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The Latest: Eurozone's Dijsselbloem says it's up to Greece
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The latest on the Greek financial crisis (all times Brussels local):... 7/7/2015 11:17 AM

Greek coast guard search for missing migrants after sinking
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greek authorities have launched a search and rescue operation in the eastern Aegean after a sailboat carrying dozens of migrants sank between the small islands of Agathonisi and Farmakonisi, near the Turkish coast.... 7/7/2015 11:12 AM

Bomb blamed on Boko Haram kills 20 in northern Nigeria
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- The state governor says a bomb blast in Nigeria's northern university town of Zaria has killed 20 people.... 7/7/2015 11:09 AM

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- Latest bomb blast blamed on extremists kills 20 in northern Nigeria's Zaria town - official.... 7/7/2015 11:05 AM

Turkish Airlines plane diverted to New Delhi over bomb scare
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkish Airlines says an Istanbul-bound plane carrying 134 passengers made an emergency landing at New Delhi after note with the word "bomb" was found in a toilet, the latest in a series of such incidents.... 7/7/2015 10:58 AM

200 detonators, explosives stolen from French military site
PARIS (AP) -- French authorities are investigating the theft of roughly 200 detonators plus grenades and plastic explosives from a military site in southeastern France, officials said Tuesday.... 7/7/2015 10:56 AM

2 Americans, 1 Briton gored in 1st Pamplona bull run
PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) -- Two Americans and a Briton were gored and eight others injured Tuesday as thousands of daredevils dashed alongside fighting bulls through the streets of this northern Spanish city on the first bull run of the San Fermin festival, organizers said.... 7/7/2015 10:46 AM

WHO says too few countries taxing tobacco products enough
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Taxing cigarettes up to 75 percent of their retail price is among the most effective ways to reduce tobacco use, but too few governments levy high enough taxes, according to a World Health Organization global report released Tuesday.... 7/7/2015 10:28 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 movement against Israel as a nonviolent method to promote the Palestinian struggle for independence.... 7/7/2015 10:24 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 10:18 AM

Migrant dies on Eurotunnel tracks between France, England
PARIS (AP) -- A migrant who stowed away on a truck in the Channel Tunnel was found dead on Tuesday, disrupting travel between France and England for a third week in a row, police and the tunnel operator said.... 7/7/2015 10:09 AM

Militants attack government-held neighborhood in north Syria
BEIRUT (AP) -- Activists say there are intense clashes in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo after militants attacked a government-held neighborhood, capturing several buildings.... 7/7/2015 10:06 AM

Ultra-Orthodox Israeli minister slams Reform Judaism members
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's minister for religious affairs has criticized Reform Judaism, saying he doesn't consider members of the denomination to be Jews.... 7/7/2015 9:59 AM

Emirati businessman pledges over $1 billion to educate Arabs
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- A wealthy Emirati businessman says he is giving away a third of his assets, or more than a billion dollars, to educate Arab youth.... 7/7/2015 9:57 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 9:55 AM

6 bank employees fired for staging mock IS slaying video
LONDON (AP) -- HSBC has fired six employees who staged a mock Islamic State group-style killing during a team-building exercise.... 7/7/2015 9:53 AM

China opens exhibition to mark the war victory over Japan
BEIJING (AP) -- China opened Tuesday an exhibition of guns and photos of massacres 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 9:44 AM

Director Zhang Yimou sues ex-production partner for $2.5M
BEIJING (AP) -- Chinese director Zhang Yimou has sued a production company that he has worked with for more than a decade, seeking 15 million yuan ($2.5 million) he says he is owed as his share of the distribution money of one of his movies.... 7/7/2015 9:43 AM

Greek PM Tsipras races to restart talks after vote win
BRUSSELS (AP) -- With his country struggling to stave off financial collapse, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will try to convince European creditors to agree on a new bailout program when they meet Tuesday for an emergency eurozone summit.... 7/7/2015 9:42 AM

Britons mark the 10th anniversary of London transit attacks
LONDON (AP) -- Britons paused in silence and walked in solidarity Tuesday to mark the 10th anniversary of suicide bomb attacks on London's transit system.... 7/7/2015 9:35 AM

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