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Cyberbullying trial tests French tools to fight online abuse

PARIS -- A landmark cyberbullying trial in Paris, involving thousands of threats against a teenager who savaged Islam in online posts, is blazing a...

Hong Kong’s Apple Daily newspaper says it may shut down

Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily says its board of directors has asked authorities to unfreeze some assets so that it can pay salaries By...

Russia, China declare friendship treaty extension, hail ties

The leaders of Russia and China have hailed increasingly close ties between their countries and announced the extension of a 20-year-old friendship treaty, a...

Jorge Sampaio, former president of Portugal, dies at 81

Jorge Sampaio, a former two-term president of Portugal and one of the most prominent political figures of his generation, has died By BARRY HATTON Associated...

Human Rights Watch: Israeli war crimes apparent in Gaza war

JERUSALEM -- Human Rights Watch on Tuesday accused the Israeli military of carrying attacks that “apparently amount to war crimes” during an 11-day war...

Iranians fear new bill will restrict internet even further

TEHRAN, Iran -- For Ali Hedieloo, a 40-year-old making wooden furniture in Iran's capital, Instagram is more than just a surfeit of glossy images....

German tourists investigated in Italy for fatal boat crash

Italian police say they are investigating two German tourists from Munich for a boat collision on Lake Garda which killed an Italian man and...

German railway: floods caused $1.5 billion damage to network

Germany’s national railway operator has estimated that last week’s flooding caused 1.3 billion euros' ($1.5 billion) worth of damage to its network, offering another...

Some Chinese shun grueling careers for ‘low-desire life’

BEIJING -- Fed up with work stress, Guo Jianlong quit a newspaper job in Beijing and moved to China’s mountain southwest to “lie flat.” Guo...

Iran’s president-elect says he won’t meet with Biden

Iran’s president-elect says he’s not willing to meet with President Joe Biden nor negotiate over Tehran’s ballistic missile program and its support for regional...