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  • Suicide bomber kills 4 foreign guards in Kabul

    Updated: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say a suicide bomber on a motorcycle targeted a police compound in Kabul, killing four foreign security guards and wounding six. Deputy interior minister, Gen. Mohammad Ayoub Salangi, says the attacker targeted the compound that houses...

  • Body of missing S. Korean shipping tycoon found

    Updated: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean police said Tuesday that a badly decomposed body found surrounded by liquor bottles in a field last month was that of a fugitive billionaire businessman blamed for April's ferry disaster that killed more than 300 people. The body was found in a...

  • Australia wants security job for wronged countries

    Updated: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Tuesday countries that have been "so wronged" should take responsibility for securing the crime scene where the Malaysian jetliner was shot down in Ukraine. Abbott listed Malaysia, Netherlands as well as Australia...

  • Asia shares rise as Ukraine plane tensions ease

    Updated: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares rose Tuesday as tensions over the downing of a passenger jet in Ukraine eased after pro-Moscow separatists released a train packed with bodies and handed over the aircraft's black boxes. Hong Kong's Hang Seng added 1.3 percent to 23,700.22 by mid-afternoon...

  • Russians fed conspiracy theories on Ukraine crash

    Updated: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    MOSCOW (AP) — An assassination attempt against Russian President Vladimir Putin. A desperate ploy to draw the West into the battle for Ukraine's east. A botched mission to commit mass murder against Russian citizens. Russian news consumers are getting plenty of explanations for the...

  • US wants international push for Mideast cease-fire

    Updated: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    CAIRO (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is hoping to get international support as he pushes for a Mideast cease-fire, but he acknowledges the differences between Israel and Hamas run very deep and must be addressed in any long-term solution. "We will work to see if there is...

  • Protesters at Russian embassy in KL seek justice

    Updated: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Protesters have marched on Russian embassy in Kuala Lumpur, waving placards and demanding justice for the victims of the Malaysia Airlines flight that was shot down over Ukraine last week. About 100 demonstrators chanted "we want justice" and demanded...

  • Shakhtar midfielder says players' lives at risk

    Published: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    MOSCOW (AP) — Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Douglas Costa says he and his fellow players who refused to return to the Ukrainian champion did so because the conflict in the country puts their lives at risk. Costa and five other South American players refused to travel with the rest of...

  • Israeli aircraft hit more than 70 targets in Gaza

    Updated: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli airstrikes pummeled a wide range of targets in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday as the U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state began an intensive effort to end more than two weeks of fighting that has killed at least 570 Palestinians and 29 Israelis....

  • Widodo leads as Indonesia set to declare president

    Published: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Nearly complete results in Indonesia's presidential elections showed Jakarta governor Joko Widodo leading with 52 percent of the vote. If Widodo holds that edge, that would put him ahead of Prabowo Subianto, a former general, who also has claimed victory....

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