International incidents

June 16, 2018 - 2:33 pm
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The Latest on the battle for Hodeida in Yemen (all times local): 9 p.m. Houthi-linked civil aviation authorities have denied that their rivals of the Saudi-led coalition and Yemeni forces have taken control of Hodeida's airport. In a statement posted Saturday on the Houthis'...
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In this Feb. 12, 2018, photo, women walk past Saudi-led coalition backed forces, leading the campaign to take over Hodeida, as they patrol Mocha, a port city on the Red Sea coast of Yemen. Violence, famine and disease have ravished the country of some 28 million, which was already the Arab world’s poorest before the conflict began. The conflict pits a U.S.-backed, Saudi-led coalition supporting the internationally recognized government, which has nominally relocated to Aden but largely lives in exile, against rebels known as Houthis. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
June 16, 2018 - 7:35 am
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Saudi-led forces heading an assault on Yemen's rebel-held port city of Hodeida seized control of its international airport Saturday, officials loyal to Yemen's exiled government said, as fierce fighting continued for the starving nation's main gateway for food shipments...
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People watch a speech of Russian President Vladimir Putin on a huge screen prior the 2018 soccer World Cup match between Russia and Saudi Arabia at a fan zone in St.Petersburg, Russia, Thursday, June 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
June 14, 2018 - 4:35 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the opening day of the World Cup (all times local): ___ 11:20 p.m. The second day of World Cup action will bring one of the most anticipated games of the opening round: Spain against Portugal in a match of two teams trying to bring the focus back to soccer. Spain is in...
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Migrants wait to disembark from an Italian Coast Guard vessell "Diciotti" as it docks at the Sicilian port of Catania, southern Italy, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. The vessel docked in Catania with 932 migrants aboard in a sign that Italy under the populist 5-Star Movement and anti-migrant League is still accepting some migrants, but is forcing other countries to share the burden. (Orietta Scardino/ANSA via AP)
June 13, 2018 - 4:02 pm
ROME (AP) — Italy escalated its quarrel with France over migration Wednesday, challenging the bordering country to take in more asylum-seekers and demanding an apology after the French president accused the new Italian government of irresponsible behavior for refusing entry to a rescue ship with...
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People read newspaper front pages a day after a Greek- Macedonian agreement, at a kiosk in Athens, on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. A historic deal ending a decades-long dispute between neighbors Greece and Macedonia over the latter's name met with mixed reactions in both countries Wednesday, with some welcoming the agreement and others horrified at what they see as unacceptable concessions. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
June 13, 2018 - 12:24 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Macedonia's president said Wednesday he would not sign off on an historic deal that would change the country's name, the most potentially disruptive reaction so far to the agreement with Greece that has received diverging reactions in both countries. President Gjorge Ivanov...
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A migrant woman and baby wait for a health check up after disembarking from Italian Coast Guard vessell "Diciotti" which docked at the Sicilian port of Catania, southern Italy, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. The vessel docked in Catania with 932 migrants aboard in a sign that Italy under the populist 5-Star Movement and anti-migrant League is still accepting some migrants, but is forcing other countries to share the burden. (AP Photo/Salvatore Cavalli)
June 13, 2018 - 12:16 pm
CATANIA, Sicily (AP) — The Latest on the flow of migrants into Europe (all times local): 6:10 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading for a showdown with her conservative allies in a dispute over whether to turn back some refugees at the border. Horst Seehofer, who heads the Bavaria-only...
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FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2015 file photo, the President of Yemen Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, participates in a summit of Arab and South American leaders in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Yemen's exiled president was due to visit the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, to patch up relations ahead of an anticipated assault on the rebel-held port of Hodeida. Hadi's trip to Abu Dhabi comes amid months of tensions between his forces and fighters backed by the UAE, which have clashed on a number of occasions. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File)
June 12, 2018 - 10:18 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Yemen's exiled president visited the United Arab Emirates to patch up relations ahead of an anticipated assault on the rebel-held port of Hodeida. President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi's trip to Abu Dhabi comes amid months of tensions between his forces and fighters...
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FILE- In this Wednesday, Oct, 8, 2014 file photo, a modern bronze statue of Alexander the Great stands under the cloudy sky of the northern port city of Thessaloniki, Greece. Officials in Greece and Macedonia say Tuesday, June 12, 2018, they are close to reaching a landmark deal on a long-standing name dispute, to protect Greece's region of Macedonia, birthplace of ancient warrior king Alexander the Great, but the Greek coalition partner has vowed to vote against the proposed agreement. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris, File)
June 12, 2018 - 5:47 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on the long-running name dispute between Greece and neighboring Macedonia (all times local): 11:50 p.m. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is welcoming the agreement between Greece and Macedonia to end their longstanding dispute over the Macedonia name as "a...
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This undated photo released on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, by French NGO "SOS Mediterranee", shows stranded migrants aboard a Italian Coast Guard boat as they are transferred from the SOS Mediterranee's Aquarius ship to Italian ships to continue the journey to Spain in the Mediterranean Sea. Italy dispatched two ships Tuesday to help take 629 migrants stuck off its shores on the days-long voyage to Spain in what is forecast to be bad weather, after the new populist government refused them safe port in a dramatic bid to force Europe to share the burden of unrelenting arrivals. (Kenny Karpov/SOS Mediterranee via AP)
June 12, 2018 - 2:52 pm
POZZALLO, Sicily (AP) — Italy's populist government on Tuesday lashed out at France for criticizing its refusal to allow safe harbor for a rescue ship with 629 migrants, instead sending two military vessels to take on some of the migrant passengers in the waters off Sicily and escort the ship on a...
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FILE - This Nov. 29, 2017, file image provided by the North Korean government Nov. 30, 2017, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, third from left, and what the North Korean government calls the Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile, in North Korea. Tuesday’s meeting on June 12, 2018 in Singapore between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump comes after a sharp turn in North Korea’s diplomacy, from rebuffing proposals for dialogue last year to embracing and even initiating them this year. The change may reflect a new thinking about its nuclear deterrence strategy, and how best to secure the ultimate goal of protecting Kim’s rule. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File)
June 11, 2018 - 7:21 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — After years of effort to develop nuclear missiles that can target the U.S. mainland, is North Korean leader Kim Jong Un really ready to pack them away in a deal with President Donald Trump? Perhaps, but that wouldn't necessarily mean Pyongyang is abandoning its nuclear...
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