• UN chief calls for renewed focus on mass destruction weapons

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday called on the international community to renew its commitment to eliminate weapons of mass destruction as technological advances make it cheaper and easier for terrorist groups to produce and deliver materials for making the weapons.

  • People carry a victim's coffin as they attend funeral services for dozens of people killed in last night's bomb attack targeting an outdoor wedding party in Gaziantep, southeastern Turkey, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek said the "barbaric" attack in Gaziantep, near the border with Syria, on Saturday appeared to be a suicide bombing. Turkish authorities have put a temporary ban on distribution of images relating to Saturday's Gaziantep attack within Turkey.(AP Photo/Mahmut Bozarslan)

    Turkey vows to fight IS after attack kills 54, many children

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey vowed Monday to fight Islamic State militants at home and to “cleanse” the group from its borders after a weekend suicide bombing at a Kurdish wedding, an attack that came amid recent gains by Syrian Kurdish militia forces against the extremists in neighboring Syria.

  • FILE -- In this Feb. 16, 2016 file photo, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, right, and Iranian Defense Minister Gen. Hossein Dehghan shake hands during their meeting in Moscow, Russia. Dehghan was quoted by Iranian State TV website Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, as saying an announcement by Russia on using an Iranian airbase to attack Syrian militants was “a kind of show off and ungentlemanly.” The remarks suggest that the operation was not supposed to get public by either side. (Vadim Savitsky/ Russian Defense Ministry Press Service pool photo via AP, File)

    The Latest: London police arrest 2 suspected IS aspirants

    BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Syrian war (all times local):

  • An abandoned boat sits by the side of Walker South Road in Walker, La., Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. Hundreds of residents were rescued from flooded homes in the area last Saturday. (AP Photo/Max Becherer)

    10 Things to Know for Monday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:

  • Somalia bombings kill 17 at local government HQ, market

    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the gates of a local government headquarters in Somalia while another bomber targeted a nearby marketplace, killing at least 17 people and wounding more than 30 others, police said Sunday.

  • The shoe of a young victim and a piece of metal lay near the scene just hours after Saturday's bomb attack in Gaziantep, southeastern Turkey, early Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016, targeting an outdoor wedding party in southeastern Turkey killing dozens of people and wounding dozens more. Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek said the "barbaric" attack in Gaziantep, near the border with Syria, on Saturday appeared to be a suicide bombing. Turkish authorities have put a temporary ban on distribution of images relating to Saturday's Gaziantep attack within Turkey. (IHA via AP)

    Turkey’s president blames Islamic State for wedding attack

    ISTANBUL (AP) — A child suicide bomber killed at least 51 people and wounded nearly 70 others at a Kurdish wedding party near Turkey’s border with Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday, decrying the attack as an apparent attempt by Islamic State extremists to destabilize the nation by exploiting ethnic and religious tensions.

  • People react after an explosion in Gaziantep, southeastern Turkey, early Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. Gaziantep Province Gov. Ali Yerlikaya said the deadly blast, during a wedding near the border with Syria, was a terror attack. (Eyyup Burun/DHA via AP)

    Blast hits wedding in southern Turkey; casualties reported

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A bomb attack targeting an outdoor wedding party in southeastern Turkey on Saturday killed at least 22 people and wounded 94 others, authorities said.

  • Pakistani troops kill 9 ‘terrorists’ near Afghan border

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s army says its jets and ground forces have destroyed six militant hideouts in a northwestern tribal region, killing nine “terrorists” in the latest operation near the Afghan border.

  • Turkish authorities search outside the damaged building of the police headquarters after an explosion in Elazig, eastern Turkey, on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016.  Two car bombings targeted police stations in Turkey, killing a number of people and wounding hundreds, officials said Thursday. Turkish authorities have banned distribution of images relating to the Elazig explosion within Turkey. (Sahismail Gezici/DHA via AP)

    14 killed in attacks on police, military in Turkey; 220 hurt

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A string of bombings, blamed on Kurdish rebels and targeting Turkey’s security forces, killed at least 14 people and wounded more than 220 others, officials said Thursday.

  • In this Monday, Aug. 15, 2016, file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks in Youngstown, Ohio. Trump is again calling for the U.S. and its allies to immediately cut off the internet access of the Islamic State group and other extremist organizations. But from a technical standpoint, the U.S. still can’t just turn off the internet in other parts of the world. And even if it could, such a move would likely hurt more than potential attackers, and it would hinder the government's ability to keep tabs on them. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

    AP EXPLAINS: Why Trump can’t shut down the internet

    NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump is repeating calls for the U.S. and its allies to cut off internet access to the Islamic State group and other extremist organizations.