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A U.N police peacekeeper stands guards at a main Ladras or Lokmaci crossing point that connect the Greek Cypriot south and the Turkish Cypriots breakaway north, during a peace protest inside the U.N buffer zone in central divided capital , Nicosia, Cyprus, Thursday, July 6, 2017. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is seeking to inject some momentum in peace talks aimed at reunifying the ethnically divided Mediterranean island of Cyprus. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
July 06, 2017 - 8:51 pm
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — An official says high-level talks to reunify ethnically divided Cyprus failed to reach a deal amid Turkey's insistence to keep its troops on the island and to maintain the right to militarily intervene. The official said negotiators on Friday also failed to agree on how much...
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July 06, 2017 - 8:35 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics said Friday its second-quarter operating profit soared 72 percent over a year earlier to the highest in its history as its semiconductor sales helped defy sluggish growth in the smartphone market and a slow recovery in the global economy. In its...
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In this July 5, 2017, photo United States U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley, respond to Russia's statements, during United Nations Security Council meeting on North Korea's latest launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile, at U.N. headquarters.Having lost patience with China, the Trump administration is studying new steps to starve North Korea of cash for its nuclear program, including an option that would infuriate Beijing: sanctions on Chinese companies that help keep the North’s economy afloat. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
July 06, 2017 - 6:26 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The latest on the response to North Korea's missile launch (all times local): 7:25 a.m. Russia says it didn't block a U.N. Security Council statement on North Korea but wanted to replace its reference to the launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile because Russia's...
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Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the United States returns the ball to Romania's Sorana Cirstea during their Women's Singles Match on day four at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Thursday, July 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
July 06, 2017 - 5:39 pm
LONDON (AP) — The screams were startling. Bethanie Mattek-Sands, a 32-year-old American who came to Wimbledon eyeing a fourth consecutive Grand Slam doubles title, fell to the grass when her right knee buckled as she moved toward the net in a second-round singles match Thursday. She immediately...
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Switzerland's Roger Federer waves after beating Serbia's Dusan Lajovic at the end of their Men's Singles Match on day four at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Thursday, July 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 06, 2017 - 3:29 pm
LONDON (AP) — Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic had to play all three sets at Wimbledon this time. The former champions both advanced to the third round on Thursday, two days after their opening matches ended early when their opponents retired with an injury. Federer was broken early in his match,...
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July 06, 2017 - 3:24 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of athletes from around the world are parading in Jerusalem at the opening ceremony of the 20th Maccabiah Games, known as the "Jewish Olympics." Organizers said the 2017 games are the largest ever, with some 10,000 athletes from 80 countries taking part. The games are an...
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July 06, 2017 - 1:50 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese students from the Uighur ethnic minority have been detained in Egypt in a broad police sweep that has shaken the country's sizeable Uighur student and expatriate community, activists said Thursday. Egyptian police have detained scores of Uighur students, including 20 from...
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July 06, 2017 - 1:27 pm
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — The trial for rapes and murder allegedly committed by South Sudan army soldiers one year ago at the Terrain hotel could be jeopardized if the victims don't come forward to testify, said a military court Thursday. "I demand the names and presence of those who were raped to...
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FILE- In this Friday Jan. 13, 2017 file photo, a migrant reacts on being rescued by the MV Aquarius, after 191 people and two corpses were recovered from international waters in the Mediterranean Sea about 22 miles north of Sabrata, Libya. Europeans have made a wrong, and dangerous, turn on the Mediterranean as they try to slow the ever-growing number of migrants crossing the sea by looking for help from Libya, a country in chaos that is the jumping-off point for the hazardous journey, Amnesty International said in a report released Thursday, July 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Sima Diab, File)
July 06, 2017 - 12:41 pm
ROME (AP) — European Union officials on Thursday reaffirmed the need to tackle Europe's migrant crisis in Libya and surrounding countries, amid continued resistance in Europe to welcome refugees. Italy announced some 30 million euro (US$34 million) in new investments aimed at preventing migrants...
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July 06, 2017 - 11:40 am
CAIRO (AP) — Swarms of jellyfish have descended on Egypt's northern coast, keeping vacationers out of the water and stirring debate over a recent expansion of the Suez Canal. The nomad jellyfish, Rhopilema nomadica, is native to the Indian Ocean and the Red Sea but has been turning up in the...
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