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Greek, German leaders seek to reboot relationship
Issued: March 23, 2015
BERLIN — Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and German Chancellor sought Monday to reboot an increasingly sour relationship, saying they are looking...
Analysis: Is Israel democratic? Not so clear
Issued: March 23, 2015
JERUSALEM — Is Israel a democracy? The answer is not so straightforward, and it increasingly matters given the diplomatic fallout over hardliner...
Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan sign accord over Nile waters
Issued: March 23, 2015
KHARTOUM, Sudan — Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan on Monday signed an initial agreement on sharing water from the Nile River that runs through the three...
2 upstart Spanish parties make big inroads in Andalusia vote
Issued: March 23, 2015
MADRID — Two fledgling parties that have shaken up Spain's political scene made significant inroads in their first regional bids for power in...
Lee's authoritarian legacy may fall short for new Singapore
Issued: March 23, 2015
SINGAPORE — Lee Kuan Yew brought prosperity to Singapore with an authoritarian system designed to outlast him, but that legacy may be ill-suited for...
ECB head: Restore dialogue between Greece, creditors
Issued: March 23, 2015
FRANKFURT, Germany — European Central Bank head Mario Draghi says the bank is ready to restore support for Greece's banks if talks between the...
Chinese state company agrees to buy Italy's Pirelli
Issued: March 23, 2015
BEIJING— China's biggest state-owned chemical company said Monday it plans to buy Italian tire manufacturer Pirelli, adding to a string of...
A glance at issues that divide Germany and Greece
Issued: March 23, 2015
BERLIN — Relations between Greece's new government and Germany got off to a rocky start after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras swept to power in...
Paris alternates traffic to reduce choking smog levels
Issued: March 23, 2015
PARIS — Paris authorities have put in place 24-hour emergency measures to limit traffic after record levels of pollution in the French capital. ...
Alibaba invests in Israeli venture firm
Issued: March 23, 2015
JERUSALEM — An executive at an Israeli venture capital firm says his company has received an investment from Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba. ...
DR reopening consulates in Haiti
Issued: March 23, 2015
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic – The Dominican Republic is reopening the consulates it closed in neighbouring Haiti following a series of protests...
Stocks mostly turn lower after gains in Asia
Issued: March 23, 2015
LONDON — European stocks fell and Wall Street was set for a modest open on Monday despite gains in Asian markets overnight. ...
French prime minister praises far-right defeat at local vote
Issued: March 23, 2015
PARIS — French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has hailed the defeat of the far- right National Front in first-round local elections, while minimizing the...
Tsipras on first trip to Germany amid tense relations
Issued: March 23, 2015
BERLIN — Alexis Tsipras is visiting Germany for the first time since becoming Greece's prime minister, meeting Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday...
Lee Kuan Yew, founder of modern Singapore, dies at 91
Issued: March 23, 2015
SINGAPORE — Lee Kuan Yew, the founder of modern Singapore who was both feared for his authoritarian tactics and admired worldwide for turning the...
Asian stocks up, Europe down after Wall Street gains
Issued: March 23, 2015
BEIJING — Asian stock markets mostly rose while Europe declined on Monday following Wall Street's gains amid expectations global central banks...
Vote blunts rise of France's far-right National Front
Issued: March 22, 2015
PARIS — France's governing Socialists never expected to do well in Sunday's first-round local elections, and their strategy worked just as...
Turnout in French vote blunts ascent of National Front
Issued: March 22, 2015
PARIS — France's governing Socialists never expected to do well in Sunday's first-round elections, and their strategy worked just as planned:...
After Cyclone Pam, Vanuatu revives, rebuilds and rethinks
Issued: March 22, 2015

EFATE, Vanuatu — The roof from what was once the...

Japan opts for massive, costly sea wall to fend off tsunamis
Issued: March 22, 2015
SENDAI, Japan — Four years after a towering tsunami ravaged much of Japan's northeastern coast, efforts to fend off future disasters are focusing...
US anti-drugs work in Colombia uses cancer-linked herbicide
Issued: March 22, 2015
BOGOTA, Colombia — New labeling on the world's most popular weed killer as a likely cause of cancer is raising more questions for an aerial...
Greece fights German bailout demands with Nazi-era claims
Issued: March 22, 2015

BERLIN — It was 1943 and the Nazis were deporting...

IMF welcomes Beijing's efforts to boost regional investment
Issued: March 22, 2015
BEIJING — International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde said Sunday that China's economic slowdown is legitimate and that Beijing can...
Thousands gather for anti-austerity rally in Spain
Issued: March 21, 2015
MADRID — Thousands of demonstrators from across Spain gathered at one of Madrid's main squares Saturday to protest against the way the government...
Brazil judge accepts charges against 11 companies
Issued: March 21, 2015
SAO PAULO — A Brazilian judge has accepted charges filed by state prosecutors against 11 companies for allegedly forming a cartel to raise prices on...


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