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Sanctions bill hits hurdle in Senate over NKorea penalties

July 26, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new package of financial sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea has a hit a snag in the Senate, where the chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee has objected to... more »»

2 Germans missing after helicopter crash in north Mali

July 26, 2017

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A U.N. peacekeeping helicopter crashed Wednesday in the desert in northern Mali and two German citizens are unaccounted for, U.N. officials said.

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Century-old warship returns to Athens after repairs

July 26, 2017

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — After three months of extensive maintenance and conservation work, a 107-year-old battleship returned Wednesday to its berth in Athens, where it serves as a floating museum. more »»

The Latest: US slaps Venezuela with new sanctions

July 26, 2017

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on Venezuela, where a two-day national strike has been called beginning Wednesday to protest President Nicolas Maduro's plans to rewrite the country's... more »»

US hits Venezuela with more sanctions ahead of vote

July 26, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration hit Venezuela with new sanctions Wednesday targeting 13 current or former top officials in President Nicolas Maduro's government, and threatened more... more »»

Jerusalem Palestinians find voice through prayer protests

July 26, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of Palestinian Muslims have been praying in the streets of Jerusalem every evening — creating a new, surprisingly effective form of protest in their long conflict with... more »»

UN urges Congo to hold elections by Dec. 31 deadline

July 26, 2017

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. more »»

Britain to ban sale of new diesel and gasoline cars by 2040

July 26, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Britain will ban the sale of new cars and vans using diesel and gasoline starting in 2040 as part of a sweeping plan to tackle air pollution that experts say is feasible, if... more »»

The Latest: Judge sets deadline for moving baby to hospice

July 26, 2017

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the legal case over the care of critically ill British baby Charlie Gard (all times local):

5:25 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Poor visibility hurts wildfire fight in Portugal

July 26, 2017

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in southern France and Portugal (all times local):

6:15 p.. more »»

Venezuela opposition leader urges public, army, on strike

July 26, 2017

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez called on Venezuelans to support a 48-hour general strike beginning Wednesday in protest of government plans to rewrite the constitution... more »»

Items from Auschwitz death camp to tour Europe, America

July 26, 2017

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — An exhibit of some items from the former Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz are going on a tour of Europe and North America to bring its tragic truth about the Holocaust to... more »»

Weekend strike to shut Acropolis at height of tourist season

July 26, 2017

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A two-day strike by Greek Culture Ministry employees protesting staff shortages will shut the Acropolis and other ancient sites and museums in Athens this weekend at the... more »»

The Latest: Israel tells Turkey its criticism is 'absurd'

July 26, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the escalation in Israel and the Palestinian territories over a contested Jerusalem holy site (all times local):

5:20 p.m. more »»

French president attends memorial for IS-slain priest

July 26, 2017

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron delivered an impassioned speech Wednesday after a Mass marking one year since the killing of a local French priest by two 19-year-old Islamic... more »»

Judge set to decide on where Charlie Gard's spends last days

July 26, 2017

LONDON (AP) — A British judge is considering where Charlie Gard, a baby with a rare genetic disease, will spend the last days of his life. more »»

The Latest: Drought, heat fuel wildfires in central Portugal

July 26, 2017

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in southern France and Portugal (all times local):

3:50 p.m. more »»

Kremlin holds off on responding to new US sanctions

July 26, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin on Wednesday refrained from discussing its possible response to a new package of U.S. sanctions against Russia before President Donald Trump signs them into law. more »»

Swedish parties plan no-confidence vote over security leak

July 26, 2017

HELSINKI (AP) — Sweden's left-leaning minority government faced a crisis Wednesday after a populist party said it would support four opposition parties in a no-confidence vote against it over one... more »»

Floods hit northern Germany, force some evacuations

July 26, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — Heavy rains led to flooding Wednesday in some parts of northern Germany, forcing some evacuations and prompting residents to pile sandbags in front of their homes to protect... more »»

 
 
 

 

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