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After May Brexit opening, EU leaders ask: where's the beef?

British Prime Minister Theresa May's show of goodwill at the European Union summit left the 27 other EU leaders with "thousands of questions" and eagerly awaiting a more detailed proposal on the future right of EU citizens to remain in a departed Britain.

Polish human rights official under fire for Holocaust remark

A leading Polish human rights official has come under fire for saying the "Polish nation" took part in the implementation of the Holocaust — a controversial statement in a country that never collaborated with Nazi Germany during World War II.

Merkel to gather European G-20 participants next week

The German government says Chancellor Angela Merkel will host a meeting next week of European participants in the Group of 20 summit to prepare for the meeting of global powers in July.

The Latest: Downing Street orders investigation of fridge

The Latest on the Grenfell Tower fire : 10:50 a.m.

Corruption, economic crisis overshadow Mongolian election

Mongolians vote for a new president on Monday in a race pitting a horse salesman against a former judo star and a nationalist wanting more gains from the vast, landlocked country's mineral wealth.

Gunmen kill 3 in suspected extremist attack in Kenya's north

Officials say three people have been killed and three others wounded in a suspected Islamic extremist attack in Kenya's Mandera County, which borders Somalia.

Suicide car bomb in southwest Pakistan kills 11, wounds 20

Police say a powerful bomb has exploded near the office of the provincial police chief in southwest Pakistan, killing at least two persons and wounding 10 others.

The Latest: Qatar Petroleum cuts back employee trips abroad

The Latest on the crisis between Gulf Arab states and Qatar : 1:10 p.m. Turkey says it has no plans to shut down its military base in Qatar as demanded by Saudi Arabia and other Arab nations that have cut ties with Doha.

UN rights body votes to send experts to deadly Congo region

The U.N.'s main human rights body has voted to send international experts to look into abuses and killings in central Congo, where thousands of deaths and mutilations have been reported in recent months.

A look at Albania's leading election candidates

Albania holds parliamentary elections Sunday, a poll that will gauge the country's readiness to start European Union membership talks.

Food aid dwindling in world's fastest-growing refugee crisis

The United Nations secretary-general is making a plea for protection of refugees around the world, saying some richer countries haven't been as tolerant as some in Africa.

Serbia ruling party gathers support for proposed gay PM

Serbia's first gay and female prime minister is set to take office in staunchly conservative Serbia next week after ruling populists gathered majority support for her in Parliament.

Syrian accused of seeking IS attack money tried in Germany

A Syrian man accused of seeking 180,000 euros from someone he thought was a member of the Islamic State group to finance attacks in Europe has gone on trial in Germany.

Norway to Brazil: Curb deforestation or we stop the money

The Norwegian prime minister has warned Brazil's president to stop deforestation or Norway will reduce its financial contribution this year.

Philippines: IS funded siege through Malaysian militant

The Philippine military chief says a Malaysian militant who helped lead and finance the siege in southern Marawi city has been killed in one of the setbacks to the uprising by locals aligned with the Islamic State group.

Police warn funding cuts have stretched resources

One of Britain's most senior police officers has warned that funding cuts have stretched resources and would prompt "real challenges" should the country experience a repeat of the 2011 riots that rocked London.

The pain and gain of Brexit vote: British economy a year on

Few events outside of war can have quite as much impact on the economy of a country as Britain's decision a year ago to leave the European Union.

Norway to Brazil: Stop deforestation or we stop the money

The Norwegian prime minister has warned Brazil's president to stop deforestation or Norway will reduce its financial contribution this year.

Austria: Fewer migrants returning home, despite cash offer

Austria's Interior Ministry says that 427 migrants have taken advantage of a 1,000-euro premium if they go back to their homeland since the initiative was put into place, but the overall number of voluntary returnees has fallen.

East Timor to return foreigners who fled from Bali prison

Authorities in East Timor will return to Indonesia two foreign inmates who escaped from a Bali prison.

Small civilian helicopter crashes in Greece, 2 dead

Greek authorities say a small civilian helicopter has crashed north of Athens, killing two of the three people on board.

Russia fires missiles from Mediterranean at IS in Syria

Russia's Defense Ministry says it has fired cruise missiles from the Mediterranean Sea on positions of the Islamic State group in Syria.

Khmer Rouge leaders deliver closing defense at trial

The former head of state of Cambodia's 1970s Khmer Rouge regime has rejected the charges of genocide and other crimes against him, saying they were concocted by the country's traditional enemy, neighboring Vietnam.

Police officer beaten to death in Indian-controlled Kashmir

Police and witnesses say an officer in Indian-controlled Kashmir's main city has been beaten to death after he fired at a group of people who suspected him of spying on worshippers during the holiest night of the year for Muslims.

Ketumile Masire, former Botswana president, dies at age 91

Authorities in Botswana say former president Ketumile Masire has died at the age of 91 after an illness.

Toshiba gets earnings report extension, faces delisting risk

Money-losing Japanese electronics and nuclear company Toshiba Corp. has until Aug. 10 to get auditors to sign off on its earnings statements, or else it faces the risk of getting delisted.

UK safety operation underway after London fire

British authorities are studying samples of similar to that used on the west London apartment building that caught fire, killing at least 79 people.

Iran holds annual anti-Israel rallies, displays missiles

Iran is holding anti-Israel rallies across the country, with protesters condemning Israel's occupation of Palestinian territories and chanting "Death to Israel."

S. Korean leader observes missile test amid North's threats

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has observed a test-firing of a new midrange missile the country is developing to cope with growing threats from North Korea.

AP Analysis: Could Trump push a partial Mideast deal?

Donald Trump may be uniquely suited to push for Middle East peace: the Israelis as well as key Arab players, each for their own reasons, are all looking like admirers who seek to please.

Taliban leader: Afghan war will end only when NATO leaves

In a message ahead of the Muslim holiday of Eid al Fitr, the Afghanistan Taliban leader said a planned U.S. troop surge would not end the protracted war, vowing to fight on until a full withdrawal of NATO troops.

Car bomb in southwest Pakistan kills at least 11, wounds 20

Police say a powerful bomb has exploded near the office of the provincial police chief in southwest Pakistan, killing at least two persons and wounding 10 others.

New Zealand newspaper names all drunk drivers on front page

A newspaper in a busy New Zealand resort town has decided to take a stand against drunken driving by filling its front page with the names, ages and alcohol readings for about 100 people convicted of the offense this year.

Taliban leader says war ends only when NATO leaves

In a message ahead of the Muslim holiday of Eid al Fitr, the Afghanistan Taliban leader said a planned U.S. troop surge would not end the protracted war, vowing to fight on until a full withdrawal of NATO troops.

Qatar's neighbors issue long list of demands to end crisis

Saudi Arabia and other Arab nations that have cut ties to Qatar issued a long list of demands Thursday to end the crisis, insisting that their Gulf neighbor shut down Al-Jazeera, scale back ties to Iran and close a Turkish military base in Qatar.

North Korea's Kim Jong Un uses terrifyingly creative methods to kill enemies

From siccing wild dogs to gunning down his enemies with artillery meant for taking out planes, North Korea's Kim Jong Un has built a reputation for dispatching with extreme prejudice all those who cross him.

Chinese automaker buys stake in Malaysia's Proton

The Chinese owner of Sweden's Volvo Cars says it has signed the final contract to buy a stake in Malaysian automaker Proton, gaining a platform to expand in Southeast Asia.

Friend of ousted S. Korean president gets 3 years in prison

A South Korean court has sentenced a longtime friend of ousted President Park Geun-hye to three years in prison for using her presidential ties to unlawfully get her daughter into a prestigious Seoul university.

South Korea's infrastructure boondoggle a boon for cyclists

In a country where bikes are either a poor man's transportation or a weekend workout for spandex-clad racers, the longest and most highly engineered network of car-free paths in the world is being built through dense evergreen forests, down wildflower-lined river valleys and over steep mountain ...

Did Putin show Oliver Stone a fake video? Director may have been fooled by Russian president

It may be a tempest in a teacup, or, perhaps, a storm in a samovar.

Inside Yemen's secret prisons: 'We could hear the screams'

They call it the "grill": The victim is tied to a spit like a roast and spun furiously within a circle of fire.

Pemex says damaged Mexican refinery to reopen July 30

Mexico's state-owned oil company Pemex says a refinery that flooded and caught fire last week during rains produced by former Tropical Storm Calvin will reopen July 30.

US envoy urges global action on worsening Venezuela crisis

U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley is urging the international community to take action to deal with the worsening crisis in Venezuela, where she says "people are starving while their government tramples their democracy."

Magnitude 6.8 earthquake recorded off Guatemalan coast

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.8 earthquake has hit off Guatemala's Pacific coast.

Airbnb to collect room tax in Puerto Rico for government

Puerto Rico has signed a deal with Airbnb under which the company will collect a room tax from hosts on the island and turn the revenue over to the U.S. territory's government, which is mired in a financial crisis.

Chile police declassify World War II-era files on Nazi plots

The Chilean equivalent of the FBI has declassified World War II-era files that show Nazi agents in the South American country's main port of Valparaiso plotted to destroy the Panama Canal.

Rome show smashes myth Virgin model was Borgia pope's lover

For centuries, Renaissance artist Pintoricchio was practically accused of blasphemy by those who contended he used Pope Alexander VI's young lover as the model for the Madonna in a wall painting that decorated the pontiff's private apartment.

World Court opinion sought on UK-Mauritius islands dispute

The U.N. General Assembly has approved a resolution asking the International Court of Justice for an advisory opinion on a dispute between Mauritius and the United Kingdom over the Chagos Islands.

Guatemala high court denies bid to probe president in fire

Guatemala's Supreme Court has rejected a request to have President Jimmy Morales' immunity of office lifted to permit an investigation of him in connection with a fire that killed 41 girls at a home for troubled youth.

Iraqis: IS blew up mosque in 'formal declaration of defeat'

The Islamic State group destroyed Mosul's al-Nuri mosque and its iconic leaning minaret known as al-Hadba when fighters detonated explosives inside the structures on Wednesday night, Iraq's Ministry of Defense said.