Saturday, February 25, 2017

World

This Jan. 20, 2017 photo shows the still-under-construction Trump International Hotel and Tower in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP) /The Canadian Press via AP)

BY JEREMY HAINSWORTH and ROB GILLIES VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The furies unleashed by Donald Trump’s rise to the U.S. presidency are shaking Vancouver, where a gleaming new Trump ...
Iraqi Federal police forces advance towards the western side of Mosul, Iraq, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Mohammed Saad)

BY QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s air force struck Islamic State targets inside Syria for the first time on Friday as Iraqi troops on the ground pushed into western ...
South Africans wave anti-immigration placards during a protest in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Yeshiel Panchia)

BY NQOBILE NTSHANGASE PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Police fired stun grenades, rubber bullets and water cannon Friday as the latest wave of anti-immigrant protests broke out in South Africa’s ...
This photo dated, Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017 shows the Habib Bourguiba avenue which is the central thoroughfare of Tunis and considered the historical political and economic heart of Tunisia. (AP Photo/Ons Abid)

BY LORI HINNANT KELIBIA, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia’s unhappy distinction as one of the world’s primary jihadi exporters is coming home to haunt the country, where young men trained by ...
This undated photo provided by Human Rights Watch on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017 shows Omar Shakir, the group's New York-based Israel and Palestine director. (Human Rights Watch via AP)

BY JOSEF FEDERMAN JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli authorities have rejected a request from Human Rights Watch to grant a work permit to its regional director, accusing the group of engaging ...
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, center left, shakes hands with Mexico's Foreign Relations Secretary Luis Videgaray as U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, left, and Mexico's Interior Secretary Miguel Angel Osorio Chong look on, at the Foreign Affairs Ministry in Mexico City, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

BY JOSH LEDERMAN and MARK STEVENSON MEXICO CITY (AP) — There were promises of cooperation, of closer economic ties, and frequent odes to the enduring partnership between the U.S. and ...
Refugees and migrants rest aboard Golfo Azurro, the Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms rescue ship, after being rescued from a boat out of control at 25 miles north of Sabratha, off the Libyan coast, early in the morning on Thursday Feb. 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Santi Palacios)

ABOARD THE GOLFO AZZURRO (AP) — More than 1,000 migrants have been rescued in the Mediterranean Sea during several operations since Wednesday, and many more are expected to attempt the ...

BY DOMINIQUE SOGUEL and JAMEY KEATEN GENEVA (AP) — Syrian peace talks under the auspices of the United Nations resumed in Geneva on Thursday, 10 months after falling apart over ...
Somalia's President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed speaks at his inauguration ceremony in Mogadishu, Somalia, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)

BY ABDI GULED MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia’s new President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed on Thursday appointed a political newcomer as the prime minister, shortly before departing to Saudi Arabia for ...
Two policemen sit atop of their armoured vehicle as Iraqi Federal police deploy after regaining control of the town of Abu Saif, west of Mosul, Iraq, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)

BY QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA and SINAN SALAHEDDIN BAGHDAD (AP) — Backed by the U.S.-led international coalition, Iraqi forces fought their way Thursday into a sprawling military base outside of Mosul and ...
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