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People celebrate Armenian Prime Minister's Serzh Sargsyan's resignation in Republic Square in Yerevan, Armenia, Monday, April 23, 2018. Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan resigned unexpectedly on Monday to quell massive anti-government protests over what critics feared was his effort to seize power for life.  (Hrant Khactaryan/PAN Photo via AP)
Armenia's leader quits amid protests, saying 'I was wrong'Serzh Sargsyan, who ruled Armenia for 10 years, has resigned as prime minister after thousands of people poured into the streets to protest his political maneuvering to cling to power in this former Soviet republic
The Associated Press10 hours ago
FILE - In this Thursday, May 14, 2015 file photo, Egyptian photojournalist Mahmoud Abou Zeid, known by his nickname Shawkan, appears before a judge for the first time after spending more than 600 days in prison in Cairo, Egypt. The United Nations’ cultural agency has ignored warnings from Egypt and awarded the World Press Freedom prize to an imprisoned Egyptian photographer. A jury panel for UNESCO on Monday, April 23, 2018 gave the honor to Mahmoud Abu Zeid, known as Shawkan. He has been jailed since his August 2013 arrest in Cairo while covering a demonstration at Rabaa Al-Adawiya Square. (Lobna Tarek/El Shorouk Newspaper via AP, File )
Jailed Egyptian photojournalist wins UN press freedom prizeThe United Nations' cultural agency has ignored warnings from Egypt and awarded the World Press Freedom Prize to an imprisoned Egyptian photographer
The Associated Press12 hours ago
London court agrees to extradite Agrokor founder to CroatiaLondon court agrees to extradite Croatian founder of indebted food and retail company Agrokor
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Mark Meechan laughs as he leaves Airdrie Sheriff Court in Scotland where he appeared for sentencing after he was found guilty of an offence under the Communications Act for posting a video of a dog giving Nazi salutes, Monday April 23, 2018. Meechan said the stunt was meant as a joke, but he was convicted last month of posting “grossly offensive” material. On Monday a judge ordered Meechan to pay an 800 pound ($1,200) fine. (Andrew Milligan/PA via AP)
UK man convicted of hate crime for Nazi-salute dog videoA Scottish man who filmed a dog appearing to give Nazi salutes has been convicted of a hate crime and fined
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Landmark mosque in Iraq's Mosul to be rebuiltThe United Nations' cultural agency, the United Arab Emirates and Iraq have signed an agreement to finance the reconstruction of a landmark mosque in Mosul that was blown up last year by the Islamic State group
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Agus Hernan, member of Social Forum delivers a speech during a press conference in Bayonne, southwestern France, Monday, April 23, 2018, to announce an international event to advance the resolution of the conflict in the Basque country on May 4 in Cambo les Bains, southwestern France. (AP Photo/Bob Edme)
Organizers: Basque event next month to bring lasting peaceBasque civil society groups and international observers say an event next month in southern France will be key to ending the Basque conflict
The Associated Press13 hours ago
In this photo taken on Sunday, April 22, 2018, migrants link arms to protect their families as riot police, in the background, try to keep local protesters away at the port of Mytilene, Greece.  Authorities on the Greek island of Lesbos say at least 10 people were hospitalized and more than a hundred detained following a violent protest against migrants who had been camped out at the island's main port for five days. (Eurokinissi via AP)
Greek police arrest 120 migrants after violence by islandersPolice on the eastern Greek island of Lesbos have arrested 120 asylum-seekers for illegal camping, following overnight violence by local residents trying to end their five-day sit-in protest in the heart of the island capital
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Dutch lawyer seeks Qatari compensation for terror victimsProminent human rights lawyer demands Qatar set up compensation fund for Dutch-based victims of an al-Qaida-linked Syrian terror group
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Armenian protest leader Nikol Pashinian, center, march with other demonstrators celebrating Armenian Prime Minister's Serzh Sargsyan's resignation in Republic Square in Yerevan, Armenia, Monday, April 23, 2018. Sargsyan resigned unexpectedly on Monday, an apparent move to bring to an end massive anti-government protests. (Grigor Yepremyan/PAN Photo via AP)
The Latest: Armenia opposition to demand snap electionArmenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinian says opposition activists want to meet with the acting prime minister to discuss a "peaceful transfer of power."
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Filippo Grandi, left, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, shake hands after a statement prior to a meeting in Berlin, Germany, Monday, April 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
Germany takes 10,000 refugees from UN resettlement programGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel says the country will take in some 10,000 migrants who were selected by the United Nations' refugee agency
The Associated Press14 hours ago
People buy books at makeshift stands as Catalans celebrate the day of their patron saint in Barcelona, Spain, Monday, April 23, 2018. One of the most important holidays in Catalan culture, the day of Sant Jordi or Saint George in English, coincides with World Book Day. To mark the date, lovers close friends and family traditionally gift each other with a red rose and a book. But many Catalans this year are using the holiday to make a political statement. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
Political overtone at Catalan celebration of patron saintHundreds of Catalans are leaving yellow roses at a central Barcelona square in support of jailed separatists they view as political prisoners in their campaign to break away from Spain
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Lower House Speaker Roberto Fico, left, arrives to address the media at the Quirinale Presidential Palace after talks with Italian President Sergio Mattarella, in Rome, Monday, April 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
Italy turns to 5-Stars to lead talks to end impasseItaly's president has asked the populist 5-Star Movement on Monday to see if it can find a parliamentary majority with the Democratic Party, after weeks of consultations failed to yield a government following the inconclusive March 4 election
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Armenian PM resigns; here's what led to the surprise moveArmenian PM resigns; here's what led to the surprise move
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Protesters gather outside Alder Hey Children's Hospital in Liverpool, England, Monday April 23, 2018  after the European Court of Human Rights rejected an appeal against the decision to end life-support for Alfie Evans, a terminally-ill toddler. Alfie is in a "semi-vegetative state" as the result of a degenerative neurological condition that doctors have been unable to definitively identify. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP)
European rights court rejects case on terminally ill toddlerThe European Court of Human Rights has rejected a case from a British mother and father who want to take their terminally ill toddler to Italy for treatment instead of allowing a hospital to remove him from life support
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Defense attorney Betina Hald Engmark arrives for the penultimate hearing in the case against her client Peter Madsen at the Copenhagen City Council in Copenhagen, Denmark Monday, April 23, 2018. Madsen is charged with murdering and dismembering Swedish journalist Kim Wall aboard his homemade submarine. (Nikolai Linares/Pool Photo via AP)
Prosecutor: Danish submarine inventor could kill againThe prosecution in the murder trial of a Danish inventor accused of torturing and killing a Swedish journalist during a private submarine trip says there is "a risk that he that can commit the same kind of crime again."
The Associated Press15 hours ago
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