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  1. Century-old warship returns to Athens after repairs

    07.26 / 17:46 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — After three months of extensive maintenance and conservation work, a 107-year-old battleship returned Wednesday to its berth in Athens, where it serves as a floating m…
  2. Poles protest EU comments and govt moves against top court

    07.26 / 17:46 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The European Union's executive remains open to triggering sanctions against Poland for limiting judicial independence despite the Polish president's veto of parts of a controversial legal overhaul, a top EU official said W…
  3. UN says 80 percent of Yemeni children need humanitarian aid

    07.26 / 17:46 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    CAIRO (AP) — Three U.N agencies say nearly 80 percent of Yemeni children need immediate humanitarian assistance amid the collapse of the country's health system in the face of the two-year-long civil w…
  4. Police detain dozens of migrants in Milan train station

    07.26 / 17:46 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    MILAN (AP) — Italian police detained several dozen people Wednesday outside Milan's main train station as the city deals with a new wave of m…
  5. UN urges Congo to hold elections by Dec. 31 deadline

    07.26 / 16:44 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is urging Congo's government to swiftly implement an agreement to hold presidential elections by the end of the y…
  6. UN says Congo military 'elements' dug dozens of mass graves

    07.26 / 16:44 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Congo military "elements" are responsible for digging at least 42 mass graves in three Kasai provinces after clashes with alleged militia members in recent months, the United Nations said as experts were appointed Wednesday to l…
  7. The Latest: Poor visibility hurts wildfire fight in Portugal

    07.26 / 16:44 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    PARIS (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in southern France and Portugal (all times l…
  8. Boko Haram ambushes oil convoy in Nigeria, killing soldiers

    07.26 / 15:44 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Around 10 military personnel were killed and a similar number of geological surveyors were missing after Boko Haram extremists attacked an oil convoy in northern Nigeria, authorities said W…
  9. Turkish Cypriots: Maronites can return to army-held villages

    07.26 / 15:44 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Authorities in the breakaway Turkish Cypriot north of the ethnically divided island of Cyprus say they have lifted restrictions on Maronite Christians from reclaiming homes and property in villages that have been under Turkish military c…
  10. Parents of critically ill baby request own hospice care team

    07.26 / 15:44 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    LONDON (AP) — The parents of critically ill infant Charlie Gard conceded Wednesday that he will die in a hospice and not at home as they had previously w…
  11. EU court advised to reject Hungary, Slovakia refugee case

    07.26 / 15:44 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The European Court of Justice should dismiss lawsuits filed by Hungary and Slovakia challenging a European Council decision that EU nations must take in hundreds of asylum-seekers, a court adviser said W…
  12. The Latest: Cuba rejects talk of mediation role on Venezuela

    07.26 / 14:42 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on Venezuela, where a two-day national strike has been called beginning Wednesday to protest President Nicolas Maduro's plans to rewrite the country's constitution (all times l…
  13. French president attends memorial for IS-slain priest

    07.26 / 14:42 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron delivered an impassioned speech Wednesday after a Mass marking one year since the killing of a local French priest by two 19-year-old Islamic extremists who pledged loyalty to the Islamic State g…
  14. Judge set to decide on where Charlie Gard's spends last days

    07.26 / 14:42 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    LONDON (AP) — A British judge is considering where Charlie Gard, a baby with a rare genetic disease, will spend the last days of his l…
  15. Weekend strike to shut Acropolis at height of tourist season

    07.26 / 14:42 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A two-day strike by Greek culture ministry employees protesting staff shortages will shut the Acropolis and other ancient sites and museums in Athens this weekend, at the height of the tourist s…
  16. The Latest: Drought, heat fuel wildfires in central Portugal

    07.26 / 14:42 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    PARIS (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in southern France and Portugal (all times l…
  17. Tourists among 22 injured after boats collide in Puerto Rico

    07.26 / 13:36 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico authorities say more than 20 people have been injured, three of them seriously, in a boat crash off the island's southwest c…
  18. 5 Indonesian provinces declare emergencies over forest fires

    07.26 / 13:36 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Five Indonesian provinces have declared states of emergency as peatlands burn in Aceh and the risk of fires spreading elsewhere increases during the annual dry s…
  19. Critic of Cambodian leader defiant in defamation trial

    07.26 / 13:36 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A political analyst in Cambodia who faces up to two years in prison and a penalty of half a million dollars in a defamation case brought by Prime Minister Hun Sen took a defiant s…
  20. The Latest: Police block journalists from parts of Old City

    07.26 / 13:36 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the escalation in Israel and the Palestinian territories over a contested Jerusalem holy site (all times l…