• Malaysian leader faces risk of criminal charges over fund

    Updated: 38 min ago

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's prime minister is facing the risk of criminal charges over allegations that hundreds of millions of dollars were funneled from an indebted state fund to his personal bank accounts, the first time a Malaysian leader has faced criminal...

  • Storm causes floods, knocks out power in north Philippines

    Updated: 53 min ago

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A tropical storm blew across the northern Philippines on Sunday, causing floods and power outages in several towns and prompting rescue teams to scramble to evacuate villagers in low-lying communities. There were no immediate reports of casualties from...

  • Land mine blast in east Ukraine kills 5 soldiers, wounds 3

    Updated: 53 min ago

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine says five of its soldiers were killed and three wounded when a land mine exploded in the east of the country, where government troops are fighting Russia-backed separatists. The presidential administration spokesman for the military operation, Alexander...

  • Wildfires break out in Spain, Portugal; 1,350 evacuated

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    MADRID (AP) — More than 1,350 residents have been evacuated in Spain's northeastern region of Aragon as a wildfire spreads through a pine forest amid a lingering heat wave, a local official said Sunday. Five villages were evacuated as flames devoured hills that are 375 kilometers (230...

  • The Latest: Pope Francis leaves for Ecuador on 3-nation trip

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    ROME (AP) — Here are the latest developments from Pope Francis' trip to South America: ___ 9:30 a.m. Pope Francis is in the air, heading to his native continent of South America on a nine-day pastoral pilgrimage. The Alitalia plane flying Francis and his entourage to Quito,...

  • Top US, Iranian diplomats locked in nuclear talks

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    VIENNA (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif are locked in negotiation with just two days left before their latest deadline for a comprehensive nuclear pact. Kerry and Zarif met for 1 ½ hours Sunday morning in Vienna before a short...

  • Burglars in Spain posed as phone workers to case premises

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    MADRID (AP) — Spanish police have arrested three suspects who allegedly committed 26 burglaries in the southern city of Malaga after posing as telephone engineers to study their targets. Police said in a statement Sunday that the detainees allegedly disguised themselves and paid...

  • Israeli PM warns of growing concessions in Iran nuke talks

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister says each day that passes brings greater Western concessions toward Iran in talks over its nuclear program. Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday the progressing talks in Vienna do not represent a "breakthrough but rather a breakdown." Western...

  • Zoo tram accident in northeastern Thailand kills 5 people

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    BANGKOK (AP) — Two trams used to shuttle visitors around a zoo in northeastern Thailand collided Sunday, killing five people and injuring more than 30, police said. The accident at the Kao Suan Kwang Zoo in Khon Kaen province occurred when one tram driver lost control due to a problem...

  • Russian craft delivers long-awaited cargo to space station

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    MOSCOW (AP) — An unmanned Russian cargo ship has docked successfully at the International Space Station, where it was anxiously awaited by the U.S.-Russian crew after the successive failures of two previous supply missions. The Progress M-28M ship, which is carrying 2.5 metric tons of...

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