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Commuter's 'delay scarf' bought by German train company

January 17, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's biggest rail company, under fire for its unpunctual service, is trying to mollify one disgruntled commuter by buying her "delay scarf. more »»

UK PM May holds Brexit talks; opposition dubs them a 'stunt'

January 17, 2019

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May was consulting opposition parties and other lawmakers Thursday in a battle to get Brexit back on track after surviving a no-confidence vote, talks... more »»

Talks on possible 2nd Trump-Kim summit set for Washington

January 17, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — High-level talks aimed at finalizing a second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are planned for this week in Washington, two U.S. more »»

From New Orleans to Tehran: Life of detained Iran newscaster

January 17, 2019

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — She is largely unknown in the United States. But the American anchorwoman for Iran's state-run broadcaster, detained last weekend by U.S. more »»

Spain: Technical setbacks slow search for boy in deep hole

January 17, 2019

MADRID (AP) — Spanish rescuers on the fourth day of a frantic race to reach a 2-year-old boy trapped in a borehole clung to hope of finding the toddler alive despite massive setbacks in getting t... more »»

Man detained in Lebanon on suspicion of entering from Israel

January 17, 2019

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's army intelligence have detained a man on suspicion that he crossed into Lebanon from Israel, a military official said Thursday. more »»

Dutch prosecutors: Reporter expelled by Turkey is a suspect

January 17, 2019

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey deported a Dutch journalist on Thursday after receiving information about her from prosecutors in the Netherlands involved in a terrorism investigation. more »»

Burkina Faso: Body of Canadian found days after abduction

January 17, 2019

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — A Canadian national has been found dead a day after reports of his kidnapping by suspected jihadists in Burkina Faso's volatile north near the Niger border, the... more »»

Facebook shuts hundreds of Russia-linked pages, accounts

January 17, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Facebook said Thursday it removed hundreds of Russia-linked pages, groups and accounts that it says were part of two big disinformation operations targeting users outside the U.S. more »»

Gdansk city official meets with family of mayor's attacker

January 17, 2019

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A deputy of the slain mayor of the Polish city of Gdansk said Thursday he has met with the attacker's mother and that the family needs protection. more »»

Zimbabwe pastor faces subversion charge amid economic unrest

January 17, 2019

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A prominent Zimbabwe pastor and activist who faces a possible 20 years in prison on a subversion charge said Thursday it is "heartbreaking" to see the new government actin... more »»

Airports, customs, trade: Europe preps for a chaotic Brexit

January 17, 2019

PARIS (AP) — One by one, European Union nations are spending millions, hiring thousands of workers and issuing emergency decrees to cope with the increasingly likely possibility that Britain will... more »»

The Latest: UK puts reserve soldiers on standby for Brexit

January 17, 2019

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local):

2:50 p.m. more »»

Kenyan security find an explosive after deadly hotel attack

January 17, 2019

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan bomb disposal experts on Thursday found and safely detonated an explosive left over from the deadly extremist attack on a Nairobi luxury hotel complex, and the Kenya... more »»

Striking Greek school teachers shut down traffic in Athens

January 17, 2019

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Striking school teachers and other Greek civil servants shut down central Athens for hours Thursday during a protest of new hiring criteria for teachers that were under... more »»

Strong explosion, fire hits French university building

January 17, 2019

PARIS (AP) — A strong explosion and fire hit a science building undergoing repairs at the University of Lyon on Thursday, injuring three people slightly, French officials said. more »»

The Latest: Germany passes Brexit law it may never need

January 17, 2019

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local):

1:55 p.. more »»

The Latest: Norway police recover 2 more avalanche victims

January 17, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on winter weather in Europe (all times local):

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2:55 p.m. more »»

Tunisia hit by general strike, amid economic tensions

January 17, 2019

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Workers around Tunisia went on strike Thursday to demand higher pay in a standoff with a government struggling to reduce unemployment, poverty and social tensions. more »»

Ukraine OKs property law that could affect 12,000 churches

January 17, 2019

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Ukraine's parliament on Thursday adopted a bill spelling out procedures for transferring church property after a new unified Ukrainian Orthodox church was granted... more »»

 
 
 

 

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