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Garland returns to Oklahoma City for bombing memorial

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Although 26 years have passed since a truck bomb ripped through a federal building in downtown Oklahoma City, killing 168 people, the same domestic extremism that led to the attac...

ABN AMRO pays multimillion fine in money laundering probe

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — ABN AMRO has agreed to pay 480 million euros ($574 million) as part of a settlement with prosecutors who accused the Dutch state-owned bank of “serious shortcomings” in t...

Islamist party Tehreek-e-Labbaik fuels anti-France violence in Pakistan

Islamist party Tehreek-e-Labbaik played a major role in fomenting this week’s anti-French protests in Pakistan, prompting Islamabad to announce the group’s dissolution on Thursday as Franc...

Libyan leader meets top Russian officials, speaks with Putin

MOSCOW (AP) — The head of Libya’s interim government has met in Moscow with Russia’s prime minister and security council head, and spoke by telephone with President Vladimir Putin. T...

Denmark charges 3 Iranian separatists with promoting terror

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Three members of an Iranian separatist group, the Arab Struggle Movement for the Liberation of Ahwaz, were charged Thursday with financing and promoting terror in Iran with ...

London police charge man seen with ax near Buckingham Palace

LONDON (AP) — British police say they have charged a London man who was spotted carrying an ax near Buckingham Palace. The city's Metropolitan Police force said private security guar...

EXPLAINER: What are the Iran nuclear talks all about?

BERLIN (AP) — Negotiations to bring the United States back into a landmark nuclear deal with Iran are set to resume Thursday in Vienna amid signs of progress — but also under the shadow of an attack t...

Algeria protesters at crossroads as Islamists take spotlight

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria's pro-democracy movement is at a crossroads two years after it ousted the country's long-serving leader, confronting fears it's been infiltrated by a group with links t...

A retiring Castro to bring younger face to Cuba's communists

HAVANA (AP) — This week's Communist Party congress could be the last with a Castro at the helm of Cuba's all-powerful political institution. Six years after the death of Fidel Castr...

Hong Kong: Top Beijing official slams foreign meddling

Beijing's top representative in Hong Kong on Thursday warned foreign powers not to interfere with the city's national security amid escalating tensions with Western governments. The United S...

UN chief: 52 armies and groups suspected of sexual violence

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The COVID-19 pandemic led to a spike in gender-based violence last year and combatants continued to use sexual violence “as a cruel tactic of war" and political repression in a n...

Attack on Iran's Natanz plant muddies US, Iran nuke talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The attack on Iran’s Natanz nuclear facility is casting a major shadow over the resumption of indirect talks between the U.S. and Iran over resurrection of the international accord l...

Attack on Iran's Natanz plant muddies US, Iran nuke talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The attack on Iran’s Natanz nuclear facility is casting a major shadow over Tuesday’s resumption of indirect talks between the U.S. and Iran over resurrection of the international ac...

US, Philippine forces stage scaled down drills amid pandemic

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — American and Philippines forces on Monday opened one of their most scaled down annual combat exercises in decades due to the pandemic, and organizers said the drills would r...

Norway charges man over thwarted attacks in London, Denmark

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A man has been charged in Norway for his alleged role in plans to carry out three extremist attacks in Denmark and in London, and for purportedly spreading Islamic State gro...