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Gunfire injures 5 in Sweden, police tell public not to worry
Gunfire injures 5 in Sweden, police tell public not to worry

By: 0 Mon, Jun 18, 2018

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Swedish police say several people were injured when shots were fired Monday in Malmo, Sweden's third-largest city. Swedish...

Turkey charges father of NBA's Kanter as terror group member
Turkey charges father of NBA's Kanter as terror group member

By: 0 Mon, Jun 18, 2018

ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish court has accepted an indictment charging the father of NBA player Enes Kanter with "membership in a terror group," the...

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NEWS STORY Evangelicals visit Palestinians to see life _ and Christian faith _ on the other side 1375 words Eds: Photos are available for web and...

Top Russian and US diplomats discuss Syria, North Korea

By: 0 Mon, Jun 18, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov had a phone conversation with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday to discuss Syria,...

Romania: Criminal justice revisions worsen graft worries

By: 0 Mon, Jun 18, 2018

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian lawmakers approved revised criminal justice statutes Monday that critics called a setback for prosecuting...

Doubts loom over Colombia peace deal with hawk's election
Doubts loom over Colombia peace deal with hawk's election

By: 0 Mon, Jun 18, 2018

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Uncertainty loomed over Colombia's fragile peace deal on Monday with the victory of one of its most hawkish critics in a...

The Latest: Hungary asked to delay vote on 'Stop Soros' bill
The Latest: Hungary asked to delay vote on 'Stop Soros' bill

By: 0 Mon, Jun 18, 2018

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the immigration debate in Europe (all times local): 9:00 p.m. Experts within the Council of Europe are asking Hungarian...

Ghani extends truce for 10 days to push Taliban toward talks

By: 0 Mon, Jun 18, 2018

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has extended a rare cease-fire with the Taliban for another 10 days after his initial truce prompted...

Russia, Egypt match at World Cup could test close ties
Russia, Egypt match at World Cup could test close ties

By: 0 Mon, Jun 18, 2018

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Not since the Cold War days of the 1950s and 1960s has Egypt been as close to Russia as it is now. But could the outcome...

Russian lawmaker wants to ban 'mockery' of soccer team
Russian lawmaker wants to ban 'mockery' of soccer team

By: 0 Mon, Jun 18, 2018

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — A conservative legislator in Russia says he wants to ban "mockery" of the national soccer team because the players are...

Israel PM, Jordan king meet after months of strained ties
Israel PM, Jordan king meet after months of strained ties

By: 0 Mon, Jun 18, 2018

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Jordan's King Abdullah II that he is committed to the status quo at holy sites in...

US serial sperm donor banned from donating in Israel

By: 0 Mon, Jun 18, 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) — Serial sperm donor Ari Nagel, an American who has fathered 33 children, with 10 more on the way, has been banned from donating his...

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By: 0 Mon, Jun 18, 2018

NEWS STORY Trinidad and Tobago Catholics aid Venezuelan migrants amid government crackdown 950 words Eds: Photos are available for web and print....

Merkel, allies avert collision for now in German migrant row
Merkel, allies avert collision for now in German migrant row

By: 0 Mon, Jun 18, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel's allies in Bavaria averted an immediate collision Monday with the German leader, giving her two weeks to make...

FIFA charges Mexico after fans chant anti-gay slur
FIFA charges Mexico after fans chant anti-gay slur

By: 0 Mon, Jun 18, 2018

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Mexico after its fans used an anti-gay slur during the team's 1-0 win...

Greek far-right lawmaker arrested on treason-linked charges
Greek far-right lawmaker arrested on treason-linked charges

By: 0 Mon, Jun 18, 2018

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek anti-terrorism police arrested an extreme far-right lawmaker on treason-linked criminal charges Monday, more than two days...

Airport authorities detain 2 rights advocates in Yemen

By: 0 Mon, Jun 18, 2018

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni rights advocates are reporting that two of the country's most prominent activists have been detained and taken to an...

Italy's interior minister turns gaze to 'Roma question'
Italy's interior minister turns gaze to 'Roma question'

By: 0 Mon, Jun 18, 2018

ROME (AP) — Italy's hard-line interior minister, who recently sparked a multinational showdown by refusing entry to a Mediterranean Sea rescue boat...

The United Nations says over 25,000 people have fled the fighting at Yemen's port city of Hodeida

By: 0 Mon, Jun 18, 2018

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The United Nations says over 25,000 people have fled the fighting at Yemen's port city of Hodeida.

Israel arrests former government minister for Iran spying

By: 0 Mon, Jun 18, 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) — A former Israeli government minister, once imprisoned for trying to smuggle drugs, is back behind bars after being charged with spying...

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