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Powerful, obscure law is basis for Trump 'order' on trade

Published Aug. 25 2019

BIARRITZ, France (AP) — President Donald Trump is threatening to use the emergency authority granted by a powerful but obscure...

Brazilian troops deploy to fight Amazon fires

Published Aug. 25 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Backed by military aircraft, Brazilian troops on Saturday were deploying in the Amazon to fight...

Syrian troops surround Turkish post in country’s northwest

Published Aug. 25 2019

MOREK, Syria (AP) — A heavily fortified Turkish observation post in the northwestern village of Morek stood surrounded on all...

Even before photo op of G-7 allies, sharp elbows come out

Published Aug. 25 2019

BIARRITZ, France (AP) — The posturing by leaders of the G-7 rich democracies began well before they stood together for...

Hong Kong police and protesters clash, ending violence lull

Published Aug. 25 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong protesters threw bricks and gasoline bombs at police, who responded with tear gas, as...

Putin orders Russia to respond after US missile test

Published Aug. 24 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin ordered the Russian military on Friday to work out a quid pro quo response...

Bolsonaro to send army to contain Amazon fires

Published Aug. 24 2019

PORTO VELHO, Brazil (AP) — Under increasing international pressure to contain fires sweeping parts of the Amazon, Brazilian President Jair...

As Malta disembarks migrants more charity-govt clashes loom

Published Aug. 24 2019

MADRID (AP) — Pledges by six European countries to accept over 350 migrants from a rescue ship in the central...

S. Korea cancels Japan intelligence deal amid trade dispute

Published Aug. 23 2019

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Thursday it will terminate an intelligence-sharing deal with Japan that focused on...

Italy’s political parties pitch rival plans to capture power

Published Aug. 23 2019

ROME (AP) — In rapid-fire order, Italy’s three main political parties pitched possible deals to rivals Thursday as they scrambled...

No Rohingya turn up for planned repatriation to Myanmar

Published Aug. 23 2019

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — No Rohingya Muslims staying in crowded refugee camps in Bangladesh turned up for a planned...

Germany’s Merkel dangles possibility of negotiated Brexit

Published Aug. 22 2019

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel raised the possibility a negotiated departure for Britain from the European Union might...

In Venezuela, Guaidó questions Maduro claims about US talks

Published Aug. 22 2019

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó on Wednesday cast doubt on President Nicolás Maduro’s claim he is...

US envoy to resume talks with Taliban on ending Afghan war

Published Aug. 21 2019

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The United States envoy negotiating with the Taliban for an end to nearly 18 years of...

Yemeni separatists, government forces clash in the south

Published Aug. 21 2019

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Clashes between a Yemeni separatist militia, backed by the United Arab Emirates, and forces loyal to...

Big questions linger as Russia shares radiation data

Published Aug. 21 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has resumed sharing data from radiation monitoring stations in Siberia after some were taken offline following...

Brazilian police kill man who held bus passengers hostage

Published Aug. 21 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brandishing a fake gun, a man on Tuesday took dozens of hostages on a bus...

Sudan protesters, army announce new ruling body after deal

Published Aug. 21 2019

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan’s pro-democracy movement and the army announced a joint ruling body Tuesday, formally disbanding the military council...

Italian premier resigns, blames deputy for political crisis

Published Aug. 21 2019

ROME (AP) — Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte resigned Tuesday, blaming the collapse of his 14-month-old populist government on his rebellious,...

Italy prosecutor orders migrant rescue ship evacuated

Published Aug. 21 2019

MILAN (AP) — An Italian prosecutor ordered the seizure of a rescue ship and the immediate evacuation of more than...

Militants leave key rebel town as Syrian troops push in

Published Aug. 21 2019

BEIRUT (AP) — The main insurgent group in the Syrian province of Idlib pulled out of a key rebel town...

Kashmir police: Thousands detained in crackdown in region

Published Aug. 21 2019

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — At least 2,300 people, mostly young men, have been detained in Indian-administered Kashmir during a security...

Iranian tanker sought by US heads toward Greece

Published Aug. 20 2019

GIBRALTAR (AP) — An Iranian supertanker with $130 million worth of light crude oil that the U.S. suspects is tied...