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Anti-coup protesters hold slogans which read "Rain Strike" as they use their umbrellas during a drizzle while participating in a demonstration in Yangon, Myanmar on Tuesday April 6, 2021. Photo: AP

Myanmar Forces Arrest Comedian, Break up Doctors’ Protest

YANGON (AP) — Authorities in Myanmar arrested the country’s best-known comedian on Tuesday as they continue to crack down on people they accuse of helping incite nationwide protests against February's military coup.

China's Alibaba Buys Leading Hong Kong Paper

HONG KONG — The 112-year-old Hong Kong broadsheet South China Morning Post was purchased by the Alibaba Group for HKD2.06 billion (9.6 billion baht), the newspaper said Monday.

Spanish Company Catches Clinton, Trump with Pants Down

TORROELLA DE MONTGRI, Spain — A curious Christmas tradition in the Catalonia region of Spain has caught Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump with their pants down.
In this file photo dated Friday May 19, 2017, watched by the media WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange looks out from the balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy prior to speaking, in London. Photo: Matt Dunham / Associated Press

WikiLeaks’ Assange Arrested in London, Withdrawn Asylum Status

LONDON — Ecuador's president said Thursday his government withdrew asylum status for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in Ecuador's embassy in London, citing "repeated violations of international conventions and daily-life protocols."

Trump To Leave Washington on Morning of Biden’s Inauguration

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will leave Washington next Wednesday morning just before President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration to begin his post-presidential life in Florida.

Court to Review Decision to Reopen ‘Serial’ Case

Maryland's highest court has agreed to review a decision to reopen a high-profile case for a man whose murder conviction was chronicled in the hit podcast "Serial," according to ...

Historic Ninja House in Japan Avoids Demolition

AOMORI (Kyodo) — A historic house supposedly used as a ninja base hundreds of years ago in northeastern Japan has avoided demolition after its new owner vowed to preserve the property, a university professor said Tuesday.

The Critical Fight Inside Democrats’ Establishment Primary

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Within the Democrats’ sprawling presidential contest is a smaller, yet critical competition among a handful of candidates...
Security forces gather at the site of a deadly attack in Aden, Yemen, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019. A Yemen health official and witnesses say at least 40 people have been killed and dozens wounded in a missile attack and coordinated suicide bombings in the southern port city of Aden. Photo: Nariman El-Mofty / AP

Missile Attack, Suicide Bombings Kill at Least 40 in Yemen

ADEN, Yemen — A rebel missile struck a military parade in Yemen's southern port city of Aden as coordinated suicide bombings targeted a police...
Pope Francis presides over a Mass for the closing of the Amazon synod in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. Photo: Alessandra Tarantino / AP

After Bishops Call for Married Priests, Pope Urges New Ways

VATICAN CITY (AP) — On the heels of a landmark call by Amazon region bishops for married men to become priests, Pope Francis on Sunday exhorted Catholics to be open to fresh ways of evangelization, saying the church must "open new roads for the proclamation of the Gospel."



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