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Germany saw 40 percent rise in far-right violence last year

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 8:00am

The number of crimes committed by far-right extremists rose by more than 40 percent in Germany last year.

German Cabinet agrees upon new controls for spy agency

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 8:00am

Chancellor Angela Merkel's Cabinet has agreed upon new measures that would tighten controls on Germany's spy agency.

Judge urges trial for ex-Catalan leader over secession vote

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 7:40am

A judge has recommended the former Catalan regional president and two others stand trial for staging a vote on Catalonia's secession from Spain and ignoring a suspension order by the Constitutional Court.

Dutch court approves extradition of suspected cyberbully

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 7:32am

Canada came a step closer Tuesday to bringing to justice a Dutch man accused of cyberbullying Amanda Todd, a 15-year-old girl who drew global attention to online abuse when she posted a YouTube video recounting her ordeal. She later took her own life.

Former Red Army base to house Poland's Soviet-era monuments

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 7:32am

Polish historians said Tuesday they want to move more than 200 communist-era monuments to Soviet troops into a former Red Army base to testify to a historic "untruth."

Scotland First Minister Nicola Sturgeon tells lawmakers being removed from the EU would be against the will of the Scottish peop

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 7:31am

Scotland First Minister Nicola Sturgeon tells lawmakers being removed from the EU would be against the will of the Scottish people.

Russia: US destroyer got too close to its ships in Europe

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 7:20am

The Russian defense ministry has accused a U.S. Navy ship of sailing dangerously close to its vessels in the Mediterranean Sea.

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says there can't be three months of drift following referendum

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 7:20am

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says there can't be three months of drift following referendum.

Supporters say detained Bahrain activist taken to hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 7:20am

Supporters of an activist detained in Bahrain as part of an intensifying crackdown on dissent say he's been taken to a hospital with an irregular heartbeat.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 7:20am

Scotland's first minister says she's traveling to Brussels on Wednesday to outline Scotland's concerns.

Individual gays living in partnership allowed to adopt kids

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 7:11am

The Czech Constitutional Court has overturned a law which banned individual gays and lesbians living in a registered partnership from adopting children.

Hyena mauls boy in South African wildlife park

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 7:11am

A hyena has mauled a 15-year-old boy at a camp in South Africa's Kruger National Park, sinking its teeth into the youth's face as he slept in a tent.

UK Prime Minister Cameron says EU exit talks "to be as constructive as possible"

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 6:11am

UK Prime Minister Cameron says EU exit talks "to be as constructive as possible"

Syrian troops capture important area near the city of Aleppo

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 5:50am

A Syrian opposition monitoring group and a TV station are reporting that government forces have captured farms near the northern city of Aleppo, tightening the noose around the only gateway leading to rebel-held parts of the city.

Singapore website founder jailed for anti-foreign content

Annabelle Liang, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 5:50am

A court in Singapore on Tuesday sentenced the founder of a website that published anti-foreign content to eight months in jail after he pleaded guilty to sedition.

UN chief criticizes Gaza blockade after Israel-Turkey deal

Fares Akram, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 5:31am

The U.N. chief on Tuesday criticized Israel's blockade of Gaza, a day after Israel and Turkey reached a broad reconciliation pact that looked to ease, but not eliminate, the isolation of the coastal strip.

Wreckage of lost Thai air force helicopter found with 3 dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 5:00am

Searchers in Thailand have found the wreckage of an air force helicopter missing since Saturday and the bodies of the three crewmen who were on board.

Indonesian court to proceed with trial in cyanide murder

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 4:51am

An Indonesian court decided Tuesday to proceed with the trial of a former resident of Australia accused of murdering a friend by lacing her coffee with cyanide.

Iran's president urges transparency in Saudi embassy trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 4:30am

The Iranian president on Tuesday called for "transparency" in the upcoming trial of 48 suspects who stormed Saudi diplomatic missions in Iran in January, an attack that prompted the kingdom to cut ties with Tehran and left relations between the regional powers badly frayed.