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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.

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 Cyprus police official says 12 Israelis have been detained after a 19-year-old British woman alleged that she was raped in the resort town of Ayia Napa.

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.

Brother of Manchester Arena suicide bomber arrested in UK

Gregory Katz and Samy Magdy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 7:07am

A key suspect in the 2017 Manchester Arena bombing that killed 22 people was arrested Wednesday at a London airport after being extradited from Libya, British police said.

Gunmen in restaurant in northern Iraq kill Turkish diplomat

Salar Salim and Suzan Fraser, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 6:40am

Unknown gunmen opened fire inside a Turkish-owned restaurant in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil on Wednesday, killing at least one Turkish diplomat stationed in Ankara's consulate and one Iraqi civilian, Turkish officials and Kurdish security forces said.

Turkish state media: Diplomat working at Turkish Consulate in Irbil, Iraq, killed in attack at a restaurant there

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 6:31am

Turkish state media: Diplomat working at Turkish Consulate in Irbil, Iraq, killed in attack at a restaurant there .

UN court rejects Pakistan's argument in Indian spy case

David Rising and Mark Carlson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 6:26am

The United Nations' highest court ordered Pakistan on Wednesday to stay the execution of an alleged Indian spy and undertake a full review of his case, after agreeing with India's contention the man's rights had been violated in a case that has been a source of friction between the nuclear neighbors.

Finland says Russian aircraft suspected of air violation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 5:43am

Finland's defense ministry says a Russian aircraft is suspected of having violated the Nordic country's airspace.

Man who rammed people by UK Parliament guilty of murder bid

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 5:42am

A driver whose car collided with several people before crashing outside Britain's Parliament has been convicted of attempted murder.