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The Latest: Report says 35 migrants caught in Turkey

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:59am

The Latest on Europe's response to the large number of migrants and refugees trying to reach the continent: (all times local):

Putin, Japan's Abe discuss economy on disputed islands

Nataliya Vasilyeva, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:57am

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday discussed joint economic projects on disputed islands which could pave the way for the countries to finally sign a peace treaty ending World War II.

Polish premier: No regrets about opposing Tusk re-election

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:46am

Poland's prime minister said Thursday she has no regrets about trying to block the re-election of Donald Tusk as president of the European Council and would do it again.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:46am

Documents released Thursday show that President Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, was warned by authorities when he retired from the military in 2014 not to take foreign government-sourced money without "advance approval" from the Pentagon. Flynn was later paid tens of thousands of dollars for his work on behalf of foreign interests, including Russia's state-sponsored RT television network and a Turkish-owned company linked to Turkey's government.

The Latest: French candidate Macron visits immigrant suburb

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:46am

The Latest on France's presidential election (all times local):

Berlin police shoot man who threated officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:45am

Berlin police have shot a man who threatened an officer outside a hospital in the German capital.

Sri Lankan protest demands information on civil war missing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:37am

Shops, offices and schools were closed and public transport was halted in Sri Lanka's former civil war region on Thursday in support of families who are demanding information from the government about loved ones listed as having disappeared during the conflict.

Police raid Moscow office of group founded by Putin foe

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:37am

Police raided the Moscow office Thursday of an organization founded by a top foe of President Vladimir Putin that helps opposition candidates and political prisoners.

UK police arrest man with knives on suspicion of terrorism

Jill Lawless and Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:37am

Armed police carrying out a counterterrorism operation Thursday swooped in on a man they said was carrying knives in a bag near Britain's Parliament and arrested him on suspicion of planning terrorist acts.

Macedonian opposition head calls for end to deadlock

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:37am

Macedonian opposition leader has called for an end to a political deadlock that has left parliament unable to elect a speaker for three weeks.

Greek, Turkish Cypriot officials tour unfinished crossing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:30am

Greek and Turkish Cypriot officials have inspected work being done on a new crossing point linking the ethnically divided Cyprus' breakaway north with the internationally recognized south.

Spain offers to host EU medicines agency after Brexit

Ciaran Giles, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:10am

Competition is heating up among European Union countries hoping to reap some of the benefits of Britain's exit from the EU, with Spain joining the list of nations bidding to host the bloc's medicines oversight body.

Mexico's ruling party, others caught in old tricks

Mark Stevenson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:03am

The scene was so typical of Mexico's long-dominant ruling party that it could have happened a half-century ago: poor women lined up under a blazing sun, waiting for a politician to show up hours late for a rally they had been obliged to attend under threat of losing benefits from an anti-poverty program.

Nuclear tests will 'never stop' if US 'acts of agression' continue, N. Korean official says

Will Ripley, Tim Schwarz and Ben Westcott, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 8:57am

A North Korean government official in a rare interview promised his country's nuclear tests would "never stop" as long as the U.S. continued what they viewed as "acts of aggression."

Albanian Parliament fails to elect president for 3rd time

Llazar Semini, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 8:53am

The Albanian Parliament on Thursday failed for the third time to elect the country's new president because no candidates have been nominated.

Kashmir civilian killed, 7 injured during anti-India protest

Aijaz Hussain, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 8:53am

A 70-year-old civilian was killed and seven people were injured during an anti-India protest that erupted Thursday following a gunbattle that killed three Indian soldiers and two suspected rebels in disputed Kashmir, police said.

The Latest: Minor damage to freighter that hit Russian ship

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 8:50am

The Latest on Russia navy ship damaged near Istanbul (all times local):

Senegal court upholds life sentence for Chad ex-leader Habre

Carley Petesch, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 8:45am

An appeals court in Senegal upheld the life sentence of former Chad dictator Hissene Habre on war crimes and crimes against humanity charges, bringing to an end a landmark trial pursued by victims for more than 16 years.

EU warns Poland: Stop widespread logging in primeval forest

Vanessa Gera, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 8:45am

The European Union asked Poland on Thursday to stop massive logging in one of Europe's last primeval forests, warning it might take the country to the European Court of Justice if it doesn't reverse course.