World

March 28, 2017 - 7:42 am
LONDON (AP) — A new 12-sided British pound coin is entering circulation amid concern that the round pound was too easy to counterfeit. The new coin introduced Tuesday is intended to be the most secure in the world, featuring a hologram that changes from the pound symbol to the numeral one. It also...
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Demonstrators from the Asian community protest outside Paris' 19th district's police station, Tuesday March 28, 2017. Violent clashes in Paris between baton-wielding police and protesters outraged at the police killing of a Chinese man in his home have seen three police officers injured and 35 protesters arrested, authorities said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
March 28, 2017 - 7:35 am
PARIS (AP) — Violent clashes in Paris between baton-wielding police and protesters outraged at the police killing of a Chinese man in his home injured three police officers and led to the arrest of 35 protesters, authorities said Tuesday. The tensions have prompted China's Foreign Ministry to...
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Socialist candidate for the presidential election in France Benoit Hamon, and the chairman of the German Social Democratic Party Martin Schulz address the media after a meeting at the party's headquarter in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, March 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
March 28, 2017 - 7:14 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on France's presidential campaign (all times local): 12:10 p.m. French Socialist presidential candidate Benoit Hamon has assailed European austerity policies as he met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, arguing that they have helped fuel the far right's rise. Hamon has...
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March 28, 2017 - 6:58 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's finance minister returned to Johannesburg on Tuesday after being abruptly ordered to pull out of a trade promotion trip to Britain and the United States, fuelling investor fears that he is about to be fired by President Jacob Zuma. Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan...
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This courtroom sketch dated Tuesday, March 28, 2017, shows Venezuelan-born Ilich Ramirez Sanchez known as "Carlos the Jackal" during his trial at a Paris courthouse, France. The man known as "Carlos the Jackal," once the world's most-wanted fugitive, has asked a French court to "take the only right decision" before the five judges went behind closed doors to rule whether he's guilty of a deadly 1974 attack on a Paris shopping arcade. (Eliza Parmentier via AP)
March 28, 2017 - 6:52 am
PARIS (AP) — The man known as "Carlos the Jackal," once the world's most-wanted fugitive, has asked a French court to "take the only right decision" before ruling on whether he's guilty of a deadly 1974 attack on a Paris shopping arcade. The Venezuelan-born Ilich Ramirez Sanchez is already serving...
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March 28, 2017 - 6:49 am
MADRID (AP) — Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has promised to invest 4.2 billion euros ($4.57 billion) in northwestern Catalonia whose regional government is pushing for independence from Spain mainly because of economic grievances. Rajoy promised the investment, mostly in rail transport...
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Supporters of Alexander Blackman celebrate outside the Royal Courts of Justice in London, Tuesday, March, 28, 2017. A British court has shortened the sentence of Royal Marine Blackman, convicted of killing a wounded Taliban fighter in Afghanistan. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)
March 28, 2017 - 6:48 am
LONDON (AP) — A British court on Tuesday shortened the sentence of a Royal Marine convicted of killing a wounded Taliban fighter in Afghanistan, meaning he will likely be released from prison within weeks. Sgt. Alexander Blackman was convicted of murder and sentenced to a minimum of 10 years by a...
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This still image taken from drone footage posted online Monday, March. 27, 2017 by the Aamaq News Agency, a media arm of the Islamic State group, shows the Tabqa Dam, in Raqqa, Syria. U.S.-backed forces in northern Syria said Monday paused military operations near a major dam held by the Islamic State group in order to allow engineers to fix any problems after conflicting reports about its stability. (Aamaq News Agency via AP)
March 28, 2017 - 6:44 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A senior Russian general on Tuesday criticized the U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State militants for allegedly targeting infrastructure — including a key dam — in territory held by the extremist group in Syria. Col. Gen. Sergei Rudskoi of the military's General Staff accused the...
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Demonstrators from the Asian community protest outside Paris' 19th district's police station, Tuesday March 28, 2017. Violent clashes in Paris between baton-wielding police and protesters outraged at the police killing of a Chinese man in his home have seen three police officers injured and 35 protesters arrested, authorities said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
March 28, 2017 - 6:25 am
PARIS (AP) — Violent clashes in Paris between baton-wielding police and protesters outraged at the police killing of a Chinese man in his home have seen three police officers injured and 35 protesters arrested, authorities said Tuesday. Demonstrators, who were from the Asian community, gathered...
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March 28, 2017 - 6:20 am
BERLIN (AP) — Officials in the German state of Lower-Saxony are warning followers of U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen of Turkish efforts to spy on them. Lower-Saxony's interior minister, Boris Pistorius, says Turkey's foreign intelligence agency MIT handed its German counterpart a list of...
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