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New Thai king's first duty is to honor late father

December 2, 2016

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's new king on Friday carried out his first official duty, attending a solemn religious ceremony to honor his father and predecessor who died seven weeks ago. more »»

Q&A: Candidates, issues in Austria presidential election

December 2, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — Austria holds presidential elections on Sunday in a contest pitting a left-leaning contender against a right-winger supported by a populist anti-immigration part. more »»

Indonesia blasphemy protest swells to crowd of 200,000

December 2, 2016

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — At least 200,000 conservative Muslims rallied in the Indonesian capital on Friday in the second major protest in a month against its minority Christian governor who is... more »»

Family of Colombia crash survivor 'Neto' has mixed emotions

December 2, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — For the family of Brazilian soccer player Neto, as one of only six survivors of a plane crash in Colombia is known, there is joy and pai. more »»

Ailing Buzz Aldrin evacuated from South Pole to New Zealand

December 2, 2016

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An ailing Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon, was evacuated from the South Pole to New Zealand where he was in a hospital on Friday in stable condition. more »»

Grief turns to anger amid reports of lack of fuel in crash

December 2, 2016

MEDELLIN, Colombia (AP) — Authorities prepared Thursday to transport home the bodies of dozens of victims of this week's air tragedy in Colombia as grief turned to anger amid indications the... more »»

Grief turns to anger amid reports of lack of fuel in crash

December 1, 2016

MEDELLIN, Colombia (AP) — Authorities prepared Thursday to transport home the bodies of dozens of victims of this week's air tragedy in Colombia as grief turned to anger amid indications the... more »»

Russia: Space ship malfunctions, breaks up over Siberia

December 1, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — An unmanned Russian cargo spaceship heading to the International Space Station broke up in the atmosphere over Siberia on Thursday due to an unspecified malfunction, the Russian... more »»

Victims' relatives in Brazil say soccer-team crash avoidable

December 1, 2016

CHAPECO, Brazil (AP) — Relatives of victims who died in an air crash that killed most members of the Brazilian soccer club Chapecoense spoke out in anger Thursday, with several saying the crash... more »»

French president rules out 2017 run to help boost Socialists

December 1, 2016

PARIS (AP) — France's President Francois Hollande announced in a surprise televised address Thursday that he would not seek a second term in next year's presidential election, acknowledging that... more »»

UK Brexit minister: Leaving EU won't mean economic isolation

December 1, 2016

LONDON (AP) — Britain's minister for leaving the European Union tried to reassure businesses on Thursday that exiting the bloc won't cut the U.K. more »»

Gambia ruler predicts landslide; internet blocked amid vote

December 1, 2016

BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — Voters in the tiny West African nation of Gambia cast marbles Thursday in an election widely expected to keep the country's ruler of more than two decades in power despite a... more »»

Senate votes unanimously to renew Iran sanctions law

December 1, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate moved decisively Thursday to renew a decades-old sanctions law that lawmakers said gives the United States the clout to punish Iran should it fail to live up to the... more »»

The Latest: French PM praises Hollande for stepping aside

December 1, 2016

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on France's presidential campaigns (all times local):

9:50 p.m. more »»

Bloomberg optimistic at start of climate change summit

December 1, 2016

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says that even if President-elect Donald Trump pulls the United States back from the climate goals pledged a year ago in Paris,... more »»

Ailing Buzz Aldrin evacuated from South Pole to New Zealand

December 1, 2016

An ailing Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon, was evacuated from the South Pole to New Zealand where he was hospitalized Thursday in stable condition. more »»

Crown prince formally becomes Thailand's new king

December 1, 2016

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand has a new king, with the country's crown prince formally taking the throne to succeed his much-revered late father, who reigned for 70 years. more »»

Oil refinery in Italy erupts in flames, black smoke

December 1, 2016

MILAN (AP) — A blaze at an Eni oil company refinery south of Milan sent flames and plumes of smoke into the air Thursday evening, but no injuries were reported. more »»

Bolivia suspends airline after deadly crash in Colombia

December 1, 2016

MEDELLIN, Colombia (AP) — Bolivia's Civil Aviation Authority on Thursday indefinitely suspended operations of the airline behind this week's air tragedy in Colombia, as relatives of the victims... more »»

Buzz Aldrin, 2nd to walk on moon, evacuated from South Pole

December 1, 2016

Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon, was recuperating in stable condition Thursday at a New Zealand hospital after being evacuated from the South Pole. more »»

 
 
 

 

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