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African migrants find uneasy EU shelter after rough journey

June 26, 2015

CREIL, France (AP) — Against the odds, Hamed Kouyate has achieved his childhood dream of escaping African poverty and reaching the wealthy heart of Europe. more »»

Taliban threatens utility company in heat-stricken Karachi

June 26, 2015

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Pakistani Taliban warned on Friday that it would target the country's main electrical company if it did not end power outages in the country's south — where an intense heat... more »»

French president rails against Uber amid taxi tensions

June 26, 2015

PARIS (AP) — France's president wants Uber's cheapest car service shut down and its vehicles seized, but Uber refuses to stop the service until a ruling by the country's top court. more »»

With nuke talks in final stretch, foreign ministers join in

June 26, 2015

VIENNA (AP) — The foreign ministers of Iran, the United States and France are leading the way to talks on Iran's nuclear program as they try to overcome disputes ahead of a June 30 target date fo... more »»

Univision drops Miss USA pageant over Trump comments

June 26, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's fledgling GOP presidential bid quickly led to business fallout for him, with Univision saying it will drop the Miss USA pageant from its UniMas network and cut all... more »»

Palestinian shot after opening fire at Israeli army

June 26, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli army says it has shot a Palestinian after he opened fire at Israeli soldiers at a military checkpoint in the West Bank. more »»

United Nations charter, signed in San Francisco, turns 70

June 26, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Seventy years ago, representatives from 50 war-weary countries gathered in San Francisco to create an international organization aimed at saving future generations from the... more »»

Philippine officials say China island-building in full swing

June 26, 2015

PUERTO PRINCESA, Philippines (AP) — China is pressing ahead with the construction of artificial islands on at least two reefs that are also claimed by the Philippines in the increasingly tense... more »»

EU leaders agree to relocate 40,000 migrants

June 26, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders agreed Friday to relocate 40,000 refugees from Italy and Greece to other EU countries over the next two years, in an effort to share the burden of a growing... more »»

Thailand junta cancels human rights report launch on Vietnam

June 26, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's military government on Friday forced a human rights group to cancel the public launch of its report on the Vietnamese government's persecution of an ethnic minority,... more »»

Bangkok airport denies security slip after Tokyo finds a gun

June 26, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — Airport officials in Thailand say they followed proper security measures and gave no special treatment to Bangkok's former police chief who was arrested earlier this week in Tokyo... more »»

Eurozone leaders set weekend deadline for Greece

June 26, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — European leaders told finance ministers from the euro countries to conclude a debt financing agreement with Greece over the weekend, just days before Athens has to meet a crucial... more »»

Irate French taxi drivers smash cars in strike against Uber

June 26, 2015

PARIS (AP) — French taxi drivers pulled out the throttle in an all-out confrontation with the ultra-cheap Uber car service Thursday, smashing livery cars, setting tires ablaze and blocking traffi... more »»

Italy in emotional plea for EU help on migrants

June 26, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi clashed Thursday with European Union leaders reluctant to help ease pressure on Italy and Greece by taking in thousands of refugees arriving in... more »»

Irate French taxi drivers smash cars in strike against Uber

June 25, 2015

PARIS (AP) — French taxi drivers pulled out the throttle in an all-out confrontation with the ultra-cheap Uber car service Thursday, smashing livery cars, setting tires ablaze and blocking traffi... more »»

Political protest, art, exotic travel color Paris menswear

June 25, 2015

PARIS (AP) — Art, fashion and exotic travel merged in Thursday's energetic installment of Paris' spring-summer 2016 menswear shows. more »»

French interior minister says UberPop must be closed down

June 25, 2015

PARIS (AP) — France's interior minister says that the low-cost car service UberPop must be closed down and its vehicles seized if caught by police carrying passengers. more »»

Islamic State militants attack 2 cities in northern Syria

June 25, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — After weeks of setbacks, militants from the Islamic State group launched swift counteroffensives Thursday on predominantly Kurdish areas of northern Syria, killing and wounding... more »»

Emerging Israel gas deal ignites fierce debate

June 25, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — When natural gas was discovered a few years ago off the shores of resource-poor Israel, it was heralded as nothing short of a miracle, but an emerging deal with developers has... more »»

Standoff in Armenia continues, no end in sight

June 25, 2015

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenia's premier has rejected demonstrators' demand to annul a hike in electricity prices, a stance that signals no end in sight for the worst unrest the ex-Soviet nation... more »»

 
 
 

 

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