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Alternative for Germany party picks conservative as new leader to replace euroskeptic founder

Alternative for Germany party picks conservative as new leader to replace euroskeptic founder

The upstart Alternative for Germany party has replaced its euroskeptic leader with a conservative from the east who wants to place greater emphasis on immigration.…

El Salvador’s 677 murders in June most since end of civil war

El Salvador’s 677 murders in June most since end of civil war

The month of June saw 677 murders in El Salvador, more than in any other single month since the end of the country’s civil war.…

Egypt mourns soldiers, top prosecutor on 2nd anniversary of Islamist president’s overthrow

Egypt mourns soldiers, top prosecutor on 2nd anniversary of Islamist president’s overthrow

Two years to the day after the army overthrew Egypt’s Islamist president, the sounds coming from the mosque at Cairo’s Tahrir Square were sadly telling.…

France’s Hollande promises Cameroon intensified military cooperation to fight Boko Haram

France’s Hollande promises Cameroon intensified military cooperation to fight Boko Haram

French President Francois Hollande has promised intensified military cooperation with Cameroon in the fight against Boko Haram during a visit to the West African country.…

Mexican TV anchor Jacobo Zabludovsky dies at 87

Mexican TV anchor Jacobo Zabludovsky dies at 87

Mexico’s longest-serving and most polemic television news anchor has died at the age of 87.…

Merkel’s chief of staff invites US envoy to discuss latest report of NSA spying

Merkel’s chief of staff invites US envoy to discuss latest report of NSA spying

A German official says Chancellor Angela Merkel’s chief of staff has asked the U.S. ambassador for a meeting to discuss the latest reports of alleged U.S. spying on Germany.…

French court reinstates Jean-Marie Le Pen as member of far right party he founded

French court reinstates Jean-Marie Le Pen as member of far right party he founded

A French court has reinstated Jean-Marie Le Pen as a member of the far right National Front party he founded decades ago, sending a biting blow to his daughter and…

The Latest: With some banks specially opened, elderly Greeks throng banks

The Latest: With some banks specially opened, elderly Greeks throng banks

The latest news on Greece’s financial woes , a day after the country’s bailout with European creditors expired and the country failed to pay a debt due to the International…

Protests against electricity price hike leave Armenian government struggling for response

Protests against electricity price hike leave Armenian government struggling for response

Street protests in Armenia against a hike in electricity prices, which have been roiling the capital for nearly two weeks, are the most serious unrest the Caucasus nation has seen…

Liberia quarantines area where new Ebola case appeared

Liberia quarantines area where new Ebola case appeared

Liberian authorities on Tuesday quarantined two households after the corpse of a 17-year-old boy was found with Ebola, sparking fears the West African country could face another outbreak of the…