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German doctor declared woman dead, she later woke up
BERLIN (AP) -- Prosecutors in Germany have charged a doctor with negligent bodily harm for declaring a 92-year-old woman dead, only for her to awaken again in a refrigerated room at a funeral home.... 7/28/2015 1:32 PM

Officials say Pakistan likely to host Kabul-Taliban talks
ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Two Pakistani officials say the second round of peace talks between representatives of the Afghan government and the Taliban is likely to be held in Pakistan on Friday.... 7/28/2015 1:30 PM

The Latest: Kurdish spokesman: US-Turkish deal not a threat
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The Latest from NATO meeting on Islamic State group and related developments (all times local):... 7/28/2015 1:22 PM

White House Notebook: Third term? Obama says no thanks
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) -- Could President Barack Obama win a third term in office? He's convinced that he could, but would really rather not.... 7/28/2015 1:19 PM

Officials: Iran may take own samples at alleged nuclear site
VIENNA (AP) -- Officials say Iran wants its own officials to take soil samples at a site where it is alleged to have worked on a nuclear weapon, and the U.N. agency probing the suspicions may agree provided it is allowed to monitor the process.... 7/28/2015 1:16 PM

Libya court sentences Gadhafi son to death for 2011 killings
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) -- A court in Libya on Tuesday sentenced a son of Moammar Gadhafi to death by firing squad after convicting him of murder and inciting genocide during the country's 2011 civil war.... 7/28/2015 1:09 PM

Volkswagen sold more vehicles than Toyota in first half
TOKYO (AP) -- Volkswagen overtook Toyota in global vehicle sales for January-June, the first time the German automaker has come out top in the intensely competitive tallies.... 7/28/2015 1:07 PM

3 Russian opposition figures go on hunger strike
MOSCOW (AP) -- Three Russia opposition activists on Tuesday went on hunger strike in Novosibirsk to protest authorities' decision to disqualify them from a local election.... 7/28/2015 1:07 PM

Obama: Africa must create jobs for its next generation
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) -- Closing a historic visit to Africa, President Barack Obama on Tuesday urged the continent's leaders to prioritize creating jobs and opportunity for the next generation of young people or risk sacrificing future economic potential to further instability and disorder.... 7/28/2015 1:01 PM

In Yemen, pro-government troops besiege rebel military base
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Yemeni military officials say pro-government troops have been besieging a military base held by Shiite rebels for 40 hours, after cutting off major supply routes to the facility.... 7/28/2015 1:00 PM

Former Greek city mayor wins early release from prison
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) -- The former mayor of Greece's second-largest city, Thessaloniki, has been granted early release on compassionate grounds from prison, where he was serving a 12-year sentence for embezzling city funds.... 7/28/2015 12:55 PM

Romanian officials raid homes in medicines corruption probe
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- Romanian prosecutors have searched dozens of home and offices looking for evidence that drug companies offered doctors vacations and other incentives in exchange for prescribing cancer drugs.... 7/28/2015 12:52 PM

Rio de Janeiro prisons seek to protect transgender inmates
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- When Estefanie Ferraz went to prison, she had been living as a woman for around a decade, had undergone more than half a dozen plastic surgeries including breast and cheek implants to enhance her feminine looks, and was saving up for a sex change operation.... 7/28/2015 12:37 PM

Myanmar police seize over 26 million stimulant tablets
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- Police in Myanmar's largest city said Tuesday that they've seized more than 26 million stimulant tablets with a street value of over $100 million, in what appears to be the country's biggest such seizure ever.... 7/28/2015 12:35 PM

EU moves to protect cheese from both sides of divided Cyprus
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The European Union has moved to recognize halloumi, or hellim in Turkish, as a protected cheese from both sides of the Greek-Turkish divided island of Cyprus and lauds it as a symbolic step toward further reunification.... 7/28/2015 12:30 PM

Malaysian PM axes deputy, attorney general amid fund scandal
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, stung by allegations that he received some $700 million in government money, on Tuesday fired the attorney general who had been investigating him and a deputy who has been among his most prominent critics.... 7/28/2015 12:19 PM

Russian human rights NGO folds its work, goes underground
MOSCOW (AP) -- A prominent Russian human rights group says it is closing down its operations because of a repressive law, but has come up with a plan to continue its work.... 7/28/2015 12:17 PM

Bahrain: 2 police officers killed, 6 wounded in bomb attack
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Two Bahraini policemen were killed and six were wounded in a bomb attack south of the island kingdom's capital on Tuesday, according to authorities.... 7/28/2015 12:10 PM

Gaza teachers head to Qatar as part of new employment drive
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- About 100 Palestinian teachers have departed the impoverished Gaza Strip for potential teaching positions in Qatar.... 7/28/2015 12:02 PM

Litvinenko judge slams 'charade' of suspect's testimony bid
LONDON (AP) -- The British judge investigating the radioactive poisoning death of former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko on Tuesday accused Russian authorities or a key suspect of interfering with his inquiry.... 7/28/2015 12:00 PM



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