PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) — Spain's Red Cross says one person was gored and six others injured as thousands of daredevils tested their bravery and speed by dashing alongside fighting bulls through the streets of this northern Spanish city on the first bull-run of Pamplona's San Fermin festival.
Spokesman Jose Aldaba said seven people were taken to a city hospital for injuries suffered in the 8.a.m. run Tuesday. One was gored in the armpit.
BEIJING (AP) — China has opened an exhibition commemorating the World War II victory over Japan as part of a propaganda push to mark the observance of the 70th anniversary of the war's end in Asia.
Soldiers and children stood in silence Tuesday outside the museum in suburban Beijing at the opening of the "Great Victory and Historical Contribution" exhibition. It's the 78th anniversary of the Marco Polo Bridge Incident, considered by many to be the start of China's war...
BANGKOK (AP) — Fourteen detained student activists have been brought before a military court in a case that has attracted international calls for their release and criticism of the military junta's strict controls on freedom of speech and assembly.
The university students were arrested June 26 on charges of sedition and violating the junta's ban on political gatherings for holding a peaceful anti-coup rally in Bangkok.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela is recalling its ambassador in Guyana for consultation amid mounting tensions between the neighboring South American countries over their disputed border.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced Monday night that in addition to recalling the ambassador, he is initiating a comprehensive review of relations with the much smaller Guyana and is reducing the size of Venezuela's embassy there.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Radical teachers opposing Mexico's program for evaluating and testing teachers blocked exam sites and cut off the hair of some who showed up.
The Education Departments says Sunday's attacks were the work of "violent and intolerant groups." It pledged on Monday to push ahead with testing, which has been interrupted in the states of Chiapas, Oaxaca and Michoacan.
One woman who was to take an exam for hiring first-time teachers said...