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Remnants of Mexico migrant caravan closer to US border

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 1:34pm

The remnants of a caravan of Central American migrants protested in northern Mexico on Monday, even as once again they drew angry tweets from U.S. President Donald Trump.

Armenia's leader quits amid protests, saying 'I was wrong'

Avet Demourian, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 1:07pm

Serzh Sargsyan, who ruled Armenia for 10 years, resigned Monday 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.

Canada police: Van hits at least 8 people in Toronto

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 12:32pm

Canadian police say a van in Toronto has struck at least 8 people, but that the cause of the incident and the extent of the injuries are not yet known.

Jailed Egyptian photojournalist wins UN press freedom prize

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 12:29pm

The United Nations' cultural agency ignored warnings from Egypt and awarded the World Press Freedom Prize Monday to an imprisoned Egyptian photographer.

Saudi-led airstrike at Yemen wedding killed at least 20

Ahmed Al-Haj, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 12:07pm

An airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition hit a wedding party in northern Yemen, killing at least 20 people, health officials said Monday, as harrowing images emerged on social media of the deadly bombing, the third to hit Yemeni civilians since the weekend.

Organizers: Basque event next month to bring lasting peace

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 11:29am

Basque civil society groups and international observers said that there will be an event next month in southern France that will be key to ending the Basque conflict.

Greek police arrest 120 migrants after violence by islanders

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 11:21am

Police on the eastern Greek island of Lesbos on Monday 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 Latest: Armenia opposition to demand snap election

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:52am

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Johnson: G7 officials focus on Russia's 'malign' behavior

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:44am

Cabinet ministers from the G7 countries have committed to taking Russia to task for what Britain's foreign secretary described Monday as a broad range of "malign" behavior

The Latest: UN chief says retreat 'cooled' Syria tensions

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:44am

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Germany takes 10,000 refugees from UN resettlement program

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:38am

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the country will take in some 10,000 migrants who were selected by the United Nations' refugee agency.

The Latest: Yemen rebels say strike kills senior official

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:38am

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Political overtone at Catalan celebration of patron saint

Renata Brito, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:36am

Hundreds of Catalans left yellow roses at a central Barcelona square Monday in support of jailed separatists they view as political prisoners in their campaign to break away from Spain.

Yemen's rebels say airstrike by Saudi-led coalition has killed the head of their presidential council

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:22am

Yemen's rebels say airstrike by Saudi-led coalition has killed the head of their presidential council.

Italy turns to 5-Stars to lead talks to end impasse

Nicole Winfield, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:18am

Italy's president 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 inconclusive March 4 elections.

Syrian troops look to isolate IS in Damascus battle

Bassem Mroue, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:18am

Syrian government forces moved to cut off Islamic State militants in southern Damascus from nearby rebel-held suburbs Monday in an attempt to force the extremists to surrender or evacuate the district, state media reported.

Armenian PM resigns; here's what led to the surprise move

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:08am

Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan resigned Monday, giving in to protesters who claimed he was trying to rule for life. As a president nearing his term limit, Sargsyan shifted the country to a system in which the prime minister is more powerful than the president, and a week ago he took the new top job. Here's how the crisis unfolded:

European rights court rejects case on terminally ill toddler

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:04am

The European Court of Human Rights on Monday rejected a case from British parents who want to take their terminally ill toddler to Italy for treatment instead of allowing a U.K. hospital to remove him from life support.

Prosecutor: Danish submarine inventor could kill again

Jan M. Olsen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 9:20am

The prosecutor in the trial of a Danish inventor accused of torture and murder in the death of a Swedish journalist during a private submarine trip said Monday there is "a risk that he that can commit the same kind of crime again."