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German recession fears weigh on stocks after relief rally

August 14, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Fears that Germany could slip into a recession weighed hard on European stock markets Wednesday, a day after a modest relief rally prompted by the U.. more »»

Italian PM vows new Genoa bridge will be ready by April

August 14, 2019

ROME (AP) — Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has pledged that a new bridge for the Italian port city of Genoa will be ready by April, replacing the Morandi bridge that collapsed one year ago... more »»

Alleged Christchurch gunman sends letter from prison cell

August 14, 2019

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand officials admitted Wednesday that they made a mistake by allowing the man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques to send a hand-writte... more »»

Correction: Europe-Migrants story

August 14, 2019

BRUSSELS (AP) — In a story Aug. 13 about migrants, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Vincent Cochetel was International Red Cross envoy for the central Mediterranean. more »»

Thai court acquits Red Shirts of terrorism for 2010 protests

August 14, 2019

BANGKOK (AP) — A court in Thailand on Wednesday dismissed terrorism and other charges against 24 leaders of an extended street protest in 2010 that saw key areas of central Bangkok closed off and... more »»

Satellite photos appear to show Chinese APCs near Hong Kong

August 14, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Satellite photos show what appear to be armored personnel carriers and other vehicles belonging to the China's paramilitary People's Armed Police parked in a sports complex in th... more »»

Flights restart at Hong Kong airport as protesters apologize

August 14, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Flights resumed at Hong Kong's airport Wednesday after two days of disruptions marked by outbursts of violence that highlight the hardening positions of pro-democracy protesters... more »»

Malaysia conducts autopsy to find cause of death of UK teen

August 14, 2019

SEREMBAN, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian doctors conducted an autopsy Wednesday to determine the cause of death of a 15-year-old London teen whose naked body was found nine days after she mysteriously... more »»

Pakistani PM reiterates support to Kashmiris on Indian side

August 14, 2019

MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's prime minister assured Kashmiri people living in the Indian-administered part of the divided region that he supports them in their struggle for... more »»

LA Opera to investigate Placido Domingo over accusations

August 14, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two music companies canceled appearances by Placido Domingo and the Los Angeles Opera said Tuesday it would launch an investigation in response to an Associated Press story i... more »»

President-elect says Guatemala can't do migrant deal with US

August 14, 2019

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A Guatemalan immigration agreement signed with the Trump administration won't work because the Central American nation does not have the resources, the country's new... more »»

Flights resuming at Hong Kong airport after protest chaos

August 14, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Flights resumed at Hong Kong's airport Wednesday morning after two days of disruptions marked by outbursts of violence highlighting the hardening positions of pro-democracy... more »»

Kashmir's main city a maze of razor wire and steel barriers

August 14, 2019

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — The main city in the India-administered part of the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir has turned into a vast maze of razor wire coils and steel barricades as drones and... more »»

Trump delays tariffs on some Chinese goods until December

August 13, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Responding to pressure from businesses and growing fears that a trade war is threatening the U.S. more »»

Mob violence marks 2nd day of protests at Hong Kong airport

August 13, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Frenzied mob violence Tuesday against two men protesters suspected of being spies from mainland China marked the second day of pro-democracy demonstrations that have caused mass... more »»

Latest: Hong Kong police: 5 arrested after airport protests

August 13, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on Hong Kong protests (all times local):

5:20 a.. more »»

Top of the polls, German politician downplays far-right past

August 13, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — A quarter-century since his first foray into Germany's far-right movement, Andreas Kalbitz is poised to lead it to one of its biggest triumphs. more »»

China denies US Navy ship visits to Hong Kong amid unrest

August 13, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Chinese government has denied requests for two U.S. Navy ships to make port visits to Hong Kong amid civil unrest.

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Italy's premier to face senators amid leadership challenge

August 13, 2019

ROME (AP) — Populist Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte's political survival still hung in the balance Tuesday after senators put off setting a date for a no-confidence vote sought by right-wing... more »»

Facing pressure, Trump delays tariffs on some Chinese goods

August 13, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Responding to pressure from businesses and growing fears that a trade war is threatening the U.S. more »»

 
 

 

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