European Union urges probe into 'horrible and heinous' poisoning of Afghan schoolgirls

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The European Union called on Afghan authorities Tuesday to investigate the poisoning of primary schoolgirls in the country’s north after 77 students were hospitalized.

Ex Formula One boss Ecclestone pleads not guilty to fraud charge

LONDON (AP) - Former Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone on Tuesday formally pleaded not guilty to a fraud charge over his alleged failure to declare millions of dollars held in a trust in Singapore to Britain’s government.

Poland's state media criticized for coverage of anti-govt march

WARSAW, Poland (AP) - Poland’s state broadcasting authority has received multiple complaints over the way state media covered a huge anti-government protest over the weekend, an official said Tuesday.

UK police motorcyclist under criminal investigation over royal escort crash

LONDON (AP) - A British police motorcyclist faced a criminal investigation Tuesday over the death of a woman who was struck in a collision with the officer’s vehicle, which was escorting Sophie, the Duchess of Edinburgh, at the time.

Russian court sets date for new trial of jailed Kremlin foe Navalny

MOSCOW (AP) - A Moscow court on Tuesday set the date for a new trial of imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny that could keep him in prison for decades.

Mystery client who hired detective to spy on Reno's mayor asks Nevada high court to keep name secret

RENO, Nev. (AP) - The mystery client who hired a detective to secretly track Reno’s mayor with a GPS device is trying to persuade Nevada’s Supreme Court he has a First Amendment right to remain anonymous, a protected privilege he says is a cornerstone of democracy and part of "the business of politics."

Slovenia defeats Belarus for a seat on UN Security Council

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - In an election reflecting opposition to Russia's war against Ukraine, European Union member Slovenia overwhelmingly defeated Moscow's close ally Belarus on Tuesday for a seat on the U.N. Security Council starting in January.