Macedonian police issue arrest warrant for former PM

November 12, 2018

Macedonian police are seeking to arrest the country’s former prime minister, who has been convicted and sentenced to a two-year prison term over corruption-related charges…

Turkish Cypriot leader: mix region’s gas, send via Turkey

November 12, 2018

The leader of Cyprus’ breakaway Turkish Cypriots says an accord reunifying the ethnically split island nation could unlock a deal to convey gas discovered in fields off Israel, Egypt and Cyprus to markets through neighboring Turkey’s pipeline network…

EU, UK inch closer to a deal as Brexit hangs in the balance

November 12, 2018

Britain and the European Union are inching inched toward agreement on a Brexit deal, but British Prime Minister Theresa May faces intensifying pressure from feuding pro-EU and pro-Brexit factions of her divided Conservative government…

German far-right politician under fire over Swiss donations

November 12, 2018

A prominent German far-right politician has come under criticism for receiving 130,000 euros ($146,500) in campaign donations from abroad in an apparent breach of party funding laws…

Lebanon to form body to probe civil war disappearances

November 12, 2018

Lebanon will form an independent commission to help determine the fate of thousands of people who went missing during the 1975-1990 civil war…

Congo opposition protests joint presidential candidate

November 12, 2018

Members of two of the leading opposition parties in Congo now say they do not back a presidential candidate who was chosen by a coalition…

A couple denied being neo-Nazis. Their photo of baby ‘Adolf’ with a swastika proved otherwise.

November 12, 2018

Claudia Patatas and Adam Thomas had long denied being leading members of the banned Nazi-admiring group National Action.…

Newly revealed North Korean missile bases cast doubt on value of Trump’s summit with Kim Jong Un

November 12, 2018

North Korea has stopped its test launches, but it’s still adding to its stockpiles of missiles and nuclear materials.…

Leaders meet in Italy to find settlement in Libya

November 12, 2018

Leaders of Libya’s quarrelling factions and of countries keen on stabilizing the North African nation meet in Sicily…

Pakistan frees 2 Taliban members as US envoy visits region

November 12, 2018

Pakistan has released two Taliban officials during U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad’s latest visit to the region, in what could be part of American efforts to revive peace talks with the insurgent group, which now controls nearly half of Afghanistan…

The Latest: Israel vows tough response to Gaza rocket fire

November 12, 2018

Israel’s military says it is prepared to step up its efforts against Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip if rocket fire at Israel continues…

Ethiopia arrests 63 suspected of rights abuses, corruption

November 12, 2018

Ethiopia has arrested 63 intelligence officials, military personnel and businesspeople on allegations of rights violations and corruption, the country’s attorney general announced Monday…

Trudeau: Canadian intelligence has heard Khashoggi tapes

November 12, 2018

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has become the first Western leader to acknowledge his country’s intelligence agencies have listened to recordings of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi…

Trump said the U.S. pays ‘hundreds of billions’ to protect Europe. He’s wrong.

November 12, 2018

The tweets came just hours after a supposed show of international unity in France.…

The Latest: Bulgaria says it won’t sign UN migration pact

November 12, 2018

Bulgarian officials are signaling the country will not sign a global pact to promote safe and orderly migration, saying that it would harm national interests…

China and Russia to take center stage at Asia-Pacific summits

November 12, 2018

President Trump is skipping the regional summits in Asia at a time of heightened rivalry with Beijing. Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with leaders in a region that is increasingly looking to Moscow for arms purchases and diplomatic protection.…

UK drops deal that used data from doctors to find migrants

November 12, 2018

Britain’s National Health Service has pulled out of a contentious agreement that gave government officials access to confidential patient data to help track down people suspected of breaking immigration laws…

Trump skipped a U.S. cemetery visit abroad. The French army trolled him for avoiding the rain.

November 12, 2018

The Aisne-Marne American Cemetery is the resting place for U.S. troops killed in a battle central to military lore.…

Chinese premier urges guard of free trade on Singapore visit

November 12, 2018

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has stressed the need for free trade as he drew similarities between his country and Singapore, a bustling regional hub…

Decades after ‘Star Wars,’ Pentagon looks back to the future on missile defense

November 12, 2018

Pentagon tech chief Mike Griffin wants to put a vast network of missile detection sensors in space as China and Russia advance their missiles.…

Genoa mayor aims to start demolition next month

November 12, 2018

Genoa’s mayor says he plans to start demolition next month of part of the bridge whose collapse killed 43 people…

Romanian leader says country not ready for EU presidency

November 12, 2018

Romania’s president says that his country is not equipped to take over the presidency of the European Union on Jan.1…

Shiites protesting insecurity in Afghanistan hit by explosion, killing 6

November 12, 2018

The demonstrators were reacting to a spate of insurgent attacks on Hazara Shiites in Ghazni province.…

Senior Saudi diplomat, in Istanbul when Khashoggi was killed, drops out of sight

November 12, 2018

Turkey demanded that the consul general be punished for his alleged role in the slaying.…

More women in poor countries use contraception, says report

November 12, 2018

A new report says more women in the poorest countries are using contraception, signifying progress in efforts to make women involved in family planning.…

Turkey: 4 migrants killed, 6 missing after boats sinks

November 12, 2018

Turkey’s state-run news agency is reporting that the country’s coast guard has recovered four bodies and is still searching for six missing migrants after their boat sank in the Aegean Sea…

Separatists win vote in Ukraine rebel regions by big margins

November 12, 2018

Separatist leaders in eastern Ukraine have secured their hold on power in weekend local elections that have been denounced by Ukrainian authorities and the West as illegitimate.…

‘Ghost boats’ believed from N. Korea wash up on Japan shores

November 12, 2018

Scores of dilapidated wooden boats believed to be from North Korea have washed ashore in northern Japan in a seasonal influx…

Fake images of woman acquitted of blasphemy roil Pakistan

November 12, 2018

Images said to show acquitted Christian woman out of Pakistan prompt death threats, incite radical Islamists…

Jury convicts UK far-right couple who named son after Hitler

November 12, 2018

A British couple with neo-Nazi views who named their son after Adolf Hitler have been convicted of membership in an outlawed far-right group…

Merkel and Macron got along so well in Paris that a 100-year-old woman thought they were married

November 12, 2018

“You are Madame Macron,” the smiling centenarian said to Merkel. “I am the chancellor of Germany,” she replied, in an unmistakably German accent.…

Suicide bomber in Kabul targets anti-Taliban rally, kills 3

November 12, 2018

Suicide bomber in Kabul targets anti-Taliban rally, kills 3; Taliban attacks in Ghazni province kill 20 Afghan policemen…

Suicide bomber in Kabul targets anti-Taliban rally, kills 3

November 12, 2018

Suicide bomber in Kabul targets anti-Taliban rally, kills 3; Taliban attacks in Ghazni province kill 20 Afghan policemen…

Pence in Japan to discuss trade, N. Korea before summits

November 12, 2018

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has arrived in Tokyo to discuss North Korea and other issues with Japanese officials before heading to two regional summits…

Pence in Japan to discuss trade, N. Korea before summits

November 12, 2018

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has arrived in Tokyo to discuss North Korea and other issues with Japanese officials before heading to two regional summits…

1 year after Mugabe fall, Zimbabwe asks ‘what has changed?’

November 12, 2018

One year ago the unthinkable happened in Zimbabwe: Robert Mugabe fell from power. A year later Zimbabwe’s economic problems have worsened and restrictions on basic freedoms remain, bringing some Zimbabweans to ask ‘What has changed?’…

1 year after Mugabe fall, Zimbabwe asks ‘what has changed?’

November 12, 2018

One year ago the unthinkable happened in Zimbabwe: Robert Mugabe fell from power. A year later Zimbabwe’s economic problems have worsened and restrictions on basic freedoms remain, bringing some Zimbabweans to ask ‘What has changed?’…

The Latest: Germany’s Seehofer to remain interior minister

November 12, 2018

Germany’s top security official Horst Seehofer says he’s stepping down as head of his party but will remain interior minister in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Cabinet.…

UN refugee agency warns against returning Rohingya refugees

November 12, 2018

The United Nations refugee agency is cautioning against the repatriation at this time of ethnic Rohingya Muslims who fled to Bangladesh to escape army-led violence in Myanmar…

UN refugee agency warns against returning Rohingya refugees

November 12, 2018

The United Nations refugee agency is cautioning against the repatriation at this time of ethnic Rohingya Muslims who fled to Bangladesh to escape army-led violence in Myanmar…

An ancient community in Pakistan fades as conversions to Islam rise

November 12, 2018

As interreligious unions multiply, many Kalasha fear their culture will soon disappear.…

S. Korea sends tangerines to North in return for mushrooms

November 12, 2018

South Korea has airlifted 200 tons of tangerines to North Korea in return for earlier shipments of pine mushrooms by the North…

Training kids to kill at Ukrainian nationalist camp

November 12, 2018

Radical nationalists gain growing clout in Ukraine with tacit government support…

Navy warplane down in 2nd crash from US carrier in month

November 12, 2018

A U.S. Navy warplane belonging to the aircraft career USS Ronald Reagan has crashed into the sea northeast of the Philippines, but its 2 aviators were rescued safely…

Newly revealed North Korean missile bases raise doubts

November 12, 2018

North Korea has stopped its test launches, but it’s still adding to its stockpiles of missiles and nuclear materials.…

Macron’s fleeting victory over Trump

November 12, 2018

The French president decried President Trump’s nationalism, but his own bid for international leadership could fail.…

Trump largely alone as world leaders take aim at nationalism

November 12, 2018

Amid WWI commemoration, Trump largely alone as world leaders take aim at nationalism…

Farm supervisor charged in Australia strawberry tampering

November 12, 2018

Police have made their first arrest in the cases of strawberry sabotage in Australia, in which sewing needles were found in fruit sold in six states…

Australia’s ‘Trolleyman’ hailed for ramming street attacker

November 12, 2018

A homeless man who rammed a shopping trolley at a knife-wielding attacker who was threatening police is being hailed and rewarded for his actions, but he insists he isn’t a hero…

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

November 12, 2018

Recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in disputes over territorial rights in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil and gas reserves…

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