BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia state television says former Yugoslav army general Vlado Trifunovic, whose treason conviction by Serbia's wartime nationalist leadership became a symbol of the senselessness of the 1990s' Balkan conflict, has died. He was 78.
Germany's highest court on Tuesday threw out a bid to ban the far-right NPD party, arguing that the xenophobic fringe outfit is too insignificant to spell a real threat to the democratic order. The case marks the second failed attempt to outlaw the National Democratic Party of Germany, with the latest launched by the Bundesrat upper house of parliament which represents Germany's 16 states. Chancellor Angela Merkel's government supported the case, although the executive did not formally join the legal campaign.
NEW YORK (AP) — Security barricades, protesters and a perpetual media encampment in and around Trump Tower since the election tarnished sales at Tiffany, the posh jeweler whose flagship store is just steps from the president-elect's front door.
Iraqi forces have captured the site of the Mosque of the Prophet Younis after driving Islamic State group militants from a new neighborhood in eastern Mosul, a spokesman said on Tuesday. The progress comes ...
General Motors will make a $1 billion investment in its factories that will create or keep around 1,500 jobs. The investment is part of the normal process of equipping factories to build new models, and ...
President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday there was no chance of Iran renegotiating the nuclear deal with world powers if US President-elect Donald Trump demands it. "The nuclear deal is finished, it has been approved by the UN Security Council and has become an international document. It is a multilateral accord and there is no sense in renegotiating it," said Rouhani at a news conference a year on from the deal coming into force.
ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — Hooded soldiers cruised through the streets of Ivory Coast's capital, Yamoussoukro, on Tuesday firing their weapons in the air, and military police in multiple cities opened fire, witnesses said. The violence suggested the government had failed to end unrest that began Jan. 6 when some soldiers mutinied over low pay.
General Motors said Tuesday it will invest an additional $1 billion in US manufacturing operations and create 5,000 jobs in the coming years. The investments in new vehicle and advanced technology are tied to 1,500 new and "retained" jobs, while 450 will be returned to the US from Mexico, the company said in a statement.
Britain will leave the EU's single market when it exits the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday, putting an end to speculation that London might try to seek a "soft Brexit". FINNISH FINANCE MINISTER PETTERI ORPO, ON TWITTER "Britain has laid out its plan for #brexit. United we stand, divided we fall." MARCEL FRATZSCHER, PRESIDENT OF GERMANY'S DIW ECONOMIC INSTITUTE "Theresa May’s promise to turn Britain into a ‘global trading nation’ after Brexit is an illusion, just like Donald Trump’s promise to make America great again with the help of protectionist measures.
Prime Minister Theresa May set out the principles that will guide her approach to Britain's withdrawal from the European Union in a speech in London on Tuesday. Below are highlights from her speech: UK WILL LEAVE EUROPEAN SINGLE MARKET This agreement should allow for the freest possible trade in goods and services between Britain and the EU's member states. NOT SEEKING PARTIAL OR ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP We seek a new and equal partnership between an independent, self-governing, global Britain and our friends and allies in the EU.
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