• Correction: Greece-Bailout story

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — In a story July 2 about the Greek referendum, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the International Monetary Fund had said Greece would need debt relief worth 50 billion euros. The IMF said Greece needs new financing worth 50 billion euros as well as...

  • Bombings in Baghdad, town south of Iraqi capital kill 8

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say bombings in Baghdad and in a town south of the Iraqi capital have killed eight people. Police officials say a bombing Friday near shops in the town of Madain, just south of Baghdad, left three people dead and wounded eight. Also in Madain, a bomb...

  • Pakistan, Afghanistan summon envoys in dispute

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan and Afghanistan are in the midst of a diplomatic dispute. The two neighbors have summoned each other's ambassadors to lodge protests over the detention of a Pakistani official in the Afghan city of Kandahar and a deadly cross-border shootout between Pakistani...

  • Britain, Tunisia honor 38 victims of beach resort attack

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    LONDON (AP) — People around Britain paused in streets and workplaces, in churches and mosques, in railway stations and at the Wimbledon tennis tournament Friday to honor the victims of an Islamic extremist's rampage at a Tunisian beach resort. Flags were lowered to half-staff at...

  • China expresses displeasure with Turkey accepting Uighurs

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    BEIJING (AP) — Beijing expressed displeasure with Turkey on Friday for accepting 173 ethnic Uighurs who fled China. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said the Uighurs had left China illegally, and that Beijing opposes "any actions that aid and abet, or even support...

  • WikiLeaks' Assange seeks asylum in France; president says no

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    PARIS (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has failed in a bid to win asylum in France. Assange wrote a letter to French President Francois Hollande published in Le Monde on Friday, appealing to France's history as a beacon for the repressed. He noted that WikiLeaks recently...

  • Germany wants quick clarification of new NSA spy allegations

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    BERLIN (AP) — Germany's foreign minister said Friday that new allegations of U.S. eavesdropping on senior German government officials' telephones need to be clarified "as quickly as possible" and that he hoped Washington would be forthcoming with information. Reports two years ago...

  • UN nuke agency chief says 'more work' needed on Iran probe

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    VIENNA (AP) — Hopes dimmed Friday of Iran fulfilling a key U.S. demand at nuclear talks by cooperating with a probe of allegations that it secretly worked on nuclear arms. Yukiya Amano, head of the U.N.'s International Atomic Energy Agency, said his meetings with Iranian President...

  • India census says 70 percent live in villages, most are poor

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    NEW DELHI (AP) — India released new data Friday showing that more than 70 percent of its people live in villages, with the majority extremely poor and dependent on manual labor. The data from India's socio-economic and caste census was collected between 2011 and 2013. It's the first...

  • Congo's president calls for dialogue, opposition holds out

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's president has called for dialogue with the opposition to reduce tensions in the Central African country, a move the opposition and international community fear will delay elections. President Joseph Kabila, in power since 2001, began a three-week open...

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