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British national flag flutters in front of the British Embassy with the Ukraine Hotel, right, in the background, in Moscow, Russia, Friday, March 16, 2018. Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Friday accused Britain of violating international law and criticized Britain's defense minister for what he called "uneducated" comments about Russia. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
March 16, 2018 - 10:20 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Lithuania's foreign minister says the nerve agent attack on an ex-spy is a direct challenge to the European Union that will likely be discussed at an upcoming meeting in Brussels even though it's not on the...
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FILE - In this March 14, 2018 file photo German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer, left, talks to German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the German parliament in Berlin. Germany’s new interior minister is positioning himself to the right of Chancellor Angela Merkel on migration, telling a newspaper Islam is not a part of Germany Friday, March 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber,file)
March 16, 2018 - 9:26 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's new interior minister said Friday he doesn't consider Islam to be a part of Germany, a position that puts him at odds with Chancellor Angela Merkel on the central question of migration. Horst Seehofer, the country's top security official, told the Bild newspaper that "Islam...
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This photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows Syrian civilians with their belongings as they fleeing from fighting between the Syrian government forces and rebels, in Hamouria in eastern Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria, Thursday, March. 15, 2018. Thousands of civilians streamed out of Syria's besieged, opposition-held enclave of eastern Ghouta on Thursday, crossing on foot and in pick-up trucks and tractors to government-held territory near the capital, Damascus, according to footage on state-run Syrian television. (SANA via AP)
March 16, 2018 - 9:26 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria's seven-year civil war (all times local): 3:15 p.m. A U.N. spokeswoman says the world body is receiving "deeply alarming" reports from the Kurdish enclave of Afrin about civilian deaths and injuries due to airstrikes and ground-based strikes. Ravina...
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This photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows Syrian civilians with their belongings, fleeing from fighting between the Syrian government forces and rebels, in Hamouria in eastern Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria, Thursday, March. 15, 2018. Thousands of civilians streamed out of Syria's besieged, opposition-held enclave of eastern Ghouta on Thursday, crossing on foot and in pick-up trucks and tractors to government-held territory near the capital, Damascus, according to footage on state-run Syrian television. (SANA via AP)
March 16, 2018 - 9:24 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government and Russian airstrikes killed at least 46 people in a besieged town outside of Damascus on Friday, while Turkish shelling and attacks on a Kurdish-held town in northern Syria left at least 22 dead there, monitors and officials said. The staggering death toll — at...
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Poland's President Andrzej Duda, left, greets Germany's new Foreign Minister Heiko Maas making his second foreign trip for talks on bilateral ties and on the future of the European Union, at the Presidential Palace in Warsaw, Poland, Friday, March 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
March 16, 2018 - 9:19 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Germany's new foreign minister arrived Friday in Poland for talks on the European Union's future and security and on the two neighbors' bilateral relations. Heiko Maas said before departing he wanted to make it clear that Germany was not taking trust and good neighborly ties...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 file photo, Britain's Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn delivers a speech prior to a meeting of European Socialists prior to an EU summit in Brussels. The United States and other allies have united behind the U.K. government in blaming Russia for the nerve-agent poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia. But Britain's main opposition party is split over how firmly to point the finger at Moscow. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, file)
March 16, 2018 - 8:59 am
LONDON (AP) — The United States and other allies have united behind the U.K. government in blaming Russia for the nerve-agent poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia. But Britain's main opposition party is split over how firmly to point the finger at Moscow. Labour Party...
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FILE - In this Nov. 2014 file photo, Archbishop Anthony Apuron stands in front of the Dulce Nombre de Maria Cathedral Basilica in Hagatna, Guam. The Vatican said Friday March 16, 2018, it had convicted the suspended Guam archbishop, who was accused of sexually abusing minors, financial mismanagement and other charges, but didn't say exactly what crimes he had committed. (AP Photo/Grace Garces Bordallo, File)
March 16, 2018 - 8:54 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican said Friday it had convicted the suspended Guam archbishop, who was accused of sexually abusing minors, financial mismanagement and other charges, but didn't say exactly what crimes he had committed. A statement said only that Archbishop Anthony Apuron had been...
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British national flag flutters in front of the British Embassy with the Ukraine Hotel, right, in the background, in Moscow, Russia, Friday, March 16, 2018. Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Friday accused Britain of violating international law and criticized Britain's defense minister for what he called "uneducated" comments about Russia. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
March 16, 2018 - 8:47 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy (all times local): 3:45 p.m. The Kremlin has denounced British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson's claim that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the poisoning of an ex-spy as "shocking and inexcusable." Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov...
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Greek police officers in plain clothes escort eight Turkish servicemen to the appeal court in Athens, on Friday March 16, 2018. The servicemen fled to Greece in a helicopter and requested political asylum. Athens appeal judges hear Friday new Turkish extradition request for military officers, accused of participation in anti-Erdogan coup. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
March 16, 2018 - 8:45 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek court on Friday rejected a new request from Turkey for the extradition of eight Turkish servicemen who fled to Greece in July 2016 after a failed military coup. The Athens appeals court ruled that the men would not get a fair trial in Turkey and would face inhumane...
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FILE - In this Sunday, March 16, 2008 file photo, Kurds look at images of the victims of Halabja massacre in Halabja, Iraq. Iraq's Kurdish region has commemorated the 30th anniversary of Saddam Hussein's 1988 gas attack in the northeastern Kurdish town of Halabja that killed 5,000 people. (AP Photo/Yahya Ahmed, File)
March 16, 2018 - 8:36 am
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraq's Kurdish region has commemorated the 30th anniversary of Saddam Hussein's 1988 gas attack in the northeastern Kurdish town of Halabja that killed 5,000 people. Kurdish officials delivered speeches to a crowd of hundreds gathered for the ceremony at a stadium in the town. At...
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