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North Korea fires medium-range missile in latest weapon test

May 21, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In its latest effort to develop its ballistic and nuclear weapons, North Korea fired a medium-range missile Sunday that appeared to be similar to one the country tested... more »»

Suicide attack in Syria's insurgent stronghold kills 14

May 21, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — A twin explosion, believed to be caused by a suicide attack, in Syria's rebel-controlled Idlib province Sunday killed at least 14 members of a powerful ultraconservative insurgent... more »»

Erdogan to return to Turkey's ruling party as its chairman

May 21, 2017

ISTANBUL (AP) — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was returning as the leader of Turkey's ruling party Sunday, pushing back criticism that his tenure has curtailed freedoms and polarized the country... more »»

Pope names cardinals for Laos, Mali, Sweden, Spain, Salvador

May 21, 2017

VATICAN CITY (AP) — In a surprise announcement Sunday, Pope Francis named five new cardinals, for Spain, El Salvador and three countries where Catholics are a tiny minority: Mali, Laos and Sweden. more »»

Egypt refers militants to military trial over church attacks

May 21, 2017

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's chief prosecutor has referred 48 suspected Islamic militants to a military trial over their alleged participation in deadly attacks targeting Christian churches. more »»

Adam Sandler earns raves at Cannes Film Fest (yes, really)

May 21, 2017

CANNES, France (AP) — It's not every day you hear the name "Happy Gilmore" referenced at the Cannes Film Festival. more »»

Prince Harry brings girlfriend Meghan Markle to wedding fest

May 21, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Privacy-hungry Prince Harry was nearly able to bring his American girlfriend to Pippa Middleton's private wedding reception without being photographed. Nearly. more »»

North Korea fires midrange missile in its latest test

May 21, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired a medium-range missile on Sunday, U.S. more »»

AP Exclusive: Strapped UN health agency spends big on travel

May 21, 2017

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization routinely spends about $200 million a year on travel — far more than what it doles out to fight some of the biggest problems in public health including... more »»

Report: China cripples CIA operations, kills informants

May 21, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Chinese government "systematically dismantled" CIA spying operations in China starting in late 2010 and killed or imprisoned at least a dozen CIA sources over the next two... more »»

Saint Nicholas relics heading to Russia from Italian church

May 21, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — Relics of Saint Nicholas, one of the Russian Orthodox Church's most revered figures and the inspiration for Santa Claus, are headed to Moscow from an Italian church where they have... more »»

N. Korea fires missile in latest test, US and S. Korea say

May 21, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Sunday fired a midrange ballistic missile, U.S. more »»

Thousands in Madrid back no-confidence vote against PM Rajoy

May 21, 2017

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Thousands of Spaniards have rallied in Madrid to support a no-confidence vote against conservative Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy brought by the far-left Podemos party. more »»

Rouhani, a man of the Islamic Revolution, opens Iran to West

May 21, 2017

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — As Iran's chief nuclear envoy, Hassan Rouhani earned the nickname "diplomat sheikh" when negotiators in 2004 reached a deal that saw the Islamic Republic halt... more »»

Iran's president trounces hard-liner to secure second term

May 21, 2017

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's moderate President Hassan Rouhani trounced a hard-line challenger to secure re-election Saturday, saying his country seeks peace and friendship as it pursues a "path of... more »»

Saudis welcome Trump with gold medal, receive arms package

May 20, 2017

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — President Donald Trump basked in Saudi Arabia's lavish royal welcome Saturday as he left behind, at least temporarily, the snowballing controversies dogging him in... more »»

Alleged bomb scare briefly delays Cannes film screening

May 20, 2017

CANNES, France (AP) — A bomb scare has caused the Cannes Film Festival to briefly evacuate the Debussy theater before the first screening of director Michel Hazanavicius' movie "Redoubtable," a... more »»

Brazil's leader mounts defense to save his presidency

May 20, 2017

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Fighting to save his job amid a mushrooming corruption scandal, Brazilian President Michel Temer told the nation Saturday that an incriminating audio recording of him had... more »»

Venezuelans shut down capital roads to protest government

May 20, 2017

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Masses of protesters with white shirts, homemade gas masks and flags draped around their shoulders shut down a main road in the Venezuelan capital on Saturday in a... more »»

Trump basks in lavish Saudi welcome, escaping troubles in DC

May 20, 2017

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — President Donald Trump basked in Saudi Arabia's lavish royal welcome Saturday as he left behind, at least temporarily, the snowballing controversies dogging him in... more »»

 
 
 

 

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