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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reviews the Presidential Guard with Greece's President Prokopis Pavlopoulos, during the welcome ceremony in Athens, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. Erdogan arrived in Athens Thursday for a two-day official visit, the first official visit by a Turkish president in decades, with Greece hoping the trip will help improve often frosty ties with its neighbour. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
December 07, 2017 - 6:32 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The first official visit by a Turkish president to Greece for six decades got off to a tense start Thursday, with Recep Tayyip Erdogan repeating comments that have alarmed his Greek hosts about the need to "update" the 1923 Treaty of Lausanne that delineated the borders of...
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A view of the Western Wall and the Dome of the Rock, some of the holiest sites for for Jews and Muslims, is seen in Jerusalem's Old City, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. U.S. officials say President Donald Trump will recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital Wednesday, Dec. 6, and instruct the State Department to begin the multi-year process of moving the American embassy from Tel Aviv to the holy city. His decision could have deep repercussions across the region. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
December 07, 2017 - 5:14 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinians shuttered schools and shops and called for protests in West Bank towns on Thursday, while the leader of the Hamas militant group called for a new armed uprising, in widespread show of anger over President Donald Trump's move to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital...
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FILE - In this July 25, 2017 file photo, Jerusalem's Old City is seen trough a door with the shape of star of David. Turkey and the Palestinians have warned of dire diplomatic repercussions in the Middle East if President Donald Trump goes ahead with a possible recognition of the hotly contested Jerusalem as Israel's capital. The Arab League with almost two dozen member states was to discuss the controversy later Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty, File)
December 06, 2017 - 9:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday despite intense Arab, Muslim and European opposition to a move that would upend decades of U.S. policy and risk potentially violent protests. Trump will instruct the State Department to begin the...
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Palestinians holds posters of the U.S. President Donald Trump during a protest in the West Bank City of Ramallah, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. President Donald Trump forged ahead Tuesday with plans to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital despite intense Arab, Muslim and European opposition to a move that would upend decades of U.S. policy and risk potentially violent protests. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)
December 06, 2017 - 8:15 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's expected recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Hundreds of Palestinians in Gaza have rallied against President Donald Trump's imminent announcement recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital and...
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FILE - In this July 25, 2017 file photo, Jerusalem's Old City is seen trough a door with the shape of star of David. Turkey and the Palestinians have warned of dire diplomatic repercussions in the Middle East if President Donald Trump goes ahead with a possible recognition of the hotly contested Jerusalem as Israel's capital. The Arab League with almost two dozen member states was to discuss the controversy later Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty, File)
December 06, 2017 - 6:58 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — America's friends and foes unleashed fierce criticism on Wednesday ahead of President Donald Trump's announcement recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital. While Israel welcomed the news, Palestinian officials declared the Mideast peace process "finished" and Turkey announced it...
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FILE - In this July 25, 2017 file photo, Jerusalem's Old City is seen trough a door with the shape of star of David. Turkey and the Palestinians have warned of dire diplomatic repercussions in the Middle East if President Donald Trump goes ahead with a possible recognition of the hotly contested Jerusalem as Israel's capital. The Arab League with almost two dozen member states was to discuss the controversy later Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty, File)
December 05, 2017 - 5:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump forged ahead Tuesday with plans to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital despite intense Arab, Muslim and European opposition to a move that would upend decades of U.S. policy and risk potentially violent protests. Trump also told the leaders of the...
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In this Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017 photo, from left to right UNAIDS country manager Ahmed Khamis, Christian father Boulos Soror, Dr. Walid Kamal, Islamic scholar and Sheik Ali al-Jifri, and Tabah Foundation member Mohammed Shahin, prepare for an even part of the World AIDS Day 2017 national advocacy campaign at a hotel, in Cairo, Egypt. An alarming HIV epidemic is silently spreading in Egypt, with an annual growth of up to 40 percent and funds to deal with the crisis running out by next year, U.N. officials and activists say. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
December 04, 2017 - 1:20 am
CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. is voicing alarm over the spread of HIV in Egypt, where the number of new cases is growing by up to 40 percent a year, and where efforts to combat the epidemic are hampered by social stigma and a lack of funding to address the crisis. The virus that causes AIDS, U.N. officials...
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December 02, 2017 - 4:39 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — A retired CIA analyst has dismissed Turkish accusations that he was involved in last year's failed coup, saying he was a "choice target" following a warrant for his detention. Graham Fuller, an ex-vice chairman of the CIA's National Intelligence Council, told The Associated Press he...
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November 30, 2017 - 11:51 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Myanmar civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi was set to meet President Xi Jinping on a visit to friendly neighbor China starting Friday as international criticism over her country's persecution of Rohingya Muslims continues to grow. China has studiously avoided criticizing the crisis and...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May meets with Jordan's King Abdullah II at the royal palace in Amman on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. (Khalil Mazraawi/Pool photo via AP)
November 30, 2017 - 5:46 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the furor over President Trump's retweeting of British far-right group (all times local): 9:15 p.m. A White House spokeswoman says she does not believe U.S. President Donald Trump knew anything about a British far-right leader before he retweeted inflammatory anti-Muslim...
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