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UN health agency: Dengue vaccine shouldn't be used widely

April 19, 2018

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says the first-ever vaccine for dengue needs to be dealt with in "a much safer way," meaning that the shot should mostly be given to people who have... more »»

Seoul: N. Korean leader removes major nuclear sticking point

April 19, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Thursday that his rival, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, isn't asking for the withdrawal of U.. more »»

Attacker in Berlin skullcap case turns himself in to police

April 19, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — A 19-year-old Syrian asylum-seeker turned himself in to police Thursday after his violent attack on a man wearing a Jewish skullcap in Berlin caused outrage across German. more »»

Diaz-Canel replaces Raul Castro as Cuba's president

April 19, 2018

HAVANA (AP) — A 57-year-old bureaucrat replaced Raul Castro as the president of Cuba on Thursday, launching a new political era as a government led by a single family for six decades tries to... more »»

Egypt exhibiting previously unseen Ptolemaic artifacts

April 19, 2018

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt is exhibiting artifacts from the Ptolemaic period for the first time in The Egyptian Museum in Cairo. more »»

Israel celebrates its 70th birthday with parties and BBQ's

April 19, 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel is celebrating 70 years since the modern Jewish state was established. more »»

Russia joins bid to win compensation over US metals tariffs

April 19, 2018

GENEVA (AP) — Russia has joined the European Union, India and China in demanding compensation from the United States for its tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum. more »»

Syrian rebels hand over arms, leave another town near Douma

April 19, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — Hundreds of Syrian rebels in a town northeast of Damascus handed in their weapons and boarded buses to leave under an evacuation deal, state media reported on Thursday. more »»

Another member quits Nobel literature academy

April 19, 2018

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Another member of the Swedish Academy awarding the Nobel Literature Prize said Thursday she is resigning, bringing the total number of board members who are quitting the... more »»

Poland marks 75th anniversary of uprising in Warsaw Ghetto

April 19, 2018

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — People in Warsaw pinned paper daffodils to their clothes as the Polish capital held a day of commemorations Thursday on the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. more »»

Quake, at least 5.5 in magnitude, strikes southern Iran

April 19, 2018

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An earthquake of at least magnitude 5.5 struck in southern Iran near the country's sole nuclear power plant on Thursday morning, shaking countries across the Persian Gulf. more »»

Taiwan calls Chinese military drills a threat to region

April 19, 2018

BEIJING (AP) — Taiwan's government said Thursday that recent Chinese military drills aim to intimidate the island and are a threat to regional peace and stability. more »»

2,000 Kachin trapped by Myanmar fighting lack food, medicine

April 19, 2018

BANGKOK (AP) — Community leaders from the Christian ethnic Kachin community have called for urgent medical attention for about 2,000 civilians, including pregnant women and the elderly, trapped i... more »»

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 »»

Trade issues expose the limits of Trump-Abe 'bromance'

April 19, 2018

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe courted the new American president with a golden driver not long after Donald Trump won the White House. more »»

Trump leaves open possibility of bailing on meeting with Kim

April 19, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said that although he's looking ahead optimistically to a historic summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un he could still pull out if he feels... 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 »»

 
 
 

 

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