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BANGKOK (AP) — Shares edged lower in Europe on Friday following a lackluster day in Asia ahead of the release of U.S. economic growth data later in the day.

Benchmarks fell Friday in Paris, London, Tokyo and Shanghai but rose in Hong Kong and Sydney....Read more

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerians are massing for a 10th week of protests against their country's ruling class, calling for the ex-president's brother to be put on trial.

Friday's protest took aim at Said Bouteflika, whose brother Abdelaziz was Algeria'...Read more

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — At 12:10 p.m. Friday, men and boys in a Muslim neighborhood in Sri Lanka's capital did something everyone had warned them not to do: They came together to pray.

Hundreds gathered at the Masjidus Salam Jumma mosque for their...Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring the "soul of this nation" at stake, former Vice President Joe Biden pushed into the crowded 2020 presidential contest and quickly sparked a fierce debate over the direction of the modern-day Democratic Party.

Ignoring the...Read more

BERLIN (AP) — Deutsche Bank said Friday its net income profit rose 67 percent in the first quarter, though revenue dropped 9 percent as proceeds from trading declined sharply. The company lowered its revenue outlook for the year.

Germany's biggest bank...Read more

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Government dysfunction and an intelligence failure that preceded the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka are traced to simmering divisions between the president and prime minister.

The government has admitted to a "lapse of...Read more

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus police are intensifying a search for the remains of more victims at locations where an army officer, who authorities say admitted to killing five women and two girls, allegedly had dumped their bodies.

Police said Friday's...Read more

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un boarded his private train Friday and headed back to Pyongyang after directing some harsh criticism at Washington during his first summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, saying the U.S. negotiated in "bad...Read more

LONDON (AP) — Royal Bank of Scotland says first-quarter earnings fell 12.5% as economic uncertainty linked to Brexit curtailed lending.

Net income dropped to 707 million pounds ($912 million) from 808 million pounds in the same period last year as...Read more

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A powerful cyclone that struck northern Mozambique and is continuing to dump rain on the region killed at least one person and destroyed homes, with the United Nations on Friday warning of "massive flooding."

Cyclone Kenneth arrived...Read more

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