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Pakistan thanks Qatar for planned $3 billion investment New! 2019-06-25 03:34:48ISLAMABAD (AP) - Islamabad has thanked Qatar for the $3 billion investment in Pakistan announced by the energy-rich Gulf Arab nation's ruler. Abdul H

Asian stocks sink ahead of Trump-Xi meeting at New! 2019-06-25 03:00:15BEIJING (AP) - Major Asian stock markets fell Tuesday as traders looked ahead to a meeting between the American and Chinese presidents amid hopes for

The Latest: Iran's Rouhani disparages Trump over sanctions New! 2019-06-25 02:50:35DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - The Latest on tensions between the U.S. and Iran and in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Iran's pres

Defense to question investigator in case against Navy New! 2019-06-25 01:33:02SAN DIEGO (AP) - Defense lawyers for a decorated Navy SEAL charged with war crimes are expected to grill the lead investigator in the case Tuesday as

Iran slams new US sanctions, says they mean New! 2019-06-25 01:14:14TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran on Tuesday slammed the Trump administration over new U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic's supreme leader and othe

Interim Pentagon chief on global stage amid Iran New! 2019-06-25 00:22:41WASHINGTON (AP) - With barely one day on the job, Acting Defense Secretary Mark Esper is heading to Europe to try to persuade reluctant and increasing

Iran says talks with US impossible; US says New! 2019-06-24 19:43:00UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Iran's U.N. ambassador warned Monday that the situation in the Persian Gulf is "very dangerous" and called talks with the U.S

Donald Trump to meet with Xi Jinping; 'confident' New! 2019-06-24 19:25:52President Trump is scheduled to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday to see where the Asian superpower stands after American-Chinese tra

Mexico deploys 15,000 troops to U.S. border to New! 2019-06-24 18:43:53Mexico now has some 15,000 troops deployed to its northern border with the U.S. to try to help control the flow of migrants headed north, a top offici

Backers, foes weigh cost to Recep Tayyip Erdogan New! 2019-06-24 18:37:05A big political loss at home could end up weakening Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan abroad, as he heads into a potential high-stakes meeting wi

Seven bodies found in five days on border New! 2019-06-24 18:31:22Bodies are piling up at the U.S.-Mexico border as the summer heat and the press of both countries' immigration policies take a toll, adding new urgen

AP Analysis: Trump moves show him to be New! 2019-06-24 18:17:43WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's abrupt decision against military strikes may have prevented open military conflict with Iran, but it also

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U.S. Supreme Court strikes down law banning foul 2019-06-24 11:26:24The U.S. Supreme Court has struck down a section of federal law that prevented officials from registering trademarks seen as scandalous or immoral, ha

Woman, 3 young children found dead near Texas-Mexico 2019-06-24 11:10:25A spokesperson for a Texas sheriff's department says the bodies of a woman in her early 20s, a toddler and two infants were found in an area of South

Cypriot army captain sentenced to life for killing 2019-06-24 09:34:45A Greek Cypriot army captain has been sentenced to seven life imprisonment terms after pleading guilty Monday to killing five women and two children i

Ethiopian general accused of plotting deadly attacks has 2019-06-24 09:12:02The man accused of trying to seize control of Ethiopia's northern Amhara region was shot dead on Monday, a senior government official said, and a num

Czech protesters urge PM to resign, consider him 2019-06-24 07:18:32Hundreds of thousands of people rallied Sunday in Prague to urge Prime Minister Andrej Babis to resign, assembling from across the Czech Republic for

Trump announces new Iran sanctions as Tehran threatens 2019-06-24 05:37:19U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Monday imposing fresh sanctions on Iran, amid increased tensions between the long-t

Protesters in Hong Kong plan new demonstrations as 2019-06-24 04:36:17Protesters fearing an erosion of Hong Kong's legal autonomy blocked access to a government office building for nearly two hours Monday and plan more

Turkey's opposition strikes blow to Erdogan with Istanbul 2019-06-23 13:15:59In a blow to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, an opposition candidate declared victory in the Istanbul mayor's race for a second time Sunday a

Kushner's $50B economic plan for Mideast peace faces 2019-06-23 12:13:55Arab politicians and commentators have greeted U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East $50-billion US economic vision with a mixture of derision an

UN chief says essential to avoid escalation in 2019-06-23 06:13:03UN chief Antonio Guterres has warned it's essential to avoid "any form of escalation" in the Gulf as tensions continue to rise following the shooti

Ethiopia says coup attempt thwarted, military chief killed 2019-06-23 05:57:43Ethiopia's government foiled a coup attempt in a region north of the capital, Addis Ababa, and the country's military chief was shot dead, the prime

Climate protesters storm open-pit mine in western Germany 2019-06-23 05:35:01Hundreds of climate change activists have stormed an open-cast coal mine in western Germany in a weekend of campaigning against fossil fuels.

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Trump tightens Iran sanctions over downing of U.S. 2019-06-24 12:25:00President Trump on Monday signed an executive order imposing new “hard-hitting” sanctions on Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Kha

China presses Trump to compromise on trade war 2019-06-24 10:55:00Chinese officials on Monday demanded compromise from the Trump administration, with hopes for an end to a bruising trade war resting on a key meeting

Morsi’s death in Egypt puts diminished Muslim Brotherhood 2019-06-24 06:00:00The dramatic courtroom collapse and death of Mohamed Morsi, Egypt’s first democratically elected president, has provided a stark reminder of how

Two strong quakes recorded near Indonesia, no major 2019-06-23 23:45:00A strong earthquake struck Monday in Indonesia’s Banda Sea, but authorities said there is no tsunami threat. The U.S. Geological Survey said the

In Istanbul mayor’s race, the opposition wins again, 2019-06-23 18:40:00The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul celebrated a landmark win Sunday in a closely watched repeat election that ended weeks of political ten

Trump says he’s open to Iran talks without 2019-06-23 13:55:00President Trump, who says he made an eleventh-hour decision last week to call off a retaliatory military strike against Iran, declared in an interview

A Trump Middle East peace plan initiative minus 2019-06-23 08:00:00Any U.S. hopes of seeing representatives of Persian Gulf countries publicly greeting Israeli counterparts in Bahrain in the next few days as a means o

Kim Jong Un receives ‘excellent’ letter from Trump 2019-06-22 21:10:00President Trump sent North Korean leader Kim Jong Un an “excellent” letter, the North's state-run news agency reported Sunday. Kim &ldquo

Istanbul mayor election do-over is a key test 2019-06-22 08:00:00It was a sultry early summer evening in the Istanbul neighborhood of Carsamba, a traditional stronghold of Turkey’s ruling party, and the locals

Thousands of Hong Kong protesters flood the streets 2019-06-21 20:30:00For 15 hours, thousands of demonstrators surrounded police headquarters here, making clear that a protest movement launched in response to an unpopula

Another critic of China’s Xi Jinping is barred 2019-06-21 12:55:00The Philippines’ former top diplomat, an outspoken critic of Chinese President Xi Jinping, was prevented from entering Hong Kong on Friday, rene

Stonehenge dawn patrol: Modern-day druids and others celebrate 2019-06-21 12:10:00PHOTOS: Visitors gather at the 5,000-year-old stone circle in Wiltshire, England, to see the summer solstice dawn.

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Mexico says it has deployed 15,000 forces in New! 2019-06-24 19:40:41Mexico has deployed almost 15,000 soldiers and National Guard in the north of the country to stem the flow of illegal immigration across the border in

At G20, Trump to hold at least eight New! 2019-06-24 19:35:55U.S. President Donald Trump is slated to meet one-on-one with at least eight world leaders on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, later t

Trump has no plans to meet with North New! 2019-06-24 19:35:32U.S. President Donald Trump has no plans to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un when he travels to South Korea over the weekend after attending

Trump looks to 'maintain his engagement' in meeting New! 2019-06-24 19:23:15President Donald Trump considers his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G20 summit in Japan this week an opportunity to "maintain his e

U.S. to unveil 'economy first' approach to Mideast New! 2019-06-24 18:57:51The first stage of President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan will be launched in Bahrain on Tuesday at a conference the White House touts as a

Morocco to send finance ministry staff member to New! 2019-06-24 18:56:19Morocco's foreign ministry said on Monday that a member of the ministry of economy and finance will represent the country at a conference this week

Brazil judge blocks transfer of indigenous land decisions New! 2019-06-24 18:44:08Brazilian Supreme Court Judge Luis Roberto Barroso on Monday issued an injunction suspending President Jair Bolsonaro's move to transfer powers over

Boris Johnson says he is serious about 'no-deal' New! 2019-06-24 18:35:54Seeking to regain momentum in his bid to become the next prime minister of Britain, Boris Johnson said on Monday he was seriously prepared to take the

North Korea's Kim not ready to denuclearize: U.S. New! 2019-06-24 18:05:25The U.S. intelligence community does not believe North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is ready to denuclearize, U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency Director L

At U.N., Iran says atmosphere not right for New! 2019-06-24 17:54:03Iran's United Nations ambassador accused the United States on Monday of showing no respect for international law by imposing new sanctions on Iran, d

Trump puts sanctions on Iranian supreme leader, other New! 2019-06-24 17:54:03U.S. President Donald Trump targeted Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other top Iranian officials with sanctions on Monday, taking a

Palestinians rally against Kushner's economic peace plan New! 2019-06-24 17:45:03Palestinians burned portraits of President Donald Trump as they protested in both the Gaza Strip and the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Monday against

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Four North Koreans go missing after maritime rescue 2019-06-24 13:24:08 Six crewmembers of a North Korean fishing vessel were rescued after it sank but four people were missing, according to multiple press reports.

South Korea soldier condemns country’s anti-sodomy law 2019-06-24 11:57:37 A South Korean soldier who has been accused of "disgraceful conduct" says he is struggling with anti-gay discrimination in the military.

Palestinians reject U.S. Mideast peace plan as 'snow 2019-06-24 11:15:52 Palestinians gathered in the West Bank Monday to rally against what they consider a "snow job" Mideast peace plan unveiled by the Trump administrat

Iranian media report U.S. cyberattack failed to take 2019-06-24 10:49:19 U.S. cyberattacks against Iranian missile control systems failed, Iranian's state-run media reported Monday.

Taiwan man jumps to death after North Korea 2019-06-24 10:27:13 A Taiwanese man sentenced to prison for violating North Korea sanctions jumped to his death, according to Taiwanese press reports.

Report: Trump visit to Korea DMZ under consideration 2019-06-24 09:32:33 U.S. President Donald Trump could visit the Korean demilitarized zone this weekend.

Mike Pompeo visits Saudi Arabia in first of 2019-06-24 08:56:34 U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Saudi Arabia Monday to meet with King Salman and discuss confronting Iran in the first of a five-natio

Vietnam jails U.S. man Michael Nguyen for plotting 2019-06-24 08:15:29 A Vietnamese court sentenced a U.S. citizen Monday to 12 years in prison for attempting to overthrow the government.

Searchers recover 7 of 8 bodies missing in 2019-06-24 07:53:41 Himalayan search teams have recovered all but one of eight climbers who went missing last month because of a possible avalanche, officials said.

China urges U.S. to cancel bans on tech 2019-06-24 07:05:48 Chinese officials said Monday they want the United States to cancel "inappropriate" actions against Chinese technology companies as part of a new t

IOC selects Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, to host 2026 2019-06-24 06:38:22 Just 13 years after last hosting the Winter Olympic Games, Italy again won the quadrennial winter competition Monday for 2026 -- only this time event

Morrison: 8 Australian children of Islamic State militants 2019-06-24 05:18:17 Eight Australian children of two dead Islamic State militants have been rescued from a Syrian refugee camp and are on their way home, Australian Prim

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Mali thrash Mauritania, Angola and Tunisia draw, Ivory New! 2019-06-25 02:47:57Mali produced three stunning goals as they thumped Africa Cup of Nations debutants Mauritania 4-1 on Monday, handing their neighbours a harsh lesson i

Iran says new US sanctions mean 'permanent closure' New! 2019-06-25 01:47:44Iran said Tuesday that new US sanctions targeting its supreme leader meant a “permanent closure” of diplomacy, while the country’s p

USA and Sweden reach quarter-finals of Women's Football New! 2019-06-24 20:53:27Megan Rapinoe scored two penalties as holders the United States beat Spain on Monday to march on to a mouthwatering quarter-final against hosts France

Italy’s Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo win bid to 2019-06-24 14:10:50Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo are promising an Italian Olympics packed with style and elan after winning the right to stage the 2026 Winter Games on Mo

Trump announces new sanctions on Iran 2019-06-24 13:44:37US President Donald Trump targeted Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other senior Iranian officials with new US sanctions on Monday, l

Paris honours LGBTQI+ icons by naming four central 2019-06-24 12:15:06Paris has named a handful of central squares and streets after historically important LGBTQI+ figures, with the ambition of becoming one of the world&

Migrants face perilous passage through Panama in hopes 2019-06-24 11:58:26

Paris on alert as heatwave hits France 2019-06-24 10:48:00France was hit by a heatwave Monday that could last for several days and smash temperature records for June. Authorities in Paris have rolled out emer

Suspected mastermind of failed coup in Ethiopia shot 2019-06-24 10:00:09The man accused of trying to seize control of Ethiopia’s northern Amhara region was shot dead on Monday, a senior government official said, and

UN human rights chief calls for IS group 2019-06-24 09:27:36Tens of thousands of captured IS group fighters and their families should be repatriated, UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said Monday, challen

'Just ridiculous': Rwanda's Paul Kagame dismisses EU human 2019-06-24 06:46:37Twenty-five years on from the genocide in Rwanda that saw as many as one million people slaughtered, FRANCE 24 interviews President Paul Kagame, along

Ekrem Imamoglu: Mayoral vote has 'renewed our faith 2019-06-24 03:18:38Ekrem Imamoglu said his victory in a Sunday re-run of Istanbul's mayoral election had "renewed our faith in democracy and our trust in justice" aft

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US shale an 'unmitigated disaster' with industry hundreds New! 2019-06-25 04:55:00 Fracking has been an “unmitigated disaster” for shale companies themselves, according to a prominent former shale executive. Read Full Ar

Conspiracy aside: Russian military plane in Venezuela ‘for New! 2019-06-25 04:40:59 The much-hyped arrival in Venezuela of a plane operated by Moscow’s Defense Ministry is anything but sensational, a senior Russian diplomat has

Google pulls videos accusing it of election manipulation New! 2019-06-25 04:04:45 Google’s video platform YouTube is apparently no place for content that accuses the tech giant of political bias and election meddling. An expo

SpaceX loses Falcon Heavy center core in fiery New! 2019-06-25 03:59:30 In its latest audacious mission to retrieve rockets after launch, SpaceX fell just short with its center core booster overshooting the sea-based land

US sanctions on Khamenei & Zarif ‘close path New! 2019-06-25 03:28:22 The US has destroyed the glimmering chance for negotiations and undermined “world peace and security” by targeting the Iranian leadership

Mexico sends 15,000 troops to US border in New! 2019-06-25 01:14:00 Mexico has sent nearly 15,000 troops to its northern border, announcing a crackdown on illegal crossings and caving in to President Donald Trump&rsqu

Pompeo ‘is still a CIA director who takes New! 2019-06-25 00:12:00 Secretary of State Mike Pompeo “can no longer play the role of a top US diplomat,” Global Times editor Hu Xijin tweeted, declaring the fo

Kalashnikov unveils next-gen kamikaze drone (PHOTOS, VIDEOS) New! 2019-06-25 00:04:00 The Kalashnikov Group has showcased its latest reconnaissance and attack drone which can autonomously locate and destroy hostile targets in the air,

Soyuz brings Space Station Expedition 59 back to New! 2019-06-24 23:22:00 Three Expedition 59 crew members have safely returned to Earth aboard the Soyuz spacecraft after spending more than six months at the International S

Soros & US billionaires call for new wealth New! 2019-06-24 23:16:00 A group of US billionaires including infamous financier George Soros is backing a "moderate wealth tax" on the fortunes of the richest .01%, echoin

India annuls Israeli missile deal in favor of New! 2019-06-24 23:08:00 India has reportedly canceled its $500 million contract for Israeli anti-tank missiles after the country’s defense manufacturing sector conduct

PACE invites Russia back to European human rights New! 2019-06-24 22:13:00 The Council of Europe has invited Russia to participate in the summer session of its Parliamentary Assembly (PACE), after ruling that all members hav

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Israel will do 'everything' to stop Iran going 2019-06-24 13:34:21

US, allies urge Iran diplomacy as Pompeo seeks 2019-06-24 12:46:06

Top Sri Lanka defence official faces charges over 2019-06-24 08:13:01Hemasiri Fernando, who was defence secretary before the April 21 bombing of three churches and three hotels, should be investigated for his failure to

Ailing Pakistan gets $3 billion bailout from Qatar 2019-06-24 07:35:33Pak has secured a bailout package of $3 billion from Qatar, a day after Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad concluded his visit to Islamabad. Earlier, China g

Pompeo meets Saudi king on Iran crisis 2019-06-24 06:17:33

China says it 'won't allow' G20 discussion on 2019-06-24 05:05:34China said on Monday it would not allow the G-20 nations to discuss mass protests in Hong Kong during their summit this week, as US President Donald T

Protesters block Hong Kong building access, plan new 2019-06-24 04:53:58Protesters fearing an erosion of Hong Kong's legal autonomy blocked access to a government office building for nearly two hours Monday and plan more

Taliban threaten Afghan media, say reporters to be 2019-06-24 04:52:09Monday's statement gives Afghan radio stations, TV channels and others a week to cease transmitting anti-Taliban announcements paid for by the govern

Relatives of ex-IS fighters should go home: UN 2019-06-24 04:47:52The UN human rights chief says thousands of relatives of former foreign fighters in the Islamic State group should be repatriated, insisting that chil

Abandoned tents, human waste piling up on Mount 2019-06-23 23:56:02The record number of climbers on Mount Everest has left a cleanup crew grappling with how to clear everything from abandoned tents to human waste. Eve

7.3-magnitude quake hits Indonesia, no tsunami threat 2019-06-23 23:33:03A powerful magnitude 7.3 quake struck eastern Indonesia on Monday, US seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued. The quake hit at a depth

Turkey's opposition strikes blow to Erdogan with Istanbul 2019-06-23 22:31:36Turkey's opposition has dealt President Tayyip Erdogan a blow by winning control of Istanbul in a re-run mayoral election, breaking his aura of invin

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15,000 soldiers deployed to halt U.S.-bound migration: Mexico New! 2019-06-24 19:51:19Mexico is trying to curb a surge of migrants from third countries crossing its territory in order to reach the United States, under the threat of tari

4 deaths near U.S.-Mexico border may be a New! 2019-06-24 19:09:35Two babies, a toddler and a woman were found dead near the U.S.-Mexican border, overcome by the sweltering heat in a glimpse of what could lie ahead t

Why insider says 2026 Olympics wouldn’t have been New! 2019-06-24 18:50:15Rob Livingstone with GamesBids.com said Calgary would have lost to Sweden or Italy because of the way the International Olympic Committee was weighing

Texas woman charged after 3-year-old son killed in New! 2019-06-24 18:16:52Harris County prosecutors said Friday that Lexus Stagg is charged with criminally negligent homicide in the June 11 death of her son.

Wait, There’s More podcast: Could Iran and the New! 2019-06-24 17:52:45Tamara Kandahkar speaks with Golnar Motevalli, Tehran-based reporter with Bloomberg News.

Ex-Trump adviser Flynn’s lawyer says she may need New! 2019-06-24 17:43:39Sidney Powell, who took over Flynn's case earlier this month, said she may need to seek a security clearance to review classified information to

European officials call for de-escalation amid rising U.S.-Iran New! 2019-06-24 17:31:17The split over Iran comes amid deepening divisions between the United States and Europe over foreign policy and trade.

Trump’s deportation threats not ‘civilized human behaviour’: Nancy New! 2019-06-24 17:18:17Trump tweeted that he wants Congress to resolve "Asylum and Loophole problems" along the border with Mexico.

Mueller report to get celebrity staged reading in 2019-06-24 16:42:04Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Mark Hamill, Alyssa Milano and Annette Bening are among some 20 actors who will perform a reading of the report in New York City

Trump signs executive order aimed at disclosing ‘real’ 2019-06-24 16:16:47U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday that calls for upfront disclosure by hospitals of actual prices for common tests and proc

Bernie Sanders proposes bill to cancel outstanding U.S. 2019-06-24 13:55:05By canceling all student loans, Sanders says the proposal would address an economic burden for 45 million Americans.

Meng Wanzhou’s lawyers call on Trudeau government to 2019-06-24 13:31:58Meng’s lawyers argue the extradition proceedings against the embattled tech executive are “without merit” and stopping the proceedin


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