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Ousted Obama official to speak on Trump aide's Russia talks

WASHINGTON (AP) -- An Obama administration official who warned the Trump White House about contacts between one of its key advisers and Russia is set to speak publicly for the first time about the co...

Updated : 2017.05.08 19:33

Macron triumphs but focus turns to challenges ahead

PARIS (AFP) - Emmanuel Macron won a resounding victory in the French presidential election but the focus shifted immediately Monday to whether he can govern the country without the support of a tradi...

Updated : 2017.05.08 19:25

[Newsmaker] Centrist Macron becomes France's youngest president

French voters elected centrist Emmanuel Macron as the country's youngest president ever on Sunday, delivering a resounding victory to the unabashedly pro-European former investment banker and strengt...

Updated : 2017.05.08 08:00

82 freed Chibok schoolgirls arrive in capital

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- The 82 freed Chibok girls are now in the capital, Abuja, to meet President Muhammadu Buhari, said a top official. The newly released schoolgirls arrived at the Abuja airport S...

Updated : 2017.05.07 20:37

Macron, Le Pen face off as France elects president

French voters went to the polls Sunday to pick a new president, choosing between young centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen in a watershed election for the country and Europe. ...

Updated : 2017.05.07 19:05

Belgian PM interview: push Brexit button and May must pay

British expectations in its divorce proceedings from the European Union are ``not realistic,'' Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel said Friday, sending a clear warning that Britain will not escape ...

Updated : 2017.05.05 21:40

Feeling grows east Ukraine is lost to Russia

MINSK, Belarus (AP) _ Leonid Androv, an electrician from Kiev, was drafted into the Ukrainian army and spent a year fighting Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine after the conflict broke out...

Updated : 2017.05.05 21:05

China clamps down on online news with new security rules

China is tightening rules for online news as censors try to control a flood of information spread through instant-messaging apps, blogs and other media sources that are proliferating across the count...

Updated : 2017.05.03 20:36

[Newsmaker] iPhone sales fall as buyers wait for upgrade

Apple reported falling iPhone sales, highlighting the need to deliver blockbuster new features in the next edition of the flagship device if the company is to fend off rivals like Samsung Electronics...

Updated : 2017.05.03 17:13

Philippines' Duterte hesitant on US visit, warm on China

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Monday he may turn down an invitation by Donald Trump to visit the United States, as he welcomed three Chinese warships to his home town. Duterte, who has l...

Updated : 2017.05.01 22:17

CIA chief visits South Korea amid heightened tension

America's CIA director is making an unannounced visit to South Korea, the US Embassy in Seoul confirmed Monday, amid heightened tensions on the Korean Peninsula. An embassy official said Mike Pompeo...

Updated : 2017.05.01 22:03

French campaign heats up with rallies, May Day marches

With just six days until a French presidential vote that could define Europe's future, far-right leader Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron held high-stakes rallies Monday that overlapped with...

Updated : 2017.05.01 21:58

Thai cops involved in teen sex ring: police

A Thai police probe into a gang that allegedly procured teenage sex slaves has ensnared at least four officers, investigators said Monday, the latest scandal to engulf a force with an already poor re...

Updated : 2017.05.01 21:33

FIFA official Sheikh Ahmad resigning amid bribery claims

FIFA Council member Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah of Kuwait is resigning from his soccer roles under pressure from allegations in an American federal court that he bribed Asian officials. Sheikh Ah...

Updated : 2017.04.30 22:07

UK's May 'not in a different galaxy' over Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday denied she was "in a different galaxy" after European Union leaders were reportedly dismayed by her Brexit negotiating demands at a meeting this week. Ma...

Updated : 2017.04.30 20:48