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UN rights chief worried by breadth of China security law
BERLIN (AP) -- The United Nations' human rights chief says he is worried by the breadth and vagueness of new national security legislation approved last week by China's legislature.... 7/7/2015 1:02 PM

Panel blames politics for botched UN Ebola response
LONDON (AP) -- The Ebola outbreak exposed the U.N. health agency's organizational failings, a panel reported Tuesday - but it did not blame any individuals at the World Health Organization for its bungled response last year to the deadly crisis.... 7/7/2015 1:01 PM

Tunisian govt defends emergency measures
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) -- Tunisia's government is urging its citizens to sacrifice some of their freedoms to better protect the country from attacks like the mass shooting at a beach resort last month that killed 38 people, mostly tourists.... 7/7/2015 12:46 PM

Nuke deal remains elusive after deadline, but talks continue
VIENNA (AP) -- Iran nuclear talks busted through their second deadline in a week Tuesday, raising new questions about the ability of world powers to cut off all Iranian pathways to a bomb through diplomacy. The talks, already in their 12th day, were prolonged until possibly Friday.... 7/7/2015 12:42 PM

The Latest: Ireland's Noonan tells Greece 'look at us'
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The latest on the Greek financial crisis (all times Brussels local):... 7/7/2015 12:41 PM

Reactor in Japan being loaded with nuke fuel before restart
TOKYO (AP) -- A Japanese utility on Tuesday begun loading fuel into a nuclear reactor where operations are scheduled to resume next month in the country's first restart under safety requirements set following the Fukushima disaster.... 7/7/2015 12:40 PM

Britons mark 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 12:29 PM

Jewish officials protest art installation at Polish museum
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Jewish officials are furious over a video installation at a Polish museum that shows naked men and women playing a game of tag in a gas chamber.... 7/7/2015 12:23 PM

UN: civilian death toll in Yemen conflict tops 1,500
BERLIN (AP) -- The United Nations' human rights office says the number of civilians killed in three months of violence in Yemen has risen above 1,500.... 7/7/2015 12:17 PM

Report: Toyota executive arrested in Japan to be released
TOKYO (AP) -- The American Toyota executive who was arrested in Japan last month on suspicion of drug law violations is expected to be released Wednesday without being prosecuted, according to Japan's Kyodo News service.... 7/7/2015 12:17 PM

Ryanair to begin offering low-cost flights to Israel
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Europe's low-cost airline Ryanair says it will start its first cheap flights in and out of Israel in November.... 7/7/2015 12:15 PM

Global markets slide as investors watch Greece talks
BEIJING (AP) -- Global stocks mostly fell on Tuesday as Greece's spiraling crisis kept investors on edge and as Chinese markets dropped despite government intervention.... 7/7/2015 12:14 PM

Bomb blamed on Boko Haram kills 20 in northern Nigeria
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- A bomb blast in Nigeria's northern university town of Zaria killed 25 people Tuesday including a 2-year-old toddler, the Kaduna state governor reported, the latest in a string of deadly bombing and shooting attacks by the Boko Haram Islamic extremist group.... 7/7/2015 12:13 PM

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 11:52 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 11:50 AM

Taliban attacks in Kabul target intel compound, NATO convoy
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The Taliban staged two separate suicide bombings on Tuesday in Kabul, killing at least one person and wounded three, including a NATO soldier, Afghan officials said.... 7/7/2015 11:48 AM

Thai military court to release 14 students ahead of trial
BANGKOK (AP) -- A military court in Thailand said Tuesday it will release 14 student activists from detention but they will still face sedition charges - and the prospect of years in prison - for defying the junta's ban on political gatherings.... 7/7/2015 11:45 AM

Prosecutors seek 3 1/2 years in prison for ex-Auschwitz guard
BERLIN (AP) -- German prosecutors are asking for 3 1/2 years in prison for a 94-year-old former SS sergeant who served at the Auschwitz death camp in Nazi-occupied Poland.... 7/7/2015 11:36 AM

Greece races to restart talks with skeptical creditors
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 11:32 AM

Militants attack government-held neighborhood in north Syria
BEIRUT (AP) -- Intense clashes broke out Tuesday in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo after militants attacked a government-held neighborhood there, capturing several buildings, activists said.... 7/7/2015 11:27 AM

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