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February 20, 2018 - 12:42 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A group of Turks who reached a Greek island by dinghy from Turkey are seeking political asylum in Greece, authorities in Athens said Tuesday. The 17 were reportedly Turkish civil servants and their families who fled a government crackdown in the wake of a failed 2016 coup. The...
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India's opposition Congress party supporters shout slogansas they burn an effigy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi as they protest against the alleged $1.8 billion bank fraud in Lucknow, India, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
February 20, 2018 - 12:34 pm
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's federal investigating agency on Tuesday arrested another five executives as it swooped down on companies run by two main suspects in an alleged $1.8 billion bank fraud case that continued for six years. Central Bureau of Investigation spokesman Abhished Dayal said the five...
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American Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, foreground left, Jared Kushner, background center, and Jason Greenblatt, background right, listen to Nikolay Mladenov speak during a Security Council meeting on the situation in Palestine, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
February 20, 2018 - 12:34 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. Security Council meeting on Mideast issues (all times local): 1:30 p.m. The U.N. Mideast envoy is warning that if the window of opportunity for peace between Israel and the Palestinians isn't seized quickly, the conflict "will be engulfed in the...
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth sits next to fashion editor Anna Wintour as they view Richard Quinn's runway show before presenting him with the inaugural Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design, as she visits London Fashion Week's BFC Show Space in central London, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. (Yui Mok/Pool photo via AP)
February 20, 2018 - 12:33 pm
LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has always dressed with style and flair — but Tuesday marked her first visit to the showy catwalks of London Fashion Week. The monarch squeezed in the front row, chatting with American Vogue editor Anna Wintour — who wore her trademark sunglasses — and presented an...
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February 20, 2018 - 11:38 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A Clinton-Obama sex tape using body doubles. A Facebook page promoting Texas independence riddled with grammatical mistakes. The U.S. indictment centered on a Russian troll farm only scratches the surface of the agency that allegedly produced content to sway the presidential election...
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February 20, 2018 - 11:36 am
MALE, Maldives (AP) — Maldives' parliament on Tuesday approved a 30-day extension of a state of emergency declared by the president to strengthen his power, ignoring a plea from regional power India not to extend it. The extension of the emergency, first declared earlier this month after the...
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A group of college students from Israel being taught about Holocaust history at a fragment of the wall that isolated the Warsaw Ghetto and that a regional official wants to put on a list of protected historical monuments, in Warsaw, Poland, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. The wall was built in 1940, when the Nazi Germans closed the area of Warsaw they called the “Jewish district.” (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
February 20, 2018 - 10:52 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Two sections of the wall that isolated the Warsaw Ghetto during World War II should be added to a list of historical monuments, a regional conservation official in Poland said Tuesday. A proposal to list the red brick wall still standing at 53 Sienna Street says the barrier...
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In this photo taken on Sunday Feb. 18, 2018 photo, refugees and migrants wait to be rescued by aid workers of the Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms, after leaving Libya trying to reach European soil aboard an overcrowded rubber boat, 60 miles north of Al-Khums, Libya. (AP Photo/Olmo Calvo)
February 20, 2018 - 9:16 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on migrant issues in Europe (all times local): 4:15 p.m. A Greek court in the northern city of Thessaloniki has convicted a Palestinian man of running a major migrant-smuggling ring and sentenced him to 13 years in prison. Judges ruled Tuesday that 29-year-old Jamal Owda...
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Christie's London auction house staff pose for photographs with Claude Monet's 'Nympheas en fleur', which will feature in the upcoming May 7-11 New York sale of the collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller, at their premises in London, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. The Monet is estimated to fetch $50 million-$70 million (35.7 million to 50 million pounds, 40.5million to 56.7 million euro). The art collection amassed by billionaire David Rockefeller could raise more than $500 million for charity when it is auctioned this spring. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
February 20, 2018 - 9:09 am
LONDON (AP) — An art collection amassed by billionaire David Rockefeller could raise more than $500 million for charity when it is auctioned this spring. Auctioneer Christie's is selling hundreds of artworks including major paintings by Claude Monet, Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso, from the...
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February 20, 2018 - 8:19 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa says public representatives will undergo "lifestyle audits" as part of his campaign to clean up the government. Ramaphosa said Tuesday that the scrutiny will start with the executive branch, and that he was heartened to hear that the...
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