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The Latest: Hungary happy with cooperation over migrants
GENEVA (AP) -- The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local):... 2/9/2016 1:51 PM

Train crash in Germany kills at least 9, injures 150
BAD AIBLING, Germany (AP) -- Two commuter trains crashed head-on Tuesday morning in southern Germany, killing at least nine people and injuring around 150, slamming into each other on a curve without braking after an automatic safety system apparently failed to stop them, the transport minister said.... 2/9/2016 1:43 PM

Bosnian Serb convicted in Srebrenica genocide dies in cell
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- A Bosnian Serb general convicted by United Nations judges of genocide in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre and described as the "right hand" of Ratko Mladic has died in his cell, the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal announced Tuesday.... 2/9/2016 1:41 PM

UN urges Turkey to open border; warns Aleppo could lack aid
KILIS, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey must open its doors to the thousands of Syrians who have massed at the border after fleeing violence, the United Nations demanded Tuesday, warning that hundreds of thousands of others in Syria's largest city could be soon cut off from humanitarian aid amid blistering Syrian and Russian airstrikes.... 2/9/2016 1:36 PM

UN official asks Sri Lanka to locate people missing from war
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) -- The top United Nations human rights official asked Sri Lanka's government on Tuesday to quickly locate thousands of civilians reported missing during the country's civil war. The government has said most are probably dead.... 2/9/2016 1:18 PM

Indonesia sentences 7 for IS links, as Bashir files appeal
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- An Indonesian court on Tuesday sentenced seven men for conspiring with the Islamic State group, the first time the country has sent anyone to prison for IS links, as radical cleric Abu Bakar Bashir appealed his conviction.... 2/9/2016 1:09 PM

Italian bank UniCredit earnings drop amid market turmoil
MILAN (AP) -- Italian lender UniCredit says its earnings dropped in the fourth quarter, on a day its shares were being battered amid broad concerns over the country's banking system.... 2/9/2016 1:04 PM

The Latest: Selling across European markets gathers pace
LONDON (AP) -- The latest on the turmoil afflicting global financial markets (all times local):... 2/9/2016 12:52 PM

Saudi Arabia says it shot down missile fired from Yemen
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- Saudi Arabia says it has shot down a ballistic missile fired from Yemen as a police officer was killed by cross-border fire.... 2/9/2016 12:52 PM

Aid group: 409 migrants have died in Mediterranean in 2016
GENEVA (AP) -- The International Organization for Migration says 409 people have died this year trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea, and migrant crossings in the first six weeks of 2016 are running at nearly ten times the rate of the same period last year.... 2/9/2016 12:48 PM

Israeli military says top mission is countering Gaza tunnels
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's top general said Tuesday that the military's number one mission for the coming year is to counter the renewed threat posed by militant attack tunnels from Gaza.... 2/9/2016 12:45 PM

The Latest: Drivers likely didn't see the other before crash
BERLIN (AP) -- The Latest on a train crash in Germany that has caused deaths and injuries (all times local):... 2/9/2016 12:43 PM

UK media groups lose secrecy challenge on terror trial
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's media have lost a challenge to the unprecedented secrecy in the coverage of the trial of a British law student who had been accused of targeting former Prime Minister Tony Blair or planning a Mumbai-style attack.... 2/9/2016 12:39 PM

Japanese stock slide leads global markets lower
LONDON (AP) -- Financial markets turned lower once again on Tuesday after a 5.4 percent slide in Japan's main stock index and the interest rate on the country's benchmark bond dropped into negative territory for the first time ever.... 2/9/2016 12:38 PM

US Army study: Iraq's Mosul dam at 'higher risk' of failure
BAGHDAD (AP) -- The US Army Corps of Engineers say they have identified "signs of distress" at Mosul dam, indicating that it is at "significantly higher risk of failure" than previously understood.... 2/9/2016 12:31 PM

UK lawmakers say proposed spy law fails to protect privacy
LONDON (AP) -- British government plans to strengthen spies' powers to snoop on the Internet are muddled and don't do enough to protect privacy, lawmakers responsible for scrutinizing the country's intelligence agencies said Tuesday.... 2/9/2016 12:26 PM

Indian soldier buried by avalanche saved; 9 bodies recovered
SRINAGAR, India (AP) -- An Indian soldier buried by an avalanche for six days in the Himalayan region of Kashmir has been found alive and was pulled from the snow, along with the bodies of nine other soldiers, officials said Tuesday.... 2/9/2016 12:22 PM

Greek farmers block main highway in protest against reform
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) -- Farmers in northern Greece blocked traffic on the country's main highway Tuesday, intensifying nationwide protests against austerity measures demanded by bailout lenders.... 2/9/2016 12:19 PM

Sushil Koirala, Nepal's former prime minister, dies at 78
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Sushil Koirala, a former Nepalese prime minister and leader of the nation's largest political party, has died in Kathmandu. He was 78.... 2/9/2016 12:17 PM

Spain: Trash fire causes rail commuter chaos in Barcelona
MADRID (AP) -- Tens of thousands of commuters in the Spanish city of Barcelona suffered travel chaos Tuesday as smoke from a fire filled railway tunnels and forced authorities to suspend train service for several hours.... 2/9/2016 12:16 PM



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