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2 Americans Among 26 Killed In Somalia Hotel Siege
Somali forces ended an all-night siege on a hotel in the southern port city of Kismayo on Saturday morning.
Month-Old Protest Movement Shows No Sign Of Waning In Hong Kong
Demonstrators took to the streets again on Sunday, chanting "Free Hong Kong" and demanding the resignation of the city's leader.
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Several Injured As Antifa, Proud Boys Clash In Downtown Portland
Police say some "milkshakes" hurled in skirmishes included quick-drying cement.
Massive Crater In German Cornfield Likely Caused By Exploding WWII Bomb
“We can be glad that the farmer was not in the field,” a city spokesman said of the weekend blast.
Hundreds Of Thousands Of Hong Kong Protesters Demand Leader's Resignation
As massive demonstrations continued over a reviled extradition bill, Hong Kong's top official issued an apology on Sunday.
Pompeo Blames Iran For Taliban Attack As Administration 'Itches For War,' Says Expert
The Trump administration's credibility muddies the waters in the Gulf of Oman tanker attacks.
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Hong Kong Leader Delays Unpopular Extradition Bill Following Mass Protests
By Elaine Kurtenbach and Christopher Bodeen, AP
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said she was suspending the bill indefinitely.
Sudan Military Acknowledges Violations Against Protesters In Khartoum
By Bassam Hatoum and Nona Elhennawy, AP
Over 100 people were reportedly killed in the capital and across Sudan in a sweeping crackdown last week.
Several New Coup Attempts Thwarted In Sudan, Military Rulers Say
The council itself took power in a coup on April 11 when military officials ousted and detained former President Omar al-Bashir.
Thousands Of Protesters Take To Hong Kong Streets Against Extradition Law
By Christopher Bodeen, AP
Protesters oppose the government-backed legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charges.
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Sudan Protesters Say 40 Bodies Pulled From Nile In Capital After Military Clash
By Bassam Hatoum and Samy Magdy, AP
Pro-democracy protesters said Wednesday that dozens of bodies of people slain by Sudanese security forces were pulled from the Nile River in Khartoum.
As 30th Anniversary Of Tiananmen Protests Looms, China Says Crackdown Was Justified
The country's defense minister said on Sunday that the government's bloody crackdown on protesters in 1989 had been the "correct" decision.
Explosions In Nepali Capital Kills 3, Injures 5
By Gopal Sharma, Reuters
The two blasts in Kathmandu may have been the work of a splinter group of former Maoist rebels, according to police.
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9 People Attended A KKK Rally In Ohio. At Least 500 Showed Up To Protest Against Hate.
Dayton officials said the white supremacists were significantly outnumbered by counterprotesters who sang hymns and carried anti-racist signs.
Iranian Proxies Play A Key Role In Trump's Hawks Push For Armed Conflict
Experts warn that treating a wide array of groups as official Iranian actors is dangerous and misinformed.
Bomb Explosion Near Egypt's Giza Pyramids Injures 17 People
By SAMY MAGDY, AP
The roadside bomb hit a tourist bus carrying 25 people mostly from South Africa, officials said Sunday.
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Iran Claims Rights To Respond To 'Unacceptable' U.S. Sanctions, Escalation
By Aya Batrawy and Mari Yagamuchi, AP
At the root of the recent spike in tensions appears to be Trump’s decision a year ago to pull out of the nuclear deal.
Gaza Militants Escalate Rocket Attacks On Israel, Multiple People Killed
By Aron Heller, AP
The Israeli military said militants fired over 600 rockets into Israel, and Israeli forces launched 260 airstrikes against targets in Gaza.
Maduro Flaunts Venezuelan Military Support After Guaidó Calls For Uprising
By Christopher Torchia, AP
Clashes between protesters and police left five dead in the troubled nation this week.
Catholic Services Canceled In Sri Lanka Capital For Second Week Amid Renewed Threats
By Bharatha Mallawarachi, Associated Press
Churches in Colombo, Sri Lanka were closed after over 250 people were killed in suicide bombings on April 21.
Street Clashes Erupt As Venezuela's Guaido Urges Uprising
Amid the mayhem, an armored utility vehicle drove at full speed into the crowd.
As Passover Ends, People Mourn The Deadly Poway Synagogue Shooting
The nation grieves the congregant killed in the name of white nationalism.
Sri Lanka Troops Raid Militants Linked To Bombings, Find 15 Bodies In House
By Emily Schmall, Jon Gambrell and Bharatha Mallawarachi, AP
Authorities said the militants detonated three explosives and opened fire during the raid.
Sri Lanka Lowers Death Toll From Easter Sunday Bombings To 253
By Emily Schmall and Bharatha Mallawarachi, AP
The country's top health official said the blasts had damaged some bodies beyond recognition, making accurate identification difficult.
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UN: Pro-Government Forces Kill More Afghan Civilians Than Insurgents
By Kathy Gannon, AP
Afghan forces and their allies were responsible for more than half of all civilian deaths in the first three months of 2019.
Sri Lanka Minister: Easter Bombings A Response To New Zealand Mosque Attacks
By Emily Schmall and Krishan Francis, AP
Officials said the death toll from Sunday's attacks had risen to 321.
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