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Lawyer for Russian whistle-blower's family injured in fall

March 22, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — A lawyer hired by the family of Sergei Magnitsky, a Russian whistleblower who died in jail, has been seriously injured in a fall from his Moscow apartment. more »»

AP Interview: Emirates defends security as laptop ban looms

March 22, 2017

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The president of Emirates, the Middle East's biggest airline, defended security measures at its Dubai hub on Wednesday and said that the ban on electronics othe... more »»

Liverpool plans extravaganza for 50 years of 'Sgt. Pepper'

March 22, 2017

LONDON (AP) — It was 50 years ago today — almost — that Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play.

The English city of Liverpool is getting set to celebrate the half-centenary of "Sgt. more »»

Wilders: Dutch coalition talks ignore his 1.3 million voters

March 22, 2017

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders said Wednesday that political parties discussing the makeup of the next Dutch ruling coalition are shutting him out and sidelining 1. more »»

Dozens dead or missing from airstrike in IS-held north Syria

March 22, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists said Wednesday that dozens of people were killed or missing after an airstrike the day before leveled a school near the Islamic State-held city of Raqqa where... more »»

Red Cross appeal seeks funds for 4 countries facing famine

March 22, 2017

GENEVA (AP) — The international Red Cross is appealing for $400 million to help millions of people facing famine or the risk of it in four conflict-ridden countries — Somalia, Yemen, South Sudan... more »»

German Cabinet OKs plan to annul homosexuality convictions

March 22, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Cabinet on Wednesday approved a bill that would annul the convictions of thousands of gay men under a law criminalizing homosexuality that was applied zealously in... more »»

Not my laptop! Airline passengers hit the device doldrums

March 22, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — As the indignities of modern air travel go, the latest ban on laptops and tablets on some international flights falls somewhere between having to take off your shoes at the... more »»

'Be tender', Belgian king says a year after Brussels attacks

March 22, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium's King Philippe on Wednesday urged citizens to listen to each other and draw lessons from the "deadly madness" that led three bombers to kill 32 people in the Brussels... more »»

Belgian king, queen, leaders mark attacks anniversary

March 22, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian leaders, victims and families of those who died in the March 22 suicide bomb attacks on the Brussels airport and subway marked the anniversary of the assaults which killed... more »»

Australia couple are 1st foreigners to own US radio stations

March 22, 2017

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — An Australian couple with roots in Alaska has bought more than two dozen radio stations in three states, marking the first time federal regulators have allowed full foreign... more »»

US, South Korea say North Korea's latest missile test fails

March 22, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea's latest missile launch ended in failure on Wednesday, the U.S. more »»

Survey: US high schools seen as easier by exchange students

March 22, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Easier classes, less homework and lots of sports — this is how American high schools are viewed by students from other countries studying in the U.S. more »»

Closer US-Russia ties uncertain as Tillerson plans trip

March 22, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — With Russia-tinged investigations swirling around his administration, President Donald Trump has yet to fulfill a campaign pledge of closer cooperation with Moscow. more »»

S. Korea prosecutors grill Park over corruption allegations

March 21, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's just-ousted president returned home early Wednesday after being grilled by prosecutors in a long-awaited investigation of corruption allegations that ended... more »»

Closer US-Russia ties uncertain as Tillerson plans trip

March 21, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — With Russia-tinged investigations swirling around his administration, President Donald Trump has yet to fulfill a campaign pledge of closer cooperation with Moscow. more »»

Afghanistan wants more US help in fight against Taliban, IS

March 21, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Afghanistan wants the United States to send more forces to help meet shortfalls in the battle against the Taliban and the Islamic State group, the nation's top diplomat said... more »»

The Latest: Royal Jordanian to enforce ban starting Friday

March 21, 2017

CAIRO (AP) — The Latest developments related to the U.S. more »»

Media: Netanyahu to continue East Jerusalem construction

March 21, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli media is quoting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as saying that he has no plans to limit Jewish construction in East Jerusale. more »»

Car bomb kills 6 near Somalia presidential palace: Official

March 21, 2017

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A car bomb exploded Tuesday at a military checkpoint near Somalia's presidential palace in the capital, killing at least six people, the spokesman for Mogadishu's mayor... more »»

 
 
 

 

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