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Largely shielded from crisis, tourists still enjoying Greece
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece is known the world over for its historic sites, sparkling sea, and lovely, vine-shaded restaurants. Add riot police, shuttered banks, and lines at cash machines and the picture clouds.... 7/7/2015 4:27 PM

Spanish woman arrested for recruiting girls, teens for IS
MADRID (AP) -- Spanish police on Tuesday arrested a woman suspected of recruiting pre-teen girls and teenagers to send to areas controlled by the Islamic State armed group in Syria.... 7/7/2015 4:20 PM

Soldiers arrive in Saskatchewan to battle raging wildfires
LA RONGE, Saskatchewan (AP) -- Canadian soldiers are arriving to battle raging wildfires on the country's west coast, where about 13,000 people have been evacuated in recent days.... 7/7/2015 4:16 PM

Nuke deal remains elusive after deadline, but talks continue
VIENNA (AP) -- Negotiators at the Iran nuclear talks broke through their second deadline in a week on Tuesday, raising new questions about the ability of world powers to cut off all Iranian pathways to a bomb through diplomacy. The discussions, already in their 12th day, were prolonged until possibly Friday.... 7/7/2015 4:15 PM

Pope urges Latin American to channel energy, unite the world
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) -- Here are the latest developments from Pope Francis' trip to South America:... 7/7/2015 4:14 PM

Vote on Srebrenica resolution delayed by Russian veto threat
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. Security Council delayed a vote Tuesday on a British-drafted resolution that would condemn the 1995 massacre at Srebrenica during the Bosnian war as "a crime of genocide" after Russia informed council members it would veto the measure.... 7/7/2015 4:08 PM

Uber faces harassment in South Africa from local cabdrivers
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Taxi drivers in South Africa's largest city, Johannesburg, met on Tuesday to discuss how to compete with Uber, after rivalry led to drivers of the international ride-hailing service being harassed and intimidated.... 7/7/2015 4:07 PM

Panel: Politics among reasons for botched UN Ebola response
LONDON (AP) -- The Ebola outbreak exposed the U.N. health agency's organizational failings, a panel reported Tuesday - but it didn't blame any individuals at the World Health Organization for its bungled response last year to the deadly crisis.... 7/7/2015 4:05 PM

Bomb blamed on Boko Haram kills 20 in northern Nigeria
ZARIA, Nigeria (AP) -- A bomb blast in Nigeria's northern university town of Zaria killed at least 25 people Tuesday including a 2-year-old toddler, the Kaduna state governor reported, the latest in a string of deadly bombing and shooting attacks by the Boko Haram Islamic extremist group.... 7/7/2015 4:02 PM

Ultra-Orthodox Israeli minister slams Reform Judaism members
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's minister for religious affairs criticized Reform Judaism on Tuesday, saying he doesn't consider members of the denomination to be Jews.... 7/7/2015 4:00 PM

The Latest: Dutch: Greece needs quick solution to save euro
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The latest on the Greek financial crisis (all times Brussels local):... 7/7/2015 3:57 PM

Syrian troops repel militants attack on Aleppo neighborhood
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- Syrian troops and pro-government gunmen repelled on Tuesday an offensive by rebels and Muslim militants on a neighborhood in the northern city of Aleppo while opposition activists claimed that the army carried out a chlorine gas attack in another part of the city, activists and state media said.... 7/7/2015 3:55 PM

Qatar drilling rig faces months of repairs after accident
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- A Qatari company says one of its oil drilling rigs will need several months of repairs and maintenance after an accident off the Gulf nation's coast.... 7/7/2015 3:39 PM

Pope has packed final Ecuador day but holding up well
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) -- Pope Francis kicked off a whirlwind final full day in Ecuador on Tuesday with an open-air Mass in the capital sandwiched between meetings with bishops, indigenous groups and students and capped by a visit to a famed Jesuit church.... 7/7/2015 3:35 PM

Afghan government officials in direct talks with Taliban
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- In an unprecedented step after more than a decade of hostility, Afghan government officials are meeting in Pakistan with representatives of the Taliban, according to Afghan and Pakistani officials.... 7/7/2015 3:30 PM

Boycott drive gains strength, raising alarm in Israel
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Ten years ago, a small group of Palestinian activists had a novel idea: Inspired by the anti-apartheid movement, they called for a global boycott movement against Israel as a nonviolent method to promote the Palestinian struggle for independence.... 7/7/2015 2:49 PM

Migrant boat sinks near Greek islands, more than 15 missing
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- The Greek and Turkish coast guards rescued 21 people and recovered at least one body after a migrant boat sank Tuesday near two small Greek islands close to the Turkish coast. At least 15 people were believed to be missing.... 7/7/2015 2:47 PM

Singer Michael Buble and wife are expecting second baby
TORONTO (AP) -- Canadian crooner Michael Buble and his wife, Luisana Lopilato, are expecting their second baby.... 7/7/2015 2:44 PM

Greece restarts talks with creditors as country on edge
BRUSSELS (AP) -- With their country struggling to stave off financial collapse, Greek officials restarted talks with skeptical creditors on a new rescue deal, but showed up Tuesday without the concrete proposals their European counterparts had demanded.... 7/7/2015 2:43 PM

Kenya says Islamic extremists kill 14 in Kenya's north
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- At least 14 people were killed in an attack early Tuesday in the country's north by al-Shabab, Islamic extremist rebels from neighboring Somalia, a Kenyan official said.... 7/7/2015 2:39 PM

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