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US Defense Secretary Mattis: US will stay in Iraq a while

February 20, 2017

BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Monday he believes U.S. more »»

Death, diplomatic spat could cost North Korea a rare friend

February 20, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — North Korea doesn't have many friend. more »»

Uganda launches gold refinery, amid fears of dirty minerals

February 20, 2017

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A gold refinery primarily owned by a Belgian investor was launched in Uganda Monday amid concerns about the source of its minerals. more »»

Russia says 4 soldiers killed in roadside bombing in Syria

February 20, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — Four Russian servicemen were killed last week in Syria when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb, the Russian military said Monday, raising the total Russian combat casualties so fa... more »»

Trans-Atlantic relations put to test in Trump's first month

February 20, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — After President Donald Trump's raucous first month in office, Europeans have reacted with demonstrations, counter-barbs and sheer angst that a century of trans-Atlantic friendship... more »»

Kremlin defends its recognition of Ukraine rebel passports

February 20, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin on Monday defended its decision to recognize passports issued by separatist authorities in eastern Ukraine, saying it came as a response to Ukraine's blockade of rebel... more »»

Uber to investigate sexual harassment claim by engineer

February 20, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Uber's chief executive ordered an urgent investigation Monday into a sexual harassment claim made by a female engineer who alleged her prospects at the company evaporated after she... more »»

Israeli opposition head: Netanyahu caved on peace initiative

February 20, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's opposition leader said Monday that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was ready to freeze settlement construction in most of the West Bank and reach out to regional Arab... more »»

Montenegro accuses Russians over alleged coup plot

February 20, 2017

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Montenegro's special prosecutor has accused Russia and its secret service operatives of plotting a coup attempt that included plans to kill the small Balkan country's... more »»

Trump's first month augurs stormy trans-Atlantic relations

February 20, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — After President Donald Trump's raucous first month in office, Europeans have reacted with demonstrations, counter-barbs and sheer angst that a century of trans-Atlantic friendship... more »»

Iran launches 'advanced' rockets during military exercises

February 20, 2017

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard has launched several sophisticated rockets during military exercises, Iranian media reported on Monday. more »»

Iraqi troops push into IS-held southern outskirts of Mosul

February 20, 2017

SOUTH OF MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi Federal Police forces on Monday pushed into the southern outskirts of Mosul on the second day of a new push to drive Islamic State militants from the city's... more »»

Alleged Erdogan assassination attempt trial opens in Turkey

February 20, 2017

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A trial opened Monday in southern Turkey for 47 people charged with attempting to kill President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the night of the failed coup while he was vacationin... more »»

North African diplomats seek solutions for chaotic Libya

February 20, 2017

TUNIS (AP) — Top North African diplomats are meeting to find ways to reconcile Libya's rival political factions. more »»

Hundreds of migrants cross fence into Spain again

February 20, 2017

MADRID (AP) — The Red Cross says 350 migrants crossed the fence into a Spanish territory in North Africa early Monday, three days after 500 more managed to break the gate. more »»

Strike closes Acropolis, ancient sites in Greece

February 20, 2017

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Acropolis and other ancient sites in Greece are closed to the public after state guards called a 24-hour strike over a pay and contract dispute with the government. more »»

N. Korean envoy blasts Malaysians, calls for joint probe

February 20, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — North Korea's top envoy in Kuala Lumpur on Monday denounced Malaysia's investigation into the apparent killing of the exiled half brother of North Korea's ruler,... more »»

Famine declared in part of South Sudan by government and UN

February 20, 2017

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Famine has been declared in two counties of South Sudan, according to an announcement by the South Sudan government and three U.N. more »»

Malaysia recalls ambassador to North Korea

February 20, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's ambassador to North Korea has been recalled from Pyongyang amid rising tensions between the countries over the death in Kuala Lumpur of an estranged scion... more »»

 
 
 

 

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