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Friday 07/03/2015
Posted: July 03, 2015
The Hague hit by riots after death of man in police custody

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police have detained some 200 people for ignoring a ban on public assembly imposed in a neighborhood hit by days of late-night rioting following the death of a man in police custody.

Posted: July 03, 2015
Dutch back UN tribunal for Malaysia Airlines crash

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte says he supports moves to set up an international tribunal to prosecute those responsible for shooting down a Malaysian Airlines plane over Ukraine last year.

Updated: July 03, 2015 - 11:04 am
Spain to ask Venezuela to extradite wanted ETA member

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish government says it will ask Venezuela to extradite a convicted member of the armed Basque group ETA.

Updated: July 03, 2015 - 11:04 am
Bangladesh police questioning 12 al-Qaida suspects

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A Bangladesh court has given police three days to question 12 suspected members of al-Qaida's branch in the Indian subcontinent after their arrests in separate raids this week.

Updated: July 03, 2015 - 11:04 am
Europe monitors its vulnerable as temperatures climb

PARIS (AP) — While Europeans seek relief from unusually high temperatures spreading across the continent, the U.N. weather agency says the region is better prepared than in the past to avoid major casualties.

Updated: July 03, 2015 - 11:04 am
US airline probe would need proof beyond business as usual

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the Justice Department launches an investigation into possible collusion in the airline industry, experts say the government faces the burden of proving that carriers were deliberately signaling business decisions to each other.

Updated: July 03, 2015 - 11:04 am
Greek PM Tsipras says Sunday's referendum is not a vote on whether to remain in the euro

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek PM Tsipras says Sunday's referendum is not a vote on whether to remain in the euro.

Updated: July 03, 2015 - 11:04 am
Greek PM Tsipras says IMF report fully justifies Greece's position on debt relief

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek PM Tsipras says IMF report fully justifies Greece's position on debt relief.

Updated: July 03, 2015 - 11:04 am
Pakistan, Afghanistan summon envoys in dispute

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 and Afghan border police, officials said Friday.

Updated: July 03, 2015 - 11:04 am
Turkey reappoints former defense minister to post

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has reappointed a 75-year-old former defense minister to the same post, to replace Ismet Yilmaz who was elected Turkey's new parliament speaker this week.

Updated: July 03, 2015 - 11:04 am
China expresses displeasure with Turkey accepting Uighurs

BEIJING (AP) — Beijing has expressed displeasure with Turkey for accepting 174 members of the Uighur ethnic minority who fled China.

Updated: July 03, 2015 - 11:04 am
Vietnam Communist Party chief prepares for maiden US visit

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The powerful head of Vietnam's Communist Party will pay the first visit to the United States next week, and he expects President Barack Obama to make a maiden visit to Vietnam later this year.

Updated: July 03, 2015 - 11:04 am
Top French court says surrogate children deserve rights

PARIS (AP) — France's highest court has given surrogate children the right to have legal parents in France, in a major turnaround that could lead to greater acceptance of new forms of families.

Updated: July 03, 2015 - 11:04 am
Greek villagers secret weapon: Grow your own food

KARITAINA, Greece (AP) — Ilias Mathes has protection against bank closures, capital controls and the slashing of his pension: 10 goats, some hens and a vegetable patch.

Updated: July 03, 2015 - 11:04 am
Congo's president calls for dialogue, opposition holds out

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.

Posted: July 03, 2015
German authorities seize tank, other WWII weapons in raid

BERLIN (AP) — Authorities have seized a 45-ton Panther tank, a flak canon and multiple other World War II-era military weapons in a raid on a 78-year-old collector's storage facility in northern Germany.

Updated: July 03, 2015 - 11:04 am
Image of Asia: Ramadan prayers in Indian Kashmir

In this photo by Dar Yasin, Muslim men offer Friday prayers during the holy month of Ramadan in Srinagar, the capital of Indian Kashmir. The restive region is predominantly Muslim and claimed by both India and Pakistan. The two countries have fought two wars over control of the Himalayan region since they won independence from Britain in 1947. Rebel groups have been fighting since 1989, seeking independence from India or the merger of the region with neighboring Pakistan.

Updated: July 03, 2015 - 11:04 am
Poll shows Catalan independence drive losing support

MADRID (AP) — A Catalan government opinion poll says most people would vote against having the region become independent from Spain.

Updated: July 03, 2015 - 11:04 am
New government data shows persistent poverty in rural India

NEW DELHI (AP) — India has released new data showing that more than 70 percent of its people live in villages, with the majority extremely poor and dependent on manual labor.

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