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May secures Cabinet backing for Brexit deal as critics rage

British Prime Minister Theresa May said that she won her Cabinet's backing for a draft divorce deal with the European Union after a "long,...

November 14, 2018 2:50 pm


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Former Macedonian prime minister seeks asylum in Hungary

SKOPJE, Macedonia -- The Hungarian government says the former prime minister of Macedonia, who fled his country to avoid a two-year prison...

November 14, 2018 12:40 pm


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Chaotic Sri Lankan Parliament rejects president's chosen PM

Sri Lanka's Parliament passed a no-confidence vote against the government headed by the hastily sworn-in and bitterly disputed Prime...

November 14, 2018 10:30 am


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Israelis, Palestinians reach cease-fire deal

ASHKELON, Israel – Palestinian factions in Gaza said they had agreed to an Egyptian-brokered cease-fire with Israel on Tuesday,...

November 14, 2018 1:00 am


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Pence says Myanmar's handling of Rohingya 'without excuse'

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi rebuffed criticism from U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and other leaders Wednesday over her government's...

November 14, 2018 10:20 am


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Macedonia: Ex-prime minister vanishes after ignoring summons

Macedonia's ruling party has accused former prime minister Nikola Gruevski, who evaded arrest for a corruption conviction, of making a...

November 13, 2018 1:50 pm


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Gaza militant groups accept cease-fire

Palestinian militant groups in the Gaza Strip say they have accepted an Egyptian-mediated cease-fire amid a major flare-up of violence with...

November 13, 2018 11:10 am


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Chemical attack investigative team to start work next year

A new investigative team being set up to apportion blame for poison gas and nerve agent attacks in Syria will be ready to start work early...

November 13, 2018 10:50 am


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Pope gives Vatican's sex abuse expert new role amid crisis

Pope Francis is giving a prominent new role to the Vatican's most trusted sex crimes investigator.

November 13, 2018 10:40 am


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Nations, firms vow to fight web crime

PARIS – Fifty nations and over 150 tech companies pledged Monday to do more to fight criminal activity on the internet, including...

November 13, 2018 1:00 am


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13 missile sites inside N. Korea ID'd in report

WASHINGTON – U.S. analysts said Monday that they have located 13 secret North Korean missile development sites, underscoring the...

November 13, 2018 1:00 am


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Iran obeying deal, nuclear agency says

VIENNA – The U.N.'s nuclear watchdog said Monday that Iran is abiding by the deal reached in 2015 with major powers that aimed at...

November 13, 2018 1:00 am


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Mahathir slams Myanmar's Suu Kyi for handling of Rohingya

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamed sharply criticized Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday for her handling of an ethnic...

November 13, 2018 12:30 pm


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UN rights chief urges halt to Rohingya repatriation plan

The U.N. human rights chief says Bangladesh's government should halt plans to repatriate more than 2,200 Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar,...

November 13, 2018 10:20 am


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Lebanon to form body to probe civil war disappearances

Lebanon will form an independent commission to help determine the fate of thousands of people who went missing during the 1975-1990 civil...

November 12, 2018 2:20 pm