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From German wineries to Chinese factories, US dollar echoing
Issued: May 19, 2015
HONG KONG — For Americans, there are cheaper vacations in Europe and lower-priced imports. A Chinese factory is selling fewer goods in Europe. A U.S....
Fall of Ramadi raises doubts about US strategy in Iraq
Issued: May 19, 2015
WASHINGTON — The Islamic State group's capture of Ramadi, a key provincial capital in western Iraq, calls into question the Obama...
Greek finance minister says bailout deal is very close
Issued: May 18, 2015
ATHENS, Greece — Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said Monday that he expects an agreement with bailout creditors within the next week, which...
Flood, mudslide sweeps away homes in Colombia, killing 39
Issued: May 18, 2015
BOGOTA, Colombia — At least 39 people were killed Monday when a mudslide triggered by heavy rains swept away dozens of ramshackle homes in its path...
Open-pit gold mine collapse in Guyana traps 10 miners
Issued: May 18, 2015
GEORGETOWN, Guyana — An open-pit gold mine in remote southern Guyana has collapsed and buried up to 10 miners in debris. ...
Behind bars, on the ballot; ex-mayor wins Venezuela primary
Issued: May 18, 2015
CARACAS, Venezuela — Daniel Ceballos may be in jail, but he's also on the ballot for Venezuela's legislative elections. ...
Spain expects stronger economic growth this year
Issued: May 18, 2015
MADRID — Spain's economy minister the country's economic growth is likely to pick up speed and could hit 3.5 percent this year. ...
After truce, Saudi-led coalition resumes airstrikes in Yemen
Issued: May 18, 2015
SANAA, Yemen — Saudi-led coalition airstrikes targeting Yemen's Shiite rebels resumed early on Monday in the southern port city of Aden after a...
World stock markets slide as uncertainties cloud outlook
Issued: May 18, 2015
TOKYO — World stock markets mostly fell on Monday as weak data from the U.S. and China and uncertainty over Greece clouded the outlook for the global...
Luxury fashion brands accuse Alibaba of profiting from fakes
Issued: May 18, 2015
BEIJING — The owner of fashion brands Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent has accused Alibaba Group in a lawsuit of profiting from sales of counterfeit goods...
Greece says it needs bailout deal by end of May
Issued: May 18, 2015
ATHENS, Greece — Greece's cash-strapped government signaled Monday it needs a deal with bailout lenders by the end of the month to avoid...
CEO: Nissan will be ready with autonomous driving by 2020
Issued: May 18, 2015
YOKOHAMA, Japan — Nissan Motor Co. will have vehicles packed with autonomous driving technology by 2020 but whether people will be able to drive them...
Frustration with Latin America's left on the rise
Issued: May 18, 2015
CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela's socialist government is struggling to put food on the shelves amid runaway inflation. Brazil's president is...
Islamic State killed hundreds as it took Iraq's Ramadi
Issued: May 18, 2015
BAGHDAD — Islamic State militants likely killed up to 500 people — both Iraqi civilians and soldiers — and forced 8,000 to flee from their homes as...
Venezuela opposition holds primaries for legislative contest
Issued: May 17, 2015
CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan opposition candidates, campaigning on a shoestring and sometimes from behind bars, sought a chance Sunday to take part...
Pope canonizes 2 saints from 19th-century Palestine
Issued: May 17, 2015
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis canonized two nuns from what was 19th-century Palestine on Sunday in hope of encouraging Christians across the Middle East...
Guyana swears in new president who ended foes' 23-year rule
Issued: May 16, 2015
GEORGETOWN, Guyana — A retired army general was sworn in Saturday as Guyana's new president after his multi-ethnic opposition coalition won the...
Ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi sentenced to death
Issued: May 16, 2015
CAIRO — An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced the country's first freely elected leader, ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi, to death over...
Fighting rages in Yemen on 4th day of humanitarian truce
Issued: May 16, 2015
SANAA, Yemen — Fighting was underway Saturday in multiple Yemeni provinces on the fourth day of a humanitarian truce between a Saudi-led coalition and...
Russian rocket carrying Mexican satellite fails after launch
Issued: May 16, 2015
KIEV, Ukraine — A Russian rocket carrying a Mexican satellite malfunctioned Saturday shortly after its launch — the latest mishap to hit Russia's...
Greece's Tsipras says "very close" to deal with lenders
Issued: May 15, 2015
ATHENS, Greece — Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says his country's left-wing government is "very close" to reaching a vital deal...
Yemen fighting mars truce as UN envoy pushes for talks
Issued: May 15, 2015
SANAA, Yemen — Fighting was underway across Yemen on Friday, the third day of a humanitarian truce between a Saudi-led coalition and Shiite rebels, as...
Nepal rescuers find 3 bodies near crashed US Marine chopper
Issued: May 15, 2015
KATHMANDU, Nepal — Nepalese rescuers on Friday found three bodies near the wreckage of a U.S. Marine helicopter that disappeared this week during a...
European shares gain on ECB reassurance over stimulus
Issued: May 15, 2015
LONDON — European stock markets tracked their U.S. counterparts higher Friday, with sentiment supported by comments from European Central Bank...
Search for 15 trapped gold miners continues in Colombia
Issued: May 14, 2015
BOGOTA, Colombia — Search teams worked for a second day Thursday hunting for 15 gold miners missing and feared dead after water poured into the...


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