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Mural of rainbow flag sparks rare Palestinian debate on gays

July 1, 2015

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A Palestinian artist whose mural of a rainbow flag on Israel's West Bank separation barrier was whitewashed by anti-gay protesters says his work sparked a rare debate... more »»

The Latest: Pope offers prayers for Greeks amid the crisis

July 1, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):

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World mayors, others pitch in toward global climate accord

July 1, 2015

LYON, France (AP) — Hundreds of mayors, CEOs and trade groups from around the world are submitting their ideas for reducing global warming to the French government as it prepares to host a major U. more »»

Militants attack Egyptian army checkpoints in Sinai, kill 50

July 1, 2015

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Islamic militants on Wednesday unleashed a wave of simultaneous attacks, including suicide car bombings, on Egyptian army checkpoints in the restive northern Sinai... more »»

Russia halts gas supply to Ukraine amid pricing dispute

July 1, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian gas company Gazprom halted supplies to neighboring Ukraine on Wednesday after the collapse of pricing talks, a company official said — but an EU official said the disput... more »»

UN: At least 1,466 Iraqis killed in June due to violence

July 1, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — At least 1,466 Iraqis were killed by armed conflict in June, up more than 40 percent from the previous month as security forces suffered mounting casualties battling the Islamic... more »»

The Latest: Egyptian troops battling militants in Sinai

July 1, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — The latest news on the coordinated militant attacks in Egypt's restive northern Sinai Peninsula that killed 50 soldiers (all times local):

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2:40 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Europe rights group criticizes Greek vote plan

July 1, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):

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3:05 p.m. more »»

The Latest: New Greek offer going to the 19 euro nations

July 1, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):

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The Latest: Cyprus says latest Greek offer is significant

July 1, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):

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2.36 p.m. more »»

Dutch: Police actions likely killed man who died in custody

July 1, 2015

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch prosecutor says police actions most likely caused the oxygen deprivation that led to the death of a man in custody following his arrest at a weekend music... more »»

The Latest: Key creditor says Greece likely to be in default

July 1, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):

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2.32 p.m. more »»

Greece makes concession but no deal seen before Sunday vote

July 1, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's government has made new concessions in talks with its creditors, though some European officials said they were still not good enough and that a deal was nevertheles... more »»

Militants attack Egyptian army checkpoints in Sinai, kill 38

July 1, 2015

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Islamic militants on Wednesday unleashed a wave of simultaneous attacks, including suicide car bombings, on Egyptian army checkpoints in the restive northern Sinai... more »»

Indonesia plane crash death toll 141 as search effort ends

July 1, 2015

MEDAN, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's air force said Wednesday it will investigate if the transport plane that crashed into a city neighborhood, killing 141 people, was violating orders by carrying... more »»

The Latest on Indonesia: Search for plane crash victims ends

July 1, 2015

MEDAN, Indonesia (AP) — The latest on the Indonesian military plane crash (all times local):

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5 p.m.

North Sumatra Regional Military Commander Maj. Gen. more »»

Thailand arrests 2 alleged brokers who sent slaves to boats

July 1, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — Two Thai men described as key figures in a human trafficking ring that provides slave crews for fishing boats were arrested, officials said Wednesday, as new regulations aimed at... more »»

Long lines at Greek banks as new rescue proposal weighed

July 1, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Crowds of anxious elderly Greeks thronged banks for hours from before dawn Wednesday, struggling to be allowed to withdraw their maximum of 120 euros ($134) for the week,... more »»

UN: migrant crossings to Europe jump 83 percent in 1st half

July 1, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — The number of migrants crossing the Mediterranean to southern Europe was more than 80 percent higher in the first half of 2015 than a year earlier, with deaths initially soaring... more »»

Russia's highest court OKs early parliamentary vote in 2016

July 1, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's highest court has given the green light to holding next year's parliamentary vote several months earlier. more »»

 
 

 

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