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China calls for explanation after Paris police shoot dead Chinese man

PARIS/BEIJING French police said on Tuesday they opened an inquiry after a Chinese man was shot dead by police at his Paris home, triggering rioting in the French capital by members of the Chinese community and a sharp reaction from Beijing.

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Four women die as ferry sank in Bangladesh river, 18 missing

DHAKA At least four people died and several remain missing after a ferry carrying about 80 passengers capsized on Tuesday in Bangladesh's Panguchi River, police said.

10:49am EDT

Political, regional clouds gather over Israel even as economy booms

JERUSALEM Israel's politics are darkening: the governing coalition, in power for barely two years, is in tumult and regional tensions are rising.

Israel 9:28am EDT

A year on, regal Suu Kyi struggles to move Myanmar on from conflict

YANGON/NAYPYITAW At the beginning of this year, Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi sat down with one of her advisers to go through priorities for the coming months. She began with an apology for the slow pace of economic reform.

United Nations, Myanmar 9:14am EDT

Iraqi farmers desperate to go home as cattle perish

MOSUL, Iraq In a field off a main road south of Mosul, a stray dog picked at the body of a dead buffalo calf, part of an exhausted herd brought 20 miles on foot by farmers forced to abandon their land in the fight against Islamic State.

Environment 10:46am EDT

EU peacekeepers ready to intervene in Bosnia in case of new strife

SARAJEVO The European Union peacekeeping force (EUFOR) in Bosnia warned its political leaders on Tuesday it was prepared to intervene at short notice should violence resume two decades after the end of its ethnic war that killed 100,000 people.

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