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Austrian court finds 7 guilty of neo-Nazi crimes

11/05/2013 1:10am
An Austrian court has found seven men guilty of neo-Nazi activities and has sentenced them to up to six years in prison.

Correction: Mali-France-Journalists Killed story

11/05/2013 5:56am
In a story Nov. 3 about the deaths of two journalists in Mali, The Associated Press reported their ages incorrectly, relying on initial information from their employer, Radio France Internationale. Ghislaine Dupont was 57, not 51, and Claude Verlon was 55, not 58, according to new information from RFI. A corrected version of the story is below:

Norway: Bus hijacker was to be deported

11/05/2013 6:03am
Norwegian police say that a knife-wielding man who allegedly stabbed three people to death during a bus hijacking in rural Norway had been due to be deported on Tuesday.

Turkey to separate males and females in dorms

11/05/2013 6:06am
Turkey's prime minister says that male and female students will be segregated in university dorms and student homes.

Bosnia population shrunk 13 percent in 2 decades

11/05/2013 6:20am
Preliminary census results show that Bosnia's population shrunk by half a million people over the country's past two turbulent decades.

Kerry: US will get surveillance right

11/05/2013 7:17am
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is vowing that a review into NSA surveillance activities will ultimately result in the "right" balance between security and privacy and says outrage over alleged espionage and eavesdropping should not disrupt key trade talks between Europe and the United States.

OECD: Economic crisis hits trust in governments

11/05/2013 7:28am
The financial crisis of the past few years has severely sapped confidence in government around the globe, a think-tank representing the world's wealthiest economies said Tuesday.

South Korea's president on state visit to UK

11/05/2013 7:57am
Queen Elizabeth II has welcomed South Korea's first female president to Britain for a state visit, marked by regal ceremony and a 41-gun salute.

EU seeks nuclear power disaster insurance plan

11/05/2013 8:54am
The European Commission's energy chief says the bloc's executive arm will present a proposal on mandatory disaster insurance for nuclear power plants in coming weeks.

Germany asks Britain to respond to spy report

11/05/2013 9:09am
Germany's Foreign Ministry asked Britain to respond Tuesday to a report that the British embassy in Berlin is being used as a covert listening post.

Copy of Napoleon's will up for auction in Paris

11/05/2013 10:54am
The frail Napoleon knew he was near his end as he penned his will and asked that his ashes be scattered along the Seine among the French people he loved.

EU, Turkey resume talks after 3 1/2-year hiatus

11/05/2013 11:00am
The European Union on Tuesday resumed membership talks with Turkey after they'd been stalled for 3 1/2 years, chiefly because of the country's ongoing dispute with Cyprus.

Police: Bus attacker in Norway was to be deported

11/05/2013 11:29am
A man suspected of stabbing three people to death during an attack on a bus in rural Norway was due to have been deported on Tuesday after the country rejected his application for asylum, police said.

Somali money transfer service wins UK reprieve

11/05/2013 11:33am
Somali money transfer service Dahabshiil has won extra time to prevent Barclays bank from pulling the plug on its remittance operations, winning an interim injunction Tuesday that preserves a financial lifeline for the Horn of Africa nation.

Swedish far-right leader gets cake thrown in face

11/05/2013 11:43am
A protester threw a cake in the face of a far-right Swedish politician during a book-signing event in Stockholm.

UN nuke agency chief considering Iran visit

11/05/2013 12:45pm
The head of the U.N.'s atomic agency is considering visiting Tehran, a spokeswoman said Tuesday, while stopping short of confirming Iranian reports that the trip was set and would coincide with talks on agency efforts to probe suspicions that the Islamic Republic worked on nuclear weapons.