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The Latest: Russia says BRICS nations won't help Greece
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The latest on the Greek financial crisis (all times Brussels local):... 7/7/2015 3:03 PM

Panel: Blame 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 3:00 PM

Uber faces harassment in South Africa from local cabdrivers
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Uber, the international ride-hailing service, say some of their drivers are being harassed by taxi drivers in South Africa's largest city, Johannesburg.... 7/7/2015 2:58 PM

Afghan government officials in direct talk with Taliban
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- An Afghan official says a government delegation has met with Taliban representatives in Pakistan.... 7/7/2015 2:57 PM

Boycott drive gains strength, raising alarm in Israel
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 2:49 PM

Migrant boat sinks near Greek islands, more than 15 missing
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- The Greek and Turkish coast guards rescued 21 people and recovered at least one body after a migrant boat sank Tuesday near two small Greek islands close to the Turkish coast. At least 15 people were believed to be missing.... 7/7/2015 2:47 PM

Singer Michael Buble and wife are expecting second baby
TORONTO (AP) -- Canadian crooner Michael Buble and his wife, Luisana Lopilato, are expecting their second baby.... 7/7/2015 2:44 PM

Greece restarts talks with creditors as country on edge
BRUSSELS (AP) -- With their country struggling to stave off financial collapse, Greek officials restarted talks with skeptical creditors on a new rescue deal, but showed up Tuesday without the concrete proposals their European counterparts had demanded.... 7/7/2015 2:43 PM

Thousands endure heavy rains while awaiting pope in Ecuador
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) -- Here are the latest developments from Pope Francis' trip to South America:... 7/7/2015 2:42 PM

Kenya says Islamic extremists kill 14 in Kenya's north
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- At least 14 people were killed in an attack early Tuesday in the country's north by al-Shabab, Islamic extremist rebels from neighboring Somalia, a Kenyan official said.... 7/7/2015 2:39 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 2:36 PM

AP PHOTOS: Pope encountering rich indigenous traditions
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) -- Rich indigenous traditions dating back centuries before European priests arrived in the New World are on display throughout South America.... 7/7/2015 2:35 PM

13 coffins: Italy buries 1st bodies from migrant shipwreck
CATANIA, Sicily (AP) -- Italy on Tuesday buried 13 of the hundreds of migrants who perished when a smugglers' fishing boat capsized and sank in the Mediterranean Sea, paying tribute to the victims in coffins adorned with roses. They were the first bodies retrieved in an Italian navy operation involving deep-sea divers and robots.... 7/7/2015 2:28 PM

Spain: 2 Americans, 1 Briton gored in 1st Pamplona bull run
PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) -- Two Americans and a Briton were gored and eight other people were injured Tuesday as thousands of daredevils dashed alongside fighting bulls through the streets of Pamplona on the first bull run of the annual San Fermin festival, organizers said.... 7/7/2015 2:27 PM

Prosecutors seek 3 1/2 years in prison for ex-Auschwitz guard
BERLIN (AP) -- German prosecutors on Tuesday sought a 3 1/2-year prison sentence for a 94-year-old former SS sergeant who served at the Auschwitz death camp in Nazi-occupied Poland, saying his role there made him an accessory to murder.... 7/7/2015 2:23 PM

AP NewsAlert
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghan president's office: Government delegation in Pakistan for direct talks with Taliban.... 7/7/2015 2:14 PM

$2 billion bailout for Nigerian states to pay workers
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a bailout of more than $2 billion for states to resolve a crisis that has left hundreds of thousands of workers unpaid for months.... 7/7/2015 2:02 PM


BRUSSELS (AP) -- EU sources: Greece finance minister came to eurozone meeting without new written proposals.... 7/7/2015 1:44 PM

Spain: Police arrest woman for recruiting young girls for IS
MADRID (AP) -- Spanish police on Tuesday arrested a woman suspected of recruiting pre-teen girls and teenagers to send to areas controlled by the Islamic State armed group in Syria.... 7/7/2015 1:43 PM

Exposed to Greek banks, Balkans brace for trouble
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) -- There is a saying in the Balkans: "Indebted like Greece."... 7/7/2015 1:41 PM



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