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  • Kerry to urge ASEAN to find diplomatic ways to ease South China Sea tensions
    Reuters

    Kerry to urge ASEAN to find diplomatic ways to ease South China Sea tensions

    By Lesley Wroughton PARIS (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will urge Southeast Asian nations in meetings in Laos next week to explore diplomatic ways to ease tensions with China over the South China Sea following an international court ruling denying China's claims. Kerry travels

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  • Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly Kabul attack
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    Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly Kabul attack

    By Mirwais Harooni KABUL (Reuters) - Islamic State claimed responsibility for a suicide attack in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday that killed at least 61 people and wounded more than 200 when it tore through a demonstration by members of the mainly Shia Hazara minority. Graphic television footage

  • ASEAN in discord ahead of meeting with top China, U.S. diplomats
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    ASEAN in discord ahead of meeting with top China, U.S. diplomats

    By Simon Webb and Manuel Mogato VIENTIANE (Reuters) - Southeast Asian nations were thrown into disarray after Cambodia on Saturday blocked them from issuing a statement referring to an international court ruling against China's territorial claims in the South China Sea, diplomats said. The U.N

  • Christian Science Monitor

    Sanders supporters flock to Philadelphia: What do they want?

    Some of the policy changes the protesters are expected to be pushing for include reform of the superdelegate election system, removal of the DNC chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schulz, and a law that would automatically register all Americans to vote when the turn 18. City officials in Philadelphia are

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  • Christian Science Monitor

    When a governor names his dog 'Veto'

    There used to be a popular political aphorism: “As Maine goes, so goes the nation.” Until 1950, the state was considered a bellwether for presidential elections: Whomever Mainers elected as governor in September, that party would take the White House in November. Then Maine became a political maverick

  • Christian Science Monitor

    Comic-Con 2016: Can geek culture's dominance last?

    Now, as the computer repair technician's beloved genre – along with superhero stories and science fiction – takes over American pop culture, Mr. Bustamante sees that more people are tolerating and even embracing his long-held opinions. Recommended: Could you survive the Star Wars universe? "

  • Christian Science Monitor

    Arts in Gaza, police in Kenya, nuclear power in Japan, tech skills for students, lessons from India

    “I am writing this ... to denote a fact that seems to escape many of us: Gaza is also an abode of poetry...,” writes Ramzy Baroud. “Alas, how many of us can name a single Palestinian poet from Gaza? It is because we are accustomed to affiliating Gaza with death, not life.

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  • Lawyer: 8 Turkish military personnel being sent to Athens
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    Lawyer: 8 Turkish military personnel being sent to Athens

    THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — One of the Greek lawyers for eight Turkish military personnel who fled to Greece last week aboard a helicopter after last week's failed coup in their country says they are being transferred to Athens.

  • Several Jordanian troops killed, hurt in car bomb attack
    Associated Press

    Several Jordanian troops killed, hurt in car bomb attack

    AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A car bomb exploded on the Syrian-Jordanian border early on Tuesday, the Jordanian military said, killing and wounding several Jordanian border guards in an attack that raised new questions about the pro-Western kingdom's stability.

  • Associated Press

    3 members of same family killed in remote part of Guyana

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Police say three members of the same family have been killed on a remote savanna near Guyana's southeastern border.

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  • 8 Turks who fled to Greece are a diplomatic 'hot potato'
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    8 Turks who fled to Greece are a diplomatic 'hot potato'

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Turkish military helicopter that landed in the Greek border city of Alexandroupolis just as an attempted coup was being quashed in Turkey has turned into one of the toughest diplomatic challenges to date for Greece's relatively inexperienced government.

  • Root's double century swells England total to 533-6
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    Root's double century swells England total to 533-6

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Joe Root hit a determined double century and swelled England's total to 533-6 at tea on day two of the second test against Pakistan on Saturday.

  • Associated Press

    Spanish police bust arms ring led by Polish millionaire

    MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have arrested the leader and eight other members of an international ring allegedly involved in extortion and illegal arms sales.

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  • South Sudan armed opposition claims to remove vice president
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    South Sudan armed opposition claims to remove vice president

    JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — A faction of South Sudan's armed opposition said Saturday it had replaced its leader who is also the country's first vice president, a move which could lead to further turmoil following deadly clashes in the capital this month.

  • Rosberg trumps Hamilton in Hungary chaos
    AFP

    Rosberg trumps Hamilton in Hungary chaos

    Nico Rosberg rode his luck to grab pole position for Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix ahead of Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton in a prolonged qualifying session punctuated by rainstorms and red flags. Defending three-time champion Hamilton, who is just one point behind Rosberg after 10 of this year’s

  • UK police: More people likely involved in abduction attempt
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    UK police: More people likely involved in abduction attempt

    LONDON (AP) — Police say two people who tried to abduct a British serviceman outside a Royal Air Force Base three days ago were probably part of a larger team.

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  • Reuters

    Tropical Storm Darby nears Hawaii, emergency declared

    (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Darby bore down on Hawaii on Saturday, prompting its governor to declare an emergency over a storm expected to make landfall with strong winds and heavy rain later in the day. Forecasters said Darby would reach the U.S. state's Big Island on Saturday when winds could near

  • Timeline of Munich shooting at a shopping mall
    Associated Press

    Timeline of Munich shooting at a shopping mall

    MUNICH (AP) — Here is a timeline of the shooting at a shopping mall in Munich where a gunman, identified as an 18-year-old German-Iranian, killed nine people, most of them teenagers, on Friday evening (all times local).

  • French president upping security all summer
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    French president upping security all summer

    PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande will reassess security measures once a week all summer, amid fear of new violence after a deadly Bastille Day attack in Nice.

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    Heightened terrorist checks slow Channel crossings from UK

    LONDON (AP) — Travelers seeking to cross the England Channel to enter France are facing severe delays because of heightened French security checks.

  • Associated Press

    Top Asian News 3:25 p.m. GMT

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — At least 61 people were killed and another 207 wounded in the Afghan capital on Saturday, when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-packed clothing among a large crowd of demonstrators, officials and witnesses said. In a statement issued by its news agency, Aamaq, the Islamic

  • Reuters

    Factbox: Germany's stringent gun ownership rules

    Here are some facts about acquiring and owning a gun in Germany. 1. Germany has some of the "most stringent" rules around gun control in Europe, according to the U.S. Library of Congress. To own a gun in Germany, it is necessary to obtain a weapon license for which applicants must generally

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  • Associated Press

    Travel ban lifted off British-Australian held in Lebanon

    BEIRUT (AP) — The lawyer of a dual British-Australian national indicted in a botched attempt to kidnap two Australian-Lebanese children at the center of a custody battle says a travel ban imposed on his client has been lifted.

  • Police say Munich suspect was obsessed with mass shootings
    Associated Press

    Police say Munich suspect was obsessed with mass shootings

    MUNICH (AP) — The 18-year-old gunman who opened fire at a crowded Munich shopping mall and fast-food restaurant, killing nine people and wounding more than two dozen others before killing himself, was obsessed with mass shootings, authorities said Saturday.

  • Turkey detains Gulen's nephew after coup attempt: state media
    AFP

    Turkey detains Gulen's nephew after coup attempt: state media

    Turkey has detained a nephew of US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen after last week's failed coup, state-run media reported Saturday, the first time one of the his relatives has been apprehended in the current crackdown. Muhammet Sait Gulen will be taken to the capital Ankara after he was detained