International incidents

This photo released Tuesday March 13, 2018 by the Syrian Red Crescent, shows a member of the Syrian Red Crescent treating a baby who fled with parents from the fighting between the Syrian government forces and rebels, in eastern Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria. Russian news agencies said at least 100 civilians have been evacuated from eastern Ghouta including 20 women and children. The Syrian government and the Russian military have set up a corridor outside eastern Ghouta to arrange the evacuation from the area which is home to some 400,000 people. (Syrian Red Crescent via AP)
March 13, 2018 - 8:33 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Turkish troops and allied Syrian opposition fighters have begun a siege of the Syrian Kurdish-held town of Afrin, the Turkish military said Tuesday, marking a significant advance in Ankara's seven-week operation that also almost fully encircles hundreds of thousands of civilians. The...
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Peru's Trade Minister Eduardo Ferreyros, left, Secretary of Economy of Mexico Idelfonso Guajardo, center, and Japan's Trans-Pacific Partnership minister Toshimitsu Motegi talk during the signing ceremony of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, TPP in Santiago, Chile, Thursday, March 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
March 08, 2018 - 4:18 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Trade ministers from 11 Pacific Rim countries signed a sweeping free trade agreement Thursday to streamline trade and slash tariffs just hours before President Donald Trump announced his plans to impose new tariffs on aluminum and steel to protect U.S. producers. Trump...
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Canada's Minister of International Trade Francois-Philippe Champagne, Chile's Foreign Minister Heraldo Munoz and New Zealand's Trade Minister David Parker, pose for a photograpghers before a signing ceremony of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, CP-TPP, in Santiago, Chile, Thursday, March 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
March 08, 2018 - 2:53 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Trade ministers from 11 Pacific Rim countries signed a sweeping free trade agreement Thursday to streamline trade and slash tariffs on the same day that President Donald Trump was expected to formalize new tariffs on aluminum and steel to protect U.S. producers. Trump...
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USS Carl Vinson is anchored at Tien Sa Port in Danang, Vietnam, Monday, March 5, 2018. For the first time since the Vietnam War, the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier is paying a visit to a Vietnamese port, seeking to bolster both countries' efforts to stem expansionism by China in the South China Sea. (AP Photo/Tran Van Minh)
March 05, 2018 - 5:26 am
DANANG, Vietnam (AP) — For the first time since the Vietnam War, a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier is paying a visit to a Vietnamese port, seeking to bolster both countries' efforts to stem expansionism by China in the South China Sea. Monday's visit by the USS Carl Vinson brings more than 5,000...
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Flowers are placed at the memorial to Janusz Korczak who died in the gas chamber of the Treblinka Nazi German death camp in 1942 together with the children of the Jewish orphanage that he ran in the Warsaw Ghetto, at the Jewish cemetery in Warsaw, Poland, Thursday, March 1, 2018. A Polish law that makes it a crime to accuse the Polish nation of crimes that were committed by Nazi Germany took effect on Thursday. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
March 01, 2018 - 12:11 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish law that makes it a crime to falsely accuse the Polish nation of crimes committed by Nazi Germany took effect Thursday, part of a wider effort by nationalist authorities to use history to defend the country's honor and pride. For years Polish officials have struggled...
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FILE - This Friday, Feb. 18, 2011 file photo, shows the Memorial on the grounds of the former German Nazi Death Camp Treblinka, near the village of Treblinka, northeast Poland. A Polish law that criminalizes accusing the Polish nation of crimes that were committed by Nazi Germany has taken effect, Thursday March 1, 2019. The law has sparked a crisis with Israel, where officials fear its true aim is to repress research on Poles who killed Jews during World War II, something Polish officials deny. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz, File)
March 01, 2018 - 9:57 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish law that makes it a crime to falsely accuse the Polish nation of crimes committed by Nazi Germany took effect Thursday, part of a wider effort by nationalist authorities to use history to defend the country's honor and pride. For years Polish officials have struggled...
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Security forces stand in the lobby of the Trump Ocean Club International Hotel and Tower in Panama City, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. For the fourth time in one week on Tuesday, police were called to the property due to a fight over Trump Hotels’ contract to manage the 70-story luxury high rise after the owners voted to remove Trump’s name and fire his hotel management company. (AP Photo/Juan Zamorano)
February 28, 2018 - 3:37 pm
PANAMA CITY (AP) — Police in helmets and bulletproof vests on Wednesday entered and then left the Trump luxury hotel in Panama that has been at the center of a management dispute. Judith Aparicio, the employment director for the Labor Ministry, said ministry officials went to the hotel to ensure...
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FILE - This July 4, 2011, file photo, shows the Trump International Hotel Panama , third building from left, in Panama City. Panama’s government is formally investigating a complaint that executives for President Donald Trump’s family hotel business are refusing to physically leave the 70-story luxury Trump hotel there amid a management dispute. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco, File)
February 27, 2018 - 7:12 pm
PANAMA CITY (AP) — Rival teams of security guards grappled in a stairwell Tuesday as a business dispute for control over the Trump luxury hotel in Panama mounted. Cellphone video of the confrontation obtained by The Associated Press showed a security official working for President Donald Trump's...
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In this photo provided by U.S. Forces Korea, trucks carrying U.S. missile launchers and other equipment needed to set up the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system arrive at the Osan air base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, Monday, March 6, 2017. The U.S. military has begun moving equipment for the controversial missile defense system to ally South Korea. The announcement Tuesday by the U.S. military comes a day after North Korea test-launched four ballistic missiles into the ocean near Japan. (U.S. Force Korea via AP)
March 07, 2017 - 2:58 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — U.S. missile launchers and other equipment needed to set up a controversial missile defense system have arrived in South Korea, the U.S. and South Korean militaries said Tuesday, a day after North Korea test-fired four ballistic missiles into the ocean near Japan. The...
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In this photo provided by U.S. Forces Korea, trucks carrying U.S. missile launchers and other equipment needed to set up the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system arrive at the Osan air base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, Monday, March 6, 2017. The U.S. military has begun moving equipment for the controversial missile defense system to ally South Korea. The announcement Tuesday by the U.S. military comes a day after North Korea test-launched four ballistic missiles into the ocean near Japan. (U.S. Force Korea via AP)
March 07, 2017 - 6:38 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — U.S. missile launchers and other equipment needed to set up a controversial missile defense system have arrived in South Korea, the U.S. and South Korean militaries said Tuesday, a day after North Korea test-launched four ballistic missiles into the ocean near Japan. The...
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