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UN chief urges Mideast states to press for Syria transition

May 21, 2016

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The United Nations chief used a visit to Qatar on Saturday to call on Middle Eastern countries and world powers to press Syria's warring parties to turn their attention to a... more »»

The Latest: Airport cleaning crews in France draw scrutiny

May 21, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on the crash of EgyptAir Flight 804 (all times local):

10 p.m. more »»

Dutch climber dies on his way down from Everest's summit

May 21, 2016

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A 35-year-old Dutch man suffering from high-altitude sickness died on his way down from Mount Everest's summit in the first death confirmed this year on the world's highes... more »»

No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturists

May 21, 2016

MADRID (AP) — Nudists have lost a seven-year legal battle for access to a popular tourist resort beach on Spain's southwestern tip. more »»

Fire evacuation orders lifted north of Fort McMurray

May 21, 2016

FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) — Alberta officials on Saturday lifted mandatory evacuation orders in some areas north of Fort McMurray, where a raging wildfire has forced the evacuation of more than... more »»

Brazil singers stage concert to protest acting president

May 21, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Grammy award-winner Caetano Veloso added his voice to a growing numbers of artists and musicians rejecting Brazil's interim government, holding a concert in a building... more »»

Activists: Suspected coalition airstrike kills Syrian family

May 21, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — A suspected U.S.-led coalition airstrike on a northern Syrian village killed seven members of the same family, activists said Saturda. more »»

17 Taiwan tourists injured in train-bus crash in Switzerland

May 21, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — Seventeen tourists from Taiwan were injured when a German high-speed train collided with a tour bus in the Swiss lakeside town of Interlaken, Swiss police and a Taiwanese official... more »»

Investigators: smoke detected on Egypt jet just before crash

May 21, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — Smoke was detected in multiple places on EgyptAir flight 804 moments before it plummeted into the Mediterranean, but the cause of the crash that killed all 66 on board remains... more »»

The Latest: Egypt denies report that black boxes were found

May 21, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on the crash of EgyptAir Flight 804 (all times local):

5:35 p.m. more »»

Vietnam frees jailed dissident priest ahead of Obama's visit

May 21, 2016

BANGKOK (AP) — Vietnam granted early release from prison to a Catholic priest who is one of its most prominent dissidents, a move widely seen as a goodwill gesture before President Barack Obama... more »»

The Latest: Tight security on flight from Paris to Cairo

May 21, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on the crash of EgyptAir Flight 804 (all times local):

4:35 p.m. more »»

Iraq: Border with Jordan to open soon, after year of closure

May 21, 2016

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Iraq's border crossing with Jordan is expected to open in about two weeks, after an almost year-long closure, allowing for a resumption of vital trade and a return of Iraqi... more »»

Europeans warily watching Austria's presidential vote

May 21, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — Austria's presidential election has significance far beyond the small EU nation's borders. more »»

G7 takes aim at terrorist financing; rifts on policy remain

May 21, 2016

AKIU, Japan (AP) — The Group of Seven major economies showed a united front on fighting terrorist financing and tax evasion in talks that ended Saturday, but shied away from coordinated action on... more »»

The Latest: First photos emerge of EgyptAir plane debris

May 21, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on the crash of EgyptAir Flight 804 (all times local):

1:00 p.m. more »»

With austerity light on taxes, Cyprus sees economy rebound

May 21, 2016

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Less than two years ago, amid Cyprus' worst economic crisis in decades, a charity shop run by the Orthodox Church in the heart of medieval Nicosia was awash with jobless... more »»

North Korean diplomat who negotiated '94 deal with US dies

May 21, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A top North Korean diplomat who negotiated a short-lived 1994 deal with the United States to freeze its nuclear programs in exchange for international aid has died of... more »»

Searchers find body parts, seats, luggage from Egyptian jet

May 20, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — Search crews found floating human remains, luggage and seats from the doomed EgyptAir jetliner Friday but face a potentially more complex task in locating bigger pieces of wreckage... more »»

Iraqi protesters storm Baghdad's Green Zone, shooting erupts

May 20, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi security forces fired tear gas and gunshots in the air as hundreds of anti-government protesters stormed Baghdad's heavily secured Green Zone on Frida. more »»

 
 
 

 

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