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Can Brexit be stopped? Pro-EU campaigns try to turn the tide

February 21, 2018

LONDON (AP) — Britain is due to leave the European Union in just over a year. The country's main political parties agree that the decision can't be reversed. But with the U.K. more »»

A look at the scandals surrounding Israel's prime minister

February 21, 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is fighting for his political life as a dizzying array of scandals has engulfed him, his family and his inner circle. more »»

Japanese father of 13 surrogate children veiled in mystery

February 21, 2018

TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese man who has won legal custody of 13 surrogate children in Thailand has remained virtually anonymous in the Japanese media. more »»

Snow isolates Moroccan mountain villages more used to sun

February 21, 2018

TIGHANIMINE, Morocco (AP) — Bitter cold and exceptionally heavy snowfall have beleaguered parts of Morocco this winter, disrupting schools, closing national highways — and delighting residents in... more »»

Budget carrier flydubai sees profits and revenue increase

February 21, 2018

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Budget carrier flydubai said Wednesday its earnings and profits have increased, with revenue reaching 5.5 billion dirhams ($1. more »»

Trump Jr: 'Nonsense' that family's profiting from presidency

February 21, 2018

NEW DELHI (AP) — Donald Trump Jr. more »»

Mudslides block only road to New Zealand town after storm

February 21, 2018

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Mudslides blocked the only road to a small New Zealand town Wednesday after a powerful Pacific storm caused disruptions across parts of the country. more »»

Israeli media: Netanyahu confidant to testify against him

February 21, 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli media reported Wednesday that one of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's closest confidants has turned state witness and will incriminate him in corruption allegations,... more »»

In South Korea's Olympic hills, traces of the North abound

February 21, 2018

GOSEONG, South Korea (AP) — A former seaside villa for North Korea's ruling Kim family. A captured North Korean spy submarine. more »»

State Department says NKorea passed up meeting with Pence

February 21, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence was all set to hold a history-making meeting with North Korean officials during the Winter Olympics in South Korea, but Kim Jong Un's government... more »»

Australia boosts Indian Ocean travel safety after MH370

February 21, 2018

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian authorities say they have helped make the Indian Ocean safer for air and sea travelers since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished in the vast expanse four... more »»

Bahrain sentences prominent activist to 5 years in prison

February 21, 2018

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A prominent human rights activist in Bahrain was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison over tweets alleging prison torture in his country and misconduct i... more »»

Australian leader off to US for talks with Trump, governors

February 21, 2018

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull heads to the United States on Wednesday, accompanied by the largest Australian political and business delegation ever to visit the U.S. more »»

Lebanon gets tough on the press ahead of elections

February 21, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — A string of court cases and judicial investigations against Lebanese media figures is testing this country's reputation as a forum for ideas in a region blanketed by censorship and... more »»

Indonesia mobilizes to combat health-damaging forest fires

February 21, 2018

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Four Indonesian provinces have declared emergencies in anticipation of worsening forest fires that each year spread health-damaging haze across much of Southeast Asia. more »»

Japan sees transfer at sea that may violate NKorea sanctions

February 21, 2018

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's military has witnessed a ship-to-ship transfer on the high seas that it "strongly suspects" violates U.N. more »»

Maduro: Digital currency puts Venezuela on tech vanguard

February 21, 2018

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Cash-strapped Venezuela on Tuesday became the first country to launch its own version of bitcoin, a move President Nicolas Maduro celebrated as putting his country on th... more »»

Luxury property ad blitz heralds Trump son's visit to India

February 21, 2018

NEW DELHI (AP) — "Trump has arrived. Have you?" shout the barrage of glossy front-page advertisements in almost every major Indian newspaper. more »»

Palestinian leader calls for peace conference by mid-2018

February 21, 2018

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas ruled out the United States as a broker for peace with Israel on Tuesday, calling for an international peace conference by mid-2018 with... more »»

With new elections near, US strains to curb Russia meddling

February 21, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Russians are going to try it again. Even President Donald Trump's intelligence chiefs say so. But with congressional primaries just two weeks away, the U.S. more »»

 
 
 

 

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