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ROME (AP) — Italy's premier insisted Friday that his country's friendship with Egypt can only exist "if the truth emerges" about the death of an Italian doctoral student who was doing research in Cairo. Premier Matteo Renzi, in remarks on Italian state radio on the day of slain...
GENEVA (AP) — Possible Zika vaccines are at least 18 months away from large-scale trials, the World Health Organization said Friday, while advising pregnant women to consider delaying travel to areas where the mosquito-borne virus has turned up amid concerns it may be linked to...
HAVANA (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis's historic meeting in Cuba with Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill and his subsequent trip to Mexico (all times local): 7:50 a.m. Pope Francis is taking a big step toward improving relations with the Russian Orthodox Church by meeting in...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Among the losers in the retaliatory sparring between the rival Koreas are residents who had been depending on a rarity in impoverished North Korea: a steady supply of water from the now-shuttered jointly run factory park in the North Korean border city...
BERLIN (AP) — Actor George Clooney and his lawyer wife Amal have had a private meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss the crisis in Syria and Europe's efforts to help refugees. The actor, who is currently attending the Berlin Film Festival to showcase his new...
ROME (AP) — Pope Francis has begun a seven-day trip that will take him first to Havana, Cuba, then to Mexico. The Alitalia jet carrying Francis and his entourage departed Friday morning from Rome's airport. First stop is Havana's airport, where Francis will meet for a few hours...
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — South Sudan's president has appointed his rival, rebel leader Riek Machar, as first vice president in a possible government of national unity, a presidential spokesman said Friday. President Salva Kiir expects Machar to travel to Juba, the South Sudanese...
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A presidential spokesman in South Sudan says the president has appointed his rival, rebel leader Riek Machar, as first vice president in a unity government. Ateny Wek Ateny said Friday that President Salva Kiir expects Machar to travel to Juba, the South...
MUNICH (AP) — Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says the use of ground troops in the Syrian conflict could result in world war. Medvedev was quoted as saying in an interview published late Thursday by the German newspaper Handelsblatt that "a ground operation draws everyone...
ROME (AP) — Italy's premier insisted Friday that his country's friendship with Egypt can only exist "if the truth...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Cook County medical examiner's office is considering how best to preserve and display the newly...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Officials are trying to hammer out a deal to address competing water needs of south-...
PARIS (AP) — Moroccan authorities have given furniture giant Ikea the green light to open its first store in the...
GENEVA (AP) — Jerome Valcke, Sepp Blatter's long-time right-hand man, was banned from all soccer-related activity...
GENEVA (AP) — Jerome Valcke, Sepp Blatter's long-time right-hand man, was banned from all soccer-related activity...