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Albanian vote in election seen as key to moving toward EU
Albanians have started to cast ballots in a general election that follows a landmark agreement between the two biggest parties to further efforts for the country to eventually join the European Union.
AP FACT CHECK: Trump and missions unaccomplished
President Donald Trump is claiming to have spurred homebuilding, freed farmers from regulations that stopped them from plowing and secured a historic increase in military spending _ but an AP Fact Check finds that none of it's true.
Moody's upgrades Greece rating after bailout deal
Moody's has upgraded Greece's bond rating after the country reached a deal this month with bailout lenders for continued rescue fund payments
Albania heads to polls, vows end to confrontational politics
After an unusually quiet campaign, Albania holds parliamentary elections Sunday with the country's two largest political parties promising to set aside decades of bitter rivalry and throw weight behind efforts to eventually join the European Union
AP FACT CHECK: Trump's solar-power brainwave was borrowed
AP FACT CHECK: Trump's solar-powered brainwave was borrowed; others pitched it first
Ketumile Masire, former Botswana president, dies at age 91
Ketumile Masire, former president of Botswana, dies at age 91 after illness
A look at Albania's leading election candidates
Two former mayors and a kingmaker who's fallen out of favor wrestle for power as Albania cleans up its election act and seeks membership talks with the European Union
Eurozone economy enjoyed 'best quarter in over 6 years'
A closely watched survey shows that economic growth across the 19-country eurozone has slipped back in June to a five-month low but that the region still enjoyed its best quarter for more than six years
AP FACT CHECK: Trump on solar, taxes, welfare
AP FACT CHECK: Trump claims to have thought up the idea of a solar border wall; others proposed it
South Korea's infrastructure boondoggle a boon for cyclists
Costly infrastructure project in South Korea creates deluxe cycling network, longest car-free paths in the world