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Greek leader heads to Brussels to defend deal proposal

June 3, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's prime minister was heading to high-level meetings in Brussels on Wednesday to try to persuade the country's creditors to accept a proposal that might unlock... more »»

The Latest on China Boat Sinking: Pope prays for victims

June 3, 2015

12:30 p.m. (1030 GMT)

Pope Francis is offering his prayers for the victims of the ship sinking and their families.

During his weekly general audience Wednesday in St. more »»

China escalates effort to recover missing from capsized ship

June 3, 2015

JIANLI, China (AP) — Chinese authorities escalated efforts to recover more than 410 people believed to be trapped inside an overturned river cruise ship Wednesday, deploying scores more divers an... more »»

The Latest on China Boat Sinking: 26 bodies recovered so far

June 3, 2015

6 p.m. (1000 GMT)

Chinese state broadcaster CCTV says the bodies of 26 victims have been pulled from the wreckage of the ship and 14 people have survived, some of them by swimming ashore. more »»

In Turkish parliamentary campaign, Erdogan is everywhere

June 3, 2015

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — As Turkey's president, Tayyip Recep Erdogan is supposed to be the invisible man in the upcoming general election, constitutionally bound to remain above the fray. more »»

3 civilians killed in surge of shelling in east Ukraine

June 3, 2015

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — At least three civilians have been killed in east Ukraine in a further surge in shelling in several locations along the front line, government and rebel officials said... more »»

Interpol issues 'red notice' for 6 linked to FIFA probe

June 3, 2015

PARIS (AP) — Interpol added six men with ties to FIFA to its most wanted list on Wednesday, issuing an international alert for two former FIFA officials and four executives on charges including... more »»

Oil and gas turn their backs on coal as climate deal nears

June 3, 2015

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Chemistry books say there are three fossil fuels: coal, oil and natural gas.

Lately you could get the impression that coal is the only one. more »»

The Latest on China Boat Sinking: Foreign reporters at site

June 3, 2015

2:30 p.m. (0630 GMT)

Local Communist Party officials and the Foreign Ministry have organized a visit to the wreckage site for foreign journalists. more »»

Yangtze River: Long river, long history, top tourist spot

June 3, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — The scene of a capsized cruise ship with hundreds on board is one of the longest and most famous rivers in the world. more »»

The Latest on China Boat Sinking: More divers at rescue site

June 3, 2015

12:15 p.m. (0415 GMT)

More divers are being sent to join the rescue. more »»

Over 400 still missing from capsized cruise ship in China

June 3, 2015

JIANLI, China (AP) — Hopes dimmed Wednesday for rescuing more than 400 people still trapped aboard a capsized river cruise ship that overturned in stormy weather about 36 hours earlier, as... more »»

Blatter's 17-year rule in soccer marked by growth, scandal

June 3, 2015

GENEVA (AP) — Sepp Blatter governed the biggest sport on Earth for nearly two decades, for years untouched personally by allegations of corruption, but never sharing the game's popularity. more »»

Christie's to sell works by Monet, Chagall, Picasso in June

June 2, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Christie's auction house is offering works by Claude Monet, Rene Magritte, Joan Miro, Marc Chagall and Pablo Picasso this month amid a voracious global appetite for impressionist an... more »»

Former Maryland man held at Guantanamo alleges CIA torture

June 2, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — A former Maryland resident imprisoned at Guantanamo was subjected to mistreatment while in CIA custody far in excess of what has previously been disclosed, including being hung from ... more »»

Activists: Decline of elephants in Tanzania is catastrophic

June 2, 2015

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The sharp decline of the elephant population in Tanzania, most likely due to poaching, is catastrophic, a wildlife conservation group said Tuesday. more »»

Report: Schools for Canada First Nations 'cultural genocide'

June 2, 2015

TORONTO (AP) — A long-awaited report released Tuesday into Canada's decades-long government policy requiring Canadian First Nation children to attend state-funded church schools called it "nothin... more »»

Blatter's 17-year rule in soccer marked by growth, scandal

June 2, 2015

GENEVA (AP) — Sepp Blatter governed the biggest sport on Earth for nearly two decades, for years untouched personally by allegations of corruption, but never sharing the game's popularity. more »»

Blatter says he will resign as FIFA president

June 2, 2015

ZURICH (AP) — The end for Sepp Blatter came suddenly, just days after he had seemingly solidified his hold on FIFA. more »»

Sudan swears in President al-Bashir as he shifts alliances

June 2, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Tuesday was sworn in for another five-year term extending his 25-year autocratic rule, a testament to his ability to survive civil wars, sanction... more »»

 
 
 

 

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