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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 »»

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 »»

French workers get fewer protections under new labor 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 »»

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 »»

UK's May: No Brexit talks until 'our objectives are clear'

July 20, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — Britain will not start exit talks with the European Union until "our objectives are clear" — and that won't be this year, Prime Minister Theresa May said Wednesday, at her first... more »»

Vatican: No changes or cancellations for pope's Poland visit

July 20, 2016

VATICAN CITY (AP) — A Vatican spokesman says no groups of faithful have cancelled attending events for Pope Francis' pilgrimage in Poland next week because of security concerns.

The Rev. 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 sovereign wealth fund and that was used for high-end rea... more »»

The Latest: Report: 626 schools and establishments to close

July 20, 2016

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

8:00 p.m. more »»

Venezuelan opposition says hurdle cleared in Maduro recall

July 20, 2016

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's opposition said Wednesday that officials have validated enough signatures to proceed to the next phase of a referendum to recall unpopular President Nicolas... more »»

UK's May: No EU divorce talks til 'our objectives are clear'

July 20, 2016

BERLIN (AP) —

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Britain must present its European Union exit plan before divorce negotiations can begin but British Prime Minister Theresa May says the U.K. more »»

Israel renews ties with largely Muslim nation Guinea

July 20, 2016

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Israel said Wednesday it has renewed diplomatic ties with the largely Muslim African country of Guinea, the latest step in Israel's courtship of the continent, and Prime... more »»

US hits 3 Iran-based al-Qaida figures with terror sanctions

July 20, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has slapped sanctions on three senior al-Qaida figures based in Iran who it accuses of helping transfer money and fighters from South Asia to the Middle... more »»

EU eases trade with Jordan to boost jobs for Syria refugees

July 20, 2016

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A diplomat says the European Union has eased trade rules with Jordan to spur foreign investment in the kingdom and create jobs for Syrian refugees. more »»

Suspicious man raises alert in Brussels, but false alarm

July 20, 2016

BRUSSELS (AP) — A man wearing a heavy coat with wires hanging out prompted a security alert and partial lockdown in central Brussels, but it turned out to be a false alarm, police said. 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 »»

The Latest: S&P cuts Turkey credit rating deeper into junk

July 20, 2016

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

7:10 p.. more »»

Turk defies tanks, and survives, in coup video footage

July 20, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — Video footage from Turkey's failed coup shows a pro-government protester ducking down between the tracks of a speeding tank that passes over him. more »»

UK PM May visits Germany for Brexit talks with Merkel

July 20, 2016

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May was making her first overseas trip as Britain's leader on Wednesday to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel, a key figure in negotiating Britain's exit... more »»

 
 
 

 

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