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Burundi: 3rd day of protests against president
BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) -- Burundi's anti-government street demonstrations continued for a third day Tuesday as residents protest President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term.... 4/28/2015 3:31 PM

Lawyers for relatives of Germanwings victims may sue in US
BERLIN (AP) -- German lawyers representing dozens of families who lost loved ones in the Germanwings plane crash last month say they may sue the airline in the United States to get more compensation.... 4/28/2015 3:27 PM

Saudi-led coalition continues to pound Yemen's Shiite rebels
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Saudi-led coalition warplanes pounded Shiite rebels and their allies overnight and throughout the day Tuesday in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, and in the south, while officials loyal to the country's exiled government criticized past attempts by the coalition to airdrop weapons to pro-government fighters in Yemen.... 4/28/2015 3:23 PM

Protesters in Israel demand solution to Arab housing
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) -- Hundreds of people are protesting in Tel Aviv against Israel's housing policies for its Arab citizens.... 4/28/2015 3:21 PM

EU border agents too busy to screen migrants
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The EU border agency says its agents are so busy dealing with the record number of migrants entering the European Union that they can no longer screen people before they move deeper into the EU.... 4/28/2015 3:20 PM

Michael Douglas warns nukes more powerful 'than ever before'
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Actor Michael Douglas is reminding world powers that the threat of nuclear weapons is "no less important today than it was in my childhood."... 4/28/2015 3:18 PM

Swedish top court allows Assange to appeal detention order
HELSINKI (AP) -- Sweden says it will allow Julian Assange to appeal a detention order against the WikiLeaks founder over allegations of sex crimes.... 4/28/2015 3:17 PM

Jamaica woman brings attention to rapes targeting lesbians
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) -- When Angeline Jackson and a friend were ambushed at gunpoint and sexually assaulted on a wooded trail outside the Jamaican capital, police initially seemed less concerned about the attack than the fact she is a lesbian.... 4/28/2015 3:13 PM

Russian bikers: Poland's entry ban won't stop ride to Berlin
BREST, Belarus (AP) -- The leader of a Russian nationalist motorcycle club whose members were refused entry into Poland said Tuesday they haven't abandoned their plans to ride to Berlin to commemorate the defeat of Nazi Germany 70 years ago.... 4/28/2015 3:10 PM

Problems delay docking of Russia cargo ship at space station
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia's space agency postponed the docking of a cargo ship with the International Space Station on Tuesday because of problems with the unmanned spacecraft.... 4/28/2015 3:06 PM

Golf course debate reflects Vietnam army's capitalist streak
HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam (AP) -- Vietnam's busiest airport, once a major gateway for thousands of U.S. troops headed for battle, is now the scene of a slow-burning controversy linked to the commercial clout of the country's powerful military.... 4/28/2015 3:05 PM

Saudi Arabia makes Islamic State arrests, thwarting attacks
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- Saudi Arabia said Tuesday it has arrested a total of 93 people with ties to the Islamic State group in recent months, foiling their plans to carry out multiple terrorist attacks, including a strike on the U.S. Embassy in the kingdom's capital.... 4/28/2015 3:04 PM

UN, Vatican team up for climate change agenda
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- The United Nations and Vatican joined forces Tuesday to warn about the dire effects of climate change, gathering religious leaders, Nobel laureates and heads of state to present a united front ahead of make-or-break environment talks later this year in Paris.... 4/28/2015 3:01 PM

Hopes for Greek deal rise as prime minister, EU see progress
BRUSSELS (AP) -- Hopes for a deal on Greece's bailout rose on Tuesday after the prime minister said he expected an agreement could be reached within two weeks and the European Union reported a pick-up in the negotiations.... 4/28/2015 2:58 PM

Russia releases photos of new tank ahead of Victory Day
MOSCOW (AP) -- The Russian Defense Ministry has released photographs of its new tank, which will be shown to the public for the first time during next month's Victory Day parade on Red Square.... 4/28/2015 2:46 PM

Putin says Russia over worst of economic downturn
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin says his country's economy has weathered the worst of its downturn even though it appears headed for a deep recession.... 4/28/2015 2:43 PM

Coffins arrive at Indonesian prison as executions near
CILICAP, Indonesia (AP) -- Ambulances carrying coffins arrived Tuesday at a prison island and relatives paid final visits to their condemned loved ones as Indonesia announced it will execute eight foreigners and one Indonesian man for drug crimes, despite an international outcry and pleas for mercy.... 4/28/2015 2:40 PM

UN Security Council extends mission in Western Sahara
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. Security Council has approved keeping a small peacekeeping force in Western Sahara for another year but without the human rights monitoring mandate that residents have long demanded.... 4/28/2015 2:38 PM

1 person killed in train collision in South Africa
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Two passenger trains collided south of Johannesburg on Tuesday, killing the conductor of one of the trains and injuring 241 people, rescue workers said.... 4/28/2015 2:31 PM

Gurlitt cousin appeals rejection of her inheritance claim
BERLIN (AP) -- A cousin of German collector Cornelius Gurlitt has appealed a court's rejection of her challenge to his will, which bequeathed his vast art trove to a Swiss museum.... 4/28/2015 2:31 PM



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