Sunday, March 26, 2017

World

European Council President Donald Tusk, panel right, speaks to EU leaders during an EU summit meeting at the Orazi and Curiazi Hall in the Palazzo dei Conservatori in Rome on Saturday, March 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

BY FRANCES D’EMILIO and RAF CASERT ROME (AP) — European Union leaders marked the 60th anniversary of their founding treaty on Saturday as a turning point in their history in ...
Belarus police detain an activist, center, prior to an opposition rally in Minsk, Belarus, Saturday, March 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

BY YURAS KARMANAU MINSK, Belarus (AP) — About 700 demonstrators defied a heavy riot-police presence in the center of the Belarusian capital to hold a banned anti-government protest Saturday. A ...
A police officer places flowers as a man gestures beside floral tributes to victims of Wednesday's attack, on Parliament Square outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Friday March 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

BY GREGORY KATZ LONDON (AP) — The man who killed four people outside Britain’s Parliament was in Saudi Arabia three times and taught English there, the Persian Gulf country’s embassy ...
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks in the Houses of Parliament, Thursday March 23, 2017, following the attack in London Wednesday. (PA via AP)

BY GREGORY KATZ LONDON (AP) — Newly published video showing British Prime Minister Theresa May being rushed out of Parliament while an attack unfolded nearby seems to show some confusion ...
Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, speaks to French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Friday, March 24, 2017. (Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

BY JIM HEINTZ MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin held a surprise meeting Friday with France’s far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, yet dismissed suggestions that Russia aims to influence ...
In this Aug.28, 2014 file photo, then France's Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron, left, is greeted by defense minister Jean-Yves Le Drian at the Elysee Palace, in Paris. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, FILE)

BY SYLVIE CORBET PARIS (AP) — Independent French presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron has won the backing of the country’s defense minister, which could bolster voter confidence that the 39-year-old is ...
In this photo released by Proactiva Open Arms NGO on Friday, March 24, 2017 a sunken rubber boat in the Mediterranean Sea off the Libyan coast, during a search and rescue operation by Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms. (Proactiva Open Arms via AP)

BY CIARAN GILES MADRID (AP) — A Spanish aid organization said Friday that it feared hundreds of migrants may have died off Libya’s coast, while Turkish media reported that 11 ...
A woman holds up a sign at a vigil for the victims of Wednesday's attack, at Trafalgar Square in London, Thursday, March 23, 2017. hat London remains united. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

BY DANICA KIRKA and JILL LAWLESS LONDON (AP) — British police are combing through “massive amounts of computer data,” have searched more than 20 sites and have contacted thousands of ...
The giant panda Bao Bao stands in an enclosure at its new home at the panda research base in Dujiangyan in southwest China's Sichuan province Friday, March 24, 2017. (Chinatopix via AP)

DUJIANGYAN, China (AP) — American-born giant panda Bao Bao made her first appearance Friday before the public in southwestern China following her move there from Washington, D.C. Bao Bao was ...
The Southern Lights are seen over the Southern Ocean near Antarctica from a chattered plane Friday, March 24, 2017. (Ian Griffin via AP)

BY NICK PERRY WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — They took an eight-hour flight just to look out the airplane’s window, but it was an extraordinary view. A charter plane that ...
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