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Protesters surrounded the new National Assembly building, demanding government resignation in Sofia on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020…
The Conservative government had launched such an initiative to try to weaken the protest movement
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Wed, 11/25/2020 - 11:02 PM
An undated photo released by a social network shows the 25-year-old Moroccan suspect in Friday's shooting, named as Ayoub El-Khazzani, who was overpowered by two US servicemen and other passengers before he could kill anyone during an attack aboard a...
Ayoub El Khazzani, who had been armed with an arsenal of weapons including a Kalashnikov assault rifle, said the attack was planned as an act of vengeance for bombings of civilians in Syria
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Wed, 11/25/2020 - 10:58 PM
People hold pictures of Saudi journalist Jamal?Khashoggi during a gathering to mark the second anniversary of Khashoggi's…
Khashoggi, a critic of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was last seen entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on October 2, 2018; Turkish officials believe his body was dismembered and removed
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Wed, 11/25/2020 - 08:26 PM
In this frame grab from Iranian state television video aired Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, British-Australian academic Kylie Moore…
Kylie Moore-Gilbert freed after being held for 2 years on espionage charges
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Wed, 11/25/2020 - 02:44 PM
French gendarmes stand guard as people attend a demonstration against a bill that would make it a crime to circulate an image…
Concern is growing over Article 24, which prevents anyone from shooting and sharing videos of the police
Nicolas Pinault, VOA French to Africa journalist
Wed, 11/25/2020 - 02:02 PM
Prince Harry The Duke of Sussex and Duchess Meghan of Sussex intend to step back their duties and responsibilities as senior members of the British Royal Family, Jan. 9, 2020.
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Meghan Markle, 39, said she was sharing her story to help break the silence around an all-too-common tragedy
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Wed, 11/25/2020 - 08:06 AM
FILE - In this June 22, 2016 file photo, Tammy Compton restocks tampons at Compton's Market, in Sacramento, Calif. Gov. Jerry…
The Period Products (Free Provision) Scotland Bill passed unanimously, and First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon called it "an important policy for women and girls"
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Wed, 11/25/2020 - 01:29 AM
FILE - Pages related to Russia's disinformation campaign are seen in the U.S. State Department's Global Engagement Center report released Aug. 5, 2020.
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The Kremlin’s efforts to meddle in the 2020 US presidential election may have seemed more subdued than four years ago, but officials and researchers worry Moscow is quietly building attentive followings on both the far left and the far right
Jeff Seldin
Tue, 11/24/2020 - 04:25 PM
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon opens the new headquarters of Scottish National Investment Bank
First minister says there is cause for 'cautious optimism,' but restrictions remain
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Tue, 11/24/2020 - 03:22 PM
FILE - Victor Antu–a of Spain (top R) and Felipe Barbosa of Colombia (top 2nd R) attend an English class at an Adults Education Centre in Madrid.
Experts blame movies, economics and history for Spaniards' poor marks when it comes to learning English
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Wed, 11/25/2020 - 07:45 AM
Lieutenant General Kevin Schneider, commander of U.S. Forces Japan, and General Koji Yamazaki, Japan's top military commander…
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The area has been in dispute since 1984, when the Soviet Union declared it part of its waters
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Tue, 11/24/2020 - 12:55 PM
FILE - A man holds a placard during a vigil in memory of Giulio Regeni, who was found murdered in Cairo, Egypt, in January of 2016, in downtown Rome, Italy, Jan. 25, 2017.
Italian prosecutors investigating 2016 death of Giulio Regeni are reportedly set to request authorization for a trial-in-absentia of several Egyptian security officials
Jamie Dettmer
Tue, 11/24/2020 - 11:30 AM
FILE - Passengers wearing face masks arrive at London's Heathrow Airport, June 8, 2020.
Isolation period would fall from 14 days to five next month
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Tue, 11/24/2020 - 08:42 AM
A police officer walks by the nose of Pan Am flight 103 in a field near the town of Lockerbie, Scotland where it lay after a bomb aboard exploded on Dec. 21, 1988.
Pam Am Flight 103 was blown up over the Scottish town of Lockerbie in December 1988 en route from London to New York, an attack that killed 270 people
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Mon, 11/23/2020 - 11:24 PM
Passengers disembark from the first Qantas flight from Melbourne, Victoria, following the lifting of state border restrictions…
Statement comes as AstraZeneca announces 'highly effective' vaccine
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Mon, 11/23/2020 - 03:43 PM