• 26,000 flee South Sudan to Uganda, says UN

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — More than 26,000 people have fled South Sudan to Uganda this month, says the United Nations refugee agency.

  • Supporters of Turkish President  Recep Tayyip Erdogan demonstrate at the Turkish consulate in Stuttgart, Germany,  early Saturday July 16, 2016.  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told the nation Saturday that his government was working to crush a coup attempt after a night of explosions, air battles and gunfire across the capital.  Officials said the coup appeared to have failed as Turks took to the streets overnight to confront troops attempting to take over the country.  (Andreas Rosar/dpa via AP)

    World leaders voice support for Turkey, condemn coup

    World leaders expressed support for Turkey and its democratic institutions on Saturday after the government quashed an attempted military coup.

  • Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers a speech n Istanbul, Saturday, July 16, 2016. Forces loyal to Erdogan quashed a coup attempt in a night of explosions, air battles and gunfire that left some hundreds of people dead and scores of others wounded Saturday. The chaos Friday night and Saturday came amid a period of political turmoil in Turkey _ a NATO member and key Western ally in the fight against the Islamic State group _ that critics blame on Erdogan's increasingly authoritarian rule. (AP Photo)

    Questions now swirl about Turkey, key Western ally

    Turkey’s pivotal roles as an ally in the U.S.-led war against the Islamic State group and a guarantor of refugee agreements are likely to remain intact for now after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan emerged triumphant followingr a failed coup attempt.

  • Egypt court dismisses assault charges against soccer star

    CAIRO (AP) — A court has dismissed assault charges against one of Egypt’s best known football stars after a police photographer who he chased and kicked on an empty pitch withdrew his complaint.

  • A public works truck blocks the street entrance, Friday, July 15, 2016, during a celebration of Bastille Day in Boston. Scores of people were killed Thursday night after a Tunisian man drove a truck through crowds celebrating Bastille Day in Nice, France. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

    France attacker called volatile, showed no jihadist links

    NICE, France (AP) — The rogue driver who turned a night of fireworks and fun into the worst carnage the French resort city of Nice has seen in decades appeared aloof and menacing to his neighbors and family, while authorities said Saturday that he had recently turned to religious extremism.