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Nigerian leader visits Cameroon as Boko Haram attacks
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- Nigeria's new President Muhammadu Buhari is set to make his first official visit to one-time enemy Cameroon Wednesday to ease tensions and bolster support for a multinational army to fight the Boko Haram uprising that has spilled across borders.... 7/28/2015 2:57 PM

3 Russian opposition figures go on hunger strike
MOSCOW (AP) -- Three Russian opposition activists went on hunger strike Tuesday to protest authorities' decision to disqualify them from a local election.... 7/28/2015 2:54 PM

Beijing bid faces same old questions ahead of 2022 IOC vote
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Two of China's most storied winter Olympic athletes faced tough questions about Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Games - namely about air pollution and a lack of snow.... 7/28/2015 2:51 PM

Zimbabwe: 2 to appear in court for killing Cecil the lion
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- An American allegedly paid $50,000 to kill a well-known, protected lion named Cecil, Zimbabwean conservationists said, as authorities on Tuesday said two Zimbabwean men will appear in court for allegedly helping with the hunt.... 7/28/2015 2:51 PM

Pro-government forces besiege rebel-held base in Yemen
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Pro-government fighters in Yemen have besieged a military base held by Shiite Houthi rebels for 40 hours after cutting off major supply routes to the facility, Yemeni military officials said Tuesday.... 7/28/2015 2:47 PM

NATO proclaims 'strong solidarity' with Turkey against IS
BRUSSELS (AP) -- NATO proclaimed its "strong solidarity" with Turkey following a rare emergency meeting Tuesday in which members also urged the country not to use excessive force in its fight against extremists, a NATO official said.... 7/28/2015 2:44 PM

The Latest: Syrian militants: Turkish-US deal helps beat IS
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The Latest from NATO meeting on Islamic State group and related developments (all times local):... 7/28/2015 2:39 PM

Iraqi militias train young teens to face the threat of IS
BAGHDAD (AP) -- In the steamy Baghdad night, sweat poured down the faces of the Iraqi teens as they marched around a school courtyard, training for battle against the Islamic State group.... 7/28/2015 2:39 PM

Romanian officials raid homes in medicines corruption probe
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- Romanian prosecutors have searched dozens of home and offices looking for evidence that drug companies offered doctors vacations and other incentives in exchange for prescribing cancer drugs.... 7/28/2015 2:32 PM

Scientists worry about arms race in artificial intelligence
LONDON (AP) -- Scientists and tech experts - including professor Stephen Hawking and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak - warned Tuesday of a global arms race with weapons using artificial intelligence.... 7/28/2015 2:31 PM

Spanish police: shooting in Barcelona, 1 wounded
MADRID (AP) -- Spanish police say one person has been wounded in a shooting in the downtown area of the city of Barcelona.... 7/28/2015 2:31 PM

Oldest ever giant panda celebrates with bamboo, veggie cake
HONG KONG (AP) -- The oldest giant panda ever in captivity tasted a vegetable ice cake and, of course, bamboo in celebration of her 37th birthday.... 7/28/2015 2:25 PM

French archaeology students find 560,000-year-old tooth
PARIS (AP) -- Archaeologists say two students have found a human tooth from about 560,000 years ago in a famous prehistoric cave in southwestern France, the oldest human body part ever discovered in the country.... 7/28/2015 2:25 PM

French court rules in favor of far right's Jean-Marie Le Pen
PARIS (AP) -- A French appeal court has confirmed the cancellation of a mail-in vote organized by far-right leader Marine Le Pen to try to end her father's influence on their National Front party.... 7/28/2015 2:21 PM

Officials: Iran may take own samples at alleged nuclear site
VIENNA (AP) -- Iran wants its own officials to take soil samples at a site where it is alleged to have experimented with ways to detonate a nuclear weapon, and the U.N. agency probing the suspicions may agree provided it is allowed to monitor the process, two officials told The Associated Press Tuesday.... 7/28/2015 2:15 PM

Dubai launches expansion of Mideast's biggest port
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The Middle East's biggest sea port is growing.... 7/28/2015 2:12 PM

EU moves to protect cheese from both sides of divided Cyprus
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The European Union on Tuesday moved to recognize halloumi, or hellim in Turkish, as a protected cheese from both sides of the Greek-Turkish divided island of Cyprus and lauded it as a symbolic step toward further reunification.... 7/28/2015 2:11 PM

Volkswagen sold more vehicles than Toyota in first half
TOKYO (AP) -- Volkswagen overtook Toyota in global vehicle sales for January-June, the first time the German automaker has come out top in the intensely competitive tallies.... 7/28/2015 2:10 PM

White House Notebook: Third term? Obama says no thanks
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) -- Could President Barack Obama win a third term in office? He's convinced that he could, but would really rather not.... 7/28/2015 1:57 PM

Europe's largest Jewish sporting event opening in Germany
BERLIN (AP) -- More than 2,000 Jewish athletes are gathering for the first European Maccabi Games to be held in Germany, at a site built by the Nazis for the 1936 Olympics.... 7/28/2015 1:57 PM

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