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French president calls for end to US embargo on Cuba
Issued: May 11, 2015
HAVANA — French President Francois Hollande called on Monday for ending of the U.S. trade embargo on Cuba, saying France "will be a faithful...
Chile's Bachelet names new Cabinet amid popularity crisis
Issued: May 11, 2015
SANTIAGO, Chile — Chilean President Michelle Bachelet named a new Cabinet on Monday, hoping the changes will arrest the fall in her popularity ratings...
Airbus military plane faces more trouble after Spain crash
Issued: May 11, 2015
PARIS — Airbus' troubled A400M military plane has hit turbulence once again. ...
Greece makes progress with creditors but deal still elusive
Issued: May 11, 2015
BRUSSELS — Greece has made progress in talks with creditors but "more time and effort" is needed to reach a deal to give the country the...
Long poll lines in Guyana vote challenging racial politics
Issued: May 11, 2015
GEORGETOWN, Guyana — A party in power for over two decades in Guyana faced off in general elections Monday against a new coalition of opposition...
Spain Sephardic citizenship plan hits snags, unlike Portugal
Issued: May 11, 2015
MADRID — For Alfonso Paredes Henriquez, it was the opportunity not only of a lifetime — but of a half-millennium. The Panamanian real estate...
A look at nations involved in Saudi-led airstrikes on Yemen
Issued: May 11, 2015
CAIRO — A Saudi-led coalition has been targeting Shiite rebels and their allies in Yemen in a campaign of airstrikes since March 26. Here's a look...
US inconsistent in pressing China's banks on secrecy
Issued: May 11, 2015
SHANGHAI — Counterfeiters use several of China's largest state banks as safe havens, relying on them to process credit card payments or move money...
Along with Saudi king, most Gulf rulers to skip US summit
Issued: May 11, 2015
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — It is not just the Saudi king who will be skipping the Camp David summit of U.S. and allied Arab leaders. Most Gulf...
Guatemala wiretaps lead to fraud, bribery cases in gov't
Issued: May 11, 2015
GUATEMALA CITY — Wiretappings that prosecutors used to track down a million-dollar fraud ring run out of the Guatemalan government have cost the vice...
Europe stocks down on Greece, China rate cut spurs Asia
Issued: May 11, 2015
HONG KONG — European shares retreated and Wall Street was expected to dip on the open Monday as hopes were low for an imminent deal on Greece's...
Diplomats, business people flood Cuba amid warmer US ties
Issued: May 10, 2015
HAVANA — Tourists in shorts and sandals aren't the only foreigners flooding Havana these days. ...
China cuts rates for 3rd time in 6 months to boost economy
Issued: May 10, 2015
BEIJING — China cut interest rates Sunday for the third time in six months to boost sluggish economic growth and announced that it is giving banks...
Germany's Schaeuble reaffirms will to keep Greece in euro
Issued: May 10, 2015
BERLIN — Germany's finance minister says his country will do everything it can to keep Greece in the eurozone under "justifiable...
Greece back as a headache for improving eurozone economy
Issued: May 10, 2015
LONDON — It may only account for 2 percent of the eurozone economy but Greece has a habit of punching above its weight when it comes to bruising the...
Castro: This pope's so impressive, I might return to church
Issued: May 10, 2015
VATICAN CITY — Cuban President Raul Castro paid a call on Pope Francis at the Vatican Sunday to thank him for working for Cuban-US detente and later...
Fresh avalanches force workers to call off search in Nepal
Issued: May 10, 2015
KATHMANDU, Nepal — Fresh avalanches forced rescuers in a village buried by a landslide in northern Nepal to stop searching for bodies in the aftermath...
France honors memory of slaves in Caribbean museum
Issued: May 10, 2015
PARIS — French President Francois Hollande is to honor the memory of millions of slaves in an inaugural visit Sunday to a memorial in the French...
Typhoon slams into north tip of Philippines; 2,500 evacuated
Issued: May 10, 2015
MANILA, Philippines — A powerful typhoon slammed into the northeastern tip of the Philippines on Sunday, as about 2,500 residents in two provinces...
Corruption scandal ousts Guatemalan vice president
Issued: May 9, 2015
GUATEMALA CITY — Guatemala's congress voted Saturday to accept the resignation of the country's once-powerful vice president, who gave up her...
French president says UN climate fund could help Caribbean
Issued: May 9, 2015
FORT-DE-FRANCE, Martinique — French President Francois Hollande told Caribbean leaders on Saturday that a planned international green fund could help...
Colombia suspending use of anti-coca herbicide
Issued: May 9, 2015
BOGOTA, Colombia — Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos announced Saturday he is halting use of a herbicide that has been a key part of...
New cartel arises from Mexico's assault on big drug lords
Issued: May 9, 2015
MEXICO CITY — It has the drugs and distribution system of a traditional cartel - and it has the modern weapons and audacity of an army. After...
UK election leaves Cameron at helm of a disunited kingdom
Issued: May 9, 2015
LONDON — Standing outside 10 Downing Street the day after his unexpected election victory, Prime Minister David Cameron vowed to govern for "one...
Microstate tax haven in the Balkans? Not that easy
Issued: May 9, 2015
BATINA, Croatia — The inauguration of a new libertarian mini-state in the war-ravaged Balkans may sound like an elaborate joke. But Croatian and...


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