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The Latest: Protests idle some French oil refineries

May 25, 2016

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on France's strikes and protests against the government's labor reforms (all times local):

3:05 p.m. more »»

German far-right angry at soccer team's photos on candy bars

May 25, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — Photos of Germany's national soccer team on a popular chocolate bar have prompted online outrage among Germany's far right because they include childhood pictures of some players of... more »»

4 Central European countries ready to send troops to Baltics

May 25, 2016

LIBLICE, Czech Republic (AP) — Four Central European countries say they are working on a plan to deploy their troops in the Baltics states as part of NATO forces. more »»

Egypt hires 2 foreign firms in search for plane recorders

May 25, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — The chief of EgyptAir says Egypt has contracted two foreign companies to help locate the flight data recorders of the carrier's plane that crashed last week in the Mediterranean,... more »»

London's Donmar staging all-female Shakespeare trilogy

May 25, 2016

LONDON (AP) — London's small but powerful Donmar Warehouse is branching out — across town and across the Atlantic. more »»

The Latest: 7 dead, 500 rescued in Mediterranean

May 25, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local):

1:15 p.m. more »»

Correction: Italy-NATO story

May 25, 2016

ROME (AP) — In a story May 25 on the Italian premier's comments about NATO, The Associated Press reported erroneously that NATO experts will visit Libya. Instead, Libyan experts are to visit NATO. more »»

Water main break creates sinkhole along Florence's Arno

May 25, 2016

FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — An underground water main break along Florence's picturesque Arno River has created a 200-meter (yard) -long sinkhole that buried dozens of parked cars. more »»

Refugees keep moving out of Greece's Idomeni border camp

May 25, 2016

IDOMENI, Greece (AP) — Refugees and other migrants were boarding buses Wednesday on the second day of an operation to evacuate the sprawling, makeshift Idomeni refugee camp on the Greek-Macedonia... more »»

Israel expands government, Lieberman to be defense minister

May 25, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reached a deal to expand his coalition government on Wednesday by bringing in the ultranationalist Yisrael Beitenu party and appointing its... more »»

France tapping fuel stocks as strikes cause gas shortages

May 25, 2016

PARIS (AP) — France has started using its fuel reserves to deal with gasoline shortages caused by strikes and protests over a bill weakening worker protections. more »»

Obama uses light moment with rapper to espouse free speech

May 25, 2016

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam (AP) — President Barack Obama's parting shot before leaving communist Vietnam: let people express themselves. more »»

Philippine population growth slows as contraceptives spread

May 25, 2016

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines' annual population growth rate has slowed as more people in the predominantly Roman Catholic country use contraception. more »»

Taliban bomber hits court minibus in Kabul, killing 11

May 25, 2016

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber targeted a minibus carrying court employees in Kabul during morning rush hour Wednesday, killing 11 people, Afghan and UN official said. more »»

Rights group: Israeli army probes of soldiers a fig leaf

May 25, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — A leading Israeli rights group said Wednesday it will stop seeking investigations of Israeli soldiers suspected of abusing Palestinians, arguing that internal military probes hav... more »»

Afghan Taliban appoint new leader after Mansour's death

May 25, 2016

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan Taliban confirmed on Wednesday that their leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a U.. more »»

Huawei files lawsuits accusing Samsung of violating patents

May 25, 2016

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei said Wednesday it has filed patent infringement lawsuits against South Korean mobile phone rival Samsung in the United States and China, in a case that... more »»

Depp's dog fight with Australian deputy leader continues

May 25, 2016

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's deputy prime minister boasted on Wednesday that he had got into Johnny Depp's head like fictional serial killer Hannibal Lecter after the Hollywood actor... more »»

Group of 7 seeks way forward for aging, faltering economies

May 25, 2016

TOKYO (AP) — Leaders of the Group of Seven rich nations will undoubtedly voice unity over fighting terrorism, pandemics and tax evasion at their summit in Japan this week. more »»

In final drive, Obama seeks better relations with US foes

May 24, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — In his final stretch as president, Barack Obama is driving the United States toward friendlier relations with longstanding adversaries, working to consign bitter enmities with... more »»

 
 

 

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