ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Tax authorities say they have used surveillance drones in Greece for the first time to spot violations on Santorini, where tourists were allegedly being taken on boat tours of the island's sea-filled volcanic crater without getting receipts.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - World leaders kicked off their annual gathering at the United Nations on Monday by honoring a global icon of peace and reconciliation - drawing some pointed contrast with a U.S. president who has shaken up the international order with his assertion of "America First."
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) - A Congolese civil society group says that 18 people have been killed in attacks by suspected Allied Democratic Forces rebels in the eastern city of Beni, an added threat to the city and region which are battling an Ebola outbreak. The Norwegian Refugee Council said it and other aid agencies have been forced to temporarily suspend activities in Beni because of Saturday's attack.
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - An Ethiopian security official has confirmed the arrests of hundreds of youths in the capital, Addis Ababa, following violence within the city and in nearby towns last week in which several dozen people were killed. The announcement on Monday came following widespread calls on social media by citizens of the East African country to disclose the reason why the arrests were made.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Kenyan police have charged a provincial governor with the murder of a university student who claimed he had impregnated her in an extramarital affair. Migori Governor Okoth Obado Monday denied the murder of Sharon Otieno before High Court Judge Jessie Lessit and was held in remand prison until bail is determined.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Kenya's military says it's killed 10 rebels from the al-Shabab extremist group in an ambush in Kenya's south where several soldiers have died from roadside bombs. Three soldiers were wounded in the attack in Taksile, north of Pandaguo, said military spokesman Col. Paul Njuguna in a statement. In the past three months at least 24 soldiers have been killed by roadside bombs planted by al-Shabab which the military is fighting near the Somali border.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - The Latest on the fallout from Saturday's attack on a military parade in Iran (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Iran's state TV has reported that a 4-year-old boy who was wounded during Saturday's terror attack on a military parade in the city of Ahvaz has died at a hospital.
ROME (AP) - Spain's maritime rescue service said Sunday it rescued more than 400 people from 15 small boats, most of them off the country's southern coast, while humanitarian groups lamented that the sole private rescue boat operating near the deadly central Mediterranean human trafficking route risked being put out of action by Italy's anti-migrant leaders.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Three journalists were released from custody Sunday following a complaint against them by Greece's defense minister. The publisher, editor-in-chief and political editor of daily paper "Fileleftheros" (Liberal) had voluntarily turned themselves in Saturday after Defense Minister Panos Kammenos said an article in the paper's Friday edition had defamed him.
ROMAGNE-SOUS-MONTFAUCON, France (AP) - It was America's deadliest battle ever, with 26,000 U.S. soldiers killed, tens of thousands wounded and more ammunition fired than in the whole of the Civil War. The Meuse-Argonne offensive of 1918 was also a great American victory that helped bringing an end to World War 1.
VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) - Pope Francis warned against historic revisionism and any rebirth of anti-Semitism that fueled the Holocaust as he marked the annual remembrance Sunday for Lithuania's centuries-old Jewish community that was nearly wiped out during World War II.
MOSCOW (AP) - Partial results in a regional election in Russia's Far East show an opposition candidate has beaten the incumbent governor by a wide margin. The official tally on the Central Election Commission's website showed on Sunday that incumbent Vyacheslav Shport was trailing 40 percent behind opposition candidate Sergei Furgal, with 90 percent of the votes counted.