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Grave of assassinated Burkina Faso leader exhumed
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) -- Authorities exhumed human remains Tuesday from the purported grave of Burkina Faso's assassinated leader, nearly three decades after the Marxist revolutionary was killed during a coup in this West African country.... 5/26/2015 3:44 PM

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LONDON (AP) -- Ireland became the first country in the world to approve same-sex marriage by a national referendum, prompting crowds on the streets of Dublin to erupt in joy and cheers last week.... 5/26/2015 3:43 PM

Despite challenges, Zimbabwe showcases artists in Venice
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Stone and wood carvings displayed by street vendors in Zimbabwe reflect a long tradition of sculpture, and despite economic and other challenges, the country's artists are forging new paths and even have displays at one of the world's most prestigious art fairs.... 5/26/2015 3:40 PM

Balkan leaders wary of Macedonia crisis fallout
TIRANA, Albania (AP) -- Albania's president and other Balkan leaders expressed concern Tuesday that the ongoing crisis in Macedonia could be a setback for the region's efforts to add new members to the European Union.... 5/26/2015 3:29 PM

Sweltering temperatures in India leave 750 dead in 5 weeks
HYDERABAD, India (AP) -- More than 750 people have died in southern India since the middle of April as soaring summer temperatures scorch the country, officials said Tuesday.... 5/26/2015 3:21 PM

French bill seeks to boost renewable energy, cut nuclear use
PARIS (AP) -- France's lower house of parliament has approved a bill aimed at boosting renewable energy and reducing the country's reliance on nuclear power, among other environment-friendly measures.... 5/26/2015 3:16 PM

Paris celebrates WWII resistance heroes in Pantheon ceremony
PARIS (AP) -- Paris authorities are escorting coffins representing four World War II resistance figures through the French capital toward the Pantheon, the resting place of French heroes.... 5/26/2015 3:15 PM

Myanmar's Suu Kyi is missing from global meeting on Rohingya
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- An international gathering about the plight of Myanmar's persecuted Rohingya Muslims boasts a star-studded cast, with three Nobel Peace Prize laureates among those calling on the world to wake up to the unfolding tragedy.... 5/26/2015 3:14 PM

Group says Turkish court rules against president's palace
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- A pressure group says Turkey's top administrative court has confirmed in a ruling that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's 1,150-room mega-palace was illegally constructed on protected land.... 5/26/2015 3:12 PM

Group urges EU to accept far more asylum seekers than 20,000
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The world's leading migration group is urging the European Union to accept far more asylum seekers than the 20,000 it has planned to take under a new EU scheme to resettle people in need of protection.... 5/26/2015 3:11 PM

Greece mulls levy on undeclared deposits to raise cash
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece is proposing to legalize tax-dodgers' undeclared money for a fee, a way to raise money as the country tries to reach a deal with creditors to get more bailout money and avoid default.... 5/26/2015 3:07 PM

Enraged voters reject political status quo in Spain, Poland
MADRID (AP) -- Reeling from punishment at the polls, Spain's major parties prepared Tuesday for negotiations with anti-establishment newcomer groups while Poland's governing party assessed how to reconnect with voters who ousted the president.... 5/26/2015 3:07 PM

Danish radio station slammed after allegedly killing rabbit
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- A Danish radio station has been met with a storm of angry protests after its hosts claimed they clubbed a young rabbit to death on air with a bicycle pump.... 5/26/2015 2:57 PM

Poland to offer safe haven to 60 Syrian Christian families
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Poland's Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz says the country will take in 60 Christian families fleeing violence in Syria.... 5/26/2015 2:46 PM

Former British premier: Refugees overwhelm Lebanese schools
BEIRUT (AP) -- Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, now a United Nations special education envoy, says Syrian refugees have overwhelmed Lebanese public schools, which need more global support.... 5/26/2015 2:44 PM

Egyptian officials investigate police killing of student
CAIRO (AP) -- Egyptian authorities are investigating the killing of a university student by police, a judicial official said Tuesday, the latest in series of cases alleging brutality by security forces.... 5/26/2015 2:15 PM

Former trader goes on trial in UK for market manipulation
LONDON (AP) -- A British prosecutor says a former Citibank and UBS trader motivated by greed served as the ringmaster in the alleged manipulation of a key interest rate, the London Interbank Lending Rate, or Libor.... 5/26/2015 2:09 PM

Lock of Mozart's hair going under the hammer at Sotheby's
LONDON (AP) -- Music lovers have the chance to own a strand of history.... 5/26/2015 2:05 PM

Britain faces tension over push for less EU control
PARIS (AP) -- EU officials are welcoming a French-German push for closer cooperation among the countries that use the euro, while British Prime Minister David Cameron's office says that won't derail his mission to reduce EU involvement in national affairs.... 5/26/2015 1:57 PM

Yemen fighters backing exiled government take southern city
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Fighters backing Yemen's exiled government captured a city on the road to the port city of Aden, officials said Tuesday, their first significant victory since a Saudi-led coalition began targeting Shiite rebels in airstrikes.... 5/26/2015 1:54 PM



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