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Romanian minister calls for firing of anti-graft prosecutorRomania's justice minister calls for the country's chief anti-corruption prosecutor to be removed from her post, citing what he said were serious concerns about the way she did her job
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this photo taken Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, an Aldabra giant tortoise is seen on Curieuse island in the Seychelles. The tiny island nation of the Seychelles is announcing a pioneering marine conservation plan as part of a debt swap deal with creditors, designating nearly a third of its ocean waters as protected areas and aiming to ensure its unique biodiversity. (Tate Drucker/The Nature Conservancy via AP)
Seychelles swaps debt for groundbreaking marine protectionTiny island nation of Seychelles swaps debt for groundbreaking plan to protect rich marine life
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Dutch lawmakers label massacre of Armenians as genocideLawmakers in the lower house of the Dutch parliament vote in favor of labelling as genocide the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks more than a century ago, a move sure to further ratchet up diplomatic tensions between the Netherlands and Turkey
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In this Monday, Feb. 19, 2018 photo, The Qatari envoy, Mohammed Al-Emadi, attends a press conference at the Shifa hospital in Gaza City, Gaza. Al-Emadi told The Associated Press in an interview Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018  that Gaza is "on the verge of collapsing" and that if things do not improve, another war could break out between its Hamas rulers and Israel.  Al-Emadi, Qatar's point man for the Gaza Strip, is calling on the world to send humanitarian aid urgently to the war-torn territory. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
AP Interview: Qatari envoy calls for emergency aid to GazaAP Interview: Qatar's point man for Gaza calls for urgent aid to war-torn territory, warns of possible new conflict
The Associated Press1 hour ago
French court keeps Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan in prisonA French court has rejected a request to be released by a prominent Islamic scholar incarcerated this month on preliminary rape charges
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Syrian Ambassador to the United Nations Bashar al-Ja'afari, center, speaks to members of the Russian delegation before the start of a Security Council meeting on the situation in Syria, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Security Council to meet amid calls for Syria cease-fireWorld leaders are calling for an urgent cease-fire in Syria on Thursday as government forces pounded the eastern suburbs of the capital in an unrelenting campaign that has left hundreds of people dead in recent days.
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, June 15, 2016 file photo, Cypriot Foreign minister Ioannis Kasoulides speaks after his statements to the media at the foreign ministry in Nicosia, Cyprus. Kasoulides said on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, that drilling in the specific area could be abandoned if Turkish naval vessels continue to obstruct the rig. For two weeks, Turkish warships have prevented a rig from reaching an area southeast of Cyprus where Italian firm Eni is scheduled to carry out exploratory drilling. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias, File)
Eni executive: drilling off Cyprus could be put on holdThe top executive of Italian company Eni says that planned drilling in search of gas off Cyprus could be put on hold until Turkey can be convinced to pull back its warships preventing a rig from reaching the site
The Associated Press2 hours ago
UNICEF official resigns after allegations madeA senior official at UNICEF has resigned after allegations of inappropriate behavior during an early stint at Save The Children
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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras waits for the arrival of the Irish President Michael D. Higgins during a welcome ceremony at Maximos Mansion in Athens, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. Moody's ratings agency upgraded Greece's credit rating by two notches late Wednesday to B3, saying the country is set to return to market-based funding following the conclusion of its current bailout program in the summer. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Top Greek court backs key bailout-linked development projectGreece's supreme court has approved a large private urban development project on the prime seaside site of the old Athens airport, which is a key element of the country's bailout program
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Model Bella Hadid wears a creation as part of the Fendi women's Fall/Winter 2018-2019 collection, presented during the Milan Fashion Week, in Milan, Italy, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
Led by Gigi Hadid, next-gen supermodels fill Milan runwaysThe next generation of supermodels out in force on the second day of Milan Fashion Week
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UK police probe 'racist' package sent to Harry and MeghanBritish police say they are investigating a suspicious package that was sent to Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle as a racist hate crime
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Parents: 101 Nigerian girls missing after Boko Haram attackParents say 101 Nigerian girls still missing days after suspected Boko Haram attack
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