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Turkish military ends operations in Kurdish town of Cizre


Associated Press

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey's Interior Minister says military operations against militants in the mainly Kurdish southeastern town of Cizre have ended. However, Efkan Ala said...full story
updated 2016-02-11 08:42 PM
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Turkish military ends operations in Kurdish town of Cizre

Associated Press

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey's Interior Minister says military operations against militants in the mainly Kurdish southeastern town of Cizre have ended. However, Efkan Ala said....Fullstory

2016-02-11 08:42 PM

Poland approves child benefits to aid families, boost births

Associated Press

WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Polish lawmakers have passed a new child benefit scheme under which the government will make monthly payments of 500 zlotys ($125)....Fullstory

2016-02-11 08:42 PM

Sweden cuts key interest rate to minus 0.50 percent

Associated Press

STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Sweden's central bank has decided to cut its key interest rate to a record low of minus 0.50 percent, saying the measure....Fullstory

2016-02-11 07:22 PM

Oil price drop pushes Total profit down 26 percent

Associated Press

PARIS (AP) -- Total says its fourth quarter earnings skidded 26 percent as the collapse in oil prices hit another global energy giant. The French company....Fullstory

2016-02-11 05:22 PM

The Latest: Russia slams US for not sharing intel in Syria

Associated Press

BEIRUT (AP) -- The Latest developments on the war in Syria, the refugee crisis and security talks in Munich, Germany. (all times local): 10:30 a.m. The Russian....Fullstory

2016-02-11 05:02 PM

Justice Dept. enters Ferguson court case in strong position
By ERIC TUCKER and JIM SALTER
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Justice Department enters its court fight against the city of Ferguson with the apparent upper hand, given a months-long investigation that....Fullstory

2016-02-11 05:02 PM

Federal gov't enters Ferguson court case in strong position
By ERIC TUCKER and JIM SALTER
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Justice Department enters its court fight against the city of Ferguson with the apparent upper hand given a months-long investigation that....Fullstory

2016-02-11 05:02 PM

Russia proposes March 1 ceasefire in Syria; US wants it now
By MATTHEW LEE and BRADLEY KLAPPER
Associated Press

MUNICH (AP) -- Russia has proposed a March 1 ceasefire in Syria, U.S. officials say, but Washington believes Moscow is giving itself and the Syrian....Fullstory

2016-02-11 04:22 PM

Finavia Oyj: Appeal of Finnish Lapland Increasing

Associated Press

HELSINKI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 11, 2016--Direct flight connections to Lapland will reach a totally new level in winter 2017 when Germania commences flights from Berlin to Rovaniemi....Fullstory

2016-02-11 04:01 PM

Fantasy sports companies defend embattled industry
By PHILIP MARCELO
Associated Press

BOSTON (AP) -- Daily fantasy sports companies say their industry remains viable despite a rocky start to 2016. The industry's top companies, DraftKings and FanDuel, are....Fullstory

2016-02-11 03:22 PM

Witness: Spouse of Spain princess wanted sports deal 'toll'

Associated Press

MADRID (AP) -- A witness at the trial of Spain's Princess Cristina and 16 others has testified that the princess' husband wanted a commission of....Fullstory

2016-02-11 08:42 PM

Key developments since North Korea's rocket launch
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Tensions with North Korea have escalated sharply since the country launched a long-range rocket to put a satellite into orbit on Sunday. A look at....Fullstory

2016-02-11 07:42 PM

The Latest: European stocks sink, tracking Asia lower

Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- The latest on the turmoil global financial markets (all times local): 9:15 a.m. Stock markets in Europe have opened sharply lower, dashing any hopes....Fullstory

2016-02-11 07:22 PM

The Latest: Russia hits 1,900 targets in Syria in a week

Associated Press

BEIRUT (AP) -- The Latest developments on the war in Syria, the refugee crisis and security talks in Munich, Germany. (all times local): 11:45 a.m. The Russian....Fullstory

2016-02-11 05:22 PM

Rio Tinto posts $866M loss, blames deteriorating economy

Associated Press

SYDNEY (AP) -- Mining company Rio Tinto said Thursday it suffered a loss of $866 million in 2015 as deteriorating economic conditions around the world....Fullstory

2016-02-11 05:02 PM

Indian soldier dies after rescue from avalanche in Kashmir

Associated Press

NEW DELHI (AP) -- The Indian army says a soldier rescued after six days buried under deep snow by an enormous avalanche in the Himalayan....Fullstory

2016-02-11 05:02 PM

A look at Japan's complex relationship with North Korea
By MARI YAMAGUCHI
Associated Press

TOKYO (AP) -- Japan has a troubled and complicated relationship with North Korea. The two countries have no diplomatic ties, but there are tens of....Fullstory

2016-02-11 04:22 PM

New GSMA Study Calls for Fundamental Review of Digital Ecosystem Regulations

Associated Press

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 11, 2016--The GSMA has published a new report calling for the modernisation of telecommunications regulations. "A New Regulatory Framework for the Digital Ecosystem",....Fullstory

2016-02-11 04:22 PM

Enea AB: Annual Statement 2015

Associated Press

KISTA, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 11, 2016--Regulatory News: A strong year when all targets were achieved and earnings per share increased by 20 percent Once again, Enea reported a....Fullstory

2016-02-11 03:22 PM

Asian News Digest, AS

Associated Press

ASIA: KOREAS-TENSION -- South Korean workers began shutting down a jointly run industrial park in North Korea, a move that will end, at least temporarily, the....Fullstory

2016-02-11 03:22 PM

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