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  • As centenary of Armenian massacre nears, 'genocide' dispute sharpens

    As centenary of Armenian massacre nears, 'genocide' dispute sharpens
    The Turkish government on Monday offered condolences to descendants of Armenians killed in 1915, when the Ottoman Empire embarked on a campaign of terror and atrocity that many in the Western world have deemed the 20th century's first genocide. As...
  • German Parliament to label killings of Armenians as genocide

    Germany's Parliament is set to use the term genocide in a resolution marking the slaughter of Armenians by Ottoman Turks 100 years ago, and the government said Monday that it "stands behind" the motion drawn up by the ruling parties. A draft of the non-...
  • German president: Germanwings crash an 'unbelievable horror'

    The Germanwings crash last month was an "unbelievable horror" for the families of those killed, compounded by the apparent senselessness of the co-pilot's actions in bringing down the plane, German President Joachim Gauck told hundreds of victims'...
  • Israeli ultra-Orthodox site cuts Kim Kardashian from photo

    An Israeli ultra-Orthodox Jewish news website has cut Kim Kardashian — one of the world's most photographed women — from a photo taken of her in Jerusalem this week. The original photo of Kardashian, her husband, Kanye West, and Jerusalem's...
  • Israeli ultra-Orthodox site cuts 'pornographic symbol' Kim Kardashian from photo

    Israeli ultra-Orthodox site cuts 'pornographic symbol' Kim Kardashian from photo
    An Israeli ultra-Orthodox Jewish news website has cut Kim Kardashian — one of the world's most photographed women — from a photo taken of her in Jerusalem this week. The original photo of Kardashian, her husband Kanye West and Jerusalem's...
  • Czech president breaks with allies over Russia parade, blasts U.S. envoy

    Czech president breaks with allies over Russia parade, blasts U.S. envoy
    Czech President Milos Zeman has stirred criticism within his Prague leadership, divided the European Union, made isolated Russians gleeful and led to the U.S. ambassador to the Czech Republic being banned from Prague Castle. The uproar, in a country...
  • Guenter Grass, German writer who took on Nazism, dies at 87

    BERLIN Guenter Grass, the Nobel Prize-winning author who explored Nazi brutality and the trauma that Germany suffered after World War II in novels such as "The Tin Drum" and "Cat and Mouse," has died. He was 87. He died Monday morning in a clinic in...
  • Senate creating secret encyclopedia of US spy programs

    Trying to get a handle on hundreds of sensitive, closely held surveillance programs, a Senate committee is compiling a secret encyclopedia of American intelligence collection. It's part of an effort to improve congressional oversight of the government's...
  • Fewer White House state dinner invites under Obama

    An invitation to a White House state dinner has always been one of Washington's most sought-after tickets. There's the elegant setting, VIP guests in tuxedos and designer gowns and a four-course meal served up by America's most famous kitchen. But don'...
  • Nations Obama has honored with White House state dinners

    President Barack Obama has held seven state dinners so far and plans at least two more this year. The list of countries and years the dinners were held: 2009: Then-Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh 2010: Then-Mexican President Felipe Calderon 2011:...
  • Will meeting of China, Japan and South Korea yield goodwill or more grumbling?

    Will meeting of China, Japan and South Korea yield goodwill or more grumbling?
    For the first time in nearly three years, the foreign ministers of China, South Korea and Japan will meet Saturday for trilateral talks that could pave the way for a new era of cooperation – or prolong festering animosities rooted in the World War...