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Blatter says he will resign as FIFA president

June 2, 2015

ZURICH (AP) — The end for Sepp Blatter came suddenly, just days after he had seemingly solidified his hold on FIFA. more »»

 
 
 
Visiting vintage Havana involves some old-school hassles

June 2, 2015

HAVANA (AP) — Travel experts and upscale magazines are urging travel to Cuba before it changes. more »»

Burundi: Electoral body considering new election schedule

June 2, 2015

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Burundi's electoral commission is considering alternative dates for national elections amid growing calls for the polls to be postponed because of political unrest, an... more »»

Egypt arrests 2 Muslim Brotherhood leaders, amid divisions

June 2, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt arrested two senior Muslim Brotherhood leaders, officials said Tuesday, increasing pressure on the Islamist group at a time when its ranks are divided over whether to pursue a... more »»

Boko Haram attack on northern Nigerian city kills 20

June 2, 2015

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Boko Haram once again attacked the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Tuesday, waking residents with deafening explosions in the early hours of the morning and then... more »»

Over 400 still missing from capsized cruise ship in China

June 2, 2015

JIANLI, China (AP) — As the Eastern Star cruise ship listed heavily amid pounding rain on the Yangtze River, tour guide Zhang Hui told a colleague, "Looks like we are in troubl. more »»

UK roller coaster crash leaves 4 seriously injured, 12 stuck

June 2, 2015

LONDON (AP) — One roller coaster car slammed into another Tuesday on one of Britain's biggest amusement park rides, leaving four teenagers seriously injured and stranding passengers 25 feet (8... more »»

Thawing of US-Cuba relations inspires Havana tourism dreams

June 2, 2015

HAVANA (AP) — Tourism dreams are growing in Cuba.

The thawing of U.S.-Cuba relations has inspired many Cubans to think big. more »»

Copter chartered by aid group crashes in Nepal, killing 4

June 2, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A helicopter chartered by Doctors Without Borders crashed in quake-damaged northeast Nepal on Tuesday and four people on board were killed, police and the aid group said. more »»

Airbnb offers authenticity and a few challenges in Havana

June 2, 2015

HAVANA (AP) — In the two months since Airbnb started doing business in Cuba, listings have ballooned to about 2,000. more »»

US-led coalition doubles down on IS group strategy

June 2, 2015

PARIS (AP) — The U.S. more »»

Boko Haram video allegedly shows militants killing soldiers

June 2, 2015

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — A new Boko Haram video allegedly shows a militant shooting wounded soldiers in the head, and charred parts claimed to be the remnants of a downed Nigerian jet fighter. more »»

Business as usual at SAfrican lion park after fatal attack

June 2, 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Despite a fatal lion attack the previous day, business ran pretty much as usual on Tuesday at the Lion Park north of Johannesburg, and visitors were driving through with all... more »»

France awaits Vatican word on ambassador said to be gay

June 2, 2015

PARIS (AP) — The French government is expecting the Vatican to decide within days whether to approve the nomination of a respected diplomat who is said to be gay as French ambassador to the Holy... more »»

Slaves who died in 1794 Cape Town shipwreck are remembered

June 2, 2015

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Against a backdrop of exclusive, sea-view apartments in Cape Town, South African and American researchers on Tuesday paid tribute at the spot where slaves died when... more »»

Sudan swears in President al-Bashir, wanted for war crimes

June 2, 2015

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan swore in President Omar al-Bashir for another five-year term Tuesday, extending his 25-year rule as many Arab leaders stayed away from the ceremony for the world's... more »»

Boko Haram attacks northeast Nigerian city, bomb kills many

June 2, 2015

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Boko Haram attacked the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Tuesday with deafening explosions from the west and a suicide bombing near the center that witnesses... more »»

Sinkings in S. Korea, China present divers different tests

June 2, 2015

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — As divers scramble to save hundreds trapped in a capsized cruise ship in China's Yangtze River, the scene in some ways evokes Northeast Asia's last major maritime... more »»

Scottish leader warns of backlash from British EU referendum

June 2, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — Scotland's top politician warned Tuesday that a future United Kingdom referendum on leaving the European Union could spark a new drive for independence in pro-EU Scotland. more »»

Deflation fears ease as eurozone inflation returns

June 2, 2015

LONDON (AP) — For the first time this year, consumer prices across the 19-country eurozone are rising, easing fears that the region is set for a prolonged Japan-style era of debilitating deflation. more »»

AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

June 2, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Europe struggled with a surge of migrants last week, with thousands coming in through smugglers' boats across the Mediterranean Sea from Libya or hiding in trucks to get around the... more »»

 
 

 

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