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ATHENS, Greece | Greek minister criticizes police over clashes with teachers

ATHENS, Greece —Jan 11, 2019—Greece’s public order minister strongly criticized riot police for their handling of a violent protest Friday by school teachers in Athens who were demonstrating against government plans for hiring new teachers. Riot police fired tear gas to stop protesters from forcing their way past a cordon outside parliament, and later when … Continue reading ATHENS, Greece | Greek minister criticizes police over clashes with teachers

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia | Court to set date for resuming trial in Kim Jong Nam’s death

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia  — A Malaysian court is scheduled Wednesday to set a new date for starting the defense phase of the trial for two Southeast Asian women charged with murdering the North Korean leader’s half brother. A High Court judge in August found there was enough evidence to infer that Indonesian Siti Aisyah and … Continue reading KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia | Court to set date for resuming trial in Kim Jong Nam’s death

NEW YORK | Stocks end a strong week with losses as Apple shares skid

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks slipped Friday as Apple absorbed its worst loss in more than four years. Thanks to gains over the previous three days, the S&P 500 index finished with its biggest weekly increase since March. Apple, the world’s largest technology company, forecast weak revenue in the current quarter and startled investors by … Continue reading NEW YORK | Stocks end a strong week with losses as Apple shares skid

LONDON | Don’t panic! UK outlines plans to ease no-deal Brexit impact

LONDON— Britain will unilaterally accept some European Union rules and give EU financial services firms continued access to the U.K. market in order to maintain stability if the country crashes out of the bloc without a deal, the government said Thursday. Details of Britain’s “no-deal” plans came in a raft of documents laying out government … Continue reading LONDON | Don’t panic! UK outlines plans to ease no-deal Brexit impact