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NATO proclaims 'strong solidarity' with Turkey against IS
Issued: July 28, 2015
BRUSSELS — NATO proclaimed its "strong solidarity" with Turkey following a rare emergency meeting Tuesday in which members also urged the...
Volkswagen sold more vehicles than Toyota in first half
Issued: July 28, 2015
TOKYO — Volkswagen overtook Toyota in global vehicle sales for January-June, the first time the German automaker has come out top in the intensely...
Malaysian PM axes deputy, attorney general amid fund scandal
Issued: July 28, 2015
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, stung by allegations that he received some $700 million in government money, on Tuesday...
Greece advances in loan talks, under fire for euro exit plan
Issued: July 28, 2015
ATHENS, Greece — Greece pushed ahead with talks on a new rescue loan Tuesday, but its government came under increasing pressure over claims it had a...
Scientists worry about arms race in artificial intelligence
Issued: July 28, 2015
LONDON — Scientists and tech experts - including Prof. Stephen Hawking and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak - warned Tuesday of a global arms race with...
Q&A: What stock market tumble means for China, rest of world
Issued: July 28, 2015
BEIJING — China's stock market tumbled this week despite a massive government intervention aimed at halting a slide in prices that began last...
China stocks fall for second day, Europe rises
Issued: July 28, 2015
BEIJING — Chinese stocks fell further Tuesday after suffering their biggest drop in eight years the previous day while most other Asian markets...
Greece readies for bailout talks as Plan B details revealed
Issued: July 27, 2015
ATHENS, Greece — Greece's government on Monday launched complex bailout negotiations with creditors, but faced rebuke following revelations that...
World Trade Organization approves Kazakhstan's membership
Issued: July 27, 2015
BERLIN — Kazakhstan is set to become the 162nd member of the World Trade Organization after the Geneva-based body formally approved the country's...
Obama urges Ethiopia to curb crackdowns on media, opposition
Issued: July 27, 2015
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — President Barack Obama urged Ethiopia's leaders Monday to curb crackdowns on press freedom and political openness as he...
US, Turkey aim for IS-free zone in northern Syria
Issued: July 27, 2015
BEIRUT -- The United States and Turkey are finalizing plans for a military campaign to push the Islamic State group out of a strip of Syrian territory...
Shanghai share index suffers biggest daily drop since 2007
Issued: July 27, 2015
SEOUL, South Korea -- The Shanghai share index fell the most since early 2007 on Monday as Chinese stocks suffered a renewed sell-off despite...
Israel's Teva buys Allergan generic drug company for $40.5B
Issued: July 27, 2015
JERUSALEM -- Israel's Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. said Monday it is purchasing Dublin-based Allergan PLC's generic pharmaceuticals...
French farmers turn back trucks with foreign meat, cheese
Issued: July 27, 2015
PARIS — French farmers angry over low prices turned back hundreds of trucks at the German border on Monday, looking for cargos of foreign meat and...
Survey shows unexpected upturn in German business confidence
Issued: July 27, 2015
BERLIN -- Business confidence in Germany, Europe's biggest economy, has risen unexpectedly this month as worries over Greece have subsided, a...
Problems pile up for Greek boat-builders as taxes bite
Issued: July 27, 2015
ATHENS, Greece — At its height eight years ago, George Kranitis' family-owned shipyard in Patra, Greece's third-largest city, employed some 35...
UBS says 2Q earnings up 53%
Issued: July 27, 2015
BERLIN -- Swiss bank UBS AG says its earnings leapt by 53 percent in the second quarter, helped by strong performances in equities trading and wealth...
Obama, African leaders to hold talks on South Sudan crisis
Issued: July 26, 2015
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — U.S. officials voiced pessimism Sunday about the prospect of a peace and power-sharing agreement in South Sudan as President...
Putin OKs maritime code calling for strong Atlantic presence
Issued: July 26, 2015
MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin has approved a new version of the country's maritime doctrine that calls for maintaining a strong...
Obama: Kenya at 'crossroads' between peril and promise
Issued: July 26, 2015
NAIROBI, Kenya — Declaring Kenya at a "crossroads" between promise and peril, President Barack Obama on Sunday pressed the nation of his...
Salmond says another Scottish independence vote 'inevitable'
Issued: July 26, 2015
LONDON — The former first minister of Scotland says a second referendum on Scottish independence is "inevitable." ...
Syria's embattled president admits manpower shortage
Issued: July 26, 2015
BEIRUT — In his first public address in a year, embattled Syrian President Bashar Assad vowed Sunday to win his country's long-running civil war...
Minister: Greek bailout talks format still being negotiated
Issued: July 26, 2015
ATHENS, Greece — Greece and rescue lenders are still working out the format of upcoming talks, the labor minister said Sunday, confirming a delay in...
Colombia suspends raids on FARC camps following rebel truce
Issued: July 25, 2015
BOGOTA, Colombia — Colombia's government is suspending aerial bombings of guerrilla camps in a bid to de-escalate fighting in the country's...
Escaped Mexican drug lord no saint, but lesser evil at home
Issued: July 25, 2015
BADIRAGUATO, Mexico — People living in the hometown of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman have heard stories of his benevolence: gifts of...


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