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Venezuela extends border closure despite Colombia's protests
Issued: August 28, 2015
CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro on Friday broadened a crackdown on Colombian migrants and border smugglers that has drawn...
Money laundering probe in case of Argentine prosecutor
Issued: August 28, 2015
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — An Argentine judge on Friday authorized a money laundering probe involving the prosecutor who died mysteriously while...
Brazil recession: GDP plunges 1.9 percent in second quarter
Issued: August 28, 2015
RIO DE JANEIRO — The bottom seems to have fallen out of Brazil's economy, with the government reporting Friday that the gross domestic product...
Venezuelans gov't backers rally after Colombian border closed
Issued: August 28, 2015
CARACAS, Venezuela — A sea of government supporters in red shirts rallied in Caracas on Friday to back a crackdown on migrants, smugglers and...
Former PM Tsipras' popularity tanks ahead of Greek elections
Issued: August 28, 2015
ATHENS, Greece — Greece's former governing radical-left party is unlikely to win an outright majority in a crucial national election next month,...
Turkish President Erdogan approves interim government
Issued: August 28, 2015
ANKARA, Turkey — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday approved an interim government that will lead Turkey into a new election in November, paving...
Attack draws new scrutiny to railways linking open Europe
Issued: August 28, 2015
PARIS — Europe's rail system is at the heart of its open borders, a way for passengers to travel on some of the world's fastest and most...
As markets drop, question is: will the Chinese still shop?
Issued: August 28, 2015
BICESTER, England — The designer outlet mall of Bicester Village is set in the English countryside near Oxford, but it might as well be in China. ...
Europe's migrant crisis brings tragedy by land and sea
Issued: August 28, 2015
VIENNA -- Rescue workers counted dozens of victims Friday from the increasingly desperate tide of humanity sweeping into Europe fleeing war,...
Brazil's Rousseff faces growing impeachment threat
Issued: August 28, 2015
RIO DE JANEIRO — If the worst economic crisis in a decade, a massive corruption scandal centered on her ruling party and approval ratings in the...
Greek economic growth in second quarter revised up
Issued: August 28, 2015
ATHENS, Greece — Greece's statistics agency says the country's economy grew slightly faster than earlier forecast in the second quarter of the...
200 feared dead in latest migrant disaster off Libya's coast
Issued: August 28, 2015
ZUWARA, Libya — Libyan authorities were collecting the bodies of migrants who drowned off the coastal city of Zuwara, with some 200 feared dead on...
US group urges China to open insurance, securities markets
Issued: August 28, 2015
BEIJING — An American business group urged China on Friday to allow more access to its insurance and other service industries, saying foreign skills...
Japan requires companies to set goals in hiring female execs
Issued: August 28, 2015
TOKYO — Japanese lawmakers approved a law Friday requiring large employers to set and publicize targets for hiring or promoting women as managers. ...
Japan reports inflation, household spending soften in July
Issued: August 28, 2015
TOKYO — The backdrop to the wild drama in financial markets over the past few weeks is a less dramatic but more daunting reality: the deep-seated...
Asian stocks rise, Europe falls as global stock rally fades
Issued: August 28, 2015
HONG KONG — World stock markets were uneven on Friday as a global rally driven by upbeat U.S. economic data faded. ...
Guatemalan prosecutors urge president to resign amid scandal
Issued: August 27, 2015
GUATEMALA CITY — Pressure grew Thursday on Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina to resign as business and government offices closed, protesters...
Mexico replaces security chief and foreign relations head
Issued: August 27, 2015
MEXICO CITY — Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has replaced the country's national security chief, 1 ½ months after top drug lord Joaquin...
Greece appoints 1st female prime minister ahead of snap poll
Issued: August 27, 2015
ATHENS, Greece -- Greece's first female prime minister, a top judge, was sworn in Thursday to head a caretaker government ahead of early elections...
South African prototype may solve solar power problem
Issued: August 27, 2015
JOHANNESBURG -- By thinking small, a group of South African scientists may have pioneered solar technology that has stumped Internet giant Google. ...
A look at the latest developments in Europe's migrant crisis
Issued: August 27, 2015
Record numbers of migrants fleeing violence and poverty in countries such as Syria, Afghanistan and Eritrea are trying to reach Europe this year,...
Guatemalan prosecutors urge president to resign amid scandal
Issued: August 27, 2015
GUATEMALA CITY — Pressure grew Thursday on Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina to resign as business and government offices closed, protesters...
Greece moves closer to formal announcement of election date
Issued: August 27, 2015
ATHENS, Greece — Greece came one step closer Thursday to an early election as the head of a breakaway left-wing party returned his mandate to form a...
Chinese market surge leads global stocks higher
Issued: August 27, 2015
BEIJING — China's main stock index surged 5.3 percent Thursday, its biggest gain in eight weeks, leading world markets higher and giving investors...
Ukraine reaches debt relief deal with creditors
Issued: August 27, 2015
MOSCOW -- The Ukrainian government said Thursday it has reached a crucial deal with its international bondholders to lighten its public debt burden, a...


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