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Saudi foreign minister defends policy at Munich meeting

February 12, 2016

MUNICH (AP) — Saudi Arabia's foreign minister on Friday defended his country's foreign policy and its stance in Yemen and Syria, insisting that the kingdom has no ambitions beyond its borders. more »»

The Latest: UN humanitarian chief seeks full access in Syria

February 12, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria and international diplomatic efforts to end the violence (all times local):

7.50 p.m.

The U.. more »»

The Latest: Patriarch voices support for Cuba

February 12, 2016

HAVANA (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis's historic meeting in Cuba with Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill and his subsequent trip to Mexico (all times local):

12:10 p.m. more »»

Protesting Greek farmers drive tractors through Athens

February 12, 2016

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — More than a dozen tractors rolled through Athens on Friday, honking horns and flashing lights outside parliament as thousands of Greek farmers thronged the capital's main... more »»

The Latest: Saudi minister: Assad must go to allow IS defeat

February 12, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria and international diplomatic efforts to end the violence (all times local):

6.25 p.m. more »»

Moscow court rejects opposition leader's suit against Putin

February 12, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — A Moscow court on Friday refused to consider suit filed by a prominent Russian opposition figure, who accused President Vladimir Putin of breaking the nation's anti-corruption law. more »»

Those Valentine's Day flowers might just be from Kenya

February 12, 2016

NYAHURURU, Kenya (AP) — This Valentine's Day, there's a good chance your flowers came from Kenya. more »»

Court: Facebook can be sued in France in nude painting case

February 12, 2016

PARIS (AP) — Facebook lost a crucial legal battle Friday as a Paris court ruled the social network can be sued in France over its decision to remove the account of a French user who posted a phot... more »»

APNewsBreak: EU is poised to restrict passport-free travel

February 12, 2016

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union countries are poised to restrict passport-free travel by invoking an emergency rule to keep some border controls for two more years because of the migration crisis... more »»

Pope heads for historic meeting with Russian Orthodox leader

February 12, 2016

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis was flying to Cuba on Friday for the first-ever papal meeting with the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, a historic development in the 1,000-year schism within... more »»

Mideast 'quartet' to prepare report on peace prospects

February 12, 2016

MUNICH (AP) — The international diplomatic "quartet" on the Mideast says it will prepare a report on the current situation between Israel and the Palestinians with an eye toward resuming peace... more »»

Rwanda plans to relocate Burundian refugees

February 12, 2016

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Rwanda's government said Friday it plans to relocate 75,000 Burundian refugees to other countries following accusations that Rwanda is harboring and training rebels opposed... more »»

George and Amal Clooney meet Merkel to discuss refugees

February 12, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — Actor George Clooney and his lawyer wife Amal had a private meeting Friday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss the crisis in Syria and Europe's efforts to help refugees. more »»

Auschwitz survivors testify at former SS sergeant's trial

February 12, 2016

DETMOLD, Germany (AP) — Three Holocaust survivors testified Friday about the horrors they experienced at the Auschwitz the death camp, on the second day of the trial of a former SS sergeant on... more »»

Greek farmers clash with riot police in pensions protest

February 12, 2016

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek farmers wielding shepherd's staffs and throwing rocks clashed with riot police in Athens on Friday as thousands headed to the capital for a two-day protest against... more »»

5-story building collapses in Istanbul

February 12, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — A five-story building collapsed in the Turkish city of Istanbul on Friday but it appears no one was trapped inside, according to local officials. more »»

Portugal's PM vows to press ahead with anti-austerity plans

February 12, 2016

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The Portuguese prime minister says he has taken note of European Union concerns about his debt-heavy country's spending plans but is determined to make his anti-austerity... more »»

Jordan king, Iraqi, Saudi officials expected at Munich meet

February 12, 2016

MUNICH (AP) — Jordan's King Abdullah, Iraq's prime minister and Saudi Arabia's foreign minister are among those expected at a conference opening in southern Germany, after diplomats agreed to wor... more »»

Seoul, US to open talks on missile defense aimed at N. Korea

February 12, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Looking to take a harder line after North Korea's recent nuclear test and rocket launch, Seoul and Washington will begin talks as early as next week on deploying a... more »»

Several people killed in attack on UN base in Mali

February 12, 2016

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — An official says militants have attacked a United Nations base in northern Mali, killing at least three people and injuring 30 others. more »»

 
 

 

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