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Palestinian killed after opening fire at Israeli army

June 26, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli troops shot and killed a Palestinian man after he opened fire at soldiers at a military checkpoint in the West Bank on Friday, the army said. more »»

French president rails against Uber amid taxi tensions

June 26, 2015

PARIS (AP) — France's president wants Uber's cheapest car service shut down and its vehicles seized, but Uber refuses to stop the service until a ruling by the country's top court. more »»

EU refugee response exposes divisions, meagre ambitions

June 26, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union decided Friday to share 40,000 of the refugees landing in Italy and Greece but foot-dragging and verbal sniping over the move exposed deep divisions about how t... more »»

Thailand junta cancels human rights report launch on Vietnam

June 26, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's military government on Friday forced a human rights group to cancel the public launch of its report on the Vietnamese government's persecution of an ethnic minority,... more »»

Journalist jailed in Zimbabwe for starting newspaper

June 26, 2015

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The attorney for a Zimbabwe journalist says his client was convicted of publishing a newspaper in a southern town without government permission and sentenced to eight... more »»

With nuke talks in final stretch, foreign ministers join in

June 26, 2015

VIENNA (AP) — The foreign ministers of Iran, the United States and France are joining Iran nuclear talks, as they try to overcome disputes ahead of a June 30 target date for a deal. more »»

Greek leader meets Hollande, Merkel amid talks stalemate

June 26, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told the leaders of France and Germany on Friday that his government does not understand the insistence of the country's creditors on... more »»

Vatican signs treaty with "State of Palestine"

June 26, 2015

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican signed a treaty with the "State of Palestine" on Friday, saying it hoped its legal recognition of the state would help stimulate peace with Israel and that the... more »»

AP PHOTOS: Years of revolt, turmoil haunt Egypt's children

June 26, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — In Egypt, the years of turmoil following its 2011 uprising have seen revolutionary graffiti fade away as the country slowly tries to move on, but hidden scars remain for children who... more »»

China lashes out at US racial bias in human rights report

June 26, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — Racial discrimination and police abuses are rife in the United States, China's Cabinet said Friday, in a report intended as a counterpoint to U.S. more »»

African migrants find shelter in EU heart after hard journey

June 26, 2015

BRIETLINGEN, Germany (AP) — Hilarion Charlemagne presents his tattered sneakers as a badge of honor. more »»

Extremists storm AU base in Somalia, many dead

June 26, 2015

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Islamic militants from the Al-Qaida-linked Al-Shabab group attacked a remote African Union base in Somalia on Friday, causing many casualties, said the AU mission and a... more »»

African migrants find uneasy EU shelter after rough journey

June 26, 2015

CREIL, France (AP) — Against the odds, Hamed Kouyate has achieved his childhood dream of escaping African poverty and reaching the wealthy heart of Europe. more »»

Taliban threatens utility company in heat-stricken Karachi

June 26, 2015

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Pakistani Taliban warned on Friday that it would target the country's main electrical company if it did not end power outages in the country's south — where an intense heat... more »»

Univision drops Miss USA pageant over Trump comments

June 26, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's fledgling GOP presidential bid quickly led to business fallout for him, with Univision saying it will drop the Miss USA pageant from its UniMas network and cut all... more »»

Palestinian shot after opening fire at Israeli army

June 26, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli army says it has shot a Palestinian after he opened fire at Israeli soldiers at a military checkpoint in the West Bank. more »»

United Nations charter, signed in San Francisco, turns 70

June 26, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Seventy years ago, representatives from 50 war-weary countries gathered in San Francisco to create an international organization aimed at saving future generations from the... more »»

EU leaders agree to relocate 40,000 migrants

June 26, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders agreed Friday to relocate 40,000 refugees from Italy and Greece to other EU countries over the next two years, in an effort to share the burden of a growing... more »»

Bangkok airport denies security slip after Tokyo finds a gun

June 26, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — Airport officials in Thailand say they followed proper security measures and gave no special treatment to Bangkok's former police chief who was arrested earlier this week in Tokyo... more »»

Eurozone leaders set weekend deadline for Greece

June 26, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — European leaders told finance ministers from the euro countries to conclude a debt financing agreement with Greece over the weekend, just days before Athens has to meet a crucial... more »»

 
 
 

 

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