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Friends, Romans: Help restore Rome's ruins, monuments

May 24, 2016

ROME (AP) — Friends, Romans, countrymen! Oh yes, and countrywomen. And people in far-flung nations. Everyone, basically. more »»

EU leader pledges help in ending Poland's crisis soon

May 24, 2016

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A senior European Union leader has pledged support in finding a solution soon to Poland's political crisis that has strained the country's ties with Brussel. more »»

French raid Google over 'aggravated tax fraud' allegations

May 24, 2016

PARIS (AP) — French police have raided Google's Paris offices as part of an investigation into "aggravated tax fraud" and money laundering, authorities said Tuesday. more »»

Fatal firefight in Congo park highlights threats to rangers

May 24, 2016

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Shot by elephant poachers, the manager of Congo's Garamba National Park asked a ranger for help to bind his leg with a tourniquet to slow blood los. more »»

Pakistan: DNA tests to confirm Taliban leaders death

May 24, 2016

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said Tuesday that authorities will perform DNA tests on the body of a man who was killed in an American drone strike to... more »»

Brussels police chief injured during anti-austerity clashes

May 24, 2016

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Brussels police chief was injured during clashes at the end of Tuesday's major anti-austerity demonstration attended by around 50,000 people in the center of the Belgian... more »»

Cats or Cops? Spain police seek fine for lettering on bag

May 24, 2016

MADRID (AP) — A woman in Spain may be fined under the country's public security law for carrying a bag bearing the initials A.C.A.B. more »»

Paris attack victims' families meet investigators

May 24, 2016

PARIS (AP) — Survivors and families of the 130 victims of last November's Islamic extremist attacks in Paris have met for the first time with six magistrates investigating what happened that... more »»

Turkey's president approves new government led by ally

May 24, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's president on Tuesday approved a new government formed by one of his most trusted allies, who immediately asserted the intention to institute constitutional reforms... more »»

French premier pushes Mideast initiative with Palestinians

May 24, 2016

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — France's prime minister said Tuesday that peace between Israelis and the Palestinians is also important for security in Europe. more »»

Senior Taliban figure says death of leader could unify group

May 24, 2016

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The death of the leader of the Afghan Taliban in a U.S. more »»

European Space Agency puts 2 navigation satellites in orbit

May 24, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — A rocket fired from French Guiana has lifted two satellites into orbit that will form part of Europe's rival to the U.S.-made Global Positioning System, or GPS. more »»

The Latest: Russia denies losing helicopters at Syrian base

May 24, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the violence in Syria a day after deadly attacks claimed by the Islamic State group targeted government strongholds (all times local):

5 p.m. more »»

Ukraine: 7 soldiers killed, 9 wounded in eastern clashes

May 24, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — Ukrainian officials say seven soldiers have been killed over the past day in fighting in eastern Ukraine. more »»

Algerian authorities destroy mountain of pirated CDs, DVDs

May 24, 2016

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Power shovels and a bulldozer have destroyed a huge mound of 2 million illegally copied CDs and DVDs outside Algeria's Culture Ministry, as part of a government pledge to... more »»

Upset Cyprus president calls off peace talks meet

May 24, 2016

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Talks aimed at reunifying ethnically divided Cyprus stumbled Tuesday when the Greek Cypriot president called off a meeting with the breakaway Turkish Cypriot leader after h... more »»

Forensic expert: EgyptAir human remains suggest explosion

May 24, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — Human remains retrieved from the crash site of EgyptAir Flight 804 have burn marks and are very small in size, suggesting an explosion on board may have downed the aircraft in the... more »»

US biochemical engineer wins $1.2 million technology prize

May 24, 2016

HELSINKI (AP) — American biochemical engineer Frances Arnold, whose discoveries in "directed evolution" have helped produce medicines, including drugs for treating diabetes, on Tuesday was awarde... more »»

Tony Blair says defeating IS requires 'proper ground war'

May 24, 2016

LONDON (AP) — The Islamic State group will be defeated only with a ground war involving Western troops, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said Tuesday. more »»

Hard-line cleric voted leader of Iran's Assembly of Experts

May 24, 2016

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A hard-line Iranian cleric who has been in the country's power structure since its 1979 Islamic Revolution was chosen on Tuesday to lead the Assembly of Experts, a clerical... more »»

 
 
 

 

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