International relations

April 27, 2017 - 12:54 pm
DERYNEIA, Cyprus (AP) — A new crossing point intended to encourage Cyprus' hoped-for reunification is nearing completion two years after the project was announced, Greek and Turkish Cypriot officials were told Thursday. The Deryneia crossing, located near the east coast of Cyprus, was hailed as...
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President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 27, 2017, during a meeting with Argentine President Mauricio Macri. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
April 27, 2017 - 12:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he has told the leaders of Mexico and Canada that he will not pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement at this time, but could still withdraw if he concludes a renegotiated pact is not "a fair deal for all." Trump tweeted early Thursday that...
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FILE - In this Monday May 30, 2016 file photo, Chad's former dictator Hissene Habre raises his hand during court proceedings in Dakar, Senegal. An appeals court in Senegal has upheld the life sentence for former Chad dictator Hissene Habre on war crimes charges. The court also ruled Thursday April 27, 2017 on an appeal by the more than 4,000 victims that a trust fund be set up to manage reparations awarded to them. Habre has been ordered to pay millions of dollars in compensation. (AP Photo/Carley Petesch, File)
April 27, 2017 - 12:34 pm
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — An appeals court in Senegal upheld the life sentence of former Chad dictator Hissene Habre on war crimes and crimes against humanity charges, bringing to an end a landmark trial pursued by victims for more than 16 years. The court also ruled Thursday that millions of dollars...
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April 27, 2017 - 11:26 am
DERYNEIA, Cyprus (AP) — Greek and Turkish Cypriot officials have inspected work being done on a new crossing point linking the ethnically divided Cyprus' breakaway north with the internationally recognized south. The Deryneia crossing was announced in May 2015, but there have been delays and work...
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April 27, 2017 - 10:44 am
DERYNEIA, Cyprus (AP) — Greek and Turkish politicians have been taken on a tour of work being done on a new crossing point linking the ethnically divided Cyprus' breakaway north with the internationally recognized south. The Deryneia crossing point was announced in May 2015, but there have been...
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FILE - In this Monday May 30, 2016 file photo, Chad's former dictator Hissene Habre raises his hand during court proceedings in Dakar, Senegal. An appeals court in Senegal has upheld the life sentence for former Chad dictator Hissene Habre on war crimes charges. The court also ruled Thursday April 27, 2017 on an appeal by the more than 4,000 victims that a trust fund be set up to manage reparations awarded to them. Habre has been ordered to pay millions of dollars in compensation. (AP Photo/Carley Petesch, File)
April 27, 2017 - 10:40 am
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — An appeals court in Senegal upheld the life sentence of former Chad dictator Hissene Habre on war crimes and crimes against humanity charges, bringing to an end a landmark trial pursued by victims for more than 16 years. The court also ruled Thursday that millions of dollars...
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April 27, 2017 - 9:48 am
MILAN (AP) — An international aid organization is urging prosecutors to come forward with proof that NGOs operating rescue boats in the Mediterranean are colluding with migrant traffickers, saying the allegations are undermining humanitarian work. Save the Children said Thursday that the...
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FILE - In this Monday May 30, 2016 file photo, Chad's former dictator Hissene Habre raises his hand during court proceedings in Dakar, Senegal. An appeals court in Senegal has upheld the life sentence for former Chad dictator Hissene Habre on war crimes charges. The court also ruled Thursday April 27, 2017 on an appeal by the more than 4,000 victims that a trust fund be set up to manage reparations awarded to them. Habre has been ordered to pay millions of dollars in compensation. (AP Photo/Carley Petesch, File)
April 27, 2017 - 9:13 am
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — An appeals court in Senegal upheld the life sentence of former Chad dictator Hissene Habre on war crimes and crimes against humanity charges, bringing to an end a landmark trial. The court also ruled Thursday that millions of dollars of compensation awarded to more than 4,000...
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President Donald Trump signs the Education Federalism Executive Order during a federalism event with governors in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
April 27, 2017 - 8:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he has told the leaders of Mexico and Canada that he will not pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement at this time, but could still withdraw if he concludes a renegotiated pact is not "a fair deal for all." Trump tweeted early Thursday that...
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Map locates Damascus, Syria; 1c x 1 1/2 inches; 46.5 mm x 38 mm;
April 27, 2017 - 7:33 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Syrian activists say airstrikes across the opposition-held Idlib province have killed at least 19 people, with some targeting ambulances and medical centers. The Civil Defense, a search-and-rescue organization, says four medical staff...
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