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French police force open fuel depot amid protests, shortages

May 24, 2016

PARIS (AP) — French police have dislodged protesters blocking a key fuel depot on the Mediterranean, as gasoline shortages spread around the country amid increasingly tense labor actions. more »»

Greek police evacuate hundreds from Idomeni refugee camp

May 24, 2016

IDOMENI, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities began an operation at dawn Tuesday to gradually evacuate the country's largest informal refugee camp of Idomeni on the Macedonian border, blocking access... more »»

WHO says hospital bombing in Syrian coastal city killed 43

May 24, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — A suicide bomber who targeted a hospital in a Syrian coastal city the previous day killed 43 people, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, as an activist group raised the... more »»

South Korea: Overseas North Korean restaurant workers flee

May 24, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — An unspecified number of North Koreans working at a Pyongyang-run restaurant overseas have escaped their workplace and will come to South Korea, South Korean officials... more »»

Greek authorities begin evacuation of Idomeni refugee camp

May 24, 2016

IDOMENI, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities began an operation at dawn Tuesday to gradually evacuate the country's largest informal refugee camp of Idomeni on the Macedonian border, blocking access... more »»

Obama's Hiroshima visit stirs differing views across Pacific

May 24, 2016

TOKYO (AP) — Two very different visions of the hell that is war are seared into the minds of World War II survivors on opposite sides of the Pacific. more »»

The Latest: Peace Corps to set up programs in Vietnam

May 24, 2016

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The Latest on U.S. President Barack Obama's first visit to Vietnam (all times local):

9:40 a.m. more »»

Angelina Jolie to teach at London School of Economics

May 23, 2016

LONDON (AP) — Oscar-winning actress and activist Angelina Jolie has been appointed a visiting professor at one of Britain's most prestigious universities. more »»

How would Bayer-Monsanto affect workers, farmers, investors?

May 23, 2016

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Bayer wants to buy Monsanto for $62 billion, hooking up the German chemical and drug company with the St. Louis-based producer of seeds and weed-killers. more »»

Brazil interim gov't under fire in wake of leaked recording

May 23, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's interim government came under fire Monday as a secret recording emerged of the new planning minister discussing a purported pact to push for President Dilma... more »»

Iraqi leader cites early success in push to retake Fallujah

May 23, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's prime minister hailed "big successes" Monday by government troops after launching an offensive to retake Fallujah from Islamic State militants, but the operation promises to... more »»

Scores killed as IS bombs hit Syrian government strongholds

May 23, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — A series of coordinated blasts hit bus stations, an electricity plant and a hospital across two Syrian cities Monday, killing at least 80 people in the first major security breach o... more »»

The Latest: UN says 50,000 civilians in Fallujah at risk

May 23, 2016

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Latest on a violent day in the Middle East, with deadly bombings in Syria and Yemen and the start of an Iraqi government offensive to retake the city of Fallujah from... more »»

Obama banishing Vietnam War vestige by lifting arms embargo

May 23, 2016

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Eager to banish lingering shadows of the Vietnam War, President Barack Obama lifted the U.S. more »»

US military trains eclectic group of anti-IS fighters

May 23, 2016

NORTHERN SYRIA (AP) — Barcham Zana knows her enemy. It is the Islamic State, which she calls "darkness."

Islamic State militants killed two cousins, she said. more »»

Obama signs bill striking offensive terms from US laws

May 23, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal laws will no longer include outdated and offensive terms used to describe minority groups. more »»

Investigators search wreckage of EgyptAir plane, test DNA

May 23, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — The French navy said Monday that one of its ships has joined the search for the wreckage of EgyptAir Flight 804, focusing especially on the hunt for its flight recorders, as question... more »»

Left-leaning candidate wins Austria presidency in tight race

May 23, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — A pro-European Union candidate eked out a victory Monday over a right-wing, anti-migrant rival to become Austria's next president, in a tight contest viewed Europe-wide as a proxy... more »»

The Latest: EgyptAir plane had overheated engine in 2013

May 23, 2016

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into EgyptAir flight 804, which crashed into the Mediterranean Thursday, killing all 66 on board (all times local):

7:30 p.m. more »»

Humanitarian summit aims high amid refugee rights concerns

May 23, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — An ambitious summit to revamp humanitarian aid and global responses to modern-day crises opened in Turkey on Monday with lofty goals overshadowed by concerns that key participants... more »»

 
 
 

 

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