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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

3 Russian opposition figures go on hunger strike
MOSCOW (AP) -- Three Russia opposition activists have gone on hunger strike in Novosibirsk to protest authorities' decision to disqualify them from a local election.... 7/28/2015 11:59 AM

Nigerian leader visits Cameroon as Boko Haram attacks
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- Nigeria's new President Muhammadu Buhari is set to make his first official visit to one-time enemy Cameroon Wednesday to ease tensions and bolster support for a multinational army to fight the Boko Haram uprising that has spilled across borders.... 7/28/2015 11:57 AM

The Latest: Syria opposition backs calls for 'safe zone'
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The Latest from NATO meeting on Islamic State group and related developments (all times local):... 7/28/2015 11:54 AM

UK priest who fled after fleecing flock jailed in England
LONDON (AP) -- A British judge has jailed a runaway priest for two years and eight months for pocketing church funds.... 7/28/2015 11:53 AM

Europe's largest Jewish sporting event opening in Germany
BERLIN (AP) -- More than 2,000 Jewish athletes gathered Tuesday in Berlin for the European Maccabi Games, being held for the first time in Germany, at a site built by the Nazis for the 1936 Olympics.... 7/28/2015 11:47 AM

Beijing bid faces same old questions ahead of 2022 IOC vote
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Two of China's most storied winter Olympic athletes faced tough questions about Beijing bid's for the 2022 Winter Games - namely about air pollution and a lack of snow.... 7/28/2015 11:44 AM

Sepp Blatter deserves the Nobel Prize, Vladimir Putin says
MOSCOW (AP) -- Vladimir Putin and Sepp Blatter just can't stop praising each other.... 7/28/2015 11:43 AM

Oldest ever giant panda celebrates with bamboo, veggie cake
HONG KONG (AP) -- The oldest giant panda ever in captivity tasted a vegetable ice cake and, of course, bamboo in celebration of her 37th birthday.... 7/28/2015 11:41 AM

Myanmar police seize over 26 million stimulant tablets
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- Police in Myanmar's largest city say they've seized more than 26 million stimulant tablets in what appears to be the country's biggest such seizure ever.... 7/28/2015 11:38 AM

UAE slashes fuel subsidies, announces 24 percent price hike
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The United Arab Emirates has slashed gasoline subsidies, raising the cost of a liter of regular gasoline by 24 percent amid globally low oil prices that have cut into the country's revenues.... 7/28/2015 11:35 AM

Greece advances in loan talks, under fire for euro exit plan
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece pushed ahead with talks on a new rescue loan Tuesday, but its government came under increasing pressure over claims it had a top-secret plan to prepare for a euro exit that involved accessing citizens' personal tax data.... 7/28/2015 11:35 AM

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 11:33 AM

UN: civilian death toll in Yemen fighting up to nearly 1,900
BERLIN (AP) -- The United Nations says the civilian death toll from four months of fighting in Yemen has risen to nearly 1,900, with at least 202 people killed over the past 12 days.... 7/28/2015 11:27 AM

Scientists worry about arms race in artificial intelligence
LONDON (AP) -- Scientists and tech experts - including Prof. Stephen Hawking and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak - warned Tuesday of a global arms race with weapons using artificial intelligence.... 7/28/2015 11:26 AM

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 2011 uprising.... 7/28/2015 11:10 AM

Q&A: What stock market tumble means for China, rest of world
BEIJING (AP) -- China's stock market tumbled this week despite a massive government intervention aimed at halting a slide in prices that began last month. At its peak in early June, the Shanghai Composite Index had risen about 150 percent from late 2014. After dropping 30 percent over several weeks, government support measures calmed the market. But on Monday the sell-off resumed, with the Shanghai index suffering a drop of 8.5 percent, its biggest daily fall since February 2007. Here'... 7/28/2015 11:05 AM

China stocks fall for second day, Europe rises
BEIJING (AP) -- Chinese stocks fell further Tuesday after suffering their biggest drop in eight years the previous day while most other Asian markets declined and Europe rose.... 7/28/2015 10:59 AM

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