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July 06, 2017 - 4:40 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's total trade with North Korea has risen despite Beijing's promise to enforce U.N. sanctions over its nuclear program, but Chinese purchases of North Korean goods have fallen sharply. Customs data show total Chinese-North Korean trade in the first five months of this year rose...
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July 06, 2017 - 3:52 am
PARIS (AP) — The maker of Peugeot and Citroen cars has resorted to using helicopters to retrieve car parts from a French factory blockaded by workers worried about their jobs. French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire warned Thursday on BFM television that the government will take the "necessary...
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July 06, 2017 - 3:44 am
BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese hospital that is treating imprisoned Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo for advanced liver cancer says his condition has worsened as abdominal fluid accumulates. The First Hospital of China Medical University in the northeastern city of Shenyang said in a statement that the...
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Currency traders work at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, July 6, 2017. Asian markets were trading marginally lower on Thursday as investors brushed off tensions over North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missile launch and instead focused on mixed signals from the U.S. central bank. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
July 06, 2017 - 3:41 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian markets were mostly lower on Thursday, overshadowed by tensions over North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missile launch and mixed signals from the U.S. central bank. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 fell 0.4 percent to 19,994.06 while South Korea's Kospi edged...
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In this photo provided by South Korea Defense Ministry, a South Korean navy ship fires a missile during a drill in South Korea's East Sea, Thursday, July 6, 2017. South Korean warplanes and navy ships have fired a barrage of missiles into the waters during one-day drills aimed at boosting a readiness against a possible North Korean aggression. (South Korea Defense Ministry via AP)
July 06, 2017 - 3:26 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean jets and navy ships fired a barrage of guided-missiles into the ocean during drills Thursday, a display of military power two days after North Korea test-launched its first intercontinental ballistic missile. The North's ICBM launch, its most successful...
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump walk down the steps of Air Force One after arriving at Warsaw Chopin Airport, Wednesday, July 5, 2017, in Warsaw. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 06, 2017 - 3:24 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Europe (all times EDT): 9:20 p.m. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet immediately after he arrives in Germany to attend an international summit. The White House says Trump and Merkel are to meet...
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FILE- In this Friday Jan. 13, 2017 file photo, a migrant reacts on being rescued by the MV Aquarius, after 191 people and two corpses were recovered from international waters in the Mediterranean Sea about 22 miles north of Sabrata, Libya. Europeans have made a wrong, and dangerous, turn on the Mediterranean as they try to slow the ever-growing number of migrants crossing the sea by looking for help from Libya, a country in chaos that is the jumping-off point for the hazardous journey, Amnesty International said in a report released Thursday, July 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Sima Diab, File)
July 06, 2017 - 3:05 am
PARIS (AP) — Europe has made a dangerous turn on the Mediterranean Sea as it looks to Libya for help in slowing the number of migrants attempting to reach the continent in flimsy boats, Amnesty International said in a report released Thursday. The organization called the European Union's strategy...
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July 06, 2017 - 2:51 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police are investigating allegations of blasphemy and hate speech against the youngest son of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo. Police plan to summon Kaesang Pangarep for questioning after receiving a complaint about a video uploaded to YouTube in May, Jakarta...
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A demonstrator lights smoke markers on top of the Rote Flora squat during a protest against the G-20 summit in Hamburg, northern Germany, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. The leaders of the group of 20 meet July 7 and 8. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
July 06, 2017 - 2:36 am
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Hamburg police are gearing up for a major protest by anti-globalization activists as Germany's second-biggest city prepares to welcome leaders of the Group of 20 economic powers. Organizers of Thursday's demonstration have titled the event "G-20: Welcome to Hell." While...
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July 06, 2017 - 2:22 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police are investigating an allegation of blasphemy against the youngest son of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo. Jakarta police spokesman Argo Yuwono said Thursday that police plan to summon Kaesang Pangarep for questioning after receiving a complaint about a...
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