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US fears Iran seized UAE-based tanker in Strait of Hormuz

July 16, 2019

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A small oil tanker from the United Arab Emirates traveling through the Strait of Hormuz entered Iranian waters and turned off its tracker two days ago, leading... more »»

Greece: Suspect charged for US scientist's slaying in Crete

July 16, 2019

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A 27-year-old man was charged with murder and rape Tuesday in the killing of an American scientist who disappeared on the Greek island of Crete and whose body was found in a... more »»

78 dead in Nepal as flooding wreaks havoc in South Asia

July 16, 2019

GAUHATI, India (AP) — Monsoon flooding and landslides continued to cause havoc in South Asia on Tuesday, with the death toll rising to 78 in Nepal and authorities in neighboring northeastern Indi... more »»

Zimbabwe's civil servants protest pay as inflation hits 176%

July 16, 2019

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Representatives of Zimbabwe's government workers Tuesday protested against what they called "slave salaries" as inflation almost doubled to 176%, a decade high that... more »»

Africans flee to South America on dangerous journey to US

July 16, 2019

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — When an armed conflict erupted in his village in Congo, Blaise Matshieba Nduluyele fled from the carnage. more »»

Hackers steal millions of Bulgarians' data; Russian tie seen

July 16, 2019

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgarian officials said Tuesday that unidentified hackers have stolen the personal details of millions of people from Bulgaria's national revenue agency and noted a... more »»

Building collapses in India; 7 dead, several feared trapped

July 16, 2019

MUMBAI, India (AP) — A four-story residential building collapsed Tuesday in Mumbai, India's financial and entertainment capital, killing at least seven people, an official said. more »»

Donors suspend funds for Poland's Jewish museum

July 16, 2019

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Jewish association says some private donors to Poland's renowned Jewish history museum have suspended funding out of concerns about the government's failure to renew the... more »»

Thailand's new Cabinet sworn in, ending rule by army junta

July 16, 2019

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's new Cabinet was sworn in Tuesday, creating a nominally elected government after five years of military rule but keeping power in the hands of the same allies of the army. more »»

Police to charge suspect in US scientist's slaying in Crete

July 16, 2019

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A 27-year-old man has been arrested on murder charges on the Greek island of Crete after the body of American scientist Suzanne Eaton was found in a tunnel formerly used as ... more »»

Turkey: EU sanctions over gas drilling 'worthless'

July 16, 2019

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey on Tuesday rejected as "worthless" an initial set of sanctions approved by the European Union against Ankara, and vowed to send a new vessel to the eastern... more »»

Johnson, Hunt raise Brexit stakes with Irish border views

July 16, 2019

LONDON (AP) — The two contenders to become Britain's next prime minister raised the Brexit stakes by saying they will discard a contentious part of the European Union divorce deal agreed by... more »»

Dutch court needs more time to rule on Crimean treasures

July 16, 2019

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — An appeals court in Amsterdam said Tuesday it needs more time to rule on the ownership of a valuable trove of historical artefacts loaned to a Dutch museum by four... more »»

Italy's Salvini bows to pressure to respond on Russia report

July 16, 2019

ROME (AP) — Italy's Deputy Premier Matteo Salvini bowed Tuesday to days of pressure and agreed to respond to questions in Parliament about allegations that an associate sought Russian money for... more »»

Austria: Ukrainian businessman's US extradition on hold

July 16, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — Austria's justice minister has approved the extradition to the U.S. more »»

The Latest: Tusk throws his support to von der Leyen

July 16, 2019

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the EU parliament vote on Commission President (all times local):

1:55 p.m. more »»

Welsh street named steepest in world; New Zealand loses out

July 16, 2019

LONDON (AP) — A street in Wales has been designated the steepest in the world after a successful campaign by residents. more »»

Man whose family died in Boeing 737 Max crash: Scrap the jet

July 16, 2019

A man who lost his wife, mother-in-law and three young children in the crash of a 737 Max in Ethiopia says Boeing should scrap the plane and top executives should resign and face criminal charges. more »»

Building collapses in India; 3 dead, several feared trapped

July 16, 2019

MUMBAI, India (AP) — A four-story residential building collapsed Tuesday in Mumbai, India's financial and entertainment capital, killing at least three people, an official said. more »»

North Korea suggests it might lift weapons test moratorium

July 16, 2019

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea on Tuesday suggested it might call off its 20-month suspension of nuclear and missile tests because of summertime U.S. more »»

 
 
 

 

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