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5/10/2015 11:08 AM
Diplomats, business people flood Cuba
HAVANA  — Tourists in shorts and sandals aren’t the only foreigners flooding Havana these days.

5/10/2015 9:24 AM
Police: 5 people killed in Switzerland
BERLIN — Five people have been found dead after a shooting in northern Switzerland that may have resulted from a family dispute, police said today. The dead included the suspected gunman.

5/10/2015 7:02 AM
Death toll rises in Macedonia clashes
KUMANOVO, Macedonia — Authorities say eight police officers and 14 alleged members of an armed group have been killed in fighting in the northern Macedonian town of Kumanovo.

5/10/2015 7:00 AM
500 Rohingya Muslims arrive in Indonesia
JAKARTA, Indonesia  — Boats carrying more than 500 Bangladeshis and members of Myanmar’s long-persecuted Rohingya Muslim community washed ashore in western Indonesia today, with some of the people in need of medical attention, officials and nonprofit organizations said.

5/10/2015 6:58 AM
China central bank cuts interest rates again
BEIJING — For the third time in six months, China’s central bank is cutting interest rates to spur the country’s sluggish economy by giving state-owned financial institutes more flexibility in setting rates.

5/10/2015 12:00 AM
Britain stands on brink of retreat from Europe
LONDON — David Cameron’s first official duty as newly re-elected prime minister of Great Britain was to attend a ceremony marking the end of the Second World War in Europe 70 years ago. On Friday afternoon, a sleepless Mr. Cameron was accompanied at the Cenotaph in central London by the defeated leaders of the Labor and Liberal Democrat parties,

5/9/2015 5:27 PM
Saudi Arabia announces cease-fire
PARIS - Saudi Arabia announced Friday that it would halt hostilities in Yemen beginning Tuesday for a five-day trial period that the foreign minister said could be renewed “if it works out.”

5/9/2015 4:37 PM
Liberia is free of Ebola
The World Health Organization declared Liberia free of Ebola today, making it the first of the three hardest-hit West African countries to bring a formal end to the epidemic.

5/9/2015 4:11 PM
North Korea tests missile
SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea said today that it had successfully test-fired a ballistic missile from a submarine.

5/9/2015 10:06 AM
Spanish military plane crashes, killing crew
MADRID — A military transport plane crashed near southwestern Seville airport Saturday, killing its crew, Spain’s prime minister said. It is unclear if any others were injured.

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