Wednesday, June 28, 2017

World

In this Dec. 5, 2010 file photo, a police officer stands guard beside a picture of jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo outside the Chinese government liaison office in Hong Kong.

BY DIDI TANG BEIJING (AP) — Imprisoned Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate and dissident Liu Xiaobo has been transferred to a hospital after being diagnosed with late-stage liver cancer, his ...
Unidentified Crown Resorts employees wearing face masks are escorted by securities as they leave the Baoshan District People's Court after attending her trial in Shanghai, China, Monday, June 26, 2017.

BY LOUISE WATT and ANDY WONG SHANGHAI (AP) — A Chinese court sentenced 16 Australian and Chinese employees of a casino company to nine to 10 months in prison on ...
In this Monday, April 10, 2017 file photo, an elderly man sits on a bench in front of the barrels and sandbags that blocks a road crossing from the south, Greek Cypriots, to the north, Turkish Cypriot breakaway controlled areas in the divided capital Nicosia, Cyprus.

BY MENELAOS HADJICOSTIS NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — It’s back to Switzerland for Cyprus peace talks. This time the rival leaders of the ethnically-divided island will be meeting at the secluded ...
In this Wednesday, March 8, 2017 file photo, rhino are photographed at the Welgevonden Game Reserve in the Limpopo province, South Africa.

BY CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A rhino breeder in South Africa is planning an online auction of rhino horn, capitalizing on a court ruling that opened the way to ...
In this Friday, Jan. 7, 2011, file photo, people carry baskets of coal scavenged illegally at an open-cast mine in the village of Bokapahari in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand where a community of coal scavengers live and work.

BY MATTHEW BROWN and KATY DAIGLE BEIJING (AP) — The world’s biggest coal users — China, the United States and India — have boosted coal mining in 2017, in an ...
In this May 29, 2017, file photo, Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures as he speaks during a news conference with French President Emmanuel Macron at the Palace of Versailles, near Paris.

BY VIVIAN SALAMA WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is eager to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin with full diplomatic bells and whistles when the two are in Germany for ...
In this image taken from video, black smoke rises from oil tanker on road in Bahawalpur, Pakistan, Sunday, June 25, 2017.

BY IRAM ASIM MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan’s prime minister cut short a trip abroad to rush to the side of victims of a massive fuel tanker fire as authorities ...
A woman griefs for her relatives as volunteers deliver supplies at the site of a landslide in Xinmo village in Maoxian County in southwestern China's Sichuan Province, Sunday, June 25, 2017.

BY HAN GUAN NG and DIDI TANG MAO COUNTY, China (AP) — Rescuers recovered 10 bodies and were still searching for 93 missing people on Sunday, a day after a ...
In this image supplied by INFOCA and taken Saturday June 24, 2017, a forest fire blazes in the Moguer area in southern Spain.

BY JOSEPH WILSON BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A forest fire in southern Spain forced the evacuation of 1,000 people and is threatening a national park famous for its biodiversity, authorities ...
This undated photo shows the rock formation Trollpikkenin before its damage, in Egersund, western Norway. A group of activists have started to collect money to repair the penis-shaped rock formation and a popular tourist attraction after it was found badly damaged Saturday June 24, 2017.

HELSINKI (AP) — Activists are collecting money to repair a penis-shaped rock formation in southern Norway after the popular tourist attraction was found badly damaged. Joggers discovered Saturday that the ...
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