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UN: Risky sea crossings fuel sharp rise in migrant deaths

March 17, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — Migrant deaths rose sharply last year, particularly in the Mediterranean, as smugglers made ever-riskier attempts to ferry asylum-seekers and refugees on increasingly unseaworthy... more »»

Tillerson: Use of pre-emptive force an option with NKorea

March 17, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Friday it may be necessary to take pre-emptive military action against North Korea if the threat from their weapons program reaches... more »»

Helicopter attack kills 31 Somali refugees off Yemen's coast

March 17, 2017

HODEIDA, Yemen (AP) — A helicopter gunship attacked a boat packed with Somali migrants off the coast of Yemen overnight Thursday, killing at least 31 people, according to a U.N. more »»

UK: Trump spying claim 'ridiculous;' US govt won't repeat it

March 17, 2017

LONDON (AP) — A spokesman for Britain's prime minister says the White House has promised that it won't repeat a claim that U.K. spies snooped on U.S. President Donald Trump. more »»

Official: Obama on private trip to French Polynesian resort

March 17, 2017

PARIS (AP) — A Tahitian official says Barack Obama has arrived in French Polynesia on a private tri. more »»

For the Kremlin, boosting turnout is key task for 2018 vote

March 17, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — With a year to go before Russia's presidential election, there's little room for intrigue. more »»

The Latest: Survivor: Gunship fired on Somalis fleeing Yemen

March 17, 2017

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Yemen and the attack that hit a vessel with Somali migrants off the Arab country's Red Sea coast, killing at least 31 people (all times... more »»

Syria fires missiles at Israeli jets following airstrikes

March 17, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — Syria fired missiles at Israeli warplanes early Friday after a series of Israeli airstrikes inside Syria — a rare military exchange between the two hostile neighbors that was... more »»

China plans 1st structure on disputed South China Sea shoal

March 17, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — China plans to build the first permanent structure on a South China Sea shoal at the heart of a territorial dispute with the Philippines, in a move likely to renew concerns over... more »»

Germany may file WTO complaint if US levies border tax

March 17, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's economy minister says her country may sue the United States before the World Trade Organization if President Donald Trump goes ahead with a planned 'border tax' on importe... more »»

The Latest: Tillerson cites pre-emptive option for NKorea

March 17, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit to Asia (all times local):

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As Trump touts Guantanamo, civilian prosecutors notch wins

March 17, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Admitted al-Qaida operative Ibrahim Suleiman Adnan Harun is just the type of "bad dude" that Donald Trump has said should be locked up at Guantanamo Ba. more »»

Tillerson gets a look at NKorea at the DMZ between Koreas

March 17, 2017

CAMP BONIFAS, South Korea (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday visited the world's most heavily armed border, greeting U.S. more »»

South Korea finds a home for 2 puppies Park left behind

March 17, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's presidential office has found a home for two of the nine dogs former President Park Geun-hye left behind when she was forced out of office over a corruptio... more »»

'I am lucky': Refugee family celebrates arrival to US

March 17, 2017

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Inside a small apartment in a San Diego suburb, Nadia Hanan Madalo sat before tins of kebab, roasted chicken, and tomato and cucumber salad. more »»

French school shooting: 4 shot, 10 hurt, student arrested

March 17, 2017

PARIS (AP) — A 16-year-old student who had troubled relations with his peers opened fire at a high school in southern France on Thursday, wounding three other students and the principal who tried... more »»

Admitted Al-Qaida fighter convicted in NY terror case

March 16, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — An admitted al-Qaida fighter was convicted on Thursday of federal terrorism charges for participating in a fierce firefight in Afghanistan that left two U.S. servicemen dead. more »»

Letter bomb explodes at Paris IMF's office; Greek ties seen

March 16, 2017

PARIS (AP) — French prosecutors are investigating a possible Greek link after a letter exploded Thursday at the Paris' office of the International Monetary Fund, lightly injuring one person. more »»

Somali pirates release oil tanker and crew, officials say

March 16, 2017

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somali pirates who seized a Comoros-flagged oil tanker earlier this week after five years without a major hijacking in the region have released the ship and its crew... more »»

Syrian activists say airstrike on mosque kills at least 35

March 16, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — An airstrike on a mosque in a rebel-held area of northern Syria on Thursday killed at least 35 people, first responders and activists said. more »»

 
 
 

 

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