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BBC foreign correspondent Jon Leyne dies at 55

07/27/2013 7:18am
BBC foreign correspondent Jon Leyne, who spent more than 25 years crossing continents and covering conflicts for the broadcaster, has died. He was 55.

Germans swelter under July heat wave

07/27/2013 7:30am
Germans are flocking to swimming pools, lakes and beaches to escape soaring temperatures that are expected to hit 39 degrees Celsius (102.2 Fahrenheit) on Saturday.

Protesters try to disrupt Lithuania gay pride

07/27/2013 8:37am
A group of protesters tried to disrupt Lithuania's second gay pride parade ever on Saturday, defying an enormous police presence by throwing eggs at marchers and attempting to storm a stage.

German engineering firm Siemens to replace CEO

07/27/2013 3:10pm
German engineering giant Siemens AG says it will be replacing its chief executive, who has drawn the ire of shareholders by failing to meet profit targets.