Tag Archives: Afghanistan

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Portugal warns Guinea Bissau political crisis could mean losing aid

LISBON (Reuters) – Development aid to Guinea Bissau could be at risk if the country slips back into chaos, former colonial power Portugal said on Tuesday, expressing concern that a…

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Tourist playground meets hectic refugee camp on Greek island

KOS, Greece (AP) — On this sunny Greek island accustomed to dealing with nothing more than a summer influx of tourists, authorities are struggling to handle a far different human…

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European Tour pulls out of WGC for 2016

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — The European Tour has chosen France over Firestone. In a move that forces the hands of European players, new chief executive Keith Pelley said Tuesday the…

CVS Health to pay government $450,000 to settle dispute

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — CVS Health has agreed to pay $450,000 to the federal government to settle allegations that several of its Rhode Island retail pharmacies filled forged & invalid…

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Bomb kills 22 members of armed groups in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says a bombing in the northern Kunduz province has killed 22 members of illegal armed groups, including four leaders. Abdul Wadood Wahidi, spokesman…

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China's July exports fall 8.3 percent year on year, missing forecasts

BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese exports fell far more than expected in July, along with imports, reinforcing expectations that the government will roll out more stimulus to support the world's second-largest…

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US-China nuclear agreement passes congressional review

WASHINGTON (AP) — An agreement allowing American involvement in China's civilian atomic industry is set to be renewed for 30 years despite some stiff criticism from lawmakers over the Asian…

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Swedish author says he was destined to write 'Millennium' sequel

The Swedish author tasked with writing the upcoming sequel to the late Stieg Larsson's best-selling Millennium trilogy said Sunday that he was "born for" the job. David Lagercrantz, commissioned to…

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Walt Disney experts rebut dogged anti-Semitic allegations

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Walt Disney was a complex figure, both celebrated & condemned, yet allegations that he was a rabid anti-Semite are unproven, Disney experts said. Talking to…