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EU meets as some countries seek tougher sanctions
BRUSSELS (AP) -- European Union foreign ministers are meeting to consider further sanctions against Russia because of the downing of the Malaysian jetliner, with Britain and some other countries demanding much tougher measures.... 7/22/2014 3:52 AM

Egypt calls for Israeli, Palestinian peace talks
CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt's foreign minister is raising the possibility 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 3:49 AM

Shakhtar midfielder says players' lives at risk
MOSCOW (AP) -- Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Douglas Costa says he and his fellow players who refused to return to the Ukrainian champion did so because the conflict in the country puts their lives at risk.... 7/22/2014 3:45 AM

Israeli media say Israeli soldier missing in Gaza
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli media say an Israeli soldier is missing following a deadly battle in the Gaza Strip.... 7/22/2014 3:44 AM

Cambodian political rivals say agreement reached
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) -- Leaders of Cambodia's ruling and opposition parties say they have reached an agreement to end a political deadlock since last year's contentious election.... 7/22/2014 3:37 AM

Credit Suisse has $779M loss in 2Q due US tax case
GENEVA (AP) -- Credit Suisse AG has posted a second-quarter net loss of 700 million Swiss francs ($779 million) after paying the largest penalty ever imposed in a U.S. criminal tax case.... 7/22/2014 3:36 AM

Turkey: police involved in graft probe detained
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkish media reports say police have raided homes of police officers overnight and detained dozens who were involved in a corruption probe targeting four former government ministers.... 7/22/2014 3:32 AM

Protesters at Russian embassy in KL seek justice
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Protesters marched on the Russian embassy in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday, waving placards and demanding justice for the victims of the Malaysia Airlines flight that was shot down over Ukraine last week.... 7/22/2014 3:26 AM

Russians fed conspiracy theories on Ukraine crash
MOSCOW (AP) -- An assassination attempt against Russian President Vladimir Putin. A desperate ploy to draw the West into the battle for Ukraine's east. A botched mission to commit mass murder against Russian citizens.... 7/22/2014 3:25 AM

Moscow subway chief fired after 22 killed in crash
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian news agencies say the head of Moscow's subway system has been fired in the wake of a rush-hour derailment that killed 22 people and injured 136 others.... 7/22/2014 3:22 AM

Widodo leads as Indonesia set to declare president
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- Nearly complete results in Indonesia's presidential elections showed Jakarta governor Joko Widodo leading with 52 percent of the vote.... 7/22/2014 3:10 AM

Asia shares rise as Ukraine plane tensions ease
TOKYO (AP) -- Asian shares rose Tuesday as tensions over the downing of a passenger jet in Ukraine eased after pro-Moscow separatists released a train packed with bodies and handed over the aircraft's black boxes.... 7/22/2014 2:43 AM

Body of missing S. Korean shipping tycoon found
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korean police said Tuesday that a badly decomposed body found surrounded by liquor bottles in a field last month was that of a fugitive billionaire businessman blamed for April's ferry disaster that killed more than 300 people.... 7/22/2014 2:31 AM

Australia wants security job for wronged countries
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Tuesday countries that have been "so wronged" should take responsibility for securing the crime scene where the Malaysian jetliner was shot down in Ukraine.... 7/22/2014 2:28 AM

Suicide bomber kills 4 foreign guards in Kabul
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghan officials say a suicide bomber on a motorcycle targeted a police compound in Kabul, killing four foreign security guards and wounding six.... 7/22/2014 2:13 AM

Plans to rebuild Haiti capital displace families
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) -- The broad avenues in the Haitian government's promotional material are clean and unbroken, dotted with palm trees, parks and manicured expanses of grass. The new ministry buildings are sleek and modern but retain some of the neo-classical architecture of the former structures lost to natural disaster.... 7/22/2014 12:02 AM

TV news reporter found shot to death in Honduras
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) -- The body of a television reporter was found in Honduras on Monday a day after he went missing. He had been shot twice.... 7/21/2014 11:34 PM

China orders nationwide probe of meat supplier
BEIJING (AP) -- China's food safety agency on Tuesday announced a nationwide inspection of processing factories and meat suppliers used by a company accused of selling expired beef and chicken to McDonald's and KFC.... 7/21/2014 10:46 PM

Rebels release train with bodies from downed jet
HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) -- Bowing to international pressure, pro-Moscow separatists released a train packed with bodies and handed over the black boxes from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane, four days after it plunged into rebel-held eastern Ukraine.... 7/21/2014 10:27 PM

Migration spotlights Mexican 'coyote' smugglers
TECUN UMAN, Guatemala (AP) -- The man-in-the-know nursed a late-morning beer at a bar near the Suchiate River that separates Guatemala from Mexico, and answered a question about his human smuggling business with a question: "Do you think a coyote is going to say he's a coyote?"... 7/21/2014 10:26 PM