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Former Dutch prime minister Wim Kok dies at age 80Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte says former Minister Wim Kok, a trade unionist-turned-politician who inspired a new breed of pragmatic Social Democratic leaders in Europe, has died at age 80
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
Russian deputy foreign minister denounces US trolling caseA top Russian diplomat says that the U.S. allegation that a Russian woman helped oversee a social media effort to influence the American midterm elections is shameful
The Associated Press56 minutes ago
The Latest: Group: Malta finally allows rescue ship to leaveA humanitarian group says its migrant rescue ship has been cleared to leave Malta for repairs, after being prevented from doing so for months by the island's authorities
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Moscow blocks commemoration of Stalin victims at city squareMoscow authorities have refused permission for an annual commemoration of Stalin-era political repression victims to be held in Lubyanka Square outside the former KGB headquarters and the event's organizers have objected to a proposed alternative site
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Head of Turkish-Arab media group calls for punishment for "authority that gave the orders" in killing of Saudi writerHead of Turkish-Arab media group calls for punishment for "authority that gave the orders" in killing of Saudi writer
The Associated Press6 hours ago
3 charged in southern France extremist attackThree people have been charged in France over an Islamic extremist's shooting rampage and supermarket hostage-taking earlier this year
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Cyprus takes in 29 Syrian migrants departing from LebanonCypriot police say most of the 29 Syrian migrants who arrived to the Mediterranean island nation after setting sail from Lebanon told authorities they have relatives living on Cyprus
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Turkish ruling party official says Turkey "will never allow a cover-up" in case of killed Saudi writer Jamal KhashoggiTurkish ruling party official says Turkey "will never allow a cover-up" in case of killed Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Pastor talks of breakdown in Turkey, but also forgivenessThe American pastor who was recently released from Turkey says he suffered a breakdown during his time in prison and put on anti-anxiety medication
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, center, is greeted by lawmakers after the parliament voted for the proposal on a motion for constitutional revision during a session of the Macedonian Parliament, in the capital Skopje, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. Lawmakers in Macedonia have backed a landmark proposal to amend the constitution, allowing the country to change its name and join NATO. (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski)
Macedonia lawmakers green light process for name changeLawmakers in Macedonia have backed a landmark proposal to amend the constitution, allowing the country to change its name and join NATO
The Associated Press19 hours ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018 file photo, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo briefs reporters at the State Department in Washington. No international letters, no international packages: A top official with a 192-country postal union says that's what Americans can expect if the Trump administration goes through with plans to pull of an international postal treaty over concerns about China. Pascal Clivaz, deputy director-general of the Switzerland-based Universal Postal Union, said on Friday, Oct. 19 the agency reached out quickly to U.S. officials after receiving a letter from U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo this week announcing Washington's plan to pull out of the union in a year if the treaty isn't renegotiated. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, file)
Return to sender: Postal union warns of fallout if US leavesA top official with a 192-country postal union says Americans can expect no international letters or packages if the Trump administration goes through with plans to pull of an international postal treaty over concerns about China
The Associated Press20 hours ago
What's at stake if investors begin to shun Saudi ArabiaThe disappearance of a Saudi journalist last seen entering the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul has shaken business confidence in the country's possibilities as an investment destination.
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong departs at the end of an EU-ASEM summit in Brussels, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. EU leaders met with their Asian counterparts Friday to discuss trade, among other issues. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
European, Asian leaders want free trade, push back at TrumpEuropean and Asian leaders have pledged their support for free trade at a meeting that underscored trade tensions with U.S. President Donald Trump
The Associated Press22 hours ago
British Prime Minister Theresa May, left, speaks with European Council President Donald Tusk after a group photo during an EU-ASEM summit in Brussels, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. EU leaders met with their Asian counterparts Friday to discuss trade, among other issues. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
Ex-spy chief says Brexit leaves UK vulnerable to attackA former head of Britain's overseas intelligence agency says Brexit could leave Britain more vulnerable to attacks like the nerve-agent poisoning of a former Russian spy in Salisbury
The Associated Press23 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2018 file photo, government opponents with signs reading "Constitution" protest an overhaul of the justice system and the forced early retirement of Supreme Court judges aged 65 and above, before the court's building in Warsaw, Poland. The European Union's top court ruled on Friday, October 19, 2018, that Poland must immediately suspend the politically-charged forcing out of judges. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, file)
EU court orders Poland to reinstate Supreme Court judgesThe European Union's top court has ordered Poland to immediately stop applying a law that lowered the retirement age for Supreme Court judges, forcing some 20 off the bench
The Associated Press1 day ago
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