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Hong Kong teen leader Joshua Wong guilty in protest trial

July 21, 2016

HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong court on Thursday found teen protest leader Joshua Wong guilty of taking part in an illegal rally that sparked massive student-led pro-democracy street protests in th... more »»

No 'Pokemon Go' yet in Japan, but government already worried

July 21, 2016

TOKYO (AP) — The "Pokemon Go" craze has yet to hit Japan, but reports of robberies, traffic accidents and other mishaps abroad already have the government worried. more »»

UN to hold informal poll on 12 candidates for next UN chief

July 21, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council holds its first informal poll Thursday on the dozen candidates competing to succeed Ban Ki-moon as secretary-general on Jan. . more »»

Hong Kong teen protest leader guilty of unlawful assembly

July 21, 2016

HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong court on Thursday found teen protest leader Joshua Wong guilty of taking part in an illegal rally that sparked massive student-led pro-democracy street protests two... more »»

US goes after more than $1B taken from Malaysian fund

July 21, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States moved Wednesday to recover more than $1 billion that federal officials say was stolen from a Malaysian wealth fund by people close to prime minister Najib Razak. more »»

French workers get fewer protections under new law

July 20, 2016

PARIS (AP) — French workers lost some of their famed labor protections Wednesday, as the government tries to keep up with the global economy by weakening union powers and giving employers more... more »»

US goes after more than $1B taken from Malaysian fund

July 20, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States moved Wednesday to recover more than $1 billion that federal officials say was stolen from a Malaysian economic development fund and that was used for high-end... more »»

French workers get fewer protections under new lab

July 20, 2016

PARIS (AP) — French workers lost some of their famed labor protections Wednesday, as the government tries to keep up with the global economy by weakening union powers and giving employers more... more »»

Turkey declares 3-month state of emergency after failed coup

July 20, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's president on Wednesday declared a three-month state of emergency following a botched coup attempt, declaring he would rid the military of the "virus" of subversion... more »»

Prisoner who published 'Guantanamo Diary' to be set free

July 20, 2016

MIAMI (AP) — A former al-Qaida militant who gained fame with the publication of a diary about life at Guantanamo has been approved for release from the detention center at the U.S. more »»

Demonstrators, Armenia police clash outside station

July 20, 2016

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Tensions in the Armenian capital rose on Wednesday night as demonstrators clashed with police near a police station where armed men have been holding hostages for four day... more »»

Court: Romania's constitution can be changed on marriage law

July 20, 2016

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's Constitutional Court on Wednesday ruled that a request from an anti-gay group to change the constitution to state that marriage is a union between a man and a... more »»

The Latest: Erdogan declares 3-month state of emergency

July 20, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on the situation in Turkey after the failed military coup last week (all times local):

11:35 p.m. more »»

French to extend state of emergency; Paris cancels events

July 20, 2016

PARIS (AP) — French lawmakers voted Wednesday in favor of extending the nation's state of emergency for another six months and jittery Paris officials cancelled some summer events due to security... more »»

Turkey to shut hundreds of schools in anti-coup measure

July 20, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Cracking down on alleged subversives in education, Turkey said Wednesday that it will close more than 600 private schools and dormitories following an attempted coup,... more »»

Refugee teen in German train attack seemed to be adjusting

July 20, 2016

OCHSENFURT, Germany (AP) — By all accounts, the 17-year-old Afghan behind an ax-and-knife rampage aboard a commuter train in Germany seemed to be quickly integrating and adapting to life in... more »»

The Latest: Report: Greece patrols for Turkey coup fugitives

July 20, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on the situation in Turkey after the failed military coup last week (all times local):

10:15 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Canada urges respect for law in coup aftermath

July 20, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on the situation in Turkey after the failed military coup last week (all times local):

9:20 p.m. more »»

Kerry to Turkey: Send us evidence, not allegations on Gulen

July 20, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is calling on Turkey to provide hard evidence that a U.S.-based cleric was behind a foiled coup attempt last weekend if it wants him extradited. more »»

 
 
 

 

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