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Austria's Kurz: German conservatives right to shun far-right

February 14, 2020

MUNICH (AP) — Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, who led a coalition with a far-right party in his first term, on Friday endorsed his German conservative counterparts' refusal to cooperate with... more »»

EU chief unveils budget plan setting scene for tense summit

February 14, 2020

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Council president unveiled Friday his proposal for the EU’s next long-term budget, but the figure falls far short of the demands of Europe’s parliament, which must... more »»

Negative interest rates turn saving, borrowing upside down

February 14, 2020

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Imagine a mortgage that pays you the interest, not the other way around. Or a savings account where it's the bank, not the saver, who collects interest. more »»

US film crew chasing Poland Holocaust story may face charges

February 14, 2020

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A team of U.S. more »»

Montenegro PM, Serbian church bishop meet on religious law

February 14, 2020

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Montenegro's prime minister on Friday met with the top Serbian Orthodox Church bishop in the country in a bid to defuse tensions over a contentious law on religious... more »»

UK parents lose court appeal to keep baby on life support

February 14, 2020

LONDON (AP) — The parents of a baby declared brain dead by doctors have lost the latest round of a legal battle in Britain’s courts to keep him on life support. more »»

Kosovo-Serbia rail, road deals signed at security conference

February 14, 2020

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Serbia and Kosovo on Friday signed U.S.-brokered deals on restoring railway and highway links. more »»

Jewish leaders seek better policing of online hate speech

February 14, 2020

MUNICH (AP) —

Jewish leaders called Friday for better policing of hate speech on social media platforms over concerns prompted by recent attacks that people on the margins of society are... more »»

Carter Center chooses US AID leader as its new executive

February 14, 2020

ATLANTA (AP) — A human rights organization founded by former President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, has appointed a new chief executiv. more »»

US secretary of state heads to Africa after long absence

February 14, 2020

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrives in Africa this weekend as the first U.S. more »»

UK judge: Police probe of 'transphobic' tweets was unlawful

February 14, 2020

LONDON (AP) — A British court ruled Friday that police infringed a man’s right to free expression when they showed up at his workplace to quiz him over his Twitter posts about transgender people. more »»

With virus, shops in China suffer a star-crossed Valentines

February 14, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — In virus-stricken China, couples can celebrate Valentine's Day with a roast beef salad, hot chocolate, a rose and a note, all delivered to their door. more »»

Zuckerberg accepts that Facebook may have to pay more tax

February 14, 2020

LONDON (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg plans to throw his support behind international reforms that would require Silicon Valley tech giants to pay more tax in Europe. more »»

Esper defends shifting defense funds for Trump's border wall

February 14, 2020

MUNICH, Germany (AP) — U.S. more »»

US service member dies in non-combat incident in Djibouti

February 14, 2020

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The U.S. military says a service member has died in a non-combat incident in the Horn of Africa nation of Djibouti. more »»

Virus infects more than 1,700 health workers in China, 6 die

February 14, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — More than 1,700 Chinese medical workers have been infected by the new virus that has killed nearly 1,400 people and spread to other parts of Asia and as far as the U.S. more »»

Turkey court acquits exiled novelist of terror charges

February 14, 2020

ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish court on Friday acquitted journalist and award-winning novelist Asli Erdogan of terrorism-related charges for writing for a pro-Kurdish newspaper that has since been... more »»

US brings new charges against Chinese tech giant Huawei

February 14, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. more »»

Baby born in migrant boat rescued near Canary Islands

February 14, 2020

MADRID (AP) — Spanish authorities said Friday that they have rescued a group of 86 migrants that included a baby who was born during the perilous journey in the open sea to reach Europe. more »»

Gold panning in northern Mali may be benefiting extremists

February 14, 2020

KIDAL, Mali (AP) — A gold rush is underway in an area of northern Mali where al-Qaida-linked fighters are active, raising concerns that profits from artisanal mining could benefit not only the... more »»

 
 
 

 

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