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Crimean police detain Tatars commemorating mass deportation

May 18, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — Police in the capital of Russia-annexed Crimea have detained demonstrators trying to take part in an unauthorized motorcade to observe the anniversary of the mass deportation of... more »»

Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen resume after truce expires

May 18, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Saudi-led airstrikes targeting Yemen's Shiite rebels resumed on Monday and fierce clashes were underway across the impoverished country after a five-day truce expired. more »»

Q&A: The IS group captures Iraq's Ramadi

May 18, 2015

Nearly a year after sweeping across northern and western Iraq, the Islamic State group this weekend seized Ramadi, capital of the western Anbar province, routing Iraqi forces despite heavy U.S. more »»

EU approves military plan to target migrant traffickers

May 18, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union nations approved plans Monday for a naval operation to go after the human trafficking networks that are sending thousands of migrants weekly across the Mediterranea... more »»

US's Nuland meets with Russians to back Ukraine cease-fire

May 18, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — The United States wants to help solidify a shaky cease-fire and support efforts to resolve political and humanitarian concerns in Ukraine's rebellious east, a top U.S. more »»

Al Gore confident in global climate deal at Paris conference

May 18, 2015

PARIS (AP) — Environmentalist and former U.S. Vice President Al Gore is optimistic that world leaders will reach a crucial deal this year on fighting climate change. more »»

EU diplomat going to Mideast to try to revive peace process

May 18, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's top diplomat says she's going to the Mideast to try to revive the moribund peace process, and to challenge Israel and the Palestinians to share their ideas on... more »»

Trading in bitcoin made simpler through new exchange

May 18, 2015

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Investors can for the first time bet on the value of bitcoins through an established stock exchange after Nasdaq launched an index based on the cybercurrency in Stockholm, Sweden. more »»

Pope to bishops: Stop ordering faithful around, fight graft

May 18, 2015

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has told bishops to strongly denounce corruption and to act more like pastors than "pilots" telling the faithful what to d. more »»

Brokers tricking Rohingya children onto trafficking boats

May 18, 2015

SITTWE, Myanmar (AP) — The boy was shoved onto the wooden vessel with hundreds of other Rohingya Muslims. more »»

Turmoil in UK's Labour Party after election loss

May 18, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Britain's opposition Labour Party is struggling to regain its balance after suffering one of its worst election results in modern times. more »»

EU approves military plan to target traffickers

May 18, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union nations on Monday approved plans for a naval operation to go after the trafficking networks that send thousands of migrants across the Mediterranean toward Europe... more »»

Nurse convicted of killing 2 UK patients with insulin

May 18, 2015

LONDON (AP) — A medical mystery that began four years ago with unexplained deaths in a British hospital ended Monday when a nurse was convicted of using insulin to murder two patients. more »»

Ordinary people help migrants as Asia struggles with crisis

May 18, 2015

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — For hundreds of migrants stranded at sea in sinking boats, the first helping hand came not from governments but from fishermen who towed them to safety. more »»

3 EU nations pledge cooperation on developing 'Euro-drone'

May 18, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — Germany, France and Italy have pledged cooperation to jointly develop a "Euro-drone" for intelligence-gathering and surveillance of the skies. more »»

After coup attempt, Burundi President fire 3 ministers

May 18, 2015

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — An official says Burundi's president has fired his defense minister and two other Cabinet ministers after a failed coup attempt. more »»

It's a winner: When tennis and fashion collide in Paris

May 18, 2015

PARIS (AP) — Well before Andre Agassi caused a stir with his stone-washed denim shorts at the French Open, the clay courts at Roland Garros were a sporting catwalk for fashion experimentation. more »»

South Africa: Bob Hewitt gets 6 years in prison for rape

May 18, 2015

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A South African judge sentenced retired doubles tennis champion Bob Hewitt to six years in prison for rape and sexual assault on Monday. more »»

Greece says it needs bailout deal by end of May

May 18, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's cash-strapped government signaled Monday it needs a deal with its bailout lenders by the end of the month to avoid defaulting on its debt, as renewed concern rattle... more »»

Russian troops captured in Ukraine transferred to capital

May 18, 2015

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Two Russian soldiers captured while fighting in war-torn eastern Ukraine are being transported to the capital, Kiev, a Ukrainian military spokesman said Monday. more »»

 
 
 

 

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