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German court rejects call for Puigdemont to be rearrested

May 22, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — A German court on Tuesday rejected a request from prosecutors to take former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont back into custody pending a decision on whether he can be extradited to... more »»

Purported mother of poisoned Russian spy speaks out

May 22, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian state TV has interviewed a woman it claims to be the mother of a former Russian spy poisoned in Britai. more »»

Northern Ireland police release 1 man in backpacker murder

May 22, 2018

LONDON (AP) — Police in Northern Ireland have released one man and continue to question a second after the two were arrested in connection with the death of a German backpacker three decades ago. more »»

US bishop at royal wedding thought invitation was a prank

May 22, 2018

LONDON (AP) — The American bishop whose sermon caused a stir at the wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle thought the invitation was a prank.

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Heatwave in Pakistan's Karachi kills 65 amid power cuts

May 22, 2018

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani welfare organization says the heatwave gripping the region amid widespread power cuts has killed 65 people in Karachi. more »»

French public service workers strike again over job cuts

May 22, 2018

PARIS (AP) — French public services workers have gone on strike as part of their protest a government plan to cut 120,000 jobs by 2022. more »»

Mayor in Russia's fourth-largest city abruptly resigns

May 22, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — The mayor of Russia's fourth-largest city has stepped down to protest a government-promoted law which scrapped mayoral elections. more »»

Populists' pick to be Italian premier scorns bureaucracy

May 22, 2018

ROME (AP) — Giuseppe Conte, a bureaucracy-allergic law professor, is hardly a household name in Ital. more »»

US hikes tariffs on Chinese steel exported via Vietnam

May 22, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States has raised tariffs on steel from Vietnam that Washington says originated in China and evaded anti-dumping duties on Chinese steel. more »»

Former Malaysian PM Najib questioned by anti-graft agency

May 22, 2018

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (AP) — Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was interrogated Tuesday over a corruption scandal that could lead to criminal charges against him as the country's new... more »»

Can the 'dealmaker' president deliver on North Korea?

May 22, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Weeks before his planned North Korea summit, President Donald Trump is staring down a dealmaker's worst nightmare: overpromising and under-delivering. more »»

Aide: Palestinian leader making swift recovery in hospital

May 21, 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is alert and making a swift recovery after being hospitalized with a fever over the weekend and should be released within days, an aide and a... more »»

The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

May 21, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a year spent carefully cultivating two princes from the Arabian Peninsula, Elliott Broidy, a top fundraiser for President Donald Trump, thought he was finally close to... more »»

Congo Ebola vaccination campaign begins with health workers

May 21, 2018

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo began an Ebola vaccination campaign Monday in a northwest provincial capital in a major effort to stem an outbreak that already has spread from rural towns into a cit... more »»

Pope laments 'hemorrhaging' of priests and nuns in Europe

May 21, 2018

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis voiced alarm Monday at the "hemorrhaging" of nuns and priests in Italy and Europe, saying God only knows how many seminaries, monasteries, convents and churches... more »»

Venezuela's opposition scrambles to regroup after Maduro win

May 21, 2018

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's fractured opposition emerged even more powerless Monday, a day after an election it boycotted propelled socialist President Nicolas Maduro to an easy victory... more »»

Social media under microscope in emotive Irish abortion vote

May 21, 2018

DUBLIN (AP) — In homes and pubs, on leaflets and lampposts, debate is raging in Ireland over whether to lift the country's decades-old ban on abortion. more »»

Danish minister says Muslims fasting for Ramadan pose danger

May 21, 2018

HELSINKI (AP) — A Danish government minister has asserted that Muslims shouldn't work during Ramadan because the monthlong fasting period poses safety hazards in some professions and makes the... more »»

Italy edges toward 1st populist govt, law prof as premier

May 21, 2018

ROME (AP) — With Europe and markets watching anxiously, Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the euroskeptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League identified a... more »»

International outcry grows over disputed Venezuela vote

May 21, 2018

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A growing roster of nations on Monday decried Venezuela's presidential election as a farce, with the U.S. more »»

 
 
 

 

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