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Italian wine harvest begins, productive year forecast

August 10, 2018

ROME (AP) — The Italian wine grape harvest season has started with Pinot and Chardonnay grapes in the northern Lombardy's Franciacorta region, with experts anticipating a better year after an... more »»

Historic wooden church in northwest Russia destroyed by fire

August 10, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — An 18th-century church widely seen as a marvel of Russia's wooden architecture has been destroyed by a fire. more »»

The Latest: Floods destroy campsite, restaurants in France

August 10, 2018

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on floods and poor weather in Europe (all times local):

2:25 p.. more »»

Russian PM strongly warns US against ramping up sanctions

August 10, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's prime minister sternly warned the United States on Friday against ramping up sanctions, saying that Moscow will retaliate with economic, political and unspecified "other"... more »»

Taliban try to take Afghan city in brazen assault, kill 14

August 10, 2018

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban launched a multi-pronged attack in attempts to overrun a provincial capital in Afghanistan on Friday, hiding inside people's homes before slipping into city... more »»

Lebanese diva breaks taboo with clip announcing cancer fight

August 10, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — It was an unusual way to reveal a struggle against cancer, particularly in a part of the world where the illness is still largely considered a private matter and taboo. more »»

Scandinavia faces high winds; storms hit France, Germany

August 10, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Scandinavia warned of high winds on Friday amid storms that followed a long spell of hot, dry weather, while Germany's national railway worked to reopen routes closed... more »»

Turkey's currency nosedives on economic concerns, US dispute

August 10, 2018

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Turkish currency plunged on Friday, raising questions about the country's financial stability, as investors worried about the president's unorthodox economic policies an... more »»

Still there for you: 'Friends' most-viewed UK streaming show

August 10, 2018

LONDON (AP) — Almost 15 years after it was canceled, "Friends" is still there for British viewers.

The catchphrase-generating New York sitcom is the most popular show on U.K. more »»

After Indonesia quake, a new worry: deadly aftershocks

August 10, 2018

MATARAM, Indonesia (AP) — After a deadly earthquake devastated the Indonesian island of Lombok last weekend, Husni Handayani thought the worst was over. more »»

Greece lashes out at Russia's expulsion of Greek diplomats

August 10, 2018

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece lashed out Friday at Russia's expulsion of Greek diplomats from Moscow this week, as a spat between the two traditionally friendly countries grew more acrimonious. more »»

In northeast India, the politics of citizenship flares anew

August 10, 2018

MAYONG, India (AP) — The rice farmer doesn't know how it happened. Abdul Mannan just knows a mistake was made somewhere. more »»

Rebuilding mosques priority for devout on quake-hit Lombok

August 10, 2018

TANJUNG, Indonesia (AP) — On Indonesia's earthquake-devastated Lombok island, people are reeling as they mourn more than 300 dead and sleep in makeshift shelters, but foremost in the minds of som... more »»

Ryanair pilots strike in Germany, 4 other countries

August 10, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — Ryanair pilots in several European countries staged a strike over work conditions on Friday that prompted the budget carrier to cancel 400 flights. more »»

Russian prime minister warns US against ramping up sanctions

August 10, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's prime minister sternly warned the United States on Friday against ramping up sanctions, saying that Moscow will retaliate with economic, political and unspecified "other"... more »»

Portugal, Spain get upper hand over major wildfires

August 10, 2018

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Authorities in Portugal say they have brought under control a major wildfire in the south of the country after a weeklong effort. more »»

Thousands in China mosque standoff over demolition plan

August 10, 2018

BEIJING (AP) — Thousands of Muslims gathered at a mosque in northwestern China on Friday to protest its planned demolition in a rare, public pushback to the government's efforts to rewrite how... more »»

Indonesian president picks cleric as running mate in 2019

August 10, 2018

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The battle lines for Indonesia's 2019 presidential election were drawn Friday as the incumbent Joko "Jokowi" Widodo formally registered as a candidate after choosing a... more »»

Tense calm, cease-fire follows another Hamas-Israel flare-up

August 10, 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) — Gaza's militant Islamic Hamas rulers and Israel appeared to be honoring a cease-fire Friday that ended two days of an intense flare-up in violence amid efforts by neighboring... more »»

South Korea: North Korean coal entered its ports illegally

August 10, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said a total of 35,000 tons of North Korean coal and pig iron worth $5.8 million illegally entered its ports last year, in possible violations of UN sanctions. more »»

 
 

 

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