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Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir, left, talks to UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Mark Lowcock, centre, and European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, right, during a Syria donors conference at the European Council headquarters in Brussels, Thursday, March 14, 2019. The European Union's top diplomat says the EU expects "significant pledges" for Syria at a donor conference, as the bloc seeks to keep the 8-year conflict in the international spotlight. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
March 14, 2019 - 9:53 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — International donors are on track to pledge more than $6.5 billion in aid for Syria and refugees who fled the conflict-ravaged country, a top U.N. official said Thursday as the civil war enters its ninth year. However, a significant slice of the funds — some 1.5 billion euros ($1.7...
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FILE - This May 4, 2016 file photo shows Gdansk mayor Pawel Adamowicz speaking at a commemoration ceremony for late Bremen Mayor Hans Koschnick in Bremen, Germany. Residents in Poland's northern city of Gdansk are voting in a by-election Sunday, March 3, 2019 to choose the successor to late Mayor Pawel Adamowicz, who was fatally stabbed during a charity event. Adamowicz's killing in January has become a platform for calls for political reconciliation but also criticism of the ruling conservative Law and Justice party. (Carmen Jaspersen/dpa via AP, file)
March 03, 2019 - 2:15 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Residents in Poland's northern city of Gdansk voted Sunday in a by-election to choose the successor to late Mayor Pawel Adamowicz, who was fatally stabbed during a charity event. The slaying of the liberal longtime mayor became a platform for calls for political reconciliation...
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FILE - This May 4, 2016 file photo shows Gdansk mayor Pawel Adamowicz speaking at a commemoration ceremony for late Bremen Mayor Hans Koschnick in Bremen, Germany. Residents in Poland's northern city of Gdansk are voting in a by-election Sunday, March 3, 2019 to choose the successor to late Mayor Pawel Adamowicz, who was fatally stabbed during a charity event. Adamowicz's killing in January has become a platform for calls for political reconciliation but also criticism of the ruling conservative Law and Justice party. (Carmen Jaspersen/dpa via AP, file)
March 03, 2019 - 10:59 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Residents in Poland's northern city of Gdansk voted Sunday in a by-election to choose the successor to late Mayor Pawel Adamowicz, who was fatally stabbed during a charity event. The slaying of the liberal longtime mayor became a platform for calls for political reconciliation...
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March 03, 2019 - 6:31 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Residents in Poland's northern city of Gdansk are voting in a by-election to choose the successor to late Mayor Pawel Adamowicz, who was fatally stabbed during a charity event. Adamowicz's death on Jan. 14 became a platform for calls for political reconciliation but also...
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February 22, 2019 - 9:38 pm
CUCUTA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Venezuela's government is ordering the partial closure of its border with Colombia hours ahead of a U.S.-backed plan to deliver humanitarian aid over the objections of President Nicolas Maduro. Vice...
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February 22, 2019 - 9:18 pm
CUCUTA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 9:10 p.m. Venezuela's foreign minister says about 60 countries have backed its campaign to promote the U.N. Charter's principles of non-interference in a nation's internal affairs and opposition to threats to...
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February 22, 2019 - 8:10 pm
CUCUTA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Venezuela's foreign minister Jorge Arreaza is calling the opposition's attempt to deliver aid on Saturday "a spectacle" and is accusing the United States of orchestrating the event "to generate...
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February 22, 2019 - 7:06 pm
CUCUTA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 7 p.m. Venezuela's foreign minister says the Maduro government is still in discussions with the United States on extending an agreement for U.S. diplomats to stay in Caracas. Jorge Arreaza told a press...
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February 22, 2019 - 5:29 pm
CUCUTA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido has shown up at a benefit concert across the border in Colombia, defying orders banning him from travelling outside the country. Guaido's surprise appearance...
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February 22, 2019 - 4:15 pm
CUCUTA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 3:45 p.m. An internet watchdog group says a benefit concert for Venezuela has been blocked from view for many of the people it is intended to help. The non-governmental group Netblocks reported Friday that...
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