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Air France, Lufthansa suspend flights to Tel Aviv

BERLIN (AP) -- Germany and France's largest airlines Lufthansa and Air France say they're suspending all flights to Tel Aviv over safety concerns amid the increasing violence....

Obama sends top aides to Germany amid spying flap

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Working to stem the fraying of ties with a key European ally, President Barack Obama dispatched his chief of staff to Berlin, a diplomatic gesture reflecting Germany's growing indignation about allegations of American spying on its soil....

US to present intelligence data on plane crash

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration said Tuesday it would present data from the U.S. intelligence community laying out what's known about the Malaysia Airlines plane that was shot down in Ukraine....

Turkish PM says he, Obama no longer talk directly

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said he no longer holds "direct" telephone conversations with U.S. President Barak Obama, suggesting a rift between the leaders who were once close....

German court: chronically ill could grow marijuana

BERLIN (AP) -- Some Germans may soon be able to grow their own marijuana to relieve chronic pain after a ruling from a court in Cologne....

Turkey: police detained for 'spying' and wiretaps

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkish police raided the homes of colleagues on Tuesday, detaining dozens of officers on suspicion of "spying" or of illegally wiretapping government officials, including Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Turkey's spy chief, news reports and officials said....

11 parents of Nigeria's abducted girls die

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- Nearly a dozen parents of the more than 200 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls will never see their daughters again....

EU meets as some countries seek tougher sanctions

BRUSSELS (AP) -- European Union foreign ministers are meeting to consider further sanctions against Russia because of the downing of the Malaysian jetliner, with Britain and some other countries demanding much tougher measures....

Russians fed conspiracy theories on Ukraine crash

MOSCOW (AP) -- An assassination attempt against Russian President Vladimir Putin. A desperate ploy to draw the West into the battle for Ukraine's east. A botched mission to commit mass murder against Russian citizens....

Russians fed conspiracy theories on Ukraine crash

MOSCOW (AP) -- An assassination attempt against Russian President Vladimir Putin. A desperate ploy to draw the West into the battle for Ukraine's east. A botched mission to commit mass murder against Russian citizens....