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French jihadi network that groomed Bataclan killer on trial

May 30, 2016

PARIS (AP) — The French jihadi network that groomed one of the Nov. more »»

Chad ex-dictator found guilty, sentence to life for abuses

May 30, 2016

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Chad's former dictator Hissene Habre was found guilty and sentenced to life imprisonment for crimes against humanity, war crimes, torture and sex crimes during his time in... more »»

Poland's ruling party leader vague on support for EU's Tusk

May 30, 2016

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The leader of Poland's ruling party said Monday the government isn't ready to confirm whether it will support a second term for European Council head Donald Tusk. more »»

It's raining men! Sweden sees historic gender balance shift

May 30, 2016

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Famous for its efforts to put women on an equal footing with men, Sweden is experiencing a gender balance shift that has caught the country by surprise: For the first time since... more »»

Spanish man in rush for plane causes Cologne security scare

May 30, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — A Spanish man in a rush for his plane caused a security scare at Germany's Cologne-Bonn airport Monday when he skirted security screening, causing authorities to shut down and... more »»

Iraqi forces push into Fallujah as IS bombings kill 24

May 30, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi forces started pushing into the city of Fallujah on Monday as a wave of bombings claimed by the Islamic State group in Baghdad and near the Iraqi capital killed at least 24... more »»

UK charges 2 men with immigration offenses after boat rescue

May 30, 2016

LONDON (AP) — Two British men have been charged with immigration offenses after the weekend rescue of 18 Albanians whose small inflatable boat was taking on water in the English Channel, UK... more »»

Mediterranean shipwreck survivors haunted by cries of kids

May 30, 2016

POZZALLO, Sicily (AP) — It was the cries of children — and the moment they decided they must save themselves — that haunt the survivors of a shipwreck that claimed hundreds of lives. more »»

Head of Egypt's journalists union detained over bail

May 30, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — The head of Egypt's journalists union and two of its board members have been questioned by prosecutors over allegations that they spread false news and harbored journalists wanted by... more »»

Romania: tiny percentage of funds needed for statue raised

May 30, 2016

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's public has donated less than 3 percent of funds needed to purchase a sculpture by Constantin Brancusi, considered one of the country's finest modern artworks,... more »»

Prince Philip to miss Battle of Jutland event

May 30, 2016

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II's husband Prince Philip has decided to follow medical advice and skip upcoming commemorations to mark the Battle of Jutlan. more »»

Pakistan says new sampling shows progress against polio

May 30, 2016

ISLAMABAD (AP) — For the first time in Pakistan's history all the previous month's environmental samples for polio have tested negative — a sign of progress in the campaign to eradicate the virus... more »»

NATO urged to show stronger resolve on Russia, boost defense

May 30, 2016

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — NATO's Parliamentary Assembly urged member nations Monday to stand up to Russia's military assertiveness as a senior official vowed to strengthen forces along the alliance'... more »»

Bahrain court more than doubles opposition leader's sentence

May 30, 2016

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Bahraini appeals court on Monday more than doubled the prison term for the country's top Shiite opposition figure in a ruling that his political bloc blasted... more »»

Bleaching kills third of coral in Great Barrier Reef's north

May 30, 2016

SYDNEY (AP) — Mass bleaching has killed more than a third of the coral in the northern and central parts of Australia's Great Barrier Reef, though corals to the south have escaped with little... more »»

London's Labour Party mayor joins Cameron against 'Brexit'

May 30, 2016

LONDON (AP) — London's new mayor has joined forces with Prime Minister David Cameron in the campaign to prevent a British exit from the European Union. more »»

Germany: 4 dead after flooding in southwest

May 30, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — Rainstorms in southwestern Germany triggered flooding that left one small town littered with debris and rubble, and led to accidents late Sunday and early Monday in which four peopl... more »»

EU ministers endorse pact aimed at improving life in cities

May 30, 2016

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — European Union ministers meeting in the Dutch capital have endorsed a "Pact of Amsterdam" aimed at improving living conditions in towns and cities throughout the... more »»

Turkey: Germany should not call Armenian killings genocide

May 30, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey has criticized plans by Germany's parliament to recognize the World War I killings of Armenians as genocide.

The killings of 1. more »»

Czech government again approves ban on smoking

May 30, 2016

PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech government has again approved a smoking ban in restaurants. more »»

 
 
 

 

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