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Police officers detain a man in the main street in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, April 2, 2017. Police in Moscow have detained about two dozen people at un-authorized rallies in the capital, a week after anti-government protests broke out across the country. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
April 02, 2017 - 7:03 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Police in Moscow have detained about two dozen people at unauthorized rallies in the capital, a week after anti-government protests broke out across Russia. The police presence was notably heavy in central Moscow on Sunday. Pedestrian access to Red Square was only through metal...
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April 02, 2017 - 6:54 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain for the first time is honoring a woman with a statue in Parliament Square: suffragist Millicent Fawcett, a leader of the campaign to win women the right to vote. Prime Minister Theresa Mays calls Fawcett an inspiration in the battle against the injustices of today. May said...
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April 02, 2017 - 6:45 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — Bangladesh's High Court on Sunday confirmed the death penalty for two people tied to a banned Islamist militant group for the killing of an atheist blogger critical of radical Islam. The court also upheld jail sentences for six others after appeals were filed challenging the...
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Maltese opposition Nationalist Party leader Simon Busuttil, left, talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the European People’s Party congress, in St. Julian's, Malta, Thursday, March 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Rene Rossignaud)
April 02, 2017 - 6:29 am
BERLIN (AP) — A regular poll of German voters shows the nationalist Alternative for Germany party slipping further amid infighting in its ranks, while Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc and its main challenger, the Social Democrats, remain in a dead heat. The Emnid Sunday poll for the...
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April 02, 2017 - 6:21 am
LONDON (AP) — British police say the hotly contested annual Oxford-Cambridge boat race is likely to proceed as planned despite the discovery of what police suspect is an unexploded World War II-era bomb near the start of the race on the River Thames. The suspected bomb was discovered by a member of...
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Pope Francis arrives in Piazza Martiri Square to celebrate Mass, in Carpi, northern Italy, for a one-day pastoral visit to Carpi and Mirandola, Sunday, April 2, 2017. Francis has arrived in the northern Emilia Romagna region hit by deadly quakes in 2012 on a visit meant to signal hope to central Italy, struck by a series of more devastating temblors last year. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
April 02, 2017 - 6:15 am
CARPI, Italy (AP) — Greeted by tens of thousands of faithful, Pope Frances on Sunday visited Italy's northern Emilia Romagna region that has largely been rebuilt after a pair of deadly earthquakes five years ago, an example meant to give hope to central Italy, which is still reeling from more...
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April 02, 2017 - 5:35 am
LONDON (AP) — UK police have arrested six people in a vicious attack on a teenage asylum-seeker in the London borough of Croydon. Authorities are questioning four men and two women, all in their 20s, on charges of attempted murder in the attack that left a 17-year old Kurdish-Iranian hospitalized...
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Emergency services and ambulance at the scene of a bus accident, on the E45 between Sveg and Fagelsjo in Sweden, Sunday, April 2, 2017. Three people were killed and over a dozen injured, six of them seriously when a bus carrying mostly schoolchildren crashed in central Sweden, rescue officials said Sunday. (Nisse Schmidt/ TT via AP)
April 02, 2017 - 5:31 am
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Rescue officials say a bus carrying Swedish students to a ski resort crashed Sunday in central Sweden, killing three people and injuring 19 others — six of them seriously. Rescue services spokesman Peter Nystedt said 31 others sustained minor injuries. The 52 high-school students...
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April 02, 2017 - 5:28 am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali journalist who was kidnapped on Saturday was found tied up and alive in the agricultural town of Afgoye, 30 kilometers (19 miles) south of Mogadishu, the capital, after he was tortured and released by his captors. A farmer found Hanad Ali Guled lying in a field...
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Pope Francis arrives in Piazza Martiri Square to celebrate Mass, in Carpi, northern Italy, for a one-day pastoral visit to Carpi and Mirandola, Sunday, April 2, 2017. Francis has arrived in the northern Emilia Romagna region hit by deadly quakes in 2012 on a visit meant to signal hope to central Italy, struck by a series of more devastating temblors last year. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
April 02, 2017 - 5:19 am
CARPI, Italy (AP) — Greeted by tens of thousands of faithful, Pope Frances on Sunday visited Italy's northern Emilia Romagna region that has largely rebuilt from pair of deadly quakes five years ago, an example meant to give hope to central Italy, which is still reeling from more devastating...
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