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Court sentences ousted Egypt president to 20 years in prison
CAIRO (AP) -- An Egyptian criminal court on Tuesday sentenced ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi to 20 years in prison on charges linked to the killing of protesters in 2012, the first verdict to be issued against the country's first freely elected leader....

Prosecutors build case against traffickers as EU mulls plan
CATANIA, Sicily (AP) -- Italian prosecutors on Tuesday began building their case against the traffickers responsible for the drowning of as many as 950 migrants in the Mediterranean, as European Union leaders mulled a new plan to undermine smugglers' finances and their most precious assets - their vessels....

How countries cope with migrants arriving by boat
Two recent shipwrecks in the Mediterranean Sea believed to have taken the lives of as many as 1,300 asylum seekers and migrants has highlighted the escalating flow of people fleeing persecution, war and economic difficulties in their homelands....

Ferry anger, corruption charges test South Korean president
SEOUL (AP) -- First it was the ferry sinking, which a year later still haunts Park Geun-hye's presidency: Seoul saw violent clashes over the weekend as enraged demonstrators accused Park of ignoring the alleged corruption and incompetence that cost South Korea 304 lives, mostly school kids....

Auschwitz guard goes on trial, says he shares moral guilt
LUENEBURG, Germany (AP) -- A former Auschwitz guard acknowledged Tuesday that he bears a share of the moral guilt for atrocities at the camp, but told judges at the opening of his trial that it is up to them to decide whether he deserves to be convicted as an accessory to murder....

Pope OKs resignation of US bishop for not reporting abuse
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis on Tuesday accepted the resignation of a U.S. bishop who pleaded guilty to failing to report a suspected priestly child abuser in the first known case of a pope sanctioning bishops for covering up for pedophiles....

Car bomb explodes outside restaurant in Somali capital
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- A car bomb exploded outside a restaurant in Somalia's capital on Tuesday, causing an unknown number of casualties, police said....

Defiant Hong Kongers resist embrace of mainland China
HONG KONG (AP) -- All around Chow Tak-yee's neighborhood in the working-class edges of Hong Kong, the 26-year-old can feel the spreading influence of nearby mainland China on the prosperous, open-minded city she's always called home....

Iraqi troops recapture some Ramadi areas from Islamic State
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Two Iraqi officials say that security forces have recaptured some areas lost earlier to the Islamic State group in and around the Anbar provincial capital, Ramadi....

Iran president: Yemen strikes show Saudi 'mental imbalance'
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says a Saudi-led offensive in Yemen was prompted by the Sunni kingdom's failures elsewhere, causing what he called a "mental imbalance."...

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Car bomb explodes outside restaurant in Somali capital

Japan's leader sends offerings to controversial war shrine

Prosecutors build case against traffickers as EU mulls plan

Latin America/Caribbean
Much anger in southern Chile over bishop appointment

Middle East
Replacing carpet at Jerusalem shrine reveals religious rift