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HOUSTON | The Latest: New Zealand Prime Minister offers condolences

HOUSTON  — The Latest on the death of former President George H.W. Bush (all times local): 3:18 a.m. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has expressed her country’s condolences following the death of former President George H.W. Bush. Ardern acknowledge in a statement early Saturday “the contribution President Bush made to international affairs over decades … Continue reading HOUSTON | The Latest: New Zealand Prime Minister offers condolences

BELGRADE, Serbia | Serbia abolishes visa-free travel with Iran over EU pressure

BELGRADE, Serbia — Serbia has abolished vise-free travel with Iran apparently in response to European Union pressure after the system was abused by migrants trying to reach the bloc. More than 15,000 Iranians have visited Serbia since visas were abolished last August. Many have moved on toward Western Europe rather than return home. Local media … Continue reading BELGRADE, Serbia | Serbia abolishes visa-free travel with Iran over EU pressure

WARSAW, Poland | Poland’s PM to correct his allegations against opposition

WARSAW, Poland — Poland’s prime minister is working on a court-ordered correction to the criticism he made of the country’s previous ruling team, his aide said Thursday. An appeals court has ordered Premier Mateusz Morawiecki to read out and publish a correction on state television and on private TVN by Friday night. His chief of … Continue reading WARSAW, Poland | Poland’s PM to correct his allegations against opposition

CAIRO | Senior Italy official to Egypt leader: Resolve Regeni case

CAIRO — A senior Italian official meeting with Egypt’s president on Monday raised the issue of an Italian student gruesomely killed in Cairo in 2016, objecting to what he said was a lack of progress in resolving the case. Speaking to Italy’s state television in Cairo after meeting President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, Roberto Fico, president of … Continue reading CAIRO | Senior Italy official to Egypt leader: Resolve Regeni case

HARARE, Zimbabwe | The Latest: Zimbabwe opposition now rejects election ruling

HARARE, Zimbabwe  — The Latest on Zimbabwe’s disputed presidential election (all times local): 9:35 p.m. An angry new statement from Zimbabwe’s main opposition rejects the court ruling that upholds President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s narrow and disputed election win. The opposition earlier Friday said it would respect the unanimous ruling by the constitutional court. The new statement … Continue reading HARARE, Zimbabwe | The Latest: Zimbabwe opposition now rejects election ruling

HARARE, Zimbabwe | The Latest: Zimbabwe president’s inauguration set for Sunday

HARARE, Zimbabwe— The Latest on Zimbabwe’s disputed presidential election (all times local): 6 p.m. A spokesman for Zimbabwe’s ruling party says the inauguration of President Emmerson Mnangagwa will be on Sunday after the constitutional court upheld his election win. Paul Mangwana says the daylong event at the National Sports Stadium in the capital, Harare, will … Continue reading HARARE, Zimbabwe | The Latest: Zimbabwe president’s inauguration set for Sunday

BUDAPEST, Hungary | Hungary talent show for classical musicians gets US, UK deal

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Producers of a Hungarian talent show for young classical musicians say the rights to the program have been acquired for versions in the United States and Britain by a London-based production firm. Fulwell 73, which is partly owned by James Corden and produces his late-night talk show, signed the agreement with … Continue reading BUDAPEST, Hungary | Hungary talent show for classical musicians gets US, UK deal