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July 28, 2019 - 1:56 pm
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — A local official in northeastern Nigeria says suspected Boko Haram extremists have killed more than 60 people during an attack on villagers who were leaving a funeral. It is the deadliest extremist attack on civilians in the region so far this year. Muhammad Bulama,...
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Alexei Navalny, Russia's most prominent opposition figure, who has been detained by police and charged with unlawfully organizing a public gathering, sits in a court room in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, July 24, 2019. Navalny has called for demonstrators to protest on Saturday outside the mayor's office against the rejection of several opposition candidates from the ballot for the Moscow city council elections. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
July 28, 2019 - 6:53 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on opposition protests in Russia (all times local): 4:30 p.m. A spokeswoman says Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is in satisfactory condition after being hospitalized for a severe allergy attack while in jail. Navalny was taken to a hospital Sunday morning from the...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, centre, gestures while speaking to Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu, left, as Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy Nikolai Yevmenov, right, listens to him during the military parade during the Navy Day celebration in St.Petersburg, Russia, Sunday, July 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, Pool)
July 28, 2019 - 6:08 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Nearly 1,400 people were detained in a violent police crackdown on an opposition protest in Moscow, a Russian monitoring group said Sunday, adding that was the largest number of detentions at a rally in the Russian capital this decade. OVD-Info, which has monitored police arrests...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, centre, Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu, right, and Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy Nikolai Yevmenov, left, arrive to attend the military parade during the Navy Day celebration in St.Petersburg, Russia, Sunday, July 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, Pool)
July 28, 2019 - 4:04 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin led Russia's first major naval parade in years on Sunday, the day after a violent police crackdown on anti-government protesters in Moscow. Putin on Sunday morning went aboard one of the vessels in the Navy Day parade in St. Petersburg on the Gulf of...
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Police officers detain a man during an unsanctioned rally in the centre of Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 27, 2019. Russian police have clashed with demonstrators and have arrested some hundreds in central Moscow during a protest demanding that opposition candidates be allowed to run for the Moscow city council. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
July 28, 2019 - 1:30 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian police cracked down fiercely Saturday on demonstrators in central Moscow, beating some people and arresting more than 1,000 who were protesting the exclusion of opposition candidates from the ballot for Moscow city council. Police also stormed into a TV station broadcasting...
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Police officers detain a woman during an unsanctioned rally in the center of Moscow, Russia, Saturday, July 27, 2019. Russian police clashed with demonstrators and have arrested some hundreds in central Moscow during a protest demanding that opposition candidates be allowed to run for the Moscow city council. (AP Photo/ Pavel Golovkin)
July 27, 2019 - 10:15 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The latest on the opposition protest in Moscow (all times local): 9:55 p.m. Moscow police say more than 1,000 people have been arrested in a day of protests against the exclusion of several opposition candidates from the ballot for this fall's city council elections. The protests...
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Tears run down the face of a boy watching on a giant screen Colombia's Egan Bernal performance in the twentieth stage of the Tour de France cycling race Bernal's hometown in Zipaquira, Colombia, Saturday, July 27, 2019. Bernal put on the overall leader's yellow jersey after the stage, and barring a crash or a last-minute health issue will become the first Colombian to win the cycling's biggest race when the Tour ends on Paris' Champs-Elysees on Sunday. (AP Photo/Ivan Valencia)(AP Photo/Ivan Valencia)
July 27, 2019 - 2:20 pm
ZIPAQUIRA, Colombia (AP) — Tomás Moreno sneaks a quick glance over his shoulder before speeding across the white finish line and throwing his hands in the air. It's the 8-year-old's first ever cycling win but he's already looking to follow in the path blazed by Egan Bernal, who hauled himself up...
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FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2016 file photo, Democrat Jason Kander concedes to Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., during an election watch party at the Uptown Theater in Kansas City, Mo. A rising star in Democratic politics who dropped out of the race for mayor of Kansas City, Missouri, to get help for post-traumatic stress and depression is re-emerging in public life. And while Jason Kander isn't ruling out another political run, he says it won't be anytime soon. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
July 26, 2019 - 7:49 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A rising star in Democratic politics who dropped out of the race for mayor of Kansas City, Missouri, to get help for post-traumatic stress and depression is re-emerging in public life. And while Jason Kander isn't ruling out another political run, he says it won't be anytime...
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Journalist Yeang Sothearin, second from right, speaks to reporters as he and co-accused Uon Chhin step out of the municipal court in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Friday, July 26, 2019. The espionage trial of the two Cambodian journalists who formerly worked for a U.S.-government funded radio station began Friday, almost two years after their arrests. (AP Photo/Sopheng Cheang)
July 26, 2019 - 7:34 am
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The espionage trial of two Cambodian journalists who formerly worked for a U.S. government-funded radio station began Friday, almost two years after their arrests. Uon Chhin and Yeang Sothearin testified at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court to defend themselves against the...
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Former Radio Free Asia reporter Yeang Sothearin, left, arrives at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Friday, July 26, 2019. The espionage trial of two Cambodian journalists, including Yeang Sothearin, who formerly worked for a U.S. government-funded radio station has begun almost two years after their arrests. (AP Photo/Heng Phearum)
July 25, 2019 - 8:54 pm
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The espionage trial of two Cambodian journalists who formerly worked for a U.S. government-funded radio station began Friday, almost two years after their arrests. Uon Chhin and Yeang Sothearin appeared at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court to defend themselves against the...
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