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AP Interview: Iran ambassador: Nuke deal could benefit Kabul
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- As Iran and global powers move toward a nuclear agreement, Tehran's ambassador to Afghanistan said a deal easing crippling economic sanctions would also benefit security and development in his country's war-torn neighbor.... 7/6/2015 1:45 PM

Service held in UK to remember Srebrenica massacre victims
LONDON (AP) -- Hundreds of Bosnians and Britons have attended a memorial service at Westminster Abbey to remember the more than 8,000 Muslim men and boys killed in the Srebrenica massacre 20 years ago.... 7/6/2015 1:45 PM

Iraqi fighter jet drops bomb over Baghdad, kills 12 people
BAGHDAD (AP) -- An Iraqi Russian-made fighter jet accidentally dropped a bomb over a Baghdad neighborhood on Monday, killing at least 12 people on the ground, Iraqi officials said.... 7/6/2015 1:35 PM

The Latest: Tsipras tells Merkel new proposals are upcoming
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- The latest on the fallout from the Greek referendum (all times local):... 7/6/2015 1:33 PM

Pisa police arrest Moroccan for pro-terror stance on the Web
ROME (AP) -- Italian police have arrested a Moroccan man near Pisa for allegedly using Facebook and other social media to incite Muslims to use terrorism.... 7/6/2015 1:29 PM

Final News of the World journalist sentenced over hacking
LONDON (AP) -- Four years after a phone-hacking scandal sank the News of the World, the last of the tabloid's journalists to face charges has been sentenced.... 7/6/2015 1:25 PM

Low turnout marks anti-gay demonstration in Kenya
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- A demonstration against homosexuality in Kenya fizzled Monday after attracting only a handful of protesters.... 7/6/2015 1:23 PM

The Latest: Thousands await pope in Ecuadorean port city
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) -- Here are the latest developments from Pope Francis' trip to South America:... 7/6/2015 1:21 PM

Armenian police disperse protest after 2 weeks
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) -- Police cleared away barricades on Monday to unblock a central avenue in the Armenian capital that demonstrators had occupied for two weeks to protest hikes in electricity prices in the impoverished former Soviet nation.... 7/6/2015 1:20 PM

State media: Jordan arrests terror suspect with explosives
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- Jordan's state media say the security forces have arrested a man with purported links to an Iranian group on suspicion he planned to carry out terror attacks in the kingdom.... 7/6/2015 1:12 PM

Morning after: Greeks united, proud of their defiance
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Nicky Zachary closed her family's shoe store shortly after opening it Monday - the few customers who had strolled in hadn't bought a thing.... 7/6/2015 1:07 PM

AP NewsAlert
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Government official: Greece's Tsipras speaks by phone with Germany's Merkel ahead of summit.... 7/6/2015 1:06 PM

Facing record migrant flows, Hungary tightens asylum system
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Hungary's parliament has approved amendments tightening the country's asylum system, a response to the record number of migrants and refugees reaching the country over the past year.... 7/6/2015 12:53 PM

Islamic State group fighters regain control of Syrian town
BEIRUT (AP) -- The Islamic State group has regained control of a northern Syrian town captured by Kurdish fighters two weeks ago, activists and IS-linked social media outlets reported Monday.... 7/6/2015 12:45 PM

China to snub arbitration hearing on feud with Philippines
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- China is standing pat on its decision to reject arbitration by an international tribunal that will begin formal hearings this week to resolve a long-seething feud between Beijing and Manila over the South China Sea, the Chinese ambassador to Manila said Monday.... 7/6/2015 12:43 PM

Zimbabwean government exports elephants despite protest
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- The Zimbabwean government has exported about 20 elephants to China, ignoring a protest by animal rights groups.... 7/6/2015 12:40 PM

Greece looks to reopen bailout talks as euro future in doubt
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece and its membership in Europe's joint currency faced an uncertain future Monday, with the country under pressure to reach a bailout deal with creditors as soon as possible after Greeks resoundingly rejected the notion of more austerity in exchange for aid.... 7/6/2015 12:12 PM

Shoe factory collapses in eastern China, killing 14 people
BEIJING (AP) -- A shoe factory collapsed in eastern China during a weekend shift, killing 14 people and injuring 33 others, local authorities said Monday.... 7/6/2015 12:09 PM

EU official: Terrorists could cross Mediterranean to Europe
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The European Union's top prosecutor says she has been told that smugglers' boats bringing migrants across the Mediterranean to Europe also are carrying terrorist fighters from the Islamic State group.... 7/6/2015 12:04 PM

Bombs at mosque, restaurant in central Nigerian city kill 44
JOS, Nigeria (AP) -- Two bombs blamed on the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram exploded at a crowded mosque and an elite Muslim restaurant in Nigeria's central city of Jos, killing 44 people, officials said Monday.... 7/6/2015 11:59 AM

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