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3 WWII bombs removed from Baltic Sea resort in Poland

August 13, 2018

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — More than 2,000 people were evacuated Monday while Polish navy experts removed three World War II bombs from the Baltic Sea bed at the vacation resort of Kolobrze. more »»

Court orders former Armenian president released from jail

August 13, 2018

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — The lawyer for former Armenian President Robert Kocharian says he has been released from custody on a court order. more »»

Tunisian leader backs equal inheritance rights for women

August 13, 2018

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia's president promised Monday to submit a bill to parliament soon that aims to give women equal inheritance rights with men, as debate over the topic of inheritance... more »»

Helicopter crashes in Tajikistan's Pamir Mountains, 5 dead

August 13, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — A helicopter carrying climbers in Tajikistan crash-landed in the Central Asian nation's mountains, killing five of the 18 people on board, a Tajik official said Monday. more »»

Germany's Merkel slaps down talk of working with leftists

August 13, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday slapped down an ally's suggestion that her conservatives could work with the post-communist Left Party in the country's east, an idea that... more »»

120 Afghan forces, civilians killed in battle with Taliban

August 13, 2018

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Four days of ferocious fighting between Afghan forces and the Taliban over a key provincial capital has claimed the lives of about 100 Afghan policemen and soldiers and... more »»

Glider plane crashes in French Alps, killing man and teen

August 13, 2018

PARIS (AP) — The French Alps' high mountain police force says a small glider plane has crashed despite "excellent" weather, killing two Austrians onboard. more »»

Turkey tries to contain crisis but currency keeps falling

August 13, 2018

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's central bank took action Monday to free up cash for banks as the country grapples with a currency crisis sparked by concerns over President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's... more »»

The Latest: Germany seeks migrant deals with Greece, Italy

August 13, 2018

MILAN (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local):

3:05 p.m. more »»

EU seeks safe harbor for ship carrying 141 rescued migrants

August 13, 2018

MILAN (AP) — The European Commission said Monday that it is contact with a number of member states to identify a country willing to take 141 migrants picked up by a rescue ship, after the French... more »»

Greek island wildfire that forced villages to evacuate eases

August 13, 2018

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A large forest fire in Greece that forced the evacuation of two villages overnight on the island of Evia was abating Monday but was not fully controlled yet. more »»

China to UN panel: No arbitrary detention in Uighur region

August 13, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — China insisted Monday there is no "arbitrary detention" and there are no "re-education centers" in its western Xinjiang region, rejecting concerns raised by a U.N. more »»

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa urges nation to move beyond elections

August 13, 2018

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's president has called on the troubled country to unite and "put the election period behind us and embrace the future" in his first public address since winning... more »»

Norwegian minister quits after private trips to Iran, China

August 13, 2018

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway's fishery minister has stepped down after harsh criticism for not informing the government of his private trips abroad to Iran and China. more »»

The Latest: Scores killed fighting Taliban in Afghan city

August 13, 2018

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on the fighting between the Taliban and Afghan security forces in the city of Ghazni (all times local):

3:40 p.m. more »»

Boardwalk collapses in Spanish city during concert, 313 hurt

August 13, 2018

MADRID (AP) — An oceanside boardwalk collapsed during a nighttime concert in the Spanish city of Vigo, injuring 313 people, five of them seriously, authorities said Monda. more »»

Syrian group: Death toll in blast in rebel town rises to 67

August 13, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian search-and-rescue group says the death toll from an explosion that destroyed two apartment buildings in a rebel-held town in the country's northwest the previous day has... more »»

Turkish central bank tries to contain currency crisis

August 13, 2018

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's central bank announced a series of measures on Monday to free up cash for banks as the country grapples with a currency crisis sparked by concerns over President... more »»

AP Interview: Malaysia's Mahathir aims to scrap China deals

August 13, 2018

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's prime minister said Monday he will seek to cancel multibillion-dollar Chinese-backed infrastructure projects that were signed by his predecessor as his... more »»

Rival Korea leaders to meet in Pyongyang in September

August 13, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The rival Koreas announced Monday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in will meet in Pyongyang sometime in September, while their... more »»

 
 
 

 

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