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Swiss government mediating in Cameroon's separatist crisis

Edwin Kindzeka Moki, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 9:18am

Switzerland's ambassador to Cameroon says his government is trying to negotiate a peaceful end to the separatist crisis in which an estimated 2,000 have died.

Hong Kong police throw tear gas bombs at protesters while attempting to disperse them

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 8:46am

Hong Kong police throw tear gas bombs at protesters while attempting to disperse them.

The Latest: Hong Kong police use tear gas on protesters

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 6:39am

The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local):

Pakistan says Indian fire in Kashmir kills soldier

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 5:49am

Pakistan says 'unprovoked' Indian fire across the Line of Control in disputed Kashmir has killed a soldier and wounded four civilians.

The Latest: Abe's ruling bloc fails to win two-thirds

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 5:29am

The Latest on Japanese upper house elections (all times local):

Japanese public broadcaster NHK says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc is certain to secure upper house majority.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 5:14am

Japanese public broadcaster NHK says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc is certain to secure upper house majority.

The Latest: Ukraine's leader vows to end lawmaker immunity

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 4:17am

The Latest on Ukraine's parliamentary election (all times local):

New audio shows UK could not prevent Iran takeover of tanker

Gregory Katz and Aya Batrawy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 4:17am

The release Sunday of an audio recording has shed new light on the seizure of a British-flagged tanker at the hands of Iran's Revolutionary Guard as tensions flare in the strategic Strait of Hormuz.

1,800 firefighters battle wildfires in central Portugal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 3:15am

About 1,800 firefighters were struggling to contain wildfires in central Portugal that have already injured 20 people, including eight firefighters, authorities said Sunday.

Hong Kong police launch tear gas in attempt to end protest

Alice Fung and Yanan Wang, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 2:47am

Hong Kong police launched tear gas at protesters Sunday after a massive pro-democracy march continued late into the evening. The action was the latest confrontation between police and demonstrators who have taken to the streets to protest an extradition bill and call for electoral reforms in the Chinese territory.

Gunmen kill 2 Guard members in southeastern Iran

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 2:22am

Iranian state TV says gunmen have killed two members of the Revolutionary Guard and wounded another two near the border with Pakistan.

Police get arrest warrant as survivor recalls Kyoto arson

Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 12:43am

Japanese police have obtained an arrest warrant for a suspect as soon as he regains consciousness from injuries in a deadly arson at a Kyoto anime studio, officials said Sunday.

Pakistani hospital hit by female suicide bomber, 9 killed

Ishtiaq Mahsud, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 11:33pm

A female suicide bomber struck outside a hospital in Pakistan on Sunday as the wounded were being brought in from an earlier shooting against police, in a complex assault claimed by the Pakistani Taliban that killed a total of nine people and wounded another 30.

Ukrainians vote, leader seeks support to fight corruption

Yuras Karmanau, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 11:22pm

Ukrainians are voting in an early parliamentary election in which the new party of President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is set to take the largest share of votes.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 10:41pm

Hong Kong police have thrown tear gas canisters at protesters after they refused to disperse. Hundreds of thousands of people took part in a march Sunday to call for direct elections and an independent investigation into police tactics used during earlier pro-democracy demonstrations. Police waved a black warning flag Sunday night before lobbing the canisters into a crowd of protesters.

Japan votes for upper house; Abe's party seen as favorite

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 7:44pm

Japanese are voting in an election for the upper house of parliament, where Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc is expected to keep the majority.

London subway riders treated after gas is sprayed on train

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 3:14pm

British police are searching for two young men suspected of releasing an irritating gas on a London subway train.

Israel disperse anti-demolition protesters in West Bank

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 12:39pm

Israeli forces have dispersed several dozen Palestinians protesting the planned demolitions of homes in an east Jerusalem village.

North Macedonia: Migrants hurt after driver jumps from truck

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 12:35pm

Police in North Macedonia say 34 Afghan migrants have been injured in a highway accident after the driver of a truck allegedly carrying them north toward Serbia jumped from the running vehicle while trying to escape a police patrol.