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Obama's Hiroshima visit stirs differing views across Pacific

May 23, 2016

TOKYO (AP) — Two very different visions of the hell that is war are seared into the minds of World War II survivors on opposite sides of the Pacific. more »»

Egypt sends submarine to hunt for crashed jet's black boxes

May 23, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt sent a submarine Sunday to join the hunt for the flight recorders from the EgyptAir jetliner that crashed in the Mediterranean and killed all 66 people aboard, while hundreds o... more »»

Iraq launches operation to retake IS-held city of Fallujah

May 23, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of military operations to retake the Islamic State-held held city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad, in a televised address... more »»

Egypt sends submarine to hunt for crashed jet's black boxes

May 22, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt sent a submarine Sunday to join the hunt for the flight recorders from the EgyptAir jetliner that crashed in the Mediterranean and killed all 66 people aboard, while hundreds o... more »»

Ken Loach wins Palme d'Or at Cannes for "I, Daniel Blake."

May 22, 2016

PARIS (AP) — Veteran British director Ken Loach won his second Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival Sunday for "I, Daniel Blake" — a stark portrayal of a disabled man's struggle with the... more »»

Absentee ballot count to decide dead-heat Austrian election

May 22, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — With all direct ballots counted in Austria's presidential election Sunday, a right-wing politician was in a statistical dead heat with a challenger whose views stand in direct... more »»

UN envoy cites progress in Yemen talks, airstrikes continue

May 22, 2016

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Fragile peace talks aimed at ending fighting in Yemen are making progress as a truce largely holds, the U.N. more »»

Absentee ballot count to decide Austrian election

May 22, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — With all direct ballots counted in Austria's presidential election, a right-wing politician is in a neck-to-neck race with a challenger whose views stand in direct opposition to his... more »»

Turkey's Erdogan asks longtime ally to form new government

May 22, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has formally asked his trusted ally, Transport and Communications Minister Binali Yildirim, to form Turkey's next government. more »»

The Latest: Pakistan informed of drone hit on Taliban leader

May 22, 2016

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on the killing of Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Akhtar Mansour in a drone strike (all times local):

9:30 p.. more »»

Afghan leaders see Taliban leader's death as hopeful sign

May 22, 2016

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The killing of Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Akhtar Mansour in a U.. more »»

Austrian presidential candidates both at 50 percent

May 22, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — Nearly final results for Austria's presidential election Sunday showed a right-wing politician neck-to-neck race with a challenger whose views stand in direct opposition to his... more »»

2 Indian climbers missing on Mount Everest after 2 die

May 22, 2016

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Two Indian climbers have gone missing on Mount Everest, an expedition organizer said Sunday, a day after two deaths from apparent altitude sickness were reported,... more »»

Obama looks to boost economic, security ties in Asia

May 22, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's mission in Vietnam and Japan is to build stronger economic and security ties with Asian-Pacific allies anxious about the rise of an increasingly muscula... more »»

Iraq: Security forces did not fire 'directly' at protesters

May 22, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — A preliminary investigation into Friday's clashes between protesters and Iraqi security forces has revealed that police and military guards did not fire directly into the crowd of... more »»

Tajikistan vote on allowing president to rule for life

May 22, 2016

DUSHANBE, Tajikistan (AP) — Tajikistan held a referendum Sunday on changing the Constitution to allow its authoritarian president to run for office indefinitely, effectively allowing him to rule... more »»

Israeli defense minister steps down

May 22, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's defense minister has officially stepped down, capping a tumultuous week of politics that is expected to bring a hard-line novice into the sensitive pos. more »»

UN envoy: Progress being made in Yemen peace talks

May 22, 2016

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Fragile peace talks aimed at ending fighting in Yemen are making progress as a truce largely holds, the U.N. more »»

Islamic State group leader urges attacks in Europe and US

May 22, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — An Islamic State group spokesman has urged sympathizers in Europe and the U.. more »»

Turkish ruling party confirms Erdogan ally as new chairman

May 22, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's ruling party has formally appointed a trusted ally of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as its new chairman, setting the stage for his appointment as the next prime... more »»

 
 

 

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