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Despite protests, Greek PM says reforms 'not optional'
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Protesting farmers said Wednesday they are planning to camp outside parliament and hold a 48-hour protest against government pension reforms.... 2/10/2016 1:09 PM

Russian opposition leader attacked with a cake in Moscow
MOSCOW (AP) -- A prominent Russian opposition figure says he was threatened by a group of men who then attacked him with a cake while he was dining at a restaurant in Moscow.... 2/10/2016 1:02 PM

Romania upholds sentence for communist-era prison commander
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- A Romanian appeals court on Wednesday upheld a 20-year prison sentence for a 90-year-old communist-era prison guard convicted of crimes against humanity, the most high-profile case since dictator Nicolae Ceausescu was tried and executed in 1989.... 2/10/2016 1:02 PM

Bosnia says it is ready to submit EU membership application
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) -- Bosnia's prime minister says his country has fulfilled the preconditions for applying for EU membership and will submit its request to Brussels on Monday.... 2/10/2016 12:50 PM

IMF chief warns Ukraine over slow pace of reform
MOSCOW (AP) -- The head of the International Monetary Fund warned Ukraine on Wednesday that the organization would be unable to keep supporting the country financially if it doesn't step up its reform efforts.... 2/10/2016 12:42 PM

The Latest: EU: Balkans must provide more migrant shelter
BERLIN (AP) -- The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local):... 2/10/2016 12:39 PM

AP Exclusive: Iranian drone first over US carrier since 2014
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- An Iranian drone that flew over a U.S. aircraft carrier last month was the first to conduct an overflight of an American carrier since 2014, according to a U.S. Navy report obtained by The Associated Press on Wednesday.... 2/10/2016 12:35 PM

The Latest: Turkey criticizes UN handling of refugee crisis
BEIRUT (AP) -- The Latest developments on the war in Syria and the tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing violence (all times local):... 2/10/2016 12:30 PM

India launches campaign for deworming millions of children
NEW DELHI (AP) -- Millions of Indian children are getting deworming treatment in a massive national campaign to prevent parasitic worms from infecting them and impairing their mental and physical development.... 2/10/2016 12:27 PM

Pregnant Australian woman tests positive for Zika virus
SYDNEY (AP) -- A pregnant woman in Australia has tested positive for the Zika virus after traveling overseas, health officials said Wednesday.... 2/10/2016 12:23 PM

Indonesia air force plane crashes into home; 4 dead
MALANG, Indonesia (AP) -- An Indonesian air force plane crashed into a house on the main island of Java on Wednesday, killing both people on board and two people in the house, a senior official said.... 2/10/2016 12:21 PM

Global stocks turn higher ahead of Yellen testimony
LONDON (AP) -- European stocks rose Wednesday and Wall Street was expected to open higher ahead of testimony from the Federal Reserve chief that could either ease market turmoil or add to it. Asian markets mostly fell in a spillover sell-off from the previous day's losses.... 2/10/2016 12:21 PM

3 soldiers die after vehicle hits land mine in central Mali
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) -- Mali's defense ministry says three soldiers have been killed after their vehicle hit an improvised explosive device in Mali's central Mopti region.... 2/10/2016 12:21 PM

French foreign minister leaving to head Constitutional Court
PARIS (AP) -- France's top diplomat is leaving his post to be named chief of the Constitutional Council, France's top court making sure that bills comply with the constitution.... 2/10/2016 12:18 PM

Elephant rampages in east Indian town, smashing homes
KOLKATA, India (AP) -- A wild elephant rampaged through an east Indian town on Wednesday, smashing homes and sending panicked residents running.... 2/10/2016 12:13 PM

South African teams struggle to reach buried workers at mine
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Searchers at a South African mine on Wednesday struggled to reach three missing workers in a mobile office container that was buried under thousands of tons of rock last week.... 2/10/2016 12:08 PM

Health ministry: Palestinian, 16, dies in West Bank clashes
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Palestinian health officials say a 16-year-old has died in clashes with Israeli forces in the southern West Bank.... 2/10/2016 12:03 PM

Destruction of Moscow kiosks sparks anger among activists
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian activists and political commentators have criticized Moscow authorities over the late-night destruction of kiosks around the city.... 2/10/2016 12:03 PM

The Latest: Wall Street futures rise before Yellen comments
LONDON (AP) -- The latest on the turmoil afflicting global financial markets (all times local):... 2/10/2016 12:01 PM

Japan announces new sanctions on North Korea
TOKYO (AP) -- Japan announced Wednesday that it will impose new sanctions on North Korea to protest a rocket launch seen as a test of missile technology.... 2/10/2016 11:59 AM

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