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Tunisia chief: New security system had been set for July 1
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) -- Tunisia's president says that a system of heightened security for the fasting month of Ramadan had been set to be in implemented on July 1, before the beach attack that killed 38 tourists.... 6/30/2015 10:00 AM

Airbus wins $1.3 billion South Korean airborne tanker deal
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea has decided to buy four military airborne refueling tankers from European aerospace giant Airbus Defense and Space for $1.3 billion.... 6/30/2015 9:59 AM

Egypt prepares for burial of slain prosecutor general
CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt deployed heavy security forces across Cairo on Tuesday amid preparations for the burial of the country's prosecutor general, killed in a car bombing the day before in the first assassination of a top Egyptian official in a quarter century.... 6/30/2015 9:56 AM

The Latest: European stocks trim losses on deal speculation
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- The latest news on Greece's financial woes on a day a big repayment to the International Monetary Fund is due and the country's bailout program with European creditors ends (all times local):... 6/30/2015 9:52 AM

Rome's mayor hospitalized overnight after falling ill
ROME (AP) -- The mayor of Rome has been hospitalized overnight after falling ill.... 6/30/2015 9:49 AM

NATO: Coalition convoy targeted in suicide attack in Kabul
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- A suicide attacker driving an explosives-packed vehicle targeted a NATO military convoy in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Tuesday, police and a NATO official said.... 6/30/2015 9:49 AM

Indonesia military transport plane crashes in Medan; 37 dead
MEDAN, Indonesia (AP) -- An Indonesian air force transport plane crashed into a residential neighborhood in the country's third-largest city of Medan, killing at least 37 people.... 6/30/2015 9:47 AM

2 dead after man sets self on fire on Japanese bullet train
ODAWARA, Japan (AP) -- A man riding a Japanese high-speed bullet train set himself on fire Tuesday, killing himself and another passenger as the coach filled with smoke, a fire official said.... 6/30/2015 9:45 AM

Spain: Greenpeace kicks off anti-'Gag Law' protests
MADRID (AP) -- A large banner defending people's right to protest loomed over Spain's Parliament on Tuesday as part of a series of protest actions against the entry into effect of the Public Security Law, known as the "gag law," at midnight.... 6/30/2015 9:34 AM

Iran's FM returns to nuke talks amid signs of backtracking
VIENNA (AP) -- Iran's foreign minister returned to the nuclear talks in Vienna where negotiators are struggling to overcome still significant differences and preparing to work through Tuesday's self-imposed deadline for a deal.... 6/30/2015 9:30 AM

Prosecutor: Beheading, French factory attack IS trademark
PARIS (AP) -- A French prosecutor says the beheading and attack on a French industrial gas factory bore the trademark of the Islamic State group.... 6/30/2015 9:30 AM

US envoy confident Australia will manage gay marriage debate
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- The first openly gay U.S. ambassador to Australia said on Tuesday he was confident that the "great debate" among Australians on whether to allow gay marriages would result in the best outcome for the country.... 6/30/2015 9:20 AM

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PARIS (AP) -- Prosecutor: Decapitation, attack at French gas factory followed Islamic State `trademark'... 6/30/2015 9:20 AM

Forest fire blazes in Chernobyl off-limits zone
Ukraine (AP) -- Fire has engulfed a large section of the exclusion zone around the destroyed Chernobyl plant in Ukraine, Ukrainian authorities said on Tuesday.... 6/30/2015 9:12 AM


KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Huge explosion shakes Afghan capital near busy shopping district.... 6/30/2015 9:11 AM

EU clinches deal to end mobile roaming charges
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The European Union has agreed to end mobile roaming charges within two years and allow travelers to pay the same price for calls, text messages and data anywhere in the 28 EU nations.... 6/30/2015 9:01 AM

Israeli PM lashes out at Palestinian leadership in West Bank
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's prime minister has criticized the Palestinian leadership in the West Bank for its failure to publicly condemn a recent spate of attacks on Israelis.... 6/30/2015 9:01 AM

UN rights office urges Thailand to free 14 student activists
BANGKOK (AP) -- The U.N. human rights office called Tuesday on Thailand to release 14 student activists and drop the charges that were filed against them for holding a peaceful anti-coup rally.... 6/30/2015 8:51 AM

European stocks fall again on Greece crisis, Asia rebounds
TOKYO (AP) -- Asian stock markets bounced back Tuesday, recouping some of the previous day's sharp fall, but European indexes widened their losses as investors fretted the debt crisis in Greece could spread to other countries in the region.... 6/30/2015 8:48 AM

UK police stage counter-terror training exercise in London
LONDON (AP) -- Hundreds of British police are taking part in a major counter-terror exercise in London, testing the abilities of emergency services to respond to a Tunisia-style attack of extremists with firearms.... 6/30/2015 8:48 AM



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