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Netanyahu shrugs off police corruption claims, opposition

February 14, 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday shrugged off police recommendations that he be charged with corruption, calling the allegations "biased, extreme: and "full... more »»

Coalition ramps down air support in Iraq, shifts to training

February 14, 2018

BALAD AIR BASE, Iraq (AP) — Now that Iraq has claimed victory over the Islamic State group after a bloody 3 1/2-year war, the U.S. more »»

'So proud': Parents' views on joint Korea hockey team evolve

February 14, 2018

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — When the Koreas suddenly began the push to form a joint Olympic team in women's hockey, angry parents of South Korean players considered public demonstrations agains... more »»

South Africa's ruling party could replace Zuma on Thursday

February 14, 2018

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's ruling party moved to replace the defiant President Jacob Zuma as early as Thursday while police raided his business associates at the center of corruption... more »»

Wisdom and drive: Older Olympians becoming the norm

February 14, 2018

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — For her 50th birthday, Canadian curler Cheryl Bernard informed her husband that they would mark the occasion by hiking eight hours a day along Italy's rugged Amalf... more »»

Billions pledged for Iraq in Kuwait, but still short of goal

February 14, 2018

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Billions of dollars were pledged Wednesday at a donor conference for Iraq's reconstruction after the country's devastating war with the Islamic State group, though the amounts... more »»

US boosts aid to Jordan despite Trump threats of cuts

February 14, 2018

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — President Donald Trump's rhetoric on punishing countries that don't agree with U.S. more »»

Minnie Driver quits Oxfam after sex in crisis zone scandal

February 14, 2018

LONDON (AP) — Actress Minnie Driver has resigned from her role as an Oxfam celebrity ambassador and corporate backers demanded accountability as the aid organization sought to address allegations... more »»

Polish opposition activist Frasyniuk detained and charged

February 14, 2018

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish opposition activist and Solidarity-era hero has been briefly detained, handcuffed and charged with his role in obstructing a pro-government demonstration last year. more »»

Prince Henrik, husband of Danish monarch, dies at age 83

February 14, 2018

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Prince Henrik, the French-born husband of Danish monarch Queen Margrethe who publicly vented his frustration at not being the social equal of his wife or their son in... more »»

The Latest: Ally: Israel PM not 'living up to' expectations

February 14, 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest in Israel after police recommended corruption charges against embattled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (all times local):

12:10 p.m. more »»

South African police raid business family linked to Zuma

February 14, 2018

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African police on Wednesday raided the home of a business family linked to President Jacob Zuma as the nation awaited word from the embattled leader on whether he will... more »»

New fronts emerge in Syria as Assad, allies push for victory

February 14, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — As Syrian President Bashar Assad and his allies push toward final victory and the fight against the Islamic State group draws to an end, new fronts have opened up, threatening an... more »»

UK rejects return of Islamic State fighters despite US calls

February 14, 2018

BRUSSELS (AP) — Britain's defense secretary says the U.K. does not want to take back two British Islamic State members caught in Syria despite U.S. more »»

'Deep down': Rivalry between Koreas, Japan transcends sport

February 14, 2018

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — As South Korea's national soccer coach prepared to play Japan in a 1954 World Cup qualifier, President Syngman Rhee, who'd been liberated, with the rest of Korea,... more »»

Fresh twist for UAE diners as oysters thrive in warm waters

February 14, 2018

FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The waters of the Persian Gulf have long been home to pearl oysters, providing a valuable mainstay to Arab tribes that subsisted off its trade before the... more »»

Photo essay: Navigating the street market of Pyeongchang

February 14, 2018

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — While the Winter Olympics unfold in the mountains, some serious haggling is under way on the coast. more »»

Tongans face long wait for services to return after cyclone

February 14, 2018

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Thousands of Tonga residents face a long wait for power and other services to be restored after a cyclone tore through the Pacific nation this week. more »»

US set to boost aid to Jordan despite Trump threats of cuts

February 14, 2018

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Despite repeated threats to punish countries that don't agree with U.S. more »»

Australian deputy prime minister under pressure to resign

February 14, 2018

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's deputy prime minister was under mounting pressure Wednesday to resign as his party's leader over revelations of a relationship with a former staffer. more »»

 
 
 

 

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