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UN: 10 million North Koreans suffering severe food shortages

May 3, 2019

The United Nations says about 10 million people in North Korea are suffering from "severe food shortages" after the East Asian nation had one of the worst harvests in a decade

Minister resigns amid criticism in Cyprus serial killer case

May 2, 2019

The Cypriot justice minister has resigned as criticism of police mounted for mistakes that may have let a serial killer claim more victims

Fiat Chrysler completes sale of components maker

May 2, 2019

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles says it has completed the sale of components maker Magneti Marelli to Japanese supplier Calsonic Kansei, allowing a special dividend to shareholders for the first time in a decade.

Czech central bank lifts key interest rate to tame inflation

May 2, 2019

The Czech Republic's central bank has raised its key interest rate for the third time since June - by a quarter point to 2.00%, the highest level in more than 10 years

Trump invites Hungarian leader Orban to May 13 meeting

May 2, 2019

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has been invited by US President Donald Trump for a "working meeting" on May 13

Investigation begins after Italy race limits African runners

Apr 27, 2019

The Italian athletics federation has opened an investigation after Trieste half marathon organizers restricted the participation of African athletes in the May 5 race

Workers demand better protection from EU-wide rules

Apr 26, 2019

Thousands of trade union members are protesting outside European Union headquarters to demand better working conditions and protections for employees after next month's EU-wide elections

Japan's Abe talks trade with EU chiefs ahead of US visit

Apr 25, 2019

Japan and the European Union committed to fair and open trade and the respect of rules-based international in the face of what they see as increasing trade protectionism, particularly in the United States

Cyprus: New bond issues help repay Russian loan faster

Apr 25, 2019

Cyprus' finance minister says new bond issues will save the country money by helping to pay off the remainder of 2.5 billion euro loan from Russia quicker

AP PHOTOS: Designers turn plastic trash into treasures

Apr 25, 2019

AP PHOTOS: High-end designers turn world's plastic trash into treasures

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