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BERLIN – The German government says there are no plans to invite Russia to return to the club of leading industrialized nations. Russia was kicked out of the G-8 after its 2014 annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region and assistance for pro-Russian separat
PRAGUE – A tombstone of a well-known rabbi at a former Jewish cemetery in the Czech town of Prostejov has been damaged. A Jewish foundation said Friday it discovered earlier this week that the tombstone of Prostejov Rabbi Zvi Horowitz, who died in 1816,
BRUSSELS – The Latest on Turkey's membership talks with the European Union (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz says that for some European Union member states the last threshold to end membership talks with Turkey would
An apparently angry and callous driver plowed through a group of college students protesting on the streets of Guatemala City on Wednesday – sending at least 13 people to the hospital. One protester run over by the car had to have her leg amputated, poli
A Massachusetts high school student is alive after falling more than 200 feet down a mountain on a school trip in Switzerland. LOST NEPAL TREKKER FOUND AFTER 47 DAYS; HIS GIRLFRIEND DIED AFTER 44 A chaperone on the trip just happened to be the Middleboro
TIRANA, Albania – Albanian Parliament speaker Ilir Meta is expected to be elected as the country's new president in a parliamentary vote. Meta's nomination on Friday has been formally supported by the main left-wing governing Socialist Party of Prime Mi
BERLIN – German Chancellor Angela Merkel heads to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates this weekend with a message that they should do more to help refugees. Germany has taken in hundreds of thousands of Muslim refugees from Syria, Iraq and Afghani
RAMALLAH, West Bank – The Palestinian Health Ministry says at least three protesters were wounded at West Bank demonstrations in support of hunger-striking prisoners held by Israel. Spokesman Anas Diek said three were hospitalized, including one who was
DODOMA, Tanzania – Tanzanian President John Magufuli has fired nearly 10,000 civil servants accused of having falsified academic qualifications to get their jobs. The civil servants have been given 15 days to leave their jobs or risk jail terms of up to
MOSCOW – The Moscow leader of the liberal opposition Yabloko party says one of its activists has been hospitalized after an unknown attacker splashed a chemical in her face. Sergei Mitrokhin, who heads Yabloko's Moscow city branch, said Nataliya Fyodoro
KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghanis marked the 25th anniversary Friday of their victory over Soviet Russian troops and the birth of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan with parades and speeches. The public holiday celebrates today’s date in 1992 when the Mujah
The Taliban in Afghanistan announced plans to ramp up military attacks on both Afghan and coalition security forces as part of a new spring offensive. News of the planned tactics, released in an email statement by a Taliban spokesman, followed a Taliban
BUCHAREST, Romania – Ilie Nastase responded to the backlash from his comments about Serena Williams and his Fed Cup outburst, saying his remarks about the pregnant tennis great were "spontaneous" and his tirade inexcusable. The 70-year-old...
BRUSSELS – Former Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi says that the European Union must fundamentally change and get closer to its citizens if it is to survive. Renzi said in Brussels, where he is finishing his campaign to reclaim leadership of the Ital
ZAGREB, Croatia – The junior party in Croatia's ruling conservative coalition says it is leaving the government of Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic following a dispute over the finance minister. The announcement Friday by the Most, or Bridge, party could
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- 11:26 Tombstone of famed rabbi damaged in Czech town of Prostejov
- 11:17 Shocking Guatemala video shows car plowing through protesters
- 11:17 Massachusetts teen survives falling 200 feet off cliff in Switzerland
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