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The Latest: Khashoggi's fiancée put under police protection

Oct. 21, 2018 10:55 PM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — The latest on the fallout from the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at his country's consulate in Istanbul (all times local): 10:40 p.m. Turkey's official news agency says the fiancée of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi has been given 24-hour police protection. Anadolu news...

The Latest: Bolton faces tense talks with Russia

Oct. 21, 2018 6:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's decision to pull the U.S. from an arms control agreement with Russia (all times local): 10:45 a.m. There doesn't seem to be a consensus in Congress about whether President Donald Trump is making the right move when he says he will withdraw the United...

Turkey to reveal details of probe into Khashoggi's killing

Oct. 21, 2018 6:29 PM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — In a sign of growing pressure on Saudi Arabia, Turkey said it will announce details of its investigation into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Tuesday and U.S. congressional leaders said the Gulf kingdom — in particular its crown prince — should face severe...

Bolton faces tense talks with Russia over nuclear treaty

Oct. 21, 2018 2:14 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton faces two days of high-tension talks in Moscow beginning Monday after President Donald Trump announced his intention to withdraw from a landmark nuclear weapons treaty. Trump's announcement that the United States would leave the Intermediate-Range...

10,000 protest in German city against anti-migrant group

Oct. 21, 2018 1:01 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — German police say about 10,000 people have taken part in a protest against the anti-migrant group PEGIDA in the eastern city of Dresden. Mainstream parties, labor unions and civil society groups staged a march with the slogan "heart not hatred." PEGIDA, whose name stands for Patriotic...

Man dies after blowing up train ticket machine in Germany

Oct. 21, 2018 8:17 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — German police say a 19-year-old man has died after blowing up a ticket machine at a railway station in the eastern city of Halle. A spokesman for Halle police, Ralf Karlstedt, said Sunday the man was trying break open the ticket machine, together with two others aged 15 and 20. The alleged...

The Latest: Germany reassessing arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Oct. 20, 2018 8:25 PM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist who vanished after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul earlier this month (all times local): 10:55 p.m. Germany's foreign minister is calling into question the sale of arms to Saudi Arabia, after the...

Enthusiasts re-enact bloody 19th-century Battle of Leipzig

Oct. 20, 2018 12:42 PM EDT

LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Hundreds of history buffs have re-enacted the 19th-century Battle of Leipzig, which saw the defeat of Napoleon I's army by combined forces from Prussia, Austria, Russia and Sweden. Enthusiasts from across Europe, dressed in period costumes, fired muskets and cannons at each other...

What's at stake if investors begin to shun Saudi Arabia

Oct. 19, 2018 4:30 PM EDT

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The disappearance of a Saudi journalist last seen entering the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul has shaken confidence in the country as a place to do business, with potential consequences for billions of dollars in investments going into and out of the country. It's a blow,...

Murphy heading to Israel for 2nd, final leg of overseas trip

Oct. 19, 2018 3:41 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy is heading to Israel on the second and final leg of his first overseas trip. Murphy is set to leave for Tel Aviv and Jerusalem on Saturday. He's currently in Germany on an economic mission. His office says the purpose of the trip is to "deepen economic,...