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  • Palestinians, a large Jerusalem minority, feel Trump snub gaza-strip JERUSALEM (AP) — Pedestrians walk on a thick layer of soot from tires set ablaze in frequent clashes with Israeli troops. Cars navigate around potholes in streets littered with garbage. Motorists honk in a traffic jam near an Israeli checkpoint that is framed by the towering cement slabs of Israel’s separation barrier. It’s morning rush hour ...
  • Brexit talks due to get green light to move on to trade A pedestrian with an umbrella passes a board showing the exchange rates at a money exchange bureau in London, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. The British pound fell to a three-month low amid reports Prime Minister Theresa May will signal her willingness to make a clean break with the European Union. Sterling fell below 1.20 US Dollars before recovering slightly Monday. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s leaders are due to say Friday that the Brexit talks with Britain can move on to the next phase to include the key topic of trade, according to a draft statement seen by The Associated Press. The progress comes after the sides reached a deal on the preliminary divorce issues, ...
  • Under Putin, Russia increases clout in the Middle East Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses the troops at the Hemeimeem air base in Syria, on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. Declaring a victory in Syria, Putin on Monday visited a Russian military air base in the country and announced a partial pullout of Russian forces from the Mideast nation. (Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP) MOSCOW (AP) — When Russia launched a military campaign in Syria two years ago, President Vladimir Putin sought to save his ally from imminent collapse and break Russia’s international isolation over a crisis in Ukraine. He achieved that and more, emerging as a key stakeholder in the Middle East who has brokered deals with many of ...
  • Palestinian president says no role for US in peace process Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, centre, flanked by Jordan’s King Abdullah II, left and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, right, poses with other leaders of Islamic nations following a photo-op prior to the opening session of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Extraordinary Summit in Istanbul, Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017 Leaders and top officials from Islamic nations, members of 57-member Organization of Islamic Cooperation gathered for a summit that is expected to forge a unified stance against U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis) ISTANBUL (AP) — The Palestinian president said Wednesday his people will not accept any role for the United States in the Mideast peace process “from now on,” following President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Mahmoud Abbas spoke at a gathering of heads of state and top officials from Islamic nations at ...
  • World leaders, high security at Paris climate summit French President Emmanuel Macron, right, meets with US businessman Michael Bloomberg, left, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates Bill Gates, British entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson, third left, and other philanthropists at the Elysee Palace in Pari, Tuesday, on Dec. 12, 2017. More than 50 world leaders are gathering in Paris for a summit that President Emmanuel Macron hopes will give new momentum to the fight against global warming, despite U.S. President Donald Trump’s rejection of the Paris climate accord. (Christophe Archambault, Pool via AP) PARIS (AP) — More than 50 world leaders are joining bankers, energy magnates and others Tuesday in Paris for a summit that President Emmanuel Macron hopes will give new momentum to the fight against global warming — despite U.S. President Donald Trump’s rejection of the Paris climate accord. Sean Penn, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Gates and Elon ...
  • Myanmar military’s rape of Rohingya sweeping, methodical Newly arrived Rohingya women wait for their turn to collect building material for their shelters distributed by aid agencies in Kutupalong refugee camp, Bangladesh, Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017. With Rohingya refugees still flooding across the border from Myanmar, those packed into camps and makeshift settlements in Bangladesh were becoming desperate for scant basic resources as hunger and illness soared. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin) UKHIA, Bangladesh (AP) — The soldiers arrived, as they often did, long after sunset. It was June, and the newlyweds were asleep in their home, surrounded by the fields of wheat they farmed in western Myanmar. Without warning, seven soldiers burst into the house and charged into their bedroom. The woman, a Rohingya Muslim who agreed to ...
  • Russia’s Putin makes stop at Russian military base in Syria In this Monday, Dec. 11, 2017 frame grab made available by Russian Rossiya 24 TV Channel Sergei Surovikin, Russian Commander in Syria, 3rd left, reports to President Vladimir Putin, right, as Syrian President Bashar Assad, 4th left, listens, at the Hemeimeem air base in Syria. Declaring a victory in Syria, Putin on Monday visited a Russian military air base in the country and announced a partial pullout of Russian forces from the Mideast nation MOSCOW (AP) — Declaring a victory in Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday visited a Russian military air base in the country and announced a partial pullout of Russian forces from the Mideast nation. Putin’s surprise visit marked his first trip to Syria, drawing a symbolic line under the campaign that has shored up President ...
  • Israeli strikes kill 2 Hamas men after Gaza rocket attack A Palestinian protester throws back a teargas canister that was fired by Israeli soldiers, during clashes on the Israeli border following a protest against U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, east of Gaza City, Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Adel Hana) GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli airstrikes killed two Hamas members early Saturday following a rocket attack on Israel, in the latest fallout from President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, which has roiled the region and the larger Muslim world. The Israeli military said it targeted four Hamas facilities in response ...
  • UK, EU claim Brexit breakthrough; eye talks on future ties European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, right, and British Prime Minister Theresa May address a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017. British Prime Minister Theresa May and EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker held a power lunch on Monday, seeking a breakthrough in the Brexit negotiations ahead of a key EU summit the week after. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo) BRUSSELS (AP) — Britain and the European Union hammered out a deal early Friday that allows Brexit talks to finally move on to the all-important issues of trade and the future relationship between the two. But some of the details appeared contradictory and many of the toughest issues remained unresolved. The last stumbling block had involved ...
  • Clashes erupt across West Bank over US Jerusalem pivot Hamas supporters burn a picture of the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during protest against U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, in Jebaliya Refugee Camp, Gaza Strip, Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Adel Hana) JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinians clashed with Israeli troops across the West Bank and Gaza, and Muslim worshippers from Jordan to Indonesia poured into the streets after Friday prayers to protest President Donald Trump’s recognition of contested Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Protesters burned Israeli and U.S. flags or stomped on Trump posters in displays of anger. In the ...
  • Analysis: Palestinians dismiss US role after Jerusalem pivot New Capital IRS (PhatzNewsRoom / AP)    —   The dramatic U.S. policy shift on contested Jerusalem is seen by the Western-backed Palestinian leadership as a dangerous betrayal and game changer that is bound to propel them into a risky confrontation with the U.S. and Israel on the global stage. Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas hasn’t decided yet whether to formally abandon ...
  • Mideast braces for fallout from Trump’s move on Jerusalem A view of the Western Wall and the Dome of the Rock, some of the holiest sites for for Jews and Muslims, is seen in Jerusalem’s Old City, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. U.S. officials say President Donald Trump will recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital Wednesday, Dec. 6, and instruct the State Department to begin the multi-year process of moving the American embassy from Tel Aviv to the holy city. His decision could have deep repercussions across the region. (AP Photo JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinians shuttered schools and shops and called for protests in West Bank towns on Thursday, while the leader of the Hamas militant group called for a new armed uprising, in widespread show of anger over President Donald Trump’s move to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Trump’s dramatic break on Wednesday with decades of ...
  • Trump’s plan to declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel will derail decades of US diplomacy President Donald Trump shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after making a joint statement in Jerusalem, Monday, May 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)(PhatzNewsRoom / VOX)    —-    An embassy move is on hold, but the president plans to declare Jerusalem the capital on Wednesday. Donald Trump is telling leaders from across the Middle East that he intends to declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel, an explosive move that will break from 50 years of US foreign policy, potentially derail ...
  • As UN envoy visits, a look at N.Korea’s diplomatic pipelines A woman watches a TV screen showing a file footage of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, at Seoul Train Station in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, May 29, 2017. North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile that landed in Japan’s maritime economic zone Monday, officials said, the latest in a string of test launches as the North seeks to build nuclear-tipped ICBMs that can reach the U.S. mainland. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man) TOKYO (AP) — North Korea’s decision to hold talks with a senior United Nations official, who is also an American citizen and former U.S. diplomat, presents a rare opportunity for both sides to sound each other out in the increasingly isolated North Korean capital. It may take a while to find out exactly what is being ...
  • Britain urges move to Brexit phase 2 to solve border issue European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, right, and British Prime Minister Theresa May address a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017. British Prime Minister Theresa May and EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker held a power lunch on Monday, seeking a breakthrough in the Brexit negotiations ahead of a key EU summit the week after. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo) BRUSSELS (AP) — Britain’s foreign secretary said Wednesday that Brexit negotiations mustn’t be held up by disputes over Irish borders and that the issue should be tackled in phase two of departure talks. Boris Johnson said that “the best way to sort it out is to get onto the second phase of the negotiations, where all ...
  • UK scrambles to salvage Brexit deal after Irish border hitch European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, right, and British Prime Minister Theresa May address a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017. British Prime Minister Theresa May and EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker held a power lunch on Monday, seeking a breakthrough in the Brexit negotiations ahead of a key EU summit the week after. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo) LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May’s government is holding talks with its Northern Ireland political ally, in a bid to salvage a Brexit deal ahead of a deadline next week. Britain and the European Union came close to agreement on key divorce terms, including how to maintain an open Irish border after the U.K. ...
  • Yemenis shelter from airstrikes, battles in capital FILE- In this Nov. 7, 2015 file photo, made available by the Emirates News Agency, WAM, a convoy of UAE military vehicles and personnel travels from Al Hamra Military Base to Zayed Military City, marking the return of the first batch of UAE Armed Forces military personnel from Yemen, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The UAE is better known for its skyscrapers and pampered luxuries, but its battle-hardened military that's gained on-the-ground experience in the last decades is expanding into new bases in Africa. (Ryan Carter-Crown Prince Court - Abu Dhabi/WAM via AP) SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemenis in the war-torn country’s capital crowded into basements overnight as Saudi-led fighter jets pounded the positions of Houthi rebels, who are now fighting forces loyal to a former president for control of the city. Suze van Meegen, Sanaa-based protection and advocacy adviser for the Norwegian Refugee Council, said Monday that the ...
  • Stealth jets, other aircraft fly in US, South Korean drills CORRECTS TO REMOVE REFERENCE TO BIGGEST-EVER JOINT EXERCISE - U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors taxi on the runway upon landing at a South Korean air base in Gwangju, South Korea, Monday, Dec. 4, 2017. The United States and South Korea have started their joint air force exercise with hundreds of aircrafts including two dozen stealth jets. SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hundreds of aircraft including two dozen stealth jets began training Monday as the United States and South Korea launched a massive combined air force exercise. The war games come a week after North Korea test-fired its most powerful missile ever, an ICBM that may be able to target the eastern ...
  • Seoul: N. Korea’s new missile could reach Washington This Nov. 29, 2017, image provided by the North Korean government on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, shows what the North Korean government calls the Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile, in North Korea. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: “KCNA” which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP) SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Two days after North Korea test-launched its most powerful missile to date, a clearer picture is emerging of Pyongyang’s impressive technological achievement — and what still remains before it can legitimately threaten the continental United States. Many questions remain, but there’s broad agreement from government and outside analyses that the huge ...
  • EU official in Ireland as border issue bedevils Brexit talks A pedestrian with an umbrella passes a board showing the exchange rates at a money exchange bureau in London, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. The British pound fell to a three-month low amid reports Prime Minister Theresa May will signal her willingness to make a clean break with the European Union. Sterling fell below 1.20 US Dollars before recovering slightly Monday. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) LONDON (AP) — European Council leader Donald Tusk is due to meet Ireland’s prime minister in Dublin, with the status of the Irish border threatening to derail divorce talks between the EU and Britain. After Britain leaves the bloc in 2019, the currently invisible 310-mile (500-kilometer) frontier will be the U.K.’s only land border with an ...
  • What North Korean photos say about new ballistic missile A woman walks past a TV screen broadcasting news of North Korea’s missile launch, in Tokyo, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. North Korea fired a ballistic missile from its capital Pyongyang that flew over Japan before plunging into the northern Pacific Ocean, officials said Tuesday, an aggressive test-flight over the territory of a close U.S. ally that sends a clear message of defiance as Washington and Seoul conduct war games nearby. The letters, left, read ” North Korea Missile.” (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi) TOKYO (AP) — North Korea released dozens of photos Thursday of the Hwasong-15, a new intercontinental ballistic missile it claims can reach any target in the continental United States. The photo dump, published in the paper and online editions of the ruling party’s official daily, is a goldmine for rocket experts trying to parse reality ...
  • London mayor urges UK’s May to cancel Trump state visit trump-calls-london-mayor-sadiq-khan-640x480 LONDON (AP) — The mayor of London on Thursday added his voice to mounting calls for President Donald Trump’s state visit to the U.K. to be canceled over his retweets of a British far-right group. Sadiq Khan said Trump has promoted “a vile, extremist group” and an official visit by him to Britain “would not be ...
  • Thousands flee Bali volcano but some stay put or run to it A view of Mount Agung volcano erupting in Karangasem, Bali, Indonesia, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. Flights trickled out of Bali a day after its airport reopened but the erupting volcano there shut down air travel to a neighboring Indonesian island Thursday, showing the continued risk to aircraft from the towering ash clouds. Mount Agung has been gushing black-gray columns of volcanic dust and steam since the weekend and glowing a dramatic red at night as lava wells in its crater. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati) KARANGASEM, Indonesia (AP) — When an enormous volcano belches ash and the people who live around it flee, you get out too, right? Probably. But apparently not always. The compelling impulse to see an aggressive and majestic show of nature, and to record an uncontrollable force, is motivating some visitors to the tropical island of Bali ...
  • Analysis: N. Korea may declare ‘victory,’ turn to economy A woman watches a TV screen showing a file footage of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, at Seoul Train Station in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, May 29, 2017. North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile that landed in Japan’s maritime economic zone Monday, officials said, the latest in a string of test launches as the North seeks to build nuclear-tipped ICBMs that can reach the U.S. mainland. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man) SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In the dead of night, North Korea test-launches its most powerful missile yet. Six minutes later, rival South Korea unleashes a barrage meant to show it will hit back — hard — if war ever comes. The nightmare scenario, made reality again Wednesday, is terrifying and increasingly routine. Yet there are ...
  • N. Korea fires ICBM it says is ‘significantly more’ powerful This image made from video of an Aug. 14, 2017, still image broadcast in a news bulletin on Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, by North Korea’s KRT shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un receiving a briefing in Pyongyang. North Korea said leader Kim Jong Un was briefed on his military’s plans to launch missiles in waters near Guam days after the Korean People’s Army announced its preparing to create “enveloping fire” near the U.S. military hub in the Pacific. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this photo. (KRT via AP Video) SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — After 2 ½ months of relative quiet, North Korea launched its most powerful weapon yet early Wednesday, claiming a new type of intercontinental ballistic missile that some observers believe could reach Washington and the entire eastern U.S. seaboard. In a special state media broadcast hours later, North Korea said it successfully ...
The latest round of Syrian peace talks ended with no progress toward a political settlement and no pause in government offensives against opposition-held areas. [...]
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The U.S. for the first time publicly displayed what officials said were Iranian-made missiles, drones and other weaponry as proof of Tehran's growing military influence in the Middle East. [...]
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Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski faces growing pressure to step down in connection with a probe that began in Brazil into alleged corrupt payments made by construction company Odebrecht SA across Latin America. [...]
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The Bank of Mexico raised interest rates by a quarter percentage point after a six-month pause, as policy makers have grown increasingly worried about high inflation. [...]
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The U.K.'s coming divorce from the European Union has reopened the centuries-old debate about how Ireland should be governed. And the Irish question in turn will play a significant role in determining what form Brexit takes. [...]
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European leaders are set to approve a divorce deal with the U.K. that opens the door to trade talks, but British leader Theresa May faces a new Brexit hurdle at home. [...]
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China has built more infrastructure on artificial islands in the disputed South China Sea in the past year, including underground tunnels and radar installations, even as it has sought to repair relations with other claimants, according to an analysis of fresh satellite images. [...]
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The leaders of China and South Korea pledged to work together to counter North Korea's rapidly advancing nuclear program, resetting relations that had soured over Seoul's deployment of an American missile-defense system. [...]
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With the price skyrocketing, farmers in Madagascar, the industry's epicenter, are sleeping in their fields, hiring guards; ‘there are many vanilla thieves here' [...]
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Central banks in Europe showed continued caution about the region's economic recovery, signaling that they are in no rush to follow the Federal Reserve in steadily raising interest rates. [...]
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Russian President Vladimir Putin praised President Donald Trump's performance in a nationally televised press conference, saying Washington was consumed by “spy mania.” [...]
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Choi Soon-sil, a longtime confidante of former President Park Geun-hye, is accused of using her presidential connections to solicit bribes from the country's biggest business empires. [...]
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David Su's Matrix Partners China has nurtured 20 unicorns—startups valued at $1 billion or more. But he's anxious that there's now too much capital chasing too few worthy ideas. [...]
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Canada's most prominent business leaders are ‘deeply concerned' by setbacks to diversify trade in Asia in the face of uncertainty over Nafta, according to a letter their lobbyist sent to Finance Minister Bill Morneau. [...]
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A petition by religious activists to outlaw sex outside marriage and gay sex has been rejected by a top indonesian court—but four of the nine judges dissented. [...]
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Shale producers are roaring back to life, pushing the global oil supply to its highest level in a year and undermining OPEC's efforts to rebalance the market, the International Energy Agency said. [...]
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The People's Bank of China followed a U.S. interest-rate increase with one of its own to blunt the effect of the Federal Reserve move on the Chinese economy. [...]
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An Islamic extremist suicide bomber disguised as a police officer killed at least 17 and injured 20 at a police academy in Somalia's capital on Thursday, police said. [...]
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The arrest of two Reuters reporters in Myanmar casts a spotlight on how the country's authorities use colonial-era laws to restrict press freedom as international criticism builds over the nation's treatment of its ethnic-Rohingya Muslim minority. [...]
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Investors will be looking for clues on when the ECB might phase out its bond-buying program and follow the Federal Reserve on the path toward higher interest rates. [...]
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