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Southeast Asia to set up fund to help boat people
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Southeast Asian countries will establish a humanitarian fund to help boatloads of Rohingya Muslim and Bangladeshi immigrants who have recently landed in Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar and Thailand, a Malaysian minister said Thursday.... 7/2/2015 10:09 AM

Ferry capsizes in Philippines; 36 dead, 26 missing
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- A ferry carrying 189 passengers and crew capsized Thursday minutes as it left a central Philippine port in choppy waters, leaving at least 36 dead and 26 others missing, coast guard officials said.... 7/2/2015 9:59 AM

The Latest: Spain open to Greek talks no matter vote result
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):... 7/2/2015 9:58 AM

Kerry consults US partners before further talks with Iran
VIENNA (AP) -- Secretary of State John Kerry is holding a series of meetings with U.S. partners in the nuclear talks before an evening negotiating round with the Iranians.... 7/2/2015 9:55 AM

US files formal extradition request for 7 FIFA officials
GENEVA (AP) -- The United States has submitted a formal request for Switzerland to extradite seven FIFA officials arrested in Zurich as part of a corruption probe that has rocked soccer's world governing body.... 7/2/2015 9:46 AM

The Latest on Philippines: Captain in custody; 26 missing
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- The latest on the ferry sinking in the Philippines (all times local):... 7/2/2015 9:44 AM

2 former Khmer Rouge leaders appeal convictions
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) -- The two surviving senior leaders of Cambodia's former Khmer Rouge regime launched appeals Thursday of their convictions by a U.N.-backed tribunal that sentenced them to life in prison for their roles during the group's brutal rule in the 1970s.... 7/2/2015 9:36 AM

European court to rule on 2004 Russian school hostage-taking
PARIS (AP) -- The European Court of Human Rights has agreed to rule in a case brought by nearly 400 survivors and family members of victims of a school hostage-taking in southern Russia in 2004 that left more than 300 dead.... 7/2/2015 9:34 AM

Afghan court cancels death sentences in mob killing of woman
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- An Afghan court has overturned the death sentences for four men convicted of taking part in the shocking mob killing of a woman outside a Kabul shrine, a judge said Thursday.... 7/2/2015 9:34 AM

Global stocks gain as US data eclipse Greek risk
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Global stocks were higher on Thursday as expectations for solid U.S. jobs data overshadowed worries about Greek debt.... 7/2/2015 9:24 AM

NATO chief to inspect site of future alliance facility
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is meeting top officials in Romania and will inspect a site where the alliance will build a small headquarters facility in reaction to the crisis in Ukraine.... 7/2/2015 9:21 AM

Winton's rescue of Jewish children revealed after 50 years
LONDON (AP) -- "Is there anyone in our audience tonight who owes their life to Nicholas Winton?" asked the presenter of the popular BBC magazine program "That's Life".... 7/2/2015 9:08 AM

Egypt media says sophisticated weapons used in Sinai attack
CAIRO (AP) -- A newspaper close to the Egyptian government says the Islamic State-linked militants who attacked troops in the Sinai Peninsula used sophisticated weaponry, including Russian-made Kornet anti-tank missiles.... 7/2/2015 9:08 AM

French court: No compensation over faulty breast implants
PARIS (AP) -- A French appeals court has ruled that a German product-testing company does not have to compensate more than 1,000 women with leak-prone breast implants, overturning a lower court decision.... 7/2/2015 8:53 AM

Barcelona mayor halts new tourist accommodation licenses
MADRID (AP) -- Barcelona's new leftist mayor has halted the issuing of tourist accommodation licenses in the immensely popular city while new regulations are drawn up to govern a sector some say has become saturated in recent years.... 7/2/2015 8:19 AM

Bus falls off bridge, killing 10 South Koreans
BEIJING (AP) -- A bus carrying a group of South Koreans fell off a highway bridge in northeastern China, killing 10 passengers and the Chinese driver, officials said Thursday.... 7/2/2015 8:19 AM

Tunisia: 12 people detained in hotel attack probe
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) -- About 12 people have been detained in the investigation into a massacre at a beach resort that killed 38 people, mostly British tourists, a Tunisian official said.... 7/2/2015 8:16 AM

2 French soldiers arrested over Africa sex abuse allegations
PARIS (AP) -- Two French soldiers have been arrested over allegations of child sex abuse in Burkina Faso.... 7/2/2015 8:13 AM

Mumbai horse carriage ban leaves working families in fear
MUMBAI, India (AP) -- Drivers of Mumbai's iconic horse-drawn carriages can't imagine not plying the roads pulling photo-snapping tourists atop their kitsch-covered chariots.... 7/2/2015 8:04 AM

Crashed Indonesian plane may have suffered engine problem
MEDAN, Indonesia (AP) -- The aging Indonesian military transport plane that crashed into a residential neighborhood of Medan killing 141 people had a propeller "abnormality" that indicates an engine stalled, the air force chief said Thursday.... 7/2/2015 7:52 AM



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