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Netanyahu says Paris peace meeting 'rigged' against Israel

January 12, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister said Thursday that an upcoming conference in Paris aimed at reviving peace talks with the Palestinians was "rigged" and that Israel was not bound by... more »»

In eastern Mosul, small signs of progress amid the fighting

January 12, 2017

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Small stalls and carts have sprung up outside the bombed-out buildings in eastern Mosul, selling meat and vegetables, cigarettes and cellphones to the thousands of civilians... more »»

Greek minister says Cyprus talks may continue this month

January 12, 2017

GENEVA (AP) — Greece's foreign minister says top diplomats from Britain, Turkey and Greece will possibly meet again this month to hammer out a deal on crucial security arrangements that would be... more »»

Forces loyal to self-declared PM seize Libyan ministries

January 12, 2017

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — A self-declared prime minister said Thursday that his forces have seized at least three ministries in Libya's capital, declaring what appeared to be a miniature coup after... more »»

St. Petersburg defends transfer of landmark to church

January 12, 2017

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — In the latest scandal involving the powerful Russian Orthodox Church, authorities in St. more »»

Secret police file: Trump sure of presidential win _ in 1996

January 12, 2017

PRAGUE (AP) — Nearly 30 years ago, Donald Trump was confident he would win the U.S. more »»

Wanted part-time in Austria: A hermit

January 12, 2017

VIENNA (AP) — Wanted, part-time: A hermit. Experience not necessary. more »»

Nigerian legislators OK offering asylum to Gambia leader

January 12, 2017

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian legislators voted Thursday to offer asylum to Gambia's longtime leader, who is refusing to cede power after losing elections and whose mandate expires next week. more »»

Merkel: Europe must take on more global responsibility

January 12, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Merkel says Europe can only master global challenges if it is willing to "take on more responsibility in the world in the future. more »»

In rare demonstration, thousands protest power cuts in Gaza

January 12, 2017

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Thousands of people took to the streets on Thursday to protest chronic power cuts in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, in one of the largest unauthorized protests in the... more »»

Heathrow Airport cancels flights amid snow forecasts in UK

January 12, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Dozens of flights at London's Heathrow Airport were cancelled Thursday amid forecasts of snow and strong winds in Britain. more »»

Madrid zoo names latest panda bear Chulina, or Cutey

January 12, 2017

MADRID (AP) — Madrid's zoo has named its latest baby panda Chulina, meaning Cutey.

The name pays homage to Chulin, the first panda born at the zoo 34 years ago. more »»

UN chief: Don't expect 'quick fix' in talks to unify Cyprus

January 12, 2017

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. secretary-general warned on Thursday against a "quick fix" to end decades of division between Cyprus' ethnic Greek and Turkish communities, even as U.N. more »»

Report: more than 16,000 civilians killed in Iraq in 2016

January 12, 2017

BAGHDAD (AP) — Violence and military operations claimed the lives of more than 16,000 civilians in Iraq last year, a research group said Thursday, making it one of the deadliest years for... more »»

The Latest: Thousands protest Gaza power cuts

January 12, 2017

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Latest on public displays of dissent against Gaza's electricity woes (all times local):

5:30 p.m. more »»

Kremlin hopes Putin, Trump will get along well

January 12, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin said Thursday Russia and the United States can fix their ravaged ties with interactions based on mutual respect once President-elect Donald Trump takes office. more »»

Taiwan protests Nigeria's demand to move trade mission

January 12, 2017

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria has demanded that Taiwan relocate its trade office following a visit by China's foreign minister and a promise of $40 billion in investmen. more »»

Airstrikes escalate despite Syria cease-fire

January 12, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — The U.N. more »»

US troops enter Poland, 1st deployment at Russia's doorstep

January 12, 2017

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — American soldiers rolled into Poland on Thursday, fulfilling a dream some Poles have had since the fall of communism in 1989 to have U.S. more »»

US military: November fight with Taliban killed 33 civilians

January 12, 2017

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.S. more »»

 
 
 

 

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