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Thai, Saudi officials meet over case of young Saudi woman

Published Jan. 9 2019

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s immigration police chief met Tuesday with officials from the Saudi Embassy in Bangkok, as Saudi Arabia...

Winter storm blasts Europe; 13 dead amid heavy snow, gusts

Published Jan. 9 2019

BERLIN (AP) — Deadly winter weather blasted Europe for yet another day Tuesday, trapping hundreds of people in Alpine regions,...

Tapped-out pipelines cause gas shortage in Mexico

Published Jan. 9 2019

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Motorists lined up for a fourth straight day at gas stations in western Mexico Tuesday as...

Local leader of German far-right party attacked, wounded

Published Jan. 9 2019

BERLIN (AP) — A local leader of the far-right Alternative for Germany party was attacked and seriously wounded by several...

India’s lower house passes citizenship bill despite protests

Published Jan. 9 2019

GAUHATI, India (AP) — India’s lower house of Parliament approved a bill Tuesday that would grant residency and citizenship rights...

Turkey slams US request for assurances on Syrian Kurds

Published Jan. 9 2019

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused the U.S. national security adviser of making “a very serious...

UK Parliament moves to make ‘no-deal’ Brexit more difficult

Published Jan. 9 2019

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Parliament narrowly approved financial roadblocks that are designed to make it more difficult for the country...

Gabon government thwarts coup attempt, 2 plotters dead

Published Jan. 8 2019

LIBREVILLE, Gabon (AP) — Gabon’s government thwarted an attempted military coup Monday, retaining control of the oil-rich West African nation...

Britain testing ‘no-deal’ scenario as Brexit vote nears

Published Jan. 8 2019

LONDON (AP) — Britain is testing how its motorway and ferry system would handle a “no-deal” Brexit by sending a...

Venezuela Supreme Court judge flees to US to protest Maduro

Published Jan. 8 2019

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A Venezuelan Supreme Court justice and longtime government loyalist who fled the socialist country for a...

Saudi woman seeking asylum can stay temporarily in Thailand

Published Jan. 8 2019

BANGKOK (AP) — An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family over alleged abuse and barricaded herself in a Bangkok...

Water activist drops bid to finish 100 marathons in 100 days

Published Jan. 8 2019

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Injury has forced an Australian activist to stop her effort to complete 100 marathons in 100 days...

Trump adviser: US to leave Syria once IS beaten, Kurds safe

Published Jan. 7 2019

JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. troops will not leave northeastern Syria until Islamic State militants are defeated and American-allied Kurdish fighters...

Man charged, detained in Poland escape room game deaths

Published Jan. 7 2019

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Prosecutors in northern Poland detained and brought charges Sunday against the man who designed an escape...

Malaysia’s king abdicates in unexpected and rare move

Published Jan. 7 2019

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian King Sultan Muhammad V abdicated on Sunday in an unexpected move, after just two...

Saudi woman runaway held in Thailand while fleeing family

Published Jan. 7 2019

BANGKOK (AP) — A Saudi woman used social media to draw attention to her plight trying to flee her family,...

Christians celebrate Epiphany across Europe

Published Jan. 7 2019

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Christians across Europe celebrated Epiphany on Sunday, with worshippers plunging into icy waters and parades being...

Food bloggers bring Africa's rich cuisines to the world

Published Jan. 7 2019

NGAPAROU, Senegal (AP) — In the quiet hours before lunch, two women worked side by side in an airy kitchen.

Ukrainian Orthodox Church breaks away from Russian influence

Published Jan. 6 2019

ISTANBUL (AP) — An independent Ukrainian Orthodox church was created at a signing ceremony in Turkey on Saturday, formalizing a...

Russia: Too early to consider exchange of US spy suspect

Published Jan. 6 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s deputy foreign minister brushed back suggestions Saturday that an American being held in Moscow on suspicion...

CBS: El-Sissi says Egypt, Israel cooperate against militants

Published Jan. 6 2019

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s president has told CBS his country and Israel, with whom it fought four wars, are cooperating...

US sends troops for possible ‘violent’ Congo vote protests

Published Jan. 6 2019

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — On the eve of the first expected results of Congo’s long-delayed presidential election, President Donald Trump...

France: Year’s 1st yellow vest event brings tear gas, fires

Published Jan. 6 2019

PARIS (AP) — French security forces fired tear gas and flash-balls after a march through picturesque central Paris went from...