Obama opens trip to Germany; will meet with leaders and speak at iconic Brandenburg Gate
BERLIN (AP) — Obama opens trip to Germany; will meet with leaders and speak at iconic Brandenburg Gate.
Turkey's Erdogan meets top Hamas officials
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is taking a break from his troubles at home to meet top Hamas officials for talks on Palestinian reconciliation.
Obama: New Taliban office an important first step
ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland (AP) — President Barack Obama says the opening of a Taliban political office in Qatar is an important first step toward reconciliation between the Taliban and Afghanistan's government. But he says the process won't be quick or easy. He's predicting there will be bumps long the way.
WHITE HOUSE NOTEBOOK: Obama, Putin nearby at G-8
ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland (AP) — If President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin want some extra quality time together at the Group of 8 meeting, they don't have to go far.
G-8 summit turns focus to clampdown on tax-dodging
ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland (AP) — Leaders from eight of the world's wealthiest countries spent the final hours of their summit Tuesday focusing how to make sure that multinational companies can no longer rely on shelters and loopholes to avoid paying the tax they owe.
Italy top court faults Amanda Knox acquittal
ROME (AP) — Italy's high court on Tuesday faulted the appeals court that acquitted American student Amanda Knox of murdering her roommate, saying its ruling was full of "deficiencies, contradictions and illogical" conclusions and ordering the new appeals court to look at all the evidence to determie whether Knox helped kill the teen.
Lavrov: Iran ready to stop 20-percent enrichment
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's foreign minister says Iran is willing to halt its 20-percent enrichment of uranium, which has been a key concession sought in international negotiations over Iran's nuclear program.
Boeing nets orders for 102 stretch 787s
LE BOURGET, France (AP) — Boeing Co. won major orders from five customers for a stretched-out version of its popular 787 Dreamliner jet at the Paris Air Show Tuesday, further evidence of a strengthening market for more expensive long-haul jets.
EU, US to launch trade talks next month
ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland (AP) — Talks on a sweeping trade deal between the European Union and the United States are to get underway in Washington next month, President Barack Obama and top European Union officials said Monday.
Sun foreign correspondent charged in bribery probe
LONDON (AP) — Police say The Sun newspaper's chief foreign correspondent has been charged over alleged corrupt payments to public officials. It's the latest in a series of bribery-related charges filed against senior members of the best-selling British tabloid.
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