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June 25, 2018 - 7:53 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says it has imposed travel bans and asset freezes on 11 senior Venezuelan officials, including new Vice-President Delcy Rodriguez. EU headquarters said Monday that the people "listed are responsible for human rights violations and for undermining democracy and the...
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June 25, 2018 - 7:25 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania faces Russian aggression on a daily basis in the Black Sea, and is fending off a wave of cyber-attacks and political interference, the defense minister said Monday. But even amid such uncertainty, Mihai Fifor told The Associated Press that the country of 19 million...
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A man looks at an electronic board displaying stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Monday, June 25, 2018.Asian stock markets fell Monday and oil prices gave up some of their gains after Chinese regulators freed up extra money for bank lending amid a trade dispute with Washington. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
June 25, 2018 - 7:18 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets sank Monday and oil prices were mixed amid simmering worries about U.S.-Chinese trade tensions. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX fell 1.3 percent to 12,414 and London's FTSE 100 gave up 1.4 percent to 7,575. France's CAC 40 shed 0.8 percent to 5,343. On Wall Street,...
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June 25, 2018 - 6:45 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's foreign ministry has expressed concern over reports that U.S. President Donald Trump plans to curb Chinese investments in the United States, and urged Washington to provide a "good, fair, and predictable" environment for Chinese companies. Foreign ministry spokesman Geng...
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June 25, 2018 - 6:18 am
BEIJING (AP) — The vice president of the European Union's governing body says Europe and China will form a group aimed at updating global trade rules to address technology policy, subsidies and other emerging complaints in a bid to preserve support for international commerce. European Commission...
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A day after elections, a shipowner reads a newspaper, featuring coverage of the results, in the mainly-Kurdish city of Diyarbakir, southeastern Turkey, Monday, June 25, 2018. The headline reads in Turkish: 'Erdogan Won'. Erdogan, who has dominated Turkish politics for the past 15 years, was set on Monday to extend his rule and take on sweeping new powers after winning landmark presidential and parliamentary elections. (AP Photo/Emre Tazegul)
June 25, 2018 - 6:15 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on the results of presidential and parliamentary elections in Turkey (all times local): 2:15 p.m. A prominent member of Austria's Freedom Party, the junior partner in the country's coalition government, says Turks in Austria who voted for Turkish President Recep...
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June 25, 2018 - 5:56 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Protesters in the Iranian capital swarmed its historic Grand Bazaar on Monday, news agencies reported, and forced shopkeepers to close their stalls in apparent anger over the Islamic Republic's troubled economy, months after similar demonstrations rocked the country. The...
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Vanuatu Prime Minister Charlot Salwai Tabimasmas, center, meets with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, right, and Australia's Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop, before a bilateral meeting at Parliament House in Canberra, Monday, June 25, 2018. Australia said it would negotiate a security treaty with Vanuatu, weeks after Turnbull warned China against building a military base on the South Pacific island nation. (Mick Tsikas/AAP Image via AP)
June 25, 2018 - 5:54 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia said Monday that it would negotiate a security treaty with Vanuatu, weeks after the Australian prime minister warned China against building a military base in the South Pacific island nation. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced the negotiations during a...
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FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 22, 2017 file photo, an Uber App is displayed on a phone in London. Uber is beginning its court case to remain on the streets of London, arguing that the ride-hailing app has made significant changes since a regulator refused to renew the company's operating license last year. Lawyers for the company are opening their case Monday, June 25, 2018 at Westminster Magistrates Court in an effort to overturn Transport for London's ruling last September that Uber was not a "fit and proper" company after repeated lapses in corporate responsibility. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file)
June 25, 2018 - 5:51 am
LONDON (AP) — Uber is beginning its court case to remain on the streets of London, arguing that the ride-hailing app has made significant changes since a regulator refused to renew the company's operating license last year. Lawyers for the company are opening their case Monday at Westminster...
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In this photo taken Wednesday, June 20, 2018, an anti-Brexit, pro-EU supporter holds an EU flag and a placard during a protest backdropped by the Houses of Parliament in London. The divisions opened up by the 2016 referendum have not healed, but hardened, splitting Britain into two camps: leavers and remainers. Almost the only thing the two groups share is pessimism about the way Brexit is going. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
June 25, 2018 - 3:52 am
LONDON (AP) — A survey finds that almost half of European Union business leaders have cut U.K. investment since Britain voted to leave the European Union two years ago. The report published Monday by law firm Baker McKenzie surveyed over 800 business leaders in six key EU countries. It finds that...
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