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The Latest: Luxembourg says Greek vote needed more time

July 3, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes and upcoming referendum (all times local):

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2:40 p.m. more »»

IS says it destroyed archaeological pieces from Palmyra

July 3, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State group militants have destroyed six archaeological pieces from the historic town of Palmyra that were confiscated from a smuggler, the group said. more »»

2 suicide bombings kill 13 in northeastern Nigeria

July 3, 2015

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Two female suicide bombers killed 13 people at a crowded market and a military checkpoint outside the biggest city in northeast Nigeria, witnesses said Friday. more »»

Srebrenica survivor brings solace in quest for human bones

July 3, 2015

SREBRENICA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Day after day, Ramiz Nukic goes into the woods around Srebrenica in search of a tragic quarry: human bones. more »»

The Latest: EU exec says 'no' vote would hurt Greek position

July 3, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes and upcoming referendum (all times local):

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2:10 p.. more »»

Uber suspends low-cost service in France amid legal pressure

July 3, 2015

PARIS (AP) — Uber is suspending its low-cost ride-hailing service in France, hoping to defuse an escalating legal dispute and sometimes-violent tensions with traditional French taxi drivers. more »»

The Latest: High court hears case against referendum

July 3, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):

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1:15 p.m. more »»

Rarely seen color photos by Robert Capa in Budapest exhibit

July 3, 2015

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Rarely seen color photographs by Robert Capa, the legendary Hungarian photographer best known for his battlefield pictures from the Spanish Civil War and D-Day, are being... more »»

Solar-powered plane due to land in Hawaii after 5-day flight

July 3, 2015

HONOLULU (AP) — An airplane powered by the sun is scheduled to land in Hawaii Friday after a five-day journey across the Pacific from Japan. more »»

World stocks drift lower ahead of Greek vote; China plunges

July 3, 2015

HONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets mostly drifted lower Friday ahead of Greece's weekend austerity referendum, while China's main stock benchmark plunged as much as 7 percent as government... more »»

Greece: Poll shows 2 sides neck and neck before referendum

July 3, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The brief but intense campaign in Greece's critical bailout referendum ends Friday, with simultaneous rallies in Athens for "Yes" and "No" supporters in what an opinion poll... more »»

Palestinian Authority arrests 100 Hamas members in West Bank

July 3, 2015

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian Authority forces arrested over 100 Hamas members in the West Bank who were planning on carrying out attacks, a Palestinian official said, in the biggest rai... more »»

A year after Gaza war, southern Israel slowly recovers

July 3, 2015

NIRIM, Israel (AP) — On the last day of last summer's Israel-Hamas war, Gadi Yarkoni and two of his closest friends were fixing an electricity line next to the cowshed in their kibbutz in souther... more »»

Iraqi musicians play ancient oud to soften din of war

July 3, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — In a Baghdad workshop plastered with black-and-white photos from a more peaceful time, Mahmoud Abdulnabi hand-carves a wooden oud, a string instrument with ancient roots that has... more »»

Let's make a deal: mega-mergers drive M&A frenzy

July 3, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Deal makers from New York to London had a busy first half of the year, and mega-mergers drove the frenzy. more »»

China says 6.5 quake in far west kills 6, collapses homes

July 3, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — A magnitude 6.5 earthquake shook China's far western region of Xinjiang on Friday, killing six people and damaging or collapsing thousands of buildings, authorities said. more »»

Palestinian killed after throwing rocks at Israeli vehicle

July 3, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's military says troops opened fire and killed a Palestinian among a group that threw large rocks at their vehicle. more »»

AP Exclusive: China Ministry posted bootleg 'Liar's Poker'

July 3, 2015

SHANGHAI (AP) — A complete bootlegged copy of Michael Lewis' bestselling book about Wall Street, "Liar's Poker," was hosted on the official website of the Chinese Commerce Ministry, the agency... more »»

Russian supply ship launched to International Space Station

July 3, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian booster rocket on Friday successfully launched an unmanned cargo ship to the International Space Station, whose crew is anxiously awaiting it after the successive failures... more »»

Greece: Referendum campaigns squeezed to deadline

July 3, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Rival campaigns in Greece's bailout referendum end Friday, with rallies planned in Athens for "Yes" and "No" supporters — at the same time. more »»

 
 
 

 

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