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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 protesting President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term.... 4/28/2015 1:08 PM

Finnish navy drops depth charges onto suspected submarine
HELSINKI (AP) -- The Finnish military says it has dropped depth charges onto a suspected submarine in the sea outside Helsinki after twice detecting the presence of a foreign object in the area.... 4/28/2015 1:00 PM

Putin says Russia over worst of economic downturn
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin says his country's economy has weathered the worst effects of its downturn even though it appears headed for a deep recession.... 4/28/2015 12:56 PM

Helicopters ferry injured from Nepal villages near epicenter
GORKHA, Nepal (AP) -- Helicopters crisscrossed the mountains above a remote district Tuesday near the epicenter of the weekend earthquake in Nepal that killed more than 4,400 people, ferrying the injured to clinics and taking emergency supplies back to villages cut off by landslides.... 4/28/2015 12:52 PM

UN says it will try to identify all Ebola cases by June
LONDON (AP) -- The World Health Organization says it aims to identify all new Ebola cases in West Africa by the end of May to stop the spread of the lethal virus before the rainy season.... 4/28/2015 12:50 PM

Deutsche Bank co-CEO on trial over battle with media mogul
BERLIN (AP) -- Deutsche Bank co-CEO Juergen Fitschen went on trial Tuesday along with two of his predecessors, charged with attempted fraud for allegedly colluding to deceive judges in a long-running legal battle with a now-deceased media mogul.... 4/28/2015 12:37 PM


GORKHA, Nepal (AP) -- Official says 250 people missing after a mudslide in village near center of Nepal earthquake.... 4/28/2015 12:31 PM

UK man accused of killing US soldier with bomb in Iraq
LONDON (AP) -- A British man went on trial in London on Tuesday accused of making a roadside bomb that killed a U.S. soldier in Iraq in 2007.... 4/28/2015 12:25 PM

Gurlitt cousin appeals rejection of her inheritance claim
BERLIN (AP) -- A cousin of German collector Cornelius Gurlitt has appealed against a court's rejection of her challenge to his will, which bequeathed his vast art trove to a Swiss museum.... 4/28/2015 12:21 PM

EU to require cars to have automatic emergency call systems
BRUSSELS (AP) -- All new vehicles in the European Union will have to be fitted as of 2018 with a system that automatically calls the emergency services in case of an accident.... 4/28/2015 12:20 PM

Ethiopia ponders stiffer penalties for human smuggling
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) -- Ethiopia is drafting a new law to stiffen punishments for human trafficking.... 4/28/2015 12:15 PM

Sweet Surprise: Palace delivers pastry to royal fans
LONDON (AP) -- The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have offered a sweet surprise to die-hard fans, sending luxury pastries to thank them for camping outside the hospital and awaiting the birth of the royal baby.... 4/28/2015 12:15 PM

EU looks to cut use of flimsy plastic bags by 80 percent
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The European Parliament has approved rules to clamp down on the use of flimsy plastic bags that are hazardous for the environment, removing the last major hurdle to pass the legislation.... 4/28/2015 12:14 PM

AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa
LONDON (AP) -- A boat carrying hundreds of migrants to Europe capsized off Libya in what could be the Mediterranean's deadliest known migrant tragedy, with survivors arriving in Italy last week and the EU holding an emergency summit to combat smugglers and stem the tide of migration.... 4/28/2015 12:13 PM

China now has more vineyard land than France
PARIS (AP) -- China now boasts more land dedicated to wine-making vineyards than France as it tries to satisfy a rapid rise in local demand.... 4/28/2015 12:08 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 early 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 12:06 PM

Google pledges $162M for European digital journalism fund
BERLIN (AP) -- Google says it will give European publishers 150 million euros ($162.33 million) to help them adapt to the challenge of selling news online.... 4/28/2015 12:05 PM

Witnesses: Hundreds of bodies in town held by Boko Haram
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) -- Witnesses say hundreds of bodies of alleged civilian victims of Boko Haram have been found in a recaptured Nigerian border town.... 4/28/2015 12:02 PM

Afghan official: At least 52 dead in landslide in northeast
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- A massive landslide in a remote province in northeastern Afghanistan killed at least 52 people on Tuesday, a provincial official said.... 4/28/2015 12:01 PM

EU president promises Moldova closer cooperation
CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) -- The EU president has promised Moldova closer cooperation with the European Union, while urging it to reform its justice system and banking sector and fight corruption.... 4/28/2015 12:00 PM



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