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In this Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018 handout photo provided by a Sudanese activist, people chant slogans and attack a national security vehicle during a protest, in Kordofan, Sudan. The protest on Sunday was the latest in a series of anti-government protests across Sudan, initially sparked by rising prices and shortages. (Sudanese Activist via AP)
December 24, 2018 - 9:35 am
CAIRO (AP) — Opposition calls grew on Monday for a march on Sudan's presidential palace to demand the ouster of longtime autocrat Omar Bashir, in a potential escalation after days of protests that security forces have sought to violently put down in the capital Khartoum and cities across the...
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Protesters hold a banner that reads in Catalan ''Knock down the regime'' during a rally in Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Dec. 21, 2018. Thousands of pro-independence protesters angry about Spain's Cabinet holding a meeting in Catalonia blocked roads across the region Friday and clashed with anti-riot police in its capital. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
December 23, 2018 - 1:18 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain's prime minister said in an interview published Sunday that only a solution supported by a large majority of Catalans and legal under the Spanish Constitution will resolve the crisis over whether the Catalonia region should secede or remain part of Spain. Prime...
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December 22, 2018 - 11:27 am
CAIRO (AP) — Protests over worsening economic conditions resumed Saturday for a fourth consecutive day, with thousands taking to the streets in a string of Sudanese cities, including the capital Khartoum, as activists reported that authorities rounded up more than a dozen politicians from a leftist...
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December 22, 2018 - 10:35 am
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A U.N. team led by a Dutch officer has arrived in Yemen to monitor a cease-fire that went into force in the Red Sea port city of Hodeida, where the country's civil war rivals have fought for months. The team, led by Maj. Gen. Patrick Cammaert, flew Saturday into the southern...
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Migrants embraces after receiving one of the fifty turns for an interview to request U.S. asylum, alongside the El Chaparral pedestrian border crossing in Tijuana, Mexico, Friday, Dec. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
December 22, 2018 - 6:42 am
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — The Trump administration's decision to make asylum seekers wait in Mexico while their cases wind through clogged U.S. courts was announced with crucial details still unknown — a move that creates uncertainty along the border and possibly an incentive for people to cross...
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December 21, 2018 - 3:58 pm
STANTON, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan couple learned that they broke the law when they wed two years ago, so they asked a judge to void the illegal marriage and then to do it all over again. Philip Timmer and Trisha Stewart, both 55, were remarried last week at the Montcalm County Courthouse, and this...
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Protesters hold placards during a rally in Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Dec. 21, 2018. Thousands of pro-independence protesters angry about Spain's Cabinet holding a meeting in Catalonia blocked roads across the region Friday and clashed with anti-riot police in its capital. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
December 21, 2018 - 12:41 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on Spanish Cabinet meeting being held in Barcelona (all times local): 6:35 p.m. Thousands of people are marching in downtown Barcelona to press their demands for Catalonia's independence from the rest of Spain. The demonstration Friday was convened by the Catalan...
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FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2018, file photo, White House Adviser Jared Kushner waves as he arrives at the Office of the United States Trade Representative in Washington. Kushner's family company plans to buy another property in a New Jersey beach town where developers can get big tax breaks thanks to a new federal program pushed by Kushner and his wife, Ivanka Trump. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
December 20, 2018 - 7:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jared Kushner's family company is buying another property in a New Jersey beach town where developers can get big tax breaks thanks to a new federal program pushed by Kushner and his wife, Ivanka Trump. The Kushner Cos. is negotiating to buy land already approved for retail space...
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Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, left and the president of the country's Catalonia region, Quim Torra talk at the start of a meeting in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018. Prime Minister Sanchez met with Catalonia's regional President Torra, who heads a pro-secession coalition and wants self-determination to be part of the talks. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
December 20, 2018 - 2:38 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain's prime minister and the president of the country's Catalonia region sat down for formal meeting Thursday after intense political maneuvers to dictate the terms of the talks and whether the loaded topic of Catalan independence would be on the agenda. Spanish Prime...
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Supporters of opposition candidate Martin Fayulu run from tear gas fired by police in Nsele, 50kms east of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Wednesday Dec. 19, 2018. Days before Congo's elections, the Kinshasa's governor banned campaign rallies in the capital city, citing security concerns. The ban angered supporters of opposition candidate Martin Fayulu who had gathered for a rally in Kinshasa. Hundreds of Fayulu's supporters gathered on the outskirts of Kinshasa hoping to see their candidate but Congo's police dispersed them by firing tear gas. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
December 19, 2018 - 5:30 pm
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The governor of Congo's capital banned campaign rallies in the city Wednesday, citing security concerns ahead of the election to pick a president to replace the leader who has been in office since 2001. Gov. Andre Kimbuta canceled all rallies in Kinshasa for the 21 candidates...
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