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AP Top International News At 12:23 ...

AP Top International News At 12:23 p.m. EST
  1. In razing homes, Israel revives tough punishment
    JERUSALEM (AP) -- In razing family homes of Palestinian attackers, Israel is reviving a draconian punishment it largely halted a decade ago as ineffective and counterproductive....
  2. Iran nuclear talks to be extended until July
    VIENNA (AP) -- Facing still significant differences between the U.S. and Iran, negotiators gave up on last-minute efforts to get a nuclear deal by the Monday deadline and extended their talks for another seven months....
  3. Afghan bombings kill 2 NATO troops, 6 civilians
    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Bombings across Afghanistan killed two NATO troops and six civilians Monday, authorities said, as the death toll in the country's deadliest insurgent attack this year rose to at least 50....
  4. Erdogan: women are not equal to men
    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan set off a new controversy on Monday, declaring that women are not equal to men and accusing feminists of not understanding the special status that Islam attributes to mothers....
  5. Israeli police say Arab stabs Jew in Jerusalem
    JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli police say an Arab assailant has stabbed a Jewish man in Jerusalem....
  6. Swiss museum accepts priceless Gurlitt art trove
    BERLIN (AP) -- A Swiss museum agreed Monday to accept a priceless collection of long-hidden art from the late German collector Cornelius Gurlitt, saying it will work closely with Germany to make sure that any pieces looted by the Nazis are returned to their Jewish owners....
  7. Deal gives Russia greater control over Abkhazia
    MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia further tightened its control over Georgia's breakaway province of Abkhazia on Monday with a new treaty envisaging closer military and economic ties, a move that has drawn outrage in Georgia....
  8. Monumental mess: Rome's mayor getting thumbs down
    ROME (AP) -- Pigs root through garbage piling up in a working class neighborhood. City buses improvise routes on streets clogged with triple-parked cars. On rainy days, muck-choked sewers make crossing the road a Herculean labor....
  9. Fire damages 750-year-old oak tree in Poland
    WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- A suspected arson fire in southwestern Poland has damaged a 750-year-old oak tree believed to be the country's oldest....
  10. Floods kill at least 32 in southern Morocco
    RABAT, Morocco (AP) -- Days of unusually heavy rain pounded Morocco's south and unleashed deadly floods that killed 32 people, the Interior Ministry said Monday....