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French interior minister says UberPop must be closed down

June 25, 2015

PARIS (AP) — France's interior minister says that the low-cost car service UberPop must be closed down and its vehicles seized if caught by police carrying passengers. more »»

Islamic State militants attack 2 cities in northern Syria

June 25, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — After weeks of setbacks, militants from the Islamic State group launched swift counteroffensives Thursday on predominantly Kurdish areas of northern Syria, killing and wounding... more »»

Emerging Israel gas deal ignites fierce debate

June 25, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — When natural gas was discovered a few years ago off the shores of resource-poor Israel, it was heralded as nothing short of a miracle, but an emerging deal with developers has... more »»

Standoff in Armenia continues, no end in sight

June 25, 2015

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenia's premier has rejected demonstrators' demand to annul a hike in electricity prices, a stance that signals no end in sight for the worst unrest the ex-Soviet nation... more »»

Rwandan general refuses extradition to Spain from UK

June 25, 2015

LONDON (AP) — A Rwandan military general who heads the country's intelligence service refused to be extradited to Spain at a hearing Thursday in a London court, setting the stage for a prolonged... more »»

A look at challenges Uber has faced around the world

June 25, 2015

PARIS (AP) — Taxi drivers in France went on strike Thursday, smashing car windows, setting tires on fire and blocking traffic to express their displeasure with American ride-hailing service Uber. more »»

Syrian rebels launch offensive aimed at southern city

June 25, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rebels launched an offensive Thursday to capture government-held neighborhoods in the southern city of Daraa, setting off fighting that killed dozens of people, including a... more »»

Greek debt talks go into weekend as default deadline looms

June 25, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — The bitter standoff between Greece and its international creditors was extended into the weekend, just days before Athens has to meet a crucial debt deadline which could decide... more »»

Israel's Netanyahu says better Iran deal still possible

June 25, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister says world powers can still insist on a better deal with Iran over its nuclear program as the negotiators' self-imposed deadline rapidly approaches. more »»

EU leader urges crackdown on 'illegal migration'

June 25, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's president called Thursday for a crackdown on migrants who are only looking for jobs as opposed to those fleeing war or persecution, as migrants keep arriving... more »»

WikiLeaks exposes Saudi liquor runs, Clinton's passport

June 25, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — WikiLeaks' publication of more than 60,000 Saudi documents has set pens racing across the Middle East with disclosures about the secretive Arab monarchy's foreign affairs. more »»

Old camera bag causes bomb scare on New York-bound plane

June 25, 2015

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A New York-bound Turkish Airlines plane carrying 292 passengers made an emergency landing Thursday at Copenhagen's international airport after an old camera bag,... more »»

Putin vows to further strengthen Russian military

June 25, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia needs a mighty military to fend off threats near its borders, President Vladimir Putin said Thursday, in a stance that reflects soaring tensions with the West over the crisis... more »»

Unchecked pollution befouling majestic Lake Titicaca

June 25, 2015

BAHIA DE COHANA, Bolivia (AP) — Gulls swept down to feast on hundreds of dead and dying giant frogs floating in the rancid waters along a southeastern shore of Lake Titicaca, where the... more »»

Islamic State launches 2 major attacks in northern Syria

June 25, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State militants launched major attacks in northern Syria on Thursday after a string of recent setbacks, storming government-held areas in a mostly Kurdish city and setting... more »»

The Latest on Greece: Experts are assessing new Greek offer

June 25, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest developments involving Greece and its bailout negotiations:

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5:35 p.m./ 1535GMT/ 11:35 a.m. more »»

Greek debt talks founder again as default deadline looms

June 25, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — Talks between Greece and its eurozone partners broke up Thursday without agreement, intensifying doubts about whether Athens can make a crucial debt payment due in just a few day. more »»

Europe seeks to counter Kremlin success pushing world view

June 25, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — Larry King's back on the air, beaming his high-octane brand of talk to households around the world. Where can you catch him? Kremlin-backed TV. more »»

Palestinian minister hands 'war crimes' files to ICC

June 25, 2015

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad Malki handed International Criminal Court prosecutors a file Thursday detailing possible Israeli war crimes in Gaza and settlement... more »»

In North Korea, war anniversary is climax of anti-US fervor

June 25, 2015

SUSAN-RI, North Korea (AP) — June is something like Hate America Month in North Korea.

Officially, it's called "Struggle Against U.S. more »»

 
 
 

 

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