Friday, July 21, 2017

World

A Palestinian protester throws a teargas canister fired by Israeli soldiers back during clashes on the Israeli border with Gaza, Friday, July 21, 2017.

BY MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH and KARIN LAUB JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian anger over metal detectors installed by Israel at Jerusalem’s most contested shrine boiled over on Friday, setting off clashes that ...
Rubble sits on the street in front of a collapsed house after an earthquake in Kos on the island of Kos, Greece Friday, July 21, 2017.

BY MICHAEL PROBST, DEREK GATOPOULOS and AYSE WIETING KOS, Greece (AP) — A powerful earthquake sent a building crashing down on tourists at a bar on the Greek holiday island ...
Workers bring a casket to the Dali Theater Museum in Figueres, Spain, Thursday, July 20, 2017.

BY HERNAN MUNOZ and ARITZ PARRA FIGUERES, Spain (AP) — Forensic experts in Spain have removed hair, nails and two long bones from Salvador Dali’s embalmed remains to aid a ...
Tim Van Noten a member of a Belgian artists' collective pours water on a real-looking, life-size whale sculpture is displayed along the Seine River in Paris, France, Friday, July 21, 2017.

PARIS (AP) — A sperm whale appears to have beached on an embankment in the shadow of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. Or maybe not. A Belgian artists’ collective installed ...
In this Aug. 22, 2015 file photo provided by the South Korean Unification Ministry, South Korean National Security Director, Kim Kwan-jin, right, and Unification Minister Hong Yong-pyo, second from right, shake hands with Hwang Pyong So, left, North Korea' top political officer for the Korean People's Army, and Kim Yang Gon, a senior North Korean official responsible for South Korean affairs, during their meeting at the border village of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea.

BY HYUNG-JIN KIM and KIM TONG-HYUNG SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Is North Korea agonizing? Just not interested? Something else? At the start of the week, South Korea offered to ...
In this Thursday, June 15, 2017 photo, Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif speaks to reporters outside the premises of the Joint Investigation Team, in Islamabad, Pakistan.

BY MUNIR AHMED ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s supreme court on Friday concluded its hearing into a high-profile case involving allegations of corruption against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family, ...
Opposition supporters protest in front of the presidential palace, urging President Andrzej Duda to reject a bill voted by lawmakers on court control, in Warsaw, Poland, Thursday, July 20, 2017.

BY MONIKA SCISLOWSKA WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s Senate opened debate Friday on a contentious draft law that would dismiss current Supreme Court judges and let the president appoint new ...
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel speaks during a news conference in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, July 20, 2017.

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s prime minister sought Friday to downplay worries of growing tensions between Turkey and Germany following the jailing of six human rights activists, including one German. ...
In this Feb. 29, 2016 file photo, American student Otto Warmbier speaks as Warmbier is presented to reporters in Pyongyang, North Korea.

BY MATTHEW LEE WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Trump administration will ban American citizens from traveling to North Korea following the death of university student Otto Warmbier who ...
In this undated photo provided by Wildlife Conservation Society, a Masked Finfoot sits on a nest in Preah Vihear Province, Cambodia.

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Wildlife researchers in Cambodia have found a breeding location for the masked finfoot bird, one of the world’s most endangered, raising hopes of its continuing ...
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