Greek authorities ban clashing police union, anarchist meets
Hoping to defuse a highly explosive mix in central Athens, Greek authorities have banned separate gatherings planned by police unionists and anarchists — both ostensibly themed against violence.
Security remains a stumbling block in Cyprus peace talks
A new round of U.N.-sponsored peace talks between Turkish Cypriot and Greek Cypriot leaders has opened in a Swiss Alpine resort, aiming to reunify their Mediterranean island after a decades-long split.
Bungee jumper misunderstood instructor's 'poor English' and jumped without rope, court finds
A Dutch girl jumped to her death when she misunderstood her Spanish instructor, and jumped before she was properly attached.
Israeli troops kill Palestinian who shot at them, army says
Israel's military says its forces have shot and killed a Palestinian who opened fire on them in the West Bank.
Prosecutor calls for 20-year sentence for Suriname president
A prosecutor is calling for a 20-year prison sentence for Suriname President Desi Bouterse for his role in the December 1982 killing of 15 prominent political opponents in the South American country.
Iraqis fight house to house for costly victory in Mosul
Gunfire echoes through the pockmarked streets as Maj.
A look at key moments on the road to Mosul
The Islamic State group's hold on Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, has shrunk to just two square kilometers (about one square mile).
5 things to know about Venezuela's political crisis
Five things to know about Venezuela's escalating political crisis: HOW DID THE UNREST BEGIN?
Airstrike kills at least 15 in eastern Syria
Turkey's military says it has returned fire after a cross-border attack by Syrian Kurdish forces.
UK charges 6 in Hillsborough stadium tragedy that killed 96
U.K. prosecutors are set to announce whether they plan to lay charges in the deaths of 96 people in the Hillsborough stadium crush.
UK's weakened government passes first vote since election
Britain's Conservative minority government is facing its first test in Parliament since the June 8 election, as lawmakers vote on an opposition demand for an end to public spending cuts.
Italy threatens to close ports to NGO migrant rescue ships
Italy is seeking increased support from the European Union as it deals with a huge wave of migrant arrivals, including a reported proposal to limit the types of ships that can offload migrants in Italian ports.
Train evacuated in western Poland due to bomb threat
Polish media are reporting that authorities have stopped a train traveling from Warsaw to Berlin and evacuated its passengers after receiving a bomb threat.
Libyan official says gunmen capture, release 2 UN staffers
The deputy interior minister of Libya's internationally recognized government says a U.N. convoy was attacked by bandits on the road from Tunis to Tripoli, and that two U.N. staffers were briefly detained.
Pope gives prestigious red hats to 5 new cardinals
Pope Francis is leading a ceremony at St. Peter's Basilica to give the Catholic church five new cardinals.
The Latest: Haley warns of stronger crackdown in Venezuela
The Latest on Venezuela's political crisis (all times local): 12:30 a.m.
Mattis says Syria's government taking US threat seriously
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says Syria's government has taken seriously the U.S. warning against launching another chemical weapons attack.
Camels left without food, water at Saudi Arabia's border by the thousands, owners say
Qatari-owned camels are starving and dying at the country’s border with Saudi Arabia following the Gulf Arab state’s decision to cut ties with the country earlier this month.
Blame game in Portugal over wildfire that killed 64 people
Accusations are flying in Portugal as authorities try to figure out whether anyone was to blame for the deaths of 64 people in a recent wildfire.
Police detain 6 IS suspects in Spain, Britain and Germany
Spain's Interior Ministry says police have arrested six suspected members of the Islamic State armed group, four of them in Spain and one each in Britain and Germany.
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