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Swedish king wants to let Nobel literature selectors resign

April 18, 2018

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden's king said Wednesday he wants to change the rules of the Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Literature Prize each year, to allow board members to resign even though... more »»

Germany urges probe into Russian reporter's balcony fall

April 18, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — The German government says the death of a Russian journalist who fell from his balcony should be investigated. more »»

The Latest: Unclear when OPCW team can visit Douma

April 18, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syria conflict (all times local):

5:55 p.m. more »»

Cuba launches process of replacing Raul Castro as president

April 18, 2018

HAVANA (AP) — Cuba on Wednesday launched the daylong process of selecting Raul Castro's successor as president of Cuba, the centerpiece of an effort to ensure that the country's single-party... more »»

Greek police: head of international crime ring arrested

April 18, 2018

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Greek police say they have caught the suspected head of a European organized crime ring specializing in burglaries, robberies and extortion in France and Greece. more »»

Raul Castro leaving Cuban presidency, not power

April 18, 2018

HAVANA (AP) — Raul Castro is stepping down from Cuba's presidency, but he isn't giving up power. more »»

The Latest: Pompeo traveled to North Korea over Easter

April 18, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and North Korea (all times local):

9:35 a.m. more »»

Iran bans government bodies from using foreign message apps

April 18, 2018

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's presidency has banned all government bodies from using foreign-based messaging apps to communicate with citizens, state media reported Wednesday, after economic protest... more »»

Zimbabwe marks Independence Day _ from Mugabe, too

April 18, 2018

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Celebrating Independence Day for the first time without Robert Mugabe as leader since 1980 felt like a second emancipation for some Zimbabweans on Wednesday. more »»

Saudi Arabia to show 'Black Panther' to mark cinema opening

April 18, 2018

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia is to hold a private screening on Wednesday of the Hollywood blockbuster "Black Panther" to herald the launch of movie theaters in the kingdom that are... more »»

Strike extended, Greek ferries stuck in port until Friday

April 18, 2018

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek seamen are extending their strike for a further 24 hours, leaving the country's mainland and islands without ferry services until Friday morning. more »»

Iceland: Bitcoin heist suspect has likely fled to Sweden

April 18, 2018

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A man suspected of masterminding the theft of about 600 computers used to mine bitcoins and other virtual currencies has likely fled to Sweden after breaking out of a prison in... more »»

Simply the best? UK critics praise Tina Turner stage musical

April 18, 2018

LONDON (AP) — British theater critics are praising a new stage musical about the life of Tina Turner — and it also has the approval of the star herself. more »»

UK hopes former colonies can give trade boost after Brexit

April 18, 2018

LONDON (AP) — After decades of sidelining the Commonwealth as a relic of their imperial past, many in Britain are now promoting the group of ex-colonies as a ready-made market for what they hope... more »»

AP Interview: Malaysia's Mahathir says opposition could win

April 18, 2018

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (AP) — Former Malaysian strongman Mahathir Mohamad said Wednesday that huge rallies indicate some of the ruling coalition's traditional Malay supporters are now favoring the... more »»

Delays keep inspectors from reaching Syria attack site

April 18, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — International inspectors were still waiting to visit the site of an alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria on Wednesday, as the U.S. more »»

Facebook adds privacy settings to comply with European rules

April 18, 2018

LONDON (AP) — Facebook is enhancing privacy safeguards for users around the world as it complies with new European rules designed to make it easier for consumers to give and withdraw consent for... more »»

200 child soldiers freed in S. Sudan, but problem continues

April 18, 2018

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — More than 200 child soldiers were released by armed groups in war-torn South Sudan, part of a series of releases that will see almost 1,000 children freed in the coming... more »»

AP Interview: Mahathir sees 50-50 chance of opposition win

April 18, 2018

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (AP) — Former Malaysian strongman Mahathir Mohamad said Wednesday that huge rallies indicate some of the ruling coalition's traditional Malay supporters are now favoring the... more »»

 
 
 

 

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