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A Boeing 737-800 of Turkey's Pegasus Airlines after skidding off the runway downhill towards the sea at the airport in Trabzon, Turkey, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018. Trabzon Gov. Yucel Yavuz said all 162 passengers and crew on board were evacuated and safe early Sunday. The cause of the accident was not yet known. (DHA-Depo Photos via AP)
January 14, 2018 - 4:14 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — A commercial airplane that skidded off a runway after landing in northern Turkey dangled precariously Sunday off a muddy cliff with its nose only a few feet from the Black Sea. Some of the 168 people on board the Boeing 737-800 described it as a "miracle" that everyone was evacuated...
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Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov welcomes Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, in Sofia, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018. Abe is visiting Bulgaria as part of his East European tour. (AP Photo/Valentina Petrova)
January 14, 2018 - 3:14 pm
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borisov are promising to create opportunities for Japanese businesses in the Balkans. Abe is on a six-country European tour that makes him the first Japanese prime minister to visit the region. Before...
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January 14, 2018 - 3:02 pm
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — The United States is warning its citizens to "exercise increased caution in Kosovo due to terrorism" and listed some areas Washington thinks are at increased risk. The State Department warning issued Friday said that "terrorist groups continue plotting possible attacks in...
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Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi shake hands with bystanders as he arrives for a event in Tunis, Tunisia, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018. Tunisian authorities announced plans to boost aid to the needy in a bid to placate protesters whose demonstrations over price hikes degenerated into days of unrest across the North African nation, which is marking seven years on Sunday since its long-time autocratic ruler was driven into exile.(Slim Abid/Tunisian Presidency via AP)
January 14, 2018 - 2:15 pm
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — More than 2,000 Tunisians rallied Sunday for the North African nation's leaders to do away with punishing price hikes that triggered days of unrest and to respect the goals of the revolution that drove out the country's autocratic ruler seven years ago. To placate protesters...
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January 14, 2018 - 2:09 pm
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The Palestinian leader says President Donald Trump should be ashamed of himself for his handling of Mideast peace efforts. In a fiery speech to the Palestinian Central Council, a decision-making body, on Sunday, President Mahmoud Abbas criticized Trump and his policies...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan talks to supporters of his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), at a rally in Yozgat, eastern Turkey, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018. Erdogan said Sunday the country will launch a military assault on a Kurdish enclave in northern Syria "in the coming days," and urged the U.S. to support its efforts. (Pool Photo via AP)
January 14, 2018 - 12:47 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's president said Sunday the country will launch a military assault on a Kurdish enclave in northern Syria "in the coming days" and urged the U.S. to support its efforts. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the operation against the Afrin enclave aims to "purge terror" from...
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This photo released by Andina Agency shows residents in Chala, Peru, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, after an earthquake struck the area. The powerful earthquake struck off Peru's coast early Sunday, tumbling adobe homes in small, rural towns, officials said. (Andina Agency via AP)
January 14, 2018 - 11:54 am
LIMA, Peru (AP) — A powerful earthquake struck off Peru's coast early Sunday, tumbling adobe homes in small, rural towns, killing at least one person and leaving dozens injured, officials said. The U.S. Geological Survey said the early morning quake had a magnitude of 7.1 and was centered 25 miles...
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January 14, 2018 - 11:50 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military said Sunday it destroyed an attack tunnel built by the Hamas militant group that stretched from the Gaza Strip, through Israel and into Egypt, and that ran past Israeli military posts as well as gas and fuel pipelines. Military spokesman Lt. Col. Jonathan...
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Firefighters extinguish a burning car that was destroyed in a bombing, in the southern port city of Sidon, Lebanon, Sunday, Jan 14, 2018. The Lebanese military said the bomb went off in a car in southern Lebanon, wounding its Palestinian owner. It was not immediately clear who carried out Sunday's bombing in the city of Sidon or why the Palestinian, identified as Mohammed Hamdan, was targeted. (AP Photo/Mohammed Zaatari)
January 14, 2018 - 11:49 am
BEIRUT (AP) — A Palestinian member of the militant group Hamas survived an attempt on his life Sunday after a bomb planted in his car in southern Lebanon on Sunday detonated, wounding him, the Lebanese military and the group said. It was not immediately clear who carried out the bombing in the city...
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FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2015 file photo, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, center, reviews honor guards, as he takes part in a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of Unknown Soldier in Moscow, Russia. Two hopefuls have launched their presidential campaigns with a barrage of criticism of general-turned-president Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's rule. El-Sissi has yet to formally announce whether he would contest the March 26-28, 2018 election, but he is virtually certain to contest and win another four-year term in office. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev, Pool, File)
January 14, 2018 - 11:48 am
CAIRO (AP) — Barely a week after authorities set a date for Egypt's presidential elections, two hopefuls have launched their campaigns with criticism of general-turned-president Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's rule, with one promising to end "repression" if elected and the other claiming the incumbent is...
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