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Former Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, left, gestures as he leaves a meeting with protest leader Nikol Pashinian, right, in Yerevan, Armenia, Sunday, April 22, 2018. Thousands of demonstrators on Saturday closed off streets in Yerevan during a march pressing demands for the prime minister to resign. Sargsyan was named premier this week as Armenia transitioned to a new system of government that reduces the presidency's power and bolsters the prime minister role. (Hrant Khachatryan/PAN Photo via AP)
Armenia protest leader arrested after failed talks with PMThe leader of major political protests that have gripped the Armenian capital for more than a week has been arrested, and the streets of Yerevan are echoing with the blare of car horns in a new technique for expressing opposition
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017 file photo, Meral Aksener, a former Turkish interior minister and deputy parliament speaker, addresses her party's first meeting in Ankara, Turkey. Turkey's weak opposition is scrambling to try and mount a strong challenge against strongman Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan with just nine weeks to prepare for snap elections, scheduled for June 24, 2018. Turkey is switching from a parliamentary system to an executive presidential system that will concentrate increased powers in the hands of the president, following a narrowly approved referendum last year. (Depo Photos via AP, File)
Turkey elections: 15 opposition lawmakers switch partiesTurkey's main opposition party says that 15 of its lawmakers have resigned their membership to join another opposition party in solidarity before snap elections
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The U.S., and French flags are displayed on the Eisenhower Executive Office Building as seen through the portico of the West Wing of the White House, Friday, April 20, 2018, in Washington. President Donald Trump plans to celebrate nearly 250 years of U.S.-French relations by hosting President Emmanuel Macron at a glitzy White House state dinner on Tuesday. It’s the first state visit and the first big soiree of the Trump era in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Macron to give Trump seedling from World War I battle siteFrench President Emmanuel Macron is bringing an environmentally friendly gift to the White House when he visits U.S. President Donald Trump this week: a tree sapling
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Local vote comes as Italy struggles to form governmentVoting in one of Italy's tiniest regions is being watched for any shift in voter sentiment as politicians struggle to form a national government
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Germany's center-left Social Democrats to elect new leaderGermany's center-left Social Democrats are electing a new leader to spearhead the party's recovery from a disastrous election result and guide it through a fractious coalition government with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives
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Police block demonstrators gathered to protest the former president's shift into the prime minister's seat in Yerevan, Armenia, Saturday, April 21, 2018. Armenian authorities say more than 70 people have been arrested, including two people suspected of building bombs, as large protests against the new government enter their second week in the capital. (Hrant Khachatryan, PAN Photo via AP)
Armenia protests: 70 arrested, including 2 suspected bombersArmenian authorities say more than 70 people have been arrested, including two people suspected of building bombs, as large protests against the new government enter their second week in the capital Yerevan
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Thousands of people march during a protest in in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, April 21, 2018. Tens of thousands are taking part in a rally against the distorting media policies of Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government and its campaign against civic groups it considers are illegitimately trying to influence political decisions. (Zsolt Szigetvary/MTI via AP)
Hungary: Anti-government rally focuses on media freedomTens of thousands of protesters in Hungary are taking part in a rally focusing on the media policies of Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Holocaust survivor warns Polish leaders over Nazi groupsHolocaust survivor says Poland's leaders tolerate far-right groups with Nazi-inspired ideologies
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Kemal Kilicdaroglu, Turkey's main opposition party (CDP) leader poses for The Associated Press, in Istanbul Saturday, April 21, 2018, ahead of early presidential and parliamentary elections on June 24, 2018, a year and a half ahead of the initially scheduled November 2019 date. Turkey's weak opposition is scrambling to try and mount a strong challenge against Turkey's strongman President Recep Tayyip Erdogan with just nine weeks to prepare. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
Turkish opposition leader says Erdogan will lose at pollsThe leader of Turkey's main opposition party is confident his party will win the upcoming snap elections and oust the powerful Turkish president, despite the party's lagging performance in past polls.
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Spain: March demands closer prisons for Basque militantsSeveral thousand protesters have marched in northern Spain to demand that imprisoned members of the militant Basque group ETA be moved to prisons closer to their homes
The Associated Press18 hours ago
FILE - In this Sunday Aug. 19, 2012 file photo, Sister Agnes-Marie Valois attends the commemorations to honor Allied soldiers killed 70 years ago in a failed World War II invasion, which took place at the Cemetery of Virtues in Dieppe, northern France. French authorities say the 103-year-old nun known as the “White Angel” who helped allied soldiers during a failed World War II raid has died. The city of Dieppe in Normandy says a tribute to Sister Agnes-Marie Valois will be held on April 24, 2018 at the Canadian cemetery. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler, File)
French nun known as allied troops 'White Angel' dies at 103French authorities say a 103-year-old nun known as the "White Angel" who helped allied soldiers during a failed 1942 raid in the Normandy region has died
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Russia reports 10 terror suspects killed in Caucasus regionRussia's National Anti-Terrorism Committee says nine insurgents in the Caucasus region who allegedly were planning acts of terrorism during public holidays in May have been killed by police
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Chemical weapons watchdog confirms that inspectors have visited Douma to investigate alleged April 7 chemical attackChemical weapons watchdog confirms that inspectors have visited Douma to investigate alleged April 7 chemical attack
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Police patrol prior to the arrival of U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and the Security Council at Backakra outside Ystad, southern Sweden Saturday, April 21, 2018. The meeting on Syria will take place at Backakra, the estate of Dag Hammarskjold, statue at right, who served as U.N. Secretary-General from 1953 until his death in a plane crash in September 1961. (Johan Nilsson/TT News Agency via AP)
UN officials in Sweden for talks on North Korea, SyriaThe U.N. secretary-general and Security Council officials are meeting in Sweden to discuss a range of international topics with the developments on the Korean Peninsula and the Syrian crisis dominating the agenda
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Russian Foreign Ministry says chemical weapons inspectors have left for Syria's DoumaRussian Foreign Ministry says chemical weapons inspectors have left for Syria's Douma
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