International incidents

Newly appointed Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui gestures, during a press conference in Madrid, Thursday, June 14, 2018. Lopetegui was the Spanish National team's coach but was fired on Wednesday, two days before Spain's opening match against Portugal, because he had accepted the job to coach Real Madrid next season. (AP Photo/Andrea Comas)
June 14, 2018 - 2:32 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the opening day of the World Cup (all times local): Pope Francis is sending his "cordial greetings" to all those following the World Cup in Russia. In a tweet Thursday, he said: "I hope this sports event may be a positive opportunity for encounter and fellowship."...
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Newly appointed Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui gestures, during a press conference in Madrid, Thursday, June 14, 2018. Lopetegui was the Spanish National team's coach but was fired on Wednesday, two days before Spain's opening match against Portugal, because he had accepted the job to coach Real Madrid next season. (AP Photo/Andrea Comas)
June 14, 2018 - 2:22 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the opening day of the World Cup (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Julen Lopetegui says being fired as Spain coach two days before its opening match at the World Cup was "possibly since the death of my mother the saddest day of my life." Lopetegui made the remarks at his...
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A migrant woman and baby wait for a health check up after disembarking from Italian Coast Guard vessell "Diciotti" which docked at the Sicilian port of Catania, southern Italy, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. The vessel docked in Catania with 932 migrants aboard in a sign that Italy under the populist 5-Star Movement and anti-migrant League is still accepting some migrants, but is forcing other countries to share the burden. (AP Photo/Salvatore Cavalli)
June 13, 2018 - 12:16 pm
CATANIA, Sicily (AP) — The Latest on the flow of migrants into Europe (all times local): 6:10 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading for a showdown with her conservative allies in a dispute over whether to turn back some refugees at the border. Horst Seehofer, who heads the Bavaria-only...
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Map locates Hodeida, Yemen, where Saudi-led forces began assault; 1c x 2 inches; 46.5 mm x 50 mm;
June 13, 2018 - 5:36 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Saudi-led coalition backing Yemen's exiled government began an assault Wednesday morning on Yemen's port city of Hodeida, a crucial battle in the 3-year-old conflict that aid agencies warned could push the Arab world's poorest country into further chaos. Iranian...
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Map locates Hodeida, Yemen, where Saudi-led forces began assault; 1c x 2 inches; 46.5 mm x 50 mm;
June 13, 2018 - 4:51 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Saudi-led coalition backing Yemen's exiled government began an assault Wednesday morning on Yemen's port city of Hodeida, a crucial battle in the 3-year-old conflict that aid agencies warned could push the Arab world's poorest country into further chaos. Iranian...
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FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2015 file photo, the President of Yemen Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, participates in a summit of Arab and South American leaders in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Yemen's exiled president was due to visit the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, to patch up relations ahead of an anticipated assault on the rebel-held port of Hodeida. Hadi's trip to Abu Dhabi comes amid months of tensions between his forces and fighters backed by the UAE, which have clashed on a number of occasions. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File)
June 12, 2018 - 10:18 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Yemen's exiled president visited the United Arab Emirates to patch up relations ahead of an anticipated assault on the rebel-held port of Hodeida. President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi's trip to Abu Dhabi comes amid months of tensions between his forces and fighters...
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In this photo released by Greek Prime Minister's office, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras speaks during a televised address to the nation, in Athens, Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Greece and Macedonia reached an agreement Tuesday to end a bitter 27-year name dispute that had kept the smaller and younger country out of international institutions such as NATO, the two countries' prime ministers announced. Tsipras and Macedonia's Zoran Zaev said the former Yugoslav republic's new name for both domestic and international purposes would be Republic of Northern Macedonia. Macedonia will also amend its constitution to reflect the change as part of the deal. (Andrea Bonetti /Greek Prime Minister's Office via AP)
June 12, 2018 - 5:37 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece and Macedonia reached an historic agreement Tuesday to end a bitter 27-year name dispute that had kept the smaller and younger country out of international institutions such as NATO, the two countries' prime ministers announced. Greece's Alexis Tsipras and Macedonia's...
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FILE- In this Wednesday, Oct, 8, 2014 file photo, a modern bronze statue of Alexander the Great stands under the cloudy sky of the northern port city of Thessaloniki, Greece. Officials in Greece and Macedonia say Tuesday, June 12, 2018, they are close to reaching a landmark deal on a long-standing name dispute, to protect Greece's region of Macedonia, birthplace of ancient warrior king Alexander the Great, but the Greek coalition partner has vowed to vote against the proposed agreement. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris, File)
June 12, 2018 - 4:01 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on the long-running name dispute between Greece and neighboring Macedonia (all times local): 10:35 p.m. The United Nations envoy who has tried to mediate the name dispute between Greece and Macedonia for nearly as long as the dispute has existed is congratulating...
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FILE- In this Wednesday, Oct, 8, 2014 file photo, a modern bronze statue of Alexander the Great stands under the cloudy sky of the northern port city of Thessaloniki, Greece. Officials in Greece and Macedonia say Tuesday, June 12, 2018, they are close to reaching a landmark deal on a long-standing name dispute, to protect Greece's region of Macedonia, birthplace of ancient warrior king Alexander the Great, but the Greek coalition partner has vowed to vote against the proposed agreement. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris, File)
June 12, 2018 - 3:40 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on the long-running name dispute between Greece and neighboring Macedonia (all times local): 10:05 p.m. Officials in Albania are hailing the agreement between bordering Greece and Macedonia to end their decades-long name dispute as good for the whole Western Balkans...
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In this photo released by Greek Prime Minister's office, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras speaks during a televised address to the nation, in Athens, Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Greece and Macedonia reached an agreement Tuesday to end a bitter 27-year name dispute that had kept the smaller and younger country out of international institutions such as NATO, the two countries' prime ministers announced. Tsipras and Macedonia's Zoran Zaev said the former Yugoslav republic's new name for both domestic and international purposes would be Republic of Northern Macedonia. Macedonia will also amend its constitution to reflect the change as part of the deal. (Andrea Bonetti /Greek Prime Minister's Office via AP)
June 12, 2018 - 3:05 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece and Macedonia reached an historic agreement Tuesday to end a bitter 27-year name dispute that had kept the smaller and younger country out of international institutions such as NATO, the two countries' prime ministers announced. Greece's Alexis Tsipras and Macedonia's...
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