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EU ministers adopt windfall levy, no deal on gas price cap

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union energy ministers on Friday adopted a package of measures to soothe the energy crisis, including a windfall levy on profits by fossil fuel companies, but...
Sep. 30, 2022

Finnish border closed to Russians with tourist visas

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Finland's border with Russia was closed to Russians with tourist visas Friday, curtailing one of the last easily accessible routes to Europe for Russians trying to...
Sep. 30, 2022

China dismisses complaints over quarantining US diplomats

BEIJING (AP) — China on Friday dismissed complaints from two U.S. congressmembers over the quarantining of American diplomats and their family members under the country’s strict COVID-19 regulations. Foreign Ministry...
Sep. 30, 2022

Fewer trips for China's Golden Week amid quarantine fears

BEIJING (AP) — While China's top leaders commemorated revolutionary martyrs Friday, far fewer Chinese are expected to be traveling during the upcoming “Golden Week” National Day holidays amid rigid anti-COVID-19...
Sep. 30, 2022

UK economy grows slightly in revised GDP estimate

LONDON (AP) — Revised figures show the U.K. economy grew slightly in the second quarter of the year, indicating the country isn’t currently in a recession. The Office for National...
Sep. 30, 2022

Bosnia election expected to re-legitimize a failing system

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnia’s general election should be about the fight against rampant corruption and helping the country’s ailing economy. But at a time when Russia has a strong...
Sep. 30, 2022

Inflation hits record 10% in 19 EU countries using euro

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Inflation in the European countries using the euro currency has broken into double digits as prices for electricity and natural gas soar, signaling a looming winter...
Sep. 30, 2022

Inflation in 19 European countries using the euro currency hits another record at 10% as energy prices soar

BRUSSELS (AP) — Inflation in 19 European countries using the euro currency hits another record at 10% as energy prices soar.
Sep. 30, 2022

Russian strike kills 25 as Kremlin to annex Ukraine regions

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia pounded Ukrainian cities with missiles, rockets and suicide drones, with one strike reported to have killed 25 people, as it moved Friday to fold more...
Sep. 30, 2022

New rocket company fails to achieve launch on 2nd attempt

VANDENBERG SPACE FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — A year after its first rocket launch failed, a new aerospace company was unsuccessful early Friday in its second attempt to place multiple...
Sep. 30, 2022

AP Week in Pictures: North America

SEPTEMBER 23 - 29, 2022 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images from North America made or published by The Associated Press in the past week. The...
Sep. 30, 2022

Thai court rules PM can stay, did not exceed term limit

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s Constitutional Court ruled Friday that Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha can remain in his job and did not violate a constitutional provision limiting him to eight years...
Sep. 30, 2022

Court rules Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth did not exceed constitution's 8-year term limit, can stay in office

BANGKOK (AP) — Court rules Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth did not exceed constitution's 8-year term limit, can stay in office.
Sep. 30, 2022

Bombing inside Pakistani sweets shop kills 1, wounds 14

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A bomb exploded inside a sweet shop in southwestern Pakistan on Friday, killing at least one person and wounding 14 others, officials said. The bombing happened...
Sep. 30, 2022

Residents in Burkina Faso's capital report gunfire, state broadcaster off air, sparking fears of a mutiny under way.

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Residents in Burkina Faso's capital report gunfire, state broadcaster off air, sparking fears of a mutiny under way.
Sep. 30, 2022

AP Week in Pictures: Europe and Africa

SEPT. 23-29, 2022 War continues in Ukraine, in a week in which more bodies have been exhumed at the liberated area of Izium. Around other retaken areas in Kharkiv, Russian...
Sep. 30, 2022

Nobel Prize season arrives amid war, nuclear fears, hunger

This year's Nobel Prize season approaches as Russia's invasion of Ukraine has shattered decades of almost uninterrupted peace in Europe and raised the risks of a nuclear disaster. The secretive...
Sep. 30, 2022

Methane blast in Baltic Sea highlights global problem

NEW YORK (AP) — As serious as the methane escaping from ruptured pipelines on the floor of the Baltic Sea may be, there are alarming incidents of massive methane releases...
Sep. 30, 2022

Dining in the dark: Brussels eateries tackle energy crunch

BRUSSELS (AP) — While European Union nations are still mulling a cap on gas prices, some businesses are more in a hurry for solutions to the continent's energy crisis. In...
Sep. 30, 2022

EXPLAINER: A deep dive into risks for undersea cables, pipes

PARIS (AP) — Deep under water, the pipes and cables that carry the modern world's lifeblood — energy and information — are out of sight and largely out of mind...
Sep. 30, 2022

Russian strike kills 23 as Kremlin to annex Ukraine regions

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A Russian strike on the Ukrainian city of Zaporizhzhia killed at least 23 people and wounded dozens, an official said Friday, just hours before Moscow planned...
Sep. 30, 2022

EU set to adopt windfall levy, but no deal on gas price cap

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union energy ministers were set Friday to adopt a package of measures including a windfall levy on profits by fossil fuel companies, but a deal on...
Sep. 29, 2022

Former NFL player, 2nd rock climber found dead in California

IDYLLWILD, Calif. (AP) — Two rock climbers, including a former NFL player, were found dead near a Southern California peak after rescue crews responded to reports of injuries, authorities said...
Sep. 29, 2022

Ukrainian official: Russian strike kills 23, wounds 28

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian official says a Russian strike on the city of Zaporizhzhia has killed at least 23 people and wounded 28. Zaporizhzhia Regional Governor Oleksandr Starukh...
Sep. 29, 2022

Official: Russian strike in Ukrainian city of Zaporizhzhia kills 23 people, wounds 28 in a humanitarian convoy

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Official: Russian strike in Ukrainian city of Zaporizhzhia kills 23 people, wounds 28 in a humanitarian convoy.
Sep. 29, 2022

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