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Hundreds protest outside Israelí leader's Jerusalem home

About 1,000 protesters have gathered outside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s official residence in Jerusalem while pressing ahead with a campaign demanding his resignation
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Police block Warsaw march against abortion ruling, force use

Police have blocked protesters from marching in Poland's capital as demonstrations took place across the country against an attempt to restrict abortion rights and recent police violence
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Care home uses robots to keep residents safe from COVID-19

The robots distribute hand sanitizer, lead exercises and play games with senior residents at a German care home.
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The robots distribute hand sanitizer, lead exercises and play games with senior residents at a German care home.
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UK, France agree new plan to curb Channel migrant crossings

The British government says it has agreed with France to double the number of police patrolling beaches in northern France in an attempt to stop people crossing the English Channel in small boats
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Montenegro declares Serbian ambassador persona non grata

Montenegro’s outgoing pro-Western government has declared the ambassador of neighboring Serbia persona non grata and ordered him to leave the country
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Ethiopia says its military now controls the Tigray capital

Ethiopia’s army says the military has gained "full control” of the capital of the defiant Tigray region, as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed declares that the taking of Mekele marks the “completion” of the military offensive that started nearly four weeks ago
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French protesters decry bill outlawing use of police images

Proposed security law in France would restrict sharing images of police.
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov.24, 2020 file photo, demonstrators march with a banner that reads "Vote for Macron they said", during a rally against police brutality on the Place de La Republique in Paris. French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday, Nov. 27 said video images showing police officers beating up a Black man “shame us,” and is condemning violence both by and against the police. Macron asked the government to quickly come up with proposals “to reaffirm the link of confidence that should naturally exist between the French and those who protect them” and to better fight discrimination. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, file)
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Iran's supreme leader vows revenge over slain scientist

Iran’s supreme leader is calling for “definitive punishment” of those behind the killing of a scientist linked to Tehran’s disbanded military nuclear program
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In this picture released by the official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, right, sits in a meeting with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Tehran, Iran, Jan. 23, 2019. Fakhrizadeh, an Iranian scientist that Israel alleged led the Islamic Republic's military nuclear program until its disbanding in the early 2000s was killed in a targeted attack that saw gunmen use explosives and machine gun fire Friday Nov. 27, 2020, state television said. Two others are unidentified. (Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader via AP)
November 28

Ethiopia's army chief of staff says the military has control of the capital of the defiant Tigray region, Mekele.

Ethiopia's army chief of staff says the military has control of the capital of the defiant Tigray region, Mekele.
November 28
November 28

Azerbaijan: 4 dead in mine blast in newly retaken region

Azerbaijani authorities say four people were killed and one injured when their car triggered an anti-tank mine in a region that was taken during recent fighting with Armenian forces
November 28
November 28

Clashes with cleric's supporters kill 5 in southern Iraq

A firebrand Iraqi cleric's supporters shot dead 5 people in overnight clashes.
November 28
Followers of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, in the poster, head to Tahrir Square, Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. Thousands took to the streets in Baghdad on Friday in a show of support for a radical Iraqi cleric ahead of elections slated for next year, stirring fears of a spike in coronavirus cases. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)
November 28

India farmers press on with protest despite offer to talk

Thousands of farmers in and around the Indian capital are pressing on with their protest against agricultural legislation they say could devastate crop prices, while the government seeks talks with their leaders
November 28
November 28

Ethiopia’s military offensive begins in capital of defiant Tigray region

Ethiopia’s military offensive begins in capital of defiant Tigray region
November 28
November 28

UK, EU resume face-to-face trade talks with time running out

Teams from Britain and the European Union are resuming face-to-face talks on a post-Brexit trade deal, but both sides sound gloomy about striking an agreement in the little remaining time
November 28
November 28

Kashmir people vote in local polls amid cold and security

The first phase of local civic polls has opened in Indian-controlled Kashmir amid tight security
November 28
November 28

Indonesia police say suspected militants kill 4 villagers

Indonesian police say suspected militants have killed four people and burned seven houses in a village in Central Sulawesi province
November 28
November 28

Iran’s supreme leader calls for ‘definitive punishment’ of those behind killing of military scientist

Iran’s supreme leader calls for ‘definitive punishment’ of those behind killing of military scientist
November 28
November 27

Iran scientist linked to military nuclear program killed

The killing risks further raising tensions across the Mideast.
November 27
An Iranian flag in front of the United Nations headquarters in Vienna in this June 17, 2014 file photo.
November 27

Mexico says Televisa has "substantial power" in TV market

A Mexican regulatory agency has declared that the country's largest broadcaster has “substantial market power” in cable television service
November 27
November 27

Indian police agree to allow protesting farmers into capital

Thousands of angry Indian farmers have been allowed to enter the capital to protest new farming laws after they clashed with police who had blocked them at the outskirts of New Delhi
November 27
A farmer pleads with policemen as they beat him, at the border between Delhi and Haryana state, Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. Thousands of agitating farmers in India faced tear gas and baton charge from police on Friday after they resumed their march to the capital against new farming laws that they fear will give more power to corporations and reduce their earnings. While trying to march towards New Delhi, the farmers, using their tractors, cleared concrete blockades, walls of shipping containers and horizontally parked trucks after police had set them up as barricades and dug trenches on highways to block roads leading to the capital. (AP Photo)
November 27

El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala stage mass raids on gangs

The Central American countries of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras have rounded up hundreds of suspected street gang members as part of a U_S_-backed effort known as "Operation Regional Shield."
November 27
November 27

Thailand's pro-democracy protesters warn of possible coup

Pro-democracy demonstrators in Thailand have held another rally to make fun of their critics and warned of the possibility of a military coup
November 27
Protesters flash LED lights from their mobile phones during a rally Friday, Nov. 27, 2020 in Bangkok, Thailand. Pro-democracy demonstrators are continuing their protests calling for the government to step down and reforms to the constitution and the monarchy, despite legal charges being filed against them and the possibility of violence from their opponents or a military crackdown. (AP Photo/Wason Wanichakorn)
November 27

Prominent Iranian nuclear scientist killed in apparent assassination

Iranian foreign minister: "Terrorists murdered an eminent Iranian scientist."
November 27
Prominent Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh is seen in Iran, in this undated photo.
November 27

Pandemic pushes Peru's vital peasant farmers to the brink

Small farmers in Peru provide a majority of the food that ends up on the South American nation's dinner tables
November 27
Women sow potatoes in a field in Pisac, in southern rural Peru, Friday, Oct. 30, 2020. Small farmers in Peru provide a majority of the food that ends up on the South American nation's dinner tables. But a severe economic contraction has left many peasants bankrupt and uncertain about whether they will be able to keep growing crops. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
November 27

Outcry as Cuba removes protesters defending rapper

Cuban authorities have cleared more than a dozen artists and activists from a home they have used as a center for anti-government protests that have gained unusually wide attention
November 27
November 27

Family of US jailed oil exec asks for Venezuelan leader's mercy

The family of an oil executive convicted and ordered to prison in Venezuela alongside five others is appealing directly to President Nicolás Maduro for mercy
November 27
FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2019 file photo, Dennysse Vadell sits between her daughters Veronica, right, and Cristina holding a digital photograph of father and husband Tomeu who is currently jailed in Venezuela, in Katy, Texas. Tomeu Vadell, who is one of six U.S. oil executive jailed for three years in Venezuela, says in a letter from prison provided to The Associated Press on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, that it’s especially painful to be separated during the Thanksgiving season from from his wife, three adult children and a newborn grandson he’s never held. (AP Photo/John L Mone, File)
November 27

Macron: Video images of police beating Black man 'shame us'

French President Emmanuel Macron says video images showing police officers beating up a Black man “shame us,” and is condemning violence both by and against the police
November 27
FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov.24, 2020 file photo, demonstrators march with a banner that reads "Vote for Macron they said", during a rally against police brutality on the Place de La Republique in Paris. French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday, Nov. 27 said video images showing police officers beating up a Black man “shame us,” and is condemning violence both by and against the police. Macron asked the government to quickly come up with proposals “to reaffirm the link of confidence that should naturally exist between the French and those who protect them” and to better fight discrimination. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, file)
November 27

Belgium eases some pandemic rules, stays strict on Christmas

Belgium has relaxed some rules imposed to contain the coronavirus resurgence but remains strict on family gatherings over Christmas
November 27
Belgium's Prime Minister Alexander De Croo, center, speaks during a news conference following a government meeting on the coronavirus, COVID-19, in Brussels, Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys, Pool)
November 27

Mexico extends northern border tax breaks to southern border

Mexico's president has announced he will extend tax breaks for communities on the northern border for another year, and broaden them to cover the southern border as well
November 27
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador gives his daily, morning news conference at the presidential palace, Palacio Nacional, in Mexico City, Friday, Oct. 16, 2020. López Obrador said Friday that his ambassador to the United States told him two weeks ago that there was an investigation underway there involving Mexico's former defense secretary, retired Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos, who was arrested Thursday in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
November 27

Ethiopia's PM rejects dialogue in meeting with AU envoys

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has again ruled out dialogue with the leaders of the defiant Tigray region, but said he was willing to speak to representatives “operating legally” there
November 27
Tigray men who fled the conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray region, stand in line to receive food cooked by Sudanese women volunteers, at Umm Rakouba refugee camp in Qadarif, eastern Sudan, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020. Ethiopia's prime minister said Thursday the army has been ordered to move on the embattled Tigray regional capital after his 72-hour ultimatum ended for Tigray leaders to surrender, and he warned the city's half-million residents to stay indoors and disarm. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
November 27

Rabbi attacked at knifepoint by woman assailant in Vienna

The woman ripped the skullcap from his head and yelled an anti-Semitic threat.
November 27
November 27

Bombing at ice cream shop in Somali capital kills at least 7

A local official says a suicide bombing at an ice cream shop in Somalia’s capital has killed at least seven people, and the al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab extremist group has claimed responsibility
November 27
November 27
In this photo released by Argentina's Presidency the coffin with the remains of Diego Maradona lies in state inside the presidential palace in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020. The Argentine soccer great who was among the best players ever and who led his country to the 1986 World Cup title died from a heart attack at his home Wednesday. He was 60. (Argentina's Presidency via AP)
November 27

Brazil's president rejects COVID-19 shot, calls masks taboo

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he won’t take any working COVID-19 vaccine himself
November 27
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro smiles behind his Economy Minister Paulo Guedes during a ceremony on a program to increase public sector efficiency at the Planalto presidential palace, in Brasilia, Brazil, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020 (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
November 27

Demonstrators in Iraq take to street unmasked amid pandemic

Officials say confrontations between demonstrators and followers of a firebrand cleric have left two protesters dead in southern Iraq, as thousands also took to Baghdad streets in a show of support for the preacher ahead of elections next year
November 27
Followers of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, in the poster, head to Tahrir Square, Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. Thousands took to the streets in Baghdad on Friday in a show of support for a radical Iraqi cleric ahead of elections slated for next year, stirring fears of a spike in coronavirus cases. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)
November 27

Facing terror charges, Iran diplomat skips trial opening day

An Iranian diplomat suspected of masterminding a thwarted bomb attack against an exiled Iranian opposition group in France invoked his immunity for prosecution and didn't attend the opening day of his trial in Belgium
November 27
People wait in a line as police patrol outside of the courthouse in Antwerp, Belgium, Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. Four people are going on trial in the Belgian city of Antwerp on Friday, accused of planning to bomb a rally of Iranian opposition supporters. The plot was thwarted by a cross-border intelligence operation that led to the arrest of a couple in Brussels. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
November 27

Belarus president plans to leave job under new constitution

The president of Belarus says he will not remain in the post he has held for more than 26 years if his country adopts a new constitution
November 27
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, centre, listens to medics as he visits a transfusiology center in Minsk, Belarus, Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. (Maxim Guchek/BelTA Pool Photo via AP)
November 27

Iota strikes, food distribution, here comes Santa: The Week in Photos

A look at the week's top photos from around the globe.
November 27
VIDEO: Iota strikes, food distribution, here comes Santa: The Week in Photos
November 27

15,000 UK jobs in peril as retailer Arcadia weighs future

The owner of some of Britain’s best-known fashion chains like Topshop appears to be on the brink of collapse following the economic shock of the coronavirus pandemic
November 27
FILE - In this file photo dated Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, a woman wearing a face mask walks past mannequins wearing face masks in the window of a temporarily closed branch of the Topshop women's clothing chain during England's second coronavirus lockdown, in London. Some 15,000 retailing jobs in Britain are in peril after Arcadia Group, owner of some of the country's best-known fashion chains like Topshop, confirmed Friday Nov. 27, 2020, that it is in talks about its future. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, FILE)
November 27

Northern Lights illuminate Norwegian skies

A photographer captured the display of lights outside of the Aurora Borealis Observatory in Silsand, Norway.
November 27
A photographer captured the display of lights outside of the Aurora Borealis Observatory in Silsand, Norway.
November 27

N Ireland police to pay damages to journalists over arrests

Police in Northern Ireland have agreed to pay damages to two journalists who were arrested after working on a documentary about an unsolved mass killing
November 27
November 27

Diego Maradona buried as thousands continue to mourn

Fans have filled the streets of Argentina to mourn and celebrate the soccer great’s life since his death on Nov. 25.
November 27
Fans have filled the streets of Argentina to mourn and celebrate the soccer great’s life since his death on Nov. 25.
November 27

AP PHOTOS: Greece puts faith in online schooling

In empty classrooms across Greece, teachers are holding online lessons after the government ordered that all tuition, from pre-school through to university, must take place remotely
November 27
Teacher Rania Koukli prepares to record lessons that are broadcast on public television, at an elementary school in Athens, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020. Most other European countries have vowed to keep schools open, but the pandemic has hit Greece hard for the first time in recent weeks following a successful lockdown in the spring, overwhelming hospitals in parts of the country. State television is making and broadcasting lessons, while teachers sit in empty classrooms talking to remote students. Despite some problems, they say it keeps children in touch with their schools. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
November 27

Iran foreign minister: 'Serious indications of Israeli role' in killing of scientist linked to military nuclear program

Iran foreign minister: 'Serious indications of Israeli role' in killing of scientist linked to military nuclear program
November 27
November 27

Students in Burkina Faso fear extremists more than COVID-19

Children returning to school in Burkina Faso’s volatile Sahel region have to practice safety drills to prepare for potential jihadist attacks that have ravaged the West African nation, killing more than 2,000 people this year
November 27
Balkissa Barro, 10, center, walks to school with friends in the Burkina Faso village of Dori Tuesday Oct. 20, 2020. Children returning to school in Burkina Faso's volatile Sahel region, have to practice safety drills to prepare for potential jihadist attacks that have ravaged the West African nation, killing more than 2,000 people this year. (AP Photo/Sam Mednick)
November 27

New cardinals quarantine in pope's hotel ahead of consistory

The Vatican’s Santa Marta hotel was built to sequester cardinals during papal elections
November 27
November 27

S. Korea agency says N. Korea executed people, shut capital

Spies said Pyongyang was locked down as part of frantic anti-coronavirus steps.
November 27
FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2020, file photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attends a meeting of the ruling Workers' Party Politburo in Pyongyang, North Korea. Kim ordered at least two people executed, banned fishing at sea and locked down capital Pyongyang as part of frantic efforts to guard against the coronavirus and its economic damage, South Korea’s spy agency told lawmakers Friday, Nov. 27, 2020.(Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File)
November 27

China hikes taxes on Australian wine amid political tension

China is stepping up pressure on Australia over disputes.
November 27
In this Feb. 29, 2012, file photo a shopper looks over the wine at King & Godfree, one of Australia's oldest licensed grocery stores in, Melbourne, Australia. China on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020, began investigating whether Australia is dumping wine in a trade dispute that further strains relations between the countries and could shut the biggest export market for Australian wine. (AP Photo/Mal Fairclough, FILE)
November 27

Thousands come out for funeral of former Sudan PM al-Mahdi

Thousands of Sudanese came out in the city of Omdurman for the funeral of the country’s last elected prime minister and prominent political party leader Sadiq al-Mahdi, who died of COVID-19
November 27
Body of former Sudan's prime minster Sadiq al-Mahdi arrives to Khartoum, Sudan, Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. Al-Mahdi, Sudan's last democratically elected prime minister and leader of the country's largest political party, has died of COVID-19 in a hospital in the United Arab Emirates (AP Photo / Marwan Ali)
November 27

India's economy contracts by 7.5%, enters its 1st recession

India’s economy contracted by 7.5% in the July-September quarter following a record slump of 23.9% in the previous three months, pushing the country into a recession for the first time in its history
November 27