- IS buried thousands in 72 mass graves, AP finds
HARDAN, Iraq (AP) — Surrounded by smoke and flames, the sound of gunshots echoing around him, the young man crouched in the creek for hours, listening to the men in his family die.
- The Latest: Kurdish forces clash with IS in northern Syria
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Syrian conflict, following Ankara's incursion into the war-torn state last week (all times local):
- EU orders Apple to pay up to 13B euros in back taxes
BRUSSELS (AP) — Apple will have to pay up to 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) plus interest in back taxes to Ireland after the European Union found Tuesday that the U.S. technology giant had paid next to no tax across the bloc's 28 countries for over 11 years.
- Kerry in India for strategic, commercial talks
NEW DELHI (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in India for strategic and commercial talks being held against the backdrop of rising tensions in the disputed region of Kashmir, long a flashpoint between India and rival Pakistan.
- Suicide bomber hits Somalia presidential compound, 12 dead
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A suicide bomber has detonated an explosives-laden truck near the gate of Somalia's presidential palace in the capital on Tuesday, killing at least 12 people, police say.
- As refugee children die, Nigeria probes theft of food aid
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Children who escaped Boko Haram's Islamic insurgency now are dying of starvation in refugee camps in northeastern Nigeria's largest city as the government investigates the theft of food aid by officials.
- Tensions mount as record numbers crowd French migrant camp
CALAIS, France (AP) — Tempers are rising among migrants squeezed in record numbers into a shrinking slum camp in France's port city of Calais, where they spend hours in line waiting for food and showers.
- Brazil's Rousseff defends self ahead of Senate's ouster vote
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — On what could prove to be her last day as Brazil's president, Dilma Rousseff mounted a forceful defense of her time leading Latin America's most populous nation, warning senators that ousting her would hurt a young democracy while defiantly promising to go down fighting in what many see as a losing battle.
- Good boy! Dogs know what you're saying, study suggests
BERLIN (AP) — Scientists have found evidence to support what many dog owners have long believed: man's best friend really does understand some of what we're saying.
- France criticizes Turkish military intervention in Syria
PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande has criticized Turkey's "contradictory" military intervention in Syria and warned Russia not to become a "protagonist" in the war.