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Bosnian Serbs vote in referendum banned by top court
BANJA LUKA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) -- Bosnian Serbs on Sunday voted in a referendum banned by the country's constitutional court, risking Western sanctions against their autonomous region and criminal charges against their leaders....

4 wounded in shooting in Swedish city of Malmo
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Swedish police say four people have been wounded in a shooting in Malmo, the country's third-largest city....

UN chief pledges help for talks to reunify divided Cyprus
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United Nations secretary-general promised Sunday to lend his personal support to rival Cypriot leaders who are locked in complex talks aimed at reunifying the ethnically divided island nation....

Hungary manhunt in Budapest blast that wounded 2 officers
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Hungarian authorities are hunting for a man who set off a homemade fragmentation bomb that seriously wounded two officers in central Budapest, the country's police chief said Sunday....

WWII Navy chief reunited, in spirit, with his ship's bell
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) -- A Navy chief who died saving his shipmates during the attack on Pearl Harbor has been reunited, in spirit, in Rhode Island with the bell from his ship....

Turks protest assault of young nurse who wore shorts on bus
ISTANBUL (AP) -- Turks donned shorts and gathered in central Istanbul on Sunday to condemn the assault of a young nurse who was attacked on a bus for wearing shorts....

France's former grand rabbi Joseph Sitruk dies at 71
PARIS (AP) -- Joseph Sitruk, a former grand rabbi of France for more than two decades who oversaw a growth in synagogues and Jewish schools, has died after a long illness. He was 71....