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Dutch air traffic control problem grounds Schiphol flights

August 15, 2018

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A problem with an air traffic control communications system has briefly halted all flights to and from Amsterdam's busy Schiphol Airport. more »»

The Latest: Official: Genoa bridge company put profits first

August 15, 2018

ROME (AP) — The Latest developments following the deadly collapse of a highway bridge in Italy (all times local):

2 p.m. more »»

British police: crash suspect is Briton of Sudanese origin

August 15, 2018

LONDON (AP) — British authorities said Wednesday they are considering turning the area around Parliament into a pedestrian zone to prevent future vehicle attacks as police searched three... more »»

Death toll hits 39 in Italy bridge collapse; blame begins

August 15, 2018

GENOA, Italy (AP) — Italian emergency workers pulled two more bodies out of tons of broken concrete and twisted steel Wednesday after a highway bridge collapsed in Genoa, raising the death toll i... more »»

The Latest: Leftover rocket shell kills 6 Afghan girls

August 15, 2018

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on the war in Afghanistan (all times local):

2:30 p.m. more »»

Germany creates 3rd gender identity for records: 'diverse'

August 15, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Cabinet on Wednesday approved a third gender option for official records that will allow people to be registered as "diverse," complying with a ruling from the country's... more »»

Zimbabwe president urges court to toss opposition challenge

August 15, 2018

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Lawyers representing Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa have filed papers urging the country's Constitutional Court to throw out an opposition challenge to his disputed... more »»

Afghan officials: Taliban attack in north kills 30 troops

August 15, 2018

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Taliban assault on two adjacent checkpoints in northern Afghanistan killed at least 30 soldiers and police, officials said Wednesday, as life gradually returned to... more »»

Turkey increases tariffs on some US goods, escalating feud

August 15, 2018

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey said Wednesday it is increasing tariffs on imports of certain U.. more »»

North Korea marks war anniversary, preps for big spectacle

August 15, 2018

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea marked the anniversary of the end of World War II and its liberation from Japanese colonial rule with a series of ceremonies ahead of what is expected to... more »»

Senior Chinese monk accused of sexual misconduct quits post

August 15, 2018

BEIJING (AP) — One of China's most high-profile Buddhist monks has resigned from a top national post following reports of sexual misconduct, a religious association said Wednesday. more »»

Japanese emperor tries to make amends for his father's war

August 15, 2018

TOKYO (AP) — For his last time, Japan's Emperor Akihito addressed a memorial service Wednesday marking the end of World War II. Once again, he expressed "deep remorse" for the wa. more »»

Turkey increases tariffs on some US imports, escalating feud

August 15, 2018

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey announced Wednesday that it is increasing tariffs on imports of certain U.S. more »»

Japan's emperor makes last war-end anniversary speech

August 15, 2018

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's Emperor Akihito expressed "deep remorse" over his country's role in World War II as he made his last appearance Wednesday at a ceremony marking the end of the hostilities. more »»

Modi says India will send manned flight into space by 2022

August 15, 2018

NEW DELHI (AP) — India will send a manned flight into space by 2022, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Wednesday as part of India's independence day celebrations. more »»

The Latest: Italy authorities raise bridge death toll to 26

August 15, 2018

MILAN (AP) — The Latest on the collapse of a bridge in Italy (all times local):

10:15 p.m. more »»

Foe accused by Maduro says Venezuela military is fracturing

August 15, 2018

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The exiled opposition leader accused by Venezuelan authorities of directing a failed plot to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro says the greatest threat to the embattled... more »»

2 Greek soldiers released from Turkish jail return to Greece

August 15, 2018

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Two Greek soldiers freed after months in a Turkish prison returned to their home country by government jet early Wednesday after their unexpected release eased tension... more »»

Judge may acquit women or call defense in Kim Jong Nam trial

August 15, 2018

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Two Southeast Asian women on trial in Malaysia for the brazen assassination of the North Korean leader's half-brother could be acquitted Thursday or called to enter... more »»

Duterte: China should temper its behavior in disputed waters

August 15, 2018

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president said Tuesday that China's claim to airspace above newly built islands and surrounding waters in the disputed South China Sea "is wrong" and... more »»

 
 

 

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