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Tensions flare as Serb nationalist train halts at border

January 14, 2017

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — An elaborately decorated Serbian nationalist train took off Saturday from Belgrade aiming for northern Kosovo but halted at the border in a stunt that triggered a dramatic... more »»

Thousands protest Spain's dispersion policy for ETA inmates

January 14, 2017

BILBAO, Spain (AP) — Tens of thousands of people demonstrated Saturday in the Basque city of Bilbao, calling for some 350 imprisoned members and sympathizers of the armed pro-Basque independence... more »»

Pope meets Palestinian leader; Vatican calls Jerusalem holy

January 14, 2017

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican stressed the sacred nature of Jerusalem on Saturday as the Palestinian leader warned that prospects for peace could suffer if the incoming Trump administration goe... more »»

Emporio reinvents classics, Dolce&Gabbana court millennials

January 14, 2017

MILAN (AP) — If turmoil brings innovation and renovation, Italian menswear is in for a creative burst. more »»

Jordan Cabinet quits ahead of reshuffle

January 14, 2017

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — An official says Jordan's Cabinet ministers have resigned ahead of a planned government reshuffle, at a time of public discontent with perceived security lapses and rising... more »»

'We waited for decades': Polish govt welcomes US troops

January 14, 2017

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish leaders welcomed U.S. more »»

Cuba sees explosion in internet access as ties with US grow

January 14, 2017

HAVANA (AP) — Two days before Christmas, Luis Gonzalez received a little Chinese modem from Cuba's state-owned telecommunications company. more »»

Egypt slams EU, UK for criticizing ruling on activists

January 14, 2017

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt blasted the EU and Britain on Saturday for criticizing a recent court decision to freeze the assets of three rights activists, accusing both of double standards, telling them t... more »»

Berlin mayor seeks dismissal of official with Stasi past

January 14, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — Berlin's mayor on Saturday sought the dismissal of an official who has faced increasing pressure over his former ties with communist East Germany's secret police, the Stasi, an... more »»

In long-shot Mideast peace bid, France sees nothing to lose

January 14, 2017

PARIS (AP) — It sounds far-fetched at best: holding a Mideast peace conference without Israelis, Palestinians or the incoming U.S. government. more »»

IS launches new assault on besieged eastern city in Syria

January 14, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State militants launched their biggest assault in a year on government-held areas of the contested city of Deir el-Zour Saturday, attacking from several fronts and triggerin... more »»

CPJ asks Pakistan to probe killing of journalist

January 14, 2017

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists asked Pakistan to investigate the fatal shooting of a local journalist in the country's southwest. more »»

In talks with Palestinians, Vatican cites sacred Jerusalem

January 14, 2017

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican stressed the sacred nature of Jerusalem on Saturday as the Palestinian leader warned that peace could suffer if the incoming Trump administration goes ahead with... more »»

Iraq makes swift territorial gains against IS in Mosul

January 14, 2017

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces have won a string of swift territorial gains in Mosul in the fight against the Islamic State group after months of slow progress. more »»

Iraqi makes swift territorial gains against IS in Mosul

January 14, 2017

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces have won a string of swift territorial gains in Mosul in the fight against the Islamic State group after months of slow progress. more »»

Merkel backs multilateral approach as Trump presidency nears

January 14, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is stressing as she awaits Donald Trump's inauguration that the world's problems need solving in cooperation, rather than by each country individually. more »»

Serbia sends train to Kosovo north despite Pristina protest

January 14, 2017

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia on Saturday launched a railway service to Serb-dominated northern Kosovo despite protests from the government in Pristina which called it a provocation and an... more »»

Palestinian leader: Peace could suffer if US embassy moves

January 14, 2017

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has warned that peace could suffer if the incoming Trump administration goes ahead with plans to move the U.S. more »»

Palestinian leader meets with pope ahead of Paris summit

January 14, 2017

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas heads into a meeting Saturday with Pope Francis as he rallies international support ahead of this weekend's Paris peace summit. more »»

Australia, Japan boost defense ties amid instability in Asia

January 14, 2017

SYDNEY (AP) — The leaders of Australia and Japan agreed on Saturday to boost cooperation between their militaries, as Japan tries to shore up security ties throughout the Asia-Pacific region amid... more »»

 
 
 

 

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