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Ex-president OK'd CIA site, denies knowing what it was for
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- A former Romanian president has acknowledged approving the CIA's request for a site in Romania, but said he would have refused had he known how it would be used.... 4/27/2015 3:44 PM

Ukraine leader sees country ready for EU entrance in 5 years
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- Ukraine's president said at a high-level summit with European Union officials Monday that his country will be able to meet conditions to apply for EU membership within five years.... 4/27/2015 3:39 PM

Change to Greek bailout negotiating team fuels market hopes
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece reshuffled its bailout negotiating team on Monday following fierce criticism of its finance minister, meeting with market applause as investors hoped it will facilitate a deal to save the country from bankruptcy.... 4/27/2015 3:38 PM

Japan's Inpex wins stake in major UAE oil fields
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The main state oil company in the United Arab Emirates says Japan's Inpex has won a stake in the development of major oil fields in the energy-rich emirate of Abu Dhabi.... 4/27/2015 3:37 PM

American Civil War commemorated way down south of Dixie
SANTA BARBARA D'OESTE, Brazil (AP) -- It had all the trappings of a down-home country fair somewhere well below the Mason-Dixon line: Lynyrd Skynyrd medleys, mile-long lines for fried chicken, barbeque and draft beer, and a plethora of Confederate flags emblazoning everything from belt buckles to motorcycle vests to trucker caps.... 4/27/2015 3:30 PM

Kenya: Court orders government to register gay rights group
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- A Kenyan court has ordered a government agency that regulates non-governmental organizations to recognize and register a human rights group seeking to protect the rights of gay people in the country.... 4/27/2015 3:27 PM

Global effort to help Nepal earthquake victims intensifies
LONDON (AP) -- The desperate effort to save lives in earthquake-ravaged Nepal intensified Monday as aid flights arrived bearing emergency medical teams, search-and-rescue equipment, and tarps for shelter.... 4/27/2015 3:20 PM

Hamas-run Gaza court scraps election of Fatah union leader
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- A Hamas-run court has suspended the results of a rare free union vote in Gaza that ended with a landslide victory by the rival Fatah party.... 4/27/2015 3:17 PM

German-Moroccan man charged with training, fighting in Syria
BERLIN (AP) -- German federal prosecutors say they have charged a German-Moroccan dual citizen with membership in a terrorist organization on allegations he went to Syria to train and fight with an al-Qaida linked group.... 4/27/2015 3:06 PM

Report: Journalists face deadliest time 'in recent history'
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Extremist groups and the governments that restrict liberties to combat those militants have created "the most deadly and dangerous period for journalists in recent history," according to a new report released Monday.... 4/27/2015 3:06 PM

Quake-aid need acute in Nepal capital, more so in villages
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Shelter, fuel, food, medicine, power, news, workers - Nepal's earthquake-hit capital was short on everything Monday as its people searched for lost loved ones, sorted through rubble for their belongings and struggled to provide for their families' needs. In much of the countryside, it was worse, though how much worse was only beginning to become apparent.... 4/27/2015 2:56 PM

Salma Hayek hopes 'The Prophet' inspires new generations
BEIRUT (AP) -- Salma Hayek said on Monday that the animated feature film "The Prophet" she co-produced has been a personal movie, one she hopes can inspire young viewers to think outside the box about ways to improve the world.... 4/27/2015 2:49 PM

Turkey rebukes newly-elected Turkish Cypriot leader
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey's president has rebuked the newly-elected leader of the breakaway Turkish Cypriot state after he suggested that Turkey should deal with northern Cyprus as an equal.... 4/27/2015 2:39 PM

The Netherlands turns all orange for King's Day
DORDRECHT, Netherlands (AP) -- The Netherlands turned out in orange on Monday and the famed national football team wasn't even playing. Monarch Willem-Alexander turned 48 and the whole country celebrated King's Day.... 4/27/2015 2:33 PM

Expats try phones, social apps to connect to quake-hit Nepal
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- After the earthquake hit Nepal, Prem Raja Mahat spent a sleepless night at his Baltimore home, trying again and again to reach his son, who was visiting friends and family back in Mahat's home country.... 4/27/2015 2:33 PM

Russian official: wages to space center workers to be repaid
MOSCOW (AP) -- A senior Russian official has visited a space center under construction and has promised to pay back wages to workers by the weekend.... 4/27/2015 2:32 PM

Polish border guards refuse entry for 10 Russian bikers
TERESPOL, Poland (AP) -- Polish border guards on Monday blocked 10 nationalistic Russian bikers loyal to President Vladimir Putin from entering Poland as part of a ride to commemorate the Red Army's victory over Nazi Germany 70 years ago.... 4/27/2015 2:24 PM

Death toll from Pakistan storm rises to 45
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) -- Officials say the death toll from severe weather in northwestern Pakistan has risen to 45.... 4/27/2015 2:23 PM

Dissident to face UK charges of possessing indecent images
LONDON (AP) -- British authorities have summoned a former Soviet-era dissident to appear in court on charges of possessing and making indecent images of children.... 4/27/2015 2:12 PM

Afghan president delays trip to India by few hours
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The Afghan president delayed his official trip to India by a few hours Monday to hold an emergency meeting with the NATO commander in Afghanistan and top Afghan security officials.... 4/27/2015 1:38 PM



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