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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
The Associated Press33 minutes ago
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
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Police attend the scene of an evacuation at Mont Saint-Michel, on France's northern coast, Sunday April 22, 2018. Authorities are evacuating tourists and others from the Mont-Saint-Michel abbey and monument in western France after a visitor apparently threatened to attack security services. (Denis Surfys via AP)
Tourists at iconic French abbey evacuated after threatFrench authorities are evacuating tourists from the Mont-Saint-Michel abbey and searching houses on the famed outcropping in the English Channel for a visitor who apparently threatened to attack security services
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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
The Associated Press1 hour ago
An anti-government protester holds up the Spanish sign: "Nicaragua free" at the Jean Paul Jennie round-about where protesters pulled down a statue that is emblematic of the government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega, in Managua, Nicaragua, Saturday, April 21, 2018. Ortega said Saturday that his government is willing to enter into talks over social security reforms that have sparked four days of protests and clashes in which, rights monitors say, at least 25 people have died. A journalist covering the unrest was also killed.  (AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga)
The Latest: Pope calls for peace amid Nicaragua protestsPope Francis has expressed deep worry over deadly violence in Nicaragua fueled by protests and he's pressing for a peaceful solution
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Women cry in a hospital after they lost their children in a deadly suicide attack on a voter registration center in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, April 22, 2018. Gen. Daud Amin, the Kabul police chief, said a suicide bomber targeted civilians who had gathered to receive national identification cards. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)
Islamic State suicide bomber kills 31 in Afghan capitalAfghan officials say a suicide bomber has attacked a voter registration center in the capital, killing at least 31 people and wounding dozens
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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
The Associated Press2 hours ago
This photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows Syrian government forces overseeing the evacuation by bus of rebels and their family from the towns of Ruhaiba in the eastern Qalamoun region in the Damascus countryside, Syria, Saturday, April 21, 2018. Syrian state media says several buses have left the towns of Ruhaiba, Jayroud, and al-Nasriya carrying hundreds of rebels and their families to opposition territory in north Syria. (SANA via AP)
Syrian military pummels IS-held districts in DamascusSyrian state media says government forces are pounding districts of southern Damascus held by Islamic State militants in a bid to enforce an evacuation deal reached earlier in the week
The Associated Press3 hours ago
UK calls on social media firms to better protect childrenBritain's health secretary has threatened to introduce new laws targeting online social media companies if they don't do more to protect children
The Associated Press3 hours ago
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
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Priests pray during a ceremony in which Pope Francis ordained 16 new priest, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, April 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Pope ordains 16 priests, tells them always 'be merciful'Pope Francis has ordained 16 men to the priesthood
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this June 27, 2008 file photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, the cooling tower of the Nyongbyon nuclear complex is demolished in Nyongbyon, also known as Yongbyon, North Korea.  Bill Clinton offered oil and reactors. George W. Bush mixed threats and aid. Barack Obama stopped trying after a rocket launch. While Seoul and Washington welcomed Pyongyang’s declaration on Saturday, April 21, 2018,  to suspend further intercontinental ballistic missile tests and shut down its nuclear test site, the past is littered with failure.  A decades-long cycle of crises, stalemates and broken promises gave North Korea the room to build up a legitimate arsenal that now includes purported thermonuclear warheads and developmental ICBMs. The North’s latest announcement stopped well short of suggesting it has any intention of giving that up. South Korean President Moon Jae-in meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Friday, April 27, 2018,  to kick off a new round of high-stakes nuclear diplomacy with Pyongyang.  (AP Photo/Xinhua, Gao Haorong, File)
Road to N. Korea's denuclearization is littered with failureA look at previous nuclear negotiations with North Korea and how the currently planned talks between Seoul, Pyongyang and Washington took shape
The Associated Press6 hours ago
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