• June 29, 2016

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The Latest: Flights resume from US to Istanbul airport

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the explosions at Istanbul's Ataturk airport (all times local):

Suicide blasts kill dozens at Istanbul airport

ISTANBUL (AP) — Suicide attackers killed dozens and wounded more than 140 at Istanbul's busy Ataturk Airport, the latest in a series of bombings to strike Turkey in recent months. Turkish officials said the massacre was most likely the work of the Islamic State group.

Recent airport attacks at a glance

ISTANBUL (AP) — The attack on Istanbul's Ataturk airport on Tuesday was the latest in such incidents at major airports in recent years. The following is a list of some of those attacks:

The Latest: Flights resume from US to Istanbul airport

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the explosions at Istanbul's Ataturk airport (all times local):

Recent airport attacks at a glance

ISTANBUL (AP) — The attack on Istanbul's Ataturk airport on Tuesday was the latest in such incidents at major airports in recent years. The following is a list of some of those attacks:

Suspected IS suicide bombers kill dozens at Istanbul airport

ISTANBUL (AP) — Three suspected Islamic State group suicide bombers targeted the international terminal of Istanbul's Ataturk Airport Tuesday, killing at least 36 people and wounding many others, Turkish officials said.

EU's most widely use language, English, endangered by Brexit

BRUSSELS (AP) — Of all the myriad challenges facing the European Union with the pending departure of Britain, one unlikely issue that needs to be resolved is the fact that English would no longer be an official language.

Lastest: Hollande: UK cannot cherry pick rules

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Britain's vote to leave the European Union (all times local):

EU leaders push Britain to leave amid post-vote turmoil

BRUSSELS (AP) — EU leaders pressed British Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday for a quick and clear plan for Britain's exit from their union, saying there's no turning back from last week's vote to leave despite worldwide uncertainty about the continent's future.

Netherlands and Italy agree to split Security Council term

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Sweden and Kazakhstan won contested elections for coveted seats on the Security Council on Tuesday and the Netherlands and Italy ended a battle for another seat by agreeing to split the two-year term on the U.N.'s most powerful body.

Final Benghazi report: No 'smoking gun' pointing to Clinton

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans on Tuesday concluded their $7 million, two-year investigation into the deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya, with fresh accusations of lethal mistakes by the Obama administration but no "smoking gun" pointing to wrongdoing by Hillary Clinton, then secretary of state and now the Democrats' presumptive presidential nominee.

The Latest: State Dept: Benghazi outpost was no mistake

WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest on the House GOP Benghazi report, released Tuesday (all times local):

NATO chief urges unity after British vote to leave the EU

BRUSSELS (AP) — With Europe thrown into turmoil by the British vote to quit the European Union, cooperation between the EU and the U.S.-led NATO alliance is more vital than ever, NATO's chief said Tuesday as he arrived for a meeting with EU leaders.

4 scenarios eyed to keep Britain in the EU despite exit vote

LONDON (AP) — As continental powers pressure a nervous Britain to formally apply to exit the European Union, die-hard "remain" supporters are taking on the mission to put the brakes on the so-called Brexit.

Israel's security figures take aim at hard-line Netanyahu

JERUSALEM (AP) — Long-serving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a potentially formidable challenge to his hard-line rule — not from Israel's civilian politicians but instead from its revered security establishment.

Zombie government? UK politics consumed by Brexit concerns

LONDON (AP) — Who's in charge now in Britain?

Former Israeli security men present plan for Palestinians

JERUSALEM (AP) — A group of retired Israeli security commanders are pushing a plan that they hope could break the deadlock with the Palestinians and create conditions for a negotiated agreement.

South Sudan says new rebel group has formed; 43 said killed

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — A new rebel group has formed against the South Sudanese government months after a peace deal was signed with another band of rebels to end a deadly civil war, a senior official said Tuesday.

US-backed Syrian rebels move toward IS-held town near Iraq

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rebels aided by U.S.-led airstrikes launched an offensive against an Islamic State stronghold near the Iraqi border on Tuesday, hoping to sever one of the extremists' main transit links between the two countries, a rebel spokesman said.

US first lady promotes learning to empower Moroccan girls

MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — U.S. first lady Michelle Obama met with Moroccan teenage girls on Tuesday to promote education in the North African kingdom, where only 36 percent of girls continue school beyond the primary level.

Taunts, threats surge in days following British referendum

LONDON (AP) — Turkish tourists are heckled in the heart of London. An Eastern European family in Rugby finds dog excrement shoved through its mailbox. A Polish teenager in Gloucestershire is taunted with threats of deportation at her high school.

Germany: Man finds $166,000 in old cupboard, hands it back

BERLIN (AP) — Police in the German town of Minden say a 25-year-old man who arrived last year as a refugee is their "hero of the day" after he found some 150,000 euros ($166,095) — and handed it to authorities.

Retired pope thanks reigning pope for his focus on mercy

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Retired Pope Benedict XVI thanked Pope Francis and endorsed his mercy-filled ministry Tuesday during an unprecedented Vatican ceremony featuring the reigning pope honoring the retired one on the 65th anniversary of his ordination as a priest.

A guide to the EU's exit clause as Britain looks to leave

BRUSSELS (AP) — It's the European Union's exit door, the legal way out of the bloc.