday in the disputed region of Kashmir, killing at least two police and two civilians, officials said. Anti-India protests later erupted during the civilians' funerals in Sopore,...

UN says over 200 migrants intercepted off Libyan shores

Jun. 11, 2021 12:03 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — More than 200 migrants bound for Europe were intercepted on Friday by Libya's coast guard just off the shore of the North African country, a U.N. spokeswoman said. Safa Msehli, a spokeswoman for the International Organization for Migration, tweeted that...

Yemeni news agency: Rebel missiles hit key city, killing 8

Jun. 10, 2021 15:22 PM EDT

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's Iran-backed rebels fires missiles on the central city of Marib on Thursday, killing at least eight people and wounding as many as 27, the state news agency reported. It was the second such attack on Marib in nearly a week as rebels push to...

Paul Givan, 39, set to be Northern Ireland's new leader

Jun. 08, 2021 12:51 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A 39-year-old lawmaker is set to become Northern Ireland's youngest first minister, following an internal party revolt that led to the ousting of the leader who played a major role during the Brexit dramas of the past few years. Paul Givan, who has a...

Report: Tribal clashes in Sudan’s Darfur kill at least 36

Jun. 07, 2021 06:42 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Tribal clashes erupted over the weekend between Arabs and non-Arabs in Sudan’s western Darfur region, killing at least 36 people, the state-run news agency reported. The clashes broke out in South Darfur province between the Arab Taaisha and the non-Arab...

Yemen officials say Houthi rebel missile hits city, kills 17

Jun. 05, 2021 17:56 PM EDT

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A ballistic missile fired by Yemen’s Houthi rebels on Saturday killed at least 17 people in a government-held city, including a 5-year-old girl, officials said, as a U.S. envoy to the country accused the rebels of failing to try to reach peace in the war-wrecked...

Sudanese demand justice for those slain in 2019 crackdown

Jun. 03, 2021 09:20 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Protesters took to the streets in Sudan’s capital and elsewhere across the country amid tight security on Thursday, demanding justice for the victims of a 2019 crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators. The marches commemorate the second anniversary of the...

Politician killed in Kashmir, detainee shot dead in camp

Jun. 03, 2021 05:18 AM EDT

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Assailants fatally shot a politician belonging to India’s ruling party in disputed Kashmir, and separately, police on Thursday killed a detainee who they said snatched an officer’s rifle and fired at officials inside a police camp. The...

Colombia's president deploys military to protest-hit city

May. 29, 2021 00:04 AM EDT

BUCARAMANGA, Colombia (AP) — Colombian President Iván Duque on Friday announced the deployment of military forces to the city of Cali after at least three people died in increasingly violent protests and talks to end the social uprising stalled. Duque repeated his...

Syrians vote in election certain to give Assad new mandate

May. 26, 2021 14:24 PM EDT

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Thousands of Syrians lined up outside polling stations in parts of their war-torn country to cast votes on Wednesday, in elections dismissed as a sham and guaranteed to give longtime President Bashar Assad a fourth seven-year term. The vote's...