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1 person dies in Kenya's primary electionsOne person has died and another was injured in hotly contested primary elections in the capital Nairobi, a Kenyan police official said Wednesday
The Associated Press23 minutes ago
MEP Guy Verhofstadt listens to an address by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban during a plenary session at the European Parliament in Brussels on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. The European Union has launched legal action against Hungary over a new higher education law that critics say is aimed at shutting down a university founded by billionaire philanthropist George Soros. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
Hungary premier dismisses university fear as EU takes actionHungary's prime minister is dismissing concerns about a new higher education law after the EU launched legal action amid fears it is aimed at shutting down a George Soros-backed university
The Associated Press25 minutes ago
FILE - In this July 27, 2005 file photo, a sculpture of a female face stares down at visitors, in the Hatra ruins, 320 kilometers (200 miles) north of Baghdad, Iraq. Iraqi paramilitary forces said Wednesday, April 26, 2017, that they have captured Hatra, a 2,000-year-old historical site near the northern city of Mosul, where U.S.-backed forces have been battling the Islamic State group for months. (AP Photo/Antonio Castaneda, File)
Iraqi forces say they've seized Hatra antiquities siteIraqi paramilitary forces say they have captured Hatra, a 2,000-year-old historical site near the northern city of Mosul, where U.S.-backed forces have been battling the Islamic State group for months
The Associated Press33 minutes ago
FILE -- In this Tuesday, April 4, 2017 file photo, victims of the suspected chemical weapons attack lie on the ground, in Khan Sheikhoun, in the northern province of Idlib, Syria. France's foreign minister says chemical analysis of samples taken from a deadly sarin gas attack in Syria shows that the nerve agent used "bears the signature" of President Bashar Assad's government and shows it was responsible. Jean-Marc Ayrault says France now knows "from sure sources" that "the manufacturing process of the sarin that was sampled is typical of the method developed in Syrian laboratories." But Kremlin promptly denounced the French report. (Alaa Alyousef via AP, File)
France: Analysis shows Syrian government behind sarin attackFrance's foreign minister says chemical analysis of samples taken from a deadly sarin gas attack in Syria shows that the nerve agent used "bears the signature" of President Bashar Assad's government and shows it was responsible
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
Azerbaijan former minister sentenced to 3 more yearsA former health minister of Azerbaijan who has been imprisoned since 2005 has been sentenced to seven more years behind bars
The Associated Press43 minutes ago
Ousted Maltese knight returns in defiance of pope's wishesThe religious soap opera at the ancient Knights of Malta religious order has taken on new drama on the eve of the election of a new leader
The Associated Press44 minutes ago
People queue at the South African Airways (SAA) ticket counter desk at OR Tambo International airport in Johannesburg, South Africa, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. South African Airways on Wednesday cancelled nearly three-dozen flights, most of them domestic, because of a strike by some cabin crew. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
Strike forces South African Airways to cancel 32 flightsSouth African Airways on Wednesday cancelled nearly three dozen flights, most of them domestic, because of a strike by some cabin crew
The Associated Press55 minutes ago
Members of National Front party take cellphone photos during a presentation of the new campaign poster and slogan of the far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen in Paris, France, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. Anti-European French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen upstaged her centrist opponent Emmanuel Macron by making a surprise campaign stop Wednesday to a home appliance factory that is the latest hot-button symbol of French job losses to plants overseas. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Le Pen upstages Macron in battle over saving French jobsFar-right candidate Marine Le Pen has upstaged her French presidential opponent Emmanuel Macron by making a surprise campaign visit to a home appliance factory that symbolizes the loss of French jobs
The Associated Press58 minutes ago
Montenegro opposition vows to freeze NATO membershipMontenegro's pro-Russia opposition has vowed to freeze the Balkan country's future membership in NATO if it wins the next parliamentary election, saying upcoming approval of the accession treaty is illegal
The Associated Press1 hour ago
German Foreign Minister, Sigmar Gabriel looks on during his meeting with Israel's President, Reuven Rivlin at the President's residence in Jerusalem, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Gabriel said Tuesday it would be "regrettable" if Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cancels their planned talks in Jerusalem because of his meeting with groups critical of Israel's actions in the West Bank, but downplayed the spat. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)
Merkel spokesman backs German minister in Israel visit spatGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman has backed the country's foreign minister in a spat over his meeting with a rights group in Israel, saying it must be possible to meet critical organizations in a democracy
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE- In this July 24, 2008 file photo, former detective Goncalo Amaral in the Madeleine McCann case poses next to her photo with his book, whose title translates as "The Truth in the Lies", during its launch in Lisbon. British detectives say they are still pursuing "critical" leads in the case of the disappearance of Madeleine McCann, 10 years after the girl — then three years old — vanished from a vacation home in Portugal. Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley said Wednesday, April 26, 2017 there are "significant investigative avenues ... of great interest" to detectives both in Britain and in Portugal. (AP Photo/Joao Henriques, file)
10 years later, UK police still pursuing missing girl caseBritish detectives say they are still pursuing "critical" leads in the case of the disappearance of Madeleine McCann, 10 years after the girl _ then three years old _ vanished from a vacation home in Portugal
The Associated Press1 hour ago
WFP says food shipment blocked by Burundi has turned backThe United Nations World Food Program says a convoy of food aid blocked from entering Burundi has returned to Rwanda
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