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July 23, 2016 - 9:11am
15 min 48 sec ago

INDJIJA, Serbia (AP) — The latest developments on Europe's migration crisis (all times local):

4 p.m.

Spain's defense ministry says a Spanish navy vessel has arrested two men suspected of being human smugglers in waters near the Libyan coast.

The defense ministry says two Libyans were arrested during an operation by the Spanish frigate "Reina Sofia" to rescue 362 migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea. The warship...

July 23, 2016 - 8:58am
15 min 47 sec ago

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan public health ministry official says death toll in attack on Kabul protest march rises to 61, 207 people wounded.

July 23, 2016 - 8:36am
15 min 48 sec ago

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on the deadly bombing of a mass demonstration by members of Afghanistan's ethnic Hazara minority in the capital, Kabul (all times local):

4:30 p.m.

An Afghan official says the death toll in the bombing of a mass protest in Kabul has risen to 61.

Dr. Waheed Majroeh, the head of international relations for the Ministry of Public Health, says Saturday that 207 people were also wounded by the...

July 23, 2016 - 8:24am
25 min 50 sec ago

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's prime minister says the anti-terrorism proposals of U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump make him the better option for Europe and Hungary.

Prime Minister Viktor Orban, who has built border fences to stop migrants, said Saturday in Romania that the ideas of the "upstanding American presidential candidate" about the need for the best intelligence services and his opposition to "democracy export" were also needed for Europe...

July 23, 2016 - 8:15am
35 min 49 sec ago

LONDON (AP) — Travelers seeking to cross the England Channel to enter France have faced severe delays because of heightened French security checks.

British officials said Saturday that the delays were caused by increased French border checks at the Port of Dover and the Channel Tunnels.

France has been under a state of emergency because of repeated attacks on civilians by extremists.

Port of Dover officials said delays...

July 23, 2016 - 7:59am
35 min 49 sec ago

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan authorities have deported a popular Congolese musician accused of assaulting a female member of his band on Friday.

George Wajackoyah, a lawyer for the entertainer known as Koffi Olomide, said his client was deported early Saturday along with three dancers in his ensemble.

Footage posted on social media shows Olomide kicking the woman, one of his dancers, as they lined up at the airport in Kenya's capital, Nairobi....

July 23, 2016 - 7:55am
35 min 48 sec ago

INDJIJA, Serbia (AP) — Around a hundred migrants and asylum seekers are braving scorching heat to continue a march toward Serbia's border with Hungary meant to draw attention to the plight of thousands of people facing closed borders after fleeing war and poverty.

Some wore towels on their heads to ward off the sun as they slowly moved on Saturday after taking a rest 40 kilometers (24 miles) north of Belgrade. Dozens stayed behind or had given up earlier....

July 23, 2016 - 6:54am
35 min 48 sec ago

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's president has sharply criticized Western countries that expressed concern about possible human rights violations in Turkey's sweeping crackdown after an attempted coup.

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in an interview with France 24 that was broadcast Saturday that Turkey has no choice but to impose stringent security measures in the wake of the failed insurrection on July 15.

Erdogan says he cannot understand why Turkey's...

July 23, 2016 - 6:45am
35 min 48 sec ago

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's government says it is investigating the origins of a surprise statement issued by the country's independence war veterans attacking President Robert Mugabe as dictatorial.

In its first public response to the statement issued Thursday by Mugabe's traditionally loyal supporters, the ministry of war veterans said the authors should be held accountable.

The government statement released Friday urges all war veterans to...

July 23, 2016 - 6:13am
1 hour 15 min ago

PARIS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is on a private visit to Nice, France where he visited an American citizen recovering from injuries sustained in the July 14 truck attack in the Mediterranean city.

The State Department said Kerry met with the unidentified victim of the attack in a local hospital on Saturday. It gave no further details.

Kerry is in France on the second leg of a round-the-world diplomatic trip that began on Friday in...

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