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New Ghana president's speech copies US inaugural addresses

January 10, 2017

ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Ghana's new president is facing criticism after passages in his inauguration speech appeared to be lifted from speeches given by American leaders, an embarrassment for a... more »»

Iranians mourn as former leader Rafsanjani interred

January 10, 2017

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Hundreds of thousands mourned the late Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani on Tuesday, wailing in grief as his body was interred at a Tehran shrine alongside the leader... more »»

Investigators: 'Inside job' suspected in Kardashian robbery

January 10, 2017

PARIS (AP) — Investigators focused Tuesday on a possible inside job in the theft of more than $10 million worth of jewelry from Kim Kardashian West, after taking her chauffeur that night and his... more »»

Norwegian mass murderer Breivik makes Nazi salute at court

January 10, 2017

SKIEN, Norway (AP) — Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik made a neo-Nazi salute as he walked into a courtroom at a high-security prison where judges on Tuesday began reviewing a ruling... more »»

UK Labour leader suggests national maximum wage

January 10, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Britain's main opposition leader, seeking to start the year with renewed political momentum, has suggested imposing a national maximum wage. more »»

"La La Land" leads race for British Academy Film Awards

January 10, 2017

LONDON (AP) — The perky, pastel-hued jazz musical "La La Land" quick-stepped into an awards-season lead Tuesday, gaining 11 nominations for the British Academy Film Awards , the U.. more »»

Mournful Iranians attend funeral of former leader Rafsanjani

January 10, 2017

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of mourners flooded the streets of Tehran on Tuesday, beating their chests and wailing in grief for the late Iranian leader Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, who... more »»

Rejected tiger cub being cared for at German couple's home

January 10, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — Four-month-old Elsa was born in a traveling circus and rejected by her mother. Now the little Siberian tiger is being cared for by a human couple, and she's growing up fast. more »»

Cyprus leaders resume unity talks in Geneva

January 10, 2017

GENEVA (AP) — The leaders of Cyprus have begun a second day of talks aimed at reunifying the island split along ethnic Greek and Turkish lines, addressing issues of how power could be shared, tie... more »»

Roman Herzog, Germany's president in the 1990s, dies at 82

January 10, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — Roman Herzog, who as president pressed Germany to embrace economic reform in the 1990s and also stressed the importance of remembering the Nazi Holocaust, has died. He was 82. more »»

Israel troops shoot dead knife-wielding Palestinian attacker

January 10, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says troops have shot dead a Palestinian attacker who tried to stab soldiers in the West Ban. more »»

Michael Chamberlain, father of baby killed by dingo, dies

January 10, 2017

SYDNEY (AP) — Michael Chamberlain, who waged a decades-long battle to prove his baby daughter was killed by a dingo in Australia's most notorious case of injustice, has died, his former wife said... more »»

Turkey's Parliament debates giving greater powers to Erdogan

January 9, 2017

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's Parliament on Monday kicked off debate on proposed constitutional amendments that would hand Recep Tayyip Erdogan's largely ceremonial... more »»

Russian consul in Athens found dead; no signs of foul play

January 9, 2017

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek police say the head of the consular section at the Russian Embassy in Athens has been found dead in his apartment, but there are no immediate indications of foul play. more »»

Belfast power-sharing shaken as top Sinn Fein figure resigns

January 9, 2017

DUBLIN (AP) — Northern Ireland's power-sharing government was plunged into crisis Monday as its senior Catholic leader quit in a showdown with his Protestant colleague that could trigger a snap... more »»

17 arrested over Kardashian West jewelry heist in Paris

January 9, 2017

PARIS (AP) — French police arrested 17 people Monday in the October theft of more than $10 million worth of jewelry from Kim Kardashian West, who was tied up and locked in a bathroom after armed... more »»

Analysis: After Rafsanjani, Iran at a political crossroads

January 9, 2017

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani will be buried in the shrine of the ayatollah who led Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution, the same man who once proclaimed... more »»

Palestinians urge Trump to keep US Embassy in Tel Aviv

January 9, 2017

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The Palestinians have urged President-elect Donald Trump not to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel to contested Jerusalem. more »»

EU Commission: 'untenable' situation in Greek refugee camps

January 9, 2017

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Conditions for refugees on Greek islands and in other camps where they are housed in tents despite severe cold weather are "untenable," the European Commission said Monday. more »»

Europe freeze brings deaths, power outages and closures

January 9, 2017

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Heavy snow and frigid temperatures have gripped large parts of Europe, leading to dozens of deaths, freezing rivers, the grounding of planes and traffic... more »»

 
 

 

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