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12 US paratroopers hospitalized after night jump in Romania

Officials say 12 U.S. paratroopers have been hospitalized after they sustained minor injuries during a nighttime parachute jump in Romania.

Russian ambassador to the US Sergei Kislyak ends his term

The Russian ambassador to the United States, Sergei Kislyak, a prominent figure in the controversy over Russia's possible involvement in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, has ended his assignment in Washington.


Al-Azhar setting up religious edict booths in Cairo metro

Egypt's Al-Azhar, the Sunni Muslim world's foremost religious institution, is setting up booths in Cairo metro stations to provide religious edicts to commuters in the latest bid to dispel religious misconceptions seen as fostering Islamic militancy in the country, which is targeting mainly security personnel and Copts.


Jordanian killed, Israeli wounded at Israeli embassy

A Jordanian man was shot to death and an Israeli man was wounded in a violent incident at the Israeli embassy in Amman on Sunday evening, a security official and a news site linked to Jordan's military reported.


Poles protest for 8th day over contentious judicial changes

Thousands of Poles protested for the eighth day Sunday over new rules passed by the ruling party that would drastically limit the independence of the judiciary.


The Latest: Hamas leader praises 'heroic' knife attacker

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Amid flaring tensions, Israel installs cameras at holy site

Israel set up new security cameras Sunday at the entrance to a sensitive Jerusalem holy site as officials consider alternatives to recently installed metal detectors that set off a weekend of violence and prompted the Palestinian president to declare a severing of ties.


Scarce rain, leaky pipes combining to dry up much of Italy

Scarce rain and chronically leaky aqueducts have combined this summer to hurt farmers in much of Italy and put Romans at risk for drastic water rationing as soon as this week.


360 camera, drones: AP team gears up for a melting Arctic

One of the big benefits of being a text reporter is that I can travel fairly light — a notebook, pencils and sharpeners. The same can't be said for my colleagues, Associated Press photographer David Goldman and video journalist David Keyton.


BBC women want wide gender pay gap fixed now, not in 3 years

Some of the BBC's most prominent female journalists and TV presenters are banding together to demand that the broadcaster fix its wide gender pay gap immediately rather than in several years as management has proposed.


Baby Charlie protesters rally as hospital reports threats

Protesters who want critically ill British baby Charlie Gard to receive an experimental medical treatment rallied Sunday, while hospital officials say emotions are running so high in the heart-breaking case they have received death threats.


The Latest: 8 suspected militants killed in Egypt shootout

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Fire in south Croatia triggers explosions of war mines

Emergency officials say a forest fire that has spread to southern Croatia from neighboring Montenegro has triggered 34 explosions, probably from mines left over from the region's war in the 1990s.


Book about Nelson Mandela's medical treatment stirs dispute

A new book by a former South African military doctor that documents Nelson Mandela's medical treatments before his 2013 death violates doctor-patient confidentiality, according to some relatives of the anti-apartheid leader and Nobel laureate.


Mexico judge orders corruption trial for ex-Gov. Duarte

Mexican prosecutors say an ex-governor accused of corruption and other crimes has been ordered to stand trial.


Officials: Taliban seize 2 districts, kill wounded police

Taliban fighters overran a second district headquarters in as many days on Sunday, this one in western Ghor province, the provincial police chief said.


Uber's airport service in Madrid under attack from town hall

The city of Madrid has asked Spain's anti-trust watchdog to investigate whether Uber's new airport transport service violates fair competition laws.


Turkish leader wades into Qatar dispute with Gulf tour

Turkey's president waded into the diplomatic crisis gripping Qatar and four other Arab nations on Sunday, traveling to Saudi Arabia at the start of a three-country Gulf tour aimed at helping break the impasse.


The Latest: Taliban stalk hospital killing wounded police

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