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FILE - In this July 14, 2016 file photo, a woman walks past a billboard featuring an image of an island in South China Sea on display with Chinese words that read: "South China Sea, our beautiful motherland, we won't let go an inch" in Weifang in east China's Shandong province. An international arbitration panel’s decision on the contested waters of the South China Sea so far is fueling regional tensions rather than tamping them down. In the ensuing 11 days, China has responded to the sweeping victory for the Philippines by flexing its military might. The Philippines faces pressure both at home and abroad not to cede an inch to China after the July 12 decision by a tribunal at The Hague-based Permanent Court of Arbitration. (Chinatopix via AP, File)

ASEAN split on how to deal with China in South China Sea row

For 49 years, the unity of Southeast Asia's main grouping has hinged on its founding principle: decisions by consensus. But that cardinal rule is now proving to be the biggest headache for its members, who began important meetings this weekend deeply divided on how to deal with China's territorial expansion ...

Thousands of demonstrators march towards the center of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, July 23, 2016. Afghan authorities have closed off streets across the capital Kabul as they prepare for a demonstration by ethnic Hazaras demanding a planned power line be rerouted through their poverty-stricken province. (AP Photos/Massoud Hossaini)

IS attacks protest in Afghan capital, kills 80 people

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on a peaceful protest in the Afghan capital on Saturday that killed at least 80 people and wounded more than 200, marking the first time the extremists have struck Kabul and raising fears of their growing strength and capability ...

A sign reading "why" is fixed where a shooting took place in front of a fast food restaurant leaving nine people dead the day before on Saturday, July 23, 2016 in Munich, Germany. (AP Photo/Sebastian Widmann)

Police: Munich suspect was obsessed with mass shootings

The gunman whose rampage at a Munich mall left nine people dead was a depression-plagued teenager who avidly read books and articles about mass killings and apparently tried to lure young victims to their deaths through a faked Facebook posting, authorities said Saturday. Information from witnesses indicated that his hatred ...

A portrait of Pavel Sheremet is displayed as Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko stands  at the coffin of killed journalist Pavel Sheremet at a memorial ceremony in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, July 22, 2016. Hundreds of local residents and journalists have come to pay their respects to a prominent journalist who died in a car bombing in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev earlier this week. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

Journalist who died in Ukraine car bombing buried in Belarus

Prominent journalist Pavel Sheremet, who died when his car was bombed in Ukraine, has been buried in his hometown of Minsk, Belarus. Sheremet, who once was imprisoned in Belarus, where independent media are under consistent pressure from the authoritarian government, had moved to Ukraine two years ago after several years ...

The father of a victim shows a picture of his son near the Olympia shopping center where a shooting took place leaving nine people dead the day before on Saturday, July 23, 2016 in Munich, Germany. (AP Photo/Sebatian Widmann)

The Latest: Munich shooting scars those who witnessed it

The Latest on the shootings in Munich (all times local): 9:50 p.m. The trauma of the shooting attack in Munich has scarred those who saw it. Hueseyin Bayri, who witnessed one teenager's death, said the shooter screamed a profanity about foreigners, adding "I will kill you all!" as he pulled ...

A bloodied man who carried dead and wounded, speaks on the phone at the site of a suicide attack an explosion that struck a protest march, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, July 23, 2016. Witnesses in Kabul say that an explosion causing multiple casualties struck the march by members of Afghanistan’s largely Shiite Hazara ethnic minority group, who were demanding that a major regional electric power line be routed through their impoverished home province. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

The Latest: 10-day ban on public gatherings in Afghanistan

The Latest on the deadly bombing of a mass demonstration by members of Afghanistan's ethnic Hazara minority in the capital, Kabul (all times local): 12:00 p.m. Afghanistan's Interior Ministry has issued a ban on public gatherings of all types for the next 10 days. In a statement late Saturday, the ...

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban delivers his speech during the 27th Balvanyos Summer University and Students' Camp in Baile Tusnad, central Romania, Saturday, July 23, 2016. The week-long Balvanyos Summer University and Camp is held annually since 1990 and it's one of the most important national political workshops of Hungary's governing Fidesz - Hungarian Civic Alliance. This is the biggest public forum of Hungary's dialogue with the ethnic Hungarian minority and with Romania. Beyond the lectures and roundtables there are rich variety of cultural programmes, including plenty of concerts in each year. (Zoltan Mathe/MTI via AP)

Hungary's Viktor Orban says Donald Trump better for Europe

The anti-terrorism proposals of U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump make him the better option for Europe and Hungary, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Saturday. Orban, who has built razor-wire border fences to stop migrants, said in Romania that Trump's ideas about the need for the best intelligence services and ...

In this aerial view taken from video, part of the miles long queue of traffic outside Dover, England, waiting to cross the English Channel into France, Saturday July 23, 2016, as France is under a state of emergency.  Heightened French border security checks caused massive disruption for many hours Saturday as some thousands of travelers tried to make the journey into France.  (Sky via AP)

French leader to eye security all summer; Chunnel backs up

French President Francois Hollande will reassess security measures once a week all summer amid fears of new violence after a deadly Bastille Day attack in Nice, and heightened French security checks were causing severe delays Saturday for those trying to cross the English Channel. Government spokesman Stephane Le Foll said ...

In this photo released by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), children wait to be served with roasted maize in a refugee camp Juba, South Sudan Friday July 22, 2016  . The United Nations refugee agency says thousands of people continue to flee South Sudan over violence between armed groups in the country, stretching the capacity of humanitarian efforts to look after the refugees. 
 ( Isaac Billy UNMISS via AP)

South Sudan armed opposition claims to remove vice president

A faction of South Sudan's armed opposition said Saturday it had replaced its leader who is also the country's first vice president, a move which could lead to further turmoil following deadly clashes in the capital this month. Riek Machar, who led a rebellion against President Salva Kiir in December ...

Protesters shout as they gather a police cordon near a police station in Yerevan, Armenia, Saturday, July 23, 2016. The president of Armenia on Friday called on the gunmen holding hostages in a police station in the capital to lay down arms and release the four police officers they are holding as the tense standoff stretched into its sixth day. The police station in Yerevan was seized Sunday by gunmen seeking the release of an opposition figure who was arrested in June for illegal weapons possession. One policeman was killed in the assault. (Hrant Khachatryan/PAN Photo via AP)

4 police hostages released in Armenia; standoff continues

The gunmen who seized a police station in the Armenian capital of Yerevan and held hostages for nearly a week released all four of their captives Saturday but refused to end their occupation of the building. The standoff began July 17 when armed men stormed a police station, killing one ...

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan salutes after his address at the parliament in Ankara, Turkey, Friday, July 22, 2016. Parliament voted 346-115 to approve the national state of emergency, which gives sweeping new powers to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who had been accused of autocratic conduct even before this week's crackdown on alleged opponents. Erdogan has said the state of emergency will counter threats to Turkish democracy. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)

Turkey seizes over 2,250 institutions in post-coup crackdown

In a new tactic against suspected coup plotters, Turkey on Saturday announced it had seized more than 2,250 social, educational or health care institutions and facilities that it claims pose a threat to national security. The health ministry said patients at hospitals that are being seized will be transferred to ...

In this Thursday, July 21, 2016, photo, rescuers use a raft to transport people along a flooded street in Shenyang in northeastern China's Liaoning Province. Dozens of people have been killed and dozens more are missing across China after a round of torrential rains swept through the country earlier this week, flooding streams, triggering landslides and destroying houses. (Chinatopix Via AP)

Floods kill at least 154 across China, leave scores missing

Torrential rains that have swept through China have killed at least 154 people and left 124 missing, officials said Saturday, with most of the casualties reported from a northern province where villagers complained about lack of warning before a deadly flash flood. The rains, which began on Monday, have flooded ...

8 Turks who fled to Greece are a diplomatic 'hot potato'

The Turkish military helicopter that landed in the Greek border city of Alexandroupolis just as an attempted coup was being quashed in Turkey has turned into one of the toughest diplomatic challenges to date for Greece's relatively inexperienced government. On board were eight Turkish military personnel — all unarmed helicopter ...

In this Friday, July 22, 2016 photo provided by Wael Ladki people take shelter as armed police officers are on the hunt for possible fugitives after a shooting in a shopping mall in Munich, southern Germany. A gunman killed 9 people before killing himself.  (Wael Ladki via AP)

Timeline of Munich shooting at a shopping mall

Here is a timeline of the shooting at a shopping mall in Munich where a gunman, identified as an 18-year-old German-Iranian, killed nine people, most of them teenagers, on Friday evening (all times local). —5:52 p.m. Friday: Police receive first report of shooting at the Olympia Shopping Center in the ...

Heightened terrorist checks slow Channel crossings from UK

Travelers seeking to cross the England Channel to enter France are facing severe delays because of heightened French security checks. British officials said Saturday that the delays were caused by increased French border checks at the Port of Dover and the Channel Tunnels. The delays are slowing travel at the ...

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