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How would Bayer-Monsanto affect workers, farmers, investors?

May 23, 2016

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Bayer wants to buy Monsanto for $62 billion, hooking up the German chemical and drug company with the St. Louis-based producer of seeds and weed-killers. more »»

Brazil interim gov't under fire in wake of leaked recording

May 23, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's interim government came under fire Monday as a secret recording emerged of the new planning minister discussing a purported pact to push for President Dilma... more »»

Iraqi leader cites early success in push to retake Fallujah

May 23, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's prime minister hailed "big successes" Monday by government troops after launching an offensive to retake Fallujah from Islamic State militants, but the operation promises to... more »»

Scores killed as IS bombs hit Syrian government strongholds

May 23, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — A series of coordinated blasts hit bus stations, an electricity plant and a hospital across two Syrian cities Monday, killing at least 80 people in the first major security breach o... more »»

The Latest: UN says 50,000 civilians in Fallujah at risk

May 23, 2016

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Latest on a violent day in the Middle East, with deadly bombings in Syria and Yemen and the start of an Iraqi government offensive to retake the city of Fallujah from... more »»

Obama banishing Vietnam War vestige by lifting arms embargo

May 23, 2016

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Eager to banish lingering shadows of the Vietnam War, President Barack Obama lifted the U.S. more »»

US military trains eclectic group of anti-IS fighters

May 23, 2016

NORTHERN SYRIA (AP) — Barcham Zana knows her enemy. It is the Islamic State, which she calls "darkness."

Islamic State militants killed two cousins, she said. more »»

Obama signs bill striking offensive terms from US laws

May 23, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal laws will no longer include outdated and offensive terms used to describe minority groups. more »»

Investigators search wreckage of EgyptAir plane, test DNA

May 23, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — The French navy said Monday that one of its ships has joined the search for the wreckage of EgyptAir Flight 804, focusing especially on the hunt for its flight recorders, as question... more »»

Left-leaning candidate wins Austria presidency in tight race

May 23, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — A pro-European Union candidate eked out a victory Monday over a right-wing, anti-migrant rival to become Austria's next president, in a tight contest viewed Europe-wide as a proxy... more »»

The Latest: EgyptAir plane had overheated engine in 2013

May 23, 2016

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into EgyptAir flight 804, which crashed into the Mediterranean Thursday, killing all 66 on board (all times local):

7:30 p.m. more »»

Humanitarian summit aims high amid refugee rights concerns

May 23, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — An ambitious summit to revamp humanitarian aid and global responses to modern-day crises opened in Turkey on Monday with lofty goals overshadowed by concerns that key participants... more »»

Supreme Court upends all-white jury verdict, death sentence

May 23, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court upended the conviction and death sentence of a black Georgia man Monday because prosecutors violated the Constitution by excluding African-Americans from the... more »»

The Latest: UN chief condemns Syria attacks

May 23, 2016

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Latest on a violent day in the Middle East, with deadly bombings in Syria and Yemen and the start of an Iraqi government offensive to retake the city of Fallujah from... more »»

Netanyahu proclaims support for peace, despite French rebuff

May 23, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's leader on Monday reiterated his support for the establishment of a Palestinian state, seeking to persuade critics that he remains committed to peace as he prepares to... more »»

2 dead as Kenyan police attack electoral reform demos

May 23, 2016

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — At least two people died Monday when Kenya's police shot, beat and tear gassed demonstrators across the country who called for the electoral commission to be dissolved due t... more »»

Turkey threatens to suspend agreements with EU

May 23, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Turkey's president on Monday that Ankara must fulfill all the European Union's conditions to secure visa-free travel for its citizens,... more »»

Tunisian Islamist party to separate religious, politics work

May 23, 2016

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia's Islamist Ennahda party voted Monday to separate its political and religious work, part of its effort to cast itself in line with the North African country's secula... more »»

World Humanitarian Summit aims to tackle crisis

May 23, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — An ambitious summit to revamp humanitarian aid and global responses to modern-day crises opened on Monday in Turkey with lofty goals and financial targets overshadowed by concerns... more »»

After migrants, German nationalist party takes aim at Islam

May 23, 2016

ERFURT, Germany (AP) — Weeks after declaring that there is no place for Islam in Germany, a surging nationalist party has sharpened its rhetoric against prominent Islamic groups and suggested... more »»

 
 

 

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