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November 18, 2017 - 10:03 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish prosecutors launched an investigation Saturday into two U.S. prosecutors involved in trying a Turkish-Iranian businessman for violating U.S. sanctions against Iran, according to the country's official news agency. Istanbul prosecutor's office announced the investigation into...
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November 18, 2017 - 9:47 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it has fired a tank shell into Syria as a "warning shot" after the Syrian military conducted construction along their border. The military says Syria violated the 1974 cease-fire agreement on the Golan Heights Saturday by using heavy tools to fortify a...
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FILE - A Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 file photo of Tunisian-born fashion designer Azzedine Alaia arriving at Christian Dior's Spring/Summer 2015 ready-to-wear fashion collection presented in Paris, France. Alaia, an iconoclast whose clingy dresses marked the 1980s and who dressed famous women from Hollywood to the White House, has died at age 77. The French Haute Couture Federation announced Alaia's death on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, without providing details. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)
November 18, 2017 - 9:43 am
PARIS (AP) — Tunisian-born designer Azzedine Alaia, a fashion iconoclast whose clingy styles helped define the 1980s and who dressed famous women from Hollywood to the White House, has died at age 77. The French Haute Couture Federation announced Alaia's death on Saturday without providing details...
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Protesters gather at a demonstration of tens of thousands at Zimbabwe Grounds in Harare, Zimbabwe Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. Opponents of Mugabe are demonstrating for the ouster of the 93-year-old leader who is virtually powerless and deserted by most of his allies. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
November 18, 2017 - 9:43 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — In a euphoric gathering that just days ago would have drawn a police crackdown, crowds marched through Zimbabwe's capital on Saturday to demand the departure of President Robert Mugabe, one of Africa's last remaining liberation leaders, after nearly four decades in power...
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November 18, 2017 - 9:23 am
BERLIN (AP) — German regulators have banned certain types of smartwatches marketed to children, saying the devices have been used to listen in on school classrooms and run afoul of Germany's surveillance restrictions. The Bundesnetzagentur, or Federal Network Agency, said in a statement issued...
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November 18, 2017 - 9:21 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's state news agency says prosecutors have launched an investigation into the U.S. attorneys trying a Turkish-Iranian businessman for sanctions-busting. The Istanbul prosecutor's office on Saturday announced the investigation into ex-U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara and U.S...
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November 18, 2017 - 9:16 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A blazing fireball lit up the dark skies of Arctic Finland for five seconds, giving off what scientists said was "the glow of 100 full moons" and igniting hurried attempts to find the reported meteorite. Finnish experts were scrambling to calculate its trajectory and find...
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In this photo made from video, Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri, fourth from left, arrives in Paris, France, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. Hariri arrived in France from Saudi Arabia, seeking to dismiss fears that he had been held against his will and forced to resign by Saudi authorities. (AP Photo)
November 18, 2017 - 9:10 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on developments surrounding Lebanon's crisis with Saudi Arabia in the wake of Prime Minister Saad Hariri's resignation (all times local): 3:15 p.m. Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri says he will return to Lebanon in the coming days to take part in Independence Day...
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November 18, 2017 - 8:59 am
RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza's border crossing into Egypt ran Saturday under the Palestinian Authority's control for the first time in a decade, in a step forward for the Western-backed leadership's resuming of its functions in the Gaza Strip. Egypt opened the Rafah crossing point for three days...
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People attempt to inch their way forward on the road to State House in Harare, Saturday, Nov. 18 2017. Earlier euphoric crowds of several thousand people gathered in Zimbabwe's capital to demand the departure of President Robert Mugabe after nearly four decades in power. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
November 18, 2017 - 8:48 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's political turmoil (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Zimbabwe's political situation is set to be discussed Tuesday when four countries with the southern African regional bloc meet in Angola. The Southern African Development Community summit will include...
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