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Danish radio station slammed after allegedly killing rabbit
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- A Danish radio station has faced a storm of angry protests after two of its hosts claimed they clubbed a young rabbit to death on air with a bicycle pump.... 5/26/2015 5:05 PM

A guide to Greece's debt crisis and what's at stake
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece is out of cash to repay debts due as soon as next week.... 5/26/2015 5:05 PM

Report: German man loses legs, arm in streetcar accident
BERLIN (AP) -- A 20-year-old German man lost both legs and an arm after becoming pinned between two streetcar wagons and dragged three kilometers (nearly two miles) through a western German city until a passenger noticed and pulled the emergency brake.... 5/26/2015 5:03 PM

APNewsBreak: UN officials let child sex abuse claims linger
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- For months, the U.N.'s top human rights officials knew about allegations of child sexual abuse by French soldiers in Central African Republic, collected by their own staff. But they didn't follow up because they assumed French authorities were handling it, statements marked "strictly confidential" show, even as France pressed the U.N. for more information about the case.... 5/26/2015 4:45 PM

Nigeria paying $800 million to oil suppliers to end crisis
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- Oil suppliers say Nigeria's outgoing government has agreed to pay $800 million to end a fuel crisis crippling the economy just days before the inauguration of a new president Friday in Africa's biggest oil producer.... 5/26/2015 4:41 PM

Death toll in Mexico tornado rises to 14, 4 missing
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- The death toll in a tornado that ripped through the northern Mexico border city of Ciudad Acuna has risen to 14 after searchers found the body of a baby.... 5/26/2015 4:28 PM

Nepal bans children traveling without parents or guardian
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- The government announced Tuesday that all children traveling in Nepal will need to be accompanied by their parents or a legal guardian to prevent the trafficking of young people who lost their homes in the country's powerful earthquakes.... 5/26/2015 4:25 PM

AP NewsBreak: EU to relocate 40,000 immigrants within union
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The European Union will seek to shift the migration burden away from Italy and Greece by relocating 40,000 asylum seekers to other EU countries, according to a draft document seen by The Associated Press Tuesday.... 5/26/2015 4:21 PM

US returns 25 looted artifacts to Italy: Vases, frescoes
ROME (AP) -- The United States on Tuesday officially returned 25 artifacts that had been looted over the decades from Italy, including Etruscan vases, 1st-century frescoes and precious books that ended up in U.S. museums, universities and private collections.... 5/26/2015 4:16 PM

Britain faces tension over push for less EU control
PARIS (AP) -- European Union officials welcomed a French-German push for closer cooperation among the countries that use the euro, while British Prime Minister David Cameron's office said that won't derail his mission to reduce EU involvement in national affairs.... 5/26/2015 4:14 PM

Despite challenges, Zimbabwe showcases artists in Venice
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Stone and wood carvings displayed by street vendors in Zimbabwe reflect a long tradition of sculpture, and despite economic and other challenges, the country's artists are forging new paths and even have displays at one of the world's most prestigious art fairs.... 5/26/2015 4:11 PM

Former British premier: Refugees overwhelm Lebanese schools
BEIRUT (AP) -- Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Tuesday that Syrian refugees have overwhelmed Lebanese public schools, asking the world for more support as estimates suggest that more than 400,000 children from neighboring Syria need schooling here - nearly twice the number of Lebanese children in school.... 5/26/2015 3:57 PM

Grave of assassinated Burkina Faso leader exhumed
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) -- Authorities exhumed human remains Tuesday from the purported grave of Burkina Faso's assassinated leader, nearly three decades after the Marxist revolutionary was killed during a coup in this West African country.... 5/26/2015 3:44 PM

AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa
LONDON (AP) -- Ireland became the first country in the world to approve same-sex marriage by a national referendum, prompting crowds on the streets of Dublin to erupt in joy and cheers last week.... 5/26/2015 3:43 PM

Balkan leaders wary of Macedonia crisis fallout
TIRANA, Albania (AP) -- Albania's president and other Balkan leaders expressed concern Tuesday that the ongoing crisis in Macedonia could be a setback for the region's efforts to add new members to the European Union.... 5/26/2015 3:29 PM

Sweltering temperatures in India leave 750 dead in 5 weeks
HYDERABAD, India (AP) -- More than 750 people have died in southern India since the middle of April as soaring summer temperatures scorch the country, officials said Tuesday.... 5/26/2015 3:21 PM

French bill seeks to boost renewable energy, cut nuclear use
PARIS (AP) -- France's lower house of parliament has approved a bill aimed at boosting renewable energy and reducing the country's reliance on nuclear power, among other environment-friendly measures.... 5/26/2015 3:16 PM

Paris celebrates WWII resistance heroes in Pantheon ceremony
PARIS (AP) -- Paris authorities are escorting coffins representing four World War II resistance figures through the French capital toward the Pantheon, the resting place of French heroes.... 5/26/2015 3:15 PM

Myanmar's Suu Kyi is missing from global meeting on Rohingya
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- An international gathering about the plight of Myanmar's persecuted Rohingya Muslims boasts a star-studded cast, with three Nobel Peace Prize laureates among those calling on the world to wake up to the unfolding tragedy.... 5/26/2015 3:14 PM

Group says Turkish court rules against president's palace
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- A pressure group says Turkey's top administrative court has confirmed in a ruling that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's 1,150-room mega-palace was illegally constructed on protected land.... 5/26/2015 3:12 PM

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