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Ex-Israeli PM Barak says he has 'cut all ties' with Epstein

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 12:41pm

Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Barak says he has "cut all ties" with Jeffrey Epstein, the American financier jailed on sex-trafficking charges.

AP Explains: Why Ebola is now an international emergency

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 12:34pm

The World Health Organization says the deadly Ebola virus outbreak in northeastern Congo is now an international health emergency . More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second-worst outbreak of the disease in history. Wednesday's declaration was sparked by the outbreak's spread to a city of more than two million people , Goma, on the border with Rwanda.

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared a global health emergency

Maria Cheng and Jamey Keaten, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 11:53am

The deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency, the World Health Organization announced on Wednesday after the virus spread this week to a city of two million people .

UN expert critical of Hungary's treatment of asylum-seekers

Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 11:52am

Hungary should not allow security concerns to override the human rights of migrants, a U.N. migration expert said Wednesday.

World Health Organization declares the deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo a global emergency

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 11:47am

World Health Organization declares the deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo a global emergency.

Bus starts smoking in Mont Blanc tunnel; 68 people evacuated

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 11:33am

Dozens of passengers have been evacuated from a double-decker bus in the Mont Blanc tunnel after the vehicle started spewing smoke.

Notre Dame far from safe for restoration work, according to architect

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 11:01am

A French architect says that Notre Dame Cathedral still isn't safe enough for restoration work to begin, more than three months after a devastating fire nearly destroyed the monument.

9 killed in Indian village in clash over land dispute

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 10:22am

Police say a village head and his supporters opened fire on a rival group in a land dispute in a northern Indian village, killing nine people and injuring four others.

Fed up Puerto Ricans protest, demanding governor resign

Michael Weissenstein, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 10:22am

Karla Villalón has three elementary-age children and an 81-year-old grandmother.

9 killed in Indian village in clash over land dispute

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 10:21am

Police say a village head and his supporters opened fire on a rival group in a land dispute in a northern Indian village, killing nine people and injuring four others.

9 killed in Indian village in clash over land dispute

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 10:20am

Police say a village head and his supporters opened fire on a rival group in a land dispute in a northern Indian village, killing nine people and injuring four others.

Cyprus detains 12 Israelis after UK woman alleges rape

Menelaos Hadjicostis, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 10:20am

A dozen Israelis have been detained after a 19-year-old British woman alleged that she was raped in the Cyprus resort town of Ayia Napa, a Cyprus police official said Wednesday.

Militants behead 4 people in Egypt's Sinai

Ashraf Sweilam, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 9:20am

Egyptian security officials say militants have beheaded four people in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula.

Discarded windows give view of Jerusalem's diversity

Shahar Golan, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 9:16am

A project in downtown Jerusalem is using an ornate tower constructed of discarded windows from around the city to give people a view of its diverse cultural past and present and bring life to a neglected area.

EU takes further step against Poland over judicial reforms

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 8:28am

The European Union has given Poland's government two months to reverse new disciplinary regulations the bloc says undermine the independence of the country's judges.

AP names Andrew Drake as deputy news director for Africa

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 8:10am

The Associated Press on Wednesday named an award-winning video producer with years of experience leading coverage in Africa as its deputy news director for Africa.

Indian court convicts 1 in 2008 death of teen British girl

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 8:00am

An Indian appeals court on Wednesday convicted one of two suspects in the rape and murder of a teenage British girl whose bruised body was found on a beach in the western resort city of Goa in 2008.

Italy, FBI crack down on Mafia clan with Gambino ties

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 7:58am

Italian police and FBI agents have cracked down on a Palermo-area Mafia clan with ties to the U.S.-based Gambino crime family.

Turkey acquits 3 rights activists of terror-related charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 7:46am

A court in Istanbul has acquitted the Turkey representative for Reporters Without Borders and two other human rights activists of charges of engaging in terrorist propaganda.