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Pakistan, Saudis, UAE join US-Taliban talks

December 17, 2018

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Taliban held another round of talks with U.S. more »»

 
 
 
May says postponed Brexit vote to be held week of Jan 14

December 17, 2018

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May said Monday that the postponed vote in Parliament on Britain's Brexit agreement with the European Union will be held the week of Jan. more »»

2 men die in cold spell in Serbia; schools close in Bosnia

December 17, 2018

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Two men reportedly have frozen to death in Serbia as a cold spell throughout the Balkan region slowed down traffic, disrupted power supplies and closed down schools in som... more »»

US conducts 6 airstrikes against Somalia extremists, 62 dead

December 17, 2018

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — An intense spate of six U.S. more »»

Meghan's father Thomas Markle appeals to her to call home

December 17, 2018

LONDON (AP) — Thomas Markle appealed to his daughter Meghan to call home, saying Monday they hadn't spoken since her wedding to Prince Harry in May. more »»

Romania leader asks for govt agenda, fearing graft amnesty

December 17, 2018

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's president wants to be sent the government agenda in advance amid concerns it will pass an amnesty for people imprisoned on corruption charges. more »»

May says 2nd Brexit referendum would violate public trust

December 17, 2018

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May was set to condemn growing calls for a second referendum on Britain's departure from the European Union on Monday, saying it would do irreparable damage t... more »»

Malaysia files criminal charges against Goldman Sachs

December 17, 2018

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia filed criminal charges against Goldman Sachs and two former executives on Monday for their role in the alleged multibillion-dollar ransacking of state... more »»

Report: China is driving use of armed drones in Middle East

December 17, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — The use of armed drones in the Middle East, driven largely by sales from China, has grown significantly in the past few years with an increasing number of countries and other partie... more »»

Philippines' Catriona Gray named Miss Universe 2018

December 17, 2018

BANGKOK (AP) — The Philippines' Catriona Gray was named Miss Universe 2018 in a competition held in Bangkok on Monday, besting contestants from 93 other countries and delighting her home nation. more »»

Nissan board meets but no chairman picked to replace Ghosn

December 17, 2018

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Nissan's board met Monday but failed to pick a new chairman to replace Carlos Ghosn, who was arrested last month on charges of violating financial regulations, saying more... more »»

Indian troops enforce lockdown to foil Kashmir protest march

December 17, 2018

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Soldiers and police fanned out across Indian-controlled Kashmir on Monday to enforce a security lockdown for a second straight day to stop anti-India protests and foil a... more »»

Can we talk? Ugandans try to coax longtime leader to leave

December 17, 2018

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Can one of Africa's longest-serving leaders be talked into giving up power?

A new movement in Uganda wants to find out, encouraged by the president's tentative embrac... more »»

Germany to compensate hundreds who fled Nazis as children

December 17, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — Germany has agreed to one-time payments for survivors, primarily Jews, who were evacuated from Nazi Germany as children, many of whom never saw their parents again, the organization... more »»

Taliban say they're meeting US officials again on Monday

December 17, 2018

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Taliban say they are holding "another" meeting on Monday with U.S. more »»

Nissan to replace rock-star chairman amid arrest scandal

December 17, 2018

TOKYO (AP) — Nissan's board is meeting to pick a chairman to replace Carlos Ghosn, arrested last month on charges of violating financial regulation. more »»

Bomb explodes outside private Greek TV station, no one hurt

December 17, 2018

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A powerful bomb exploded outside private Greek television station Skai early Monday, causing extensive damage but no injuries.

Police said the blast occurred at 2:35 a. more »»

Sri Lankan president doubts he can work with reappointed PM

December 17, 2018

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's president accused newly reappointed Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe of corrupt leadership in a scathing speech Sunday in which he voiced doubts about... more »»

Talks adopt 'rulebook' to put Paris climate deal into action

December 17, 2018

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — Almost 200 nations, including the world's top greenhouse gas producers, China and the United States, have adopted a set of rules meant to breathe life into the 2015 Paris... more »»

Hungary sees 4th day of protests over overtime, other issues

December 16, 2018

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Several thousand people marched through Hungary's capital Sunday in a fourth day of demonstrations against new laws that critics say restrict workers' rights and undermin... more »»

Iraq lays cornerstone to rebuild iconic Mosul mosque

December 16, 2018

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi religious leaders have laid the cornerstone to rebuild Mosul's landmark al-Nuri mosque, which was blown up in the battle with Islamic State militants in 2017. more »»

 
 

 

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