International relations

February 12, 2018 - 4:00 pm
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik paid tribute Monday to a late Russian ambassador who vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution that would have condemned as genocide a massacre committed in the town of Srebrenica in the final days of Bosnia's 1992-95 war. Dodik...
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An undated photo of the the Saipem 12000 drilling floater. Turkish warships continue to impede a rig from reaching a location off Cyprus where Italian energy company Eni is scheduled to drill for gas, the Cypriot government said Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. Spokesman Nicos Christodoulides told state broadcaster RIK that the rig remains anchored about 30 miles (50 kilometers) from the drilling target off the island's southeastern coast. (Saipem via AP)
February 12, 2018 - 3:16 pm
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Turkey faced criticism Monday after its warships continued to impede a rig from reaching a location off Cyprus where Italian energy company Eni is scheduled to drill for gas. Cyprus government spokesman Nicos Christodoulides told state broadcaster RIK that the rig remains...
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February 12, 2018 - 1:56 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian lawmakers confirmed that an Iranian-Canadian university professor committed suicide while he was in custody, semi-official ILNA news agency reported Monday. The Monday report quoted the head of parliamentary committee on national security and foreign policy, Alaeddin...
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FILE - This is a Nov. 30, 2017 file photo of Britain's International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt. Oxfam’s deputy chief executive Monday Feb. 12, 2018 resigned amid the scandal involving sex abuse in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake. Penny Lawrence says she’s ashamed of what happened on her watch. Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt is demanding that Oxfam show moral accountability and provide full disclosure about the case. She has threatened to pull public funding unless the charity reveals everything it knows about allegations. (Nick Ansell/PA File via AP)
February 12, 2018 - 1:55 pm
LONDON (AP) — Oxfam's deputy chief executive resigned Monday, saying she took "full responsibility" for failing to act immediately in the sexual misconduct scandal involving the charity's workers in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake. Penny Lawrence, Oxfam program director at the time, said she...
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February 12, 2018 - 1:38 pm
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A federal court order being praised by civil rights advocates requires immigration judges to consider an asylum seeker's ability to pay in setting terms for his release. The New York Civil Liberties Union and International Refugee Assistance Project sought the ruling on...
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Soldiers beneath a large Turkish flag, follow the flag-covered coffin of Ali Akdogan after his funeral prayers in Izmir, Turkey, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. Akdogan was one of 12 Turkish soldiers killed Saturday during Turkey's Operation Olive Branch against the Syrian Kurdish militia that started on Jan. 20 with Ankara's cross-border incursion into the enclave of Afrin, Syria.(AP Photo/Emre Tazegul)
February 12, 2018 - 12:49 pm
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Ankara's mayor has announced plans to rename a street where the U.S. Embassy is located after the Turkish military offensive in Syria that is deepening tensions between the United States and Turkey. Mayor Mustafa Tuna said in a tweet on Monday that Nevzat Tandogan Street (nev-...
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People shout slogans in support of Turkish soldiers during the funeral of Ali Akdogan in Izmir, Turkey, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. Akdogan was one of 12 Turkish soldiers killed Saturday during Turkey's Operation Olive Branch against the Syrian Kurdish militia that started on Jan. 20 with Ankara's cross-border incursion into the enclave of Afrin, Syria.(AP Photo/Emre Tazegul)
February 12, 2018 - 11:38 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Turkey's foreign minister assailed the United States on Monday, claiming that American forces in Syria are intentionally stalling the fight against Islamic State militants as an excuse not to cut ties with Syrian Kurdish militiamen as Ankara has demanded. Mevlut Cavusoglu told...
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, left, and Egyptian Foreign Minister, Sameh Shoukry hold a press conference after their meeting, at Tahrir Palace, in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (Khaled Elfiqi/Pool photo via AP)
February 12, 2018 - 11:35 am
CAIRO (AP) — The United States and Egypt on Monday reaffirmed their commitment to battle Islamic militants in the Middle East as U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson held talks with Egyptian officials in Cairo at the start of his week-long trip to the region. Tillerson and his Egyptian counterpart...
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, left, and Egyptian Foreign Minister, Sameh Shoukry hold a press conference after their meeting, at Tahrir Palace, in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (Khaled Elfiqi/Pool photo via AP)
February 12, 2018 - 10:35 am
CAIRO (AP) — The United States and Egypt on Monday reaffirmed their commitment to battle Islamic militants in the Middle East as U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson held talks with Egyptian officials in Cairo at the start of his week-long trip to the region. Tillerson and his Egyptian counterpart...
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FILE: _ This is a May 21, 2015 file photo of an Oxfam store in London. Oxfam’s deputy chief executive on Monday Feb. 12, 2018 resigned amid the scandal involving sex abuse in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake. Penny Lawrence says she’s ashamed of what happened on her watch. Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt is demanding that Oxfam show moral accountability and provide full disclosure about the case. She has threatened to pull public funding unless the charity reveals everything it knows about allegations. (Nick Ansell/PA via AP, file)
February 12, 2018 - 10:22 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the sexual misconduct scandal involving the charity firm Oxfam (all times local): 15:20 p.m. Oxfam's deputy chief executive has resigned, saying she took "full responsibility" for failing to act immediately in the sexual misconduct scandal involving the charity's workers...
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