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Germanwings crash families accuse airline of ignoring them
Issued: July 21, 2015
BERLIN — A group of parents whose children were killed in the Germanwings plane crash in March have written a scathing letter to Lufthansa's CEO,...
Greece: new bailout talks to start after bank laws passed
Issued: July 21, 2015
ATHENS, Greece — Greece's government spokeswoman says talks with the country's creditors for a new multibillion-euro rescue package will begin...
Japan annual defense paper shows heightened worry over China
Issued: July 21, 2015
TOKYO — Japan emphasized China as a threat in escalating regional tensions in this year's annual defense report as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's...
Mayors at Vatican seek 'bold climate agreement'
Issued: July 21, 2015
VATICAN CITY — Dozens of environmentally friendly mayors from around the world demanded Tuesday that their national leaders take bold steps at the...
Striking French ferry workers snarl Eurotunnel entrance
Issued: July 21, 2015
PARIS — Striking French ferry workers are blocking access to the loading terminal for the Eurotunnel that links France and England, delaying cargo and...
CEO of Japan's Toshiba resigns over doctored books
Issued: July 21, 2015
TOKYO — Toshiba's CEO and eight other executives resigned Tuesday to take responsibility for doctored books that inflated profits at the Japanese...
Greek banks reopen but cash limits remain and taxes soar
Issued: July 20, 2015
ATHENS, Greece — Greek banks reopened Monday for the first time in three weeks, but strict limits on cash withdrawals and higher taxes on everything...
Turkey suspects Islamic State behind bomb that killed 31
Issued: July 20, 2015
ISTANBUL — Authorities suspected the Islamic State group was behind an apparent suicide bombing Monday in southeastern Turkey that killed 31 people...
UN endorses Iran nuclear deal with 6 world powers
Issued: July 20, 2015
UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council on Monday unanimously endorsed the landmark nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers and authorized a...
Taxes and more taxes: Greeks grapple with new price hikes
Issued: July 20, 2015
ATHENS, Greece — How much did you say? ...
Searching for ET: Hawking to look for extraterrestrial life
Issued: July 20, 2015
LONDON — Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has joined a Russian billionaire to launch a major new effort to listen for aliens in the search for...
European markets advance amid calmer Greece backdrop
Issued: July 20, 2015
LONDON — Stock markets across Europe eked out some modest gains Monday as Greek banks opened their doors for the first time in more than three weeks,...
Russian scientists squeezed by sanctions, Kremlin policies
Issued: July 20, 2015
NOVOSIBIRSK, Russia — Hundreds of Russian scientists say companies abroad are refusing to sell them scientific equipment they need to do their work...
Iran FM criticizes US, Israel over threat of military action
Issued: July 20, 2015
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's foreign minister on Monday criticized the United States and Israel for not taking the threat of military action against...
Italy: 4 Italians kidnapped in Libya near Eni complex
Issued: July 20, 2015
ROME — Four Italian construction workers have been kidnapped in Libya near an industrial complex owned by the Italian energy giant Eni in the western...
Asia stocks mixed, Europe up as market focus shifts to rates
Issued: July 20, 2015
BEIJING — Asian stocks were mixed and Europe rose Monday as investors put Greece's debt crisis behind them to focus on the outlook for interest...
Pentagon chief Carter in Israel seeks deeper military ties
Issued: July 19, 2015
TEL AVIV, Israel — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Sunday he has no expectation of persuading Israeli leaders to drop their opposition to the...
Argentina opposition set to win Buenos Aires mayoral vote
Issued: July 19, 2015
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentina's conservative opposition party is expected to win Sunday's mayoral run-off election in Buenos Aires,...
Merkel rules out 'haircut' for Greece, open to other relief
Issued: July 19, 2015
BERLIN — Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday suggested that Germany would show flexibility in negotiating how Greece deals with its massive debt, but...
Criticism for German idea that Greece take a euro 'timeout'
Issued: July 19, 2015
BERLIN — Germany's vice chancellor is criticizing the country's finance minister for suggesting that Greece could take a five-year...
Two women to vie in Taiwan presidential election for first time
Issued: July 19, 2015
TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwan's top two political parties have each nominated a woman for president in 2016, a historic first signaling acceptance of...
China deports 20 foreigners for watching 'terrorist' videos
Issued: July 19, 2015
BEIJING — China has deported 20 foreigners from Britain, South Africa and India for watching video clips that advocated terrorism and religious...
Iran supreme leader: Nuclear deal won't change policy to US
Issued: July 18, 2015
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Saturday a landmark nuclear deal won't change his country's policy toward...
Greek banks to reopen Monday but cash restrictions remain
Issued: July 18, 2015
ATHENS, Greece — Greek banks are reopening Monday after a forced 3-week closure but restrictions on cash withdrawals will remain. ...
Saudi Arabia says it stopped Islamic State attacks; 400 held
Issued: July 18, 2015
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia announced Saturday it has broken up planned Islamic State attacks in the kingdom and arrested more than 400...


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