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UK PM May takes swipe at front-runner Boris Johnson

July 12, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Outgoing British Prime Minster Theresa May has leveled a thinly disguised swipe at Conservative Party front-runner Boris Johnson as she underscored the necessity of character in... more »»

Lithuania's new president, a former bank analyst, sworn in

July 12, 2019

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — A former bank analyst has been sworn in as Lithuania's new president, taking the helm of the Baltic nation of 3 million. more »»

Greece recognizes Venezuela's Guaido as interim president

July 12, 2019

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's new government says it is recognizing Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country's interim president, saying this would align Greece with the European... more »»

Ethiopian Israeli musicians use stage to promote struggles

July 12, 2019

JERUSALEM (AP) — In his song "Handcuffed," rapper Teddy Neguse addresses police brutality against young Israeli men of Ethiopian descent. more »»

Hong Kong protesters march with mock coffin of city leader

July 12, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — A small group of protesters paraded Friday around Hong Kong government headquarters with a mock coffin of city leader Carrie Lam, as activists announced more protests. more »»

Puerto Rico gov apologizes for private chat that drew ire

July 12, 2019

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's governor apologized late Thursday for profanity-laced comments he made in a private chat to describe a former New York City female government official... more »»

Turbulence injures dozens on Air Canada flight to Australia

July 12, 2019

HONOLULU (AP) — Intense turbulence struck an Air Canada flight to Australia on Thursday and sent unbuckled passengers flying into the ceiling, forcing the plane to land in Hawai. more »»

Parents of dead Hong Kong protester urge others to carry on

July 12, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — The parents of a Hong Kong man who plunged to his death after putting up banners against divisive extradition legislation urged young people to continue their struggle. more »»

Sudan military council says it foils attempted military coup

July 11, 2019

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan's ruling military council said it foiled an attempted military coup Thursday, just days after the military and a pro-democracy coalition agreed on a joint sovereign... more »»

The Latest: Sudan general: More officers sought in coup try

July 11, 2019

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on attempted coup in Sudan (all times local):

10:55 p.m.

Lt. Gen. more »»

Biden promises to end 'forever wars' as president

July 11, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Biden promised on Thursday his White House would end "forever wars" and reassert American leadership to combat authoritarianism and global instability, which he says are... more »»

The Latest: UN chief calls for 'maximum restraint' in Gulf

July 11, 2019

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on the tensions between the United States and Iran (all times local):

10:45 p.m.

U.N. more »»

Bosnian Muslims mark 1995 massacre of thousands with burials

July 11, 2019

SREBRENICA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Thousands of mourners gathered Thursday to commemorate the 24th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre, the worst mass killing in Europe since World War II,... more »»

Italy: Lawmakers want Salvini to explain alleged Russia deal

July 11, 2019

ROME (AP) — Opposition lawmakers in Italy demanded Thursday to have Interior Minister Matteo Salvini appear in Parliament about allegations that a covert Russian oil sale scheme was devised to... more »»

Egypt arrests Mubarak supporter who criticized government

July 11, 2019

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian prosecutors Thursday charged the administrator of a Facebook page that supports former autocratic president Hosni Mubarak with spreading false news and undermining national... more »»

Ex-UN chief concerned over monsoon floods in Rohingya camps

July 11, 2019

KUTUPALONG, Bangladesh (AP) — Former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed concern that monsoon floods could threaten the lives of Rohingya refugees in sprawling camps in Bangladesh. more »»

The Latest: White House says Trump, Netanyahu discussed Iran

July 11, 2019

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on the tensions between the United States and Iran (all times local):

9:15 p.m. more »»

Danish mother seeks death for daughter's killers in Morocco

July 11, 2019

SALE, Morocco (AP) — Nearly two dozen suspects returned to court on terrorism charges Thursday for the brutal slayings of two Scandinavian women hiking in the Atlas Mountain. more »»

Greece: Emergency declared after deadly storm hits resorts

July 11, 2019

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — A state of emergency has been declared in an area of northern Greece after a violent storm tore through seaside resorts, killing six tourist. more »»

Putin and Ukraine's new leader discuss east Ukraine conflict

July 11, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin had his first phone call with Ukraine's new president on Thursday and discussions centered on the conflict in eastern Ukraine that has bitterly... more »»

 
 
 

 

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