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Amid sanctions, France in warship sale to Russia
PARIS (AP) -- French President Francois Hollande is defending plans to deliver a warship to Russia, despite calls for a European arms embargo against Moscow over the fighting in Ukraine.... 7/22/2014 7:16 AM

Trains collide in South Korea; 1 dead, dozens hurt
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Two passenger trains collided head-on in eastern South Korea on Tuesday, killing one passenger and injuring dozens, officials said.... 7/22/2014 7:14 AM

Court rules France responsible in toxic algae case
PARIS (AP) -- A French court has found the state responsible for the 2009 death of a horse on a Brittany beach killed by toxic algae.... 7/22/2014 7:13 AM

Jakarta governor Widodo wins Indonesian election
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- The final tally in Indonesia's presidential election shows that Jakarta governor Joko Widodo has won with 53 percent of the vote.... 7/22/2014 7:11 AM

Iraq Christians flee Mosul after militant threats
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi Christians have been fleeing from the northern city of Mosul in the wake of threats from Islamic State militants who took the city in a blitz offensive last month.... 7/22/2014 7:09 AM

Protesters in Malaysia seek justice from Russia
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Protesters marched on the Russian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday, waving placards and demanding justice for victims of the Malaysia Airlines flight that was shot down over Ukraine last week.... 7/22/2014 6:59 AM

Crash victims' remains reach Ukraine-held city
KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) -- The remains of the victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in territory held by the Ukrainian government on Tuesday on their way to the Netherlands, after delays and haphazard treatment of the bodies that put pressure on European foreign ministers meeting in Brussels to impose tougher economic sanctions on Russia.... 7/22/2014 6:58 AM

UK gov't announces inquiry on Russian spy death
LONDON (AP) -- The British government Tuesday announced plans for a wide-ranging public inquiry into the 2006 death of poisoned ex-Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko.... 7/22/2014 6:43 AM

Cambodian political rivals say agreement reached
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) -- Prime Minister Hun Sen and Cambodian opposition parties said they agreed Tuesday on a joint solution to end a political deadlock and the opposition's yearlong boycott of the national legislature.... 7/22/2014 6:43 AM

Big milestone for Britain's little prince
LONDON (AP) -- The palace is releasing special pictures, the Royal Mint is striking a commemorative coin and newspapers are publishing glowing tributes.... 7/22/2014 6:36 AM

Germany, France, Italy condemn anti-Semitic demos
BERLIN (AP) -- The foreign ministers of Germany, France and Italy on Tuesday condemned the rise in anti-Semitic protests and violence in their countries over the conflict in Gaza, saying they will do everything possible to combat it.... 7/22/2014 6:35 AM

T-shirt typo turns heads at Mandela bicycle ride
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Nelson Mandela had a way with words, but not quite like this.... 7/22/2014 6:19 AM

Military exercises delay flights throughout China
BEIJING (AP) -- China's airline regulator has warned travelers to expect flight delays at 12 airports through mid-August, and an airport employee said military exercises are the reason.... 7/22/2014 6:14 AM

11 parents of Nigeria's abducted girls die
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- About a dozen parents of the more than 200 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls will never see their daughters again.... 7/22/2014 6:08 AM

Credit Suisse in steep loss after US tax case
GENEVA (AP) -- Credit Suisse, Switzerland's second-biggest bank, posted a second-quarter net loss of 700 million Swiss francs ($779 million) Tuesday after paying the largest penalty ever imposed in a U.S. criminal tax case.... 7/22/2014 5:51 AM

Israeli soldier missing as Gaza fighting rages on
JERUSALEM (AP) -- An Israeli soldier is missing following a deadly battle in the Gaza Strip, a defense official said Tuesday as Israeli airstrikes pummeled a wide range of targets in the coastal strip and diplomatic efforts intensified to end more than two weeks of fighting that has killed at least 585 Palestinians and 29 Israelis.... 7/22/2014 5:43 AM

Norway honors victims of 2011 terror attacks
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg says the best way to honor the 77 people who died in terror attacks three years ago is to "fight for openness, tolerance and diversity."... 7/22/2014 5:07 AM

China meat scandal hits Starbucks, Burger King
BEIJING (AP) -- A suspect meat scandal in China engulfed Starbucks and Burger King on Tuesday and spread to Japan where McDonald's said the Chinese supplier accused of selling expired beef and chicken had provided 20 percent of the meat for its chicken nuggets.... 7/22/2014 5:05 AM

Egypt calls for Israeli, Palestinian peace talks
CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt's foreign minister raised the possibility Tuesday of restarting stalled peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians as part of negotiating a cease-fire in the war that has broken out on the Gaza Strip.... 7/22/2014 4:48 AM

Suicide bomber kills 4 foreign guards in Kabul
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- A suicide bomber on a motorcycle targeted a police compound housing foreign advisers in Kabul on Tuesday, killing four foreign security guards and wounding six, Afghan officials said.... 7/22/2014 4:41 AM