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Retired judge to lead inquiry into deadly London tower fire

June 29, 2017

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May appointed a retired judge on Thursday to chair a public inquiry into the devastating west London fire that killed at least 80 people, as more... more »»

 
 
 
The Latest: Critics: Pope must do more to confront sex abuse

June 29, 2017

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on Vatican Cardinal George Pell being charged with sex offenses in Australia (all times local):

4:50 p.. more »»

The Latest: No problems reported so far on travel ban

June 29, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration's revived travel ban for visitors from six mostly Muslim countries (all times local):

10:20 a.m. more »»

The Latest: UK sees public interest concern in Sky takeover

June 29, 2017

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the U.K.'s examination of Twenty-First Century Fox's takeover bid for network Sky (all times local):

12:20 p.. more »»

UK leader names chair of inquiry into London tower fire

June 29, 2017

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May appointed a retired judge Thursday to chair a public inquiry into the devastating west London fire that killed at least 80 people, as more high... more »»

Cyberattack may not have been meant to get money

June 29, 2017

PARIS (AP) — The dramatic data-scrambling attack that hit computers around the world Tuesday appears to be contained. more »»

Greek FM: 'Nothing new' on security in Cyprus peace talks

June 29, 2017

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Greece's foreign minister said Thursday that rival sides in talks to reunify ethnically divided Cyprus haven't broken any new ground on the key issue of security that could... more »»

Germany denies permission for Erdogan rally on G-20 visit

June 29, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — Germany will deny permission for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to address Turks at a rally when he visits for the upcoming Group of 20 meeting in Hamburg, Germany's foreign... more »»

Syria, Russia accuse US of plotting 'provocation'

June 29, 2017

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria's government and its ally Russia accused Washington on Thursday of concocting a "provocation" in Syria, which would then be blamed on President Bashar Assad's... more »»

Online hate speech may soon incur a hefty bill in Germany

June 29, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers are poised to pass a bill designed to enforce the country's existing limits on free speech — including the long-standing ban on Holocaust denial — in social networks. more »»

In Mosul, Iraqi forces take landmark mosque blown up by IS

June 29, 2017

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces on Thursday captured the compound of a landmark mosque in Mosul that was blown up last week by the Islamic State group — a hugely symbolic site from where the top... more »»

Cardinal takes leave from Vatican after sex assault charges

June 29, 2017

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Cardinal George Pell, one of Pope Francis' top advisers, took a leave of absence as the Vatican's financial czar on Thursday to fight multiple criminal charges in his native... more »»

Cyberattack: Shipping giant's terminals slowly recovering

June 29, 2017

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish shipping giant A.P. more »»

The Latest: Mideast biggest airline: Flights to US as normal

June 29, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration's revived travel ban for visitors from six mostly Muslim countries (all times local):

5 a.m. more »»

Merkel before G20: Paris accord irreversible, not negotiable

June 29, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — Europe is "more determined than ever" to make the Paris climate accord a success, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday, and insisted that the deal is not negotiable while... more »»

Israel's ex-PM Ehud Olmert granted early release from prison

June 29, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — The parole board of Israel's Prison Service on Thursday granted former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert early release from his 27-month corruption sentence, in perhaps the final chapte... more »»

Key dates in Cardinal George Pell's life and church career

June 29, 2017

Cardinal George Pell, Pope Francis' chief financial adviser, has been charged in his native Australia with multiple counts of "historical" sexual abuse, becoming the highest-ranking Vatican... more »»

Activists who probed Ivanka Trump supplier freed in China

June 29, 2017

GANZHOU, China (AP) — After a month behind bars, three Chinese investigators who went undercover at a factory that made Ivanka Trump shoes walked freely out of the local police station Wednesday. more »»

NATO agrees to send more troop trainers to Afghanistan

June 29, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — Two years after winding down its military operation in Afghanistan, NATO has agreed to send more troops to the war-ravaged country to help train and work alongside the Afghan... more »»

China defends prison care of ailing Nobel Peace laureate Liu

June 29, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — In the midst of a growing outcry, China appears to be responding to criticism that prison authorities failed to provide sufficient care to ailing Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo,... more »»

China's Xi in Hong Kong for anniversary as protests planned

June 29, 2017

HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping landed in Hong Kong Thursday to mark the upcoming 20th anniversary of Beijing re-establishing sovereignty over the former British colony, accompanied... more »»

 
 

 

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