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Ivory Coast's ex-president and ally are free to return home

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo and a close ally who was a youth leader are free to return home after being definitively acquitted on charges of crimes against ...

Indian activist's arrest spotlights crackdown on dissent

NEW DELHI (AP) — To her friends, Disha Ravi, a 22-year-old Indian climate activist, was most concerned about her future in a world of rising temperatures. She was drawn to veganism, enjoyed watching N...

Ahead of Pope visit, survivor recalls Iraq church massacre

BAGHDAD (AP) — It began like any other Sunday in the Our Lady of Salvation Church in Baghdad for worshipper Louis Climis. That day nearly 11 years ago would end with blood-stained pews, anguish and li...

Palau sees Taiwan as only country safe enough to form travel bubble with

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Palauan Ambassador to Taiwan Dilmei Louisa Olkeriil said Tuesday (Dec. 29) that Taiwan is the only country that the Pacific Island nation feels safe establishing a travel ...

Sheriff: Florida teacher faces 408 child porn charges

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — A Florida high school teacher, soccer coach and church youth leader has been charged with 408 counts of child pornography possession, authorities said Saturday. ...

New US citizen refugees excited for first presidential vote

PHOENIX (AP) — They came fleeing war and persecution in countries like Myanmar, Eritrea and Iraq, handpicked by the United States for resettlement under longstanding humanitarian traditions. ...

Pandemic poses special threat to indigenous health, culture

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — In Indonesia’s easternmost province, felled trees are stacked to block a road that leads to Papuan villages. On the Thai-Myanmar border, the Karen people have also made makes...

Hong Kong pro-democracy rally ends early as violence erupts

A massive pro-democracy rally Saturday in downtown Hong Kong ended early after violence broke out, with police firing tear gas and a water cannon after protesters threw bricks and Molotov cocktails at...

Thousands rally to commemorate 2014 Hong Kong protests

HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of people gathered Saturday for a rally in downtown Hong Kong, belting out songs, speeches and slogans to mark the fifth anniversary of the start of the 2014 Umbrella ...

The Latest: Thousands gather at Hong Kong park for protest

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Thousands of people have started to gather at a park in downtown Hong Kong, beltin...

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong to run for local office

HONG KONG (AP) — Prominent Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong has announced plans to contest local elections and warns that any attempt to disqualify him will only spur more support for monthslong pro-dem...

Angolan activist talks human rights with country's president

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — An Angolan human rights activist says the country's president plans to investigate a case of alleged torture by police officials. Activist and journalist Rafael M...

Poland: Far-right rallies and military parade to coincide on independence centenary

Polish authorities beefed up security ahead of a Sunday rally organized by Eurosceptic politicians and far-right groups to commemorate the country's century of independence. The state military pa...

Dutch court acquits scouts volunteer who burned children

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch court has acquitted a youth leader who stood trial on charges that he branded three children as part of an initiation ceremony. A court in the s...

Angry crowd kills 3 Chinese nationals in C. African Republic

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — The government of Central African Republic says three Chinese nationals have been killed and three others wounded in an attack by community members angry about ...