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  • Trump backtracks on Syria after talks with French leader

    Trump backtracks on Syria after talks with French leader

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 6:51 PM EDT2018-04-24 22:51:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with French President Emmanuel Macron in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with French President Emmanuel Macron in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Washington.
    One month ago President Donald Trump surprised many by announcing the U.S. would withdraw from Syria soon, but after talks with France's president he appears to have changed his mind.More >
    One month ago President Donald Trump surprised many by announcing the U.S. would withdraw from Syria soon, but after talks with France's president he appears to have changed his mind.More >
  • Trump, top Iran diplomat trade threats as US decision nears

    Trump, top Iran diplomat trade threats as US decision nears

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 6:51 PM EDT2018-04-24 22:51:21 GMT
    Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is warning the Trump administration that pulling out from the Iran nuclear deal would undermine talks with North Korea. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is warning the Trump administration that pulling out from the Iran nuclear deal would undermine talks with North Korea. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is warning the Trump administration that pulling out from the Iran nuclear deal would undermine talks with North Korea by proving that America reneges on its promises.

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    Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is warning the Trump administration that pulling out from the Iran nuclear deal would undermine talks with North Korea by proving that America reneges on its promises.

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  • Trump, Macron make a show as best buds but tussle over Iran

    Trump, Macron make a show as best buds but tussle over Iran

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 6:50 PM EDT2018-04-24 22:50:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron pose for a photo in front of Mount Vernon, the home of President George Washington, in Mount Vernon, Va., Monday, Ap...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron pose for a photo in front of Mount Vernon, the home of President George Washington, in Mount Vernon, Va., Monday, Ap...
    A sit-down between President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron followed by a joint news conference highlight the business portion of the French leader's second day in Washington.More >
    A sit-down between President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron followed by a joint news conference highlight the business portion of the French leader's second day in Washington.More >
  • Cambridge Analytica fights back on data scandal

    Cambridge Analytica fights back on data scandal

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 6:48 PM EDT2018-04-24 22:48:27 GMT
    (CBS News/60 Minutes via AP). This image made from a video provided by CBS News/60 Minutes shows Cambridge University researcher Aleksandr Kogan during an interview with CBS's "60 Minutes." Kogan, the academic at the center of the Facebook data-misuse ...(CBS News/60 Minutes via AP). This image made from a video provided by CBS News/60 Minutes shows Cambridge University researcher Aleksandr Kogan during an interview with CBS's "60 Minutes." Kogan, the academic at the center of the Facebook data-misuse ...
    A Cambridge University professor at the heart of the Facebook privacy scandal says that the former CEO of data firm Cambridge Analytica lied to a British parliamentary committee investigating fake news.More >
    A Cambridge University professor at the heart of the Facebook privacy scandal says that the former CEO of data firm Cambridge Analytica lied to a British parliamentary committee investigating fake news.More >
  • Online post suggests rampage suspect may have resented women

    Online post suggests rampage suspect may have resented women

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 6:47 PM EDT2018-04-24 22:47:41 GMT
    (Aaron Vincent Elkaim/The Canadian Press via AP). Officials carry a body into a vehicle after a van mounted a sidewalk crashing into pedestrians in Toronto on Monday, April 23, 2018. The rented van jumped onto the crowded sidewalk Monday, killing and i...(Aaron Vincent Elkaim/The Canadian Press via AP). Officials carry a body into a vehicle after a van mounted a sidewalk crashing into pedestrians in Toronto on Monday, April 23, 2018. The rented van jumped onto the crowded sidewalk Monday, killing and i...

    Police in Canada's biggest city are piecing together witness accounts and surveillance video trying to determine why a driver plowed a rented van along a crowded sidewalk, killing 10 people and injuring 15 in what...

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    Police in Canada's biggest city are piecing together witness accounts and surveillance video trying to determine why a driver plowed a rented van along a crowded sidewalk, killing 10 people and injuring 15 in what many said seemed a deliberate attack.

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  • Correction: Trump-DNC Lawsuit story

    Correction: Trump-DNC Lawsuit story

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 6:38 PM EDT2018-04-24 22:38:44 GMT
    The Democratic National Committee has sued President Donald Trump's campaign, his son, his son-in-law, the Russian Federation and WikiLeaks, saying they conspired to help Trump win the 2016 presidential election.More >
    The Democratic National Committee has sued President Donald Trump's campaign, his son, his son-in-law, the Russian Federation and WikiLeaks, saying they conspired to help Trump win the 2016 presidential election.More >
  • The Latest: Police officer says most victims of attack women

    The Latest: Police officer says most victims of attack women

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 6:37 PM EDT2018-04-24 22:37:55 GMT
    (Aaron Vincent Elkaim/The Canadian Press via AP). Farzad Salehi consoles his wife, Mehrsa Marjani, who was at a nearby cafe and witnessed the aftermath when a van plowed down a crowded sidewalk, killing multiple people and injuring others, Monday, Apri...(Aaron Vincent Elkaim/The Canadian Press via AP). Farzad Salehi consoles his wife, Mehrsa Marjani, who was at a nearby cafe and witnessed the aftermath when a van plowed down a crowded sidewalk, killing multiple people and injuring others, Monday, Apri...
    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says authorities see no national security element in the seeming attack on pedestrians in Canada's largest city.More >
    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says authorities see no national security element in the seeming attack on pedestrians in Canada's largest city.More >
  • Toronto van attack suspect was student, ex-military recruit

    Toronto van attack suspect was student, ex-military recruit

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 6:37 PM EDT2018-04-24 22:37:46 GMT
    (Alexandra Newbould/The Canadian Press via AP). In this courtroom sketch, Duty counsel Georgia Koulis, from left, Alek Minassian, Justice of the Peace Stephen Waisberg, and Crown prosecutor Joe Callaghan appear in court in Toronto on Tuesday, April 24,...(Alexandra Newbould/The Canadian Press via AP). In this courtroom sketch, Duty counsel Georgia Koulis, from left, Alek Minassian, Justice of the Peace Stephen Waisberg, and Crown prosecutor Joe Callaghan appear in court in Toronto on Tuesday, April 24,...
    Details have begun to emerge about the man suspected of mowing down people on a Toronto sidewalk in one of the deadliest mass killings in modern Canadian history, but his motivations remain uncertain.More >
    Details have begun to emerge about the man suspected of mowing down people on a Toronto sidewalk in one of the deadliest mass killings in modern Canadian history, but his motivations remain uncertain.More >
  • Mystery grows over pro-Saudi tabloid: Embassy got sneak peek

    Mystery grows over pro-Saudi tabloid: Embassy got sneak peek

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 6:30 PM EDT2018-04-24 22:30:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. David Ake). A glossy magazine about Saudi Arabia is photographed in Washington, Monday April 23, 2018. The mystery behind the origins of a the pro-Saudi magazine that showed up on U.S. newsstands is growing amid revelations that the Saudi ...(AP Photo/J. David Ake). A glossy magazine about Saudi Arabia is photographed in Washington, Monday April 23, 2018. The mystery behind the origins of a the pro-Saudi magazine that showed up on U.S. newsstands is growing amid revelations that the Saudi ...
    The mystery behind the origins of a fawning pro-Saudi magazine that laid down a red carpet for Crown Prince Mohammed's visit.More >
    The mystery behind the origins of a fawning pro-Saudi magazine that laid down a red carpet for Crown Prince Mohammed's visit.More >
  • Greece to investigate claims over UNICEF branch's finances

    Greece to investigate claims over UNICEF branch's finances

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 6:30 PM EDT2018-04-24 22:30:44 GMT
    A Greek prosecutor has ordered an investigation into allegations of financial mismanagement in the local branch of the U.N. children's agency, UNICEF.More >
    A Greek prosecutor has ordered an investigation into allegations of financial mismanagement in the local branch of the U.N. children's agency, UNICEF.More >
  • Deadliest mass slayings in recent Canadian history

    Deadliest mass slayings in recent Canadian history

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 6:30 PM EDT2018-04-24 22:30:02 GMT
    (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP). A man lays a flower at a memorial along Yonge Street, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Toronto, the day after a driver drove a van down sidewalks, striking and killing numerous pedestrians in his path.(Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP). A man lays a flower at a memorial along Yonge Street, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Toronto, the day after a driver drove a van down sidewalks, striking and killing numerous pedestrians in his path.
    Deadliest mass slayings in recent Canadian history.More >
    Deadliest mass slayings in recent Canadian history.More >
  • Justices say foreign business can't be sued under 1700s law

    Justices say foreign business can't be sued under 1700s law

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 6:29 PM EDT2018-04-24 22:29:58 GMT
    The justices voted 5-4 in favor of the Jordan-based Arab Bank. It was sued by Israeli victims of attacks in the West Bank and Gaza who claim that the bank helped finance the attacks. (Source: U.S Supreme Court)The justices voted 5-4 in favor of the Jordan-based Arab Bank. It was sued by Israeli victims of attacks in the West Bank and Gaza who claim that the bank helped finance the attacks. (Source: U.S Supreme Court)

    The Supreme Court says foreign businesses cannot be sued in U.S. courts by foreign victims of human rights abuses and extremist attacks.

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    The Supreme Court says foreign businesses cannot be sued in U.S. courts by foreign victims of human rights abuses and extremist attacks.

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  • UK judge rejects bid to take sick toddler Alfie Evans abroad

    UK judge rejects bid to take sick toddler Alfie Evans abroad

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 6:29 PM EDT2018-04-24 22:29:12 GMT
    The father of a terminally ill British toddler says the child is surviving after being taken off life support, surprising doctors who had argued he should be allowed to die.More >
    The father of a terminally ill British toddler says the child is surviving after being taken off life support, surprising doctors who had argued he should be allowed to die.More >
  • Mysterious mummy found in Iran could be father of last shah

    Mysterious mummy found in Iran could be father of last shah

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-04-24 22:23:23 GMT
    Discovery of mummified body in Tehran raises speculation it could be missing remains of late monarch Reza Shah Pahlavi.More >
    Discovery of mummified body in Tehran raises speculation it could be missing remains of late monarch Reza Shah Pahlavi.More >
  • Verdict looms into macabre death of Swedish journalist

    Verdict looms into macabre death of Swedish journalist

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 3:20 PM EDT2018-04-24 19:20:12 GMT
    (Jacob Ehrbahn/Ritzau Scanpix, File via AP). FILE - This is a Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, file photo of police technicians board Peter Madsen's submarine UC3 Nautilus on a pier in Copenhagen harbour, Denmark. One of the most talked-about and macabre court c...(Jacob Ehrbahn/Ritzau Scanpix, File via AP). FILE - This is a Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, file photo of police technicians board Peter Madsen's submarine UC3 Nautilus on a pier in Copenhagen harbour, Denmark. One of the most talked-about and macabre court c...
    Is Peter Madsen guilty of torturing and murdering Swedish journalist Kim Wall during a private submarine trip.More >
    Is Peter Madsen guilty of torturing and murdering Swedish journalist Kim Wall during a private submarine trip.More >
  • Macedonia: 8 million-year-old elephant-like remains found

    Macedonia: 8 million-year-old elephant-like remains found

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 3:19 PM EDT2018-04-24 19:19:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski). A member of a paleontologist team applies a liquid to protect a fossilized skeleton of extinct species of elephant, excavated at Dolni Disan, near Negotino, in central Macedonia, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Paleontologists from...(AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski). A member of a paleontologist team applies a liquid to protect a fossilized skeleton of extinct species of elephant, excavated at Dolni Disan, near Negotino, in central Macedonia, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Paleontologists from...
    Paleontologists from Bulgaria and Macedonia are excavating the fossilized remains of a prehistoric elephant believed to pre-date the mammoth, after its bones were discovered accidentally by a man working in a field.More >
    Paleontologists from Bulgaria and Macedonia are excavating the fossilized remains of a prehistoric elephant believed to pre-date the mammoth, after its bones were discovered accidentally by a man working in a field.More >
  • UN health agency: Hungarian scientist exposed to Ebola

    UN health agency: Hungarian scientist exposed to Ebola

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 3:08 PM EDT2018-04-24 19:08:50 GMT
    The World Health Organization says it has helped ship an experimental Ebola vaccine and drugs to treat a laboratory scientist in Hungary who caught the potentially deadly disease in an accident earlier this month.More >
    The World Health Organization says it has helped ship an experimental Ebola vaccine and drugs to treat a laboratory scientist in Hungary who caught the potentially deadly disease in an accident earlier this month.More >
  • EU official favors Western Balkans integration into the bloc

    EU official favors Western Balkans integration into the bloc

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 3:06 PM EDT2018-04-24 19:06:58 GMT
    A senior European Union official says that the road to membership in the bloc for Albania and Macedonia will be tough.More >
    A senior European Union official says that the road to membership in the bloc for Albania and Macedonia will be tough.More >
  • UN prosecutor seeks life term for Karadzic at appeal hearing

    UN prosecutor seeks life term for Karadzic at appeal hearing

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:20 PM EDT2018-04-24 18:20:34 GMT
    (Yves Herman, pool photo via AP). Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic arrives for the second day of his appeal at a U.N. court against his convictions on charges including genocide and crimes against humanity and his 40-year prison sentence in ...(Yves Herman, pool photo via AP). Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic arrives for the second day of his appeal at a U.N. court against his convictions on charges including genocide and crimes against humanity and his 40-year prison sentence in ...
    UN prosecution lawyer urges appeals judges to convict former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic on a second genocide count and increase his 40-year sentence for overseeing Serb atrocities during the Bosnian war...More >
    UN prosecution lawyer urges appeals judges to convict former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic on a second genocide count and increase his 40-year sentence for overseeing Serb atrocities during the Bosnian war to a life sentence.More >
  • Armenia's political transition unclear after PM's ouster

    Armenia's political transition unclear after PM's ouster

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:19 PM EDT2018-04-24 18:19:23 GMT
    ( Tigran Mehrabyan, PAN Photo via AP). Armenian officials lay flowers at the monument to the victims of mass killings by Ottoman Turks, to commemorate the 103rd anniversary of the genocide in Yerevan, Armenia, Tuesday, April 24, 2018.( Tigran Mehrabyan, PAN Photo via AP). Armenian officials lay flowers at the monument to the victims of mass killings by Ottoman Turks, to commemorate the 103rd anniversary of the genocide in Yerevan, Armenia, Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
    Both the Armenian government and the opposition are taking part in commemorative events to mark the massacre of 1.5 million Armenians a century ago by Ottoman Turks.More >
    Both the Armenian government and the opposition are taking part in commemorative events to mark the massacre of 1.5 million Armenians a century ago by Ottoman Turks.More >
  • Italian police seize weapons from Spain-bound rental car

    Italian police seize weapons from Spain-bound rental car

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:51 PM EDT2018-04-24 17:51:36 GMT
    Police in northern Italy found a small arsenal of Kalashnikovs, pistols and ammunition hidden in the trunk of a rental car and arrested the Bosnian man who was driving it.More >
    Police in northern Italy found a small arsenal of Kalashnikovs, pistols and ammunition hidden in the trunk of a rental car and arrested the Bosnian man who was driving it.More >
  • Spain eyes HQ of EU piracy mission amid Brexit planning

    Spain eyes HQ of EU piracy mission amid Brexit planning

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:31 PM EDT2018-04-24 17:31:45 GMT
    Spain looks set to take charge of the European Union's anti-piracy operation off Somalia despite a challenge from Italy, as EU countries continue to pick over the spoils left by Britain's departure from the bloc...More >
    Spain looks set to take charge of the European Union's anti-piracy operation off Somalia despite a challenge from Italy, as EU countries continue to pick over the spoils left by Britain's departure from the bloc next year.More >
  • German state orders crosses mounted at government buildings

    German state orders crosses mounted at government buildings

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:20 PM EDT2018-04-24 17:20:02 GMT
    (Peter Kneffel/dpa via AP). Markus Soeder, Governor of the German state of Bavaria, hangs up a cross at the entrance of the state chancellery in Munich, Germany, Tuesday, April 24, 2018.(Peter Kneffel/dpa via AP). Markus Soeder, Governor of the German state of Bavaria, hangs up a cross at the entrance of the state chancellery in Munich, Germany, Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
    Bavaria's conservative government is ordering Christian crosses to be placed at the entrance of all state administrative buildings.More >
    Bavaria's conservative government is ordering Christian crosses to be placed at the entrance of all state administrative buildings.More >
  • Italy's high court refuses to release migrant rescue ship

    Italy's high court refuses to release migrant rescue ship

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:50 PM EDT2018-04-24 16:50:46 GMT
    (Elio Desiderio/ANSA via AP). FILE -- In this photo taken on Aug. 2, 2017, the Iuventa ship of the German NGO Jugend Rettet is docked at Lampedusa' harbor, Italy. Italy’s highest court has rejected a request by  Jugend Rettet to release its migrant res...(Elio Desiderio/ANSA via AP). FILE -- In this photo taken on Aug. 2, 2017, the Iuventa ship of the German NGO Jugend Rettet is docked at Lampedusa' harbor, Italy. Italy’s highest court has rejected a request by Jugend Rettet to release its migrant res...
    Italy's highest court has rejected a request by a German group to release its migrant rescue boat seized eight months ago by prosecutors investigating allegations that non-governmental organizations colluded with...More >
    Italy's highest court has rejected a request by a German group to release its migrant rescue boat seized eight months ago by prosecutors investigating allegations that non-governmental organizations colluded with migrant smugglers.More >
  • Seeking aid abroad, Lebanon uproots Syrian refugees

    Seeking aid abroad, Lebanon uproots Syrian refugees

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:16 PM EDT2018-04-24 16:16:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein). This Monday, April 23, 2018 photo, Syrian refugee children play outside their family tents at a Syrian refugee camp in the town of Bar Elias, in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley. A leading international rights group and the U.N.'s refug...(AP Photo/Bilal Hussein). This Monday, April 23, 2018 photo, Syrian refugee children play outside their family tents at a Syrian refugee camp in the town of Bar Elias, in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley. A leading international rights group and the U.N.'s refug...
    Seeking aid abroad, Lebanon uproots Syrian refugees from camps and towns around the country.More >
    Seeking aid abroad, Lebanon uproots Syrian refugees from camps and towns around the country.More >
  • European rights court rejects case on terminally ill toddler

    European rights court rejects case on terminally ill toddler

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 11:58 AM EDT2018-04-24 15:58:33 GMT
    (Peter Byrne/PA via AP). Police block protesters from the entrance to Alder Hey Children's Hospital in Liverpool, England, Monday April 23, 2018  after the European Court of Human Rights rejected an appeal against the decision to end life-support for A...(Peter Byrne/PA via AP). Police block protesters from the entrance to Alder Hey Children's Hospital in Liverpool, England, Monday April 23, 2018 after the European Court of Human Rights rejected an appeal against the decision to end life-support for A...
    The European Court of Human Rights has rejected a case from a British mother and father who want to take their terminally ill toddler to Italy for treatment instead of allowing a hospital to remove him from life...More >
    The European Court of Human Rights has rejected a case from a British mother and father who want to take their terminally ill toddler to Italy for treatment instead of allowing a hospital to remove him from life support.More >
  • UK Supreme Court declines appeal from parents of ill toddler

    UK Supreme Court declines appeal from parents of ill toddler

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 11:48 AM EDT2018-04-24 15:48:37 GMT
    Britain's Supreme Court has declined to hear appeal by parents who want to take terminally ill toddler to Italy for treatment.More >
    Britain's Supreme Court has declined to hear appeal by parents who want to take terminally ill toddler to Italy for treatment.More >
  • AP Interview: Chile abuse whistleblower from pariah to VIP

    AP Interview: Chile abuse whistleblower from pariah to VIP

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 11:40 AM EDT2018-04-24 15:40:10 GMT
    AP Interview: Whistleblower in Chile's clerical sex abuse scandal says ahead of audience that he will urge the pope to get rid of the "toxic" bishops and cardinals who have defamed and discredited him and other...More >
    AP Interview: Whistleblower in Chile's clerical sex abuse scandal says ahead of audience that he will urge the pope to get rid of the "toxic" bishops and cardinals who have defamed and discredited him and other abuse survivors around the world.More >
  • Icelandic fugitive in bitcoin heist arrested in Amsterdam

    Icelandic fugitive in bitcoin heist arrested in Amsterdam

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 10:35 AM EDT2018-04-24 14:35:10 GMT
    Police in Amsterdam have arrested an Icelandic fugitive suspected of masterminding the theft of hundreds of computers used to mine bitcoins and other virtual currencies.More >
    Police in Amsterdam have arrested an Icelandic fugitive suspected of masterminding the theft of hundreds of computers used to mine bitcoins and other virtual currencies.More >
  • French billionaire detained in Africa corruption probe

    French billionaire detained in Africa corruption probe

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 10:17 AM EDT2018-04-24 14:17:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon, File). FILE - In this Oct.8, 2014 file photo, France's Vincent Bollore, head of the Bollore Group, sits in a customized Autolib electric car in Paris. French billionaire Vincent Bollore has been detained for questioning in an ...(AP Photo/Jacques Brinon, File). FILE - In this Oct.8, 2014 file photo, France's Vincent Bollore, head of the Bollore Group, sits in a customized Autolib electric car in Paris. French billionaire Vincent Bollore has been detained for questioning in an ...
    French billionaire Vincent Bollore has been detained for questioning in an investigation into alleged corruption in lucrative port deals in Africa.More >
    French billionaire Vincent Bollore has been detained for questioning in an investigation into alleged corruption in lucrative port deals in Africa.More >
  • Suffragist first woman to get statue outside UK Parliament

    Suffragist first woman to get statue outside UK Parliament

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 10:10 AM EDT2018-04-24 14:10:51 GMT
    British Prime Minister Theresa May has helped unveil a statue of women's rights campaigner Millicent Fawcett outside Britain's Parliament.More >
    British Prime Minister Theresa May has helped unveil a statue of women's rights campaigner Millicent Fawcett outside Britain's Parliament.More >
  • Afghan officials: Taliban attacks kill 11 troops, policemen

    Afghan officials: Taliban attacks kill 11 troops, policemen

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 9:39 AM EDT2018-04-24 13:39:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul). Men carry the coffin of a relative who died in Sunday's suicide attack at a voter registration center, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, April 23, 2018. Taliban attacks in western Afghanistan killed 14 soldiers and policemen on Mond...(AP Photo/Rahmat Gul). Men carry the coffin of a relative who died in Sunday's suicide attack at a voter registration center, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, April 23, 2018. Taliban attacks in western Afghanistan killed 14 soldiers and policemen on Mond...
    Afghan officials: Taliban attacks kill at least 9 Afghan soldiers and policemen, latest in particularly deadly week.More >
    Afghan officials: Taliban attacks kill at least 9 Afghan soldiers and policemen, latest in particularly deadly week.More >
  • New Zealand leader triumphs abroad, faces pressures at home

    New Zealand leader triumphs abroad, faces pressures at home

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 9:30 AM EDT2018-04-24 13:30:17 GMT
    (Daniel Leal-Olivas/Pool via AP, File). FILE - In this April 19, 2018 file photo, New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her partner Clarke Gayford arrive in the East Gallery at Buckingham Palace in London as Queen Elizabeth II hosts a dinner ...(Daniel Leal-Olivas/Pool via AP, File). FILE - In this April 19, 2018 file photo, New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her partner Clarke Gayford arrive in the East Gallery at Buckingham Palace in London as Queen Elizabeth II hosts a dinner ...
    New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern returns triumphant this week from a trip to Europe but still faces political pressures at home.More >
    New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern returns triumphant this week from a trip to Europe but still faces political pressures at home.More >
  • Suspect in Vietnamese kidnapping goes on trial in Berlin

    Suspect in Vietnamese kidnapping goes on trial in Berlin

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 9:29 AM EDT2018-04-24 13:29:44 GMT
    A Vietnamese man charged with involvement in the kidnapping of a former Vietnamese oil executive in Berlin has gone on trial in the German capital.More >
    A Vietnamese man charged with involvement in the kidnapping of a former Vietnamese oil executive in Berlin has gone on trial in the German capital.More >
  • Defense arguments start in German neo-Nazi murder trial

    Defense arguments start in German neo-Nazi murder trial

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 9:29 AM EDT2018-04-24 13:29:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, Pool). In this Tuesday, March 13, 2018 photo terror suspect Beate Zschaepe, center, arrives in a court room between her lawyers Hermann Borchert, left, and Mathias Grasel, right, in Munich, Germany. The lawyers for the main...(AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, Pool). In this Tuesday, March 13, 2018 photo terror suspect Beate Zschaepe, center, arrives in a court room between her lawyers Hermann Borchert, left, and Mathias Grasel, right, in Munich, Germany. The lawyers for the main...
    Lawyers for the main defendant in a high-profile neo-Nazi murder trial have begun their closing arguments, five years after proceedings opened.More >
    Lawyers for the main defendant in a high-profile neo-Nazi murder trial have begun their closing arguments, five years after proceedings opened.More >
  • Romania: Leader faces misconduct charges in court hearing

    Romania: Leader faces misconduct charges in court hearing

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 9:20 AM EDT2018-04-24 13:20:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda, File). FILE- In this Thursday, June 15, 2017, file photo, the chairman of the Social Democratic Party Liviu Dragnea wipes his eye during a press conference in Bucharest, Romania. Romania's most powerful politician heads for the ...(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda, File). FILE- In this Thursday, June 15, 2017, file photo, the chairman of the Social Democratic Party Liviu Dragnea wipes his eye during a press conference in Bucharest, Romania. Romania's most powerful politician heads for the ...
    Romania's most powerful politician heads for the final hearing in a corruption case, days after the U.S. State Department said corrupt practices remain widespread at every level of government in the European Union...More >
    Romania's most powerful politician heads for the final hearing in a corruption case, days after the U.S. State Department said corrupt practices remain widespread at every level of government in the European Union member.More >
  • North Korea's Kim meets Chinese envoy after deadly bus crash

    North Korea's Kim meets Chinese envoy after deadly bus crash

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 8:57 AM EDT2018-04-24 12:57:08 GMT
    (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP). In this Monday, April 23, 2018, photo provided Tuesday, April 24, 2018, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, meets China's ambassador to North Korea Li Jinjun, se...(Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP). In this Monday, April 23, 2018, photo provided Tuesday, April 24, 2018, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, meets China's ambassador to North Korea Li Jinjun, se...
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has met with China's ambassador at a hospital where Chinese tourists were being treated after a deadly bus crash.More >
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has met with China's ambassador at a hospital where Chinese tourists were being treated after a deadly bus crash.More >
  • Russia adds Google IPs to registry of banned sites

    Russia adds Google IPs to registry of banned sites

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 8:20 AM EDT2018-04-24 12:20:48 GMT
    Russia's communications watchdog agency says it is adding some Google IP addresses to the state register of banned sites, as a dispute over a banned messaging app intensifies.More >
    Russia's communications watchdog agency says it is adding some Google IP addresses to the state register of banned sites, as a dispute over a banned messaging app intensifies.More >
  • Corrupt Indonesia politician sentenced to 15 years in prison

    Corrupt Indonesia politician sentenced to 15 years in prison

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 8:07 AM EDT2018-04-24 12:07:47 GMT
    An Indonesian court sentenced a senior politician to 15 years in prison for his role in the theft of $170 million of public money by officials, a victory for anti-corruption police fighting the country's rampant...More >
    An Indonesian court sentenced a senior politician to 15 years in prison for his role in the theft of $170 million of public money by officials, a victory for anti-corruption police fighting the country's rampant graft.More >
  • Dozens injured after earthquake in southeast Turkey

    Dozens injured after earthquake in southeast Turkey

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 8:07 AM EDT2018-04-24 12:07:41 GMT
    Turkish officials say an earthquake shook southeastern Turkey, lightly injuring dozens and causing damage to buildings.More >
    Turkish officials say an earthquake shook southeastern Turkey, lightly injuring dozens and causing damage to buildings.More >
  • Armenia's leader quits amid protests, saying 'I was wrong'

    Armenia's leader quits amid protests, saying 'I was wrong'

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:28 AM EDT2018-04-24 11:28:45 GMT
    (Karo Sahakyan/PAN Photo via AP). Yerevan residents celebrate Armenian Prime Minister's Serzh Sargsyan's resignation in Yerevan, Armenia, Monday, April 23, 2018. Sargsyan resigned unexpectedly on Monday, an apparent move to bring to an end massive anti...(Karo Sahakyan/PAN Photo via AP). Yerevan residents celebrate Armenian Prime Minister's Serzh Sargsyan's resignation in Yerevan, Armenia, Monday, April 23, 2018. Sargsyan resigned unexpectedly on Monday, an apparent move to bring to an end massive anti...
    Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan resigned unexpectedly Monday to quell massive anti-government protests over what critics feared was his effort to seize power for life.More >
    Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan resigned unexpectedly Monday to quell massive anti-government protests over what critics feared was his effort to seize power for life.More >
  • German Jewish leader advises against skullcaps in cities

    German Jewish leader advises against skullcaps in cities

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:06 AM EDT2018-04-24 11:06:54 GMT
    Germany's main Jewish leader says he would advise people visiting big cities against wearing Jewish skullcaps, following a street assault last week on two young men wearing them.More >
    Germany's main Jewish leader says he would advise people visiting big cities against wearing Jewish skullcaps, following a street assault last week on two young men wearing them.More >
  • UK calls on social media firms to better protect children

    UK calls on social media firms to better protect children

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 5:50 AM EDT2018-04-24 09:50:43 GMT
    Britain's health secretary has threatened to introduce new laws targeting online social media companies if they don't do more to protect children.More >
    Britain's health secretary has threatened to introduce new laws targeting online social media companies if they don't do more to protect children.More >
  • Prince charming: Kate gives birth to boy, home by suppertime

    Prince charming: Kate gives birth to boy, home by suppertime

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:28 AM EDT2018-04-24 08:28:04 GMT
    Kensington Palace says Prince William's wife, the Duchess of Cambridge has entered a London hospital to give birth to the couple's third child.More >
    Kensington Palace says Prince William's wife, the Duchess of Cambridge has entered a London hospital to give birth to the couple's third child.More >
  • US won't ease sanctions without action by NKorea on nukes

    US won't ease sanctions without action by NKorea on nukes

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:09 AM EDT2018-04-24 08:09:15 GMT
    The White House says North Korea won't get relief from sanctions until it takes "concrete action" toward denuclearization.More >
    The White House says North Korea won't get relief from sanctions until it takes "concrete action" toward denuclearization.More >
  • Saudi-led airstrike at Yemen wedding killed at least 20

    Saudi-led airstrike at Yemen wedding killed at least 20

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 3:18 AM EDT2018-04-24 07:18:53 GMT
    A Yemeni health official said the bride was among the dead. (Source: Raycom Media)A Yemeni health official said the bride was among the dead. (Source: Raycom Media)

    Yemen health officials: Saudi-led coalition bombed a wedding in northern Yemen on Sunday, killing at least 15.

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    Yemen health officials: Saudi-led coalition bombed a wedding in northern Yemen on Sunday, killing at least 15.

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  • Prosecutor: Danish submarine inventor could kill again

    Prosecutor: Danish submarine inventor could kill again

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:28 AM EDT2018-04-24 06:28:43 GMT
    (Nikolai Linares/Ritzau Scanpix via AP). This photo shows the Copenhagen City Council which holds the penultimate hearing in the case against Peter Madsen, in Copenhagen, Denmark Monday, April 23, 2018. Peter Madsen is charged with murdering and dismem...(Nikolai Linares/Ritzau Scanpix via AP). This photo shows the Copenhagen City Council which holds the penultimate hearing in the case against Peter Madsen, in Copenhagen, Denmark Monday, April 23, 2018. Peter Madsen is charged with murdering and dismem...
    The prosecution in the murder trial of a Danish inventor accused of torturing and killing a Swedish journalist during a private submarine trip says there is "a risk that he that can commit the same kind of crime...More >
    The prosecution in the murder trial of a Danish inventor accused of torturing and killing a Swedish journalist during a private submarine trip says there is "a risk that he that can commit the same kind of crime again.".More >
  • Van plows into Toronto sidewalk, killing 10 and injuring 15

    Van plows into Toronto sidewalk, killing 10 and injuring 15

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:59 AM EDT2018-04-24 05:59:46 GMT
    (Aaron Vincent Elkaim/The Canadian Press via AP). Police officers stand by a covered body in Toronto after a van mounted a sidewalk and crashed into a crowd of pedestrians on Monday, April 23, 2018. The van apparently jumped a curb Monday in a busy int...(Aaron Vincent Elkaim/The Canadian Press via AP). Police officers stand by a covered body in Toronto after a van mounted a sidewalk and crashed into a crowd of pedestrians on Monday, April 23, 2018. The van apparently jumped a curb Monday in a busy int...
    A rented van plowed down a crowded Toronto sidewalk, killing 10 people and injuring 15 before the driver fled and was quickly arrested in a confrontation with police.More >
    A rented van plowed down a crowded Toronto sidewalk, killing 10 people and injuring 15 before the driver fled and was quickly arrested in a confrontation with police.More >
  • The Latest: US offers condolences over Toronto van rampage

    The Latest: US offers condolences over Toronto van rampage

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:09 AM EDT2018-04-24 05:09:07 GMT
    (Aaron Vincent Elkaim/The Canadian Press via AP). A injured person is put into the back of an ambulance in Toronto after a van mounted a sidewalk crashing into a crowd  of pedestrians on Monday, April 23, 2018. The van apparently jumped a curb Monday i...(Aaron Vincent Elkaim/The Canadian Press via AP). A injured person is put into the back of an ambulance in Toronto after a van mounted a sidewalk crashing into a crowd of pedestrians on Monday, April 23, 2018. The van apparently jumped a curb Monday i...
    Toronto's police chief says an incident in which a rented van smashed into pedestrians appeared to have been deliberate.More >
    Toronto's police chief says an incident in which a rented van smashed into pedestrians appeared to have been deliberate.More >
  • S.Korea halts propaganda broadcasts before summit with North

    S.Korea halts propaganda broadcasts before summit with North

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:38 AM EDT2018-04-24 04:38:14 GMT
    South Korea says it has halted anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts on the border ahead of inter-Korean talks this week.More >
    South Korea says it has halted anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts on the border ahead of inter-Korean talks this week.More >
  • Volcano in southern Japan erupts for 1st time in 250 years

    Volcano in southern Japan erupts for 1st time in 250 years

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-04-24 04:31:39 GMT
    (Kyodo News via AP). CORRECTS YEAR - In this April 19, 2018, photo, volcanic smoke billows from Mt. Io, foreground, part of the Kirishima mountain range on Japan’s southern main island of Kyushu, taken over Ebino city, Miyazaki prefecture. The Meteorol...(Kyodo News via AP). CORRECTS YEAR - In this April 19, 2018, photo, volcanic smoke billows from Mt. Io, foreground, part of the Kirishima mountain range on Japan’s southern main island of Kyushu, taken over Ebino city, Miyazaki prefecture. The Meteorol...
    A volcano in southern Japan has erupted for the first time in 250 years, and the authorities have set up a no-go zone around the mountain.More >
    A volcano in southern Japan has erupted for the first time in 250 years, and the authorities have set up a no-go zone around the mountain.More >
  • Jailed Egyptian photojournalist wins UN press freedom prize

    Jailed Egyptian photojournalist wins UN press freedom prize

    Monday, April 23 2018 10:09 PM EDT2018-04-24 02:09:18 GMT
    (Lobna Tarek/El Shorouk Newspaper via AP, File ). FILE - In this Thursday, May 14, 2015 file photo, Egyptian photojournalist Mahmoud Abou Zeid, known by his nickname Shawkan, appears before a judge for the first time after spending more than 600 days i...(Lobna Tarek/El Shorouk Newspaper via AP, File ). FILE - In this Thursday, May 14, 2015 file photo, Egyptian photojournalist Mahmoud Abou Zeid, known by his nickname Shawkan, appears before a judge for the first time after spending more than 600 days i...
    The United Nations' cultural agency has ignored warnings from Egypt and awarded the World Press Freedom Prize to an imprisoned Egyptian photographer.More >
    The United Nations' cultural agency has ignored warnings from Egypt and awarded the World Press Freedom Prize to an imprisoned Egyptian photographer.More >
  • The Latest: Toronto cops say van incident looked deliberate

    The Latest: Toronto cops say van incident looked deliberate

    Monday, April 23 2018 9:59 PM EDT2018-04-24 01:59:06 GMT
    (Aaron Vincent Elkaim/The Canadian Press via AP). A body lies covered on the sidewalk in Toronto after a van mounted a sidewalk crashing into a number of pedestrians on Monday, April 23, 2018.A van apparently jumped a curb Monday in a busy intersection...(Aaron Vincent Elkaim/The Canadian Press via AP). A body lies covered on the sidewalk in Toronto after a van mounted a sidewalk crashing into a number of pedestrians on Monday, April 23, 2018.A van apparently jumped a curb Monday in a busy intersection...
    Toronto's police chief says an incident in which a rented van smashed into pedestrians appeared to have been deliberate.More >
    Toronto's police chief says an incident in which a rented van smashed into pedestrians appeared to have been deliberate.More >
  • Van kills 10 and injures 15 in Toronto; driver in custody

    Van kills 10 and injures 15 in Toronto; driver in custody

    Monday, April 23 2018 9:57 PM EDT2018-04-24 01:57:02 GMT
    Police in Canada say the van that struck eight to 10 pedestrians in north Toronto has been found and the driver is in custody.More >
    Police in Canada say the van that struck eight to 10 pedestrians in north Toronto has been found and the driver is in custody.More >
  • The Latest: Toronto police report 10th death in van incident

    The Latest: Toronto police report 10th death in van incident

    Monday, April 23 2018 9:46 PM EDT2018-04-24 01:46:36 GMT
    (Aaron Vincent Elkaim/The Canadian Press via AP). Police officers stand by a covered body in Toronto after a van mounted a sidewalk and crashed into a crowd of pedestrians on Monday, April 23, 2018. The van apparently jumped a curb Monday in a busy int...(Aaron Vincent Elkaim/The Canadian Press via AP). Police officers stand by a covered body in Toronto after a van mounted a sidewalk and crashed into a crowd of pedestrians on Monday, April 23, 2018. The van apparently jumped a curb Monday in a busy int...
    A Toronto police official says nine people have been killed and 16 injured from a van that jumped onto a sidewalk and struck pedestrians in the north part of the city.More >
    A Toronto police official says nine people have been killed and 16 injured from a van that jumped onto a sidewalk and struck pedestrians in the north part of the city.More >
  • UK man convicted of hate crime for Nazi-salute dog video

    UK man convicted of hate crime for Nazi-salute dog video

    Monday, April 23 2018 9:40 PM EDT2018-04-24 01:40:19 GMT
    A Scottish man who filmed a dog appearing to give Nazi salutes has been convicted of a hate crime and fined.More >
    A Scottish man who filmed a dog appearing to give Nazi salutes has been convicted of a hate crime and fined.More >
  • US raises Nicaragua threat level, pulls diplomats' families

    US raises Nicaragua threat level, pulls diplomats' families

    Monday, April 23 2018 7:47 PM EDT2018-04-23 23:47:58 GMT
    The United States is shutting down routine operations at its embassy in Nicaragua and pulling out some if its employees amid a string of deadly protests.More >
    The United States is shutting down routine operations at its embassy in Nicaragua and pulling out some if its employees amid a string of deadly protests.More >
  • UN health agency: Dengue vaccine shouldn't be used widely

    UN health agency: Dengue vaccine shouldn't be used widely

    Monday, April 23 2018 5:58 PM EDT2018-04-23 21:58:07 GMT
    The World Health Organization says that the first-ever vaccine for dengue needs to be dealt with in "a much safer way" and mostly given to people previously infected with the disease.More >
    The World Health Organization says that the first-ever vaccine for dengue needs to be dealt with in "a much safer way" and mostly given to people previously infected with the disease.More >
  • The Latest: Canada official: Too soon for van crash motive

    The Latest: Canada official: Too soon for van crash motive

    Monday, April 23 2018 5:38 PM EDT2018-04-23 21:38:53 GMT
    (Aaron Vincent Elkaim/The Canadian Press via AP). A police officer takes pictures of the scene as emergency services close Yonge Street in Toronto after a van mounted a sidewalk crashing into a crowd of pedestrians on Monday, April 23, 2018. The van ap...(Aaron Vincent Elkaim/The Canadian Press via AP). A police officer takes pictures of the scene as emergency services close Yonge Street in Toronto after a van mounted a sidewalk crashing into a crowd of pedestrians on Monday, April 23, 2018. The van ap...
    Canada's minister of public safety says it's too soon to say whether the crash of a van into pedestrians in Toronto is a case of international terrorism.More >
    Canada's minister of public safety says it's too soon to say whether the crash of a van into pedestrians in Toronto is a case of international terrorism.More >
  • The Latest: White House spokeswoman can relate to Kate

    The Latest: White House spokeswoman can relate to Kate

    Monday, April 23 2018 4:59 PM EDT2018-04-23 20:59:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). Royal fans John Loughrey, right, and Terry Hutt pose for a photo opposite the Lindo wing at St Mary's Hospital in London London, Monday, April 23, 2018. Kensington Palace says Prince William's wife, the Duchess of Cambri...(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). Royal fans John Loughrey, right, and Terry Hutt pose for a photo opposite the Lindo wing at St Mary's Hospital in London London, Monday, April 23, 2018. Kensington Palace says Prince William's wife, the Duchess of Cambri...
    Kensington Palace says the Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to her third child, a boy weighing 8 pounds, 7 ounces (3.8 kilograms).More >
    Kensington Palace says the Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to her third child, a boy weighing 8 pounds, 7 ounces (3.8 kilograms).More >
  • Canada police: Van hits at least 8 people in Toronto

    Canada police: Van hits at least 8 people in Toronto

    Monday, April 23 2018 4:47 PM EDT2018-04-23 20:47:41 GMT
    Canada police say a van in Toronto has struck at least 8 people, but cause and extent of injuries unknown.More >
    Canada police say a van in Toronto has struck at least 8 people, but cause and extent of injuries unknown.More >
  • EU trade chief says Merkel, Macron will push Trump on steel

    EU trade chief says Merkel, Macron will push Trump on steel

    Monday, April 23 2018 4:36 PM EDT2018-04-23 20:36:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). European Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmstrom speaks during a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels on Monday, April 23, 2018. EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom says that German Chancellor Angela Merkel and...(AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). European Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmstrom speaks during a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels on Monday, April 23, 2018. EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom says that German Chancellor Angela Merkel and...
    The EU trade chief says that German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron will press Trump this week to exempt the 28-member bloc permanently from planned U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs.More >
    The EU trade chief says that German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron will press Trump this week to exempt the 28-member bloc permanently from planned U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs.More >
  • Organizers: Basque event next month to bring lasting peace

    Organizers: Basque event next month to bring lasting peace

    Monday, April 23 2018 3:19 PM EDT2018-04-23 19:19:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bob Edme). Anais Funosas of France, centre, spokeswoman of the Basque movement Bake Bidea delivers a speech during a press conference in Bayonne, southwestern France, to announce an international event to advance the resolution of the conflic...(AP Photo/Bob Edme). Anais Funosas of France, centre, spokeswoman of the Basque movement Bake Bidea delivers a speech during a press conference in Bayonne, southwestern France, to announce an international event to advance the resolution of the conflic...
    Basque civil society groups and international observers say an event next month in southern France will be key to ending the Basque conflict.More >
    Basque civil society groups and international observers say an event next month in southern France will be key to ending the Basque conflict.More >
  • The Latest: Armenia opposition to demand snap election

    The Latest: Armenia opposition to demand snap election

    Monday, April 23 2018 3:09 PM EDT2018-04-23 19:09:57 GMT
    (Hrant Khactaryan/PAN Photo via AP). People celebrate Armenian Prime Minister's Serzh Sargsyan's resignation in Republic Square in Yerevan, Armenia, Monday, April 23, 2018. Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan resigned unexpectedly on Monday to quell...(Hrant Khactaryan/PAN Photo via AP). People celebrate Armenian Prime Minister's Serzh Sargsyan's resignation in Republic Square in Yerevan, Armenia, Monday, April 23, 2018. Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan resigned unexpectedly on Monday to quell...
    Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinian says opposition activists want to meet with the acting prime minister to discuss a "peaceful transfer of power.".More >
    Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinian says opposition activists want to meet with the acting prime minister to discuss a "peaceful transfer of power.".More >
  • Germany takes 10,000 refugees from UN resettlement program

    Germany takes 10,000 refugees from UN resettlement program

    Monday, April 23 2018 2:39 PM EDT2018-04-23 18:39:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Sohn). Filippo Grandi, left, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, gestures during a joint statement with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, prior to a meeting in Berlin, Germany, Monday, April 23, 2018.(AP Photo/Michael Sohn). Filippo Grandi, left, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, gestures during a joint statement with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, prior to a meeting in Berlin, Germany, Monday, April 23, 2018.
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the country will take in some 10,000 migrants who were selected by the United Nations' refugee agency.More >
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the country will take in some 10,000 migrants who were selected by the United Nations' refugee agency.More >
  • Greek police arrest 120 migrants after violence by islanders

    Greek police arrest 120 migrants after violence by islanders

    Monday, April 23 2018 2:30 PM EDT2018-04-23 18:30:30 GMT
    (Eurokinissi via AP). In this Sunday, April 22, 2018 photo, riot police try to keep local protesters away from migrants during clashes at the port of Mytilene, Greece. Authorities on the Greek island of Lesbos say at least 10 people were hospitalized a...(Eurokinissi via AP). In this Sunday, April 22, 2018 photo, riot police try to keep local protesters away from migrants during clashes at the port of Mytilene, Greece. Authorities on the Greek island of Lesbos say at least 10 people were hospitalized a...
    Police on the eastern Greek island of Lesbos have arrested 120 asylum-seekers for illegal camping, following overnight violence by local residents trying to end their five-day sit-in protest in the heart of the...More >
    Police on the eastern Greek island of Lesbos have arrested 120 asylum-seekers for illegal camping, following overnight violence by local residents trying to end their five-day sit-in protest in the heart of the island capital.More >
  • Johnson: G7 officials focus on Russia's 'malign' behavior

    Johnson: G7 officials focus on Russia's 'malign' behavior

    Monday, April 23 2018 2:29 PM EDT2018-04-23 18:29:46 GMT
    (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP). Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland poses for a photo with her British counterpart Boris Johnson before a reception for G7 foreign ministers at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto on Sunday, April 22, 20...(Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP). Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland poses for a photo with her British counterpart Boris Johnson before a reception for G7 foreign ministers at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto on Sunday, April 22, 20...
    British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says top officials from the G7 nations are focusing on what he describes as a broad range of "malign" behavior.More >
    British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says top officials from the G7 nations are focusing on what he describes as a broad range of "malign" behavior.More >
  • Dutch lawyer seeks Qatari compensation for terror victims

    Dutch lawyer seeks Qatari compensation for terror victims

    Monday, April 23 2018 1:27 PM EDT2018-04-23 17:27:26 GMT
    Prominent human rights lawyer demands Qatar set up compensation fund for Dutch-based victims of an al-Qaida-linked Syrian terror group.More >
    Prominent human rights lawyer demands Qatar set up compensation fund for Dutch-based victims of an al-Qaida-linked Syrian terror group.More >
  • Political overtone at Catalan celebration of patron saint

    Political overtone at Catalan celebration of patron saint

    Monday, April 23 2018 1:19 PM EDT2018-04-23 17:19:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti). People place yellow roses on a memorial for jailed separatists, whom independence supporters consider to be political prisoners, as Catalans celebrate the day of their patron saint, Spain, Monday, April 23, 2018. One of the...(AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti). People place yellow roses on a memorial for jailed separatists, whom independence supporters consider to be political prisoners, as Catalans celebrate the day of their patron saint, Spain, Monday, April 23, 2018. One of the...
    Hundreds of Catalans are leaving yellow roses at a central Barcelona square in support of jailed separatists they view as political prisoners in their campaign to break away from Spain.More >
    Hundreds of Catalans are leaving yellow roses at a central Barcelona square in support of jailed separatists they view as political prisoners in their campaign to break away from Spain.More >
  • The Latest: Yemen rebels say strike kills senior official

    The Latest: Yemen rebels say strike kills senior official

    Monday, April 23 2018 12:59 PM EDT2018-04-23 16:59:07 GMT
    Yemen's Houthi rebels say their acting head of state has been killed in an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition.More >
    Yemen's Houthi rebels say their acting head of state has been killed in an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition.More >
  • Syrian troops look to isolate IS in Damascus battle

    Syrian troops look to isolate IS in Damascus battle

    Monday, April 23 2018 12:51 PM EDT2018-04-23 16:51:03 GMT
    (SANA via AP). In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, smoke rises after Syrian government airstrikes and shelling hit in Hajar al-Aswad neighborhood held by Islamic State militants, southern Damascus, Syria, Sunday, April 22, 2...(SANA via AP). In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, smoke rises after Syrian government airstrikes and shelling hit in Hajar al-Aswad neighborhood held by Islamic State militants, southern Damascus, Syria, Sunday, April 22, 2...
    Syrian state media says government forces, allies press offensive against Islamic State group in southern Damascus.More >
    Syrian state media says government forces, allies press offensive against Islamic State group in southern Damascus.More >
  • Attacks on South Sudan health facilities, workers increasing

    Attacks on South Sudan health facilities, workers increasing

    Monday, April 23 2018 12:50 PM EDT2018-04-23 16:50:30 GMT
    Attacks on South Sudan health facilities, workers increasing, leaving many without care to die.More >
    Attacks on South Sudan health facilities, workers increasing, leaving many without care to die.More >
  • Italy turns to 5-Stars to lead talks to end impasse

    Italy turns to 5-Stars to lead talks to end impasse

    Monday, April 23 2018 12:38 PM EDT2018-04-23 16:38:30 GMT
    (Nicola Lanese/ANSA via AP). Leader of the Five-Star Movement, Luigi Di Maio, talks during a rally for the closing of the electoral campaign for elections in the region of Molise, in Campobasso, Italy, Friday, April 20, 2018.(Nicola Lanese/ANSA via AP). Leader of the Five-Star Movement, Luigi Di Maio, talks during a rally for the closing of the electoral campaign for elections in the region of Molise, in Campobasso, Italy, Friday, April 20, 2018.
    Italy's president is launching another round of consultations to try to overcome the impasse from inconclusive March 4 elections, and he's expected to turn to the populist 5-Star Movement to head up talks.More >
    Italy's president is launching another round of consultations to try to overcome the impasse from inconclusive March 4 elections, and he's expected to turn to the populist 5-Star Movement to head up talks.More >
  • US builds drone base in Niger, crossroads of extremism fight

    US builds drone base in Niger, crossroads of extremism fight

    Monday, April 23 2018 12:38 PM EDT2018-04-23 16:38:26 GMT
    US quietly builds drone base in Niger, crossroads of growing extremism fight in Africa's Sahel.More >
    US quietly builds drone base in Niger, crossroads of growing extremism fight in Africa's Sahel.More >
  • Afghan officials: Taliban attacks kill 14 troops, policemen

    Afghan officials: Taliban attacks kill 14 troops, policemen

    Monday, April 23 2018 12:31 PM EDT2018-04-23 16:31:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul). An Afghan police officer stands outside a voter registration center which was attacked by a suicide bomber in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, April 22, 2018. Gen. Daud Amin, the Kabul police chief, said the suicide bomber targeted ci...(AP Photo/Rahmat Gul). An Afghan police officer stands outside a voter registration center which was attacked by a suicide bomber in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, April 22, 2018. Gen. Daud Amin, the Kabul police chief, said the suicide bomber targeted ci...
    Afghan officials say Taliban attacks on soldiers and police in western Badghis province have killed 14 troops, policemen.More >
    Afghan officials say Taliban attacks on soldiers and police in western Badghis province have killed 14 troops, policemen.More >
  • Why French globalist Macron is befriending nationalist Trump

    Why French globalist Macron is befriending nationalist Trump

    Monday, April 23 2018 12:07 PM EDT2018-04-23 16:07:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this May 25, 2017 file photo, US President Donald Trump, shakes hands with French President Emmanuel Macron, right, during a meeting at the U.S. Embassy in Brussels. Macron arrives Monday April 23, 2018 in Washing...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this May 25, 2017 file photo, US President Donald Trump, shakes hands with French President Emmanuel Macron, right, during a meeting at the U.S. Embassy in Brussels. Macron arrives Monday April 23, 2018 in Washing...
    French President Emmanuel Macron is bringing an environmentally friendly gift to the White House when he visits U.S. President Donald Trump this week: a tree sapling.More >
    French President Emmanuel Macron is bringing an environmentally friendly gift to the White House when he visits U.S. President Donald Trump this week: a tree sapling.More >
  • Karadzic launches appeal against UN war crimes convictions

    Karadzic launches appeal against UN war crimes convictions

    Monday, April 23 2018 11:48 AM EDT2018-04-23 15:48:42 GMT
    (Yves Herman, pool photo via AP). Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, center, talks to his lawyers as he arrives to open his appeal at a U.N. court against his convictions on charges including genocide and crimes against humanity and his 40-ye...(Yves Herman, pool photo via AP). Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, center, talks to his lawyers as he arrives to open his appeal at a U.N. court against his convictions on charges including genocide and crimes against humanity and his 40-ye...
    Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic insists Serb forces acted in self-defense during Bosnia's bloody 1992-95 conflict as he calls on appeals judges to overturn his multiple convictions and 40-year sentence...More >
    Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic insists Serb forces acted in self-defense during Bosnia's bloody 1992-95 conflict as he calls on appeals judges to overturn his multiple convictions and 40-year sentence for masterminding Serb atrocities.More >
  • Macron to push Trump on Iran deal, says there's no 'Plan B'

    Macron to push Trump on Iran deal, says there's no 'Plan B'

    Monday, April 23 2018 11:21 AM EDT2018-04-23 15:21:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michel Euler). France's President Emmanuel Macron walks out of the lobby of the Elysee Palace in Paris, Friday, April 20, 2018, to welcome Senegalese President Macky Sall. Senegalese President Macky Sall is in France for a five-day visit.(AP Photo/Michel Euler). France's President Emmanuel Macron walks out of the lobby of the Elysee Palace in Paris, Friday, April 20, 2018, to welcome Senegalese President Macky Sall. Senegalese President Macky Sall is in France for a five-day visit.

    French President Emmanuel Macron is urging U.S. President Donald Trump to stick with the Iranian nuclear accord, arguing that there's no "Plan B".

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    French President Emmanuel Macron is urging U.S. President Donald Trump to stick with the Iranian nuclear accord, arguing that there's no "Plan B".

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  • Turin fixes legal loophole, registers babies of gay parents

    Turin fixes legal loophole, registers babies of gay parents

    Monday, April 23 2018 11:20 AM EDT2018-04-23 15:20:31 GMT
    The Italian city of Turin has moved to fill a legal loophole by registering three babies born to gay parents who conceived abroad via artificial insemination.More >
    The Italian city of Turin has moved to fill a legal loophole by registering three babies born to gay parents who conceived abroad via artificial insemination.More >
  • 36 dead, mostly Chinese, in North Korea traffic accident

    36 dead, mostly Chinese, in North Korea traffic accident

    Monday, April 23 2018 10:49 AM EDT2018-04-23 14:49:23 GMT
    The crash occurred Sunday night in North Hwanghae province, south of Pyongyang, North Korea's capital. (Source: AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)The crash occurred Sunday night in North Hwanghae province, south of Pyongyang, North Korea's capital. (Source: AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    China's foreign ministry says a large number of Chinese tourists have been killed and injured in a "major traffic accident" in North Korea.

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    China's foreign ministry says a large number of Chinese tourists have been killed and injured in a "major traffic accident" in North Korea.

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  • Malaysia releases images of suspects in Palestinian killing

    Malaysia releases images of suspects in Palestinian killing

    Monday, April 23 2018 10:38 AM EDT2018-04-23 14:38:32 GMT
    (AP Photo). Inspector General of Royal Malaysian Police Mohamad Fuzi Harun shows off two images of suspects of killing of a Palestinian man during a press conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Monday, April 23, 2018. Malaysian police said Sunday that a...(AP Photo). Inspector General of Royal Malaysian Police Mohamad Fuzi Harun shows off two images of suspects of killing of a Palestinian man during a press conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Monday, April 23, 2018. Malaysian police said Sunday that a...
    Malaysian police have released photo-fits of two foreign suspects who gunned down a Palestinian engineer and stepping up efforts to track them.More >
    Malaysian police have released photo-fits of two foreign suspects who gunned down a Palestinian engineer and stepping up efforts to track them.More >
  • Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam gets 20 years in related case

    Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam gets 20 years in related case

    Monday, April 23 2018 10:10 AM EDT2018-04-23 14:10:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). Police patrol outside the Brussels justice palace during the trial of Saleh Abdeslam and Soufiane Ayari in Brussels, Monday, April 23, 2018. The sole surviving suspect in the 2015 Paris extremist attacks who was once Europe's ...(AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). Police patrol outside the Brussels justice palace during the trial of Saleh Abdeslam and Soufiane Ayari in Brussels, Monday, April 23, 2018. The sole surviving suspect in the 2015 Paris extremist attacks who was once Europe's ...
    A Brussels court on Monday found 2015 Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam and an accomplice guilty of attempted murder over shots fired at police they sought to avoid arrest in a Brussels suburb.More >
    A Brussels court on Monday found 2015 Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam and an accomplice guilty of attempted murder over shots fired at police they sought to avoid arrest in a Brussels suburb.More >
  • Pope offers gelato to Rome's neediest to mark feast day

    Pope offers gelato to Rome's neediest to mark feast day

    Monday, April 23 2018 9:39 AM EDT2018-04-23 13:39:43 GMT
    Pope Francis is offering up 3,000 servings of gelato to Rome's neediest.More >
    Pope Francis is offering up 3,000 servings of gelato to Rome's neediest.More >
  • Natalie Portman addresses snub of 'Jewish Nobel,' backlash

    Natalie Portman addresses snub of 'Jewish Nobel,' backlash

    Monday, April 23 2018 9:17 AM EDT2018-04-23 13:17:03 GMT
    The Genesis Prize foundation says this year's winner, Natalie Portman, has pulled out of a June ceremony in Israel. (Source: (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)The Genesis Prize foundation says this year's winner, Natalie Portman, has pulled out of a June ceremony in Israel. (Source: (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
    The Genesis Prize foundation says this year's winner, Natalie Portman, has pulled out of June ceremony in Israel. (Source: (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)The Genesis Prize foundation says this year's winner, Natalie Portman, has pulled out of June ceremony in Israel. (Source: (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

    Genesis Prize foundation says this year's winner, Natalie Portman, has pulled out of June ceremony in Israel.

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    Genesis Prize foundation says this year's winner, Natalie Portman, has pulled out of June ceremony in Israel.

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  • Correction: Armenia-Protests story

    Correction: Armenia-Protests story

    Monday, April 23 2018 7:29 AM EDT2018-04-23 11:29:48 GMT
    (Hrant Khachatryan/PAN Photo via AP). Former Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, left, speaks with protest leader Nikol Pashinian during their meeting in Yerevan, Armenia, Sunday, April 22, 2018. Thousands of demonstrators on Saturday closed off streets...(Hrant Khachatryan/PAN Photo via AP). Former Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, left, speaks with protest leader Nikol Pashinian during their meeting in Yerevan, Armenia, Sunday, April 22, 2018. Thousands of demonstrators on Saturday closed off streets...
    The leader of major political protests that have gripped the Armenian capital for more than a week has been arrested, and the streets of Yerevan are echoing with the blare of car horns in a new technique for...More >
    The leader of major political protests that have gripped the Armenian capital for more than a week has been arrested, and the streets of Yerevan are echoing with the blare of car horns in a new technique for expressing opposition.More >
  • HRW: 'Men only' job ads show ongoing discrimination in China

    HRW: 'Men only' job ads show ongoing discrimination in China

    Monday, April 23 2018 7:29 AM EDT2018-04-23 11:29:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andy Wong). In this Nov. 28, 2017, photo, Chinese women look out of a window of a crowded bus traveling from the outskirts of the capital city during the morning rush hour, in Beijing. Human Rights Watch released the report on Monday, April 2...(AP Photo/Andy Wong). In this Nov. 28, 2017, photo, Chinese women look out of a window of a crowded bus traveling from the outskirts of the capital city during the morning rush hour, in Beijing. Human Rights Watch released the report on Monday, April 2...
    A human rights group says gender discrimination is widespread in the Chinese work force, with many hiring advertisements openly calling only for male applicants.More >
    A human rights group says gender discrimination is widespread in the Chinese work force, with many hiring advertisements openly calling only for male applicants.More >
  • Thousands sing 'Happy Birthday' to Queen Elizabeth II

    Thousands sing 'Happy Birthday' to Queen Elizabeth II

    Monday, April 23 2018 6:56 AM EDT2018-04-23 10:56:35 GMT
    (Toby Melville/Pool Photo via AP). Britain's Queen Elizabeth raises her glass during speeches at The Queen's Dinner, during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting at Buckingham Palace in London, Thursday, April 19, 2018.(Toby Melville/Pool Photo via AP). Britain's Queen Elizabeth raises her glass during speeches at The Queen's Dinner, during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting at Buckingham Palace in London, Thursday, April 19, 2018.

    Queen Elizabeth II is marking her 92nd birthday with a star-studded concert in London.

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    Queen Elizabeth II is marking her 92nd birthday with a star-studded concert in London.

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  • UK teen gets 2 years for targeting CIA chief's phone, email

    UK teen gets 2 years for targeting CIA chief's phone, email

    Monday, April 23 2018 6:50 AM EDT2018-04-23 10:50:04 GMT
    A British teenager has been jailed for two years for compromising the email and phone accounts of senior U.S. government officials in what a judge called acts of "cyber-terrorism.".More >
    A British teenager has been jailed for two years for compromising the email and phone accounts of senior U.S. government officials in what a judge called acts of "cyber-terrorism.".More >
  • The Latest: Abdeslam, accomplice guilty of attempted murder

    The Latest: Abdeslam, accomplice guilty of attempted murder

    Monday, April 23 2018 5:58 AM EDT2018-04-23 09:58:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). Police patrol outside the Brussels justice palace during the trial of Salah Abdeslam and Soufiane Ayari in Brussels, Monday, April 23, 2018. The sole surviving suspect in the 2015 Paris extremist attacks who was once Europe's ...(AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). Police patrol outside the Brussels justice palace during the trial of Salah Abdeslam and Soufiane Ayari in Brussels, Monday, April 23, 2018. The sole surviving suspect in the 2015 Paris extremist attacks who was once Europe's ...
    A Brussels court says the sole surviving suspect in the 2015 Paris attacks and an accomplice were clearly implicated in shooting at police officers as they sought to flee arrest in Belgium in March 2016, but has...More >
    A Brussels court says the sole surviving suspect in the 2015 Paris attacks and an accomplice were clearly implicated in shooting at police officers as they sought to flee arrest in Belgium in March 2016, but has not said whether they are guilty yet.More >
  • Qatar denies UAE, Bahrain allegation over military jets

    Qatar denies UAE, Bahrain allegation over military jets

    Monday, April 23 2018 5:47 AM EDT2018-04-23 09:47:03 GMT
    The United Arab Emirates again has accused Qatari military fighter jets of coming dangerously close to an Emirati commercial airliner coming in to land in Bahrain.More >
    The United Arab Emirates again has accused Qatari military fighter jets of coming dangerously close to an Emirati commercial airliner coming in to land in Bahrain.More >
  • Mexico holds its first presidential debate for July election

    Mexico holds its first presidential debate for July election

    Monday, April 23 2018 5:18 AM EDT2018-04-23 09:18:45 GMT
    (AP Photo / Marco Ugarte). The President of the National Electoral Institute, INE, Lorenzo Cordova Vianello speaks to the press before, the first of three debates among its presidential candidates in Mexico City, Sunday, April 22, 2018. Mexico will hol...(AP Photo / Marco Ugarte). The President of the National Electoral Institute, INE, Lorenzo Cordova Vianello speaks to the press before, the first of three debates among its presidential candidates in Mexico City, Sunday, April 22, 2018. Mexico will hol...
    The first of Mexico's presidential debates has opened with fire, with front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador defending the idea of an amnesty to fight drug violence and reviving his 2006 campaign slogan of "the...More >
    The first of Mexico's presidential debates has opened with fire, with front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador defending the idea of an amnesty to fight drug violence and reviving his 2006 campaign slogan of "the poor come first.".More >
  • Paraguay ruling party candidate wins presidential election

    Paraguay ruling party candidate wins presidential election

    Monday, April 23 2018 5:07 AM EDT2018-04-23 09:07:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz). Paraguay's President Elect Mario Abdo Benitez. left, of Colorado Party, and his wife Silvana Lopez Moreira wave at supporters during celebrations at the party headquarter's in Asuncion, Paraguay, Sunday, April 22, 2018.  Abdo, t...(AP Photo/Jorge Saenz). Paraguay's President Elect Mario Abdo Benitez. left, of Colorado Party, and his wife Silvana Lopez Moreira wave at supporters during celebrations at the party headquarter's in Asuncion, Paraguay, Sunday, April 22, 2018. Abdo, t...
    The son of an aide to Paraguay's former dictator won the presidential election Sunday, helped by a booming economy under his party.More >
    The son of an aide to Paraguay's former dictator won the presidential election Sunday, helped by a booming economy under his party.More >
  • 2 Palestinians die of wounds sustained in Gaza protests

    2 Palestinians die of wounds sustained in Gaza protests

    Monday, April 23 2018 4:49 AM EDT2018-04-23 08:49:41 GMT
    Gaza's Health Ministry: 2 Palestinian youths die of wounds sustained in Israeli fire during border protests.More >
    Gaza's Health Ministry: 2 Palestinian youths die of wounds sustained in Israeli fire during border protests.More >
  • The Latest: China says 36 died in North Korea traffic crash

    The Latest: China says 36 died in North Korea traffic crash

    Monday, April 23 2018 4:49 AM EDT2018-04-23 08:49:26 GMT
    China's foreign ministry says 32 Chinese citizens and four North Koreans have been killed in a traffic accident in southern North Korea.More >
    China's foreign ministry says 32 Chinese citizens and four North Koreans have been killed in a traffic accident in southern North Korea.More >
  • Q&A: How strong is the Islamic State group in Afghanistan

    Q&A: How strong is the Islamic State group in Afghanistan

    Monday, April 23 2018 3:49 AM EDT2018-04-23 07:49:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul). An Afghan police officer stands outside a voter registration center which was attacked by a suicide bomber in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, April 22, 2018. Gen. Daud Amin, the Kabul police chief, said the suicide bomber targeted ci...(AP Photo/Rahmat Gul). An Afghan police officer stands outside a voter registration center which was attacked by a suicide bomber in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, April 22, 2018. Gen. Daud Amin, the Kabul police chief, said the suicide bomber targeted ci...
    Q&A: How strong is the Islamic State group in Afghanistan and how popular is their ideology among the population.More >
    Q&A: How strong is the Islamic State group in Afghanistan and how popular is their ideology among the population.More >
  • Nicaragua's president cancels social security overhaul

    Nicaragua's president cancels social security overhaul

    Monday, April 23 2018 3:28 AM EDT2018-04-23 07:28:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga). Anti-government protesters pull down a statue that is emblematic of the government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega, at the Jean Paul Jennie round-about in Managua, Nicaragua, Saturday, April 21, 2018. Ortega said Saturd...(AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga). Anti-government protesters pull down a statue that is emblematic of the government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega, at the Jean Paul Jennie round-about in Managua, Nicaragua, Saturday, April 21, 2018. Ortega said Saturd...
    Journalist Angel Gahona is among more than people killed in unrest in Nicaragua over social security reforms planned by President Daniel Ortega's government.More >
    Journalist Angel Gahona is among more than people killed in unrest in Nicaragua over social security reforms planned by President Daniel Ortega's government.More >
  • Israeli minister vows to help Ethiopian Jews move to Israel

    Israeli minister vows to help Ethiopian Jews move to Israel

    Monday, April 23 2018 3:28 AM EDT2018-04-23 07:28:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene). Israel's Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked receives traditional clothes from members of Ethiopia's Jewish community, during a visit to a synagogue in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Sunday, April 22, 2018. Shaked visited the synagogue in ...(AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene). Israel's Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked receives traditional clothes from members of Ethiopia's Jewish community, during a visit to a synagogue in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Sunday, April 22, 2018. Shaked visited the synagogue in ...
    Israel's Justice minister vows to help Ethiopia's Jews immigrate to Israel as soon as possible during a rare visit to Ethiopia.More >
    Israel's Justice minister vows to help Ethiopia's Jews immigrate to Israel as soon as possible during a rare visit to Ethiopia.More >
  • French performers, politicians decry 'new anti-Semitism'

    French performers, politicians decry 'new anti-Semitism'

    Monday, April 23 2018 3:15 AM EDT2018-04-23 07:15:57 GMT
    Actor Gerard Depardieu, singer Charles Aznavour and former President Nicolas Sarkozy are among some 300 well-known French people urging national action in France to counter a "new anti-Semitism" that they blame on...More >
    Actor Gerard Depardieu, singer Charles Aznavour and former President Nicolas Sarkozy are among some 300 well-known French people urging national action in France to counter a "new anti-Semitism" that they blame on rising Islamic radicalism.More >
  • Islamic State suicide bomber kills 57 in Afghan capital

    Islamic State suicide bomber kills 57 in Afghan capital

    Monday, April 23 2018 2:06 AM EDT2018-04-23 06:06:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/ Rahmat Gul). An Afghan man walks outside a voter registration center,  which was attacked by a suicide bomber in Kabul, Sunday, April 22, 2018.(AP Photo/ Rahmat Gul). An Afghan man walks outside a voter registration center, which was attacked by a suicide bomber in Kabul, Sunday, April 22, 2018.
    Afghan officials say a suicide bomber has attacked a voter registration center in the capital, killing at least 12 people and wounding dozens.More >
    Afghan officials say a suicide bomber has attacked a voter registration center in the capital, killing at least 12 people and wounding dozens.More >
  • Russian lawyer questions why Mueller hasn't contacted her

    Russian lawyer questions why Mueller hasn't contacted her

    Monday, April 23 2018 1:06 AM EDT2018-04-23 05:06:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dmitry Serebryakov). Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, April 22, 2018. Veselnitskaya who discussed sanctions with Donald Trump Jr. in New York during the 2016 ...(AP Photo/Dmitry Serebryakov). Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, April 22, 2018. Veselnitskaya who discussed sanctions with Donald Trump Jr. in New York during the 2016 ...
    A Russian lawyer who discussed sanctions with Donald Trump Jr. in New York during the 2016 U.S. election campaign says that she has not been contacted by special counsel Robert Mueller and suspected that he was not...More >
    A Russian lawyer who discussed sanctions with Donald Trump Jr. in New York during the 2016 U.S. election campaign says that she has not been contacted by special counsel Robert Mueller and suspected that he was not interested in getting to the truth.More >
  • Study: Diamond from the sky may have come from 'lost planet'

    Study: Diamond from the sky may have come from 'lost planet'

    Monday, April 23 2018 12:46 AM EDT2018-04-23 04:46:02 GMT
    Scientists say fragments of a meteorite that fell to Earth more than a decade ago provide compelling evidence of a lost planet that once roamed our solar system.More >
    Scientists say fragments of a meteorite that fell to Earth more than a decade ago provide compelling evidence of a lost planet that once roamed our solar system.More >
  • The Latest: UN chief condemns attack on Afghan vote center

    The Latest: UN chief condemns attack on Afghan vote center

    Monday, April 23 2018 12:28 AM EDT2018-04-23 04:28:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/ Rahmat Gul). People gather outside a voter registration center,  which was attacked by a suicide bomber in Kabul, Sunday, April 22, 2018.(AP Photo/ Rahmat Gul). People gather outside a voter registration center, which was attacked by a suicide bomber in Kabul, Sunday, April 22, 2018.
    An Afghan official says that at least five people were killed when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in the northern Baghlan province.More >
    An Afghan official says that at least five people were killed when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in the northern Baghlan province.More >
  • Local vote comes as Italy struggles to form government

    Local vote comes as Italy struggles to form government

    Monday, April 23 2018 12:19 AM EDT2018-04-23 04:19:40 GMT
    Voting in one of Italy's tiniest regions is being watched for any shift in voter sentiment as politicians struggle to form a national government.More >
    Voting in one of Italy's tiniest regions is being watched for any shift in voter sentiment as politicians struggle to form a national government.More >
  • Syrian military pummels IS-held districts in Damascus

    Syrian military pummels IS-held districts in Damascus

    Sunday, April 22 2018 11:27 PM EDT2018-04-23 03:27:20 GMT
    Syrian state media says government forces are pounding districts of southern Damascus held by Islamic State militants in a bid to enforce an evacuation deal reached earlier in the week.More >
    Syrian state media says government forces are pounding districts of southern Damascus held by Islamic State militants in a bid to enforce an evacuation deal reached earlier in the week.More >
  • Iraq says its strikes in Syria killed 36 IS militants

    Iraq says its strikes in Syria killed 36 IS militants

    Sunday, April 22 2018 10:17 PM EDT2018-04-23 02:17:29 GMT
    A spokesman for Iraq's military says 36 Islamic State militants have been killed in Thursday's airstrikes by Iraq's air force in Syria.More >
    A spokesman for Iraq's military says 36 Islamic State militants have been killed in Thursday's airstrikes by Iraq's air force in Syria.More >
  • Road to N. Korea's denuclearization is littered with failure

    Road to N. Korea's denuclearization is littered with failure

    Sunday, April 22 2018 9:57 PM EDT2018-04-23 01:57:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, Pool, File). FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2018 file photo, Kim Yo Jong, left, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, shakes hands with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in P...(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, Pool, File). FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2018 file photo, Kim Yo Jong, left, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, shakes hands with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in P...

    A look at previous nuclear negotiations with North Korea and how the currently planned talks between Seoul, Pyongyang and Washington took shape.

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    A look at previous nuclear negotiations with North Korea and how the currently planned talks between Seoul, Pyongyang and Washington took shape.

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  • World's oldest person dies in Japan at age of 117

    World's oldest person dies in Japan at age of 117

    Sunday, April 22 2018 8:06 PM EDT2018-04-23 00:06:57 GMT
    Nabi Tajima died of old age in a hospital Saturday evening in the town of Kikai in southern Japan, town official Susumu Yoshiyuki confirmed. (Source: TV Asahi/CNN)Nabi Tajima died of old age in a hospital Saturday evening in the town of Kikai in southern Japan, town official Susumu Yoshiyuki confirmed. (Source: TV Asahi/CNN)
    Nabi Tajima died of old age in a hospital Saturday evening in the town of Kikai in southern Japan, town official Susumu Yoshiyuki confirmed. (Source: TV Asahi/CNN)Nabi Tajima died of old age in a hospital Saturday evening in the town of Kikai in southern Japan, town official Susumu Yoshiyuki confirmed. (Source: TV Asahi/CNN)

    The world's oldest person has died in southern Japan at the age of 117.

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    The world's oldest person has died in southern Japan at the age of 117.

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  • The Latest: Nicaragua cancels social security overhaul

    The Latest: Nicaragua cancels social security overhaul

    Sunday, April 22 2018 7:48 PM EDT2018-04-22 23:48:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga). Protesters yell from behind the road block they erected as they face off with security forces near the University Politecnica de Nicaragua (UPOLI) in Managua, Nicaragua, Saturday, April 21, 2018. Nicaragua's government said o...(AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga). Protesters yell from behind the road block they erected as they face off with security forces near the University Politecnica de Nicaragua (UPOLI) in Managua, Nicaragua, Saturday, April 21, 2018. Nicaragua's government said o...
    Pope Francis has expressed deep worry over deadly violence in Nicaragua fueled by protests and he's pressing for a peaceful solution.More >
    Pope Francis has expressed deep worry over deadly violence in Nicaragua fueled by protests and he's pressing for a peaceful solution.More >
  • Merkel to Israel TV: Imperfect Iran deal better than no deal

    Merkel to Israel TV: Imperfect Iran deal better than no deal

    Sunday, April 22 2018 3:06 PM EDT2018-04-22 19:06:50 GMT
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel says an imperfect nuclear deal with Iran is still preferable to no deal, and that her country will "watch very closely" to ensure it is being fulfilled.More >
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel says an imperfect nuclear deal with Iran is still preferable to no deal, and that her country will "watch very closely" to ensure it is being fulfilled.More >
  • 4 Britons on pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia killed in bus crash

    4 Britons on pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia killed in bus crash

    Sunday, April 22 2018 3:06 PM EDT2018-04-22 19:06:06 GMT
    A British travel company says four Britons on pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia have died in a bus crash.More >
    A British travel company says four Britons on pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia have died in a bus crash.More >
  • Libyan navy rescues 263 migrants, recovers 11 bodies

    Libyan navy rescues 263 migrants, recovers 11 bodies

    Sunday, April 22 2018 3:06 PM EDT2018-04-22 19:06:04 GMT
    Libya's navy says it has recovered the bodies of 11 migrants and rescued 263 others in two separate operations off Libya's western coast.More >
    Libya's navy says it has recovered the bodies of 11 migrants and rescued 263 others in two separate operations off Libya's western coast.More >
  • Iran detains ex-prosecutor convicted in 2009 torture case

    Iran detains ex-prosecutor convicted in 2009 torture case

    Sunday, April 22 2018 2:35 PM EDT2018-04-22 18:35:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi). FILE- In this April 19, 2009, Tehran former prosecutor Saeed Mortazavi, speaks to the media at a news conference in Tehran, Iran. Iran's official judicial news agency is reporting that police have arrested the former Tehran pro...(AP Photo/Vahid Salemi). FILE- In this April 19, 2009, Tehran former prosecutor Saeed Mortazavi, speaks to the media at a news conference in Tehran, Iran. Iran's official judicial news agency is reporting that police have arrested the former Tehran pro...
    Report: Iran detains former prosecutor who faces 2-year prison sentence over the death of prisoners in 2009.More >
    Report: Iran detains former prosecutor who faces 2-year prison sentence over the death of prisoners in 2009.More >
  • Tourists at iconic French abbey evacuated after threat

    Tourists at iconic French abbey evacuated after threat

    Sunday, April 22 2018 2:16 PM EDT2018-04-22 18:16:11 GMT
    Authorities are evacuating tourists and others from the Mont-Saint-Michel abbey and monument in western France due to an apparent threat against security services. (Source: Raycom Media)Authorities are evacuating tourists and others from the Mont-Saint-Michel abbey and monument in western France due to an apparent threat against security services. (Source: Raycom Media)
    Authorities are evacuating tourists and others from the Mont-Saint-Michel abbey and monument in western France due to an apparent threat against security services. (Source: Raycom Media)Authorities are evacuating tourists and others from the Mont-Saint-Michel abbey and monument in western France due to an apparent threat against security services. (Source: Raycom Media)

    Authorities are evacuating tourists and others from the Mont-Saint-Michel abbey and monument in western France after a visitor apparently threatened to attack security services.

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    Authorities are evacuating tourists and others from the Mont-Saint-Michel abbey and monument in western France after a visitor apparently threatened to attack security services.

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  • Israel's Lieberman blames Hamas over Gaza deaths

    Israel's Lieberman blames Hamas over Gaza deaths

    Sunday, April 22 2018 1:27 PM EDT2018-04-22 17:27:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Adel Hana). Palestinian protesters evacuate a wounded youth during clashes with Israeli troops along Gaza's border with Israel, east of Khan Younis, Gaza Strip, Friday, April 20, 2018. Thousands of Palestinians joined the fourth weekly protes...(AP Photo/Adel Hana). Palestinian protesters evacuate a wounded youth during clashes with Israeli troops along Gaza's border with Israel, east of Khan Younis, Gaza Strip, Friday, April 20, 2018. Thousands of Palestinians joined the fourth weekly protes...

    Gaza health officials say 4 Palestinians, including 15-year-old boy, killed by Israeli army fire as thousands join fourth weekly protests on Gaza border.

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    Gaza health officials say 4 Palestinians, including 15-year-old boy, killed by Israeli army fire as thousands join fourth weekly protests on Gaza border.

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  • Pakistan: Gunmen kill 2 Shiites in Quetta

    Pakistan: Gunmen kill 2 Shiites in Quetta

    Sunday, April 22 2018 1:16 PM EDT2018-04-22 17:16:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Arshad Butt). People comfort a man who lost his son in a deadly shooting incident outside a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan, Sunday, April 22, 2018. Police in Pakistan said gunmen have killed multiple Shiites, the latest in a recent series of at...(AP Photo/Arshad Butt). People comfort a man who lost his son in a deadly shooting incident outside a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan, Sunday, April 22, 2018. Police in Pakistan said gunmen have killed multiple Shiites, the latest in a recent series of at...
    Police in Pakistan say gunmen have killed two Shiites and wounded a third in Quetta, the latest in a recent series of attacks on the religious minority.More >
    Police in Pakistan say gunmen have killed two Shiites and wounded a third in Quetta, the latest in a recent series of attacks on the religious minority.More >
  • Pakistan's Pashtun tribes stage protest calling for rights

    Pakistan's Pashtun tribes stage protest calling for rights

    Sunday, April 22 2018 1:07 PM EDT2018-04-22 17:07:37 GMT
    Thousands of Pashtuns from Pakistan's tribes have gathered in the eastern city of Lahore reiterating their call for the release of tribesmen being held by authorities on alleged links to militants.More >
    Thousands of Pashtuns from Pakistan's tribes have gathered in the eastern city of Lahore reiterating their call for the release of tribesmen being held by authorities on alleged links to militants.More >
  • The Latest: Iconic French abbey reopens after security alert

    The Latest: Iconic French abbey reopens after security alert

    Sunday, April 22 2018 12:56 PM EDT2018-04-22 16:56:29 GMT
    (AP Photo). FILE - In this March 21, 2015 file photo, a high tide submerges a narrow causeway leading to the Mont Saint-Michel, on France's northern coast. Authorities are evacuating tourists and others from the Mont-Saint-Michel abbey and monument in ...(AP Photo). FILE - In this March 21, 2015 file photo, a high tide submerges a narrow causeway leading to the Mont Saint-Michel, on France's northern coast. Authorities are evacuating tourists and others from the Mont-Saint-Michel abbey and monument in ...
    France's Mont-Saint-Michel abbey has reopened after several hours of searching by police failed to locate a visitor who allegedly threatened French security services.More >
    France's Mont-Saint-Michel abbey has reopened after several hours of searching by police failed to locate a visitor who allegedly threatened French security services.More >
  • Turkish lawmakers switch parties in challenge to Erdogan

    Turkish lawmakers switch parties in challenge to Erdogan

    Sunday, April 22 2018 11:36 AM EDT2018-04-22 15:36:18 GMT
    (Depo Photos via AP, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017 file photo, Meral Aksener, a former Turkish interior minister and deputy parliament speaker, addresses her party's first meeting in Ankara, Turkey. Turkey's weak opposition is scrambli...(Depo Photos via AP, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017 file photo, Meral Aksener, a former Turkish interior minister and deputy parliament speaker, addresses her party's first meeting in Ankara, Turkey. Turkey's weak opposition is scrambli...
    Turkey's main opposition party says that 15 of its lawmakers have resigned their membership to join another opposition party in solidarity before snap elections.More >
    Turkey's main opposition party says that 15 of its lawmakers have resigned their membership to join another opposition party in solidarity before snap elections.More >
  • High-rise tower in Dubai catches fire; no injuries reported

    High-rise tower in Dubai catches fire; no injuries reported

    Sunday, April 22 2018 9:36 AM EDT2018-04-22 13:36:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili). Smoke rises from the tip of the Almas Tower in Dubai's Jumeirah Lake Towers neighborhood, Sunday, April 22, 2018.(AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili). Smoke rises from the tip of the Almas Tower in Dubai's Jumeirah Lake Towers neighborhood, Sunday, April 22, 2018.
    A fire breaks out atop a high-rise building in Dubai, though no injuries reported.More >
    A fire breaks out atop a high-rise building in Dubai, though no injuries reported.More >
  • Troubled German Social Democrats elect combative new leader

    Troubled German Social Democrats elect combative new leader

    Sunday, April 22 2018 9:15 AM EDT2018-04-22 13:15:09 GMT
    Germany's center-left Social Democrats are electing a new leader to spearhead the party's recovery from a disastrous election result and guide it through a fractious coalition government with Chancellor Angela...More >
    Germany's center-left Social Democrats are electing a new leader to spearhead the party's recovery from a disastrous election result and guide it through a fractious coalition government with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives.More >
  • N. Korea, setting stage for talks, halts nuclear, ICBM tests

    N. Korea, setting stage for talks, halts nuclear, ICBM tests

    Sunday, April 22 2018 7:06 AM EDT2018-04-22 11:06:22 GMT
    North Korea says it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site.More >
    North Korea says it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site.More >
  • Facebook adds privacy settings to comply with European rules

    Facebook adds privacy settings to comply with European rules

    Sunday, April 22 2018 5:50 AM EDT2018-04-22 09:50:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. A propaganda expert who has studied Cambridge Analytica says the company helped Donald Trump’s presidential campaign use f...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. A propaganda expert who has studied Cambridge Analytica says the company helped Donald Trump’s presidential campaign use f...
    Facebook is introducing more privacy safeguards to users in Europe to comply with new rules meant to make it easier for consumers to give and withdraw consent for the use of their data.More >
    Facebook is introducing more privacy safeguards to users in Europe to comply with new rules meant to make it easier for consumers to give and withdraw consent for the use of their data.More >
  • French nun known as allied troops 'White Angel' dies at 103

    French nun known as allied troops 'White Angel' dies at 103

    Sunday, April 22 2018 5:16 AM EDT2018-04-22 09:16:01 GMT
    French authorities say a 103-year-old nun known as the "White Angel" who helped allied soldiers during a failed 1942 raid in the Normandy region has died.More >
    French authorities say a 103-year-old nun known as the "White Angel" who helped allied soldiers during a failed 1942 raid in the Normandy region has died.More >
  • Pope ordains 16 priests, tells them always 'be merciful'

    Pope ordains 16 priests, tells them always 'be merciful'

    Sunday, April 22 2018 5:07 AM EDT2018-04-22 09:07:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). Pope Francis blesses new priests during a ceremony in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, April 22, 2018.(AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). Pope Francis blesses new priests during a ceremony in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, April 22, 2018.
    Pope Francis has ordained 16 men to the priesthood.More >
    Pope Francis has ordained 16 men to the priesthood.More >
  • Chemical weapons inspectors collect samples from Syria site

    Chemical weapons inspectors collect samples from Syria site

    Sunday, April 22 2018 5:06 AM EDT2018-04-22 09:06:49 GMT
    Syrian state media says rebels have started to evacuate three towns in the eastern Qalamoun region in the Damascus countryside.More >
    Syrian state media says rebels have started to evacuate three towns in the eastern Qalamoun region in the Damascus countryside.More >
  • 17 killed as 2 dragon boats capsize in southern China

    17 killed as 2 dragon boats capsize in southern China

    Sunday, April 22 2018 5:06 AM EDT2018-04-22 09:06:24 GMT
    (Chinatopix via AP). Rescuers prepare to search for missing boaters on the Taohua River in Guilin in southern China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Saturday, April 21, 2018. Chinese state media said that several people have died and others are miss...(Chinatopix via AP). Rescuers prepare to search for missing boaters on the Taohua River in Guilin in southern China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Saturday, April 21, 2018. Chinese state media said that several people have died and others are miss...
    The fire department says the death toll from two boats that capsized in southern China has risen to 17.More >
    The fire department says the death toll from two boats that capsized in southern China has risen to 17.More >
  • India approves death penalty for rape of young children

    India approves death penalty for rape of young children

    Sunday, April 22 2018 1:57 AM EDT2018-04-22 05:57:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool, File). FILE - In this Aug 23, 2013 file photo, Indian activists hold placards demanding rapists be hanged as they protest against the gang rape of a 22-year-old woman photojournalist in Mumbai India. India's government has deci...(AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool, File). FILE - In this Aug 23, 2013 file photo, Indian activists hold placards demanding rapists be hanged as they protest against the gang rape of a 22-year-old woman photojournalist in Mumbai India. India's government has deci...
    India's government has moved to prescribe the death penalty for people convicted of raping girls under the age of 12 to combat an increase in crimes against women.More >
    India's government has moved to prescribe the death penalty for people convicted of raping girls under the age of 12 to combat an increase in crimes against women.More >
  • Nicaragua's Ortega agrees to talk as deadly protests rage on

    Nicaragua's Ortega agrees to talk as deadly protests rage on

    Sunday, April 22 2018 12:37 AM EDT2018-04-22 04:37:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga). A masked protester walks between burning barricades in Managua, Nicaragua, Friday, April 20, 2018. The clashes, pitting protesters opposed to social security reforms against riot police and pro-government groups, have rocked ...(AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga). A masked protester walks between burning barricades in Managua, Nicaragua, Friday, April 20, 2018. The clashes, pitting protesters opposed to social security reforms against riot police and pro-government groups, have rocked ...
    Nicaragua's government says it is willing to negotiate over controversial social security reforms that have prompted protests and deadly clashes this week.More >
    Nicaragua's government says it is willing to negotiate over controversial social security reforms that have prompted protests and deadly clashes this week.More >
  • Smyths Toys to take over Toys R Us stores in Germany

    Smyths Toys to take over Toys R Us stores in Germany

    Saturday, April 21 2018 9:55 PM EDT2018-04-22 01:55:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File). FILE- This Jan. 24, 2018, file photo shows a person walking near the entrance to a Toys R Us store, in Wayne, N.J.  Canada’s Fairfax Financial Holding has placed a bid of $300 million to buy Toys R Us’s Canadian operation...(AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File). FILE- This Jan. 24, 2018, file photo shows a person walking near the entrance to a Toys R Us store, in Wayne, N.J. Canada’s Fairfax Financial Holding has placed a bid of $300 million to buy Toys R Us’s Canadian operation...
    Ireland-based Smyths Toys has reached a deal to take over more than 90 Toys R Us stores in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.More >
    Ireland-based Smyths Toys has reached a deal to take over more than 90 Toys R Us stores in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.More >
  • Accepting rights award, Kaepernick decries 'lawful lynching'

    Accepting rights award, Kaepernick decries 'lawful lynching'

    Saturday, April 21 2018 9:42 PM EDT2018-04-22 01:42:02 GMT

    Human rights organization Amnesty International has honored former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick with its Ambassador of Conscience Award for 2018, lauding his peaceful protests against racial inequality.

    More >

    Human rights organization Amnesty International has honored former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick with its Ambassador of Conscience Award for 2018, lauding his peaceful protests against racial inequality.

    More >
  • Hamas vows revenge for key member killed in Malaysia

    Hamas vows revenge for key member killed in Malaysia

    Saturday, April 21 2018 9:36 PM EDT2018-04-22 01:36:35 GMT
    Hamas militant group says a man gunned down in Malaysia was one of its members who had made "important contributions" in science.More >
    Hamas militant group says a man gunned down in Malaysia was one of its members who had made "important contributions" in science.More >
  • Red Cross says shooting in Yemen kills staffer

    Red Cross says shooting in Yemen kills staffer

    Saturday, April 21 2018 8:36 PM EDT2018-04-22 00:36:52 GMT
    The International Committee of the Red Cross says a staff member has been killed in a shooting in Yemen.More >
    The International Committee of the Red Cross says a staff member has been killed in a shooting in Yemen.More >
  • Cuba's Diaz-Canel receives Maduro in first act as president

    Cuba's Diaz-Canel receives Maduro in first act as president

    Saturday, April 21 2018 8:26 PM EDT2018-04-22 00:26:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa). Cuba's President Miguel Diaz-Canel, front left, escorts Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro during his welcome ceremony at Revolution Palace in Havana, Cuba, Saturday, April 21, 2018. Maduro is in Cuba for a two-day visit.(AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa). Cuba's President Miguel Diaz-Canel, front left, escorts Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro during his welcome ceremony at Revolution Palace in Havana, Cuba, Saturday, April 21, 2018. Maduro is in Cuba for a two-day visit.
    Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel has received his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro in his first official act as the country's leader.More >
    Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel has received his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro in his first official act as the country's leader.More >
  • Armenia protests: 70 arrested, including 2 suspected bombers

    Armenia protests: 70 arrested, including 2 suspected bombers

    Saturday, April 21 2018 6:28 PM EDT2018-04-21 22:28:54 GMT
    Armenian authorities say more than 70 people have been arrested, including two people suspected of building bombs, as large protests against the new government enter their second week in the capital Yerevan.More >
    Armenian authorities say more than 70 people have been arrested, including two people suspected of building bombs, as large protests against the new government enter their second week in the capital Yerevan.More >
  • European regulators tighten order for jet fan blade tests

    European regulators tighten order for jet fan blade tests

    Saturday, April 21 2018 6:25 PM EDT2018-04-21 22:25:12 GMT
    (NTSB via AP). In this Tuesday, April 17, 2018 frame from video, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator examines damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in P...(NTSB via AP). In this Tuesday, April 17, 2018 frame from video, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator examines damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in P...
    The European Aviation Safety Agency has tightened a nearly month-old directive ordering inspections of some fan blades in engines like those used on a Southwest Airlines jet involved in a fatal accident.More >
    The European Aviation Safety Agency has tightened a nearly month-old directive ordering inspections of some fan blades in engines like those used on a Southwest Airlines jet involved in a fatal accident.More >
  • Hungary: Anti-government rally focuses on media freedom

    Hungary: Anti-government rally focuses on media freedom

    Saturday, April 21 2018 4:57 PM EDT2018-04-21 20:57:55 GMT
    (Marton Monus/MTI via AP). Thousands of people march during a protest in in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, April 21, 2018. Tens of thousands are taking part in a rally against the distorting media policies of Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government and ...(Marton Monus/MTI via AP). Thousands of people march during a protest in in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, April 21, 2018. Tens of thousands are taking part in a rally against the distorting media policies of Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government and ...
    Tens of thousands of protesters in Hungary are taking part in a rally focusing on the media policies of Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government.More >
    Tens of thousands of protesters in Hungary are taking part in a rally focusing on the media policies of Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government.More >
  • Turkish opposition leader says Erdogan will lose at polls

    Turkish opposition leader says Erdogan will lose at polls

    Saturday, April 21 2018 4:47 PM EDT2018-04-21 20:47:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). Kemal Kilicdaroglu, Turkey's main opposition party (CDP) leader poses for The Associated Press, backdropped by the Sea of Marmara in Istanbul, Saturday, April 21, 2018, ahead of early presidential and parliamentary electi...(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). Kemal Kilicdaroglu, Turkey's main opposition party (CDP) leader poses for The Associated Press, backdropped by the Sea of Marmara in Istanbul, Saturday, April 21, 2018, ahead of early presidential and parliamentary electi...
    The leader of Turkey's main opposition party says he is confident of winning June 24 snap elections and ousting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan despite a lagging performance in past races.More >
    The leader of Turkey's main opposition party says he is confident of winning June 24 snap elections and ousting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan despite a lagging performance in past races.More >
  • UN officials in Sweden for talks on North Korea, Syria

    UN officials in Sweden for talks on North Korea, Syria

    Saturday, April 21 2018 2:37 PM EDT2018-04-21 18:37:32 GMT
    ( Johan Nilsson/TT News Agency via AP). Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, left and United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres hold a joint press conference ahead of a UN Security Council meeting at Backakra, outside Ystad, southern Sweden, ...( Johan Nilsson/TT News Agency via AP). Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, left and United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres hold a joint press conference ahead of a UN Security Council meeting at Backakra, outside Ystad, southern Sweden, ...
    The U.N. secretary-general and Security Council officials are meeting in Sweden on Saturday to discuss a range of international topics with the developments on the Korean Peninsula and the Syrian crisis dominating...More >
    The U.N. secretary-general and Security Council officials are meeting in Sweden on Saturday to discuss a range of international topics with the developments on the Korean Peninsula and the Syrian crisis dominating the agenda.More >
  • The Latest: OPCW team visits Douma to probe chemical attack

    The Latest: OPCW team visits Douma to probe chemical attack

    Saturday, April 21 2018 2:36 PM EDT2018-04-21 18:36:55 GMT
    Russia's Foreign Ministry says a team of international chemical weapons inspectors has departed for the Syrian town of Douma, site of an alleged chemical weapons attack that prompted a retaliatory missile strike by...More >
    Russia's Foreign Ministry says a team of international chemical weapons inspectors has departed for the Syrian town of Douma, site of an alleged chemical weapons attack that prompted a retaliatory missile strike by the U.S., U.K. and France.More >
  • Iran's president slams morality police's tactics with women

    Iran's president slams morality police's tactics with women

    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:58 PM EDT2018-04-21 17:58:08 GMT
    Iran's state TV is reporting that the country's president has criticized the morality police's use of violence against woman failing to observe the national Islamic dress code.More >
    Iran's state TV is reporting that the country's president has criticized the morality police's use of violence against woman failing to observe the national Islamic dress code.More >
  • The Latest: Hamas mourns slain engineer 'commander'

    The Latest: Hamas mourns slain engineer 'commander'

    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:27 PM EDT2018-04-21 17:27:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Adel Hana). Palestinian protesters evacuate a wounded youth during clashes with Israeli troops along Gaza's border with Israel, east of Khan Younis, Gaza Strip, Friday, April 20, 2018. Thousands of Palestinians joined the fourth weekly protes...(AP Photo/Adel Hana). Palestinian protesters evacuate a wounded youth during clashes with Israeli troops along Gaza's border with Israel, east of Khan Younis, Gaza Strip, Friday, April 20, 2018. Thousands of Palestinians joined the fourth weekly protes...
    Israel's defense minister says Gaza's Hamas rulers are the "only culprits" in the death of a Palestinian boy killed by Israeli army fire in protests on the Gaza-Israel border.More >
    Israel's defense minister says Gaza's Hamas rulers are the "only culprits" in the death of a Palestinian boy killed by Israeli army fire in protests on the Gaza-Israel border.More >
  • Irish premier launches bid to overturn abortion restrictions

    Irish premier launches bid to overturn abortion restrictions

    Saturday, April 21 2018 11:36 AM EDT2018-04-21 15:36:09 GMT
    (Tom Honan/PA via AP). Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, center, with Minister for Health Simon Harris, center left, and campaign co-ordinator minister Josepha Madigan, third right, pose with banners during an event to support a yes vote in the upcomi...(Tom Honan/PA via AP). Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, center, with Minister for Health Simon Harris, center left, and campaign co-ordinator minister Josepha Madigan, third right, pose with banners during an event to support a yes vote in the upcomi...
    Ireland's premier has urged his country to show compassion as he launched a campaign to overturn some of the strictest abortion rules in Europe.More >
    Ireland's premier has urged his country to show compassion as he launched a campaign to overturn some of the strictest abortion rules in Europe.More >
  • First clues emerge about Cuba's future under new president

    First clues emerge about Cuba's future under new president

    Saturday, April 21 2018 11:35 AM EDT2018-04-21 15:35:50 GMT
    (Alexandre Meneghini/Pool via AP). Cuba's new president Miguel Diaz-Canel, left, and former president Raul Castro, salutes, after Diaz-Canel was elected as the island nation's new president, at the National Assembly in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, April 19,...(Alexandre Meneghini/Pool via AP). Cuba's new president Miguel Diaz-Canel, left, and former president Raul Castro, salutes, after Diaz-Canel was elected as the island nation's new president, at the National Assembly in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, April 19,...
    First clues of Cuba's future power structure under new president emerge.More >
    First clues of Cuba's future power structure under new president emerge.More >
  • Myanmar evicts kin of officer who told of reporters' setup

    Myanmar evicts kin of officer who told of reporters' setup

    Saturday, April 21 2018 10:56 AM EDT2018-04-21 14:56:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Aung Shine Oo). Daw Tuu, wife of Myanmar's police Capt. Moe Yan Naing, talks to journalists at the residence of younger brother of her husband in Naypyitaw, Myanmar Saturday, April 21, 2018. Myanmar police on Saturday evicted the family of th...(AP Photo/Aung Shine Oo). Daw Tuu, wife of Myanmar's police Capt. Moe Yan Naing, talks to journalists at the residence of younger brother of her husband in Naypyitaw, Myanmar Saturday, April 21, 2018. Myanmar police on Saturday evicted the family of th...
    Myanmar police have evicted the family of a police officer who had testified that he and others were ordered to entrap two Reuters reporters facing charges that could get them up to 14 years in prison.More >
    Myanmar police have evicted the family of a police officer who had testified that he and others were ordered to entrap two Reuters reporters facing charges that could get them up to 14 years in prison.More >
  • Pakistan: Traders call for reopening of Afghan border

    Pakistan: Traders call for reopening of Afghan border

    Saturday, April 21 2018 10:46 AM EDT2018-04-21 14:46:06 GMT
    Pakistani traders have demanded the reopening of an Afghan border point closed last week after a deadly clash between the two sides.More >
    Pakistani traders have demanded the reopening of an Afghan border point closed last week after a deadly clash between the two sides.More >
  • South Africa's leader cuts short UK visit after protests

    South Africa's leader cuts short UK visit after protests

    Saturday, April 21 2018 6:57 AM EDT2018-04-21 10:57:30 GMT
    South Africa's leader cuts short UK visit after violent protests in provincial capital.More >
    South Africa's leader cuts short UK visit after violent protests in provincial capital.More >
  • Myanmar policeman testifies arrested reporters were set up

    Myanmar policeman testifies arrested reporters were set up

    Saturday, April 21 2018 6:26 AM EDT2018-04-21 10:26:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thein Zaw). Reuters journalist Wa Lone, center, thumbs up as he is escorted by police upon arrival at the court for trial in Yangon, Myanmar Friday, April 20, 2018. Myanmar court continues hearing on case against two Reuters journalists, arre...(AP Photo/Thein Zaw). Reuters journalist Wa Lone, center, thumbs up as he is escorted by police upon arrival at the court for trial in Yangon, Myanmar Friday, April 20, 2018. Myanmar court continues hearing on case against two Reuters journalists, arre...
    A Myanmar police officer has testified that he and several colleagues were ordered to entrap two reporters for the Reuters news agency, dealing a major blow to the government's case against the journalists under...More >
    A Myanmar police officer has testified that he and several colleagues were ordered to entrap two reporters for the Reuters news agency, dealing a major blow to the government's case against the journalists under the colonial-era Official Secrets Act.More >
  • Islamic State group to give up last pocket in Syrian capital

    Islamic State group to give up last pocket in Syrian capital

    Saturday, April 21 2018 6:26 AM EDT2018-04-21 10:26:11 GMT
    Syrian state media says Islamic State militants have agreed to give up their last pocket in Damascus.More >
    Syrian state media says Islamic State militants have agreed to give up their last pocket in Damascus.More >
  • The Latest: Palestinians will seek UN probe of Gaza violence

    The Latest: Palestinians will seek UN probe of Gaza violence

    Saturday, April 21 2018 5:47 AM EDT2018-04-21 09:47:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra). Palestinians watch a bulldozer raises protective sand berms around the tents at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Palestinian activists are moving protest encampments closer to Israel's fence ahead...(AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra). Palestinians watch a bulldozer raises protective sand berms around the tents at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Palestinian activists are moving protest encampments closer to Israel's fence ahead...
    The Latest: Gaza's Health Ministry says Palestinian youth protesting at Gaza-Israel border shot in the head.More >
    The Latest: Gaza's Health Ministry says Palestinian youth protesting at Gaza-Israel border shot in the head.More >
  • The Latest: Ally China welcomes N. Korea's nuke suspension

    The Latest: Ally China welcomes N. Korea's nuke suspension

    Saturday, April 21 2018 5:26 AM EDT2018-04-21 09:26:13 GMT
    President Donald Trump appears to be confirming news that North Korea has agreed to suspend nuclear and long-range missile testing.More >
    President Donald Trump appears to be confirming news that North Korea has agreed to suspend nuclear and long-range missile testing.More >
  • Israeli fire in new Gaza border protest kills 4 Palestinians

    Israeli fire in new Gaza border protest kills 4 Palestinians

    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:36 AM EDT2018-04-21 05:36:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra). Palestinian protesters set up tents at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Palestinian activists are moving protest encampments closer to Israel's fence ahead of mass demonstration.(AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra). Palestinian protesters set up tents at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Palestinian activists are moving protest encampments closer to Israel's fence ahead of mass demonstration.
    Israeli military aircraft drop leaflets urging Palestinians to stay away from Gaza border protest.More >
    Israeli military aircraft drop leaflets urging Palestinians to stay away from Gaza border protest.More >
  • Raul Castro acts like he's retiring though future unclear

    Raul Castro acts like he's retiring though future unclear

    Friday, April 20 2018 8:37 PM EDT2018-04-21 00:37:15 GMT
    (Adalberto Roque/Pool via AP). Outgoing President Raul Castro raises his arms in celebration after Miguel Diaz-Canel was elected as the island nation's new president, at the National Assembly in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, April 19, 2018.  Castro passed Cu...(Adalberto Roque/Pool via AP). Outgoing President Raul Castro raises his arms in celebration after Miguel Diaz-Canel was elected as the island nation's new president, at the National Assembly in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Castro passed Cu...
    Raul Castro, who stepped down from the presidency Thursday, remains the most powerful person in Cuba as head of the Communist Party.More >
    Raul Castro, who stepped down from the presidency Thursday, remains the most powerful person in Cuba as head of the Communist Party.More >
  • 40,000 gather in Armenia to demand leader's resignation

    40,000 gather in Armenia to demand leader's resignation

    Friday, April 20 2018 7:58 PM EDT2018-04-20 23:58:18 GMT
    (Aram Kirakosyan, PAN Photo via AP). Opposition demonstrators march to protest the former president's shift into the prime minister's seat in Yerevan, Armenia, Friday, April 20, 2018. Beginning last Friday, the protests are against former President Ser...(Aram Kirakosyan, PAN Photo via AP). Opposition demonstrators march to protest the former president's shift into the prime minister's seat in Yerevan, Armenia, Friday, April 20, 2018. Beginning last Friday, the protests are against former President Ser...
    About 40,000 demonstrators gathered on the capital's central square as a week of large protests against the country's new leadership showed no sign of dissipating.More >
    About 40,000 demonstrators gathered on the capital's central square as a week of large protests against the country's new leadership showed no sign of dissipating.More >
  • Prague zookeepers use puppet to raise endangered magpie

    Prague zookeepers use puppet to raise endangered magpie

    Friday, April 20 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-04-20 23:25:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Petr David Josek). A keeper using a glove puppet imitating a parent feeds baby critically endangered Javan green magpie at the zoo in Prague, Czech Republic, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The Javan green magpies are one of the most endangered bird...(AP Photo/Petr David Josek). A keeper using a glove puppet imitating a parent feeds baby critically endangered Javan green magpie at the zoo in Prague, Czech Republic, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The Javan green magpies are one of the most endangered bird...
    Zookeepers in Prague have turned into puppeteers in an effort to save the critically endangered Javan green magpie.More >
    Zookeepers in Prague have turned into puppeteers in an effort to save the critically endangered Javan green magpie.More >
  • No surprise: Charles to succeed queen as Commonwealth head

    No surprise: Charles to succeed queen as Commonwealth head

    Friday, April 20 2018 6:06 PM EDT2018-04-20 22:06:48 GMT
    (Ben Stansall/PA via AP). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, front centre, leads other leaders of the Commonwealth nations through St George's hall at Windsor castle, during the CHOGM Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Windsor, England, Frida...(Ben Stansall/PA via AP). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, front centre, leads other leaders of the Commonwealth nations through St George's hall at Windsor castle, during the CHOGM Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Windsor, England, Frida...
    British media outlets say heir to the British throne Prince Charles has been approved as the next head of the Commonwealth of the U.K. and its former colonies.More >
    British media outlets say heir to the British throne Prince Charles has been approved as the next head of the Commonwealth of the U.K. and its former colonies.More >
  • 8 convicted in case alleging govt reps colluded with Mafia

    8 convicted in case alleging govt reps colluded with Mafia

    Friday, April 20 2018 5:57 PM EDT2018-04-20 21:57:46 GMT
    A court in Palermo convicted eight defendants, including a close associate of Silvio Berlusconi, of charges showing collusion between the Sicilian Mafia and the government during the early 1990s.More >
    A court in Palermo convicted eight defendants, including a close associate of Silvio Berlusconi, of charges showing collusion between the Sicilian Mafia and the government during the early 1990s.More >
  • The Latest: France demands access for chemical inspectors

    The Latest: France demands access for chemical inspectors

    Friday, April 20 2018 3:56 PM EDT2018-04-20 19:56:35 GMT
    The U.S.-led international coalition against the Islamic State group says its local allies in Syria have captured a Syrian-born German IS operative previously tied to a 9/11-linked jihadist cell.More >
    The U.S.-led international coalition against the Islamic State group says its local allies in Syria have captured a Syrian-born German IS operative previously tied to a 9/11-linked jihadist cell.More >
  • Russia: US did not violate red lines during Syria strikes

    Russia: US did not violate red lines during Syria strikes

    Friday, April 20 2018 3:56 PM EDT2018-04-20 19:56:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov speaks during his meeting with Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl in Moscow, Russia, Friday, April 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov speaks during his meeting with Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl in Moscow, Russia, Friday, April 20, 2018.
    Russia's foreign minister says U.S. President Donald Trump indicated he could visit Russia if President Vladimir Putin were able to accept his invitation to the White House.More >
    Russia's foreign minister says U.S. President Donald Trump indicated he could visit Russia if President Vladimir Putin were able to accept his invitation to the White House.More >
  • Croatia's president honors victims of WWII camp

    Croatia's president honors victims of WWII camp

    Friday, April 20 2018 3:17 PM EDT2018-04-20 19:17:56 GMT
    Croatian president has visited the site of a World War II concentration camp and honored its victims amid continued boycott by Croatia's Jews of the official commemoration ceremonies.More >
    Croatian president has visited the site of a World War II concentration camp and honored its victims amid continued boycott by Croatia's Jews of the official commemoration ceremonies.More >
  • The Latest: Commonwealth chooses Prince Charles as next head

    The Latest: Commonwealth chooses Prince Charles as next head

    Friday, April 20 2018 1:56 PM EDT2018-04-20 17:56:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, Pool). Britain's Prince Charles speaks to Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May before taking part in a receiving line at the Queen's Dinner for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) at Buckingham Palace in London, ...(AP Photo/Matt Dunham, Pool). Britain's Prince Charles speaks to Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May before taking part in a receiving line at the Queen's Dinner for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) at Buckingham Palace in London, ...
    The Commonwealth has confirmed that Prince Charles will be the next leader of the organization of Britain and its former colonies once he succeeds his mother Queen Elizabeth II on the throne.More >
    The Commonwealth has confirmed that Prince Charles will be the next leader of the organization of Britain and its former colonies once he succeeds his mother Queen Elizabeth II on the throne.More >
  • Remains of Czech cardinal return home from Vatican

    Remains of Czech cardinal return home from Vatican

    Friday, April 20 2018 1:36 PM EDT2018-04-20 17:36:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Soldiers carry a coffin with the remains of Cardinal Josef Beran, upon its arrival from the Vatican in Prague, Czech Republic, Friday, April 20, 2018. The remains of a Czech Cardinal who faced with courage the brutal persec...(AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Soldiers carry a coffin with the remains of Cardinal Josef Beran, upon its arrival from the Vatican in Prague, Czech Republic, Friday, April 20, 2018. The remains of a Czech Cardinal who faced with courage the brutal persec...
    The remains of a Czech Cardinal who faced with courage and dignity the persecution from the Nazi and Communist regimes have returned to his homeland from the Vatican almost 50 years after his death.More >
    The remains of a Czech Cardinal who faced with courage and dignity the persecution from the Nazi and Communist regimes have returned to his homeland from the Vatican almost 50 years after his death.More >
  • Police remove students from occupied Paris university site

    Police remove students from occupied Paris university site

    Friday, April 20 2018 1:15 PM EDT2018-04-20 17:15:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francois Mori). Police officers stand guard after police broke up a protest inside the Paris Tolbiac university, France, Friday April 20, 2018. French police have evacuated a Paris university site occupied for a month by students protesting a...(AP Photo/Francois Mori). Police officers stand guard after police broke up a protest inside the Paris Tolbiac university, France, Friday April 20, 2018. French police have evacuated a Paris university site occupied for a month by students protesting a...
    French police have removed students from a Paris university building that had been occupied for a month to protest admission changes that also are causing turmoil at other campuses.More >
    French police have removed students from a Paris university building that had been occupied for a month to protest admission changes that also are causing turmoil at other campuses.More >
  • Afghan authorities: 3 protecting voter registration killed

    Afghan authorities: 3 protecting voter registration killed

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:46 PM EDT2018-04-20 16:46:46 GMT
    Authorities say three police protecting voter registration centers in two Afghan provinces have been killed by militants over a two-day period this week.More >
    Authorities say three police protecting voter registration centers in two Afghan provinces have been killed by militants over a two-day period this week.More >
  • Pakistan: Armed men rob, harass prominent right activist

    Pakistan: Armed men rob, harass prominent right activist

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:33 PM EDT2018-04-20 16:33:34 GMT
    A prominent Pakistani rights group says armed men have raided the house of the editor of its State of Human Rights report, harassed her and stole her laptop, two hard drives and two cell phones, as well as some...More >
    A prominent Pakistani rights group says armed men have raided the house of the editor of its State of Human Rights report, harassed her and stole her laptop, two hard drives and two cell phones, as well as some jewelry and cash.More >
  • German town braces for neo-Nazi concert on Hitler's birthday

    German town braces for neo-Nazi concert on Hitler's birthday

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:14 PM EDT2018-04-20 16:14:12 GMT
    (Pawel Sosnowski/dpa via AP). A water canon stands in front of the hotel Neisseblick in  Ostritz, Germany Friday, April 20, 2018. A court has banned the consumption of alcohol at a planned neo-Nazi concert in eastern Germany to prevent an outbreak of v...(Pawel Sosnowski/dpa via AP). A water canon stands in front of the hotel Neisseblick in Ostritz, Germany Friday, April 20, 2018. A court has banned the consumption of alcohol at a planned neo-Nazi concert in eastern Germany to prevent an outbreak of v...
    A court has banned the consumption of alcohol at a planned neo-Nazi concert in eastern Germany to prevent an outbreak of violence.More >
    A court has banned the consumption of alcohol at a planned neo-Nazi concert in eastern Germany to prevent an outbreak of violence.More >
  • UK lawmakers form group to combat 'malign' Russian influence

    UK lawmakers form group to combat 'malign' Russian influence

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:07 PM EDT2018-04-20 16:07:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, March 7, 2018 file photo, police officers guard a cordon around a police tent covering the the spot where former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found critically ill Sund...(AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, March 7, 2018 file photo, police officers guard a cordon around a police tent covering the the spot where former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found critically ill Sund...
    British lawmakers have set up a special group to focus on Russian meddling, saying more must be done to understand the extent of Moscow's "malign influence.".More >
    British lawmakers have set up a special group to focus on Russian meddling, saying more must be done to understand the extent of Moscow's "malign influence.".More >
  • Turkish lawmakers approve early elections called by Erdogan

    Turkish lawmakers approve early elections called by Erdogan

    Friday, April 20 2018 11:56 AM EDT2018-04-20 15:56:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, file). FILE - In this Sunday, May 17, 2015 file photo, a Turkish police officer uses binoculars to scan the area from a platform, backdropped by posters of Turkish Republic founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, left, and Turkey's...(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, file). FILE - In this Sunday, May 17, 2015 file photo, a Turkish police officer uses binoculars to scan the area from a platform, backdropped by posters of Turkish Republic founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, left, and Turkey's...
    Turkey's parliament has approved holding the country's presidential and parliamentary elections a year-and-half early, a change President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said is needed because of uncertainties over Syria.More >
    Turkey's parliament has approved holding the country's presidential and parliamentary elections a year-and-half early, a change President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said is needed because of uncertainties over Syria.More >
  • Germany: Truck tips over, floods field with fish

    Germany: Truck tips over, floods field with fish

    Friday, April 20 2018 11:46 AM EDT2018-04-20 15:46:13 GMT
    (Stefan Sauer/dpa via AP). Fish lay strewn across the roadside after a truck carrying tons of fish crashed  near Liepen, northeastern Germany, Friday, April 20, 2018.(Stefan Sauer/dpa via AP). Fish lay strewn across the roadside after a truck carrying tons of fish crashed near Liepen, northeastern Germany, Friday, April 20, 2018.
    A tractor-trailer tried to take a turn and toppled over, tipping its entire load of fish onto a German farmer's field.More >
    A tractor-trailer tried to take a turn and toppled over, tipping its entire load of fish onto a German farmer's field.More >
  • Rights group: Lebanon evicting Syrian refugees from towns

    Rights group: Lebanon evicting Syrian refugees from towns

    Friday, April 20 2018 11:24 AM EDT2018-04-20 15:24:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File). FILE - In this September 11, 2015 file photo, a Lebanese policeman stands guard as Syrian citizens line up to apply for visas, outside the German embassy, in Rabieh, north Beirut, Lebanon. A leading international rights ...(AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File). FILE - In this September 11, 2015 file photo, a Lebanese policeman stands guard as Syrian citizens line up to apply for visas, outside the German embassy, in Rabieh, north Beirut, Lebanon. A leading international rights ...
    Human rights group says Lebanese local officials throwing Syrian refugees out of their towns, sending eviction notices.More >
    Human rights group says Lebanese local officials throwing Syrian refugees out of their towns, sending eviction notices.More >
  • Zimbabwe's Mugabe summoned over alleged diamond looting

    Zimbabwe's Mugabe summoned over alleged diamond looting

    Friday, April 20 2018 10:36 AM EDT2018-04-20 14:36:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, FILE). FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2017 file photo, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe during a meeting with South African President Jacob Zuma at the Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria, South Africa.  A Zimbabwean parliamentary co...(AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, FILE). FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2017 file photo, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe during a meeting with South African President Jacob Zuma at the Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria, South Africa. A Zimbabwean parliamentary co...
    Zimbabwe's Mugabe faces parliament summons over alleged $15 billion in diamond looting.More >
    Zimbabwe's Mugabe faces parliament summons over alleged $15 billion in diamond looting.More >
  • German official, lawyers probed in bribes-for-asylum case

    German official, lawyers probed in bribes-for-asylum case

    Friday, April 20 2018 10:17 AM EDT2018-04-20 14:17:53 GMT
    German authorities are investigating an official and three lawyers on suspicion of corruption in the granting of asylum to people who weren't eligible for it.More >
    German authorities are investigating an official and three lawyers on suspicion of corruption in the granting of asylum to people who weren't eligible for it.More >
  • Man with 3 faces: Frenchman gets 2nd face transplant

    Man with 3 faces: Frenchman gets 2nd face transplant

    Friday, April 20 2018 10:16 AM EDT2018-04-20 14:16:53 GMT
    In a medical first, a French surgeon says he has performed a second face transplant on the same patient _ who is now doing well and even spent a recent weekend in Brittany.More >
    In a medical first, a French surgeon says he has performed a second face transplant on the same patient _ who is now doing well and even spent a recent weekend in Brittany.More >
  • Basque militant group ETA: 'We really are sorry'

    Basque militant group ETA: 'We really are sorry'

    Friday, April 20 2018 9:27 AM EDT2018-04-20 13:27:46 GMT
    Basque militant group ETA says it is sorry for the pain that its armed campaign for Basque independence has caused, and vows not to return to violence.More >
    Basque militant group ETA says it is sorry for the pain that its armed campaign for Basque independence has caused, and vows not to return to violence.More >
  • WWII bomb defused in Berlin after large central evacuation

    WWII bomb defused in Berlin after large central evacuation

    Friday, April 20 2018 9:27 AM EDT2018-04-20 13:27:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Sohn). An information board is pictured at the main train station in Berlin, Germany, Friday, April 20, 2018. Berlin police are evacuating thousands from a central area of the German capital and shutting down the main train station in...(AP Photo/Michael Sohn). An information board is pictured at the main train station in Berlin, Germany, Friday, April 20, 2018. Berlin police are evacuating thousands from a central area of the German capital and shutting down the main train station in...
    Berlin police are evacuating thousands from a central area of the German capital and shutting down the main train station in preparation for the removal of an unexploded World War II bomb found during recent...More >
    Berlin police are evacuating thousands from a central area of the German capital and shutting down the main train station in preparation for the removal of an unexploded World War II bomb found during recent construction work.More >
  • Evacuation in Slovakia after unexploded WWII bombs found

    Evacuation in Slovakia after unexploded WWII bombs found

    Friday, April 20 2018 8:56 AM EDT2018-04-20 12:56:25 GMT
    Authorities have started evacuation of people in a town in southern Slovakia after a discovery of four unexploded World War II bombs.More >
    Authorities have started evacuation of people in a town in southern Slovakia after a discovery of four unexploded World War II bombs.More >
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