EU in last-ditch bid to Greece, urges 'yes' vote to bailout

ATHENS - The head of the European Commission made a last-minute offer to try to persuade Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to accept a bailout deal he has rejected before a referendum on Sunday which EU partners say will be a choice of whether to stay in the euro. | Video

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France pursues terrorism charge against beheading suspect

PARIS - A man who beheaded his boss, pinned the head on a fence and tried to blow up an industrial gas plant will be investigated on terrorism charges, France's chief public prosecutor said on Tuesday, dismissing the suspect's claim that his act was not motivated by connections with Islamist militants.

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Tunisia sees Libya link to beach resort attacker: source

TUNIS - The Tunisian gunman who attacked a resort hotel on Friday killing 39 people, mostly British holiday-makers, likely spent time in a training camp in Libya and had been in contact with militants over the border, a security source said on Tuesday.

World, Tunisia, Libya 7:58am EDT

At least 17 injured in attack on NATO troops in Kabul

KABUL - At least 17 people were wounded in a suicide bomb attack on NATO troops as their truck convoy passed down the main road running between Kabul's airport and the U.S. embassy, police and health ministry officials said. | Video

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Car bomb in Yemeni capital hits mourners, dozens wounded

SANAA - A car bomb claimed by Islamic State exploded in the Yemeni capital Sanaa overnight, medics said, wounding at least 28 people gathered to mourn another attack earlier this month. | Video

World, Yemen 2:34am EDT

Man sets himself alight on Japan bullet train, second passenger dies

TOKYO - Two passengers on a Japanese Shinkansen bullet train died on Tuesday after one doused himself in oil and set it ablaze, police said, but there was no immediate indication of a motive for the action that left 26 others injured. | Video

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Shot during capture, New York inmate in serious condition

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. - Doctors updated the condition of David Sweat from critical to serious on Monday, a day after he was shot after more than three weeks on the run, officials said, and he will be turned over to prison authorities as soon as he is medically cleared.


Dutch confident MH17 prosecution will eventually succeed

ROTTERDAM - The head of the team of Dutch prosecutors looking into the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine last year said on Tuesday he was "confident" of concluding his investigation successfully, but was not ready to bring charges.