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AP Top International News at 2:20 p.m. EDT

NATO leaders meet under intense Trump pressure on spending
BRUSSELS (AP) -- Meeting fellow NATO leaders for the first time, President Donald Trump aggressively challenged them Thursday to spend more on their own defense, putting the alliance under exceptional pressure to become tougher, sharper and newly relevant....

AP Analysis: Rouhani's hardest challenge may be Iran's hopes
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- For Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, winning re-election may have been the easy part....

Greek ex-premier Papademos wounded in Athens bomb blast
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- A bomb exploded inside the car of former Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos in central Athens on Thursday, wounding him and two Bank of Greece employees, officials said....

The Latest: Greek govt official describes blast as attack
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- The Latest on the blast that wounded a Greek ex-premier (all times local):...

OPEC extends output cut, but big oil price increase unlikely
VIENNA (AP) -- An alliance of many of the world's biggest oil-producing nations extended their agreement to cut output for an additional nine months - an effort to support prices that will prove difficult in the face of growing production from the U.S....

Debate rages in India on IVF for women over 50
ELLENABAD, India (AP) -- To see Manjeet Kaur around her little daughter is to see joy at its purest....

Jerusalem still suffers from divisions, 50 years after war
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel is marking this week the 50th anniversary of its capture of east Jerusalem in the 1967 Middle East war - an event it celebrates as the "unification" of its eternal capital....

Turkey's leader confronted by France, Germany at NATO summit
BRUSSELS (AP) -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was confronted by key allies France and Germany with diplomatic complaints despite him traveling to Brussels to celebrate the unity of the NATO alliance....

 
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Europe
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Latin America/Caribbean
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Middle East
Hezbollah chief says dialogue with Iran is only way forward