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February 28, 2018 - 6:46 am
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus' president says a resumption of talks to reunify the ethnically divided island nation is unlikely any time soon because of Turkey's blockade of an offshore gas search and "unacceptable" demands by breakaway Turkish Cypriots. Nicos Anastasiades told lawmakers after...
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February 28, 2018 - 6:35 am
LONDON (AP) — The British arm of Toys R Us went into insolvency administration Wednesday, putting 3,200 jobs at risk, as big retailers continue to feel pressure from a global shift to online sales. Accountancy firm Moorfields said it had been appointed to oversee "an orderly wind-down" of the debt-...
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A woman walks in Athens' Plaka district, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. Greece's government is opening Monday a last round of reforms talks with bailout creditors, just five months before the country's massive rescue loan program ends.(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
February 28, 2018 - 6:31 am
LONDON (AP) — Inflation across the 19-country eurozone fell in February for the third month running even though economic growth is at a decade high, official figures showed Wednesday, in a development that's likely to mean the European Central Bank holds off from reining back its stimulus program...
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Visitors pray inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, traditionally believed by many Christians to be the site of the crucifixion and burial of Jesus Christ, in Jerusalem, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. Christian leaders said Tuesday that they will reopen the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem after Israeli officials suspended a plan to impose taxes on church properties in the holy city. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)
February 28, 2018 - 6:30 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem reopened early on Wednesday after Israeli officials suspended a plan to impose taxes on church properties in the holy city. The iconic church, revered by Christians as the site of Jesus' crucifixion and resurrection, had been closed for...
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February 28, 2018 - 6:27 am
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian courts have sentenced two singers to prison time for seemingly tame behavior deemed threatening to society in a country growing increasingly repressive on all fronts. One, the famous singer Sherine Abdel-Wahab, was given six months over a joke suggesting that the Nile River is...
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Attack survivors attend a meeting between former militants and victims in Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. One of the main Indonesian groups for survivors of terror attacks has refused to participate in what it says is a flawed government-organized "reconciliation" meeting between former Islamic militants and victims. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
February 28, 2018 - 6:26 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — One of the main Indonesian groups for survivors of terror attacks has refused to participate in what it says is a flawed government-organized "reconciliation" meeting between former Islamic militants and victims. The three days of meetings between dozens of ex-militants...
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FILE - In this Wednesday March 15, 2017 file photo, Kevin Richardson, known as the "lion whisperer", takes two of his lions for a walk in the Dinokeng Game Reserve, near Pretoria, South Africa. A lion, who mauled a young woman to death, was under the care of Richardson, known for his close interactions with the predators in his animal sanctuary. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell, File)
February 28, 2018 - 6:23 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A lion that mauled a young woman to death in South Africa was under the care of a man known as the "lion whisperer" for his close interactions with the predators in his animal sanctuary. Kevin Richardson, who keeps lions at his refuge in the Dinokeng Game Reserve, said on...
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February 28, 2018 - 6:20 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A lion that mauled a young woman to death in South Africa was under the care of a man known as the "lion whisperer" for his close interactions with the predators in his animal sanctuary. Kevin Richardson, who keeps lions at his refuge in the Dinokeng Game Reserve, said on...
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The body of Indian actress Sridevi is carried in truck during her funeral in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. Thousands of grieving fans gathered in Mumbai on Wednesday to pay respects to Sridevi, the iconic Bollywood actress who drowned accidentally in a Dubai hotel bathtub over the weekend. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
February 28, 2018 - 6:15 am
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Lining up for hours and visibly grief-stricken, thousands of mourning fans paid their respects Wednesday to Sridevi, the iconic Bollywood actress who drowned accidentally in a Dubai hotel bathtub over the weekend. Sridevi's body was flown home late Tuesday night in a private...
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A woman walks in Athens' Plaka district, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. Greece's government is opening Monday a last round of reforms talks with bailout creditors, just five months before the country's massive rescue loan program ends.(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
February 28, 2018 - 6:05 am
LONDON (AP) — Inflation across the 19-country eurozone fell in February for the third month running even though economic growth is at a decade high, official figures showed Wednesday, in a development that's likely to mean the European Central Bank holds off from reining back its stimulus program...
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