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Nuke talks to miss target; Iran foreign minister heads home

AP Photo/Ronald Zak VIENNA (AP) — A senior U.S. official acknowledged Sunday that Iran nuclear talks will go past their June 30 target date, as Iran’s foreign minister prepared to head home for consultations before returning to push for a breakthrough. Iranian media...
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Bus carrying British children crashes in Belgium; 1 dead

AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert BRUSSELS (AP) — A bus carrying British schoolchildren went off a highway and overturned near the Belgian coast on Sunday morning, killing one driver and injuring another as well as some of the children, officials said. The vehicle apparently...
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Turkish police use water cannons to clear gay pride rally

AP Photo/Emrah Gurel ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish police have used water cannons and tear gas to clear a gay pride rally from Istanbul’s central square. Between 100 and 200 marchers were chased away from Taksim Square on Sunday after a police vehicle fired several jets of...

Report: World Jewish population nears pre-Holocaust level

JERUSALEM (AP) — The world’s Jewish population has grown to be nearly as large as it was before the Holocaust, an Israeli think tank said in its annual report Sunday. The Jewish People Policy Institute said there are currently 14.2 million Jews in the world. When...
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Tunisian police hunt for accomplices in deadly beach attack

AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic SOUSSE, Tunisia (AP) — Investigators are searching for one or more accomplices in an attack on a luxury hotel in a Tunisian beach resort that killed at least 38 people, some of them sunbathers on the beach, an official said Sunday. The father and...

Srebrenica divided as ever as Serbs put up anti-EU posters

SREBRENICA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Less than two weeks before the Srebrenica massacre’s 20th anniversary, Muslims and Eastern Orthodox Serbs in the Bosnian town are as divided as ever. Serbs have put up anti-European Union posters with the words “Republika...
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Young soccer player, blogger among those killed in Tunisia

AP Photo/Abdeljalil Bounhar LONDON (AP) — Three men from the same British family, a recently engaged lifestyle blogger and a couple whose children launched a desperate social media campaign to find them were among those feared killed in the Tunisian beach attack....
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Japan mourns passing of Tama, the cat stationmaster

AP Photo TOKYO (AP) — Tama the stationmaster, Japan’s feline star of a struggling local railway, was mourned by company officials and fans and elevated into a goddess at a funeral Sunday. The calico cat was appointed stationmaster at the Kishi station in western Japan...
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Albania police arrest 2 more suspects in policeman’s slaying

AP Photo TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanian police have arrested two suspects considered to be the leaders of the armed group that fatally shot one policeman and wounded two others this week. Police spokesman Gentian Mullai on Sunday said two teenagers, brothers Arbjon and...

Conservationists to move 7 lions from South Africa to Rwanda

ST. LUCIA, South Africa (AP) — A conservation group plans to move seven lions from South Africa to a national park in Rwanda, where it says the lion population was wiped out 15 years ago. The five female lions and two males will be transferred beginning Monday to...