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Belarus to require internet comments to be authorized

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 7:52am

The parliament in Belarus has passed a measure prohibiting internet users from commenting on forums without authorization and requiring online publications to register with the government as mass media.

Egypt exhibiting previously unseen Ptolemaic artifacts

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 7:51am

Egypt is exhibiting artifacts from the Ptolemaic period for the first time in The Egyptian Museum in Cairo.

Attacker in Berlin skullcap case turns himself in to police

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 7:41am

A 19-year-old Syrian asylum-seeker has turned himself in to police after his violent attack on a man wearing a Jewish skullcap in Berlin caused outrage across Germany.

EU foreign policy chief praises Montenegro's role in Balkans

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 7:40am

The European Union foreign policy chief has praised Montenegro's role in the volatile Balkans region, where Russia is also vying for influence.

Taiwan calls Chinese military drills a threat to region

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 7:38am

Taiwan's government said Thursday that recent Chinese military drills are aimed at intimidating the island and are a threat to regional peace and stability.

Nepal honors 1st conquest of Everest without bottled oxygen

Binaj Gurubacharya, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 7:28am

Nepal's government on Thursday honored two climbers who were the first to scale Mount Everest without supplementary oxygen 40 years ago.

Italian PM in Romania for talks on Brexit

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 7:26am

Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni on Thursday discussed the future of Europe after Britain leaves the European Union next year in talks with top Romanian leaders.

Raul Castro has left Cuba's presidency, turning government over to Miguel Diaz-Canel

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 7:26am

Raul Castro has left Cuba's presidency, turning government over to Miguel Diaz-Canel.

Israel celebrates its 70th birthday with parties and BBQ's

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 7:24am

Israel is celebrating 70 years since the modern Jewish state was established.

Miguel Diaz-Canel elected president of Cuba

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 7:22am

Miguel Diaz-Canel elected president of Cuba.

Police close in on Mafia fugitive after arresting family

Colleen Barry, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 7:14am

Italian police claimed progress Thursday in closing in on Italy's most-wanted Mafia fugitive, Matteo Messina Denaro, arresting 21 suspected associates in western Sicily, including family members to whom he had given leadership roles in the clan.

Cuba's legislature begins session at which Raul Castro is scheduled to leave the presidency

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 7:14am

Cuba's legislature begins session at which Raul Castro is scheduled to leave the presidency.

Poland marks 75th anniversary of uprising in Warsaw Ghetto

Monika Scislowska and Vanessa Gera, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 6:58am

Sirens wailed, church bells tolled and yellow paper daffodils of remembrance dotted the crowd as Polish and Jewish leaders extolled the heroism and determination of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising fighters on the 75th anniversary of their ill-fated rebellion.

Syrian rebels hand over arms, leave another town near Douma

Philip Issa, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 6:48am

Hundreds of Syrian rebels in a town northeast of Damascus handed in their weapons and boarded buses to leave under an evacuation deal, state media reported on Thursday.

The Latest: Iraq strikes Islamic State targets in Syria

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 6:34am

The Latest on the Syria conflict (all times local):

A look at Cuba at a time of political transition

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 6:30am

Some facts about Cuba:

Macron facing big day of protests over reforms

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 6:09am

Thousands of people marched across France Thursday to protest French President Emmanuel Macron's labor law changes, as rail strikes and student protests continued to shake the country.

Another member quits Nobel literature academy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 4:47am

Another member of the Swedish Academy awarding the Nobel Literature Prize is resigning, bringing the total number of board members who are quitting to six.

Basque public TV says militants of ETA to disband in May

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 4:34am

The Basque militant group ETA is ready to announce its final dissolution early next month, putting an end to a decades-long violent campaign for independence from Spain, according to the region's public broadcaster.