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Palestinian killed in clash with Israeli forces in West Bank

March 17, 2017

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The Palestinian health ministry says a teenager was shot and killed in clashes with Israeli soldiers in the West Bank. more »»

Activist: Basque separatist group ETA to disarm by April 8

March 17, 2017

MADRID (AP) — Basque civil society groups will fully disarm the separatist group ETA by April 8, a French environmental activist with ties to the Basque community promised Friday. more »»

British royals William and Kate visit Paris as Brexit looms

March 17, 2017

PARIS (AP) — With Britain's departure from the European Union looming, Prince William and his wife, Kate, kicked off a two-day visit to Paris Friday by meeting French president Francois Hollande. more »»

Trump stands by his claim Obama tapped his phones

March 17, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday stood by his unproven claim that his predecessor wiretapped his phones, suggesting he was the victim of the same sort of surveillance the Obama... more »»

Key EU-Turkey migration deal looks wobbly a year later

March 17, 2017

LESBOS, Greece (AP) — The waters off the Greek island of Lesbos once echoed with the shrieks of people drowning as they struggled to reach Europe, and the thrumming of rescue helicopters. more »»

Italian media: Thieves' smoke bombs spark panic in Venice

March 17, 2017

MILAN (AP) — News reports say thieves attempting to rob a jewelry store in Venice's famous St. Mark's Square set off panic among tourists when they ignited smoke bombs to cover their movements. more »»

UN agency head resigns, stands by Israel 'apartheid' report

March 17, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — The head of a Lebanon-based United Nations agency that promotes development in Arab countries resigned Friday, after refusing to withdraw a controversial report concluding that... more »»

Mythic creatures dance through Dublin on St. Patrick's Day

March 17, 2017

DUBLIN (AP) — Performers dressed as colorful creatures from Irish myth and legend danced Friday down the chilly streets of Dublin as Ireland commemorated its national saint in a St. more »»

Angola considers up to 10 years in prison for abortions

March 17, 2017

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Angola's parliament votes next week on a proposal to imprison for up to 10 years women who have abortions and people who perform them, angering the president's daughter and... more »»

Nobel laureate Derek Walcott, Caribbean poet, dies at 87

March 17, 2017

CASTRIES, St. Lucia (AP) — Derek Walcott, a Nobel-prize winning poet known for capturing the essence of his native Caribbean, has died on the island of St. Lucia. He was 87. more »»

Syria fires missiles at Israeli jets after airstrikes

March 17, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — Syria fired missiles at Israeli warplanes early Friday after a series of Israeli airstrikes inside Syria — a rare military exchange between the two hostile neighbors that was... more »»

US denies striking mosque in Syria amid high death toll

March 17, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — The United States struck an al-Qaida gathering in northern Syria killing dozens of militants, and is investigating reports that civilians were killed, U.S. officials said Friday. more »»

Report: Basque separatist group ETA to disarm

March 17, 2017

MADRID (AP) — Basque civil society groups will complete the full disarmament of separatist group ETA by April 8, an environmental activist with ties to the band said Friday. more »»

Military attack kills 42 Somali refugees off Yemen's coast

March 17, 2017

HODEIDA, Yemen (AP) — A military vessel and a helicopter gunship attacked a boat packed with Somali refugees off the coast of Yemen overnight Friday, killing at least 42 people, according to a U.N. more »»

WH promises not to repeat claim that UK spied on Trump

March 17, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has promised that it won't repeat its claim that U.K. spies snooped on President Donald Trump, the British government said Frida. more »»

The Latest: Rebel missile attack kills 22 Yemeni troops

March 17, 2017

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Yemen and the attack on a refugee boat off its Red Sea coast that killed more than 40 people (all times local):

5:15 p.m. more »»

Toddler with Down syndrome models for British retailer

March 17, 2017

LONDON (AP) — A British clothing retailer is featuring a toddler girl with Down Syndrome as a model in its stores across the United Kingdom. more »»

US denies striking Syria mosque amid high death toll

March 17, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — The United States struck an al-Qaida gathering in northern Syria killing several "terrorists," and is investigating the number of civilians killed, a U.S. more »»

The Latest: 42 dead in air attack on refugee boat near Yemen

March 17, 2017

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Yemen and the attack on a refugee boat off its Red Sea coast that killed more than 40 people (all times local):

5 p.m. more »»

Tillerson: Pre-emptive force an option with NKorea

March 17, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The United States signaled a tougher strategy toward North Korea on Friday that leaves open the possibility of pre-emptive military action and rejects talks with the... more »»

 
 

 

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