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Iraq: Border with Jordan to open soon, after year of closure

May 21, 2016

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Iraq's border crossing with Jordan is expected to open in about two weeks, after an almost year-long closure, allowing for a resumption of vital trade and a return of Iraqi... more »»

Europeans warily watching Austria's presidential vote

May 21, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — Austria's presidential election has significance far beyond the small EU nation's borders. more »»

G7 takes aim at terrorist financing; rifts on policy remain

May 21, 2016

AKIU, Japan (AP) — The Group of Seven major economies showed a united front on fighting terrorist financing and tax evasion in talks that ended Saturday, but shied away from coordinated action on... more »»

The Latest: First photos emerge of EgyptAir plane debris

May 21, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on the crash of EgyptAir Flight 804 (all times local):

1:00 p.m. more »»

With austerity light on taxes, Cyprus sees economy rebound

May 21, 2016

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Less than two years ago, amid Cyprus' worst economic crisis in decades, a charity shop run by the Orthodox Church in the heart of medieval Nicosia was awash with jobless... more »»

North Korean diplomat who negotiated '94 deal with US dies

May 21, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A top North Korean diplomat who negotiated a short-lived 1994 deal with the United States to freeze its nuclear programs in exchange for international aid has died of... more »»

Searchers find body parts, seats, luggage from Egyptian jet

May 20, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — Search crews found floating human remains, luggage and seats from the doomed EgyptAir jetliner Friday but face a potentially more complex task in locating bigger pieces of wreckage... more »»

Iraqi protesters storm Baghdad's Green Zone, shooting erupts

May 20, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi security forces fired tear gas and gunshots in the air as hundreds of anti-government protesters stormed Baghdad's heavily secured Green Zone on Frida. more »»

Mexico OKs extradition of drug lord 'El Chapo' Guzman to US

May 20, 2016

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's Foreign Relations Department ruled Friday that the extradition of convicted drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the United States can go forward. more »»

Congo opposition leader Katumbi flies to South Africa

May 20, 2016

LUBUMBASHI, Congo (AP) — Congo's top opposition candidate for the upcoming presidential election flew to South Africa for medical treatment Friday, one day after authorities issued an arrest... more »»

Turkey strips immunity from lawmakers, clears way for trials

May 20, 2016

ISTANBUL, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's parliament on Friday approved a bill to amend the constitution to strip lawmakers of immunity, a move that paves the way for trials of several pro-Kurdish and... more »»

Group that helped sell Iran nuke deal also funded media

May 20, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — A group the White House recently identified as a key surrogate in selling the Iran nuclear deal gave National Public Radio $100,000 last year to help it report on the pact and... more »»

Passengers on EgyptAir flight included businessmen, parents

May 20, 2016

PARIS (AP) — The 66 people lost aboard EgyptAir Flight 804 included a businessman adored by his colleagues, a language and history scholar and a mother caring for a daughter with cance. more »»

Lawyer: European Human Rights Court to hear Amanda Knox case

May 20, 2016

MILAN (AP) — The European Court of Human Rights has agreed to hear Amanda Knox's case challenging her slander conviction during the trial for her British roommate's 2007 murder, her Italian... more »»

As 1st debris found from Egypt plane crash, no clue on cause

May 20, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — Search crews found human remains, luggage and seats Friday from the EgyptAir jetliner that fell out of the sky over the Mediterranean Sea, as investigators pored over the passenger... more »»

Israel defense chief quits, cites lack of trust in Netanyahu

May 20, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's defense minister announced his resignation Friday, saying the governing party had been taken over by "extremist and dangerous elements" and that he no longer trusts Prim... more »»

Russia urges joint action with US against Syria's al-Qaida

May 20, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian defense minister proposed on Friday that Russia and the U.S.-led coalition launch joint action against al-Qaida's branch in Syria, known as the Nusra Front. more »»

Nigeria: 2nd Chibok girl rescued was not taken from school

May 20, 2016

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — A second "Chibok girl" rescued by Nigeria's military in a forest battle with Islamic extremists was kidnapped from her home village and is not among 218 students missing fro... more »»

German court approves mass killing of male chicks

May 20, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — A German court has ruled that the mass killing of newly hatched male chicks doesn't violate animal protection laws. more »»

What caused EgyptAir plane crash? A look at likely scenarios

May 20, 2016

STOCKHOLM (AP) — While nothing can be ruled out yet, what's known about the erratic behavior of EgyptAir flight 804 before it crashed suggests the cause was human rather than technical, or... more »»

 
 
 

 

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