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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 »»

Indonesia investigates number of passengers on crashed plane

July 1, 2015

MEDAN, Indonesia (AP) — An air force transport plane that crashed in Indonesia carried more passengers than the military previously reported, raising the death toll to more than 140 on Wednesday... more »»

Russian opposition leader campaigns against voter apathy

July 1, 2015

NOVOSIBIRSK, Russia (AP) — Alexei Navalny, the opposition leader who organized massive street protests in Moscow against Vladimir Putin four years ago, had a much harder time drawing a big crowd... more »»

Armenia whacked by protests over electricity price hike

July 1, 2015

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Street protests in Armenia against a hike in electricity prices, which have been roiling the capital for nearly two weeks, are the most serious unrest the Caucasus nation... more »»

Pakistani artists look to counter violent extremism

July 1, 2015

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — At a militant training camp in Pakistan, a new recruit asks his instructor why his comrades are attacking churches and mosques rather than enemy bases. more »»

The Latest on Indonesia: Jokowi orders procurement overhaul

July 1, 2015

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

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Long lines in Greece as banks reopen; new proposal weighed

July 1, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Eurozone finance ministers were set to weigh Greece's latest proposal for aid Wednesday, hours after the country's international bailout expired without a deal, cutting it... more »»

Police: 141 bodies recovered from Indonesia plane crash

July 1, 2015

MEDAN, Indonesia (AP) — The death toll from the crash of an air force transport plane in the Indonesian city of Medan jumped to more than 140 on Wednesday, indicating a growing list of victims... more »»

One-third of world's people still have no proper toilets

July 1, 2015

NEW DELHI (AP) — Toilets are taken for granted in the industrialized West, but still are a luxury for a third of the world's people who have no access to them, according to a report by the World... more »»

Greece's bailout expires, country defaults on IMF payment

July 1, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece slipped deeper into its financial abyss after the bailout program it has relied on for five years expired at midnight Tuesday and the country failed to repay a loan... more »»

Economists say Puerto Rico needs right to bankruptcy option

June 30, 2015

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's financial future hung in limbo Tuesday as economists and officials warned that the U.S. more »»

Greece's bailout expires, country defaults on IMF payment

June 30, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece slipped deeper into its financial abyss after the bailout program it has relied on for five years expired at midnight Tuesday and the country failed to repay a loan... more »»

APNewsBreak: Tunisia beach killer trained with museum gunmen

June 30, 2015

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — The student who massacred tourists in a Tunisian seaside resort trained in a jihadi camp in Libya at the same time as the two men who attacked a leading museum in March, a... more »»

Greece hits new low as bailout to expire, default looms

June 30, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece slipped deeper into its financial abyss on Tuesday as the bailout program it has relied on for five years was set to expire and eurozone finance chiefs decided not to... more »»

Yemen fighting allows 1,200 prisoners to flee

June 30, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Some 1,200 inmates fled a prison in Yemen on Tuesday after guards deserted their posts amid fierce fighting between Shiite rebels and their opponents, officials said. more »»

China announces climate target for Paris deal

June 30, 2015

PARIS (AP) — Top carbon polluter China confirmed it will try to cap its rising emissions before 2030 while the U.S. more »»

IS fighters stage surprise attack on key Syrian border town

June 30, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State fighters on Tuesday launched a surprise attack on a Syrian border town recently seized by U.S. more »»

Liberia quarantines an area where new Ebola case appeared

June 30, 2015

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberian authorities on Tuesday quarantined two households after the corpse of a 17-year-old boy was found with Ebola, sparking fears the West African country could face... more »»

Egypt's president vows 'swift justice' after assassination

June 30, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi vowed Tuesday to accelerate a crackdown on extremists and bring "swift justice" after the assassination of Egypt's chief prosecutor, raising the... more »»

The Latest: Euro chief says 'crazy to extend' Greek bailout

June 30, 2015

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

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