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Published: Sat, 27 May 2017 13:50:42 EDT

Iran's Supreme Leader has said that Saudi Arabia is a "cow being milked" by the United States.A Saturday report by the semi-official Fars news agency quotes Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as saying that Saudi Arabia trades its wealth with "pagans and enemies.""The...

Published: Sat, 27 May 2017 12:46:05 EDT

With a shot to the chest, Alejandro Caro fell from his motorbike while on patrol in a small town in northern Colombia, another victim of criminal gangs who have killed 11 officers over the past month, mostly in gang-dominated regions.Caro's mother, Consolacion Jabe, is...

Published: Sat, 27 May 2017 12:45:46 EDT

A Guatemalan judge has ruled the brother and son of President Jimmy Morales must stand trial in a case of alleged corruption.The judge ruled late Friday the president's son Jose Manuel Morales Marroquin and brother Samuel will stand trial for fraud.They allegedly submitted...

Published: Sat, 27 May 2017 11:37:50 EDT

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has told the Qatari Emir that Tehran is ready for talks with Arab nations to reach a "real agreement toward peace and brotherhood."Rouhani's website quoted him as saying in a phone conversation with Qatar's ruler, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad...

Published: Sat, 27 May 2017 09:39:03 EDT

The Latest on Group of Seven summit (all times local):3:25 p.m.A summit of the leaders of the world's wealthiest democracies has ended without a unanimous agreement on climate change, as the Trump administration plans to take more time to say whether the U.S. is going to...

Published: Sat, 27 May 2017 09:38:41 EDT

Pope Francis prayed Saturday for the Coptic Christians killed a day earlier in Egypt by Islamic extremists, saying that there are more Christian martyrs today than in ancient times.During a meeting with clergy in the Italian port city of Genoa, Francis urged them to pray...

Published: Sat, 27 May 2017 08:38:48 EDT

The Latest on British Airways flight stalled by IT failure (all times local):1:20 p.m.British Airways has canceled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports as a global IT failure causes severe disruption for travelers.The airline says it has suffered a "major...

Published: Sat, 27 May 2017 08:38:29 EDT

Dozens of Greek and Turkish Cypriots have linked arms across a U.N.-controlled buffer zone cutting across ethnically divided Cyprus' capital of Nicosia to voice their support for a reunification agreement.Beating drums, blowing whistles and singing traditional Cypriot folk...

Published: Sat, 27 May 2017 08:38:09 EDT

The Latest on developments in Egypt (all times local):The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for an attack on Coptic Christians traveling to a remote desert monastery south of Cairo that killed 29.The group's news agency, Aamaq, said on Saturday that an IS unit...

Published: Sat, 27 May 2017 08:31:58 EDT

Islamic State said on Saturday that its fighters had carried out a shooting that killed dozens of Egyptian Christians on Friday, according to a statement from the group.

Published: Sat, 27 May 2017 07:49:01 EDT

Syrian government-controlled media and a war monitor say Syrian troops and allied militia have pushed back Islamic State group militants and rebel fighters in a wide offensive in the country's southern desert.The government advances reported Saturday widen its control south...

Published: Sat, 27 May 2017 07:10:02 EDT

Seven wealthy democracies have reached a deal at their annual summit to give the Trump administration time to tell them whether the United States plans to stay in the Paris climate agreement.A person familiar with the talks said six members of the Group of Seven would stick...

Published: Sat, 27 May 2017 07:09:42 EDT

The Latest on the concert bombing in Manchester, England (all times local):11:55 a.m.British Prime Minister Theresa May says the country's threat level from terrorism had been reduced from its top level of "critical," which indicates an attack is imminent.May says it now...

Published: Sat, 27 May 2017 07:09:20 EDT

A senior Iranian Revolutionary Guard commander was killed in an explosion during clashes with the Islamic State group west of Mosul, an Iraqi official told The Associated Press on Saturday, as aid groups voiced concern for the safety of civilians after Iraq's government...

Published: Sat, 27 May 2017 07:08:56 EDT

Police arrested two more suspects Saturday over the deadly Manchester concert bombing, as Britons began a sunny holiday long weekend under heightened security.Greater Manchester Police said two men, aged 20 and 22, were detained early Saturday in the northwest England city...

Published: Sat, 27 May 2017 07:08:36 EDT

Pope Francis highlighted the struggle workers face in a globalizing economy with a visit Saturday to a troubled steel factory in Genoa, where he stressed the importance of work in giving people a sense of human dignity and denounced those who would exploit their workers.The...

Published: Sat, 27 May 2017 07:08:17 EDT

The Latest on developments in Iraq (all times local):11:20 a.m.An Iraqi official says a senior Iranian Revolutionary Guard commander has been killed in an explosion during clashes with the Islamic State group west of Mosul.The Iraqi official says Gen. Shaaban Nasiiri was an...

Published: Sat, 27 May 2017 07:07:58 EDT

The death toll in the attack by gunmen on a bus transporting Christians to a monastery south of Cairo rose to 29, Egyptian authorities said Saturday.The Egyptian Cabinet said in a news release that 13 victims of Friday's attack remained hospitalized in Cairo and the...

Published: Sat, 27 May 2017 07:07:39 EDT

One civilian was killed and dozens of others injured Saturday after massive anti-India protests and clashes erupted in Indian-controlled Kashmir following the killing of a prominent rebel commander and his associate in a gunbattle with government forces in the disputed...

Published: Sat, 27 May 2017 07:07:19 EDT

The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Europe (all times local):12:15 p.m.President Donald Trump says NATO will be stronger because member countries have increased payments "considerably."Trump tweeted Saturday, "Many NATO countries have agreed to step up payments...
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