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China opens exhibition to mark the war victory over Japan
BEIJING (AP) -- China opened an exhibition of guns and photos of massacres on Tuesday to commemorate the World War II victory over Japan, part of a propaganda push to stir up nationalism by observing the 70th anniversary of the war's end in Asia with great fanfare.... 7/7/2015 7:24 AM

The Latest: European markets solid ahead of Brussels meeting
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The latest on the Greek financial crisis (all times local):... 7/7/2015 7:20 AM

Spain: Police arrest woman for recruiting young girls for IS
MADRID (AP) -- Spanish police have arrested a woman suspected of recruiting pre-teen girls and teenagers of both sexes to send to areas controlled by the Islamic State group in Syria.... 7/7/2015 7:06 AM

Report: Toyota executive arrested in Japan to be released
TOKYO (AP) -- The American Toyota executive who was arrested last month on suspicion of drug law violations is expected to be released Wednesday without being prosecuted, according to Kyodo News service.... 7/7/2015 6:57 AM

Young Indians embrace dating apps despite social taboos
NEW DELHI (AP) -- Aditi Mendiratta's biggest worry as she's swiping left and right is hiding the smartphone notifications that read "Congratulations! You have a new match" from her parents.... 7/7/2015 6:46 AM

World's oldest man dies in Japan at the age of 112
TOKYO (AP) -- The world's oldest man, a retired educator from Japan, has died at the age of 112, an official said Tuesday.... 7/7/2015 6:39 AM

1 person gored in 1st bull-run of Pamplona festival
PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) -- Spain's Red Cross says one person was gored and six others injured as thousands of daredevils tested their bravery and speed by dashing alongside fighting bulls through the streets of this northern Spanish city on the first bull-run of Pamplona's San Fermin festival.... 7/7/2015 6:37 AM

Boycott Israel drive gains strength, raising alarm
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Ten years ago, a small group of Palestinian activists had a novel idea: inspired by the anti-apartheid movement, they called for a global boycott campaign against Israel as a nonviolent method to promote the Palestinian struggle for independence.... 7/7/2015 6:35 AM

Kenya says Islamic extremists kill 14 in Kenya's north
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- At least 14 people were killed in an attack early Tuesday in the country's north by al-Shabab, Islamic extremist rebels from neighboring Somalia, a Kenyan official said.... 7/7/2015 6:32 AM

Dutch peacekeepers still suffer stigma after Srebrenica
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- Rob Zomer has heard the comments many times over: You're cowards, killers. How could you stand there and do nothing?... 7/7/2015 6:27 AM

Chinese stocks drop, other Asian markets mixed
BEIJING (AP) -- Chinese stocks fell Tuesday despite official efforts to shore up slumping prices while other Asian markets were mixed after Greece's spiraling crisis weighed on Wall Street.... 7/7/2015 6:02 AM

Student activists in Thailand go before military court
BANGKOK (AP) -- A military court in Thailand freed 14 student activists from detention Tuesday ahead of their trial but said they still face sedition charges - and up to seven years in prison - for defying the junta's ban on political gatherings.... 7/7/2015 5:42 AM

Greek PM Tsipras races to restart talks after vote win
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras heads Tuesday to Brussels, where he will try to use a bailout referendum victory to obtain a rescue deal with European leaders. Tsipras faces intense pressure from creditors abroad and banks at home who all demand what Greece lacks: money.... 7/7/2015 4:55 AM

Serbia presses Russia to veto Srebrenica massacre resolution
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Serbia is pressing Russia to use its veto Tuesday against a British-drafted resolution marking the 20th anniversary of the 1995 massacre of some 8,000 Muslim men and boys at Srebrenica during the Bosnian war which condemns the killings as a crime of genocide.... 7/7/2015 4:11 AM

Pope has packed final Ecuador day but holding up well
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) -- Pope Francis has a whirlwind final full day in Ecuador on Tuesday, with an open-air Mass in the capital sandwiched between meetings with bishops, indigenous groups and students and capped by a visit to a famed Jesuit church.... 7/7/2015 4:07 AM

AP PHOTOS: Pope encountering rich indigenous traditions
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) -- Rich indigenous traditions dating back centuries before European priests arrived in the New World are on display throughout South America.... 7/7/2015 4:04 AM

What's next, as Greece stumbles toward euro exit
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- Greece is at the last chance saloon, thirsty and out of credit. Next stop could be the badlands of euro exit.... 7/7/2015 3:54 AM

The Latest: Pope's rustic staff is replica of previous 1
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) -- Here are the latest developments from Pope Francis' trip to South America:... 7/7/2015 3:48 AM

Iran now pushes for an end to arms embargo in nuclear deal
VIENNA (AP) -- As negotiators braced for yet another possible extension of nuclear talks, Iran demanded on Monday that any deal should include the end to a U.N. arms embargo as well - a condition backed by Russia but opposed by the United States as it seeks to limit Tehran's Mideast influence.... 7/7/2015 3:46 AM

Samsung forecasts profit fall as S6 sales disappoint
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Samsung Electronics Co. forecast a fall in second quarter profit in a sign that sales of its much anticipated Galaxy S6 smartphones failed to meet expectations.... 7/7/2015 3:35 AM

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