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(Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP). In this Wednesday, April 24, 2019, photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, is welcomed by Russian officials on his arrival in Vladivostok, Russia. The content of this image is as provided ... (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP). In this Wednesday, April 24, 2019, photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, is welcomed by Russian officials on his arrival in Vladivostok, Russia. The content of this image is as provided ...

Putin: NKorea ready to denuclearize _ if it gets guarantees

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Vladivostok for a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. More>>

Father of suspected Easter bombers arrested; Colombo on edge

(AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena). Coffins of Easter Sunday bomb blast victims lay at a mass burial ground in Katuwapitiya village in Negombo, Sri Lanka, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Sri Lanka's president has asked for the resignations of the defense secreta... (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena). Coffins of Easter Sunday bomb blast victims lay at a mass burial ground in Katuwapitiya village in Negombo, Sri Lanka, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Sri Lanka's president has asked for the resignations of the defense secreta...
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Sri Lanka has banned drones and unmanned aircraft as authorities continue controlled detonations of suspicious items four days after a series of suicide bombing attacks killed more than 350 people in and around the capital of Colombo. More>>

German Greens won't back any EU chief who woos far right

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A leading candidate for Germany's Green party says they won't support the election of anyone hoping to head the European Union's executive branch if that candidate seeks the support of the far right. More>>

Spain election dominated by uncertainty, splintered right

(AP Photo/Bernat Armangue). In this Saturday, April 6, 2019 photo, supporters of Spain's far-right Vox Party wave Spanish and VOX flags during a party event in Leganes, on the outskirts of Madrid, Spain. A substantial pool of undecided voters and a rig... (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue). In this Saturday, April 6, 2019 photo, supporters of Spain's far-right Vox Party wave Spanish and VOX flags during a party event in Leganes, on the outskirts of Madrid, Spain. A substantial pool of undecided voters and a rig...
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Spain election dominated by uncertainty, splintered right; far-right party expected to get seats. More>>

Sri Lanka Muslims, refugees fear backlash from Easter attack

(AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe). Ahmadi Muslim refugees eat a meal at a community center that they took refuge in Pasyala, north east of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Thursday, April 25, 2019. Hundreds of Ahmadi Muslims from Pakistan who sought refuge in Sri Lanka... (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe). Ahmadi Muslim refugees eat a meal at a community center that they took refuge in Pasyala, north east of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Thursday, April 25, 2019. Hundreds of Ahmadi Muslims from Pakistan who sought refuge in Sri Lanka...
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Muslims, refugees from Pakistan fear reprisal attacks in Sri Lanka after Easter suicide bombings. More>>

Macron to offer solutions to French yellow vest grievances

(AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File). FILE - In this April 23, 2019 file photo, French President Emmanuel Macron waits for Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Elysee Palace in Paris. Macron is unveiling long-awaited plans to quell the yellow vest anti-... (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File). FILE - In this April 23, 2019 file photo, French President Emmanuel Macron waits for Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Elysee Palace in Paris. Macron is unveiling long-awaited plans to quell the yellow vest anti-...
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French President Emmanuel Macron is expected to unveil long-awaited plans to quell anti-government protests that have marred his presidency. More>>

At Kim-Putin summit, hearty handshakes and manspreading

(Sergei Ilnitsky/Pool Photo via AP). Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un talk during their meeting in Vladivostok, Russia, Thursday, April 25, 2019. North Korean leader Kim managed to match Russian President Vl... (Sergei Ilnitsky/Pool Photo via AP). Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un talk during their meeting in Vladivostok, Russia, Thursday, April 25, 2019. North Korean leader Kim managed to match Russian President Vl...
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At his first summit with Russian President, North Korean leader shows off confident side, an apparently chronic problem with breathlessness and a knack for manspreading. More>>

Ukraine's parliament adopts controversial language bill

(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). Supporters of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, who have come to thank him for what he did as a president, listen to his speech in Kiev, Ukraine, Monday, April 22, 2019. Political mandates don't get much more powerful than ... (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). Supporters of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, who have come to thank him for what he did as a president, listen to his speech in Kiev, Ukraine, Monday, April 22, 2019. Political mandates don't get much more powerful than ...
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The Ukrainian parliament has approved a controversial language law in the largely bilingual country. More>>

UK blocks Sainsbury's merger with Walmart unit Asda

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British competition regulators have blocked J. Sainsbury Plc's 7.3 billion-pound ($9.4 billion) purchase of Walmart's Asda unit, which would have created the U.K.'s biggest supermarket chain. More>>

The Latest: Seoul hopeful Putin-Kim talks will help peace

(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives to meet with North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un in Vladivostok, Russia, Thursday, April 25, 2019. Putin and Kim are set to have one-on-one meeting at the Far Eastern State Univ... (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives to meet with North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un in Vladivostok, Russia, Thursday, April 25, 2019. Putin and Kim are set to have one-on-one meeting at the Far Eastern State Univ...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have shaken hands before heading to talks at a university in Russia's far-eastern city of Vladivostok. More>>

Australia leader plays down terror threat at Gallipoli event

(AP Photo/Emrah Gurel). People wait for the Dawn Service ceremony at the Anzac Cove beach, the site of World War I landing of the ANZACs (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) on April 25, 1915, in Gallipoli peninsula, Turkey, early Thursday, April 25... (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel). People wait for the Dawn Service ceremony at the Anzac Cove beach, the site of World War I landing of the ANZACs (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) on April 25, 1915, in Gallipoli peninsula, Turkey, early Thursday, April 25...
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Australia's prime minister plays down any potential link between the arrest of an a suspected Islamic State group member in Turkey and a World War I battle commemoration attended by hundreds. More>>

Italy marks liberation anniversary as some glorify Mussolini

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Italian leaders are holding observances on Liberation Day, which celebrates the end of the country's fascist dictatorship during World War II, with appeals against new attempts to rehabilitate dictator Benito Mussolini. More>>

Climate activists block entrance to London Stock Exchange

(Isabel Infantes/PA via AP). Extinction Rebellion climate protesters form a line after glueing themselves to the entrances of the London Stock Exchange in the City of London, Thursday April 25, 2019. (Isabel Infantes/PA via AP). Extinction Rebellion climate protesters form a line after glueing themselves to the entrances of the London Stock Exchange in the City of London, Thursday April 25, 2019.
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Environmental activists are blocking the main entrance to the London Stock Exchange after gluing themselves to the doorway while wearing LED displays reading "climate emergency.". More>>

Nissan ex-chair Ghosn awaiting release on bail

(Kyodo News via AP). FILE - In this April 3, 2019, file photo, former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, center, returns to his residence in Tokyo.  Japanese court approves release for detained Nissan ex-chair Ghosn on 500 million yen, or $4.5 million, bail. (Kyodo News via AP). FILE - In this April 3, 2019, file photo, former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, center, returns to his residence in Tokyo. Japanese court approves release for detained Nissan ex-chair Ghosn on 500 million yen, or $4.5 million, bail.
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Japanese court has approved the release for detained Nissan ex-chair Carlos Ghosn on bail; prosecutors can appeal. More>>

French police experts start Notre Dame checks after fire

(AP Photo/Thibault Camus). Tarps are pictured on Notre Dame cathedral Wednesday, April 24, 2019 in Paris. Professional mountain climbers were hired to install synthetic, waterproof tarps over the gutted, exposed exterior of Notre Dame Cathedral, as aut... (AP Photo/Thibault Camus). Tarps are pictured on Notre Dame cathedral Wednesday, April 24, 2019 in Paris. Professional mountain climbers were hired to install synthetic, waterproof tarps over the gutted, exposed exterior of Notre Dame Cathedral, as aut...
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French police scientists and other expert investigators are starting to examine Notre Dame Cathedral for the first time since last week's devastating fire. More>>

Romanian villagers light graveyard fires in Easter ritual

(AP Photo/Andreea Alexandru). An elderly woman walks to a relative's graves at dawn in Copaciu, southern Romania, Thursday, April 25, 2019. On Maundy Thursday during the holy week of Easter, Orthodox Christians in small southern Romanian villages go to... (AP Photo/Andreea Alexandru). An elderly woman walks to a relative's graves at dawn in Copaciu, southern Romania, Thursday, April 25, 2019. On Maundy Thursday during the holy week of Easter, Orthodox Christians in small southern Romanian villages go to...
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Orthodox Christians in a southern Romanian village lit fires and candles at the gravesites of friends and relatives, part of a centuries-old Easter ritual. More>>

Aid group: Cameroon's restive regions need more help

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The head of the Norwegian Refugee Council says the humanitarian situation has become dire in parts of Cameroon amid a two-year conflict between separatists and government forces. More>>

Cyprus police link suspect to disappearance of 3rd woman

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A Cyprus court has extended for another two days the detention of a man suspected in the killings of two women after police connected him to another woman who disappeared in 2017. More>>

Japan's PM asks for support in abduction dispute with NKorea

(AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, holds a statement for media at the V4+Japan summit in Bratislava, Slovakia, Thursday, April 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, holds a statement for media at the V4+Japan summit in Bratislava, Slovakia, Thursday, April 25, 2019.
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has welcomed a new free trade deal between Japan and the European Union. More>>

Royal Bank of Scotland chief executive to step down

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Royal Bank of Scotland says Chief Executive Ross McEwan is stepping down after 5 1/2 years overseeing the restructuring of a bank that was bailed out by the government during the global financial crisis. More>>

UN: No screen time for babies; only 1 hour for kids under 5

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The World Health Organization has issued its first-ever guidance for how much screen time children under five should get: not very much. More>>

New Zealand and France to call for an end to online terror

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New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and French President Emmanuel Macron will host a meeting in Paris next month seeking to eliminate acts of violent extremism and terror from being shown online. More>>

Polish leader: LGBT rights an import that threatens nation

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The chairman of Poland's conservative ruling party, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, has called the LGBT rights movement a foreign import that threatens the Polish nation. More>>

Study finds Germans increasingly hostile to asylum-seekers

(AP Photo/Jonathan Borg). Migrants disembark after being transferred to Maltese army boats at sea and brought to Valletta harbor, Malta, Saturday, April 13, 2019. Malta has announced a deal that see four European Union nations taking in the 64 migrants... (AP Photo/Jonathan Borg). Migrants disembark after being transferred to Maltese army boats at sea and brought to Valletta harbor, Malta, Saturday, April 13, 2019. Malta has announced a deal that see four European Union nations taking in the 64 migrants...
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A study has found that Germans are increasingly hostile toward asylum-seekers, whereas prejudices toward other minorities such as homeless or gay people has declined. More>>

Sudanese protesters delay naming of civilian government

(AP Photo). In this Tuesday, April 23, 2019, photo, soldiers gesture to Sudanese protesters in the capital Khartoum. Sudanese activists were holding nationwide protests on Tuesday to press the military to hand over power to a civilian authority after t... (AP Photo). In this Tuesday, April 23, 2019, photo, soldiers gesture to Sudanese protesters in the capital Khartoum. Sudanese activists were holding nationwide protests on Tuesday to press the military to hand over power to a civilian authority after t...
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The organizers of the protests that drove Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir from power are delaying their announcement of a transitional civilian government as they hold new negotiations with the ruling military council. More>>

France's yellow vests: Who they are, what they want, and why

(AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu, File). FILE - In this March 2, 2019 file photo, Yellow Vests protesters march on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris. France's yellow vest protesters remain a force to be reckoned with five months after their movement started,... (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu, File). FILE - In this March 2, 2019 file photo, Yellow Vests protesters march on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris. France's yellow vest protesters remain a force to be reckoned with five months after their movement started,...
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Yellow vest protesters remain a force in French politics despite ups and downs in the five months after their movement started. More>>

New cyclone set to make landfall in northern Mozambique

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New cyclone set to make landfall in northern Mozambique, just 6 weeks after Cyclone Idai. More>>

Aid groups sue France to stop boat donation to Libya's navy

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Aid groups are suing the French government to stop the donation of six boats to Libya's navy, saying the watercraft will be used to take migrants to detention centers notorious for horrific conditions. More>>

Afghan official says Taliban ambush police convoy, kill 9

(AP Photo/Rahmat Gul). Afghan Security personnel arrive outside the Telecommunication Ministry during a gunfight with insurgents in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, April 20, 2019. A suicide blast rocked Afghanistan's capital Saturday during a gun battle ... (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul). Afghan Security personnel arrive outside the Telecommunication Ministry during a gunfight with insurgents in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, April 20, 2019. A suicide blast rocked Afghanistan's capital Saturday during a gun battle ...
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Afghan official says Taliban ambush security convoy, killing 9 policemen in western Farah province. More>>

China faces debt fears ahead of construction forum

(AP Photo/Andy Wong). Huawei founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei, right, explains the 5G network system to Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, left, as Mahathir visits to Huawei Executive Briefing Center in Beijing, Thursday, April 25, 2019. Mahathir i... (AP Photo/Andy Wong). Huawei founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei, right, explains the 5G network system to Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, left, as Mahathir visits to Huawei Executive Briefing Center in Beijing, Thursday, April 25, 2019. Mahathir i...
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Massive security snarls traffic in Beijing as leaders gather for Belt and Road meeting. More>>

Emirati woman wakes up from stupor after 27 years

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The story of a woman in the United Arab Emirates who woke up from a 27-year-long is grabbing international headlines. More>>

In Mexico, migrants turn to 'The Beast' after highway raids

(AP Photo/Moises Castillo). Central American migrants ride atop a freight train during their journey toward the U.S.-Mexico border, in Ixtepec, Oaxaca State, Mexico, Tuesday, April 23, 2019. The once large caravan of about 3,000 people was essentially ... (AP Photo/Moises Castillo). Central American migrants ride atop a freight train during their journey toward the U.S.-Mexico border, in Ixtepec, Oaxaca State, Mexico, Tuesday, April 23, 2019. The once large caravan of about 3,000 people was essentially ...
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The train known as "The Beast" is once again rumbling through the night loaded with people headed toward the U.S. border after a raid on a migrant caravan threatened to end the practice of massive highway marches through Mexico. More>>

Trump threatens more troops to border after Mexico incident Video included

(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump gestures as he speaks about the deployment of 5G technology in the United States during an event in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Friday, April 12, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump gestures as he speaks about the deployment of 5G technology in the United States during an event in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Friday, April 12, 2019, in Washington.
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President Donald Trump is making a new threat to send armed soldiers to the U.S.-Mexico border. More>>

Syrian woman in wheelchair tells UN disabled are invisible

(AP Photo/Sergei Grits). FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2018 file photo, people ride their motorcycle by damaged buildings in the old town of Homs, Syria.   Syrian government forces came under separate attacks from Islamic State militants and al-Qaida-linked ... (AP Photo/Sergei Grits). FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2018 file photo, people ride their motorcycle by damaged buildings in the old town of Homs, Syria. Syrian government forces came under separate attacks from Islamic State militants and al-Qaida-linked ...
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A 20-year-old Syrian woman with cerebral palsy says hundreds of thousands of people with disabilities already "were forgotten in times of peace" _ and they "remain invisible" in her country's long war, struggling to survive. More>>

Lyra McKee: Funeral told death must bring change to NIreland

(Niall Carson/PA via AP). People walk during a vigil for murdered journalist 29 year-old Lyra McKee, in Dublin, Ireland, Tuesday April 23, 2019.  McKee was shot dead April 18, while reporting on rioting in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, and an Irish Re... (Niall Carson/PA via AP). People walk during a vigil for murdered journalist 29 year-old Lyra McKee, in Dublin, Ireland, Tuesday April 23, 2019. McKee was shot dead April 18, while reporting on rioting in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, and an Irish Re...
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Prime Minister Theresa May will attend the funeral of Lyra McKee, a journalist shot dead during rioting in Northern Ireland last week. More>>

Sri Lankan woman loses most of her family in Easter bombings

(AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe). Anusha Kumari, second from left, weeps during a mass burial for her husband, two children and three siblings, all victims of Easter Sunday's bomb attacks, in Negombo, Sri Lanka, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. In an instant on... (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe). Anusha Kumari, second from left, weeps during a mass burial for her husband, two children and three siblings, all victims of Easter Sunday's bomb attacks, in Negombo, Sri Lanka, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. In an instant on...
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A Sri Lankan woman who survived the Easter bombings lost her husband, son, daughter, sister-in-law and two nieces. More>>

Sri Lanka shakes up top security posts after deadly bombings

(AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe). A man reads a newspaper with a lead story on Islamic State taking responsibility of Easter Sunday terror attacks in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe). A man reads a newspaper with a lead story on Islamic State taking responsibility of Easter Sunday terror attacks in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Wednesday, April 24, 2019.
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Police say the death toll in the Easter attacks in Sri Lanka has risen to 359 and more suspects have been arrested. More>>

Russia offers Ukrainians in conflict zones quick citizenship

(AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka). A Ukrainian serviceman scrambles into a military truck near the front line as the conflict continues in Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine, Sunday, April 21, 2019. Top issues in the election have been corruption, the economy ... (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka). A Ukrainian serviceman scrambles into a military truck near the front line as the conflict continues in Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine, Sunday, April 21, 2019. Top issues in the election have been corruption, the economy ...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to expedite applications for Russian citizenship by Ukrainians living in separatist-held areas. More>>

France wants to speed up Notre Dame reconstruction work

(AP Photo/Christophe Ena, file). FILE - In this Thursday, May 2, 2013 file photo, Philippe Lefebvre, 64, plays the organ at Notre Dame cathedral in Paris. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, file). FILE - In this Thursday, May 2, 2013 file photo, Philippe Lefebvre, 64, plays the organ at Notre Dame cathedral in Paris.
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Notre Dame cathedral's 8,000-pipe organ has escaped undamaged from the flames that engulfed the building last week. More>>

Malawi becomes 1st nation to immunize kids against malaria

(AP Photo/Karel Prinsloo, File). FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2009 file photo, a mother holds her baby receiving a new malaria vaccine as part of a trial at the Walter Reed Project Research Center in Kombewa in Western Kenya. The World Health Organization s... (AP Photo/Karel Prinsloo, File). FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2009 file photo, a mother holds her baby receiving a new malaria vaccine as part of a trial at the Walter Reed Project Research Center in Kombewa in Western Kenya. The World Health Organization s...
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The World Health Organization says Malawi has become the first country to begin immunizing children against malaria using the only licensed vaccine to protect against the mosquito-spread disease. More>>

Meeting with North Korean leader gives Putin more leverage

(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). A man passes by a TV screen showing images of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, April 23, 20... (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). A man passes by a TV screen showing images of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, April 23, 20...
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For Russian President Vladimir Putin, a meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un provides a chance for Moscow to raise its influence in the region and gain more leverage in a dialogue with Washington. More>>

Kim, Putin have high hopes for their 1st one-on-one meeting

(AP Photo/Mari Borodina). Flags of Russia and North Korea, right, are seen along the road on Russky Island, in Vladivostok, Russia, Tuesday, April 23, 2019. Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for a much-anti... (AP Photo/Mari Borodina). Flags of Russia and North Korea, right, are seen along the road on Russky Island, in Vladivostok, Russia, Tuesday, April 23, 2019. Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for a much-anti...
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has arrived in Russia for his summit with President Vladimir Putin. More>>

The Latest: Body of Japanese victim returned from Sri Lanka

(AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe). People gather around a television in a cafe showing Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena's address to the nation following Easter Sunday terror attacks in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe). People gather around a television in a cafe showing Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena's address to the nation following Easter Sunday terror attacks in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Wednesday, April 24, 2019.
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The U.S. Embassy in Sri Lanka says the FBI is on the ground in the country to help assist its investigation into the Easter suicide bombings that killed 359 people. More>>

The Latest: Kim upbeat on eve of 1st summit with Putin

(RU-RTR Russian Television via AP). In this image taken from the RU-RTR Russian television, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un smiles as he leaves a train in Vladivostok railway station in Vladivostok, Russia, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. North Korean leade... (RU-RTR Russian Television via AP). In this image taken from the RU-RTR Russian television, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un smiles as he leaves a train in Vladivostok railway station in Vladivostok, Russia, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. North Korean leade...
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has arrived in Russia's Vladivostok for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin. More>>

Radicalization among Sri Lanka's Muslims was slow and steady

(AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena). A Sri Lankan police officer patrols out side a mosque in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the Sri Lanka attacks on Easter Sunday and released images tha... (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena). A Sri Lankan police officer patrols out side a mosque in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the Sri Lanka attacks on Easter Sunday and released images tha...
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Radicalization among a sliver of Sri Lanka's Muslims has been a longtime concern, but political disarray and security lapses helped cultivate fertile ground for the militants to carry out their attacks. More>>

Prosecutor: St Patrick's suspect booked hotel near Vatican

(AP Photo/Seth Wenig). Marc Lamparello, 37, center, is escorted out of a police precinct in New York, Thursday, April 18, 2019.  Police say Lamparello was arrested after entering St. Patrick's Cathedral last week in New York with two cans of gasoline, ... (AP Photo/Seth Wenig). Marc Lamparello, 37, center, is escorted out of a police precinct in New York, Thursday, April 18, 2019. Police say Lamparello was arrested after entering St. Patrick's Cathedral last week in New York with two cans of gasoline, ...
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A prosecutor says a college philosophy teacher accused of entering St. Patrick's Cathedral in Manhattan with gasoline cans, lighter fluid and butane lighters had also booked a hotel just 20 minutes from the Vatican. More>>

Iran minister: Trump's aim is talks, Bolton wants conflict

(AP Photo/Richard Drew). Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks at the Asia Society in New York, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Drew). Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks at the Asia Society in New York, Wednesday, April 24, 2019.
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Iran's foreign minister says President Donald Trump's aim "is to bring us to our knees to talk" _ but that national security adviser John Bolton and U.S. allies in the Mideast want "regime change" and the "disintegration of Iran.". More>>

German woman, son found dead in Canary island cave

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Spain's Civil Guard says the bodies of a German woman and her 10 year-old son have been found in a cave in the Spanish Canary island of Tenerife and that the boy's father, also German, has been arrested. More>>

Conservatives reject move to topple PM Theresa May, for now

(Steve Parsons/PA via AP). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May arrives with her husband Philip to attend an Easter Sunday church service near her Maidenhead constituency, south England, Sunday April 21, 2019. (Steve Parsons/PA via AP). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May arrives with her husband Philip to attend an Easter Sunday church service near her Maidenhead constituency, south England, Sunday April 21, 2019.
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British Prime Minister Theresa May's job is safe, for now, after Conservative lawmakers decided against enabling a new challenge to her leadership. More>>

Germany: Dry weather raises fears of forest fires, drought

(Mohssen Assanimoghaddam/dpa via AP). People enjoy the ride in a horse-drawn carriage through the Wadden sea near Cuxhaven, Germany, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. (Mohssen Assanimoghaddam/dpa via AP). People enjoy the ride in a horse-drawn carriage through the Wadden sea near Cuxhaven, Germany, Wednesday, April 24, 2019.
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Meteorologists in Germany say rainfall forecast for the coming days is unlikely to provide much relief to parched fields and forests, raising fears of a repeat of last year's drought and serious wildfires. More>>

London climate protesters say they will end their blockades

(AP Photo/Matt Dunham). A young Extinction Rebellion climate change protester holds a banner as they briefly block a road in central London, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. The non-violent protest group, Extinction Rebellion, is seeking negotiations with th... (AP Photo/Matt Dunham). A young Extinction Rebellion climate change protester holds a banner as they briefly block a road in central London, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. The non-violent protest group, Extinction Rebellion, is seeking negotiations with th...
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Climate change protesters who brought parks of central London to a standstill for several days say they will end their blockades. More>>

Kim looks to Russia as sanctions bite North Korea's economy

(AP Photo/Jason DeCrow, File). FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2017, file photo, The United Nations Security Council votes to pass a new sanctions resolution against North Korea during a meeting at U.N. headquarters. Some experts say North Korean Kim Jong Un ... (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow, File). FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2017, file photo, The United Nations Security Council votes to pass a new sanctions resolution against North Korea during a meeting at U.N. headquarters. Some experts say North Korean Kim Jong Un ...
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After failing to get sanctions eased during Trump meeting, Kim Jong Un is traveling to Russia in a possible attempt to win Putin's help as US-led sanctions hurt North Korea's economy. More>>

Rights group denounces 'unfree and unfair' Egyptian vote

(AP Photo/Amr Nabil). Election workers count ballots at the end of three-day vote of the referendum on constitutional amendments at polling station in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, April 22, 2019. Egyptians are voting on constitutional amendments that would al... (AP Photo/Amr Nabil). Election workers count ballots at the end of three-day vote of the referendum on constitutional amendments at polling station in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, April 22, 2019. Egyptians are voting on constitutional amendments that would al...
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An international rights group says the referendum approved by Egyptian voters that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to extend his rule to 2030 was held in an "unfair and unfree" environment and has "no pretense to legitimacy.". More>>

US WWII bomb detonated in Germany, causing widespread damage

(Alexander Auer/dpa via AP). A man passes a damaged building after a detonation of a World War II bomb in Regensburg, Germany, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. A spokeswoman for the Bavarian city said the 250-kilogram (550-pound) Allied bomb shattered window... (Alexander Auer/dpa via AP). A man passes a damaged building after a detonation of a World War II bomb in Regensburg, Germany, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. A spokeswoman for the Bavarian city said the 250-kilogram (550-pound) Allied bomb shattered window...
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The detonation of an American World War II bomb in the southern German city of Regensburg early Wednesday has caused widespread damage to nearby houses. More>>

Ghana drone service to deliver medical supplies on demand

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A new drone service in Ghana will be capable of carrying medical supplies to remote corners of the West African country. More>>

UN: Pro-government forces kill more Afghans than insurgents

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The U.N. says Afghan and international forces killed more civilians than insurgents in the first three months of the year, the first time the deaths caused by the government and its allies exceeded their enemies. More>>

Scottish leader aims to hold new independence vote by 2021

(Jane Barlow/PA via AP). First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon issues a statement on Brexit and independence in the main chamber at the Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh, Wednesday April 24, 2019. Sturgeon says she wants to hold a new referendum on i... (Jane Barlow/PA via AP). First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon issues a statement on Brexit and independence in the main chamber at the Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh, Wednesday April 24, 2019. Sturgeon says she wants to hold a new referendum on i...
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Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon says she wants to hold a new referendum on independence from the U.K. by 2021 if Britain leaves the European Union, though she acknowledges she lacks the power to make it happen on her own. More>>

Japan apologizes to forcibly sterilized people, vows redress

(Toshiyuki Matsumoto/Kyodo News via AP). This general view shows a plenary session of upper house house after Eugenics Protection Law was passed in parliament in Tokyo Wednesday, April 25, 2019. Japan's government apologized to tens of thousands of vic... (Toshiyuki Matsumoto/Kyodo News via AP). This general view shows a plenary session of upper house house after Eugenics Protection Law was passed in parliament in Tokyo Wednesday, April 25, 2019. Japan's government apologized to tens of thousands of vic...
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Japan's government has apologized to tens of thousands of victims forcibly sterilized under the now-defunct Eugenics Protection Law and promised to pay compensation. More>>

Doctors at Ebola epicenter in Congo threaten strike

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Doctors at the epicenter of Congo's Ebola crisis are threatening to go on strike indefinitely if health workers are attacked again. More>>

Ambassador: US had no prior knowledge of Sri Lanka threat

(AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, April 23, 2019, file photo, Sri Lankans carry the coffins carrying victims of the Easter Sunday bombings in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The U.S. ambassador says America had "no prior knowledge" of a ... (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, April 23, 2019, file photo, Sri Lankans carry the coffins carrying victims of the Easter Sunday bombings in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The U.S. ambassador says America had "no prior knowledge" of a ...
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The U.S. ambassador says America had "no prior knowledge" of a threat in Sri Lanka before the Easter bombings that killed more than 350 people. More>>

German woman, parents-in-law indicted for aiding IS

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German prosecutors say they've indicted a 21-year-old woman on suspicion of membership in the Islamic State group and keeping three Yazidis as slaves in Syria. More>>

Thai oil rig workers rescue dog swimming 135 miles offshore

(Vitisak Payalaw via AP). In this Friday, April 12, 2019, photo, a dog is taken care by an oil rig crew after being rescued in the Gulf of Thailand. The dog found swimming more than 220 kilometers (135 miles) from shore by an oil rig crew in the Gulf o... (Vitisak Payalaw via AP). In this Friday, April 12, 2019, photo, a dog is taken care by an oil rig crew after being rescued in the Gulf of Thailand. The dog found swimming more than 220 kilometers (135 miles) from shore by an oil rig crew in the Gulf o...
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A dog found swimming more than 220 kilometers (135 miles) from shore by workers on an oil rig crew in the Gulf of Thailand has been returned safely to land. More>>

With limos and private train, Kim Jong Un travels in style

(AP Photo/Alexander Khitrov). A train carrying North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrives for an expected meeting with President Vladimir Putin in Vladivostok, Russia, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Alexander Khitrov). A train carrying North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrives for an expected meeting with President Vladimir Putin in Vladivostok, Russia, Wednesday, April 24, 2019.
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With a private train and stretch Mercedes limousines, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un travels to summits in style. More>>

Hong Kong sentences leaders of 2014 democracy protests

(AP Photo/Kin Cheung). Occupy Central leaders, from left, Chan Kin-man, wearing glasses, Benny Tai, Chu Yiu-ming and Tanya Chan enter a court in Hong Kong, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. The court is preparing to sentence nine leaders of massive 2014 pro-d... (AP Photo/Kin Cheung). Occupy Central leaders, from left, Chan Kin-man, wearing glasses, Benny Tai, Chu Yiu-ming and Tanya Chan enter a court in Hong Kong, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. The court is preparing to sentence nine leaders of massive 2014 pro-d...
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A court in Hong Kong is preparing to sentence nine leaders of massive 2014 pro-democracy province. More>>

The Latest: 8 Hong Kong protest organizers sentenced

(AP Photo/Kin Cheung). Occupy Central leaders, from left, Lee Wing-tat, Chan Kin-man, Benny Tai and Chu Yiu-ming enter a court in Hong Kong, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. The court is preparing to sentence nine leaders of massive 2014 pro-democracy protes... (AP Photo/Kin Cheung). Occupy Central leaders, from left, Lee Wing-tat, Chan Kin-man, Benny Tai and Chu Yiu-ming enter a court in Hong Kong, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. The court is preparing to sentence nine leaders of massive 2014 pro-democracy protes...
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A court in Hong Kong handed down prison sentences of up to 16 months to eight leaders of massive 2014 pro-democracy protests for their convictions on public nuisance offenses. More>>

Migrants fearful after hundreds arrested in Mexico raid

(AP Photo/Moises Castillo). A migrant puts on the socks he'd left behind when his group evaded Mexican immigration agents by running away from the highway and into the brush in Pijijiapan, Chiapas state, Mexico, Monday, April 22, 2019. Mexican police a... (AP Photo/Moises Castillo). A migrant puts on the socks he'd left behind when his group evaded Mexican immigration agents by running away from the highway and into the brush in Pijijiapan, Chiapas state, Mexico, Monday, April 22, 2019. Mexican police a...
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Central American migrants hoping to reach the U.S. now carry the added anxiety of the pursued after Mexican authorities detained hundreds in a surprise raid on a caravan in Mexico's south. More>>

Egypt voters approve referendum extending president's rule

(AP Photo/Amr Nabil). In front of inked tissues, election workers count ballots at the end of three-day vote of the referendum on constitutional amendments at polling station in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, April 22, 2019. Egyptians are voting on constitution... (AP Photo/Amr Nabil). In front of inked tissues, election workers count ballots at the end of three-day vote of the referendum on constitutional amendments at polling station in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, April 22, 2019. Egyptians are voting on constitution...
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Election officials say voters in Egypt approved constitutional amendments allowing President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to remain in power until 2030. More>>

All not in favor of Trump's Buckingham Palace dinner date

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Buckingham Palace says U.S. President Donald Trump will pay a state visit to Britain in June as a guest of Queen Elizabeth II. More>>

Sri Lanka expats wait to reconnect amid social media block

(AP Photo/Chamila Karunarathne). Sri Lankan army soldiers secure the area around St. Sebastian's Church damaged in blast in Negombo, north of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, April 21, 2019.  More than hundred were killed and hundreds more hospitalized with... (AP Photo/Chamila Karunarathne). Sri Lankan army soldiers secure the area around St. Sebastian's Church damaged in blast in Negombo, north of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, April 21, 2019. More than hundred were killed and hundreds more hospitalized with...
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Sri Lankan authorities flicked the off switch on most social media after Easter Sunday attacks killed hundreds of people, a lightning fast reaction that reflects distrust in the capability of American internet companies to control harmful content. More>>

Unspeakable grief: 5 members of 1 family killed in Sri Lanka

(AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena). Baby Joseph Gomes prays standing next to coffins of his family members killed in the Easter Sunday bombings in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Tuesday, April 23, 2019. Gomes lost five members of his family. The six near-simultaneous ... (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena). Baby Joseph Gomes prays standing next to coffins of his family members killed in the Easter Sunday bombings in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Tuesday, April 23, 2019. Gomes lost five members of his family. The six near-simultaneous ...
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The dark wooden coffins, sitting side by side, attested to one family's unspeakable grief. More>>

China's celebration of building binge overshadowed by debt

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Asian and African leaders plan to press China at a conference this week to reduce the politically volatile debt burden left by its Belt and Road Initiative to build ports and other trade-related infrastructure. More>>

As Sri Lanka mourns, Islamic State claims Easter bombings

(AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe). Investigators at the scene of a suicide bombing at St. Sebastian Church in Negombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, April 22, 2019. Easter Sunday bombings of churches, luxury hotels and other sites was Sri Lanka's deadliest violence s... (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe). Investigators at the scene of a suicide bombing at St. Sebastian Church in Negombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, April 22, 2019. Easter Sunday bombings of churches, luxury hotels and other sites was Sri Lanka's deadliest violence s...
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Police arrest 40 suspects as emergency takes effect giving the military war-time powers; death toll of Easter bombings rises to 310. More>>

Workers install tarps to protect gutted Notre Dame from rain

(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Technicians work in a crane next to the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, Monday, April 22, 2019. n the wake of the fire last week that gutted Notre Dame, questions are being raised about the state of thousands of other cathedra... (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Technicians work in a crane next to the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, Monday, April 22, 2019. n the wake of the fire last week that gutted Notre Dame, questions are being raised about the state of thousands of other cathedra...
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Fearing rain could inflict further damage to the fire-ravaged Notre Dame cathedral, alpinists will install temporary tarps over the building. More>>

Revulsion in Northern Ireland over riot, fatal shooting

(Brian Lawless/PA via AP). Police forensic officers at the scene in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, Friday April 19, 2019, following the death of 29-year-old journalist Lyra McKee who was shot and killed during overnight rioting.  Police in Northern Ire... (Brian Lawless/PA via AP). Police forensic officers at the scene in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, Friday April 19, 2019, following the death of 29-year-old journalist Lyra McKee who was shot and killed during overnight rioting. Police in Northern Ire...
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The dramatic riots in Londonderry are starkly reminiscent of the violence that plagued Northern Ireland for decades before the 1998 peace agreement, and the result just as tragic, with the death of a young journalist apparently hit by a stray bullet. More>>

AP Interview: Slovenia leader warns EU to counter populism

(AP Photo/Darko Bandic). Slovenia's prime minister Marjan Sarec talks to a reporter during an interview with the Associated Press in Ljubljana, Slovenia, Tuesday, April 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic). Slovenia's prime minister Marjan Sarec talks to a reporter during an interview with the Associated Press in Ljubljana, Slovenia, Tuesday, April 23, 2019.
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Slovenia's liberal prime minister, whose government has kept an anti-immigrant party at bay in the small nation, says the European Union must undertake pro-active leadership to counter a populist surge and the mounting influence of Russia and China. More>>

Militants blamed in Sri Lanka attacks had incendiary leader

(AP Photo/Chamila Karunarathne, file). In this Sunday April 21, 2019, photo, a Sri Lankan Police officer inspects a blast spot at the Shangri-la hotel in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan authorities blame seven suicide bombers of a domestic militant grou... (AP Photo/Chamila Karunarathne, file). In this Sunday April 21, 2019, photo, a Sri Lankan Police officer inspects a blast spot at the Shangri-la hotel in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan authorities blame seven suicide bombers of a domestic militant grou...
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Leader of militant group blamed for Sri Lanka suicide attacks on Easter called for non-Muslims to be 'eliminated' in incendiary speeches, faith leaders say. More>>

The Latest: London counter-terrorism team seeks images

(AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe). People pray during a nationwide three-minutes silence as a tribute to Easter Sunday attack victims in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Tuesday, April 23, 2019. Easter Sunday bombings of churches, luxury hotels and other sites was Sri ... (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe). People pray during a nationwide three-minutes silence as a tribute to Easter Sunday attack victims in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Tuesday, April 23, 2019. Easter Sunday bombings of churches, luxury hotels and other sites was Sri ...
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A warning shared with Sri Lankan security agencies on April 11 said a local group was planning a suicide terror attack against churches in Sri Lanka. More>>

North Korea's Kim on way to Russia to meet Putin on Thursday

(AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, Evan Vucci, File). FILE - This combination file photo, shows Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, in St. Petersburg, Russia, April 9, 2019, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Feb. 28, 2019. When Kim ... (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, Evan Vucci, File). FILE - This combination file photo, shows Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, in St. Petersburg, Russia, April 9, 2019, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Feb. 28, 2019. When Kim ...
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Preparations are underway for a summit between the leader of North Korea and Russia's president. More>>

Sri Lanka, like world, again sees scourge of suicide attacks

(AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena, File). FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2006, file photo, a Sri Lankan soldier inspects the debris at the site of a suicide explosion by Tamil Tigers near Dambulla, about 150 kilometers (90 miles) northeast of Colombo, Sri Lanka. T... (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena, File). FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2006, file photo, a Sri Lankan soldier inspects the debris at the site of a suicide explosion by Tamil Tigers near Dambulla, about 150 kilometers (90 miles) northeast of Colombo, Sri Lanka. T...
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The Easter attacks in Sri Lanka are a bloody echo of decades past in the island nation, when militants inspired by attacks in the Lebanese civil war helped develop the suicide bomb vest. More>>

Shallow quake shakes northeast India, no damage yet reported

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USGS says a shallow magnitude 5.9 earthquake shakes a remote part of India near the China border. More>>

The Latest: Kim heads to Russia for summit with Putin

(Naoya Osato/Kyodo News via AP). A worker adjusts the flag of Russia and North Korea along the road in Russky Island, off the southern tip of Vladivostok, Tuesday, April. 23, 2019. Preparations are underway for a summit between the leader of North Kore... (Naoya Osato/Kyodo News via AP). A worker adjusts the flag of Russia and North Korea along the road in Russky Island, off the southern tip of Vladivostok, Tuesday, April. 23, 2019. Preparations are underway for a summit between the leader of North Kore...
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A Kremlin adviser says that President Vladimir Putin will meet the North Korean leader in Russia's Far East on Thursday. More>>

Saudi Arabia beheads 37 for terrorism crimes; most Shiites

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Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry says it has executed 37 people, all Saudi nationals, for terrorism-related crimes. More>>

Ukraine police find Impressionist painting stolen in France

(AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky). The 1915 painting "Port of La Rochelle" by Paul Signac, stolen from the Museum of Fine Arts in Nancy, France last year, is seen at a briefing in Ukraine's Interior Ministry in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday, April 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky). The 1915 painting "Port of La Rochelle" by Paul Signac, stolen from the Museum of Fine Arts in Nancy, France last year, is seen at a briefing in Ukraine's Interior Ministry in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday, April 23, 2019.
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Ukrainian police have recovered a painting by French Impressionist Paul Signac stolen from a French museum. More>>

Teen activist says future has been stolen by climate change

(Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP). Environment Secretary Michael Gove, left, Former Labour leader Ed Miliband, second right, and Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, right, at the House of Commons in Westminster, London, to discuss the need for cross-par... (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP). Environment Secretary Michael Gove, left, Former Labour leader Ed Miliband, second right, and Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, right, at the House of Commons in Westminster, London, to discuss the need for cross-par...
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Teenage climate-change activist Greta Thunberg has accused adults of stealing young people's future as she met senior British politicians at Parliament. More>>

Sri Lanka military gets special powers after deadly bombings

(AP Photo/Chamila Karunarathne). Dead bodies of victims lie inside St. Sebastian's Church damaged in blast in Negombo, north of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, April 21, 2019.  More than two hundred people were killed and hundreds more injured in eight bla... (AP Photo/Chamila Karunarathne). Dead bodies of victims lie inside St. Sebastian's Church damaged in blast in Negombo, north of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, April 21, 2019. More than two hundred people were killed and hundreds more injured in eight bla...
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Police in Sri Lanka say the investigation into the Easter Sunday bombings will examine reports that the intelligence community failed to detect or warn of possible suicide attacks before the violence. More>>

North Korea's Kim will go into Putin summit needing a win

(AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, Evan Vucci, File). FILE - This combination file photo, shows Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, in St. Petersburg, Russia, April 9, 2019, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Feb. 28, 2019. When Kim ... (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, Evan Vucci, File). FILE - This combination file photo, shows Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, in St. Petersburg, Russia, April 9, 2019, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Feb. 28, 2019. When Kim ...
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As North Korean leader Kim Jong Un heads into his first summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, he has a long wish list and a strong desire to mark a win after his failed Trump summit _ but will Putin oblige?. More>>

AP Interview: Weber warns populists to back a united Europe

(AP Photo/Derek Gatopoulos). European People's Party candidate Manfred Weber, left, and the leader of Greece's conservative New Democracy party Kyriakos Mitsotakis visit an ancient temple at Nemea about 117 kilometers (73 miles) west of Athens on Tuesd... (AP Photo/Derek Gatopoulos). European People's Party candidate Manfred Weber, left, and the leader of Greece's conservative New Democracy party Kyriakos Mitsotakis visit an ancient temple at Nemea about 117 kilometers (73 miles) west of Athens on Tuesd...
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The leading conservative candidate in next month's European Parliament election tells The Associated Press he would like to see Britain stay in the European Union. More>>

I robot? Ian McEwan tells android tale in 'Machines Like Me'

(AP Photo/Vudi Xhymshiti). In this photo taken on Thursday, April 18, 2019, Booker Prize award winning English novelist and screenwriter Ian Russell McEwan talks to Associated Press about his new novel "Machines Like Me" in London. McEwan is fascinated... (AP Photo/Vudi Xhymshiti). In this photo taken on Thursday, April 18, 2019, Booker Prize award winning English novelist and screenwriter Ian Russell McEwan talks to Associated Press about his new novel "Machines Like Me" in London. McEwan is fascinated...
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I robot? Ian McEwan tells android tale in 'Machines Like Me'. More>>

Putin views launch of new submarine to carry nuclear drones

(Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu during a visit a shipyard in St. Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, April 23, 2019. Putin said the government will purs... (Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu during a visit a shipyard in St. Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, April 23, 2019. Putin said the government will purs...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin has watched the launch of a new submarine intended to carry prospective underwater nuclear drones capable of causing a devastating tsunami. More>>

New attack on Ebola center in Congo; 1 militia member killed

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New attack on Ebola center in Congo, local official says; militia member is killed. More>>

33 reported dead in South Africa flooding, mudslides

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33 reported dead in South Africa flooding, mudslides in KwaZulu-Natal province. More>>

Powerful quake hits Philippines, day after deadly temblor

(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez). Rescuers carry an earthquake survivor after being pulled out from the rubble of a commercial building following Monday's 6.1 magnitude earthquake in Porac township, Pampanga province, north of Manila, Philippines, Tuesday, Ap... (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez). Rescuers carry an earthquake survivor after being pulled out from the rubble of a commercial building following Monday's 6.1 magnitude earthquake in Porac township, Pampanga province, north of Manila, Philippines, Tuesday, Ap...
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Rescuers found more bodies overnight in the rubble of a supermarket that crashed down in a powerful earthquake that damaged buildings and an airport in the northern Philippines, raising the death toll to 11. More>>

Sudanese launch new protests to pressure military

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Sudanese activists are calling for nationwide protests to press the military to hand over power to a civilian authority after the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir earlier this month. More>>

UK's May under fire as Parliament returns from Brexit break

(Steve Parsons/PA via AP). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May arrives with her husband Philip to attend an Easter Sunday church service near her Maidenhead constituency, south England, Sunday April 21, 2019. (Steve Parsons/PA via AP). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May arrives with her husband Philip to attend an Easter Sunday church service near her Maidenhead constituency, south England, Sunday April 21, 2019.
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British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing new pressure from her restive Conservative Party to resign as lawmakers return to Parliament _ and to Brexit wrangling _ after an 11-day Easter break. More>>

Czech lawmakers approve taxation of church restitution plan

(AP Photo/Petr David Josek/File). FILE - In this Wednesday, April 10, 2019 file photo, the sun sets behind the St. Vitus cathedral in Prague, Czech Republic. On Tuesday, April 23, 2019, Czech Parliament's lower house has overridden a veto of the upper ... (AP Photo/Petr David Josek/File). FILE - In this Wednesday, April 10, 2019 file photo, the sun sets behind the St. Vitus cathedral in Prague, Czech Republic. On Tuesday, April 23, 2019, Czech Parliament's lower house has overridden a veto of the upper ...
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Czech lawmakers have approved a proposal drafted by Communist lawmakers to tax the compensation that the country's churches receive from the state for property seized by the former Communist regime. More>>

Climate protests close London bridge; 570 arrests in 4 days

(AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Police arrest a protestor couple who are glued together by their hands, at Oxford Circus in London, Friday, April 19, 2019. The group Extinction Rebellion is calling for a week of civil disobedience against what it says is th... (AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Police arrest a protestor couple who are glued together by their hands, at Oxford Circus in London, Friday, April 19, 2019. The group Extinction Rebellion is calling for a week of civil disobedience against what it says is th...
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Climate protesters are once again trying to shut down parts of London to urge residents to do more to protect the Earth from rising temperatures. More>>

Merkel: Ukraine vote gives leader Zelenskiy 'strong mandate'

(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for the weekly cabinet meeting of the German government at the chancellery in Berlin, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for the weekly cabinet meeting of the German government at the chancellery in Berlin, Wednesday, April 17, 2019.
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Angela Merkel's office says the German chancellor has called Ukraine's president-elect to congratulate him, saying the vote gives him "a strong mandate.". More>>

Russia's stray polar bear taken back to the wild

(AP Photo). In this image made from video on Monday, April 22, 2019, rescue workers release a polar bear somewhere in Chukotka, Russian Far East. A polar bear which was found roaming around a village in eastern Russia, hundreds of miles away from its u... (AP Photo). In this image made from video on Monday, April 22, 2019, rescue workers release a polar bear somewhere in Chukotka, Russian Far East. A polar bear which was found roaming around a village in eastern Russia, hundreds of miles away from its u...
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A polar bear which was found roaming around a village in eastern Russia, hundreds of miles away from its usual habitat, has been airlifted back home. More>>

Trump threatens crackdown on high visa overstay countries

(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 22, 2019, during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 22, 2019, during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll.
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The Trump administration is considering suspending or limiting entry to the U.S. for individuals from countries with high rates of short-term visa overstays. More>>

I killed as Indians vote in 3rd phase of national elections

(AP Photo/Anupam Nath). Indian election officials with polling materials travel on a country boat to reach a polling center in a remote river island in the River Brahmaputra in Kamrup district, west of Gauhati, Assam, India, Monday, April 22, 2019. Tue... (AP Photo/Anupam Nath). Indian election officials with polling materials travel on a country boat to reach a polling center in a remote river island in the River Brahmaputra in Kamrup district, west of Gauhati, Assam, India, Monday, April 22, 2019. Tue...
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Voting begins in 3rd phase of India's national elections. More>>

As tensions rise, Bosnian Serb businessman slain in ambush

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Prominent Bosnian Serb businessman, his bodyguard killed in mafia-style ambush. More>>

Myanmar lawmaker: 50 believed dead in mudslide at jade mine

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A lawmaker representing a gemstone-rich area in northern Myanmar says more than 50 people are believed to have died in a mudslide at a jade mining site. More>>

Berlin businesswoman, feted for driving around world, dies

(Britta Pedersen/dpa via AP). FILE-In this July 24, 2014 file photo Heidi Hetzer poses at a Hudson Great Eight Oldtimer (1930) in Berlin, Germany. Businesswoman Heidi Hetzer, whose late-in-life decision to drive around the world in an American vintage ... (Britta Pedersen/dpa via AP). FILE-In this July 24, 2014 file photo Heidi Hetzer poses at a Hudson Great Eight Oldtimer (1930) in Berlin, Germany. Businesswoman Heidi Hetzer, whose late-in-life decision to drive around the world in an American vintage ...
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Berlin businesswoman Heidi Hetzer, whose late-in-life decision to drive around the world in an American vintage car won her many fans back home in Germany, has died. More>>

N Ireland: Woman arrested in slaying of journalist McKee

(Brian Lawless/PA via AP). A woman reacts as she stops to pay her respects at the scene Saturday April 20, 2019, in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, where 29-year old journalist Lyra McKee was fatally shot. Police in Northern Ireland on Saturday arrested... (Brian Lawless/PA via AP). A woman reacts as she stops to pay her respects at the scene Saturday April 20, 2019, in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, where 29-year old journalist Lyra McKee was fatally shot. Police in Northern Ireland on Saturday arrested...
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An Irish Republican Army splinter group has admitted that one of its "volunteers" killed journalist Lyra McKee, who was shot dead while reporting on rioting in Londonderry. More>>

Polish teachers' strike shines light on country's divisions

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Teachers from across Poland have gathered in Warsaw to demand higher wages in a long-running dispute that is emerging as another fissure in a deeply divided society. More>>

The Latest: Woman arrested in killing of N Ireland reporter

(Brian Lawless/PA via AP). A woman reacts as she stops to pay her respects at the scene Saturday April 20, 2019, in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, where 29-year old journalist Lyra McKee was fatally shot. Police in Northern Ireland on Saturday arrested... (Brian Lawless/PA via AP). A woman reacts as she stops to pay her respects at the scene Saturday April 20, 2019, in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, where 29-year old journalist Lyra McKee was fatally shot. Police in Northern Ireland on Saturday arrested...
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The Northern Ireland Police Service says they have arrested a woman under the Terrorism Act in the slaying of journalist Lyra McKee. More>>

New Ukrainian leader's campaign took page from sitcom script

(AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky, file). FILE - In this Friday, March 29, 2019 file photo, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, Ukrainian actor and candidate in the upcoming presidential election, hosts a comedy show at a concert hall in Brovary, Ukraine. For his presidential... (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky, file). FILE - In this Friday, March 29, 2019 file photo, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, Ukrainian actor and candidate in the upcoming presidential election, hosts a comedy show at a concert hall in Brovary, Ukraine. For his presidential...
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Ukrainian president-elect's positions mirror script for sitcom role playing unlikely president. More>>

The Latest: Boris Johnson's sister running for pro-EU party

(Steve Parsons/PA via AP). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May arrives with her husband Philip to attend an Easter Sunday church service near her Maidenhead constituency, south England, Sunday April 21, 2019. (Steve Parsons/PA via AP). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May arrives with her husband Philip to attend an Easter Sunday church service near her Maidenhead constituency, south England, Sunday April 21, 2019.
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British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing new pressure from her restive Conservative Party to resign as lawmakers return to Parliament _ and to Brexit wrangling _ after an 11-day Easter break. More>>

Japan's PM vows to help France in rebuilding Notre Dame

(AP Photo/Thibault Camus). French President Emmanuel Macron, left welcomes Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wave before their talks at the Elysee Palace, Tuesday, April 23, 2019 in Paris. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus). French President Emmanuel Macron, left welcomes Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wave before their talks at the Elysee Palace, Tuesday, April 23, 2019 in Paris.
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is pledging to help France in its efforts to rebuild the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral. More>>

Former French PM Fillon and wife to stand corruption trial

(AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File). FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2017 file photo, conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon and his wife Penelope attend a campaign meeting in Paris. A French judicial official says investigating judges have requested ... (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File). FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2017 file photo, conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon and his wife Penelope attend a campaign meeting in Paris. A French judicial official says investigating judges have requested ...
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A French judicial official says investigating judges have ordered that former Prime Minister Francois Fillon and his wife stand trial on corruption charges. More>>

Myanmar court rejects appeal of jailed Reuters reporters

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Myanmar's Supreme Court has rejected the final appeal of two Reuters journalists and upheld seven-year prison sentences for their reporting on the military's brutal crackdown on Rohingya Muslims. More>>

China's Xi urges closer naval ties amid regional tensions

(AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein). Chinese sailors sit during a concert featuring Chinese and foreign military bands in Qingdao, Monday, April 22, 2019. Ships from Chinese and foreign navies have gathered in Qingdao for events this week, including a naval p... (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein). Chinese sailors sit during a concert featuring Chinese and foreign military bands in Qingdao, Monday, April 22, 2019. Ships from Chinese and foreign navies have gathered in Qingdao for events this week, including a naval p...
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Chinese President Xi Jinping is urging closer ties between the world's navies amid tensions over China's rapid expansion of its naval forces. More>>

Iran sanctions send oil prices, supply concerns higher

(AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference on Monday, April 22, 2019, at the Department of State in Washington. (AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference on Monday, April 22, 2019, at the Department of State in Washington.
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The Trump administration's decision to impose sanctions on countries that purchase Iranian oil is raising concerns about global crude supply and sending oil prices to their highest level since October. More>>

Will Ukrainian comedian be any match for Vladimir Putin?

(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). In this Sunday, April 21, 2019, photo, Ukrainian comedian and presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelenskiy, left, makes the victory sign after seeing the exit polls for the second round of presidential elections in Kiev, Ukraine.... (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). In this Sunday, April 21, 2019, photo, Ukrainian comedian and presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelenskiy, left, makes the victory sign after seeing the exit polls for the second round of presidential elections in Kiev, Ukraine....
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Results from nearly all polling stations show TV star Volodymyr Zelenskiy has won the Ukrainian presidential runoff vote in a landslide. More>>

The Latest: New 6.3 magnitude earthquake hits Philippines

(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez). Residents watch as rescuers continue to search for survivors following Monday's 6.1 magnitude earthquake that caused the collapse of a commercial building in Porac township, Pampanga province, north of Manila, Philippines, Tu... (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez). Residents watch as rescuers continue to search for survivors following Monday's 6.1 magnitude earthquake that caused the collapse of a commercial building in Porac township, Pampanga province, north of Manila, Philippines, Tu...
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The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.3 earthquake has hit the central Philippines, a day after 6.1 quake hit the country's north and killed at least 11 people. More>>

North Korea's Kim to meet Putin at crucial diplomatic moment

(AP Photo/Minh Hoang). In this March 2, 2019, photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un prepares to depart Dong Dang railway station in Dong Dang, Vietnamese border town. North Korea on Tuesday, April 23, confirmed that Kim will soon visit Russia to meet ... (AP Photo/Minh Hoang). In this March 2, 2019, photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un prepares to depart Dong Dang railway station in Dong Dang, Vietnamese border town. North Korea on Tuesday, April 23, confirmed that Kim will soon visit Russia to meet ...
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North Korea confirms leader Kim Jong Un will soon visit Russia to meet with President Vladimir Putin in a summit that comes at a crucial moment for tenuous diplomacy meant to rid the North of its nuclear arsenal. More>>

Darfur justice could prove elusive despite al-Bashir's fall

(AP Photo/Abd Raouf, File). FILE - In this May 19, 2004 file photo, then Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir speaks to thousands of Sudanese in Nyala, capital of the country's southern Darfur state. Al-Bashir, driven from power in April 2019, and now lan... (AP Photo/Abd Raouf, File). FILE - In this May 19, 2004 file photo, then Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir speaks to thousands of Sudanese in Nyala, capital of the country's southern Darfur state. Al-Bashir, driven from power in April 2019, and now lan...
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Justice for Darfur victims could prove elusive, even with Sudan's al-Bashir behind bars. More>>

Helicopter crew found safe on New Zealand island after crash

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Three crew members aboard a helicopter that crashed off the New Zealand coast while on route to attempt a medical evacuation from a fishing boat have been found alive on a remote island. More>>

North Korea leader Kim to meet with Putin in Russia

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North Korean state media says leader Kim Jong Un will visit Russia and meet with President Vladimir Putin. More>>

Seaside Sri Lanka town known for its churches is in mourning

(AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe). Relatives weep near the coffin with the remains of 12-year Sneha Savindi, who was a victim of Easter Sunday bombing at St. Sebastian Church, Monday, April 22, 2019 in Negombo, Sri Lanka. Easter Sunday bombings of churches... (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe). Relatives weep near the coffin with the remains of 12-year Sneha Savindi, who was a victim of Easter Sunday bombing at St. Sebastian Church, Monday, April 22, 2019 in Negombo, Sri Lanka. Easter Sunday bombings of churches...
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The seaside Sri Lankan fishing town of Negombo, long known for its place at the center of the country's small Catholic community, saw its reputation for tolerance shattered on Easter Sunday when a bomb ripped through St. Sebastian's Church. More>>

Homeless activists outside Notre Dame demand 'a roof too'

(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). People fix a banner that reads in French: "Notre-Dame is roofless, we too!" during a protest in front of the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, Monday, April 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). People fix a banner that reads in French: "Notre-Dame is roofless, we too!" during a protest in front of the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, Monday, April 22, 2019.
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Dozens of social housing activists have gathered in protest outside gutted Notre Dame in Paris to demand France's poorest be remembered after rich donors pledged around a $1 billion to rebuild the cathedral and its destroyed roof. More>>

The Latest: Man recalls death of daughter, wife in blast

(AP Photo). Blood stains are seen on the wall and on a Jesus Christ statue at the St. Sebastian's Church after blast in Negombo, north of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, April 21, 2019. More than two hundred people were killed and hundreds more injured in ... (AP Photo). Blood stains are seen on the wall and on a Jesus Christ statue at the St. Sebastian's Church after blast in Negombo, north of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, April 21, 2019. More than two hundred people were killed and hundreds more injured in ...
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Sri Lankan authorities have lifted a curfew after bombings that killed more than 200 people. More>>

Polish church condemns beating of Jewish effigy in Poland

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The World Jewish Congress voices 'disgust and outrage' following that effigy made to look like a stereotypical Jew was hanged and burned in a Polish town as part of an Easter ritual. More>>

US voices disappointment at delay in Afghan talks

(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool, File). FILE - In this July 9, 2018 file photo, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, left, and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, arrive for a news conference in Kabul, Afghanistan. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called the Af... (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool, File). FILE - In this July 9, 2018 file photo, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, left, and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, arrive for a news conference in Kabul, Afghanistan. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called the Af...
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called Afghanistan's president over the weekend to express Washington's disappointment over the indefinite postponement of Afghan talks with the Taliban. More>>

Drunk on smoke: Notre Dame's bees survive cathedral blaze

(AP Photo/Thibault Camus). A worker prepares to remove a statue from the damaged Notre Dame cathedral, in Paris, Friday, April 19, 2019. Rebuilding Notre Dame, the 800-year-old Paris cathedral devastated by fire this week, will cost billions of dollars... (AP Photo/Thibault Camus). A worker prepares to remove a statue from the damaged Notre Dame cathedral, in Paris, Friday, April 19, 2019. Rebuilding Notre Dame, the 800-year-old Paris cathedral devastated by fire this week, will cost billions of dollars...
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Hunkered down in their hives and drunk on smoke, Notre Dame's smallest official residents _ some 180,000 bees _ somehow managed to survive the inferno that consumed the cathedral's ancient wooden roof. More>>

Cyprus lake, mineshaft searched for bodies after 2 found

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Cyprus' police chief says the discovery of the bodies of two women down an abandoned mineshaft as well as the disappearance of the six year-old daughter of one of the victims is "unprecedented" in the tiny island nation's criminal history. More>>

Kosovar returnees from Syria eager to leave shelter, go home

(AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu). Hajdar Selimovic calls to his nephew Ismail behind a fence at a detention center where authorities have brought back from Syria 110 Kosovar citizens, mostly women and children in the village of Vranidol on Sunday, April 20, 20... (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu). Hajdar Selimovic calls to his nephew Ismail behind a fence at a detention center where authorities have brought back from Syria 110 Kosovar citizens, mostly women and children in the village of Vranidol on Sunday, April 20, 20...
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Kosovo families have been waiting outside a shelter, trying to talk with relatives who have been repatriated from Syria. More>>

The Latest: Ukraine's routed leader vows to reclaim office

(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). Ukrainian comedian and presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelenski speaks to his supporters at his headquarters after the second round of presidential elections in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, April 21, 2019. Ukrainians voted on Sunday... (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). Ukrainian comedian and presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelenski speaks to his supporters at his headquarters after the second round of presidential elections in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, April 21, 2019. Ukrainians voted on Sunday...
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The European Union is congratulating Volodymyr Zelenskiy on his election as Ukrainian president, pledging strong support for his plans to reform the country and fight corruption. More>>

Happy birthday: Queen Elizabeth II turns 93 on Easter Sunday

(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, pool). Members of Britain's Royal family watch as Britain's Queen Elizabeth II arrives to attend the Easter Mattins Service at St. George's Chapel, at Windsor Castle in England Sunday, April 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, pool). Members of Britain's Royal family watch as Britain's Queen Elizabeth II arrives to attend the Easter Mattins Service at St. George's Chapel, at Windsor Castle in England Sunday, April 21, 2019.
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Queen Elizabeth II is celebrating her 93rd birthday, which this year coincides with Easter Sunday. More>>

Nigeria oil output to decrease 8 percent daily after fire

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An oil company in Nigeria is declaring a "force majeure" shutdown after a fire. More>>

Israeli troops accused of shooting handcuffed Palestinian

(AP Photo/Mohammad Hmeid). In this Thursday, Apri 18, 2019 photo, handcuffed and blindfolded Osama Hajahjeh, 16, runs away from Israeli soldiers near the village of Tekoa, West Bank. Hajahjeh said was shot in his legs last week by Israeli soldiers whil... (AP Photo/Mohammad Hmeid). In this Thursday, Apri 18, 2019 photo, handcuffed and blindfolded Osama Hajahjeh, 16, runs away from Israeli soldiers near the village of Tekoa, West Bank. Hajahjeh said was shot in his legs last week by Israeli soldiers whil...
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Palestinian teen says Israeli troops shot him in both legs while he was handcuffed, blindfolded and trying to run away. More>>

AP sources: US to sanction nations for importing Iranian oil

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AP sources: Trump administration poised to tell Japan, South Korea, Turkey, China and India that they will no longer be exempt from US sanctions if they continue to import oil from Iran. More>>

Migrants in Greece turn up at border agents' doorstep

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Greek authorities say dozens of asylum-seekers have turned up at the front door of European border agency, or Frontex, employees helping police Greece's northeastern border with Turkey. More>>

Turkey: 9 detained in opposition leader's assault at funeral

(DHA via AP). A man punches Kemal Kilicdaroglu, the leader of Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party, during the funeral of a soldier who was slain during clashes with Kurdish rebels at Iraq border, outside Ankara, Turkey, Sunday, April 21,... (DHA via AP). A man punches Kemal Kilicdaroglu, the leader of Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party, during the funeral of a soldier who was slain during clashes with Kurdish rebels at Iraq border, outside Ankara, Turkey, Sunday, April 21,...
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Turkey's interior minister says nine people have been detained in the assault of an opposition party leader, who was hit during a soldier's funeral. More>>

UK police say 1,065 climate protesters arrested in last week

(Victoria Jones/PA via AP). Police speak to a demonstrator on the main thoroughfare on Waterloo Bridge in central London, Saturday April 20, 2019.  Climate protesters with the environmental pressure group Extinction Rebellion are once again shutting do... (Victoria Jones/PA via AP). Police speak to a demonstrator on the main thoroughfare on Waterloo Bridge in central London, Saturday April 20, 2019. Climate protesters with the environmental pressure group Extinction Rebellion are once again shutting do...
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British police say more than 1,000 people have been arrested since mass climate change protests began in London one week ago. More>>

Yellow vest anger burns in France, fueled by Notre Dame fire Video included

(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Two people walk by a the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, Saturday, April 20, 2019. Yellow vest protests are scheduled to take place in Paris and other regions of France over the weekend, with a heightened security presence ant... (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Two people walk by a the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, Saturday, April 20, 2019. Yellow vest protests are scheduled to take place in Paris and other regions of France over the weekend, with a heightened security presence ant...
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French yellow vest protesters are marching anew to remind the government that rebuilding the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral isn't the only problem the nation needs to solve. More>>

Austrian prison escapee returns, fed up of life in the sun

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A man who says he fled an Austrian prison over a decade ago has turned himself in to police in Salzburg, telling them he was fed up with living in Spain's Canary Islands. More>>

Outrage after some French protesters urge police suicides

(AP Photo/Michel Euler). A protestor lights a motorbike on fire during a yellow vest demonstration in Paris, Saturday, April 20, 2019. French yellow vest protesters are marching anew to remind the government that rebuilding the fire-ravaged Notre Dame ... (AP Photo/Michel Euler). A protestor lights a motorbike on fire during a yellow vest demonstration in Paris, Saturday, April 20, 2019. French yellow vest protesters are marching anew to remind the government that rebuilding the fire-ravaged Notre Dame ...
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With French police suicides on the rise, officials are expressing shock and anger after some yellow vest protesters encouraged police to kill themselves. More>>

Paris Easter Mass honors firefighters who saved Notre Dame

(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). A woman stands on steps near the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, Saturday, April 20, 2019. Rebuilding Notre Dame, the 800-year-old Paris cathedral devastated by fire this week, will cost billions of dollars as architects, hist... (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). A woman stands on steps near the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, Saturday, April 20, 2019. Rebuilding Notre Dame, the 800-year-old Paris cathedral devastated by fire this week, will cost billions of dollars as architects, hist...
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Displaced by a massive fire, Notre Dame Cathedral's Paris parishioners are gathering to celebrate Easter in another church and to pray for a speedy reconstruction of the beloved monument. More>>

Northern Ireland police free 2 men held in reporter's death

(Family photo/PSNI via AP). In this undated family photo made available Friday April 19, 2019, issued by Northern Ireland Police, showing journalist Lyra McKee who was shot and killed when guns were fired during clashes with police Thursday night April... (Family photo/PSNI via AP). In this undated family photo made available Friday April 19, 2019, issued by Northern Ireland Police, showing journalist Lyra McKee who was shot and killed when guns were fired during clashes with police Thursday night April...
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Two teenagers who were arrested in the shooting death of a 29-year-old journalist in Northern Ireland have been released from police custody without being charged. More>>

Pope denounces 'cruel violence' of Sri Lanka Easter attack

(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Pope Francis celebrates Easter Mass in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Sunday, April 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Pope Francis celebrates Easter Mass in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Sunday, April 21, 2019.
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Pope celebrates Eastern Sunday Mass, amid bloodshed in Sri Lanka in church, hotel attacks. More>>

Comedian headed for landslide victory in Ukraine

(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, left, and Ukrainian presidential candidate and popular comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, right, argue their debates at the Olympic stadium in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, April 19, 2019. Friday is th... (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, left, and Ukrainian presidential candidate and popular comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, right, argue their debates at the Olympic stadium in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, April 19, 2019. Friday is th...
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Polls have opened in Ukraine's presidential runoff Sunday, which pits the incumbent leader against a comedian who plays the role of the nation's president in a TV sitcom. More>>

Notre Dame fire was a warning bell. But will Europe listen?

(AP Photo/Thierry Mallet, FILE). FILE - In this file photo dated Monday, April 15, 2019, with the Eiffel Tower behind, left, flames and smoke rise from the blaze at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris that destroyed its spire and its roof but spared its twin... (AP Photo/Thierry Mallet, FILE). FILE - In this file photo dated Monday, April 15, 2019, with the Eiffel Tower behind, left, flames and smoke rise from the blaze at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris that destroyed its spire and its roof but spared its twin...
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The devastating Notre Dame fire was a warning bell that all of Europe needs to hear since so many monuments and palaces across the continent are in need of better upkeep. More>>

Sri Lanka blocks social media after Easter Sunday bombings

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A group that monitors internet censorship says Sri Lankan authorities have blocked most social media services in the country following attacks that killed more than 200 people on Easter Sunday. More>>

Panicked at first, Sri Lankans anxious over what's to come

(AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena). A Sri Lankan police commando enters a house suspected to be a hideout of militants following a shoot out in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, April 21, 2019.  More than hundred were killed and hundreds more hospitalized with in... (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena). A Sri Lankan police commando enters a house suspected to be a hideout of militants following a shoot out in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, April 21, 2019. More than hundred were killed and hundreds more hospitalized with in...
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A witness describes people being evacuated and blood and ambulances everywhere at a hotel in the aftermath of one of the eight blasts in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. More>>

Runoff likely to have opposing views of Macedonia's new name

(AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski). People check lists before voting in the presidential election outside a polling station in Skopje, North Macedonia, Sunday, April 21, 2019. Polls were opened early on Sunday in North Macedonia for presidential elections seen... (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski). People check lists before voting in the presidential election outside a polling station in Skopje, North Macedonia, Sunday, April 21, 2019. Polls were opened early on Sunday in North Macedonia for presidential elections seen...
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Voters in North Macedonia have another chance to give an opinion on their country's new name as they cast ballots in a presidential election. More>>

The Latest: Ukraine comedian romping to presidential win

(AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky). A man casts his ballot, as his pet waits for him at a polling station, during the second round of presidential elections in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, April 21, 2019. Top issues in the election have been corruption, the economy a... (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky). A man casts his ballot, as his pet waits for him at a polling station, during the second round of presidential elections in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, April 21, 2019. Top issues in the election have been corruption, the economy a...
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Corruption and economic stagnation are big issues for voters in Ukraine's presidential runoff. More>>

Easter Sunday bomb blasts kill more than 200 in Sri Lanka

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Witnesses are reporting two explosions have hit two churches in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, causing casualties among worshippers. More>>

A look at Sri Lanka's troubled recent history marked by war

(AP Photo/ Rohan Karunarathne ). Sri Lankan army soldiers secure the area around St. Anthony's Shrine after a blast in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, April 21, 2019. More than hundred people were killed and hundreds more hospitalized from injuries in near... (AP Photo/ Rohan Karunarathne ). Sri Lankan army soldiers secure the area around St. Anthony's Shrine after a blast in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, April 21, 2019. More than hundred people were killed and hundreds more hospitalized from injuries in near...
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A look at Sri Lanka's troubled recent history marked by war as deadly violence explodes again. More>>

The Latest: Japan confirms 1 fatality in Sri Lanka blasts

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A security official says six near simultaneous blasts have hit three churches and three hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. More>>

Voters offered rides, food in Egypt referendum on el-Sissi

(AP Photo/Amr Nabil). A voter leaves a polling station guarded by soldiers after she casting her ballot on constitutional amendments during the first day of three-day voting in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, April 20, 2019. Egyptians are voting on constitutio... (AP Photo/Amr Nabil). A voter leaves a polling station guarded by soldiers after she casting her ballot on constitutional amendments during the first day of three-day voting in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, April 20, 2019. Egyptians are voting on constitutio...
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Egyptians cast their ballots Saturday in the first of three days of voting on constitutional amendments that would allow President el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030. More>>

Frustration grows among migrants in Mexico as support fades

(AP Photo/Moises Castillo). Central American migrants, part of a caravan hoping to reach the U.S. border, move on the road in Escuintla, Chiapas State, Mexico, Saturday, April 20, 2019. Thousands of migrants in several different caravans have been gath... (AP Photo/Moises Castillo). Central American migrants, part of a caravan hoping to reach the U.S. border, move on the road in Escuintla, Chiapas State, Mexico, Saturday, April 20, 2019. Thousands of migrants in several different caravans have been gath...
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Frustration, hunger grows among migrants in Mexico as support fades. More>>

Moroccans protest prison sentences of anti-poverty activists

(AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy). Thousands of Moroccans take part in a demonstration in Rabat, Morocco, Sunday, April 21, 2019. Protesters are condemning prison terms for the leader of the Hirak Rif protest movement against poverty and dozens of other activ... (AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy). Thousands of Moroccans take part in a demonstration in Rabat, Morocco, Sunday, April 21, 2019. Protesters are condemning prison terms for the leader of the Hirak Rif protest movement against poverty and dozens of other activ...
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Thousands of demonstrators in Morocco are condemning prison sentences given to the leader of the Hirak Rif anti-poverty movement and dozens of other activists. More>>

Sudanese protesters suspend talks with military

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Sudanese protest organizers say they will announce a civilian transitional council in a bid to "exert more pressure" on the military to hand over power following the overthrow of long-ruling President Omar al-Bashir earlier this month. More>>

The Latest: Sudan protesters halt talks with military

(AP Photo). Sudanese protesters chant slogans during a rally outside the army headquarters in Sudan's capital Khartoum on Saturday, April 20, 2019. Sudan's military ousted President Omar al-Bashir following four months of street protests against his ru... (AP Photo). Sudanese protesters chant slogans during a rally outside the army headquarters in Sudan's capital Khartoum on Saturday, April 20, 2019. Sudan's military ousted President Omar al-Bashir following four months of street protests against his ru...
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The organizers of Sudan's protests say they have suspended talks with the ruling military council because it has failed to meet their demands for an immediate transfer to a civilian government following the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir. More>>

Climate protesters march in London again; arrests hit 710

(AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Protestors hold their hands glued together at Oxford Circus in London, Friday, April 19, 2019. The group Extinction Rebellion is calling for a week of civil disobedience against what it says is the failure to tackle the cause... (AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Protestors hold their hands glued together at Oxford Circus in London, Friday, April 19, 2019. The group Extinction Rebellion is calling for a week of civil disobedience against what it says is the failure to tackle the cause...
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London police say more than 710 people have been arrested and some 28 have been charged since climate change protests began earlier this week in the British capital. More>>

Bahrain king reinstates citizenship of 551 amid mass trials

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Bahrain's king has reinstated the citizenship of 551 people convicted amid a crackdown on dissent on the island. More>>

South Sudan opposition seeks 6-month extension on peace deal

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South Sudan opposition seeks 6-month extension on crucial next steps in peace deal. More>>

Protesters punch Turkish opposition leader at funeral

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A group of protesters have attacked the leader of Turkey's main opposition party during the funeral of a soldier slain during clashes with Kurdish rebels. More>>

Israeli election may have dimmed hopes for 2-state solution

(AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner, File). File - In this Friday, Aug. 13, 2010 file photo, Palestinian women wait near a section of Israel's separation barrier covered in graffiti, one depicting the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, at the Qalandiya ch... (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner, File). File - In this Friday, Aug. 13, 2010 file photo, Palestinian women wait near a section of Israel's separation barrier covered in graffiti, one depicting the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, at the Qalandiya ch...
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After Netanyahu's victory in Israeli elections, hopes dim for 2-state solution with Palestinians. More>>

Ex-president: Peace possible when all Afghans sit together

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Former Afghan president laments cancellation of talks with Taliban, says all Afghans need to sit together for peace. More>>

Charity founder resigns after alleged rapes at Africa school

(AP Photo/Jonathan Paye-Layleh). FILE - This Oct 12, 2018 file photo shows the More Than Me Academy in Monrovia, Liberia. On Friday, April 19, 2019, Katie Meyler, who established the charity to help vulnerable girls in Liberia, announced her resignatio... (AP Photo/Jonathan Paye-Layleh). FILE - This Oct 12, 2018 file photo shows the More Than Me Academy in Monrovia, Liberia. On Friday, April 19, 2019, Katie Meyler, who established the charity to help vulnerable girls in Liberia, announced her resignatio...
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An American woman who established a charity to help vulnerable girls in Liberia has resigned six months after taking a leave of absence in the wake of allegations that a local staffer raped several girls in its care. More>>

Pope during Easter vigil: reject the 'glitter of wealth'

(AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia). Pope Francis holds a candle as he presides over a solemn Easter vigil ceremony in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Saturday, April 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia). Pope Francis holds a candle as he presides over a solemn Easter vigil ceremony in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Saturday, April 21, 2019.
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Pope Francis has carried a lit Easter candle up the aisle of a darkened St. Peter's Basilica. More>>

US ambassador's Passover wishes in Polish met with anger

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The U.S. ambassador to Poland wished Jews a happy Passover in Polish, and the reaction has been a wave of angry comments on Twitter. More>>

Police: 'New breed' of terrorists in Northern Ireland

(Family photo/PSNI via AP). In this undated family photo made available Friday April 19, 2019, issued by Northern Ireland Police, showing journalist Lyra McKee who was shot and killed when guns were fired during clashes with police Thursday night April... (Family photo/PSNI via AP). In this undated family photo made available Friday April 19, 2019, issued by Northern Ireland Police, showing journalist Lyra McKee who was shot and killed when guns were fired during clashes with police Thursday night April...
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Police in Northern Ireland say they have arrested two teenagers in connection with the fatal shooting of a journalist during rioting in the city of Londonderry. More>>

Ukraine quiet ahead of presidential election

(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). Ukrainian presidential candidate and popular comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy listens to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko during their final electoral campaign debate at the Olympic stadium in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, April 19, 2... (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). Ukrainian presidential candidate and popular comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy listens to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko during their final electoral campaign debate at the Olympic stadium in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, April 19, 2...
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Ahead of Sunday's hotly contested presidential election, Ukraine is observing a so-called "day of silence" in which campaigning is forbidden. More>>

Egyptians vote on changes that would extend el-Sissi's rule

(AP Photo/Amr Nabil). People walk past a banner supporting proposed amendments to the Egyptian constitution with a poster of Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Egypt's parliament was holding its last deba... (AP Photo/Amr Nabil). People walk past a banner supporting proposed amendments to the Egyptian constitution with a poster of Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Egypt's parliament was holding its last deba...
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Egyptians are voting on constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030. More>>

Woman's brutal killing in Bangladesh triggers protests

(AP Photo/Mahmud Hossain Opu). Protesters hold placards and gather to demand justice for an 18-year-old woman who was killed after she was set on fire for refusing to drop sexual harassment charges against her Islamic school's principal, in Dhaka, Bang... (AP Photo/Mahmud Hossain Opu). Protesters hold placards and gather to demand justice for an 18-year-old woman who was killed after she was set on fire for refusing to drop sexual harassment charges against her Islamic school's principal, in Dhaka, Bang...
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Dozens of protesters have gathered in Bangladesh's capital to demand justice for an 18-year-old woman who died after being set on fire for refusing to drop sexual harassment charges against her Islamic school's principal. More>>

The Latest: French protesters demand attention from Macron

(AP Photo/Michel Euler). Protestors march by a burning pile of wood during a yellow vest demonstration in Paris, Saturday, April 20, 2019. French yellow vest protesters are marching anew to remind the government that rebuilding the fire-ravaged Notre D... (AP Photo/Michel Euler). Protestors march by a burning pile of wood during a yellow vest demonstration in Paris, Saturday, April 20, 2019. French yellow vest protesters are marching anew to remind the government that rebuilding the fire-ravaged Notre D...
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Protesters have set small fires and police have fired tear gas on the sidelines of yellow vest demonstrations in the French capital. More>>

Serbia's "Lady Macbeth" buried near late strongman Milosevic

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Several dozen former allies and supporters have attended the funeral of Mirjana Markovic, the widow of late Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic who was dubbed the "Lady Macbeth" of the Balkans because of the huge influence she had on her husband. More>>

Japan courts Trump using emperor, first lady's birthday

(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands before a bilateral meeting at the Akasaka Palace in Tokyo. Trump will make a state visit to J... (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands before a bilateral meeting at the Akasaka Palace in Tokyo. Trump will make a state visit to J...
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Without close friends in Asia, Japan's prime minister is seen using every opportunity, even the emperor's accession, to court President Donald Trump. More>>

Anti-govt protests resume against Serbia's populist leader

(AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic). A girl blows a whistle during a protest march against President Aleksandar Vucic in Belgrade, Serbia, Saturday, April 20, 2019. Thousands of people have rallied in Serbia's capital for 20th week in a row against populist Pre... (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic). A girl blows a whistle during a protest march against President Aleksandar Vucic in Belgrade, Serbia, Saturday, April 20, 2019. Thousands of people have rallied in Serbia's capital for 20th week in a row against populist Pre...
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Several thousand people have turned up at an anti-government protest in Belgrade a day after Serbia's populist President Aleksandar Vucic held a mass rally in an apparent bid to counter months of street demonstrations against him. More>>

German plane evacuates 15 injured in Madeira bus crash

(AP Photo/Armando Franca). An injured person is carried into a German air force (Luftwaffe) plane at Madeira international airport in Funchal, the capital of Portugal's Madeira Island, Saturday April 20, 2019. A German plane is due to take home some of... (AP Photo/Armando Franca). An injured person is carried into a German air force (Luftwaffe) plane at Madeira international airport in Funchal, the capital of Portugal's Madeira Island, Saturday April 20, 2019. A German plane is due to take home some of...
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A German military plane has evacuated 15 German tourists who survived this week's bus accident on the island of Madeira that claimed 29 lives. More>>

110 Kosovars, mostly children and women, returned from Syria

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Kosovo authorities have brought back from Syria 110 Kosovar citizens, mostly women and children, with the assistance of the United States. More>>

Small plane crashes in southern Bulgaria, 2 killed

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Authorities in Bulgaria say a small private plane has crashed in a field in a southern region, killing the pilot and the lone passenger on board. More>>

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  • Putin: NKorea ready to denuclearize _ if it gets guarantees

    Putin: NKorea ready to denuclearize _ if it gets guarantees

    Wednesday, April 24 2019 11:01 PM EDT2019-04-25 03:01:29 GMT
    Thursday, April 25 2019 8:42 AM EDT2019-04-25 12:42:37 GMT
    (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP). In this Wednesday, April 24, 2019, photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, is welcomed by Russian officials on his arrival in Vladivostok, Russia. The content of this image is as provided ...(Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP). In this Wednesday, April 24, 2019, photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, is welcomed by Russian officials on his arrival in Vladivostok, Russia. The content of this image is as provided ...
    (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP). In this Wednesday, April 24, 2019, photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, is welcomed by Russian officials on his arrival in Vladivostok, Russia. The content of this image is as provided ...(Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP). In this Wednesday, April 24, 2019, photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, is welcomed by Russian officials on his arrival in Vladivostok, Russia. The content of this image is as provided ...
    Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Vladivostok for a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.More
    Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Vladivostok for a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.More
  • Father of suspected Easter bombers arrested; Colombo on edge

    Father of suspected Easter bombers arrested; Colombo on edge

    Thursday, April 25 2019 1:21 AM EDT2019-04-25 05:21:33 GMT
    Thursday, April 25 2019 8:42 AM EDT2019-04-25 12:42:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena). Coffins of Easter Sunday bomb blast victims lay at a mass burial ground in Katuwapitiya village in Negombo, Sri Lanka, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Sri Lanka's president has asked for the resignations of the defense secreta...(AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena). Coffins of Easter Sunday bomb blast victims lay at a mass burial ground in Katuwapitiya village in Negombo, Sri Lanka, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Sri Lanka's president has asked for the resignations of the defense secreta...
    (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena). Coffins of Easter Sunday bomb blast victims lay at a mass burial ground in Katuwapitiya village in Negombo, Sri Lanka, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Sri Lanka's president has asked for the resignations of the defense secreta...(AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena). Coffins of Easter Sunday bomb blast victims lay at a mass burial ground in Katuwapitiya village in Negombo, Sri Lanka, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Sri Lanka's president has asked for the resignations of the defense secreta...
    Sri Lanka has banned drones and unmanned aircraft as authorities continue controlled detonations of suspicious items four days after a series of suicide bombing attacks killed more than 350 people in and around the...More
    Sri Lanka has banned drones and unmanned aircraft as authorities continue controlled detonations of suspicious items four days after a series of suicide bombing attacks killed more than 350 people in and around the capital of Colombo.More
  • German Greens won't back any EU chief who woos far right

    German Greens won't back any EU chief who woos far right

    Thursday, April 25 2019 8:21 AM EDT2019-04-25 12:21:08 GMT
    Thursday, April 25 2019 8:42 AM EDT2019-04-25 12:42:15 GMT
    A leading candidate for Germany's Green party says they won't support the election of anyone hoping to head the European Union's executive branch if that candidate seeks the support of the far right.More
    A leading candidate for Germany's Green party says they won't support the election of anyone hoping to head the European Union's executive branch if that candidate seeks the support of the far right.More
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  • US measles cases hit highest mark in 25 years

    US measles cases hit highest mark in 25 years

    Wednesday, April 24 2019 2:41 PM EDT2019-04-24 18:41:19 GMT
    Thursday, April 25 2019 8:43 AM EDT2019-04-25 12:43:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File). FILE - In this March 27, 2019, file photo, a woman receives a measles, mumps and rubella vaccine at the Rockland County Health Department in Pomona, N.Y. Measles cases in the U.S. this year have climbed to the highest level...(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File). FILE - In this March 27, 2019, file photo, a woman receives a measles, mumps and rubella vaccine at the Rockland County Health Department in Pomona, N.Y. Measles cases in the U.S. this year have climbed to the highest level...
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File). FILE - In this March 27, 2019, file photo, a woman receives a measles, mumps and rubella vaccine at the Rockland County Health Department in Pomona, N.Y. Measles cases in the U.S. this year have climbed to the highest level...(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File). FILE - In this March 27, 2019, file photo, a woman receives a measles, mumps and rubella vaccine at the Rockland County Health Department in Pomona, N.Y. Measles cases in the U.S. this year have climbed to the highest level...
    U.S. measles cases have climbed to their highest level in 25 years, largely because misinformation is turning parents against vaccines.More
    U.S. measles cases have climbed to their highest level in 25 years, largely because misinformation is turning parents against vaccines.More
  • The Latest: Illinois couple charged in young son's death

    The Latest: Illinois couple charged in young son's death

    Wednesday, April 24 2019 1:41 PM EDT2019-04-24 17:41:20 GMT
    Thursday, April 25 2019 8:43 AM EDT2019-04-25 12:43:41 GMT
    (Paul Valade/Daily Herald via AP). A makeshift memorial grows Monday, April 22, 2019 outside the Dole Avenue home of Andrew "AJ" Freund, age 5, in Crystal Lake, Ill. Police and the FBI continue their investigation into the missing boy.(Paul Valade/Daily Herald via AP). A makeshift memorial grows Monday, April 22, 2019 outside the Dole Avenue home of Andrew "AJ" Freund, age 5, in Crystal Lake, Ill. Police and the FBI continue their investigation into the missing boy.
    (Paul Valade/Daily Herald via AP). A makeshift memorial grows Monday, April 22, 2019 outside the Dole Avenue home of Andrew "AJ" Freund, age 5, in Crystal Lake, Ill. Police and the FBI continue their investigation into the missing boy.(Paul Valade/Daily Herald via AP). A makeshift memorial grows Monday, April 22, 2019 outside the Dole Avenue home of Andrew "AJ" Freund, age 5, in Crystal Lake, Ill. Police and the FBI continue their investigation into the missing boy.
    Officers have removed several items from the home of an Illinois couple whose 5-year-old son has been missing for nearly a week.More
    Officers have removed several items from the home of an Illinois couple whose 5-year-old son has been missing for nearly a week.More
  • Boy Scouts: Handful of sex-abuse cases emerged in 2018

    Boy Scouts: Handful of sex-abuse cases emerged in 2018

    Wednesday, April 24 2019 5:11 PM EDT2019-04-24 21:11:29 GMT
    Thursday, April 25 2019 8:43 AM EDT2019-04-25 12:43:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File). FILE - This Feb. 4, 2013 file photo shows a meal pin on a Boy Scout's uniform in Irving, Texas. Under pressure over its past problems with child sex-abuse, the Boy Scouts of America defended its current prevention polic...(AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File). FILE - This Feb. 4, 2013 file photo shows a meal pin on a Boy Scout's uniform in Irving, Texas. Under pressure over its past problems with child sex-abuse, the Boy Scouts of America defended its current prevention polic...
    (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File). FILE - This Feb. 4, 2013 file photo shows a meal pin on a Boy Scout's uniform in Irving, Texas. Under pressure over its past problems with child sex-abuse, the Boy Scouts of America defended its current prevention polic...(AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File). FILE - This Feb. 4, 2013 file photo shows a meal pin on a Boy Scout's uniform in Irving, Texas. Under pressure over its past problems with child sex-abuse, the Boy Scouts of America defended its current prevention polic...
    Under pressure over past allegations of child sex abuse, the Boy Scouts of America is defending its current prevention policies.More
    Under pressure over past allegations of child sex abuse, the Boy Scouts of America is defending its current prevention policies.More
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