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Amnesty: Egypt uses prosecution branch to crush dissent

CAIRO (AP) - Egypt’s government is using a secretive judicial agency designed to fight terrorism to detain peaceful protesters, journalists and critics on trumped-up...

Egypt: Independent media outlet says police raided its HQ

CAIRO (AP) - Security forces on Sunday raided the offices of one of Egypt’s last remaining independent media outlets, briefly detaining its top editor...

Israel hits Gaza amid rocket fire, Palestinian deaths rise

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Israeli airstrikes pounded Islamic Jihad targets in Gaza on Wednesday and militants resumed rocket fire toward Israel after...

Putin aims to boost Moscow’s clout with Russia-Africa summit

MOSCOW (AP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted dozens of leaders of African nations Wednesday for the first-ever Russia-Africa summit, reflecting Moscow's new push...

Putin aims to boost Moscow’s clout with Russia-Africa summit

MOSCOW (AP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin is hosting dozens of leaders of African nations for the first-ever Russia-Africa summit, reflecting Moscow's new push...

Ethiopia’s Nobel-winning leader issues warning over dam

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - Ethiopia's Nobel Peace Prize-winning prime minister warned Tuesday that if there's a need to go to war over a...

Egypt police seal off Tahrir Square amid calls for protest

CAIRO (AP) - Egyptian security forces sealed off Tahrir Square, the epicenter of the so-called Arab Spring uprising in 2011, to prevent possible protests...

The Latest: New Zealand says climate crisis has no borders

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -10:40 p.m.New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says that the ability of terrorism and climate change to reach across borders proves...

The Latest: Johnson avoids British politics in UN speech

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -10 p.m.Britain's prime minister avoided addressing the troubles facing him and instead used his speech at the U.N. General Assembly to...

The Latest: France’s Macron sees chance for US-Iran talks

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -9:30 p.m.French President Emmanuel Macron says the conditions have been created for a "rapid restart of negotiations" between the United States...