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The Latest: Brazil president denies OK'ing bribe

May 18, 2017

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Latest on Brazil's political crisis (all times local):

4:15 p.m. more »»

Protester killed, AP journalist wounded in West Bank clash

May 18, 2017

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — An Israeli settler opened fire on Thursday at Palestinian demonstrators after his car was pelted with stones, killing a young man and wounding an Associated Press... more »»

Siberian tiger that terrified Vladivostok gets new wild home

May 18, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — A Siberian tiger that terrorized Russia's Far East city of Vladivostok by prowling its suburbs has been relocated to a vast Russian national park where officials hope he will thrive. more »»

Sri Lankan Tamils remember relatives killed in the civil war

May 18, 2017

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's ethnic Tamils on Thursday lit lamps and displayed photos framed in flowers of relatives killed in a bloody civil war, marking the eighth anniversary of the... more »»

Russian FM mocks US media over intelligence-sharing reports

May 18, 2017

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Thursday mocked U.S. more »»

Lithuania court delays extradition ruling in phishing case

May 18, 2017

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — A court in Lithuania on Thursday requested more information from the United States before ruling on the extradition of a local businessman suspected of tricking Google... more »»

Jury rules UK man was hiring killer, not writing thriller

May 18, 2017

LONDON (AP) — A retired British television producer was convicted Thursday of trying to hire hit men to kill his partner, after a jury rejected his claim that he was merely conducting research fo... more »»

US stance holding up nations' pledges on climate change

May 18, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — Strong statements on the need to combat climate change have become staple fare at global summits — a problem, like terrorism, that all leaders traditionally agreed needs to be... more »»

Albanian politicians postpone parliamentary vote to June 25

May 18, 2017

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's political parties reached a compromise Thursday, postponing next month's parliamentary election by a week following intensive talks mediated by a senior U.S. more »»

Saudi Arabia working to dazzle Trump in busy overseas visit

May 18, 2017

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia is making every effort to dazzle and impress President Donald Trump on his first overseas trip, seizing on the visit to cement itself as a major... more »»

UN court orders Pakistan not to execute Indian national

May 18, 2017

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The International Court of Justice on Thursday ordered Pakistan not to execute an Indian naval officer convicted of espionage and terrorism, a case that has further... more »»

The Latest: Russia's deputy FM tipped as ambassador to US

May 18, 2017

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The Latest on diplomatic relations between Russia and the United States (all times local):

5:40 p.m. more »»

Trump visit draws country singer Toby Keith to Saudi Arabia

May 18, 2017

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — American country singer Toby Keith, known for songs such as "Whiskey Girl" and "Beer For My Horses," is scheduled to perform in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, this... more »»

Russian foreign minister mocks media over Trump disclosures

May 18, 2017

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has mocked U.S. more »»

Dutch court convicts 20 in racist abuse of politician

May 18, 2017

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch court convicted 20 people Thursday of insulting or threatening a politician and television personality in a racially charged case that shocked the nation. more »»

Ancient ornamental stud stolen from Pompeii; site closed

May 18, 2017

MILAN (AP) — Officials say an ancient ornamental bronze stud has been stolen from an exhibit inside the Pompeii archaeological site. more »»

Saudi Embassy in Vienna warns about Austria's face cover ban

May 18, 2017

VIENNA (AP) — The Saudi Embassy in Vienna is alerting its citizens to recent Austrian legislation banning face covers in public and is calling on them to observe the law. more »»

EU lawmakers criticize member states over refugee failure

May 18, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union lawmakers are demanding that the bloc's nations respect pledges to share tens of thousands of refugees in overwhelmed Greece and Ital. more »»

Rouhani looks to beat hard-liner as Iran prepares to vote

May 18, 2017

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani staked his political future on opening Iran ever so slightly to the outside world and overcoming hard-liners' opposition to secure a historic... more »»

NATO chief rules out combat role against Islamic State

May 18, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO's chief says members are discussing whether to join the international coalition fighting the Islamic State group but insists the alliance will not deploy combat troops. more »»

 
 
 

 

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