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HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Asian nations are scrambling to contain the spread of highly contagious African swine fever, with Vietnam culling 2.5 million pigs and China reporting more than a million dead in an unprecedentedly huge epidemic some fear is out of control....Read more

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local):

2:20 p.m.

Iran's foreign ministry has warned the United States over violating...Read more

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday his country is determined to ensure that former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi's dramatic death in a Cairo courtroom is not forgotten.

Erdogan spoke during a meeting with a group of...Read more

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is dismissing calls to apologize for saying that the Senate "got things done" with "civility" even when the body included segregationists with whom he disagreed.

His rivals for the 2020 nomination, including...Read more

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Asian nations are scrambling to contain the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever with Vietnam culling 2.5 million pigs and China reporting more than a million dead in an unprecedentedly huge epidemic some governments fear has gone out of...Read more

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A Hungarian court has extended the prison sentences of four human traffickers convicted last year for their roles in a 2015 in which 71 migrants suffocated in the back of a refrigerated truck found on a highway in Austria.

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BANGKOK (AP) — World shares advanced on Thursday on hopes that a meeting between President Donald Trump and his counterpart Xi Jinping next week might bring about a truce in trade tensions.

Germany's DAX added 1.1% to 12,437.98 while the CAC 40 in...Read more

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Thursday rejected the implication that Russia may have been involved in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine, after international prosecutors charged with murder four men — three of...Read more

BRUSSELS (AP) — With several top officials on their way out of the European Union by the end of fall, EU leaders are gathering Thursday for a major political horse-trading exercise that is as mindboggling as it is competitive on how to replace them while keeping all 28...Read more

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Treasury chief is warning that leaving the European Union without a deal would damage the economy and ultimately risk the break-up of the United Kingdom.

Philip Hammond is expected to use a showcase annual speech in the City of...Read more

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