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Fugitive African warlord Joseph Kony is said to be sickly
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) -- The fugitive leader of the Lord's Resistance Army is sickly and in retreat from an international manhunt that includes U.S. forces, a Ugandan military spokesman said Monday, citing the accounts of recent defectors who are backing up reports that the rebel group is in decline.... 7/6/2015 11:41 AM

Greece looks to reopen bailout talks as euro future in doubt
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece and its membership in Europe's joint currency faced an uncertain future Monday, with time pressing for the country to reach a bailout deal with creditors after Greeks resoundingly rejected the notion of more austerity in exchange for aid.... 7/6/2015 11:29 AM

China to snub arbitration hearing on feud with Philippines
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- China is standing pat on its decision to reject arbitration by an international tribunal that will begin formal hearings this week to resolve a long-seething feud with the Philippines over the South China Sea, Beijing's ambassador to Manila said Monday.... 7/6/2015 11:25 AM

The Latest: EU's Dombrovskis says 'no' vote widens gap
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- The latest on the bailout referendum in Greece (all times local):... 7/6/2015 11:05 AM

Armenian police disperse protest after 2 weeks
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) -- Police in the Armenian capital have cleared away barricades to unblock a central avenue that demonstrators had occupied for two weeks to protest hikes in electricity prices in the impoverished former Soviet nation.... 7/6/2015 10:55 AM

Iraqi fighter jet drops bomb over Baghdad, kills 12 people
BAGHDAD (AP) -- An Iraqi Russian-made fighter jet accidentally dropped a bomb over a Baghdad neighborhood on Monday, killing at least 12 people on the ground, Iraqi officials said.... 7/6/2015 10:53 AM

Afghans protest court ruling in mob killing of woman
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Dozens of Afghans have rallied to denounce last week's court ruling that overturned the death sentences for four men convicted for taking part in the mob killing of a woman outside a Kabul shrine in March.... 7/6/2015 10:46 AM

Running of the bulls festival starts in Spain
MADRID (AP) -- Thousands of revelers are dousing each other with wine to celebrate the start of the famed San Fermin running of the bulls festival in the northern Spanish city of Pamplona.... 7/6/2015 10:26 AM

Teenage activist wants more money for children's education
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai wants world leaders to spend more money, on top of their earlier promises, to secure 12 years of free primary and secondary education for all children across the world.... 7/6/2015 10:23 AM

Heritage title for Japan industry sites draws mixed reaction
TOKYO (AP) -- Japanese officials Monday celebrated the U.N. cultural body's approval of world heritage status for 23 historic sites showing the country's transformation from feudal isolation into an industrial power at the end of the 19th century.... 7/6/2015 10:10 AM

Israeli police officer in rabbi bribery case kills himself
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli police say a senior officer whom a celebrity rabbi with a following in the United States tried to bribe has taken his own life amid what police denounced as a witch hunt.... 7/6/2015 9:58 AM

Hard-hit Gaza neighborhood still trying to recover from war
SHIJAIYAH, Gaza Strip (AP) -- After weeks of sharing cramped quarters with relatives during last year's war between Hamas and Israel, 39-year-old Mohammed al-Selek thought nothing of it when he heard the incoming roar of two mortar shells. But once a suffocating cloud of acrid smoke filled the stairwell, his heart sank - the family's home had been struck by Israeli fire.... 7/6/2015 9:49 AM

Widow of ex-South Korean leader to visit North Korea
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- The 92-year-old widow of late South Korean President Kim Dae-jung, who was a strong proponent of Korean reconciliation, will visit North Korea early next month, ex-aides to Kim said Monday.... 7/6/2015 9:19 AM

15 farm workers killed in truck accident in Turkey
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- An official says a truck transporting milk has slammed into a pickup truck carrying farm workers to a plantation in western Turkey, killing 15 people, most of them women.... 7/6/2015 9:11 AM

Thailand seizes illegal ivory in crates marked as 'marble'
BANGKOK (AP) -- Thai customs officials said Monday they seized 250 kilograms (550 pounds) of ivory - or about 130 tusks and pieces - hidden in crates being shipped from Africa to Asia.... 7/6/2015 9:03 AM

Islamic State video shows killing of 2 Syrian activists
BEIRUT (AP) -- The Islamic State group has released a new video purporting to show the killing of two Syrian activists in the militants' stronghold of Raqqa, allegedly for spying on the extremists.... 7/6/2015 9:02 AM

Most markets drop after Greek results, but China rises
TOKYO (AP) -- Shares tumbled Monday after Greece's voters vehemently rejected conditions set by the country's international creditors, deepening doubts over its future in the 19-nation eurozone.... 7/6/2015 8:31 AM

European heat wave gives Germany record temperature
BERLIN (AP) -- Europe's heat wave has pushed the mercury to its highest level in Germany since measurements began in 1881.... 7/6/2015 8:18 AM

Honda chief: Product development needs more time for quality
TOKYO (AP) -- To illustrate his vision for a turnaround at recall-slammed Honda, Takahiro Hachigo, the new chief executive, showed video footage set to a light-hearted 50s-style rock music of happy people with Honda products, like a lawn mower and the Asimo walking robot.... 7/6/2015 7:52 AM

Bombs at mosque, restaurant in central Nigerian city kill 44
JOS, Nigeria (AP) -- Two bombs blamed on the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram exploded at a crowded mosque and an elite Muslim restaurant in Nigeria's central city of Jos, killing 44 people, officials said Monday.... 7/6/2015 7:16 AM

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