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2 former Khmer Rouge leaders appeal convictions
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) -- Two leaders of Cambodia's former Khmer Rouge regime have appealed their convictions by a U.N.-backed tribunal that sentenced them to life in prison for their roles during the group's brutal rule in the 1970s.... 7/2/2015 8:27 AM

NATO chief to inspect site of future alliance facility
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is meeting top officials in Romania and will inspect a site where the alliance will build a facility in reaction to the crisis in Ukraine.... 7/2/2015 8:27 AM

Barcelona mayor halts new tourist accommodation licenses
MADRID (AP) -- Barcelona's new leftist mayor has halted the issuing of tourist accommodation licenses in the immensely popular city while new regulations are drawn up to govern a sector some say has become saturated in recent years.... 7/2/2015 8:19 AM

Bus falls off bridge, killing 10 South Koreans
BEIJING (AP) -- A bus carrying a group of South Koreans fell off a highway bridge in northeastern China, killing 10 passengers and the Chinese driver, officials said Thursday.... 7/2/2015 8:19 AM

Tunisia: 12 people detained in hotel attack probe
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) -- About 12 people have been detained in the investigation into a massacre at a beach resort that killed 38 people, mostly British tourists, a Tunisian official said.... 7/2/2015 8:16 AM

2 French soldiers arrested over Africa sex abuse allegations
PARIS (AP) -- Two French soldiers have been arrested over allegations of child sex abuse in Burkina Faso.... 7/2/2015 8:13 AM

Mumbai horse carriage ban leaves working families in fear
MUMBAI, India (AP) -- Drivers of Mumbai's iconic horse-drawn carriages can't imagine not plying the roads pulling photo-snapping tourists atop their kitsch-covered chariots.... 7/2/2015 8:04 AM

US files formal extradition request for 7 FIFA officials
ZURICH (AP) -- The United States has submitted a formal request for Switzerland to extradite seven FIFA officials arrested as part of a corruption probe in Zurich in May, Swiss officials said Thursday.... 7/2/2015 7:55 AM

Crashed Indonesian plane may have suffered engine problem
MEDAN, Indonesia (AP) -- The aging Indonesian military transport plane that crashed into a residential neighborhood of Medan killing 141 people had a propeller "abnormality" that indicates an engine stalled, the air force chief said Thursday.... 7/2/2015 7:52 AM


TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) -- Tunisian official says about 12 people detained in probe into deadly tourist hotel attack .... 7/2/2015 7:49 AM

36 dead, 19 missing as ferry capsizes in Philippines
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- The Philippine coast guard says 36 people have died and 19 are missing after an inter-island ferry capsized in the central Philippines.... 7/2/2015 7:48 AM

The Latest: France's Sapin says committed to Greece in euro
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):... 7/2/2015 7:36 AM

Taiwan pilot in February TransAsia crash described as hasty
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) -- A pilot described by colleagues as nervous and hasty mistakenly throttled down a still-running engine following a glitch with the other engine in an airline crash that killed 43 people in Taiwan in February, flight safety officials said Thursday.... 7/2/2015 7:32 AM

Blacklist warnings spread on websites in North Korea
TOKYO (AP) -- North Korea, already one of the least-wired places in the world, appears to be cracking down on the use of the Internet by even the small number of foreigners who can access it with relative freedom by blacklisting and blocking social media accounts or websites deemed to carry harmful content.... 7/2/2015 7:01 AM

2nd person dies in Taiwan water park fire
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) -- The death toll from a blaze at a Taiwan water park party over the weekend rose to two on Thursday, with more than 200 injured still in intensive care.... 7/2/2015 6:50 AM

China gay couple holds informal marriage to push for union
BEIJING (AP) -- A prominent Chinese lesbian couple held a simple ceremony Thursday to announce their informal marriage, in their latest effort to push for legalization of same-sex unions in China.... 7/2/2015 6:44 AM

Benghazi, where Libya's uprising began, now a shattered city
BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) -- The old courthouse in central Benghazi, Libya's second-largest city and the birthplace of the uprising against Moammar Gadhafi, is a shelled-out ruin - a testimony to the destruction and chaos that permeate this North African country four years after the civil war that ousted the longtime dictator.... 7/2/2015 6:34 AM

Greece in limbo: Shuttered banks keep lifeline
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece braced for more chaos on the streets outside its mostly shuttered banks Thursday, as Athens and its creditors halted talks on resolving the country's deepening financial crisis until a referendum this weekend.... 7/2/2015 6:14 AM

Surfer critically injured by shark off Australian town
SYDNEY (AP) -- A 32-year-old surfer was critically injured by a shark on Thursday at the same Australian coastal town where a Japanese tourist was killed in February, police said.... 7/2/2015 5:06 AM

Top American diplomat in Cuba in line to head new embassy
HAVANA (AP) -- From his office high above Havana, Jeffrey DeLaurentis has a sweeping view of the cerulean Florida Straits and the blood-red letters declaring Cuba's defiance of the United States.... 7/2/2015 4:17 AM



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