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The Latest: Lithuanian finance minister sees compromise
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The latest on the Greek financial crisis (all times Brussels local):... 7/7/2015 11:55 AM

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

Reactor in Japan being loaded with nuke fuel before restart
TOKYO (AP) -- A nuclear plant operator has begun loading fuel into a reactor in southern Japan before it resumes operating next month in the first restart under safety requirements set following the Fukushima disaster.... 7/7/2015 11:45 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

Deadline day on nuke talks, but no deal yet; will US walk?
VIENNA (AP) -- Iran nuclear talks were in danger of busting through their second deadline in a week Tuesday, raising questions about the ability of world powers to cut off all Iranian pathways to a bomb through diplomacy, and testing the resolve of U.S. negotiators to walk away from the negotiation as they've threatened.... 7/7/2015 11:33 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

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 of both sexes to send to areas controlled by the Islamic State armed group in Syria.... 7/7/2015 11:25 AM

Greek coast guard search for missing migrants after sinking
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greek authorities have launched a search and rescue operation in the eastern Aegean after a sailboat carrying dozens of migrants sank between the small islands of Agathonisi and Farmakonisi, near the Turkish coast.... 7/7/2015 11:12 AM

Bomb blamed on Boko Haram kills 20 in northern Nigeria
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- The state governor says a bomb blast in Nigeria's northern university town of Zaria has killed 20 people.... 7/7/2015 11:09 AM


LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- Latest bomb blast blamed on extremists kills 20 in northern Nigeria's Zaria town - official.... 7/7/2015 11:05 AM

Turkish Airlines plane diverted to New Delhi over bomb scare
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkish Airlines says an Istanbul-bound plane carrying 134 passengers made an emergency landing at New Delhi after note with the word "bomb" was found in a toilet, the latest in a series of such incidents.... 7/7/2015 10:58 AM

2 Americans, 1 Briton gored in 1st Pamplona bull run
PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) -- Two Americans and a Briton were gored and eight others injured Tuesday as thousands of daredevils dashed alongside fighting bulls through the streets of this northern Spanish city on the first bull run of the San Fermin festival, organizers said.... 7/7/2015 10:46 AM

WHO says too few countries taxing tobacco products enough
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Taxing cigarettes up to 75 percent of their retail price is among the most effective ways to reduce tobacco use, but too few governments levy high enough taxes, according to a World Health Organization global report released Tuesday.... 7/7/2015 10:28 AM

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 10:18 AM

Migrant dies on Eurotunnel tracks between France, England
PARIS (AP) -- A migrant who stowed away on a truck in the Channel Tunnel was found dead on Tuesday, disrupting travel between France and England for a third week in a row, police and the tunnel operator said.... 7/7/2015 10:09 AM

Ultra-Orthodox Israeli minister slams Reform Judaism members
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's minister for religious affairs has criticized Reform Judaism, saying he doesn't consider members of the denomination to be Jews.... 7/7/2015 9:59 AM



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