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Slovenia police find 20 migrants after van crashes

WASHINGTON POST - 20 min 46 sec ago
Police in Slovenia say they have found 20 migrants from Pakistan in a van that crashed after entering the country illegally from Croatia.

German center-left leaders push for talks with Merkel

WASHINGTON POST - 20 min 46 sec ago
Leaders of Germany’s Social Democrats are lobbying hard for party members to vote this weekend for opening coalition talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Union bloc.

China planning to send robot sub to sunken ship

WASHINGTON POST - 20 min 46 sec ago
China’s Transport Ministry says preparations are underway to send a robot submarine possibly followed by divers to explore and plug holes in a sunken Iranian oil tanker whose 32 crew members are all believed to have died.

China: ‘Cold War thinking’ behind Vancouver N. Korea meeting

WASHINGTON POST - 36 min 50 sec ago
China says “Cold War thinking” is behind a meeting of U.S. allies on how to deal with North Korea’s nuclear threat, adding it risks splitting international opinion over the issue.

Abbas says Trump’s policy shift on Jerusalem was ‘sinful’

WASHINGTON POST - 36 min 50 sec ago
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas has again blasted President Donald Trump, saying the U.S. leader’s decision to recognize contested Jerusalem as Israel’s capital was “sinful.”

Philippines checks if key Malaysian extremist survived siege

WASHINGTON POST - 52 min 49 sec ago
The Philippine military is validating intelligence information that a Malaysian militant leader survived the defeat of an Islamic State group-linked siege and is helping restart efforts to establish an extremist alliance.

France considers loaning Britain historic Bayeux Tapestry

WASHINGTON POST - 52 min 49 sec ago
French officials are considering loaning the historic Bayeux Tapestry to Britain for the first time.

Sri Lanka reinstated ban on selling alcohol to women

WASHINGTON POST - 52 min 49 sec ago
A senior official says Sri Lanka’s government has reinstated a ban on women buying alcohol and being employed in places where the drinks are produced and sold.

Vice President Pense urges peaceful resolution of Afghan power struggle

WASHINGTON POST - 1 hour 7 min ago
Pense’s call to the Afghan president may forestall military action against a renegade northern warlord.

Future of Catalan crisis at stake as new parliament convenes

WASHINGTON POST - 1 hour 7 min ago
A new Catalan parliament is meeting following a foiled secession attempt last year and amid looming questions about the role that fugitive and jailed politicians will play in the chamber’s separatist majority.

UK citizens ask Dutch court to protect post-Brexit EU rights

WASHINGTON POST - 1 hour 7 min ago
A group of British citizens who live in the Netherlands has gone to a Dutch court in a bid to retain their EU citizenship rights after Britain completes its divorce from the bloc.

Saudi Arabia to transfer $2 billion to Yemen following appeal to save the local currency from ‘complete collapse’

WASHINGTON POST - 1 hour 7 min ago
Saudi Arabia to transfer $2 billion to Yemen following appeal to save the local currency from ‘complete collapse’

Former German death camp guard’s clemency appeal rejected

WASHINGTON POST - 1 hour 39 min ago
German authorities have rejected a former Auschwitz death camp guard’s bid for clemency, removing the final barrier to him serving his sentence for accessory to murder.

7 dead as Myanmar police open fire to disperse protesters

WASHINGTON POST - 1 hour 39 min ago
Myanmar police opened fire at hundreds of protesters angry about a ban on a local festival, killing seven people, officials said Wednesday.

Police mobilize against protesters in French airport dispute

WASHINGTON POST - 1 hour 39 min ago
Police are deploying extra forces to western France as the government prepares to decide whether to build an airport that has mobilized nearly a decade of sometimes violent protests.

Netanyahu says US Embassy to move to Jerusalem this year

WASHINGTON POST - 1 hour 39 min ago
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he’s certain that the U.S. Embassy will be moved to Jerusalem in the coming year, much sooner than Trump administration officials have estimated.

Pakistani police: Suicide bomber targets officer in Karachi

WASHINGTON POST - 2 hours 10 min ago
Pakistani police say a senior officer known for leading raids on militant hideouts escaped assassination when a suicide bomber riding on a motorcycle blew himself up near his vehicle in the port city of Karachi.

Office of rights group in Russia’s North Caucasus torched

WASHINGTON POST - 2 hours 10 min ago
Prominent human rights group Memorial says masked attackers have torched its office in the region of Ingushetia in Russia’s North Caucasus.

Qatar: Exiled sheikh promoted by Saudi Arabia now in Kuwait

WASHINGTON POST - 2 hours 10 min ago
Qatari authorities say an exiled sheikh once promoted by Saudi Arabia as a possible opposition leader amid a diplomatic dispute between Arab nations and Doha is now in Kuwait.

Chinese-American journalist says China kidnapped his wife

WASHINGTON POST - 2 hours 42 min ago
A Chinese-American journalist who extensively interviewed the exiled businessman Guo Wengui says his wife has been kidnapped and held for months by Chinese security forces.

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