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Britain picks up pace on EU departure

LONDON — Britain on Monday accelerated its possible date with destiny outside the European Union, bringing forward the selection of its new prime minister by ...

Yemeni officials say Saudi-led airstrike has killed 25

SANAA, Yemen — An airstrike early on Tuesday by a Saudi-led coalition targeting Shiite rebels in Yemen's southern province of Taiz killed 25 people — ...

Car bomb attack targeting Turkish police vehicle wounds 8

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey's state-run news agency says eight people have been injured in a car bomb attack targeting a police vehicle in southeast Turkey. ...

UK business in limbo in face of years of Brexit uncertainty

LONDON — The impact of Britain's vote to leave the European Union was swift and painful for Ed Bussey's small tech firm in London. The ...

Rio's acting governor warns of 'big failure' at Olympic Games

RIO DE JANEIRO — Rio de Janeiro's acting governor warned Monday that the Olympic Games could be a "big failure" because of budget shortfalls that ...

MasterCard issued by Florida bank gets OK for use in Cuba ATMs

HAVANA — MasterCards from Florida-based Stonegate Bank are the first U.S.-issued credit cards that can be used to withdraw cash at automatic teller machines in ...

Ex-Auschwitz guard appeals accessory to murder conviction

BERLIN — A German court says a 94-year-old former SS sergeant who served as an Auschwitz guard is appealing his conviction on 170,000 counts of ...

Netanyahu: Deal with Turkey promotes 'stability' in Mideast

ROME — Israel and Turkey have announced a reconciliation deal to end a bitter six-year rift between the Mideast powers. In Rome, Israeli Prime Minister ...

2 killed, dozens injured in Madagascar attack

JOHANNESBURG — An explosion in a stadium in Madagascar has killed two people and injured dozens in what authorities describe as a terrorist attack. The ...

Serbian police find 29 migrants, arrest suspected smuggler

BELGRADE, Serbia — Serbian police say they have found 29 migrants with no documents and arrested a suspected people smuggler. Police said Monday they discovered ...

Extremist group claims responsibility for Jordan border attack last week

AMMAN, Jordan — The extremist group Islamic State group claimed responsibility Monday for one of the deadliest attacks in Jordan in years, posting a video ...

Italian police nab longtime fugitive mob boss

ROME — Italy's second most sought-after fugitive, a convicted 'Ndrangheta crime syndicate boss feared as a "merciless killer," was captured Sunday as he slept in ...

$5B locks open at Panama Canal with celebration despite setbacks

PANAMA CITY — Fireworks exploded as a huge container ship made an inaugural passage through the newly expanded Panama Canal on Sunday, formally launching the ...

Amid glut of Chinese wares, Egypt merchants laud increased tariffs on imports

CAIRO — Shops in the medieval-era bazaar known as the Khan el Khalili are filled with reproductions of Egyptian artifacts and other souvenirs, brass lamps, ...

Iraqi military retakes Fallujah from Islamic State, sets its sights on Mosul

BAGHDAD — Five weeks after a military operation began, a senior Iraqi commander declared Sunday that the city of Fallujah was "fully liberated" from the ...

Attack on hotel in Somali capital kills 14

MOGADISHU, Somalia — Gunmen stormed a hotel in Somalia's seaside capital Saturday, taking guests hostage and "shooting at everyone they could see," before security forces ...

Turkey blasts Pope Francis' Armenia stand as 'mentality of Crusades'

YEREVAN, Armenia — The world should never forget nor minimize the Ottoman-era slaughter of Armenians, Pope Francis declared Saturday, even as he urged Armenians to ...

Hundreds of Kurds flee ISIS in Sryia

BEIRUT — Hundreds of Kurds fleeing Islamic State-held villages in northern Syria amid a wave of mass abductions have come under fire, with several killed ...

Former London Mayor Johnson emerges as Brexit winner

LONDON — Boris Johnson emerged Friday as perhaps the biggest winner in Britain's shocking move away from the European Union. The former London mayor ...

Michelle Obama, daughters heading to Liberia, Morocco, Spain

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia are leaving Sunday for Africa, where they will promote girls' education in Liberia and ...