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North Korean delegation arrives for Olympics closing show

February 25, 2018

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — A North Korean delegation led by a controversial former general arrived in South Korea to attend Sunday's closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics and... more »»

 
 
 
Ivanka Trump: Visit to Olympics 'so incredibly inspiring'

February 25, 2018

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The U.S. more »»

Cambodia's ruling party has sure lock on Senate election

February 25, 2018

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia's ruling party is assured of a sweeping victory in the election of a new Senate after the only real opposition to it was eliminate. more »»

China will deal 'seriously' with N. Korea sanctions breaches

February 25, 2018

BEIJING (AP) — China will "seriously" deal with any breaches of U.N. more »»

Sridevi, Bollywood leading lady of '80s and '90s, dies at 54

February 25, 2018

NEW DELHI (AP) — Sridevi, Bollywood's leading lady of the 1980s and '90s who redefined stardom for actresses in India, has died at age 54. more »»

Who ran the Olympics? Volunteer corps of mostly young women

February 25, 2018

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — She had always rooted only for Koreans. That was her home team and she believed they, exclusively, deserved her cheers. more »»

Adina Pintilie's "Touch Me Not" wins Berlin's Golden Bear

February 24, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — "Touch Me Not," an experimental movie about intimacy from Romanian director Adina Pintilie, won the top Golden Bear prize at the Berlin International Film Festival on Saturday. more »»

Damascus suburb strikes kill scores, UN votes for cease-fire

February 24, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — A new wave of airstrikes and shelling on eastern suburbs of the Syrian capital Damascus left at least 22 people dead and dozens wounded Saturday, raising the death toll of a week of... more »»

Trump officials fight eviction from Panama hotel they manage

February 24, 2018

PANAMA CITY (AP) — One of President Donald Trump's family businesses is battling an effort to physically evict its team of executives from a luxury hotel in Panama where they manage operations,... more »»

Armani rejects overdone emotion, Ferragamo favors color

February 24, 2018

MILAN (AP) — Fashion and politics clashed Saturday in Milan's main squares and runways, as protesters rallied ahead of Italy's divisive national election and designers at Milan Fashion Week showe... more »»

Manafort indictment sparks hunt for Europeans paid to lobby

February 24, 2018

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A new indictment against former Donald Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort focused a spotlight Saturday on uncovering the former European leaders who prosecutors contend were... more »»

Red Cross: 21 resigned or fired since 2015 in sex cases

February 24, 2018

LONDON (AP) — The International Committee of the Red Cross has joined the list of prominent charities that have uncovered sexual misconduct among its staff. more »»

Car bombs in Yemen's Aden kill 6, wound dozens: officials

February 24, 2018

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Two car bomb explosions killed at least six people and wounded 43 others including civilians on Saturday in Yemen's southern city of Aden, security officials and witnesses... more »»

Italians stage protests in violence-marred election campaign

February 24, 2018

ROME (AP) — Italians demonstrated Saturday against racism, revivals of fascism, labor reforms, mandatory vaccines and other hotly-debated issues, at some points clashing with police, as antagonis... more »»

Politician: Ex-Austrian chancellor part of Manafort lobbying

February 24, 2018

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian opposition lawmaker said Saturday that a former Austrian chancellor was among the European politicians who were allegedly secretly paid to lobby for Ukraine by... more »»

EU and Russia vie for influence in volatile Balkans region

February 24, 2018

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — For years, Russia has worked to gain influence in Southeast Europe, using Serbia as a foothold to establish a friendly pocket on a hostile continent. more »»

Airstrikes on suburbs of Syrian capital claim more lives

February 24, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — A new wave of airstrikes and shelling on eastern suburbs of the Syrian capital Damascus left at least 22 people dead and dozens wounded Saturday, raising the death toll of a week of... more »»

Charged 'Putin's chef' runs news sites along with troll army

February 24, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — He's been indicted in the U.S. for meddling in the 2016 presidential election with an army of trolls and his private military company has trodden battlefields in Ukraine and Syria. more »»

Female Nobel laureates in Bangladesh to meet Rohingya women

February 24, 2018

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Three female Nobel Peace laureates began a weeklong trip to Bangladesh on Saturday to meet Rohingya Muslim women who were tortured and raped by soldiers in Myanmar before... more »»

Death toll from twin blasts in Somalia's capital rises to 21

February 24, 2018

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Authorities say the death toll in a pair of explosions Friday evening in Somalia's capital has risen to 21.

The director of Aamin Ambulance service, Dr. more »»

As Olympics wrap up, still no coverage in North Korea

February 24, 2018

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — While hundreds of millions of the world's people get ready to watch the closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Sunday, North Koreans are still... more »»

 
 

 

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