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UK ramps up 'no-deal' Brexit preparations amid impasse

December 18, 2018

LONDON (AP) — Britain's government ramped up preparations Tuesday for the possibility that the country could leave the European Union in 101 days without a divorce deal — putting soldiers on... more »»

Saudi spending to hit record high as oil prices resume slide

December 18, 2018

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's expenditures will hit a record-high in 2019 as the government plans to increase state spending by 7 percent to reach $295 billion despite plunging oil... more »»

Putin: Russia has enough missiles without violating treaty

December 18, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday rejected the U.S. more »»

Vatican committee: Church credibility at risk over sex abuse

December 18, 2018

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Organizers of an upcoming Vatican summit on sex abuse prevention are warning that the credibility of the Catholic Church is in jeopardy over the abuse scandal and are urging... more »»

Fighting in Yemeni city dies down as cease-fire takes hold

December 18, 2018

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's key port city of Hodeida was calm Tuesday morning, hours after a U.N. more »»

Norway allows cleric to face court in Italy

December 18, 2018

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — An Iraqi-born cleric suspected of enticing recruits to fight in Iraq and Syria has been given travel documents to travel to Italy where he faces trial, Norway's justice... more »»

Dutch court upholds ban on branch of Bandidos biker club

December 18, 2018

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — An appeals court has upheld a ban on a Dutch arm of the Bandidos Motorcycle Club, agreeing with a lower court's conclusion that the biker gang forms a threat to... more »»

Russian cargo ship runs aground off southwest England

December 18, 2018

LONDON (AP) — A Russian cargo ship with 18 crew members on board has run aground off the coast of Falmouth, Cornwall, in southwest England, following bad weathe. more »»

9 migrants trying to reach UK rescued in English Channel

December 18, 2018

PARIS (AP) — French officials say that nine migrants, including a woman and child, have been rescued off the coast of Dunkirk after two distress calls from their small boat as they tried to sneak... more »»

German Chancellor Angela Merkel to receive Fulbright prize

December 18, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — The Washington-based Fulbright Association says its 2018 prize for international understanding will go to German Chancellor Angela Merkel. more »»

Terror charges issued in France's Christmas market attack

December 18, 2018

PARIS (AP) — A man suspected of supplying the gun used in the Christmas market shooting attack that killed five people in Strasbourg has been handed preliminary terror charges, according to a... more »»

Warrant issued for arrest of 'Schwimmer lookalike' suspect

December 18, 2018

LONDON (AP) — A British judge has issued an arrest warrant for an alleged shoplifter whose striking resemblance to David Schwimmer made international headlines, after he failed to show up for a... more »»

Pope shakes up Vatican communications operations

December 18, 2018

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis announced Tuesday a shakeup of the Vatican's communications operations, replacing the longtime editor of the Holy See newspaper and naming a prominent Italian... more »»

UK to ramp up 'no-deal' Brexit preparations amid impasse

December 18, 2018

LONDON (AP) — The British Cabinet was meeting Tuesday to discuss ramping up preparations for Britain's departure from the European Union without a deal, after Prime Minister Theresa May postponed... more »»

Pope to politicians: Unacceptable to blame migrants for evil

December 18, 2018

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says political speeches that harangue migrants and the poor are "unacceptabl. more »»

Japan to spend more on defense, refit first aircraft carrier

December 18, 2018

TOKYO (AP) — Japan plans its first aircraft carrier and big increases in defense spending and weapons capability in the coming years, according to new defense guidelines approved Tuesday that cit... more »»

Morocco arrests suspect after deaths of 2 European tourists

December 18, 2018

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Moroccan authorities say one person has been arrested in connection with the deaths of two female Scandinavian tourists in the Atlas Mountains, a popular hiking destination. more »»

German high court throws out far-right complaint on migrants

December 18, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's highest court has thrown out complaints from the far-right Alternative for Germany party claiming Chancellor Angela Merkel's 2015 decision to allow in hundreds of thousand... more »»

Kremlin denies roiling US politics through social media

December 18, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin has rejected as baseless reports about a Russian political disinformation campaign on U.S. social media. more »»

French interior minister to meet police union reps

December 18, 2018

PARIS (AP) — France's interior minister is to meet with representatives of police unions, following complaints about strained resources in the wake of five straight weekends of violent protests. more »»

 
 
 

 

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