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EU post-Brexit budget proposal under attack from many 2020-02-17 08:13:08BRUSSELS (AP) - Several EU member states and the European Parliament have rejected for starkly opposing reasons the latest proposal to find a compromi

Equatorial Guinea: France illegally seized 'embassy' 2020-02-17 07:25:28THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - Lawyers for Equatorial Guinea told United Nations judges Monday that French authorities illegally seized a mansion in Pa

Virus fears rise after Cambodia's acceptance of cruise 2020-02-17 07:24:29PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) - The feel-good story of how Cambodia allowed a cruise ship to dock after it was turned away elsewhere in Asia for fear of s

First Russian citizen is diagnosed with COVID-19 2020-02-17 07:21:53MOSCOW (AP) - A Russian woman aboard the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan has become the first Russian citizen to be diagnosed with C

Amid tension, Greece, Turkey hold military-to-military talks 2020-02-17 07:09:10ATHENS, Greece (AP) - A delegation of Turkish military officials is due in Athens to resume confidence-building talks amid tension between the two NAT

Amid protests, Greece suspends migrants detention plan 2020-02-17 06:51:52ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece's government says it is suspending an emergency plan to build migrant detention camps on Greek islands near the Turkish

Automakers in China gradually reopen after virus shutdown 2020-02-17 05:49:13BEIJING (AP) — Automakers are reopening factories in China that were idled by anti-virus controls as they try to reverse a sales slump in their

Nepal's former parliament speaker acquitted of rape charges 2020-02-17 05:22:43KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) - A court in Nepal acquitted on Monday the former speaker of parliament on charges he raped a government worker at her home whil

Gunmen kill 24 in attack near church in 2020-02-17 04:47:36OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Gunmen killed 24 men, including a church pastor, and kidnapped three others on Sunday in Burkina Faso, an offic

Syria military hails advance against rebels in 'record 2020-02-17 04:12:00DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria's military announced on Monday that its troops have regained control of territories in northwestern Syria "in rec

Afghan refugees tell U.N.: 'We need peace, land 2020-02-17 01:14:44KABOBAYAN CAMP, Pakistan (AP) — Hukam Khan isn't sure how old he is, but his beard is long and white, and when he came to Pakistan 40 years ago

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea 2020-02-17 00:40:39BEIJING (AP) - A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple territorial disputes

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Israel's Gantz vows to form government without Netanyahu 2020-02-16 07:33:50Israeli opposition leader Benny Gantz is vowing to form a government that will include neither the indicted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu nor the

Xi's early involvement in coronavirus outbreak raises questions 2020-02-16 06:03:56A recent speech by Chinese President Xi Jinping that has been published by state media indicates for the first time that he was leading the response t

Biden lashes out at Sanders as early Democratic 2020-02-15 19:28:36As early voting surged in Nevada's nominating contest, former U.S. vice-president Joe Biden lashed out at Democratic rival Bernie Sanders on Saturday

Attackers kill 31 in Mali village, a year 2020-02-15 16:03:12At least 31 people were killed on Friday in an attack on a village that was the scene last year of Mali's worst civilian massacre in recent memory, t

2 found dead in rough seas as U.K. 2020-02-15 08:48:56Rescuers pulled two male bodies from rough seas off the coast of southeast England and military personnel mobilized to help build flood barriers Satur

German foreign minister warns of humanitarian crisis in 2020-02-15 08:02:21German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has warned of a "humanitarian catastrophe" in Idlib if fighting in Syria doesn't stop, speaking after a mee

Russia to lose Sochi Olympic gold medal in 2020-02-15 07:18:49The International Biathlon Union on Saturday announced a two-year ban for Evgeny Ustyugov, who was part of the gold medal-winning men's relay team si

Federal government to evacuate Canadians on board quarantined 2020-02-15 06:30:44The Canadian government said Saturday it was sending a chartered plane to repatriate the Canadians stuck on board the Diamond Princess cruis

Justice Department won't charge ex-FBI agent and Trump 2020-02-14 18:28:45Federal U.S. prosecutors have declined to charge former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe, closing an investigation into whether the longtime target o

Michael Avenatti found guilty in Nike extortion case 2020-02-14 14:50:30Michael Avenatti, a lawyer who gained fame by representing porn actress Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against U.S. President Donald Trump, was convi

U.S. and Taliban agree to temporary truce in 2020-02-14 14:23:28The peace deal would call for negotiations between Afghans on both sides of the conflict to start next month, an eventual countrywide cease-fire and a

15 children killed in Haiti orphanage fire 2020-02-14 13:23:47A fire swept through a Haitian children's home run by a Pennsylvania-based non-profit group on Thursday night, killing 15 children, officials say.

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Japan's recession risks grow as economy skids in 2020-02-16 23:51:47Japan's economy shrank at the fastest pace in almost six years in the December quarter as last year's sales tax hike hit consumer and business spend

Japan ready to take steps vs virus impact 2020-02-16 23:41:14Japanese Economy Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura said on Monday the government was ready to take all necessary steps flexibly with an eye on the impact o

General Motors to wind down Australia, NZ operations, 2020-02-16 23:37:47General Motors Co is retreating from more markets outside of the United States and China, saying on Sunday that it will wind down sales, design and e

Timeline: General Motors streamlines its international operations 2020-02-16 23:33:39General Motors Co is retreating from more markets outside the United States and China, saying on Sunday that it will wind down its Australian and New

New York drops fight against T-Mobile-Sprint merger 2020-02-16 21:50:54New York on Sunday dropped its fight against the $40 billion merger of U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp , saying the state woul

Asian shares hover around three-week highs on Chinese 2020-02-16 21:37:23Asian shares reversed earlier losses on Monday and moved back toward a three-week top as Chinese efforts to cushion the blow from a coronavirus outbre

Great Wall says to buy GM's Thailand car 2020-02-16 21:20:09China's Great Wall Motor said on Monday it had signed a binding agreement to purchase a car plant from General Motors in Thailand.

Oil prices slip ahead of data pointers on 2020-02-16 20:31:31Oil prices edged lower on Monday as investors brace for economic data in Asia due this week that should give a reading on how China's coronavirus epi

Xerox courts HP shareholders as takeover battle heats 2020-02-16 19:07:14U.S. printer maker Xerox Holdings Corp is hosting a dinner for HP Inc shareholders this week as it seeks investor support to overcome the personal c

Clock's ticking for Nissan boss Uchida to show 2020-02-16 17:10:09Nissan's new CEO Makoto Uchida doesn't have time to work his way into the job. He is effectively on probation and has a matter of months to show he

British Airways COO and director of people to 2020-02-16 15:59:18British Airways said on Sunday its Chief Operating Officer, Klaus Goersch, and its Director of People, Angela Williams, were leaving the company.

U.S. peach grower awarded $265 million from Bayer, 2020-02-16 15:50:14A Missouri jury's $265 million award to peach grower Bill Bader in his lawsuit against herbicide providers Bayer and BASF has raised the stakes for t

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GM scraps historic Holden car brand in Australia 2020-02-16 22:45:43The move comes as the US car giant retreats from more markets as it focuses on more profitable countries

Japan's economy shrinks at fastest rate since 2014 2020-02-16 20:56:26The world's third largest economy was hit by a sales tax rise, a destructive typhoon and weak global demand.

Crossing Divides: The 'youngsters' gaining respect at work 2020-02-16 19:04:39A demand for social media skills is bringing younger people into the workplace, but this can create friction.

Coronavirus: Bicester Village 'having a tough time' 2020-02-16 19:03:59Spending by visitors from China in the UK stood at £714m in September 2019.

Heathrow Airport apologises for IT failure disruption 2020-02-16 18:00:15The airport says the "technical issues" have been resolved and "systems are returning to normal".

Tesla: German court halts work on new 'Gigafactory' 2020-02-16 14:28:14Environmentalists win a temporary injunction against forest clearance for a new "Gigafactory".

Grant Shapps: Government 'not involved' in China-HS2 talks 2020-02-16 06:58:21The transport secretary's remarks follow reports that China offered to build the line in five years.

Flood defences in England get 1% of infrastructure 2020-02-15 19:54:08Nearly £5bn is due to be spent on flood defences in England up until 2026, government figures show.

Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook boss urges tighter regulation 2020-02-15 18:28:51Mark Zuckerberg says social media firms should not decide what counts as legitimate free speech.

Washington increases tariffs on aircraft after EU subsidy 2020-02-15 09:44:07Most other tariffs on EU exports to the US, including salmon and blended Scotch whisky, are being retained.

Will Vodafone hang up on its business in 2020-02-14 20:01:37A ruling by the Supreme Court could signal the end of the road for the UK telecoms giant in the country.

Pregnant actresses: 'We're not treated like people' 2020-02-14 17:37:27The way some actresses are treated is straight out of "the dark ages", says the Equality Commission.

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