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Diplomats: Iran nuke talks to resume next week in Vienna
VIENNA (AP) -- Diplomats say that the next round of nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers will take place next week in Vienna.... 5/5/2015 4:15 PM

Yemen rebels fire into Saudi Arabia, killing at least 2
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- Yemen's rebels fired rockets and mortars into Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, killing at least two civilians and reportedly capturing five soldiers in an attack showing the insurgents' ability to launch assaults despite weeks of Saudi-led airstrikes targeting them.... 5/5/2015 4:13 PM

Lawmakers approve controversial surveillance bill in France
PARIS (AP) -- France's lower house of Parliament has approved a bill aimed at legalizing broad surveillance of terrorism suspects that has drawn an outcry from advocates of civil liberties.... 5/5/2015 3:58 PM

Israel's Netanyahu scrambles to form governing coalition
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is scrambling to get his governing coalition together ahead of a deadline Wednesday.... 5/5/2015 3:57 PM

AP Exclusive: Video shows migrant rescue of deflating dinghy
CATANIA, Sicily (AP) -- Migrants frantically shimmied up ropes dangling from a towering cargo ship and others jumped into the water grasping at lifesavers. Five bodies were recovered in the latest Mediterranean rescue and more were feared drowned.... 5/5/2015 3:52 PM

Hamas launches crackdown on Salafist groups in Gaza Strip
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- The ruling Hamas militant group launched a crackdown Tuesday on radical Salafi groups following a series of unclaimed bombings in the Gaza Strip, arresting dozens of people and setting up military-type checkpoints.... 5/5/2015 3:47 PM

Ex-IRA man linked to 2005 slaying shot to death in Belfast
DUBLIN (AP) -- A former Irish Republican Army commander linked to one of the outlawed group's most notorious killings was shot to death at close range Tuesday morning on a street near his home in Belfast, residents and police said.... 5/5/2015 3:45 PM

Hezbollah captures Syrian village from Islamic militants
BEIRUT (AP) -- Hezbollah fighters captured a Syrian village near the border with Lebanon on Tuesday after intense fighting with Islamic militants, the group's television station said, while an activist said battles are concentrating near a strategic Syrian hill.... 5/5/2015 3:44 PM

UN envoy starts consultations on Syrian civil war in Geneva
BEIRUT (AP) -- A United Nations envoy began a series of low-level consultations Tuesday in Geneva with representatives of the Syrian government and its opponents in the hopes of restarting peace talks.... 5/5/2015 3:42 PM

AP Interview: Emirates airline boss sees more US growth
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The man in charge of the Middle East's biggest airline, Emirates, said Tuesday he is pressing ahead with a global expansion that could include more U.S. routes despite opposition from American carriers who accuse the airline of having an unfair advantage.... 5/5/2015 3:41 PM

Armed groups in C. African Republic agree to free children
BANGUI, Central Africa Republic (AP) -- The United Nations says that armed groups in Central African Republic have agreed to release any children they are holding and not to recruit child soldiers.... 5/5/2015 3:38 PM

EU competition watchdog eyes McDonald's over taxes
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The European Union's competition watchdog has U.S. fast-food giant McDonald's in its sights.... 5/5/2015 3:33 PM

Kerry visits Somalia; 1st such trip for a secretary of state
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- Secretary of State John Kerry made an unannounced trip to Somalia Tuesday in a show of solidarity with a government trying to defeat al-Qaida-allied militants and end decades of war in the African country. He is the first top U.S. diplomat ever to visit Somalia.... 5/5/2015 3:26 PM

Oldest complete copy of Ten Commandments displayed in Israel
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The world's oldest complete copy of the Ten Commandments is going on rare display at Israel's leading museum in an exhibit tracing civilization's most pivotal moments.... 5/5/2015 3:20 PM

Turkey investigates ruined ancient mosaics
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- At least eight ancient mosaics were ruined while being restored and moved to a new museum in southern Turkey and authorities are looking into ways to fix the botched work, a senior official said Tuesday.... 5/5/2015 3:16 PM

AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa
LONDON (AP) -- A new British royal princess was born last week in London - Charlotte Elizabeth Diana - capturing the attention of the world's press.... 5/5/2015 3:16 PM

Hungary seeks EU debate about restoring death penalty
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- A debate about restoring the death penalty has been a recurring issue with Hungary's prime minister since a 2002 bank robbery in which eight people were murdered.... 5/5/2015 3:07 PM

NATO to briefly move command HQ to Romania from Naples
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- NATO will briefly move an allied joint force command headquarter to Romania as the alliance continues to hone its ability to react to Russia's moves in Ukraine and other security challenges, a top commander said Tuesday.... 5/5/2015 3:03 PM

Queen Elizabeth II meets latest addition to family
LONDON (AP) -- Queen Elizabeth II has arrived at Kensington Palace to meet three-day-old Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.... 5/5/2015 2:53 PM

Macedonian opposition chief: PM tried to cover up a killing
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) -- Macedonia's opposition leader has accused the country's prime minister of attempting to cover up the 2011 death of a 22-year-old beaten by police during postelection celebrations.... 5/5/2015 2:44 PM



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