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  • Associated Press

    Fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh goes on despite US mediation

    STEPANAKERT, Nagorno-Karabakh (October 24, 2020) — Rocket and artillery barrage hit residential areas in Nagorno-Karabakh on Saturday hours after the United States hosted top diplomats from Armenia and Azerbaijan for talks on settling their decades-long conflict over the region.

  • Associated Press

    Polish police: 15 detained after abortion ban protest

    WARSAW, Poland (October 23, 2020) — Poland’s police said Friday they detained 15 people during protests in Warsaw against a court ruling that toughened the nation’s strict abortion law and banned abortion of babies with congenital defects.

  • Associated Press

    Poland's top court rules out abortions due to fetal defects

    WARSAW, Poland (Octber 22, 2020) — Poland’s top court ruled Thursday that a law allowing abortion of fetuses with congenital defects is unconstitutional, shutting a major loophole in the predominantly Catholic country’s abortion laws that are among the strictest in Europe.

  • Associated Press

    Thai protesters march in show of strength against government

    BANGKOK (October 21, 2020) — Student-led protesters in Thailand defiantly marched to the streets near the prime minister’s office on Wednesday night, repeating their demand that he step down even as he urged them to let Parliament deal with their calls for democratic reforms.

  • Associated Press

    Young teens arrested in French Islamic terrorist attack

    PARIS (October 21,2020) — The 18-year-old suspected killer of a French teacher who had shown caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad in class paid students to help him identify the victim, France's terrorism prosecutor said Wednesday.

  • Associated Press

    Islamic French terrorist group, mosque to close after teacher slaying

    PARIS (October 20, 2020) — France’s president on Tuesday named a domestic militant Islamist group as “directly implicated” in last week’s gruesome street beheading in a Paris suburb of a teacher who had shown his class caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad.

  • Associated Press

    Opposition push to set up probe could force Canada election

    TORONTO (October 20, 2020) — Justin Trudeau’s minority Liberal government said Monday an opposition push for an anti-corruption committee will trigger a vote that could force a fall election in Canada.

  • Associated Press

    Italy probes why women's names mark graves of aborted babies

    ROME (October 20, 2020) — Italian prosecutors and the government’s privacy watchdog are investigating how the names of women who miscarried or had abortions ended up on crosses over graves for the babies in a Rome cemetery.

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