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'You can't even cry loudly': Counting Ethiopia's war dead

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (AP) — The man who counts the dead sees them everywhere. They’re in the handwritten lists of names smuggled out of a region cut off from the world by war. They’re i...

UK launches inquiry into mortuary abuse of '100 victims'

LONDON (AP) — The British government announced Monday that it would launch an independent inquiry into how a hospital electrician was able to sexually abuse at least 100 corpses in hospital mortuaries...

Showtime's 'Dexter: New Blood' tests monstrous family bonds

NEW YORK (AP) — America's favorite serial killer is hiding out in upstate New York when we finally catch up to him. The good news is he hasn't killed anyone in a decade. The bad news is his knife skil...

Brazil experiments with body cams to reduce deaths by police

SAO PAULO (AP) — For years, Carlos Minc, a Rio de Janeiro state lawmaker, pushed to make body cameras mandatory in all law enforcement agencies. And for years, his proposal languished in Rio’s legisla...

State Dept. urges investigation of Myanmar military torture

SYDNEY (AP) — The U.S. State Department expressed outrage and demanded an investigation on Friday after The Associated Press reported that Myanmar’s military has been torturing detainees in a systemic...

AP: Myanmar military uses systematic torture across country

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The soldiers in rural Myanmar twisted the young man’s skin with pliers and kicked him in the chest until he couldn’t breathe. Then they taunted him about his family until his...

'Unite the Right' rally's planners accused in civil trial

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The violence at the white nationalist “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville shocked the nation, with people beaten to the ground, lighted torches thrown at counterdemonstrato...

Pandemic of anti-vaxxers and COVID deniers hits Romania

Images documenting the current situation at a university hospital in the Romanian capital, Bucharest, are tough to watch. In a video published last week by the investigative journalism platform Record...

France commemorates the 1961 massacre of Algerians in Paris

PARIS (AP) — Hundreds of people, including Algerian protesters and their descendants, on Sunday commemorated the 60th anniversary of a bloody police crackdown in Paris during the final year of Algeria...

In Mexico, children as young as 10 recruited by drug cartels

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Jacobo grew up in the western Mexico state of Jalisco, home to the Jalisco New Generation drug cartel. Never comfortable in school, he had an abusive childhood: at one point his mot...

Burkina Faso starts trial on killing of ex-leader Sankara

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — A military court in Burkina Faso on Monday started the trial of 14 people including former President Blaise Compaore for the killing of influential leftist leader Thom...

Israel, Palestinian militants use bodies as bargaining chips

ABU DIS, West Bank (AP) — More than a year after his son was killed by Israeli forces under disputed circumstances in the occupied West Bank, Mustafa Erekat is still seeking his remains. ...

Vigilante-style attack kills 5 in northern Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Five men have been killed and two others wounded in a shooting attack on a highway, prosecutors in northern Mexico said Monday. Prosecutors in the border state of ...

Witnesses: 37 killed in latest violence in Nigeria's north

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — At least 37 villagers were killed in Nigeria’s north during an attack on a remote village on Sunday, according to witnesses. The attack in Kaura council area in...

'Then the killing started': Witnesses accuse Tigray fighters

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — One man said he counted 55 corpses as he escaped from his town in northern Ethiopia, stepping over bodies scattered in the streets. Another asserted he was rounded up with about ...