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IS grabs territory from Syrian rebels near Turkish border

May 27, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Militants of the Islamic State group on Friday seized a string of villages from Syrian rebels near the Turkish border in rapid advances that forced the evacuation of a hospital and... more »»

 
 
 
Egypt says search for crashed EgyptAir plane narrows

May 27, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — The search for the EgyptAir plane which crashed last week killing all 66 people on board has narrowed to a 5-kilometer-wide area in the Mediterranean Sea, based on signals from the... more »»

The Latest: IOM eyes closer ties to UN to help migrants

May 27, 2016

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on Europe's response to the migrant crisis (all times local):

6 p.m. more »»

IOC: 23 positives in retests of samples from London Olympics

May 27, 2016

LONDON (AP) — Nearly two dozen athletes tested positive in reanalysis of their doping samples from the 2012 London Olympics, adding to the more than 30 already caught in retesting from the 2008... more »»

Putin visits Greece for energy, investment talks

May 27, 2016

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin made his first trip to a European Union country this year Friday with a visit to Greece that will include a stop at a secluded Christian... more »»

The Latest: Hungary to open 3rd passage on Serbia border

May 27, 2016

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on Europe's response to the migrant crisis (all times local):

4:00 p.m. more »»

Russian riot police halt wrestling brawl over Rio 2016 spot

May 27, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian riot police had to be sent into the wrestling ring Friday when a scuffle erupted after a championship bout. more »»

Text of Obama's speech at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

May 27, 2016

Text of President Barack Obama's remarks Friday at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park about the U.S. more »»

UN agency reports Iranian has complied with nuclear deal

May 27, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — Iran has corrected one violation of its landmark nuclear deal with six world powers and is honoring all other major obligations, the U.N. atomic energy agency reported Friday. more »»

The Latest: UNHCR seeks solution for Serbia-Hungary crossing

May 27, 2016

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on Europe's response to the migrant crisis (all times local):

3:15 p.m.

The U.N. more »»

In Hiroshima, Obama honors 'silent cry' of bombing victims

May 27, 2016

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — President Barack Obama paid tribute Friday to the "silent cry" of the 140,000 victims of the atomic bomb dropped 71 years ago on Hiroshima, and called on the world to... more »»

Obama's hug of Hiroshima survivor epitomizes historic visit

May 27, 2016

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — President Barack Obama may have faced the legacy of Hiroshima most directly with his embrace of a man who survived the devastating atomic blas. more »»

Chinese kids who climb cliffside ladder home will get stairs

May 27, 2016

BEIJING (AP) — Just to get home from school, they climb 800 meters (more than 2,500 feet) toward the sky — on a ladder made of bamboo and secured to a sheer cliff face. more »»

Stocks edge up as investors await Yellen talk, US data

May 27, 2016

HONG KONG (AP) — Global stock markets rose modestly on Friday as the investment outlook remained uncertain ahead of U.S. economic data and remarks by the head of the Federal Reserv. more »»

Air France workers on trial for assaulting executives

May 27, 2016

BOBIGNY, France (AP) — A French judge postponed a trial Friday against Air France workers accused of tearing the shirts off airline executives in a violent protest, apparently fearing it could... more »»

Savchenko: I could run for president if Ukrainians want it

May 27, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — Nadezhda Savchenko, a pilot who returned to a hero's welcome in Ukraine after two years in Russian custody, declared Friday she would run for president if that's what Ukrainians... more »»

Obama at Hiroshima: 'Death fell from the sky'

May 27, 2016

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — Barack Obama on Friday paid tribute to the "silent cry" of the 140,000 people killed by the world's first atomic bomb attack and sought to renew attention in his... more »»

Asian stocks edge up as investors await Yellen talk, US data

May 27, 2016

HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock markets rose modestly while European stocks slipped Friday as the investment outlook remained uncertain ahead of U.S. economic data and remarks by the Fed chief. more »»

Abe claims success as G-7 leaders back action on economies

May 27, 2016

SHIMA, Japan (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe claimed success Friday in winning support for his approach to fighting off a possible economic crisis from fellow leaders of the Group of... more »»

Official: Beacon from Egypt crash detected, search narrows

May 27, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — A French vessel that joined the search for the EgyptAir plane which crashed last week killing all 66 people on board arrived Friday in the crash area, as Egyptian officials said... more »»

Village where children climb cliffside ladder may get stairs

May 27, 2016

BEIJING (AP) — A village in China's mountainous west where schoolchildren must climb an 800-meter (2,625-foot)-high bamboo ladder secured to a sheer cliff face may get a set of steel stairs to... more »»

 
 
 

 

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