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6/30/2015 7:21 PM
French soldiers accused of sexual abuse
PARIS — Two French soldiers serving in the African country of Burkina Faso are being suspended over accusations of sexual abuse of minors, authorities said today.

6/30/2015 4:03 PM
Greece hits new low
ATHENS — Greece slipped deeper into its financial abyss on Tuesday, when the bailout program it has relied on for five years was set to expire and the country was due to become the first developed nation to miss a payment to the International Monetary Fund.

6/30/2015 11:04 AM
Obama hosts Brazilian leader Dilma Rousseff
WASHINGTON — President Obama and visiting Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff sought today to cast their nations as “natural partners” collaborating closely on critical issues like climate and regional diplomacy.

6/30/2015 8:50 AM
Taliban claims car bomb attack in Kabul
KABUL, Afghanistan— The Taliban launched a suicide car bomb attack on a NATO military convoy in Afghanistan’s capital today, killing two people and wounding 26 others, including two U.S. soldiers, officials said.

6/30/2015 9:50 AM
Forest fire blazes in Chernobyl off-limits zone
KIEV, Ukraine — Fire has engulfed a large section of the exclusion zone around the destroyed Chernobyl plant in Ukraine, Ukrainian authorities said today.

6/30/2015 9:38 AM
France, U.K. issue heat warnings
LISBON, Portugal — A mass of hot air moving north from Africa is bringing unusually hot weather to Western Europe, with France the next in line for a scorching day.

6/30/2015 9:19 AM
Man sets self on fire on Japanese bullet train
ODAWARA, Japan — A man set himself on fire on a high-speed bullet train in Japan today, killing himself and another passenger as the coach filled with smoke, a fire official said.

6/30/2015 9:00 AM
Itinerary for Pope's U.S. visit published
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis will meet with homeless people, immigrants and prisoners during his upcoming trip to Cuba and the United States. He’ll also preside over a meeting about religious liberty — a major topic for the U.S. Catholic Church in the wake of the Supreme Court’s gay marriage decision.

6/30/2015 7:04 AM
Indonesia military plane crashes in Medan; 37 dead
MEDAN, Indonesia — An Indonesian air force transport plane crashed today into a residential neighborhood in the country’s third-largest city of Medan, killing dozens of people.

6/30/2015 7:02 AM
Prosecutor: French plant attack bore ISIS trademark
PARIS — The man who decapitated his employer and hung the severed head surrounded by Islamic flags took two photos of the macabre scene and sent them almost immediately to a friend in Syria, a French prosecutor said today.

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