Afghan policeman opens fire on colleagues, kills 4

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says that a policeman in the southern province of Kandahar has killed four of his colleagues and wounded another seven. Zia Durrani, spokesman for the provincial police, said Thursday the rogue policeman was shot...

Kurdish fighters capture military air base in northern Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — An opposition activist group and a rebel say Kurdish fighters and their allies have captured a military air base in northern Syria. Abdul-Jabbar Abu Thabet, a local rebel commander in the Aleppo province, said Thursday that Mannagh air base fell to the...

94 year old former Auschwitz guard goes on trial in Germany

DETMOLD, Germany (AP) — A 94-year-old former Auschwitz guard is going on trial on 170,000 counts of accessory to murder in western Germany, accused of serving in the death camp at a time when hundreds of thousands of Hungarian Jews were gassed. Former SS Sgt. Reinhold...

S. Korea shuts down joint industrial park with N. Korea

PAJU, South Korea (AP) — South Korean workers on Thursday began shutting down a jointly run industrial park in North Korea, a move that will end, at least temporarily, the Koreas’ last major cooperation project as punishment over Pyongyang’s recent rocket...

Seoul: N. Korean leader Kim had his military chief executed

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had his military chief executed for corruption and other charges, a South Korean official said Thursday. If true, the execution of Ri Yong Gil, chief of the North Korean military’s general staff, would be the...

APNewsBreak: Kenyan athletes allege doping bribery

EMBU, Kenya (AP) — Two Kenyan athletes serving four-year bans for doping at the 2015 world championships say the chief executive of Athletics Kenya, the country’s governing body for track and field, asked them each for a $24,000 bribe to reduce their suspensions. Joy...

2 female bombers kill 58 in northeast Nigerian refugee camp

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Two female suicide bombers blew themselves up in a northeastern Nigerian refugee camp, killing at least 58 people, health and rescue officials said Wednesday. A third woman bomber was arrested and gave officials information about other planned...

2 female bombers kill 58 in northeast Nigerian refugee camp

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Two female suicide bombers blew themselves up in a northeastern Nigerian refugee camp, killing at least 58 people, health and rescue officials said Wednesday. A third woman bomber was arrested and gave officials information about other planned...

2 female bombers kill 56 in northeast Nigerian refugee camp

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Two female suicide bombers blew themselves up in a northeast Nigerian refugee camp, killing at least 56 people, health and rescue officials said Wednesday. A third woman bomber was arrested and has given officials information about other planned...

The Latest: Britain calls on Russia to stop bombing Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest developments on the war in Syria and the tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing violence (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Britain has called on Russia to stop its aerial bombing in Syria and use its influence on President Bashar Assad to get a cease-fire...