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Defying pandemic, feminists in Spain decry far-right attacks

MADRID (AP) — Women in Spain are marking this year’s International Women Day with static protests, bicycle fun-rides and a myriad of small-sized events creatively organized to prevent gatherings that ...

Philippine police kill 9 in raids on suspected rebels

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine police backed by military forces killed nine people over the weekend in a series of raids against suspected communist insurgents, with authorities saying the susp...

Saudi-led coalition strikes Yemen's rebel-held capital

CAIRO (AP) — The Saudi-led coalition fighting Iran-backed rebels in Yemen said Sunday that it had launched a new air campaign on the country’s capital and other provinces, in retaliation for missile a...

'Hotel Rwanda' hero was tricked onto plane, into arrest

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — A key piece of the mystery around the arrest of the man who inspired the film “Hotel Rwanda” became clear on Friday when a pastor told a Rwandan court he worked with someone from...

Turkey: sudden weather change likely cause of chopper crash

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A sudden, mid-flight change of weather conditions is thought to be the cause a helicopter crash which killed 11 military personnel in eastern Turkey, the Defense Ministry said Fr...

Pew survey shows hardening American attitudes toward China

BEIJING (AP) — New polling from the Pew Research Center shows strong negative attitudes among Americans toward China, with almost nine out of 10 adults seeing the country as hostile or a danger to U.S...

9 killed in army helicopter crash in eastern Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A military helicopter crashed in eastern Turkey on Thursday, killing nine soldiers on board and injuring four others, the Defense Ministry said. The helicopter ...

New Zealand man charged over threats to Christchurch mosques

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A New Zealand man is facing criminal charges after allegedly posting online threats against two Christchurch mosques that were the sites of a terrorist attack that left ...

Three have life-threatening wounds after Sweden ax attack

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Hospital officials say three people wounded in an assault by a man using an ax in southern Sweden are in life-threatening condition and police have reduced the overall number of victi...

Man injures 8 with ax in Sweden before being shot, arrested

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A man armed with an ax attacked and injured eight people in a southern Sweden town Wednesday before being shot and arrested, police said. Prime Minister Stefan Lofve...

France bans far-right group Generation Identity

The French government on Wednesday agreed to ban the far-right group Generation Identity, saying the organization incited "discrimination, hatred and violence." Interior Minister Gerald Dar...

Myanmar protesters determined to defy military with grassroots protest

Over the past few days, security forces in Myanmar appear to be clamping down on anti-coup protesters with increasing ferocity. On Wednesday, at least two people reportedly died of gunshot woun...

US demands status of all Syrian detainees be made public

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States demanded Tuesday that the status of tens of thousands of civilians detained in Syria during the country’s 10-year conflict be made public, and that the bodies o...

Victims of anti-Asian attacks reflect a year into pandemic

Nearly a year after they were almost stabbed to death inside a Midland, Texas, Sam's Club, Bawi Cung and his two sons all have visible scars. It's the unseen ones though that are harder to ...

Erdogan pledges rights reforms, critics say not enough

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced a series of reforms aimed at improving human rights in the country on Tuesday, but critics questioned their effectiveness in impr...