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US, Europe struggle to make progress in free trade talks

May 2, 2016

BRUSSELS (AP) — Talks to create a massive free trade zone between the United States and the European Union continue to be held back because of disagreements on key issues, making success under... more »»

Turkish legislators fight again over bill to strip immunity

May 2, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish parliamentary committee has again erupted in chaos over a contentious ruling party proposal to strip legislators of their immunity from prosecution. more »»

First US cruise in decades arrives in Havana

May 2, 2016

HAVANA (AP) — The first U.. more »»

The Latest: Police surround Syrian prison following rioting

May 2, 2016

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):

5:20 p.m. more »»

Hungary aiming to drive Uber ride-hailing app out of country

May 2, 2016

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Hungarian government wants to drive out ride-hailing app Uber from the country while proposing new legislation to crack down on unlicensed passenger transport,... more »»

Mystery solved? Australian says he's Bitcoin founder

May 2, 2016

LONDON (AP) — An Australian man long rumored to be associated with the digital currency Bitcoin has publicly identified himself as its creator, a claim that would end one of the biggest mysteries... more »»

UK Labour Party suspends councilors in anti-Semitism dispute

May 2, 2016

LONDON (AP) — The anti-Semitism dispute bedeviling Britain's Labour Party ahead of an election Thursday has continued with the suspension of two city councilors. more »»

Princess Charlotte rakes in the gifts on her 1st birthday

May 2, 2016

LONDON (AP) — She may be too young to appreciate it, but Britain's Princess Charlotte has received an extraordinary array of birthday gifts. more »»

Syrian army extends Damascus cease-fire by 48 hours

May 2, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's military extended a unilateral cease-fire around Damascus and opposition strongholds in the eastern suburbs of the capital for another 48 hours on Monday, as a humanitarian... more »»

Iraq: Car bombing kills at least 18 pilgrims in Baghdad

May 2, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — An explosives-laden car detonated on Monday in the Iraqi capital, killing at least 18 Shiite pilgrims who were commemorating the anniversary of the death of a revered imam,... more »»

Italy: Hague tribunal OKs marine's return from India for now

May 2, 2016

ROME (AP) — An international tribunal in The Hague has decided that an Italian marine being held in India in the shooting deaths of two Indian fishermen mistaken for pirates can return home for... more »»

Iran criticizes US presence in the Persian Gulf

May 2, 2016

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's Supreme Leader criticized the U.S. presence in the Persian Gulf region on Monday, saying American forces should go back to the Bay of Pigs, state media reported. more »»

German intel chief says terrorism threat "highly complex"

May 2, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency says the deadly attacks in Paris and Brussels show the "highly complex" nature of the terrorism threat facing Europe. more »»

Helicopter gives no mayday call before fatal crash in Norway

May 2, 2016

HELSINKI (AP) — A Norwegian investigator says the oil-rig helicopter that crashed in Norway, killing 13 people, gave no mayday call or indicated it was in trouble. more »»

Iran urges nuclear weapon-free Korean peninsula

May 2, 2016

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Monday pushed for a Korean peninsula free of nuclear weapons, the official IRNA news agency reported. more »»

Kerry seeks path to calm in Syria, holds talks in Geneva

May 2, 2016

GENEVA (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has opened a second day of talks in Geneva aimed at finding a way to restore at least a partial truce in Syria amid continuing attacks in Aleppo. more »»

Germany wants to extend border controls for another 6 months

May 2, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — Germany and some other EU countries are planning to ask the EU Commission for an extension of border controls within the Schengen passport-free travel zone for another six months... more »»

Egypt journalists stage protest over police raid at union

May 2, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's journalists' syndicate called for the dismissal of the interior minister and an immediate sit-in at its headquarters in downtown Cairo on Monday, to protest the police... more »»

Japan announces $7 billion plan to develop Mekong region

May 2, 2016

BANGKOK (AP) — Japan's foreign minister announced a $7 billion initiative Monday to promote development in Southeast Asia's Mekong region, which encompasses parts of Vietnam, Laos and Thailand... more »»

Iran's nuclear chief visits Prague to talk business

May 2, 2016

PRAGUE (AP) — The sanctions lifted, the head of Iran's nuclear program is coming to talk business with Czech leaders. more »»

 
 

 

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