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Russia, Turkish in joint airstrikes on IS in northern Syria

January 18, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military says it has teamed up with Turkey to conduct joint airstrikes against an Islamic State group's stronghold in northern Syria.

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Death toll in Mali suicide blast rises to more than 50

January 18, 2017

GAO, Mali (AP) — A suicide bomber in an explosives-laden vehicle attacked a camp in northern Mali on Wednesday, killing more than 50 people and wounding more than 100 soldiers and former fighters... more »»

Bosnian Serb nationalist leader rejects US sanctions on him

January 18, 2017

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnian Serb nationalist leader Milorad Dodik has dismissed U.S. more »»

3 quakes shake Italy, isolating towns blanketed under snow

January 18, 2017

ROME (AP) — Three strong earthquakes shook central Italy in the space of an hour Wednesday, striking the same region that suffered a series of deadly quakes last year and further isolating towns... more »»

Turkey rounds up 27 with links to suspected nightclub gunman

January 18, 2017

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish police rounded up 27 people linked to the suspected gunman in Istanbul's New Year's Eve nightclub attack and the justice minister said Wednesday that the capture of... more »»

Auschwitz museum asks Germans, Austrians to donate items

January 18, 2017

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Auschwitz-Birkenau memorial museum is asking Germans and Austrians to donate private letters, memoirs, photos or any other items that could help historians better... more »»

Gambia leader's term extended as tourists are evacuated

January 18, 2017

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Gambia said Wednesday its legislators have voted to extend President Yahya Jammeh's term by three months, just hours before his mandate was set to expire. more »»

Cyprus peace deal nudges closer as hurdles still to overcome

January 18, 2017

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Diplomats are meeting Wednesday in the Swiss resort of Mont Pelerin, charged with figuring out if the differences are bridgeable in a deal to reunify ethnically split Cyprus. more »»

EU migration chief deplores conditions in Greek island camps

January 18, 2017

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Europe's top official for migration on Wednesday deplored the plight of thousands of refugees and other migrants in camps on Greece's eastern Aegean island of Lesbos who fac... more »»

The Latest: Iran warns Trump about trying to undo nuke deal

January 18, 2017

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local):

1:20 p.m.

Iran's foreign minister says U.. more »»

Israeli Arab, policeman killed amid clashes over demolitions

January 18, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli Arab rammed his vehicle into a group of police officers on Wednesday, killing one of them before he was shot dead during clashes in southern Israel, police said, while... more »»

Japan hotel chain under fire over denial of Rape of Nanking

January 18, 2017

TOKYO (AP) — A fast-growing Japanese hotel chain is facing criticism over a book penned by the hotel's owner that says the Rape of Nanking was fabricated. more »»

Israeli Arab, policeman killed in clashes over demolitions

January 18, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli Arab rammed his vehicle into a group of police officers on Wednesday, killing one of them before he was shot dead during clashes in southern Israel over a court-ordere... more »»

Russia extends residence permit for Snowden

January 18, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian authorities have extended a residence permit for U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, who leaked thousands of secret documents from the National Security Agency. more »»

Were opportunities for clues from MH370 debris missed?

January 18, 2017

SYDNEY (AP) — Three nations shelled out around $160 million and years' worth of work on the underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. The result: No plane. more »»

Caroline Kennedy boosted US-Japan ties as US ambassador

January 18, 2017

TOKYO (AP) — Caroline Kennedy stepped down Wednesday after three years as U.S. ambassador to Japan, where she was welcomed like a celebrity and worked to deepen the U.. more »»

Gambia leader, pressured to go, declares state of emergency

January 18, 2017

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh declared a state of emergency on Tuesday, just two days before he is supposed to cede power after losing elections last month. more »»

Back-to-back shootings shake Mexico's tourism jewels

January 18, 2017

CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Two consecutive days of shooting attacks that left a total of nine dead have put two of the jewels of Mexico's Caribbean coast on edge and spurred a warning to tourists by... more »»

Global warming could steal postcard-perfect weather days

January 18, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming is going to steal away some of those postcard-perfect weather days in the future, according to a first-of-its-kind projection of nice weather. more »»

 
 
 

 

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