- Lawyers: Convicted spy Pollard to be paroled in November
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorneys for Jonathan Pollard, who has served nearly 30 years in prison for spying for Israel, said Tuesday the U.S. has granted him parole and he will be released in November.
- Iraqi militias train young teens to face the threat of IS
BAGHDAD (AP) — In the steamy Baghdad night, sweat poured down the faces of the Iraqi teens as they marched around a school courtyard, training for battle against the Islamic State group.
- Libya court sentences Gadhafi son to death for 2011 killings
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — A court in Libya on Tuesday sentenced a son of Moammar Gadhafi to death by firing squad after convicting him of murder and inciting genocide during the country's 2011 civil war.
- NATO proclaims 'strong solidarity' with Turkey against IS
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish jets bombed Kurdish rebels inside Turkey on Tuesday as NATO proclaimed its "strong solidarity" with the country's fight against the Islamic State group but urged restraint in a campaign that has also targeted Kurdish separatists.
- The Latest: Iraqi PM speaks out against Turkish airstrikes
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest from NATO meeting on Islamic State group and related developments (all times local):
- French farmers protest taps into freewheeling tradition
PARIS (AP) — Over the past week, French farmers have used tractors to block the border with Germany and chucked foreign vegetables off trucks in protest of cheap imports. French leaders did not call in the police — they gave the farmers their support.
- Obama draws criticism for saying Ethiopia is democratic
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Some African activists have greeted President Barack Obama's remarks that Ethiopia has a democratically elected government with scorn and concern.
- Rio de Janeiro prisons seek to protect transgender inmates
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — When Estefanie Ferraz went to prison, she had been living as a woman for around a decade, had undergone more than half a dozen plastic surgeries including breast and cheek implants to enhance her feminine looks, and was saving up for a sex change operation.
- Scientists worry about arms race in artificial intelligence
LONDON (AP) — Scientists and tech experts — including professor Stephen Hawking and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak — warned Tuesday of a global arms race with weapons using artificial intelligence.
- Nigerian leader visits Cameroon as Boko Haram attacks
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's new President Muhammadu Buhari is set to make his first official visit to one-time enemy Cameroon Wednesday to ease tensions and bolster support for a multinational army to fight the Boko Haram uprising that has spilled across borders.