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Peru's indigenous welcome Pope Francis to scorching Amazon

January 19, 2018

PUERTO MALDONADO, Peru (AP) — Indigenous men, women and children wearing brightly colored headdresses greeted Pope Francis up his arrival in the Amazon Friday, urging the pontiff to help them... more »»

Catalan ex-president to risk arrest, travel to Denmark

January 19, 2018

MADRID (AP) — Catalonia's former president, a fugitive sought by Spain over a foiled secession bid, will travel to Denmark next week for a university debate, officials said Friday, despite the... more »»

France's Macron pledges big increase in defense budget

January 19, 2018

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron will boost defense spending in the coming years to guarantee his country's domestic security and maintain French military engagement abroad, as he... more »»

Turkey says no turning back from offensive in Syria

January 19, 2018

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's defense minister said Friday there is no turning back from his country's decision to launch a ground assault on a Syrian Kurdish-controlled enclave in northwest... more »»

A bridge too far? UK's Boris Johnson suggests span to France

January 19, 2018

LONDON (AP) — Britain may be leaving the European Union, but Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson wants to build bridges with the Continent. Literally.

Johnson has suggested that the U.K. more »»

Trump's vulgar Africa comment morphs into tourism campaigns

January 19, 2018

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — First, there was outrage in Africa at President Donald Trump's vulgar comment about the continent. more »»

Belarus bristles at Kazakhstan's offer to host Ukraine talks

January 19, 2018

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Belarus on Friday mocked Kazakhstan's suggestion that it could serve as a new venue for Ukraine peace talks previously hosted by Minsk. more »»

UK coroner awaiting test results on late Cranberries singer

January 19, 2018

LONDON (AP) — A British coroner is awaiting the results of tests to determine what killed The Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan.

O'Riordan died Monday in London at 46. more »»

US oil output is booming and seen outpacing Saudis, Russia

January 19, 2018

PARIS (AP) — U.S. oil production is booming and is forecast to top that of heavyweight Saudi Arabia and rival Russia this year, a global energy agency said Friday. more »»

Uproar over watches threatens Thailand's ruling generals

January 19, 2018

BANGKOK (AP) — Entering their fifth year in power, Thailand's ruling generals may be running out of time and it's not for a lack of watche. more »»

Thorny global issues abound a year into Trump presidency

January 19, 2018

With a sharp departure from years and sometimes decades of U.S. foreign policy, President Donald Trump has made a seismic global impact during his first year in offic. more »»

Zimbabwe mourns Bennett, 'sharpest thorn' in Mugabe's side

January 19, 2018

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — He was called the "sharpest thorn" in Robert Mugabe's side. more »»

China's birthrate dropped despite allowing 2-child families

January 19, 2018

BEIJING (AP) — The birthrate in China fell last year despite the country easing its family planning policies and allowing all couples to have two children, a result parents say of the stresses of... more »»

A year after Jammeh's exit, Gambia emerges from the shadows

January 19, 2018

BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — The military intervention looked imminent. more »»

Storm's death toll in Germany rises to at least 8

January 19, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Germany say the death toll from a storm that swept across the country has increased to at least eight. more »»

Tensions soar along Indian, Pakistan frontier in Kashmir

January 19, 2018

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Tensions have soared along the volatile frontier between India and Pakistan in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, as rival troops continued shelling villages and... more »»

AP PHOTOS: Horses leap through fire in old Spanish festival

January 19, 2018

SAN BARTOLOME DE PINARES, Spain (AP) — Horses burst through the soaring flames of night-time bonfires in a dramatic annual festival in this small Spanish town. more »»

Russian teenager attacks schoolmates with an ax, wounding 6

January 19, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian officials say a teenager armed with an ax has attacked fellow students at a school in southern Siberia, wounding five children and a teacher. more »»

Putin takes dip in icy Russian lake on Epiphany

January 19, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has taken a dip in icy lake waters to celebrate Epiphany, a major holiday in Orthodox Christianity marking the baptism of Jesus. more »»

 
 
 

 

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