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IOC wants to remove boxing body AIBA from Tokyo Olympics

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - Dealing a blow to Olympic boxing officials after months of investigations, the IOC has set up a vote next month...

Germany to hand Israel thousands of Kafka confidant’s papers

BERLIN (AP) - German authorities are handing over to Israel some 5,000 documents kept by a confidant of Franz Kafka, a trove whose plight...

US backs calls for Taiwan to get role at UN health...

GENEVA (AP) - The United States is backing calls for Taiwan to be granted observer status at the U.N. health agency's biggest annual gathering,...

US backs calls for Taiwan to get role at UN health...

GENEVA (AP) - The United States is backing calls for Taiwan to be granted observer status at the U.N. health agency's biggest annual gathering,...

Reports: Iran quadruples production of enriched uranium

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran has quadrupled its production of enriched uranium amid tensions with the U.S. over Tehran's unraveling nuclear accord, two semi-official...

Swiss voters approve tighter gun laws, lining up with the EU

GENEVA (AP) - Swiss voters on Sunday approved a measure to tighten the Alpine nation's gun laws, bringing the country in line with many...

The Latest: Swiss voters appear set to back tighter gun laws

GENEVA (AP) - The Latest on Switzerland's referendum on tightening Swiss gun laws (all times local):12:45 p.m.Swiss media are reporting that early exit polls...

Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv awaits voted for winner

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) - Israel hosted the Grand Final of the 64th Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday, with Madonna set to showcase Europe's...

UN environment agency warns of effects of rising sand use

GENEVA (AP) - The U.N.'s environment program is warning about the overuse of sand resources, saying a three-fold increase in demand over the last...

The Latest: Ebola deaths top 1,000 in Congo outbreak

GENEVA (AP) - The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Congo (all times local):7:15 p.m.Congo's Health Ministry says more than 1,000 people have died...