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RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's Cabinet has approved opening the country's stock market to foreign investors next year.The Cabinet decision late Monday paves the way for foreign financial institutions to directly buy and sell stocks l ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — A former Chinese official who publicly accused Communist Party investigators of physically abusing him has been detained and a second who complained of brutality said authorities are investigating him.The two officials were among ...more

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THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch prime minister says his government aims to have the first bodies of victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 back in the Netherlands on Wednesday.Mark Rutte said Tuesday that a plane is ready to b ...more

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says a tanker truck carrying liquefied petroleum gas, or LPG, has overturned and exploded on a highway in southeast Turkey, killing one person and injuring at least 65 others.The Anadolu Agenc ...more

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ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — President Goodluck Jonathan is meeting with many parents of the 219 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls and some classmates who managed to escape from Islamic extremists.Tuesday's meeting comes after some had refused to meet Nig ...more

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PARIS (AP) — A French court has found the state responsible for the 2009 death of a horse on a Brittany beach killed by toxic algae.The decision by an appeals court in Nantes represents a victory for environmentalists and for the horse's owner, ...more

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IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi Christians have been fleeing from the northern city of Mosul in the wake of threats from Islamic State militants who took the city in a blitz offensive last month.The militants have called on the Christians to convert to ...more

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PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Prime Minister Hun Sen and Cambodian opposition parties said they agreed Tuesday on a joint solution to end a political deadlock and the opposition's yearlong boycott of the national legislature.Hun Sen, opposition le ...more

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nelson Mandela had a way with words, but not quite like this.Cyclists traversing Johannesburg in the former South African president's honor wore T-shirts with one of his many inspiring quotations, along with a glaring typogra ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — China's airline regulator has warned travelers to expect flight delays at 12 airports through mid-August, and an airport employee said military exercises are the reason.The Civil Aviation Administration of China said airports affe ...more