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First Saudi cinema opens with popcorn and 'Black Panther'

April 19, 2018

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The lights dimmed and the crowd of men and women erupted into applause and hoots as Hollywood's blockbuster "Black Panther" premiered in Saudi Arabia's first movie... more »»

Corruption watchdog: G-20 moving slowly against tax havens

April 19, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — An international corruption watchdog group says two years after the Panama Papers revealed how the rich have stashed wealth in shell companies, the world's Group of 20 industrialize... more »»

Shallow Indonesia quake kills 3, damages hundreds of homes

April 19, 2018

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A shallow earthquake in central Indonesia has killed three people and damaged more than 300 homes, disaster officials said Thursday as they declared a two-week emergency... more »»

Miguel Diaz-Canel selected as next president of Cuba

April 19, 2018

HAVANA (AP) — The Cuban government on Wednesday selected 57-year-old First Vice President Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez as the sole candidate to succeed President Raul Castro in a transition... more »»

US manufacturers seek relief from steel and aluminum tariffs

April 19, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rising costs. Delayed shipments. A baffling bureaucrac. more »»

AP Interview: Malaysia's Mahathir says opposition could win

April 19, 2018

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian opposition leader Mahathir Mohamad said Wednesday that huge rallies indicate some of the ruling coalition's traditional Malay supporters are now favoring the... more »»

Britain spy case: Watchdog rejects Russia nerve agent claim

April 18, 2018

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The head of the global chemical watchdog agency on Wednesday rejected Russian claims that traces of a second nerve agent were discovered in the English city where... more »»

The Latest: Trump: US is seeking to free Americans in NKorea

April 18, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and North Korea (all times local):

6:50 p.m.

President Donald Trump says the U.S. more »»

Student from Zambia fights to compete in US poetry contest

April 18, 2018

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Lawyers for a high school student who fled his native Zambia and is suing to compete in a government-funded national poetry competition say the case is about an "educationa... more »»

The Latest: Rubio calls pick of new Cuba leader a 'charade'

April 18, 2018

HAVANA (AP) — The latest on the meeting of Cuba's legislature and the scheduled end of Raul Castro's presidency (all times local):

5:35 p.m.

U.S. Se. more »»

US manufacturers seek relief from steel and aluminum tariffs

April 18, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rising costs. Delayed shipments. A baffling bureaucrac. more »»

UN team fired on at suspected Syria chemical attack site

April 18, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — Assailants opened fire at a U.N. more »»

WWII bomb to force evacuation around Berlin's main station

April 18, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — German police say they will have to evacuate a large area of central Berlin including the city's main train station on Friday to defuse a 500-kilogram (1,100-pound) World War II bom... more »»

Merkel condemns attack on 2 men wearing skullcaps in Germany

April 18, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday sharply condemned a street assault in Berlin on two young men wearing Jewish skullcaps that has stoked the debate about anti-Semitism in... more »»

Polish ghetto survivor worries about rising nationalism

April 18, 2018

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Marian Kalwary can still hear the faint chant of a thin little girl trying to sell insoles to people on a street of the Warsaw ghetto and get food. more »»

Saudi Arabia screens 'Black Panther' to mark cinema opening

April 18, 2018

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia held a private screening on Wednesday of the Hollywood blockbuster "Black Panther" to herald the launch of movie theaters in the kingdom, and tickets go o... more »»

Croat officials halt Serbia visit over far-right incident

April 18, 2018

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A Croatian parliamentary delegation on Wednesday cut short a visit to neighboring Serbia after a far-right leader convicted of war crimes reportedly stamped on the Croatia... more »»

Russia takes heavy hand to internet to block messaging app

April 18, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian authorities are freezing up vast swathes of the country's online world in what critics call a heavy-handed — and so far unsuccessful — attempt to block a popular messaging... more »»

Miguel Diaz-Canel, 57, selected as next president of Cuba

April 18, 2018

HAVANA (AP) — The Cuban government on Wednesday selected 57-year-old First Vice President Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez as the sole candidate to succeed President Raul Castro in a transition... more »»

The Latest: UN says more security needed at Douma site

April 18, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syria conflict (all times local):

9:55 p.m. more »»

 
 
 

 

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