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Nigeria paying $800 million to oil suppliers to end crisis

May 26, 2015

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's outgoing government has agreed to pay a debt of $800 million to resolve a months-long fuel crisis crippling the economy days before the inauguration of a new... more »»

Paris celebrates WWII resistance heroes in Pantheon ceremony

May 26, 2015

PARIS (AP) — Paris authorities are escorting coffins representing four World War II resistance figures through the French capital toward the Pantheon, the resting place of French heroe. more »»

Closed-door trial in Iran of Washington Post reporter begins

May 26, 2015

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian security court on Tuesday began the closed-door espionage trial of an Iranian-American reporter for The Washington Post who has been detained for more than 10 months. more »»

Moldovan president: We prefer European Union orbit to Russia

May 26, 2015

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Moldova's 4 million citizens would prefer to join the European Union rather than stay in the Russian orbit, its president said Tuesday. more »»

UN says alarming spike in female suicide bombings in Nigeria

May 26, 2015

GUBIO, Nigeria (AP) — Children are now being seen as potential threats after an "alarming spike" in suicide bombings by girls and women being used by Boko Haram militants in northeastern Nigeria,... more »»

Danish radio station slammed after allegedly killing rabbit

May 26, 2015

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Danish radio station has faced a storm of angry protests after two of its hosts claimed they clubbed a young rabbit to death on air with a bicycle pump. more »»

A guide to Greece's debt crisis and what's at stake

May 26, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece is out of cash to repay debts due as soon as next week. more »»

AP NewsBreak: EU to relocate 40,000 immigrants within union

May 26, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union will seek to shift the migration burden away from Italy and Greece by relocating 40,000 asylum seekers to other EU countries, according to a draft document seen... more »»

US returns 25 looted artifacts to Italy: Vases, frescoes

May 26, 2015

ROME (AP) — The United States on Tuesday officially returned 25 artifacts that had been looted over the decades from Italy, including Etruscan vases, 1st-century frescoes and precious books that... more »»

Despite challenges, Zimbabwe showcases artists in Venice

May 26, 2015

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Stone and wood carvings displayed by street vendors in Zimbabwe reflect a long tradition of sculpture, and despite economic and other challenges, the country's artists are... more »»

Grave of assassinated Burkina Faso leader exhumed

May 26, 2015

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Authorities exhumed human remains Tuesday from the purported grave of Burkina Faso's assassinated leader, nearly three decades after the Marxist revolutionary was... more »»

AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

May 26, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Ireland became the first country in the world to approve same-sex marriage by a national referendum, prompting crowds on the streets of Dublin to erupt in joy and cheers last week. more »»

French bill seeks to boost renewable energy, cut nuclear use

May 26, 2015

PARIS (AP) — France's lower house of parliament has approved a bill aimed at boosting renewable energy and reducing the country's reliance on nuclear power, among other environment-friendly... more »»

The Latest on IS: Sandstorm engulfs Iraq's contested Anbar

May 26, 2015

6:15 p.m. (1515 GMT)

A massive sandstorm is engulfing Iraq's contested Anbar province amid the fight there against the Islamic State group. more »»

French diplomat doesn't see Iran nuke deal by end of June

May 26, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — France's ambassador in Washington says world powers and Iran will probably miss an end-of-June deadline for a comprehensive nuclear agreement. more »»

Greece mulls levy on undeclared deposits to raise cash

May 26, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece is proposing to legalize tax-dodgers' undeclared money for a fee, a way to raise money as the country tries to reach a deal with creditors to get more bailout money... more »»

The Latest on IS: Militant video shows Syrian ruins intact

May 26, 2015

6 p.m. (1500 GMT)

A video released by a media arm of the Islamic State group purportedly shows the archaeological ruins of Palmyra apparently undamaged. more »»

 
 

 

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