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Indian gets 10 years in prison in death of British teenager

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 7:12am

An Indian court has sentenced a man to 10 years in prison for the drugging and death of a 15-year-old British girl whose body was found on a beach in the resort city of Goa in 2008.

Thai court accepts complaints against PM, opposition leaders

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 6:39am

A Thai court has accepted complaints against the prime minister and leaders of an opposition party in cases that could see them disqualified from office.

Turkish jets strike Kurdish rebels after diplomat's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 6:30am

Turkey's defense minister says the military launched aerial strikes against Kurdish rebel targets in Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region, following the killing of a Turkish diplomat there.

French court rejects claim over 1994 ferry disaster

Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 6:08am

A Paris court rejected a compensation claim Friday related to the 1994 sinking of an Estonian ferry, which remains one of Europe's deadliest maritime disasters.

Yemeni officials: Attack blamed on al-Qaida kills 5 police

Ahmed El-Haj, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 5:57am

Security officials say gunmen attacked a police checkpoint in southern Yemen, killing at least five policemen and wounding three.

Spain: 50 migrants scale fence to African enclave

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 5:49am

Authorities in Melilla, one of Spain's two enclaves in North Africa, said Friday that around 200 migrants tried to climb a security fence separating the city from Morocco.

Explosion occurs at gas factory in central China

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 5:47am

Chinese state media reports that an explosion has occurred at a gas factory in central China.

Strong quake hits near Greek capital of Athens, sparks fear

Derek Gatopoulos, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 5:35am

A strong earthquake hit Friday near the Greek capital of Athens, causing residents to run into the streets in fear and firefighters to check for people trapped in elevators.

A strong earthquake has been felt in the Greek capital of Athens, causing people to run out into the streets

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 5:20am

A strong earthquake has been felt in the Greek capital of Athens, causing people to run out into the streets.

Germany's Merkel fends off worries about her health

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 5:06am

German Chancellor Angela Merkel fended off worries about her health on Friday, saying that she has a personal interest in staying healthy and having a life after politics.

Taiwan says it will treat Hong Kong asylum seekers humanely

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 4:54am

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen said she would follow "humanitarian principles" in dealing with asylum seekers from Hong Kong.

Cambodian women face surrogacy charges after Vietnam births

Sopheng Cheang, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 4:37am

Three Cambodian women have been charged with violating surrogacy and human trafficking laws after they gave birth to babies they delivered to Chinese nationals in Vietnam, a court official said Friday.

Sudanese opposition seeks postponement in deal with military

Noha Elhennawy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 4:26am

Sudan's pro-democracy movement is seeking to postpone the signing of the second and possibly more contentious part of a power-sharing agreement with the country's military, saying Friday that it needs more time to resolve differences among its members over the deal.

Germany's Merkel criticizes Trump comments on congresswomen

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 4:24am

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday criticized U.S. President Donald Trump's comments about Democratic lawmakers of color, saying they run counter to what she considers "the strength of America" and expressing solidarity with the women.

Hand signals and Post-its: The Hong Kong protester playbook

Yanan Wang and Alice Fung, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 3:08am

Hong Kong's youth are no rookies when it comes to protests.

Merkel defends German climate moves as rally urges action

Geir Moulson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 3:03am

German Chancellor Angela Merkel defended her government's efforts to combat climate change on Friday, promising that her Cabinet will make "decisive" moves in September.

Gone rogue: At least 17 injured at UK 'car cruise' event

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 2:54am

British police say 17 people have been injured in a crash at a "car cruise" event.

Myanmar marks anniversary of killing of founding father

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 2:44am

Myanmar's civilian and military leaders have jointly commemorated the anniversary of the assassination of the country's independence hero, who was gunned down 72 years ago along with members of his cabinet.

The Latest: Dutch Supreme Court upholds Srebrenica liability

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 2:39am

The Latest on a Dutch Supreme Court ruling on the 1995 Srebrenica massacre (all times local):