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  • UK finds 34 high-rise apartment buildings with unsafe siding

    UK finds 34 high-rise apartment buildings with unsafe siding

    Saturday, June 24 2017 3:21 AM EDT2017-06-24 07:21:32 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 11:32 PM EDT2017-06-25 03:32:23 GMT
    The residents of roughly 800 apartments are in have been evacuated from their London apartment buildings due fire- safety concerns.
    The residents of roughly 800 apartments are in have been evacuated from their London apartment buildings due fire- safety concerns.
  • 15 bodies found after landslide buries scores in China

    15 bodies found after landslide buries scores in China

    Saturday, June 24 2017 8:51 PM EDT2017-06-25 00:51:58 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 11:32 PM EDT2017-06-25 03:32:08 GMT
    Crews searching through the rubble left by a landslide that buried a mountain village under tons of soil and rocks in southwestern China have found 15 bodies with more than 110 more people still missing.
    Crews searching through the rubble left by a landslide that buried a mountain village under tons of soil and rocks in southwestern China have found 15 bodies with more than 110 more people still missing.
  • UAE: Arab states don't seek 'regime change' in Qatar

    UAE: Arab states don't seek 'regime change' in Qatar

    Saturday, June 24 2017 7:11 AM EDT2017-06-24 11:11:37 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 11:12 PM EDT2017-06-25 03:12:39 GMT
    A top United Arab Emirates official says the Arab countries isolating Qatar do not seek to force out the country's leadership but are willing to cut ties with it if it does not agree to their demands.
    A top United Arab Emirates official says the Arab countries isolating Qatar do not seek to force out the country's leadership but are willing to cut ties with it if it does not agree to their demands.
  • Egypt's president ratifies disputed Saudi islands pact

    Egypt's president ratifies disputed Saudi islands pact

    Saturday, June 24 2017 3:51 PM EDT2017-06-24 19:51:55 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 11:12 PM EDT2017-06-25 03:12:37 GMT
    Egypt's president has ratified a disputed 2016 agreement under which his country would transfer control of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.
    Egypt's president has ratified a disputed 2016 agreement under which his country would transfer control of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.
  • Philippine troops declare 8-hour cease-fire in besieged city

    Philippine troops declare 8-hour cease-fire in besieged city

    Saturday, June 24 2017 9:01 PM EDT2017-06-25 01:01:54 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 11:12 PM EDT2017-06-25 03:12:36 GMT
    The Philippine military began observing an eight-hour halt in its air and ground offensive against Islamic militants in southern Marawi city to allow residents to celebrate the end of the Muslim fasting month of...
    The Philippine military began observing an eight-hour halt in its air and ground offensive against Islamic militants in southern Marawi city to allow residents to celebrate the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.
  • Suicide bomber blows himself up as Saudis foil Mecca plot

    Suicide bomber blows himself up as Saudis foil Mecca plot

    Saturday, June 24 2017 3:21 AM EDT2017-06-24 07:21:47 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 11:12 PM EDT2017-06-25 03:12:34 GMT

    Saudi security forces say a suicide bomber blew himself up near the Grand Mosque at Mecca as police disrupted a plot to target the holiest site in Islam just as the fasting month of Ramadan ends.

    Saudi security forces say a suicide bomber blew himself up near the Grand Mosque at Mecca as police disrupted a plot to target the holiest site in Islam just as the fasting month of Ramadan ends.

  • Jordan to cancel 'marry the victim' clause shielding rapists

    Jordan to cancel 'marry the victim' clause shielding rapists

    Saturday, June 24 2017 12:22 PM EDT2017-06-24 16:22:11 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 11:12 PM EDT2017-06-25 03:12:31 GMT
    In a key step toward reform, Jordan is poised to abolish a provision that exempts a rapist from punishment if he marries his victim.
    In a key step toward reform, Jordan is poised to abolish a provision that exempts a rapist from punishment if he marries his victim.
  • Turkey bans Istanbul Pride, organizers vow to march anyway

    Turkey bans Istanbul Pride, organizers vow to march anyway

    Saturday, June 24 2017 12:21 PM EDT2017-06-24 16:21:44 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 11:12 PM EDT2017-06-25 03:12:23 GMT
    Turkish authorities announced Saturday they will not allow the Istanbul Pride march to take place on Sunday _ the third year in a row the celebration has been banned.
    Turkish authorities announced Saturday they will not allow the Istanbul Pride march to take place on Sunday _ the third year in a row the celebration has been banned.
  • Iran detains Islamic State linked group

    Iran detains Islamic State linked group

    Saturday, June 24 2017 1:01 PM EDT2017-06-24 17:01:36 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 11:12 PM EDT2017-06-25 03:12:20 GMT
    Iran's Intelligence Ministry is saying that its forces have detained members of a group linked to the Islamic State group it says intended to carry out terrorist acts in holy cities across the country.
    Iran's Intelligence Ministry is saying that its forces have detained members of a group linked to the Islamic State group it says intended to carry out terrorist acts in holy cities across the country.
  • Jeremy Corbyn gets rock star welcome at Glastonbury Festival

    Jeremy Corbyn gets rock star welcome at Glastonbury Festival

    Saturday, June 24 2017 12:41 PM EDT2017-06-24 16:41:45 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 10:13 PM EDT2017-06-25 02:13:46 GMT
    Britain's famed Glastonbury music festival has embraced an unlikely headline act: Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn.
    Britain's famed Glastonbury music festival has embraced an unlikely headline act: Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn.
  • Dior designer celebrates decade at helm at Paris menswear

    Dior designer celebrates decade at helm at Paris menswear

    Saturday, June 24 2017 1:51 PM EDT2017-06-24 17:51:49 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 10:13 PM EDT2017-06-25 02:13:35 GMT
    Celebrating a decade at the creative helm of Dior Homme Saturday, designer Kris Van Assche held court with Christian Slater, Jamie Bell and Kata Mara at his catwalk collection that paid homage of the iconic Dior suit.
    Celebrating a decade at the creative helm of Dior Homme Saturday, designer Kris Van Assche held court with Christian Slater, Jamie Bell and Kata Mara at his catwalk collection that paid homage of the iconic Dior suit.
  • In Moscow, 1 million people visit relics of popular saint

    In Moscow, 1 million people visit relics of popular saint

    Saturday, June 24 2017 7:01 AM EDT2017-06-24 11:01:28 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 10:13 PM EDT2017-06-25 02:13:27 GMT
    Over 1 million people have visited relics of Saint Nicholas, one of the Russian Orthodox Church's most revered figures, since they arrived in Moscow last month on loan from Italy.
    Over 1 million people have visited relics of Saint Nicholas, one of the Russian Orthodox Church's most revered figures, since they arrived in Moscow last month on loan from Italy.
  • The Latest: 34 UK high-rise buildings fail fire safety tests

    The Latest: 34 UK high-rise buildings fail fire safety tests

    Saturday, June 24 2017 5:51 AM EDT2017-06-24 09:51:32 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 10:12 PM EDT2017-06-25 02:12:37 GMT
    A local council in London says it evacuated some 650 homes overnight after inspectors found fire safety issues in four public housing towers.
    A local council in London says it evacuated some 650 homes overnight after inspectors found fire safety issues in four public housing towers.
  • UK Parliament investigates cyberattack on user accounts

    UK Parliament investigates cyberattack on user accounts

    Saturday, June 24 2017 12:11 PM EDT2017-06-24 16:11:35 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 10:12 PM EDT2017-06-25 02:12:30 GMT

    British officials are investigating a cyberattack on the country's Parliament after discovering "unauthorized attempts to access parliamentary user accounts.".

    British officials are investigating a cyberattack on the country's Parliament after discovering "unauthorized attempts to access parliamentary user accounts.".

  • Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 85

    Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 85

    Saturday, June 24 2017 2:22 AM EDT2017-06-24 06:22:02 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 9:12 PM EDT2017-06-25 01:12:24 GMT
    A Pakistani official says the death toll from twin blasts in the northwestern town of Parachinar climbed to 40 overnight, bringing the overall death toll from three separate attacks to 56.
    A Pakistani official says the death toll from twin blasts in the northwestern town of Parachinar climbed to 40 overnight, bringing the overall death toll from three separate attacks to 56.
  • Yemen to probe alleged interrogation abuses by UAE, US

    Yemen to probe alleged interrogation abuses by UAE, US

    Saturday, June 24 2017 9:21 AM EDT2017-06-24 13:21:31 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 9:12 PM EDT2017-06-25 01:12:18 GMT
    Yemen's internationally-recognized government has created a committee to investigate allegations of human rights violations, days after reports U.S. military interrogators worked with forces from the UAE accused of...
    Yemen's internationally-recognized government has created a committee to investigate allegations of human rights violations, days after reports U.S. military interrogators worked with forces from the UAE accused of torturing detainees in Yemen.
  • Polish protesters demand halt to logging in primeval forest

    Polish protesters demand halt to logging in primeval forest

    Saturday, June 24 2017 2:01 PM EDT2017-06-24 18:01:59 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 9:03 PM EDT2017-06-25 01:03:11 GMT
    Hundreds of people have marched in central Warsaw to protest widespread logging in Europe's last large primeval forest, one of the most controversial steps taken by Poland's conservative government.
    Hundreds of people have marched in central Warsaw to protest widespread logging in Europe's last large primeval forest, one of the most controversial steps taken by Poland's conservative government.
  • Berlin gives celebrity welcome to 2 giant pandas from China

    Berlin gives celebrity welcome to 2 giant pandas from China

    Saturday, June 24 2017 9:51 AM EDT2017-06-24 13:51:33 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 9:02 PM EDT2017-06-25 01:02:45 GMT
    Two giant pandas from China have landed safely in Berlin where they are being welcomed by the German capital's mayor and the Chinese ambassador.
    Two giant pandas from China have landed safely in Berlin where they are being welcomed by the German capital's mayor and the Chinese ambassador.
  • Over 120 people buried by massive southwest China landslide

    Over 120 people buried by massive southwest China landslide

    Friday, June 23 2017 10:32 PM EDT2017-06-24 02:32:13 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 8:02 PM EDT2017-06-25 00:02:28 GMT

    County government in southwestern China says around 100 people from 40 homes feared buried in landslide.

    County government in southwestern China says around 100 people from 40 homes feared buried in landslide.

  • Experts: US exiting climate pact may doom some small islands

    Experts: US exiting climate pact may doom some small islands

    Thursday, June 22 2017 10:50 AM EDT2017-06-22 14:50:29 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 5:43 PM EDT2017-06-24 21:43:25 GMT
    With the US pulling out of Paris climate accord, scientists and government leaders say some small island nations may not survive.
    With the US pulling out of Paris climate accord, scientists and government leaders say some small island nations may not survive.
  • Syria releases hundreds of detainees ahead of Eid

    Syria releases hundreds of detainees ahead of Eid

    Saturday, June 24 2017 9:41 AM EDT2017-06-24 13:41:31 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 5:42 PM EDT2017-06-24 21:42:56 GMT
    The Syrian government has released hundreds of detainees including some who backed the insurgency against President Bashar Assad.
    The Syrian government has released hundreds of detainees including some who backed the insurgency against President Bashar Assad.
  • Uber CEO is pushed out as company tries to clean up its act

    Uber CEO is pushed out as company tries to clean up its act

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 2:30 AM EDT2017-06-21 06:30:49 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 4:44 PM EDT2017-06-24 20:44:20 GMT
    Uber CEO and co-founder Travis Kalanick said in a statement to The New York Times that he has accepted a request from investors to step aside.
    Uber CEO and co-founder Travis Kalanick said in a statement to The New York Times that he has accepted a request from investors to step aside.
  • Bahrain newspaper, shut down by government, lays off staff

    Bahrain newspaper, shut down by government, lays off staff

    Saturday, June 24 2017 3:31 PM EDT2017-06-24 19:31:41 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 3:32 PM EDT2017-06-24 19:32:47 GMT
    A prominent independent newspaper in Bahrain earlier shut down by the government as part of a crackdown on dissent has laid off its staff.
    A prominent independent newspaper in Bahrain earlier shut down by the government as part of a crackdown on dissent has laid off its staff.
  • UN: More than 200,000 suspected cholera cases in Yemen

    UN: More than 200,000 suspected cholera cases in Yemen

    Saturday, June 24 2017 1:31 PM EDT2017-06-24 17:31:49 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 3:13 PM EDT2017-06-24 19:13:00 GMT
    THE UN's health agency and their children's fund say the number of suspected cases in a Cholera outbreak in war-torn Yemen now exceeds 200,000, many of them children.
    THE UN's health agency and their children's fund say the number of suspected cases in a Cholera outbreak in war-torn Yemen now exceeds 200,000, many of them children.
  • Israel strikes Syrian positions after fire toward it

    Israel strikes Syrian positions after fire toward it

    Saturday, June 24 2017 9:21 AM EDT2017-06-24 13:21:30 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 2:11 PM EDT2017-06-24 18:11:45 GMT
    The Israeli military has taken the precautionary step of asking civilians to avoid gathering near the border with Syria, following wayward projectiles from fighting there that landed in its territory.
    The Israeli military has taken the precautionary step of asking civilians to avoid gathering near the border with Syria, following wayward projectiles from fighting there that landed in its territory.
  • The Latest: Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 85

    The Latest: Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 85

    Saturday, June 24 2017 5:21 AM EDT2017-06-24 09:21:30 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 2:03 PM EDT2017-06-24 18:03:31 GMT
    A Pakistani official says the death toll from twin bombings at a crowded market in the northwestern town of Parachinar has risen to 55, bringing the overall death toll from three separate attacks on Friday to 73.
    A Pakistani official says the death toll from twin bombings at a crowded market in the northwestern town of Parachinar has risen to 55, bringing the overall death toll from three separate attacks on Friday to 73.
  • Indian PM Modi visits Portugal on trip to meet with Trump

    Indian PM Modi visits Portugal on trip to meet with Trump

    Saturday, June 24 2017 12:51 PM EDT2017-06-24 16:51:43 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 1:54 PM EDT2017-06-24 17:54:08 GMT
    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has started an international tour that will include his first meeting with United States President Donald Trump.
    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has started an international tour that will include his first meeting with United States President Donald Trump.
  • 5 people electrocuted in pool at water park in Turkey

    5 people electrocuted in pool at water park in Turkey

    Friday, June 23 2017 12:11 PM EDT2017-06-23 16:11:04 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 1:53 PM EDT2017-06-24 17:53:26 GMT
    Turkish media reports say five people _ three of them children _ were electrocuted at a water park pool in northwest Turkey and have died.
    Turkish media reports say five people _ three of them children _ were electrocuted at a water park pool in northwest Turkey and have died.
  • Egypt's president ratifies disputed Saudi islands pact

    Egypt's president ratifies disputed Saudi islands pact

    Saturday, June 24 2017 1:31 PM EDT2017-06-24 17:31:50 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 1:32 PM EDT2017-06-24 17:32:41 GMT
    Egypt's president has ratified a disputed 2016 agreement under which his country would transfer control of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.
    Egypt's president has ratified a disputed 2016 agreement under which his country would transfer control of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.
  • Russia warns Norway that hosting US Marines will hurt ties

    Russia warns Norway that hosting US Marines will hurt ties

    Saturday, June 24 2017 1:23 PM EDT2017-06-24 17:23:44 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 1:31 PM EDT2017-06-24 17:31:36 GMT
    Russia has told Norway that the extension of a U.S. military deployment in the country will hit diplomatic ties.
    Russia has told Norway that the extension of a U.S. military deployment in the country will hit diplomatic ties.
  • 2 Dutch journalists freed unharmed by Colombian rebels

    2 Dutch journalists freed unharmed by Colombian rebels

    Saturday, June 24 2017 4:01 AM EDT2017-06-24 08:01:23 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 12:13 PM EDT2017-06-24 16:13:31 GMT
    The Netherlands' foreign ministry says that two Dutch journalists who were kidnapped earlier this week by leftist rebels in Colombia have been released unharmed.
    The Netherlands' foreign ministry says that two Dutch journalists who were kidnapped earlier this week by leftist rebels in Colombia have been released unharmed.
  • Spain rescues 224 migrants from 5 boats in Mediterranean

    Spain rescues 224 migrants from 5 boats in Mediterranean

    Saturday, June 24 2017 9:51 AM EDT2017-06-24 13:51:42 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 9:51 AM EDT2017-06-24 13:51:46 GMT
    Spain's maritime rescue service has rescued 224 migrants from five different boats trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea.
    Spain's maritime rescue service has rescued 224 migrants from five different boats trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea.
  • Swiss journalist dies of Mosul mine blast injuries

    Swiss journalist dies of Mosul mine blast injuries

    Saturday, June 24 2017 9:21 AM EDT2017-06-24 13:21:37 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 9:42 AM EDT2017-06-24 13:42:51 GMT
    A Swiss journalist has died of injuries suffered from a mine blast earlier this week in Iraq while covering a military operation to root out Islamic State extremists from Mosul.
    A Swiss journalist has died of injuries suffered from a mine blast earlier this week in Iraq while covering a military operation to root out Islamic State extremists from Mosul.
  • The Latest: Lebanon's Hezbollah condemns Mecca bombing

    The Latest: Lebanon's Hezbollah condemns Mecca bombing

    Friday, June 23 2017 10:51 PM EDT2017-06-24 02:51:15 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 9:22 AM EDT2017-06-24 13:22:15 GMT
    Saudi government says a suicide bomber blew himself up as security forces foiled a terror plot in Mecca.
    Saudi government says a suicide bomber blew himself up as security forces foiled a terror plot in Mecca.
  • After demands aired, solution to Qatar crisis seems far off

    After demands aired, solution to Qatar crisis seems far off

    Friday, June 23 2017 4:41 AM EDT2017-06-23 08:41:07 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 8:11 AM EDT2017-06-24 12:11:51 GMT
    There has been diplomatic movement in the dispute between Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries and the nation of Qatar.
    There has been diplomatic movement in the dispute between Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries and the nation of Qatar.
  • Italian PM 'guarantees' savers' accounts in 2 troubled banks

    Italian PM 'guarantees' savers' accounts in 2 troubled banks

    Saturday, June 24 2017 7:51 AM EDT2017-06-24 11:51:28 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 8:11 AM EDT2017-06-24 12:11:29 GMT
    Italy's premier says holders of accounts in 2 troubled Italian banks will have their savings guaranteed despite insolvency proceedings.
    Italy's premier says holders of accounts in 2 troubled Italian banks will have their savings guaranteed despite insolvency proceedings.
  • North Korea says it's 'biggest victim' in US student's death

    North Korea says it's 'biggest victim' in US student's death

    Friday, June 23 2017 3:40 AM EDT2017-06-23 07:40:47 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 8:03 AM EDT2017-06-24 12:03:12 GMT

    North Korea has denied it cruelly treated or tortured an American student who was detained for more than year and died days after being released in a coma.

    North Korea has denied it cruelly treated or tortured an American student who was detained for more than year and died days after being released in a coma.

  • German court removes 3 judges in Auschwitz trial over bias

    German court removes 3 judges in Auschwitz trial over bias

    Saturday, June 24 2017 7:21 AM EDT2017-06-24 11:21:31 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 7:42 AM EDT2017-06-24 11:42:20 GMT
    A German court has removed 3 judges over bias in the often-delayed trial of a former SS medic who served at the Auschwitz death camp.
    A German court has removed 3 judges over bias in the often-delayed trial of a former SS medic who served at the Auschwitz death camp.
  • Journalist dies of wounds from blast in Iraq's Mosul

    Journalist dies of wounds from blast in Iraq's Mosul

    Saturday, June 24 2017 6:11 AM EDT2017-06-24 10:11:27 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 7:01 AM EDT2017-06-24 11:01:29 GMT
    The French Embassy in Baghdad says a Swiss journalist has died from wounds sustained in a Mosul mine blast earlier this week while reporting on the fight against the Islamic State group.
    The French Embassy in Baghdad says a Swiss journalist has died from wounds sustained in a Mosul mine blast earlier this week while reporting on the fight against the Islamic State group.
  • Turkish authorities ban Sunday's LGBTI Pride in Istanbul

    Turkish authorities ban Sunday's LGBTI Pride in Istanbul

    Saturday, June 24 2017 6:01 AM EDT2017-06-24 10:01:26 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 6:02 AM EDT2017-06-24 10:02:31 GMT
    Turkish authorities have announced they will not allow a march for gay, lesbian and trans rights to take place Sunday.
    Turkish authorities have announced they will not allow a march for gay, lesbian and trans rights to take place Sunday.
  • Britain, EU clash over Brexit proposals on citizens' rights

    Britain, EU clash over Brexit proposals on citizens' rights

    Friday, June 23 2017 7:10 AM EDT2017-06-23 11:10:56 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 5:32 AM EDT2017-06-24 09:32:42 GMT
    British Prime Minister Theresa May's show of goodwill at the European Union summit left the 27 other EU leaders with "thousands of questions" on how to proceed with the negotiations to leave the bloc.
    British Prime Minister Theresa May's show of goodwill at the European Union summit left the 27 other EU leaders with "thousands of questions" on how to proceed with the negotiations to leave the bloc.
  • Suicide bomber blows himself up as Saudis foil Mecca plot

    Suicide bomber blows himself up as Saudis foil Mecca plot

    Friday, June 23 2017 10:21 PM EDT2017-06-24 02:21:17 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 3:23 AM EDT2017-06-24 07:23:02 GMT
    Saudi government says a suicide bomber blew himself up as security forces foiled a terror plot in Mecca.
    Saudi government says a suicide bomber blew himself up as security forces foiled a terror plot in Mecca.
  • London council evacuates residents amid fire safety concerns

    London council evacuates residents amid fire safety concerns

    Friday, June 23 2017 4:00 AM EDT2017-06-23 08:00:48 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 3:12 AM EDT2017-06-24 07:12:31 GMT
    British authorities are studying samples of cladding similar to that used on the west London apartment building that caught fire, killing at least 79 people.
    British authorities are studying samples of cladding similar to that used on the west London apartment building that caught fire, killing at least 79 people.
  • US releases photos of 'unsafe' Russian jet intercept

    US releases photos of 'unsafe' Russian jet intercept

    Friday, June 23 2017 10:11 AM EDT2017-06-23 14:11:12 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 2:27 AM EDT2017-06-24 06:27:10 GMT
    The U.S. European Command has released dramatic photos of a Russian jet coming within a few feet of a U.S. Air Force reconnaissance jet over the Baltic Sea in a maneuver that has been criticized as unsafe.
    The U.S. European Command has released dramatic photos of a Russian jet coming within a few feet of a U.S. Air Force reconnaissance jet over the Baltic Sea in a maneuver that has been criticized as unsafe.
  • 40 people killed in bomb, gun attacks in 3 Pakistani cities

    40 people killed in bomb, gun attacks in 3 Pakistani cities

    Friday, June 23 2017 2:10 AM EDT2017-06-23 06:10:47 GMT
    Saturday, June 24 2017 12:31 AM EDT2017-06-24 04:31:33 GMT
    Pakistani police: Car bomb near police chief's office in southwestern province kills at least 11, wounds 20.
    Pakistani police: Car bomb near police chief's office in southwestern province kills at least 11, wounds 20.
  • The Latest: Evacuated London residents express anger, fear

    The Latest: Evacuated London residents express anger, fear

    Friday, June 23 2017 12:41 PM EDT2017-06-23 16:41:14 GMT
    Friday, June 23 2017 11:12 PM EDT2017-06-24 03:12:36 GMT
    London police say manslaughter charges are among the offenses under consideration in the devastating Grenfell Tower blaze that killed 79 people.
    London police say manslaughter charges are among the offenses under consideration in the devastating Grenfell Tower blaze that killed 79 people.
  • ECB: 2 troubled Italian banks failing, to face insolvency

    ECB: 2 troubled Italian banks failing, to face insolvency

    Friday, June 23 2017 4:21 PM EDT2017-06-23 20:21:33 GMT
    Friday, June 23 2017 10:32 PM EDT2017-06-24 02:32:30 GMT
    The European Central Bank says two troubled Italian banks will be wound down because they were about to fail.
    The European Central Bank says two troubled Italian banks will be wound down because they were about to fail.
  • EU court: Vaccines can be blamed for illnesses without proof

    EU court: Vaccines can be blamed for illnesses without proof

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 6:48 AM EDT2017-06-21 10:48:24 GMT
    Friday, June 23 2017 8:22 PM EDT2017-06-24 00:22:42 GMT
    The highest court of the European Union says that even in cases where there is no scientific proof to suggest a vaccine is defective, courts may conclude in individual cases that the vaccines are to blame in...
    The highest court of the European Union says that even in cases where there is no scientific proof to suggest a vaccine is defective, courts may conclude in individual cases that the vaccines are to blame in certain circumstances.
  • The Latest: Envoy says Qatar feeling no economic pressure

    The Latest: Envoy says Qatar feeling no economic pressure

    Friday, June 23 2017 5:20 AM EDT2017-06-23 09:20:48 GMT
    Friday, June 23 2017 8:02 PM EDT2017-06-24 00:02:40 GMT
    The Latest: Turkey has no plans to shut down military base in Qatar as demanded by Saudi, other Arab states.
    The Latest: Turkey has no plans to shut down military base in Qatar as demanded by Saudi, other Arab states.
  • Brazilian president says he built warm ties with Putin

    Brazilian president says he built warm ties with Putin

    Thursday, June 22 2017 6:40 AM EDT2017-06-22 10:40:14 GMT
    Friday, June 23 2017 4:25 PM EDT2017-06-23 20:25:05 GMT
    Brazilian President Michel Temer says he has built warm ties with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.
    Brazilian President Michel Temer says he has built warm ties with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.
  • Russia fires missiles from Mediterranean at IS in Syria

    Russia fires missiles from Mediterranean at IS in Syria

    Friday, June 23 2017 4:40 AM EDT2017-06-23 08:40:49 GMT
    Friday, June 23 2017 3:52 PM EDT2017-06-23 19:52:59 GMT

    Russia says it has fired cruise missiles from Mediterranean Sea on positions of Islamic State group in Syria.

    Russia says it has fired cruise missiles from Mediterranean Sea on positions of Islamic State group in Syria.

  • British woman seriously injured in Paris tour bus accident

    British woman seriously injured in Paris tour bus accident

    Friday, June 23 2017 10:11 AM EDT2017-06-23 14:11:02 GMT
    Friday, June 23 2017 3:42 PM EDT2017-06-23 19:42:31 GMT
    Police and a tour bus company say four people were injured, one seriously, when a double-decker tour bus that took a detour due to a major display of sporting events got stuck inside a tunnel under a Paris bridge.
    Police and a tour bus company say four people were injured, one seriously, when a double-decker tour bus that took a detour due to a major display of sporting events got stuck inside a tunnel under a Paris bridge.
  • Jewish groups critical of Hungarian praise for Hitler ally

    Jewish groups critical of Hungarian praise for Hitler ally

    Friday, June 23 2017 1:51 PM EDT2017-06-23 17:51:04 GMT
    Friday, June 23 2017 3:13 PM EDT2017-06-23 19:13:28 GMT
    The World Jewish Congress says it is backing objections by the leading Jewish group in Hungary about Prime Minister Viktor Orban's praise for Miklos Horthy, who allied Hungary with Nazi Germany.
    The World Jewish Congress says it is backing objections by the leading Jewish group in Hungary about Prime Minister Viktor Orban's praise for Miklos Horthy, who allied Hungary with Nazi Germany.
  • Madrid hosts_ and debates_ global gay pride

    Madrid hosts_ and debates_ global gay pride

    Friday, June 23 2017 2:53 PM EDT2017-06-23 18:53:05 GMT
    Friday, June 23 2017 3:03 PM EDT2017-06-23 19:03:15 GMT
    Madrid is gearing up to host WorldPride 2017, a colorful mixture of vindication for sexual and gender diversity together with commercialism and all-night partying.
    Madrid is gearing up to host WorldPride 2017, a colorful mixture of vindication for sexual and gender diversity together with commercialism and all-night partying.
  • Italian farmers alarmed as dry spell prompts water rationing

    Italian farmers alarmed as dry spell prompts water rationing

    Friday, June 23 2017 7:50 AM EDT2017-06-23 11:50:50 GMT
    Friday, June 23 2017 3:01 PM EDT2017-06-23 19:01:35 GMT
    Italy's farm lobby is warning that agricultural production is plummeting nationwide because of a prolonged heat and dry spell that prompted authorities to ration water and declare a state of emergency in some areas.
    Italy's farm lobby is warning that agricultural production is plummeting nationwide because of a prolonged heat and dry spell that prompted authorities to ration water and declare a state of emergency in some areas.
  • EU leaders boost support for Libya to halt migrant exodus

    EU leaders boost support for Libya to halt migrant exodus

    Friday, June 23 2017 3:00 AM EDT2017-06-23 07:00:45 GMT
    Friday, June 23 2017 2:53 PM EDT2017-06-23 18:53:36 GMT
    British Prime Minister Theresa May is seeking to reassure European Union nationals living in her country that their futures will be secure once Britain leaves the EU in 2019.
    British Prime Minister Theresa May is seeking to reassure European Union nationals living in her country that their futures will be secure once Britain leaves the EU in 2019.
  • Pope seeks to encourage Colombian reconciliation with trip

    Pope seeks to encourage Colombian reconciliation with trip

    Friday, June 23 2017 1:41 PM EDT2017-06-23 17:41:04 GMT
    Friday, June 23 2017 2:31 PM EDT2017-06-23 18:31:17 GMT
    Pope Francis will preside over a reconciliation ceremony between Colombian victims and former guerrillas during a September visit aimed at consolidating the peace process to end Latin America's longest-running...
    Pope Francis will preside over a reconciliation ceremony between Colombian victims and former guerrillas during a September visit aimed at consolidating the peace process to end Latin America's longest-running armed conflict.
  • Scotland police turn down offer to pay for Obama's security

    Scotland police turn down offer to pay for Obama's security

    Friday, June 23 2017 1:51 PM EDT2017-06-23 17:51:27 GMT
    Friday, June 23 2017 2:03 PM EDT2017-06-23 18:03:15 GMT
    Police in Scotland have turned down an offer to be reimbursed for the policing costs for former President Barack Obama's recent visit to Edinburgh and St. Andrews.
    Police in Scotland have turned down an offer to be reimbursed for the policing costs for former President Barack Obama's recent visit to Edinburgh and St. Andrews.
  • People with disabilities at risk in Central African Republic

    People with disabilities at risk in Central African Republic

    Thursday, June 22 2017 6:20 AM EDT2017-06-22 10:20:10 GMT
    Friday, June 23 2017 12:53 PM EDT2017-06-23 16:53:34 GMT
    People with disabilities at risk in Central African Republic amid fighting: Rights group.
    People with disabilities at risk in Central African Republic amid fighting: Rights group.
  • China: Political solution in Syria speeds refugees' return

    China: Political solution in Syria speeds refugees' return

    Friday, June 23 2017 9:51 AM EDT2017-06-23 13:51:06 GMT
    Friday, June 23 2017 12:42 PM EDT2017-06-23 16:42:17 GMT
    China's Foreign Minister is calling for a political solution to end Syria's six-year crisis saying that once the country's security conditions begin to improve refugees will start returning to their country.
    China's Foreign Minister is calling for a political solution to end Syria's six-year crisis saying that once the country's security conditions begin to improve refugees will start returning to their country.
  • Food aid dwindling in world's fastest-growing refugee crisis

    Food aid dwindling in world's fastest-growing refugee crisis

    Friday, June 23 2017 5:50 AM EDT2017-06-23 09:50:46 GMT
    Friday, June 23 2017 12:12 PM EDT2017-06-23 16:12:26 GMT
    UN chief calls for global tolerance, $8 billion amid world's fastest-growing refugee crisis.
    UN chief calls for global tolerance, $8 billion amid world's fastest-growing refugee crisis.
  • The Latest: Central Europe leaders meet with France's Macron

    The Latest: Central Europe leaders meet with France's Macron

    Friday, June 23 2017 3:50 AM EDT2017-06-23 07:50:48 GMT
    Friday, June 23 2017 11:43 AM EDT2017-06-23 15:43:13 GMT
    French President Emmanuel Macron is meeting with central and eastern European leaders amid tensions over jobs and resistance to taking in refugees.
    French President Emmanuel Macron is meeting with central and eastern European leaders amid tensions over jobs and resistance to taking in refugees.
  • Philippines: IS funded siege through Malaysian militant

    Philippines: IS funded siege through Malaysian militant

    Thursday, June 22 2017 11:20 PM EDT2017-06-23 03:20:38 GMT
    Friday, June 23 2017 11:42 AM EDT2017-06-23 15:42:59 GMT
    The Philippine military chief says a Malaysian militant who helped lead and finance the siege in Marawi has been killed in one of the setbacks to the uprising by locals aligned with the Islamic State group.
    The Philippine military chief says a Malaysian militant who helped lead and finance the siege in Marawi has been killed in one of the setbacks to the uprising by locals aligned with the Islamic State group.
  • Polish human rights official under fire for Holocaust remark

    Polish human rights official under fire for Holocaust remark

    Friday, June 23 2017 8:20 AM EDT2017-06-23 12:20:53 GMT
    Friday, June 23 2017 11:03 AM EDT2017-06-23 15:03:10 GMT
    A leading Polish human rights official has come under fire for saying the "Polish nation" took part in the implementation of the Holocaust _ a controversial statement in a country that never collaborated with Nazi...
    A leading Polish human rights official has come under fire for saying the "Polish nation" took part in the implementation of the Holocaust _ a controversial statement in a country that never collaborated with Nazi Germany during World War II.
  • UK authorities charge Welsh man with murder in mosque attack

    UK authorities charge Welsh man with murder in mosque attack

    Friday, June 23 2017 9:50 AM EDT2017-06-23 13:50:58 GMT
    Friday, June 23 2017 10:32 AM EDT2017-06-23 14:32:48 GMT
    British authorities have charged 47-year-old Darren Osborne with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder in connection with the van attack on a crowd of Muslim worshippers near two north London mosques.
    British authorities have charged 47-year-old Darren Osborne with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder in connection with the van attack on a crowd of Muslim worshippers near two north London mosques.
  • The Latest: Merkel calls UK's residency stance 'good start'

    The Latest: Merkel calls UK's residency stance 'good start'

    Thursday, June 22 2017 5:30 AM EDT2017-06-22 09:30:47 GMT
    Friday, June 23 2017 10:31 AM EDT2017-06-23 14:31:30 GMT
    European Council President Donald Tusk says that he still holds out hope that Brexit can be reversed even though the negotiations on Britain's departure from the European Union officially started this week.
    European Council President Donald Tusk says that he still holds out hope that Brexit can be reversed even though the negotiations on Britain's departure from the European Union officially started this week.
  • The Latest: Bombings at market in northwest Pakistan kill 15

    The Latest: Bombings at market in northwest Pakistan kill 15

    Friday, June 23 2017 9:30 AM EDT2017-06-23 13:30:58 GMT
    Friday, June 23 2017 9:53 AM EDT2017-06-23 13:53:18 GMT
    The Latest: Pakistani official says twin bombings at crowded market in country's northwest kill 15 people.
    The Latest: Pakistani official says twin bombings at crowded market in country's northwest kill 15 people.
  • Detroit judge halts deportation of Iraqi Christians

    Detroit judge halts deportation of Iraqi Christians

    Thursday, June 22 2017 8:10 PM EDT2017-06-23 00:10:40 GMT
    Friday, June 23 2017 9:02 AM EDT2017-06-23 13:02:34 GMT
    A judge has temporarily halted the deportation of more than 100 Iraqi Christians living in the Detroit area who fear torture and possible death if sent back to Iraq.
    A judge has temporarily halted the deportation of more than 100 Iraqi Christians living in the Detroit area who fear torture and possible death if sent back to Iraq.
  • The Latest: Downing Street orders investigation of fridge

    The Latest: Downing Street orders investigation of fridge

    Friday, June 23 2017 6:10 AM EDT2017-06-23 10:10:49 GMT
    Friday, June 23 2017 7:20 AM EDT2017-06-23 11:20:59 GMT
    British police investigating the fire at Grenfell Tower in west London in which 79 people are believed to have died say the blaze started in a fridge freezer.
    British police investigating the fire at Grenfell Tower in west London in which 79 people are believed to have died say the blaze started in a fridge freezer.
  • Merkel to gather European G-20 participants next week

    Merkel to gather European G-20 participants next week

    Friday, June 23 2017 7:11 AM EDT2017-06-23 11:11:12 GMT
    Friday, June 23 2017 7:12 AM EDT2017-06-23 11:12:28 GMT
    The German government says Chancellor Angela Merkel will host a meeting next week of European participants in the Group of 20 summit to prepare for the meeting of global powers in July.
    The German government says Chancellor Angela Merkel will host a meeting next week of European participants in the Group of 20 summit to prepare for the meeting of global powers in July.
  • Corruption, economic crisis overshadow Mongolian election

    Corruption, economic crisis overshadow Mongolian election

    Friday, June 23 2017 7:00 AM EDT2017-06-23 11:00:57 GMT
    Friday, June 23 2017 7:02 AM EDT2017-06-23 11:02:04 GMT
    Mongolians will vote for a new president on Monday in a race pitting a horse salesman against a former judo star and a nationalist wanting to preserve the vast landlocked country's mineral wealth.
    Mongolians will vote for a new president on Monday in a race pitting a horse salesman against a former judo star and a nationalist wanting to preserve the vast landlocked country's mineral wealth.
  • Khmer Rouge leaders deliver closing defense at trial

    Khmer Rouge leaders deliver closing defense at trial

    Friday, June 23 2017 4:41 AM EDT2017-06-23 08:41:23 GMT
    Friday, June 23 2017 6:52 AM EDT2017-06-23 10:52:07 GMT
    The former head of state of Cambodia's 1970s Khmer Rouge regime, facing judgment on charges of genocide and other crimes, has rejected the case against him, saying the allegation of genocide was concocted by...
    The former head of state of Cambodia's 1970s Khmer Rouge regime, facing judgment on charges of genocide and other crimes, has rejected the case against him, saying the allegation of genocide was concocted by neighboring Vietnam.
  • Friend of ousted S. Korean president gets 3 years in prison

    Friend of ousted S. Korean president gets 3 years in prison

    Thursday, June 22 2017 10:50 PM EDT2017-06-23 02:50:37 GMT
    Friday, June 23 2017 5:02 AM EDT2017-06-23 09:02:16 GMT
    The longtime friend of South Korea's ousted president has been sentenced to three years in prison in the first punishment against a leading figure in the massive corruption scandal.
    The longtime friend of South Korea's ousted president has been sentenced to three years in prison in the first punishment against a leading figure in the massive corruption scandal.
  • New Zealand newspaper names all drunk drivers on front page

    New Zealand newspaper names all drunk drivers on front page

    Friday, June 23 2017 1:40 AM EDT2017-06-23 05:40:48 GMT
    Friday, June 23 2017 4:42 AM EDT2017-06-23 08:42:33 GMT
    The newspaper in a New Zealand resort town is taking a stance against drunken driving by identifying those convicted of the offense this year on its front page.
    The newspaper in a New Zealand resort town is taking a stance against drunken driving by identifying those convicted of the offense this year on its front page.
  • Taliban leader: Afghan war will end only when NATO leaves

    Taliban leader: Afghan war will end only when NATO leaves

    Friday, June 23 2017 4:40 AM EDT2017-06-23 08:40:59 GMT
    Friday, June 23 2017 4:41 AM EDT2017-06-23 08:41:59 GMT
    Afghanistan Taliban leader says planned US troop surge will not end war, vows to fight on until full NATO withdrawal.
    Afghanistan Taliban leader says planned US troop surge will not end war, vows to fight on until full NATO withdrawal.
  • Iraqis: IS blew up mosque in 'formal declaration of defeat'

    Iraqis: IS blew up mosque in 'formal declaration of defeat'

    Thursday, June 22 2017 3:00 AM EDT2017-06-22 07:00:18 GMT
    Friday, June 23 2017 3:01 AM EDT2017-06-23 07:01:37 GMT
    Iraq says Islamic State group detonated explosives, blowing up famous mosque in Mosul with iconic leaning minaret.
    Iraq says Islamic State group detonated explosives, blowing up famous mosque in Mosul with iconic leaning minaret.
  • Brexit: May offers hope for EU citizens, wins guarded praise

    Brexit: May offers hope for EU citizens, wins guarded praise

    Thursday, June 22 2017 4:10 AM EDT2017-06-22 08:10:08 GMT
    Friday, June 23 2017 2:41 AM EDT2017-06-23 06:41:56 GMT
    European Union leaders are gathering to weigh measures to tackle terrorism, closer defense ties and migration, convinced that anti-EU sentiment and support for populist parties are waning.
    European Union leaders are gathering to weigh measures to tackle terrorism, closer defense ties and migration, convinced that anti-EU sentiment and support for populist parties are waning.
  • German parliament votes to annul gay men's convictions

    German parliament votes to annul gay men's convictions

    Thursday, June 22 2017 3:00 PM EDT2017-06-22 19:00:25 GMT
    Friday, June 23 2017 2:24 AM EDT2017-06-23 06:24:17 GMT
    German lawmakers have approved a plan to annul the convictions of thousands of gay men under a law criminalizing homosexuality that was enforced enthusiastically in post-World War II West Germany.
    German lawmakers have approved a plan to annul the convictions of thousands of gay men under a law criminalizing homosexuality that was enforced enthusiastically in post-World War II West Germany.
  • Ex-detainees: Detention center's practices border on slavery

    Ex-detainees: Detention center's practices border on slavery

    Thursday, June 22 2017 4:00 AM EDT2017-06-22 08:00:32 GMT
    Friday, June 23 2017 2:11 AM EDT2017-06-23 06:11:08 GMT
    People once held in a privately run Colorado immigration detention center are challenging the system used to keep it clean and maintained, arguing it borders on modern-day slavery.
    People once held in a privately run Colorado immigration detention center are challenging the system used to keep it clean and maintained, arguing it borders on modern-day slavery.
  • London fire: Tests show other high-rises have suspect panels

    London fire: Tests show other high-rises have suspect panels

    Thursday, June 22 2017 4:40 AM EDT2017-06-22 08:40:19 GMT
    Friday, June 23 2017 1:43 AM EDT2017-06-23 05:43:54 GMT
    The local administrator in the west London community devastated by a high-rise apartment fire has resigned after government officials criticized the speed of the response to the devastating blaze that killed at...
    The local administrator in the west London community devastated by a high-rise apartment fire has resigned after government officials criticized the speed of the response to the devastating blaze that killed at least 79 people.
  • Report: Israel gearing up to build in east Jerusalem

    Report: Israel gearing up to build in east Jerusalem

    Thursday, June 22 2017 4:00 PM EDT2017-06-22 20:00:34 GMT
    Friday, June 23 2017 1:01 AM EDT2017-06-23 05:01:59 GMT
    An Israeli newspaper says the government is preparing to authorize construction of 7,000 new homes in Jewish areas of east Jerusalem _ a move that could complicate the efforts of U.S. envoy Jared Kushner to restart...
    An Israeli newspaper says the government is preparing to authorize construction of 7,000 new homes in Jewish areas of east Jerusalem _ a move that could complicate the efforts of U.S. envoy Jared Kushner to restart peace talks.
  • South Korea's infrastructure boondoggle a boon for cyclists

    South Korea's infrastructure boondoggle a boon for cyclists

    Thursday, June 22 2017 9:30 PM EDT2017-06-23 01:30:39 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 9:42 PM EDT2017-06-23 01:42:13 GMT
    Costly infrastructure project in South Korea creates deluxe cycling network, longest car-free paths in the world.
    Costly infrastructure project in South Korea creates deluxe cycling network, longest car-free paths in the world.
  • Archbishop: Church of England 'colluded' to hide sex abuse

    Archbishop: Church of England 'colluded' to hide sex abuse

    Thursday, June 22 2017 7:10 AM EDT2017-06-22 11:10:26 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 9:42 PM EDT2017-06-23 01:42:07 GMT
    The head of the Church of England has said that the institution "colluded" with and helped to hide the long-term sexual abuse of young men by one of its bishops, rather than help his victims.
    The head of the Church of England has said that the institution "colluded" with and helped to hide the long-term sexual abuse of young men by one of its bishops, rather than help his victims.
  • Israel: Hezbollah uses NGO to conceal border posts

    Israel: Hezbollah uses NGO to conceal border posts

    Thursday, June 22 2017 2:30 PM EDT2017-06-22 18:30:46 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 7:04 PM EDT2017-06-22 23:04:58 GMT
    Israel has filed a complaint with the U.N. Security Council accusing the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah of setting up observation outposts along the border on land purportedly used by an environmental advocacy...
    Israel has filed a complaint with the U.N. Security Council accusing the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah of setting up observation outposts along the border on land purportedly used by an environmental advocacy group.
  • Rome show smashes myth Virgin model was Borgia pope's lover

    Rome show smashes myth Virgin model was Borgia pope's lover

    Thursday, June 22 2017 1:30 PM EDT2017-06-22 17:30:26 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 6:14 PM EDT2017-06-22 22:14:49 GMT
    An art exhibit in Rome aims to demolish what curators call the "myth" that a Madonna painting at Vatican was modeled on Borgia pope's lover.
    An art exhibit in Rome aims to demolish what curators call the "myth" that a Madonna painting at Vatican was modeled on Borgia pope's lover.
  • 'Imagine' if Britain stays in EU? Discord at EU summit

    'Imagine' if Britain stays in EU? Discord at EU summit

    Thursday, June 22 2017 11:40 AM EDT2017-06-22 15:40:47 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 5:43 PM EDT2017-06-22 21:43:23 GMT
    If European Union chief Donald Tusk is still "a dreamer" about Britain having second thoughts on leaving the EU, some other EU leaders at a summit Thursday were ready to dash his hopes.
    If European Union chief Donald Tusk is still "a dreamer" about Britain having second thoughts on leaving the EU, some other EU leaders at a summit Thursday were ready to dash his hopes.
  • South Sudan must end war, UN chief says on refugee visit

    South Sudan must end war, UN chief says on refugee visit

    Thursday, June 22 2017 12:50 PM EDT2017-06-22 16:50:20 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 3:21 PM EDT2017-06-22 19:21:54 GMT
    South Sudan's leaders must end war, UN chief says on visit to fastest-growing refugee crisis.
    South Sudan's leaders must end war, UN chief says on visit to fastest-growing refugee crisis.
  • US reassures Turkey over arms provided to Syrian Kurds

    US reassures Turkey over arms provided to Syrian Kurds

    Thursday, June 22 2017 4:50 AM EDT2017-06-22 08:50:09 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 3:03 PM EDT2017-06-22 19:03:10 GMT
    President Macron says France no longer pushing for departure of Syrian President Assad, a shift in French policy.
    President Macron says France no longer pushing for departure of Syrian President Assad, a shift in French policy.
  • Turkey, Saudi Arabia to try to reduce tensions over Qatar

    Turkey, Saudi Arabia to try to reduce tensions over Qatar

    Thursday, June 22 2017 12:40 PM EDT2017-06-22 16:40:24 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 2:33 PM EDT2017-06-22 18:33:05 GMT
    Turkey's Erdogan, Saudi King Salman and new crown prince agree to 'increase efforts' to overcome tensions with Qatar.
    Turkey's Erdogan, Saudi King Salman and new crown prince agree to 'increase efforts' to overcome tensions with Qatar.
  • The Latest: Lavrov criticizes US in call with Tillerson

    The Latest: Lavrov criticizes US in call with Tillerson

    Thursday, June 22 2017 11:30 AM EDT2017-06-22 15:30:27 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 2:23 PM EDT2017-06-22 18:23:32 GMT
    A senior Turkish official says Russia has proposed deploying troops from Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan to Syria, to monitor de-escalation zones there.
    A senior Turkish official says Russia has proposed deploying troops from Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan to Syria, to monitor de-escalation zones there.
  • Venice's first female gondolier announces he's transgender

    Venice's first female gondolier announces he's transgender

    Thursday, June 22 2017 1:51 PM EDT2017-06-22 17:51:47 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 2:23 PM EDT2017-06-22 18:23:11 GMT
    A gondolier who made headlines a decade ago for being Venice's first official female gondolier has announced he is transgender.
    A gondolier who made headlines a decade ago for being Venice's first official female gondolier has announced he is transgender.
  • German lawmakers OK plan to put messages under surveillance

    German lawmakers OK plan to put messages under surveillance

    Thursday, June 22 2017 2:21 PM EDT2017-06-22 18:21:03 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 2:23 PM EDT2017-06-22 18:23:07 GMT
    Germany's parliament has approved plans to allow surveillance of suspects' communications on messaging services such as WhatsApp.
    Germany's parliament has approved plans to allow surveillance of suspects' communications on messaging services such as WhatsApp.
  • France probes death reportedly from exploding cream canister

    France probes death reportedly from exploding cream canister

    Thursday, June 22 2017 9:40 AM EDT2017-06-22 13:40:50 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 1:43 PM EDT2017-06-22 17:43:57 GMT

    French authorities are investigating the death of a fitness blogger reportedly hit by an exploding whipped cream canister that was withdrawn from the market in 2013, officials and the company that makes the product...

    French authorities are investigating the death of a fitness blogger reportedly hit by an exploding whipped cream canister that was withdrawn from the market in 2013, officials and the company that makes the product said Thursday.

  • Egypt says 7 militants killed in raid on desert camp

    Egypt says 7 militants killed in raid on desert camp

    Thursday, June 22 2017 1:10 PM EDT2017-06-22 17:10:31 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 1:13 PM EDT2017-06-22 17:13:33 GMT
    Egypt's Interior Ministry says it has killed seven people in connection with recent attacks on the country's embattled Christian minority.
    Egypt's Interior Ministry says it has killed seven people in connection with recent attacks on the country's embattled Christian minority.
  • Prosecutor: Paris attacker asked family to see him as martyr

    Prosecutor: Paris attacker asked family to see him as martyr

    Thursday, June 22 2017 10:10 AM EDT2017-06-22 14:10:39 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 12:51 PM EDT2017-06-22 16:51:54 GMT
    A French prosecutor says a man who was killed when he drove a car packed with arms and explosives into a police convoy had pledged allegiance to the leader of the Islamic State group.
    A French prosecutor says a man who was killed when he drove a car packed with arms and explosives into a police convoy had pledged allegiance to the leader of the Islamic State group.
  • 7 dead in suicide blast at police station in Somalia capital

    7 dead in suicide blast at police station in Somalia capital

    Thursday, June 22 2017 9:40 AM EDT2017-06-22 13:40:38 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 12:51 PM EDT2017-06-22 16:51:34 GMT
    3 dead, several wounded in suicide car bomb blast at police station in Somalia's capital.
    3 dead, several wounded in suicide car bomb blast at police station in Somalia's capital.
  • UN urges Egypt to halt execution of 6 men in 'flawed' trials

    UN urges Egypt to halt execution of 6 men in 'flawed' trials

    Thursday, June 22 2017 12:11 PM EDT2017-06-22 16:11:09 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 12:44 PM EDT2017-06-22 16:44:29 GMT
    UN experts urge Egypt to halt execution of 6 men over killing a policeman in 2014, saying their trials were 'flawed'.
    UN experts urge Egypt to halt execution of 6 men over killing a policeman in 2014, saying their trials were 'flawed'.
  • 4 detained in raids linked to Brussels rail station attack

    4 detained in raids linked to Brussels rail station attack

    Thursday, June 22 2017 4:40 AM EDT2017-06-22 08:40:09 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 12:44 PM EDT2017-06-22 16:44:11 GMT
    Belgian authorities say police have detained four people in a series of raids in Brussels linked to the failed bombing at a rail station this week.
    Belgian authorities say police have detained four people in a series of raids in Brussels linked to the failed bombing at a rail station this week.
  • Prince Philip leaves London hospital after treatment

    Prince Philip leaves London hospital after treatment

    Thursday, June 22 2017 5:10 AM EDT2017-06-22 09:10:23 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 12:42 PM EDT2017-06-22 16:42:14 GMT
    Buckingham Palace says Prince Philip has left the hospital, one day after being admitted for the treatment of an infection.
    Buckingham Palace says Prince Philip has left the hospital, one day after being admitted for the treatment of an infection.
  • All that's cool and quirky at the Paris Air Show

    All that's cool and quirky at the Paris Air Show

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 9:28 AM EDT2017-06-21 13:28:52 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 12:22 PM EDT2017-06-22 16:22:14 GMT
    A guide to some of the cool and quirky things on show at the Paris Air Show this week.
    A guide to some of the cool and quirky things on show at the Paris Air Show this week.
  • The Latest: 7 UK buildings found with combustible cladding

    The Latest: 7 UK buildings found with combustible cladding

    Thursday, June 22 2017 5:10 AM EDT2017-06-22 09:10:13 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 12:02 PM EDT2017-06-22 16:02:08 GMT
    British Prime Minister Theresa May says initial tests on other high-rise buildings after the London fire tragedy have shown that the cladding on some of them is combustible.
    British Prime Minister Theresa May says initial tests on other high-rise buildings after the London fire tragedy have shown that the cladding on some of them is combustible.
  • UK interior minister: Britain facing a new phase of terror

    UK interior minister: Britain facing a new phase of terror

    Thursday, June 22 2017 7:20 AM EDT2017-06-22 11:20:13 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 11:32 AM EDT2017-06-22 15:32:35 GMT
    Britain's Home Secretary says the country has entered a new phase of terror-related attacks.
    Britain's Home Secretary says the country has entered a new phase of terror-related attacks.
  • Russian Diplomat: Probable that IS leader killed in May

    Russian Diplomat: Probable that IS leader killed in May

    Thursday, June 22 2017 10:50 AM EDT2017-06-22 14:50:17 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 11:22 AM EDT2017-06-22 15:22:55 GMT
    A senior Russian diplomat says the head of the Islamic State group most likely has been killed in a Russian airstrike.
    A senior Russian diplomat says the head of the Islamic State group most likely has been killed in a Russian airstrike.
  • Iran begins exporting gas to Iraq

    Iran begins exporting gas to Iraq

    Thursday, June 22 2017 9:20 AM EDT2017-06-22 13:20:15 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 11:21 AM EDT2017-06-22 15:21:05 GMT
    Report: Iran begins exporting gas to Iraq.
    Report: Iran begins exporting gas to Iraq.
  • Pope pledges more than $500,000 in South Sudan aid

    Pope pledges more than $500,000 in South Sudan aid

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 7:18 AM EDT2017-06-21 11:18:27 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 10:41 AM EDT2017-06-22 14:41:47 GMT
    Pope Francis is offering 460,000 euros (more than $500,000) in aid for South Sudan to help finance two hospitals, a school and farm equipment.
    Pope Francis is offering 460,000 euros (more than $500,000) in aid for South Sudan to help finance two hospitals, a school and farm equipment.
  • Afghanistan sets July 7, 2018 for parliamentary elections

    Afghanistan sets July 7, 2018 for parliamentary elections

    Thursday, June 22 2017 10:20 AM EDT2017-06-22 14:20:36 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 10:32 AM EDT2017-06-22 14:32:24 GMT
    Election Official: Afghanistan will hold elections July 7, 2018 for its 249-seat Parliament in line with its constitution that requires Parliamentary polls every four years.
    Election Official: Afghanistan will hold elections July 7, 2018 for its 249-seat Parliament in line with its constitution that requires Parliamentary polls every four years.
  • Trump to speak to Poles at site that honors nation's heroism

    Trump to speak to Poles at site that honors nation's heroism

    Thursday, June 22 2017 6:00 AM EDT2017-06-22 10:00:12 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 10:21 AM EDT2017-06-22 14:21:55 GMT
    A Polish official says President Donald Trump has chosen to deliver a speech during his upcoming visit to Poland at the site of a memorial to the 1944 Warsaw Uprising against the Germans.
    A Polish official says President Donald Trump has chosen to deliver a speech during his upcoming visit to Poland at the site of a memorial to the 1944 Warsaw Uprising against the Germans.
  • France presents new security bill amid extremist threats

    France presents new security bill amid extremist threats

    Thursday, June 22 2017 4:50 AM EDT2017-06-22 08:50:14 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 10:12 AM EDT2017-06-22 14:12:14 GMT
    French President Emmanuel Macron's new government is presenting a security bill beefing up police powers amid sustained threats to Europe.
    French President Emmanuel Macron's new government is presenting a security bill beefing up police powers amid sustained threats to Europe.
  • EU's Tusk hails son's testimony in Polish scam investigation

    EU's Tusk hails son's testimony in Polish scam investigation

    Thursday, June 22 2017 10:10 AM EDT2017-06-22 14:10:43 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 10:12 AM EDT2017-06-22 14:12:08 GMT
    Poland's media say the son of European Council head Donald Tusk did him a disservice with a statement he made before a special commission in Poland that is investigating a major financial scam.
    Poland's media say the son of European Council head Donald Tusk did him a disservice with a statement he made before a special commission in Poland that is investigating a major financial scam.
  • Suicide car bomb outside Afghan bank kills at least 29

    Suicide car bomb outside Afghan bank kills at least 29

    Thursday, June 22 2017 5:10 AM EDT2017-06-22 09:10:20 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 10:00 AM EDT2017-06-22 14:00:20 GMT

    Local Afghan police chief says at least 29 killed in suicide car bombing in capital of southern Helmand province.

    Local Afghan police chief says at least 29 killed in suicide car bombing in capital of southern Helmand province.

  • London police link 51-year-old man's death to mosque attack

    London police link 51-year-old man's death to mosque attack

    Thursday, June 22 2017 8:11 AM EDT2017-06-22 12:11:01 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 9:52 AM EDT2017-06-22 13:52:08 GMT
    London police say 51-year-old man found dead after mosque attack last week died of "multiple injuries.".
    London police say 51-year-old man found dead after mosque attack last week died of "multiple injuries.".
  • The Latest: Taliban claims deadly Helmand explosion

    The Latest: Taliban claims deadly Helmand explosion

    Thursday, June 22 2017 6:10 AM EDT2017-06-22 10:10:15 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 9:42 AM EDT2017-06-22 13:42:37 GMT
    The Latest: Afghan governor raises death toll in suicide car bombing in Helmand province to 29, mostly civilians.
    The Latest: Afghan governor raises death toll in suicide car bombing in Helmand province to 29, mostly civilians.
  • Portugal brings 2nd wildfire under control after 64 died

    Portugal brings 2nd wildfire under control after 64 died

    Thursday, June 22 2017 6:10 AM EDT2017-06-22 10:10:20 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 7:12 AM EDT2017-06-22 11:12:11 GMT
    Portuguese authorities say they have contained a dangerous wildfire that raged for five days near another blaze that killed 64 people last weekend.
    Portuguese authorities say they have contained a dangerous wildfire that raged for five days near another blaze that killed 64 people last weekend.
  • Russia cancels diplomatic meeting in wake of US sanctions

    Russia cancels diplomatic meeting in wake of US sanctions

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 8:38 AM EDT2017-06-21 12:38:28 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 6:02 AM EDT2017-06-22 10:02:02 GMT
    The Kremlin has voiced regret about the new U.S. sanctions and warned of possible retaliation.
    The Kremlin has voiced regret about the new U.S. sanctions and warned of possible retaliation.
  • Small explosion near NATO facility in Turkey; no injuries

    Small explosion near NATO facility in Turkey; no injuries

    Thursday, June 22 2017 2:18 AM EDT2017-06-22 06:18:58 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 5:32 AM EDT2017-06-22 09:32:13 GMT
    Turkish media say a small explosion at a graveyard close to the grounds of a NATO-owned military facility in western Turkey has damaged the installation's perimeter walls but caused no injuries.
    Turkish media say a small explosion at a graveyard close to the grounds of a NATO-owned military facility in western Turkey has damaged the installation's perimeter walls but caused no injuries.
  • German Parliament backs plan to pull recon jets from Turkey

    German Parliament backs plan to pull recon jets from Turkey

    Thursday, June 22 2017 3:40 AM EDT2017-06-22 07:40:15 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 4:52 AM EDT2017-06-22 08:52:42 GMT
    Germany's Parliament has voted by a wide majority to move reconnaissance jets flying anti-Islamic State missions from a base in Turkey amid ongoing friction between the two countries.
    Germany's Parliament has voted by a wide majority to move reconnaissance jets flying anti-Islamic State missions from a base in Turkey amid ongoing friction between the two countries.
  • Saudi king names son heir as new generation encircles throne

    Saudi king names son heir as new generation encircles throne

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 11:58 PM EDT2017-06-21 03:58:14 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 4:31 AM EDT2017-06-22 08:31:53 GMT

    Saudi Arabia's King Salman has appointed his 31-year-old son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince, removing the country's counterterrorism czar and a figure well-known to Washington from the royal line of succession.

    Saudi Arabia's King Salman has appointed his 31-year-old son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince, removing the country's counterterrorism czar and a figure well-known to Washington from the royal line of succession.

  • UN says IS targets children to hold Mosul civilians hostage

    UN says IS targets children to hold Mosul civilians hostage

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 8:09 PM EDT2017-06-22 00:09:03 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 3:41 AM EDT2017-06-22 07:41:15 GMT
    The United Nations says fighters for the Islamic State group are targeting children in Mosul to prevent civilians from fleeing the city as Iraqi forces push into the last stronghold held in Iraq by the militants.
    The United Nations says fighters for the Islamic State group are targeting children in Mosul to prevent civilians from fleeing the city as Iraqi forces push into the last stronghold held in Iraq by the militants.
  • IS destroys iconic al-Nuri mosque in Mosul

    IS destroys iconic al-Nuri mosque in Mosul

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 4:00 PM EDT2017-06-21 20:00:58 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 3:00 AM EDT2017-06-22 07:00:36 GMT
    Iraq's Ministry of Defense says the Islamic State group destroyed the al-Nuri mosque in Mosul and the iconic leaning minaret when fighters detonated explosives inside the structures late Wednesday night.
    Iraq's Ministry of Defense says the Islamic State group destroyed the al-Nuri mosque in Mosul and the iconic leaning minaret when fighters detonated explosives inside the structures late Wednesday night.
  • Ukrainian government, separatists agree on new cease-fire

    Ukrainian government, separatists agree on new cease-fire

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 12:38 PM EDT2017-06-21 16:38:31 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 2:26 AM EDT2017-06-22 06:26:44 GMT
    A spokeswoman for the Ukrainian government's envoy at talks with separatist rebels say they have agreed on a cease-fire in Ukraine's restive east.
    A spokeswoman for the Ukrainian government's envoy at talks with separatist rebels say they have agreed on a cease-fire in Ukraine's restive east.
  • War-torn Yemen to get cholera vaccines as death toll mounts

    War-torn Yemen to get cholera vaccines as death toll mounts

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 4:18 PM EDT2017-06-21 20:18:51 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 1:49 AM EDT2017-06-22 05:49:40 GMT
    The U.N. health agency and some major partners have agreed to send 1 million doses of cholera vaccine to Yemen to help stanch a spiraling and increasingly deadly caseload in the impoverished country that is already...
    The U.N. health agency and some major partners have agreed to send 1 million doses of cholera vaccine to Yemen to help stanch a spiraling and increasingly deadly caseload in the impoverished country that is already facing war and the risk of famine.
  • Leaders of Russia, Brazil agree to expand ties

    Leaders of Russia, Brazil agree to expand ties

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 10:08 AM EDT2017-06-21 14:08:47 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 1:39 AM EDT2017-06-22 05:39:35 GMT
    Leaders of Russia and Brazil have agreed to expand their dialogue on international issues.
    Leaders of Russia and Brazil have agreed to expand their dialogue on international issues.
  • Belgium tightens security after failed Brussels bombing

    Belgium tightens security after failed Brussels bombing

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 2:18 AM EDT2017-06-21 06:18:34 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 1:30 AM EDT2017-06-22 05:30:13 GMT
    Belgian Interior Minister Jan Jambon says security will remain high at Brussels rail facilities after a man blew up an explosive device at Central Station.
    Belgian Interior Minister Jan Jambon says security will remain high at Brussels rail facilities after a man blew up an explosive device at Central Station.
  • US warship crash site known for congested nighttime traffic

    US warship crash site known for congested nighttime traffic

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 6:18 AM EDT2017-06-21 10:18:45 GMT
    Thursday, June 22 2017 12:10 AM EDT2017-06-22 04:10:55 GMT
    The site of a fatal collision between a U.S. Navy destroyer and a container ship off Japan's coast is notorious for congested sea traffic, particularly during the night when merchant ships are trying to reach...
    The site of a fatal collision between a U.S. Navy destroyer and a container ship off Japan's coast is notorious for congested sea traffic, particularly during the night when merchant ships are trying to reach Tokyo's port by daybreak.
  • Queen outlines UK government agenda in scaled-down speech

    Queen outlines UK government agenda in scaled-down speech

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 4:08 AM EDT2017-06-21 08:08:41 GMT
    Wednesday, June 21 2017 11:21 PM EDT2017-06-22 03:21:05 GMT
    Queen Elizabeth II will outline the government's upcoming legislative program with far less pageantry than usual in a speech expected to be dominated by discussion of Britain's upcoming departure from the European...
    Queen Elizabeth II will outline the government's upcoming legislative program with far less pageantry than usual in a speech expected to be dominated by discussion of Britain's upcoming departure from the European Union.
  • UN says world population will reach 9.8 billion in 2050

    UN says world population will reach 9.8 billion in 2050

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 1:28 PM EDT2017-06-21 17:28:33 GMT
    Wednesday, June 21 2017 11:20 PM EDT2017-06-22 03:20:35 GMT
    A new UN report forecasts that the current world population of 7.6 billion will reach 9.8 billion in 2050 and 11.2 billion in 2100.
    A new UN report forecasts that the current world population of 7.6 billion will reach 9.8 billion in 2050 and 11.2 billion in 2100.
  • UK police studying cause of death of man in mosque attack

    UK police studying cause of death of man in mosque attack

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 9:58 AM EDT2017-06-21 13:58:59 GMT
    Wednesday, June 21 2017 9:31 PM EDT2017-06-22 01:31:49 GMT
    London's police chief says detectives are still trying to determine the cause of the death for a man who died during the attack near Finsbury Park Mosque.
    London's police chief says detectives are still trying to determine the cause of the death for a man who died during the attack near Finsbury Park Mosque.
  • Hidden trove of suspected Nazi artifacts found in Argentina

    Hidden trove of suspected Nazi artifacts found in Argentina

    Monday, June 19 2017 10:05 PM EDT2017-06-20 02:05:34 GMT
    Wednesday, June 21 2017 9:14 PM EDT2017-06-22 01:14:43 GMT
    In a hidden room in a house in Argentina's capital, police believe they have found the biggest collection of Nazi artifacts in the country's history, including busts of Adolf Hitler and even a macabre medical...
    In a hidden room in a house in Argentina's capital, police believe they have found the biggest collection of Nazi artifacts in the country's history, including busts of Adolf Hitler and even a macabre medical device used to measure head size.
  • Kushner kicks off Mideast peace push with first solo visit

    Kushner kicks off Mideast peace push with first solo visit

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 6:58 AM EDT2017-06-21 10:58:34 GMT
    Wednesday, June 21 2017 8:41 PM EDT2017-06-22 00:41:00 GMT
    President Donald Trump's son-in-law and chief Middle East adviser, Jared Kushner, has arrived for a day-long visit aimed at restarting long-dormant Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.
    President Donald Trump's son-in-law and chief Middle East adviser, Jared Kushner, has arrived for a day-long visit aimed at restarting long-dormant Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.
  • Activist with undercover US group sues Polish newspaper

    Activist with undercover US group sues Polish newspaper

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 10:48 AM EDT2017-06-21 14:48:29 GMT
    Wednesday, June 21 2017 5:32 PM EDT2017-06-21 21:32:15 GMT
    A trial opened has opened in Warsaw the case of a conservative American political activist with the group Project Veritas who says he was defamed by a Polish journalist who described him as "Trump's man" and...
    A trial opened has opened in Warsaw the case of a conservative American political activist with the group Project Veritas who says he was defamed by a Polish journalist who described him as "Trump's man" and sympathetic to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
  • The Latest: Kushner meeting with Netanyahu called productive

    The Latest: Kushner meeting with Netanyahu called productive

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 2:48 PM EDT2017-06-21 18:48:39 GMT
    Wednesday, June 21 2017 5:00 PM EDT2017-06-21 21:00:18 GMT
    President Donald Trump's son-in-law and chief Middle East adviser, Jared Kushner, has met separately with the Israeli and Palestinian leaders as part of his first solo visit to the region.
    President Donald Trump's son-in-law and chief Middle East adviser, Jared Kushner, has met separately with the Israeli and Palestinian leaders as part of his first solo visit to the region.
  • South Sudan no longer in famine, but situation is critical

    South Sudan no longer in famine, but situation is critical

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 5:38 AM EDT2017-06-21 09:38:32 GMT
    Wednesday, June 21 2017 4:01 PM EDT2017-06-21 20:01:09 GMT
    South Sudan no longer has areas in famine, but almost 2 million people are on the brink of starvation and an estimated 6 million people _ half the population _ will face extreme food insecurity, according to...
    South Sudan no longer has areas in famine, but almost 2 million people are on the brink of starvation and an estimated 6 million people _ half the population _ will face extreme food insecurity, according to reports by the government and the U.N.
  • Queen's elderly husband Prince Philip in London hospital

    Queen's elderly husband Prince Philip in London hospital

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 6:08 AM EDT2017-06-21 10:08:22 GMT
    Wednesday, June 21 2017 4:00 PM EDT2017-06-21 20:00:56 GMT

    Buckingham Palace says Prince Philip has been admitted to a hospital for treatment of an infection and will not be attending the queen's speech.

    Buckingham Palace says Prince Philip has been admitted to a hospital for treatment of an infection and will not be attending the queen's speech.

  • Soviet spymaster Yuri Drozdov dies at 91

    Soviet spymaster Yuri Drozdov dies at 91

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 6:38 AM EDT2017-06-21 10:38:26 GMT
    Wednesday, June 21 2017 3:13 PM EDT2017-06-21 19:13:03 GMT
    Russia's foreign intelligence agency says that Yuri Drozdov, the Soviet spymaster who oversaw a sprawling network of KGB agents abroad, has died at age 91.
    Russia's foreign intelligence agency says that Yuri Drozdov, the Soviet spymaster who oversaw a sprawling network of KGB agents abroad, has died at age 91.
  • Macron adds new faces to Cabinet after losing 4 ministers

    Macron adds new faces to Cabinet after losing 4 ministers

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 2:58 AM EDT2017-06-21 06:58:20 GMT
    Wednesday, June 21 2017 2:59 PM EDT2017-06-21 18:59:28 GMT
    The French press reports that two more French government ministers, including the minister of justice, are targeted in possible probes have resigned, following on the heels of the defense minister.
    The French press reports that two more French government ministers, including the minister of justice, are targeted in possible probes have resigned, following on the heels of the defense minister.
  • The Latest: Oman's sultan congratulates Saudi crown prince

    The Latest: Oman's sultan congratulates Saudi crown prince

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 12:48 AM EDT2017-06-21 04:48:29 GMT
    Wednesday, June 21 2017 1:30 PM EDT2017-06-21 17:30:48 GMT
    Saudi King Salman has issued an order for high-ranking royals to pledge their allegiance to his son, 31-year-old Mohammed bin Salman, at a ceremony in Mecca.
    Saudi King Salman has issued an order for high-ranking royals to pledge their allegiance to his son, 31-year-old Mohammed bin Salman, at a ceremony in Mecca.
  • The Latest: US 'regrets' Russian decision to cancel talks

    The Latest: US 'regrets' Russian decision to cancel talks

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 10:48 AM EDT2017-06-21 14:48:42 GMT
    Wednesday, June 21 2017 1:30 PM EDT2017-06-21 17:30:09 GMT
    Russia's deputy foreign minister says he has cancelled upcoming talks with the U.S. undersecretary of state over a new round of U.S. sanctions against Russia.
    Russia's deputy foreign minister says he has cancelled upcoming talks with the U.S. undersecretary of state over a new round of U.S. sanctions against Russia.
  • The Latest: Officials: Brussels attacker sympathized with IS

    The Latest: Officials: Brussels attacker sympathized with IS

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 5:38 AM EDT2017-06-21 09:38:25 GMT
    Wednesday, June 21 2017 1:00 PM EDT2017-06-21 17:00:16 GMT
    A federal magistrate in Belgium says that the suspect who was shot and killed by soldiers at the Brussels central station had Moroccan nationality and wasn't known to authorities for terror activities.
    A federal magistrate in Belgium says that the suspect who was shot and killed by soldiers at the Brussels central station had Moroccan nationality and wasn't known to authorities for terror activities.
  • After 4 days, Portugal contains wildfire that killed 64

    After 4 days, Portugal contains wildfire that killed 64

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 6:08 AM EDT2017-06-21 10:08:49 GMT
    Wednesday, June 21 2017 12:19 PM EDT2017-06-21 16:19:47 GMT
    Authorities in Portugal say that after four days they have mostly extinguished a wildfire in the center of the country that killed 64 people last weekend.
    Authorities in Portugal say that after four days they have mostly extinguished a wildfire in the center of the country that killed 64 people last weekend.
  • London copes with deep divisions after attacks, tower fire

    London copes with deep divisions after attacks, tower fire

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 4:19 PM EDT2017-06-20 20:19:17 GMT
    Wednesday, June 21 2017 11:50 AM EDT2017-06-21 15:50:10 GMT
    The cars are zipping over London Bridge at their typical fast clip, drawing little obvious attention.
    The cars are zipping over London Bridge at their typical fast clip, drawing little obvious attention.
  • The Latest: Libya calls for EU aid to cope with migrants

    The Latest: Libya calls for EU aid to cope with migrants

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 7:58 AM EDT2017-06-21 11:58:46 GMT
    Wednesday, June 21 2017 11:31 AM EDT2017-06-21 15:31:29 GMT
    Pope Francis has thrown his support behind proposed Italian legislation aimed at better integrating migrants into Italian society and the workforce, intervening in a broader debate over immigration and citizenship...
    Pope Francis has thrown his support behind proposed Italian legislation aimed at better integrating migrants into Italian society and the workforce, intervening in a broader debate over immigration and citizenship that has consumed Italy in recent weeks.
  • 'Worth killing over': How a plane mogul dodged US scrutiny

    'Worth killing over': How a plane mogul dodged US scrutiny

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 4:18 PM EDT2017-06-20 20:18:13 GMT
    Wednesday, June 21 2017 10:51 AM EDT2017-06-21 14:51:15 GMT
    American authorities are investigating a global corruption case against an Iranian-born aviation mogul decades after they probed his involvement in a Kansas bank collapse.
    American authorities are investigating a global corruption case against an Iranian-born aviation mogul decades after they probed his involvement in a Kansas bank collapse.
  • Egypt sends fuel to power-starved Gaza, undercuts Abbas

    Egypt sends fuel to power-starved Gaza, undercuts Abbas

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 5:38 AM EDT2017-06-21 09:38:35 GMT
    Wednesday, June 21 2017 10:00 AM EDT2017-06-21 14:00:49 GMT
    Egypt is trucking 1 million liters of cheap fuel to Gaza's power plant, easing a crippling electricity crisis but also undercutting efforts to pressure territory's Hamas rulers.
    Egypt is trucking 1 million liters of cheap fuel to Gaza's power plant, easing a crippling electricity crisis but also undercutting efforts to pressure territory's Hamas rulers.
  • Merkel marks 70 years of Marshall Plan amid concern at Trump

    Merkel marks 70 years of Marshall Plan amid concern at Trump

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 7:08 AM EDT2017-06-21 11:08:27 GMT
    Wednesday, June 21 2017 9:20 AM EDT2017-06-21 13:20:05 GMT
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is marking the 70th anniversary of the launch of the Marshall Plan to rebuild Europe, remarking pointedly that the U.S. embrace of open markets served America's own interests.
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is marking the 70th anniversary of the launch of the Marshall Plan to rebuild Europe, remarking pointedly that the U.S. embrace of open markets served America's own interests.
  • Romanian prime minister, gov't ousted in no-confidence vote

    Romanian prime minister, gov't ousted in no-confidence vote

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 6:58 AM EDT2017-06-21 10:58:30 GMT
    Wednesday, June 21 2017 8:49 AM EDT2017-06-21 12:49:59 GMT
    Romanian Premier Sorin Grindeanu has been ousted in a no-confidence vote submitted by member of the ruling party.
    Romanian Premier Sorin Grindeanu has been ousted in a no-confidence vote submitted by member of the ruling party.
  • 100 dead in Central African Republic town, mayor says

    100 dead in Central African Republic town, mayor says

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 7:58 AM EDT2017-06-21 11:58:28 GMT
    Wednesday, June 21 2017 8:40 AM EDT2017-06-21 12:40:35 GMT
    100 dead in Central African Republic town after peace deal signed Monday in Rome, mayor says.
    100 dead in Central African Republic town after peace deal signed Monday in Rome, mayor says.
  • Serb nationalist dies in Syria as Russian volunteer fighter

    Serb nationalist dies in Syria as Russian volunteer fighter

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 8:28 AM EDT2017-06-21 12:28:28 GMT
    Wednesday, June 21 2017 8:30 AM EDT2017-06-21 12:30:23 GMT
    A far-right soccer fan group from northern Serbia says one of its members has died in Syria where he was fighting alongside the Russian troops.
    A far-right soccer fan group from northern Serbia says one of its members has died in Syria where he was fighting alongside the Russian troops.
  • Germany files espionage charges against alleged Turkish spy

    Germany files espionage charges against alleged Turkish spy

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 8:18 AM EDT2017-06-21 12:18:49 GMT
    Wednesday, June 21 2017 8:19 AM EDT2017-06-21 12:19:44 GMT
    German prosecutors have filed espionage charges against a man charged with spying for Turkish intelligence on a Kurdish politician and activists.
    German prosecutors have filed espionage charges against a man charged with spying for Turkish intelligence on a Kurdish politician and activists.
  • Germany's Kohl to be honored by Macron, Clinton at EU event

    Germany's Kohl to be honored by Macron, Clinton at EU event

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 8:08 AM EDT2017-06-21 12:08:28 GMT
    Wednesday, June 21 2017 8:10 AM EDT2017-06-21 12:10:40 GMT
    The German government says Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron and former U.S. President Bill Clinton are expected to address a memorial service for ex-Chancellor Helmut Kohl at the European...
    The German government says Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron and former U.S. President Bill Clinton are expected to address a memorial service for ex-Chancellor Helmut Kohl at the European Parliament in Strasbourg July 1.
  • Pope backs proposed Italian law to better integrate migrants

    Pope backs proposed Italian law to better integrate migrants

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 5:58 AM EDT2017-06-21 09:58:34 GMT
    Wednesday, June 21 2017 7:59 AM EDT2017-06-21 11:59:34 GMT
    Pope Francis has thrown his support behind proposed Italian legislation aimed at better integrating migrants into Italian society and the workforce, intervening in a broader debate over immigration and citizenship...
    Pope Francis has thrown his support behind proposed Italian legislation aimed at better integrating migrants into Italian society and the workforce, intervening in a broader debate over immigration and citizenship that has consumed Italy in recent weeks.
  • The Latest: Queen Elizabeth II mum about Trump visit

    The Latest: Queen Elizabeth II mum about Trump visit

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 5:18 AM EDT2017-06-21 09:18:22 GMT
    Wednesday, June 21 2017 7:50 AM EDT2017-06-21 11:50:21 GMT
    Queen Elizabeth II will outline the government's upcoming legislative program with far less pageantry than usual in a speech expected to be dominated by discussion of Britain's upcoming departure from the European...
    Queen Elizabeth II will outline the government's upcoming legislative program with far less pageantry than usual in a speech expected to be dominated by discussion of Britain's upcoming departure from the European Union.
  • EU wins Spain's Concord Prize for unifying member nations

    EU wins Spain's Concord Prize for unifying member nations

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 6:48 AM EDT2017-06-21 10:48:23 GMT
    Wednesday, June 21 2017 6:49 AM EDT2017-06-21 10:49:55 GMT
    The European Union has been awarded Spain's Princess of Asturias 2017 Concord Prize for its work in harmonizing relations between its member nations.
    The European Union has been awarded Spain's Princess of Asturias 2017 Concord Prize for its work in harmonizing relations between its member nations.
  • 2 Dutch journalists remain in captivity in Colombia

    2 Dutch journalists remain in captivity in Colombia

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 5:08 AM EDT2017-06-21 09:08:20 GMT
    Wednesday, June 21 2017 6:20 AM EDT2017-06-21 10:20:21 GMT
    Two Dutch journalists believed kidnapped by leftist rebels in a volatile region of northeastern Colombia remain in captivity as authorities vowed to secure their safe return.
    Two Dutch journalists believed kidnapped by leftist rebels in a volatile region of northeastern Colombia remain in captivity as authorities vowed to secure their safe return.
  • Philippine troops evict Muslim rebel raiders from village

    Philippine troops evict Muslim rebel raiders from village

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 4:28 AM EDT2017-06-21 08:28:26 GMT
    Wednesday, June 21 2017 6:00 AM EDT2017-06-21 10:00:11 GMT
    Muslim rebels have withdrawn after raiding a southern Philippine village as security forces moved rapidly to prevent another crisis amid a monthlong militant siege in another southern city.
    Muslim rebels have withdrawn after raiding a southern Philippine village as security forces moved rapidly to prevent another crisis amid a monthlong militant siege in another southern city.
  • Rebels attack Philippine village, possibly to divert troops

    Rebels attack Philippine village, possibly to divert troops

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 10:38 PM EDT2017-06-21 02:38:11 GMT
    Wednesday, June 21 2017 4:29 AM EDT2017-06-21 08:29:36 GMT
    Philippine officials say Muslim rebels are engaging troops in a gunbattle in a southern village in an attack that may be an attempt to divert the military's focus away from the siege in Marawi.
    Philippine officials say Muslim rebels are engaging troops in a gunbattle in a southern village in an attack that may be an attempt to divert the military's focus away from the siege in Marawi.
  • Brazil federal police accuse president of getting bribes

    Brazil federal police accuse president of getting bribes

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 5:48 PM EDT2017-06-20 21:48:04 GMT
    Wednesday, June 21 2017 4:10 AM EDT2017-06-21 08:10:00 GMT
    Brazil's federal police force says it has found evidence that embattled President Michel Temer received bribes to help businesses.
    Brazil's federal police force says it has found evidence that embattled President Michel Temer received bribes to help businesses.
  • 'Worth killing over': How a plane mogul dodged US scrutiny

    'Worth killing over': How a plane mogul dodged US scrutiny

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 1:38 AM EDT2017-06-21 05:38:20 GMT
    Wednesday, June 21 2017 2:33 AM EDT2017-06-21 06:33:56 GMT
    American authorities are investigating a global corruption case against an Iranian-born aviation mogul decades after they probed his involvement in a Kansas bank collapse.
    American authorities are investigating a global corruption case against an Iranian-born aviation mogul decades after they probed his involvement in a Kansas bank collapse.
  • Brussels train station blast being treated as terror attack

    Brussels train station blast being treated as terror attack

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 3:39 PM EDT2017-06-20 19:39:29 GMT
    Wednesday, June 21 2017 2:33 AM EDT2017-06-21 06:33:52 GMT
    Belgian media are reporting that explosion-like noises have been heard at a Brussels train station; main square evacuated.
    Belgian media are reporting that explosion-like noises have been heard at a Brussels train station; main square evacuated.
  • New report blames South Sudan military for civilian deaths

    New report blames South Sudan military for civilian deaths

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 9:38 PM EDT2017-06-21 01:38:13 GMT
    Wednesday, June 21 2017 2:21 AM EDT2017-06-21 06:21:31 GMT
    'Bullets, guns, screaming': Amnesty International report blames South Sudan's military for civilian deaths.
    'Bullets, guns, screaming': Amnesty International report blames South Sudan's military for civilian deaths.
  • The Latest: Suspect in train station blast confirmed dead

    The Latest: Suspect in train station blast confirmed dead

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 4:29 PM EDT2017-06-20 20:29:10 GMT
    Wednesday, June 21 2017 2:09 AM EDT2017-06-21 06:09:22 GMT
    Belgian authorities say soldiers "neutralized" a person at a main Brussels train station amid media reports of explosion-like noises there.
    Belgian authorities say soldiers "neutralized" a person at a main Brussels train station amid media reports of explosion-like noises there.
  • Neighbors: Alleged mosque attacker made anti-Muslim slurs

    Neighbors: Alleged mosque attacker made anti-Muslim slurs

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 6:07 AM EDT2017-06-20 10:07:52 GMT
    Wednesday, June 21 2017 2:09 AM EDT2017-06-21 06:09:16 GMT
    British police have identified the suspect held in connection with the van attack outside a London mosque as Darren Osborne, of Cardiff. He is being held on suspicion of attempted murder and alleged terror offenses.
    British police have identified the suspect held in connection with the van attack outside a London mosque as Darren Osborne, of Cardiff. He is being held on suspicion of attempted murder and alleged terror offenses.
  • The Latest: Rebels take 5 civilians from Philippine village

    The Latest: Rebels take 5 civilians from Philippine village

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 12:48 AM EDT2017-06-21 04:48:36 GMT
    Wednesday, June 21 2017 1:10 AM EDT2017-06-21 05:10:27 GMT
    A Philippine military spokesman says gunmen who raided a southern village took five civilians to use as human shields as they retreated.
    A Philippine military spokesman says gunmen who raided a southern village took five civilians to use as human shields as they retreated.
  • US military shoots down Iranian-made drone in southern Syria

    US military shoots down Iranian-made drone in southern Syria

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 3:58 AM EDT2017-06-20 07:58:05 GMT
    Wednesday, June 21 2017 1:10 AM EDT2017-06-21 05:10:21 GMT
    Australia suspended airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Syria after US fighter jet shot down Syrian warplane.
    Australia suspended airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Syria after US fighter jet shot down Syrian warplane.
  • Bill Clinton: US foreign aid cuts would trim 'outsize' good

    Bill Clinton: US foreign aid cuts would trim 'outsize' good

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 1:18 PM EDT2017-06-20 17:18:05 GMT
    Wednesday, June 21 2017 1:10 AM EDT2017-06-21 05:10:03 GMT
    Former President Bill Clinton is warning that drastic reductions to the U.S. foreign aid budget would trim back 'an outsize amount of good'.
    Former President Bill Clinton is warning that drastic reductions to the U.S. foreign aid budget would trim back 'an outsize amount of good'.
  • Death of American detained in North Korea baffles experts

    Death of American detained in North Korea baffles experts

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 5:27 AM EDT2017-06-20 09:27:47 GMT
    Wednesday, June 21 2017 1:09 AM EDT2017-06-21 05:09:46 GMT

    What happened to Otto Warmbier, an American college student who died just days after North Korea released him from detention, has outsiders baffled.

    What happened to Otto Warmbier, an American college student who died just days after North Korea released him from detention, has outsiders baffled.

  • Experts: Takata bankruptcy means air bag victims get less

    Experts: Takata bankruptcy means air bag victims get less

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 12:16 AM EDT2017-06-20 04:16:04 GMT
    Tuesday, June 20 2017 11:39 PM EDT2017-06-21 03:39:23 GMT
    A bankruptcy filing by Japanese air bag maker Takata will leave little money for dozens of people who sued the company over deaths and injuries caused by its dangerous exploding air bag inflators, according to...
    A bankruptcy filing by Japanese air bag maker Takata will leave little money for dozens of people who sued the company over deaths and injuries caused by its dangerous exploding air bag inflators, according to legal experts.
  • Famous Tsukiji fish market will be remade, not destroyed

    Famous Tsukiji fish market will be remade, not destroyed

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 8:38 PM EDT2017-06-21 00:38:15 GMT
    Tuesday, June 20 2017 9:38 PM EDT2017-06-21 01:38:43 GMT
    Tokyo's huge, and hugely popular, Tsukiji fish market won't be destroyed but will be rebuilt as a "food theme park," the governor says.
    Tokyo's huge, and hugely popular, Tsukiji fish market won't be destroyed but will be rebuilt as a "food theme park," the governor says.
  • The Latest: Russia wants US explanation for downing jet

    The Latest: Russia wants US explanation for downing jet

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 5:18 AM EDT2017-06-20 09:18:05 GMT
    Tuesday, June 20 2017 8:20 PM EDT2017-06-21 00:20:30 GMT
    The Latest: Iran says all 6 ballistic missiles Revolutionary Guard launched at IS in Syria hit their targets.
    The Latest: Iran says all 6 ballistic missiles Revolutionary Guard launched at IS in Syria hit their targets.
  • The Latest: 7 still hospitalized after London mosque attack

    The Latest: 7 still hospitalized after London mosque attack

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 7:07 AM EDT2017-06-20 11:07:49 GMT
    Tuesday, June 20 2017 5:50 PM EDT2017-06-20 21:50:17 GMT
    British health authorities say seven people remain hospitalized after a driver plowed into a crowd spilling out of north London mosques after Ramadan services.
    British health authorities say seven people remain hospitalized after a driver plowed into a crowd spilling out of north London mosques after Ramadan services.
  • Poll: More Russians skeptical about Putin's economic course

    Poll: More Russians skeptical about Putin's economic course

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 3:18 PM EDT2017-06-20 19:18:11 GMT
    Tuesday, June 20 2017 4:50 PM EDT2017-06-20 20:50:51 GMT
    An opinion poll shows that an increasing share of Russians have become disillusioned with President Vladimir Putin's ability to improve the economy and curb rampant corruption.
    An opinion poll shows that an increasing share of Russians have become disillusioned with President Vladimir Putin's ability to improve the economy and curb rampant corruption.
  • Jordan court told of heavy fire in killing of 3 US troops

    Jordan court told of heavy fire in killing of 3 US troops

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 2:28 PM EDT2017-06-20 18:28:07 GMT
    Tuesday, June 20 2017 4:20 PM EDT2017-06-20 20:20:30 GMT
    Investigator tells military court that convoy carrying US troops came under heavy fire at the entrance of Jordanian base.
    Investigator tells military court that convoy carrying US troops came under heavy fire at the entrance of Jordanian base.
  • Portugal tries to contain fatal fires, debunks plane crash

    Portugal tries to contain fatal fires, debunks plane crash

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 1:49 PM EDT2017-06-20 17:49:28 GMT
    Tuesday, June 20 2017 4:09 PM EDT2017-06-20 20:09:48 GMT
    Emergency services in Portugal say they are making headway in their battle to control a major wildfire that killed 64 people in the central area of the country.
    Emergency services in Portugal say they are making headway in their battle to control a major wildfire that killed 64 people in the central area of the country.
  • The Latest: Portuguese official says no fire planes crashed

    The Latest: Portuguese official says no fire planes crashed

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 1:38 PM EDT2017-06-20 17:38:18 GMT
    Tuesday, June 20 2017 3:59 PM EDT2017-06-20 19:59:17 GMT
    An official with Portugal's Air Accident Office says a Canadair water-dropping plane has crashed in central Portugal while fighting wildfires that killed 64 people.
    An official with Portugal's Air Accident Office says a Canadair water-dropping plane has crashed in central Portugal while fighting wildfires that killed 64 people.
  • Syria troops position themselves at heart of war on IS

    Syria troops position themselves at heart of war on IS

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 2:48 PM EDT2017-06-20 18:48:18 GMT
    Tuesday, June 20 2017 3:29 PM EDT2017-06-20 19:29:31 GMT
    As the U.S.-led coalition fights to oust Islamic State militants from Raqqa, Syrian government troops and their allies have moved into key areas on the flanks of the battle.
    As the U.S.-led coalition fights to oust Islamic State militants from Raqqa, Syrian government troops and their allies have moved into key areas on the flanks of the battle.
  • Report: Turkish troops arrive in Qatar amid Gulf tensions

    Report: Turkish troops arrive in Qatar amid Gulf tensions

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 3:28 PM EDT2017-06-20 19:28:05 GMT
    Tuesday, June 20 2017 3:29 PM EDT2017-06-20 19:29:00 GMT
    Turkish troops have arrived in Qatar in a show of support for the Gulf country after Saudi Arabia and other Arab nations cut ties and imposed measures to isolate it.
    Turkish troops have arrived in Qatar in a show of support for the Gulf country after Saudi Arabia and other Arab nations cut ties and imposed measures to isolate it.
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