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Paris attack victims' families meet investigators

May 24, 2016

PARIS (AP) — Survivors and families of the 130 victims of last November's Islamic extremist attacks in Paris have met for the first time with six magistrates investigating what happened that... more »»

Turkey's president approves new government led by ally

May 24, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's president on Tuesday approved a new government formed by one of his most trusted allies, who immediately asserted the intention to institute constitutional reforms... more »»

French premier pushes Mideast initiative with Palestinians

May 24, 2016

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — France's prime minister said Tuesday that peace between Israelis and the Palestinians is also important for security in Europe. more »»

Senior Taliban figure says death of leader could unify group

May 24, 2016

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The death of the leader of the Afghan Taliban in a U.S. more »»

European Space Agency puts 2 navigation satellites in orbit

May 24, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — A rocket fired from French Guiana has lifted two satellites into orbit that will form part of Europe's rival to the U.S.-made Global Positioning System, or GPS. more »»

The Latest: Russia denies losing helicopters at Syrian base

May 24, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the violence in Syria a day after deadly attacks claimed by the Islamic State group targeted government strongholds (all times local):

5 p.m. more »»

Ukraine: 7 soldiers killed, 9 wounded in eastern clashes

May 24, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — Ukrainian officials say seven soldiers have been killed over the past day in fighting in eastern Ukraine. more »»

Algerian authorities destroy mountain of pirated CDs, DVDs

May 24, 2016

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Power shovels and a bulldozer have destroyed a huge mound of 2 million illegally copied CDs and DVDs outside Algeria's Culture Ministry, as part of a government pledge to... more »»

Upset Cyprus president calls off peace talks meet

May 24, 2016

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Talks aimed at reunifying ethnically divided Cyprus stumbled Tuesday when the Greek Cypriot president called off a meeting with the breakaway Turkish Cypriot leader after h... more »»

Forensic expert: EgyptAir human remains suggest explosion

May 24, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — Human remains retrieved from the crash site of EgyptAir Flight 804 have burn marks and are very small in size, suggesting an explosion on board may have downed the aircraft in the... more »»

US biochemical engineer wins $1.2 million technology prize

May 24, 2016

HELSINKI (AP) — American biochemical engineer Frances Arnold, whose discoveries in "directed evolution" have helped produce medicines, including drugs for treating diabetes, on Tuesday was awarde... more »»

Tony Blair says defeating IS requires 'proper ground war'

May 24, 2016

LONDON (AP) — The Islamic State group will be defeated only with a ground war involving Western troops, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said Tuesday. more »»

Hard-line cleric voted leader of Iran's Assembly of Experts

May 24, 2016

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A hard-line Iranian cleric who has been in the country's power structure since its 1979 Islamic Revolution was chosen on Tuesday to lead the Assembly of Experts, a clerical... more »»

Turkey's Erdogan approves new government led by ally

May 24, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday approved a new government formed by one of his most trusted allies, who immediately asserted the intention to institute... more »»

Death toll rises in bombing of Syria government strongholds

May 24, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — A suicide bomber who targeted a hospital in a Syrian coastal city the previous day killed 43 people, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, as an activist group raised the... more »»

Defeated right-wing Austrian president hopeful urges unity

May 24, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — Norbert Hofer, the right-winger who lost only narrowly to a pro-EU rival in Austrian presidential elections, has joined the winner in asking all citizens to try to overcome the... more »»

2 killed in South African protests against eviction

May 24, 2016

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African authorities say two people have died in violent protests by residents opposing plans to evict them from makeshift homes in an area north of Pretoria. more »»

French police force open fuel depot amid protests, shortages

May 24, 2016

PARIS (AP) — French police have dislodged protesters blocking a key fuel depot on the Mediterranean, as gasoline shortages spread around the country amid increasingly tense labor actions. more »»

Greek police evacuate hundreds from Idomeni refugee camp

May 24, 2016

IDOMENI, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities began an operation at dawn Tuesday to gradually evacuate the country's largest informal refugee camp of Idomeni on the Macedonian border, blocking access... more »»

WHO says hospital bombing in Syrian coastal city killed 43

May 24, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — A suicide bomber who targeted a hospital in a Syrian coastal city the previous day killed 43 people, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, as an activist group raised the... more »»

 
 

 

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