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Angola announces first 2 cases of Zika, but strain not clear

January 11, 2017

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Angola has announced its first two cases of the Zika virus, but it is not clear whether the strain is the one spreading through the Americas. more »»

Lowest temperatures in decades in parts of eastern Europe

January 11, 2017

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Authorities dug out stranded residents as heavy snow blanketed Eastern Europe Wednesday and people struggled with travel delays, power outages and subzero temperatures. more »»

Egyptian court upholds asset freeze of 3 activists

January 11, 2017

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court on Wednesday upheld an earlier ruling to freeze the assets of three prominent rights activists, the latest chapter in a widening government crackdown against civil... more »»

Opposition: Airstrikes in northern Syria kill 10 militants

January 11, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — Airstrikes in the northern Syrian province of Idlib killed at least 10 suspected al-Qaida-linked militants in Syria on Wednesday, the latest in a spate of targeted attacks against... more »»

UN lauds launch of market tool assessing firms' climate risk

January 11, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — The United Nations is applauding the launch of a financial tool to track companies' efforts to prepare for climate change. more »»

Libyan military chief visits Russian aircraft carrier

January 11, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — A Libyan military chief has visited a Russian aircraft carrier off the coast of the troubled North African country. more »»

US report: Afghan forces not yet capable of securing country

January 11, 2017

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan needs a stable security environment to prevent it from again becoming a safe haven for al-Qaida and other militants, but Afghan security forces have not yet... more »»

Top Iraqi commander: Mosul could be liberated in 3 months

January 11, 2017

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — A top Iraqi commander told The Associated Press that the operation to retake the city of Mosul from the Islamic State group could be complete in three months or less. more »»

Moscow denies having compromising information about Trump

January 11, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin has not collected compromising information about U.S. more »»

Polish FM sparks jokes with mention of nonexistent country

January 11, 2017

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Polish foreign minister has been mocked on Twitter for saying he had a meeting with the representative of a nonexistent country as part of Poland's bid for a seat on the... more »»

The Latest: Serbia urges migrants to get out of frigid cold

January 11, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migration influx (all times local):

2:45 p.m. more »»

Kardashian robbery probe: Driver, 2 others released in Paris

January 11, 2017

PARIS (AP) — French investigators have released a chauffeur for Kim Kardashian West and two other people in their probe into the robbery of more than $10 million worth of jewelry from the star's... more »»

Germany: 280,000 new migrants last year, far lower than 2015

January 11, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — Germany saw about 280,000 new asylum-seekers arrive last year, less than a third of the previous year's huge influx of 890,000, the interior minister said Wednesday. more »»

UAE mourns 5 diplomats killed in mysterious Afghan bombing

January 11, 2017

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — The killing of five diplomats from the United Arab Emirates in a bombing in southern Afghanistan marks the deadliest attack ever for the young nation's diplomatic... more »»

Germany approves more soldiers for UN mission in Mali

January 11, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — The German government has approved an expansion of the country's military deployment in Mali, with Berlin sending more helicopters to support the U.N. peacekeeping mission there. more »»

Dozens killed as fighting rages at Yemen's Red Sea strait

January 11, 2017

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Heavy fighting continued to rage Wednesday near the strategic Red Sea strait of Bab al-Mandab in western Yemen, leaving dozens dead and wounded, security officials said. more »»

Italy's premier is hospitalized, reported in good condition

January 11, 2017

ROME (AP) — Italian Premier Paolo Gentiloni was reported to be in good condition Wednesday after undergoing angioplasty surgery upon his return from a bilateral meeting in Pari. more »»

Iceland gets new government, could restart EU entry talks

January 11, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Iceland has a new center-right government almost three months after an election that produced no outright winner. more »»

Turkey arrests 60 businessmen for alleged Gulen ties

January 11, 2017

ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish court on Wednesday ordered 60 businessmen formally arrested pending trial over their suspected ties to the movement allegedly responsible for the failed coup in July, th... more »»

Kurdish militants claim car bomb attack in Turkey's Izmir

January 11, 2017

ISTANBUL (AP) — Kurdish militants have claimed responsibility for last week's car bombing attack that killed a policeman and a courthouse employee in western Turkey. more »»

 
 
 

 

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