• In this Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015 file photo, Coptic Christians walk outside St. Markos Church in Minya, south of Cairo, Egypt. A Muslim mob ransacked and torched seven Christian homes in a province south of the Egyptian capital, Cairo, after rumors spread that a Christian man had an affair with a Muslim woman, according to a statement by the local Orthodox Coptic church.
Released late Wednesday, it said that during the May 20, 2016 attack, the mother of the Christian man, who had fled the village, was publicly stripped of her clothes by the mob to humiliate her. (AP Photo/Roger Anis, File)

    Egypt: Muslim mob attacks Christians, parade naked woman

    CAIRO (AP) — An armed Muslim mob stripped an elderly Christian woman and paraded her naked on the streets in an attack last week in which seven Christian homes were also looted and torched in a province south of the Egyptian capital.

  • Two union activists in fluorescent vests walk toward the Normandie Bridge outside of Le Havre, western France, during a blockade action, Thursday, May 26, 2016. The cloud of black smoke is from burning tires. French Prime Minister Manuel Valls says he is open to “improvements and modifications” in a labor bill that has sparked intensifying strikes and protests, but will not abandon it. (AP Photo/Raphael Satter)

    French dock workers throw smoke bombs as protests escalate

    LE HAVRE, France (AP) — French protesters scuffled with police, dock workers set off smoke bombs and union activists disrupted fuel supplies and nuclear plants Thursday in the biggest challenge yet to President Francois Hollande’s government as it tries to give employers more flexibility.

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  • Official snared in bribery case dies in suspicious crash

    OPA-LOCKA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida city official died in a suspicious single-vehicle crash a day before he was scheduled to surrender in a criminal corruption case involving thousands of dollars in bribes, authorities said Tuesday.

  • City councilman from Alabama shot in robbery in South Africa

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A city council member from Mobile, Alabama, was hospitalized in stable condition Monday after he was shot in the face while traveling in Johannesburg, South Africa, a family representative said.

  • A Kenyan policeman wears a gas mask as he stands in from of a milk dispenser at a kiosk, during running battles between police firing tear gas and protesters throwing rocks, in the Kibera slum of Nairobi, Kenya Monday, May 23, 2016. Kenya's police shot, beat and tear gassed opposition demonstrators across the country who tried to gather to call for the electoral commission to be dissolved due to allegations of bias and corruption. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

    2 dead as Kenyan police attack electoral reform demos

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — At least two people died Monday when Kenya’s police shot, beat and tear gassed demonstrators across the country who called for the electoral commission to be dissolved due to allegations of bias and corruption.

  • In this Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 file photo, a lawyer waves his tie as others shout shout slogans during a 24-hour nationwide general strike in Athens. Greek lawyers have been on strike for four months against austerity measures that impose heavy taxes on self-employed professionals. Greek lawyers have been on strike for four months against austerity measures that impose heavy taxes on self-employed professionals. Prime minister Alexis Tsipras won a vote in parliament early Monday May 23, 2016, that will heap more taxes on a dwindling number of Greeks able to pay them. Whereas previous protests against austerity cuts drew violent street demonstrations featuring hooded youths throwing firebombs, this time it’s suited middle classes professionals revolting in what’s been dubbed the “necktie movement”.  (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris, File)

    Dressed to Protest: Greek anger spreads to middle class

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Alexis Tsipras doesn’t wear a tie, but a growing number of his critics do.

  • In this Tuesday, May 3, 2016 file photo, released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian citizens and firefighters gather at the scene where one of rockets hit the Dubeet hospital in the central neighborhood of Muhafaza in Aleppo, Syria. As one of the few pediatricians remaining in the Syrian city Aleppo, Dr. Mohammed Wassim Maaz was the last ray of hope for tens of thousands of children and their parents trapped in the horror and misery of the five-year civil war.  (SANA via AP, File)

    Hospitals a deadly target in Middle East conflicts

    BEIRUT (AP) — As one of the few pediatricians remaining in the Syrian city of Aleppo, Dr. Mohammed Wassim Maaz offered hope to tens of thousands of children and their parents trapped in the horror and misery of the five-year civil war. But last month, an airstrike widely believed to have been carried out by the Syrian government destroyed the al Quds hospital where he worked, killing Maaz and dozens of colleagues, patients and other civilians.

  • In this April 20, 2016 photo, Jasen Wang, founder of Shenzhen educational robot company Makeblock, poses with some of his company's products in Shenzhen, China. Once a collection of fishing enclaves next door to Hong Kong, Shenzhen has become the epicenter of China’s manufacturing-driven miracle is staking its future growth on finance, technology and culture. (AP Photo/Kelvin Chan)

    China’s high-tech future emerges in factory town Shenzhen

    SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Forget Beijing and Shanghai. China’s economic future is emerging in Shenzhen.