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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 4:48 PM

Slovenia appoints ICJ head as arbitration representative
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) -- Slovenia's prime minister says his government has appointed the head of the International Court of Justice, Ronny Abraham, as the country's representative in arbitration over a border dispute with Croatia.... 7/28/2015 4:42 PM

NATO proclaims 'strong solidarity' with Turkey against IS
ISTANBUL (AP) -- Turkish jets bombed Kurdish rebels inside Turkey on Tuesday as NATO proclaimed its "strong solidarity" with the country's fight against the Islamic State group but urged restraint in a campaign that has also targeted Kurdish separatists.... 7/28/2015 4:41 PM

Angelina Jolie film paying tribute to land of her son Maddox
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) -- Cambodia helped Angelina Jolie become a film superstar and start a family. To tell the stories of people in the country that touched her, she is directing a Netflix film on location based on a memoir of the country's 1970s holocaust under the communist Khmer Rouge, blamed for the deaths of 1.7 million people.... 7/28/2015 4:40 PM

Moroccan journalist ends hunger strike on passport promise
RABAT, Morocco (AP) -- A dissident Moroccan journalist on Tuesday ended a monthlong hunger strike protesting his treatment by the government after an official said he could get a new passport in three days, a member of his support committee said.... 7/28/2015 4:39 PM

Obama draws criticism for saying Ethiopia is democratic
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Ethiopian opposition figures and some other African activists on Tuesday criticized a remark by President Barack Obama that Ethiopia, whose ruling party won every seat in parliament in May elections, has a "democratically elected" government.... 7/28/2015 4:36 PM

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 4:35 PM

The Latest: UN panel: Jihadi threat is global problem
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The Latest from NATO meeting on Islamic State group and related developments (all times local):... 7/28/2015 4:32 PM

Sweden says underwater wreck likely WWI Russian submarine
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Sweden says a submarine wreck found last week in its territorial waters was most likely Russian World War I submarine the Som, which sank after colliding with a Swedish ship in 1916.... 7/28/2015 4:28 PM

Mozambican president visits region troubled by clashes
MAPUTO, Mozambique (AP) -- Mozambique's president travelled to the country's northwest where fighting between government troops and opposition fighters has forced hundreds to flee to neighboring Malawi, state-run radio reported on Tuesday.... 7/28/2015 4:24 PM

Syrian insurgents capture strategic hills, power station
BEIRUT (AP) -- Activists say insurgents have captured strategic hills and a power station in northwestern Syria, bringing them closer to strongholds of President Bashar Assad.... 7/28/2015 4:17 PM

Zimbabwe: American being sought for lion poaching
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Zimbabwean police said Tuesday they are searching for an American who allegedly shot a well-known, protected lion with a crossbow in a killing that has outraged conservationists and others.... 7/28/2015 4:16 PM

French archaeology students find 560,000-year-old tooth
PARIS (AP) -- Two students have found a human tooth from about 560,000 years ago in a famous prehistoric cave in southwestern France, a discovery praised by archaeologists as the oldest human body part ever discovered in the country and being rare from that period in Europe.... 7/28/2015 4:14 PM

Jackson father reported stable after stroke Brazil
SAO PAULO (AP) -- One of the organizers of a birthday party that brought the father of the late Michael Jackson to Brazil says he's in stable condition in a Sao Paulo hospital after suffering a stroke.... 7/28/2015 4:12 PM

UK court overturns will of mother who had disinherited child
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's Court of Appeal has overturned the will of a mother who had chosen to give her estate to animal charities rather than her only child.... 7/28/2015 4:06 PM

AP News Guide: Turkish-US deal may have far-reaching effects
BEIRUT (AP) -- In a major policy shift, Turkey has agreed to allow the United States to use a key base to launch airstrikes against the Islamic State group and agreed on the outlines of a plan to rout the extremists from a stretch of Syrian territory along the Turkish border.... 7/28/2015 3:43 PM

AP PHOTOS: Kenyans and Ethiopians cheer Obama during visit
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- President Barack Obama's historic visit to Kenya and Ethiopia, which concluded Tuesday, was marked by stirring images of throngs of thousands coming out to cheer the motorcade for the first visit by a sitting American president.... 7/28/2015 3:27 PM

Malibu it's not, but North Korea seen as possible surf spot
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- Here's a new take on gnarly.... 7/28/2015 3:23 PM

Former Greek city mayor wins early release from prison
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) -- The former mayor of Greece's second-largest city, Thessaloniki, on Tuesday was granted early release on compassionate grounds from prison, where he was serving a 12-year sentence for embezzling city funds.... 7/28/2015 3:21 PM

Rwanda park releases relocated lions to restock population
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Seven lions that were transported from South Africa to Rwanda have been released into a wildlife park after weeks of quarantine, another step in a plan to restore the country's lion population after it was wiped out following Rwanda's 1994 genocide, the park's managers said Tuesday.... 7/28/2015 3:17 PM

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