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      UK man charged with terrorism offenses over Ukraine conflict
      Sep28

      UK man charged with terrorism offenses over Ukraine conflict

      LONDON (AP) — A British man filmed with pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine has been charged with terrorism offenses. Greater Manchester Police says 41-year-old Benjamin Stimson is charged with preparing for and assisting acts of terrorism. Stimson, from Oldham in northwestern England, was interviewed by the BBC in October 2015 while he was...

      Moldova bans Ukraine meat over African swine fever fears
      Sep28

      Moldova bans Ukraine meat over African swine fever fears

      CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Moldovan authorities are banning the import of live animals and meat from Ukraine due to fears of African swine fever. Agriculture Minister Eduard Grama says the ban begins Wednesday after several suspected cases of the disease emerged 200 kilometers (125 miles) north of the Moldovan capital. The minister said in one case...

      Dutch investigators to give results of MH17 criminal probe
      Sep28

      Dutch investigators to give results of MH17 criminal probe

      NIEUWEGEIN, Netherlands (AP) — Relatives of victims of the shooting-down of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner over Ukraine more than two years ago were gathering Wednesday to learn the preliminary results of a Dutch-led criminal probe of the disaster that claimed 298 lives. The team that is conducting the largest investigation in Dutch history is...

      Central Europe sees anti-immigration fervor, no migrants
      Sep27

      Central Europe sees anti-immigration fervor, no migrants

      BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Together, Hungary and the Czech Republic took in just around 1,000 asylum-seekers last year. Still, rallying cries against migration have dominated the debates ahead of upcoming ballots in the two Central European countries. Along with Poland and Slovakia, they have also become the most vocal critics of the EU’s...

      Russian suspected of flying drone over Polish govt buildings
      Sep26

      Russian suspected of flying drone over Polish govt buildings

      WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Russian citizen suspected of flying a drone over Polish government buildings has been detained for questioning, Polish security officials said Monday. Warsaw police spokesman Mariusz Mrozek said the man was detained on allegations he violated Poland’s law that bans flying drones in cities and near airports without...

      Russia FM: Cease-fire agreement must be preserved
      Sep23

      Russia FM: Cease-fire agreement must be preserved

      UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Friday laid the blame for a “bleeding Middle East and North Africa” on the U.S. and its allies, in a speech to the U.N. General Assembly smacking of the kind of rhetoric that reflected the state of superpower relations during the Cold War. In wide-ranging comments, Lavrov depicted...

      Gigi Hadid fends off man-handler between runway turns
      Sep22

      Gigi Hadid fends off man-handler between runway turns

      MILAN (AP) — This was already Gigi Hadid’s season. She drew crowds outside the Max Mara shop on opening day of Milan Fashion Week, and indulged fans with selfies. Then she opened and closed the Max Mara show on the second day of womenswear previews for next spring and summer on Thursday, and took top billing at Fendi. But in between, things...

      Model Gigi Hadid Manhandled in Milan
      Sep22

      Model Gigi Hadid Manhandled in Milan

      MILAN (AP) — Model Gigi Hadid was manhandled outside a Milan Fashion Week venue Thursday by a former Ukrainian television reporter who has pulled similar stunts in Paris, Los Angeles and Moscow. A video posted on website TMZ.com shows a man grabbing Hadid from behind and lifting her off the ground as she and her sister, Bella Hadid, exited the...

      UN to call for stepped up security for planes and airports
      Sep22

      UN to call for stepped up security for planes and airports

      UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is expected to call for stepped up screening and security checks at airports worldwide to “detect and deter terrorist attacks” on civil aviation. A draft of the Security Council resolution calls on all countries to tighten security at airport buildings, share information about possible threats, and...

      Tensions loom in the Balkans over Bosnian Serbs’ referendum
      Sep22

      Tensions loom in the Balkans over Bosnian Serbs’ referendum

      SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnia’s Serb mini-state is holding a referendum this weekend that has turned into a proxy political battle between the West and Russia, stoking ethnic tensions and triggering fears of new clashes more than 20 years after the end of the Balkans War. Sunday’s vote asks residents of Republika Srpska...