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Armenian president urges gunmen to release hostages

July 22, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

Police detain a protester while clearing out the protest camp in Yerevan, Armenia, Thursday, July 21, 2016. More than 50 people have been injured in clashes near a police station in Armenia’s capital where armed men have been holding hostages for four days and protesters erected barricades on a nearby avenue. (Aram Kirakosyan/PAN Photo via [&hellip...

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Boris Johnson calls for UN help destroying Libya chemicals

July 22, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — In his first address to the United Nations as Britain’s foreign secretary, Boris Johnson on Friday praised a Security Council resolution calling on countries to help Libya dispose of its last remaining chemical weapons stocks by...

The Latest: Munich video shows gunman firing, people fleeing

July 22, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

Police officers point their weapons outside the Olympia mall in Munich, southern Germany, Friday, July 22, 2016 after several people have been killed in a shooting. (AP Photo/Sebastian Widmann) BERLIN (AP) — The latest developments on a deadly shooting...

Brazil nabs 10 IS backers in Olympics anti-terror swoop

July 21, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

A Brazilian Army soldier walks through a military security installation, in front of the National Stadium that will host the soccer matches during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, in Brasilia, Brazil, Thursday, July 21, 2016. Brazilian federal police have arrested...

Diplomats:Ex-Portuguese minister tops poll for next UN chief

July 21, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

In this June 1, 2016 file photo, flags of some of the 193 countries fly in the breeze in front of the Secretariat building of the United Nations. The U.N. Security Council held its first informal poll Thursday, July 21 on the dozen candidates competing to...

Turkish lawmakers give leader Erdogan sweeping new powers

July 21, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan heads an emergency meeting of the National Security Council in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, July 20, 2016. Turkey’s National Security Council is holding an emergency meeting following a coup attempt last week...

Black Lives Matter activists in Rio to highlight racism

July 20, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

A police officer stands in front a banner that reads in Portuguese: “Racism is useful to arrest, judge, torture and kill” during a demonstration against racism and police violence, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, July 20, 2016. A delegation...

French workers get fewer protections under new law

July 20, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

This Thursday, May 26, 2016 file photo shows riot police officers clashing with protestors during a demonstration held as part of nationwide labor actions in Paris, France. A deeply divisive labor bill has been definitively adopted by the French Parliament...

Turkey declares 3-month state of emergency after failed coup

July 20, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

A Turkish girl wearing a headband bearing the name of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan waves her nation flags during a pro-government demonstration in front of the old parliament building, in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, July 20, 2016. The coup has led to...

Turkey fires tens of thousands in coup plotters hunt

July 19, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

A woman poses for a photo next to a huge Turkish flag at Taksim Square in central Istanbul, Tuesday, July 19, 2016. Turkey’s state-run news agency says courts have ordered 85 generals and admirals jailed pending trial over their roles in a botched coup...