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    Judge orders Uganda’s Bobi Wine freed from house arrest

    A judge ruled on Monday that Ugandan security forces cannot detain presidential challenger Bobi Wine inside his home, rebuking authorities for holding the candidate under house arrest following a disputed election By RODNEY MUHUMUZA Associated Press January 25, 2021, 8:45 AM • 2 min read KAMPALA, Uganda — A judge ruled on Monday that Ugandan […] More

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    Israel extradites woman wanted for sex crimes to Australia

    Israel has extradited a woman wanted on 74 charges of child sex abuse in Australia By ILAN BEN ZION Associated Press January 25, 2021, 7:33 AM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article JERUSALEM — Israeli authorities on Monday extradited a woman wanted on 74 charges of child sex abuse in […] More

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    Samsung scion Lee won’t appeal prison sentence for bribery

    Samsung scion Lee Jae-yong will not appeal a court ruling that sentenced him to two and a half years in prison for bribing South Korea’s then-president for business favors By KIM TONG-HYUNG Associated Press January 25, 2021, 5:53 AM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article SEOUL, South Korea — Samsung […] More

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    Greek socialist ex-minister Valyrakis, 77, found dead at sea

    Sifis Valyrakis, a former minister and resistance fighter against Greece’s 1967-74 military dictatorship who twice made daring escapes, was found dead at sea Sunday night, the coast guard has announced By DEMETRIS NELLAS Associated Press January 24, 2021, 8:24 PM • 3 min read ATHENS, Greece — Sifis Valyrakis, a former minister and resistance fighter […] More

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    Kremlin: US comments on protests support law-breaking

    The Kremlin’s spokesman says the U.S. Embassy’s statements about the extensive protests in Russia, in which more than 3,500 people reportedly were arrested, interfere in the country’s domestic affairs and encourage Russians to break the law ByThe Associated Press January 24, 2021, 2:25 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article […] More

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    Dutch arrest alleged Canadian drug baron on Interpol warrant

    Australian police say a suspected Canadian drug baron has been arrested in the Netherlands on an Interpol warrant ByThe Associated Press January 24, 2021, 11:37 AM • 1 min read PARIS — A suspected Canadian drug baron has been arrested in the Netherlands on an Interpol warrant, according to Dutch and Australian police. The 57-year-old […] More

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    Arab Spring exiles look back 10 years after Egypt uprising

    LONDON — The Egyptians who took to the streets on Jan. 25, 2011, knew what they were doing. They knew they risked arrest and worse. But as their numbers swelled in Cairo’s central Tahrir Square, they tasted success. Police forces backed off, and within days, former President Hosni Mubarak agreed to demands to step down. […] More

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    Pirates kill 1, kidnap 15 crew of Turkish ship off W. Africa

    Turkish media say 15 sailors have been kidnapped and one killed by pirates that attacked a Turkish cargo ship off the West African coast By ANDREW WILKS Associated Press January 24, 2021, 5:33 AM • 2 min read ANKARA, Turkey — Pirates attacked a Turkish cargo ship off the West African coast, kidnapping 15 sailors […] More

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    Belarus police arrest 100 in renewed protests

    Police in the capital of Belarus arrested about 100 people who formed human chains in demonstrations calling for the authoritarian president to resign ByThe Associated Press January 23, 2021, 8:35 PM • 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article KYIV, Ukraine — Police in the capital of Belarus arrested about 100 people […] More

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    Protests against Israeli PM Netanyahu continue nationwide

    Over a thousand protesters have gathered in Jerusalem demanding the Israeli prime minister step down over corruption charges against him ByThe Associated Press January 23, 2021, 8:18 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article JERUSALEM — Over a thousand protesters gathered in Jerusalem on Saturday for weekly demonstrations demanding Israeli […] More

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    French leader tells child sex abuse victims ‘we believe you’

    Amid a national French reckoning with sexual abuse of children by family members, President Emmanuel Macron has told victims: “We believe you ByThe Associated Press January 23, 2021, 8:17 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article PARIS — Amid a national French reckoning with sexual abuse of children by family […] More

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    Tunisia bans protests, extends curfew as virus cases jump

    Tunisia is extending its virus curfew and banning demonstrations for three weeks as it tries to stem a rapid rise in infections By BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZA Associated Press January 23, 2021, 3:30 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article TUNIS, Tunisia — Tunisia is extending its virus curfew and banning […] More

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