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May 29, 2017 - 2:55 am
BERLIN (AP) — The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency says he hopes cooperation with the U.S. won't become more difficult under President Donald Trump, arguing that the Americans also need information from European agencies. Trans-Atlantic relations have become increasingly complicated...
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May 29, 2017 - 2:52 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — The Indian government has banned the sale of cows and buffaloes for slaughter in a move to protect animals considered holy by many Hindus. State governments and industry bodies have criticized the ban as a blow to beef and leather exports that will also leave hundreds of thousands...
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FILE - In this May 25, 2017 file photo, Russian President Vladimir Putin greets believers and participants as he visits the Sretensky Monastery to take part in a ceremony consecrating a new temple in Moscow. Putin is visiting France on Monday, May 29, 2017, in hope of mending strained ties. (Sergei Karpukhin/Pool Photo via AP, File)
May 29, 2017 - 2:47 am
MOSCOW (AP) — On a trip that will likely shape Russia-France ties for years to come, President Vladimir Putin is set to visit France for talks on Monday with newly-elected French President Emmanuel Macron after expressing sympathy for his rivals during the campaign. After Moscow lost its bets in...
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FILE - In this May 25, 2017 file photo, Russian President Vladimir Putin greets believers and participants as he visits the Sretensky Monastery to take part in a ceremony consecrating a new temple in Moscow. Putin is visiting France on Monday, May 29, 2017, in hope of mending strained ties. (Sergei Karpukhin/Pool Photo via AP, File)
May 29, 2017 - 2:42 am
MOSCOW (AP) — On a trip that will likely shape Russia-France ties for years to come, President Vladimir Putin is set to visit France for talks with newly-elected French President Emmanuel Macron after expressing sympathy for his rivals during the campaign. After Moscow lost its bets in the French...
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People walk past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Monday, May 29, 2017. Stock markets in Asia were subdued in holiday-thinned trading Monday as investors hunkered down ahead of a raft of economic data later this week that will provide fresh insight into the world economy. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
May 29, 2017 - 1:54 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Stock markets in Asia were treading water in holiday-thinned trading Monday as investors hunkered down ahead of a raft of economic data later this week that will provide fresh insight into the world economy. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.1 percent to 19,...
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Government troops on board their armored personnel carrier, pass a convoy of displaced residents to continue their offensive against Muslim militants in Marawi, southern Philippines Monday, May 29, 2017. Philippine forces say they now control most of a southern city where militants linked to the Islamic State group launched a bloody siege nearly a week ago. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
May 29, 2017 - 1:46 am
MARAWI, Philippines (AP) — Philippine forces now control most of a southern city where militants linked to the Islamic State group launched a bloody siege nearly a week ago, authorities said Monday. Only small areas of Marawi are under militants' control after six days of fighting, said Brig. Gen...
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May 28, 2017 - 10:37 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — Stock markets in Asia were subdued in holiday-thinned trading Monday as investors hunkered down ahead of a raft of economic data later this week that will provide fresh insight into the world economy. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.2 percent to 19,726.55...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel lifts a glass of beer during an election campaign of her Christian Democratic Union, CDU, and the Christian Social Union, CSU, in Munich, southern Germany, Sunday, May 28, 2017. A poll of German voters shows Chancellor Merkel's conservative bloc's lead widening as the main challenger Social Democrats continue to lose support. (Matthias Balk/dpa via AP)
May 28, 2017 - 10:09 pm
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday urged European Union nations to stick together in the face of emerging policy divisions with the U.S., Britain's decision to leave the bloc and other challenges. Speaking at a campaign event held in a Bavarian beer tent, Merkel suggested that...
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, center, answers to a reporter's question about North Korea's missile launch, at his official residence in Tokyo Monday morning, May 29, 2017. North Korea on Monday fired an apparent ballistic missile off its east coast that landed in the waters of Japan's economic zone, South Korean and Japanese officials said, the latest in a string of recent test launches as the North seeks to build nuclear-tipped ICBMs that can reach the U.S. mainland. (Muneyuki Tomari/Kyodo News via AP)
May 28, 2017 - 8:32 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired an apparent ballistic missile that landed in the waters of Japan's economic zone Monday, South Korean and Japanese officials said, the latest in a string of launches as the North seeks to build nuclear-tipped ICBMs that can reach the U.S. mainland. The...
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Passengers stand with their luggage outside Terminal 5 at London's Heathrow airport after flights were canceled due to the airport suffering an IT systems failure, Saturday, May 27, 2017. British Airways canceled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Saturday as a global IT failure upended the travel plans of tens of thousands of people on a busy U.K. holiday weekend. (AP Photo /Jo Kearney)
May 28, 2017 - 8:12 pm
LONDON (AP) — British Airways said many of its IT systems were back up and running Sunday, but some travelers will likely face cancellations and delays for a third straight day after a global computer failure grounded hundreds of flights. BA chief executive Alex Cruz said Sunday the airline was...
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